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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWPD63V32
I normally do not work on Audi's. This car belongs to a friend of mine and I would like to steer him in the right direction. When you are slowing down the car feels like it downshifts too early. Almost like a manual transmission when you down shift to early a...
2003 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L abs VIN: WAUML44D53
hello techs i have code 01119 gear recognition signal intermittent. and 01435 brake presure senso 1 intermittent. all data is vag it says ck brake lite switch this does work if it did not car would not shift out of park. and lites are on. and no cdes in trans....
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L heater VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Hi All, Customer came in complaining of no hot air from heater. Outlet hose from heater core was not warm to touch. I replaced the mono valve and now the outlet hose is hot but the air out of the vents barely reaches 100F Using my autologic scanner if I comman...
1999 BMW 328is 2.8L tcm VIN: WBABG2336X
The customer brought in his 1999 BMW with the transmission light on and the transmission in fail safe operation. We pulled the following codes: P1746 Transmission Control Module Output stage Module: Manufacturer specific P7C05 (05) Module: Auto transmission (...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L fluid VIN: WBAAM3336Y
We replaced a thermostat and wheel bearing on this car and it remained here overnight, outside, in subzero weather. When the customer came to pick up the car we brought it into the shop and let it warm up. After idling for 15 minutes there was a puddle of tran...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L abs VIN: 5UXFA53543
bmw techs please help. i have no idea in what direction to head on this 03 x5. it's here because of 3 lights on on the dash: in the center of the cluster there's an amber exlamation point inside a triangle inside a circle; to the right there's an amber light t...
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 ...
1996 Buick Roadmaster Limited Collector's Edition 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: AG4BR82P6T
hello and help car came in with code p0412 replace water soaked air pump road test no light till customer drove for a short while found tsb about removing relay and plugging hose did all that still can't make light go out any suggestions?? thanks in advance st... Trouble codes: 410 (air pump), 412 (air pump)
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Body control module VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
Hello and thanks for any help. We replaced the BCM on this 99 Buick Regal because of an intermitant no start problem. We just got a Tech 2 and are not proficient with it yet. The car starts and runs fine now however the Air Bag light is illuminated. We get a ...
1982 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C6AL5784C
Greetings fellow Techs. Hope someone can shed some light on this early Eldo. Car came in with a no charge condition and battery low, loose fan belts, etc.. Installed a new alternator and charged battery, adjusted belts. Now all is well except it has a hard 20 ... Trouble codes: 20 (Open Fuel Pump Circuit)
1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6KE54Y3W
Cust. came in with the check engine light on after having work done at another shop. Cleared codes and drove car the only codes that returned were p0174 system too lean bank 2,p0463 fuel tank level sensors high input. I checked the fuel pressure 48psi so check... Trouble codes: 1599 (engine stall or near stall detected)
1989 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCDT1479K
hi guys this truck runs like junk when cold scanned parameters all look good etc iac etc gm has a updted prom for this reason would like your in put first thanks for the help
1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNEK18K5S
Student vehicle. Symptom is very bad surge (may die)just off idle and under load. Also surges when de-accelerates and come to stop, like at a traffic light. At temperature only. Does not surge when cold. On Modis data stream EGR goes to 100% and seems to be op...
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...
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L odometer VIN: 1G1BL52P3T
The odometer appears sometime and sometime it doesn't. There is no consistency as to when its going to appear or when its not.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 4 wheel drive VIN: 2GCEK19T8X
I've tested everything and there seems to be no ground to the system. Unfortunately I don't have access to any electrical diagrams. Has anyone had this problem. your help is greatly appreciated.
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF55E52
Vehicle came in with the BCM going haywire and codes in all the other modules for the BCM. After confirming good powers, grounds and no shorts, I replaced the BCM. The problem I am having is the Passlock reset procedure is not working. I have done the whole "... Trouble codes: P1631 (PCM detects incorrect password)
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E62
thanks for any help that anyone offers in advance thank you history : owned by same ind for number of years no problem then on trip died was able to restart made home after a few more stops died at home never ran since . towed in did many checks found no pulse... Trouble codes: 1336 (crk relrn not done since comp replaced)
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 5.3L hvac VIN: 1GNET13M56
no airflow from the vents. it seems to be stuck on floor, but if you select mix with defrost also, it will switch on defrost. all blower speeds and temps work correctly. this trailblazer has the automatic climate control. did the GM reset procedure by pulling ...
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L rear axle shaft VIN: 1GNEC13T86
rear end needs axles removed to replace bearings, axles wont pull out. c clips are removed, reluctors behind axle bearings wont let axle come out.
1996 Dodge B2500 3.9L alternator VIN: 2B7HB21X4T
Checked the alternator on this van it checks good someone told me the regulator is in the computer on these if someone knows just let me know so i dont order a computer for nuthin
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG23X8V
hello all, this one has me baffled. 97 dakota with a 3.9. with key in on position tps voltage varies from .80 to 1.29 to 2.5 to 4.9 to .80 etc... got my 5 volt ref. and good ground at the tps. i backprobed the tps reference signal wire at the pcm and i have .8... Trouble codes: P0123
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Y6X
We have a 99 Durango that only when cold start (after sitting outside all night) will die after about 4 blocks of driving for approximately 2 minutes then restarts and runs for the rest of the day, when the truck dies we have 50 psi fuel pressure, at least 30 ...
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Starting VIN: 1B4HS28Z21
cranks no start,sometimes inter spark, no codes stored, sometimes engine binds like timing problem,crank sensor problem??? syn ok on scanner ,crank & cam reading on scanner flucuates while scanning & cranking,,,thanks...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WD2YD54233
This is quite a confusing problem. Upon turning the key to start the engine, The condensor fan runs and the glow plug light doesnt go out. Therefore when turning the key, nothing happens. If I turn the key off and on several times, eventually the fan stops run...
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R94
this 2.7 sets a p0325 knock sensor code intermittent and i would like to know if anyones seen this one before and sugestions for testing due to intermittent nature. also tips for replace of sensor book shows to remove cylinder head but saw one post that said c... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor circuit 1)
1998 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AL54F4W
car came in as a no start,thought they had bad gas and was froze,but gas looks fine.pulled the plugs and were wet.put new plugs in.started fine,smoked bad like it was flooded.let it run for 10 mins then started to run rough and died.never did stop smoking.they...
1995 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11N95
hay this van is killing me please help!!! It cam in a week ago with no start or die when driving. It took me a while to get it to act up but when it did found to have good fuel presh but no spark. Found to have no idm ref signal out of modual and a eratic look... Trouble codes: 121 (closed throttle position out of range)
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Steering
hi all. car came in with whining steering pump. changed pump but still loud. is there a reason for the noise--is the rack faulty, thereby causing excess pressure on the pump? I dont want to condemn the rack unless I confirm its fault. What in the rack would p...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FELF47G3V
hello, this thing when running on rear tank runs rich blowing black smoke out tailpipe, put fuel pressure gauge on and when on rear tank fuel pressure is 75 psi, when switching to front tank goes to 40 psi, unhooked return lines off of both tanks and frame rai...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5142W
This vehicle has a pedal drop just like a rotten brake line.I've checked all the lines, there rusted but not leaking. I did and ABS service bleed and got no air out of system at all. pedal still drops to floor. I know that HCU's have been replaced for this con...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNF20L2X
Hello Ford techs, need some help with this one. Truck came in with complaint that in morning would start & idle, but when accellerating would stumble & miss, play with throttle & warm up alittle & fine rest of day. Found no codes stored in computor. Don't know...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Temp gauge VIN: 1F1FP34371
Good morning boys/girls! I have a 2001 Ford Focus that is testing my sanity. It originally came in for poor heat, we found the coolant low and with the help of a pressure test, a leaking water pump. We topped the system up and ran it to verify the heat would ...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L fuel gauge reads emp VIN: 1FAFP55271
When this occurs the fuel gauge reads empty. check engine light comes on. I believe when this happen i am looseing power to level sensor. i donot have continuity from computer harness connector to fuel harness connector. is there something in between the two? ... Trouble codes: 460 (fuel level circuit fault)
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2FMDA52411
need serious help. van came in with rod through oil pan, installed used motor. everything was good except for a decent vibration/shaking in the motor. I have swaped out almost all the sensors, fresh tune up, good fuel pressure, resink new cam sen. The ford dea...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 3rd gear shift VIN: 1FMZU63E92
help ford trans guys! this is a 5r55w that is giving me a fit! 3rd gear slips or is not there at all during most down shifts and some up shifts. code po733 keeps coming up [that is a 3rd gear ratio code] have had a po732 and po735 at times [2nd and 5th gears] ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L motor VIN: 1FMDU73E02
Hello, HELP!!! Car got towed in today, customer parked in driveway last night and this morning starter just clicked, we suspected starter but found when turning motor by hand it only turns 1/2 rotation (back and forth)then stops solid (we hear a slight clickin...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTXW43R38
Fuel economy is low at 9-12 mpg on the highway with empty bed. Hauling an 18K lb trailer, it is getting 6 mpg. I was figuring it should be much higher. Another problem is that the idle will intermittently raise much higher for a long period of time and if the ...
2002 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L moan/groan noise VIN: 1GKEK13T82
We have two vehicles that are exibiting very similar problems. Both vehicles have had the intermediate steering shaft replaced by the dealer for the usual clunk type noise. Now there is a moaning/groaning noise from the steering system. The customers Yukon ha...
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMCA5648K
this vehicle was towed in..It will start with carb cleaner My problem lies with the main relay,and a ground problem. with the relay plugged in I get no power to the fuel pump. with relay UNplugged koeo.test as follows terminal number 1) battery voltage 2) igni...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cooling fans VIN: 1HGCD7253R
Both fans stay on. Both switches have tested good.( have switches and timer/module in stock) We even cut the green wire at the timer.Both fan relays are working,not sticking.What have we missed besides the bullet-proof ECU? Thanks
2006 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18186
This pilot came in for an out of prov inspection from usa, was a theft recovery from new jersy. so it needed a VI and WA. it also had tire pressure monitor light on. did VI all ok, did wheel alignment and went to start but battery died, boosted with charger an... Trouble codes: P2770, P0974, P0966, P2649, P0443
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D21
Customer had some work done on the car due to MIL light always on. She had B1S1 and B2S2 replaced also cataylist under warrenty. Car still has PO133 code. I scanned the vehicle ,with lab scope connected 02 sensor seems flucuating at bank 1 300mv.-800mv. bank 2... Trouble codes: P0133
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L brake power assist VIN: JNKAY21D2P
This customer's complaint is when cold first thing am there are no brakes until she puts transmission in drive, back to park and drive again. Our testing revealed cold am start (below zero weather), pedal is hard as though no booster assist is there, but pedal...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Radio and A/C VIN: JNKCV51E93
Car came in with customer complaining that battery would go dead about once a week normally on weekends when car would sit for about two days. They said that another repair shop replaced the battery and altenator for this problem. Started by looking for a draw...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L front differential VIN: 4S2DM58W3Y
Hi and thanks to all. I have a 2000 Rodeo 3.2 v6 with push button 4 wheel drive in the shop. The customer complaint is that is takes a long time to come out of 4 wheel drive . I have changed all the fluids ( the customer wanted it done more as maintenance and ...
1999 Jaguar s type 3.0L operation of air con VIN: SAJACOIE3X
Hello everyone,this car intermittantly blows hot air, if you stop the car and start it again the system appears to reboot and go back to air con cycle .I have no way of scanning the car myself and our regular mobile diagnostic techs are reluctant to get involv...
1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJPD184XX
Thanks in advace. This jag came in on the hook as a no start. Hooked up fuel pressure gauge and no pressure. Checked fuel filter and was completely plugged . Replaced filter still no pressure. Removed all the trunk liner to get at tank. Tested power at fuses 7...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4G2B8S7T
I am looking for a little direction on this unfamiliar vehicle. Was towed in after a roadside service organisation had condemned the distributor for excessive side play after it lost power and stopped. When it arrived it started right up and hasn't stopped sin... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor), P0138 (O2 sensor high volt)
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1K4GW68N5X
customer stated car would not start. aaa installed new battery. 1 week later, car being towed in because all instrument lamps were on and gauges inop. scanned car found above codes and also p1716. brought car in shop and found pcm was controlling alternator ou... Trouble codes: P1698 (no message from tcm), P1687 (no mic bus message)
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L connecting rod VIN: 1J4GW58N7X
hello have this 99 jeep grand cherokee 4.7 with a rod knock, this is my own vehicle, due to the price of both used and reman motors i am thinking of installing a crank kit and 1 connecting rod, has anyone had any luck with these or should i bite the bullet and...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S1Y
Thanks for any replies on this. When truck first came in it had a PO300, PO305, PO306 in computer memory, Found Coil pack assy was breaking up. Replaced coil pack, plugs, performed a motor vac injector service. Truck ran good. Truck was deliverd back to custom... Trouble codes: P0306
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Temp output VIN: 1J4GW48S53
Hi everyone and thanks in advance for any help. We have an 02 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the shop with the complaint being ocassional incorrect vent temp from the HVAC system. Everytime it comes in and we look at it everything is working OK. We have never seen it...
1996 Lexus SC300 3.0L Coolant temp gauge VIN: JT8CD32Z4T
For all you Lexus guys out there, Please Help... Last year we put a radiator in this lex the customer severely overheated car. It did NOT blow the head gasket. But the temp gauge is stuck on hot all the time. We advised her to have lexus look into it. Lexus to...
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S9X
hi everyone this is a tough one the car was towed in in pieces timing belt covers were off customer tried to repair himself supposedly the vvti unit was off the car would barely run one of our other techs took it back apart then put it back together to make su... Trouble codes: P1300
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGF22D71
with a/c on or heater in defrost.pcm will camand 75% iac as it turns on compressor.engine speed will incres to 2000 rpm and drop slowly as it stabalizes.it will do this each timewhen compressor is turned on.i have cleaned throttle body replaced iac and set min...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA43G6V
thanks for the help in advance. this 1997 s420 has good spark no inj pulse, every once in a while i get a pulse (flash) upon initial start. no codes in system because there is no commuction with 32 pin connector with exception to global obd2 in the dash on mod...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1CD6REX8GH
The computer keeps setting a PO301 cyl. 1 misfire code. I changed the ignition coil and wire for cyl. 1 with no results. I did a injector test for cyl. 1. with the scan tool and it appears to be fine it works and cuts out when commanded. The engine runs fine ... Trouble codes: P0301
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AY26C9Y
we replaced the spark plugs, wires and ign. coils the car now starts most of the time, but it has no throttle response and when it does rev up it seems to run great. we have no codes stored in hist or current, tried removing maf sensor and car will not start w...
1974 Nissan B210 1.3L No Start, overfloats VIN: HLB2104916
Please guys if any of you could help me with this vehicle, you may laugh because of this old school vehicle, but it is a headache, big headache. The problem is that after driving it for 10 minutes, I will park it, turn the engine off and leave it for about 5 m...

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1989 Acura Legend L 2.7L Water leak VIN: JH4KA465XK
Fifteen replies -- and good ones! Great for the archives! So while the car was in the air, I could see water dripping through a weld seam. New information from customer was that this car was actually up to the subchasis in standing water, and this is appare...
2003 Audi A4 1.8L noisy pump/filter VIN: WAUJC68E13
Ok, here we go. It's fixed, two bad fuel filters in a row... The filters that I installed were sourced from WorldPac, Audi part number 8E0 201 511G. They were manufactured by Hengst, which is an OE supplier. Both filters were noisy however. Ordered an OEM fil...
1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH7330W
we replaced cam sensor and all is well must have been a bad one Trouble codes: 112 (bmw code for cam sensor).
2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L abs traction control and brake light VIN: WBAGJ0348Y
I don't have the proper tools to diag or fix this problem taking the car to dealer and let them deal with it . I thank you both for your time and input . Mark
1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L security system VIN: 1G4CU5212V
HI Techs,it has been more than a week now and no more starting problems for the customer. Thanks for your time,Larry was the most correct,with taking the key out after the third key on cycle opening the door and starting the car,this was very close to the way...
1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G4HP52K6W
hi.thanx guys for all the great onfo.replaced upper intake manifold and lower intake gasket.Dried out cylinders(they where soaked with cooland along with manifold).Installed new ac delco spark plugs.Car now runs graet.Happy customer.Happy shop and happy me.tha...
2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP54K91
The new vent valve we installed was not closing. Installed with another new GM valve, the parts people at the GM dealer said they were having problems with this part. Thanks for all your help, United Tire, Robert [...] Trouble codes: 440 (evap leak), 442 (452 - gsa cap), 452 (gsa cap).
1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Digital Part of the IPC VIN: 1G6KS52YXR
Thanks to those who responded. The fix was the radio. Unhooked it and the ipc canme to life. As far as I can tell the only connection between to two would be through the dimming circuit for the interior lights. Put a new radio in and everything is workin. Tha...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G1JC5240T
this one accually ended up being eazy.when i removed the plug wires to replace the module i numbered them to make sure that i put them back where they were also when i checked compression i numbered them to make sure they went back where they were and as it tu...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Starting VIN: 41VS872634
Thanks for all the help everyone, the gas was contaminated, I guess we didn't let it run long enough off the motovac to clean out the rail. Runs okay now but there's a slight missfire in #1 cylinder, I think it's the injector itself so I may have more work yet...
1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L theft VIN: 3C3EL45HOX
Well I have to consider this vehicle as fixed as we have not had any recurrance of a no start or no crank situation. What we did find was there was a recall on the shift interlock system which had been done in '04, but apparently the shifter had failed since ...
2000 Chrysler Voyager 3.3L Electronic VIN: 2P4GP45R4X
First, thanks to all who replied! I disconnected the positive and negative cables from the battery and clamped them together for about ten min. This bleeds off the diodes in the modules. This seemed to fix the problem.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L drive abilty VIN: 3D7KU28623
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28C14
We completely flushed the fuel system to remove all signs of the contaminated fuel and transported the truck to Dodge for repair under the 100,000 mile Cummins extended warranty. Dodge confirmed the low fuel pressure / no start complaint and although they coul... Trouble codes: P0483 (Cooling fan speed), P2269 (Water in fuel).
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Battery Drain VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
The last part of drain came from driver's door. The linkage from the outside door lock to the latch was broken and bent. Whenever the window was rolled down, the the linkage would catch in the window track and bend the latch assy. causing the switch in the ...
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Module VIN: 1FMDU74E1Y
Thanks to evryone who responded ,Founf right front wheel speed sensor was the problem.Replaced it and the problem went away.Again,thanks to everyone.
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, Surge VIN: 1F34U78C01
Finally the vehicle came in the tow truck(no starting condition,crank ok).No fuel pressure,i bang on the fuel tank and truck start right up.Replaced fuel pump(oem) and vehicle starting fine,no more long crank and hard starting.Thanks to all who gave great advi... Trouble codes: 303 (misfire on cylinder 3).
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L battery VIN: 1FMFU18L41
Finally it acted up while in the shop, key out of ignition and door chime started ringing speedo starting jumping and seat started moving, draw off the scale---I'll just get right to the point although I did't see any expeditions in the archives it is the same...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP40471
Good day everyone. This fomoco is fixed. The transceiver was it cure. I did learn more than I made off this job. It was a learning experience. My recomendation to everyone that does not know these systems, start doing your research now because these things wil... Trouble codes: B1681, P1260.
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L power window VIN: 1ZVFT80N85
The fix was done at the dealer. We could not find enough information on the system to correct the problem. a door lock cylinder anti theft switch [...] was replaced. thanks to all who replied. Again when you shut the car off WITH ALL WINDOWS ROLL...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L abs VIN: SAJHX1749S
I got some good advice from the three gents that sent help . cheacked the wiring for wheel speed sensors in turns it seemed fine . I also cheaked the two pin harness and did n't have the specs of 3.5 ohms .Had to send the car to dealer they scaned for falts a...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FX58S6T
I want to thank everyone for their suggestions. We did recheck fuel flow, battery voltage, checked for the wiring faults as 2 members suggested. Found no faults. Unfortunatly the vehicle continued to start and run every time. As you can see by this time, we di... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil 1 primary circuit).
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L lifters VIN: KNDJA62351
Hello Group. Thanks to everyone who took their time to send me replays. Customer is going to bring this truck back to used car dealer & since he just bought it (6 days ago) they are going to take responsibility for it.
1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L 2nd gear VIN: JT8VK13TXN
Have checked every possible problem for 2nd clutch leak. Must be a crack in the case, can't think of anything else, so we ordered a core. Thanks for the suggestions.
2001 Mazda B4000 DS 4.0L fuel filter VIN: 4F4YR16E81
thanks much to all responders.awaiting vehicle to return.a friend who works for a dealer tells me that they break a lot of fuel lines trying to remove.they suggest the metal scissor tool and give customer estimate for replacing lines before starting
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C62
Thank you all for your input it clued me in to looking into several different places that I had not thought of, What had happened is the brand new factory cat the top screen mesh and ring was coming apart sending steel dabree into the egr valve causing poor id...
1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L heater core VIN: 1MELM62W3T
Thanks for all the replies, I tried everything before replacing the heater core, flushing, water pump, etc. Bit the bullet and replaced the heater core and blend door actuator motor. Vent temp increased by 30-40 degrees and maintained. Thanks for taking the ti...
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L srs VIN: 1N4AL11E03
FIX Post..Thanks to BOB,Alexander and Joseph,battery disconnected and cross both terminals outside battery. I have checked all the connectors under passenger seat and make sure no wiring kink or damaged clean and put small amount of dielectric grease make sure...
1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HY53L2N
Hi Everyone, Sorry for the delay. It was indeed the wires at the crankshaft position sensor. One was bare and we repaired the bad section of wire and thy have not called back to say the engine has stalled. Thank you again for everything. Wouldn't it be nice...
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Surge VIN: 1G3WH51TXP
Well guys, this one snowballed fast. The car was at our shop for a few days regarding the surge, and during those few days it aquired a dead miss. So new priority at hand - fix the miss. Found cyl #5 to have 50psi with all others at 150-160psi while hearing...
2005 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L Starter VIN: 1G2ZH54875
Thank you for the replies.Tim from Pennsylvania was correct when he said that the PCM controls the starter relay and it will sometimes continue to crank under certain conditions after you let off of the key.This is the way these cars are supposed to act.There...
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L Misfire VIN: WP0AA0941F
I have to close this request. My boss has elected to have a temparary tech come in and do the work on this thing. I have been told by plenty of people, a bunch of things. Two things have stood out. #1, check for a vacuume leak. I have used carb cleaner, and Sm...
2001 Saturn SL1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZH52891
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES MOST EVERYONE SAID TO CHECK THE TEMP SENSOR. IT WAS OK. WE DID FIND A BLOWN INTAKE GASKET CAUSING A MISS IN NUMBER 1 CYL. FIXED THAT PROBLEM BUT WAS STILL GETTING FALSE DATA THROUGH FREEZE FRAME AND CODES.REPLACED ECM AND ALL PROBLEM... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple miss fire), P0326 (knock sensor 1 signal out of range), P1584 (cruise disabled circuit fault), P1599 (power management mode or engine stall), P1620 (low coolant circuit), P1624 (pcm ram performance or snap shot available).
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L alternator VIN: 5GZCZ63B73
Thank You for the reply's The problem was in the wiring harness going to alternator half way back from the alternator there were frayed wires replaced harness and problem is gone
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L 4th gear VIN: 4S3BG6854W
Some good ideas I did not think of, CTS and range switch both good, I did check the VSS prior to post. Finally got back to TPS which swept test fine and tried a known good one but felt my problem was there. Bad ground for ECM on top of intake manifold (I'm sur...
2004 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF30K34
The customer ended up taking the car to a Toyota dealer to have them replace the cat.converter.Some said it might be a bad ignition coil,some said a wiring problem,some said to check for timing belt alignment or something getting in by the crank sensor or some... Trouble codes: P0353, P0356.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBH63B21
Thanks to all that replied. I did a little research after viewing the posts and based on Jake's tip on the TSB (and others about the reflash)I took the car to the dealer to do the reflash/ecm upgrade that apparently widens the parameters the ECM reads from the... Trouble codes: P0431, P0421.
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L fuel gauge, door locks, power windows VIN: WVWUK63B83
Mike [...] you rock hit the nail on the head checked fuel pump module for water found module sitting in pool of water. Disconnected fuel pump module and cleared code & re-checked found no can bus codes returned. I am still going to have to find cause of wate...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Cuts out VIN: WVWGCM77L2
The car was taken to the dealer, I know the people there. The fix was two things, the first was that the both fuel modules went bad. Paul was right on the mark. They went on a test drive and it still acted up. So they went back and relearned the computer.All i...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L cruise control VIN: WVWSR61J35
Sorry, almost forgot to close this one. Amazingly just a clutch switch repaired this one. I was unable to get accurate information as to why. It is only an on-off switch according to the schematic. My feeling is that in the software it needs to see the clu...
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