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2001 Audi A4 1.8L low oil pressure VIN: WAUDC68D21
We have low oil pressure only when oil is above 90 c idle pressure is 16 psi ,2000 rpm 40 .I have read a lot about pluged screens but this has been serviced reg 5000km with syn oil. We removed oil pan after checking cam bearings ok.found screen was pluged .But...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Misfire, Burning Oil VIN: WAULD64B42
Hello Fellow Techs. I have here a 2002 Audi A6 Quattro with a 2.7L (APB) Twin Turbo Engine with a 6-Speed Manual Gearbox. Vehicle was brought in for rough running, and check engine light on. Upon initial inspection of the vehicle, there were 8 fault codes stor... Trouble codes: 16518 (O2 Sensor Ckt B1S1 No Activity), 16523 (O2 Sensor Signal Too Slow B2S1), 16684 (Random Misfire), 16685 (Cyl 1 Misfire), 16686 (Cyl 2 Misfire), 16687 (Cyl 3 Misfire)
1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G4HR52L7S
This vehicle came in with the customer complaining of a snapping noise coming from the left front when he drivers over 40km/h. We road tested the vehicle and confirmed the noise, then tried driving it on the hoist but could not reproduce it. It only makes the ...
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L mode door VIN: 1G6KD54YX1
This car came in with a complaint of a clicking noise in the dash. We scanned the computer and found a trouble code B0249 ( heat- defrost - AC door range error). When you start the car the clicking noise will start, if you change the the mode from floor to de...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Burns Oil VIN: 1G6DM57N53
Hello again, Customer complains that this Cadillac has smoke coming from the exhaust, at times when accelerating. I found when I was doing a regular service, that inside the air cleaner snorkel there was all sorts of engine oil. If you remember how on this mod...
1969 Chevrolet C-30 (?) 350CID cab VIN: CE53P82684
I need to find a replacement cab for this beast. It's the heavy duty frame with reinforced suspension. The owner seldom uses it, but when he needs it it's ideally suited to the task. I'm hoping folks here can tell me what cabs will fit (direct, or with relati...
1988 Chevrolet S10 2.5L No Start VIN: 1GCBS14E3J
Vehicle has been towed in twice for a no start. Both times we have had it in it has started every time. Checked fuel pressure, it is around 10-12 psi, but the needle bounces around between that. I am not sure if that is cause for concern. Have the hall effect ...
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1WX12X5T
Car came in to shop with intermittent problem, seems to do after warmed up well. Car will drive fine but occassionally in city driving will come up to traffic light start to miss with tach jumping erratically, cough, belch and will eventually accel out of prob...
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JF5248Y
I have a 2000 Cavalier LS Vin.# [...] 83621 miles P/W & Locks; Theft System; 2.2L auto and track. Cranks but would not start Towed in – no fuel –let sit and went out & car started and quit as soon as we entered shop. Would not restart replaced fuel... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 serial communication problem)
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L tpms light VIN: 2G1WF55E23
i replaced body control module to fix security light flashing and the lights would randomly flash on and off while they were turned on. costomer took car to dealer so they could install vin into new contoler to unlock radio. they then changed the tires. after ...
1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Starting VIN: 4C3AU42NXT
this car was towed in it was sitting a while. had no spark no noid lite, checked codes had crank sensor code changed cpk sensor got spark and noid lite still no start ( tries to start but pops and spits)so changed plugs same thing tried 2+2 still no start took...
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start
Engine will not start UNLESS camshaft sensor is disconnected.If camshaft sensor wire is connected vehicle will not start because of NO fuel injector pulse. We replaced the ECM with a Chrysler factory ECM.We replaced camshaft sensor with a new one.We have camsh... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L Lifters VIN: 2A4GP54L26
This van belongs to a regular customer. It gets serviced regularly. He has had it since 31,000 miles. The van developed a lifter noise about 2 months ago. Last week we replaced the lifters. Engine very clean inside. Noise was gone for 2 days. Noise came back v...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46FXV
This vehicle was towed in due to a start then stall problem. The vehicle started up this morning ran for about 3 minutes, then stalled out. No codes are set in the computer. The vehicle will start run for 5 to 10 seconds then stall out when warm. Tested the ca...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y6X
This one had us stumped, Interminently the truck stalls, not as if you pulled the crank sensor but it bogs down RPM's drop and it dies. It always restarts and never happens while moving. I re-programmed the PCM, and replaced the IAC after we had previuosly don... Trouble codes: P0443
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3H446R3X
Ongoing problem with this vehicle ,but is getting worse. severe hesitation from a stop. Good power after that. Dropped exhaust anyway to eliminate possible restricted exhaust.Hesitation still there. Fuel trim )short and long both -25. Replaced upper and lower ... Trouble codes: 172 (system lean bank 1), 175 (system lean bank2)
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R02
hi every one: this car came in on the hook with no start problem. sometimes start and dies, good ignition , but i can`t check the injector pulse, they buried under intake. if you have any suggestion i take it. i thank you all in advance for your help. matt Trouble codes: P0016 (the lowest number code start is from p0030), P0461 (fuel level sensor)
2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7FL16X13
Hey guys, This vehicle came to me Monday with a PO174 code. Customer stated that the cylinder heads were replaced back in December, at another shop, due to a overheating problem. Ever since then this code has been stored in the computer, MIL light has been on... Trouble codes: P0174
2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Light on VIN: 1D4HB58D84
Battery went dead, customer installed a new battery. Now airbag light is on all the time, and "passenger airbag off" light is on with or without a passenger on seat. Scanned for codes, in airbag module has B1BA6- Occupant Classification Undetermined, and B223D...
1967 Ford mustang 302CID fuel,temp and oil pressure VIN: 7T01T26856
My question is what would be the cause? For the regulator is coming from reputable company that sells mustang parts and also if the regulator is looking for a ground resistance after its' supply passing through the gauges what would cause it to go bad.
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF26N8K
customer was fed up with truck, finally brought it in. found no spark and no injector pulse. disconnected spout connector and achieved spark. told customer was in need of ecm. he broght one down. we installed it, reconnected spout and now have spark. still no ...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L fuel pump runs on VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
I have this Ranger that the fuel pump stays on after key off. The fuel pump failed becuase of this, I assume. Replaced the fuel pump and relay (nieoffe brand), worked for awhile (less than a day) problem returned. I installed a dealer relay (as was recomended ...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14U1T
Hi guys I have a cronic low flow on EGR) Another shop replaced EGR valve,DPFE and controller. I installed another controller. Still get code.I watched the vacuum with scanner and it triggers a code then no vacuum out of controller. I tightened the connector on...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1FAFP56S3Y
The Compressor is installed and mechanically is working good. HOWEVER, I have another issue. BTW:This car has electronic automatic temperature control. I have no clutch control. During my initial tests before replacing the compressor, everything worked fine. I...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, dosen't shift right VIN: 1FAFP3833Y
This car had a check eng light on and ran ok when the tps volts were around 0.77volt. I replaced the tps sensor because the volt seem to go up and down with no throttle movement. After replacement car now shifts late or to often,also while cruising if you put ...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F83
this unit will not start after sitting overnight while parked on a uphill slope it has to be pushed down to level ground and started when it does start it is hard start it fires lots of blue smoke no codes present in unit once warm it runs fine all day long no...
2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L unknown VIN: 1F1FP55S64
Good afternoon I have this 2004 Taurus we just purchased at auction which now has a Air Bag light on code B1884 PAD warning lamp inop.My question is what is a PAD warning lamp?What are the usual suspects with this code as I have absolutly no diag. info for thi...
1996 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTGC29FOT
Truck cam into shop with a stalling problem. Scan computer system and had a boost sensor code.. Cleared system and replaced glow plugs and filters as requested. every once in a a while the truck would stall and after a minute or two would restart. We realized ...
2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L No rev above 2500 VIN: 1GKFK16T11
This vehicle is driving me nuts. Customer brought in on trailer. Customer stated vehicle started losing power and backfiring through the intake under load such as going up a hill. They pumped the accelerator and managed to get 5 more miles when the vehicle sta...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8149X
This vehicle came in with an intermitant rough running and cel on with multiple missfire codes. Test drove the vehicle several times and could not duplicate the customers concern. Found spark plugs and wires not in the best shape and replaced them. Sent the cu...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Radio VIN: 2HGES257X4
Steady Customer, changed battery and radio has locked him out. Does anyone know/have the code for the radio? Thanks in advance for taking the time and putting forth the effort to assist us.
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES26734
Car seems weak on power, otherwise runs OK. Code if cleared will reset almost immediately. Fuel pressure is good. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45D31
This car came in with three issues. The most apparent was the severe internal engine noise. Next the oil light was flickering at idle and the third was the no acceleration issue. Well I you have probably guessed the low oil pressure and knock lead to the used ... Trouble codes: P1110 (ETS fault), P1147 (ETS subaccel position senor 1 fault), P1151 (ETS pos sensor 2 fault), P1172 (ETS motor current), P1173 (ETS Rationality fault), P1196 (limp home valve on close throttle)
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Hesitation VIN: JNRDR09Y21
Car came in with a " no acceleration" problem. Diagnostic tests did not show any codes ( suspect cleared by previous shop), but data steam showed lean on both banks when road tested. Tests showed fuel pump to be weak ( appr. 28 psi @ idle with vac) replaced fu...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJEA01U93
A/C compressor cycles too frequently and stays off too long. Discharge air from ducts does not go below 60F. A/C relay is losing the ground (pin 37 ) blk w green tracer from the ecm. If ground is supplied air blows cold. Why is ecm shuttting down the compresso...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S11
This jeep has code po351,Coil not fireing on #1 cyl. also injector not fireing on # 1 cyl.If I unplug alt. injector will fire but coil wont and light still comes on. Trouble codes: P0351
2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4FF58SX1
Hi Every one. This vehicle came in as a no crank/no start. Customer stated that when she shut off the car the dash lights stayed on but some how got the car to shut off. We charged the battery and started the car. When we shut the car off the car stays running...
2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L temperature gauge VIN: KNAGD12625
this problem was originally described to us by the customer as- the engine overheats when i run the air conditioner. after checking the car we found the engine was not overheating- the scanner displays the temperature at 201 deg. and the coolant temp sensor is...
2007 Kia Spectra LX 2.0L tpms VIN: KNAFE12I37
I have this car in for a lof today and it needs a tire rotation. these vehicle is equiped with tpms. is there a way to do a re learn without using the tactory scan tool? i can't find any proceedure other then that.
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Unknown VIN: JT8UF11E7M
Calgon...take me away...seriously i hope one of you guru's can help me out. This Lexus is a serious headache for me. I have converted it over to 134 a year ago. It ran fine for a year. It came in a month ago out of freon. I recharge and test ran the system, it...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V1S
car came in for no start.checked for fuel pressure found none.checked for power to fuel pump had power when cranking.replaced fuel pump.went to start whould not start.no fuel pressure,spark or injector pulse.not getting any voltage to any sensors. checked for ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG75F0H
hi mb techs,we have a 2001 s500 (220) customer states air matic suspension works but ,air matic button that rasises suspension works but led lights will not light up,and no message in cluster that tells driver suspension is up. we check for codes with factory ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L service c light VIN: 4JGBB86E56
I have ML350 suv 2006 in for state inspection and lof,but service c is on and it says (service c has exceeded 63days)reset factory setting,but cannot find setting c.I call dealer but no help. thank you in advance for any help James [...]
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM50U9W
Was towed in from another shop after used transimission was installed , never ran again . Had 6 used ecms on front seat. After we got a reman from ford with calibration code and vin . Crank engine no spark , three or four injector impulses then nothing until k...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4LS41R3X
guys we have a mitsi truck here that has us baffled. intermittantly for 2 weeks customer says wont start or starts and dies. when it came in there were no codes stored. we were able to duplicate problem several times and found there was no spark. we had cam an... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor problem)
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Occasional MIL VIN: 1P4GP44R0T
This is my van. Im a Saab tech and don't have a real Chrysler scan tool and can't read any trans values, just GST stuff. Maybe once a week my van will set a P0715 and go in limp home. Sometimes a P0700 will set with the 715 code. Sometimes the code will set on...
1988 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2JD11K2J
Hi: Vehicle originally had a rapidly fluctuating fuel pressure of 9-13 psi about 4 times per second with a block learn of 145 at all RPM, lean exhaust, hesitation, no acceleration, tendency to backfire. Pressure regulator/spring also fluctuating @ 4 HZ, in s...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Chime, Remote door locks, Security system VIN: 1G2NF52E61
The key in ignition chime will not shut off. The remote door locks won't work. The security system intermitantly needs to be relearned, and the interior lights stay on. This is a side job so I have not been able get the scanner out of the shop to scan it. I am...
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DM38B5R
Intermittently will crank and not start cold.It appears there are no dash lights when it will not start.If you leave the key in the run position for a approx 30 secs the dash lights will come on and vehicle will start.Also while cruising the vehicle will just ...
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L t-belt VIN: JF1SF63541
car towed in off highway, died going down road. inspected timing marks, right cam off timing about 160 to 170 deg. timiing belt tight,tensioner and belt ok. bent all valves in rt. head. don't know how timing jumped. replacing belt and tensioner besides head re...
2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L steering VIN: 4S3BH80671
2004 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG63614
Hi Subaru Techs, We have a forester here that will intermittently set a p0420 code and will show mode 6 data of tid $01 cid$01 and/or tid$03 cid$01 fail. Scan data looks the same when system passes or fails. Has anybody seen this problem? also can anyone tell... Trouble codes: P0420
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs motor assembly VIN: JTCVN39W9M
hello & thanks in advance for any help. we have a 1991 4-runner in our shop making a noise from the abs motor assembly. it does not occur everytime you apply brake pedal but sometimes when you push brake in normal the abs motor/module makes a grinding noise. i...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN13D8R
to all you toyota tecks i have this truck with a very confusing problem...this truck will not run at all no check engine light on with key on replaced air flow meter and computer i can not flash codes because the engine light is not on ...now here is where it ...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L display VIN: JTEGF21AX1
Hi The problem I have is the display is in operative the clock is also not working I have checked all fuses 3 times the ones under the dash and hood I removed the face cover and checked for power and I have 12.5 volts at three wires one all the time and the ot...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L top position warning VIN: 3VWCM31Y14
Hello everyone, I have this beetle convertible that is driving me crazy. The top opens and closes fine. My only problem is that when you close and lock the top the warning light stays on and I get the beeping warning and the 2 flaps do not close. I have replac...

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1990 Audi Coupe Quattro 20v 2.3L No Start VIN: WAUGD08B7L
Thanks to those that replied. This car is a real pain. I checked and rechecked the ground connections on the intake as a couple people said. All was clean, but I cleaned them again anyway. The crank sensor seems to work okay. The scope pattern from the...
2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Hydraulic Pump VIN: WBABS33413
First I want to thank Erik for the only reply to my request. Never did find out what triggered code 90. We had diagnosed a dead hydraulic pump for the top. It showed signs of oil leaking down from the pump and into the pump motor and electricals. The customer...
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Key Remote VIN: WBADT63443
Thank you all for your time. I felt confident enough to have this customer come back in to try programming the keys. I was thinking that you had to use the remote button to lock and unlock the vehicle because thats how the instructions are written. You can st...
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Headlights VIN: WBAEU33443
Thanks for all the help guys. The right headlamp controller/igniter was my problem. I replaced them both and headache is over. Thanks again.
2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L dash cluster VIN: 1G6KF5791Y
As always, you guys got it right the first time. The car came back this morning, we disconnected the battery cables and held them together for a minute, hooked them back up and all is good. Thanks again, Kenny [...]
2003 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L 4th Gear VIN: 1G6KE57Y93
The problem has been found. Decided to remove the pan and found that the oil pan appeared to have been bent once then straightened out. Behind the bent section of the pan was a hairline crack in the valve body which was bleeding off hydraulic pressure to the 4...
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEC14Z9P
Thanks for all the replies that I had recieved, Thanks to my fuel pressure gauge giving me incorrect readings this truck also had a faulty fuel pump my gauge was reading 10psi when in fact it only had 5, I reinstalled old distributer to see if it actually was ...
1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L engine VIN: 1GCCS14Z2S
1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22V9T
guys thank you for all your help customer brougth car back to ower shop today it was a simple thing the wire on number 5 cylinder has a metal cap over it and was not allowing the wire to go on all the way the last tech that did the tune up most of some how dam... Trouble codes: P0300.
1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCHG35RXW
Well this van is fixed. Corey from Idaho put me in the right direction. He said he has had to add spacers to the CKP. In our case we had to file the sensor to allow the CKP to sit closer to the reluctor. One thing I did was with KOEO I waved a screw driver acr... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank sensor circuit).
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L brake shift interlock VIN: 1GCCS1448W
Thanks to all 4 that replied, there were two votes for the ignition switch, one reply said that maybe the customer was not getting it into park all the way, and the other one said that maybe it was not getting power from the brake switch. I ended up replacing ...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDM19W8X
seems like it is finaly fixed. i replaced the ignition switch wich i replaced it a little over 2 years ago, seems like it had high ressistans in one wire. the part was replaced before thats y i didnt replaced it first, it was oryginal from dealer, who would ha... Trouble codes: P1626 (loss of serial communication with VTD), P1631 (theft deterrent system pasword incorrect).
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L wheels VIN: 1GCEK14T15
Thanks Techs!The "Nitro "Tires were NOT directional,ended up the Rims were of a Pacer,brand with a 4 1/4" center and American Wheels(1-[...] tech line) said to use a Hub Centric Ring"(like bunch of you did,mention) so it took the 4 1/4" down to a 3.075...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L doors VIN: 2C4GP54L75
thanks to all that replied,...i have determined that it is in fact the harness on both doors as i can actually make the doors move,...then slightly move the doors and nothing,...the customer/friend has chose not repair at this time due to financial issues,...b...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B46P2438V
Thanx to all who replied.I ended up found a TSB #18-05-99 Pertaining to all related symtems with this van,had to take the van to the dealer for PCM reprograming,van now runs great.Thanx for all the inputs gents.Hai
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Not sure VIN: X1D4HB58D4
The vehicle is at the dealership and they are saying they cannot duplicate. I am taking the vehicle back and removing the transmission as the possiblity of a bust flex plate,pump, or solenoid problems are likely. Thank you to all that responded and once the ex...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP65L8T
I found that the injector seals (fuel rail it lower manifold) were split all the way around causing a vacuum leak and they would swell once they got warm.
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L instrument clusgter VIN: 1FDWE40F1X
Thanks for the information guys, I checked the grounds, put the cluster back in and everything seems to be ok. Sent it out and have not had the problem yet. Thanks!
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E4X
Thanks for the replies, I actually found the problem via the fix knownledge area of iatn. Thank you Greg Iorizzo, he had posted a fix that was exactly like the problem we were facing. Miss fire, 4 transmission codes. The problem was a blown #13 fuse in the und... Trouble codes: 1747 (743 -), 743 (750 -), 750 (755 -), 755 (testing and results).
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Eng. DTC lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D23
I thank everyone that sent me replies/help. I did indeed find a defective vac. hose leading to the acuator. I replaced the hose and reset the PCM. Ran it, drove it, - no check eng. lamp. On her way she went. I didn't feel that it was necessary to test the...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93143
Thanks to all who replied. We replaced the vapor management valve. After replacing the valve and running the evap monitor the system passed.Thanks, Steve Trouble codes: P0457 (evap leak/ gas cap loose).
1996 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L no start VIN: 1GTK24F2WZ
well guys, thanks for the help. Ended up being a ground problem. I was losing my ground at the starter when I'd try to start it. Ran an additional ground wire and fixed the problem. Thanks to all who replied.
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1HGCM82623
Hello Techs. I am happy to report that this vehicle was successfully repaired. Turns out that the Countershaft Speed Sensor signal would drop out as the engine bay temperature heated up. We replaced the Countershaft (Output) Speed Sensor, and test drove th...
1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Limp In VIN: JACDH58V7N
Ike is on the aproach and I may not be able to use a computer for about 2 weeks after the storm so I am going to close this help request.What I learnt is that the TCM uses engine RPM to calculate trans input rpm.I spoke to my cousin and he said that that th...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58S9W
Thank you, everyone, for your help. The vehicle was back in the shop yesterday with the check engine light finally on. Further scanning has the 351 code (ignition circuit). We had put in a new computer from Chrysler, but it's defective. They have to order ...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L interior and exterior lights VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
Well I think I am going to call this one fixed. I would like to thank everybody who responded to my post. There apparently is a variety of parts that have issues in these jeeps ( headlight switches, BCM's, light modules and sensors ), Jeff from Ontario mention...
1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L combi valve & M/C VIN: KNAFB1217X
took car to independant shop not kia dealer put aftermarket master cyl on & oe porportioning vave all good now. note these valves fail alot! I checked kias at 2 aauto auctions and foun 3 leaking. this is a pattern fail & kia should recall it! instead of waiti...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Locking Differential VIN: WDBEB28D3M
Thankyou all for your help - I have with your help and the use of a wiring schematic bypassed the ASD ECU as all other components have checked out and the customer does not want the expense of the ASD computer - as one technician here suggested - I checked the...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs ,bas VIN: WDBJF65F3W
Thanks for all the input, turns out our initial thought on a bad abs module was correct, just wanted to make sure. It appeared to have been wet. Thanks again.
1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L readiness failed VIN: 1N4AB42DXT
Thanks for the responses, It is very obvious that the 96-97 nissans are the most difficult monitors to set. The drive trace has to be followed to a tee. Thanks again for the help. Ken
2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L srs lamp VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
Thanks for all the help. The info was in alldata but you had to lie and say it was a 2007. The code meant that an air bag or pretensioner went off. The body shop said they had to replace the passenger pretensioner which had deployed. Once this code is set the ...
2009 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L tpms VIN: 1N6AA07CX9
1st i want to thank all who replied to my post.second , the truck is an 09 model.. turns out the wheel supplier to the custom shop also supplied them with new oe style sensors already installed in the wheels.when i recieved another set of "oe style" replacemen...
1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1G3HY53L7N
I would like to claim that my vast intellect helped to repair this vehicle, but it was pretty much dumb luck. I want to thank you all for confirming that these engines all have the same firing order - my manual for the new motor was incorrect. I started to r...
2004 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AN12F34
This one is fixed. Pete nailed it with the FTP sensor, it was working but apparently not in the expected PCM range it was looking for. Two cold starts in one day shut the light off. I put a vent solonoid in it also, as William suggested since it was cheap so t... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak detected).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L cooling system VIN: 3VWED21C01
Hello Group, Vehicle test driven 30 miles and all is ok. Thanks to all who responded, there were many! Most pointed me to the water pump itself. The impeller was indeed broken. Not cracked or in pieces, It slipped off the nurl on the shaft and simply did...
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