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1996 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, int. hard start VIN: JH4DB765XT
i have this 96 acura integra, the vehicle has an intermittent hard start. vehicle will start up fine cold but after a long run the customer shuts the car off and then when they go to restart it, it cranks and does not start till about the 3rd crank try. the ve...
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L reverse engagment VIN: WAUYP64B31
I am working on 2001 audi allroad with a 5hp19 transmission in it. It has a great reverse for about 3 seconds, then it loses the engagment. If you selected a difffernt position then go back to reverse you have reverse again for another 3 seconds. I have replac...
2002 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E52
Hi Guys ! This car drive us nuts for more than a week. The vehicle first came in for random misfire and cyl.2 +4. No problem ! We replace all 4 ign. coils & plugs. Test drive over 5 mls with no complain .Customer picked up car & call back after a week with sam... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire detected), P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire detected), P0304
1998 BMW 328i 3.2L top is inop VIN: WBABK7332W
Help BMW Techs!! this convertables top will not operate. We tested system found fuse in trunk blown. replaced and verified correct power and ground to top control unit. Top control unit will not communicate with gt1 or auto logic so it was replaced but we stil...
2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L power windows and locks VIN: 1G4HP54K61
Good morning techs, I have this Lesabre and also a Bonneville doing the exact same thing. I figured that if a small shop like me had 2 cars with the same symptoms, there might be a problem here. So please let me know if anyone has fixed this and what it was. T...
2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52362
i have a random misfire code with mis on #3 cylinder under very light power brake and light cruise. swapped spark plugs, wires, coil, injector. no change. good spark pattern, good injector voltage and amp patterns, weired thing is when you disconnect egr valve... Trouble codes: P0300
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Blower VIN: 1G6CD5383M
Car came in because local dealer said compressor got hot and stopped running. Needed new compressor. Oh well. Air gap was excessive. Set air gap and that problem solved. Blower is inop, now. I think it worked when it came in. Signal wire to the power module...
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Charging System VIN: W06V52R5WR
Customer had intermittent cranking problem in February. After testing system, recommended and replaced battery. Vehicle came back this weak with same complaint. Battery load tested fine. No draw present. Charging voltage was 13.8 when we first ran the vehicle,...
1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L ignition VIN: 1GNDT13W2S
this vehicle has a rough idle and after runni\ng about 3 or 4 miles it quits wait about ten minutes and it starts back can not get scan data has communication error think bus is bad has mil light always on and vehicle will idle at ashop for hours and never die...
1997 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GCGC29R6V
This vehicle was brought to the shop with an owner complaint of the brake pedal creeping to the floor with light to medium pressure on the brake. The owner stated that he had installed a new master cylinder. When that didn't help he acquired a used abs valve a...
1997 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L blown head gasket
I fought this thing all /mornining afternoon. it has a blown head gasket and I am trying to pull the heads off in the car. Passenger side exhaust manifold has egr pipe to it and don't know what its going to take to take this off (at the rear of manifold) It is...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHK29112
Hello Group, I have ended up having to sweep up everybodys mess again. This truck had a no start fault the AA towed it to our local GM dealer they rang the owner[who was on his trip home in the recovery truck] and told him that the truck was now running and th...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L bcm VIN: 2G1WF55E32
This Vehicle has codes U1000, class 2 serial comm. problem and P1626 Anti-theft system fuel enable circuit. I can access all of the class 2 devices with the exception of the (missing) radio and the BCM. The battery was replaced and now the car will not crank a...
2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L abs inop VIN: 1G1ND52J12
Hello fellow techs, I am working on this chevy malibu that customer complaint of abs light on. I test drove the car and noticed that the light was on and also no abs fuction. I pulled a code c1218 Pump motor circuit malfuntion , cleared it 2 times and both ti...
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55K24
Came in with check engine light on and code P0455 large evap leak. This is a police car that idles a lot. Purge line to solenoid was heat cracked,so replaced and cleared code, was fine for about a week and came back with same code. Replaced fuel cap and make s... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large Evap leak)
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC52F55
Customer drove 20 miles 4 hours later car would not start. Had all of the codes above the first time then after clearing the computer only get code P1630 & U1000. The engine cranks but does not start. The fuses are ok. Also watching the scaner in power mode se... Trouble codes: P1630 (Theft deterrent lean mode active), U1000 (Loss of Serial communication for class 2), U1008, B2707 (Gearshift unlock circuit low), B2960 (Passlock cylinder data incorrent)
1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L blower motor VIN: 1C3HD56T1S
hey all you chrysler techs out there. i have a question about how to check the atc power module? i have power and ground to the module,but none coming out. i jumped power to the blower motor and it works fine.but,i can't figure out how to check the signal from...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 2C3HE66G6Y
this car will bog down on accel. falls flat on its face.fuel pressure good,tps and map ok.checked timming marks there right on.sometimes it is also hard to start.checked fuel for water its ok.please need help with this one thank you
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L air bag VIN: 2C8GP44G71
Customer stated that the warning light had come on some time before but had gone off again. All other functions seem normal. IP works, no other warning lights, door locks, windows, etc. OK. PCM data seems normal, no codes indicated. Identifix's last suggestion...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Water Pump VIN: 2B3HD46R2Y
We installed a new water pump, plus the updated timing chain , sprockets, chain guides, etc and tensioner. Problem is that the water pump gasket supplied by Dodge does not fit into the recess cut into the engine block to prevent leakage out the water pump weep...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: WD2YD14293
Thanks everyone for your help Customer complains that after driving for 15 min. starts to loose power. Wont accel over 40-50 mph. At the same time, excessive black smoke out of the tail pipe. Car did set engine light, but no codes were found. Any ideas Jaime
1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14N5L
hey guyes,this truck is possesed, will start and run fine and all of a sudden die like key was turned off,fuel pressure stayes steady and hold's, i noticed when engine hot and stall's you can hear injectors pulsing rapidly untill key is turned off.of course th...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FAFP71W1W
hi teem this is a police car that came in running rough,i found #4 cylinder was not firing, intake manifold was cracked at the heater hose port causing coolant to run down on #4 coil & plug. after correcting the problem the car ran fine, after the eng. warms...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Accelerator Pedal VIN: 2GMZA5140Y
Hi iATN, thanks in advance for the help. 2000 Ford Windstar, customer is complaining of loose accelerator pedal. It is loose. I can pull up on the pedal about 2". I replaced the throttle cable thinking it would cure the problem because both connections were go...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F1Y
Hi I have captured a 2000 powerstroke. It came in with an oil leak. I checked all the usual spots, lines ipr. I was unable to see exactly where the leak was coming from. It was leaking under the hpop somewhere. I removed the pump and inspected npf. I replaced ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FDWX37F61
Looking for some information on how this speedometer circuit works. Alldata has very poor coverage on this circuit. I can tell you that the signal comes from the rear diff. speed sensor and goes to the ebcm. From there it goes to cruise module, Gem and speedo....
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, falls on its face VIN: 1FDXF46F83
Hello all. Have an F450 pickup with a utility chassis we use here at the LAFD. Problem is either hot or cold. Start vehicle either hot or cold. Can be driving or just moving from a cold start. If you're stopped and you go to hit the gas, there's nothing. It ju... Trouble codes: P0122 (AP gas pedal sensor circuit low), P0603 (PCM KAM keep alive memory test failure)
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTNXZ1F92
This truck has a problem only on cold start now. Came in originally for a poor running problem for an extended time in the morning. Found code 1211 in memory. When the problem occurred the fuel pressure was very high (2000psi @ idle) and the inj cnt. % was sli... Trouble codes: 1211 (Fuel pressure low/high)
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU72K04
Found codes listed above after vehicle was towed in. Vehicle quits intermittently and will start after in sits over night. It started right up for me and I pulled the codes which I cannot see how any of them would cause the engine to die except possibly the pa... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalyst system efficiency below threshold B2), P0581 (Cruise control multi-function input A circuit high), P0620 (Generator control circuit), B1600 (Pats ign key transponder signal ls not received)
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Diagnostic monitors VIN: 1HGCG668X1
Owner cleaned battery terminals @3 weeks ago. Brought car to us for emission inspection. Failed because 2 monitors have not run. (EGR and O2) Told client he became infuriated because I told him for us to do the reset there would be a charge. He tried to get th...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L fluid VIN: 1TEO395032
hi all, this civic came in for a p/s noise. upon inspection found fluid res. has overflowed. i refilled it to low line and started the looks like the return hose is putting out so much fluid so fast that it's causing it to foam up and spill out the cap....
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1J4FY29PXV
customer reports when engine is cold and first driving vehicle hesitates, bucks and jerks. after engine warms is ok. stumbles when first accel in every gear. smelled fuel from exhaust this am when engine cranked. did not smell it again after cranked. tanks in ...
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNDUP13184
hi kia people,every time we have this vehicle it works great,this problem usually happens when on a road trip which obviously we dont go on,however it belongs to a friend so i believe it is happenging. what happens is you cruise on the hwy for 2-3hours and al...
1991 Lexus sc400 4.0L ABS/TCL light
I am hoping someone can advise the description and repair procedure for fault code 53 on this vehicle. The TCL light comes up straight away as does a message on the dash, unfortunately the message is in Japanese. We scanned with Solus and got code 53, the faul...
1993 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1EC4325P
Hi Mazda techs, Thanks in advance for looking at this post. My car. Bought it about 7 months ago. thought it would be a fun ride. ( wrong) turns out it is a money pit. Here is my latest problem since i bought it I have had to replace the distributer 3 times...
1993 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1YVGE22B0P
Hi Everyone: This car failed emission on high H.C.@ both 15 and 25mph. Engine does not seem to miss. Scope checked engine and did not see any thing out or ordinary. Emission reading at Front of Cat at 15mph H.C. 498, C.O. 1.0%, NOx 1207. 25mph H.C. 497, C.O. ...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L hard and soft tops VIN: WDBFA61EXL
hardtop releases from front latches only.removed top manually,to see if softtop would work, it also does not work,pump is running and has plenty of fluid,it had a lot of codes numbers 6,7,17,18,20,28,29 i erased them,tried again to operate top,none of the code...
2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L gas guage VIN: 4A3AA46G93
I have a full tank of gas and gas guage is on empty, dont know if this is common on the galant for I am a toyota guy and dont see this to often, dont know if i should start digging out the sender would greatly appreciate some help...
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L Timing belt VIN: JA3AH86C66
Installed new fully assembled plug and play engine. 4 days after install I am getting a what sounds like belt flutter coming from timing belt. using a stethascope I pinpoing orgin of noise to belt between crank sprocket and oil pump sprocket watching belt betw...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D71
HI, this Nissan when start cold it sometimes stalls & it as always excessive hesitation for the first 15 seconds from a cold start and then it runs good, vacuum leak as been check none found everything looks good on scan data, is reflash is another option? Ple...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BL11DO5
This car is my brother's wife's sisters car.It has a pretty loud timing chain noise.I found a service bullitin for replacing the secondary chains and tentioners.My question is ,does the upper and lower oil pans have to come off to get the front timing cover of...
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 3G7DA03E11
Intermittently starts and dies. We followed Mitchell Repair flowchart for no-start ignition system check. Followed the flowchart all the way through until it says to replace the ignition module. When it dies, there is no spark. We replaced the ignition modul...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Pistons VIN: 4S3BG6855X
Got a fairly simple question for a Subaru guy. Shopkey or alldata gives no info on. I am putting pitons in this 2.5. Do the dimples in the pistons point to the front or back of the engine? Thanks Ron
2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L VSC Light VIN: JTEHF21AX2
Help Toyota Techs, we put a timing belt on a 2002 highlander. Now the VSC light illuminates as soon as you move. It also has a code C1336 zero point calibration of deceleration sensor undone. I would greatly appreciate some feedback.
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L pressure VIN: WV2EE0704S
This van came in with a locked up compressor head like I have seen before. We replaced the compressor and drier and check the system for particals and blew through all the lines to check for blockage. There was no signs of debris in the system so we sealed it ...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L overheats VIN: 3VWSK29M93
Hello VW techs,I'm a GM fuel/electrical guy with this Jetta that has a customer complaint of lamps on dash are on(epc,mil and hot indicator).Coolant was about a 1/4 of a litre low.Cooling fans both are working.Scanned with modis and pulled P0117 cts circuit er...
1995 Volvo 850 T-5R 2.3L Low coolant indicator light VIN: YV1LS5714S
Low coolant light is on. If you tap on the coolant tank, the light goes out. I replaced the level sensor, but the light still comes on.
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5645V
I usally do the work on this car but I do not have a smog license in CA. so when it was taken to smog the code came up when they did the high idle test. It will do it everytime when you run the car at above 2000 RPM for about 45 seconds with no load on Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF or VAF CKT Range performance problem)

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B8Y
I have not seen the car in 3 weeks, the customer reports no MIL. I will be posting an update at a later date if this problem comes back. More important is to understand what this 2 fault codes 17585(P1177)and 17584(P1176)actually means. The de... Trouble codes: 17585 (P1177-Bank2 O2 Lambda Correction Behind Catalyst Control Limit Reached), 17584 (P1176-Bank1 O2 Lambda Correction Behind Catalyst Control Limit Reached).
1993 BMW 325is 2.5L freon VIN: WBABF4314P
First of all, thanks to all who replied. The correct amount of R-134 for this vehicle is 1000 grams + or - 25 grams for a round tube condenser. 825 grams + or - 25 grams for flat tube condenser
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L tcs VIN: WBACC0325W
aloha , sorry for the delay in closing this post, apparently someone had tampered with the adjustment at the bowden cable that runs from the actuator to the throttle plate, this would set the code, and then control unit would reduce torque available resulting ...
2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L All Windows VIN: 3G5DB03E84
After talking to the customer and getting more information from him, he admitted to spilling hot coffee in the master switch shortlty before he started having problems. Now knowing this information and your replies we replaced the master switch and retested f...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y2V
When I pulled the expansion valve to clean it I found it was installed backwards by the shop that had it before me, a lube and oil change shop. In my post I asked if there was anything I should check before replacing the compressor,now I know if the car has ju...
1996 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G1LD55M5T
quick update got a lot of good advice but to no avail took intakes apart again all was good,no visible broken valve springs, crank snsrs were good no cracks, knk snsr ok,o2s good,cam snsr good, no external vacuum leaks,noticed when warm vacuum fluctuates when ...
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L speedometer VIN: 1GCCS1449W
well it seems that you can not just switch from mile's to kilo's you have one or the other. I caught this customer in a little white lie. I guess he can just find another shop. again thanks for all the help,even the local chevrolet dealer could not figure this...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L intrument cluster VIN: 1GNFK16T21
I would like to thank Dave, Mike, John , Sam , Ricardo and especially Alex the test you suggested led me to believe the bus bar was internal in the headlight switch itself so i replaced it and dash lights all work now . Sometimes maybe we look to hard and over...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L transfer case VIN: 2GCEK13T14
Sorry for the delay this truck got sent away and then sent back. The fix was a new module and flash. The problem was there is a mechanical lock on the motor to hold the motor when its not being moved. It has fused power and the module grounds it. The module wa...
2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L fuel pump VIN: 203HH46RRX
did the research and contacted tech support for the product line on this fuel pump. fortunately for me and not so fortunate for any mechanic that does not do the background on these cars, the dealer has changed this design to make it more profitable. the fue...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3HD46F1T
Thanks for all the replies- most said to check for sticking injectors or a failed fuel pressure regulator. The customer has decided to check these things himself and will let me know what he finds. I will add comments when I here from him. Greg and crew
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L power steering VIN: 3B7KF23D4V
Thanks to all for taking the time to respond, and I do mean ALL the responses. When you feel you are at a dead end, and you are scratching your head, even if they dont end up being the acual issue, they are very helpful to stimulate the troubleshooting min...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG26X9X
Well the fix turned out to be the injector and another faulty spark plug. It took three replacement injectors(all new) to get one that didn't cause a misfire. And then we found a faulty plug as well. Vehicle starts and runs fine now. Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire).
1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDEE14H3M
Thanks to all for the help...the ground location is under the dash on the left side near the fuel tank switch. Will be checking this out in the next day or so. Trouble codes: 95 (fuel pump power to pump circuit open), 96 (fuel pump ground circuit open).
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire VIN: U72E240745
Hey Fellow Techs. Thanx for the replies and encouragment. Your feedback follows my thoughts about mechanical issues. Today I got the engine into fail mode or into its miss. Pulled out #2 plug as quick as possible, installed compression gauge, cranked engine wi... Trouble codes: P0300 (random engine misfire).
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L air bags VIN: KMHFU45D41
thanks to all who replied . after updateing our scan tool we fixed the problem ! the snap-on scanner would not totally get into the system,and it lead us down a bumpy road , when we used our new x-431 scanner it would access the entire system, and it turned ou...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L cylinder head VIN: KM8SB73EX4
Thanks to all who replied-almost everyone thought that there was benefits to removing engine to remove the rear head. On the advice of several respondants we removed the intake were able to chip the washer off the head surface and fish it out with magnet-the e...
2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KM8JN2D05U
The customer has warranty left on the vehicle. She had it told to the dealer last week. I have seen her since and the dealer doesn't know what happened and ordered parts.
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Won't Accelerate VIN: JACDJ58X71
Tim suggested I do a wiggle test on the offending harness and I did that, but it was inconclusive. He's probably right, that it is a ground circuit that is affected. He also suggested, that after I find the offending circuit, I can run a new wire and shield it... Trouble codes: P1280 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 or circuit).
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJGX204XX
job is done car runs! Stan from florida and Mike from illonois nailed it drop the 8 bolts for the rear frame on the sides (dont touch the back supports it will hold the rear) and it makes room to get your hand to release the lines. the tank has check valves...
1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, surge@times VIN: 1JCML7848H
rd to belive but replaced fuel pump and cured problem
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L pump VIN: 1J4GW48N42
Irecieved several replies about lines and o rings but all this has been gone over it seems the pump purged some fluid and was refilled and now no leak?? who knows for sure but customer has declined any further repair. thanks for the replies Clayton
1993 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L Stall VIN: JM1EC4325P
Hi all sorry that it took so long to get back to you but I removed iac and cleaned it and re installed it and now it is working great. Aspecial thanks to the 5 that replied you all said the same thing. Thanks again
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBRN47J52
Thank you for your advice Richard. I made the job like you said, custumer has his vehicle since one week ago, the system is working fine. Best regards, Rolando.
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L radio,sos lite VIN: WDBLJ74G82
i havent fixed my sos problem/ radio issue!!! but i have more info to add and hopefully as more people have this issue maybe all of us can fix our vehicles! i just wish there were mercedes techs on this service and maybe they could of told me that i have to ta...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L alternator/battery VIN: WDBRN40J53
Bradley mentioned the battery could be sulfated. It was the original battery and my feeling is that may be what it is. It was a little low on water and the plates looked pretty bad. I filled it using battery acid thinking maybe that would wake it up. I'm u...
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, no power VIN: 2MECM74W3N
Plugs and wires seemed to help, until vehicle died completely after about 15 miles. Ignition module got it running, and all has been well for a week. When we unbolted the ignition module backing from the fender well it was corroded to about half its original t...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
Thanks to all that replied. Everyone put my mind at ease that I wasn't missing something but I had checked everything that you guys mentioned. So corey wins with his reply about the car not being worth both cats and the rest of the work I told her it was going... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430.
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L electrical connector VIN: 4M2DU86K83
Thanks for all the help replies we received. The reason Ford couldn't get the harness is the tag was missing from ours. We had another truck come in and got the harness part number off of it and they found a harness. About $120.00, it's a shame they cann't loo...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 4M2ZU86E44
The car still runs great, it just cuts off now and then with the cruise control on... I checked everything I can think of, wiring, codes... nothing! I think its in the ECM, customer wants to drive until it gets really bad then he will bring it back. Sorry ...
1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Oil Pressure VIN: JA3AN74K0V
thanks to all that replyed, the gauge on the dash is not operating proply, and used a new guage from another shop and shows 12 psi at the oil sending .
1989 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 1NYGBZ1SZK
Removed fuel injector and cleaned. Vehicle ran a lot better. Advised customer she needed to replace fuel injector, if anyone has info on a company offering these injectors at a good price, would appreciate e-mail evarooney@yahoo. Vehicle still has a little dea...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start VIN: JN8AR05S8W
Thank you all for the help was as a few of you said Mark from Connecticut said check dist, metal plate and i saw that it was a little bent out of shape and was rubbing against the pick up. What i don't understand is that it was picking up the timing points ...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, ENGINE KICKS BACK VIN: JNICA31DXY
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51D92
I reset the timing chain and the P1140 code has not come back. It still idles rough but I believe that to be a separate issue. Thanks for the replies! Trouble codes: P1140 (Intake Cam Sensor no signal to PCM).
1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L head lights-park lights VIN: 1G3GR62C41
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Suspension VIN: 1G2NF12E21
thanks to who all replied. i put both lower control arms on and car still pops more noticeable in reverse in a turn.customer coming to get car so i dont have time to check more at this time. thanks again
2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Starting VIN: YS3EF4823Y
Sorry this was a dead ender for me and the customer car is dead in my shop no one here on the island has the program to reprogram this car getting the twice will not be a problem but the reprogramming i was hoping that there was another way to get this car out...
2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L starter wont crank VIN: YS3EH58GX1
fixed. thanks to all that helped... a common problem..neutral saftey switch intermitantly after hot run looses continuty at starter signal.. replaced switch and havent heard from customer since..starter did not solve this problem
1992 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2EL4384N
well I did not figure this one out. The problem is in the idle speed control valve. I can put power and ground to the vacuum switching valve and the car will not die when put into gear.The vsv is getting a ground when first started but once it is warm it goes ...
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