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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L transmission VIN: WBAHE2314R
this beamer came in with a power steering pump leak. put new pump on and degreased the mess under the car. test drove it and everything was peachy. now this morning customer picks up car and drives out of our parking lot and to a coffee shop down the road. he ...
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Battery VIN: WBADN6345Y
Thanks in advance to all who reply. I have a '00 540 with an intermittent battery drain problem. The battery is newer and tests good after charging. The blower speed was irregular so I replaced the final stage given their common failure. The drain is still pre...
2004 BMW M3 3.2L noise VIN: WBSBL93484
Hello fellow techs. I have a 2004 BMW M3 with the SMG transmission that makes noise when putting it into gear. It does not make a diffrence what gear it goes into, it still makes like a grinding noise. No codes or warning lights coming on. If any one has run i...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4HP52K4V
thanks in advance techs. we have this buick that the dealership has replaced and warrantied ignition modules 4 times in the last three years. vehicle will stall,sometimes restart and run for a few minutes then no fire. dealer keeps replacing module and lasts 6...
1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G6KD52B1R
i would like to start with i hate caddys. this car came in with a no start, surge, and irratic idle, sometimes even high idle. customer changed idle motor with no improvement. when i drove car i found a glitch i the tps so i changed it when adjusting it 16%is ... Trouble codes: E085 (idle thr angle high)
1966 Chevrolet SUBURBAN 350CID starter VIN: C1466S1411
this 66 suburban is restored, powered by a 1970 chevy 350 cid, 350 turbo ss trans. when starting the starter flywheel clash is so severe you think its gona explode. i have replaced the starter & flywheel when i installed a stall convertor. i have shimed the st...
1991 Chevrolet V3500 Silverado 6.2L engine VIN: 1GCHV33N3M
Hey everyone.I need help with a engine condition diagnosis.What should I see on the first stroke of a compression test on this 6.5 diesel?Some are telling me that I should see at least 300 psi then bump up to 400 with the next 5 strokes.What do the diesel pro'...
1992 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Engine oil leak VIN: 1GCGC24F1N
Customer has complained of leaking oil. He says one day it leaks and another day it doesn't. It is a work truck that is used to pull heavy loads at times. I do not work on many diesels. cleaned off most of the engine it was very oily, especially on the drivers...
1994 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GEKEC16K6
I was wondering if anyone has a good way of unplugging the egr passage on a good old chevy 350 w/tbi. If i have to pull intake I think it will total the truck, Its really not worth the money and not sure if owner wants to. I pullled valve and cleaned it out, b...
1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Forward gears VIN: 1GBDL19W9S
Hi guys, Another tranny amateur mucky-ing up the waters here. I would appreciate any advice. Rebuilt the 4L60E. Customer came in with no movement in any gears (maybe a slight nudge in reverse). Fluid was burnt. Inspected all internal components, replaced all...
1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCGC24K1S
Hey, This truck runs lean through all throttle applications and stalls at idle. The new fuel pump actually helped quite a bit but still not completely fixed. Here is my question, I suspect intake manifold gaskets leaking on the bottom where I cannot see. No v...
1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY22P2S
Hey allm I need some opinons on this vet. Came in on a hook,cranks, dosenst run. Nocodes pressent. Has good fuel pressure, and spark. No injector pulse. Injectors have power. ECM is not grounding them. I tested the low and high reference signals at the compute...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Windows/ Blower Motor VIN: 1GNDT13W8V
Hello all. Thanks for help in advance. I have a 1997 Blazer that has been having electrical problems as of late. Started happening about a week ago, where the abs and brake light flash while pushing up or down on the window button or you turn the a/c or heat o...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC524XX
Ok, I seem to have one that doesnt make sense and Im not sure why. So, my customers complaint is an extended crank after hot soak. While I have verified the complaint, it is very intermittent. The vehicle came in about 2-3 weeks ago with this same complaint. A...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Transfer Case
This question pertains to the 4-button Automatic 4WD system 236. I have repaired a few of these vehicles in the past, ranging from TCCM, to Encoder Motors and electrical connections. I have also run into the unplugged vacuum solenoids and lack of lubrication ...
2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Cooling Fans VIN: 1Y1SK52801
Howdy folks. I consider myself pretty handy with a wiring diagram, but this one has me beat. This car came in with the complaint that fans run all the time with key on. Sure enough they do. Fans DO NOT run with the key off. Fans run in low-Speed only. Started ...
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 LS 3.5L crankshaft VIN: 1GCDT13615
Ok guys this is my first help request here. I've got a 2005 chevy colorado that came in for a check engine light, after scanning i found codes p0014 exhaust cmp sensor performance and p0017 ckp to exhaust cmp correlation. After some basic checks from the modis...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66G6Y
this vehicle at times has extended crank times to restart after being driven for awhile and allowed to sit(the customer uses going out to eat as an example).they sometimes have to try starting it a few times,until it finally starts,runs a little rough,and then...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GM68445
Hoping someone has come across a similar problem. A fellow tech has an out of sync code that sets usually after 10-12 minutes of running time, idling or not. This engine runs dead smooth and had zero drive-ability complaints. The cam and crank sensor have been... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam/Crank out of sync)
1968 Dodge D200 Pickup 5.2L charging voltage
as stated replaced alternator, now charges alot went incrasingly from 12.5v to 17.8v in about 90 seconds slowly increasing by .5v incriments i shut it off to prevent damaging anything, im assuming i need to replace the voltage regulator but just want to make s...
1989 Dodge B250 5.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2B4HB25Y2K
I hope I can find someone who remembers how this system works. Thanks in advance for your help. This van runs excellent except for when the engine is cold it will sometimes hesitate or stumble slightly. I noticed that immediately after starting the engine (eve...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7KF26CXS
I have this truck here that intermittently runs bad. Going down the road, the engine will sometimes run away, like it is fueling itself. Other times it will start to misfire, knock, and act like it is running out of fuel. When this happens, the throttle gets r...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L camshaft VIN: 2B4GP24G7X
Hi group,this dodge has broken camshaft problems it came to us and we found the cam is broken the engine cranks fine the same problem happened to the engine about 15 months ago at another location and the customer had the engine replaced (remaned) is there som...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18D44
we have swapped coil,plugs and wires from cyl#7 to cyl#1.check for spark at coil(good),check for injector pulse(good),checked fuel pressure(58 psi),changed asd relay and ohmed both ignition cables from cyl#7(8.2ohms-same as known good cylinder) please help-ha... Trouble codes: P0307
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L steering VIN: 2D8GP44L46
this one i think i missed it, i replaced the pump because i had seen this had fixed one other in the fixed posted, well now(3 months later) the pump makes the same noise and is doing it all the time-a constant moan noise that changes with steering input, from ...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1766W
i was a ford tech for 8 years. so i know to check the pcv line, the vacuum lines at the back of the intake, the intake itself. can't find any vacuum leaks. my problem is that i don't like the long term fuel trims after i did this repair. after driving it for 5... Trouble codes: P, 171 (lean bank 1), P, 174 (lean bank 2)
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L gem module? VIN: 1FTZR15V9X
vehicle came in complaint of no 4x4 lockup. lifted vehicle on hoist engauged 4x4 heard tranfer case motor shift 4x4 light came on front drive shaft was turning but hubs did not lock up.performed vacuume test both front hubs 18 inches for 15 minutes no leaks. a...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU24E4X
hello everone problem ford.truck drives perfectly codes keep coming back,stft1.56 bank1,stft-0.78 bank2,ltft24.96 bank1,ltft24.18bank2 [...] patterns are good.no vacume leaks found my questin is should not the fuel pressure rise under accell,mitchel gives 3... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAKP1138X
This car got towed into the shop with a broken timing belt, this is the first one we have tried to do one on a 2.0 DOHC, i got the flat bar to hold the cams and the pin for the crankshaft, my main hold up is i have a step telling me to set the exhaust camshaft...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfer case VIN: 1FMPU16L5Y
Hi my name is Brian and I have been having trouble with my personal truck for a few weeks now. We are more of a suspension and Brakes place and we are pulling our hair out with this one. The issue is when the truck is switched into 4 wheel drive (high or low) ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L harsh shift VIN: 1FMZU73E82
When vehicle is first started the 4X4 high and 4X4 low indicator lights come on for the bulb check, but then don't go out right away. They will stay on for anywhere between 10 seconds or 2 minutes. As lonbg as these lights are on the speedometer will read very...
2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L radio VIN: 1FAFP36363
Hi Ford techs, I hope there is a way to reboot the radio on this little Focus. I drove it in for service and switched the radio off by pressing the off on button and now it won't turn back on. The clock did display, so I thought I would disconnect the battery,...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
hey ford guys hope you can help. thanks in advance.truck has code p2004 [intake runner control stck open bank 1]along with p316 & p304 misfires. checked for vac. leaks and found none. found actuator arm off and reinstalled but still has code. dealer claims you... Trouble codes: P2004 (intake runner conrol stuck open b1)
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX3
hey guys still have same problems...i replaced complete intake manifold, ign. wires and plugs. cleared codes and started up. with in one minute p2004 [ intake runner control stuck open ], p316 [misfire on start up ] p304 [cyl. #4 misfire] codes returned..check... Trouble codes: P2004, P0316, P0304
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSF30P64
This one is a monster I've read alot of postings about this engine and tried the fixes but none work I need some one who really knows about this engine It cranks long before it will start and lets out a big smoke cloud Engine sounds good as you get to about 15...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW20P64
Truck was towed into the shop. Customer stated it would only stay running for 30 seconds and then stall. Tried to start in the shop. Cranked over fast but would not fire up. Hooked up scanner and found no codes. Looked at ICP readings and got 380 psi almost in...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20566
vehicle came in with customer stating vehicle died at a light then restarted fine, under hard excelleration vehicle hesitates and lacks power not sure where to start on this one any help would be appreciated...thanx in advance Trouble codes: P0300, P2104, P2111, P2112
2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13W71
hello gm techs, i have a bit of a problem here. i have this 01 jimmy- my father in laws (argh) he broke down while driving- i went to scene -- sprayed starting fluid into throttle body-- started- then stalled-- no fuel.. towed to shop-- checked all fuses- ok ...
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Interior VIN: 1HGCG3245Y
Unknown condition while driving. Driver states getting sick while driving. Checked exhaust system for leaks- none found. Confirmed after driving after half hour; headache. HVAC filter is new and inlet is not restricted.
2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Air bag lite SRS VIN: 2HKRL185X3
Good-day fellow techs..Looking for Honda seatbelt tech help. this Odessey had a front end collision just enough to deploy both front air-bags... We replaced both airbags, front sensors, seat belts, SRS module, and clock spring...and following the information i...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL1894B
have checked all plugs good compression 190 all cylinders replaced fuel pressure regulator in hopes of getting control of fuel pressure spec is 35-48 psi no vacuum on regulator is 60 no vacuum if add vacuum will drop to 52psi called the dealer and one of their... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L converter
Car is having a lock-up shudder/ vibration felt thru whole car & steering wheel. Typically shows up between 35-45 mph with engine rpm between 1600 to 2100. The problem is that it only happens when torque converter clutch is engaged. Shutting off TCC completely...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L navigation VIN: 1HGCM6684A
i'm having trouble with the navigation system on this accord.it all started when this vehicle sat for 3 weeks.the navigation screen just comes up and says"honda navigation system".it blinks off and comes back on.it's like it's searching for a signal.i have all...
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall VIN: KMHWF25S53
Hell techs. Customer complaint of intermittent stall while driving. This has happened half a dozen times. No pattern to it. Customer stops car,puts it in park, starts car & it runs normal. We can't verify symptom. Did ignition tune up because all parts were O....
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L static charge VIN: KMHCG45C63
Here's a strange one for you... This Hyundai Accent owner came in several months ago complaining that her engine was "sparking" and she could her it "crack" every few seconds at cold start-up. After about 5 minutes, the sparks and noise would cease and no prob...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCA31A41
Thanks in advance for all who reply. This car came in for a belt noise, Put a new tensioner and fixed noise. But found on test drive that car had no power, also pops back through intake. Car will barely run when it is cold but when it warms up will stay idlein... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0500, P0731, P0732, P0733
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, a/t oil temp VIN: 4S2DM58W0Y
hi guys,new member im loving this site wish i had signed up years ago.i thank you all in advance for any help 1st question does the upper intake need to be removed to clean egr passages are just thottle body 2nd is. a/t oil temp light (red) is on can not clear... Trouble codes: P0218, P1404
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L seat VIN: SAJKX6245T
This jag drivers seat will not move in to the driving position when installing key to start, the steering wheel moves in to position. the seat and wheel will park for exit. live data shows front cusion open and all other functions ok. sense the front cusion do...
2002 Jaguar XJ 4.0L trunk / boot VIN: SAJDA12C12
The alarm goes off when trunk is opened with the remote. All door locks work normal. Remote seems to function ok, except for not disabling the alarm when the trunk is opened. I am not sure if the security locking module is the cause, or the body processor, or ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
Need some help with this one guys. Vehicle came in after being to numerous shops and the dealer. It will cut out interm. while at speed. It does not cut off.Another symtom is that while at idle it will try to cut off and miss. It will catch itself and straight...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GR48K85
Good day people. I have this Jeep Grand Cherokee that once in a while mostly when cold will not up shift from 1st to 2nd gear. If the client pulls over and starts again it may or may not start to work. Does it a few times or shuts off engine then it will work ...
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L cooling VIN: KNADC12564
I need some Kia help. Vehicle came in with overheating complaint. Pressure checked cooling system and found water pump leaking. Replaced water pump and timing belt. After repairs were done, test drove vehicle and while driving everything looked good, although ...
2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L fuel pump VIN: SALPM16471
Hi, I have a blown fuel pump fuse, the short is in the circut from the inertia switch to the fuel pump. Alldata shows a leg coming off the circut, I cannot find where this goes, i suspect this component will be my cause of short, I ran a wire from switch to pu...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G0X
Hello everyone! I have this vehicle and need an advice. It came in running rough with engine pinging and tapping a little .I believe there is two separate problems and I'd like to isolate them separetly. Tested Knock Sensors with labscope . Seems like I get ri... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Too Lean Bank 1), P0325 (Knock Sensor 1 Malfunction), P0330 (Knock Sensor 2 Malfunction)
2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A33
Codes refer to ignition coil circuit malfunctions, however, all coils are firing properly. Injectors 3 and 6 are not being commanded to pulse. You can see them pulse maybe once or twice every 10 seconds or so. I cleared codes and all four came back. Based on t... Trouble codes: P0353, P0356, P0357, P0358
2004 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L fuel gauge, temp, tach, speedo VIN: 4F2CZ961X4
c/s erratic cluster, stumbles at times, instrument and dash light go out. inspected vehicle found cracked alternator, system discharging at idle with headlights on. replaced alternator, charging fine. still miss firing, dash lights still go out, cluster still ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L cooling VIN: WDBHA28EXP
hi fellow techs. I got this c280 thats kicking my ass, I have done all that I can think to repair an overheating problem but fail. car runs at 120c after 10min of starting engine, dont matter if i do highway or local driving always reaches that temp but never ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L fluid VIN: WDDNG86X67
we want to drain and refill the transmission. do not know where to fill there is no dipstick and have not located fill plug.
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC334X3
Fault returns right away (2nd key cycle). 02 voltages moving, but rear 02 noticebly less. Trouble codes: 2096 (Post catylist fuel trim / system too lean)
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM84J15
I have this 3000GT that was towed from another shop. When it first got here we found it had spark but no injector pulse. We tested the cam and crank sensors with a lab scope and the show good patterns. We also tried a good ignition module and also disconnected...

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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L key/pcm VIN: JH4KA9661Y
hi all,thanks to everyone for thier time.this was a learning experience for me.to summarize,the green key light should come on when key is inserted into ignition.i had no key light ever.if you ground the pink wire at the imm. unit,it will light up the keylight...
2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Charging VIN: 1GYEK63N32
Thanks to all who replied...I got a lot of insight on this vehicle from a lot of helpful people including my local Cadillac dealer! After researching a butt load of wiring, I found that the SEO1 fuse in the under hood fuse box that is 15 amp feeds the On-Star...
1976 Chevrolet Malibu 5.7L electric windows VIN: 1D37V6R415
The fix was tracing the pink control wire that had no power on it when the ignition was turned on. Like I said at the relay I jumped the large orange wire termnal to the large red wires that go to each door. Then both windows would work by the switches. So I k...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 2GCEC19K9S
We went ahead and bit the bullet. We ordered a new set of adapters and so far so good. No more thumping. Don't know if techs were just being lazy with old adapters, or if they were actually bad. We figured a new lathe, go ahead and get new adapters as well...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L hard start VIN: 3GNFK16R8W
Hello and thanks to everyone who replied. Well the vehicle didn't start the next morning so we wound up putting the ignition switch in it and going through the re learn procdure. Drove it a few more days and the vhicle has gone back to the customer without a... Trouble codes: P1626 (pass key code).
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC52462
Hello All, it was the heater core.I'm so glad we have this resource available.Other wise my tunnel vision would be the death of me!! I'm already going bald. Can't afford to loose any more hair. Thank again to all. Alex J.
2006 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L Rack VIN: 2A4GP44R86
You guys are awesome. Consensus was the rack is leaking internally and must be replaced with a OEM part. Not sure why OEM since the original OEM failed within 39k miles on a 3 year old vehicle, but since the price difference of OEM to NAPA is only $75, it is...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L no overdrive
Thanks for all the info everyone. I appreciate all the help. I am just gonna bite the bullet & have the original trans. rebuilt. I hope for a refund from the salvage yard for the trans. they sold me. If i cant get cash, i guess credit will be ok, but i need th...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Wipers VIN: 2B4GP44R7T
Thanks for all the replies. Special thanks to Terry who provided a great site car-parts.com that allowed me to find a used BCM for $32, shipping and 30 day warranty included. Local Dodge dealer will program used unit with odometer and VIN for $90. FYI - Fi...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Y6V
thanks to all who replied. the crank sensor was right where you all said it was. i replaced the sensor and adjusted the idle up to 750rpm's and the truck runs fine.
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L transaxle VIN: 1B4GP25B42
It was the power feed to the module. Repaired the wiring and everything works great now. Thanks again for the help
1991 Ford f700 7.0L No Start VIN: 1FDNF70J6M
thanks for taking the time to send me suggestions. the oem pump is made by walbro like most of fords pumps for the time frame and later. no help from ford dealers. sterling said they only support diesel side of the line. so I googled the model and pump manufac...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTHF26G5R
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
First off I would like to thank all of you who answered my request for help with my coworkers 1994 Ford Explorer with the EGR problem. Several resposes said to make sure the hoses weren't backwards to the DPFE & they are not. He tried swapping the DPFE hoses,... Trouble codes: 332 (insufficient egr flow).
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X51
Thanks for all your help. This vehicle turned out having some bad pinchd wiring on the o2 circuit, replaced and it functions great at this time. Trouble codes: P0156.
2001 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L camshaft sprockets VIN: 1G6JHD456Y
first i wanna thank most of you for your positive feedback!after pricing all the tools . my matco dist. talked to a ford guy on his route and was told that i would need all the special toools to do it right the first time.im not gonna do the job after all just...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Shift Quality VIN: 1FMZU73K73
Great replies from all thank you. Pulling the exhaust at the manifolds didn't give me anymore room. Removed the OD servo cover at first all looked well. Once i removed the piston the hat where the pin mounts was completely sepertated. Replaced the servo/piston...
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L66
For starters I didn't mean to sound cheap by installing aftermarket coils, but due to poor economy we have lost three Ford dealerships within a 30 mile radius, so getting oem parts require having them shipped in or road trip. So after getting oem coil sh... Trouble codes: P0355.
1995 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Starting VIN: JNKNG01D9S
Thank you Jacb [...],That Right The connection at battery was loose and i cut that connection fix both wires direct to battery.thank you for relies to that fast, thank you very much.
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4GZ58S8W
We came to a dead end on this one. We suggested that the customer take to the dealer to have a new pcm flashed for it. Most of the responses I got didn't apply to this vehicle. I ruled out everything else I could. Sorry I waited so long to close it out but I w...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L tranfer case VIN: 1J4GW58N11
tranfer case fluid was black as coal. stunk up my rebuilders shop. not real sure on the window problem and brake light.replaced tranfer case w/used one customer has been driving it with on complaints. so thanks for the help and sorry for the slow post closing.
2006 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L vibration VIN: 1J4FA39S96
1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8JS47E1S
Thanks for all the replies. It turned out I replace the bank 1 sensor at the front of engine it was the front O2 sensor rear bank back 3 cylinders. Thanks Dave Trouble codes: 28 (main oxygen sensor).
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V11
I had unplugged the PCM and tested the voltage from FTP-0 volts. I do believe the PCM is at fault. I sent the car to the dealer since i can not reprogram it. The idle turned out to be an easy fix. As i mentioner the TPS volt was 1.32v? I cleaned the TBI and it... Trouble codes: P0453.
2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all that replied . The car came back rechecked the apps and maf ,tested apps and maf found glitches on maf with scope and apps tested bad at full throttle .Custmoer declined repairs at this time. Thanks again for the help ,John [...] Trouble codes: P0020.
1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01F5P
Well the cust. won`t let us put the ecm in his car. Its a third car for him and he said he will wait. Had a lot of good replies,after double checking powers and grounds,and ecm not turning on check engine lamp or producing a 5 volt reference voltage we went wi...
2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Lean Bank 1 VIN: JN8AZ08W84
Vehicle ended up turning into a multiple problem issue. I had the rear 02 sensors not allow full range replaced rear o2 sensors cleared trims and codes. I took vehicle for another ride to have the check engine light come back on. This time it sets both bank ... Trouble codes: P1273.
2000 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L oil; leak at rear VIN: 2G2FV22G7Y
thanx for the replies, the problem was the back seal retainer gasket we replaced the gasket and problem solved ~!~~~!!! thanx againl for the help!!!
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Steering VIN: 5TENL42N71
A lot of of replies suggested the rack & pinion is bad. Seems like rack tend to fail a lot on these vehicle due to the boot cover they use. I never actually had problems with them. When we were replacing the rack we took the ball joint apart for inspection at ...
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L passenger's side seatbelt pretensioner VIN: 5TDBT44A41
Well, I would first like to thank everyone that responded to this post, the information that you provided was very helpful. Yes, the vehicle is fixed. In the end, it turned out to be the airbag sensor assembly. Before replacing it, I double-checked the wiri...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E63
Thanks to Dannon , Craig ,Daniel & William ! The car is fixed now . VVT-i actuator was in deed installed in locked position and I had to unlock it as per advice of Dannon and Craig . Everything went smooth . I was able to activate vvt-i solenoid and vehicle s... Trouble codes: P1349 (vvt-i system mulfunction bank 1).
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L compressor VIN: 1NXBR32E04
Some hit it right on the head,the white relay in underhood fuse box cured the problem.Toyota is proud of this little relay 70.00 thanks for all the help
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M4X
Thank you all for your help on this car. As was probably assumed by all, the throttle body needed replaced. The puzzling part was that it was obviousely replaced previousely because it was like new inside and out,it even had anew gasket between it andthe intak... Trouble codes: P1565, P1580, P1426, P0103.
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWCC21CYM
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L clock resets VIN: 3VWRK69M13
Thanks for Offers on wiring diagrams, I was able to get power and ground distribution diagrams from Mitchell-they are so much more user friendly than the alldata track diagrams. We verified all connections at battery and main fuse bou to be good. Engine and c...
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