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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JH4CC2641N
Given the fact that the original sensor pack is visibly in damaged condition, with nearly all its sealing resin gone, I expected an improvement in the running and certainly not a repetition of DTC # 4, the same code as before I replaced the sensor pack. Anyone... Trouble codes: 4 (Crank position sensor)
1992 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW5315N
Hello all and thanks for the help in advance. This vehicle came to shop after owner and friend had tried to do their own repair work (check related repair history). Car had dead battery and bad bat cable bolts, replaced bolts recharged battery and tried to sta...
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L im monitors VIN: 3G5DB03E92
here we go...this vehicle will not set the im monitors on the heated o2,catalyst,and evap...no pcm codes /did the drive cycles 5 times by the book... i highley suspect ignition switch because of previos Rendevous nightmares...thank you all in advance...ps the ... Trouble codes: U1300, U1016, U1014
1992 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G6CB13B8N
Hello guys, having a bit of trouble with this one. 1st cold start starts and runs poorly, rich, missing surging black smoke and sometimes dies. Some times it will after running this way in the shop for 5 minutes or so begin to idle fine again with a little rou...
1963 Chevrolet Thunderbir 390CID Convertible top race switch sequence VIN: 3Y89Z10207
Hi friends: You have been very helpfull in the past. I have been restoring a 1993 Convertible top Thunderbird. Up to this point I BEEN been able to test all solenoids, relays and motors and they respond accordingly. But It has been very diffucult to figure ou...
1999 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2CNBE18C6X
Vehicle came in as an intermintant stall, no start. Checked for codes, none found. Checked mode 6 data, no red flags. After running approx. 30 min. vehicle will stall or if shut off and allowed to soak for 10 min. will not start. While observing cam and crank ...
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L srs VIN: 1GNEK13T6Y
Replaced multi function switch, now have b0029 and b0041 side airbags open circuit. have had column apart 3 times checking work and cannot find reason. checked connections under both seats and at sdm. These codes were not on before replaced switch. any suggest...
2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L high idle VIN: 1GNDXO3E61
hello everybody i need help with a 01 venture 3.4 the problem is it has a high idle the tps reads 2.0 volts at idle and 4.46 at wot the van idles any where from 1200 to 3000 i cant find any vaccumm leaks the iac reads 60 counts at idle if i use the scanner to ... Trouble codes: 121 (tps performance), 122 (tps high), 1122 (tps low)
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Blower Motor VIN: 1G1JC52F63
Hello, Vehicle came in with inadequate/no air flow through the vents. There is a difference in the blower motors from Mexican to American Built but with Delco, there was a wiring kit that was also installed to changed fitting. Any help would be appreciated.
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L no start VIN: 1GNFK16Z83
We normally only work on Asian cars my neighbor had this Suburban towed in and we are in over our head. Truck died while driving. When it got here my mechanic said there was a start signal to the starter but no crank. He replaced starter. Still no crank. I tra...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 8.1L transfer case VIN: 1GCJK34G74
The customer complaint is no 4wd. On a 4 post lift with the switch on the dash in 4x4, front driveshaft does not spin leading me to believe that i have a transfer case problem of some kind (encodor motor possibly). I have found some codes in the transfer case ...
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G1JF52F74
2004 cavalier 2.2L ecotec. We replaced timing chain and tensioners and all guide.We know have a no start it just cranks.We did compression test and on cyl 1 we had 60psi and 0 on the rest.we have spark and fuel.Valves seem ok. It fails cylinder leak test.
2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L security system VIN: 1G1ZT52875
This Malibu with the CTD (content theft deterrent) is always goes into the armed state, even when it is not requested. I choose the RKE mode on the personalization menu on the radio, but as soon as I turn the ignition switch off, pull the keys and open and clo...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country EX 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2C8GP54L51
hey all i am having trouble solving this one.transmission keeps setting these codes.both sensors have been replaced and the related wiring has been replaced from the connectors to the tcm.ie hard wired.the input rpm will wander at idle from 0 to idle speed so ...
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 2.4L a/c system VIN: 3A8FY68B96
Please help Chrsler Techs! This PT Cruiser came in with a complaint of a/c warm at stops. We found the system low on freon, did an evacuate and after it held vacuum recharged it and tested the system. We had no cooling and low side pressures 100 psi and high s...
1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L engine
hello all, I could really use some help on this one.Customer comes in with his 1994 dakota 4x4 and says he wants his engine rebuilt because it tends to run hot,oil pressure seems low and it uses some oil,no problem,we agree to install a rebuilt engine.We orde...
1994 Dodge Ram 2500 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1B7JF26Y8R
Thanks in advance I don't work on many Dodge products, don't know much about. This truck cuts out and pops intermittently when hot and the throttle at certain spots. I feel like its ignition breaking down, but I don't have anything to check it with (i'm a ford... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR solenoid circuit open or short)
2000 Dodge Intrepid R/T 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD76V6Y
Hello out there in automotive repair land! I have this Intrepid that is rich on bank 2. It runs fine except for a slight miss idling in gear but does not show on the missfire counter. The fuel pressure is on the low side of spec but Bank 1 is almost zero on fu... Trouble codes: P0175 (bank 2 rich)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44371
Help! I need help on this one guys! This is a long one, but here we go. I help a shop out on the weekends for diagnostic jobs, so I've got a call last week about this caravan. I was told that this van stalled on the highway and was towed in to the shop. It was...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Toe VIN: 2D4GP44303
Customer came in and requested alignment at 78000 miles. Set the alignment to specs. About 2000 miles later the vehicle returned with the steering wheel off center. Reset the alignment no other problems found (no worn parts) assumed we made a mistake and sent ...
2003 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L L-R switch valve VIN: 2B3HD56G93
The first codes were po218-hi temp.operation,po846 2-4 press. sw.sense ckt.po700 trans. controller fault. When I replaced the solenoid pack the check engine came on instantly.Now code po765 UD sole.ckt. error. Got another sole. pack, installed it. Car did fine...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MA48C14
Keeps setting will not clear these two fault codes,have check voltage and grounds and also watch voltage on drb 3 pps 1 volts idle 0.68v wot 3.47 v percent 7% 71% pps 2 volts idle 4.07v wot 4.07 v percent 0% 0% any help or ideas,Thanks Trouble codes: P2128 (High voltage Throttle sw pps 2), P1755 (Trans throttle vavle control ckt)
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L 2-3 Shift VIN: WDOPD74465
Hello Fellow Tech I am working on a 2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7 diesel for a transmission shop , the problem with the transmission is that when it makes the 2-3 shift it stays in 3rd and goes to fail safe and sets a code 2562 (undocumented code) I have the s...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L compressor VIN: 1D7KS28C16
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1TEX15N0RK
Vehicle came in from another shop that replaced plugs (ngk), cap, rotor and starter with no drivability issues. Vehicle now missfires on cylinder 3,4,5 and 7. We have swaped plugs and wires with other cylinders, compression check, replaced cap and rotor with d...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Refridegerant level VIN: 1FMDU32X2S
This truck will not pull more than 22inHG and won't even hold it for 1min. It is not my robinAir machine i just had it serviced and no other problems on any other car. I charge the system and it runs cold as ice without fault. Cut it off and looses charge in 1...
1995 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L cruise control VIN: 1FTCR11X4S
Ford techs please help! Custumer complains cruise control surges and it does. Cruise sets fine, will resume, accel, and all that good stuff. Problem is mostly coasting down mild grades. The speedo will jump around about 2 to 3 mph and the cruise feels like it ...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L timing VIN: 1FTEX18L9V
Alright need help please. Small shop pulled the heads on this one. I did put in tdc before I did marked the cam positions with paint before taking apart but didnt use cam holders don't have. I have read alldata and a haynes and all i get is left side mark shou...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L noise VIN: 1FAFP5327Y
1st time posting on IATN, hoping for the best. Customer original visit was for leaks in garage and poor idle at stop lights. Found H20 pump and heater core bypass lines leaking. Trans pan was also leaking so we replaced. Monitored level of trans fluid becuase ...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMRE11L52
Vehicle will crank and not start. No injection pulse or spark, and no fuel pump relay engagement. Scan for codes, none stored. Scan tool data inputs in normal range (coolant temp, etc.) Data showed no rpm input and fuel pump driver monitor @ 0%. Labscope crank...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Various electrical items VIN: 1FMZU72E92
Vehicle was initially towed in with a 'click' when trying to start, battery was dead. Charged, battery went dead a few times since we have had it due the the fact that the radio will not turn off. The engine would crank and not start, by-pass the inertia switc...
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra GT 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14W3V
Help,, a good customer bought this from a family member and had the transmission replaced. The vehicle runs poor, shift times are wrong, and ck. engine light is on for TPS out of range. Pulled up on Mitchell and backprobed wiring. No 5 volt reference present a...
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L sdm module VIN: 1GKDT13W8Y
air bag light flashes 7 times and stays on.codes were b1001,b1000.replaced sdm and reprogramed bcm and vtd.all was good.after a few days light came back with B1000 internal fault?this sdm was new.ohm tested ckts from sdm connector,have power and ground and com...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L anti-theft VIN: 2HKRL18062
can anybody help me out on this odyssey? the alarm on this oxyssey will go off on it's own while sitting in the driveway. the really puzzling thing is that it will do it even with the doors unlocked and the alarm therefore unarmed. we have verified this. if i ...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L compressor VIN: JHLRD778X4
vehicle came in a/c not blowing cold. compressor comes on and pressures do not change. high 90psi low 90 psi. noticed oil and dye on lower shield below compressor possibly coming from relief valve, at this point not sure of exact source. installed new compress...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L flex plate VIN: JACDDJ58X7
I have a cracked flexplate.I know why it broke because I found loose bell housing bolts. I can get one from from an earlier Trooper with a 3.2L The one I am working on is a 3.5L. Does any one know if the flexplates are the same. I called an isuzu dealer in Hou...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L cooling system VIN: 11J4FF58S5
Freeway driving vehicle temprature slowly climbs to overheat (max temp). vehicle is overheating. There does not seem to be a power loss, or excessive pressure in the cooling system. No exhaust detected in the cooling system.
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GR48K15
problem is intermittant.never got to act up.customer will take car and will not act up for weeks.comes back w/ same code and customer complains it stalls. Trouble codes: P0335
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNDJB72361
hey guys! this kia is kicking my ass!!! lol. it started out running fine. thought it had a miss on take off under load, but no code for a miss. so i checked plugs and found wells filled with iol. changed out v cover gasket, plugs and both coils, and the 2 wire... Trouble codes: 440 (evap)
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: KNDUP13152
Owner attempted to jump start the van and reversed polarity on the cables. Initially it had no power windows, no radio, AC was inoperative, and no power locks from either key or door switch. Windows and Radio were fuse issues, and AC was a fin sensor (thermist...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Coolant Temp VIN: KNDUP13112
Hello and thank you in advance for the help. 2002 Kia Sedona came into shop for overheating problem. The customer put in thermostat before bringing it here. If you run the van at an idle after about 15 min it will start getting hot. you can rev the engine at 2...
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Stall VIN: KNAGD126X4
Need a little kia help. 04 Optima, cuts out and stalls at idle only. Have a 102 code. Can unplug maf and car starts and idles great. Have cleaned throttle body and reset fuel trims. No help. Wondering if the maf's are common on these. Can they be cleaned, litt... Trouble codes: 102 (mass airflow)
2002 Lexus LX470 4.7L Hyd Suspension VIN: JTJHT00W52
Truck came in with complaint of suspension raising everytime started. Verified suspension was dropping when shut down. Upon restart will raise front about an 1.5". Checked for leaks none visible checked codes manually and found none. I believe the shocks are b...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1NHM87A55Y
misfies at idle.after cold or hot soke,goes in to mim power, mode found one bad voil replaced warn spark plugs,code 2014 and 2110,cleaned t body,car runs great but if it sits for 30 minute mise fire on restart,some times,and no misfire codes,and no mode 6 misf...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L No crank VIN: JM1BK12F14
Hello We have this Mazda that will not start intermittently with the fault codes U0100 EPS - lost communication with PCM. U0100 IC lost communication from PCM. I did look in the archives and noticed that 1 that was damaged in a accident. But my question is ha...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Blower VIN: WDBTK75G04
Cust. complains of intermittant A/C operation. When I pulled the car into the building the a/c panel was blank. When I shine a light into the LED section I can see that all of the functions move as one would expect.(temp,fan ect.) When the a/c button is pushed...
1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L front bearings VIN: 1N6HD16Y2S
Vehicle has been making this growling noise ever since he purchased it, but now it is getting worse. The outer CV boot on the driver side was torn, and the customer couldn't remember the last time the bearings were repacked. I recommended we replace the CV axl...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D01
greetings to all this nissan came to me from another shop whom were chasing a couple of evap codes.as noted they have changed several solenoids with no success.i did check for codes and got two evap codes small leak and large leak for evap.i put my smoke machi... Trouble codes: P1441, P0455
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D91
never had code p1488 before today I can not find any info for this code. If you have any info it would be helpfull. I believe P1491 has to do with the canister cut valve found ou improper instalation was the fault please help with info on p1488 Thank you D... Trouble codes: P1488, P1491
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Stall VIN: JN8DR09Y03
After trans replacement the car will stall immediately after start up. It always starts and runs fine when cold but when hot it will start but the rpm's drop down to 200-300 and sometimes it will recover to a normal idle and sometimes it will stall. If you giv...
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 2.7L esp VIN: JS3TE94426
Car came in with ESP light on. Pulled codes using Launch. C1037 C1075 present. Using Mitchell wiring and diag flow charts Had power and grounds to steering angle sensor. Live data was good except for angle sensor. Put new sensor in and cleared codes. Now ESP l...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TARN93P8R
Thanks in advance for your replys. This truck came to us from another shop with a no start condition when hot. They replaced the fuel pump, and cold start injector. The customer stated that at times the vehicle will crank but not start unless he injects about ... Trouble codes: 22 (System normal at this time)
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L Stall VIN: JT2BK12U91
car will run for 1 to 7 min. , stall then restart , runs fine when it starts . i called a master tech from toy. he said that it could be the main battery . that it must have 200.volts , my modius said that it has a total of 281.15 volts. he also said that the ...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H1W
vehicle was brought here from anther shop. customer states lack of power. scan test=no codes. noticed new injection pump, checked for proper timing belt timing. timing was off. reinstalled timing belt to correct timing. reset injection pump timing. vehicle sta...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGF21J1Y
This VW has a bad turbo, adjuster rod won't move. Our question though is about the pump. The code for it comes right back when cleared, running or not and the glow plug light flashes. I read several posts in the archives and have checked the timing with VAG-Co... Trouble codes: P1562 (Quantity adjuster upper limit reached), P1556 (Charge pressure control negative deviation)
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 3VWCS21C91
Hello everyone, This Bug has some bugs in it. The vehicle has intermittant flare-up on the 2-3 shift when cold. After warm up the problem goes away. Also note this generally only happens once per driving cycle. Fluid is full and slightly discolored/burnt. Any ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWRT71K36
Hello VW techs! I have this 06 Jetta from a regular customer. She came in complaining that when she has the cruise on and accelerates with the cruise that it jerks. I test drove to verify and it does jerk and miss. It feels like a bad plug wire but of course i...
2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27554
hello a long time customer bought this volvo about a year ago. has had intermittent stored misfire codes. car has had different sparkplugs put in, now has volvo plugs installed for about 3 months. car came in on saturday missing code p0302 cyl 2 misfire. inspe... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303

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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L fuel gauge VIN: TRUWT28NX1
I did find ground connection 269 located in the harness next to the righ tof the steering column, it was flaky. however the problem is still there, I have the cluster out out and am sending out for repair. I did try running my own ground to the circuit, didn't...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN5333X
Found Fuse F75 a 50amp fuse located behind the glove box. (Not in the glove box fuse panel)Blown. Customer declined chasing circuit at this time. States he will return to fix this problem and the ABS light problem. Thanks to the people that gave me the correc... Trouble codes: 164 (Ambient pressure sensor in DME), 141 (unknown), 026 (Adaption limit lean B1), 027 (Adaption limit lean B2), 210 (knock sensor 1), 134 (Learning function lower stop throttle actuator).
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Volt gauge VIN: 2GCDC14KXJ
Fixed. thanks to everyone who helped. Fuel Pump preasure was measured low with external 12v supply. Replaced fuel pump. Oil preasure sender was leaking badly, replaced. Cleaned all the connections in under hood fuse box. Found after market wiring shorting two ...
2001 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 2CNBE13C61
2003 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Stall VIN: 1G1YY12501
hi guys sorry for the wait. i found out this car was wrecked on rt ft @ the battery box/computer the custermer had the wire loom and computer replaced, but when thay welded in the battery box thay may have splatterd the wire loom with weld slag.this car has ki...
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L TCC Circuit VIN: 2G1WW12E53
Removed the valve body to inspect valves and bores, found no problems. Replaced the pressure control solenoid and the TCC control solenoid. Test drove and transmission is working properly. Check with customer last week and they say it is woring great. Thanks t...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Transmission limp mode VIN: 3C4FY58B23
We tightened all connections at transmission computer and solenoid pack. Customer took car and drove for about a week. Check engine light did not come back on. Problem solved.
2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Tensioner Pulley VIN: 1C3AL56R15
Thanks for all the replies! We tried changing belt brands, cleaning and making sure pullies were aligned. Checked harmonic balancer and that checked out ok. We put a Mopar belt on and still made noise. Finally we used some dry lube on the tensioner pulley ...
2007 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L head lights & turn lights VIN: 2C3KA53GX7
Thanks to every one for your help. There were 4 that said it is the lighting module there was one recommended two replace the fuse box. The dealer said they hade replaced 3 modules & no that is 0 fuse boxes so I ordered a lighting control module for $290.00 wh...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L brake system VIN: 3B7KC26Z2X
First off thanks to all the replies. After some of you suggested I let it sit over the weekend and got my mind back up to speed on this one. I started crimping off lines to isolate the problem. When i got to the left fron I noticed the bleeder screw was mangle...
2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L starter VIN: WDPPD94475
Thanks to all that replied. I spoke to a sprinter dealer and they where stumped also. One of my tech’s said it had to be something we did (not anything I wanted to hear) but he was right. He said that the horn sounded funny when he blew it but it worked. But w...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTCR10A3V
thanks for all of the replies. the pressed on reluctor wheel on the back of the harmonic balancer had spun so it was firing out of sequence.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C7W
it's fixed. thanks to all who replied & tried to help. it came down to just taking things apart and lookingfor something...since mode 6 showed #4 & #2 had misfires, that's where i went. i had checked the wires at the coil packs but not at the plugs...#4 plug w...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine no start VIN: 1FTNW21F32
IPR - found out of range, Replaced - problem has not re-occured
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil system VIN: 1FTNX21P74
From the looks of the wear sleeve on the crank, the previous installer did not have the tool to do it correctly. I installed another front crank seal with the correct tools and it has not come back. Thanks to everyone for your time in replying.
2002 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L HVAC system VIN: 1GKET16SX2
The intermitant A/C no cool issue appears to be corrected. We replaced the low pressure switch w/a new one and the customer has said it has not acted up for 4 days now. The old switch did have the "brown band" around it as described in one of the replies so th...
2002 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L floor VIN: 1GTCS19W32
1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L low brake VIN: JHMBB2253P
after finding the test plug was able to run test and found l rear abs sensor was open and replace it and had a good petal. Thanks for all the help on this one...
1993 Honda Prelude VTEC 2.2L no crank VIN: JHMBB1178P
Well after alot of hair pulling I finally figured out the problem. I took the fuse box loose and was looking at it the starter cut relay. I pulled the relay out and was probing the connector and found I didn't have ground signal from the clutch switch. Well I ...
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L AT Fluid VIN: JHLRD1861W
Techs convinced me that Honda ATF today is different from DEXRON so I have decided to keep using that product despite the higher price. However, I suspect that in 1998 Honda was using DEXRON. Thanks to everyone who commented especially those who had detailed k...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L pressure solenoid a VIN: 52WAOO7294
hi. guys this one is finally fixed most techs recommended to check for main relay staying in the on position , which i had done before my post I did power & ground check at the PCM connectors with voltage drop, and as I said they were ok. after having the car ...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Fues under dash VIN: JHLRD2842Y
THANKYOU ALL FOR THE HELP, it did turn out to be in the rear harness leading to the license plate light. Thankyou all again
1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Battery VIN: SAJNX2732R
The owner of this car is traveling and has not brought the car back to our shop to leave it as I told him he would have to do to allow us to observe the problem as it manifests. He said he would be back in touch to continue pursuing the fault around the middle...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L starting VIN: SAJDA01D91
i would like to thank the people who replied and especially the one that told me to look at the colors and number of wires in a connector---there was two exactly identical connectors with in 6 inches of another that were switched causing all my problems-- (sel...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Engine Compression VIN: KNDJD73353
If you define fixed as leaving your shop and never returning then it's fixed. I recieved several replies that stated that in fact that when the motor is run that hot, to the point of shutting off, the rings will cease to seat. Some members suggested that I do ...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L compressor VIN: JTJHA31U54
Thank you evereone for help. It ended up being compressor.
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L control VIN: WDBKK65F22
hello sorry for the delay. this one is finally fixed.thanks to everyone who replied. the key code was the 1000 code test asr control unit.after testing all and talking to everyone who would listen the autologic tech line confirmed the code for control unit and...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Belt Drive VIN: WDBRN40J93
Smooth as silk or as smooth as a four hole lump can be. The culprit was indeed the clutched alternator pulley. Thanks to all that pointed me in the proper direction and to everyone else as well who suggested the tensioner was the perpetrator as I, my humbled '...
2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L ps line VIN: 4M2YU56195
Re ordered line and fitting wire tied to line, makes me wonder if someone jacked fitting or if it was a production line, end result is learned something new and fix car. Thanks for the info, David
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L goes into neutral while drivingcould be intermitte VIN: JN1CA31D31
I replaced the VSS (revolution) sensor as many suggested. So far no problems have occured since replacement. Thanks to all who responded.
1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1L Anti-theft VIN: 1G3NL52M6T
I have the answer to my question- a member in Arizona called me to let me know a shop I used to use (whom I thought had closed) had been bought out and has a new name. Jimmie's Radio in Phoenix is now called ISS, phone # [...]. They do all of GM's modul...
2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Passlock VIN: 1G3N152F14
Thanks to all that replied. I inspected all connectors at BCM for corrosion and water intrusion as suggested but all were ok, inspected passlock sensor and 3 wire connector at ignition switch and these also were clean and secure, no broken or partially broken ...
2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L fire! fire! VIN: JT3HN86R12
thanks for the help. i ended up replacing the canister and exhaust and left it go at that. i got 13 replies, most of them saying the same thing: basicly, fuel vapors + oxygen + sparks = fire. my only hang-up is: how did the sparks (from the pipe rubbing agains...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L Fuel Filler VIN: JTEZU14R14
Thanks for all your help, however i tried everything on this car, from removing the tank to see if are valves are in proper place, to disassembling the filler neck to make sure every hose is breathing, but could not find the problem. cust took it to dealer and...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Crank pulley VIN: 4T1BE32K65
I have fixed this vehicle as I have replace the bad pulley with an OE Toyota pulley. All the responses either referenced an A/C compressor locking or dragging or a belt slipping causing excess heat damaging pulley. I will admit I used a Dorman pulley for repla...
2008 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L Steering VIN: JTDBT92388
HI guys thank you for all your help and taking the time to respond . I put a used Rack and pinion and did a zero point calibration aligned it and it works great. Special Thanks to Kenneth [...] Thank you
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