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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Timing Belt VIN: TRUUT28N11
During routine Timing Belt replacement, I can't get the new belt (Continental Contitech) back on the pulleys. Replaced the Water pump & Tensioner pulleys and hydraulic tensioner. Verified that Tensioner and Water Pump pulleys ARE of the correct diameter and th...
2004 Audi A4 3.0L 1-2 VIN: WAUJT68E83
Just had transmission rebuilt,vehicle has been running great.Just had it return customer complaining of transmission shuttering upon take off.If you take off normally it does shutter,but if you take off at a slightly i mean slightly higher rpm it does not.Has ...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Popping noise VIN: WBAAM3342Y
Good morning everyone this car came from a local BMW dealership. They had told the customer that it needed a new engine and he didnt like that answer so he brought it to us. The car had multiple misfire codes and runs very rough. The car has a loud popping sou... Trouble codes: 0300 (multiple misfire), 0301 (1 misfire), 0302 (2 misfire), 0304 (4 misfire), 0306 (6 misfire), 1520
1973 Buick Centurion 455CID None VIN: 4P67W3Y233
Just Need Vacuum diagram for the AIR system. Need the routing on the hoses coming off the air pump. Runs Great!!!
1997 Cadillac DEVILLE 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GEEH90Y2V
replaced engine 2 weeks ago with a jasper. mtr runs fine but i have a vibration at idle with a/c on found the elbow at the pvc valve was cracked,repaired this problem.engine runs fine at idle,when a/c is turned on it has a vibration scoped the ing system nothi...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KD54Y9V
On a cool day the car doesn't overheat and will maintain a temp of 208F. On warmer days the car will overheat in traffic. started and warmed up vehicle, temp will slowly climb to 215F when the 2 low speed fans turn on. Temp will not come down even with a gar...
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L fuel guage VIN: 1GCDC14Z2N
please see repair history
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L rear heater VIN: 1GNFK16KXS
hey folks--seems I remember seeing in a trade mag a month or two ago that GM released a part # for rear heater hose connector repair kits. The lazy parts guys at our local dealership just say that they don't exsit--"you have to replace the entire hose assmebly...
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 1GCGK24R7W
all of these items were replaced at another shop. i replaced the master cylinder with another with a larger bore size and helped but did not fix the problem. the pedal is very soft although the truck stops fine the pedal feels terable. i know a soft pedal is c...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Park Lights VIN: 1G1NE52J2X
This Malibu came in with the parking lights on with all of the switches off and inside alarm (ding-ding)sounding. I checked archives and found a Venture van with same senario but no fix. I see in the wiring diagram there is a Body Function Controller in the ci...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L intake manifold VIN: 1GCEK19T7Y
hi..this is more of a case of needing help finding a parts supplier than actual tech help. We desperately need to find out if there is a supply source for aftermarket aluminum intake manifolds for the 4.8/5.3 chev vortec motors in pickup trucks. The "plastic" ...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1G1JC52F43
Customer came in with a noise complaint and needed an oil change. We found that the noise was an engine knock and it only had about 1.5 quarts of oil in it. After changing oil the noise was gone, but we couldnt pinpoint the leak. We washed the engine down and ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L compressor VIN: 1GNDT13S94
hello iatn members have a trailblazer a/c compressor acts like its locking up,when it starts to engage it wants to kill the engine,installed new compressor same thing,so need help not sure whats going on with this thanks bud
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 LS 3.5L cv boots VIN: 1GCDT13625
This pickup came in the first time the RH outer boot had caught on fire the joint was ruined so I replaced the axle assembly, customer said he had used 4X4 but had taken it out and drove several miles before joint got hot, thought it stuck in 4x4 so replaced a...
1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4C3AU52N6X
Customer brought the vehicle in for running rough and stall condition. Had original timing belt, replaced belt. Started vehicle still ran rough. Remove intake and take acompression test along with a cylinder leakage test. #1 hole was AFU'd 90% leakage. Belt va...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L shuts off VIN: 3C4FY4BB51
Hello fellow techs. This car was brought to the shop with a broken timing belt. A fellow tech at the shop had the original head refinished and pressure checked and replaced the motor with a used one from a 98 PT Cruiser. After he finished the job the car would...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L misc systems VIN: 2C8GP54L82
Vehicle was brought in by customer complaining that the wipers, headlights, and washers come on, and the dash gauges fluctuate after the key is out of ignition. Stated that they had found the vehicle doing these things twice, and that they stopped after the ke...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country EL 3.3L posiible evaporator core VIN: 28GP44382R
Hey guys, got an 02 town and country 3.3L with a front A/C problem. The vehicle came in claimig to have an a/c leak and that another shop had died the system. Checked but could not find any dye anywhere and the system was a little low. I evacuated and recharge...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Y61
Truck was towed in with a No Start.I check for fuel 48 psi at shrade valve,No spark at coil. Truck ran fine when parked next morning would not start.I hear a buzzing from relay in fuse pannel on side of dash also ASD relay in distrabution center under hood is ...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L Rack VIN: 1D7HU18Z2S
This truck keeps blowing the seals and leaks fluid from the tie rod boots.It has A 1.5 inch lift kit in it.This truck has had by other shops 6 Racks and 2 pumps installed. The power steering is not working hard until you turn the steering wheel and then you ca...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L no power VIN: WD2PD64484
I need pin out values for the 4 wire MAF sensor; I don't have a diagram that fits this particular Sprinter. My readings with key on, plug disconnected: pin #1 yel/red, 12v; #2 brn/violet, ground; #3 yel/blu, 5v; #4 yel/grn, 5v. With the engine running pins #3 ... Trouble codes: 23550
1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU24XXV
customer had misfire code 3 and 6 replaced coil wires and plugs themselves. now car for last two days took 15 mins of key cycling to start. off to start. car cranks the whole time but no start. as of now can not duplicate problem. everything else checks out Trouble codes: B1352
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6531V
On Sunday my neighbor dropped of his Contour, while he went on a one week camping trip this week, to have me replace the Drivers door window regulator and motor assembly. On Monday I took old unit out and ordered new unit. On Tuesday, I put in new Doorman unit...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1134X
timing belt is broken,car cranks over like it has no compression.mitchell on demand says this is a valve bender,but mod has told me this before,and was wrong.has anyone been there.will i need all valves?should i consider an engine? any help would be great.
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L alternator VIN: 1FAFP4445Y
car was towed to our shop battery ran dead while driving.traditional symtom of lights going dim and various electrical acc stopped working correctly. checked system and alternator was not charging.battery was tested - ok. replaced alternator with reman part an...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L noise from left front wheel area VIN: 1FTNX21F41
this vehicle has an intermittent vibration, moan, humming noise coming from the left front wheel area. we have replaced the ball joints and sway bar end links because of wear and took a guess at the left front hub assembly for the noise. customer has been comp...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17293
engine missfires under load, scan tool showed cyl 3 misfire under component param. replaced spark plug with known good plug, ohmed plug wires, coil has good spark,checked compression, cleaned out egr ports, performed fuel system service, checked egr system, ch...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Park Assist VIN: 1FMFU18L03
Calling All Ford Techs, 2003 Expedition with rear park assist repeat DTC C1983. DTC will NOT clear. This is kicking my tail. It may be that some Ford tech has ran across this. This rear park assist system has been replaced (module and sensors) along with a c...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L climate control VIN: 1FAHP56S93
we are having a problem with this taurus heating and cooling properly. the electronic climate control has been checked for codes and reprogrammed two or three times since january. everything seems to work properly for weeks at a time. all at once, it does not ...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F43
how to remove engine from the econolines and do i have to remove engine to replace injectors
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX1254N
I have a 2004 f150 with a5.4 that has a po174 lean bank 2 code.I have checked for vacuum leaks,done a fuel injector drop test and nothing has been conclusive.The o2 voltage switches normally.The st%b1 -3,ltb1 1,stb1 8,ltb2 20 at idle , at 2500 they are stb1 0,... Trouble codes: P0174
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, lack power VIN: 1FBSS31L45
Vehicle came in with miss and code 301 (cylinder 1 misfire). Due to mileage and lack of maintenance sold tune with coil connectors, ff, af, and #1 coil. Immediately noticed all plugs were bright white indicating lean. Sure enough dead miss was gone but lacks p...
1988 GMC R2500 Suburban 5.7L proportioning valve VIN: 1GNGVR26K7
we have this 88 suburban 4wd, no abs, the left rear wheel cylinder was leaking badly, rear reservoir on the master cylinder was empty, red brake warning light is on. we replaced the bad wheel cylinder and tried to bleed the rear brakes, but i think the proport...
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S6CK58W31
vehicle will run fine for about 10 miles then it just loses fuel pressure. will start the next day and run fine put 20 in gas to make sure of plenty of gas checked all wiring
2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Misfire VIN: 2HGFA55527
Hi guys, this is my own car and i love it so far. The other night I noticed a "misfire" feel just above idle 2500- 3000 rpm sitting still.No check engine light . Is this normal vtec operation? Any input will be greatly appretiated.Thanks in advance...John
1992 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L No Start VIN: 2HMBF31F3N
Hi gang I have this nice hyundai sonata, came in on the hook, suposed to be a no start, ran for me then quit, I got a spark tester noid light and fuel pressure gauge, vehicle runs for about 5 minutes then quits still a no start the crank signal is good has spa...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F9X
Hi Guys, On this car the customer states that if the fuel level is below half tank the MIL is on but if he fills it up the light goes out so I pulled the codes and found P0713 and P1624. The P0713 I'm not worried about it's the P1624 is the problem due to Mitc... Trouble codes: P1624, P0713 (Trans Fluid Temp Sensor A Circuit High Input)
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Clutch VIN: KMHDN56D85
Customer brought in vehicle complaining that the clutch was slipping. We had found that the clutch was slipping and there was no free play in pedal. We replaced the clutch assembly w/o hydraulics. The clutch is not slipping and we have free play in the pedal t...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GX48S41
thanks in advance for any help, o.d. shift light comes on, trans shifts out of o.d. shortly after that a.t. overtemp light comes on. removed pan, and found a little metal, but not much. does anyone know what the cooler flow rate is, im thinking the trans coole...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L valves and pistons VIN: KNDUP13172
thanks in advance.this kia's in for a timing belt failure.valves are bent.does anyone have information on these possibly damaging pistons.accesable front bank has no pistion damage.and yes this customer has known for at least a year the the possible damage of ...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Compressor VIN: JT6HF10U5X
Hi guys hope to get some input on this RX300. Came in with a bad compressor noise so replaced compressor and the condenser which contains the filter drier. After charging the pressures are low both high and low sides. The clutch short cycles and when clutch is...
2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Dash VIN: 1LNHM81WX1
Hey guys thanks for any help in advance. I got a 01 Limo that drove in here and the dash dose not work at all. i started w/ a scan and was able to pull 1 code and it was a U1030. I then check my harness w/ the "wiggle test" and it started to work when i moved ...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86SX1
this lincoln sets up acode po412 for secondary air injection system circuit malfunction.i tested the air diverter solenoid it falls into the specs given by all data and also has vaccum going to it.i then wanted to check the relay for this system and thats wher... Trouble codes: P0412
1990 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L 1-2 3-4 shift VIN: 1J264RU5TX
trans overhauled 9 months earlier, client returned for 2 week 500 mile inspection. all well. came back in saying it was "chugging" we confirmed the condition. disassembled the trans and found the od drum burnt. when asked she admitted 2 weeks prior to the fail...
1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: JM1TA2224W
I have a mazda millenia s that came in on a wrecker because it would not run. I started the vehicle up and pulled it into the shop and it started surging and the died. If you rev the engine up to 1500 rpm with the A/C off it will run good untill you let it idl... Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed input circuit problem), P1540 (ABV charge pressure out of range), P0404 (Egr control circuit range/performance)
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ65G9X
Customer tells us that this Mercedes CLK has been back to the dealer at least 3 or 4 times over the past few years for "check engine" light and for complaint of hard filling of fuel tank. Sometimes gas nozzle will shut off 20+ times while refueling. Sometimes ... Trouble codes: P0455 (evap leak - large)
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Stall, hard start VIN: WDBNG70J5Y
The vehicle came in with an intermittent stall condition when coming to a stop. Once stalled, the vehicle would either re-start immediately or re-start after a 10 min. shutdown. Either way, once re-started the vehicle will run normally. During the no-start co... Trouble codes: P1570
2002 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L battery VIN: WDB2200732
Hi Team This is a new car to my shop and has been back to mercedes several times. The problem is that the battery will go flat overnight intermitantly. It may only do it once a month. the key is always removed from the ignition and the car is always garaged a...
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L a/c light flashes VIN: JA4LZ41G73
vehicle came in with ac not working checked amount in system wasnt that low but recharged after found a/c light flashing on button inside and ac not working i turned off and then back on worked for a undetermend amount of time and then cyuctomer came back for ...
1995 Nissan Sentra 1.6L compressor VIN: 1N4AB41D5S
when vehicle is at idle or driving for a few minutes compressor appears to stall the and coolant fans start to cycle continually,and vehicle will shut off, and compressor pop off valve will go off leting out freon as if the vehilce had to much freon and when a...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L security VIN: 00XM789859
looking for some gm guys for a little help.what i have here is a security lite flashes no start wait ten minutes lite goes out and car starts.sometimes try relearn only last a few days and problem returns.have heard through the grape vine there is a way to byp...
1989 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L cylinder head VIN: JT3FJ62G1K
originally brought in for smog failure and poor running that occured suddenly two days prior. performed comp/leakdown tests and found cyl 4 & 5 60psi all others 160. leakdown revealed loss at intake/exhaust valves on both cylinders. removed head and valves cut...
2006 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Downshift? VIN: STDBT44A96
I have to test drive to get vehicle good and warm. Then when coming to a stop the transmission down shifts fine and you come to a complete stop. Just as you are at the the stop the vehicle violently shifts and the tires squeal. There are no codes. Scan data sh...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSS29M61
this car has had repeated rounds of setting p0134 no activity code and p1128 fuel tirm code this trip in it set p0134 no active code set checked fuel trim in block 32 it was + - .5%, block 33 was + - 4% and fluctuating voltage was fluctuating between .1 and .9... Trouble codes: 16518 (p0134 no activity b1s1), 17536 (p1128 long term trim lean b1)
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L air bag VIN: 3VWSBB21C9
tia, firstly alldata and the vw dealer shows/says there are front impact sensors. remove headlamps and front clip and there. well i pulled fenders, liners, front clip and headlamp and no sensors. i looked up on wiring diagrams in alldata and mitchel and does n...

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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 19UYA42651
Thanks for the help, The PGMFI relay is mounted on this model on the left side of the brake support quite accessible, however it is tucked behind a harness upside down making it hard to identify. We also replaced the ignition switch. We noticed the ...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L ABS/DSC Lamps on VIN: WBAAM3341Y
Hi all. Thanks again for all info. I was shocked at the absolutely spartan level of diag info in MOD or ALLDATA regarding what is apparently an important component for traction control and ABS. They barely have CODE coverage for ABS much less godo descriptions...
1988 Buick Reatta 3.8L Lighting VIN: 1G4EC11C2J
We ended up replacing the power inverters-small boxes that convert 12v to 115v for the lights in the headlamp switch panel,wiper switch panel and the shift indicator.New parts were discontinued for it-sourced used parts from buickreattaparts.com-Mike Rukavina-...
1966 Chevrolet impala 350CID linkage?
I had a trans man look at it and he said that the manuel valve was not hooked to the linkage.it had gotten pushed into the valve body by my tech and went un-noticed.The linkage pin slides into two discs that are part of the manuel spool valve, the valve must ...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Glass VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
Thank you Marlin, Rick, Michael, and especially Bryan Rench who emailed me the 4 page repair section from GM. All the replies helped. The SC on the mirror display stands for Short Circuit (go figure)and OC is for Open Circuit in the temp sensor, or wiring to i...
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19W4Y
This one is rfepaired and down the road. The fix was two injectors, and a distributor. The injectors were indeed clogged, and the distributor was worn on the gear so severely, that the misfire for the injectors was listing the wrong cylinder! When I went th... Trouble codes: 300 (Random Misfire), 121 (TPS reads Low).
2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GBHG39U43
to all that posted help. thanks . all the testing that was posted i have tested and it passed. van is gone but will be back when they can let go of it. thanks agian. Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss fire).
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX15K52
This vehicle is fixed! Thanks to you guys and iATN! After going over the whole system one last time again, and checking the back pressure only to find it good, I've decided to take a chance by replacing the air pump. I hate trying parts to see if it works, but... Trouble codes: P0410.
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 6.0L Compressor ? VIN: 3GNGC26UX4
thanks to all of you that repied. I am humbled again. I reclaimed all refrig again and charged system with gauges and a 30 lb can until accumulator was cold... I did have an issue with my charge station scale...I was not even considering having an equipment pr...
2006 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L No Start VIN: 1GNDV23L26
This one seems too easy, 2 out of 5 people said clean the throttle body, and that the "self cranking" beyond the key turn was normal...go figure. Cleaning the throttle body did the trick...we appreciate all of the help.
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Coolant VIN: 2C3HD56T0T
Radiator cap & thermostat fixed this one. As mentioned before the cap tested good and was fairly new but just barely passed and when compared to a new one it was obvious the spring was more weak. I removed the thermostat and could see Gaul marks from it dra...
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Compressor? VIN: 4B3AG42G31
Well, seeing that this problem occurs only when it gets extremely hot outside we are having a hard time scheduling the customer in and leaving it with us to duplicate the problem. This system is unique as it I believe to be a Mitsubishi system not a chrysler. ...
2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL36X93
Did not fix it the customer was a little impatient, we had it for for four days after the shadetree had it for several months. I did check the p/n on the head and it was not correct, so the shadetree screwed me. Let a real tech check it first and you will ... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank out of synch).
1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFX28W8W
Thanks for all the help guys, sorry this took so long but I had to wait for approval for more labor time and what we found was one of the followers/rocker had been thrown off on cyl. 8 so between the skip and knock in the bottom end of the engine the customer ... Trouble codes: P0308.
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZX18W3W
Thanks much to Brad, Brian, Robert and Mark. All four techs said about the same thing, disconnect the battery for a while, touch terminals together and let the computer relearn. We tried this in numerous ways but nothing changed. The consensus of the replies i...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F43
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L loss of fuel press VIN: 1FDWF37P44
I replaced the fuel line from the tank to the fuel conditioning module on the frame, and the problem is fixed. I was able to blow through it, but there was a restriction somewhere in the line.Im not sure what plugged it because the tank was clean, and so was t...
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L transfer cas VIN: 1GKDT13W3Y
Thanks to those who took time to reply Alex from Georgia hit it right on the head replaced TCCM and all is well!! thanks again
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCB7658N
Well I now have found the problem on this one.I had already done the egr plugged off test drive before the first post which helped to take the egr out of the picture but proved the computer would turn on the mil also . I tried another dist and had the same pat...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1HGCG1657W
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2FR23V2S
Thanks for your help. Anibal and Randy were right. It was the used PCM I installed. Another used PCM fixed the problem. I was puzzled. The faulty used PCM tested good in another Cherokee???
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Sport 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1J8GW38N82
turns out the injector is shutting down, no grd from pcm, shut it off and its fine untill i load it a little bit and it comes right back ill dig some more... Trouble codes: 351 (ign pri1cyl).
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Head lights and wiper blades VIN: 1J4GL48K52
Well I had replaced the BCM initially. I had my parts guys make sure the old unit numbers crossed over to a new one. The guys at the local Dodge dealership after a few days of consternation were convinced I received the incorrect BCM and fuse box. They order...
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on, Shifts poor VIN: KNAGD12471
Thanks to all who responded. Special thnks to Ty from CT and David from Ontario. Somewhere\Sometime -Someone removed the RF wheel speed sensor from this vehicle. We found evidence that there had been one. The RF WSS does provide vss input to the pcm. No more c... Trouble codes: P0500 (No vss signal).
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L compressor VIN: KNADC12392
After much research into this system, we replaace the thermocon (thermister) did not fix problem, awaiting a/c switch as we suspect a bad diode causing a false ground through system. Still in progress,
1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L Pump
OK the Lexus experts were right, the screen in the bottom of the reservoir was gummed up with crud causing the pump to cavitate and foaming up fluid, cleaned it out and all is well. Thanks Lexus guys!
1993 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1EC4325P
Hi all Wanted to wait a few days before closing. Any way carquest has lifetime warranty, went through 7, went to napa got one. it started and is still working. But if this one dies I will go to dealer and spend the money for a factory one. Thanks for all y...
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L timing chain VIN: JM1BK14386
thanks for those who replyed. First thing this today double checked my timing and useing my timing peg and flat bar, it was died on. performed leak test, # 1 and 2 have valve issuse's on the intake side. goes to show you to perform leak check before you go thr...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Surge VIN: WDBDA29DLF
thanks to all the members that replied! the fix was that we changed the over voltage relay
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no start VIN: WDBEA32E3R
Thank you for the 4 quick and on the money replies.Ken from Mass.,Rich from Fla,who suggested checking for hairline cracks in a fuse,and Frank from Nevada who pinpointed it right to fuse #5. Fuse 5 had the tiniest of hairline cracks at he tip.It was a com...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L none VIN: WDBEA32E9R
thanks to all the members that replied! the fix was the fuse number 5 was cracked,we changed the fuse n it worked
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DU86P01
I would like to thank all of you for you time.. especially Anthony and Dave who pretty much solved the problem. I would never thought that a bad alternator would cause this problem to the Cam sensor. I personally didn't see any relation to the two system at ... Trouble codes: P0340.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L park to drive delay VIN: 4A3AC46G10
Well I am closing this request. I removed trans and disassembled, found broken planet gear and wave spring. Metal was everywhere lots of replacement parts needed over cost has exceded new unit so I think warr. will get new unit. thanks for all your help and i...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L diff lock light flashing
Thanks to every one who took the time to reply. All suggestions were previously tried however changing the control unit was never done as to this day the customer has not returned.
1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L door locks VIN: 4N2D11W9SD
we were on track with the l/s door actuator and all the replies confirmed our findings , install new one and truck is fixed . i always try and thank each member as i get their very helpful emails , but thanks again to all , I wish we had this when i started 4...
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EF48E7X
thank you for all of the help. The customer did not want to spend money if we were not sure it would fix the car. She went to the dealer and they charged her 3000 dollars. They put an alternator fuel pump and a computer and that is all they told her so no tel...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L a/c relay VIN: YS3FB49S03
customer cant return vehicle,but I feel confident that the trionic module is bad as I had swapped out the relay with no change and with codes cleared trionic couldnt activate with tech2.hope this helps someone in the future and thanks to those who responded.
1998 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2S3TD03V9W
Thanks for the help. The comments regarding the 5 volt reference were correct. According to the electrical drawings from Mitchell the 5 volt reference first went into the T.P.S. and looped out to the coolant temp. sensor, the ambient intake air temp and also t...
1989 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L tail lamps VIN: JT3FJ62GXK
thanks for all replies. the right front marker lamp was shorting
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L air condioning VIN: 2GWF55E9Y
hey guys thanks for the input i replaced the amplifier with no luck so i changed the compressor and switched out speed sensor again and it runs perfect
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