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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Headlights VIN: 19UUA5601A
Hello, I have this TL with the Hid headlights and the car came in with the right side headlight flickering, I changed the bulb and it still flickered, I switched igniters and the inverter from the other headlight and it still flickered, I finally traced the pr...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L do not respond accel VIN: TRUWT28N71
Vehicle drives fine, except under very heavy acceleration ( full throttle )it might cut off instantly and stays at idle mode until ignition key is turned off & on again. only code detected was cylinder # 3 misfiring which appears along symptom presence only. ...
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUYP64B01
Audi masters please help! customer came in with allroad today and has a p1176/17584 and has new r side bank one o2s all seems fine and unable to find vacuum bad?this is 3rd time for this code at dealer... any help would be appreciated and thanks in... Trouble codes: P1176, 17584 (bank 1 lambda correction downstream)
2005 Audi A4 1.8L airbag VIN: WAUJC68E65
This is a rebuilt car. I looks like everything was replaced. I dont know if the airbags blew or not. The right front crash sensor was missing so I put one on it. The Airbag light is on with codes 00588 drivers airbag ignitor, 00654 Left seatbelt ignitor and 01...
1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Heater or A/C fan motor not working VIN: WBABE5325R
Hello Friends I have this 1994 BMW 318 IS , 1.8 liter After diagnost heater fan problem i found a bad Heater Fan Motor the Motor is located in the center of the fire wall, i followed ALLDATA to a T , i got the old motor out in piece, cut the Fan out and broke...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37422
Hey Guys!! I have this BMW which came in for a check engine light..Had fault code P1620 (T/Stat Map cooling circuit high)..Knowing these have problems with T/Stats, I went and replaced it and also checked for signal to heater portion of T/Stat from ECU all O.K... Trouble codes: P1619
2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L Oil pressure light VIN: WBAEW53443
oil light flickers on @ hard stops when warm oil pressure is at the minimum at idle (7psi) when this occurs we replaced a leaking oil pressure switch & that is when the poop hit the fan & problem started - we have since replaced the switch twice with an OE BM...
2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L k bus VIN: 4USBT33403
this Z4's windows, wipers, convertable top, horn, and A/C do not operate, but the mirrors and locks do. i cannot communicate with the EWS or any of the body controls such as airbags, audio, light control module, ect. the only body control that communicates is ...
1993 Chevrolet Blazer Cheyenne 5.7L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK18K6P
Received this truck from another shop they have given up on it. When cold this truck will run rich but idle is good. When it warms up and goes to closed loop idle quality is poor And it will start a bad surge under light load. Engine will almost die then surge... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC System fault)
1994 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L piston ring VIN: 1GNEC16KXR
Howdy, One of my techs, replaced the trans on this sub and cleaned the plugs due to moderate oil fouling, I guess he may have left some cleaning media (glass bead blaster) in the tip of the plug and now the #3 cylinder is scored and we lost compression. The ot...
1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Stall VIN: 1GNDU06D2R
vehicle will stall at idle in gear don't have to drive just sit in bay and it will die after a while . scanner shows batt voltage and fuel pump voltage go to zero when this happens. pin point at ecm. they stay at batt volts using vantage and graphing.but snap-...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 2GCEC19W61
customer came in with a stumble or a hesitation at steady drive and at accel. found bulliten for timing chain too loose causeing same problem. change timing chain,gears,and tensioner. fix it for a day. change crank sensor better but not fix still does same thi... Trouble codes: P0335 (not detecting crank singal for three seconds)
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L tcc VIN: 2G1WH55K93
This vehicle came in with transmission not shifting properly. Check engine light on and code p0742. Followed flow chart for this code in alldata. Vehicle originally came from a dealership where they replaced tcc pwm solenoid. After replacement of solenoid prob...
2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L vents VIN: 1G1ZT54865
the pass side vents blow cold but the driver side vents blow warm i have changed out the head unit and the air temp actuor
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L 2-1 or 3-1 Forced downshift VIN: 2C8GP64L62
If you decelerate the vehicle to about 10 MPH and then accelerate hard (75% to 100% throttle) the trans binds up (like it's in 2 gears at the same time) or shudders on the 2-1 or 3-1 downshift. Other than that the trans works perfectly. I am going to have the ...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3AA53G85
This is an oddball issue. This chrysler, idle's fine, no miss. And it drives fine until I hit the brakes to slow down. As soon as I hit the brakes it shutters really bad, like a brake pulsation. However, there's new brakes all the way around. And after so long... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire)
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Fuel Economy, lack power VIN: 1B7HC16Y1R
truck come in running bad with egr vacum plugged and diaphram housing melted on egr.tuned up-cap,rotor,wires,plugs,and replaced the egr with dodge part.seemed like it was running fine when I got done with it.Owner brought it back the next day saying it has no ... Trouble codes: 37 (trans temp/no sensor)
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HS48NX3
vehicle failed emissions due to code po 440 . nvld would not acuate in atm tests. replaced nvld pump and purge valve . i believe i may have faulty new nvld pump . when i run forced evap monitor test , system fails with code po440 present . smoke tested system ... Trouble codes: P0440
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L engine VIN: 1DHA16N54J
vehicle came in with knocking noise in flywheel area, noise only audible under vehicle, knocks worse in gear under load, tried to isolate cylinder with no success, removed oil pan and inspected bearings, little wear evident. replaced flywheel, checked oil pres...
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L evaprorator VIN: 2D4GP44L06
Have an 06 caravan that lost all of its refrigerant in a little over 1 months time and can not find where its going?evap still common in this model year??? Can only see what appears to be a trace of dye on F evaporator. Condensor, lines that I can see, compres...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14H4R
Good Evening: I think that I have a Pcm problem here. Truck runs really crappy. The codes downloaded are shown above. The TPS checks bad and good. In idle position I have 4.94 volts showing WOT at idle position. The resistance shows good and a clean ramp-up f... Trouble codes: 122 (low min tps voltage), 123 (high tps voltage), 179 (adaptive fuel lean limit), 988 (hard fault fmem no diognostics)
1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP58S7W
under hard acceleration the rev limiter kicks in. it also does this at 65 mph and about 3500 rpm. slow easy driving the car runs great. no codes or any other issues. have never seen this before. does anyone have any ideas to point me in the right direction. th...
1999 Ford Falcon 4.0L Smartlock System VIN: 6FPAAAJGCM
One here for the Aussie's on IATN. I have an Au falcon utility, 6cyl with intermittant Smartlock (factory immobiliser) cutting in. I have a flash code 1 showing up when problem occurs but cant find a definition for it anywhere. Can anyone help please
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17W5Y
HELP!!! Hope one of you Ford guru's have seen something like this. As I stated in the repair history, vehicle was first brought in a little over a year and a half ago with a PCM wire shorted at the accumulator. Wire was repaired and used computer installed at ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position snesor circuit malfunction), P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow), P0720 (Output speed sensor circuit malfunction), P0722 (Output speed sensor circuit no signal), P1131 (Lack of HO2 sensor B1S1 switch indicates lean), P1151 (HO2 sensor B2S1 switch point indicates lean)
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stumble VIN: 2FTPX17L5Y
Thanks in advance, I have a 2000 F-150 XL 5.4L SOHC in for a rough running complaint coming to a stop. I have verified this, it stumbles while coming to a stop but will not stall. During idle it will intermittently idle slightly rough. I have not found any vac...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X5Y
Thanks in advance for your help. I have a crank no start which was intermittent at first cycle key & the car would start on 2nd turn of key. Easy replaced fuel pump NOT. didn't start after fuel pump was replaced. Scanned for any codes none. Check sensor for wa...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03121
Came in with check eng. light on. code was P0402 excessive egr flow. idled fine & died when vacuume was applied. dpfe reading 4.92 volts. replaced dpfe and voltage remained the same. disconected the dpfe and voltage was 5.02 on scanner and at dpfegr wire at se... Trouble codes: P0402
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L unknown VIN: 1FMCU04172
This vehicle came in with a complain of a scraping noise over bumps and a vibration or shimmy on left turns. I found the vertical bushing ripped on the right side and replaced it. The vibration didn't change. I had replaced the left front wheel bearing and rep...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW1274K
This is a good one. truck came in with a p2135 (i think that was the code) p2196 , p2198. per tsb i replaced tps with kit from ford and reprogrammed computer. tsb stated to do that first before diagnosing any other p-codes. now i am getting p0171, p0174. fuel ... Trouble codes: P2196 (lack of o2 switching rich), P2198 (lack of o2 switching rich)
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air distribution VIN: 1FMFU17L24
airflow comes out of defrost and floor only.vacuum resevoir and hoses hold 20in of vacuum. has 20plus in.of vacuum at oneway valve underhood.i can move panel door vacuum solenoid and arm and airflow comes out vents.cant tell if i have a bad vacuum solenoid or ...
1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GTHK39R2W
Truck came in with brake pull. It was your normal ABS hub pull to the left. We replaced the right hub and now it pulls to the left. Replace the left hub and now it starts to pull left then straight. Check and find bad right upper ball joint. Replace it. Still ...
1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L timing belt VIN: 2HGED6350M
Engine runs well and quietly. When I attempted to set the timing on this rebuilt engine, @ 18 degrees BTDC or the middle groove among three on the crankshaft pulley, I was unable to twist the distributor far enough in the head to advance the timing sufficient ...
1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L plastic radiator VIN: 2HGED6350M
Mechanic discovered 3" longitudinal crack in the plastic (?ABS) top of the radiator after reinstalling radiator. Mechanic suggested the crack can be repaired reliably by coating the area completely covering the crack with multiple coats of ABS cement until bui...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L no shift indecator light VIN: 1HGCG6675W
Top of the day fellow techs.this honda is the worse i've ever came in for trans not shifting.customer replaced trany at home.found wires cut and plugs broken.replaced and repared all car will not start,no shift indecater light on dash lights ...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM219X2
ok everyone. this civic is beating me up! need advise.. i got this 02 civic ex 5sp. only got 59k on it. intermittent misfire. only happens when engine is cold. found spark plugs worn, replaced w/ genuine honda parts. thought o2s1 was slow. replaced w/ denso re... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16553
We had this civic that was driven in surging and trans in default. Can not pull any info out of pcm, trans,or abs. Check engine light is allways on and at first start, mil light flashes as engine surges and tach readings jump, then engine settles down, tach go...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Compressor VIN: 5FNRL38675
Hey guys, need some help with this one. Family vehicle. Enough said. AC was working perfectly and out of the blue it quit working. Has automatic climate control. Have checked all fuses, OK. With Genisys I can check AC clutch and command on. Relay clicks but co...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D24
the car first came in with front o2 sensor code. we change the front o2 sensor(hyundia o2 sensor) and the car was fine for a month and then it came back with a rear o2 sensor heater problem. put a new hyundia rear o2 sensor. it was good for a two weeks. now it...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L air bag code VIN: KMHDN46D35
HELP PLEASE!! I have an 05 Hyundai Elantra with an airbag code I cannot ID. I've searched online and in Hyundai's technical site and do not see any airbag codes that start with "C" but I keep getting a C1094 airbag code with my scanner (a Genisys OTC with up t...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Trunk lid won't open
This car came in driven by someone who had never been to our shop. She had shut the trunk lid when she dropped off her kids as school, but wasn't able to open it afterward, and the w/l for an open door is active in her dash display. I connected my Autologic to...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L trans D VIN: JT6HF1OU4X
Trans locks up in D whether overdrive or not. Shudders violent 6-8 times, problem goes away for 2-3 minutes and re-occurs. Happened at various speeds 30-60 mph. Doesn't happen when in 2; has to be in D. When symptom occurs, slipping into neutral stops the shud...
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18204
I got this one with a p0440 evap system malfunction.Evap VSV(one connected to intake )had been replaced to fix code.I inspected for hoses off,crack in hoses and other componants-found no faults.I connected smoke machine at service port and looked for smoke.Fou... Trouble codes: P0440
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Reflashing new ECU/P VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
I have installed a new/used PCM into this car and am trying to flash the computer. Using a Hickock NGS scanner I have successfully copied the software from the original PCM. When I try to install the software onto the new/used PCM here is the display sequence ...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A85
Help, ECT ligh on, code #p2107 & #p2110 throttle actuator codes, have run all related test from alldata, replace throttle body due to shorting out, still same problem, light comes on & will not acclerate pass 35 mph. w/ect light on, run all voltage, ground and... Trouble codes: P2107 (throttle actuator control module processor), P2110 (throttle actuator control system forced limit)
2002 Mazda B2300 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR12DX2
This vehicle came in with trouble code p1537 stored for IMCR control fault. No help in trouble shooter or all data for this code. Any help with flow chart on this one would be helpful. Trouble codes: P1537
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L trunk release, power VIN: WDBJF20F6T
another shop installed glow plugs, said they had to drill 3 out? when customer picked up, he started car and trunk popped open, thought it was maybe a freak thing but has done it since, sometimes when starting, others when shutting down, and has at times opene...
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...
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L SRS light VIN: WDBSK75F74
My Baum I-Scan will not communicate with the srs module or the trans module(& certain other modules which may or may not be present on this car)I checked OBDII terminals 3 & 6(which I believe are can-L and can-H)and there appears to be no activity. Term 3 has ...
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L body VIN: 2MEFM75W24
Hi, I have a good customer that gets water on the drivers side rug. Sometimes after a rain or after running the a/c. It doesn't seem to happen after running the car through the car wash. I checked the drains on the passenger side and they are clean. I couldn't...
1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Surge VIN: JA3AW75K0T
Ok checked and found codes for mass meter baro/ intake air temp circits cleared codes. Also said that he caused codes unpluging mass meter. Hear is what I know CMP & CKP tested good, both wave patterns are great!! also tested map sensor after looking at wiring...
2003 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.8L noise VIN: JA4NW31S63
back up and stop hard. pull foreward and hit brakes first time and loud pop from right front. ball joints, links,everything seems tight.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
engine cranks but won't start has good spark and fuel pressure has 12 volts at injectors but no ground control has engine rpm and pos crank signal resistance of cam sensor ok no trouble codes security light on dash is off i'm not finding much diagnosis info on...
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27XX2
Problem is code PO 456 ( Evap small leak code) Comes back on after about 2 days. I replaced the EVAP Canister vent control valve and the fuel cap. Vehicle runs fine I did a visual and also made sure the canister was not plugged. Also when I park the vehicle in...
2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W96
Vehicle cam in for timing chain noise. Replaced all 3 chain and tensioners. Vehicle will not start now. Has no spark or injector pulse. Has rpm reading on scanner. If the timing was off I think we would still have spark right? Any help would be great. Thanks
1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No park -no drive
My son's bonneville on a 300 mile trip shifted fine and no slipping. Coming home we stopped at a rest area.Got back in car,backed out,put in drive and nothing. Pulled it into 1st and it pulled out like it was in 2nd,we shifted to drive and it ran and shifted f...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Vacuum lines VIN: 1G2WP52K6V
Customer came in with 2 complains first being intake leaking water and oil and his AC not changing vents. While doing the intake noticed the line coming off the intake to Vacuum ball was broken in several places. Following it down to the Vacuum ball found all ...
2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Misfire
this car just seems to misfire at times with a light load to accelerate but flooring it to the floor it will be fine, no codes, no misfire counters, fuel pressure ok when misfiring, now the fun part, the 02 sensor leans out for like 1 second when it jerks, it'...
1995 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CF65M75
This car came in with a no start at times. The customer states that the gauges do not work correctly when this happens. I have never seen this happen but notice the engine temp is low and slow to rise. I did notice that when it did not start the spark and inje...
2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Lighting VIN: YS3FH41U97
Hello SAAB techs, I am wondering if any of you know if it is possible to turn off the daytime running lights. The owner previously had an 04 sports sedan and said that the dealer was able to turn them off. I am a subscriber to AC Delco for factory information ...
2005 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BL67625
Vehicle shutters and sometimes stalls intermitantly at stops. i have recorded data of when it occurs and there is a lean condition at the time of stall/shudder. O2s flucutate normally. Someone spoke of deceleration valve? Assuming this is like an IAC that woul...

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWX28N61
THX to Keith from GB recoding did the trick that code did not return, the cat was replaced and cured the P0420. Trouble codes: P1612 (pcm incorrectly coded), P0420 (catalyst efficiency).
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L cooling fans VIN: TRUWC28NX2
Found that the fuse holder had melted for the power to the fan switch, showed 12 volts but would fall to 0 under load. Thanks to all that replied. All I had to do to fix it was remove the wire from the holder and put on a new terminal end, and stick it back in...
1982 Chevrolet Suburban K20 6.2L headlights, dash lights,tail lights,ammeter, radio
Thanks to all, again im really sorry i had to post this at all. At the starter solenoid the fusible link that has 2 wires going into it was blown, I replaced all of them. everything is good. Like i said in the post this truck has been a yard truck since 1986,i...
2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBDM19W01
eng has low compression # 3 Cylinder eng has been sent out to be rebuilt. 30 psi all the rest have 110 to 120 psi noticed a miss in the cranking rythem ran compression test on all cylinders. cust requested an eng overhaul. Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L brake lockup VIN: 1GNDT13S42
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L brakes VIN: 1GNDT13S42
2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG29V16
Thanks guys for the replies. #7 cly had missfire so we were actually kept going after # 7 than we decided to scope all the clys injector. what we found that #8 cly would interm drop out. we decided to investigate #8 cly inj. # 8 cly injector & primary coil wir... Trouble codes: P0200, P0300.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18262
Hello All first off thank you so much for all your replies on this vehicle. we put a vacuum gauge on the truck while cranking and noticed no vac being pulled at all on this thing, next we simply felt at the tail pipe and could barely feel any exhaust while cr...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L wheel sensor VIN: 1D7HA18D14
OOPS!! Sometimes I can be a do-do. You all helped me so much. The left front wheel sensor is for the cruise control! I put it back on today and everything is good. Luckily the customer is nice and understanding. Thank you all for not roasting me! The answers I...
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 3FASP11J1T
thanks for all your help.. it actually turned out to be the wire pack on the negitive side ]not the ground] a little one.. again thks
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X3W
thanks for all the help I found a open in the wire above the gas tank for the sensor return wire. Trouble codes: P0453.
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L converter VIN: 1GTEC14X56
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1860Y
Many replies suggested that the gas cap filler neck leaks, The smoke test did not indicate this from the purge side of the vehicle. So , I used my evaporative fuel adapter from our delphi machine and install a hose on the adapter and smoke test it at the gas ...
2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L right turn signal light VIN: 1YVHP80C27
Rick from Manitoba hit the problem squarely on the head and I want to thank him for the answer to this problem. I found out that this car has had 4 BCM's put in it by the dealer and they never actually fixed the cause of the problem which is water running down...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L convertible roof VIN: WDBLK65G1X
thanks for all your help eneryone. as some suggested the micro switch inside the trunk on the right side was broken-customer said he went golfing a few weeks back. I replaced the switch unplugged the top ecu,disconnected the battery and then returned power to ...
2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S84
I changed aftermarket coils to oem coils.Still had same problem with skip changing from #5 to #4 and to #6.check all wiring and connectors.All seem ok.Suspect ecm drivers.Garage that sent car wanted it back and did not want to spend any more time on it.Probabl... Trouble codes: P0353, P0355, P0356.
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA3AY11A3Y
Sorry, I did not type in this original information, car seems to have a cracked egr passage internally in the intake manifold, we are removing it to check the integrity of the passage, exhaust gas is coming from throttle body on opening of the throttle, there ...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D21
thanks for all the replies, most were related to replacing the ecm after performing some wiring checks that i already did. the customer, not real happy after buying the car 3 months ago, has elected to "park the car". I did not get a chance to check the timing... Trouble codes: P0335.
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D62
IGNITION RELAY WAS AT FAULT IT IS A 2 POLE RELAY ONE CIRCUIT INTERMITTENLY GOES OPEN MOSTLY AT START UP O2 HEATERS AND CAN SIGNAL WOULD NOT POWER UP RELAY LOCATED BEHIND FUSE PANEL Trouble codes: U1000 (can communication line), U1001 (can communication line), P0031 (oxygen sensor heater circuit b1s1), P0051 (oxygen sensor heater circuit b2s1).
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L ckp VIN: 1G3AJ55M6S
im 320 aint no way getting ckp reaching under alt Jaime forget under car theres about 1 inch room to get ckp the way i did it was to take right tire off and reach in over halfshaft push hand all the way in to feel ckp i changed by feel no problem at all...
2005 Renault Scenic 2.0L Rear Caliper Pistons VIN: VF1JM0U063
Thank you to the six who replied.Special thanks to Robert [...] for their information on the necessity of a scan tool to properly retract the rear caliper pistons to install new pads. Some of the very helpful points- Michal-Scan t...
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED59Z62
After 3 weeks the check engine light did'nt come on one's. I did unhook the plumbing to the air valves of this system and reconected them but other then that nothing light still off customer happy technition confused. Thank you all Martinus
2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZH52832
Thanks to all who replied. I had already installed a new Saturn filter this last time. So far so good. Customer was in for some maintanance last week and everything is fine. It hasn't been quite a month yet though. I'm waiting for some feed back from CQ and N... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean exhaust Bank one).
1997 Subaru Impreza Brighton 2.2L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1GM4255V
Owner replaced air filter & did not have the lid on correctly,when I took it off and reattached corectly all the symtoms stop and car is running well Trouble codes: P3025 (knock sensor).
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4T1BF22K82
sorry for the delay in this response, turns out it was the rear o2 sensor. the first one we replaced was defective. but i still can't understand why i wasn't getting a o2 sensor code. anyway the car is gone. thanks again for the help. Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0305.
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: A22S066804
Well due to the time in vehicle and other cars we could fix we sent this one to The local Toyota Dealer. We did however find out from the customer what the problem was, and they said it took a new set of injectors at about 1200.00. Have had many people tell me... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305, P0307.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21Y43
Thanks very much to all the helped. I checked over every thing under the hood-all the vacuum lines and evap lines, everything looked good. I then traced the vacuum lines under the car. As soon as I got to the back I saw paint over spray from body work. I pulle... Trouble codes: P2187 (sys to lean bank 1), P2404.
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Cam Timing VIN: YV1RS61T93
I received replies to my help request from Anders, Greg, David, Matt, Robert, Dave, Fiaz & Tim. A consensus was that in order to replace the cam seals the special cam holding fixture was necessary on this model. There was also a consensus that the seals and wa...
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