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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUED64B01
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Turbo, automatic VIN# [...]*** was presented with the following complaint. Check for a poor running condition Car has a hesitation when acclerating. Vehicle history prior to this complaint consisted of 1) Breather system froze ... Trouble codes: 16684 (Random/Multiple Misfire), 16490 (Manifold / Barometric pressure sensor implausible signal - int), 16730 (Camshaft position sensor - implausible signal - intermittent), 16686 (Cylinder 2 misfire), 16487 (Mass air flow sensor Signal too high - intermittent)
1972 Buick RIVERIA 455CID oil pressure VIN: 4Y87W2H911
This one is for the old timers. I put a rb dist and new oil pump in this beauty, remembering to pack the gears etc. primed theoil filter and spun the pump with a drill, because it sat for a while in this guy's garage. Fire it up, no pressure. Put man gauge on ...
1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L brakes locked up
OK people, got one that stumps me. 1984 corvette comes into the shop with a problem with the front brakes slowly locking the car up where the car wont move unitill I release the fluid from the front caliapers. I put brake hoses on but have the same problem. Lo...
1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 2GTEC19H0K
mutipul discharge of ign random times will fill scope screen with patterns over ranges tac on scope problem not aparent with timing connecter disconected have tried diferent dist (ac delco ) different computer can find no signal to match multipul discharg of i...
1992 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Torque Converter Clutch VIN: 1GNDU06D9N
Hi Everyone,This Lumina Came In With No Forward Or Reverse.Customer Wanted Used Trans Installed.Installed Used Trans And Replaced Downshift Cable With A New Cable(Old Cable Was Frayed & Falling Apart).Finished Job All Was Well Shifted Nice,No Codes,Fluid Level...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GNGK26FXS
Inspect veh for dying issue. Veh finally died and shut off immediately not fuel starvation either. Ran fault code data and found fault code 17 18 35 and 65. Fault code 17 is high resolution circuit failure and performed the testing on the injection pump and ch... Trouble codes: 0017 (high resolution circuit), 0018 (cam reference pulse), 0035 (injector pulse width short), 0065 (accelerator position 3 sensor range fault)
1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14ZXS
This vehicle came to us from a customer that purchased it as is, not running. We found no spark or injector pulse. We replaced the ignition module and then had spark and injector pulse present. The vehicle still does not start. Compression is 130-140 on all cy...
2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L coolant temperature gauge VIN: 1GNDX03E41
Vehicle came in with an erratic coolant temperature gauge, customer said it went into the red once. Otherwise no signs of overheater or coolant loss, etc. Upon inspection, found coolant low. Pressure tested, no leaks found. Tested for blown head gasket with b...
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNDV03E62
Hello to all.I have a new customer who went to dealer with this 3.4l chevrolet and they said it needed a cylinder head job. Brought it to use for second check. It has a definate miss on #1 clinder with about 6250 misfire in history. I have checked cooling syst...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Coolant VIN: 1G1ND52J83
This Malibu is getting what appears to be engine oil in the cooling system. It does not appear to be a lot considering that it has been a few months since the flush was done. It is an oily substance that looks like oil. The trans fluid is clean so I don't beli...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L ipc odometer VIN: 2GCEK13T54
We replaced the instrument cluster for a speedometer issue and it came from the dealer with 0 miles and 0 hours on it. We have a Tech 2 with sps capabilities. Is ther a way for us to program this info into the new cluster without sending over to dealer. Thanks...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 1GNEK13V24
customer complains of refueling problem. when refueling vehicle gas pump shuts off like tank full. tried several gas stations and same results. we dropped gas tank and found no restrictions in vapor lines. we suspect charcoal canister and vent valve problems. ...
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L misc. warning lamps VIN: 1G1JF52F85
Hello all and thanks in advance for reading this post. I only had a short time to check this car today and customer had to take it back to work. Problem is: ABS, TRAC OFF, SERVICE VEHICLE lamps on intermittently with code C1225 (excessive LF wheel speed variat...
1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L ign coil VIN: 2C3HC56F9T
upon checking for voltage at the Fuel pump. there was nothing there.. O. well i check fuses and breaker and found that the underhood electrical was blown.. replaced and only on cranking it blows.. ok. wire harness at right rear had damage. replaced and repair ...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L2V
in field late at night need fast info 3.8 liter chrysler van 98. sets cmp ckp sens code cmp replaced i got ckp sens need location to replace thanks Trouble codes: P1391, P0352
1996 Dodge B2500 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B6HB21Y0T
Well, after reading some posts here, I seem to have fallen into a familiar trap, but I'm having trouble finding my way out. This van is rarely used and sits for weeks at a time without being started, so it has been subjected to many jump starts and battery cha...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF26Z8Y
vehicle towed in for crank no start, ck. fuel pressure 45 psi, good spark, injector pulse, map, vacum, tps good on scan data. replaced spark plugs for excessive ware. no help. vehicle does try to start only after cranking a minute or two and as turning key off...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L engine VIN: 1D7HU16N93
Hello, I have This Truck that came In with a noise In right side head It Sounds like a tappet noise we checked and found timing chain was very loose.We replaced chain And guides and tensioners.After repairs we still had same noise So we Replaced All lifters o...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1D7KU28D63
back again with same issue on unit runs rough and extremely rich at idle we performed a tune up for cylinder 6 miss fire replaced wired and plugs performed injection flush unit still runs rough no codes map sensor all over the board replaced map sensor still t...
2008 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 6.7L MIL Lamp on
heys guys this is more directed at the dodge guys ou there but anything will help. heres the deal this BRAND NEW truck comes in the shop last week running terrible had a dtc for #3 injector control circuit ran test per manual dvom showed open in circuit so ins... Trouble codes: P0102, P0487, P144E
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4049S
Vehicle was towed in No start. Pushed in. I made a grave mistake working on it before driving it. Customer request tune up, Starter and clutch. Asked customer why he wanted this work and he Said it ran great but his wife decided she could not part with the car...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L transfer case VIN: 1FMFU18L5V
customer backed out a storage building and ground was muddy.shifted into 4 hi so he did not tear up turf.transfer case went into neutral and would no go back. truck was towed to shop and we found indicator in dash lit as switch was moved.checked codes and foun...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L driveline VIN: 1FMDU34E7V
Greetings, all, We've got an unusual one here today- this Explorer came in from another shop with a banging noise on slight acceleration at 20-35 mph.Sometimes, it will happen at slower speeds, and once it did it just backing up. They thought it was an exhaust...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP33P3Y
Sorry for this one guys but I find myself in a spot where I need to ask a stupid question.I can not find find the transmission fill on this 5 spd. focus (nor can I find the drain).I needed to pull out the axle on this car and of coarse I lost fluid (more than ...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTZR15X9Y
Hello Ford guys, we did an engine on this truck about 10k ago. Customer says the fuel economy has gone from 20mpg with old engine to 13mpg, with this one, and he thinks it's getting worse. He says it runs excellent, no check engine light, has no driveability i...
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FMZA53401
We have an engine noise that sounded like a bad water pump with the stethoscope. We replaced it and an idler pulley for the serp. belt. The noise is still there. It is more of a squaking noise from around the water pump. The customer had also commented about a...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L starter antitheft VIN: 1FAFP52U01
We had this vehicle towed in chugging and wanting to stall. We found a bad coil that one leg of it was no being controlled by the computer and having a P0351. We replaced the plugs wires and coil then the computer from Ford. We were told it would not need prog...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low & rev VIN: 1FTWW33P33
Hi everyone! I need some info on a 5sp torqshift tranny. what is the transmission cooler flow rate. An if I'm right the rear line is the return line on this trans. The customer drop this truck off said it stalls in rev. we dropped the pan an it had a lot of me...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L noise at acceleratio VIN: 1FAFP40463
This mustang has a high pitch hoot noise at about 1500 rpms during light acceleration from a stop. It doesn't last very long but if you are easy on the throttle you can make it continue longer than if you give it more gas. It sounds to me like its in the air i...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71W03
I getting a intermentant missfire code on #6, I can not feel a missfire but frezze frame always shows it at 350-500 rpm and 0 mph (looks like at start-up) but I do have a rough idle while sitting at lights with a idle Long term fuel trim at -13-14% bank 2 and ... Trouble codes: P0306
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L low power VIN: 1FTNXZ21P6
Hello, I have a problem with this 2004 f250 6.0 diesel. The vehicle has low power on acceleration accompanied with a p2290 IPR system problem. I have tested and ruled out the following not to be the poblem: chaffed harness at ICP and FICM, supply fuel pressure... Trouble codes: P2290 (IPR pressure low)
1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L right axle seal VIN: 1GTEK14W2T
we have replaced the axle seal on right front 7 times on this vehicle seems to last 6 months then starts to leak again . looking for any repair kits or different type of seal or repairs for these front axle leaks have had no luck to date in repair and it is al...
2002 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L 3-2 downshift VIN: 1GTEG15W92
hello fellow techs . im having some trouble with a gmc savana 1500 . vehicle keeps setting dtc po785 3-2 downshift solenoid circuit . checked fuse ok . checked voltage on pink wire at transmission pass thru connector . battery voltage . cleared dtc and comesba...
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L starting VIN: KMHHN65F64
Boys and girls-this Tiburon will exibit a no crank condition once in a blue moon[of course never in our presence]The customer states that he can hear a relay click under the dash but thats it.Within 2 to 3 minutes of waiting it will start and work normally for...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Shift lock system VIN: JNKCV54E73
Automatic transmission shift selector safety shift lock will not allow shifting out of park even with the key on (or engine on) and foot on brake. After verifying voltage in and out of both brake light switches and verifying the brake lights do work, we remove...
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM57W8X
this vechle bogs down bad when passing & idle is uneaven. custermer complants poor fuelmilage & no power.I have found long tearm fuel trin bank 1 is +23 band 2 is -14. I tryed 2 new up streem o2 sensors no change I swaped coils & plugs left to right. still set... Trouble codes: 300 (ram. mis), 137 (o2 signsl low bank 1), 1171 (fuel sys. lean during accel)
1986 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 2.8L engine no start VIN: JCWC7843GT
ok i know its a good chance i am forgetting something here but i know for a fact its not internal. vehicle ran on arrival, but had blown head gasket and when i inspected the block it was cracked around the head bolt holes. i remanufactured(i dont rebuild, to m...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ABS controller VIN: 1J4GW48S7Y
This Jeep came to me after the customer was not satisfied at another shop. He had problems with ABS and brake lights flashing, so the other shop unplugged the ABS controller (CAB) and told the customer that everything would be fine, because the actual repair w...
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FA49S72
this problem has to do with the antitheft or lack of. I was having a problem with another jeep that has antitheft and the problem was with the injector circuit, so to check it I swapped computers which has the same part number, but doesn't have antitheft aka s... Trouble codes: P1686
2001 Land Rover Freelander .0L no reverse VIN: SALLNABG11
hi, We removed and rebuilt this transmission when it came into shop for a no reverse complaint. Upon rebuilt we replaced all gaskets seals and rings, friction plates, pressure control solonoid, the reverse piston (that usually cracks)and the high clutch pist...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L timing chain VIN: 5LMEU56H84
Hello,I am doing timing chain replacement due to guide failure. My question is on the DOHC motor do you have to remove the cam followers to replace the chains? Alldata says to.We have the OTC timing set for this motor but not the tool to depress the valves to ...
1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, detonation ping VIN: 4F4DR17X3R
bought truck with 41000 mi. 2 years ago, has had prob with pinging on light acceleration since purchase. use of 93 octain does help but does not solve problem...scanned code 335 on koer cleared code returns after driving...koeo no code. cleaned intake...added ... Trouble codes: 335 (no wot invalad cyclinder balance)
1995 Mazda 929 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1HD461O5
good afternood guys, I got this car from a muffler shop with a diag of stopped up cats, the customer brought it to me for a second opinion. when cold the engine reves fine and will drive fine with good power, after it warms up it will idle perfectly. touch the...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Starting VIN: WDBRN40J23
I got a call from customer saying his 03 c230 will not start.he said everything was working fine before.once awhlle the wiper motor would stop working so he replace the wiper motor,after that the wiper motor does not work at all,so he hot wire the motor with w...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L won't set monitors VIN: 2MEFM74W11
vehicle failed texas emissions due to monitors not being set, tried to force and tried driving vehicle halfway across houston with no luck. monitors not setting are the o2 sensor,o2 sensor heater,cat., and evap. it isn't the kam because after key cycles all ot...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Restraints VIN: WMWRE33565
I was checking headlights and fog lights. The Air bag light came ( noticed it) on after I was finished. I have check connectors, I could not see any dislodged. I am unable to find any info about this code. Shopkey claims all this info is in the BMW scanner, so...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE12T9X
engine cranks, but will not run. has go0d fuel pressure. no spark, no injector pulse. no rpm reading on scan tool. we cleared trouble codes - none of them returned. security light seems to function normal - comes on with key on and goes out after a few seconds... Trouble codes: U1000, P1630, P1631, P1632
2003 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L instrument cluster VIN: 3G2JB12F13
Car was towed in no start ,cust says stalled all dash lites came on and no start ... checked car battery dead ,but dash lites on with key off and radio plays opening and closing door made no difference ... charged battery now have no dash lites only SES LITE a...
1983 Porsche 944 2.5L 2 items, Power Window Circuit & Wiper motor delay VIN: WPOAA944DN
Guys, Thanks for any help you offer. ***. Our only Porsche dealer could not help on any wiring or current path info on the ECU diagnostics. Doubtful that the same young man the service advisor hooked me up with will know much about these 25 year old cars. **...
1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WPOAB096IK
Car towed in by customer stating engine starts then dies. Can duplicate concern every time. Checked fuel pressure with key on. OK Checked fuel volume seems low. Fuel looks OK and has 3/4 tank Checked dual dist by disconnecting igniter for each dist and still s...
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63B83
Vehicle was towed to me because check engine light was flashing. Scanned computer and found misfire codes for 1, 3, and 5. All of these are on the same bank. Vehicle has over 100,000 miles and has had no maintenance work to it. I removed the Intake and changed... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (1 Cylinder Miss), P0303 (3 Cylinder Miss), P0305 (5 Cylinder Miss)
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L pulsation VIN: 4S3BH67582
subaru tech, thank you advance, vehicle come in & complaint about vehicle make popping noise & pulsation during turn especally after 20 minutees driving. we found transmission mount slightly torn, so recommend customer [...] replace both front axles & trans mount...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L starter VIN: 4S4BP61C85
As stated, both the starter and security relays are working properly. To move car into shop we jumped starter to poer aat connector B14. car cranked, started and ran fine. When we started diag. We got to the point of testing the security relay and descovered ...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L cruise VIN: JF1SG65656
Hey everybody, I have a bad neutral safety/inhibitor switch. I am looking for labor time to estimate it for customer. Alldata and chilton dont have a listing. Wondering if anyone has the info. It is an auto trans. Thanks in advance.
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JA 1.6L Starting VIN: 2S3TCO2C8V
Checked that there was compression and that the spark timing was correct and no start. Rechecked the cam timing and was correct. Removed the intake and checked for possible intake leak, corrected them and tried to restart. Vehicle has good spark and compressio...
1992 Toyota Pickup 2.4L rear brakes VIN: JT4R01P1NO
after replacing rear axle bearings,i started to bleed rear brakes.air and fluid started coming out normally but after 6 or 7 times, all fluid stopped to rear brakes.i tried bleeding at front,bleeds ok.i tried bleeding at rear proportioning valve,fluid comes ou...
1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2NSK12E6
just wondering if anybody has a waveform of the ignition coil primary amperage ramp. checked the archives and found quite a few, but nothing that really matches what i have going on. unfortunately i cant upload what i have so i'll try to explain. my primary vo...
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Cruise control VIN: 4TAWN72N9X
Hi all, This vehicle has an aftermarket cruise control installed. It's a very clean install and the system works, but it works "too good". It is very sensitive and being as the vehicle has good power, it's like some lead foot is doing the brake/4barrel driving...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE32K32
I have a repeated P1349 code after the I replace this 02 camry 2.2 cylinder head due to a bad reman engine with a coolant leak at cyl head. New Reman cyl head cam with cams but no VVT actuator. I fallowed the TSB steps to replace it. Seemed easy. Code P1349 wo... Trouble codes: P1349 (vvt system malf. bank 1)
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Pump VIN: WVWMA63B2W
PS whines until steering wheel is turned a little. Fluid is 235*F, seems to be to warm. Pump does not seem to be at max pressure unless steering wheel is turned all the way to a lock position. No air is in the system that we know of and we did use the correct ...

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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L navigation VIN: 19UUA569X3
code was correct but there was some sort of problem that couldnt be reset without factory scan tool,so we sent to dealer and all is well,thanks for all the help
1978 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L No Start VIN: 11TTTTT2TT
Thanks to everyone for the fantastic help that I received, unfortunately, the customer declined to have the work done at this time, she says that she will drive the car for a while since it has not been driven more than 50 miles in the last 5 years according ...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6344Y
all replies indicated clogged ports in head. I got one reply to reset adaptation values also. Customer declined estimate to repair clogged head ports as they already owed 500.00 for other repairs. We did clear codes again only this time we also reset adaptat... Trouble codes: P1421, P1423.
1994 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GLDM15Z5R
Let Me Start By Saying Thanks To All Who replied.Last week When I Posted This Help Request I told Customer That I Would Start By replacing Both Knock Sensors,Also From The Looks Of Plugs, Wires,Cap & Rotor,etc. I Would Also Start With Complete Tune Up. He Agre... Trouble codes: 43 (esc module or sensor circuit problem).
1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L guages VIN: 1GCC51443X
well this one beat me. i already have way too much time in it. thanks to all who replied especially dan [...], who went above and beyond trying to help. if they decide to take this somewhere else and it gets fixed i'll let you know what it was. thanks again.
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W9Y
I finally figured it out after I did the tune up I start going nuts an unpluged the MAF an it stop doing it so IT WAS THE MAF SENSOR. I seen on my scanner the the gm/sec would only go half way on wot the new it would get close and over 100. The day after... Trouble codes: P0173, P0151.
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L engine temp VIN: 1G1JC5240Y
we purchased a stant superstat , put in in heated water with the oe stat and a regular aftermarket stat, and compared the opening temp, time to full open and cool off time and the stant superstat gave us the most open time. we then drilled a 1/32 " hole in the...
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L communicationproblem VIN: 2B3HD56J0W
Sorry for the delay on this one. I had sent the customer to the dealer since everything we had checked was fine. The customer called me back and told me the dealer emission tested it with no communication problem at all. Now I am confused! I really dont have a...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7KF23601
Thanks for the help from you diesel guys. It was as most replied, a bad injection pump. We replaced it and installed an aftermarket low pressure warning light as recommended by our pump supplier. Just as they told us, the chrysler update in tank lift pump was ... Trouble codes: P0216.
1990 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Starter VIN: 1FTCR14TOL
Thanks to all who replied, special thanks to Jim at Smith Auto Electric. He informed me that some of these starters originally came with a 10 tooth starter drive, but if the starter ever had been replaced, the new one would be changed up to a 9 tooth, the stan...
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3FAPP13J7P
thank you for the replies after further checking I found a tech bulletin on coolant temp sensors causing this type of problem so I replaced the coolant temp sensor and also cleaned the maf sensor at this time and the problem is taken care of
1995 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10X6S
Thanks to all who replied to help ease my headache! Consenus seemed to be a bad valve. After talking to my machine shop guru, he agreed as well. After providing the customer with an estimate, he elected to wait at this time. If he decides to have me fix it... Trouble codes: P0304.
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
Well I had a lot of great replies about changing oil, Cam sensors, IPC sensors, IPR's and Injector O-Rings. Since I had already replaced the HP Pump, IPR, IPC, and the Lift Pump and Cam sensor in the Last 6 months and it had fresh oil and filter in it, I knew... Trouble codes: P1280 (ICP Out Of Range Low), P1212 (ICP Not At Expected).
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 21VKC29450
sorry it took so long to close post. wanted to make sure it was an absolute fix. customer came back earlier today for the follow up repairs. as for dtc p1537, you guys nail it. rod was not connected on actuator. alldata info. about code description was not to ... Trouble codes: P0155, P0161, P1537, P0135, P0141.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
After I found out that I had the wrong fuse number, it did end up being the fuel heater shorted out. Thank you to everyone.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L switch VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
I recommended to the customer to replace the 4x4 mod. The cust. declined said he wanted to wait untill winter comes back. Thank you for all your help.
1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GTEK19K0S
Holy Cow!!! Thanks for ALL of the great input and information to help track down this beast. The ground at the thermostat was checked as suggested by many of you; it was found that there was some resistance between the thermostat factory ground bolt and th...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14W5X
first of all thanks to all that replied...this is truck is fixed!!the problem was the white with black tracer to the coil from the icm. it had continuity with an ohm meter but like many that replied was broke enough to not carry the ground nessary to spark the...
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L front end. VIN: 1GTEK19T73
thanks to all who replied, im sorry i was never able to try any of the help because the truck has not yet returned. the help i received suggested everything from leaving factory specs. to keeping caster under 3 degrees, to adding more caster. when and if the t...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, CODES PO134 AND PO49 VIN: JHLRE77844
first of thanks for the only two replies. checked the wiring again on the pressure relief valve on the cannister, which i miss identified, but with a fax from the dealer i found out what it was and that the wires were reversed. that code didnt return so far.... Trouble codes: P0134, P0497.
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A81
It appears that regardles, the vehicle will have to be reprogrammed. I don't think my MODIS has that capability, so we are going to have to go to the dealer on this one. I will post an update when fixed. Thanks to all, we have saved my time & my customers m... Trouble codes: P00, 171.
1998 Jaguar VANDEN PLAS 4.0L l/f window VIN: SAJKX6242W
yes. thanks very much for the information . it's fix after reset the module by disconnect the battery long enough and everything working. thanks very much . every one is right on .
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FA49S61
found the injectors I got for this to be intermittently not putting out fuel. they were reamans. uggg. Also found that I am not getting ground signal from computer, looking for a company that can rebuild this one. thanks for the help.
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5LMFU27R14
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1MEFM50U62
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JN1GA31001
Thank you one and all!! Replaced MAP sensor, runs great!!! Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Stall VIN: JN8DR07X01
Well Customers main complaint was gas milage. Customer took the vehicle and I have no other information on the engine dying. If I find out anything else on this one I will post.
1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46C9V
I found that the egr valve was sticking open due to excessive oil consumption. This was causing the rich running concern. Replaced egr, found system now working properly. Thanks for all the help! Trouble codes: 52 (fuel system rich at limit).
1996 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L radio VIN: 3G2JD12T1T
Thank you for the responses This was not a twist in bulb but a soldered in one I ended up tking it to a shop and had a bulb installed for 15 dollars Works well now and saved about 100 dollars Again thank you very much
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G2WP52K73
Well this one is fixed. I replaced the TCC solenoid and that fixed the issue. Most replies said to check for a short to ground and look for a pinched wiring harness. I unplugged the TCC solenoid and checked continuity to ground and it was not grounded. Marilyn...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L high mount brake light VIN: YS3FB49S03
I was able to remove old rec with tech2,disconect battery,replace rec and add with tech2 with no problems(I had previosly repaired the license plate light conectors which short and caused the rec to fail),ALL IS WELL,thanks to ALL who replied especially justin...
1997 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWKK01H9V
We replaced the ecm and installed a used oem coil assembly. Stanley from Pennsylvania wrote that he had issues with aftermarket coils, that they cooked an ecm on him. That is why we installed a used oem coil. Loosing the trigger for the coil after we installed...
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L interior lamps VIN: 3VWDC21V51
Hello Group, I want to say a special thanks to Dan from Mississippi. The switches for the courtesy lamps and the center dome are located just below the striker on each door piller. Both switches were severely corroded internally. These switches are a three ...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L check engine light VIN: 3VWSE69M83
Thanks to all the tects that responded to my posting i have tried all the things prior to posting .. However the problem was a huge air pocket around the sensor causing irratic readings to the computer after driving and watching the sensor noticed that sens...
2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L compressor VIN: YV1SW53D31
After running some more tests, it seems the problem resides either in the climate control module not sending a proper signal to the ECU to activate the compressor or the problem is in the ECU. The signal to the ECU from the climate control goes over the CAN ne...
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