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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs VIN: WAUED64B61
This A6 has the traction control light flashing when you are going highway speed and then push hard on the accelerator. The flashing will stop as soon as you let off on the gas pedal. If you accelerate slowly it will not come on. Neither will it go on when you...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L esp VIN: TRUUT28N31
I have a 01 TT with abs/esp ITT mark 20 system. It has a VAG code 00778 for the steering angle sensor. When I go to the controller 004 and look at the sensor readings ,and start from dead center, the readings is zero. If I turn to the left it goes up to 502 wh...
2004 Audi A4 1.8L Bog down , wo't rev VIN: 1H2548WJ04
Well , this started as the normal TB replacement , nothing serious , I replaced the TB and water pump along with the tensioner and the cam seals , put everything back together , nothing out of the ordinary or at least nothing that I haven't done before , so i ...
2006 BMW 320i 2.0L Stall VIN: LBVVA96076
This car has two issues: 1)when engine temperature is low, the engine vibrating when shiftto "D" or o"R" but if engine warm up first the car would work good. 2)E90/[...] stall while waiting traffic light. The customer said that this symptom usually occur ...
2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L starter VIN: 1G4HP52K24
Towed in. No Start. No crank. When you turn on the key, you get a service engine soon lightbut no other dash lights. No radio, no power windows. Power seat works. Check all fuses ans battery connections. Get crank signal in and out of pcm on yellow wire, but n...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L pass key system VIN: 1G6CD53P2M
i am asking if the pass key system can be bypassed. the car is not worth putting much money in but the customer needs a car.if anyone can tell me i would appreciate it. also where is the pass key decoder located? thanks larry
1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L Starting VIN: 1G6DW5272P
Techs: Central Control Module is not allowing fuel enable due to bad module and is no longer available...is there a way to bypass fuel enable on this...I thought the DK/Blue on pin B1 is grounded allowing fuel but seems to be more to it than that...thanks for ...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CT53B7P
My forehead is sore from beating against the wall... This should have been cut and dry (right??) The Code 52 for "Memory Reset" can be caused by changing the battery, a dead battery, loss of power to the ECM (an ignition feed going open for example) or ECM/Pr... Trouble codes: 52 (Memory Reset)
1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1G6KF52Y8R
Engine HOT light comes on intermittently. Coolant temp on scantool reads 210-220 then jumps up to 304 for a 2 to 5 seconds At this time engine runs very rough or dies. The coolant temp sensor was replaced about 4 months ago for this problem by the customer. Pr...
1994 Chevrolet joy 2.2L No Start VIN: YV1LSW59AB
This is a mexican vehicle, as best as I can find, an Opel corsa, vauxhall corsa and or Chevy joy. I am an american tech, trying to do a good job. There is no power to the fuel pump, if I power the fuel pump, it runs, the fuel pump, but still does not start, ar...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L stuck in 3rd gear VIN: 1GCFK24K2R
I have this 94 truck that is kicking my rear. It is stuck in 3rd gear, it has reverse, and manual second. I have checked the shift solenoids, checked for power at the pink wire at trans, replace ignition switch, and replaced the pcm. The condition has not chan...
1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G14422P7S
Hello GM tech's. This Corvette has spark, compression, fuel pressure and injection pulse. Cranks over at a normal speep and sounds like it has compression. This is one of those half breed OBDI with an OBDII connector. Every so often the engine does run backwor... Trouble codes: 24 (vss), 34 (map), 44 (Lean Exhaust), 54 (Skips over)
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNCT18W4T
Good customer, good thing! I haven't given up on this but I would like to! Breif history...Last fall, towed in, no fuel-replace pump and wire harness to pump, towed in again in January, removed 1+ gallons of water!(vehicle vandalized). We replaced pump, flushe... Trouble codes: P0131, P0151, P0155, P0420
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
truck came in no start fuel pressure good and did not have spark, checked vehicle had code for high voltage at ignition module checked did not have crank reference from pcm. crank reference to pcm from crank sensor good ohmed wire no short or open replaced pcm... Trouble codes: P0321
2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 6.0L abs VIN: 1GAHG39U74
HI Techs Need help, This Van while driving at idle speed's left fron wheel will try to lock up when turning the wheel activating the abs when im not even pressing on the brake pedal it will only do it when i am turning the wheel back and forth while moving for...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Cooling fans VIN: 1C4GP64LOY
Hi, This van's cooling fans run constantly. The cooling fan relay has been replaced three times in the last several years. By dealer once and by me about ayear ago and now today again. No codes current or pending and scan data shows coolant temp to be in the g...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L gauges VIN: 1B4GP54L5W
this caravan has a dead instrument cluster no gauges work no digital mileage removed cluster to check wiring have power and ground however no voltage on my ccd bus lines prior to removing instrument cluster i did check for codes and i did communicate with pcm ...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R41
Hey Fellow Tech's, I have a stumper here that i am at a dead in with and hope someone has run into it before. I recently replaced the map sensor on this vehicle for the code P1297.Voltage on scan tool indicated 4.6 volts KOEO and 1.7 volts with KOER and no g... Trouble codes: 1297 (no change in MAP from start to run)
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2D4GP54L73
Customer brought the vehicle to us after the dealership was unable to duplicate the condition. The van gets what is best described as a misfire only under load, and this only happens after it has been sitting outside over night and will only do this for maybe ... Trouble codes: P1391 (ckp cmp signal loss)
2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46X23
Please Help! I am dieing on this 03 Stratus 2.4L. Car is in failsafe, engine will only rev to 2000rpm. MIL is on with code P0340, code sets immediately after clearing. Intermittently will set P0344 cam signal intermittent and P0138 O2 sensor high volts.Frt O2 ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam posistion sensor circuit)
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L long crank VIN: 2B3HD46R04
my head is starting to hurt!! 04 intrepid long crank intermentint and i can not dup. it yet. i have tested fuel pressure drop,tps,map every thing testing good. one thing on the mac mentor i noticed is crank state sync is out of sync. cam state sync ok and cam ...
2007 Dodge Charger 5.7L cooling system VIN: 2B3KAS43H2
car runs hot at idle with a/c on. fans are running at slow speed. can run only high speed test with modis. fans run high with modis. problem seems that fan high speed operation is not commanded when needed. will run upto 246 degrees. alldata resources very lim...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTJS34G5R
This vehicle does not give us data stream,we have replaced the oxygen sensor,map and temperature sensors.We found some chaffed wires in the distributor and replaced distributor with reman unit.Spark plugs are correct and new.Oxygen sensor reads .95 volts,Fuel ...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6537S
hello everyone I have a 95 ford contour 2.0 auto that I replaced the transmission on now the vehicle will not start. I have no spark or fuel. The transmission I put in was from a newer model because I had to swap the speed sensor and grind one of the dowel pin... Trouble codes: 16 (IDM no signal)
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6532T
I am working on this vehicle for a friend at home and have run into a problem. Upon inspecting under the hood I found the engine wire harness was melted.The coating on all the wires looks fine and it only burned about three inches of most of the wires right ab...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF37S9F
After sitting for an extended period, 2 or more days, the high pressure oil pump reservoir will go empty, and the truck may or may not start after extended cranking. Filling the HPOP reservoir will allow the truck to start immediatly. I do not see a sizeable o...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Steering VIN: 1FMZU73E1U
When you turn the steering wheel driving or stationary you get a very bad shudder. The wheels virtually jump. Ball joints, tie rods etc all ok. I know it is a steering problem but is it the pump or rack. I have heard that the pumps go bad sending teflon into t...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L engine VIN: IDONOTHAVE
best way to swap motor out in this thing we only swap 6 or seven motors a year alldata says it will come out top but there does not look like enough room if you have done one of these maybe you can shed some light thanks rob
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Alum, heads VIN: 1FTNX21541
I have a broken stud in an allum head. I have drilled and tried to back out with an easy out and have not had any luck. I am wondering if I can heat it up and blow it out without hurting the allum head. I am trying to avoid taking the head off. Any ideas would...
2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FCNF53S4Y
Replace fuel pump last week, low fuel pressure 25 psi, 34-36 at rpm. Drive 20 -30 miles lean codes come back, long term reaches 12% and will go into drive open loop, under 6% load. above that will go into close loop. Checked for vac leaks with smoke , no leaks... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L smokes VIN: 1FTSW30P13
Vehicle came into shop running great except excessive smoke out exhaust. It smokes so bad it could kill a misquito from a mile away. From what I have learned on other trucks like those 2004 and newer, is that there is a problem with the EGR cooler. I wanted to...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L whte grey smoke VIN: 1FTWW33P44
vehicle smokes bad at idle and really bad under load, smoke is kinda of white but grey-brown under load. we have removed egr valve, cleaned valve, also had cooling system under pressure with back tires about a foot of the ground to check for bad cooler, no vis...
2004 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA58264
Vehicle came in for A/C work. Rear lines leaking at underbody connection below rear evaporator. Replaced lines, accumulator. Recharged system. Started vehicle to test system. Vehicle started fine. Then bucked a couple times at idle like the key was being cycle... Trouble codes: B1365 (Ign. start ckt short - B), B1361 (Ign. run/acc ckt short -B), B1306 (LVL SWT ckt open), U1262 (SCP fault for J1850 bus), U1009 (SCP fault for engine torgue), U1059 (SCP fault for Tran/Ax/PRND)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, engine noise VIN: 1FTPX14574
Hello everyone i have one here that has really got me stumped.It came from the ford dealership after they had changed the right hand timing chain and guides because one of the guides broke. They also replaced the right hand cam phaser and the solenoid. When it... Trouble codes: P0011, P0012, P0021, P0022, P0340, P0345
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14555
customer parked truck for around 4 days when restarted truck ran fine until he drove down the road then it ran rough, has top end noise and momentary loss of oil pressure. both cam sensors have been replaced and oil changed with 5w20 syn blend runs fine at idl... Trouble codes: P0340, P0345, P0011, P0021
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56P85
Customer states vehicle is low on power. Test drove vehicle can feel customers complaint. Found codes p0272 & p0404 in computer. Replaced EGR Valve and cleaned out passage ways. Replaced fuel filters, changed oil. Removed #4 injector and swaped it with #6 inje... Trouble codes: P0272, P0404
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Surge VIN: 1HGCG6659X
under hard acceleration car stumbles about 4000 rpm simular to rev limiter sets mil code p1259 Trouble codes: P1259
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21932
veh came in had 303 misfire code. checked plugs had autolites in so we installed ngk's. found no other problems at that time. customer came back had 303, 302, misfires. so we current ramped injectors foound the pintle hump to be gone or just barely noticeable.... Trouble codes: P0304
2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5NPEU46F57
mitchell says to drop engine out of the bottom, but it makes it difficult without a table jack. my question is to the Hyundai guys if they have ever or know of this engine being able to be pulled out the top? also, hopefully i can get this to turn over so i ...
1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L no power steering VIN: JNKNG01D6R
we have this Q45a inf with active suspenison and we installed a rebuilt power steering pump and a rebuilt rack assy and after it was installed i have no power steering at all we checked the pressure of the pump and we are only getting 100 psi we have checked a...
1993 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L Glow Plugs, Shut Down VIN: J8DC4B1KXP
This truck has two unusual problems. First, the glow plugs do not get energized. There is power to the relay with the key on, but no ground. I have had no luck tracking down wiring diagrams for this truck to determine where the ground for the relay is supposed...
1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L delayed start VIN: SAJPX114XS
There is no ignition [earth] signal whatsoever to any of the coils during the first 5 to 7 seconds of cranking. From cold it will sputter and stall for the first two long cranks, and start and run fine on the third. From hot it will usually start on the firs... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor missing or implausible)
1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JCCF87E1G
This is a conversion of a 1998 engine and ecm into a 1986 jeep wrangler. Conversion was done correctly with all parts from the 98 jeep with the exception of the gas tank. problem is code P0443 keeps coming up. checked wiring from purge valve to ecm, all correc... Trouble codes: P0443
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Leaking out frt after hot VIN: 1J4FF48S4Y
I have an aw4 trans. works great has lot of miles fluid in good shape. Customer added 2qts.once and another qt about 2 weeks later. Have to drive for at least 50 miles or so will leak out frt bell housing area. short runs don't notice any problems. I took lowe...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L timing chain VIN: 1J4GW48J14
vehicle came in with rattle noise in engine, found broken timing chain tensioner rail. replaced all rails, chains, sprockets, and tensioners. all marks are lined up properly with the plated links. vehicle will not start and have no compression on right bank
1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB1211X
hello all you kia technicans out there. i got this 99 sephia driving me crazy.it is a no start.i have 40 psi fuel pressure while cranking.i have a good spark,i "do not have injector pulse".there is no codes in the ecm.i have a good ckp & cmp signal.and both ha...
2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12141
Vehicle came into our shop with a engine light on. Codes were po128 thermostat system malfuntion(which is repaired)and po460 fuel level sensor malfuntion. Customer needed to get to work so info. is limited at this time but if anyone has any insight to common i... Trouble codes: P0460
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L no overdrive VIN: JT6GF10U8X
Hi I have this Lexus that occasionally will not go into overdrive. The problem does not allways occur but when it does it will never go into overdrive until you stop and turn the key off for a second and then restart and continue to drive.THe fluid has been ch...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTJHF1OU82
customer complained of a loud noise at idle sounded like belt noise. she tried to drive it in but it stalled and died and wouldn't restart. towed in and sounded like broken timing belt. pulled off covers to find broken belt and the bolt that holds the tensione...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L headlight VIN: WMWRC33443
The left low beam on this mini is inop. It has reg headlights, not the xenon. When we intially diagnosed we found no power to the left low beam and right rear marker light. checked wiring in and around and switched the headlight buckets/wiring as some have sug...
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L headlights
car came in with headlights and side marker lights flickering switch off position. Customer installed different bulbs ,removed them still marker lights flickering. In the front underhood fusebox the ETACS-ECU also is shaking with the flicker. Switch headlight ...
2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN8DR07Y21
This path have no power when we whant to accelerate, we are able to make the wheel spin but after that we are not able to push-it to 60mph . Its like if the engine w`ont go up in revolution ,no code, good fuel pressure,removed cat not clocked,new gas filter,go...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GMDX03E71
this vehicle will tend to stall and not restart when hot intermitantly. sometimes we can leave it run for 3 hours and it's fine, next time just start it up and after a bit of driving it stalls. during which there is no spark. has fuel pressure. there are the 3... Trouble codes: P1189 (Engine Oil Pressure circuit)
2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L poor performance VIN: 1G2ZF55B46
A fun one here! Vehicle idles fine but when trying to drive or even sitting if you press the throttle to raise rpm it just stumbles and will not reach over 4000 prm, even at WOT it just buffets if you will. There are no codes. I cannot even try and get it to s...
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Conv. Top VIN: YS3DF78N5X
I hope somebody can help me with this one, car came in conv-Top doesn't open,this is what it does exactly: when trying to open the rear portion (the glass) goes up about 45 deg. and it stops, if you let the switch go and try again it goes up little more; again...
2001 Saturn SC2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZY14761
Thanks for all your help in advance.This saturn runs great, but the check engine light comes on intermitt p0341 I know from reading about this car it has no cam sensor. Uses #1 firing cyl to syn. Any addvice. Trouble codes: P0341
2002 Saturn L100 2.2L MIL Lamp on, BCM VIN: 1G8JS54F32
We replaced the BCM and used GM web site for down load and reflash- The program did not appear to be a complete one as we could not enter new milage. The air bag light was on and had a code B1001 - option configuration error. I took the car to the dealer to up... Trouble codes: B1001 (configuration error air bag)
2004 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L Steering VIN: 1G8AG54F94
This car comes from a body shop. Power steering will only work for a few seconds then goes away (after a click noise under dash is herd). When you recycle the key it will again react same as before. Pulled codes C0475 and 476. Scan data Battery voltage is good...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L engine VIN: JT2BG12K2T
Hello, i have a 96 toyota camry which was in the shop 2 months ago with a severly blown head gasket head was warped very bad. replaced head, head gasket, water pump, t-stat, Radiator. it was fine until monday, it came back knocking severly and overheating. tod...
1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT2AC52L6V
whoever can solve this one is held in high esteem by me, as i rarely get stumped like i have on this one. cust recently had timing belt done--not by me. left the other shop and ran well. he stopped, got back in, started running like hell. took back, guy had ...

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2003 Audi A4 3.0L window VIN: WAULC68E03
We found that there were three broken communication wires for the module in the door pillar. Once the wires were fixed everything worked great. thanks to Gyula from British Columbia for the help.
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGJ8323V
We diagnosed the problem to be the transmission control module (EGS) recommened the customer take the car to BMW for confirmation. BMW said car needed new transmission. ($$$) after hearing that news, customer brought car back for us to fix. We recommended a ne...
1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY22P2S
Thanks for all the great responses. They were very usefull to help me understand some problem areas on these engines. I can report the car is running but how i got there turned out to be something i would not have thought was the problem based on what i thoug...
2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L abs module, master cyl VIN: 1GCGC24R4Y
Thanks to everyone who replied to this post! This is the first time I've ever had one of these abs units fail. We blocked everything off until we finaly got down to it. Customer ended up telling me that he had put front pads on this truck 6 or 8 months prior, ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L shift motor VIN: 2GCE19T531
We replace the t-case module and had to reflash. We tried used module but did not work(could not reflash, as our lap top went down). Went with O.E. module and had dealer reflash. All okay again. Thanks I.A.T.N. MEMBERS.
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF52E23
guys , i got lucky on this one. i finally got this car to act up. all i had to do was let it sit in the sun for a little while. then voila! no start , no gauges and radio locked . i already had bcm un mounted so i held key in crank position and performed the...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B46P4534W
After checking everything that everyone mentioned and talking with customer again, the customer stated that the drive accessary belt had jumped off twice, this is a common problem with these caravans. I removed the timing covers and the timing was off 2 notche...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Power Steering VIN: 1FMDU34X8T
We fixed the vehicle, We replaced lines as suggested and power steering cooler with no fix . Pulled the new power steering pump - inspected / had debris from the first rack melting original pump. We cleaned and reinstalled did not over heat but did not control...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L DLC Dead VIN: 1FTSX31FOX
Turns out that the fuse block for fuse 3 (20 amp, of the interior mounted fuse block) has a loose/weak terminal and the fuse blade makes a poor contact, when inserted fully. If not fully seated it contacts well and circuit 40 has proper batt. voltage. If ins...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33P63
1997 GMC Pickup K2500 7.4L CKP sensor reluctor
The overall consensus seems to be that the reluctor gear is reusuable. Some said it can be easily damaged, but they reuse on a regular basis.It is a powdered metal gear, so using an appropriate pulller and going back on carefully seems to be the key. Thanks f...
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L rear rotors VIN: 1GKDT13W7W
Sorry guys it took so long toclose I was out for a couple weeks. But after diagnosing the brakes I found that the calipers were binding just enough to stay on enough to burn. Replaced calipers and all is good. Thanks to all for your input.
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDS13572
Hello all Thanks for the replies,they were very helpful.Cleaning the throttle body fixed the stumble off idle and since i am a foreign specialist i dont have the tool to reflash the PCM.I sent the customer to the dealer and they left happy to have the probl... Trouble codes: P0420.
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L tcc VIN: 1J4GX48S62
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB723XX
I have pulled the fuel rail so I can watch the spray pattern on all 4 injectors while activating them and they all look the same. The 1-2 and 3-4 inj. are different so I swapped 1 and 2 to see if misfire shows up on #1 first. Now that I have put everything bac... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301.
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A24
First I want to thank all who replied. Through the group I found that the MAP sensor is in the EGR module. Instead of relying on the MAF for a baro pid the EGR system module has two sensors in it. One to measure vacumn and one to measure exhaust backpressure. ... Trouble codes: P0108.
2005 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNH86S65Y
I had 4 respond to my request on this 2005 Lincoln LS, and where as follows: (1) check to make sure the compressor is operating then check the blend air door for operation check all your connections (2) Try evacuating and recharging the a/c again. The exact...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22161
1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1260352
the throttle switch was losing signal when engine warmed up,replaced switch,idle good now,still have problem with timing over advancing at lowrevs causing surge,worse with air-con on,have tried changeing ezl unit,no dfferencs,ie
2003 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L unknown VIN: WDCYR49E13
Hi Guys Thanks again to all who respondet. The fix was actually quit simple! But with a german vin, it was not that easy to order parts at all! Like some of you guys recommendet I tried german bulbs, didn't helped it. Checked all lamp sockets for any corrosio...
2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L sensor/control unit VIN: 1ZWFT61L41
jumperd between computer and sensor, and still reads the same thing so im going with the computer.unfortenately i am unable to find out if this fixes problem or not because costumer is laid off and unable to pay for fix. but if he does come back for fix ill po...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Electronic VIN: IDO NOT HA
sorry so log closing post dropped pan was clean flushed trans fluid still did it changed valvebody & was fixed. thanks
1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 1G3WS54T9M
all great replys replaced fuse and cleaned maf car runs great thanks for all replys
1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L heater VIN: 1GHDX03E7X
Blend doors worked. Heater core was not plugged. Temps going in were 200 and comming out were 190. The problem that we have concluded was there was not enough flow through the system to allow the heater core to put out a sufficiant temp. our solution was to in...
2002 Ferrari 360 Challenge 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFYT53A42
TY!!! to the techs that took time to respond. This Ferrari set its trip monitors, P1200 in history, NO check engine light after a couple days drive time, and passed ODB2 State Inspection. Responses said that diagnostic codes are internal to Ferrari scan tool f... Trouble codes: P1200 (unknown).
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK527XX
We "sort of" fixed the car. As we suspected, this used PCM was from a vehicle equipped with ABS and was placed in a vehicle without ABS. We took the car to the Saturn dealer and had the module re-coded for this car. Afterwards, the ABS code was eliminated, ... Trouble codes: 1602 (No communication between PCM and ABS control unit).
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L booster VIN: JT3VN39W10
2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5TDZA23C84
Thanks for all the replies to this. We too thought this was a normal idle strategy, and with no fault codes suspected everything to be normal. We explained to the customer that an obstructed throttle passage would cause the idle speed to drop for a given perce...
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L Service Brakes VIN: 3TMJU62N95
It would seem from the posts here simply that the run out is excessive and that could be the only possibility, or as it seems the vehicle is particularly sensitive to runout. Even though .002 is considered the limit, the vibration upon brake application is pre...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M94
Well, the vehicle is gone. We replaced the o2 sensor, cleaned the connectors and put everything back in place,then drove it to run the monitors. Monitors for the o2 heaters and sensors ran without any problems, no codes or pendings. So far all is well. Thanks ... Trouble codes: P0139, P0420, P0138, P0141, P0037.
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L abs VIN: WVWGBCL8D0
Most folks mentioned Ross-tech wiki as a source of info on this. As I said, I did check Ross-tech and they did not have info on a Touareg. I also know the settings are done in Basic Settings of a VAG tool, but without log in, and block numbers and procedures...
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L brakes VIN: YV1RS61T03
hello everyone this vehicle is fixed.replaced the vacuum pump and switch.the new vacuum pump was much quieter than the original and the cycling stopped when putting in new vacuum switch.thanks to all who replied .
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