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1995 BMW M3 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBSBF9329S
Car idles poorly at all times, has aftermarket header and exhaust (O2 sensor placement is aft of transmission, however other regular 325I in shop has similar location in stock form), will not go onto closed loop, due to O2 sensor heater relay not being grounde...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L ride control VIN: WBAHD6328S
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Code P0741 ,Down shift 2-1 VIN: WBAGG83431
please help; I have this 740i, that has a code P0741 for torque convertor performance problem and hard down shift from 2-1, It drive perfect when cold for about 10 min. and then it start to act up and gets worse gradually, on exteemly cold days I can drive thi...
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: WBAGN634X4
Thank you for taking the time to read this! This 2004 745li is a vehicle we have for sale on our lot. Well we had a snow storm last week and we had to move our cars and when i tried to start this car the battery was dead so i hooked up the jump pac it started....
1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs mod VIN: 1G4CW52K8V
thanks for all your help,I have abs and track off light on all the time with no codes in any systems,the track on/off switch is fuctioning correcty at the ebtcm.data on my modis says abs fault and tcs fault,abs is not dissabled but tcs is i,m thinking i have a...
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Surge VIN: 1G6CD5336L
Hello and Help, I have been working on this car for way too long and need help. Customer's original complaint was that the check engine light was on and a mis-fire. We immediately found that the check engine light was on for a code 41 (we found that the cam s... Trouble codes: F10
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52B7S
Hey folks, got this one w/no spark. Cust parked car, went to start next day no go. Tow in, we replace module in dist. Ck'd all fuses, found this has a used computer in it. Any help w/tests on this one. Also had code [...] ecm fault. Thanks for the time..... Trouble codes: 83 (no crank a or b), 81 (cam to ref fault), 78 (to many 24x pulse), 104 (internal ecm prob/stack overrun), 113 (quad driver 1 open/short), 112 (eeprom failure)
1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L head gaskets VIN: 1G6EL12Y7V
I need a little insight on a 97 caddy eldorado 4.6 I'm getting exhuast gas in the coolant. An the customer stated that it did get hot. My question is when changing head gaskets do you put all the inserts in for your head bolts right away or do you try torque t...
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y31
hello techs, lets see if you can help me with a cadillac that arrived today. Customers complaint is, the car was hard starting, and when it did start it would not idle and he had to keep it running by pushing the accelerar pedal down by foot, when letting go i... Trouble codes: P0101, P0420
2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Ignition VIN: 1GYEK63N73
Customer concern dies on the road. Test drove for several miles on the highway. got stuck in traffic and at low rpm crawl SUV died. like a slow turn off. cranked, start stall several times. then kicked. ran fine for 30 min. At speed (75mph) crusin just shut of...
2005 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Ride Control VIN: 1GYEK63N85
While driving the vehicle at 45 to 50 mph there is a front end shudder. If you let off or get into the gas it go'es away. Changed the idle and pitman arm due to slight play. Ballanced and rotated the tires twice. All the suspention components are tight. Very s...
1987 Chevrolet R10 Suburban Custom Deluxe 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNER16K4H
Hi, all. I feel kinda silly. This should be a no brainer, but I keep running in circles. This Suburban has to be cranked for about 5 seconds before it gets fuel pressure and starts. It has the oil pressure-fuel pressure switch, so oil pressure has to build up ...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W3S
Hello gentlemen, this Blazer runs rich all the time. Fuel pressure is 54psi and rises to 60psi when you snap throttle. Oxygen sensors are at 800-950mv constantley and the computer is trying to hold back fuel - injector time is 0.1ms. Air filter is clean, there... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire detected)
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W4S
I have a 1995 chevrolet blazer that has a very poor idle and blows black smoke out of the tail pipe.the idle almost seems and smells like that of a blazer with a plugged egr valve (without the surging) the egr valve has been replaced by the customer.i removed ...
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Heat VIN: 1G1BL52P0T
customer stated he would loose heat when driving..and noticed temp gauge slightly higher then normal but not overheating. we flushed cooling system and heater core with no problems found refilled system heat works great at idle. Took out on test drive when mov...
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Charge Lamp,ABS Light,Brake Light,Air Bag Light VIN: 2G1WH55KY1
Vehicle came in with intermittant lights on dash flashing.All four lights flash every second for (4) flashes then off for (3) seconds.While lights are flashing the alternator is putting out appox 14 volts.No codes in any computer.I have replaced the battery & ...
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L master/ booster VIN: 1GCEE19W62
Customer came in with loss of pedal we look over to see if their was any leaks found nothing we changed master bleed sytem a couple times to make sure of no air pedal still goes down after about 5sec if we pick the idle to about 2,000 rpm the pedal still goes ...
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L low beams VIN: 2G1WW12E92
headlamps inop. checked light bulbs, checks good. checked headlamp switch, checks good. found relay inop. installed new no help. power to headlamps, power to switch, power to relay, (both sides), headlamp switch controls relay. able to control relay with scann...
2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Excessive ststic in radio VIN: 1GNDM19X72
Has anyone had a problem with excessive noise in a short wave radio(Ham) with engine running. All antenna connections and grounds have been made real solid. Gets louder with higher rpm going down the road. All grounding did not effect a change one bit. Ignitio...
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L heater VIN: 1GCCT19WX2
This customer brought vehicle to our shop after working on it at home. He has changed out the coolant twice in 60K. At the end of last winter, he noticed dimished Hot air coming thru the vents. Plenty of air flow on ac or heater. He installed a bypass flusher ...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13SX3
Truck came in for a miss fire problem and to replace the plugs.Found that coil 1 was burnt out.Once done truck was runing fine so took it for a test drive.It was cold out side so turned on the heater fan and the engine started to idle bad.Brought it back to th...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T73
The truck originally came in for a rough run and CEL. Retrieved code for B1S1 o2. Moniter O2 and found that it was stuck lean. There for it was dumping fuel into bank 1 causing the rough run. Replaced B1S1 O2 and problem was solved. I noted to the customer tha... Trouble codes: P0138 (B1S2 Voltage High)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GLHK23184
The customer came back again today. And it seems the gas gauge reads backward. It came in and he said the truck was full and the gas gauge was on 1/4. My first thought was the customer had filled the tank up while the truck was running. So I took the truck and...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK292X4
Performed diagnostics per alldata pointing towards fuel rail pressure sensor. not that familuer with these motors, my dealer has never seen a problem with the pressure sensor just wondering if any body has seen this before or has any further diagnostics i coul... Trouble codes: P1093
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L speed cluster VIN: 2GCEC19T84
Speed indicator is not working,tries to work at times,it has registered no higher than 45MPH no matter of veh speed when it does work
2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: X24K113591
Hello gang, I need help with this one.This is the first time asking for help.I need somebody to educate me on this one.I replace both upstream and same codes are returning.Heater resistance measure 9.6 ohms and had pwr and grd on both htr hi and low on both b... Trouble codes: P0135, P1153
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDS13S45
Hey you GM guru's. This came from a local bodyshop. Vehicle was hit in the rearend and battery was either disconnected or run down while at the bodyshop. Now that the repairs are done it runs okay but stalls upon decel coming to a stop. Just drive down the roa...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54LOT
This one came on on the hook for a crank no start, We had spark on cylinders 1 &4 and injector pulse on cyl# 1,2,3 Found computer was not grounding coils for remaining coils checked resistance from Computer to ignition no opens wer found. Found sereral hits fo...
1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC56F7V
have a car that came in with a vacumn leak at lower intake manifold,along with p301.after a couple days car came back in with po172 bank 1 rich.found fuel pressure to be 45 psi at key on engine off. when running i have 80 plus engine running.i have replace fue... Trouble codes: P0172
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L turn signals VIN: 3C8FY68B72
this car originally came in with the fog lights staying on, we diagnosed as bad multifunction switch. everything worked fine for about a week then customer came back complaining about no turn signals or emer. flashers not working. we tested all input voltages ...
1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.2L no start VIN: 1B7HW04YXJ
We drove this truck into the shop turned it off and left it for approx. 10 min. Went to start it , no start. Have fuel but no spark. Tried an ignition coil and a distbutor pickup still no spark. It was very cold outside -15c going into a warm shop dont know if...
1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 1B7GL23Y2M
help!!. this truck came in with no brakes and the red brake like on. break pedal went down to the floor. first started by bleeding the brakes. no real preassure present. replaced the master cylinder. bleed the system. seemed good. truck came back the same day,...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Brake pedal VIN: 1B7KF26C8T
I have a 1996 Ram 2500 4x4 with cummings 5.9. My question is about the brakes. Customer brakes worked fine untill the power brake booster was replaced. Customer said brake lights stay on at times. I said brake booster not returning all the way. We agreed to re...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 1D4GP25383
This van has a very intermittent stall which happens most often after customer fills up with fuel. I have not been able to duplicate problem and all data on modis looks normal with no codes when customer stops by. This stall has happened several times for abou...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Steering VIN: 1FMDU34X3P
hi, vehicle came in with severe pull to the right, brakes were down to almost nothing on front. replaced pads and aligned vehicle, still pulls. replaced both front calipers and brake hoses, still pulls. checked pressure at pads and at bleeder screws within 60 ...
1996 Ford Aspire 1.3L oil leaks VIN: KNJLTO5HIT
SUSPECT..oil pump seepage elastometer seal to block..wicking slightly under cold conditions,AZ..NO PARTS AVAILABLE,,for last 6-8 years..ANY IDEAS APPRECIATED!! Thank You!!
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10U5W
This Ranger came in with a misfire last week. I had changed the spark plugs and wires, all Motorcraft, a few months back. After determining that #1 cyl was not firing after retrieving a p0301, I cleared the code, got out the noid light and plugged it in. No fl...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L auxillary idle control VIN: 1FDAF56F9X
This truck came in eight months ago for an auxillary idle control system that was not operational. I explained to the customer that I had virtually no idea how the system operated but agreed to look at it. The control module had been so used you couldn't even ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTNW20F6Y
Thanks in advance for the help. This truck came to me with a hard start in cold weather while plugged in. I went through the normal checks, block heater batteries, starter, glow plugs. All seemed fine except the glow plugs were a little weak. The truck also st...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55211
System still shows full rich both banks - Coolant temp shows OK and IAT sensor shows normal. Both O2 sensors are reading 960 or above and stay there. Can lean out if I give BIG vacuum leak. I have checked archives to get this far but still no fix? Any suggesti... Trouble codes: P1132 (AFR Sensor correcting lean for rich condition), P1152 (AFR Sensor correcting lean for rich condition)
2008 Ford F-750 7.2L Slack adjuster VIN: 3FRXW75T78
Has anyone experienced missing slack adjuster snap rings! that you know were present on the last service.
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GTGK24R1V
this truck runs great after it warms up in the shop.outside once it cools off runs rich.in stumbles but has no codes for misfire.coolant temp sensor is accurate,charge temp is accurate.coil resistance is ok.fuel pressure is 70 psi.exhaust is good.grounds are g...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L won't take gas VIN: SAJHX1243W
car came in customer said that she and her husband both on different occasions tried to put gas in car. when they do it wont accept the gas and it comes back upi the fill pipe. i see that there is a pressure relief valve on top of the tank but i am not sure ho...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Suspension VIN: SJEA71C745
I've got this 2004 Jag XJ8 with air suspension. The problem is that the front end settles down overnight. once you run the engine for a few minutes, everything is normal. No codes, seem like there is a leak in the system. Have sprayed the air bags, pump area, ...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L long cranking time VIN: 1J3GW48S62
the jeep came to us with a complaint of a long cranking time before it would start.we checked the computer system for codes and none were stored.we installed a fuel pressure gauge and noted that the fuel pressure would rapidly drop off after the key was turned...
1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L Surge VIN: JT8BH28F8V
hey guys, we did starter contacts on this car (under intake manifold) put together ok, starts fine but now we got this idle problem in which the car slams into gear when you shift into drive or reverese. Eng rpms go up while shifting from one to another. we su...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L trans VIN: 1YVGF22C7W
The orginial problem was second gear starts and a slip in high gear under a load when hot. After tear down I found a burned clutch pack. Every thing else was clean and no metal. The unit was rebuilt with all clutches, seals and pistions replaced. After rebuild...
2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L water pump VIN: JM3LW28A45
I'm trying to replace a leaking water pump. The belt is driven directly off of the cam pulley with no adjustments. Mitchell says to pull water pump pulley using a special puller which I do not have. It also appears to me if you were to use the puller you would...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Control Head VIN: WDBNG75J11
System came in empty, we evacuated and recharged the system, but now it is stuck in EC Mode. I need information to reset the Climate Control head after refilling the A/C system. I know it can be done with a Baum scanner or others, but is there a way to clear ...
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Drive axles VIN: 4S3BD4355T
This is for the subaru techs, Where can I get good front axle for this car that do not vibrate when driving. Vibrate is all the time-Sitting still in drive and driving at any speed-65 MPH is the worst. Engine mounts,rear drive shaft,trans mount,rear mounts for...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6851X
followed the instructions to test it and the conclusion is repair short and replace ecm. I am wondering before I get too deep into this if anyone has ran into this code before and has a cure? Trouble codes: 1520 (cooling fan relay 1 circuit high input)
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Black Smoke VIN: JF1SG65653
Hello and thank you for any information or help in advance. Starting on 7-25-08 customer complained of a running problem, Had no power when driving, customer had to stomp accelerator to get vehicle to run smoothly. The vehicle had backfired, surging, and che... Trouble codes: P0068 (map pressure circuit range/performance), P0065 (air assisted injector control performance)
1991 Toyota Pickup 3.0L No Start VIN: JH2P123543
Okay so I have checked all grounds, fuses, wires. I see that the injectors wiring goes straight into the computer. I have power to the injectors but no signal to them, there are no codes, the eng light does come on when key is turned on. Is there something tha...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L haed lights VIN: 4TAWM72N2T
This is a friends truck. Haven't looked at it yet. The other morning when he went out to the truck he noticed the head lights on. No tail lights or marker lights. Head light switch was off. Once he turn the ignition on, the lights went out. He tried a known go...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L ABS light VIN: 4T1BG22K7W
Hi Gang! Have this Toyota which was brought to me by one of my fleet accounts. the complaint was the brake and ABS light are on. A quick of the indicator proved to be correct A road test revealed no braking issues. I performed a visual inspection, removed all ...
2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L possible late 1rst. VIN: 5TDBT44A24
hello toyota gurus, my wife purchased this sequoia back in 2004, since then, when we come to a hard stop, or just simple getting off the of ramp of the freeway or some times after repeated stops in the city, there is a clunk felt at lf side of the truck,after ...
2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L radio VIN: 5TDBT44A27
Hi group, this is my first posting in a few years. I hope a Toyota tech has the information I am looking for. I have replaced the stock radio with a Kenwood DNX7120. The unit drops its preset stations overnight occasionally. Kenwood suggests the radio keep ali...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Charging VIN: 3VWSE29MOX
Hey now, We got this fine POS towed in from another shop, told cust it needed alt. So we charged battery and found it overcharging bigtime. So pulled alt. to get amp. size and replaced w/same 90A unit. Started car it was charging borderline OK, went on test dr...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWSF29M6Y
hello vw techs, this car has a hard start condition and blows blue smoke.removed poor fuel and installed new low sulfer diesel.able to start vehicle with accelerator depressed.exssesive crank time.read measure value block 13 quantity injected cyl's 1,2,4 stay ... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L Cooling Fans VIN: WVWZK63B72
The cooling fans on the Passat W8 are running on erratically long after the car is shut off, key removed. They are running much of the time at the higher speed. It does not matter what the temperature is, it will happen all of the time. It is getting code 1861...

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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Starter VIN: WBADD6322W
I had several good replies on the request. Some said to check fuse 15 which we had already done. Some said to try to rebooting the system which we had already done. Some said to scan system which we could not do without the BMW scan tool. We shipped the car o...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L radiator VIN: WBADM6335X
Thanks guys but this afternoon the customer disclosed that the vehicle has had a used engine installed in the last 6 mos. That wipes out the past 3 radiators in the last 18 mos. She was trying to get another radiator under warranty by not telling us a used en...
1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1GM1543SD3
this vehicle is all fixed now the problem turned out to be ...it had a hole rotten in r/r strut mount and water went in and damanged the main connector in the trunk which feeds the RFA module...thank you again for everyones help...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNGK26F0S
Thanks for the help. we remote mounted the PMD (pump mounted driver) and found it had been replaced but was not properly mounted that add to the heat problem. the customer elected to try the old PMD now it's located in a cooler location.
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNFK16TX1
Hello all; Thanks for all your help on this one. I am not a transmission or transfer case specialist. Many replied with reference to the clutch pack in the transfer case. I was told to check the fluid, but didn't have the vehicle in my possession any more....
2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1SF23368
harness damage at drivers side shock tower chewed thru 3 wires thanx for everyones help Trouble codes: P0201.
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S24
After Checking Multiply Things I Found The Conveter Was Clogged Up . Replaced The Converter And Cleared All Codes And Let Customer Have Vehicle And Asked Them To Stop Back By To Check OBD II Monitors . Customer Returns And Says It Never Drove Better And All ... Trouble codes: P0128, P1171.
2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G1SF23368
we found it rodent damage to harness for comp at drivers side shock tower only chewed thru 3 wires thanx to everyone for their help Trouble codes: 1682 (ignition circut), 2101 (tps circut).
1991 Dodge Stealth ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD54B0M
Removed ECM and opened. Found corrosion on circuit board. Owner is still deciding whether or not to spend money to fix the car.
1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Horn VIN: 1FTYR0C4WP
Hello techs, first of all I need to apologize for this post in the first place. It was a first time post by another tech. Now on with the fix after checking wiring diagrams we found that by disconnecting the cruise control and theft module the fuse does ...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTRX18L2Y
ok folks, we finally fixed this truck. we stepped back and started from scratch. we got out the smoke machine and checked for vac leaks. we detected a small leaks from the EGR and DPFE hose. we replaced these parts and smoke tested again. no leaks detected. ro... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P33
Ken was 100% right in this repair. We did have the pcm reflashed back to its original specs. The repair was not performed or acknowledged by the original dealership which had flashed it improperly with the wrong year information the first time. Trouble codes: P0407, P0488.
2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMZK02155
Most said to check heater core temp hoses in and out,some said to check for heater core restriction,I replaced heater core and it still will not heat at idle,I have checked for flow to heater core at idle and it is very poor,I checked the water pump against a ...
2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L engine VIN: 3GKFK16TXY
Thanks to all replies lots of good info. From what I have been able to find out about these heads there is a prob. with the casting. Installing 2 reman heads for the cracking condition thanks for all the help the first set of heads I recived were castec hea...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L speedo VIN: KM8SB73D64
Thanks to all who responded, some good info i found the transmission speed sensor, and we had one in stock so i replaced it, put stabilant on the connector and test drove for 45km and everything is ok. thanks again to everyone
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01NX1
I haven't quite fixed this one, but I finally got ahold of an ECU from a running car, switched them, and the car will now rev up and not quit or set a code. When we come up with an ECU for this car, it should be good to go. Thanks, Mike Trouble codes: P1580.
1996 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DV11WXT
thanks everyone for the help. it turned out to be the timing belt had broken - put a new one on and it fired right up. didn't think to look there because when i would spin the motor over it sounded like it had compression - can't figure that one out. customer ...
1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L engine VIN: JA3AM44H7V
thanks for all the help,i was able to confirm exhaust gases in cooling system with block checker.it took about 45 minutes of running the engine with the test on the filler neck.i had several replies to check for hydro carbons with gas anylizer.im in california...
1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED26Y1X
My thanks to all who responded. We replaced the crank sensor and knock sensor with a factory parts and then cleared codes. We ran the vehicle through a complete warm-up cycle and checked for any pending codes, none found at this time soooo-turned the vehicle o... Trouble codes: P0335 (crankshaft position sensor), P0325 (Knock sensor - pending code).
2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: IG8ZH5287Z
every body said tps they said to check data at idle see if it fluctuates they also said its hard to find it glitch I will get it back in put one on and post the final conclusion.thank you
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L fuel VIN: 4T1BG22K3V
ok first i want to thank everyone who took time out of there day to respond and try there best to help me out. come to find out 97 up toyotas that dont have distributors dont have ignitors. They do but theyre built in the coils i found 2 used coild and put the...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JTDDR32T87
i installed the new plastic intake manifold from toyota, and while i was at it the VVTI oil actuator and this car is fixed! an easy way to tell if your "rod knock" is the intake manifold or not, just remove the throttle body and shine your flash light inside t...
1988 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, WATER IN GAS VIN: WV2ZB1258J
A big "thank you" goes out to Russell from British Columbia and Don from Oklahoma. They both helped me learn more about Vanagons. Turns out the vent hoses were all really old and when inspected more closely I found them to be leaking. I also decided to pull th...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK21C93
Thanks I found that my assenmacher retreiver software was too old...the real code was manufacturer code 18613. typical cooling system issue with temp sensor. Trouble codes: 2205 (unknown code).
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Hard start cold VIN: WVWRP61J33
Well, I wish I could say this one was fixed for sure. Nothing we did seemed to make much difference. The customer drove to California and the ck engine light came on. He took it to the VW dealer who didn't get around to working on it until he came back to pick...
1990 Volvo 740 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YY1FA8852L
Hooray! Found the problem (thanks Peter [...]!) We found O2 signal at 3.85 volts. Should be .1 to 1 volt... Disconnected O2 from computer, still had 3.85 v on the computer end of the harness. Bit the bullet, installed reman jetronics ECU, problem fixed. ... Trouble codes: 113.
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