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1993 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA9347P
Hello all you tuner guys, having problem with this car. after getting everything done car runs very rich especially at idle. timing in specs cant seem to get base idle right because of how rich it is, map sensor reads 15"hg at idle specs should be 21, dont kno...
1997 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DC4456V
hello, acura tech. please help me on this intergra. This car was towed in. it had radiator was leaking and overheating problem and died out. so i replaced radiator. After that car starts fine. But on accel, it bogs and fell like misfire, sometime die out on ac...
1996 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84A6T
The car came in last Sept , 2007, for the MIL being on. The code retrieved was P0441, insufficient EGR flow. The first time, the throttle body was removed and cleaned, but the EGR calve was left on the car and the passage under it wasn't cleaned. The MIL retur... Trouble codes: P0441 (Insufficient EGR flow.)
1995 BMW M3 3.0L no fifth gear VIN: WBSBF0322S
have driven many times and still no 5th gear all other shift points are good and smooth.
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L not sure VIN: 334WEY9003
Car came in with bad motor. While replacing motor found a vaccum line off. Dont remember removing it. It goes to a vaccum resevoir(located under starter) with a main vaccum sourse attached,(labeled vaccum)the other end is labeled OAD. That is the end I can not...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L p.s VIN: WBAAM3341Y
Hey guys i have a 2000 bmw 323i no p.s i replaced rack lower ball joints p.s pump still no assist need help
2001 BMW 540i 4.4L remote door locks VIN: WBADN63481
This one is kicking my tail. The key fobs are inop. the signal is being recieved according to live data. So thinking that if the signal was bing recieved then the general module must not be ding it's job. Repl. the module with no change in condition. Repl. the...
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN33491
thanks for you help in advance. this vehicle came in with a mil light on, code p1345 stored in computer for catalyst damaged. check catalyst moniters and found both sensor switching as front sensors. replace both catalyst, cat moniters no longer switches. volt... Trouble codes: P1345 (catalyst damaged)
1992 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Charging VIN: 1G4EZ13L6N
we have this rivera came from another shop that replaced bcm becacuse alternator is no charging, red wire at the voltage regulator has no battery voltage with key on. if i give battery voltage thru test list alternator will start charging and stay charging unt...
1987 Chevrolet V10 Custom Deluxe 5.7L fuel tank inop VIN: 1GCEV14K3H
Hello fello techs; I have this well taken care of 87' chevy truck that doesn't take fuel on the left fuel tank for some reason. It doesn't seem to matter how you work the pump nozzle (fast or slow), or whether it's hot or cold. This just started giving this pr...
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L column VIN: 1G1YY22G5W
I got a 98' corvette at my shop. The steering column was locked. I bought a new key an then the column got unlocked but after that a message appeared on panel "SERVICE COLUMN LOCK". It could be something related to security system?
2001 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2CNBE18CX1
hi every body need some help on this tracker dies hot will restart in about 5min and is good for 20 to 60min befor stallihg agian i have ck cam and crank sensor with scope (modas) when truck stalles i still have good cam &crank pattern not alot of info. on all...
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L vibration VIN: 1G1JH12FX4
The car has the 2.2 ecotec engine & has a vibration that transmits throughout the car, steering wheel. Customer complaint is when the A/C is on the car shakes, mostly when parked or going slow & can be felt through the steering wheel. I noticed the the engine ...
1946 Chrysler Custom 6.0L No Start VIN: 5819393XXX
Hello - This is realy a DeSoto not a Chrysler. I am rewiring this car and had one of my aprentice techs remove the wiring harness - he removed the spark plug wires also! If anyone can help me out with the firing order on this flat head 6 I would forever be tha...
1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L timing belt VIN: 2C3HD56F1S
car was towed to shop, determined timing belt jumped because after the cover was removed found the water pump and idler had failed, [bearings lying in the bottom of cover], installed new factory hydraulic tensioner, water pump and idler pulley, put car back to...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Starting VIN: 1B3HD46F5T
this ones got us,, intermitent no start and once died on the road ,always starts for us except the other day when the cust.came to pick up car . then no start. i get in it starts runs poorly and no tach. then go to shut off and stays running but poorly and eve...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7MC3369W
By the code description I need an ECM however before we spend $1900 of the customers money would like some input from the great techs at IATN as I'm not sure if its one problem or a symptom of the ECM failure. Here's the scoop when cold or sitting 1-2 hrs the ... Trouble codes: P0606, P1698
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP74L3X
Friends, I was called by ECM installer to flash the unit. This is my first reprogram with my brand new DRBIII. The flash went good until I went to start the vehicle... No crank. The starter engages when I jump it at the relay socket. It will also engage when I... Trouble codes: P1598 (hi ac pressure)
2000 Dodge Durango 5.2L Torque Convertor VIN: 1B4HR28Y1Y
The t/conv, will shudder mainly in 3rd gear(with o/d off) after the conv. engages, and then accelerate moderatly from 35 thru to 55 mph worse when going up hill. I have been trying to figure this one out for 3 weeks now. I thought it was the front clutch causi...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Steering Wheel VIN: 1D4GP25383
Customer brought vehicle to use for vibrating noise in steering when turning at idle speeds, can feel in steering wheel but will go away with slight rpm increase. Part store sent him to use for rack warranty replacement due to noise not being there prior to ra...
2002 Dodge Stratus 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1133EL36X7
car came in with ck engine light on ck evap sytem smoke check system found two hoses that were split replaced ran evap test with mastertech passed sent car down the road now two weeks later light back, resmoked system no leaks found forced evap test to run abo... Trouble codes: P0456
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L limp mode VIN: 1B4GP24352
hey all,here i go again i have this o2 caravan that is stuck in 2nd gear(limp mode).i can communicate with the tcm but i have no bidirectional control as far as i know,i have tried with the modis to apply the solenoid i.e 2-4 over drive,under drive and low rev...
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Lighting VIN: 2D4FV48V75
when u have the lights on-the dash and running lites and head lites surge and pulsate-the customer thought it would be under of warranty -but they declined it by 2 months - battery checks good- alternator checks good-just wondering if any mopar techs have run ...
1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15N1G
Customer brought vehicle in complaining of engine not idling on its own. When he brought the vehicle in the engine was hot. It would idle but not very well and I could tell it had a misfire. With some quick checking found the number 1 injector not firing. Brou... Trouble codes: 41 (idle speed control low flow of unmetered air), 34 (egr vent sol control sol signal failure), 25 (knock sensor signal not recieved)
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14H6P
Greetings fellow automotive slueths! Seems I have another stumper. (I'm begining to wonder if we're a cosmic crap magnet?). We have a 93 Ford F150, 5.8l that would only start cold when it came in to the shop. Once warm and shut off it would not restart. Basic ... Trouble codes: 634 (Man. lever position sensor out of range.)
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP62W8R
hello, this t-bird idles very erraticly when cold. It does not have a fast idle. it's the opposite, it starts out very low for about 10 seconds then jumps around. after about 2 to 3 mimutes it finally smooths out and is stable. all data looks ok , i cleaned th...
1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4041W
Many thanks in advance. Customer brought vehicle in with CK LT on, computer stored PO340 Cam sensor circuit malfunction. Cleared code, code restored in continuous memory and in KOER test, but did not turn on the CK LT. Ran power and ground check at sensor(ok),... Trouble codes: P0340
1998 Ford continental 4.6L need belt diagram VIN: 1LNEM97V9W
all i need is the serp belt diagram please
1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP42X6X
vehicle was brought in for a broken intake at the thermostat i installed the updated intake with alluminum crossover it runs smooth at idle but under load it has a dead miss and on snap acceleration it blows the big hose off the dpfe sensor. it has only starte...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
This car died in front of my shop. Customer asked if I would look at it. I am a TRANNY GUY, but with business the way it has been have been looking to expand somewhat. Scaned and had a P0340? CMP sensor, told customer I would replace sensor and hope for the be...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24XXH
This van came in with a stalling and surging idle up and down. The mil is on for bank 1 and bank 2 too lean. Upstream and downstream oxygen sensors are switching from rich to lean on a scanner. checked for vacuum leak but none were found. Long term fuel trim b... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (bank 2 too lean)
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L heater VIN: 1FTRW07W01
loud howling noise from heater box between 900 and 2000 rpm. changed core on suspicion of stoppage. noise gone initially until stat opens then noise is back changed stat and still the same.. heres what i know... noise is rpm related---noise only with stat open...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L interior turn signal indicators, fuel guage and do VIN: 2FMZA52443
greetings to fellow iatn members. we are in need of some ford help. when this van came in customer complained of numerous electrical goblins they have had on this vehicle. brought to us for no heat from front heater and rh power window inop. replaced window mo...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FSW215X5E
acts like fuel problem but pressure & volume test great in garage or on test drive wot sag surge or stumble feels like fuel starvation but is not have checked for vac leaks none found have cked o2s all good have cked fuel qaulity no problem found if anybody ha... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18661
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L No Start VIN: KMHFU45D11
Tested cam and crank signals has inj pulse pulling wires out of coils on front ,have good spark . Pulled plugs on front all were soaked. This car was running with rod bad when it came in. I have reused all sensors and timing belt marks lined up perfect on all ...
2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L parking lights VIN: KMHC45C65U
the parking lights are inop when it rains
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22263
Vehicle came in with misfire #1,2,4,5,6, P0171 lean bank 1, P0174 lean bank 2, and P1470 variable intake motor fault. Smoke tested and repaired all air leaks and reset adaptions. Replaced variable intake control motor. Fuel trims coss banks too far apart. Repl... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
2005 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1LNHM84W65
Vehicle came in stalling with check engine light on. Scanned computer system found Code P0171 & P0174 - Lean condtion Bank 1 & Bank 2. Checked for vaccum leaks - none found, replaced mass air flow sensor - no luck, replaced fuel pump - no luck. PCV & Fuel Pres... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Condition Bank 2)
2005 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86524
replaced ac compressor, expansion block,and accumulator, recharged sys and car still doing same thing after driving, low side 50 high side 100, no cooling. anyone ever had this happen?
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Accessories VIN: 4F4ZR17X9W
ok i have a 1998 mazda b4000 pick up in our shop.it came in for the fuel gauge not working.we changed the sending unit.still gauge was not working.it was pinned to the max past full.we pulled the slosh module behind the gauge.and the tank read 1/2 tank but wou...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WDBCA24D5H
This car came to shop with a normal overvoltage relay problem. Relay was replaced and owner drove car home. The next day the car came back at me on the hook with totally different problem. Now the car will start instantly and continue to run as long as The key...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J02
i have a 2002 m/b c240 with 2.6 v6 with mil light on. test drove car; had miss and ran rough, car when into limp mode. check wires, coils, spark plug seem ok. cleared light test drove car again car runs good no miss. any ideas? thank you for your help Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0302 (mis on cylinder 2), P20D4 (load limit is active), P0303 (mis on cylinder 3), P0304 (mis on cylinder 4), P0115 (coolant thermostat)
2003 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L brake pulsation VIN: 4A3AA36G33
have check front end.car was hit from behind.also.i found out that i can fit my hand between the right side of the tire and fender well,but the left side will not fit the same.could this be a part of the problem?
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...
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L noise VIN: 1N4BL11D93
This altima has this faint purring noise that is very audible inside the vehicle but not outside. up in the air if you touch the fuel lines you can feel some vibration in the lines themselves but no matter how and where you press on the fuel lines the noise or...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L temp up and down VIN: 1G2NW55M6S
Customer complaint is temp going up and down and no heat as it goes up. I road tested to confirm. No coolant loss visable. Once warm, Temp goes from 180 to 215 in about 2 minutes,then drops back to 180 in about 15 seconds. I confirmed the guage readings with m...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L rear align VIN: YS3DF58K12
I have this loss where our Insured "backed" into this vehicle. The hood, grille front covere and RH lamp assy were replaced and a couple hrs on the upper tie bar. Th car was driven from the scene and for some months later after repair. The ownere is now compla...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L blowing 15 amp fuse for efi VIN: JT4RN01P4K
i have replaced efi relay & still blows fuse. could this be an ignition switch problem?
1990 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L 4wd VIN: JT2AE94V9L
I am looking for a vacuum diagram for the 4WD actuator. Vehical had the engine replaced but the removing mechanic quit and another tech finished the job. Not sure of vac. routing so he made his best shot. Center lock does not work. I have Identifix and Shopkey...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Trans shift speed and K/D sensitive VIN: JT3VN39W9S
Customer says will not upshift into O/D in AM until driven approx 6-10 miles and then she has to pedal the accel to make it shift. Also complains of very sensitive to downshifting on hills. TV pressure is higher than normal, tech support said this should not a...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L upshift VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
when going up a hill it will downshift and will not upshift until you let off the gas pedal even after you go over the top of the hill and it's not in a hard pull anymore. other than that the trans shifts perfect. i work at a dealership but not a Toyota dealer...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L No Start VIN: WV2ZZZ70ZS
code 1570 Engine Control Module disabled codes on the inmobilizer: Code: 01177 Engine Control Unit Please help me with this, already i have the pin code and i can reprogram a new key but the result is the same. att. Xavier

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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH68D31
Well everyone's info was helpful. The restricted convertor theory was my next step to pursue, but the customer I gave the customer to car to use over last weekend and it has not returned yet. We'll see what happens. Trouble codes: 17819 (Secondary Air Inj Bank 2 Flow too low), 16684 (Misfire recognized), 16685 (Cylinder 1 misfire), 17537 (Bank 2 LTFT too rich), 16717 (Knock sensor 2 signal too high), 16688 (cyliner 4 misfire).
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Engine VIN: 1G6KES54Y2
I would like to thank everyone for helping me on this problem vehicle. We did find deffective threads in the block. After reading all the replies I did one more test to confirm that I did have combustion in the coolant system. I used a four gas analyser to ...
1989 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1G1YY3187K
We received lots of help on this one...Thanks Guys!After replacing the pads twice before with high dollar ceramic units(to keep the dust off of the shiny wheels)We finally went back to semi-metallic pads...and she stops on a dime.Never woulda thought that.Than...
1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 2GTEC19H0K
this truck has been a time killer.July -07 truck came from local chev dealer(gone to famly reunion)with a replace dist.looking at ign on scope, looked like coil pick-up(multiple,random fireing lines).replaced pick up, dist has new delco module . bolts holding ...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GNDU06L7S
We found a wiring harness near right front tire that has the protective plastic covering over it that is split down the middle to allow the covering to slip over the wires,well it filled with water causing a previous wire repair to corrode causing voltage drop...
1997 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Poor Accel, VIN: 1GCGC29R2V
thanks for all the help, I replaced a fuel filter hoping that would improve the accerleration. There was an improvement and the customer was happy. I guess it just goes to show, one mans inch is another man's mile. Thanks again.
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W4V
pulled dist, gear worn pretty good,put a new dorman dist in, misfire is gone but now cam retard doubled to -22??? funny thing is this thing runs great Trouble codes: 300 (misfire), 463 (high voltage feedback from fuel level sensor).
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1AK18F18
Well boss had it sent down to dealership after he had talked to a service manager about possibly fixing it under warranty. Well they looked at it and said of course i shorted out the relay box. Anyone who has worked on these new ones know they have circuit boa... Trouble codes: P0230.
1993 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1C3XC66R4P
This car is fixed. I installed an OEM computer and soldered a new wire between the computer and coil. I beleive there was problem ( short to ground) in the wire shorting out the computers. The spark was about 75% the strength of the others but no missfires....
1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hard start VIN: JB3XD64B2N
Actually managaed to find a reman ecm and the problem has been corrected (so far) Thanks all for the replies
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAEP71WIW
customer has not returned to shop he is on vacation thanks to all that have replyed i will update once customer comes back with car Trouble codes: P0443, P1409.
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
Thanks to all that helped. Unfortunately the customer hasn,t returned with the car so I can't post a true fix. Most replies led to the IAC causing issues or the tourqu converter locking. a couple also mentioned the EGR opening and causing the stall. hopeful...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA50421
we did reseal intake and customer said it is fine. still baffling that we could not find any leak. thankyou for the help.
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU70E51
i forgot to list intake gaskets has been changed twice how ever after checking and finding vaccum in the crank case i found the lower intake has 2 small cracks on 2 cylinders replaced intake problem solved thank every one that gave input it took back to the ...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56F82
joseph and kevin were correct. the screens in the plastic sending unit housing were completely plugged. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P1211, P1282, P1280.
1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1842X
Thanks for everyones input. The problem was a burned valve on cylinder 1 and 2. Customer traded car in without repairing it. Al Trouble codes: P0301.
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD78492
VTC Oil Control Solenoid Valve Stuck. Cleaned the valve, Runs perfect. Trouble codes: P0341 (VTC Phase Gap.), P0300 (Misfire.).
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power outlets VIN: 5FNRL38445
everyone that replied was right. the phone charger was drawing to many amps. thanks for the help.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L rf cv axle VIN: KM8SC73E14
the vehicle was never returned so that we could verify the problem , but the customer said it broke a rear cv axle, which we had not had anything to do with. thanks for the help again.
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L reduced power light VIN: 4S2DM58W21
Thankyou very much to all who responded the fix was the wiring harness near the computer had broken and corroded wires as suggested. Vehicle runs Great thanx for all the help...Bruce Trouble codes: 1280 (air fuel metering).
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V6V
Thanks to all that replied. The car actually had two separate issues that I thought were related. They weren't. I replaced the crank sensor which resolved the no-start problem. I had no reading on the scanner for RPM while cranking which is a good indicato...
1988 Mazda 626 LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: JM1GD2216J
Thank you for all replies and help I received. It likely was the igniter in the dist.Replace with brand new unit problem solved.I just had a hard time believing the used unit would do the identical thing.I would like to know is there a procedure for teating th...
1981 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L engine VIN: WDBC820A08
Hello guy's OK, this one is fixed. not completely, but i have to close this help request. did change filter and pre-filter.did change all old diesel and wow, power is back. yes i was taken turbo pressure after the solenoid for enrichement, and it was the same ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L upper vents in heat mode VIN: WBGA33E7SA
This one is not fixed. It seems that the vent is flow is normal but on further conversations with the customer the real problem is intermittant heat. At times they will loose heat altogether, I did get a few ideas for other area's to look into, But the custom...
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S64
The delay in a reply was I wanted this vehicle driven for several hundred miles to make certain a repair was completed. The repair of this vehicle was to replace all the ignition coils. It still does not make sense that all the coils would go bad about the sam... Trouble codes: 300 (MISFIRE etc), 301 (MISFIRE etc), 302 (MISFIRE etc).
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D7S
The vehicle is fixed for code P0335 by replacing the crank sensor on the bell housing. The test which identified the bad crank sensor was: 1) Ohm test: Unplug sensor, should be 432-528 ohms at 70F..this was 935 ohms 2) AC signal output on scope was a fl... Trouble codes: P0335 (Cranksensor ckt fault).
1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L air bag system VIN: 1GHDT13W8X
Thanks to Chuck and Andy for the assist on this. While Andy was correct in the assumption that it was the clock spring, Chuck wrote a comprehensive repair flow chart utilizing a 2.0 ohm resisister and the instructions where simple. I felt good about the result...
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52J4Y
Thanks to all who replied. I found a corroded wire for the front ckp. The wire looks like it was rubbing on the A/C accumulator. Repaired wire and car works great. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0336 (24X reference signal lost).
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L compartment lid VIN: WP0CA2981W
Well I have not heard back from this customer yet but here is one of the responses I got from Greg that is very good: Given a boxster with an inoperative convertible top last ] week I was faced with "getting it open" so I could repair ] it. Seems that if it i...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L reverse VIN: YS3ED48E1Y
Thanks to a proper wiring diagram we traced the output and input speed sensor wires were crossed. We learned a valuable leason going behind another less than qualified shop. Thanks also go to Alex [...] as he responded with the proper fix [if only before tra...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB45S03
sorry guys for the long wait we decided to send this one to the dealer to check the gas cap recall. i never heard any thing back from the dealer. i have the feeling it was the gas cap, but thanks for your help everyone Trouble codes: P0455.
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L rotors VIN: JT3GN87R9X
WOW! I never expected this kind of response.. not for this problem... Anyway thanks to all that responded, many of you nailed this problem it was brake pedal freeplay...there was none, the pushrod to the pedal to the booster was adjusted too tight. After loos...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Battery Drain / Draw VIN: 3VWRA81H0X
Thank you everyone for your support. I got some great help on this one, you guys are the best. It ended up being the cluster that was causing the drain. I broke down and bought the right tools for the job and it aided in finding the short. It turns o...
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