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1995 Audi A6 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WAUGA84AO5
vehicle came in as a no start and i found that the ignition was loose and the steering wheel would not lock. I was in the process of removing the steering wheel to look at the switch and have a torq head bold stuck in the airbag cover. I was wondering if anyon...
2000 Audi A6 2.7L 10 a fuse # 14 VIN: WAVED24B1Y
hey audi fans i got this a6 in here and here it is the 10a fuse #14 blows when you put it into a forward gear.. but that is the only condition that blows the fuse.has any one out there had this problemb before i would really hate to tear the hole car apart to ...
1988 BMW 735i 3.5L tachometer VIN: WBAGB4317J
Hi Folks I know the computer board that runs the tach is bad. My question is: Where can I buy an after market board at a reasonable price?
1993 BMW 318is 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABE6316P
Vehicle towed in no-start.Initial inspection revealed starter damage (broken nose,mount) and engine could not be turned over with a breaker bar. Removed damaged starter,engine still wouldn't rotate. Removed spark plugs,now engine rotates,hydro-locked with gas.... Trouble codes: 1444 (no fault)
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L Shifting VIN: WBAAL31020
Hi everybody, i have this 318i bmw with automatic transmission, the problem is that the car has hard shifting in all gears and it changes gear quickly, i scanned transmission module with my autoland scanner and gave me code 153 CAN: DME load signal, engine mod...
2005 BMW 530i 3.0L brake warning light VIN: WBABFB335X
just wondering how to reset the brake warning indicator and the service interval..i tried using the trip reset button(holding for 10+ seconds)but it didnt reset..i hope there is another way. this car does have a central display unit... thanks for the help
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4HP52KXX
got this buick that cuts out intermittenly the first day i ran it several hours with nothing doing,i then road tested it and it did cut out.it starts right back up with no problems.i let it run again in the shop for almost two hours with the scope hooked on th...
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54YX1
hi guys! I'm working on 01 cadillac deville no crank, also no fuel pressure! when customer brought car, we just replace IAC, and was starting fine. next day when I trying to start there were no crank, and no fuel pump. also it shows low fuel on cluster, so i p... Trouble codes: P1634
2007 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.2L Tire Pressure Monitor
One for you GM dealer tech's.This Escalade had 18 inch tires originally and now has 20 inch tires installed. I was called in to recalibrate the TPM system because I have a Tech II. When I went into the learn mode the scanner said it could not learn LF tire. Th...
1958 Chevrolet IMPALA 283CID 1-2 shift is late VIN: 1958CHEVIM
not sure on the tp adjustment on the cast iron powerglide. shift is late unless you lift off of pedal. there is only 1/2" adjustment either direction. maybe the linkage is wrong, been too long to remember for me.
1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G1FP31F1K
once you get it started and drive it for a block are so it will not restart. It was sarting the next day but now you have to spray starter fluid in the intake. no injector pluse. i have 2.5 volts @ ecm on the ppl wire. All pin checks at the ecm are ok. please ...
1993 Chevrolet Corsica LT 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1LT534XP
Car was brought to me for stalling, only when wife driving the car, the husband has not had it happen. She says it has been happening for about 6 months. She drives it for about 5 or 6 miles, vehicle stalls but will restart but then dies again when put in gear...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1945W
am chasing a p0401 egr flow code, sopposed to have new head, have checked egr with scanner, commanding 100% egr will make engine stumble but not die, ports look clean but it has that plate that bolts to back of head and can't get to it to check ports, pull egr... Trouble codes: P0401
1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29R3X
Hi Everyone. I have this truck is in the shop for a no start. It started out not having spark. I fixed that problem. First i put a crank sensor in for code P0338. This took care of the code. There is also a tsb for that code. I also had to put an ignition cont... Trouble codes: P0338 (ckp Sensor Circuit High Duty Cycle), P1361 (Ignition coil control circuit low Voltage)
2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L air bag light on VIN: 2G1WH55K9Y
Air bag light flashes and stays on. Code b41 found with statement see service manual. Mitchell shows no listing for this code. Checking data shows driver and passenger airbag loops enabled. Using scanner to erase code give message code erased however code is s...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G1JC22411
Vehicle has severe intermittent random misfire, Tech2 will indicate all cylinders misfiring or just 1 and 3 or 2 and 4, when problem occurs you can hold the throttle so misfire will continue for minutes. all scan tool parameters appear normal on freeze frame d... Trouble codes: P0301
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L locks and starting VIN: 2G1WX15K41
I have a question about the BCM on this vehicle and some direction on where to concentrate my test. The vehicle will not start after sitting for about 10 minutes with the key. The power locks also do not work. There is just nothing happening at all. After the ...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L serpentine belt VIN: 1CHG39R011
This Van has been throwing the serpentine belt off every 3 weeks or so. I have used the original belt, tensioner, & idler the last time and it lasted 3 weeks again. I don't see any problems with alignment, or any pulley problems. Ihave even turned the steering...
2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY32G32
this vette came in with an intermittent SES light, ABS light, traction control light, fuel gauge inop. also lost all driver door controls(windows, locks etc.) customer said he turns the car off and then everything is fine. it has done it twice this year for hi... Trouble codes: U1301, P1626, U1096, U1016, U1064, U1176
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L engine VIN: 3GNEK13783
customer brought this one in with a noise that sounds like a belt chirp. after looking at it we found that the noise is coming from the left valve cover area. we removed the valve cover to find that the rocker arms seemed dry. we started the engine with the va...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L A/C control head VIN: 1GCEK19ZX5
I have one of the strangest a/c problems I have ever seen and really need some help. This vehicle has dual zone automatic climate control. You can do anything you want with the hvac and it perform wonderfully. Blows hot, cold, in all modes and zones. When you ...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54L6T
Hello all. This vehicle came in customer states that vehicle stalled on highway took about 20mins to restart. I brought vehicle in shop and let it run for about an hour and a half. Finally the vehicle stalled. I then checked for spark and nothing. So I then pl... Trouble codes: P0352, P1391
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL45U71
This vehicle came in with a no start issue. I found that the fuel line off the injector rail was restricting fuel first. Replaced the fuel line and pump and know I have fuel pressure. I replaced the spark plugs(Champion) because they were floaded and misc. plu...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 2B4FP253XX
We have a caravan in our shop that quits on acceleration. This only happens when vehicle is warmed up. Van only quits when opening throttle over about 1/4 throttle. If you only accelerate slowly the van seems to run fine. I have checked fuel pressure, 48psi. I...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18D34
This Dodge came in as a no start-no crank. Stalled while driving. Battery is good. Can jumper starter relay and engine will crank so starter is good. Scan tool will not communicate with pcm. All other modules communicate ok. Checked powers and grounds at pcm, ...
2006 Dodge Durango Adventurer 4.7L vehicle VIN: 1D4HB48N76
Truck does three things, "shakes" under load at speeds from 35 to 60+ (very mild and hard to pick out), "chatters" for a second in drive accelerating from a stop and she hears a "buzzing" noise during a shift starting around 30 and mostly between 50 to 60. All...
1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDEE14Y7K
Customer brought us vehicle to rebuild engine due to wear and failed emissions test for high HC. While the engine was out we sent the fuel injectors out to be cleaned and flow tested. Also noticed a lot of fuel in the pcv hose during engine removal so we repla...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 4.9L fast idle VIN: 1FTHF25Y7L
the customer had truck towed in , said that it stalled out and would not start.when truck came in the truck started but it had a idle of 2000 rpm.found a vacuum leak at the throttle body. i have squirted for a vacuum leak , none found , unplugged and taken com... Trouble codes: 23 (tps out of range)
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L radio VIN: 1FALP45T9R
this car has the premium sound system with front and rear sub amps. the problem is intermitant. sound is normal most of the time but eventualy there is a reverberation and static sound that develops and becomes very loud. the sterio must be turned off and on a...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
OK guys, I could really use help with this one. This car came into us with a check engine light on, and a quick check of stored codes revealed a P0443 ( EVAP control system canister purge valve circuit malfunction) and a P0455 (EVAP control system leak dete... Trouble codes: P0443 (EVAP control system canister purge valve circuit malfunction), P0455 (EVAP control system leak detected...no purge flow or large leak)
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6538X
i recently towed this car into my shop and it was barely running when we picked it up like like it was low in time. i got it in my shop and by the time i got it in here it wouldnt run at all i checked the compression first and noticed it only had about 40 poun...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Oil Pan VIN: 1FTNX21F71
Hi fellow IATNers. Quick question, does anyone have any shortcuts for replacing the oil pan in this vehicle? Shop Key says to pull engine. Can I remove the turbo and jack the engine up enough to clear the crossmember, or do I have to yank this anchor ? As al...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNWZ1P53
snap on 2500 scanner says error occured return code quit running only when hot black smoke missing wont rev at all. the scanner does not say no communication.it says an error occured return code :(ox1)[#3] what is this ? i have had a jeep whith a bad crank sen...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTPW14565
OK, this truck has a subtle but very noticable knocking/slight shudder when turning a corner ( like at a stop sign) the problem has been there prior to the ball joint problem. The vehicle has to be under power, do not feel anything when coasting, mild corners ...
1993 Geo Tracker LSi 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBI18UXP
I have a 93 geo tracker in the shop, The owner of the vehicle has attempted fixing it for the last few months and god only knows what he has messed up. I have checked mechanical timing, it is good. I checked to make sure the ingnition system was firing at the ...
2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L engine races VIN: 1GTHG35ROY
hello fellow techs , hope you can help with this one . i have this gmc savana van that came in for a stalling condition and tps voltage jumping around . i found the tps connector ground wire broken in the insulation at the tps sensor . replaced tps sensor and ...
2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GDHG31R51
Vehicle came in with the complaint that runs bad cold and when warmed up it seems to run fine. Number 1,2 4,6 cylinders are misfiring, do not change with shorting them. Checked fuel pressure, codes none found, check misfire counters and there were none, moved ...
1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L knocj sensor VIN: 4S6CK58V7T
Car Came and it ran o.k. Test drove the and the alternator hot wire got grounded out. Fixed the burnt and broken wires also replaced alternator and battery. Test drove and it ran good. During the test drive check engine light came on. Code 327 knock sensor ban...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Power Assist VIN: JNKBY31D3V
Hi all, I replaced the steering box line gaskets and seal and flushed the fluid but there must be some air in system. I ran it for an hour turning it fully both ways to no avail. The fluid looks good (no foaming) and circulation looks good. Thank you in advanc...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S2DM58W91
This Isuzu came in with a hard / no start condition. If we play with the throttle it will start, but it pops while trying. If once running the RPM's are held about 3-4000 it will run the best. The exhaust mainfold glows RED on the right side only just as if th...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Temp Gauge VIN: SALPE1441T
This temperature gauge is showing overheating when the temp is normal. We replaced the temp gauge with a used one from the yard, same thing, new sensor was installed, no changes. The junk yard, sold me a whole cluster , so I decided to replaced it complete, an...
2002 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L no crank VIN: SALNE222X2
We are unable to duplicate the no crank no start. Customer states happens mostly when cold at first start of the day. Once warmed up no problems through the day. Had a new battery installed elsewhere. Turn the key and everything lights up but no clicking or cr...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT8UF11E4P
The customers complaint is that it dies after it warms up and goes about 10 to 20 miles and won't restart cranks o.k. but won't start. It has not died on me yet and I've had it for a couple of days and has not died, ordered a couple of igniters just incase... ...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A31
Hello all. We have this 3.9 Lincoln here that broke the shoe off of the left aux. cam chain tentioner and sent the exh. cam 3 teeth out of time causing the engine to run on the right 4 cylenders. Pretty straight forward 'till we fixed the timing for the left ... Trouble codes: P0340
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L second gear VIN: JMINA3581R
Journeymen good day. We are a Porsche shop with a client that races his Miata. He cannot engage second gear. I have removed the transmission and torn it down to removing the shift rods and am certian that the second gear synchro is the problem. I have years o...
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C4S
Little old ladie's car with 88000 original miles. She wants to go see her friend Norm in Seattle but will not go til that light is out. The CEL light comes on and goes off with engine warm and under light acceleration or load. No misfires are felt or picked up...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L roll bar VIN: WDBFA63E8S
Hello Folks, I need to run this one by my fellow Mercedes Techs. This car came in with a dead soft top control module. Installed a new unit. Did all the synchronizing proceedures. The soft top and roll bar work perfectly. Here is the problem. When you start t...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L starter VIN: WDBEA32EOS
I ad this car towed in to me for a no crank problem,checked for power at the starter good but i have no power on the ignition side of the solenoid,the customer has repalced the starter and the ignition switch.I think the security system is causing the problem ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Outlet temperature VIN: 4JGAB54E1W
I thought I had this fixed but. Cold air will come from vents then all of the sudden it blows hot air like you turned the heater on. When this happens, the compressor still runs and pressures remain the same. If I turn temperaure control knob I can hear the do...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Transmission VIN: 4JGAB54E9X
Thanks for any input in advance.Vehicle brought in saying will not shift.Hooked up Mercedes HHT,found codes for no CAN to transfer case module,transfer case position sensor/motor faulty,R/P solenoid open/short,no communication to transmission module.Tried repl...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L intermeadiate shaft rear drive gear and cam chain VIN: 4M2DU66E32
this vehicle was towed in a no start condition.customer reported that the engine would crank but would not start and run.we found the bolt that secures the driven gear on the rear of the intermeadiate shaft for the passanger side cam chain had sheared off.we r...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D91
Ok, fellas I have this vehicle with a no-start. It tries to start. It seems to be hitting on a couple of cyls. then it floods out. I have checked everything and by rights it should run! I have checked compression and cyl. #3 seems a little low but acceptable. ...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.8L headlights VIN: 1G3WH52K5X
high and low beams inop after car is warmed up.flash to pass light on dash also stops working but outside lights still work.lights work when car is cold.
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YS3ED48E1Y
Good morning everyone I have a 2000 Saab 9-5 that blows large quantities of blue smoke. I thought at first it was the turbo but I removed the oil feed line and it didnt go away so I have isolated it to the crankcase vent system. This car has had the updated Sa...
2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Cruise control VIN: YS3EB49E73
Vehicle originally came in with a check engine light, cam codes stored. Replaced DI, spark plugs and Reflashed the ECM. Vehicle came back with the complaint of cruise control inop after the initial repairs were done. We were not able to get back to it until th...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BC6332P
car came in with broken timing belt. shredded from age, not component failure.replaced belt and water pump. vehicle cranks over but wont start. verified cam to crank timing, injector pulse, spark, and fuel pressure. all present. plugs not gas soaked.wont run o...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on, locate tank sensor VIN: JF1SF6550W
I am looking for the fuel tank pressure sensor on this vehicle. Alldata indicates it is on the right rear quarter panel inside. It is not there. Alldata says 2000 models have this part on the fuel tank. Does anyone know where it is located? Thank you Trouble codes: P0440
2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE6569Y
Vehicle sets a code P0301, CEL flashes and customer states that the vehicle misfires. Of course we can never duplicate the problem. It has been going on with this vehicle since January '08. We clear the code and it takes quite a while for it to happen again. ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1 Detected)
1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L general information question VIN: 3VWHD81H8W
Does anyone have any knowledge as to where I can find info on an engine that as far as I can find does not exist? This car came in today with a WRD VR6 3.0L engine in it and I cannot find any listings for it. Is this a "grey market" vehicle maybe? Any informat...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
this 2000 Passat came in with EPC, check engine, emmissions workshop, engine workshop lights on. also the car had erractic idle and lack of power. codes were 18084 , 18098 . we replaced the Mass air flow sensor and changed the trottle body and did a manual ada... Trouble codes: 18084 (18098-), 18098

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2002 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B42
Hello everyone, thanks for the response. The problem was that the exhaust camshaft adjuster, on Bank 1, was not torqued completely. I took the cap off and rechecked the torque. The torque has [...] be 10 NM and you do need the specialty socket [...] torque it, I ... Trouble codes: P0014 (Retarded Camshaft Exhaust Bank 1), P3304 (Exhaust Camshaft/Crankshaft Position Sensor Incorrect).
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3334Y
Thanks for the replies. Several people said to check for a bad DME or for water damage. I Removed the relay and ECM and all the connections looked good so I cleaned them and reinstalled everthing and the car starts fine. So the problem must have been a bad co...
2001 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
First of all, thank you very much to all the fellow technicians who took the time to share their knowledge and experience with me. Almost all responses pointed out to a faulty maf or out of calibration. They all were right. And also this guy who took the tim... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2GCDC14Z9J
I want to thank everyone for there help.Yes I have fixed this one As a last resort I put a distributor in the vehicle and it runs like a top.I hessitated doing this because the customer said he had already replaced the distributor when the engine was re...
1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L poping sound VIN: 1G1BL52P9S
Hi Guys.I check the and see if the valves moved properly and it looked good. I put the vacumn guage on it and it looked good with a slight movement.Pulled the pcv to see it the intake was sucking vacumn.Put in a new iac and that didn't do anything either.Left ...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L immobilizer VIN: 1GNCT18WYK
We have run through all of the suggestions from all of the replies - thanks to all who replied - but the fault still remains. The vehicle previously (when the key fobs worked) would start and then cut out 2 seconds later. Once the unlock was pressed on the rem...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55E31
Thanks for all your help guy's. It was the BCM put a new one in and programmed it and that took care it.I tested continuity and voltage's in all wire's and did the terminal drag test before replacing Thanks again Mark Trouble codes: B2960 (Ignition passlock module).
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK13T02
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GNDT13S53
Well this one is going to the Dealer. I completely forgot about the 8/80,000 warranty on the pcm(thank you guys for reminding me) This is what we are leaning towards as being bad. Customer of course says it hasn't acted up in the last 2 days. Trouble codes: P1280, P1271.
1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L pw, a/c,air bag VIN: 2C3HC56F3V
thank you very much to those who suggested igniton switch. I suspected this myself because when i went to all data and looked at the codes involved they all started with: igniton in run positon. I had a chrysler ignition switch apart when i pulled the one ou...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L rich, -25% fuel trim VIN: 2C3HH46R9Y
We replaced the intake and gaskets hoping it would be the fix. Unfortunately the rich condition is still there, we're suspecting that the timing is a contributing factor. A tech at a local dodge dealership told me that its possible a loose timing chain could c... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
1993 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L turn signal
turned out to be loose pin connection at the bulb bent pins and all seems fixed ,thanks
1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L spedometer VIN: 1ZVLT22BOR
Thanks for all the help it ended up being cluster. Thats problem with used parts 3 part was a charm. Thanks agin for all your help
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L coolant covered spark plug VIN: 1FTRW08W51
The problem was a misfire on #7 caused by coolant coating the plug tip to tip. The coil connecting spring was rusted and the tip of the boot was eroded. Several suggested coolant came from heater hose over the plug. On this vehicle the hoses are on the passe...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L oil leak VIN: 1FAHP60A02
I checked with Ford and the AC compressor has a separate oil reservior and the oil probably is coming from the compressor. I have my doubts because it does not register on the sniffer, but it is the only thing that makes sense given the the limitations of wher...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L blower resister VIN: 1FAFP53U42
replaced blower motor and resister.fixed problem thanks for help
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L vehicle speed data VIN: 3FTNF20L14
Well this one is fixed. I found that the vss signal would intermitantley fluxuate from 0 to 6 . I was only able to find this by taking a movie of that pid and then play back slow. Before I replace the coils it would fluxuate from 0 to 90. I found that if i dis...
1990 GMC V1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GKEV16K7L
We found that a pos. backpressure egr valve cured the high NOX. We tried useing OE tire size to no help. In checking the back pressure at the egr port found high back pressure under load, this was turning off the neg pressure valve. Cause is probably the heade...
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14V13
We finally sent it to a GM Dealership where there diagnosis was the thrust was out causing too much end play not alowing the crank sensor to pick up a good signal. Will need crank replaced or used engine installed. Thanks for everyone who tried to help me out ... Trouble codes: P0336.
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6651Y
Hey sorry for the delay on this one. Finally found someone with a better scan tool than me to run a test on the evap solenoids. Turns out PCM is sendind power to the shut off valve but not ground, so it only closes I beleive. Anyway we ohmed the wires and all ... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap).
2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJG35FXY
hey guys and gals as I said before I have this vehicle second hand to make a long story short the previous mech. put the maf sensor back on backwards. direction arrow was underneath instead of ontop and visable. made o2 sensor wacked rich most times and short ... Trouble codes: P0121.
1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Latch VIN: SALPV1245X
First of all thanks go to all who replied so promptly, 4 on the first day of the post and 1 on the following day. We used the hammer and chisel method and were able to bust it loose. Replaced the latch and all is well. Thanks again
1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L engine VIN: JM1TA2225W
Thanks to all that helped . This engine has major damage : 4 holes in 4 exhaust valves , a 3/4' size hole in piston number 1 , melted bank 1 oxygen sensor and catalytic converter . I was unable to tell the insurance what is the exact cause of failure , the ins...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L climate control VIN: WDB1234567
Thanks for everybody who responded. The problem turned out to be the heater control valve, we replaced it and all is good now. Best Regards Rick Happy Wrenching
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Trans Pump VIN: WDBEA92E1R
Many thanks to those who actually took the time to read my request and actually answer the question we had. Clip must be removed, which in turn allows B3 pistion to be removed thereby giving access to the pump mounting bolts. Thanks also to those who apparent...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Vents VIN: 4JGAB75E72
Hello to all, thanks for the feedback. I found the TSB that was recomened (T-B-83.00/86 Dated 2/2/07). The part was broken, and it was a easy job, but did not fix the situation. customer needed vehicle and I am trying to reschuedule him. Thanks again.
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U5V
thanks alot guys. what i did was plug in a noid light and ran the car. what i found was happening is the proceser was turn the prge valve on and at certin times would stay on. i replaced the computer and the car has had no faults. jason Trouble codes: P0443.
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Misfire VIN: JA4MW51R2J
Thank you guys for your great replies. the problem was caused by vacuum leak from the intake gasket. i should have replaced it last time when i did the spark plugs. this truck is out the door. thank you guys. and have a great memorial weekend. Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Other European Vanquish 5.9L Trans VIN: SCFAC23323
Thanks for the input. Jerry was fantastic at getting me some much need info on the topic. I have not gotten back to it yet to try some type of repair, the customer brought me his Lambo to service first so he could go driving. Once again thanks Jerry and I w...
2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 2P4GP2435Y
After pulling the oil pan we were able to turn the crank by hand to confirm that the noise was coming from the flex plate. We pulled the transmission and found that the flex plate was indeed cracked and in fact broke after a small tap from the hammer. Thanks ...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH665X2
Well this customer is in no rush to fix it. They plan on bringing back after the holidays. The plan is to replace the cat with a dealler part. I have had some success with the bosel cats. Some of thoughs subaru have the rear o2 sensor between the cats in the c... Trouble codes: P0420.
2004 Subaru Legacy L 35th Anniversary 2.5L CV joint or rear Differential VIN: 4S3BE625X4
Well I informed the customer of the many area's that could be causing the problem and it would have to start with a trial and error process. I also recommended that maybe the dealer would be more in the know on this vehicle. The customer decided to try the d...
2000 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L engine VIN: JS2GB31S1Y
thanks to you guys. it was simply (of course) a broken wire because it was to old . thats not because of the guy who changed the engine.anyway everything runs great.
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 2T1BR12E11
I'm sorry that I have to close this post without fix,I've tried to follow the tips I received from seven fellow members and even tried a known ECU but no avail.I will try post a fix when I find the problem,appreciate all the help.. Thank you Peter
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B54
Engine ecu was full of water,replaced unit ,everything normal Trouble codes: 17595 (angle sensor 2 implausable signal), 17950 (angle senor 1 implausable sigal), 17551 (load calc cross check upper limit exceeded).
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L air bag VIN: 3VW5R69N64
I beleive I have fixed this vehicle. One reply said that when using a simulator you must clear the codes after each attempt to duplicate the air bag. I did this and found that the clock spring was intermittently going open. Replaced clock spring and all is wel...
1997 Volvo 960 2.9L starter VIN: YV1KW9603V
There is a pink wire that comes from fuse block 11a fuse #6 and feeds three fuses #16, 17 and 18 in fuse block 11b. The pink wire runs next to battery, under the rad in a plastic cover and then up the front frame to the 11B fuse box. The wire was corroded and ...
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