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1999 Audi A3 1.8L srs - VIN: WAUZZZ8LZY
Hi everybody and Audi/VW tech- This is a car yard vehicle with SRS lamp on. I retreived fault code 00588 Air bag ignator driveside - vaue of resistance too great. We have checked Clock spring and drivers side air bag connectors and harness- all good. Can an...
2001 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUFL54D31
Hi, This car runs out of fuel at 1/3rd of a tank. I pulled out the pump. The seal for the transfer tube looks okay. I do not see anything wrong inside the tank. I can't see everything through the fuel pump and sending unit holes. The fuel pump housing is crac...
2007 Audi Q7 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1AV74L47
This vehicle came in with the EPC and Chech engine light on. Read out dtc P0088(Audi code 00136) ,meaning fuel rail pressure too high. The code could be erased and will come back after a moment. Read the data in group 140, the specified fuel pressure should be... Trouble codes: P0088 (Fuel rail pressure too high)
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8326W
customer pick up vehicle running fine return with mil on code po505 idle air control valve failed functional test idlecontrol valve will raise rpm when ac is turned on captured freezeframe data vehicle speed 0 load at4.3 temp 226f has any one seen a problem wi... Trouble codes: P0505
2005 BMW 330i 3.0L srs light VIN: WBAEV53465
this car has a code 70 stored in the main srs control unit. code pulled with modis, code will clear and come back on same key cycle. we rplaced the modual under the passenger seat but same results. (possible seat occupancy mat is bad?) car is a salvage car so ...
1978 Cadillac Seville 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall
hello! this wonderful caddy has come in for a hard/no start cold. most of the time you can start it and it will idle for about 2 second then die. if you start it and start pumping the throttle it will run but very badly, it pops back through the intake like it...
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Transmission shift VIN: 1GNDT13W7T
Scanner reads that the truck is going 15,000+ MPH. The speedometer always reads correct. But the scan tool (OTC Genisys,3.0) reads differant. When setting still the scanner is at 0, as soon as you start to move it's at 800 MPH, and by the time you hit 60 it's ...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 6.5L engine VIN: 3GNFK16R6W
heyb guys got this suburban came in with miss and using water found head gskt blown advised customer at present mileage head gskt was arisk he did not want to go for engine put two reman heads on vehicle 3000 miles later spins arod brg tell customer only optio...
2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L posi
I am attempting to tear apart the rear diff for a pinion bearing type noise. I found some type of posi-traction unit with rotating weights and clutches; how do I get the axles out?
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCEK10T4Y
Plese do not respond as this is a fix to help others as I couldn't find the help earlier. Vehicle towed in for no start. Truck would start at times, start and stall other times. Scan PCM, code P1626 with no codes in any other modules showing up with Solus Pro... Trouble codes: P1626 (Theft deterrent fuel enable signal lost Do not mistake for P1629)
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L t/case ECU VIN: 1GDNT13S62
When we first started looking into problem we were not able to get data at all. We followed mitchells diagnostic no code testing and found good powers and grounds and also scoped the data from body controler to transfer case ecu and found data stream coming fr...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK13U02
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on, Lean Condition VIN: 1GNFK16Z63
After replacing uel pump and filter, vehicle came back with same codes. LTFT is 11% bank1 and LTFT is 13% bank2. Checked for vacuum and is good (18hg") Truck has no misfire. No TSB's and Did the whole troubleshooting tree according to Mitchell. Everything Chec... Trouble codes: P0171 (Always Lean Condition Bank 1), P0174 (Always Lean Condition Bak 2)
2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L no start VIN: KL1TD52645
tow to me,, boyfriend installed battery, reversed pole.. has no spark,, noid, or fuel pump.. powers to ecm ok,, grounds to ecm ok... HAS NO SES LIGHT WITH KOEO,, but has dim SES light while cranking.. replaced ecm.. no change... dose not have theft deturent mo...
2007 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.6L cleaning VIN: 1GCHG39697
Where can I get information to give my customer about what to expect when the cat begins it's self clean process. The owners manual doesn't mention it, the in cab placard is very vague and Mitchell has nothing to say. Can the cycle be aborted and resumed etc.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L solenoids VIN: 2C8GP54L11
Thanks for any help in advance, I have a 01 town and country with a leaking solenoid housing and was wondering if I replace the solenoid and gasket assy will I have to reprogram module? Thanks again!!!
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Misfire VIN: 3C8FY78G13
hello guys this car is driving us crazy miss fire on cyl # 1 have replace injector pull intake no vac leaks pull valve cover springs and valve train looks great comp on all cyl 135 to 140 have tryed coil pack and wires no dif injector is working fine and alway... Trouble codes: P0301
2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: 1C3AN69L34
Customer parked car and when he returned he was unable to turn the key in the ignition. After some checking, I determined the problem was the steering lock. Because you can't remove the housing or the cylinder from the column without it being unlocked, I used ...
1992 Dodge Colt GL 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JB3CU24AXN
Hi Everyone, This car will sometimes run for 20 seconds or less and then stall out and die. With each attempt to start, it runs for a shorter time before stalling until it won't start at all. I could hear the fuel control relay start chattering and then it wou...
1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L incorrect reading VIN: 1B3EJ46X3T
I have this headache that keeps coming back. The first time it came in it would not start. Guage showed a half tank but no fuel pressure. We replaced fuel pump and found tank was bone dry. put in gas but tech didn't check gauge after replacing pump before he a...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7HC13Y7W
We have been chasing this problem for awhile. When it is cold it runs good until warmed up. Then it will start loosing vacuum and then it starts chocking itself out.We smoked the intake and found no leaks. If we tap on TBI unit it will sometimes recover and id...
2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1354354635
Has anyone had to check the transmission fluid level on 06 Dodge Charger, We replace trans cooler and need to top off and check level. I cant find any info and our data doesnt go past 05. There is just a plug and I found the trans is possible by Mercedes. If s...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FALP1134W
i am working on ford escort 2.o dohc the car came in with broken timing belt so i replaced timing belt & 2 idler pulleys & tensioner when i finished with timing belt i started it & it has rough idle i am not sure if i got it timed right my snap on scanner pid ...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP6638W
this customer came in with a major oil leak out of the front crank seal. so we checked end play and seal surface , we replaced seal and replaced timing belt also ckecked all pulleys. i have the proper tools and have replaced many belts on these models, i insta... Trouble codes: 1381 (cam timing over advanced)
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR11V6X
This Ranger is running very rich at idle and cruise Huffing black smoke rich.Fuel pressure is stuck @55 psi.I have replaced the flex fuel sensor with a salvage yard unit but i think it is bad too.Information is bad at best on how the flex fuel system works.I r... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 heater malfuntion), P0136 (O2 heater), P0141 (O2 heater), P0172 (Rich condition), P0175 (Rich condition), P0401 (egr flow)
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10U2X
Truck came in for a severe hesitation under load only. Disconnected MAF and problem gone. Cust requested used sensor, installed it and problem still there. Checked all 4 wires between PCM connector and MAF conn ohmed good. VPWR batt voltage and ground good.Ran... Trouble codes: P0102 (Low MAF Sensor SignalTo PCM)
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L radio/key chime VIN: 1FMRU15L5Y
hello fellow techs...i have this expedition that seemed like it was possessed.with no key in ignition car would crank intermittently,radio would come on and off and key in ignition chime would sound...checked for water in fuse block...ok...checked for wires ch...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTXSX30F4
hello,---diesels arent our everyday vehicles we see-but it is a commercial account of ours-it was towed in as a no start- it sounds like its trying to start but doesnt-could this code p1670-effect its starting-or do i need to look elsewhere-and if so wheres a ... Trouble codes: P1670 (ef feedback signal injector driver module fault)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSW31PX4
this thing when cold has no power will not go, after a couple of minutes takes off and runs great all day, when it does this almost feels like it misses or has a cylinder detonating, no codes and data on scan tool looks ok, believe may have a injector issue do...
2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L pcv valve VIN: W9Y2256446
Vehicle has received routine service from my shop. It has developed a "chattering" noise that was found to be coming from PCV valve. This was replaced by aftermarket valve. The "chattering" improved, but is still present. The noise is similar to a rattle. Any ...
2000 GMC C6500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJ7H1D5Y
I have installed a GM reman engine in this truck, and it starts and runs great, but after a short drive it runs terrible at the next stop sign, then comes out of it and runs great again. my snapon scanner is not equipped for heavy trucks, but is reading a code... Trouble codes: P0336 (ckp sensor out of range)
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: N/A
After replacing the O2 sensors the cust. said the MIL lamp come on and then goes off when they drove it on the highway. Last time it come into the shop the MIL lamp was on and the code was reading P0171. I have checked for evac leaks leading to the intake. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, No dash, no windows VIN: 1JAGZ58S5V
Vehicle left overnight, interior lights stayed on. Jumpstarted in morning. Started and shut off immediately, so, alarm was disarmed. Truck runs, but has no A/C, no window control, and no instrument panel data (speedo/tach/etc). Seems like a module is not commu...
1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L Starts/Dies VIN: JT8UZ30COR
I'm looking for some info from you Lexus folks. It will start and die about three seconds later. It runs just fine when battery voltage is manually applied to pump.I know about the dual voltage pump. I only have battery voltage at pump for three seconds. The c...
1995 Lexus SC300 3.0L Dash Illumination Lights VIN: JT8JZ31C6S
Hey fellow techs, got a wierd one here. This Lexus has the dash illumination lights on all the time (key out of ignition). Also, the wipers and turn signals operate as well. I've got power backfeeding through the (15amp) ECU-IG fuse. When pulled, all power dis...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10UXX
The check engine light and the code does not seem to affect performance or driveabillity in any way. It is just simply annoying. The coolant temp readings via scanner are right, the coolant is clean and full. I am running out of ideas on where to go with this.... Trouble codes: P0125
1995 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1YVGE22D4S
Freaky OVERHEAT. This vehicle came into the shop with an overheat at IDLE. If you raise the RPM's to 1500-2000 the water circulates & all is well. If you don't the lower hose goes cold, cooling fans turn on & blow COLD air(fan switch is located on top of motor...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L hard start cold VIN: WDBED30E2L
have owned car for two years no cold start problems until this year starts right away on cold start valve then dies out and stalls restarting 5 6 7 or mor times engine will remain running and smoothes out and drives normal i think is not getting current to the...
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA68F5X
Car came in with MIL on. Ran fine. Had codes P0170 and P0456. Checked for vaccum leaks, evap purge valve, O2 sensor reading and everything looks OK. Found gas cap slightly loose, tighten it. Put a MAF on, cleared codes and adaptation with a Launch 431. Road te... Trouble codes: P0170 (p0173-), P0173 (testing and results)
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L BAS, ETS, ABS, BRAKE Lights VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
1st time customer brought vehicle in with the complaint of BAS, ETS, ABS, BRAKE lights illuminated, Traction control light on cluster come on at highway speeds. We scanned the vehicle with your Autologic, found codes in ABS for Steering sensor not initialized...
2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L alarm VIN: WDBKK47F1X
looking for some advice. we have a 2000 slk230 with an alarm issue. alarm goes off when the car is locked with the remote, goes off when you unlock the doors. read the diagnostics with autologic scan tool. numerous codes present. cleared codes. operate door lo...
1999 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3MEFM66L0X
I need to know what the fuel pressure should be on this car. I've seen 30-45 psi, but I've also seen 45-65 psi, the car was built in 08 of 1999. They ask for a production date to get the right fuel pump, 5-3-99 before or after. I don't want to replace this pum...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L limp mode VIN: 4A3AK44YXS
Vehical was driven off the road was towed in with trans not going into gear, discovered trans pan was ripped open put a new pan on filled it with new fluid drove it only to find out it was in limp mode only has 2nd and reverse. Put scanner on and found codes #...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G91
Code P0441 evap purge flow fault. System passed evap test. You could command purge & vent valve with scanner & watch vacuum on the fuel tank pressure sensor. Cleared code, drove car & light reset. Is there anything common to cause this code on these cars. Not ... Trouble codes: P0441 (EVAP Purge flow fault)
1988 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start VIN: JN1PB21STJ
Customer had vehicle towed in. Complaint was he drove car to work and when he went to leave, car wouldn't start. I have no injector pulse, no spark, no fuel pump coming on. Before it came to my shop, customer installed ignition coil, used distributor, and igni...
2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Convertor VIN: 1C4GJ44G5Y
the customer said he started the vehicle and put it in gear and it lunged forward and stalled. it started and repeated this several times in both forward and reverse. he finally managed to get it to move by accelerating in reverse. by the time he got it to the...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2WJ52M3X
Take off and it runs fine. Slow down and come to a stop and it won't take off, acts like it is missing real bad yet everything stays good on the scope and pressure gauge. Has erratic Idle at this time. Shut it off leave it set for a minute or so and it is fine... Trouble codes: P1106 (MAP sensor ckt. intermittenly high)
2002 Saturn L100 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8J554F62
it's dad cars, ans have misfire on 2 cylindre,check spark plus ok,change spark plug #2 wih #1 ans misfire stay on cylinder #2,check for corosion in boot dans module pins ok put electrical tape on boots #2 ans misfire stay on drive i did a balance test ok.i hav... Trouble codes: P0302
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L manual trans VIN: JF1SF6355W
greetings to all, the customer described the chain of events as such. 1. as he was going down a long driveway he shifted into second gear. 2. he "thinks" he went about 50 feet in second gear before the vehicle acted as if the brake pedal was fully applied wit...
2000 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L Stall VIN: 21S3TC52C6
I have this Suzuki Vitara and it has a bad cam sensor. My Alldata states that I need the factory scan tool to put the computer system into "timing adjustment" mode. I was curious if anyone had done one of these cam syncronizers without the tool. If there is a ...
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2T1BR32E25
Hello all having a problem with this corolla,service bulletin applies to this car,replaced canister and eventually all the same codes return.Not sure what to do next.The local Toyota dealer can't look at it until next week. Trouble codes: P043E, P043F, P2401, P2402, P2419
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWTE29M9X
I hope you car gurus have some help for me. As I am out of ideas. Vehicle came in for water leak and coolant leak. No complaints about driveability. No lights on in the dash(ie mil light). Unclogged moon roof drains and replaced cooling hoses and clamps. Durin...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWCD21C8X
vehicle came in with a hole in oil pan, locked up engine, disassembled engine, sent to machine shop, crankshaft was turned, block was align bored, new bearings, oil pump and pickup tube, head was rebuilt, new rings, after repairs she has the oil light blinking...
1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Oil filter VIN: 3VWCA01H0X
This one comes in for oil change, it leak after the oil change, recheck oil filter good and no leak, customer took it for a week and returned, entire engine cover with oil, oil filter gasket push out, replaced oil filter wash engine, no leak add dye to oil ret...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: WVWSR61J55
Thanks fo your time- This vw came in for a no start cold. It acts like its trying to fire but never does. This is below 30 degrees, above 30 it starts right up. We started by putting glow plugs and a glow plug controller in, no change. Found we had installed ...

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1993 Audi S4 2.2L no oil pressure VIN: WAUHP84A1P
Well this car left the shop with a partial fix- At least it has oil pressure now. What I don't no is why and if some Audi Guru could enlighten me I would appreciate that a lot. I took the advice of most of you and pulled the pan again to recheck things. The Ma...
1997 Audi A4 2.8L ABS system VIN: WAUEA88D8V
Thanks for all the replies...and sorry for the delay...This customer took awhile to get back to us (high school kid). Anyways, the problem ended up being a cracked tone ring on the left rear axle (Audi, and nobody else for that matter, sells the ring separate...
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Power Drain VIN: WBABL32010
Hi all . Thanks to all of those that took time out to reply. As i could not measure any power drain through any methods suggested such as a BMW specail meter tool and amp - which i loaned from a BMW tech. But one tech suggested to replace the new battery the c...
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L dash display VIN: 1G6KD54Y7Y
Well the customer picked up the car and has not returned. Had many replies to replace the IPC asymbly or exchange it for one from GM. Also had a suggestion that the dimmer switch might be bad, but the customer has not returned. I need to get the car to act up ...
1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom 5.7L No MIL Lamp VIN: 1G8EK18LXG
Thanks for the replies. I replaced the Check Engine lamp with a 194 bulb and the lamp driver module again. I now have a working Check Engine light and communication to the ECM!!!
1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19W6T
WOW , talk about getting help!!! Thanks to all that replied. I checked all the things that people asked me to check , and yes there is slack in the timing chain, the fuel pressure is great. The fix was the distributor!!! There was ALOT of play in the shalf. T... Trouble codes: P0300.
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W4V
hi thanks for all the great advise and help it was the spider injector replaced with new all is well.thanks for all the help. jim
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L module VIN: 1GCEK19T24
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13T64
thank you again for the help. the valves are not adjustable. I removed the cylinder head and poured water into the intake. the valve started leaking. removed the valves, the seats were not machined. had a valve job done again on both heads. reinstalled heads.... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder missfire detected).
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L reverse VIN: 1GCHK23255
Thanks for all of your time and help. A big thanks Terry, He was right on. What I did was replaced the PRND switch, cause all said I was a problem on these trucks, but that did not fix the problem. As Terry said to check powers at the TCM connector, at th...
2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GJ44R2Y
we got a lot of very positive emails , and i try and answer each one when i can , we did not fix this car at this time , we did a comp test , smoke test , we checked each injector for pulse , we installed 6 new spark plugs, ignition wires, coil and 2 new inje... Trouble codes: 301 (misfire number 3).
1988 Dodge B250 5.2L distributor pickup VIN: 2B6HB23Y0J
After 2 reman PCM's (1st had no datastream etc) and 4 hall effect sensors (OEM was last) the van runs better than ever. still has a problem with ASD circuit (won't start without jumping the NEW relay) ARHG!
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L 4C solenoid VIN: 1D7HA16N33
Truck has worked perfect for 3 days now, so I believe its fixed.Thanx to Joe,Bill,Tim for there reply's,which were exactly what cured this trucks problems.I replaces both wires for the 4c solenoid,the(the dark green with white tracer) control wire from trans t...
2003 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L t/case,wipers VIN: 1D4HS78733
Thanks to all who replied, simply replacing front wiper fuse fixed this one (customer did use wipers to clear snow from windshield-imagine that ?!?!?!?!?)wiring diagram in shop key is system only and does not show anything else that might also be tied to that ...
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L interior lights VIN: 1D4HB48N34
thanks to all who replied. everyone was right on the button. i totally overlooked the recall in shopkey, i was looking for tsb's. talked to customer and he said that he did get a recall , but didnt go for it. took it to the dealer today and that was exactly wh...
2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HW42K66
i dropped trans mount down so i could disconnect the o2 sensors,induvidually tested each sensor and the wire going from pcm to sensors. all wiring and all 4 sensors tested ok. tested all power and grounds at pcm with pcm plugged in all ok. advised body shop wo... Trouble codes: P0031, P0037, P0051, P0057.
1995 Ford Probe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1ZVLT20A7S
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L radiator cap VIN: 1FALP52U8V
Thanks to all who replied, Dave,Robert,Dean,Terry,Jim,Steve,Paul,Bill and Greg. This one is fixed!!! We finnaly got the chance to get back to this one, being our loaner car it just sat there till we had a chance to look at it. It was the water pump! I could...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Light VIN: 1FMZU34E9X
Hi Folks, Thanks for the replies. It seems that this PATs system requires a special scanner when there is no light at all. After many hours tearing apart the dash of this Explorer, we sent it to the dealer.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L heater VIN: 1FAFP5521Y
The water pump helped a little. Still not great. The customer felt the heat was now acceptable. The car should still have the heater core replaced. Thanks for all the help.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Starting VIN: 3FTNX20F31
I found a TSB ford 99 F-series That said to replace engine to trans adapter, the TSB didn't cover 01 but use all the same parts. So I give it try? we will see what happens!! (thanks to everybody for there help)
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, po175 VIN: 1FTRW07623
Thanks to all who replied,but we're still working on this project.It now became personal. We replaced the fuel pressure regulator,and reflash computer. We talked to the tech line and Adam from CTI and only thing left is to replace the computer. So we have orde... Trouble codes: P0175.
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34P13
Thanks for the help and suggestions. The cluster was replaced and that fixed it. Problem was very inconsistant but regular. Most all suggestions from those that had been there before suggest cluster. I could not definitively condemn it but decided thats where ...
1998 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GTDT19X7W
Code # 2 did set again, but our power & ground were good. The transfer case would not go into 4 whl high, just 2 whl to 4 whl low & not always into low. We replaced the transfer case motor with another new one from GM & all problems went away. This was sugges...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Steering VIN: JM1BK323X4
Thanks for the words of encouragement. As I was feeling it may be the rack as those that responded did too, I replaced it and steering is perfect. I do not see anything wrong with it, but something internal must've been bad. Thanks again to those that respon...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Charging VIN: WDBRF61J23
hate to say it but we sent this one to the dealer. The customer had the voltage regulator replaced at the dealer about 7 months ago and I am hoping maybe that is the problem and will be covered under warranty. If I find out anything else I will let ya know. th...
1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA11A0T
Well all. Merry Christmas and Happy New year! The only thing we can figure at this point is that we have an internal engine issue like a burnt valve or head gasket issue. the customer has decided to get a new vehicle for Christmas! We did manage somehow to get... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire).
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D92
it was the computer ,thanks for the help. The computer is what cycles the heater on the O2 sensors on and off. It was faulty. Trouble codes: P0031, P0057.
2004 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L lack of acc light VIN: 1GHDT13S04
Well i have to call this one fixed as of right now...the customer has had this back for almost two weeks and the problem has not re-occured. we replaced the APPS again and tightened all connections at the plug in. This was so intermittant we could never catch ... Trouble codes: P2138 (1-2 corolation).
2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L abs code c1226 VIN: 1G2NW12E03
This car was fixed. The problem was a WHITE BOX hub/sensor assys that obviously during replacement were fraying the thin core wire at the base where it went into the assy. itself. Finally isolated it after replacing the harness end. Installed a Timken bearing ...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSA81H2T
First I would like to thank everyone for their responses. This ended up being 2 problems. First I found 3 wires chaffed in the harness near the big round connector. If I looked at the wiring diagram correctly one of them was an injector wire. Like I said in th...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRP69M53
This is a reply back to all the members, this started out as a used car extended warranty, after four days and several phone calls the car was turned down, then the holidays hit and you know the rest. We ordered a reman injector pump for the car its not here ...
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