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1997 Audi A6 2.8L readiness monitors VIN: WAUGA84A7V
this 97-a6 was brought to us for not passing inspection due to readiness monitors. we had codes for a ho2s bank 2 sensor 1 in diagnosing this code we found that the brand new ho2s that was installed from somebody else the connector was plugged into the egr tem... Trouble codes: P0155, P1606
1997 Audi A4 2.8L Airbag Light VIN: WAUEA88D1V
The vehicle came in with a no headlight complaint. Simple enough, R&R headlight switch, reassembled and found air bag light on. The light comes on with the key and does not flash, stays on steady. I do not remember the light being on before starting repair and...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E96
hi this is for you audi guys, got this 06 a4 2.0 turbo auto trans with these codes[ used [...] to pull codes]p0507,p2187,p2279.found audi tsb that address's these codes says to replace crankcase vent system pressure vavle and hose. got vavle and hose{we go... Trouble codes: P0507, P2187, P2279
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5332X
Hey guys have this bmw 328i the check engine light will go on and when you press the accel. nothing happens and code 1542 limp mode or something like that do i need to replace throttle body please help
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Surge, Stall VIN: WBABS33471
Hello all, this customer complains of an intermittent stall during decel. There are no codes present. I was able to confirm his complaint on an extended test drive…well; I didn’t get an actual stall but did experience a pretty good idle drop. A smoke test didn...
2005 BMW 530i 3.0L service reset VIN: WBANA73585
I am having trouble reseting the service light on this 530i. The display shows oil service, spark plugs, micro filter,are due service but I can see how to reset after work. alldata shows using the trip button. but it will not reset. Help if you can. Thanks Mic...
2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4CW54K72
Traced original code PO102 to problem with PCM--replace and flashed PCM. Then found intermittent loss of communication with the scan tool--like turning key off--replaced crank sensor, eventually ignition switch. With other maintenance have replace plugs, pcv, ... Trouble codes: P0102
2003 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4LW54K33
When making stops from higher speeds the vechile acts like ABS braking but the scanner shows its not. Would the Vechile stability enhancement system cause this and how would I go about checking it. All four wheel speed sensors test good scooped with modus and ...
1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L A/C system VIN: 1G6KY5291T
Customer felt that the a/c system was not performing as it should, purchased 2 small r134 bottles from autozone, and added both to the car. Customer complaint, A/C is Inoperative, not cold. The Information Console Says "Service A/C System" , and "A/C Compress...
1967 Chevrolet C-10 PKUP 5.7L brake block VIN: CS147B1279
pickup came in being restored.no brake lines leaving brake block.need to know if front brake lines go to front or rear of block.rear to rear of block or other way.truck has mechanical brakes,no power.thanks for help.think front goes to front,but not sure.thank...
1982 Chevrolet Suburban K20 6.2L headlights, dash lights,tail lights,ammeter, radio
I'm really sorry to have to post this but im kind of in a jam. This is our yard truck. When I was driving it last night I heard a pop, like a fuse blowing, and the radio, interior lights, dash lights, tail lights, license plate lights, headlights went out and ...
1983 Chevrolet K20 Custom 5.7L master cylinder hydraulics VIN: 1GCGK24M1D
this is embarrassing because i can't get a good pedal before pumping pedal 3 or four times - have bleed brakes with vacumn pump, have bleed at master cylinder and bleed all cylinders starting at right rear and working forward.i have toe play but still shimmed ...
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCDC1428L
Thankyou guys in advance for your time. I have this truck that is starting to get really attached to my shop. We previously replaced the camshaft and lifters and timing chain after we found 2 lobes wore off of the cam. Had a dead miss and that problem is gone....
1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L parking pawl VIN: 1GCCS1441V
the trans works ok butt it realy hard to get into park if the truck is sitting still . if the truck rolls a little it will slam into park and hold I,ve droped the valve body to check the gear and the parking pawl evry thing looks ok if the drive shaft is rotat...
1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L ABS module VIN: 2G1WL52M1X
hello there. came in with abs light on. code was C1216 -brake control relay coil circuit open. if you shut the car off, the abs light will be off and no codes stored. go for a drive and out of nowhere the abs light comes on and voltage for the abs module goes ...
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GCHG39F8Y
Van will quit after driving for a while, customer says he lets the van sit for 5-10 mins and it will start back up and away he goes for a few more miles then it will quit again. There is no codes, and I am not familiar at all with these 6.5L engines. Any help ...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L engine VIN: 1G1JC12431
customer came in saying that she brought her car to the dealer and they told her nothing was wrong but as soon as she left the trac off light came on and the engine hesitated then took off. after this happens three times the battery light,oil light&check engin...
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L gear ratio error VIN: 2G1WH55K01
After reinstalling the transmission the gear ratios were inspec for the first 5 miles although they were not steady, bouncing around a few ratios. As the vehical was driven further the ratios went out of specs setting the code again.(P0730). EG. In first gear ...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1ND52J01
car seems to stall after 20 mins of driving it wont completely die but just no power and wont take any gas sometimes it will stall and not start for a couple mins then she may run fine or spit and sputter car has a low mileage engine which i know doesnt mean a... Trouble codes: P0300, U1040, P1106, P1189
2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Radio VIN: 2G1WH52K64
Hi all and thank you in advance for your help. The radio in my 2004 Impala failed so I got one from a salvage yard to replace it. Found out after I installed it that when it is unplugged from the vehicle the theft deterent is activated and the radio locks. As ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16S04
this truck was sold saturday customer called saying check engine lite was coming on he went to his shop they said po2101 was code! lite is not staying on all the time but code remains in history along with po1633 freeze frame data is o mph 153 degrees 29% thro... Trouble codes: P2101
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Pump / Fluid VIN: 2G1WT58K36
Hi all, Having trouble with the power steering on this car. Started out with the owner wanting to eliminate the buzzing noise. The fluid was low but I saw no leaks, I put the Lucas addative in and filled it up. The noise didn't go away and now when the motor i...
1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 1B4GP45R0T
The evaporater, condenser, drier, and expansion valve was changed, cause they leaked and found the leaks.It will hold a vacume of 30 hgs for 15 mins or more. Charged and found no leaks with sniffer or uv light.3 weeks later alls gone again. I can see the compr...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Hesitation VIN: 1B7GG22NXY
P1716 Transmission Problem while Accelerating when Hot 2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7 L Automatic 4-Speed, 4x4 Customer complained of no power when trying to pass above 70mph on freeway. I test drove and could feel hesitation/surging and believed it may be a sensor b... Trouble codes: P1716 (Bus Communication Problem ECM to TCM)
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L all illumination and door locks inoperative VIN: 1B4HR28N91
webt to start vehicle and found these conditions.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18262
Hi All This truck has not been driven alot in the last year since an engine swap was done. Truck was working fine until according to customer it began to run very rough. Customer replaced plugs and wires himself, oil change himself(said the oil was very gassy)...
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1B3EL36X84
hi guys i got this 2004 dodge stratus came in with knocking noise when start the enbine the noise occurs only when the engine start , sound like a broken motor mount or flywheel, i change the starter motor & belt tensoiner & inspect all mount they seems good &...
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Air Bag VIN: 1D4HB48N14
Customer Complaint, Passenger front airbag light wont turn off, even with someone sitting there. codes : B1BA7, B1BA6, B223D i did a visual check to ensure all connectors are connected where their supposed to be, no loose connections or unplugged connection...
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L fuse 7 VIN: IFDKE3OM6P
Hello iatn. first time. This squad was towed in after a no start, i found fuse 7 in the interior fuse block blown which powers glow plugs, pcm power, instument cluster, tfi module. replaced and noticed the glow plug controller cycling quikly and fuse blew agai...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14N1S
vehicle will stall, cut out or hesitate intermittently. symptoms have occurred most often when vehicle sits outside on a warm day and then is driven at the end of the day. have had all symptoms in same test drive. fuel pressure is within spec at all times. ign...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Evap core freezing VIN: 2FTDX18W3V
Hello friends, About a year and half ago, this vehicle came in the cold days of winter.It was January and it was well below freezing. The complaint was "although he had good heat after the initial warm-up" he had "no heat after a half hour of driving". We ar...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L possible blower VIN: 1FAFP55U5Y
Customer states that A/C will start blowing insufficiently (Low vloume and low cooling) after driving @ 40 miles. Also has insufficient heat when turned to hot.We have not been able duplicate insufficient cooling symptoms, but do experience insufficient heat. ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21F51
Mis fire happens at 1400-1500 rpm at 45-55 mph Contribution test shows #8 failing replaced three times with ford reman--- stills fails contibution test. Had at ford dealer and they could not find the problem. No smoke and or evidence of any fluid consumption. ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L cruise,horn VIN: 1FTRW08L52
Hello again, Thanks in advance for any help, this truck came in for inop cruise control and horn, checked out and verified complaint, found clock spring to be bad, replaced clock sping and now the horn will work only with the key in the off position and not wh...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L running VIN: 1FMZU73E42
we have done all of this truck never sets a code,but on misfire monitors it showed cylinder 2,3,4.after tune misfire went to #3 cylinder.came backcustomer had to have it back.now when you dirve it no codes but misfires show 1 time on cylinders 2and 4.clear and...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L dlc VIN: 1FTPX14V57
This F150 came in for a MIL on, have no communication with PCM or any other modules. No power on pin 16 and no power to cigar lighter. Checked for fuse 41 in CJB, there's a slot there but no connections behind the slot. :) Mitchells says fuse 41 is the one f...
1992 Geo Metro 1.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JG1MR2467L
this car came to me after customer changed engine. he had just bought car with a bad engine.he has several of these cars and has alot of spare parts. the problem is car will start ok and idle a little rough but as you run engine up the ignition timing jumps al...
2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L No Start, NO COMMUNICATION VIN: 3GKEC16T61
Hey everyone out there. Hope someone has seen one like this before. Vehicle was towed in with a complaint of vehicle died. Ok simple enough checked spark, fuel pressure and all was in line. Plugged in scan tool and the Modis will not communicate with any modul...
2005 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L fuel overflow VIN: 1GDJC342X5
This li'l gem was here when I started in January(thats my "I didnt do it" disclaimer) and I was told it was repaired. The history of the truck was that it would run out of fuel in one tank and not read empty or set a MIL or kick the gauge to empty. So the solu... Trouble codes: P2636 (Fuel transfer pump insufficient), P0462 (Fuel level performance)
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L converter VIN: 1GTEC14X56
truck came in with fault code #p0894 stored in memory. checked tranmsission operation and found that the torque converter rpm slip was to high. have checked and replaced the tcc and pusle with solenoids. replaced transmission pump valve and updated valve body....
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCK5688V
Hi need some help from all you honda techs. This car came in for shifting problems car will start off in second gear and take a while to shift when cold. There was a code for the speed sensor p0715 so we serviced the transmission/ drain and fill and cleared th... Trouble codes: P0715
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5532V
After replacing the clutch, the customer said the car would not start. It cranks fine, compression is good. There is no spark from the coil. The data stream shows 220 rpm from cranking, so I think crank, TopDeadCenter sensors are good. I tested the crk/TDC sen...
2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L rear brakes VIN: 5J6YH28576
Customer came to us with rear disc brakes bad at 75,000 miles, stated dealer had replaced once already. we inspected calipers, hoses, hardware, all looked ok. replaced with ceramic pads and new rotors. 2500 miles later, it came back with rear brakes dragging, ...
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: 5FNRL18084
2004 HONDA ODYESSY This vehicle came in with a customer concern of the drivers door lock inoperative. The coil in the drivers door actuator was open, so we replaced the actuator. It still didn't work. In diagnosing the lock system, we found that when we try t...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHCG45C01
Hi thank you for looking all you smog guys this Hyundai-fun-day has hi NOX its really not too high but in california it is it is 672 PPM @ 15 mph test the max is 477 so we are close.. my question is does the after cat burn NOX( the cat after the pre cat) I don...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM85B12B24
have a intermittent problem after driving for 30 min at 1800 rpms car bucks/jerks it feels if the car shuts off and then restarts inself i have allready replaced the crank sensor twice no codes in computer and no data problems what do you think??? thanks Adam
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR0ZY9X
I have this nightmare of a QX4 that has a rough idle issure with a random misfire code. When I first looked at the car I smoke tested it for vacum leaks and found the inlet boot at the t-body to have a large crack in it. Replaced it with a new inlet boot think... Trouble codes: P0300
1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L clutch master cly VIN: 4S2CY58V6P
Truck came in on hook,customer said he needed the clutch master and slave cly installed.when clutch operation was inspected found that throwout bearing separated from pressure plate. (note this clutch system is a pull type.)After pulling clutch apart found spr...
2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Engine Misfire - Low Power VIN: JACDJ58X22
The main symptom is that the engine bogs at 65-70 mph in top gear. An abrupt downshift brings back the power and speed but after the resulting upshift back to fourth gear, no amount of throttle will maintain speed. After about two cycles of this shifting and b...
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48K44
THIS JEEP CAME IN WITH AN INTERMITTENT SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER. Had code P0501 so we installed a new output VSS. Now Jeep returns a week later and Speedo/odo doesn't work at all. Same code. Dealer sent another Output VSS and it still does not work. We checked the...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Blower Motor VIN: JT8BF28G0W
I hate to post something that should be so simple. Car came in with inop Blower Motor. Put 12v to the motor, no luck so we replaced the motor. Problem solved... right, nope. Fan worked in the bay but the next day it was back. Checked the connector at the blo...
1994 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1LNLM9849R
The blower only works on high speed. I have a wiring diagram, but no way to diagnose how many volts should be at the blower motor speed control module (which I think is the faulty component). I even went to the Ford dealer, but the oldest book they have is a 1...
2006 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM84W56
Hello all, I have this Town Car that I just cant seem to find what the problem may be with this PO108 Code. Went through the whole diag procedeure, according to Alldata, except being able to read PIDS. The vehicle does not seems to exhibit any any symptoms in... Trouble codes: P0108
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Idle VIN: 1YVGE22A1P
I have a 1993 Mazda 626 4 cyl. the engine is idling at about 2000 rpms with a/c on. a/c off idle up and down at 2000 rpm down to 1000 and back up. i have checked iac tps done a smoke test unhooked vacume to egr. other than the rpm run great. checked code had c...
2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Stall VIN: JM3LW28A84
i have a 2004 mazda mpv lx, every time that you drive the vehicle the vehicle stalls, but will restart, only code that is in pcm is p0102 mass air flow circuit low. replaced mass air flow sensor and it still stalls as you drive it. any suggestions!!! Trouble codes: P0102 (mass airflow circut low)
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L electrical auxillary fans VIN: WDB1290661
when i disconnect the blue connector on engine in case of overheatinhg the fans should go on right away they do not go all ok the power side it is the control from the relais that does not work at terminal 1 and 2 or 85 86 if you prefer this is a double relais...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBJF25F8W
Hello all, Vehicle came in for a diesel fuel leak, found plastic fuel lines at fuel filter leaking,replace all plastic lines with parts from dealer. Started vehicle an noticed an immediate misfire after bleeding system completely. Pulled injectors and they tes...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L abc VIN: WDBSK75F13
this merc has been giving us hell. we have flushed the system exactly the way the dealer calls for(perform "rodeo" test to heat up fluid) and used the correct fluid. we ran about 15L of febi s161 green hydraulic fluid through it as the "pitching" test was perf...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J75
we have this 2005 benz c230 kompressor model, that we can spray carb cleaner under the intake black box and the engine picks up rpm. so we think we have a vacuum leak under this black box, we cant see how you can remove this box to see the intake manifold, and... Trouble codes: P2029 (running lean)
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S84
car came to us from another garage.car has codes p0353,p0355.p0356,primary/secondary ignition fault,clys 3,5,6.car is skipping.other garage put in all new aftermarket coils and plugs.check cylinders #5 was dead.switched coils 4 and 5.#4 was now dead and #5 ok.... Trouble codes: P0353, P0355, P0356

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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L drainage VIN: WAUBG34D8W
I would like to thank Ralph for the reply he hit the nail on the head. It was the drain valves in the cabin serviced them and we are good to go.
2001 Audi A4 1.8L Release Bearing VIN: WAUDC68D51
Thank you to all who replied. This one was an odd one. Upon transmission removal we noticed the plate in between the engine and flywheel was hitting. Straigtened the plate out and put it back together and the noise was still there. Then we found that someone h...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L power window VIN: WBAVB13506
1989 Cadillac Brougham 5.0L Charging VIN: 1G60W51Y5K
A big thank you to everyone that replied to this posting. This vehicle was and will continue to be a thorn in my side. A special thanks to Juan at mecias cadillacs (sorry if I spelled that wrong) for all your guidance. As everyone knows, these cars are an elec...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L abs lights VIN: 2G1WN52M7S
thanks for all of the replies...upon checking grounds... inspection of the fuse terminal...showed deterioration replace fuse terminal...took care of a b s and lighting problem thanks again!!
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Delayed Shift and a no start VIN: 2GCEC19R6V
Thanks for all the replies and professional advice. My neighbor had the truck towed to a transmission shop. Unfortunately, I did not have all the tools I needed at hand to complete the diagnosis and my neighbor needs his truck for work.
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNDT13W2W
hey guys just want you to know that the fix was the cold hot door was stuck after removing dash and pulling heater box i found the problem thank you to all and god bless
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L tcc VIN: 1GCCS1952Y
Thank you for the help. I replaced the valve body and wireing with new tc clutch solinoid. found valve was sticking in its bore. Thanks again for help.
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L drivers information center VIN: 2G1WX15K12
Special thanks go to Bradley and Joe for their quick help and wiring diagrams. The Drivers information center wiring is found under Insterment panel gages. Lt green\black Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Signal Black\white Ground Brown ingnition 3 voltage o...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCHC23134
Sorry took so long,customer needed to drive vehicle and report,thanks to Sean from Utah,It seems system needed to relearn it self,customer states they have gone as far as 25 miles after light has come on.
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L gauges VIN: F52E759205
we fixed the car ,how i dont know.we let car set overnight when we whent to move the car battery was dead,put jump box to it cranked car gauges was working.i guess surge to battery did it.its been like this a year or more got lucky i guess.thanks to every body...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Rear struts VIN: 3C3EL45H1V
it was suggested to hit some speed bumps so after trying that a few times and reinspecting the suspension it was obvious that the left strut was extended and locked...junior took it out for another "spin" and tried a "Dukes of Hazard" over the local railroad t...
2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1B3EL36X03
I guess I shouldn't say it is fixed yet but we know what needs to be done. Thanks to all the replies. It is nice to have information to pass on to the customer. They are taking the vehicle to get it rebuilt for about $2000.00. I don't think our used estima...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L fuel guage VIN: 3D7LU38CX4
Hi, Thank you to all that replied. I rechecked the signal and ground for the sender and had good readings at both, however when i checked it at the plug i did not, wiggled it a little and got the readings that i needed. So i put a new plug(pig tail) on and now...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L rear tail lights VIN: 1D7HU16D14
thanks to all the brake switch was the problem the old one tested fine but i put a new one in anyway and the lights worked correct
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Surge VIN: 1D4GP24RX4
well guys thanks for the info. this was the first caravan we have seen with an egr problem and did not want to replace it and be wrong and have an upset customer. replacing the egr solved the problem, but it took 3 trips to reset the monitors. hope this doesn'... Trouble codes: P0404, P0406.
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP45R75
Thanks to all who replied. As mentioned previously it was hard to confirm if the flywheel was cracked. We also checked with identifix which had 19 posts with this problem and each and every one was a broken flywheel. That clinched it for us and we pulled th... Trouble codes: P0016 (crank / cam timing out of syn), P0306 (Misfire 6 cyl).
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6537S
fixed the problem the coolant temp sensor and crank sensor connectors are exactly the same and are very close to each other. Swapped connectors and it started right up. simple mistake Trouble codes: 16 (IDM no signal).
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP6537S
fixed, hose of brake booster came of where is slides onto the connection below im, connected back to together and runs great Trouble codes: 167 (insufficient throttle position change during dynamic reponse test).
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W7T
could not get vehicle to stall. cleaned the mass air flow sensor like many said and sent the vehicle on its way. so far it has not come back.
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMYU24E1W
I checked the rear brakes, pulled drive shafts and the truck still had this problem on the lift. The problem has to be in the transmission. I advised customer that trans would have to be looked at. He did not wana go any futher with repair. Plans on getting ri...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMYU24E4W
First off I'd like to thank all those members who took the time to reply! The timing chain plastic tensioner shoe on the left front cam chain wore excessively allowing the chain to jump and resulted in bent valves. At this point we are considering a replaceme...
1998 Ford Contour 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to everybody that replied. The problem with this car ended up being the bank 2 sensor 1 O2 sensor. It was shutting down after driving the car on the freeway for 10 minutes. We replaced it and havent had a problem in 3 days now. Also, it passed state emi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L fuses VIN: 1FTYR14X5W
thamks to all of you who replied. unfortunately the truck has not come back since i updated the request. i am not sure if that is good news ir bad and the customer just hasn't brought it back. we have not heard from him either.
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L theft light VIN: 2FTZX1723X
Hi guys sorry for the wait, talking with my custumer the cluster was already broke before the theft system is working butlight still on need to change the cluster and get reprogram after, but customer will wait thank for the quick help to the next time Eric
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L converter VIN: 1FTSW21P45
thanks to all. we ended up pulling trans out of vehicle.we found that the tcc valve retaining clip was in the wrong slot. the clip was actually blocking the converter feed. no oil pressure to trans converter and the piston in the converter was always applied. ...
1990 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L air distribution VIN: SAJFY1741L
the Diaphrame in the center console was leaking, the whole dash has to be removed to replace it. Don't try this at home kids, LOL
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Scan Tool VIN: SAJWA01T55
Thanks to all that replied. We have decided to go with the Autologic scan tool. It is a little pricey, but I am a firm believer that you get what you pay for. We had the sales rep come by and demonstrate the tool and feel like it will be a good fit with our...
1976 Jeep CJ7 5.0L pressure plate VIN: J6F93EH588
After replacing the flywheel and 2 more clutches we finally got this Jeep working nicely. We ended up going with the Luk clutch as suggested in the end and it worked nicely. Thank you all who responded and helped.
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB7237Y
our original thought before we made this post was to replace main & fuel pump relays-we did before asking for help. however we purchased aftermarket relays from local supplier. unfortunately the new main relay was bad. bought new oem relays for both fuel & mai...
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD69S20
thanks for all the help,the problem was the vent valve under the plastic engine cover.it was letting fumms flood the engin we installed a new valve and all fixed
2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JM3LW28A64
Sorry for the delay. This was such an intermittent problem. It finally came in strong while scoping and we were able to confirm it was the #4 coil. I had common replies stating problems with the pcv tube on the right side of engine between the engine and fire ...
1969 Mercedes-Benz 280se 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1110251200
Thanks for all that responded it turns out that these are very easy to adjust. There is a adjusting screw at the back of the injection pump that is to be adjusted with the engine off. Harold from florida was very helpful But everyone that responded had good po...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Unknown VIN: WDBEA34E3R
Hello, techs sorry i have taken so long to reply it seems that everyone breaks down at the same time. However i did replace the transmission fluid and filter. I found the fluid to look burnt and have signs of clutch wear. After installing the new fluid and fil...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L alignment VIN: WDBJF65J62
Thanks, to all that replied, M-B make aligning these sound harder than it is. Ride hight is realy not needed once you get into the adjustments.
2002 Mercury Villager 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, loss of power VIN: 4MZXV14T7Y
I started to change out the alternator and discovered a broken wire at the plug going into the alternator, I fixed this, cleared the codes and it has been fine since Trouble codes: P0325, P0105, P1105 (manufacturers fuel air metering control).
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L timing chain VIN: 1N4AL11D92
thanks to you all that posted a view for this timing chain problem . Stuart from illinois confirmed it right . a new oil pump ( carring a not worn out shield around crank gear was the solution to stop crankshaft jumping gears.
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L differential VIN: 4S3BG6856V
thank you to every one for there help on this one. after reading all of the responses i removed the tail housing off the tranny and found that the ground lug for the clutch solinoid had broken. repaired ground and all is fine, thank you to all who responded. ...
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L spark knock VIN: JF1SF6357X
we are going too replace engine again because this engine has too much compression.has 200-210 calls for 155-185
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Door Locks VIN: 4S4BP62C75
Thanks for your responses.The key in switch indicator in the lock cylinder has failed . It was telling the lock module that the door was open.Causing the locks to cycle .If you unplug the plug at the cylinder. All will now work properly.But if you try to leave...
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