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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53402
Hey All, We have this Beemer that was recently involved in the flooding we had here in the midwest. Engine runs fine, with no known syptoms. Idle seems OK, But code 204(P0505) keeps re-appearing. Watching IAC integrator always seems to be in negative numbers(-... Trouble codes: 204 (p0505 Idle speed fluctuation)
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33434
I really need help with this one, veh has been well maintained and runs great...cust. states that yesterday he started veh and it ran rough and alot of smoke from tailpipe and then cleared I have it and she runs great. I have inspected coils...newer b... Trouble codes: 228 (fuel trim bank 2 range exceeded), 242 (missfire cyl 5), 241 (missfire cyl 4)
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L radio VIN: WDANH83506
Need help with this 06 750li. Entertainment inoperative- display will light up, when go to select FM for example- screen will say enter FM frequency, no other commands or function possible- CD and CDC not highlighted, we have codes for communication for most c...
2000 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Engine oil pressure VIN: 1G6EL12Y2Y
Need a little input on this one Cadillac techs. The customer has had all scheduled maintenance done on his Eldorado. Just did an oil change befor a 500 mile trip. When he got home the warning signal and information center were saying low oil pressure. We check...
2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y71
after start up the egr valve opens for about 10 seconds causing the car to run rough you can watch it open on the scan tool the valve isnt the problem i tried another thinking maybe it was weak it does not have excessive back pressure either Trouble codes: P0405
1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WN54T1P
battery has been dead, no codes. had no fire or inj. pulse. crank sensor was bad,also wires bad at crank sensor plug. replaced crank sensor and installed new wiring pig tail. also replaced ing. module. when first start to spin over fires, but then fire and inj...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Stall VIN: 2GECK19K1R
truck runs fine with o2 disconnected, connect o2 and system goes extremly rich. o2 readings up to 1000 mv. engine runs rough until finally stalls
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 2-3 shift VIN: 1G1JC1245T
This car is really giving me a hard time. The vehicle holds 1st gear too long and then shifts fairly hard into 2nd gear. There is no shift to third. When in second, I do have a small amount of engine braking and it never even tries to go to third. I suspected ...
2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 5.7L LF Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 1G1YY12S92
New customer brings in his Corvette with ABS and traction control light on. The code was c1232 for LF wheel speed sensor. The local Chevy dealer had tried to fix by replacing the hub assy but then removed it and installed the original after the problem persist...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3B7HF13Y2V
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.8L ac switch VIN: 2B46P44ROW
Hi every one. I need some help before I waste a lot of time. The lights were left on on this Caravan and the battery was completley dead. After charging the battery, the ac on-off switch now flashes the amber light continusley as does the ac max. light. If the...
1998 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AU52NOW
Recieved car from cust detailing prev repairs, typical 2.5 story idles rough mil on stalling etc. Pulled misfire codes and one for 4-2 shift(? havent dupl that one) and rich code po175. Checked data stream found iat reading [...], pulled it all carboned u... Trouble codes: P0175, P0302, P0303
1999 Dodge Caravan 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4FP25B4X
This job is becoming a PITA now. After I got this problem child from another tech who replaced a bad battery, customer drove the van for a day and it stalled on her. I got it and checked codes and none were present. I could not get it to act up in the shop so ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor no signal to PCM)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, code P0107 and P0108 VIN: 2B4GP44R21
The MAP sensor has been replaced twice. The computer has been replaced new one from dealer and flashed took care of code P0601. The wiring has been checked back from the MAP sensor to the computer no open or shorts. The scanner shows a MAP voltage of 5.0v when... Trouble codes: P0107 (map low), P0108 (map high), P0601 (controller failure)
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B5WB35Z22
hello,our shop has a problem van.this van needs a ecm,it has been sitting here for a month,the dodge dealer claims it is on national backorder,will be another month for new one!since that answer i sent the old ecm to standard ignition for tests and repairs,the...
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L oil light VIN: 1B3ES26C53
here is my problem we have a 2002 dodge neon 2.0 auto transmisson in our shop today the oil pressure light is intermittently coming on )turn key to on posistion light should come on for a second then go off ) most of the time the light will not come on )when...
2005 Dodge Dakota ST 3.7L Poor Idle Quality
Run sluggish at idle speed,inspect o/2 sensors using DSO scope,smoked for intake leaks,fuel pressure is ok.Suspect engine running too lean.Inspect emissions with 4 gas analyzer.Found HC under 5ppm,CO at 0.00%,02 under a half percent,CO2 over 15 percent & NOX u...
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15N4J
This truck came in for a no start. The pump in the tank was not operating. We installed a new one and it ran, but with low fuel pressure and the engine ran poorly. We put in a new pump on the frame rail and everything was fine. It came back a week later and t...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L engine VIN: 1FTEF14N3R
Customer has 2 trucks. 94 f150 302, and 88 f150 302. He wants to put the 94 motor in the 88 cause the motor is bad. I know theses are different firing orders. Most other things look the same. Has any body been there done that? Can we switch the computers or di...
1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L tach not functioning VIN: X6SUB12641
first of all thanks to all of you who bothered to read my help petition,i have 1995 ford explorer, customer complaint is that vehicle's tachometer is not functioning and transmission wont shift,we test drove vehicle and noticed transmission will shift when tac...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHW26F5T
truck came in with a no start,scanned system and pulled code-1668-pcm-idm no communication. truck would not perform buzz test. it did have battery voltage to idm and good ground. also, had continuity to pcm on ef curcuits. i then replaced idm. truck started up...
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP13P9W
This car has a bad idle vibration in gear.Give it a little throttle & its fine.All mounts look ok & the balancer looks ok.Just can't seem to put my finger on it.Any suggestions would be appreciated.
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU62X2Y
My question is simply how do I know when the cam & crank sensor are synched when setting them up on a lab scope.
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1728Y
Customer started it up in the morning - ran fine to work and then just coming from work problem occurred(Misfiring; rough running; low power) so he drove it to my shop from there. I scanned it with a Snap-On MT2500 - Had Random cylinder misfires and all but nu... Trouble codes: P1000 (OBD II System Checks Incomplete), P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire Cylinder 2), P0303 (Misfire Cylinder 3)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, NO POWER VIN: 1FTWX33F41
help, this vehicle was towed in because of a sudden loss of power, and heavy white smoke from exhaust(while pulling heavy trailor). scan with modis shows no codes, injector buzz test ok, fuel pressure at 65 lbs. running, compression ranges from 350 - 400 lbs o...
2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP38391
i need your help on my sister-in-law's 01 focus. a few times over the past 3 weeks she said it lost power, numerous lights came on on the dash, and it stalled once and restarted. i drove it for about 75 miles and finally experienced the problem today. it's def...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTWW32P7E
ok, here is what ive got. ford f-350 comes in on a hook. customer states that truck cranks but will not start. we diagnosed and found that truck had no base oil pressure. we R&r'd the high pressure oil pump and the ipr and icp. trucked started just fine and ra...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L blower VIN: 1FMFU16W43
customer complained about losing a/c from vents when accelerating and return upon letting off gas. i thought for sure i'd find a vac leak but i traced all the lines and find no leaks, i checked the vaccum box for cracks, none found. i can replicate the conditi...
2007 GMC Yukon SLE 4.8L srs VIN: 1GKFC13C97
Hello,Current i have GMC YUKON from body shop.they replace front impack sensor,driver side air bag,air bag module,left/ right seat belt. After replacement SRS still on,can not be cleared.pull code from SRS module 1.B0016 l.roof rail deployment loop 2.B0023 rig...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: JHMEJ8641Y
first thanks to all honda and acura techs out there, i have a strange problem on this car. will not start when cold if i let car sit in sun for 4-6 hours car will start. there is a very weak or no spark condition. replaced coil and ignitor, still no spark when...
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB617X1
I'm losing my hair on this one. Customer went to Honda for Injection Flush, Honda had to flush 2 times to get it to run remotely better. This is when I got the headache. customer was complaining of rough idle and Service light on. Scanned codes and found Cylin...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A7Y
vehicle has had this code for quite some time. now there is an emission testing program and it must be repaired for state insp. vehicle runs smoothly and properly in all respects however the check engine lite presents a problem. code is not at all definitive. ... Trouble codes: P1320 (ignition signal primary)
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Stall VIN: JNKBF01A42
this car was purchased a week before the customer brought it in. he came in for a vehicle inspection. all looked great. customer took his car and called the next day saying he was stuck in the middle of the road. died while driving and wouldnt restart. towed c... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor bank one)
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 452CK58W4Y
replaced fuel pump due to poor running (pressure would slowly drop to below 20 psi if revving eng),, 2weeks later car is at my door step for no start, could here pump running but no fuel pressure, no problem, warranty the pump. aftermarket supplier had no prob...
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L convertible top VIN: SAJGX2044X
Hi, Jaguar technicians, I had a car that came to my shop and the problem was about the convertible top. When this car came in, the convertible top was not completely closed. The rear quarter glass was on low position and the driver side glass and passenger sid...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FX58S6R
This vehicle failed it's smog check for high NOX. It has no EGR, AIR, or TAC systems. Block test for headgasket problems is negative and the vehicle does not overheat. TPS, MAP, CTS, and IAT are all within specs. O2 senser is OK (see tests). If I induce propan...
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L cooling t off of head leak VIN: KNDJA7289T
Kia tech's help if any of you are left... I have a sportage with a coolant leak that was coming from under the intake plenum. After removing the plenum found leak to be coming from this coolant T that protrudes from the head. The T has one pipe that goes into ...
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB723X2
I am not all that familier with KIA but hear the computer issues are vast. The vehicle runs great, plugs, wires, air all good, found no vacuum leak but has the 171 lean mis-fire code. I have been told computer reprogramming may be the solution. MAF was cleaned... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16533
Good day people. I have this KIA Rio that idles very rough. MIL will come on and transmission will not down shift into passing gear when throttle pedal floored. When vehicle came in first time had codes for MAF sensor and system too lean. No reading out of MAF... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean), P0121 (throttle position sensor switch a circuit range preformance problem), P0300 (randam mifire), P0301 (mifire cylinder 1), P0302 (misfire cylinder 2 P0303 P0304), P1166 (unknown trouble code)
1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L unknown VIN: JT8VF11E7L
We got this vehicle in for an intermittent noise when the a/c is first turned on and approx 1200 rmp. The rpm may not be relevant, but that is the only time we have heard the noise. Had customer drive the vehicle to duplicate concern. The noise sounds like a...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
-feeds and ground to fuel pump okay - ground to the FPDM is ok - the power feed on the blk/yel wire within spec even when i supplied a load to it,(headlight) - using this power feed from the module and the modules pulse width modulated ground i could also make...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBDA28D6P
Hey gays and gals, here we go again with a problem car Don't know too much about these MZ cis systems, Pls help Car was towin few days ago with complaint of no start from another shop Customer states that car stall out while driving on freeway and will start u... Trouble codes: 9 (electrohydraulic actuator)
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBFA63E2S
This vehicle is unable to start from the ignition it only start when bypass it direct from the starter. I had already replace the ignition. Any help will greatly appreciate. Joe
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L radio VIN: WDBFA67F4V
Hi benz guys,I could use alittle help with this one. I usually change the battery when the car is running on these cars to avoid this problem nfortunetly the positive hit the body and the car shut stalled. anyway, the radio is stuck on code. I put the code in ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L fuel gauge VIN: WDBRF61J22
Vehicle would not stay running IF it started at all. Diagnosed and replaced fuel pump. MB recommends replacement of both components (pump w/ sender and mounting plate (driver side sending unit). Done as recommended. Vehicle starts/runs well, but fuel gauge is ...
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, vacuum leak(?) VIN: 1MEFM55S42
Thanks for your help in advance. I've got a Mercury Sable 24 valve car with rich codes for bank 1 and 2 (PO172 and P0175). Codes appeared after another shop did a tune up which included removing the upper intake. Original complaint was for misfire codes and t... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank 1), P0175
1995 Mitsubishi Expo 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AD59G6S
Hi.This one came in as a no start that resulted apparently from spraying the engine off at a car wash. I replaced the crank sensor and distributor with a rebuilt unit as I diagnosed a bad power transistor (located in the distributor). The engine started and ra... Trouble codes: P0340
1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L timing chains VIN: 1N4AB41D5T
ok, we have this sentra at our shop that came in with blown head gasket. we removed the head and had it machined and had a valve job done. put everything backa togeather. all the timing marks are lined up counted the number of links and all of that is good. st...
2001 Nissan PRIMERA 2000CC Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WTP12-0025
Have this P12 Nissan Primera with a QR20DE engine in it that has a hunting idle between 2000 and 3000rpm. Checked for codes none found. Replace Map sensor, try to relearn idle but problem still there. Have noticed the the o2 sensor go rich lean in time with th...
2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11DX2
I have already replaced the throttle body assembly and the pedal assembly. Has been to the dealer to get idle programmed. I have done a few movies when the problem happens but I can't find a glitch on shopstream. I read all the forum post w/ P2138 DTCs and fee... Trouble codes: P2138 (APP Sensor 2 Ckt)
2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L radiator VIN: 1GHDT13W91
This vehicle will loose about a half gallon of coolant every day. I have pressurized the system to 17 psi, visually inspected the underside looking for leaks or stains resulting from leaks, I have checked the radiator for hydro carbons, and watched the exhaust...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW12M1V
Hi all, thanks in advance for your help. I have a 97 Grand Am with the 3100. I am getting absolutly no MAF reading on my scanner. Both the grams per second, and the voltage is 0.00. I went through the Troubleshooter on the Scanner, and the flow chart on my Mit...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52F82
NEED HELP!! I have this 2002 Pontiac that has a junk BCM. Very typical from what I've found. One little problem. GM discontuined them!! The Part number is [...]. Anyone ran into this before?? I got one shipped to me from out of state and low and behold it i...
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2G2WP55246
This car is bucking intermitantly when going down the road. When problem occurs rpm drops about 500 rpm and vehicle jerks rpm does not always go right back up. There are no codes present. Problem seems to only occur in third or fourth gear. After trans flush p...
2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 1G82K5274Y
this trans came in for a delayed engagement in reverse. we replaced the valve body and now it binds in reverse. we pulled it out and rebuilt it. put it back in and it still binds in reverse. we pulled it out again and we retourqed the 15/16 nut. we went throug...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU54F32
My question is the fuel pressure sensor in the fuel tank has a voltage of 1.67 with cap off.My spec's say it should be 2.35-2.85.Is this correct before I spend 89.00 on this part?If the spec's are correct I found my problem and thankes for the input it's alway... Trouble codes: P440
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6859X
vehicle came from another shop for a check engine light code PO302 that tech replaced fuel filter plugs and wires and the light came back on 2 days later and the same tech did a HC reading of 18 ppm from the radiator and suggested that both head gaskets are ba... Trouble codes: P0302, P0301, P1443 (Evap vent control system vent control function problem)
1995 Toyota T100 3.4L Engine VIN: JT4VD12E2S
Okay guys. Just trying to get some thoughts before it gets expensive. I have a 1995 T100 with a 3.4 in it. It has what appears to be a lower engine noise when warm. The noise is not present when cold then as the engine warms up you will hear a brief rattle/kno...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B62
I'm able to activate air pump and vacuum switch by MODIS. It means that electronic and electrical segments of secondary air injection system are OK. Combination valve holds vacuum. Vacuum hoses checked and replaced. Temp. gauge starts to operate only at 190F d... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection incorrect flow)
1994 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KW9513R
This one's back after an briefly successful attempt at repairing a no spark condition. The code read is "1-1-1", indicating no faults in the EFI/Motronic system. However, there's no spark from any of the coils. Crank and cam sensors are new, fuses are good, we...

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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L central locking VIN: WBAAN37431
First I would like to thank those that did reply. The consistancy of the responses helped us to focus/lead us to what we now conclude the problem was. The customer decided to reschdule the costly repair for a time in the future. Basically we traced it down to ...
1997 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L low/no braking force to front VIN: 1G4NJ52TXV
in a effort to keep my rating good, i will summarize the responses to this request. most said modis or basic scanner would release the abs module gears to perform repair, they do not. others offered basic bleeding instructions and hints for diagnosing fluid su...
2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K71
I am waiting for this vehicle to come back in, we are going to replace the aftermarket cat with another aftermarket cat as the owner dosnt want the cost of a manufactures cat. After we get it installed i will let use know how we made out. Sorry for being so lo... Trouble codes: P133.
2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L theft system VIN: 1G6KF57912
I checked the ground at the battery and it is good.I would like to thank everyone for the replies but, we are going to send the car to the dealer because we don't want to waste to much time and missdiagnose it.
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEC14W5W
thank you everyone who replied.almost everyone supplied us with the right fix.a new fuel pump installed made the truck run like new.the spec on fuel pressure is critical and a few psi DOES MATTER.thanks again. jim
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3GNGK26U62
Well this has been one of those head bonker kinda fixes. I was certain that it had a plugged exhaust from the get go but our exhaust shop said it was fine. So then we waste a ton of time on the project including all of yours, so sorry for the trouble but it wa...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, REDUCED POWER VIN: 1GCHK23U76
I don't know if the problem is fixed because the customer is in grape harvest and hasn't been back although he probably would have adleast called because he is a regular customer. I changed the battery because it load tested marginal. I also followed the multi... Trouble codes: P1516 (throttle actuator control module), P0053 (ho2s heater resistance b1s1), P0054 (ho2s heater resistance b1s2), P0059 (ho2s heater resistance b2s1), P0060 (ho2s heater resistance b2s2).
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L trans VIN: 3C4FY48B62
thanx to all who replied...recieved some awsome info. yes the trans suffered from lack of lube, gearset locked is history. tore down and inspected, quoted but cust opted to go used, against my advice. Was really hoping to get a shot at this one, and ...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Radio & Blower Motor VIN: 2C8GP64L13
First off thanks for all that took the time to reply. The thing that kept throwing me off was the fact that it only would do it KOER not KOEO. So after a night of sleep came in the next day and started over. With all of the post for the ignition switch that wa...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L dash lights and engine VIN: 3B7KF23D8V
Thanks to all that replied. The most common response was to the fuel relay or cilanoid. Unfortunately, the problem stopped and I couldn't get it to reoccur. The customer picked it up and I haven't heard any more about the vehicle. If the problem and vehicl...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Torque converter VIN: 1B7KF2362X
Thanks to everyone who took the time to help. Robert from Texas nailed this one. He said to install a ground wire to the PCM case. We did that and my client indicates that the problem is fixed. Thanks again. Craig
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Clutch VIN: 1B7KF2361X
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L heater VIN: 2B3HD46RXY
Thomas and Phillip, thanks for the suggustions . The Intrepids fix was the control module . Phillip you will notice on the pic I sent to you that the signal did not stay in for any feed back information to occuur.
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7HF13713
I want to thank everybody for their suggestions and tips, I did replace coil and coil wire, did pin-out teats at pcm(simple enough, very accessable) no change and all waveforms looked textbook good. Upon telling customer we were getting deep into level 3 diagn...
2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL12X22
Thanks to everyone for your help. I had really, already done, all that was suggested. I went back over the thing and checked everything three times and came to the conclusion that I had either a weak valve spring in the new head or a lifter stuck. I figured I ... Trouble codes: P0305.
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP58CXX
thanks for the replies. found bad v.s.s. using lab scope seen occassional glitch only between 5 and 7 mph. very odd because signal was allways good at all other speeds.
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L abs VIN: 2FTRF18W3Y
Thanks for all the great information everyone! Turn's out it was a clogged up toner ring with 2 missing teeth on the RF wheel. Thus causing false ABS activationl. Thanks again everyone.
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F4Y
sorry it took so long struggled with this one the problem took a week or more to reoccur finally the symptoms got worse the brake pedal got stiff and all the brakes started to hang up. replaced the master cylinder all is good now thanks for the help
2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L compressor VIN: 1D46GY7777
Tested wiring harness to CCRM and found all wires have power. Changed CCRM and a/c works.
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34F83
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L air bag VIN: 1FTPX14525
Customer took the truck to the dealership they put in a new clock spring and air bag (driver side). scanner would comuincate after that and the only code that was in it was a code 19 (air bag high resistance). They could not tell him why it went off and For...
1987 GMC S15 Gypsy 2.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GTDT14R1H
Thanks to all that replied. First it was a 3.4 not a 4.3. I am not sure when it came out but GM performance parts released this 3.4 conversion (part # [...]) for the 2.8 blazers and pick-ups. It appears to be just a beefed-up 2.8. Numerous 2.8 parts fit on...
2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L traction control VIN: 1GKEK63U15
The Problem was : Bulletin No.: 03-05-25-007C Date: May 16, 2006 TECHNICAL Subject: Antilock Brake (ABS) Activation At Low Speeds (Clean Wheel Speed Sensor Mounting Surface) Models: 2002-2006 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade EXT 2003-2006 Cadillac Escalade ESV ...
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W91
oh their info was uselful but all that i knew and what they suggested was used to no result so i had to refer this customer to the dealer where i do not know the end result. i did all the required test and the end result that i was obtaining was for a com... Trouble codes: P1120.
1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D8V
We got a new knock sensor and bolted it on top of the intake and jumpered to engine wire harness and car runs great.Thanks for all the replies.
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S11
Computer, fixed jeep. Found several wires melted together for injectors and TPS. After I put first comp. in. So Im sure this is what shorted out first one. after repairing wires installed new comp. and alls fine. THANK EVERYONE FOR THERE HELP!!! Trouble codes: P0351.
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L wipers VIN: KNDJD73383
thanks to nick from florida and robert i cut the brown wire from the etacs module and the wipers parked the etacs controls the int.wipers replaced the etacs and all is well thanks to all
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W3T
well, this one is fixed. thanks for all of the responses. steven,dennis,darren,ted richard, ken,terry and tom hit it right on the head. I found the air susp. module and snipped the dk green with light green tracer and all is well! . the funny thing is , ju...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNFM91V8W
the reply did not help because we already knew the bags were ok-but we traced the problem to the control unit-replaced control unit and car has left-thanks for the help
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L cruise control VIN: 1LNHM87AX2
Hey guys. This vehicle is fixed. It was the clockspring. Excessive resistance was skewing the voltage drops that the pcm was looking for. Thanks to Eric for his input. I had never seen a clockspring affect cruise only. Thanks
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22551
Hello, it's kinda fixed, Robert had it with the loose timing belt, so loose that it was coming out of time on hard accell. replaced belt, tensener, and spring. miss fires went away but cat. damaged had allready accured again, It fails cat test, cust. to retur... Trouble codes: P0421.
1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L blowing fuse VIN: 1MELM62W1S
this cr is fixed found the left upstream o2 was replaced by another shop and the harnes was not atached t bracket and over time had rubed the wires againts trans case cuasing the short that would blow fuse at random
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L alternator VIN: 1MELM53SBT
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Odor/Leak VIN: 2MELM75W1V
Thanks to everyone who replied. I appologize for not closing earlier but we just completed the vehicle today. The customer needed it back & just dropped it off again Wednesday. The leak turned out to be a very small hole in the filler neck leaking into the ...
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L headlights VIN: 1MEFM552X1
Hello All, I want to Thank the people who responded to my problem. If you remember the "check engine light" was on only in the AM and then would go out after driving for a bit or when you turned on the the parking lights. After reading some of the tips that we...
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L srs VIN: 2MEFM74W94
Hi, thanks to the good people here. It turns out that the bulk connector, which does have to be disconnected in the right hand foot well to change the heater core, was not fully engaged. After tightening the 10 mm head fully the communication with the SRS is ...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AK34YXE
This is fix, thankful for the help from all of you. This is what I had going on, this car every morning when cold didn't want to start, after miniutes of trying to start, it would backfire through the throttle body, also the ac compressor would work for about...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L cluster lighting VIN: 4A3AK44YXX
Jason and Robert were right on with this one. I went back through all of what all data offered for schematics and was able to put together enough to determine where the ground feed was for this circuit. I found it in connector b66 at the interior fuse block. I...
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L compressor VIN: 4A3AC54L2Y
We replaced the compressor control unit, same symptom occureed two ignition cycles later. I have run out of time to work on this vehicle as the customer is moving out of state on Saturday. Thanks to all who replied.
2003 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6ED26Y13
I received a few really good replies that helped me confirm my suspicion of a bad ECM, which included checking for various shorts to power and ground, faulty sensors, etc... Thank you all for the help... The problem was inside the ECM... The vehicle had a bad ...
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