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1997 Audi A8 4.2L No Start
with tank full veh runs perfect.(52psi fuel pressure). once it gets to about 3/4 of a tank(about 90 mi.) it dies and has about 10-20 psi fuel pressure.. i disconnected the supply line at the pump applied 12v. it gurgles and spit air and fuel. changed fuel pump...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L converter VIN: WBAGJ8327V
after replacing both engine and trans with used units engine runs fine. trans is in failsafe mode and torque converter is permanently locked up. car does drive and shifting through gears is possible. car will stall when put in gear unless liberal amounts of th...
2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L door locks VIN: WBABS33413
Whats up everyone, first off, let me say, if I get one more BMW with door lock problems this week, im gonna pull my hair out. Ok... so the story goes.. got a car from one of the local used car lots to diagnose. They said the p/s door would not open no matter w...
2007 BMW 330i 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWL51088
Check engine light suddenly light on when driving and engine would hesitate sometimes. but if you swith off and restart the engine, alough check engine light on yet the engine accelerate normally. when the coustomer came in with check engine light on on 2009.4...
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L no start VIN: 3G5DB03EX2
car came in because it was dying after driving. could not get car to die at first. drove car 12 miles, turned off the car for about 5 mins and then started car. when put into reverse the car shut off and would not start back up. changed fuel pump relay, checke... Trouble codes: U1064
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Ventilation VIN: 1GKD54Y2VU
Customer complaint is simple...driving down the road with A/C on the air flow goes from face to defrost very quickly. He stops and cycles the key and sometimes this works and sometimes it does not. There are NO CODES and the self test passes. I drove it and t...
1992 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L lack of power VIN: 2GTHK39N2N
This Truck runs great for the first 15-20 minutes then will cruise fine. When you accelerate hard it loses power. if you shut it off and restart it is ok for a bit then the symptom returns.I am not really a diesel guy so any help would be appreciated
1993 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GNGK26K2P
Hello fellow tech's. I just purchasedthis vehicle for my shop truck and it had a bad transmission so I couldn't drive it prior to purchase. It ran great and only had a slight rough idle. Now that I have the rebuilt transmission in it and it is working correctl...
1994 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC29KXR
Has anyone seen this EGR system will not work has a acdelco egr valve working fine egr regulator working fine, but only in diagnostic mode. can anyone please help thanks in advance Trouble codes: 32 (EGR Circuit error)
1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L dead injector VIN: 2G1FP22S0S
Vehicle came in with #4 cylinder not contributing, injector not pulsing. Ohm test of injector was around 12 ohms, power was supplied to injector, but no ground pulse from pcm. Noid light not flashing on connector. Tested at pcm and found no ground pulse at pin...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1241W
This vehicle will start and run for 2 seconds then die. I have no communication with the Airbag module, Instrument cluster , or ABS module. I tried unplugging the modules individually to see if communication was restored and it was not. I have been through the... Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft Deterrent malfunction), U1016 (Serial Communications Malfunction)
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L driver info center VIN: 1G1YY32G6W
thank you in advance to anyone responding, the dash cluster seems to be operating fine, however the driver info center does not display any info. the customer says the chime will go off like when the message center would usually indicate a low tire or any othe...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14VX3
came in for p0446 checked vent valve found bad replaced with updated solenoid.tested system ok test drove no concerns came back 2 days later same code checked solenoid bad again replaced again passed all test came back 2 days later p0446 again checked canister... Trouble codes: P0446
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16Z63
I have this 2003 chev. suburban with a 5.3l, this truck will not start unless you wait 3 to 5 seconds for the fuel pump to build pressure, if you wait longer then that the pressure drops to 0 in almost 30 sec. Also if you go to start the truck right away befor... Trouble codes: P0430 (cat. efficiency below threshold)
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L rough shifting 1st speed VIN: 1G1AP14P46
we're experiencing rough shifting the first time of shifting once the clutch is pressed it shift smooth but the first time of shifting is rough which wasn't the case in the beginning check the repair history below we've used valvoline full synthetic 75-90W in...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L blower motor VIN: 2C8GP54L62
I am familier with the manual systems that Chrysler uses , but not the auto contols. This vehicle has high speed only and will not change with adjusting the dial. It has a blower control module and I think that is my problem , but I don't know how to test it. ...
2004 Chrysler Concorde Limited 3.5L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C3HD56G54
This engine was replaced at another shop. They put a vin m used engine in but the car is a vin g. I am told they swaped the harness, intake and flywheel from the engine they pulled out onto the one they installed. They have replaced the sensor with a new one a... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2C4GP54L15
Van used to get 24mpg, it was down to 14mpg, we checked and the plugs were ugly, we did a complete tune up with oem parts and test drove with scanner and all fuel trims looked fine. Van ran perfect before and after tune up, never any smoke or bad running. Now ...
2007 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L cooling system VIN: 1C3LC56R37
I need some help from Chrysler Techs. I have this 2007 Sebring. This car has an overheating problem. I notice that the upper radiator hose is hot. Lower radiator hose is cold. We replace the thermostat. But we have the same problem. We bleed the cooling system...
1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9L A.C. operation VIN: 1B7FL26X8L
the a.c works great in am for three consecutive test days with duct temperatures at 40 dgrees F.( at shop and on highway) in afternoon no cooling, clutch will not engage unless manual jump at a.c.relay(no ground signal from computer) when jumped compressor cl...
1995 Dodge Spirit 2.5L highspeed blower VIN: 3B3AA46K6S
this dodge spirit came in that when you're driving down the road and turn in high speed blower the speedometer quits working.turn blower off and speedometer works.have all speeds on blower and tried new resistor. checked and cleaned all grounds under hood. wit...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23Z7T
As always thanks for your help, have this 96 dodge early evap only purge solinoid. engine light always on code 31 solinoid replaced no carbon lines ok 12volts to solinoid can not control solinid bidirectionally. 5 volts on pcm side of solinoid not sure if that... Trouble codes: 31 (evap system)
1991 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FMEU15NOM
ok, so this one is starting to eat my lunch! i've been chosen to fix this problem since 2 other techs have tried and failed! this bronco came to us about 25,000 miles ago with a trans shifting problem... it feels like it shifts from 1st to 4th on accel.but if ...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Pump seal VIN: 1FMCU24XXR
Please don't jump all over me on this one, I'm tired, it's hot out, and I have a cold... I got this 94 Explorer in, trans won't move it forward or reverse. No fluid in pan, no real metal or clutch either. It looks like the front seal went and he drove it til i...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L no power when cold VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
has no power when cold warm up it run good glow plug check good. ipr is only 9 to 17% cold. ipr 5 to 30% is all i can get when hot. turbo is reading 29 psi hot and cool it's 17 psi at full throttle. motor got to warm up above 1/4 way and it go to running good....
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L wiper/washer VIN: 1F3356D6ER
once washer is activated wiper & washers wont stop mitchels repair advice says test and replace switch then motor still no help
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L spark plugs VIN: 2FTRX08W4Y
Customer claims excessive oil consumption. Removed all 8 plugs for visual inspection and found white/ish residue with faint tint of orange on most all plugs. I've found this common when coolant is getting into the combustion chamber but never on all plugs? Rem...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP34322
Greetings all. We replaced the evaporator & accumulator per customer request (he is a parts manager at a local Range Rover dealership). Customer supplied his own aftermarket parts. Once apart, the new evaporator was wrong, so we ordered one from Napa. Customer...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPF12584
Engine noise and service engine soon light on. I have a Ford that came in with a service engine light po345 for cam positioner sensor bank 2. The vehicle sound like a diesel engine (not running rough) just sound. Chassis eared noise and pin pointed noise on le...
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17L34
vehicle was brought in for cylinder #4 missfire. we found #4 driver in the control unit was bad, so at this time we replaced the control unit. scaned vehicle code po354 was detected. reflashed then code po204 along with po354 was detected. continuity test was ... Trouble codes: P0354, P0294
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L cam phazer VIN: 1FMPU16515
have code p0022 cam retard bank 2 replaced tensioners and guides and chains engine still has unstable oil pressure it has 10 psi needle swing at idle oil pressure is 35 psi at idle and 70 psi at 2000 rpms at normal temp replaced both cam phazers due to code an...
1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L vents VIN: 1GKDT13W8T
Have a problem on max ac mode. When in the max ac mode, not getting sufficent volume at center vent. getting most at feet. when accelerating lose the center vent flow until throttle is released.Do not lose any flow on any other mode, just max ac. This sounds l...
1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTFG25M4W
Came in 2 months ago with misfire complaint in a.m. Tuned engine and cleaned injectors. Customer says still doing it but now he has white smoke out tailpipe and antifreeze smell. Verify misfire codes and history shows mostly cyl 1 and 3. Pulled plugs and 1 and... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L power mirror VIN: 1GTHK231X3
Have this pick up in the shop with a power mirror problem. Truck is equipped with curb assist option where the mirror automatically points down at curb when put into reverse. The problem is that the mirror on the driver side only, goes down to show the curb wh...
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L cranks VIN: 1GTEK19V03
Ok so here I am again scrathing my head. I have a GMC truck that was running fine and gets brought in on the hook. It cranks for 3-5 seconds then cuts out. It sometimes cranks longer, when it does I only sometimes have reference. I have no spark and no fuel. I...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor clutch coil VIN: 5FNRL38785
vechicle came in shop with ac inop pressures 100/100, ac clutch coil open and not engaging (fried). Replaced below listed componets and result ac pressure 250/40 49 degrees. after two hours of operation ac was inop ac clutch coil cooked again, it has a engine ...
2007 Hummer H2 6.0L auxilliary ac
hello,and thanks for any help you may be able to offer.this is a stretched limo built by krystal coach.it came in w/aux a/c inoperative.primary ac working.it has a seperate compressor/condenser/evaperators for the aux. system.found system discharged,and a smal...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L compressor VIN: KM8SC83D41
Vehicle originally came in for no a/c. We noticed when we wiggled the fan switch the a/c light would blink. The compressor would come on sometimes and then cycle off after about 10 seconds. We tryed a new a/c control and put in a triple pressure switch at the ...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46F16
Hyundai techs this 06 sonata has po 2106 1295 161b codes whitch are power limiting codes engine light is on intermittemtly & cranks for a long time when starting some times. All pids look ok there is a bullitin for po2135 with 2106 & 1295 .But i dont have 2135... Trouble codes: P2106, P1295, P161B
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31D1V
Hello all u grate tech out there I'm seaking some info on this Q45.came in the shop w/ code 402 E.G.R.C BPT problem & all new parts on the EGR system.I hook up my scean tool the EGR temp sensor voltage started @ 3.86v & on a road test the voltage will drop to ... Trouble codes: 402 (Egrc-bpt valve problem)
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4GW48S9Y
Hi all I have been working on this jeep for a while now just wondering if anyone else has ran into this problem with a jeep or any other car for that matter. I replaced the head gasket on this for coolant and oil mixing. That problem is fixed now but the custo...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L starts in 3rd gear VIN: 1J4GW58592
Help! This Jeep starts out in 3rd gear most times, especially after warm-up. The TCC and OD systems work fine. It is unclear if the problem started after the work I did about a month ago. The TV cable looks to be adjusted correctly. The fluid level is full a...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuel guage VIN: 1J4GW48SX4
Hello. I gave this jeep with a fuel guage problem. It either is at full, or empty. The customer says that when he fills it up, it reads full for about 50 miles, then drops to empty. I did the inst. cluster check, and it sweeps ok. I scanned the bcm and the pcm...
2004 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L transmission VIN: 1J4FA29164
This Jeep manual transmission makes a whirring sound when idling in neutral. The noise stops when clutch is depressed. I suspect the transmission is the cause of the noise but the noise may be normal. I am looking for inout about the noise possibly being typic...
2000 Kia Sephia 1.8L not shifting VIN: KNAFB12134
i have this 2000 kia saphia that starts out in high gear,from what i read this is limp in mode. if you manualy shit it is fine but want shift on its on. had codes p0753 shift solenoid a elec fault, p1121 tps signal fault ecm to tcm, p1780 torque reduction sign...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY12481
This LR sat here for 6 months with the heads off, I got it back together, found I pinched a crank sensor wire, repaired it and it would not start. I have no rpm signal in the computer however I have crank signal to the computer. there is no fuel pump, spark or...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: 4JGAB54E5X
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L sam VIN: WDBNG75J4Y
We have a CAN B system that is not going to sleep. We have tracked it down to the left front SAM. Our question is, do we just need to replace the SAM or is there something else that could be keeping the SAM from zoning out? Does a new one need to be coded? We ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz Vaneo 1600CC Mechanical VIN: WDB4147002
Anyone able to give us the correct procedure to remove the transmission from this vehicle and also the correct oil to replenish the gearbox after clutch replacement.
2002 Mercedes-Benz SPRINTER 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD34132
Hi all hopefully someone can help me with this one. This vehicle was brought in unable to start no matter how much you spin it over, but once you hit it with a little starting fluid or silicone spray it starts right up and runs fine until the next time. The co... Trouble codes: 14810, 14810, 14810, 14810, 14810
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L maintenence VIN: WDDD123456
Everybody seem to want to clear the service light. I would like to know exactly what Im clearing from this car. It belongs to a long time customer and brought it in for and oil change and service. The dash says to preform an "F". Can anyone explain what an "A"...
2008 Mercedes-Benz c350 3.5L instrumentation VIN: WDDGF56X68
How do i reset "service A" warning. I need the button sequence to press. thanks in advance! Mike
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Steering angle sensor VIN: WMWRC334X3
Hi there this mini came in with ABS and stability control lights on. right front wheel speed sensor fixed the ABS fault. We still have a stability light on code 5E43, steering angle sensor. TSB M34 01 05 says to replace sensor and recode. We replaced sensor bu...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GTS 3.0L AC Light Flashes VIN: 4A3AE75H93
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2003 Eclipse Convertible in and the customers states that intermittently, when its quite hot out, she will get into the vehicle and the AC will not cool and the AC light flashes. The pattern seems...
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16SOV
My scanner will not communicate with the ecm. The check engine dash lite will come on intermittently key on engine off. I have no spark,,no injector pulse. The dist. 1 and 180 signals are good from the dist to the ecm. I have no power transistor signal to turn...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D12
car came in for lacks power,runs rough,idles rough and cannot get over 20kms very fast. fuel pressure normal,no codes,found the mass air flow plugged up.cleaned the mass air flow.vehicle now has lots of power,but still runs rough and misses.found the bank 1 se...
2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Surge VIN: 1G2HX54K71
This vehicle came to us from another shop with a new fuel pump,filter, plugs, wires, tps, mass airflow sensor. between 60mph to 70mph on acceleration there is a consistent surge as you accelerate. hard acceleration it goes away. We unplugged th egr valve no ch...
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L ign sw VIN: 3G7DA03E11
hello fellow techs this one is driving me bonkers! the vehicle will start when i ground the yel/blk wire (pin76)at the pcm.i have batt voltage at the yellow wire in start position.i have nothing at the crank request signal wire in start position (pin23)at pcm....
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G7DA03E21
Hello everyone & thanks for taking time out of your busy day to read my help request. I have this 2001 Pontiac Aztek that has a high idle at times. This never happens until the vehicle has been driven for a few miles. Go to start it up, idles fine. Drive for a... Trouble codes: B3840, B3841
2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L starter/ecu VIN: 1G2NW52E14
To all valued techs Car will crank for about one second or less then stop .It will sometimes just startup and run but not often . When it cranks you can see on the tech 2 pid starter ON then OFF the same timeframe . We have checked codes none also the antith...

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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Limp Mode VIN: 5UXFA53585
After consulting BMW, we found that the wiring harnesses (or at the very least the gold plated connectors at the throttle module) are problematic on these vehicles. The gold plated connectors wear out causing a poor connection, which puts stress on the harnes... Trouble codes: 135 (TPS Starting Test Re Adaptation Triggered), 115 (Adaptation Engine Throttle), 118 (Status DME Internal Error ABS CODE), 145 (CAN Moment Reduction TRANS CODE).
2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L Oil pressure light VIN: WBAEW53443
this was a very difficult one & after spending a "million" hours on it the customer agreed to give up. we received many helpful replies & we tried them all. We actually had 13 psi at idle (not 7 like we originally said). The oil pressure switch was rated at ...
1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WF5212X
The fuel pump, fuel filter and a new ballast resistor were installed, also the harness connector at the pump was replaced. it has been a week and no return. If propblem roccurs I will post again, thanks for everyones assistance.
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L shift quality VIN: 1JMND452D2
sorry for the delay!!!car has been fixed.turned out the 4LO wire was sending a false signal to the pcm.repaired the wire and presto!!!I have regular shifing.thanks for all the help.
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Power VIN: 2G1WF55K01
Hi Folks, It was a bad catalytic converter. One piece of the converter had a formed a ball and plugged the outlet when under full load. I did my back pressure tests in the shop with the car in neutral. I got 21 replies most of which said recheck the coverte...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33215
Well thanks for the responses. The tsb repaired it. It consists of a new pigtail that plugs into the injector. Comes with two of them For Cyl. #2 and #7. Actually by wiggling the old connector in the shop it stopped the problem. I actually found some other inf... Trouble codes: 207 (injector 7 control circuit), 2146 (injector pos. voltage control circuit group 1).
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNFK16307
thanks to all who replied did power flush on fuel system turned car loose so far so good thanks again really hot here 90s with hi humidity
2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H8Y
Finally I will call this a fix. After retesting all componants they would be fine for a period of time. We finally caught a snap shot of it with the scan tool. Both the cam and cranksensor would go out at the same time. We could not see any problems with th... Trouble codes: 1391 (Loss of cam/crank signal).
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
I've been waiting for this nightmare to return but, it's been over a week and so far so good. It seems like most of the replies fell into two catagories: Bad ground or replace cam and crank sensor. I checked and cleaned all of the grounds, incluing the one r...
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L all gauges VIN: 1D7HL32X63
first off let me take a moment and sincerley thank everyone that replied,all of which were good replys but the problem was a bad connection inside the bulkhead connector under the dash,this is not the firewall pass thru connector because there is none,just a g...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L vent temperature VIN: 3D7KA28C33
Most of the replies I got were correct. I added about 4 oz. to the system and it blows cold on both sides until it gets really hot outside. The high side is climbing over 325 engine hot at idle. Low side about 55. Seems like it's over charged, but it works. Th...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2PD74425
Well this one is running again finally. Thanks for the replies but i actually ended up sending this one down to the dealer and they found one bad injector and that fixed the problem. So i can't claim credit on the fix.But The truck is fixed. So once again than... Trouble codes: P2051.
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L 1st gear VIN: 1D7HU18D65
Well...driving the truck more...it seems to be more or a "howl" than a whine. It makes the noise in Manual 1 & Manual 2 as well as D-1 & R...louder with engine RPM, pretty loud at 2000 RPM. The truck still has power train warranty, but the owner is hesitant of...
1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDKE37G1N
Thank you for all techs replies to me very fast,i did test electrolysis that not the problem, round was good,fan clutch was good, thermostat open and close normal but i still ran second round go to the radiator.So the radiator was crap i try to get o.e.m but f...
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 6.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTSE34S7X
Motorcraft t-stat cleared up the problem. ran at 75 mph for about ten miles, temp never hit 190 degrees. thanks to all that replied,and thanks iATN.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP5827Y
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03112
After doing alot of testing and replaceing parts i went into the wiring with a lab scope hooked up to it and found that the light blue and red wire was sticking out of the split tubeing and was broken at this point and if the engine moved it would make and bre... Trouble codes: P0102.
2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L system leak VIN: 1FAFP36332
Ok, its been a couple weeks since I fixed this car. I did end up putting in a EVAP Core. Holy they are expensive, I used OEM parts, it comes with a new heater box as well. Thanks to everybody that responded with help.
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L p/steering VIN: 2FMDA52463
thanks for all the great info and feedback. i knew the system kept getting air in it,but i couldn't figure out how...until today.taking your advice i raised the front wheels off the ground and steered it lock to lock,then shut it off and let it rest numerous t...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L radio, flicking on and off. brake light on dash VIN: 1FAFP34P23
Upon removal of the cluster and opening it up. Looking at the circuit board and ohm testing it, it's always ground by the ic chip on the board. I noticed corrosion on the ic , so I cleaned it out and that was it. Lucky for the customer I did not have to replac...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L vct VIN: 1FTSX21585
we ended up puting a bottle of lucas oil additive to boost the viscosity some, i guess the only real fix for these is to rebuild, or replace the engine. however the customer is still driving it and has not called to complain..
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 8.1L Crank Sensor VIN: 1GTHK24G61
Thanks to all replies. All great ideas, unfortunatly even with the engine out, we had a hard time getting the whole sensor out of the block. We finally got the last piece(only about 1.5 inches) out by drilling & tapping in a screw. The old sensor was very brit...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8645Y
This car is finally fixed thanks . Ok first thing is charge double off the bat for customers that work on it before you do. Second check the simple stuff first and get someone else to check after you. One the timing was off 1 tooth which screwed up the compres... Trouble codes: P0118.
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L ignition key VIN: 2HGES165X1
Thanks guys i removed console,Adjusted cable and all is well.
1983 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Fuel gauge VIN: 1JCCM87ATD
Thanks for the 2 responses. Paul gave me exactly what I needed. He sent me a link to a web site that had the exact position for the wires to the gauge. I would post them here, but they don't print off well. To put it simply, looking at the back of the cluster,...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW48SX1
Im really sorry for the delay in my post,I really thought I did it. Sucks getting old. Anyway from the replies seems that the 26 amp draw is normal. They have been driving it and all seems OK. Thanks for the help Greg
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L a/c issue VIN: 1J4GW58JX2
Hello fellow Techs, I believe this vehicle is fixed.I would have gotten back with a response sooner but we just got the vehicle back the other day. Well what we had to do was remove the dealer evap core and expansion block.The noise was very noticeable...
2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L srs light VIN: 1J4GL48K26
Got this thing fixed, I ended up trollin' the local salvage yard to see what was missing under the seat. $90 ended up gettin' me a crappy lookin' seat with all the goods bolted on underneath. Turns out the structure is actually different for the jeeps with OCD...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW16443
We put a fuel cap on it and rechecked everything. It came back yesterday for three amigos lights on but no evap. code in engine. Hoorah thanks for the replies guys regards todd
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L oil cooler flange VIN: 5LMPU28A1X
no one reply . thank u any ways by removing the mushroom head bolt agot room to unbolt the rest that were been behind the oil cooler. sound like ez one . but is a chalenge be working on this tied area. thank u
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L lack of power VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
The fix for the rough running and no power condition of this car was to replace the mass air flow sensor and the TPS sensor. Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank 1), P0174 (system too lean bank 2).
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L high idle VIN: WDBEA32E0S
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Head Gasket VIN: WDBRN47J92
We have found that the head gasket leak is common on this engine and it is best to replace the entire engine rather than just replace the head gasket. Our customer has not decided to fix the vehicle as of today.
2007 Mini cooper 1.6L air bag light VIN: WMWMF33507
Thanks everyone for reading and replying. Scannerscannerscanner... We took it to someone who supposedly had a launch, they said they couldn't do it. BMW dealer here said no too. I'm sorry I don't know the particulars of their launch or why BMW couldn't help. T...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L monitors incomplete VIN: JA4LS41P5W
Thanks to all you guys, Rodney we will not see temperatures here of 89* until Sept., I really don't call this a fix but you guys gave me the answer to my problem...I'm calling DPS to see what they can do. And to whichever tech. that said the KAM resets every t... Trouble codes: N0NE.
1979 Other European Corniche 6.7L Blower, compressor
The owner of this Rolls told me, that he always was turning AC switch OFF every time before starting the engine. In such case, and with the owner approval,I just bypassed "fan switch off relay" yellow-black and blue-purple wires. By doing that I bypassed no...
2002 Saturn SC1 1.9L long cranking VIN: 1G82P12802
I replace ignition module and coils, so far customer is not back Trouble codes: P0171.
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Noise VIN: STEHN72N12
Thanks to all who replied. Ended up replacing the supercharger nose cone and that worked. The customer now has smiles.
2002 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TBF30K52U
I am going to do a smoke test on this vehicle when it comes back. just to make sure that it dose not have any leaks recomended. if no leaks are found I will restart diagnosis. Possible open or shorted wires to the vsv after running tests on it the check enging... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap control syst malfunction).
1984 Volkswagen Rabbit GL 1.8L clutch cable VIN: 1VWDC01741
Thank you to all who took the time to respond here. I ended up having to take the dash out to access the part because it was easier than removing the pedal assembly as suggested in the replies. I welded and braced the bracket and put it all back to gether and ...
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