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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18861
Hello Acura techs, I have a resricted egr passage problem. If I energize the valve (open it)there is no idle speed change. What I need to know is where do they clog up? There is a housing on the rear of the engine that is host to the egr valve and thermostat h... Trouble codes: P0401
1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WBADH6313N
HELP! This car has a rough run at idle but nothing excessive definatly livable but when i turn the a/c on or try and drive it surges quite rythmicly also when it is surging at idle i try and give it some gas and the is a loud pop occasionally. The mass air tes...
1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBAHD5318N
This car has failed emissions for high HC and high Nox. The rest of the gases passed fine. The work performed on this car is not very neat(engine replacement with used 1994 525i engine with vanos). The fault # 15 keeps reoccuring at this time. There were many ... Trouble codes: 15 (ignition -circuit monitoring this fault when cleared comes right back instantly)
1986 Buick Century Limited 3.8L ignition VIN: 1G4AL1933G
this car came in as a no start. we checked for spark and had none. next we checked for a crank signal and had none. we replaced the crank sensor and still had no spark. but now we have a good crank signal. the cam sensor signal is good as well. we have a signa...
1993 Cadillac Eldorado Sport 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6EL12Y6P
Hello Techs. I have this caddy giving me a fit. All data specs say fuel pressure should be about 40 psi and i am getting 75psi at idle and it bleeds off slowly when vehicle is shut off. It starts fine cold but if you drive it to normal operating temp. then shu...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Slight Miss VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
Good day to all, We have a 99 Cadillac DeVille that has a miss when the engine is first started up. Originally it would occur after sitting over night and then progressed to 2-4 hours of sitting and now the customer states today, that after about 1 hour of sit...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEC14Z8S
Hi techs, I have a problem finding how to adjust the base idle, someone tampered (customer)with the adjustment! I maybe mistaken but i thought you by-passed the aldl to run in the iac and go from there. All info that I find is iac ignition cycles after disconn...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start, VTD flashing VIN: 1G1ND52JX1
Vehicle was no-start with flashing theft warning on IP. It has no codes in PCM, and BCM had history u-codes, ABS had codes in history as well, comunication and RF wheel speed sensor code stored. It has an intermitent no-start, and in June of this year had both...
2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L pulls VIN: KLAJB2Z8YK
Put transaxle ( sat for little more than a year ) in this car. Now when it shifts it jerks hard, mostly left but once in a while to the right. The faster you accelerate the the harder it jerks. Checked mounts, tie rod ends, ball joints, and dog bone. Everythin...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L doors VIN: 1B7GL23X3V
Broken shaft on panel defrost door made of plastic. I have moved door with vacuum motor and have no binding. This door lasted about 5 months. Door was from Mopar and supossed to be updated part.
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Stall VIN: 1BEJ46XXVN
Hope some of you out there can lend a hand on this one. Car came into shop about a month and a half ago with the complaint that in stalls at low speed while coming to a stop intermittently like maybe once a week. We scanned the pcm for dtc and to see if the fu...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Starter VIN: 1B4GP54L6W
The van does not crank. Checked the ignition switch and starter signal is going to the start relay. The PCM is not grounding the relay. Found no cummincations with the BCM and IPC. Checked the BCM and fuse box for powers and grounds and found they were OK. The...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L dual tanks VIN: 3FELF47G3V
hello, this thing when you are running on the front tank it will fill the rear tank over full and leak out of the rear tank, do not see a switch over valve on the frame rail anywhere, when switching from front tank to rear tank you can hear the rear pump runni...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Ignition VIN: 1LAFP62W8V
This 97 T-Bird has been in storage most of the time since ninety-seven. The customer called our shop and said he wanted to bring the car in for an oil change but the car would not start. The vehicle was towed to us, and very briefly my co-worker had a look a...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX08L8W
vehicle came in with missfire complaint. no codes and no check engine light. missfire at idle and light throtttle. get into it hard and missfire goes away. it is if the computer is turning off fuel or ignition and thinks every thing is ok. data from three diff...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU22X7X
well i have another ford here eating my lunch. i can clear code 1152 and it keeps coming back as soon as the engine reaches operating temp.i have smoked tested the engine looking for vacum leaks and did not find any.thought maybe intake gaskets but can not see... Trouble codes: 1152
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L3X
The customer had this SUV towed in. Their story is that they were on the interstate and pulled into a service area for gas. As they were decelerating the wife noticed a shimmy in the car. They pulled upto the gas pump, shut off the car and re-fuled. Upon resta...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L pinion VIN: 1FAFP4446Y
We serviced the diff on this mustang and customer returned the next day with a noise in rear end. Sound like running water(woooosh)30kph to 100kph. We ran it in the air and the noise is most noticable on the pinion end but also very loud on the cover. both axl...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L dpfe melted VIN: 1FAFP582XY
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2000 Taurus in for the CEL on and it has a code P1401 stored for a DPFE EGR sensor circuit high signal detected. I found the DPFE sensor all melted. It appears that hot exhaust gas from the tubes ...
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P61
This escort came in with a check eng lite on , and a code p0340. Looked it up on alldata and did the flow chart test and everything pointed to the pcm. We replaced the PCM and still the same . So we checked the timing belt alignment, and its fine, and the cam ... Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 1FTRW07W1K
Speedometer reads about 5-7mph under actual speed according to radar. We checked it on a roadside radar and then I went by the radar with two of my personal cars and my cars were right on. The trucks speedometer and PCM vehicle speed read the same. I can't fin...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, Misfire, int. backfires VIN: 1FTRE14202
Customer complaint, intermittent stumble on grades. Symptom very present, will backfire on grades, acts like lean misfire. Tried disconnecting the egr, and the MAF, with no change in symptom. Air temp and Engine temp is syncronized at cold start up, appears to...
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF46P45
Aformentioned repaires done 2 weeks ago, vehicle ran correctly. now vehicle will start up easily run for between 2-3 minutes then cut out- will restart if you cycle ignition again. after each restart vehicle runs for a shorted period each time, until it will o...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L cyl head VIN: 1FDNE31MO4
does any one have any recomendations as to what insert or helicoil to use for a spark plug that has blowen out of the hole. I am looking to use possibly a "timesert" brand. Has any one used these and are they any good as this vehical is driven over 3000 miles ...
2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZRU5E54
towed back in 3 days later for no start same condition as above, no power at inertia switch went to relay box underhood unplugged f/pump relay checked my powers its good plugged relay back in and it started, at this point ive repaired nothing and it is running...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Eating Brakes VIN: 1FDSE35L96
Front pad down to 30% on right front.Left front down to metal @39,400. Due to lack of service info sent to Ford dealer for opinion on brakes wearing out fast.They were leaning on proportioning valve untill found a white substance floating inside of master cyl....
1995 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GDKC34F8S
gmc or mechanics who have experience with those type of trucks,the truck where cut off when hot even in idle,we replaced the fuel pump and clean fuel filter in the tank,yhe car ran for almost a day then the owne brought the truck back and complaning about the ...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L engine block VIN: SAJGX2745V
Hello Guys, The owner wants to put a 2000 or later? year used motor in this car because of cost of new block as this one has treated aluminum bores. The crankshaft is shot as well because it spun a bearing. What would it entail to install a 2000 or later engin...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: IJ4GW48S24
This one is a puzzle. This vehicle was towed in and presented with a no start/run condition. The vehicle would start and run for approximately 20 seconds and then die. Then it wouldn't start at all. The security lamp is lit and the service engine lamp is on. T...
2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD126X3
Vehicle was towed to kia due to dying on the road while driving and not restarting. Kia diagnosed that camshaft position sensor reluctor wheel came loose due to screw backing out of camshaft. Customer did not want vehicle repaired and had towed to us for secon... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L taillights VIN: KNDJC73353
Hey Techs, this sorento's taillights are not working intermittand[ incl front cornerlights]most of the time on first use after 10 min or so they come on, like something has to warm up. AllData is showing a taillight relais but not a location. Also the interior...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Stall VIN: SALTY12345
Vehicle towed in from another shop after repair vehicle had stalled and wouldn't restart. No spark, but injectors firing. While attaching scope lead to crank sensor signal circuit with ignition on I inadvertently grounded signal and heard injectors and coil fi...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L 4 matic awd VIN: WDBED30E3N
Need info on how to retrieve 4matic system codes or will have to ship to benz dealer.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBDA29D6P
Intermittently has very high idle(1500 to 3000rpm) won't happend every start. It does seem to happen more often cold but still sometimes warm.Has new updated overvoltage protection relay. Cleaned thottle plate. Cleaned idle air conrol valve & no change. Replac...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L no crank VIN: 4JGAB75E43
car in for the second time with a draw on the battery at first thought draw had to do with radio removed fuse 21 to verify. customer states battery dead after sitting 2 days i guess radio was not source of draw .any help with this one would be greatly apprecia...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L hard start cold VIN: 1N4BU31D6S
car came in with a complaint from customer that the car is hard to start when cold only. if the weather is not too cold, it will start easy. tried new engine coolant temperature sensor , distributor assembly, spark plugs wire set, cap and rotor and fuel filter...
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Misfire, hard start VIN: 3N1BBS1D71
Alright guys this car has a hard start problem and misfire once you get it started. It also will not take gas very well. It wants to choke down if you go full throttle. Unless you pedal the gas the car will just start and stall. But if you pedal the gas it wil... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 3N1CB51D53
I have a sentra that at time sets a check engine light. Pull codes and got P0720 P1574 Both are speed sensor codes. check data when driving and it will check good. the owner said the light will go out and then come back on in a day or two. It will also at time...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D85
Vehicle sat in our shop over the weekend, when I got in to back it out this morning, it was a no-start. Sounded like low compression, which I confirmed with a quick compression test. First test was 70, second was 95, then I put the plug back in and cranked it ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GFJUW5678
hello everyone this car came in with a intermittent stall at idle and sometimes at a stop when turning wheel idle will go down and rev up to about 2000 rpm car has no codes runs fine other than that need help thanks
2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HX54K81
I have replaced the iginition swith per GM Bulletin 00-08-49-015 which did not resolve the issue. I was able to replicate the condition. A quick turn to start of the ignition and no crank. I quickly tried again...still no crank. The third time I switched the k...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52FX2
I need some guideance on this problem. First customer came in and requested to put in a fuel pump and filter. They supplied parts and declined any diagnostic. It was a factory Fuel pump assembly. I installed and still no start. so check the obvious and I have...
1988 Toyota 4Runner DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT3RN63W6J
truck will start and stall,then just crank,no engine light unless grounding terminal w at ecm.Injectors have power at both wires,no blinking,spark is good at all times.have traced wires and found all splices good from intake to ecm.Any help would be appreciate...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Surge VIN: 4T1BG22K5W
Hi guy's. I have a 98 toyota camry with code po171 system lean, WE can't find any vacumm leaks. replaced air/fuel sensor. Tuned up car. still get same code, and now have a driveability problem to. At a steady speed car starts to surge. Not a skip ,just surges ... Trouble codes: P0171
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L bogs down VIN: JT3HP10V2X
Toyota Techs, I need help! I have this 99 Rav 4. It has an intermittent loss of power or bogs down. Vehicle needs to be driven until hot then shut it off for 10 mints. Then when you start out driving this is when it usually occurs but is very INTERMITTENT. The...
1996 Volkswagen Passat 1.9L Starter VIN: WVW1GC4539
I think this is a rookie question here, but strange symptoms I think. This was all while I was driving car. Starter inop after parking while on errands run, guages will go out after key has been turned to crank position. Battery is about 12.3 volts. All other...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWVA81H1V
have read problems posted on same condition of no spark do have inj pulse power & ground to dist & ignitor. tried dist & 2 different used ecms still have no spark . do not have lab scope avail for wave pattern from ecm , digital volt meter shows less than 1 v ...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
1998 VW Beetle. Battery dead, customer tried to charge it and jump it . Towed it to me and we replaced t he battery , now its hard to start and when it starts it idles hi and low and will eventually die. I checked alldata to see if there are any resets to rese...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L water pump/radiator VIN: 3VWCA21CXY
car came in with an over heating problem...melted outlet on head. we replace water pump, radiator, and theromstat. month later came back with water pump leaking...leaking at freeze plug below pulley on pump and impeller looks pitted. these pump were after-mark...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Hesitation, hard starting VIN: WVWTGHYBR1
Attention VW guys... this is basically an update of a existing post, but they would not allow a second update... Anyway this beetle has no power and is very hard to start.. I have done a MAF, intake cleaning, EGR, coolant sensor, originally came in as a no sta...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Convertible Top VIN: 3VWCK21Y53
The car came back in, the guide cable had a rivet that got caught in the head of an allen screw. That has been repaired, and the top functioned properly after another reset procedure. I drove the car, and operated the top up and down about fifteen times, and a...
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start, Stall
Hello, I have a Volvo that is killing me. The car will mostly not start. However if you try a lot it will start and run for a while usually until you shut it off again. I have spark, Great fuel pressure and an injector pulse. The noid light does seem to be br...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS55A9X
ho all that volvo came in with two codes p0171 system too lean and p0136 o2 htr circuit bank one snesor one we changed the mass air flow and the o2 sensor ,ran the car for readiness came back with the p0171 we found vacum leak at the air box ,we fix it and too... Trouble codes: P0171
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L LF ABS sensor VIN: YV1LS55A3X
I actually have 2 cars that this is happening to and I'm wondering if its common at this age or what. Car came in with a ABS/Tracs off light lit. Vida/Vadis shows fault in LF circuit. We replaced the sensor, cleaned all contacts on the connectors at the sensor...

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1989 Buick Reatta 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G4EC11C5K
I did try to run injector #3 from #6 and had poor results. I am leading to major wiring issues, of the intermittent kind. The cars runs O.K. then not.The harness surely needs to come out and be checked one wire at a time. The customer wanted this car to be put...
2000 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WF5515Y
Found Supercharger valve on intake intermittenly sticking open thanks for all the help this one really was about to get me
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19K4L
I'v been to 2 goat roppin's & several county fairs & ain't seen nothing like this before. In 34 yrs of this mechanical mahem I have yet to cross a distributor with the reluctor wheel loose on the shaft. Apparently I have been under a rock somewhere as about 25...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L turn signals VIN: 2GCEC19V21
Most of the responses posted pointed to a problem with a ground wire. So I retraced all the grounds and came to one attached to the radiator support which was bad. Fixed it and now everything works fine. The problem was so simple that I could not believe I mis...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEC19VX5
Everyone thank you for taking the time to help with this problem, I took another truck and monitered data, and voltages, and everything seemed the same so then I decided to swap the throttle plate assembly, and that seemed to fix it. So I replaced it with a ne...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L module coding VIN: 1B3EJ46X4V
I gave up and took the car to the Dodge dealer and paid them $80 to initialize the module. Passthru is still new, I hope the other manufacturers have it together better than Chrysler.
1998 Dodge B2500 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7K2329WJ
I appreciate all of the replies i recieved. i did change the coil as it was inexpensive, that along with the tune up reduced the incidence of this happening quite a bit. I replaced the PCM at the customers request. Since replacing PCM the iac sucking sound and...
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Instrument cluster VIN: 1B3EJ56HXY
Thanks,to all My son and I got into the problem over the weekend, and what we found was the previovus owner had put in a aftermarket stereo. In the intallation of this he had wired the instrument lighting into the dimmer circuit of the radio.The BCM was not...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L brake lamp switch and connector VIN: 3B7KF23C42
Thanks to the three techs who replied, especially to the tech who said he has repaired several Dodoge trucks with switch,dash harness,and connector damage with the brake fuse not blown. I meant to ask if this is a pattern failure and evidently it is.The custo...
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
YES!!! It is fixed. I got a lot of replies that I am greatfull for, and would like to thank everyone who replied. The replies gave me hope and the will to keep tring to fix this nightmare. I check and tested every different reply. After everything failed to fi...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FTEX15H3S
We ordered another ECM from one of the rebuild companines and installed it. Problem still the same... Chance of having 3 bad computers are obviously crazy. We rechecked everything we could in the electrical harness and had to throw our hands up and give som...
1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L no forward or reverse VIN: 1FTFX26F1K
Thanks for all the replies, everyone who was saying it sounds like a problem in the overdrive planetery set were close, including myself. I found the splines were stripped in the forward clutch drum which is splinned with the overdrive planetery set. It was ha...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L 2nd gear VIN: 1FTJW36F8V
Sorry guys I have had this thing on the back burner. I ended up replacing the One way clutch the int lined and steel plates. I took a straight edge and checked the case for warpage. It had none. I torqued the support bolts to 120 in lbs and the VB to 100 in l...
2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FMZA55442
sorry to say but the customer has not yet returned the van after the pcm update. he is a regular customer however and will be back for sure and im sure i will have some more time to work on this van, for now though i have to close this request but i have the e...
1994 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L hydraulic VIN: 1GTCS14Z8R
Thanks to IATN it's fixed! It was the ABS HCU as several had advised. I wanted to be able to check the HCU for a leaking dump valve before I replced it but was unable to do so. I found a very good article on diagnosis of 4WAL at ...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shift interlock VIN: 5FNRL18673
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. As most said, this was a bad brake light switch making intermittent contact. We replaced it and have a happy customer on our hands. Thanks, Ron
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Power Window VIN: JNKCV54E73
The customer did not approve service of this vehicle, the replies I received were to try wiggling the wires in the door and to the door, one of them was to check the switch very closely and the other was that the window motor has a reset switch on it and that ...
1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
thank for the replies but turns out the mass air i got from napa was bad and since gm doesnt sell them anymore installed another napa mass air and all is well Trouble codes: 101 (maf code).
1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
installed another mass air and all is well thanks for the replies Trouble codes: 101 (maf code).
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L battery VIN: SAJDA01C2Y
i intsalled the bypass lead and replace the battery. then because this problem was intermitant i waited a week to see what happened. it was dead again this morning. not sure what to try now
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L p0455 VIN: 1J8GW58N93
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. A couple of you hit it on the head and told me to take down the panels behind the LR quarter panel to access the cannister and check for rotted hoses. They were rotted out junk. Replaced them and all is we...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF1OUOX
Of five responses, three (Shawn, Alberto & Stuart) had directed my to a TSB regarding the charcoal canister breaking up inside which would block the flow of vapors. Sure enough, the charcoal was all throughout the vent port, purge port & evap ports. A new ca... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evaporative system vent solenoid problem).
2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: HBAR07Y4XW
I wish I could give you guys a fix on this one but it seems the cust is too busy to let me try. As I said we had the front driveshaft balanced and no change. Thought we had it there but we'll have to try again. Most replies were suggested to check the drive...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D62
thank to the thre of you that replied, Kevin nailed it on the head this vehicle required a new cam and crank sensor kit from the dealer there was a tsb on it. Vehicle is gone and C.E.L is off and has stayed off. thanks to the three of you again. Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed sensor circuit malfunction).
2003 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start VIN: 1G3GS64C23
ok, i posted this fix last week, but i guess it didnt go through, so i will try agian. sry for the delay. it was accually just what i thought. you need the tech 2 and the gm TIS2000 program to get past the theft deterant. i had the tech 2, but not the prog...
2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Ignition VIN: 1G2HX54K81
Good Morning Gents...well as history has it, the ignition switch did not resolve the issue. The customer returned the vehicle with the same issue. Once I had it in my hot little hands...I was able to duplicate the issue. I am going to repost. Thanks to all...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L oil VIN: YS3ED48E11
99% of you guys were right! The turbo was absolutely the fix. I also learned something in the process... the excess boost that was leaking past the impeller seal was presurizing the cranc case, causing all the "sweat" stains of oil. Thanks a million you guy...
2001 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WV3AB47061
The simplest things. David [...] were completely right, there was a hidden fuse above the fuse block. It was good but, the terminal out of it was pulled out no exact reason why it pulled out but, that was it. Thank you all for your replies you... Trouble codes: P0445, P1472, P0418, P0449.
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Tire Pressure Monitor VIN: VGCM67LX4D
Thanks for the replies, car has since left own shop. We advised them that we could disable system but have not heard back from them. Thanks again Dave
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K45
Thank you for all the helpful suggestions. Those who suspected timing issues were correct. As I was running it the next day it suddenly sounded like I was standing next to an idling school bus. Something has come apart inside the timing cover clearly due to th... Trouble codes: P0016.
1987 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1DX884XF
well, it turned out to be a combination of issues. the capacitor on the coil was dead, as well as a wiring harness issue with about 8 wires where the insulation had disintegrated and they were all grounding out together...for now it fires up and runs perfect, ...
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