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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)
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Surge VIN: WBABM534XY
engine surges at cold start up after the air pump cycle is finished. the colder the outside temperature the worse the surge. no trouble codes or obvious vacuum leaks.
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L air bag VIN: WBADM6345Y
vehicle came in from body shop just to have the airbag light put out.hooked up modis and pulled codes 06 air bag,front right and code fo ecu internal fault.when i tryed to clear the codes i would lose will not clear.all the body shop did was...
1993 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Brake pedal VIN: 1G4BR8779P
Vehicle was towed to the shop with the brake line rusted through and leaking. We replaced all the lines along with a reman booster and master cylinder, ABS module,and rear wheel cylinders. The brake fluid comes out of all four bleeders with good pressure when ...
2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KD54Y13
this car started burning oil about 6000 miles ago. at least that is when it was brought to our attention. the car is using at leat 1 qt per 1000 miles. once it used 3 qts in about 1500 miles. there is no signs of external leaks and the pcv system is clean with...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1WN51T3P
when checking data stream voltages are all out of soec also shows vecile speed at idle in park i was thinking it had bad ecm or bad ground check all and still have same problem please help fellow techs Trouble codes: 34 (map sensor circut), 42 (est circut), 35 (iac circut)
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel gauge/odometer/message center/cruise control VIN: 2GCEC19T7Y
inop. fuel gauge,odometer,message center, tech assumed cluster failure. replaced with o.e.m. reman. same problem, checked further & found cruise control fuse blown. replaced fuse & everything worked fine.test drove using cruise fuse did not blow.released to cu...
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WW12E12
Car will not start with key, Code P1626 will not clear and no communication with BCM at all. Checked connections at BCM, ignition switch and PCM. Have battery power at start relay but no ground from PCM. I can ground start relay and car will run for a few seco... Trouble codes: P1626 (Anti-theft system Fuel enable circuit)
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Dome light VIN: 1GNFK16ZX2
I have stumper here. Customer complaint of no DRLS. Our inspection found a bad BCM. The BCM was replaced with a GM unit and programed by the dealer. All was well for a couple of days, now the customer says the dome lights stopped working. We diagnosed the vehi...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19W82
This was towed to us from another shop ( my Favorite ) with a no start . Other shop said plugs were gas fouled. They replaced plugs & pulled dist to Clean (?), still no start & kicks back like out of time. We checked & dist was out by 1 tooth & they had broke ... Trouble codes: 300 (Random Missfire)
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3GNEK12T74
This truck came in on the tow truck,customer had filled tank w/gas ran 3 miles and truck cut off. He thought he had water in his gas. My test found the fuel pressure would drop (KOEO)FROM 60 TO 0 PSI. Pulled the fuel tank and found the plastic hose had a hole ...
2002 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L water pump VIN: 2C3HD46R22
I have searched both Mitchell and AllData but cannot find a description of failure path for the water pump, I also looked up the teardown time for changing water pump - 8.1 hrs. My question is do I go for the water pump change based on my assumptions to this p...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L tire pressure monitor VIN: 2C4GP54L33
Hello group, we have a 2003 town and country that is displaying a ~ service tire system soon/see owners manual~ message in the overhead display. we had tried to reset the tire monitors with the magnet but it wouldn't reconize the left front, the one it starts ...
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Wipers VIN: 1B3ES46CXY
Replaced wiper switch and wiper motor. Now if you turn right they come for 3-4 cycles with the switch off. If turn left they turned off.We cleaned grounds.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L pwr doors/gate VIN: 2C8GP74L52
Not really a help request, but an infomitive post on my first dealings with inop power open doors/gate on chry. vehicles.As problems are now starting to show on these vehicles with these features, i wanted to tell everyone not to trust there bcm scan data.this...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4G944R92
Testing according to Mitchell, I followed all test procedures... #2. activate the ASD relay with the scan tool, at the brown/white wire at the coil pluggin I have my battery voltage, #3 test light to plus side of battery, disconnect fuel pump relay (so engine ... Trouble codes: P0351
2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WD1PD44394
Need some ideas from the Sprinter groups out there. Replacing the glow plugs and #2 has come apart in 2 pieces. Thankfully the threads came out but the base of the glow plug is still in the head. Normally I have been able to just soak with combustion cleaner a...
1995 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L High Idle
Hey there techs! This beauty came from another shop after attempts were made by them to cure a constant high idle, by replacing the intake gaskets, and adjusting the throttle screws? (what were they thinking?) on the TBI units. Idle was approximately 1500 RPM,...
1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 4E3AL54F3S
This is a strange one, only occurs when warm, 'WOT' in 3rd gear at around 78-85 km/hr. A sudden and severe momentary 'cut-out' occurs, it is NOT like a fuel starve ( & fuel pressure is normal during fault), it is like a rev limiter or quick switching off and b...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14H8S
Well another Ford Problem child. Although this one is a bit vintage they still are around to haunt us. I have recently changed careers but still love the world of automotive service just have a few less tools to perform my duties, hence my request for help. I ...
1996 Ford F800 5.9L hydromax brake system VIN: 1FDPF82C5T
This truck came in with the hydromax braking system inoperative and the electric brake motor light illuminated and the brake chime sounding. Upon initial inspection it became evident that the hydro max flow switch located at the top of the brake booster was mi...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L ac compressor VIN: 1FMYU01181
Hello IATN members. I have a good one here, the ac wont shut off. I have exhausted all possibilities as far as I can think of. Have ground from pcm to ac relay after car is started. AC switch is disconected and pressure switches are also disconected and AC sti...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Drive-axles VIN: 1FMDU73W42
we installed a rebuilt transmission into this explorer filled it with fluid and went on our road test.trans shifts great however while roadtesting i noticed 4x4 high light would flash at times.i did retieve a p1824 code for the transfer case which it saystrans...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWW33S43
This ford will stall when hot, sometimes at idle and sometimes around 1000 RPM. It does it intermitently and when the problem occurs the O/D light will flash and set a output speed sensor code, and if you watch the scanner the OSS, turbine speed sensor, and ve... Trouble codes: P0721
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Exhaust VIN: 1FTSX31574
This truck is driving us crazy. At 1900 rpm under load the truck makes a very loud(very loud), rattle under the middle to the front of the truck. We have checked with the local dealers no help. Does this truck have a double walled exhaust? Does it have probele...
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.0L fuel gauge, oil guage, speedometer and tachometer VIN: 3FAFP37323
Alright i got this 2004 ford focus here, and the gauges on the instrument panel failter when engine is off and when car is runing, they jump up and down, the problem is intermentinly. sometimes works fine, and sometimes doesnt. i called my local ford dealer t...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK29171
This truck has bounced from shop to shop. GM dealers will not help customer so he came to me. It will go into limp mode under acceleration when it shifts into higher gears. I have watched actual and requested fuel rail pressure with my OTC Genysis. I don't see... Trouble codes: P0093
2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L oil pressure gauge VIN: 3GKFK16Z02
customer is complaining that his oil pressure gauge reads pressure when he turns the car off, all other gauges go to 0. when he turns the ignition from off to run the gauge goes to 0 but if he turns it off again the pressure goes up. we verified that the gauge...
2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J64H28503
This ugly thing rolled in here 2 days ago with the above code in the current category as well as history.As we were unable to run the trouble tree due to lack of special tools I took a peek in the archive section and found a post regarding a blocked up inlet s... Trouble codes: P2646 (Low signal oil pressure switchVTEC)
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Main Catalytic Converter VIN: KMHCG51GP2
Hi,Members As I saw in few cars like this 1 (with such Km area) and also in this case - MIL Lamp ON - no other complains - and this is the DTC - P0422 - Main Catal.Efficiency below Threshold (B1). As I checked the 4 Gases - I didn't find any sign of any effici...
2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE 2.7L Clutch fork VIN: KMHHN66FX7
This one's for any Hyundai techs out there. I'm having EXTREME difficulty aligning the clutch fork onto the clutch release bearing while mating the transmission to the engine. Alldata was a lost cause on this one as they have no information on this model yet a...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A21
Hello all, I have a PCM that is burned here, dead short I am guessing. Car will not run unless we bypass the fuel pump relay. Does not get signal from PCM. I removed and opened up the PCM and found It was burned inside, traced the burned feed to terminal 6 IAC...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S6DM58W6Y
This is acually a Honda Passport. Came in with broken timing belt. Align marks according to Alldata and no compression on left side. Retarted left cam to notch on gear and have compression and starts. Idles like timing is off. Is there an Isuzu tech that can o...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L reduced power light VIN: 4S2DM58W21
any help would be appreciated this vehical has no throttle response after first start and reduced power light stays on all the time. we have tried everthing new tps and throttle body also sensor at acclerator pedal and mass air flow cleard all codes runs fine ... Trouble codes: 1280 (air fuel metering)
1984 Lincoln Continental 5.0L rear adjustment VIN: 1MRBP97F1E
I am having trouble getting the rear brakes to self adjust. My shop key program does not cover this. In the late 80's I worked at a Ford/Lincoln dealer so I went from memory.( always a bad idea when getting old ) Anyway I have tried alternating between depress...
2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L ps pump VIN: 1LNHM82WO3
1988 Mazda 626 LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: JM1GD2216J
thanks in advanced. Im usually to proud to ask for help but im really stuck.Cuts out clean below 1500 rpm no loss of fuel pressure, tps .55v idle switch working not losing any powers or ground to computer can see spark and inj pulse stops just before it quits....
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB353XX
First time I've used IATN this one is starting to bother me. Came in with P0402 (EGR Excessive Flow), we replaced egr valve, boost sensor and boost solenoid. Customer picked up car and put about 25 miles on it and code came back on. At this time we found the t... Trouble codes: P0402
1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L ac button VIN: JA4MT31P4V
Hey gang... i think i'm probably looking at a control unit here - but want to make sure there is not something i am overlooking... or if i do need a control unit - if anyone knows a way to repair rather than replace. Here is the problem - the ac works as long...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Emission cntrl VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Could use a little guidance on this one folks. Vehicle has has some EGR issues. Replaced tubes (clogged w/ carbon), egr valve & swirl control valve. Code 1130 keeps on re-emerging. Suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L speedo/odo VIN: 5N1ED28Y61
Speedo will start out normal, get to anything above 30mph, let off gas speedo needle jumps around between zero and actual speed. Scanner confirms loss of mph, as well as backprobing speedo connection at cluster. Sensor backprobing shows no loss of signal. On...
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52J4Y
This car, Original complaint was that check eng lite and trac light were on. I drove the vehicle and found that the car was surging and that the tachometer would drop to 0 then back up again. I replaced both crank sensors, did CKP relearn a couple of times and... Trouble codes: P0336 (24X reference signal lost)
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no acceleration VIN: WPOCB2982Y
This car came rom a wholesale car dealer in our complex. Battery was dead so they charged it w/cigar lighter charger then replaced battery. Since the car will not accel over 2000 rpm. Found code P1502 in ECU for throttle body reurn fault. Cleared code and car ... Trouble codes: P1502
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)
1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L fuel pump, cooling fan, vehicle speed sensor,engin VIN: JF1GC4554T
Hope this is the right place for this question. Thank you in advance for responding to this issue. I have a 96 Impreza that seems to "pulse" while KOEO, what I mean is the cooling fans turn on and then on high and then shut down non stop, the same with the fue...
1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L Diode VIN: JF1GC4558T
Greetings! Have an ABS light on with no codes. Low voltage to pin 29 on control module with key on engine off. Believe there may be a problem with the diode in the ABS relay box. Extreme resistance one way as expected; 13K ohms resistance the other way - seems...
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L speedometer VIN: JT4RN82P5M
The speedo will not work until we reach highway speeds,then it shoots up to 100 mph,then settles down to the correct speed,then shoots up to 100 mph again and stays there.We believe the actual speed at that time is 50 to 60 mph.We have used a drill to turn the...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L shift solenoid VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
Hello. This car has a DTC setting for 'Shift solenoid "E" malfunction', P0770. Transmission behaves normally. The Mastertech (w/ Toyota software) shows shift solenoid "E", TIS reverts to shift solenoid "SL", however any pictures I can find only show shift sole...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L i/p cluster VIN: WVWMD63B5X
have a 99 passat that the i/p cluster rpm gauge is inop oil light flashes and brake and abs flashes. performed i/p gauge sweep and light test all works and check for codes. no codes. can't communcate with abs module. try a new oil pressure switch; light still ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2VWSC29M41
well it is my turn to ask for help. this vw keeps coming back with ses light on with the codes listed. my main problem is the secondary air in-correct flow problem. i can command air pump on using the vag scanner. it runs and has good flow. but if i go out and... Trouble codes: 16795 (secondary air incorrect flow), 17965 (turbo over boost), 17905 (connection charger to throttle valve)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWSP69M92
This vehicle has had a very intermittent stall, no start, sometimes a couple of thousand miles between episodes. In the past it has always started after it was towed in. This time it would not start @ all , Removed fuel line from fuel filter (Bypassed Filter )...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M62
We have towed this car in several times within the last 6 months, A month ago it broke a timing belt and bent some valves. We did the repair and also installed a dealer rebuilt turbo. This car has had a wierd problem for about 6 months, we have towed it in and... Trouble codes: P2181
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Compressor VIN: 3VWPE69M63
Got this low mileage Jetta in on the hook. While driving on highway, customer turned on a/c and engine yelp, squealed, and hiccuped then quit, and spit the serp belt out. Found serp belt missing on arrival, belt tensioner chewed up. Found A/C compressor tigh...
1996 Volvo 850 2.4L linkage VIN: YV1LW5104T
I require a template to set up the wiper linkage on an 850 volvo, it is no longer availible from volvo. If sombody has one could they fax or emaill it to this account.

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 19UUA5669Y
Unfortunately the customer was not able to get the vehicle back in for service. But from reading all the help tips, I believe the problem lies with the fuel injectors or spark plugs( never had his injectors flushed or plugs replaced at our shop ) When this veh...
2004 Acura TSX 2.4L vsa VIN: JH4CL96994
Sorry for the long delay in the fix. I wanted to make sure the car was fixed. I talked to the customer today and he said the car is running fine with no lights on the dash. He also states performance is better since the sensor replacement. Thanks again for the...
2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3343Y
Hello and thanks to everyone who replied to this post. Unfortunately after many frustrating hours I was unable to fix at this time. Thanks to Jon from Colorado who pointed out the Oil trap and crancase vent hoses,after replacing these the vehicle ran much bett... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi-cylinder misfire).
2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KE57Y12
David [...] had the correct solution for this problem; perform decarboning with top clean. I used BG 44K and let soak overnight and the next morning, ran the guts out of it. After the 3rd passing gear full throttle, this thing came to life and misfire counte... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire).
1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L brakes locked up
thanks everyone. I sucked out the fluid out of the master cylinder and could see the debree from the hoses. I replaced the master cylinder and and blew out the brake lines with shop air. All kinds of trash came out of the lines. Filled up the master cylind...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L extended crank/start VIN: 1GNDT13WXS
this vehicle had no visible drips or leaks when we removed upper plenum. fuel pressure held steady but after 5 minutes it dropped to 45 psi with the key off. this was the first time the fuel pressure dropped.i went ahead and replaced the injector spider assemb...
2001 Chevrolet Cab & Chassis Silverado 3500 6.0L Fuel pump operation VIN: 1GBJK34U51
Thanks for the help. After working on the new style system its not that complicated. Just not used to not having a frame mounted pump or a switch in the cab to switch tanks. But anyway we replaced the relay and everything is working fine. Thanks again.
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1ND52141
This one I'm not really sure about-I never did get to experience the "stuck throttle" after customer left car with me. I drove the car literally 100 miles over a 5 day period. Customer was very understanding and decided to replace iac for good measure.It has b...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Ipc/Radio VIN: 1GNDS13S72
The draw was caused by ceartain modules not being powered down, the culprit was the lift gate module, if i pulled the power feed wire from it the other modules powered down after 30 seconds or so. The fix was replacing the lift gate module, as for why the lif...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L ipc odometer VIN: 2GCEK13T54
Thanks to everyone that replied. You need to either have tis web to program this or send the vehicle to the dealer. Since I couldn't get a return phone call from my local gm dealer's service advisor to schedule a time to come in, I called back the parts dept...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 &2-3 shifts VIN: 3D3KU28C63
Dear fellowtechs: Sorry about the long wait to close this post. The customer had to take the truck to use while I was waiting for more information and has never came back. I called him and he said its not fixed, but still hasn't returned yet. I did get 5 reply...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LU38C94
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Surge VIN: 1FTEX14NZN
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cruise control VIN: 1FTHX26F1V
Thank you for all of your replies. New MFS from AZ was defective. Went with a ford part this time. Thanks again IATN.
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L electric window, interior lights VIN: 2FMZA514XW
We did diagnose this vehicle and we wanted to thank the 4 techs that helped us. Even though the customer refused to sink the amount of money that the vehicle needed to fix the problem we found that the left lower front winshield was leaking and following the w...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP33P3Y
Thanks for all the replies I ended up filling thru allen head bolt behind the plastic cover.Again thanks for the assistance and I hope you all have a great weekend.
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTP14504K
well i didnt fix this one.I let it go to ford i dont need this kind of crap!!! total junk p.o.s. i do very much appreciate all the excellent help. im done with 5.4 engines never again! Once again thanks
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L engagement VIN: 2FMZA57654
Thanks to all! Everyone hit it right! We found the converter splines stripped. A new converter and away we went, just a lot of work!
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L starting VIN: KMHHN65F64
Thanks to all who replied-We finally got this thing to act up.The ignition lock switch[Hyundais term for the clutch switch]had gotten out of adjustment.We arrived at this conclusion simply by backtracking from the under hood start relay feed wire[white]right t...
1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALJY124XX
WELL THE LAND ROVER IS UP AND RUNNING AGAIN, THE OWNER FOUND A USED ECM IN THE USA FOR ONLY 275.00 .. GOOD DEAL. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A DEALER YESTERDAY AND WITHIN A SHORT TIME IT WAS PROGRAMED TO THE SECURITY SYSTEM AND RUNNING.. SURE BEAT THE COST OF BUY... Trouble codes: 207 (inj circ. open cyl. 7), 206 (6), 204 (4), 201 (1), 1447 (1207 - 1204 1201 1186 1185 1316 1314 1313), 1207 (1204 1201 1186 1185 1316 1314 1313).
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L r.r. wheel assembly VIN: JTJHF10U52
Thank you for your help,it was right on i removed axle assembly rear seal was not all the way in and was dry as a bone. I tapped seal in all the way and lubed inner and outer seals reassembled vehicle drove vehicle and noise was gone. Thanks again.
1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV521XK
Sorry for the delay on posting the fix. We had to wait while the customer returned to the original installer. They warrantied the distributor with a Mazda Reman unit and that fixed it. I posted some waveforms and info at the following link. These are on the Te... Trouble codes: 3 (G Signal).
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35351
Thanks to all that replied. There was an open circuit in the data wire from the plug to the 34 pin connector under the dash. Repaired that and all is well in Miata Land. Trouble codes: P0037 (HO2 rear sensor heater circuit low), P1345 (Cam position CMP circuit malfunction).
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L noise
Thank You all. A couple of you guys nailed it. The pcv hose has collapsed and is whistling. I can see the end of the hose that connects to the intake from below. replacing it without removing the intake may prove challanging but i bet it can be done. Someone h...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L steering pump VIN: WDBGA43E3T
1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 14DL01D4YC
thanks guys all who replied essentially nailed this. The intake gasket was leaking at the lower portion of #4 intake port. Apparently this is a common occurrance in this model. I appreciated the helpful repair suggestions from Scott. This one is down the ro... Trouble codes: P0110 (Intake air temp sensor).
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01A0Y
Thank you every one who replied. You saved me from pulling the front off of this engine. The Intake gaskets were leaking and after some propane it idle just fine. This intake was a miner pain to remove but better that then the timing chain. Thanks all. Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L headrest VIN: 1G2WP12K0Y
Thanks to the 4 replies who put me on the right track, all were correct. Pushing the plastic retainer on the seat portion and removing the head rest rods and all is how it comes out. The retaining clip on the rod closest to the door proved to be a bit of a s...
1983 Porsche 944 2.5L 2 items, Power Window Circuit & Wiper motor delay VIN: WPOAA944DN
My thanks to each and every man who took his time to respond. Here is the short and long of it. The link ]]] Is a fantastic source for older obsolete information. It is free. And I have spent the day off and on download...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L starter VIN: 4S4BP61C85
This car DOES not have imobilizer. VIN code in 7TH slot is a 1. If you have 1 or 2 in 7Th slot, the car is not imobilizer equiped. This varies with different models. Check with the Ru site. We got a Monitor 3 Subaru scan tool. I testing thru it we found t...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWCF21C9X
Thank you! to everyone who responded to my request. All the info I got was of help in one way or another. I timed the engine and seen that the pump was off by one tooth. I know I should put a new belt on but this its an auction vehicle and dealers are cheap.I ...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L slams gears VIN: 3VWRE69M63
Two replies suggested the MAF and indeed it was bad but a new one made no difference except to clear the MIL. Unfortunately the vehicle was scheduled to be shipped to CA and is now out of our hands. Thanks to all that responded. Trouble codes: 01166 (TCM has no torque signal from engine).
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