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Help Request Answers
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L compressor climate control VIN: WBADM6345Y
I do not have A/C compressor operation. I recovered and recharged and it was full. I found no power to compressor. I scanned the vehicle and was able to command the compressor on through the DME. Also have 2 codes in DME, 125 electric fan, and 75 A/C compresso...
2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L engine VIN: 1GCGC29R9Y
I purchased this truck to use as a shop parts runner and tow vehicle. I baught it with very bad intake gaskets, oil was milky. I reaired the intake gaskets hoping for the best. the engine sounded good after that but was pushing all the coolant out of the radia...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Doors
This van is equipped for wheel chair access, has automatic doors, factory, and a wheel chair ramp. While the battery was disconnected, I opened the passenger door, manually. Now the door is inop, with buttons or remote. The ramp is set to go down with the door...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4F4YR16C6X
hello all tech... i need your help really bad. this truck drive me nut.when it idle no complaint.when you snap throttle then release it will stall but when you try to give more gas it act up like plug cat.i did all test...remove exhaust pipe,check fuel pressur... Trouble codes: P0304
2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A61
I got this car with a failure notice from the inspection station. No check engine light was present, had 2 codes stored, and had several readiness tests that haven't been run. Found out that the previous owner had the engine light removed, since it was in a st... Trouble codes: P0105
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4GW48S6X
Thanks in advance - concern is No Start - Confirmed customer concern of cranks but won't start - tried and was unable to communicate from scanner to vehicle PCM - unplugged all 5v referance sensors and was then able to communicate - plugged sensors back in one...
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L blower speed VIN: JT8BF12G8T
I have no mid speeds at all only very low and high. I have laid all the schematics out for the entire system and printed the theory and operation from Alldata. I have followed the circuit operation and the only thing I found was the KO power that comes into th...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L high idle VIN: WDBEA32E0S
PLEASE HELP. Using the red led under the hood I keep getting code 6. Originally got code 4 also, but I'll get to that. The car runns great, when you start it up it idles around 800 to 1000. in gear it idles down to around 750 or so but when you put it back in ... Trouble codes: 6 (idle speed control)
1987 Nissan D21 2.4L Distributor VIN: 1N6ND11S7H
This is my son's truck and he takes pretty good care of it. I've tried helping diagnois the problem, but I'm now at an end. The distributor drive shaft that drives off the oil pump snapped on it a couple of weeks after he did a head gasket on the truck. He too...
2003 Toyota mk2 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Hi every one, i have exausted all online resources in trying to get info on checking this P1667 trouble code. The vehicle was fitted with a new TPS as there were loose pins in the original. After fitting TPS that code went but the check light was still on so i... Trouble codes: P1667 (TCV circuit malfunction)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1990 Audi 100 2.3L Compressor VIN: WAUBC544LN
Well now, first I want to thank Jeff and Jerry- you nailed the location. I was already using Alldata which told me the wrong place but thank you for your effort anyway Bennie. The fix turned out to be unexpected. The car came back, but overheating. That led m...
2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L engine VIN: 1G6DW67715
Thanks to all who helped out.I replace the 3 chains,one tensioner and 2 actuators(left side).Started and runs good with no noise.Thanks again.Keith W.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC19T83
Well guys, all your helps were greatly appreciated. So far the truck has not came back so we will call it a fix. We put on the fuel tank pressure sensor and so far so good. We are past those few days when the light returned on previously. The evap monitor ... Trouble codes: 442 (Small Evap Leak Detected).
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L Stall VIN: 1D7HA16NX6
THANK YOU!! for all of the ideas. Turrns out it was a wire harness issue a wire had rubbed through insulation at a point in the harness where there was no black plastic covering from the factory.Finding it was a nightmare but customer has had truck back for 2 ...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 TRX4 5.9L unknown VIN: 3D7KS28C87
I ended up maxing the caster angle to a positive 6.25 degrees and boosting the air pressure up on the d load tires will tell cust needs to buy e load to run propeer air pressure that seemed to fix the death wobble but does still shimmy a little bit, found the ...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMYU02131
I received four replies on this one. Gabriel suggested the cam sensor broken. It was not broken, Bryan suggested the Crank pulley by running with the belt off which we had done. Still had the noise. Phillip, & Benjamin both led me in the right direction, t...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAHP53295
Thanks to everyone who replied. We tried all of the suggested fixs, to no avail. Finally the transmission shop we sublet the job to replaced the unit and the new one doesn't seem to have the problem, so we may never know what internal demon was the offender. ...
2005 Scion xA 1.5L Speedometer VIN: JTKKT62415
I contacted a local guy and inquire about stepper motors he used to fix his Blazer. I had to find different stepper motors for Toyota/Scion...instrument panel. At the end, speedometer works w/o problems... Thanks!
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L p0501 VIN: 3VWRA81H2T
Well thanks for all the replies guys, i checked the gear in the trans and it seems to be holding tight bought a used sensor that made no difference tried to drive the vss with a cordless drill and still no speedo. If I monitor sensor data it gives me the optio...
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