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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L cranking VIN: WBADD6326V
brake litghs on consistant with ign causing shift lock to b inop need help finding a solution
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cluster VIN: WBABM5348Y
The customer complaint is that when he is going over a bump or just driving it will flash on the abs and traction light and air bag light. Also unable to communicate with air bag module
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L k-can VIN: WBANA73504
Dear BMW friends, this E60 has a K-CAN fault in the system and we can not pin point, which Control unit causes the trouble.According to the Modic we have to disconnect every CU on the K-CAN, which are all over the place. We also looked at the K-CAN connector,...
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52L3R
Hi all, we have one here that we are at a loss on. this vehicle will cut out (like the ign. has been turned off) and will store a crank/cam error code (and data) we have not been able to see what is going on. the spark seems steady, and the injector pulse is s... Trouble codes: P0341 (cam/crank error)
1990 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1LT61TXL
car towed in no start after fill up, starts and dies, checked codes none, fuel pressure good, checked ignition switch power at koeo - ok, checked fuel filter -plugged replaced -same, only checked resistance on #1 and #6 injectors - 12ohms as need to take plenu...
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Starting VIN: 2GCEC19KXN
Hello friends, put a reman engine in this pickup. Cranks and starts but dies. Unplugged timing spout and it runs like a champ. Checked pickup coil, was bad, replaced, same problem. New ignition module. Wire is good from module to computer(423). What am i missi...
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
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCGK29K1S
have a strange one today,this truck stalls when you apply brakes.thought for sure we had a leaking vacuum booster. plugged off vacuum to booster same thing.unhook brake light switch and problem goes away.narrowed down to white wire going away from switch that ...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, RUNS RICH VIN: 2GCEC19R2T
this p/u is driving us nuts...customer stated that all of a sudden vehicle started running poorly shortly after fill up ( coinsidence?) misfires piling up on 1,3,6,8...lots of black smoke and MIL on w/ MAP/MAF codes. after lots of testing and parts swapping wo... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf performance), P0108 (map voltage high), P1106 (map voltage int. high)
1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Excessive Emissions, black smoke VIN: 00V1088711
please help diesel tech and anybody with a word of wisdom! this is one of my better customers vans and have not really had a lot of experience with newer diesels! this one will blow huge clouds of black smoke when the van is driven above 40 mph on the highway ...
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDX03E3X
Fellows I need HELP. 00 chevy venture 3.4 Every time you start off on the road and give it more than 50% tp. It will start to stall out bad and as long as you dont let up none on the gas it will do it for ever. You can go WOT and it will continue.If you let o...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16R7X
Hello fellow techs. I've got this Suburban that's giving me fits. Cust. complaint was ses light comes on, then goes off. Pulled codes & P0304 was stored. Check misfire data with mastertech. Was showing over 20,000 misfires on cyl # 4. Freeze data showed fuel t... Trouble codes: P0304
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTCT19W11
Hi guys, This truck is driving me crazy, I'm loosing my hair I got left. I am working on this truck for shown severe misfire on cylinder 1 and 4 while no misfire felt. As soon as I run the engine over 1500 RPM the misfire data starts to show misfires on these... Trouble codes: P0300, P1380
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCEK19T81
Hey guys, have this silverado that very intermittently stalls under load cruising 55 mph for 3-4 seconds and continues to run[no restart needed].It only happens occasionally[i drove it 40 miles ,and it stalled 1 time] I've wiggled and pulled every conn on the ...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L transfer case VIN: 2GCEK13Z26
when the transfer cese is in awd it seen to put a lot of load on the engine . we are also experincing a popping noise when shifting the transmission fron dr to rev or park to rev or dr . we have the transfer case out and apart and found nothing wrong . the flu...
1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3C3EL45H6T
This vehicle will start, flair, and then stall out. Crank, cam, sync., ignition, and fuel pressure all test out fine. The problem is the inj. pulse is being shut off. Scan tool (modis) reads "fuel allowed" on initial start, after2-3 sec. reads fuel "not allowe...
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2B3HD56J3W
hello out there--just wondering if any of u chrysler techs have run in to this-this car when it sits overnight outside will start up and then die-repeatedly till it finally catches and idles-sometimes when it idles while cold it idles rough-it will never do th...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L no wait to start VIN: 1B7KC2369X
Customer complaint is that the "Wait to Start" lamp is not coming on, and it used to. With the DRBIII the lamp can be commanded on and it will work with one key cycle after being commanded on. In the morning, the ECT and IAT are within 2 degrees of each other ...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG26X91
hears a good one.. truck runs good at start up.after running for 5 mins starts to stumble,idle goes eratic, and will die. will restart but runs bad until cold again.first replaced cam sensor because cust. stated if it rained he would have this problem. i canno... Trouble codes: P1251
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L pressure blows off VIN: 3D7MU48C74
This came in initially for low flow due to plugged evap core. Replaced core, comes back a couple months later, not cooling only on driver's side. Checked to make sure it is full of freon and it was low, refilled to specs and still no cooling on driver's side, ...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L drive shaft/rear end VIN: 1D7HA18N35
hi fellow techs, i have a 05 ram 1500 2wd p/u it has a rapid knockig noise at very low speeds 0-10 mph sounds like its coming from inside the drive shaft- i tried to remove the drive shaft and spin the rear wheels and rear differential to see if i could manual...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start
This truck is making us crazy, please help! The engine will not start; it cranks but doesn't start. There is NO injector pulse, but there is spark. We've checked the crank sensor, ignition control module, coils, all wiring is good and even tried a new computer...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FDXF46S1X
hi guys, spent all day on this one. idle is surging but runs fine domn the road. sometimes it takes a few more revolutions to start. once running it doesnt stall, just surges. no codes. it sounds like a vacuum leak but i cant find one. checked maf, checked co...
1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5347X
Battery went dead so I checked for a current draw and found a draw of .667 amps after waiting for about 10 minutes for all the automatic systems to shut down. I have not worked in a Ford dealer since 91 so I am not sure how much current is normal, but this see...
2002 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Engine V-10 VIN: 1FMNU41S82
One of our best customers has this 02 Excursion V-10. Seems Junior took it out on a date, and it "Just threw a rod while driving down the road". Engine is junk. What the customer wants to know is if anyone has swapped the V-10 engine with the more economical ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P93
So I agreed to look at the truck, I asked her if it had started fine after the re-flash, she said yes for nearly 2 months, now it did "The same thing...". Oddly enough she drove the truck to my shop, she said "I tryed it once more waitng for the tow truck and... Trouble codes: U0105 (lost comm with ficm), P0341 (cam sensor circut range/open), B1355 (ignition run circut failure)
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air bags VIN: 1FMFU18L04
hey everybody, looking for a little guidance from ford techs. air bag light on scan with modis & retrieved code b2296 w/flash code 42 (srs light). according to mitchel it could be any one of the impact sensors or wiring, is their any way to detemine wich senso...
2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L lifters VIN: 1FMYU02Z05
vehicle came in with a ratlle, found that timing chain tensioner o ring was leaking past and allowing chain to chatter or rattle after tearing apart and waiting a week for parts reinstalled and started after getting warm vehicle went from a rattle to a definit...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Trailer brake VIN: 1FTWX31585
Help!! We have an 05 F350 in the shop with the trailer brakes in-op. The vehicle has a factory trailer brake control in dash. We have replaced both the controller and pressure transducer on the master cylinder. Our problem is that with the brake pedal depresse...
1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 6.5L Alternator VIN: 2GTEAK19S8
Hello Tecs - This truck is in for the 3rd time for an alternaor. First time around installed reman alt. new ign switch and 2 new batteries as one on the left side was crapped out. I installed extra ground on the left side as well, checked fusable links and tes...
2002 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L daytime running lamps, fuel relay, starter relay VIN: 1GDFG15R12
towed in for no start condition. when key is turned, daytime running lamps dim or go out, no click, no starter relay, no fuel pump relay. daytime lights are on, dash warning lights on when key is off and out of cylinder. the dash bezel was removed and everythi...
2002 GMC Cab & Chassis Sierra 3500 6.6L transmission VIN: 1GDHG31F82
have found that computer has no codes disconnect trans to try to set code and still no codes. install trans shift box (shafer shifter) trans works fine. checked all wires from computer to trans ohms and volt drop, no problems detected. checked power on pin e a...
2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJFA14C1Y
every six months to a year for the past 3 years this jaguar xj8 has had a flooding issue it seem that right around this time of year every year it floods it self and we have to replace the plugs and it is good for six months to a year. Any help you can give wo...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4G258S3T
This vehicle came in as a no start hot soak. very intermittant although I have duplicated the problem. it originally had a ignition coil primary or secondary problem code that has not reset. I changed th pickup coil in the dist and all seemed ok. came back 2 d...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FX58S0W
this vehicle came in with a engine stall while driving. this happens so intermitently that it is so hard to diagnose. also, after driving and you let the vehicle hot soak for about 15 to 30mins, you re-start, engine will idle for about 20sec to 1min and it wil... Trouble codes: P0320, P0351
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L battery draw overnight VIN: 1J4FX58S8W
Has 220 miliamp draw, Battery goes dead over night, Unhooked the folowing with no results..glove box lamp, 4 door jam switches, rear wondow defroster, tall gate latch switch, hood lamp, alternator , ignition switch. Put a used body conrol module in it also. Mo...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Engine VIN: 1J4FAE49S9
OK, this one takes the cake, so to speak. Finished motor Thursday...cranked..sounded great..all left was radiator and hoses and a belt. Installed belt. No Start. Hmm. Try again. No luck. After3-4 minutes Bam it started ran fine. We killed ignition. Tried again...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S51
howdy folks, i have one i can't shake. 01 jeep cherokee 4.0 a/t. fuel pressure was at 65 psi, changed regulator and now at 50 psi as spec. engine repeatedly trips po300,301,302,303 at idle. engine runs perfect above idle, perfect fuel trim, perfect injector p... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (cyl 2 misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire)
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: A61Y670493
car idles like a drag car.code po304 stored replace 4 coils on bank 1 compression on #4 cylinder is 160psi.spark plug was in gap & looked to be burning normal.sent injectors out to be tested & all is well.replaced maf.engine above idle runs smoothly with tons ... Trouble codes: P0304, P0174
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1LNHM86S81
The fuel pump has power to it with the key on. There is no continuity to ground at the relay and no ground at the pump even while cranking. I Hve no access to a wiring diagram and wonder if the PCM supplies the ground to the pump. If so, then I would assume th...
1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF11160
The customer brought the truck in the shop with the complaint of stalling at stop signs. no vacuum leaks found . Mixture screw has no effect on problem. Carb was replaced. We cant find any in depth info. on this carb or feed back system , or even testing the c...
1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Hesitation VIN: JM2UF3141L
Trucks 4cyl. engine chuggles on light excelleration like bad plug or wire but runs great on higher speeds . Sprayed cap and wires with water (no change). Srayed intake ports and vacumm hoses with no change. In process figuring out a fuel pressure gauge hook up...
1994 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1EC4367R
2nd mazda v 6 no start in a week. The other one turned out had a smoked computer, crank and cam signal wire did not have a 5 volt reference. This one has no spark, used vantage and it has good square wave form. crank sensor on crank shows good to, so does cam ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L electric windows VIN: WDBHA29G2X
one or more windows inop after setting a day or two
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L horn and key fob VIN: 4A3AC84H81
this is a friends car, and I do not have access to a wiring schematic. The batteries in his key fob quit working, he replaced them and suddenly his horn and power door locks do not work. tested horn, switch, relays, fuses and wire from horn relay to horn. ever...
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NGED27T11
vehicle was towed in with a cut out and no start condition. the vehicle started fine when it got here but when i test drive it during left turns the engine cuts out and will die sometimes but its restarted first try everytime for us. it will also do it in reve...
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L no spark VIN: 1G3GR62CSW
hello fello techs car has new cam and both crank sensors has current to module,.no spark.tried good known used module and coils .still no spark. help help please.
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, idles high VIN: 1G2NF52T7Y
starts to idle @3000 rpm and comes down to 1200rpm requested rpm 600 no visable vac leaks via smoke machine new intake manifold fuel regulator iac motor
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Headlights &DIC
When parked in shop stall,eng running and the headlamp switch in the off position.Then if you turn on the rear defogger or blower motor(speed 3 or 4) problem will happen sooner because of the increased load on the cicuit. Voltage at DIC/HVAC fuse is .25 volts...
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCB2988Y
Hello all, Here is one to chew on over the weekend. Vehicle came in with code p1275 (aging of o2 sensor b1s1) stored. Scope pattern shows the bank 1 sensor switching at about half the speed of the bank 2 sensor.Bank 2 sensor looks normal. Fuel trims reading ... Trouble codes: P0133, P1275
2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L vibration VIN: 4S3BH68661
This vehicle has an intermitant yet very noticable vibration when the vehicle is warm and in drive or reverse when sitting still. The vibration dissapears if you open the throttle at all or if you jack the vehicle up off the ground on the right front . i have ...
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2SV21E8L
Hi Techs. I have a no start problem. Has good spark. Check engine light works. No injector signal. First used a noid light then lab scope. There is a resemblence of an injector signal. There is a 5v signal coming from the ecm to the ignitor. When cranking the...
2002 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L radiator VIN: JTEHT05J32
Last november we did a 90k service and a month later the customer was in colorado and the truck overheated and was a gallon short of coolant. the customer filled it up and no more problems untill summer when it would overheat with a mystery loss of coolant. He...
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L engine VIN: WV2ZB0257E
hello, we installed a new motor in this van due to low compression and oil in intake tube. we are having a major problem with oil being blown out of pcv vent into intake cauising puffs of blue smoke. to confirm this, i ran pcv vent ( tube from air intake tube ...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB81H6V
Oh how I love thus Farfenhugen... Has P0172 fuel trim rich code .. Fuel pressure 35 eng running..no leakdown even 20 min after shutoff. Eng temp. good 190-200. Fuel press reg. not spitting into vac. line. Tried reman MAF (Not fond of the reman part) no change.... Trouble codes: P0172

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1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4NJ12M2T
first of all i want to thank everyone for there help it ended up being a problem with the passkey system.customer took car to dealership to see if they can solve problem.kinda my fault i didn't check for the theft light illumination the light does not come on....
1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L prnd12 lights VIN: 1G4NJ52M6T
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L steering VIN: 1G6KD54YOX
well I ended dissassembling the pump & there it was, the vane housing had 1 broke piece causing it to hit. hard to beleive that that caused all that noise & vibration but considering how fast & how much pressure it makes perfect sense. Brian [...] hit the nail...
1969 Chevrolet C-30 (?) 350CID cab VIN: CE53P82684
First, my thanks to everyone who has sent a reply--including some personal emails. I'm one-handed right now, waiting for hand surgery, so responses will have to wait. (Hunt-and-peck typing drives me nuts!). . . but will be forthcoming. Many members offere...
1994 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L Master Cylinder VIN: 1GBGG39KOR
Well it turns out I'm gonna hafta wait to know about the fix for this one... This is a camper van with lotsa goodie on it, extra fuel tanks, water holding tanks ect. our only drive up lift is on the blink & we can't lift it with our frame lifts so this one goe...
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1WX12X5T
Thanks for all the suggestions, not being a GM man i'm not familiar with common problems...Dave from Iowa was closest with vacuum leaks...Early on I had sprayed intake area with no change,but car had got worse with symptoms showing up every time after cold sta...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transmission VIN: 1GNCT18W31
thanks for the help. Decided to take Rons advice and get a new used harness shipped in and all is well thamks again for aall the help.
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L fuel guage VIN: 1GNDU03E0Y
slightly tapping on the bottom of the gas tank made the scanner reading go all over so we assumed the sender is bad. the customer didn't want to address this now. we also had a p0449 code and found a corroded power wire to the gas tak vent solenoid. The clue w...
2001 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1G1YY22G11
Sorry for the delay on the response. The Vette is fixed. Reflashed the computer and had the client run two bottles of Techron at two different tank fulls. Client states there are no more issues with the fuel gauge. I really appreciate the input from you techs....
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Accessories VIN: 1GNDT13SX2
Thanks everybody for your quick replies. I received many good ideas as to where to look for the source of this draw. Suggestions ranged from reflashing the theft deterrent module, checking the RAP relay circuit, the t-case motor, HVAC controls staying awake,...
1995 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4C3AU42N3S
Received 4 replies which all suggestions already looked at. Decided to start from scratch to make sure I didnt miss anything. Since this is a 2.5 it has the plenum over the back bank spark plugs. Removed timing belt upper covers and rechecked marks - all fin...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Oil leak VIN: 3C3EL45H8V
As suspected, the exhaust manifold studs needed to be sealed. We pulled both manifolds off and pulled the studs - they weren't tight, just screwed in. Called a machine shop here in town and they said those studs are locktited in an should not come out easily...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L air bag VIN: 1C4GP45R15
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L poping at high load VIN: JB3XE74C0M
thanks for all the help guys. i ended up replacing the mass air flow sensor for the sense of the sensor being completly dead not registering any hz when it finally died. replaced drove vehicle was driving great untill on the way back it started to act up agai...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y6X
This one is fixed. What it took was a PCM, In the end I checked the circuit from the solinoid to pcm, All the wiring checked out fine. While watching my scanner I could see the seloinoid was being commaned on, I had good B+ from the fused circuit but the groun... Trouble codes: P0443.
2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2D4FV47T36
It turns out that my scanner was not updated to communicate with this car. After updating my scantool I found no faults in the system. While connecting my fuel presure gauge I noticed that the smeel on the fuel was weak. Turns out the Fuel tank had an 1/8 of a...
1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L trip meter VIN: 2FACP74W3N
allthough i have not yet fixed this vehicle all the information that people has sent me is very helpful and im sure correct. The gear in the speedo head is probably stripped butu the customers have yet to bring the vehicle back to my shop to fix but as soon as...
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP13P9W
Thanks for all your help. I slotted the holes out for the lower mounts & readjusted all the mounts.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L steering predictability
Well I got a whole lot of very excellent replies to this problem and here's what we did and found that made this thing driveable again. The company had to use the vehicle for a few days so it took a while to get it back in the shop and once it was back we star...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMZA51412
Thank you for all the replies I did not realize that there was such a problem with the ABS modules on these vehicles. After reading all the replies there is no doubt that the ABS module is at fault on this vehicle as well. At this point the customer has decl...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L underhood fuse block VIN: 1FDXW47P35
Im calling this one fixed. . Im sure none of you will be surprised that it was one of his work trailers causing the overload, and the driver using a larger amp fuse. You would think paying that much for a trailer, it would be better built with soldered connec...
2006 Hyundai Tiburon GS 2.0L cruise control VIN: KMHHN65DX6
Hi, Thank you very much to all of you who tried to help, I did follow all the advices I received and my conclusion was to replace the module. So the customer didn't wnat to pay $900 Can. to replace the module. He absolutely insisted to intall an aftermarket c...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L abs VIN: JACDS58X01
Power and ground to system was good.Unfortunately customer denied repairs at this time. Dealer sells complete unit only at about $2600.00 We found a couple of places that actually fixes the control unit itself , as low as 100.00. Thanks for the 2 good tips.
1980 Jeep CJ7 5.0L Master cyl VIN: ABCDEF1126
Well first, thanks to all who replied. this one turned out to be a right front caliper. When we replaced it, it was still hard to get all the air out. We used our flush machine and still had air. After maybe a gal. and regular bleeding, it was all out. The ped...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L rear air VIN: JTHBN30FX2
We elected to send this one to Lexus and glad of it. Chris [...] knew of a tsb on this that for some reason I didn't find. It dealt with changing the rear sensors which the dealer did along with new airbags for about $3000. Thanks.
2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L hydraulic system VIN: JM1NB35323
sorry for the delay,we found a used abs pump/module wanted customer to drive for a week to make sure,since this was a strange problem,but all is well with the brake ghost.Before we replace the abs,we cleaned the original and the master, there was contaminated ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L fuel gauge VIN: WDBRF61J22
Well, this is one fine 'fix' scenario. Short story - long. From first on, the dealer had sent the incorrect sending unit (driver side - 4 pin, needed 5 pin) Sent correct one. Asked several times - 'Is the pass side (pump) correct?' ABSOLUTELY. Nearly every...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ65G12
members want to say thank you to those who replied and all your input, richard wins on this one ,changed out shut off valve by canister and all is good to go,thank you once again [bud] Trouble codes: P0455.
1994 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4MR51MOR
Turns out my first impression was correct. The lab scope showed a good pattern, however my much smarter than I tech Gil got out his Power Probe and low and behold, no flashing led indicator. Replaced sensor and invested in a new Power Probe for myself and all ...
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01F8N
First I would like to thank the 4 techs who replied to this post.I know your time is valuable. The fix for this vehicle was indeed six new ignition coils and boots as well as a new set of NGK plugs. I had tested everything I could and proved all components goo...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D62
Thank You all for your replies. This vehicle I personally can not fix and the customer wants to take it to a dealer. Sorry there is no real fix to this problem. Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51D92
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Occasional MIL VIN: 1P4GP44R0T
Thanks to everybody my car is fixed. The P715 is an electrical circuit code so a slip shouldn't set the 715, a big relief. Most replies said replace the speed sensors or replace sensors and install the updated pigtail connectors for the sensors. There are some...
1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L abs VIN: 2G2WP522X4
Replace both front sensor harnesses, thanks to all for the help
2002 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R72
found the main ground on the front of the trans loose I had high restances on the ecm the ecm case is the ground for the ecm learned the hard way we installed a new throttle actuator any way i burned up 2 ecms doing this hole affair the first ecm lasted 200 mi... Trouble codes: P1516 (command vs throttle position correlation).
2003 Saturn L300 3.0L pressures VIN: 1G8JW54R13
Sorry about the late close. I wound up replacing the compressor and all is well. Many thanks to all that replied.
1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: JT4RN63B3G
I'm confident this one is fixed. We replaced the oil pump with a factory unit and retested. Oil pressure is now more reasonable. 45 psi at idle, 65 at 2500 rpm. We're now waiting for the customer to supply us with another turbo. Thanks again to those that repl...
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L timing belt VIN: 5TBBT44171
Thank you for all the replies. I still do not know the cause of the problem, but I ended up installing a Toyota belt . I've ran the engine more stressful than the owner would and I could not get it to slip. I checked the cam and crank and were good....
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L compressor VIN: WVWFE83A5T
Thanks to the three who responded. Troy needed more info, Mark & Gerald both said to remove the front engine mount and wiggle the engine around to gain enough clearance. The mount they referred to is on the passsenger side of the car near the firewall.
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C2Y
Well I'm happy to report that this vehicle has been fixed and did not have to go to the dealer. Thanks to all that responded to my request. After reviewing all the replies the fix came by using the vag-com software and accessing the instrument cluster and re... Trouble codes: 17978 (P1570 Engin ECU Blocked), 01177 (Immobilizer Code Engine ECU not allowed).
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