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1991 Buick Skylark 2.5L Stall VIN: 1G4NV54U4M
This vehicle stalls in closed loop at stops and from starting again into drive or reverse. I know this sounds like a TCC staying ingaged but what I seen from the TECH 2 it says its "TCC OFF" when this starts to happen, I am able to hit the brake and give throt... Trouble codes: 0044 (lean exhaust)
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L idiot lights come on, no start VIN: N0VINAVAIL
hello all and thanks in advance, have a intermitent no start, cranks ok, spark ok,vats ok. the car will start and crank fine but when you rev rpms it starts to cut out like its losing voltage to ign switch, all the bulb check lights come on( like when you firs...
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD56J0W
car came in with complaint on a no start and check eng light started right up check codes got three in the pcm p1698,p1695,p1687 in the bcm i got a sbec bus fault code then the car cut out cycled the key started and stalled the a no crank no start when it wa... Trouble codes: P1698, P1695, P1687
2002 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L ignition VIN: 3FAFP37362
Hi my name is Rohan, a fellow tech friend of mine is having a no start situation with his ford focus, the engine turns over with no volts to the plugs or injectors, scanned with obd2 no codes were found only yellow led, car wont start. if any one can help than...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FJ68SXW
Hey need a hand with this one. Friends cherokee has developed a knock that when probing with stethoscope it is loudest around #5 cylinder. Dropped pan and checked brgs found brass showing on all rod brgs and plastigaged at .003". defiantly needed rod brgs but ...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L lack of acceleration VIN: KNDJB6235Y
Vehicle had p1115 water temp and p1624 code in TCM. Also had a bank 1 sensor 2 o2 code. Unable to retrive code from tcm but is probably a water temp code. Vehicle has a lack of power on take off but accels good on a forced downshift. Vehicle also intermittentl... Trouble codes: P1115, P1624
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMEU27A0Y
Help, After hitting bump, vehicle lost power then regained it. Road tested and had no problem. No codes found. Then vehicle just quit. Towed it in and found PATS light flashing while we tryed to start and noted that the odometer and infomation center informati...
1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L fuel gage VIN: 1070441204
what happened on this, the plastic wire holder broke apart at the gas tank sending unit, so I'm not sure which wire goes to which post on the sending unit. There are 3 posts on the sending unit each marked different, T,G,W. The wires are 1-tan,2-blue/green,3-b...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J53
Was looking for a little help with this Benz. Vehicle has inetermitten misfire cyl 2, have replaced all spark plugs and moved coils to try to locate cause. is there any known issues with this vehicle? Also a note, once the misfire starts it is a dead misfire, ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire)
1997 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L tcc VIN: 1G3HY52K9V
ok, here goes. I just bought this car(couldnt pass it up for $250 in showroom condition, 70 year old man owned it) anyway, i have a transmission problem, I flushed fluid and changed filter and made problem a little better, but still there. problem is, when car...
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR12E8Y
Customer driving vehicle and starts to loss power, and finally stall and did not restart, vehicle tow in shop check and found codes p1305, p1310, p1315, all pertaining to cylinder 2, 3, 4 coil problem, clear codes and crank, codes did not return, pull wiring ... Trouble codes: P1305 (cylinder 2 ignitor no 2 circuit), P1310 (cylinder 3 ignitior no 3 circuit), P1315 (cylinder 4 ignitor no 4 circuit)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPC21C13
VW TDI techs, we need help. This Beetle with 73k on it came in with no problems other than the MIL on. We got a P1248 code for start of injection control deviation, we checked the start of injection and found it way off the vag-com tdi graph-ADVANCED- ran it b... Trouble codes: P1248 (injection start control deviation)

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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Speedometer VIN: 1G4HP54K44
I received good information from you guys. Let me tell you what I found. I drove the car 45 miles to my place of business with no problems at all. Put the car on the scanner, and found no codes. Did a sweep on the scanner of the cluster, no gliches. I decided ...
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L fuel VIN: 1Y1SK546XL
I am so sorry guys... but this was a phone call deal. the car never showed up at my place. so, i am closing without a fix... thank you all much that sent help replies.
1995 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2B3HD56F1S
hi guys,sorry for the delay in closing.after taking about three feet of loom apart and not finding the splice,i elected to run a new wire.shifts fine,no codes.customer is driving vehicle reporting no problems.thanx for the replies.
2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L secutity VIN: 1GKEK63U52
thanks for the replys but the gal never returned my messages! the magic box on the blue wire is apparently not an option for a class II system. the pcm obviously is defective so that would have been my 1st action. if she comes back i'll let you all know! sorry...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L compressor? VIN: WDBHA29G7W
I got some really good replies and most of these were pointing to the evaporator temp switch. This was not the case on this one as it seems the compressor is the culprit, though talking with other shops leads me to believe that these don't fail at this kind o...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L shocks VIN: JA4MR51R0X
I got only two replies and really no resolution to this issue. The bracket and bottom shock mount on the left side definitely have a matching tilt or angle to them and the hole is drilled accordingly so bending the bracket to straighten the whole thing up tak...
1996 Saturn SC2 1.9L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZG1273T
well i found out from customer the next day (oh by the way) the batter would go dead overnight if left connected which i had already figured that out ( had a 4 amp draw ) what was wierd the alt would still overcharge even with the plug disconnected. i didnt re... Trouble codes: P0563, P1599.
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