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2003 Audi A4 1.8L noisy pump/filter VIN: WAUJC68E13
This is my own vehicle. I replaced the fuel filter several months ago(returnless style with internal regulator) and noticed a couple weeks later a noise (whine, growl) from the filter area when starting the vehicle, during fuel pump prime. It does it intermita...
1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABJ6326R
This car came from another shop - they gave up I guess. Car came in with no start. No communication with dme( computer ) and no ck eng light with key on. Traced down defective dme and now I have a ck engine light and can communicate with car. Datastream is per... Trouble codes: 66 (antitheft system signal DWA)
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L gauges VIN: WBABK7329T
car sat in cust garage for a long time, battery was dead so cust installed new battery now gauges are inop and code is displayed in odometer, cust states all was fine when car was put away, i can communicate with all modules and have no dtcs, all warning light...
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Radio/ CD changer VIN: 5UXFB33593
Car came in cause customer states that the radio stays on with the key off/removed. Recoded radio, and it seemed to behave as predicted, no codes, can turn radio on with autologic. Came back in later, same issue only now it seems tied to the cd changer, key ...
1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4CW54C4K
Hello fellow techs! I am stumped on this car. Came in for surging on low speeds but fine on highway. first thing i noticed is they put there own plugs and wires on this car. i drove the vehicle and at really low speeds under a slight load that it sits there an...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
This Buick has the oft seen symptom of starting and dying, stalling at odd times and running well for a while as well. I figured ignition switch most likely suspect as monitoring the crank signal on the scanner looked ok when it was acting up. A little futzing...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L light on dash VIN: 1G6KD54Y5X
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54YOY
Can some one please help me out i have a 2000 Cadillac Deville 4.6 Northstar this car is is surgeing like it is sucking air and misfireing on all 8 CYL.(((ONLY AT IDLE)) test Drive car care run Great... FUEL PSI Good I change the intake gasket & ispect intake ...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GNGK26F4R
This truck has 276,000 miles and the problem that I have is that it dies once in a moonwhile, setting no codes. I drove it over the weekend for about 200 miles, and only today monday when coming to work I was going about 20 miles per hour on the freeway I was ...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L shift solenoid a VIN: 1GNDT13W5S
hello all, this is for all you gm guys this 95 blazer is coming up w/ a p0753 shift solenoid a circuit fault. after doing some resurch i found that there is a common issue w/ the ignition switch and a carbon build up that cause power not to be supplied to all...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Starting VIN: 41VS872634
will not start, theft light stays on, cleared codes and still will not start.
1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L temp gauge VIN: 2G1WX12X5V
i first ran cooling sytem fill procedure to eliminate air trap in system, car came in with a varying temp analog gauge, its confirmed that when the engine is warming up the dash gauge will rise to half then will climb quickly to allmost hot then it will fall b...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GBKC34J3W
vehicle originaly came in with a lean code on left bank, and a very hard start. replaced aboved mentioned components which repaired this problem. now customer states vehicle only gets 6mpg, also states when towing a vehicle it bogs from 3rd to 4th gear. vehicl...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L power windows/door locks VIN: 1GNDT13S42
Nothing works from drivers door. Windows. Door locks. Mirror. All functions ok from other doors. At the drivers master switch/module, I found batt power at connector c1, term d. Also batt power at connector c2, term b5. Good ground at c1, term a.This switch lo...
2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L No Start VIN: KL1TD62675
customer called this morning. car will crank but not start. went to customers house and checked for spark. good. cranked engine while spraying brake clean into throttle body/intake. somewhat started then died. flooded with more brake clean and quit spraying wh...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L 4wd VIN: 1GCHK23295
This Silverado has a "Service Four Wheel Drive" error message displayed. After scanning we found a C0306 Motor A or B Circuit Malfunction. After following the diagnostic procedure in AllData, we replaced the Transfer Case Control Module. No difference. The swi...
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L speed sensor VIN: 1FALP5747R
I am using this forum improperly but I am desperate. This car has an inoperative speed sensor and speedometer/odometer. The problem is a broken gear. This gear is on a shaft that is located under a cover into which the speed sensor is mounted. This shaft also ...
1995 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L power saver relay VIN: 2FMD45149S
customer came in to have battery termnials replaced, no problem. couple days later came in saying the wipers, radio,power windows working with car not running, since terminals changed. found ignition cylinder turns 360 degrees. replaced steering column assembl...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F9S
veh towed in found p1283 in koeo tests replaced injection control pressure regulator still did not start moved wiring around replaced a broken terminal at the icp harness starts sometimes but can not pinpoint problem i dont work on ford diesels much finally go... Trouble codes: 1211 (icp low or high key on engine running), 1283 (key on engine off)
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14YXT
truck did have a code po135 in memory,a new rear o2 cured that,now have po141 for heater problem,first question is how does the ecm know what that heater is doing,the wiring harness shows no tie with the ecm,also how do i fix it?thanks in advance,mark Trouble codes: P0141
1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDKF38F1S
this unit starts hard cold excessive cranking icp and low psi oil along time to build psi once unit fires all ok starts fine all day long shut off for 4 + hrs hard start again high psi resevoir is low 1 to 1 1/2 inces below plug in top of cover is there a chec...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L head gaskets VIN: 1FAFP52S9W
I need to know if it is possible to remove the heads from this engine while the drivetrain is still in the car. I have removed these drivetrains in the past to swap engines. Is it possible to remove this engine through the top? This is a side job so I will not...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start, NO COMMUNICATION VIN: 1FTYR10X7X
hi there fellow techs, i have this 99 ranger wtih a no start concern. hook up ids scan tool found no communication to the pcm self test could not be retrived. hook up bob box and checked for vpwr and ground found all present. checked vref found present. chang...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU62X6Y
This vehicle misfires at idle, and sometimes when powerstalled but not always. When misfiring sounds and feels just like plug wire misfire. The scanner shows no codes and no misfire data in component parameters. We have checked plugs, wires, fuel pressure, inj...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L battery VIN: 1FMFU18L41
car jump started and dropped off to check for cause, aftermarket battery installed but tested o.k. after recharge, check for draws and alternator checked out also no problems, inform customer must havce left something on...next week same thing same etsts using...
2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FMCU03Z48
well this is a good one i have a whine coming from the motor when accelerating it is high pitched like a vehicle with low power steering fluid when it gets into gear it quiets down a little bit but you can still hear it and when at idle you can rev the engine ...
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GKDT13W5W
Hey guys.We have a 1998 Jimmy that is getting about 200 k's per tank of fuel.No dtc's,lots of power,runs great but drinks gas terribly.Have checked everything possible.Any help will be great.Thanks K.W.
2002 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L glass latch ajar switch VIN: 3GKGK26U52
Hello all. I have this Yukon XL and the rear wiper is not working. Now I have checked the fuses (2 fuses, one in the IP fusebox and one underhood), switch, power, ground and all are ok. The wiper motor was replaced about 4 months ago by another tech in our sho...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L front differential
this is my personal truck and the left output shaft on the front diff. is loose (wobbly) not bad but i know it will not get better. i have never been into one of the newer GM front diffs. is there a bearing to replace or is it direct splined? i have looked at ...
1994 Jaguar XJS 6.0L Alternator (?) VIN: SAJNX2346R
Good Morning - We have here a February of '94 XJ-S, and we can find no wiring diagrams for it. Does anyone know where these might be had ? Its problem is a non-functioning alternator, or more likely, [we think], non-functioning alternator control circuits. Th...
1984 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1JCCM87E6E
i have had this jeep in and i am loseing spark i have the initial spark when key is turned to the run position and when it is turned off. i have replaced the distributor, cap, rotor, wires, plugs, and the ignition module. me and another technition bypassed the...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L cylinder heads VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
lincoln help needed!!! first time pulling heads for valve job on this engine (3.9). #8 cylinder low compression. is the cam and crank lock and position tools a must and can heads be removed without timming cover removal. any tips would be appreciated, thanks i...
1989 Mazda RX-7 GTU 1.3L control
Vehicle has been sitting for 2 years. Customer wants to fix and ship to Italy. Heater control does not operate at all. Blower blows but nothing changes in the doors when switched.(temp, panel or recir) Other systems not working are the power windows, both side...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G9Y
Does anyone have a code description for for this P1512 ? I suspect it's a trans code . Thanks in advance for the help. Trouble codes: P1514 (unknown no known description)
1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L No Start VIN: WDECA32AXE
got a good one thanks in advance for any replies.called for feild service merc no start found plugs severlyfouled and wet replaced car started with a little fight and after few min ran ok and idled. return 2 days later and plugs fouled. drained old gas flushed...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WABEA3007J
This one is a nightmare. Car has been sitting for a year next to a sand dune. Engine compartment is very dirty. Replaced the above items and also drained the fuel tank and flushed out all fuel lines of the bad gas. Adjusted air flow meter to specs in AllData. ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Hard Start VIN: WDBFA66E0N
Initially vehicle was a no start. Found severe carbon tracking in both distributor caps. Replaced both distributor caps, rotors, and coils. Now sometimes when the vehicle is started it initially runs very poorly. It feels like it's running on 4 cylinders, the ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBJF74H6X
Hello Fellow Techs. I have a customer with a 99 Mercedes E55. A few weeks ago he brought the car due to the oil level indicator light coming on. He was about a quart low. We found oil leaking around the Oil Filler Cap. Being that it had a torn seal, we replace...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF82H6X
this mercedes has no spark, blk/yellow wire to coils that should be 12v when cranking is floating around 6v. On my mitchell wiring diagram I trace that wire back to what mitchell on demand calls the electronic ignition lock control module. Order one from merce...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L poor start VIN: 1MEFM50S3X
the vehicle has an intermitten hard or no start symptom. when the symptom appears the engine backfires it seems out of the air box. other times it stqarts fine. there are no driveability problembs other than the start up . please throw out all ideas .
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Check not ready VIN: 1MEFM53S8X
Ran the clear code on the computer to reset the diagnostics. Have driven the vehicle for a few thousand miles and the readiness tests will not store in the computer. Unable to get the computer to say ready for testing on all tests.
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L heater core leaking VIN: 4A3AA46G71
the first time the customer brought the car to the shop, the heater core hoses were bypassed, we changed the heater core, the car was fine, but after 3 or 4 weeks brought it back again it was leaking, we changed the heater core again after 4 weeks brought it b...
1969 Plymouth Roadrunner 6.3L brake booster VIN: RM27H9G202
the problem we are having is locating the correct booster for this vehicle. if anyone has any good contacts or information about this brake parts problem would be helpfull
1993 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L radiator fan VIN: 1P4GH54R4P
Hi, after changing the high speed fan relay cause it wasnt alowing the high speed of the cooling fan to come on, the fan now stays on. When I disconnected the a/c high side (yellow and black wire connector)the fan goes off. I odered a new switch (a/c pressure ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L timing cover oi VIN: 1G2NE52T8X
this quad-4 came to us with a noise. found that the tech who replaced the water pump and chain had not reset the tensioner. easy fix take off outer cover and reset the chain tenioner. noise is gone but now oil ia puking from behind the large aluminum timing co...
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA094XF
Hopefully someone here at Iatn can shed some light before all of my hair is pulled out .This car (a regular customer) got towed in from a body shop with a no spark condition.After replaceing the coil simply because it was there at the crash site and pin testin...
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L battery VIN: WPOCA29961
The battery has a draw that goes from .5amp to 4amps. I have unpluged every module I could find for the car,pulled every relay,and all of the fuses to no avail [left them un hooked btw].I have also tried un-plugging the starter. The vehicle has no known afterm...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L timing belt idler pulley VIN: YS3EF48Z21
I would like to thank anyone who may be able to help in advance. Did a timing belt, out of maintenance, installed tensioner pulley and idler pulleys, idlers actually have a tension adjustment as well. One idler pulley on top center starts to make noise after a...
1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2EL45F2N
This Paseo runs rich at all speeds. No codes. ECU has capability of storing codes.coolant,air,vacuum,o2 sensors all have relevant signals,tested at ecu. Sensor ground tests good. inj. pw 3ms idle, 2.85ms cruise. plugs & o2 sooty black. Crankcase is dilluted a ...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L brake booster VIN: 4T1BG28K2X
Have checked car over everything seems ok, lines brakes master cylinder, customer says every now and again intermittant problem that the pedal will get real hard like brakes are not working, have not duplicated problem nor have we ever seen a booster problem w...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCF21C0Y
car has had a cel almost since day one, now NH wont give sticker till light is out. so here we are, re-scan and had P3130. P3130 "EGR System Regulation Limit Exceeded, also a glow plug mon fault, we knew the egr was full of soot, so over the past year we got t... Trouble codes: P3130 (EGR System Regulation Limit Exceeded)
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L idle up down VIN: YV1TS90D3X
when that customer came in the coolant level was low but not that bad so i thought that will fix the problem, we scanned (solus)the car , there is no DTC's , but the idle goes up and down when the shifter at park.i was thinking to open the intake and cleaning ...
1999 Volvo S70 AWD 2.4L center bearing VIN: YV1LT56D6X
came in with driveline noise and found center bearing noisy, volvo says they will give you the shaft, sorry i mean sell you the complete shaft for a low cost of $1000.00 are no service parts available? can someone supply center bearing only? still trying to re...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cem VIN: YV1TS97D9X
how do we programm or reset the ecu pin so that software can be downloaded to the ecu?

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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML54DX1
Some interesting thoughts on this one. With the engine running at idle I heard a very faint humming noise at times from the top of the engine, I pushed down on the black round crankcase vent valve part# 077 103 245 B ($125.00 list)and the noise would stop. It ... Trouble codes: P0150.
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L windows VIN: 1G4CW52L2R
1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L warning on dash VIN: 1G6KS52Y6U
I'm going to put this one back in customers lap do it right or sell the way it is. I thank all that replied for your input and will heed warnings where given let him "bubble gum it". I have not called the dealer but according to alldata relay mod doesn't apply...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L head gasket? VIN: 1GDND14SER
Thanks for all of the help. Most techs said to run away from this job as fast as possible. The head bolt thread inserts tend to pull out of the block, there is a TSB on this. It takes a special tool, expensive I imagine, to replace inserts, and the engine has ...
1994 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33F1R
Well we learned to speak "early GM Diesel" on this one however it's on the way to the dealer for a pump. All the tests seem to lead to a weak pump and I must admit that I may be overlooking something. The general opinion is when your pump or fuel solenoid puls... Trouble codes: 35 (36 -), 36 (testing and results).
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W5S
first off thank you for all the help this was driving me nuts and I am still scratching my head a little I pulled the plenum and checked the lines and injector and pressure regulator I realy did not find anything I replaced the gasket checked the wires going t... Trouble codes: P0325.
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L reverse VIN: 1GNDT13W6W
Sorry that it took so long to close this one guys. Thank you for all the info. The vehicle was sent back to the transmission shop and as far as I know, they still havent figured out what was wrong with it. Again I'm sorry this request was open so long. Thnak a...
1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L water pump gasket failure VIN: 1GCCT14W6X
I am closing this a a fix because as you already realize, I am not the one working on this vehicle. The shop owner repaired himself (with a print-out of these replies) and using his own judgement with said information, he chose to install different pump with d...
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX15K22
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L front timing ch/balancer VIN: 2G1WX12U03
After getting a couple of your e-mails we verified that all was well within the engine and put it back together. tested for a plugged convertor and found that it was indeed plugged. the end play on the gears though not in spec were not a problem. Thanks for al...
2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L door locks VIN: 1G1ZT54844
I unplugged the drivers side switch and the problem went away. So I replaced it and the locks are working properly.
2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES56C65
We were unable to verify stalling concern, however after several more miles of road testing the fuel pump started to get loud, and on hard acceleration at freeway speeds the ho2 sensor would go lean, so I would go with a fuel pump. I wasn't able to check fuel ... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system to lean).
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L excess fuel VIN: 1FALP4441S
Okay to all those who helped I want to thank everyone ,the problem turned out to be the harmonic balancer spun on the crank shaft key way, therefore messing the timing up and making the injectors open way to much .car runs great .thanks again
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L alternator? VIN: 2FMDA5142T
Thanks for your help. The fix was a GEM fuse missing under dash.Owner has had a draw problem for some time now. This was just brought to my attention. Now that the charging problem is fixed we can look for the draw. lucky me. Thanks again.P.S. owner pulled the...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMEU17L5V
Thanks for the help guys,convret was locking up, had to replace.
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO HELPED WITH THIS PROBLEM!!! We located one bolt that was hidden next to the IAC. Once removed, we were able to finally remove the intake. Jack
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDWE3OF3X
Hello sorry for the late response .the veh has not come back to the shop as the cust uses for fleet .I did however want to say thank you for the responses.I did want to mention that I do know which cylinder is number 6 and I did check compression it was 410 I ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FDWX36F11
glow plugs and injectors did the jopb thank you all for your help
2001 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FMSU43F11
Great News!! This powerstroker has been doing great! I am sorry I was so long posting this but I wanted to be as sure as possible that all is well. We replaced the Napa Sensor we had installed with newer designed Ford one that is grey--Ford redid thier design ... Trouble codes: P0344 (Cam signal intermittent/fault), P1670.
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMYU70E21
I would like to thank all that replied and to extra thanks to Nick for taking the time to talk to me the next morning. This is a readers digest version but here goes. The truck came to me with a lean code rough idle stalling at stops and on turns. We checked f...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Airbags VIN: 1FMZU65E62
Its fixed It was the clock spring. So the Light code 19 is for the Drivers side air bag and 23 is for the passenger air bag. So both these air bags are in a loop. And the only way to check witch side it is, is to go by the light code. So Snapon scanner softwea...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55272
Thanks for the replies everyone! I was using the OTC alignment tool from the begining. After Timing this engine 4 times,I decide to switch My thinking up a bit, and replace the aftermarket sensor with a OEM Ford sensor,as one of you suggested.Bam,the car was f... Trouble codes: P1336 (cam crank signal noise/error).
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Dash lights, PCM Communication VIN: 1FAFP56UX3
Hi iATN, thanks again for all the help that I received. I posted the help request on Saturday just before closing and reviewed all your replies Sunday night. Thanks to your help it was a quick and easy fix. I checked the 175A fuse link at the battery juction b...
2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Coasting Downshift VIN: 1FAFP24186
Customer has chosen not to repair the car.After all the diagnostics,efforts to get the customer to return to Ford,it was determined to be a control problem, as several of the members had suggested.Without an authorization to repair,all the work and help from t...
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Power seat VIN: 1GTHK23113
I would like to thank everyone who took the time to help me out. As many of you suggested, I removed power to the seat module, waited 30 seconds, and then plugged it back in. This reset the module and everything worked perfectly. It lasted about a day, and the...
2005 GMC Sierra 3500 SLE 6.0L speedometer reads too high sometimes VIN: 1GTHK33U25
hi, everyone thanks for all who responded to my request everyone said contact dealer because it is a problem with these trucks dealer said most 2005 model year is not covered but agreed to check it out and try customer decided if not covered under warranty he ...
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Dashboard Clicking VIN: 1HGCB7664M
This vehicle does have an interlock system with a interlock pin that comes up from the underside of the ignition switch into the ignition lock cyl. This pin is the source of the noise. Why it is intermittently cycling I have not been able to confirm. My wiri...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S9S
Thanks to all who replied. Most of you focussed on the crank sensor, located on the top left of the bellhousing, but I changed it and it made no difference. I was going to bite the bullet and buy an ECM from Chrysler, $650, until I found one at the wrecker for...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Front differential VIN: 1J4GW68NXX
Well the Jeep is out of my hair at least. Unfortunately I can not provide an answer to the differential noise. Management decided to send it to the dealer for a 3rd opinion. They were told the noise is from the rear differential (remember the noise was gone wi...
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1J4FA49S52
after finding out about an accident in which the entire rear diff was ripped out (this was told after the 2nd tear down) we tore it back down and looked the case over with a fine tooth comb and found a crack in the case that was causing it to loose gov. pressu...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L front diff.drive tube VIN: SALMB11483
thanks to everyone.customer decided to repair with new differential.installed and vehicle is happy again.thanks again.
1992 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM1BG2266P
Thanks for the responses. The problem ended up being an intermittent ground problem. The ground wire at the vane airflow sensor was internallty damaged. Not sure if it was the quick lubes fault or not. Thanks again for your help.
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L knock sensor VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
thanks a lot to everybody who replied, we changed the knock sensor, and we had the injectors tested, found out that a couple of injectors sometimes they quit working or weak.we changed them , and the car is a lot better than before.
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L blower motor resistor VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3NICB51D56
Thanks to all who helped,turns out the car is still under warranty,36K miles or 3yrs took it to the local Nissan dealer they were very helpful they put in a new fuel pump/regulator assy part# 22670-8U70C road tested car all day appears to have fixed the proble...
1987 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3CWS131H
Thanks to all 16 responders. Blair from Missouri sent a message that is detailed about the operations of all parts of the engine and the computer system. I had some comments about compression, I did a check, all cylinders were between 128 and 135. i - junk Del...
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L No Start VIN: 1GJMC12365
thanks to everyone i did try the 500ohm and reprogram works great thanks
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44R5T
First of all thanks to all for atempting to assist. After removing transmission and almost positive that it would have a cracked flex plate, the flex plate turned out to be fine. We were out of ideas at this point. We rechecked all the sensors, made sure PC... Trouble codes: P1391.
2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Electronic VIN: JT3HN87R02
Thanks for who helped. What I ended up doing was lifting up the trunk and putting it in 4x4 to see if the front wheels turned with light on, and it worked each time, locking right in! So I still decided to remove the front diff. acuator put it in 4x4 to make s...
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cylinder head VIN: JTEHH20VX3
YES timing cover most come off, front or left chain guide has one bolt into block (lower) and one into head (top). As for pan it is just as easy to remove and clean as to try to leave it on. This is a job that "Haste will cause "Waste". Thanks for the replys J...
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