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1968 Chevrolet corvette 427CID Wipers VIN: 194678S403
My biggest problem with this car is that I am having a problem locating a wiring diagram, vaccum diagram and proper testing procdures needed to diagnosis and repair the problem. I have a 68 mitchell manual but the diagram in there doesn't even come close to wh...
1981 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L vacuum booster VIN: 1G1AY8769B
Help, I seem to have jumped into a pile this time. Can any of you old corvette guys tell me how to get the power booster out of the car? I know this seems simple but it is not. we removed the instrument panel, steering colum and related accessories to gain ace...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L p/s steering pump VIN: 1GBKC34J9W
When driving vehicle, steering wheel will get hard to turn, then vehicle will loose it's brakes. We've replaced two different pumps and two different hydro-boost units and a gear box. All have been genuine GM parts. Also replaced pressure and return power stee...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16T21
Replaced downstream O2 sensor on passenger side (Bank 2, Sensor 2), cleared the code. MIL & same code came back 35 miles later. My scanner is showing very LOW voltage output from the new sensor. How can I test the output voltage of the new sensor? Trouble codes: P0157 (02 Sensor Circuit Low Voltage Bank 2 Sensor 2)
2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1NE52J72
No start after having been momentarily parked. See tests above. Spark is good as well as good cranking speed. Scanned for errors = known found. Watched datastream: 24x & 3x CPS signals are good and viable while cranking. While cranking, the car will run briefl...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L steering wheel VIN: 3GNFK16ZX3
Customer complains when hits a bump on freeway 65 mph steering/whole vehicle starts to shudder until he slows below 50 mph. This sounds like a steering damper problem , which I have seen many times before. However this vehicle does not have a steering damper/...
2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG39U14
this van has been a bit of a problem child for quite some time now...what it does is mostly cold open loop u start the van it runs good no problems what so ever u put it in gear it starts to gallop and missfire it may even stall. if you drive with both feet it... Trouble codes: P0300
2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 7.0L Surge VIN: 1G1YY26E46
This vehicle has a severe surge / hesitation. It is bad when it is cold and is only slightly noticable when warmed up. There are no engine codes, fuel pressure is good. There is also a rattle / clunk from the drivertrain. Do these have the dual mass flywheel s...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L door locks VIN: 2C8GP64L25
NO power door lock function, bcm code set for left side door lock output failure, cleared code and resets instantly, following flow chart for this code it has you check resistance in the left door lock output and the left sliding output ckt to groung out of co...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1B7GL22X7X
vehicle driven in with erractic oil pressure. customer stated that oil pressure dropped to zero, lifters were tapping, he drove home about 3 miles that way. after restarted later oil pressure seemed ok and noise went away. he then drove and oil pressure now go...
1993 Ford F F700 6.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FDNK74P4P
this has me stomped i not the best diesel mech but my customer has this truck and with it floor it will not go over 35 mph i belive there has to be some kind of govenor thats keeping this from going too fast. if any one can point me in the right direction on w...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs module VIN: 1FMDU34X6T
We have this ford explorer that shortly after replacing front wheel bearing assemblies the abs light came on, hooked up modis and had a code c1145 rf speed sensor, checked connectors and thought we didnt have plugged in good so we cleared code and went for a t...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L drive belt VIN: 1FDEE14L5V
this van has the noisiest belt i have ever heard, have replaced belt several times, noise goes away for about one week. replaced idler & tensioner pulleys & made no difference, tried all types of sprays & even put ajax on pulleys to scuff, only helped for abou...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L ride control VIN: 1FMFU18LXV
we have a ford expedition that has a air suspension pump that always is running at idle and while driving,cuts out but seems to be coming on to excessive.also customer claims that another shop replaced rear air bag units new or used ??? seems to be leak free,d...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L camshaft VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
Vehicle came in with typical "rattle" in front. Verified timing chain noise and due to high mileage recommend replacement of all chains etc. The the jack shaft drive chain was the culprit. Found no major debris in oil pan. After reassembly engine ran great for...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FCWW37S02
I would like to thank you all in advance for helping me out on this head scratcher! This is a Big equipment utility truck with a big walk in storage box on back. It came in about two weeks ago with complaints of no power and possible misfire. Hooked up scan to... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0310
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L heater VIN: 1FAFP53UX1
i have 01 ford taurus with cold to less than luke warm air from heater,engine temp is up and we backflushed heater core and filled with new coolant.the motor that moves air door moves back anf fourth with temp selsction,removed motor and manualy moved door lev...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cylinder Head VIN: 1FMZU73K62
Customer stated vehicle began to run poorly, heard a pop and it would not run, acted as if fuel supply was weak - wanted to run more and more with extended cranking times but could not stay running/idle. Fuel pressure looked good. Checked compression at WOT an...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P93
I have a 2003 ford f-250 with the 6.0l in my shop. It was towed in as a no start. I have a ford ids and i checked ficm sync, and sync which both switch to yes when cranking. Icp is 1500psi when cranking and an ipr of 50% duty cycle. vpwr is 12v, FICM_LPWR and ... Trouble codes: P2617
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L resovoir black sooty VIN: 1FTNW21P14
Failed the combustion fluid test. Has good compresion, runs good ,no smoke, not overheating. The coolant resovoir is black, not oil more of sooty, stinks like cooked coolant. Is there any other test to check for blown head gaskets before I remove heads? If I r...
1995 GMC jimmy 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GST145698
i have thsi 1995 gmc jimmy 4x4 it blows the ecm/ignition fuse 20 amp, fuse#10 it only blows in 4x4 mode , he has trid all things but fuse only blows when he was removing small trees from his new property i had a few suggestions for him we chose to use iatn , i...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L abs VIN: 1HGCB757XP
Hello techs, we are trying to replace the abs pump and don't have the "t" tool to relieve the brake fluid pressure in the pump. Does anyone know of a way to do this without the tool? Honda isn't loaning it! Thanks
1995 Honda Civic CX 1.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEH235XS
HELP !!! Vehicle does the surg thing until 150 degrees then idle is normal, this throttle body does NOT have the idle bypass under the throttle body. Replaced IAC motor with a new one Fuel pressure is good Hot idle is 675 Throttle cable is loose Trouble codes: 14 (Idle air control circuit)
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18561
CEL on with a PO420 code. Cat efficiency Low. Vehicle runs very well. The vehicle has only two 02 sensors running this system . First - looking at both 02 sensors on my Solus in the customized data view , the 02 sensors start out cold switching alike and then ... Trouble codes: P0420
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58SXV
start and idle car,it may run for two hours or two minutes engine dies and starts right back.i have verified no fire once when it did not start right away,but now it may run all afternoon,scan tool shows everything in normal ranges,one thing it will throw 4 co... Trouble codes: P0351
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L azc module VIN: IJ4GW66N2X
vehicle has duel zone auto hvac system. everything works fine but azc module input power harnees overheats only when blower is set to high speed then system shuts off. when it cools down, system will run fine and will continue to run fine as [...] as you don't ...
1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM81WXV
hi to all i have a 97 Lincoln town car with a p0446 i seem to be having a problem finding the vent valve is it part of the vcv i cant even find it Michel any help would be appreciated thank Jeff Trouble codes: P0446
2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air compressor VIN: 5LMEU27R91
hello everyone...this navigator came in with the rear end dropped. found the compressor running all the time and making a horrible noise. i replaced the compressor and then found both the rear air springs dried up and leaking. i figured thats why the compresso...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L ac heater VIN: EEL4KJ6599
this good customer that takes great care of his car the problem is when the ac is on it will blow cold for a few minutes then goes hot out of the vents. this only happens in the auto mode. in manual mode all works ok except there is no temp adjustment. it is e...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ24552
Very intermittent misfire code. At times the misfire will be bad enough to cause a poor idle and miss under load, bad enough to be noticed by the customer who is brain dead. Sometimes the miss is bad enough the check engine light will flash. Most the time it c... Trouble codes: P00, 300 (Random Missfire), P00, 421 (cold cat effeciency)
2006 Mazda RX-8 1.3L crankshaft pulley VIN: JM1FE17345
I'm attempting to replace the front crankshaft oil seal on this car with a rotary enigne. So far I have been unable to break loose the crank bolt. I can't tell if it is right or left handed. the mazada dealer and my repair software were neither any help. Anyon...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L valves VIN: WDBCA350KJ
attempting to check vale adjustment. repair manual and shopkey call for specialty tool MB part number 100 589 04 23 00. hoping someone knows thickness value of gauge so that i do not need to buy this one time use tool. thanks for your time. steve
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L dash lights VIN: WDBFA61E6N
This is my first post so forgive me if I leave anything out. I have this 300 sl that has all dash warning lights and interior lights flashing whenever the key is on, engine running or not. Also no gauge operation and no turn signals or radio. However the flash...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L poor throttle respon VIN: WDBFA67EXP
The ASR fail light comes on intermittently and has been doing this for several months. The car is driven most every day in town only. The light comes on suddenly while driving and is not responsive to throttle, only goes slowly but the customer has been able t...
1996 Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 2000CC cam timing VIN: WDB1704351
Have just done headgasket change on this vehicle and find the instructions for cam timing (it has variator on inlet cam)a bit vague and confusing,we have locked the two cams with the pins through the front cam bearing journal,they would not enter at 20 degrees...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L radio VIN: 4JGAB54E21
working on car, battery was disconnected now radio has to have code entered customer just bought car 2 months ago dos'nt have code and I could not find it in any of the owners or radio manuals,How can I get code without sending to dealer?
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D71
Thanks in advance for the help, This car has set a [P1444 Evap purge at incorrect time] 3 times in the last 3 months. 1st time we checked everything over. No apparent problem found so we cleared and shipped it out. 2 months later same code. Again we found no t...
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Mechanical VIN: 1N6AA06B14
Vehicle has an intermittent shut down condition. After restart, codes p1000 and p1001 set. Both codes are communication errors. We believe that this is an electrical problem. However, have tried several repairs; such as diconnecting alarm system, replaced fuel...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Alternator pulley VIN: YS3DD58N8X
This request is more of a "has anyone else seen this problem", type of thing. This 9-3 has an alternator pulley that has come in contact with the body and caused the outer pulley groove to collapse inward and ruin the belt. You can see where the pulley has rub...
1991 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2MA71M2M
towed in as a no start, all fuses checked and fuel pressure ok, got good spark.
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Unknown VIN: 1NXBR12E0X
I have a 1999 toyota corolla with a winning noise off idle when accelerating.But not at idle.Removed drive belt noise gone.So i replaced alt with a different one same noise no change all other accessorys like ps /ac/ rollers sound good.Read about one post that...
2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L OBDII monitors VIN: 4TASN92N2Y
Will not pass california emissions test due to incomplete readiness monitors. o2 sensor, o2 heater, and catalyst monitors were incomplete as of 8/28/08 and 97339 miles respectively. vehicle came into our repair shop on 10/30/08 with 99082 miles and same incomp...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1NXBR12E71
We have checked grounds ,replaced MAF, CMP,CKP, tried a new alternator, fuel pressure is good , checked exhaust loosen the exhaust and still the same, does the computer control this charging system cause it seems that when brake warning light comes on I checke... Trouble codes: P1615 (misfire coil or bad computer)
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Engine VIN: 5TEWM72N82
Toyota has a knocking when cold, worse in cooler weather. It's not too bad until engine is loaded and will only last a minute or two, but is very loud. After a few minutes the engine sounds great. Doesn't quite sound like a crankshaft or piston slap like we're...
2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Unknown VIN: 5TENG92N73
Ok Toyota guys, Lets get started. This truck was hit on the LR wheel while park on the street causing some damage to the leaf spring and shock. Had body work in other shop and they sent the car to other place to do the mechanical work. Since she is a long time...
2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L No Start VIN: 5TETU62N76
Computer has been replaced but I wonder wheather it not recognizing the key do we need to reprogram the key cause after computer was installed now it starts but dies out right away. Or do we have to reprogram computer again. Thanks in advance Joe
1986 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L Poor Idle Quality, HIGH IDLE WHEN COLD VIN: WV2ZB0258G
hey, help, hurry! this vehicle came to me earlier this summer for idle bogs when cold starting vehicle, replaced throttle body due to leaking vacuum through butterfly shaft, replaced coolant temp sensor checked vacuum and timing, checked compression, yadda yad...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L electric window VIN: 3VWDG71K55
1990 Volvo 240 DL 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1AX8843L
Vehicle runs very rough and rich on start up bucking shaking etc...Sometimes won't start,have to put foot into it to get going.Oxygen sensor while cranking .553 volts. Have dried plugs out several times to get going. I am no VOLVO tech but from what I am seein... Trouble codes: 113 (fuel injectors), 221 (lamda operation), 231 (lamda operation)
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1LW550XS
Vehicle towed in for a clutch replacement(still had orignial clutch assy). Vehicle did start with no problems prior to work being performed. After the clutch was replaced and went to start the vehicle,it kept cranking but will not start. After about 6 cranks i...

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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW53L8M
Thanks for the reply's. Some are way off. This car can have spark without ECM or Cam sensor. Not sure why, but GM pinpoint test had us replace module. Best to scope sensors. Ended up being a bad crank sensor. Hard to deal with when new parts are bad.
1996 Buick Roadmaster Collector's Edition 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G4BN52P0T
after further diagnosis with scope, we found 2 bad injectors on cylinders 2 and 4. They are putting extra fuel through those cylinders and the backfiring we are hearing is actually fuel burning off in cat. Trouble codes: P0300 (engine misfire detected), P0155 (02 heater circuit bank 2 sensor 1), P1441 (Evap system flow during non purge).
2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Starting VIN: IG6DM57N04
thank you for your help.I did check all grounds & ignition switch & powers I flet problem was in p.c.m. so i replaced Know vihicle will not even crank over. Not sure at this time if I am going to go further. closing out if I have any more info I will up date. ...
2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L airbag VIN: 1G6DP56715
what you guys have said is what I thought no I don't have a tech 2 so I unfortunatly told customer what I thought (seat sensor) and that they would have to goto dealer. thanks to all for your help
1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY0782G
Thank you every one that helped. I replaced the valve seals they were hard and brittle,installed new injectors and replaced intake gaskets. The car is running good. I also installed hotter plugs just in case of a ring problem witch the customer did not want to...
1990 Chevrolet LLV 2.5L No Start VIN: 1GBCS10E9M
thanks for all the replies, vehicle finally quit in my shop, traced problem to fuel pump relay, replace relay and all is well, thank you again
2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Engine VIN: 1GNDX03E31
Thanks for the help! As I suspected, a head gasket needs to be replaced. But, I didn't think that a head gasket could cause this problem, especially without any coolant loss. I hoped someone else would have a different idea, but almost everyone suggested a hea...
2002 Chevrolet MedDutyTruck 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KLB4B1R02
Most replies refered to setting cam retard and doing a crank relearn. We had done that, but I didn't write it in my original post. After checking everything that could cause a true misfire (including a test dist. and injectors) we ordered a reman PCM. We in... Trouble codes: P0300.
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L gauges VIN: 2G1WW12E34
I want to thank everybody for their very quick responses to my problem. Everybody was right about what was wrong. It was the Instrument Module. I found out that you can have a GM dealer send it in and have it checked. If there is no problem found, just pay shi...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L power steering VIN: 2GCEK13T95
We will call the steering gear the fix, when we had no assistance with an increase in RPM, but you could hear the pump strain as if the gear was at a full left or right, only had a 1/2 turn left or right then assistance stopped, it had a 670 box, the fix is to...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AL52FX5
thank you for all the replies. modis would not do it. i took it to a friend with a tech II and he reset it. modis didn't work this time. thank you again. Trouble codes: P0315.
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16S36
Yes this one is fixed. It was bad injectors! throtle body and maf sensor were clean as stated before. When i removed the intake to get to the injectors a lot of oil came out of intake. the injectors had a carbon layel bilt up on the ends like the engine has b... Trouble codes: P0171.
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23608
Everyone was right there is a service buelitin (2202189 numb.08142a)that addreses this issue exactly. We reflashed the engine control module with techII and gm's TIS to WEB, and the vehicle started and runs fine. This vehicle was under warrany but the custome... Trouble codes: P062F.
1992 Dodge W250 5.9L crankshaft seal VIN: 3B7KM23C4N
the kit from cummins was very complete and simple once the advise from the iatn members showed me the way. the small white plastic ring was used to guide the seal onto the crank without damage, then the large white ring was used to evenly hammer the seal flush...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B46P44G1Y
Thank you all for the help. We checked all sensors that controlled air\fuel ratios with no change. One other observation is that the timing advance pid drops to zero when the surge or cut out occurs. The customer declined further diagnosis at this time. Again ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23601
vehicle ended up being the injection pump thanks to all that replied very helpful information.
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L speedo VIN: 3D7MX48CX7
1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y3H
thanks for all the help, i check the ecc relay which tested fine at the time, but then the truck died and wouldn't restart and the ecc relay wasn't suppling power to the pcm but i did very spark and fuel pressure just no inj pulse. Thanks for all the help guys... Trouble codes: 14 (pip).
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L clutch slave VIN: 1FTDF15YXK
Gentelmen... I thank you all for your generous responses. My appoligies for the long time to close. After bleeding the system in everyway possible, we were still unable to get proper clutch release for easy shifting. So, we pulled the transmission and star...
1990 Ford Aerostar 4.0L No Start, No injector pulse VIN: 1FMDA41X4L
Hello all, Thanks for all the replies! I checked the TPS and CTS like most of you suggested but the data looked normal for both of those sensors. so I decided to go over and check all the powers and grounds again like Robert [...]. suggested.Power to ...
1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10U7N
Hello My Fellows, It ended up being a maf sensor.I screwed up I spoke with a person @ our local parts vender who I never speak to because he does not know how to look up parts.For some reason I asked him to look up a motorcraft maf for this truck.He told me it...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1420X
Thank you all for your help. With the LTFT over 25% at idle,chasing vacume leaks was the path to take. Smoke testing showed the egr shaft which I replaced but that did not help. The other leak which was revealed by the smoke tests was the intake runner shafts... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L31
The final nail in the coffin. I put all the 2001 pieces back in, then did a Blank Path PMI using the teartag # from the 2002. This put the 2U7A-12A650-ALA software calibration into the 2001 pcm. NO P1309. Now it is time for the software people to figure it out... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire Monitor Disabled Possible cmp pcm RFI).
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP34P52
I would like to thank all that replied. this was my first post. all good ideas. i had already done tsb and the exhaust was in good shape, oil level was fine. i replaced the front engine mount and trans mount and the vibe was better, just not gone. the customer...
2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Electronic VIN: 1FTNE242X3
well this one is fixed!!! after pulling trans harness out and checking the wires all was goog. we then worked our way up to engine comparment to look futher into to the engine harness and sure enough we foud the wire harness rubbing on a hose clamp another sho...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FMPU16WX3
thanks to all that replied the truck returned today still has not cut out since Friday will have to keep an eye on this one will keep you posted thank again Jeff
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Accessories VIN: 1FTPW14514
I have not fixed this truck yet,I will be having a other look at it when we get some spare time,I check the door ajar switchs therre ok,wiring along floor.
1984 GMC C7000 .0L no power VIN: 1GDL7D1B0F
Replies that talked about linkage being tripped were right on, although no one said why linkage trips and needs to be reset? Working good so far, has full power again. Thanks to all who replied. IATN is irreplaceable.
2003 GMC C6500 Topkick C6C042 8.1L loss of power VIN: 1GDJ6J1E83
Being the vehicle's symtom was intemittent and never observed in the shop, we disconnected,inspected and cleand all power and ground supplies and connections. reassembled and returned for service. It has been several weeks with no complaints at all. Thanks to ... Trouble codes: P0220 (TP or APP Sensor Circuit 2 Failure).
2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S95
Sorry it took so long to reply but the cutomer was doing the repairs himself. When I found nothing wrong I told the customer to replace the new sensor they put in from autozone with a factory ac delco sensor. They told me they did that and the light came back ... Trouble codes: P0054 (rear oxygen sensor heater resistance).
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L crank seals VIN: 1HGCD7258R
hello all, thx to everyone who replied. first of all i would like to say about not replacing the rear main during install, i am performing this repair for an insurace company who located engine for me and insisted the waranty be purchased(instead of the us...
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Limp Home Mode VIN: SAJGX2245W
After clearing the codes and driving the car for 51 miles, I couldn't duplicate the customers concern and let him have it back. For the most part I think everyone was too focussed on the cruise control shutting off as the concern instead of a symtom of what wa... Trouble codes: P1637 (CAN ABS/TCCM token missing), P1797 (CAN ECM token message missing).
1990 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2J4FY49T8L
Had to take a break from jeep for sanity purposes. I read all posts. Still have problem.Timing is set properly and carb adjusted correctly. When I start jeep o2 voltage is at .o42.As jeep warms up o2 stedily increases until rich at .848 at idle not changing. A...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 4M2Z486K22
I lab scoped the cam and crank sensors which were good. Performed a current ramp with lab scope of the fuel pump and was a good pattern. Ckd for distributor gear being worn and was good. O2 sensors tested good. At this point the customer is not willing to d...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW12451
Well the overwhelming majority of the responses that I received said to replace the mass air flow sensor. Apparently the code that comes up for gear ratio out of spec is a dead giveaway for this when it is in conjunction with the lean exhaust codes. This must ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0173.
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L radiator VIN: 1YVGF22C6W
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Alignment VIN: WDBCA39EXM
Thanks to all who replied. Customer has not returned for service but if he does I will definately check the rear ride height and the front rod assys. As stated the accumulators and rear shocks and mounting bushings were replaced. The ride was 95% better than w...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no panel lites VIN: WDBJF55FXV
thanx so much for all the replies. all were right on the money, worldpac had a bulb that worked fine, another happy and satisfied customer with the help of iatn!!!
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L weak spark VIN: 4JGAB54E32
can someone explain to me how Icould have battery voltage to the + side of the ignition coil car will not start, however if I run a jumper wire from the battery terminal + to the + SIDE OF THE IGNITION COIL THE CAR STARTS[like many of you suggested]Is it volts...
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D25
I am waiting for the intake manifold to come off of backorder, which should be in another 2 weeks or so. I think the valve asm is hanging up. When I fix this vehicle, I will post an update. Trouble codes: P1138 (Swirl control valve signal out of range).
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