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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ABS module VIN: WAUYP64B41
ABS module needs coding, tried typical Audi brake system codes; 00022, 00021, 06169, 00031, 00004, 00204 and 00106, does anybody have the correct code? please, help Alex
1993 BMW 325i 2.5L blower motor VIN: WBACB3324R
still only high speed, rechecked voltages, no power out of resistor, put on another and it works, i got resistor from world pac behr brand name. this is just a warning that there may be some bad resistors being sent out
1994 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G4NV5534R
when customer purchased vehicle it would not pass e-check . he returned to the dealer and they kept the vehicle for a week. dealer had vehicle tested and it passed. they would not tell the customer what they had to do to get it to pass. now this year vehicle w... Trouble codes: 0X13
1989 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L Starting VIN: 1G6CB515OK
Hi techs: we have this 89 fleetwood that was towed in with a no start complaint. we checked for fuel and spark and have fuel but no spark. checked for 12 volts to dist. and was ok next we checked ign. coil, cap, rotor and ign. module all checked ok. checked gr...
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Driver Info Center, A/C Control Panel VIN: 1G6CD5334L
I hate Cadillacs!! This car came in for a bad fuel mileage problem. I dropped the under dash hush panel to access the ECM to current ramp the injectors. The car has "neon" lights under the dash but the controller plugs into the cigarette lighter with NO splici...
1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L transmission VIN: GHNEK23456
I have an 84 corvette with the doug nash 4+3 transmission. It clunks from 1st to 2nd gear, and when the engine is cold and idling at about 1500rpm the gears will not slip in from 3rd to 2nd; The car has to be stopped and put back into 1st. Eklers sales a rebui...
1985 Chevrolet El Camino 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 3GCCW80HFS
I am seeking advice from hot rodders. It's been a long time since I tinkered with one of these! I recently installed this engine in my brother's car. It runs great and will smoke the tires off of it once I get past the stumble and hesitation in it. I set the i...
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L rotors VIN: 1GCDC14K4P
This problem existed before the brakes were done the truck drives excellent until brakes are applied it then pulls to the left and then right all the time and worsens the harder the brakes are applied
1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Misfire, MISS FIRES IN DRIVE VIN: 1G1BL52P9S
Hi everyone.I have a good one for you all.I installed a motor into this impala ss.The motor is from a 95 camaro.It starts fine but runs with hearing a little pop out of the exhaust once in a while.I checked the firing order and that is fine.When I step one the...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L fuel guage VIN: 1GNDT13W2V
GM tech wanted! i need a part number for the fuel level buffer module or call it the slosh module or call it whatever you want, I'm staring at it and nobody at the dealership will try and look it up because they have never heard of it before. After we explaine...
1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M5W
car came in with mil on po401 code. i checked snap on troubleshooter and says that pcm does a test once every ign cycle.and at 40mph on decel pcm opens egr and checks for map volts to raise.i took a movie and checked map sensor voltage when pcm is testing and ... Trouble codes: P0401
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L wipers VIN: 2G1WW12EY9
Wipers stop in the up position when in the delay mode, they will park in the down position where they are suppose to be but does a funky jerk before it moves to park
1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L evaporator VIN: 2C3HD46J7X
Hey All., Sorry about this super technical post. Were is the third through bolt for the evap case? Aldata says there are three and I can only find two. I've spent and hour looking for this thing and I fiqure someone here can bail me out. I believe I have all t...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Fan Circuit VIN: 3C4FY58BX3
Used car with inop ac. Evac and recharge system. No leaks verified. Bleed off valve started releasing r-134 while finishing recharge of system. Verified fan stopped spinning and was not coming on with a/c. Only opperating with engine temp. My beleif was either...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Auto Stick VIN: 2C8GM68424
This vehicle came in with the autostick staying in low gear when car is cold. In the morning when you get in and place trans in drive the prndl display shows all autostick digits lit up and the car will not shift out of low. After a little while trans works fi...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L cv joints inner VIN: 2C8GP64L45
hi, thanks for your time. One of my clients has had 2 axle shafts break in the last 1,000 miles, both times this has occured when making a hard turn (park lot) I can find no damage and the cradle looks to be in the proper place, I saw the tsb regarding the pow...
1997 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56H4V
Engine runs rough at idle and hesitates on acceleration. I tried to motorvac the vehicle but no help. Fuel pressure is good. Volume is good. Checked for vacuum leaks with smoke machine. No leaks found. I'm thinking I have partially plugged injectors. I don't r... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/multiple misfire detected.), P0171 (System too lean bank 1)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP45351
Have a stubborn evap code here and I seem to be overlooking something. Have reveiwed posts and checked vacum lines by airbox area and have replaced LDP and bad gas cap due to locking part of cap not working. Still have a 456? Have smoke tested the sytem for le... Trouble codes: P0456 (evap system small leak detected)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7HU18N12
this dodge idles great in park and in gear. let the rear wheels turn it dies. rear wheels off the ground, truck idling in nutural spin rear tires by hand the truck dies. i can give it some gas and drop it in gear on jack stands and it will run but it runs very... Trouble codes: P0601
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L abs sensor VIN: 1D4GP24313
Hi, Guys I have this van that come in with a ABS light on and code for right rear speed sensor signal malfunction. Test drove and found that the right rear speed signal on the scanner is 0mph but sometimes it will just jump to a crazy amount like 78mph while t...
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L check gauge light on VIN: 1D7HG38N13
truck came in for full service and has CHECK GAUGES light on, all gauges read normal, cust stated that the alt gauge seems to be a little bit higher than before. charging test show 13.3 at idle with a analog gauge you can see the needle fluctuate a bit when th...
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Soft pedal VIN: 1D4GP45R55
Came in for poor brake pedal and the rear shoes were wore out and the front pads were thin. We replaced the pads and shoes and both rear wheel cylinders because they were seeping. The pedal didn't get very good so we changed the master cylinder. It got ok but ...
1985 Fiat X1/9 1.5L Valve adjustment VIN: ZBBBS00A9G
Does anyone have a valve shim removal/installation tool for one of these gathering dust that they would like to part with? I'm willing to pay a fair price. Alternatively does anyone know where I can get one? I've already tried Difatta Bros., International A...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A7M
This Ranger has the 8 plug 2 coil pack system. It came in as a no start. I checked fuel pressure and it is ok. I scanned and KOEO is a Pass 11 KOER could not be done at this point. I next checked firing order and found #1 and #2 crossed on the intake coil pack... Trouble codes: 98 (failsafe mode)
1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Timing Belt VIN: 1FTCR10A2N
Hi This costumer complains of lack of power due to the timing belt jumped a couple of theeth. It ocurred him sometime ago two times and the solution they find was simply buy a generic belt and install it. This time I want to buy the original part and check a...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L high pressure oil pump VIN: 1FTNW21F0X
I recently replaced the high pressure oil pump.The customer has brought vehicle back with an oil leak.It appears to be coming from the front of the engine valley, it appears to be where the oil pump meets the gear cover.Everything was spotless prior to assembl...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L losing coolant into oil VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
I have NO history on this vehicle, but if you try to fill the cooling system I get a severe leak into the oil. all the water runs into the oil. My GUESS is a leaking head gasket but I would like some words from some experinced Ford 4.6 techs giving me some ins...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Battery lamp VIN: IFAFP383PY
I could really use some help on this one. I have a problem with the charging system on this focus. It came in with the battery light on complaint and flickering lights. When we checked the charging system with midtronics tester, it condemned the alternator, no...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F5Y
This truck was towed in for no start, scanned for codes and no codes where present, so as a comon problem fix replaced cam sensor and no change, even tried another in hopes of a defect, still no start, it will turn over good just won't start, hooked scanner up...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FDXF46P23
truck was towed in. would not start. diagnosis led to base oil pressure problem. removed oil pan, checked and cleaned pick-up screen. install pan-new oil and (oem)filter. pressure still below 5 psi. remove oil pressure regulator, cleaned and reinstalled. no ch...
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Starting VIN: 1FTRW08LX3
I have a 03 F-150 that came in on the hook with a NO CRANK per customer. When first tried starting, the engine cranked over but would not start. Had the Flashing security light and the odometer was just dashes, no numbers. pushed vehicle in and found codes u12...
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU73E66
Customer complaint: Could not fill fuel tank, pump would click and shut off, like the tank was already full. Had 2 codes: PO451 (Evap Pressure Sensor Circuit) and P1450 (Unable to Vent/Bleed Fuel Tank Press/Vac) R&Red Fuel Tank, replaced Vent Solenoid/valve (... Trouble codes: P1450
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDXE45S16
Vehicle came in with customer complaint of poor idle quality and intermittend idle stall. Retrieved codes found P0505 Idle air control system fault. cleared codes and retested, code had not come back but vehicle continues to have idle surge and intermittent st... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control System Fault)
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L push rod VIN: 1GTGK24F3V
Had a noise on start up and when warmed up engine was missing.With scanner found #2 cylinder was the one not helping.also had a popping noise in intake. pulled valve cover and found exhaust push rod bent but not out of place.Valve seems to open fine now. My qu...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEC14T3X
This truck will start and stall instantly. seems like security issue. No communication with scan tool to PCM or any other modules. All fuses are good. SES light will come on with key on but no other lights on dash e.g. (air bag, seat belt, message center, door...
2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L runs out of fuel VIN: 1GDJC3426E
this truck fuel gage reads empty and both tanks are when the front tank runs low it wont transfer from rear and will run out of fuel, and i jumpted the leveling or transfer pump and it works? how does this sys. work have no wiring the tanks...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Stall VIN: JHMCB7664M
This Car has something completly strange. Everything is perfect when car is in the shop. NO CODES NO SYMTOMS FUEL PRESSURE OK NO VACUUM LEAKS iGNITION SYSTEM OK Transmission shifting O.K The problem starts, only when the car is in complete motion. Every single...
2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L Day Time Running Lights VIN: 1HGCS22838
The Car Uses The High Beam Bulb As The Day Time Running Light. It Does This By Supplying The Bulb With 2.5-3.0 Volts. This Illuminates The Same High Beam Buld Only Bimmer. Something Like A Dimmer Switch Used At Home Using A Regular Incondesent Light Bulb. ...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D81
car starts ok in the morning and when cold, after engine warms-up and try to restart the engine it will take a very long time to start. if a disconect one of the sensors (i.e. cts or ats) engine starts right up. i've replaced coolant temp sensor, map sensor, c...
1989 Isuzu Trooper S 2.6L No Start VIN: LESCH58E8K
This was towed in as no start. ECU was out but plugged in , another ECU laying in seat beside it. Has been to several other shops including dealer & I get it now. It has no spark & check engine light doesn't come with key on.All-Data not much help with this. W...
1992 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2J4FY29SXN
orignally came in failed smog for being way to rich, found the tps reading 4.6 volts all the time running in clear flood, replaced tps know failing nox, at 15 mph hc7, co0, co2 14.7% nox 1400, at 25 mph hc 3, co0, co2 15.0%, nox 200, tested o2 again switching ...
2003 Jeep G. Cherokee 2.7L solenoid VIN: 1J8GZE8A43
Hello This WG 2003 Grand Cherokee is europen diesel version (2.7 CRD). Engine and transmission from Mercedes. TCM will go to limp home mode sometimes with code "Power supply to solenoid". ECM will set code P0700. There is a TSB (21-009-08) regarding a very ...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E3P
Car came in with a no start. Checked for codes, non were found. First sprayed carb cleaner into intake, and acted like it wanted to start, so I went for fuel pressure. No pressure. Went to trunk and checked for power at fuel pump and has none. After looking at...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Parking brake light and chime
Customer stated, "Once in a while the chime for the parking brake warning will chime, daughter saw a light on the dash flash but didn't know which one. I checked the fluid resivior(topped it off) and parking brake pedal. Nothing obvious. Customer called today ...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNFM91V7W
Hello, We have this Lincoln here that after it sits for a day the front driverside sinks down to the ground. Here is what we have doneso far, Replace Both front control solinoids and retainers, scaned for codes and performed auto test and comes up with codes 1...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Cruise control VIN: WDBCA24D9L
Hi everybody, got this 1990 300 SE with cruise control operating at times and when it does it is not smooth or consistent as it may engage suddenly or disconnect at will. When selecting 'acc' it will engage with a jerk and when in 'set' will not engage at all ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L pwr window / seat VIN: WDBPJ74J13
this is Paris hilton's ex car, it's a pink cl55 AMG. whether that's related to the problem or not I don't know.., but here's the problem I'm having: the car is in for inop right front power window and seat adjustments on that same side. basically nothing on t...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L transmission VIN: WMWRC33403
We replaced the transmission in the mini cooper. We are getting ready to fill the transmission or gearbow up with fluid. According to the information on alldata the fill plug is on the front of the transmission close to the block. We don't have the recommended...
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Shifter
Wrecker driver dumped this jewel in the middle of the yard and left while I was out. (It will not run...ECU burnt but this is not the problem problem.) AUTOMATIC GEAR SHIFTER will not unlock. How do I unlock this beast ? KOEO Brake ON, still locked. Don't s...
1993 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4MR41A5P
vehical crank fine no start. i have spark at the plugs. i do not have fuel injector pulse. i have power to the fuel injectors. i have no gound signal from pcm. reading discription of opration in alldata. the pcm uses both crank and cam sesnor in dist. for spar...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L engine VIN: 1N4AL11D82
Vehicle is consuming coolant over time. No external leaks found. Has now started to run a little rough on start up then clears up quickly. Convinced we have a headgasket type issue, and that the head needs to be removed. Just wondering if any "characteristic" ...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D94
I will try and be to the point. This car has been at four shops including dealer for a NO start. The car was a cranking No start at Midas and was told needed a tune. They broke a plug and bailed out. Second shop pulled head did head gasket and timing chain. It...
2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5N1AR18U66
hey guys got a 06 nissan pathfinder in the shop. we did and induction service on the vehicle and then learned about how the throttle body worked. if any body knows off hand of the relearn procedure it would be greatly appreciated. thank you,
1992 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Coolant Reservoir VIN: 1G3NL1436N
Hi all, This vehicle came to me with a complaint of oil in the coolant reservoir. Engine runs perfect. No misfires or smoke. Customer stated he changes the oil every 3000 miles and has not noticed the car using or burning any oil. Car does not overheat and I h...
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L starter VIN: 1G2WR12162
Vehicle towed in as a no start. Put vehicle up with helper turning key, No power on Purple selenoid wire on starter, voltage on Bat+ wire. Crossed selenoid, engine cranked. Talked to local dealer Tech, Said Ignition Switch bad. Sounded good. Replaced ignition ...
2005 Pontiac GTO 6.0L starting
Got a real fun job on my hands, Customer purchased a complete 2005 Pontiac GTO engine with controller and transmission to install into his 1993 truck. I am concerned that the engine after installed won't start because of theft deterrent. I have looked at the G...
1983 Porsche 928 S 4.7L speedometer VIN: WP0JB0927D
This is for the 928 porsche man. The speedometer is inoperative. In the past if the vehicle is driven over a big bump on the freeway the speedometer will work for some time. (bad connection somewhere) But now it's totaly dead, The speedometer have been sent ou...
1988 Porsche 924 S 2.5L oil warning sys VIN: WP0AA0923J
Help all Porsche Techs!! We have this 924s that will intermittenty flash the oil pressure warning light on while the engine speed is above idle. The bar gauge reads normall pressure. We cannot duplicate the concern but want to correct this for the customer. An...
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Mechanical VIN: WPOAA29981
car was towed in, customer was driving car to work. car starts but runs poorly. check codes. found code for left camshaft position sensor. implausible signal. check sensor. sensor appears ok. checked engine compression. zero compression on left bank. right ban...
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3EF48E5X
Here is my saab story. we got vehicle with engine siezed. we removed engine as sublet to local rebuilder. engine rebuilt and installed by us. Engine runs great when driving, at idle it struggles to keep running and sets two codes p0300, and p1251. we cleared p... Trouble codes: P0300 (random engine misfire), P1251 (throttle out of range)

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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air struts VIN: WA1YD64B32
replaced both struts and compressor. also did new adaptation and system worked ok
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Transmission, ABS, Insterment cluster VIN: WBAGH8346Y
Well, after checking everything i could, we bit the bullet and tried a new ABS module. ($1700!) Coded it, and it seemed to work! No commutation problems, no can bus codes! The customer picked the car up and we haven't heard back, i'm assuming everything work...
1992 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Charging VIN: 1G4EZ13L6N
thanks for all the help, the problem was in the inst cluster, low voltage light never came on with key on. customer didnt want to spend more money to have inst pannel rebuild. rebuilder we use for alternator added a self energing regulator. thanks again every...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1G6CD53B8P
This was a real time eater but with your help we got it to pass emissions here in arizona. Ray [...] helped when he said the the o2 sensor will keep it from going into closed loop ans Juan [...] reminded me about the cracking computer boards and poor ground ...
1988 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L head lamps VIN: 1GACC35K2J
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L no speedometer VIN: 1GCDC14Z7P
thanks to larry@donsauto. I had already checked power supply at calibrator and all was good, checked again with a load at that circuit and lost voltage, I replaced ignition switch, now voltage is good, trans shifts, speedo works. thanks again
1995 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L Hydro Boost VIN: 1GCHG35K5S
Thanks everyone for the help with this problem. So in fact it was the pump. After everyone's feedback about how the pump could be the most possible cause, i went ahead and borrowed a friends gauge that he had made purposely for such a system. 44 PSI was see...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L blower motor VIN: 1GNF16R4TJ
Well we checked the drain and checked for water leaks inside the vehicle and found nothing-owner did not want to pursue any furthur repairs such as the sealing of the hvac and cowling as some suggested.Says he will worry about it if he still has the truck come...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GKCS13W2V
first of all thanks for all the replies,after some thought,this was a pretty simple problem,based on the exhaust readings. with only 6 hc's on a major misfire i realized this was a fuel injection problem. using scan tool found ltft @ +25 on bank 1. i removed ... Trouble codes: P0300.
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB1244W
I tried disconnecting the battery overnight. No change. checked for vacuum leaks with smoke machine, none found. Could not get new throttle body. Customer did not want to put any more money into car. Thank you to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0507 (IAC Speed high).
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L radio light VIN: 1GNEK13R0X
The best response was from Alvin, it was 13 volts and .60 watts. There are a few sources for these bulbs, Alvin has his source and Suburban Electronics is another. Pretty straight forward to replace, remove faceplate from radio, solder in all new bulbs.
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L sliding door VIN: 1GNDX03E1Y
bad latch assy kept releasing and disenging contacts.
2002 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNDU03E02
thanks to everybody with your thoughts on this one.90% of you suggested doing a motovac.we did this twice and greatly improved the performance.the van did come back 5 days later with a code for just #2 cylinder misfire.we replaced #2 injector and all is good.c...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1ND52JX3
Iwant to thank all of you for taking your time to help me out,especially David,Lamar and Scott, you guys are right on time,A iac cannot bring engine rpm up to 4000 rpm,so i'm will refer customer to the dealer,recall nhtsa [...] for accelerator pedal binding... Trouble codes: P1122 (TP sensor circuit intermittent low voltage), P1554 (Cruise control feedback circuit).
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L A/C tentioner VIN: 3GNEC16T83
WOW iatn members do it again I had 20 replies and almost every one responded with sludging up of the compressor. as this compressor was only 6 months old I was concerned about what else I would find but I must have been lucky. I replaced the compressor again w...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L tcm VIN: 1C4GP54L9Y
Found that the wiring harness under the battery chafed to the frame and shorted the b+ feed to the fused 12 volt start signal to the tcm . it caused the tcm to shut down and go in to protect mood. thank you all for your help.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L master cylinder VIN: 2C4GP44321
The customer has not yet return from Florida. Sorry Friends but feel I let my customer down.When he returns I will replace the abs hcu. I beleeve from some of the replies I got thats,going to fix the problem.
2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L Front Crank Seal VIN: 1C3EL46X25
I did find the crankshaft with alot of end play. Thanks to all that replied. This system is great. Chuck's Automotive
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.3L emmision rejection VIN: 1CGFHDY7J0
ta all thank you, we put pcm in flashed it go the monitors to run and passed emmissions.
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS48N52
I was waiting to post, until I heard what the dealer told the customer, but customer has not gotten back to me - replies agreed that the Chrysler website and the dealer did not have the proper information - perhaps the current flash was the latest and the PCM ... Trouble codes: P0456.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L turn signals, w/s wipers VIN: 2B8GP74L52
I have not been able to experience the symptom myself yet. There were 3 grounds for the BCM. I disassembled and cleaned the one at the starter, for the two that are in the B pillars I ran an auxilary ground to them. I also disconnected the battery and touched ...
1967 Ford MUSTANG 302CID turn signals VIN: 7R01C14088
thanks again to all who helped out. i changed the turn cam which had the two wires to make contact, the metal wires were to long so i cut them just a bit so they would make contact inside. i guess live and learn when buying some parts. thank you all for help a...
1990 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L flexplate spacer VIN: 1FMCV14T1L
local salvage yards didnot have spacer. for giggles and grins i decided to call rusty eck ford in wichita, they had the part on their shelf. lucky me thank for answers anyway
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L dash VIN: 1FTRY07LYK
Thanks for replies. I had to replace the cluster and reprogram. to fix this one.Some one had install a used cluster.Wiring was all good
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L heater VIN: 1FMPU16L9Y
just as a few other users requested i check all of the vaccum hoses and everything checks out ok, i switched the a/c control head w/ a known good one and still nothing. Talked to other technician that did blend door and actuator and he stated he had some trou...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L starter VIN: 1FABP33PYW
I have not figured this one out yet. I made the post and the next morning the customer showed up and said they had to have the car to make a trip out of town. Additional info I got was the car has 3 different drivers, and none of them can agree on what exactl...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAKP1135Y
First of all thank you all, this site kicks a**. Im calling this one fixed its been gone for a while now and the customer called and said all is well. I guess the constant control module fixed it.. THanks again
2002 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEL19X02
We have replaced the distributor gear, cam sensor, timing chain ,front cover , ignition wires, pcm, and nothing has helped. cylinder heads have been removed and guides and springs have been rechecked and all are good with no sign of scoring. we are removing th... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0335 (testing and results).
2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L airbags VIN: 1HGCM56356
Sorry for the long delay, but I have not worked on the vehicle since. The customer is rounding up other parts for the vehicle. The replies were pretty well anonymous that the module needs to be replaced. Most never heard of resetting the module. Thank you.
2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJDA42C33
Hello everyone, Sorry it took so long to close thise one I went on vacation and forgot it was open. It was the fuel pump. At the fuel rail pressure was 5 psi. At the fuel filter pressure was 5 psi. At the tank out let it was 5 psi. R&R tank, bench tested ...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S73
2005 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4FA29S35
we changed the crank sensor and customer is happy with the results. thanks everyone for your help.
1991 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L No Start VIN: JHFGR56789
Pcm pulse width was the complaint, replaced with rebuilt Pcm. Thank you all so much.
1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVGE31A8P
Thanks guys for all of your help. I received a lot of good information. Everything that i received was checked out or double checked, still have problem. Customer doesn't won't to continue.
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L No Start, Starts/Dies quickly VIN: NDBCA39DOH
The reason the fuel pump was replaced was due to a very bad leak around the end seal of the pump housing. The car came in running fine. The only reason the battery was disconnected was because this particular vehicle's fuel pump is external and has a positiv...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L center vent blow hot air VIN: WDBRF61J72
OK This one is at last out of the shop.After replacing all stepper motors & broken operating levers (flap linkages) and the same code keep coming back. So we decided to replace the A/C & Heating control panel. It doesn't need to be coded, even MB interchanged ...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1MEFM50UO2
You ever feel like you chase your own tail!Thanks to all the replies.But to Ed from PENNSYLVANIA thank you Tech lost his butt,he had overlooked a broken brown and white which is vref.broke in half bigger than Dallas.This time we pulled the fender skirt.You got...
1978 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L turn signals VIN: GHN5UJ4525
thank you all I found that the ground at the licence plate frame was poor and also the ground at the right tail light was dirty and loose was a very easy fix thanks to all of you giving me the ground locations information like this is priceless thanks all...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW31R31
Thanks fellow techs that offered help unfortionatly I was not unable to figure out what was going on with this vehicle one interesting thing was when the engine started to misfire the O2 sensors would flat line it was like the computer was shuting down fuel co... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L monitor not ready VIN: JN1CA21D0T
The customer has driven over 900 miles and finally show up for checking the monitor readiness and it did completed the monitors and also able to pass the smog test. Thanks for some of you mention regarding that it took so long to complete the monitor. Also app...
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