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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L Brake "warning"light is on VIN: WBAG68344Y
Brake linings light comes on still and also the red brake light is on. Have tried alldata's way of trying to get the lights out and will not work. Rear pads have approximately 4/32 pad left. Is that close enough to turn on the sensor for the rear brakes and il...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Battery VIN: WBADM6341Y
On this car the battery will drain in 1-2 days. I'm thinking it is the General (Basic?) Module which controls interior lighting. The main clue I have is that the shifter position indidcator light stays on continually. I checked in other BMW's and it goes out a...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L rear wipers VIN: WBAFA53571
Vehicle came in with rear wipers not working. FOund fuse for wipers blown. Replaced fuse now rear wipers has chatter and the battery has a draw. Replaced wiper motor assembly now no noise or movement at all. Parasitic draw goes from 15ma to 200ma then stop the...
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L charging system VIN: WBADT63451
The battery keeps going dead. the alternator has been gone through 2 times, also the battery has been replaced. I have checked for parasitic draw & it is ok. Seems to be an intermittant problem, I let car run with machine hooked up for 30 minutes & all was ok....
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L crank hub VIN: 1G6DW52P7T
removed bolt but cant get hub off even tried heating it while using an impact on puller and an vibrating it with air hammer
2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G6KF579XY
hey, hoping for a push in the right direction. vehicle has a random miss at idle, can be felt thru the vehicle body and visually in the engine. have tested crank sensors with vantage - patterns strong and normal. checked the tsb related info on mitchell and re... Trouble codes: 1599 (stall or near stall condition detected)
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L gauges abs air bag VIN: 1G6KE5Y41U
im getting code u1096 loss of comm. with insturment module. not alout of information in mitchell. ant ideas
2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L heated seats VIN: 3GYFK66N13
Hello techs I have a problem trying to figure out why the heated seat on drivers side will not function properly. Push button, all light bars light up on buttons after 10 seconds sytem shuts off ,push again all bars flash once but thats it.Tech2 shows code b24...
1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L clutch VIN: 2G1FP22S3R
I replace the clutch with an A/C Delco clutch kit and replace the leaking slave cylinder. I initially changed the slave and it shifted good. I replaced the clutch the next day when the customer approved the rear main and clutch. After replacing the clutch it w...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L noshift VIN: 2G1WX12X59
rebuilt trans will not shift 1 or 2 but you can manuly shift put shifter in 2 and shift 3 and 4 i am thinking bad ecm but i wonder if any techs have ever seen this problem please help thank u
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19R1T
Hi all This chevy pu was towed in as a no-start. Cranks fine but kicks against starter like timing is to advanced. The plug foul with fuel almost imediately. Hooked a scanner on and it shows ECT at -40 degree, IAC -[...], and TPS 0 vol...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L reverse VIN: 1GNDT13W6W
This one was brought to me by a trans shop who just built the transmission. after install the vehicle has no reverse. The position indicator will not light the reverse light and the scanner doesn't say it is in reverse. If you play aroud with it and ever get t...
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L cooling system VIN: 1G1JC5242Y
OK, cust. took vehicle originally to another shop for overheating concern. They replaced thermostat. Car was still overheating, they replaced thermostat again telling him they suspected defective thermostat. Car still overheated. The other shop told them they ...
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)
2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2G1WH52K84
This car came to us with a really bad electrical burn smell, which seems to be coming from the vents, i pulled the blower motor out and the smell was vey bad in the blower motor it self. So a new blower motor went in and now the customer is saying the smell is...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Heater VIN: 1GCHK23234
Hey all. This one I think is a possible blown headgasket, but have not been able to verify it yet. An intern at our shop performed a flush on the cooling system of this truck. The next day, the owner brought it back for a complaint of no heat and low coolant l...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L Relearn VIN: 1GCEC14CO7
Help, I did a simple tire rotation and attempted to "Relearn the tire position" through the Drive Information Center(DIC). I entered the relearn and let air out of the Drivers front tire, Nothing happened. The book said 5 seconds or until the horn chirped, so ...
1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L no comm for state VIN: 3C3EL55H6V
I think this will be pretty straight forward... I have four scanners that can pull all the monitors, and codes. one of them is a DRBIII, and it too, will commuicate with the modules, BUT, the OBD state testing, CANNOT. I do have a BCM that is slow to load da... Trouble codes: 1799 (trans oil temp calc.)
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L crank sensor VIN: 1B7KF2360X
Truck came in with a broken crank sensor. The wire connector was broken off. Tried to get it out, but it was stuck so hard I had a hard time to even get it to turn. Have it loose but there is no grip left to get it out with. Wondering if anyone had something t...
2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L a/c clutch VIN: 1B4GP44GX4
no voltage at clutch replaced relay,transducer switch tested switch inside car but [...] not to clear on test any tips would be greatly apprieciated.
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B7HC12Z0Y
This truck came in with a cylinder 5 misfire and found a bad exhaust seat.The engine was replaced because of the miles.Now this truck runs awfull when in reverse but any other gear it runs well most of the time although it will miss hard sometimes while drivin... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp)
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4B3AG42GX2
hi people happy new year ,well i started the year with this car that came in with no spark on coil 2 & 3 (pass side coil ) ,car starts but not all the time. no codes. checked power /ground at coil connector ,w/ load ok , checked continuity from coil driver...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7HU18Z22
Hello all, have this Ram 4x4 pickup that is killing us. We are a Chevrolet dealer that is trying to fix this Dodge used vehicle. When starting cold it will run fine for a couple of minutes idling, then it will start to run bad for a minute or two then it will ...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP24R95
hi guys i have this dodge caravan i put a new computer in program the vin in it have 2 codes in it 1 is p1602 pcm not program and the other is p0633 skim not program in pcm the pcm in the car now number is [...] i have the flash2 all make reprogrammer i t...
1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Transfer Case VIN: 1FMEU15N8K
4 wheel low light flashing and wont shift out of 4 lo. Transfer case operates fine manually and shift motor works fine when the red/white wire is jumped to ground. Funny thing is the red/white wire at the 4x4 module is for neutral sensing, and the wire ends at...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs system VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
hi every one, we have been fighting with this explorer for hours, finally decided to ask for help. the truck came in for intermittent abs light. pulled code: c1096. pump circuit. after testing the pump circuit, pump relay and main relay and the pump itself, no...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Timing VIN: 1FTCR10A8V
Hello again folks-got another head scratcher.This ranger came to us after the T belt broke and the customer gave it a go himself.I should point out that it came in running but poorly.According to my engine guy this engine is"very unlikely" to bend valves so of...
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L windshield wipers VIN: 1FTRF27W6X
hello fellow techs , i have this 99 f250 pickup with the wipers only work on high . had been to another shop and they had wired in a toggle switch instead of repairing properly . rewired back to normal and found that works normal on high and seem to be on in...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNXZ1L3Y
This vehicle has a definite miss on cylinder #6, but also has another baffling problem. The vehicle will die out suddendly or cut out and come back while brake torquing it. The O/D light begins to flash and the vehicle will die suddenly. It will set codes P072... Trouble codes: P0722 (output speed sensor no signal), P0720 (output speed sensor fault), P0306 (misfire 6)
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L heat control VIN: 1FAFP5522Y
This is my Dad's car and I don't live close to actually work on it. The car does not put out heat at idle only above 2500 rpm or while driving at highway speed. The a/c runs all the time. He can disconnect the a/c relay and will have heat. Both heater hoses ar...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51481
i would like to know what to do whit this : no start, no injector pulse, no spark and no comunication with the pcm. i`ve checked all voltages at the pcm and continuity at the harness and look ok. anti.thef ligth goes off with ign. on. mil lamp (chek engine) of...
2002 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L noise VIN: 3FAFP113X2
after replacing cheap non-ford tensioner and belt with oem parts - hearing intermittent chirping/squeaking from valve train - no tsb found - it comes and goes away on its own... while its noisy - i remove oil cap - release pressure on valve cover - noise goes ...
1995 Geo Metro 1.0L Mechanical VIN: 2C1MR2261S
Hi One Of my customer has this Chvey Geo With an 1.0 that is all worn out. He has a chance to by another same year wreck Geo with an 1.3 with an good motor. My question is that will the 1.3 go into the 1.0 Geo ?
1991 GMC Sonoma Syclone 4.3L spark knock VIN: 0152461943
Not sure if I am expecting too much from this truck or not, reading alot of reports about spark knock being normal in these trucks. This truck has heavy spark knock under WOT conditions. Truck came to me with antifreeze in oil, removed cylinder heads found h...
1993 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK16K5P
code 32 present followed flow chart and passed solenoid and ecm. egr not opening at cruise speed, egr valve was replaced even though checked out fine. problem still occured at idle with vacum pump unable to open valve. open valve by hand and can stall engine. ... Trouble codes: 32 (egr system failure)
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Unknown VIN: JHLRD1842V
This vehicle has a clicking noise coming from what sounds like the left front only under acceleration . It won't make the noise when brake torquing the vehicle or when free running up on the hoist it has to be under a load , also the noise become less or compl...
1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Charging VIN: 4F6CM58VOV
Hi all. This 1997 Passport is a vehicle we sold about a year ago. It arrived with a dead battery, and no charging from the alternator. It is a fairly stock vehicle, the only modification being an aftermarket stereo. I checked the wiring to the alternator and c...
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Front Locking Axle VIN: 4S6DM58W81
Hey Guys, This Passport is almost always reluctant to switch from 4 wheel drive to 2 wheel drive. (Flashing 4X4 indicator on dash). Occasionally, it takes it's own sweet time about switching from 2 wheel drive to 4 wheel drive. When I pick it up on the lift, ...
2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2HGES163X1
customer came in complaining about civic cutting out and dies within 3 seconds for no apparent reason, at first (few days ago) he thought it was b/c of no fuel, he filled it up and started fine, this morning he dropped the car off with same symptoms, started f...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L engine VIN: 1HGES16552
has whinning noise toward front of engine,removed all belts and noise still there. it was time for timing belt maintenence, replaced belt,tensioner and water pump,no change in noise has noise hot or cold, notices it more during lower rpm, used stethoscope and ...
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Misfire VIN: 5GRGN23U83
this hummer look simple 6.0L, but i can figure out, i have miss fire only on bank 2, 2,4,6,8, have miss count, we been try put new spark plug, intake manifold gasket, it won't help, the injector test our good, have good blink , and good spark every cylinder, c... Trouble codes: P0300, P0101
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: KMHDNA45D5
car was towed in , another shop replaced coil pack. I lab scoped coils #2 & #3 firing fine, #1 & #4 no spark scope shows 12v with lines trying to fire. I ohmed coil looks fine .I pulled computer harness same signals at computer pins 4 & 5, I scoped cramk & cam... Trouble codes: P0301
2004 Hyundai Accent 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C73
I have a 04 Accent with a cold no start condition. The car with always start with a strong jump. The battery is good, even tried a new one. If the car has not been started and has NO jump, there is no spark. The motor cranks fine. with a strong jump(200 amp ch...
2007 Hyundai Accent SE 1.6L speedometer VIN: KMHCN35C57
Hi Hyundai Techs I bought this vehical with front end damage,Front clip,head lite assembles,hood,fender,spindle,rim,rad & windshild.All replaced and ready for paint.Now I fine out the speedometer does not work.I assume it worked before the car hit the power po...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A91
got this infiniti with rear o2 sensor codes for high voltage.found tsb for the problem but the ecm # dosent match so here i am. checked the data from the ecu this morning on both rear o2 sensors and when cold after start up the right rear sensor was reading 2.... Trouble codes: P0140, P0160
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L door locks VIN: JNKCV54E83
Thanks everyone ! I've got an '03 G35 coupe that will lock it's doors intermittantly. It doesn't matter if it's parked or cruising. I'm hoping someone has seen this before cause I suspect this could get interesting.As a side note - the CD player is displaying ...
1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY19P2S
Hey guys i have this 95 wrangler it was a 4cyl. and was converted to a 6cyl. by another shop years ago now the vechicle does not start overnight i put a factory pump in i have good pressure but overnight i lose pressure and it takes forever to start please hel...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L seat heaters VIN: 1J4GW68SXX
made sure that switch got pluged back in. and all was good there. its like im missing a reset procedure or something??? i had one just like it a week before and tested every thing and found nothing wrong then about the time i was ready to give up it started wo...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L rear lights VIN: IJ4GK48K82
This is for Jeep Techs. I have this customer came to the shop with rear bulb not working(BOTH). We replace left and righ brake and lamp bulb (2 contact) we also replace both sockets. In few days the customer came back with both bulbs they were burned. We repla...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Mechanical VIN: SALLMAMA43
2003 Range Rover, 4.4L engine. Vehicle came in with Mis-fire #8 cylinder (spark plug, #8 plug, soaked with oil and smoking out the exhaust like a chimney)also Engine oil thick as moslasses and dripping out of left exhaust.All the other plugs OK and compression...
1994 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L key/tumbler VIN: 1YVGE22D8R
This good customer now needs a new key and tumbler nodata tells me .8hrs, but no procedure after 2 hrs it seems there are little rivits holding it in. They can only be drilled out by removing assembly before doing this I want to make sure this is right and if ...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L no spark, no fuel VIN: 1YVGF22L8W
car came in with no start, checked for spark and had none checked power at coil, had power checked for signal from crank and had signal, checked ground at computer and all were good. boss said to replace parts any way still have old parts to put back on when c...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA50D7J
Hi everyone,(one for the mercedes techs) this car is fouling out the plugs with pure fuel immediatly. The car came in after having a medium electrical fire inside the vehicle that also burned some wires under the hood. It came in running fine we repaired all t...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Air Suspension VIN: WDBNG75J31
Hello everyone, I have this MBZ and this is the story from the customer; they were driving it in manual trans mode, shifting themselves. After driving agressive the air suspension went up and will not come down? It came in raised all the way up in the air and ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBUF65J13
Malfunction of brakes take to workshop on dash diplay. Got codes C22BD, C223D and C249F cleared all with Snap On Scanner. Only C249F returned, I need to know what these codes mean. Called Mitchell Repair they offered no help, found no info in Alldata also. I h...
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C11
customer complained of mil on. retrieved code p0507. performed pin-point tests for this code, performed voltage drop on all circuits from the pcm to the iac valve. all results pointed to a faulty iac valve assembly. removed and replaced the iac valve, cleared ... Trouble codes: P0507
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Accessories VIN: 1N4BU31F6P
car had recent ignition switch replacement for lock cylinder concerns. the current problem is that the accessory relay wont shut off. with key off and ignition switch disconnected i still have power to radio, wipers and clock for sure. pulling relays on inside...
1995 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D4S
vehicle came in on the hook, the customer says she was driving down the road and it died,we checked timing chain, ok, we changed the plugs,cap,roto,wires. we have spark. we have 40# fuel pressure,koeo, 32 when cranking. we have checked firing and the plugs fir...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L multiple VIN: 5N1BV28U54
The only units that can stay alive with the battery off are the BCM, Cluster and the IPDM/ER (intelligent power distribution module / engine room). If connector E121 is unplugged from the IPDM/ER the draw goes away after 2-3 seconds, this connector contains th...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51D74
Help Please. Vehicle Came Back to us w/high idle & Code PO128(Thermostat) Replace Thermostat per Nissan Dealer (Many problems with these thermostat(Dealer replaces (2) per week Seems to resolve code 128. Went to alldata & found procedure to reprogram to set id... Trouble codes: P0128, P0507

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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L radio VIN: WAUBA24BXW
Thanks to all that replied. Thanks to Bob for forwarding me the code needed to unlock the radio. I have reminded all of my techs to ask the customer if they have their codes, if not, it is the customer's responsibility to obtain it. This customer was an a## ab...
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L hazard switch VIN: WAUED54B51
The fix was new turn signal (combination) switch. Just to make sure, I put next new hazard switch to have same buzzing noise. Then I tried to move a little turn signal switch and noticed a little smoke from switch area. The combination switch is inexpensive an...
1988 BMW M3 2.3L MIL Lamp on, no data stream VIN: WBSCD032XW
Thanks for the replys...battery terminals were removed and reconected and ecm started communicting with scan tool.
1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L Theft light VIN: 1G4NJ52M4T
Replaced instrument panel and vehicle is fixed. I would have liked to try the Tech 2 bidirectional controls and shut off the system but I have none available to me. Thank you all for your responses, I'm afraid we will all have to live with these systems for so...
1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L wipers VIN: 2GAWY52M9W
The fix for this problem was replacing the new circuit board for another new circuit board, tried to do pinpoint tests as per the alldata but didn't work out as when they ask you to disconnect c201 connector while wipers aren't stopping to determine if cause i...
1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L flywheel VIN: 1G4CW52K8W
I would like to thank the many replies about the PCV system. No one to my knowledge had been there recently, but when I removed the housing there wasnt even a PCV valve in it. Put a valve with o rings in it and the whistle went away. Thanks guys
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L radio,locks,dome VIN: W06VR52R3W
it was the fuse . just missed it ! no other problems thanks again.sorry for delayed post
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19WXV
AFter more road testing with a fuel pressure guage attatched, the van would loose 4 psi of pressure just before the misfire occurred. We replaced the fuel pump with a new A/C Delco module assembly. This fixed the misfire at speeds after running for 20+ miles.
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNDX03E6W
After discussing options with customer we decided to put in a factory thermostat, because there was no pressure loss in cooling system and no proof of bubbling through the coolant. After test drive it once again overheated and had constant bubbles coming thro...
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L No Start VIN: 3GNGK23G42
all in all it was found to be a faulty replacement new part from the dealer the scope pattern for the sensor look good and strong but the voltage was 2 volts short not allowing the computer to see the on off signal replace the crank sensor again and it started... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor ciruit a fault).
2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1GCFH15T95
Thanks for the responses. The responses I got were to check the driveshaft bottoming in the shaft and binding on splines. These were not the case, and I at this time am assuming it to be a weak spot in these transfer cases. I have replaced the transfer case an...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country EX 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP54L41
van lost vehicle speed output next day and found faulty pcm, sent customer to dealer for replacement and everything works just fine now. thanks for all your help!! Trouble codes: P1495.
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C8GF68464
ok well, this one hasn't failed for me so i am going to post this to close it. the customer had complained of doors locking themselvs and that the car died while she was driving on the highway. we have had this car for 3 weeks and can't duplicate any of these ...
1987 Dodge Aries LE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B3BD36K9H
several good answers. the rich mixture was solved with a fuel injector and the new timing belt was also a tooth off. this vehicle also had several other problems , but is now fixed and the customer is happy. thanks guys
1991 Dodge Caravan 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B4GK25K8M
After checking fuel pressure no pressure.Asd relay checked out replaced anyway but no change.Rechecked voltage to pump okay.Had power back to pump and ground was good,replaced pump module still had same problem.Replaced pump module three times from SPI and st...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54L6V
Thank you every body, i had mixed result some of you said possiable and some sayed not. I'm ended up buying new and flash from dealer. used one can not be flashed Trouble codes: P0202.
2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L shift interlock
I had no power supply to shift sol. the ground path at brake swith was working fine. tried to find where it got its power supply from but could not get indepth diagrams, So i just ran my own ignition on power.
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L 1-2 3-4 shift VIN: 2B3HD46R42
I droped the pan and checked the filter it was plugged there was some sort of goo in the bottom of the pan. filled it back up with fresh atf 4 and the customer has been driving it for a couple days with no problems we told him this may have bought him some tim...
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C53
Thank you for the replies. After taking all the advice at hand, it was back at the car with the DVOM, and right through all components, Bingo, Relay is dead, relay in question is the (auto shut down) imagine my surprise it runs. Wow, you can never charge out t... Trouble codes: P1285 (unknown).
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDWF36F8X
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNX21P83
Vehicle fixed by performing the following repairs: Changed engine oil W/ Castrol 15w40 but left it 2 quarts low. Topped up final 2 quarts w/ diesel, ran engine for 1 hour to "flush" the engine, drained & changed again (also changed filter). Removed & cleane... Trouble codes: P0266 (cylinder 2 contribution), P0336 (crank pos sensor circuit fault), P0341 (cam shaft pos sensor circuit fault), P0401 (insufficient egr flow), P0500 (vehicle speed sensor malfunction), P2263 (turbo boost performance).
2004 Ford E-250 5.4L Fuel filling VIN: 1FTNE24W04
This one is taken care of. I blew out all lines which did not cure the problem. I disconnected the EVAP hose from the canister and took it back to the gas station and it worked good. My next step was to replace the EVAP canister vent valve which took care o...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FDXE45P95
I received 5 responses for which I am grateful. One suggested diagnosing the injectors first. The next suggested an oil change, fuel conditioner, and test drive before spending a great deal of time, and also verifying PCM, TCM, and FICM updates. The third a... Trouble codes: P0261 (KOEO Cyl 1 Injector Circuit Low), P1502 (KOER Invalid Test Aux Power Control Functioning), P1726 (KOER Insufficient Engine RPM Decrease), P0261 (KOEO Cyl 1 Injector Circuit Low), P0611 (Memory FIC Module Performance).
1996 GMC K2500 Suburban 7.4L Starting VIN: 3GKGK26J9T
Customer did not want to authorize injector repair, this is closed with update if customer returns to continue the diagnossis. I would like to say thank you to the 12 techs that replied almost imediately. Thanks to Tom [...] for his tip on waiting for som...
1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L code VIN: 1GTDM19W0X
Well,thanks for all the replies. The van appears to be fixed.I had to reprogram several times to get it done .
2001 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: UNKNOWNATT
thanks again to all who replied. i cleaned throttle plate truck runs great. i printed out the tsb 04-06-04-040 for the customer just to prove the truck actually had two problems. once again thank you for your knowledge.
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 8.1L No Start VIN: 1GTHK29G51
Thank you all for the responses. The truck belongs to my son, so I didnt get the opportunity to try the relearn procedures right away. I didnt have a check engine lite issue so I am not sure which procedure had an effect if any. I performed all the different m...
2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L Differential VIN: 1GTEC14V11
thanks for all the great replies . still waiting for customer to decide what he wanted to do . im gonna close this help request so so it doesnt go for too long . thanks again
2004 GMC Envoy XL SLE 5.3L air springs VIN: 1GKET16P14
Hello evryone. I didnt got any good help, but we have figure this one out alredy. There is no reset in that system, only calibration there is on sensors. Problem we had that when we removed rear end , somehow l/r sensor had moved to oposite side. So air compr...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58Y5T
thnax for all the replies, after readjusting the dist. with a scan tool, the lite stayed off. Trouble codes: P1391.
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN11T6X
We replaced the down stream O2 sensor with an OEM, that was the winner. The aftermarket O2 sensor didn't work, light {CEL] would come back on within two drive cycles. Thanks for the help. Bob Trouble codes: P0141 (rear o2 sensor malf. B1S2).
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01A1Y
The fix was the computer.Although when we sent to the dealer to have the security reprogrammed,They told my boss it wasnt fixed and they charged 300.00 to convince my boss it was a bad ground.Now I'm being doubted on other cars. I did voltage drops on every gr... Trouble codes: P0550, P0446, P0464, P1490, P1650.
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L blower motor VIN: 1P4GP44R5T
Thank you for the information. As some people had stated, The relay was behind the driver underdash fuse box. I had to move the fuse box assy aside. once I did that I could get my hand up under the dash and behind the air ducts. Heck of a place to put a relay....
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2WJ52M3X
Thanks for all of the help messages on this one! Unfortunately, when I was done pulling and reinstalling the module and coil packs it ran fine and the customer took vehicle and hasn't had a problem yet. I don't know if it was a poor connection or one of those ... Trouble codes: P1106 (MAP sensor ckt. intermittenly high).
2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L trans stays in 5th gear but will go in manual 2nd VIN: YS3FD49YX3
thanx for all the replies we finally got the goahead to put a factory unit in. it seems to be fine so far, thanx again!!!
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JF1GD29672
Do you ever wake up at night and just know what to look for?! This vehicle was missing a ground wire that I was used to seeing on other subbys. The one that goes from the tranny to the bulk head.(A clutch had been installed previous to our encounter) But wait!...
1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L long crank time
My customer has not returned the vehicle for further diagnostics. At the time I asked for help, I had returned the vehicle to them, they had called & said they still experienced long crank times. After I intalled the fuel pressure regulator I was unable to rec...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBU14R94
Well it's fixed & running fine. It turns out that the new immobilizer ECU was defective right out of the box, man I hate that. The old saying holds true: "Just because it's new doesn't mean it's good, it just means it's never been used before". Many thanks ... Trouble codes: B2799 (ECM/Immobilizer communication).
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWRH63B31
Thanks to everyone who sent replies. The chain tensioner gaskets fixed this vehicle.
1999 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D8X
well i replace the cam adj solinoid and now the car acts like it runs out of gas but the check eng light and codes for cam solinoid are gone thanks for all that help but now i cant figure out why it acts like its running out of gas and dying thanks bruce you w... Trouble codes: ECM64, ECM64.
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