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1999 Audi A4 1.8L airbag VIN: WAUCB28D2X
1999 A4 with airbag light on. Code 00654- retractor squib (driver) n153- resistence too high. I removed the covers over the driver seat belt rectractor to check the connection and wire, even unplugged and put back, cleared code and same code. It looks like thi...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP52KOV
This lovely car was towed to us for a no start problem. Check saw that fuel pressure was only 20lbs thought easy fix new pump away they go...but nope..so after new pump fuel pressure was back with inspecs.. I have good spark, injector pulse, fuel pressure and ...
2001 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G6KE57Y41
car surges at idle up and down and sometimes surges hard enough to die out. seems to be worse after it warms up. smoke tested and found a leak at the boot that attaches the throttle body to the intake, went ahead and replaced the boot and intake gaskets. still...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT143W3
Customer complaint- started, ran fine for 10-12 min., then ran rough or died. Checked and had intermittant injector pulse. Checked dist. and replaced shaft, pickup coil, and module. Same problem. Checked power and grnds. at computor. Replaced computor and PTOM...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GCEK19T32
Hello fellow techs,I have a good one. When transfer case is in 4x4 high or 4x4 low, it exhibits a whinning noise when slowing down and grows louder when turning. This occurs below 10 mph on dry pavement. The noise is not there in 2 wheel high, or in auto 4x4. ...
1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Electronic VIN: 1C3XY66R8L
This car came to me in limp in mode. I turned key off then back on and it will drive normally. The problem occurs when shifting. When I shift from P, N, or D into reverse it will go into limp in mode, but not on every shift. It has done this in as few as 4 shi...
1961 Dodge power wagon 318CID valves VIN: 2380114597
Hello again all and thanks again in advance for all help. We are in the midst of a restore on this power wagon firetruck. Heads have been reconditioned and some valves are hanging open. We re-removed the heads and sent back to the machine shop to check valve i...
1983 Dodge 400 2.2L brakes VIN: 1B3BV55C9D
Hi Guys, I'm stumped. This one was driven in with the front right wheel red hot. It melted the center cap on this rim. The hose was collapsed inside causing the lockup. We replaced the hose and bled the system. Now all of a sudden the pedal went down to where ...
1994 Dodge Spirit 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3AA46K4R
hello everyone: this is my step daughter's car and of course she can't understand why i can't just walk up to it and say it's fixed.I have a no-start with no spark from coil.i have tried a new pick-up coil no help,new ignition coil also no help.even went so fa...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1B4GP54L0V
vehicle came in with brake pedal all the way to the floor.checked every thing,master cylinder is replaced.every thing is ok.the next day same story.pedal to the floor.replaced master cylinder with a new one,every thing is ok for few days.again same story.pedal...
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L engine VIN: 1B7GG26N41
hey dodge guys.i just changed the crank sensor in this dakota 4.7 litre.of course it was seized into the block pretty tight and i ended up drilling through it and using a screw attatchment on my small slide hammer puller to remove.my question to those of you w... Trouble codes: P0320
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3B7KF23602
Truck was under hard acceleration during take off in first gear, it hit just under 3000 rpm and missed just slightly. Continued to drive and noticed the check engine light was on, pulled over and checked for codes p1690 is the only stored code. Is this a sign ... Trouble codes: P1690
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L mode door actuator VIN: 2B3HD46R02
Heating system mode door will not change position. Pulled mode door actuator and physically checked for stuck or binding door, door is free. Checked power and ground going to Manual control head and mode door actuator, all powers and grounds are present. The t...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L exterior lights VIN: 3D7MX48C47
Electrical power appears to be bleeding into two systems. When the brake pedal is depressed, the clearance lmps, rt rear side lmps, and rt frnt parklamp will illuminate along with the brake lamps. With the brake off and rt turn lmp on the system works fine. ...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FMDU34X2S
Vehicle came in for A/C inoperative. Found fuse 18 (15A) in the I/P fuse panel blown. Fuse will blow when I reinstall the WOT relay. Disconnected the compressor clutch connector but fuse still blows. I'm thinking the A/C diode is bad but my Alldata doesn't giv...
1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L timing chain VIN: 1FMEU15H2S
I am trying to determine the wear on the timing chain and gears without removing the timing cover, ford specs in my mitchell on demand say .500 inch deflection. well that is great if you have the timing cover off, but I am trying to check it by degrees. I have...
1996 Ford Aerostar XLT 3.0L O2 moniter won't set VIN: 1FMDA11U7T
This 96 Aerostar came in for ck. CEL on.Scanned system and found O2 heater circuit code,did not write down and don't recall exactly what the code # was.Replaced O2 sensor with motorcraft part,repaired harness where it was damaged from contacting driveshaft yok...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTDF072XV
Hello everbody, I have a ford truck that the idle fluctuates after it is warmed up then turned off and restarted a cople of minutes later.Condition only happens warm. Truck drives normally and does not surge at stop lights. Turn off the truck, restart after an...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive smoke VIN: 1FTSW31F1X
I'm hoping for some suggestions from any diesel techs. I have this PowerStroke that is running really bad and huffs grey smoke like a freight train. It will hardly run, but I can get it to idle when cold and run some tests. It has a whole laundry list of codes...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on, Lacks power VIN: 1FTSW31F1F
Hi diesel techs! I have this 99 Powerstroke that came in with a serious lack of power. It seriously took 5 minutes to get up to 40 mph. I had some turbo boost codes and we checked those but came up with nothing. We cut off the catalytic conveter and it was abo... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust pressure control valve performance), P1247 (Turbo boost pressure low)
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1FTZX1723X
lack of power removed o2 and still no power fuel press ok heats exaust red hot all cyl firing all computer systems ok all fuel trims ok
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5220Y
Thanks in advance for the help. I first looked at this car about 200 miles ago. The customer had recently aquired this ride from prevoius owner who had been fighting a driveablitiy problem and reoccuring CEL. The car would at random hesitate and stumble and tu... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Range/Performance)
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P6Y
came in shop with mil on check codes found po137 bank 1 down stream. replace o2 ,light still on, found other code po136 replace that o2 light still on and no other codes. Trouble codes: P0136, P0137
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Slave cylinder VIN: 1FAFP33P0Y
I was wondering if any one has dealt with the slave cylinder on the Focus? It seems to be leaking where the fluid line enters the bell housing. Hard to get a good look at! Does any on know if there are o-rings that can be replaced or is it that the slave cylin...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAHP56SX2
This one has me stumped. This vehicle will die intermittantly after setting in gear at idle. The owner will get stuck in traffic, be stopped and for no rhyme or reason the vehicle will die. Just before it dies it starts hunting idle, drops to less then 400 rpm...
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L TCC Operation VIN: 2FMZA57694
Hello and thankyou in advance for help. This trans shifts properly through all gears and properly locks TCC initially. TCC desired slip speed, in IDS data, while driving begins to go high in what appears to be 15 - 20 sec intervals. During re-engagement, TCC ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21536
Need some help. This truck is begining to be irritating. Here is the issue. Truck was in a couple months ago with a failed fuel pump. Truck has no provision for checking fuel pressure. Instead scanner displays desired and actual fuel pressure. At that time des... Trouble codes: P0174
1996 GMC C3500 HD 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, no power,black smoke VIN: 1GDKC43E8T
engine has no power on any kind of accell & blows so much black smoke, you can't see behind the truck. have received 1 warning so far. truck was purchased on ebay(I'll never do that again) & driven 1600 miles home, used 4 qts of oil & had to stop for repairs t... Trouble codes: P0236
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L lights VIN: 1GCHK23183
The signal lights flash to fast on booth sides,the 4 way flasher work normally,all the bulbs are ok replaced anyway,replaces flasher,signal light switch,check all fuses,grounds,when you hook up another bulb for extra load it work normally,there seems not to ha...
1992 Honda Civic VX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGEH2360N
This 92 Civic VX , V tech 1.5 L Has failed the 2 speed loaded emission test. It came in with new factory LAF sensor and Factory spark plugs. Using my Genesis 5 gas portable analyzer, All gasses are within normal limits except O2 which is sometimes 2-4 perc...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1HGCG16581
this car is in for the first time with what I thought was an inboard CV joint failure I replaced the right axcel and that didn't fix it so I tightend the lower engine cradle bolts some were loose no change then I went for a road test again this car has a ( vib...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F3X
have reoccuring p0446 code, replaced above parts because canister was coming apart and pieces of charcoal where getting into vent valve holding it open. now have new valve and canister and code still sets. have checked wiring between valve and ecu all is ok (0... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent control valve malfunction)
1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD6046X
This Jag would go into limp mode with transmission fault light on once every few months. Now it will do it once every week or so. If you shut vehicle off and wait a short minute, you can start it and drive off like nothing was ever wrong. That info comes from ... Trouble codes: P1111 (systems check complete)
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C94
hello and happy tuesday- car was towed in after shutting off while driving on the interstate. when cranking and checking for spark it only sparks once. we ohmed the cam and crank sensors- both checked ok. what turns the coil on and off? any help would be welco...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, dies on acceleration VIN: WDBBA48D65
Took this one as it was towed to us and we are on an island so it's not one we can send down the road. Customer had it in storage for 6 months, ran low on fuel, he filled it and as he was cruising down the road it simply shut off. Wouldn't restart very well an...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Evaporator Core VIN: WDBEB31E6S
VIN: [...] Alldata has missing infomation on this "Special Edition" MEBE. HAS Push button ATC, NO Glove Box, among other things inaccurately listed in the Evaporator Core R & R under the stock listed vehicle in alldata. (shows a glove box and turn ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L overheating VIN: WDBJF55F0V
Engine overheats gauge into red if you turn on heater temp immediatly goes back to normal has had thermostat and radiator clutch fan did not feel good installed new has air flow thru radiator tried vac bleeding system and new cap, car has electric waterpump th...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBHA29G0X
Please someone help. This car after sitting for a matter of minutes will start but will run rough and not want to accelerate, but if you cycle the key the car will then run great. I have checked for leaking injectors and spray pattern and it is good. The Ignit...
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L headrest VIN: WDBTK75J25
Hi group! Car came in with the complaint that the rollbars popped up when she went over a bump. This happened last winter. She brought it back because the top won't work (duh). I was able to retract the rollbars manually and get the top down. I checked the ope...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L cooling fan VIN: KMWRE33442
hey mini techs, i have a cooling fan that will run off of the 5 amp trigger fuse for a second then blow the fuse. I pulled the primary relay and it still blowws the fuse, put in a ten amp and the cooling fan runs with no relays, my mitchell shows a secondary f...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Surge VIN: 4A3AA96GSY
vehicle came in with obvious miss, found spark plug holes full of oil, r&r valve cover & resealed replaced plugs & wires & insulators, miss is gone but on acceleration @ 3 grand it act's just like a rev limiter runs good up to 3ooo rpm. any ideas would be grea... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06B04
None of the sensors have a 5 volt reference. I have checked all the sensors on the same ciruit, and no 5 volts. I have unplugged all sensors, still no 5 volts. I have back probed the pcm, still no 5 volts coming out to any sensors. I have checked powers and gr... Trouble codes: P0452, P0550, P1229, P2122, P2138
1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.8L over voltage code 51 VIN: 2G3AJ81W6J
This wagon was fine when customer shut it off. Upon restart SES light came on with code 51( high voltage). Computer sees 19Volts running, 16volts koeo. Battery is 14.5Volts running and 12.4 koeo. The kicker is there are no other codes but the engine races and ... Trouble codes: 51 (High Voltage 19v)
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Water Outlet VIN: 1G3NL52T9X
The housing we are talking about is on the drivers side of the motor and there is no thermostat in it and the top radiator hose connects to it, and is only available in OEM plastic. We had the customer in and we checked the car out throughly and could not make...
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GHDX13E61
Vehicle stalls intermittantly, usually at idle, cold or hot. Also cuts out at idle or driving above 3100 rpm. Performed vacuum test while cutting out and found exhaust restricted at Cat. and rear O2 matching front signal. Replaced cat and rear O2. No change. C... Trouble codes: P1122, P1189, P1626
1987 Other GM Coupe 5.0L TCC solenoid VIN: 12AAV1230H
The Avanti factory purchased NEW '87 Monte Carlo SS, removed body and installed their body. PROBLEM: At 60 mph on interstate TCC solenoid will keep turning on and off. Do not notice any problems with TCC solenoid below 60mph. Scanner shows road speed constan...
1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L 1-2 shift, Overdrive VIN: 2G2FV22P8T
We have a customer vehicle with a 4l60E Transmission. When you put the car in drive, you might as well be putting the car in neutral. According to the scan tool, the shift indicator is working correctly. There are no transmission related trouble codes, and the...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ52KOV
I replaced the IGNITION MODULE twice!!! Vehicle towed in crank no start no spark. Has fuel pressure and injector pulse. I have power, ground, 3x and 18x crank signals to the ICM. I also have cam signal going in and coming out of ICM. I do not have 3x signal co... Trouble codes: P0336
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, reduced power VIN: 2G2WP52261
The problem only occurs during heavy rain. Loses control over elec throttle. Cannot duplicate symptom in shop. Replaced APP sensor, found corrosion in C101 (frt of L strut tower) and repaired. No joy. Am aware of TSB for H2O intrusion at L kick panel area - no... Trouble codes: P1125 (APP sys fault), P2138 (APP sensor 1 - 2 correlation), U1000 (Comm error in EBTCM only)
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L speedometer VIN: 4S3BG6856X
This car was recently purchased from used car lot. There is no repair history available. The problem is that the speedometer shows that the car is going approx 25mph whenever the engine is running - even if the car is not moving. When at idle both the speedome...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B12
This car came in from another shop. The story was the car was running, but the car had sat up for 10 months. The drivers window was left open therfore ruining the comfort control system module under the driverside carpet with rain water. The customer tried to ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: WVWVD63B63
Hi, I have a customer here with an 03 1.8t Passat and she is complaining of poor fuel ecoonomy and slight lack of power. To me the car feels like a normal 1.8t. I have driven this car on the highway and my fuel trim number have been with in a normal range with... Trouble codes: N0NE
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L steering rack VIN: YV1LS5678W
I hate to admit it but this is only the second SMI rack I've replaced due to massive leaking. I'm looking for a better procedure to keep the time & aggravation reasonable. Main issues are the lower steering 'companion' (u-joint) and fluid lines. I understand...

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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18602
This vehicle left without being repaired,while pinpoint testing the vehicle started and ran with no codes.The immobilizer light comes on normally and goes out when the vehicle starts.I was thinking the pcm was causing the no start concern becouse it controls t...
2001 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L a/c system
sorry for taking so long to get back to the replies, waiting on customer to return never has come back, so i called him and he said that, proably going to trade the car in, thanks for the help sorry couldn't get a fix on this one thanks bud
2004 Audi A8 4.2L Parking Brake module VIN: WAULL44E04
Thanks to all that responded, but the customer declined any further diagnostics at this time. He's susposed to bring the vehicle back at a later date. I found a TBS for this code, 46-07-03, Thanks again.
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L shifting VIN: WBAGJ8323V
Thank you all for your help, Patrick from Georgia nailed it, they were both clutch slippage codes. Fluid doesn't look all that bad , but customer going to spring for reman trans.As far as testing w/ GT1 as Erik from Texas suggested, if I had a GT1 , I wouldn't...
2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Door Seal VIN: 1GYEK63R5Y
Thanks to Dan [...]. Dan had a very good description of exactly how to adjust he door. We followed his instructions to the letter. We also found the upper weather-strip that is attached to the body above the main door weather-strip was not installed corr...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP6P6P2
Hello Gentlemen thanks to Osvaldo,Tony,David,Patrick,John,Terrance and Chris, you chaps were bang on with your diagnosis. I scoped the connector on the side of the intake manifold as you all suggested and got no trigger signal, also my scanner didnt display a...
1993 Chevrolet Pickup C2500 7.4L Mechanical
thanks for the replies. no mounts or loose bolts were found. the customer is not too concerned because the noise has been there a long time and he is used to it.so long as the compressor lasts he is happy.i tried ordering the high enertia pully as was suggeste...
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WW12M4T
THANK YOU one and all that suggested we check the fuel pump connector, we replaced and it started up!!! THANKS AGAIN!!!Elden
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1945W
have ordered a new intake tube as this one is crimped a little, both intake and exaust ports are open and clear, exaust is stock so I'm assuming this little 8 dollar tube is the cure. Thanks to all that replied but i'm still checking this one, will write when ... Trouble codes: P0401.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L charging system VIN: 1GCJK33215
Perform T.S.B. 02-06-03-008C Info. on voltmeter gauge fluctuation due to regulated control sys. and concerns about camper|trailer battery charging.
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L pinging, spark knock VIN: 1GNFK13037
This vehicle will be returning to the dealer with a recommendation for the customer to contact the local Dealer Rep. to help with this repair. The E85 update has been done @ the dealer with the same results. I will update this Help Request when more info is av...
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1P4GP45G5W
Hi, Thank you to everyone. I mean it. I know how hard it is to take time out of a busy day to respond to a question. As almost all of you stated, it turned out to be the H Block. Replaced it and everything is working fine. Jim [...]
1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Body Module/a/c VIN: 2B3HD56J9X
The body control module fixed the problem, with the new module I have a good 5 volt reading at the evap temp sensor, the a/c system starting working normally. Still do not know what caused the failure of the old module. Thanks for the replies.
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L gages, warning lights VIN: 1D4GP24313
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Mode control in a/c head VIN: 3D7KA286X3
Replies suggested broken linkage to various doors so I dug deeper. The mode door was broken, the white link between the actuator and door had the stop broken off in such a way that without a real close look and without knowing any better, I didn't catch it the...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7KR28C96
I want to thank everyone for helping out on this one. most of you suggested restriction, some said air in fuel. well i did not find any split lines or leaks,what i found was a restricted strainer.the float was worn out on the edges and some of this hard mater... Trouble codes: P0148 (Fuel delivery malfunction).
1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW35F96
Just like all the replies said, the glow plugs were the problem. They were only $15 each and we replaced all eight. The leak was an 'o'-ring in the low pressure pump. Thanks for all the help-I couldn't do it without ya!
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP65Z6W
Thanks for all of your replies, they mostly accounted for either a broken flex plate, or cam timing still misaligined. we are still trying to decide if it's worth going on. maybe just for the educational value of it. If or when we solve this, I will post t...
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6538X
thanks for all the replys i found a bad idler pulley i replaced that and and the timing belt and the car runs perfect but all the replys are greatly appreciated
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L brake warning light VIN: 1FMYU01132
After pinpoint testing the problem with the brake light and the radio stopped and no cause of the problem was found.The car was back in last week for other repairs and the customer said that it has not happened again.
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L dome light VIN: 1FAFP53U73
I am going to say this vehical is fixed. We had the snap on brick and solus scanners on the veical. they would read if the door ajar light was on or off. but not which door. snap on man was in the other day saying the new up date may take care of that. W...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTVX14594
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L knocking noise right bank VIN: 1FTPW14585
Upon original disassembly found loose timing chain with slack on right side bank and left side had no slack. Replaced chain tensioners, all guides, and right side phaser. Engine still still making noise out of right side. Disassembled again and found right sid...
2005 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L trans-axle VIN: 3FAFP37NX5
2001 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTDT13W41
Cleaning the filter inside the EVAP canister and vent tube seemed to take care of the problem due to I have not heard back from the customer. Thanks for all the help Matt. Trouble codes: P0466.
2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S14
Thank you for all the assistance in this request for a repair. Once we found that on the intake side of the cylinder head that the rockers had 1 rocker off per cylinder and 2 off on cyl. number 2. We found no cam problems we R&R cylinder head and disassembled ... Trouble codes: P0302.
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L door latch front door VIN: JHMCB7663M
Thanks to everyone who gave advice. Took out the seat and the trim panel and drilled/destoyed the latch until the door opened.
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5654V
Thank you all for the fast and worthy replies. As you nearly all said blocked ports that are under the fuel rail. After removing the EGR chamber which is bolted down with 4 bolts i found Port 1 & 2 clogged up completely and #3 just about clogged up, after c... Trouble codes: P1300 (Controlled ignition system or misfire), P0301 (1 Misfire), P0302 (2 misfire), P0135 (B 1 S1 Heater), P0141 (B 1 S 2 heater circuit).
2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L cluster VIN: 5N3AA08C94
I apologize for the amount of time it took to post fix. I tore the whole car apart checking the grounds, no change. Removed the suppressor found near the #5 coil, no change. We checked alternator, checked OK. Checked battery, OK. On a hunch we disconnected the...
2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L oil life remind VIN: 1F25S64NX7
thanks again guys,your info helped.one of the differences in this cars oil life index is that you enter in what mileage you want to change the oil.thanks again
1987 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.2L 5th gear VIN: 2BCCL81K3H
I made a shim for clearnce 5th gear shaft to out put housing and that took care of it. thanks to every one . Don g.
2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L control arms VIN: JTHBA30G14
As all had said engine removal is not required. Just raise engine and remove engine mount to gain access to control arm mounting bolts. Procedures in Alldata and Mitchell are not necessary. Time to replace less then 1 hour. Thanks to all for your responses...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Steering Hoses VIN: 1LNCNNAVI2
First of all thank you to all who took the time to reply. Here's what we did. We removed the pressure & return lines right out of the vehicle. Put some smoke through them & found nothing. We ordered a pressure line because we could not reproduce the high p...
1990 Mazda RX-7 GTU 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FC3312L
Due to the fact that it is a conversion to turbo and has a performance chip I am going to call this a fix. What we finally did to repair this after checking all sensors, adjusting the tps to perfection, smoke testing for leaks and replacing the injector seal...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Transmission VIN: WDBDA28D7M
I must close this due to time. We are however still working on this car. We decided to remove the trans and completely go thru it. I will try to pass on any helpful info as we find it.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBGA43E3P
Thanks to all that responded, i suspect a faulty ignition module but the customer declined any further diagnostics at this time. He's susposed to bring the vehicle back at a later date. Thanks again. Jeff
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBNG75J21
thanks to all the repliers,the fix was that we had 2 disconnect the battery and the car attomatically fixed!
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Ignition VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Haven't fixed the vehicle yet, car is at the dealership waiting for some recalls that I found that deal w/ the cam and crank sensor. I appreciate all of your input, I will post once I have heard back from the dealership if this fixed my problem or not.
1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Brougham 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G3AM47A9D
Thanks to Richard,Ken and Brad. Well after talking to the tech he stated while checking for a miss he pulled a plug wire off the cap and it arched to the four wire plug for the dist. Well we finally found a used ECM and installed it and all is well. Thanks aga...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L engine cooling fan VIN: 2T1BA01E0T
Thanks Wade [...] you techs were bang on, we found the ac pressure switch plug on the right fender it was all corroded & missing the grounding pin, after we grounded the grn & ltgrn/blk wires the cooling fan now works as i...
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