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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWX28N91
engine code awp, hello, this vehical misses out and hesitates under load sometimes. has 3 codes 1297,1137, 1128. car is running fine today but if anyone has any info or direction on what to look for would help out greatly thank you Trouble codes: P1297, P1137, P1128
2004 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Hesitation VIN: WAUJC68E24
hello and thanks in advance for the help car was towed in from another shop the battery had been disconnected i need to recalibrate the throttle body alignment i have programa pc retriver with vw/audi software but rarely work on them can anyone guide me throug...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L abs codes VIN: WBADD632XW
This car came in with a boat load of codes, battery had gone dead. I erased all codes and two return , an ABS code 38 and a trac control code 40. I have shop key and can find no code descriptions or diagnostic info. Can some one help . thanks in advance. Dan M...
2001 BMW M3 3.2L Differential VIN: WBSBR93401
Based on our tests we decided to pull the differential from the the E46 M3. Again, the only sign of something being wrong is that when making slow and sharp left hand turns, it seems like the differential makes a growl, rubbing, almost grinding noise. Car has ...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV53401
fuel trim limit, bank 1, bank 2. smoke test for intake leak. none found. mass airflow sensor out of range. replace and reset adaptations, test drove. after sitting over night, ran rough at start up, would not accelerate. recoded. clear and reset adaptaions. te... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 2), P0174 (lean bank 1)
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L evap core VIN: WBAEV33402
I have this bmw in here and the evap core is leaking. My question is do you have to pull the dash out to replace this? Any pointers on doing it is there any hidden bolt ect. Thanks for your time
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 ...
2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G6KS54Y32
Hey need some help from the Caddy guys, Car came in from as a new vehicle to our shop. The customer doesn't know whether to trade it or pay to have it fixed. The vehicle intermittently stalls, and sometimes restarts sometimes doesn't, and all power is lost, in...
1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L flywheel VIN: 1G1YY2387M
we removed the transmission to replace the flywheel and clutch assy. when we removed the duel mass flywheel we found that someone had changed it before. the bad news is they didnt put the balance weights in were needed. i need to know if and how to get the fly...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GCEK19KOP
Most recently in February, the vehicle came in with a no start condition and we found the pick-up coil in the distributor to be bad. Since it had a gang of miles on it we replaced the entire distributor assembly. Vehicle has been fine until recently. As you dr...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WN54T5P
cust. came in with sugar in the tank i guess he made his wife pretty mad. replaced the fuel pump, filter, all 6 injectors flushed the lines and cleaned the tank. starts up and runs fair. If you give it gas anything after about 50% throttle it fall on its face....
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Stall VIN: 1GCHK23G81
hello group 01 chevy 2500 with an 8.1 need to get broken crank sensor out of the block, i am thinking i will need to pull the trans then push the sensor out, does anyone have a better way. read about another guy that removed the oil pan but ended up pulling tr...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on, LEAKING FUEL VIN: 1GCEC14X03
after running truck for an hour we couldnt get it to leak- so after check on scanner found it was not venting and the purge sol was 0%. i put an aftermarket fuel pump in and think it is possible that the pressure sensor is part of it that could be bad. not sur... Trouble codes: 455 (evap large leak)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21Y06
First Post - New Shop :) Truck is not running on the Left Bank , Cylinder #6 not running on the right bank. Fuel trim on left side is at 50%, Oxygen sensor voltage is low. We replaced the O2 and reset trims. Suspected broken valve spring - removed valve cov... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GBJG31U64
ok customer says when runs truck for along time it heats between 200 and 260, going down road seems to cool off some but when he stops it reads hot.does not loose coolant,ok when all this is going on check engine lite comes on,flashing code p0300,i can not get...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23235
Hello everyone, I need help with a chevy diesel. We have three codes stored, PO335, PO341, PO0016. Do not have much time working with newer diesel engine's. We have replaced the cam and crank sensor's. Have checked the reluctor wheel as best we can for the cra... Trouble codes: P0335, P0341, P0016
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L ebcm/wheel sensor VIN: 2G1WF52E85
This car is giving me fits. Car came in with rf wheel speed sensor code 2 weeks ago. Found cut wire on sensor/hub unit and replaced. Cleared code and test drove appeared problem was solved and returned to customer. Now the car is back with LR wheel speed senso...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L left temp actuator VIN: 1GCEC19X36
This truck is about to drive me insane!!! Came in customer complaint always hot on drivers side. For 2 days it had no problems. Yesterday morning it went hot on drivers side. Code 414 Crt 1 feedback performance. I check the output with scan tool and the contro...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Accessories VIN: 1GNFC16J97
Hello to All. Calling all GM factory techs. I have this suburban that has on the instument dispay- "REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY". Can someone tell me how to turn this off or reset this? The remote key fob works great, ALL FUNCTIONS WORK! Just the message on ...
2007 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L poor power VIN: 2G1WT58N77
when the accelerator pedal is depressed to a certain possition the engine goes into limp mode until the key is turned off. then everything is normal. everything test good and it runs great except for this. has anyone run into this before and what was your fix.... Trouble codes: P2138 (accelerator pedal position sensor 1-2 corruption)
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Blower motor VIN: 2C3AE66G91
Hello Crysler Techs, This car came to me with a inop. blower motor. I have checked for power and ground circuts at the blower speed control module on the HVAC box and found them OK. I then supplied 12 volts to the blower leads and the blower runs fine. I then ...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Pressure's VIN: 3C8FY68B73
Hello tech members. I have a 2003 Chrysler P/T cruiser with incorrect A/C pressures. The Low side pressure is extreamly high reaching 100 Psi plus, up untell it blows the pressure release switch. According to the chart with 70 degrees out side temperature and ...
1989 Dodge Raider 3.0L Misfire VIN: JB7FJ43S7K
we have a mis-fire on #2 cylinder after warm up. no spark coming out of distributor cap.you can put your finger on terminal and the hotter the engine gets the weaker the spark gets until there is no spark out of cap.we replaced dist. with new ones (4) same pro...
1991 Dodge Pickup D150 5.2L No Start
truck will drive great 20 30 miles and after it is shutoff and sits a few mins it will not start until totally cool cust replaced pcm himself to no avail brought it here and had a dtc for no crank signal at sbec replaced pickup plate since it is the only thing...
1993 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2B3ED56F2P
Hi guys put in a used trans. that lasted 50 miles.The fluid blew out the fill tube after pulling a hill in 2nd gear at about 55 mph. It refused to work again so we got another from the yard. This time made sure the cooler was not plugged nor the vent tube.Ran ...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L gauges VIN: 1B4HS8Z4XF
This is my wifes POS car hate it but have to fix it to save my marriage lol anyway at time when shes driving the gauges will just default to zero check gauge light will come on,she say it happens must when the brake padel is depressed checked for broken wires ...
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L wipers,heater,radio & p.windows VIN: 1D4GP25R26
Hi all I'm hopeful that you guys have run across something like this before. This has been going on for over a month, this van does this every couple of weeks. What happens is the radio, heater blower motor, wipers & p.windows won't work. They all go out toget...
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Front brakes VIN: 1D4GP25R76
Hi, i have this caravan here that we did a reguler brake job to due to brake wear. It came back in with what seemed to be the right front brake locked up. The brake hoses were replaced and all seemed well. Now the van is back with a vibration at 60, looking at...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U6V
Vehicle came in on 1/2/07 and 101579 miles on odometer with code P0430, found bank 2 convertor bad, all other tests within specs, replaced with universal convertor, one year later on 1/14/08 and 108722 miles, came back with P0420 and no other problems - all wi... Trouble codes: P0430 (Bank 2 catalyst low efficiency)
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F5Y
This F350 was towed in leaking oil from high press. oil pump. Added oil to check for leak and engine started. Replaced high press. oil pump from dealer. After installing pump engine will not start. icp press. at o psi while cranking. Fuel press. within specs. ... Trouble codes: P1212
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP52291
Looking for some help from trans techs. When cold, this taurus slips going into 2nd gear. After about 2 miles, it's better, but if I push it it'll have a small lag when it goes into 2nd gear and it'll actually squeak when it aplies. All the rest of the gears s...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L white smoke VIN: 1FTNX21F71
pulled vehicle in verifyed white smoke longer crank, checked relay bad replace with new ford relay. start faster still white smoke checked glow plugs found three bad on the right side, replace all four. still upon start up white smoke not alot just a nice poof...
2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S86
both bank 1 and sensors reading lean neither one of them are switching, i am leaning to outside influence creating concern, but have one question , my scan tool shows milli amp reading also in datastream, i am not sure if this vehicle uses milli amp for o2 res... Trouble codes: P2195, P2197
1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Charging VIN: 1GKEK13R8V
hello techs this vechile while driving intermitently starts to show a discharge on the volt gauge then the dash gauges like oil pressure drop oil lite comes on and check gauge lite on. if you shut vechile off its slow cranking like a weak battery. so now i tes...
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 5.3L engine temp VIN: 1GKET16P73
hi guys, this one has got me baffeled. truck came into shop running normal temp, cust states when towing his boat runs about 260 degrees, otherwise runs cool. i checked the fan and elec clutch, seems to operate normally. recommended a flush and stat change an...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L ride VIN: SAJDA01C11
i have this 2001 s-type jag with only 68,000 miles. this is a vibration in the front felt thru the steering wheel on the highway. the car has new tires ,brakes and rotors. the tires were static balanced with the stick on weights on the inside of the wheels the...
1992 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ58S1N
This truck was towed in yesterday as a no start. Customer stated that while driving at times the idle would race and she would smell gas. At some point it died and would not restart. We are not a full line shop but with lean times I hate to send anyone away so... Trouble codes: 51 (FA Indicates lean)
2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L code P0734 VIN: SALPM16462
Hi thank you for taking you time to read this. Land Rover Range rover came to the shop complainging of check engine lite on scann had code P0734. I road tested vehicle drove fine, clear code road tested as soon as It hits over drive the code came back. My ques...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Starter circuit VIN: 1LNLM91V4V
I have narrowed this down to the wire going to the "S" terminal on the starter. This wire should be Yellow/Blu coming from the starter relay, but is is NOT. It is a heavy gauge(#10) RED wire. The voltages at the relay socket are:#30(12Vdc LOAD enable, unswitch...
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223Y
Initially car had p0325 knock sensor code. and p1250 prc solenoid. Tested, knock wires shorted, tech had twisted them together, tested prc solenoid- failed. Performed repairs test drive 12miles, timing advancing,running properly, a little down on power., test ... Trouble codes: P1173, P1170, P1727, P1728
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Turn signal and wipers VIN: WDBJH82FOX
Hello, This '99 E320 came in with a complaint of no turn signals and no wiper operation. Further checking revealed that the power windows, power seats, horn, door locks and interior lights are not working either. Most of these systems go through SAM N10/1. It...
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1MELM50U3T
vehicle came in running very rough customer said cel on for long time .scanned anyhow found code po340 cam sensor circuit. found cam sensor dangling by connector and cam synchronizer housing destroyed .could not determine location of plug originally.rolled eng... Trouble codes: P0340
2002 Mercury Villager Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4M2ZV12T82
This villager came in with a slight misfire, we replaced plugs, wires, dist. cap and rotor. We reset ignition timing, cleaned t/body, test drove, vehicle ran fine. Gave back to customer, came back 2 days later. Complaint is that it will miss at idle, it will s...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Transmission VIN: JN1CA21DXT
We have a 1996 Maxima that sets a code p0750, shift solenoid A and the trans goes into limp mode. It only happens on start-up. Test for power to solenoid which is good, resistance of solenoid is 24 ohms, good according to flow chart. The positive battery cable...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hard start /kickback VIN: JN1CA21D6W
This car was brought in with a bad starter which I replaced. It now starts but has to crank for 5-7 seconds to start and sometimes will pull down or kick back like its hydrolocking or timing is off.Compression and leakdown tested good.Water and oil are up to l...
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D1R
has anyone experience this code p1273? did all that alldata recommends except reprogramming the ecm. snap on scanner doesnt support clearing the self-learn on the ecm. the parameter on the scanner for ho2s2 always reads lean even with o2's disconnected Trouble codes: P1273 (af always lean)
1998 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G2JD12T1W
Hi, car will not idle i have no vacuum leaks, car runs good but will not idle, checked intake for vac leaks-ok check for voltage at IAC-ok my question is with the IAC removed if I apply power and ground to it, the plunger does not move-is this correct? if i pu... Trouble codes: P0506 (idle air control)
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)
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Steering VIN: JS3TD62V8Y
we did an oil pan on this suzuki and steering starts to turn on its own very hard. hard enough that you have to hold it with both hands. i have never seen this before. no air bag light on so the clock spring is good. both lines have been double checked so i kn...
2003 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.0L not engaging VIN: JS2RC41H43
After install of transmission we test drove for a day and it drove fine. Car came back a day later having some slip and after it warms up it will not engage at all. I have a vedis scan tool so I can look at some of the values but I'm not really a tranny tech, ...
2005 Suzuki Aerio S 2.3L pings VIN: JS2RA62SX5
Greeting to all, We have a 2005 Suzuki Aerio here at my shop, and it pings under a load. There are no codes in the computer, and the owner has gone to middle grade fuel, thinking that the pinging was fuel related. What we notice is that you can foot brake the...
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2AE09V69
this vehicle will set theese codes and we replaced the knock sensor, the codes come right back. the car has an intermittent stalling problem. i am wondering if the distributor can be at fault here, the codes continue to be set if we clear them and then drive t... Trouble codes: 14 (no ignition reference signal), 22 (coolant temp open or short), 24 (air temp sensor), 52 (knock sensor)
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K8T
Help! This car stalls intermittently hot or cold -most of the time it will restart and stall again a few times and then will be OK for hours at a time. Car came in on the hook and started OK. I did quick check for anything obvious and found a code p1335 crank ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340, P1335
2006 Toyota RAV4 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: JTMBD33V47
Under very light throttle only, this Rav 4 wil have a bind up on the 2-3 u/s. Dip into the throttle to 25% or so, and it works perfectly. Same basic problem trans was diagnosed with before,unit was replaced. Cust took to Toyota back in December, had a pressure...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L No Start, NO COMMUNICATION VIN: 3VWRJ01H4T
Not too familiar with these diesel's, so I need a little help, Car cranks over fine, glow plugs getting power, I can't see any fuel flowing through the clear fuel lines. Also I cant get any communication with my Snap ON Modis. Thank you.
2001 Volvo vnl6460 460CID four way flashers VIN: 2T1N366489
Good morning! Looking for four way flashers wiring diagram. Itís a tractor-trailer 2001 Volvo vnl6460. Turn signals working fine. The emergency flashers in on position flashes only right rear light. Thanks in advance.

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1993 BMW 318is 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBABE5311P
FINALLY!! Got it, I did way to much to describe in explicit detail, but the summary goes this way: Observed all the lights on the car would flicker with engine rpm above idle, tested all grounds from the battery to chassis and body and engine, tested alternato... Trouble codes: 76 (CO Potentiometer).
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L cooling VIN: WBAGH8331X
Thanks guys.It was the valley pan on this car.It looked just like it was coming out of the plate but once again you guys were right.Thanks again
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L turn signals VIN: WBAEV33494
Got alot of good direction from alot of people, decided to start by looking at the headlight switch...found the customer had rigged under-dash LED lights to headlight switch...duh! Customer opted to take vehicle to LED installer rather than pay us to fix the ...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L ABS and DSC VIN: WBAVB33576
I agree with most of the responses that suggest the problem is a module problem. The key to this is, in my opinion, because it takes days for the error to re-appear. A mechanical problem should pop up quicker. Since the customer sourced his own wheel-speed ...
2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L starter VIN: 1G4HP52K24
Thanks for the help. I ended up disconnecting the battery negative terminal. After reattatching it, everything went back to normal. Unfortunately now I can't see exactly what happened. I'm guessing one of the modules was dragging the system down ?
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L stuck in 3rd gear VIN: 1GCFK24K2R
First of all thanks to all who replied. The problem that was confusing me was no codes. The scanner that I was using is fairly new to me and it was not showing any transmission codes and I did catch it right away. The scanner is the MAC Taskmaster. I switched ...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GNCS13W6S
after all that replied we replaced the fuel pump and found that the previous repair facility had also broken the small metal overfolw of of the tank. we put a used fuel tank a new fuel pump and vehicle drives fine thanks for the help.
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNCT18W45
Customer gave me the go ahead to check the timing chain. it had wear but nothing to wory about replaced engine with junk yard and replace the spider injector, it was all good customer happy and so am i. thanks for all your replys. Joe [...]
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Dome Light VIN: 1GNDM19W4X
I am happy to report this vehicle has been successfully repaired. Once the dashboard trim and A/C Trim, A/C controller and headlight switch were removed and out of the way, I was able to see that an "aftermarket" alarm system of somesort was installed, and on...
2001 Chevrolet p 30 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5B4HP42R01
Thanks for the help. The distubtor was out of time. It was not off on the gear but about 2 degrees out of time. We reset the timing. THe code has not repeated and truck has seccuffuly gone throu emmistions. I still I am not sure what the diffrence in this code...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L RPM races up VIN: 3B7KF2666W
Followed up on the alternator theory, but with it disconnected it still acted up. At this point the client has it at a dealership hoping that they have more insight on this situation. Also a DRB will be required if ECU requires replacement. I should know by th... Trouble codes: P0388, P0123, P0606, P0113, P0121, P0563.
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L alt,cluster VIN: 3B7KF2660W
Thanks for all the input on this one,it was definitely a learning experience.I think the customer smoked his PCM while boosting this dead truck,It was a used PCM that cured BOTH the alternator field AND the instrument cluster.After checking all related wiring ...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R41
Well at this time everyone the customer did not want to go any futher so we let it go without fixing anything. The one thing i did forget to mention in my update was that the car would idle real low and drop the vacuum to 9.2 in hg and IAC counts would go to 0... Trouble codes: 1297 (no change in MAP from start to run).
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23631
Sorry for the delay, but I wanted some miles on truck before I called it fixed. I replaced the TPS with a known good one and problem has not returned. I never really got any bad readings on scanner. I had checked every thing but the TPS. I actually had two '0...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L 3-2 shift VIN: 1D7KS28C26
after almost a full week of testing and changing parts i have fixed the truck!! the problem was the governor pressure sensor and solenoid block,it must be warped or something,thanks for all the help!!keep this one in the books,this will haunt another tech soon...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MX48CX7
Based on numerous people recommending to pull the injectors and have them tested, # 1 tested bad. Replaced it with a reman and the truck ran great. Thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor performance).
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L ignition system VIN: 1FALP13P9V
Just a brief overview, the wiring was reversed at the crank sensor connector. I had 3 replies to check the rewire job. To answer the question about DTC's, there was none and I appologise for leaving that out of my summary. After rewiring the connector, the car...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Pinging VIN: 1FTPW14524
Bad plug in hole #8. I got tunnel vision due to a P0304 code and didn't check the other cylinders. I believe that 8 is next in the firing order. Thanks to a tech line that sponsers this page, I was directed away from checking other cylinders, and moved on t... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire).
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L whte grey smoke VIN: 1FTWW33P44
2007 Ford E-250 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTNE24W17
I received 3 replies. First said to check grounds. The next two recommended checking the crank sensor. The evening I posted, I scoped the crank sensor and it looked good. The true test was going to be the next morning. I set up the scope on the crank sensor an...
2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L Acceleration VIN: 1GKFK66U45
Thanks to all seven that replied. Based on your information regarding the traction control system being more sensitive than the abs and that we may not see a wheel speed sensor drop out on our Modis. We lab scoped the sensors and found a weak signal in the rig...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Fuel Smell VIN: 2HGES16501
I am going to get the car back and check the injectors, fill hose, and customer's garage. The customer says that she can smell fuel in the car, more in the back than front, but for all I know, this could be leftover vapor from her garage. I have pretty good no...
1992 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L pedal travel VIN: SAJKY1748N
Greetings All, I wish I could shed more light on this problem, but the owner was unwilling to spend the money to replace the master cylinder when there was a good chance the pump was failing also. His car also needed side bearings and seatbelts, so it is pro...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L abs pump circut VIN: 1J4GZ78YXV
Sorry for the delay in closing. Steven was right on when he said make sure calipers were on correct sides. I am not used to working on cars with parts installed wrong. I had not looked at the calipers yet either. As far as the ABS goes it is not fixed. I am on...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge VIN: 1MEHM5OU32
thanks for the help it had a small vacuum leak around the pcv valve and intake manifold put a clamp on just to be sure
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED29XO2
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A12
I scoped both TPS on a dual trace lab scope, while pulling tugging, twisting the harness. Never could get it to act up. The customer wanted to try and put a new throttle body on (which we did). It has been fine for a week, so I will consider it fixed. Thanks f... Trouble codes: P0221 (throttle position sensor B).
2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2HZ5416Y
Gary THANK YOU so much. The term Carbon Tracking had completely left me. As soon as you said it, I thought what an idiot I can be. I was so stuck on the plugs coming out with the Carbon Tracking that I had not went any farther. I knew this was my problem I jus...
1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Initial Idle VIN: WVWCA0155K
Hi and thank you everyone. Well it took me about a week to receive the new injctors which I installed and no difference. Still have the original problem. However, I kept trying different things and discovered that if I set idle to 950 rpm and enriched mixture ...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWRA69M25
I have not fixed this VW yet.On this 2.0l the camshaft is held by a slot in the rear of the camshaft with a special holding fixture from VW.The crank gear is aligned by the harmonic balancer and rear belt cover notch.There is no fuel filter on this Jetta. I ch...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L timing belt VIN: YV1TS9491Y
Once again I am overwhelmed by the response (and patience) of the iatn members. Thanks one and all for your advice. From the information that I have been provided I will take a run at this job at some point between now and the end of June. I'll let you know ho...
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVIVW2558Y
First of all, let me thank all who reponded. Almost everyone said to use O.E. Volvo plugs, so a new set of #869070-9 plugs went in. If you check the plugs out carefully, they are Bosch with either a platinum or iridium center electrode, but with no interchange... Trouble codes: P0303.
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