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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, loses spark high rpm VIN: 19LED27299
-Swaped mass air flow sensor with 2 known good parts. -checked resistance of injectors and found within spec. -smoke tested intake for leaks and found small leak from cap, swaped cap and ran engine. -checked ditributor cap and rotor, found to be worn, replaced...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Power steering VIN: WBAGF8326W
Greetings everyone. I'm not too familiar with BMW P/S. I replaced leaking hoses @ resevoir and pressure hose between pump & gearbox. Fluid also had metal/glittery apearance, I advised P/S flush as well. Refilled & Bled air out of P/S and test drove. when @ ope...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: WBAFB33581
Customer said fault occured after a sharp left turn at moderate speed. We have measured ride height and it appears to be the same for both sides of rear. Any additional information and/or help with this system is greatly appreciated.
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L vanos timing chain VIN: WBAFA53551
Customer complained about the vehicle harsh shifting after 30 mins of driving. This problem happens everytime after 30mins. Withing 30mins the gear selection disappear from the instrument cluster.Thats when the vehicle begins to upshift and downshift harshly. ...
1987 Chevrolet V30 Silverado 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHV34K7H
The truck came in with a code 33 for MAP sensor and and oxygen sensor code. The fuel state stays rich even after replacing both affected components. Oxygen sensor volts are .69 wirh 0 cross counts. IAC is 47 and coolant temp switch is working. Can not figure o... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP sensor)
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNFK16K4S
Vehical came to us after above parts wre replaced. this problem started after a long run on the hi way he came to a stop ands started acting up. Has a bad hesation on accereration much worse when in open loop.Ck on scanner sensors look norman. did note is seem...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L starter drags hot VIN: 3GNFK16R4W
I'm running out of ideas on this one.the problem only occurs after the engine is completly warmed up.acts as if the timing is to fast.I can also disconnect coil primary and the engine cranks over normally.
1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1947X
hello thanks for the replies this gets. well s10 had spun bearing another tech pulled it and did the work put it together and would not start. he quit and now i have to do it (good times) i have a no start condition wit no fuel or spark the security light is n...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L security sys VIN: 2GCEK19T8X
Security system is preventing us from starting this vehicle. It will start and run for a couple of seconds and then die. Originally it was blowing fuses to the ECM when we turned the key on. We replaced the fuel pump and cured that issue. I cannot find out a...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K6Y
Ok so I need to repost this as customer droped this off again complaining of intermittant stall.I have only confirmed this condition three times last week but that was before crank sensor and ICM replacement.I have checked for codes in ALL modules none found (...
1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3ED56F7R
Its Friday and I am running out of steam here, sure could use a pointer or two.. Engine quit at slow speed, approx 25 mph & towed to shop. Found no spark from coil. A scan showed code 11 for no crank signal. Had one on hand so replaced crank sensor & still no ... Trouble codes: 11 (Ignition crank reference not detected)
1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46J8X
This vehicle came in with a Missfire code and a mechanic replaced the plugs and wires. When driving with slight throttle it is o.k. but when you give it more throttle it misses bucks and falls on it's face, almost like plugged fuel filter. I checked all wiring... Trouble codes: P0202, P0204, P0206, P0205, P0203, P0201
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L brakes VIN: 2C3AE66G51
Vehicle sometimes will start draggging front brakes.During road test confirmed this with heat gun.While driving they will start to grab.I have stopped and cracked the line at the master cyl.(front line of master)and problem is gone it may take another mile or ...
1990 Dodge B350 5.9L Stall VIN: 2B5WB35Z5L
Vehical will stall when warm. Intermittent problem, passed visual inspection with exception of EGR valve.(broken nipple) Owner was advised of EGR cost and took van to use this morning and will return this afternoon. I do not doubt that an EGR can cause a stall... Trouble codes: 37 (part throttle unlock solenoid ckt), 33 (a/c relay)
2002 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L No Start VIN: 1BSEL46R52
Friends car. son ran car out of oil damaged bottom end. recommend an area where shops do alot of used engines. she had used engine installed 6 months ago. didn't drive vehicle much when she got it back do to the check engine light came on and registration past... Trouble codes: 201 (injector circuit open/shorted cylinder 1), 202 (cylinder 2), 203 (cylinder 3), 204 (205 -), 205 (206 -), 206 (testing and results)
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L condenser fan VIN: 1D7HA18N63
The condenser fan won't run on this truck. Check the fuse, relay, and fan. Fan will run when jumpered to power. There's no ground to the relay. Can anybody tell me what controls the relay to turn the fan on? Thanks in advance for the help.
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3D7528C37G
This truck has a rough running concern cold, once warm it runs good. Canceled out cyls. to pinpoint concern. #4 cyl. makes no difference on rpm, all other cyls. has a noticable drop in rpm. I replaced #4 injector and it still runs rough. Any other ideas on thi...
1993 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3CF54F1P
have had this talon in shop awhile,came in as no start had an erratic idle prior to stalling.found burnt spot on ecm board.sent ecm to have repaired,ecm could not be repaired so purchased one from texas.iac motor was also replaced.new ecm still has no start.we...
1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FACP40M1M
Randomly engine will start and idle. When acclerating there is no power, sometimes stalls. Then may recover and drive fine for 2 days and then start all over again. Mass air flow meter and barometric sensor were replaced. No codes present. Fuel pressure is goo...
1994 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4F4CR12A1R
This 2.3L Ranger has a tip in hesitation worse when cold, to the point that the engine will stall when throttle is slightly depressed. When stall occurs the only way to restart is to hold WOT until it kicks over than completely release throttle and will start....
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L abs VIN: 1FDKF38F9S
Hello fellow techs! This is my shop truck. It is an old town highway dept. truck. 4x4. Rwabs. Abs code 9 Pcm code p0500. OD light is flashing. It shifts late and hard and the speedo does not work. We put a sensor in the rear differential because thats wh...
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
1.8L Zetec DOHC, Manual. Veichle came in missfiring at idle only when cold, another tech put plugs in. Thought it was fixed because it had warmed up, then I checked it, was missfiring again once cooled down. No DTC's, on the IDS in powerbalance the missfire w...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L evaporator VIN: 1FTVWV33P9
costumer came in stated a/c not working hooked up a/c machine - found pressures very high evacuate & recharge system with correct amount of 134a pressures still went very high - found very little air being pulled through the condenser checked fan clutch opp. c...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L engine VIN: IFTZR14V23
hello thank you in advance for any help or ideas. We have a fleet service ranger that is used by a heating an A/C company. This truck has a vibration that you can feel in the seat, it feels like it has solid motor mounts. The engine runs perfect with no misfir...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P83
we have this lovely f350 6.0 that will start cold but not hot, from what we believe to be a leak in the high pressure oil system, with valve covers off and cranking we saw some leakage around 1 of the injector connectors (but not a gusher), ive read many repli...
2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WF0FAKEVIN
Note veichle only has 9,000Km's on the clock. Customer reported engine lacks power and missfires. Found code for missfire cyl 4. Drove veichle found missfire evident on medium accel when hot or cold. Cleared code, swapped coil #4 with coil #1 and spark plug #... Trouble codes: P0301 (missfire cyl 1), P0304 (missfire cyl 4)
1991 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, STALL VIN: 1GTCS14Z4M
i have this sonoma that will hunt for idle originally was getting code 12 all the time put in new ecm and cured that problem but still willl stall seems to idle fine or a little high all the time if you hook up the brick idle will ramp up to 1000 rpm and gradu...
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L climate control VIN: 2GTEC19T44
This unit intermittently fails to turn a/c on snowflake flashes on digital display( dual zone automatic climate control) checked low pressure switch and bypassed all refridgerent levels and psi ok. When operating unit works fine all zones and temps settings fu...
2005 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L A/C Control VIN: 1GKEK13T95
Hi Guys, This came in from the body shop, all ambient sensors replaced, we did the normal evac on system and started the recharging and found the control stuck on defrost. We disconnected the battery for 3 minutes and made sure to touch the bat. leads as to di...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3156X
I had to replace PCM. How do I get IMMOBILIZER code? Until recently the only way to reset the immobilizer was a tow to the dealer. LAUNCH scan tool's latest update now offers immobilizer reset BUT IT REQUIRES A HONDA PASSWORD. How do I get this password? My lo...
2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L no communication VIN: JHMFA15896
customer brought car in saying that engine light had come on but didn't stay on. tried to access codes with my genisys, but will not communicate. I have power to the obd. I have alldata, which helps, but was just wondering if anyone else had ran into this befo...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D3W
Greetings, Hope someone can offer some insight into this vehicles problem. Vehicle came into shop with a steady check engine light on and a history code for #4 cylinder misfire, po304, but at the time was not misfireing. Tech started diagnosis and found oil in... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Won't Accelerate VIN: JACDJ58X71
This vehicle came in with a check engine light and a DTC P1280. When driving the vehicle, it will stall and set P1280 immediately. I strongly suspect wiring, but I haven't been able to duplicate the malfunction in the shop EXCEPT once when I pressure washed th... Trouble codes: P1280 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 or circuit)
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Unknown VIN: 1J4GZ78YXP
this is my wifes car so I have to fix it or else. the tranny is fine cold but after it worms up it loads somtimes in rev. and rarly stalls but does somtimes. I was told by a tranny guy (that I dont trust) that the OD is bad causing it. or the flow back valve i...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78S1V
initial complaint would not run or Idle, surging poor running, data was blinking on and off,checked crank sensor recently replaced with many other parts as this list indicates ignition coil,temp sensors air and coolant, cam and crank sensor,plugs, cap and wire... Trouble codes: P0351
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Valvetrain VIN: 1J4GW58N5X
This Grand Cherokee broke out a lifter bore, shot the follower through the valve cover and 4 other followers fell out of place. Hard to tell if any other damage has occerred to the engine. This has fairly high miles, but isn't sludged much, compared to most of...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S01
this vechile drove into the shop customer complain that the mil light is on and the transmission kicks when shifting. scan vechile and got code p0123 (throttle position sensor voltage high). when i ran the test on the tps i got 5v on the signal wire with the c...
2007 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 3.8L instrumentation VIN: 1J4FA54187
Hopefully someone can help with the oil change interval reset procedure which we were unable to obtain to this point. This one shows up under the Tach in the instrument cluster.
2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L sensor VIN: JTHFN48Y92
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W1Y
I have been chasing this light for a couple months. It used to be very intermittent. Now it will set this code every time I perform a drive cycle. I had replaced the purge valve a few months ago. When I check it it has the same resistence as two others that I ... Trouble codes: P0443 (Purge control)
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67EXS
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. I am having problems figuring out this Automatic Slip Reduction. The light comes on and the throttle wont Accelerate. It seems that these are common for a wire harness break down, but it seems to be OK on min... Trouble codes: 30 (The code is for CAN communication with Electronic Accelerator/Cruise Control/Idle Stabilization Control EA/CC/ISC module.)
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L electrical connector VIN: 4M2DU86K83
We have another shop installing a jasper trans. into this truck for us. The plug that goes into the left side of the trans. to the valve boby has frozen it's self into the trans. They have pretty much torn it up trying to get it out.We have called Ford and som...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JA3AJ26EX3
This car will not shift from 1st to 2nd gear when cold, or first starting out, morning or night.I mean no grind just nothing, it will not even go into the 2nd gear position. When car warms up after about 5 minutes, it will shift perfect has anybody ran into th...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L ac compressor VIN: 1N4AL11D33
Hi all, I having a problem with multiple 2003 Alitmas with the same problem. When the outside air temp. gets 90 or above the ac belt will vibrate when idleing in gear forward or reverse. It transfers the vibration into the drivers compartment and sounds like i...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Power windows, power seat, Sunroof, power lock not VIN: 1N4AL11D83
Hello, This 2003 Altima came with complaint these things quit working at the same time: all the power windows, power seat, sunroof, power lock. The vehicle well maintenance, no accident. I did basic check all fuses, fusible link OK. According to the wiring dia...
1998 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L evap core VIN: 2G2FS22K5W
the line from condenser to orfice tube is luke warm . the evap inlet is very cold as for to outlet. this car has high duct temp. the original complant was a leak in a/c system and high duct temp when a/c is charged. i replaced the compresser to fix the leak, a...
1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Auto door locks VIN: YS3CH68M8V
The related repair history say all, or most of what I want help with. If anyone has had this type of problem on this MY and model Saab, I would appreciate a pointer toward the area of repair I need to focus on.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L lights VIN: 4S3BH665X2
need help from subaru gurus. came in with abs light on all the time and cruise control inop. had code 54 stored in abs computer. got lazy and just replaced stop lamp switch. light still on and could not clear code. trouble tree for code 54 led us to replace ab...
1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HJ85J4V
Thanks in advance for any help. Customer came in complaining check engine light on intermittently, we pulled code p0401 from scanner and found vac. switching valve open at all times and egr temp sensor only reading about 82 degrees. we replaced both. customer ... Trouble codes: P0401
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K61
this problem occurs very intermittent one thing i noticed and dont know if it is normal is vapor pressure on scan tool reads 151.53psi with key on engine off is this high or normal Trouble codes: P0446
2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L engine VIN: JTDDR32T32
just looking for a little advice here.. I have a 1.8l celica with a rod knock,I have opened the oil filter and there is some babbit in there. my question is, can the bearings be done in reasonable time with engine in, do the mains usually survive and and as we...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE30K22
car came in with complaint of check engine light on and bucking on acceleration.Had a code 1121 stored for accel pedal position.This is a drive by wire system.Followed flow chart in alldata and replaced ecm as directed.The car still ran poorly but the code ne... Trouble codes: P1121
1987 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L not ijector pulse VIN: YVGX694XH1
hi tech,car not star,i chek,fuel pressure good,spark is good,relays, grounds all good,i crank the engine but i dont have signal at the injectors,i put same carburator cleaning and motor star,i check also fuel injector relay,i suspect is good,the only i did not...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L car pulls right VIN: YV1TS90D51
In advance I would like to thank everyone for any help you can lend me on this one. I have a volvo s80 that pulls right under all conditions. I have checked for frozen calipers they seemed ok , but I replaced them anyways and blead all four wheels. I also trie...

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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9351M
Thanks to all who took time to reply. It was indeed the Ign switch. I had my head on backwards and did not see it on a wireing diagram, was looking at dist or for a ballast resistor. Anyway, Thank you all for your time...JIM
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L cd changer VIN: WBADP6332X
Took the Car to the dealer as per their requirement to confirm the fault and verify no other fault codes in the radio system - which I had allready done with my Autologic. They kept it a week and 2 days then replaced the CD unit as I had originally suggested....
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L reset dash VIN: 5UXFA53593
Jeffery was right on with his input. I followed the directions for this 2003 using the older vehicle instructions and it cleared the second time I tried it. The instructions said if it is not reset the first time to drive it about 2 1/2 gallons of fuel and the...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP52KOV
Thanks for all 53 replies, and sorry for the long delay in posting the fix waiting for costumer to gather funds most of you where correct in saying the intake manifold was leaking, after replacing the manifold and gaskets, new o2 sensors which where burnt out...
1994 Chevrolet Blazer 5.7L abs lite VIN: 1GNEK18K1R
First thank you for the help everyone.After trying all idea's i feel it needs to be cleared with a tech2 or possibly the abs module went bad customer decided to take it as it is and possibly stop by dealer to try clearing it.If i find out anything more i will ...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNCT18W4S
Thanks to all who replied this truck had 2 problems first was the terminal for the cpi unit the spade was not making good contact kinda like the gm fuel pump harness. That fixed my no start and start and stall. The 2nd problem was when i test drove the truck i...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK29U9X
Well, thanks to all for the help and suggestions. Can't believe we overlooked something so simple, but the scan tool data didn't indicate that there was a problem. A simple cleaning of the MAF did the trick. Couldn't even see the usual fuzz-like contaminant...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCCS19W7Y
Thanks to all that replied. The fix was dual. Replaced plug wires and cleaned IAC. Now the truck starts and idles fine cold.
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L noise in the passenger compartment VIN: 2G1WF52E35
thanks for all your help but the customer declined the repair at this time. however we strongly agree that the problem exists in the pressure regulator.
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L hazard lights VIN: 3C4FY48B62
Hey guys; Thanks for help,I installed a dealor flasher unit and it solved the problem.For further information the aftermarket part number that every parts store sells for this application is an EP-27.This flasher will not work in these cars Jay
1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDLF47M7R
Thanks everyone. This is a DI (non-turbo) engine. Sorry. This caused some confusion in the responses. The problem was the switching valve for the front and rear tanks. It worked fine when it was running off of the rear tank but when you switched to the front t...
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L TCC Operation VIN: 2FMZA57694
I'm closing this with a fix because as of right now everything is working fine. We installed another trans yesterday. We never did find out why the tcc shuddered only when reapplied after the computer called for it. (Desired) Jasper wanted the trans back an...
1999 GMC C7500 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1GDL7H1D1X
Well, thanx for the replies. This vehicle ran for several months with an open coil driver. The resulting ignition misfire smoked the catalytic converter. We replaced the converter and all the gasses came back to normal. It didn't make the 'misfire' go away and...
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HGEJ1123R
hi guys , well it looks like we did it. jim from utah was right,set the idle screw. we also found the pcv valve jammed up bad.customer came back and said every thing is good.once again thanks to all techs who took the time for use at autocare and iatn staff. a...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L oil consumption VIN: JHMCG6670X
ok...here we go. after purchasing a bore guage and a 3-4 inch micrometer i was able to take an acurate measurement of the pistons and the cylinder bores. i found that 2 out of 4 cylinders had excessive taper. i had .009 taper and the spec is .002. i also found...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG16571
Thanks to David, Scott, and Harv helped to pin it down, the wires where crossed in the CKP connecter. The CKP has a +and - and I didn't pay enough attenion to that,I thought I did. But I know how to test the PGM-FI relay and test the ecm.Also if your DVOM is c... Trouble codes: P0336 (CKP out of range), P1259 (VTEC system mal).
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES267X2
Well here is the solution. When I first looked at the plug,connections,wires ect; I must have not looked close enough. There was a little corrosion on the one side of the plug. So we cleaned it out and scraped what we could with a pick. Then I sprayed into the... Trouble codes: P0335.
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L front interior lights VIN: JT6HF10V9X
The common part between both front interior lamp circuits is the Body control ecm. We're unable to program the part aftermarket so the customer will take the vehicle to the dealer 300 miles away.
1995 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA26A8S
Hi all. Sorry it took awhile, I was hopking the customer would bail me out on this, but I was undermined from the getgo. I labscoped the cam sensor circuit. In early tests it was a 4.8ish volt square wave. I found that if you watched it long enough, the volt... Trouble codes: P0340.
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L no power VIN: 1G3GR62C6S
thank everyone for the help!this car is fix.it had two problems,one fuel flow and two,injectors.some of the injectors were plug and some were leaking.A new set of injectors and fuel pump was the fix.thanks for the help
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T6V
I tried everyones suggestions,removed O2 sensor,cleaned and tightened grounds,verified 12v at all fuses,still would not start.I swapped the ignition coil assembly with module to another vehical and it ran fine,so it was O.K. I took a fuel sample,it looked good...
1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1G2NE12TXW
2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SL63865
Thank you for all the great advice. We went to bat for our client, who had been told NO Warranty” and did indeed find once confirmed COMPUTER = warrantied for 8/80. *We reinstalled clients original computer w/ CODE P2716 = PRESSURE CONTROL SOLENOID "D" Ele... Trouble codes: P0012 (Camshaft Position A Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1).
1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L Hesitation, ping under load VIN: YS3DM58V1R
First off, thanks to everyone for their advice. I did remove the timing covers, and verified that all of the timing marks lined up, which they did. I also found no abnormal wear on the belt, and per a reciept in the glove box, i found that the timing belt was ...
1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Engine operation VIN: YS3CH68M8V
Of the replies I received, one hit the nail squarely on the head. It was the ignition switch. The other that was relevant concerned the taillights. I checked that area first because, in a previous visit I had replaced the light assembly due to lens damage. The...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58E41
I checked and double checked every thing . I got a new by pass valve from saab It seemed to be better made than the ones I was getting from worldpac Its been about 2 weeks and no return it was returning every 3 or 4 days. Still can't believe I had 5 bad valves...
1994 Toyota Camry 3.0L calipers VIN: 4TIGK13EXR
thanks to all that replied. After 2 master cylinders, 1 reman and 1 new its fixed.
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZT1BR1ZE5W
Thank you to the mechanic Gods!!! Ha. I did as most of you experienced gurus said to do. I installed the canister assembly and the car has been gone for 5 days now. The customer is a very good one and he would have called by now if the light had of returned. T... Trouble codes: P0441.
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4T1BF28B93
After searching on iatn fix data base, found a post on a toyota with almost identical symptoms. Fix was related to fuel in tank. I ran the car off of our motorvac machine and it seemed to run better. I drained the fuel tank of all the remaining fuel and refill...
1982 Volvo 244 DL 2.1L No Start VIN: YV1AX4841C
Thanks to workfeg,[...], crjinfla, gregcobert, Gd4615, [...], awrench, A hearty thank you to all who responded! So, here is deal. As posted, pi...
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