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1998 Acura CL 3.0L Surge VIN: 19UYA2251W
Ok vehicle comes P0401 insufficient egr flow, ok easy fix remove intake clean passage and good to go i have done plenty before. After reassembly saturday vehicle was surging from 1000 to 2000 rpms. I removed upper intake again checking for any vacuum leaks or ...
2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L brakes VIN: WA1YD54B23
cust. was driving car and both left side brakes locked up and cust had to disconnect battery for 30 mins and then could drive for 30 mins and had to do battery disconnect again and then drove for 60 miles and now it is here at shop. we check for codes in abs s...
1995 BMW 318i 1.8L Misfire VIN: WBABK5325S
Hi I hope to find an reasonable answer. Last summer I replace the head becuase it was cracked from over heating besause of an bad water pump. The customer then stored the car last winter with no problem. Know this year he has come back with the problum of the...
2000 BMW Z3 Coupe 2.8L all gears VIN: WBSCK9345Y
Hello BMW Techs: We have a situation with a manual transmission when it gets hot outside like in the high 90's. The trans gets very hard to get into all gears. The visual inspection was done, the fluid was checked and everything looks fine.We haven't...
2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L abs lamp on VIN: WBAGJO3421
no infomation in bentley publishers on abs codes. need infomation on diagnoses and repair. thank you
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L left rear shade piller mouldidg VIN: WBAFA53581
can anyone tell us how to remove the left rear shade piller moulding without breaking it ?
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53481
Hello BMW Techs,I need help with this one.This car had service engine soon light on with code P0505 idle control malfunction,we replace crank case vent valve,air pipes related,MAF,IAC valve and intake manifold gasket and this code still coming.The idle is norm... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control malfunction)
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L wipers VIN: 4USBT33483
wipers will only run on slow speed and will not shut off when switched off. they run for a time then just stop anywhere in the sweep. checked switch operation found not switching to correct pins of the general module in positons 1 & 2 position 1 will go to pin...
2007 BMW M6 5.0L multiple VIN: WBSEK93537
replaced bad CAS module and did the dme/cas sync. and all was good. but had a message on the cid of acsm fault. used DIS to diagnose the problem and found the acsm bad. replaced the module and went to program it in to the system and then the smg and the DSC we...
1992 Buick Regal 3.1L head removal VIN: 264WB54TXN
i need to know how the camshafts come off this 2.4 quad 4 ... the mitchell on demand info is scanty. i am trying to replace the head gasket ...thanks for all your help...W
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD2215S
Hello, This Buick is going to drive me insane. I usually work on foreign cars, but this domestic should be simple. Cranks but does not start. No spark, no injector trigger. Will give one quick noid light flash when the key is first turned to crank, then no i...
1997 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L head removal VIN: 1G4NJ52T9V
2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8L ABS Module VIN: 2G4WB52KX3
Customer complained of his trans interlock not working, abs lt on, traction lt on & service engine soon lt on. I scanned computer to find a U1040- Loss of EBCM comm. Mitchell doesn't even address this. When I scanned ABS system a C1298 showed which my brick sa...
1995 Chevrolet P30 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBHP32K0S
I have a Mister Softee Truck that will stall on acceleration without warning. It is an old truck and it seems like everything I test is either marginal or bad. All of the above items were tested and replaced. Now when the truck is running, it runs better than ...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, IP LIGHTS CAME ON VIN: 3G1JF245TS
Hi,Members I got this 1 with a complaint of no power SES on and most of the I/P Lights become ON (anti theft airbag abs battery and etc,) and the RPM Needle fall down. I tried to check the I/P OUTSIDE FROM THE CAR - and I didn't see any thing that looks like l... Trouble codes: P1601 (pcm serial communication or ecm over temperature), P0440 (evap fault), P1629 (theft fuel enable-incorrect/no signal)
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L antifreeze VIN: 1GNDX13E22
Hey Guys. This Venture is trying to get us. The original complaint (and current symptom) is a severe loss of oil without any visible external leaks. No kidding - this thing pumps 3 qts of oil into the overflow reservoir in less than 2 days time. There is no si...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19356
i am stuck here, i have just installed a 5.3 in this truck for the 2nd time, now i have a no start. cranks but has no injector pulse or spark, grounds and ignition power at pcm are good, grounds at coils are good, keep getting this u1041 code after i crank it ... Trouble codes: U1041
1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L2W
vehicle came in for intermittant no start,gauges not working.I got the vehicle from another tech in the shop who gave up on it.I have no gauges even when the vehicle starts.I cannot communicate with the bcm or the instrument cluster at all.The vehicle will sta...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1RDG451111
the cooling fans won;t shut off. where in the world r the relays located. they say in the fuse box but dont see any there help please
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3JA53G45
Vehicle came in for check engine light on and poor idle quality with etc malfunction indicator on intermittently. We replaced egr for code p0406. For the other codes, p2110 and p2118, we went through the mitchell test and replaced the electronic throttle contr... Trouble codes: P2110, P2118
2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A4GM68446
This car came in for a P0455 2 months ago. Smoke tested and found broken fitting on fuel pump. We replaced fuel pump. car came back Friday, same code along with a P0700 trans controller code. We have smoke tested many times, checked solenoids and NVLD, replace... Trouble codes: P0455
1991 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L headlight VIN: 1B4GK54R2M
hello everyone the reflectors of the light units are faded into black in one year but as the previous change was done by the same symptom in three years I doubt any other fault without the quality.
1998 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG22Y6W
after sitting for 20 min. the truck looses power, backfires through the intake and almost comes to a stop and just like someone flipps a switch, it takes off and run perfect. no codes but does read miss fires. cap rotor wires and ign. coil have all been change...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Alternator VIN: 1B7KF23Z6W
Hello all in repair land. I need help and am thinking I am overlooking something easy. This Dodge came in from one of our fleets with a no charge symptom. I performed a B.S.C test and it showed low voltage. Had battery voltage to alt. But no field voltage. Sen...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L oil pressure VIN: 1B7KF23ZX1
HEY GUYS I was whating to know if anyone seen this problem before. 1999 dodge 360 motor and it carries good oil pressure when cold but you warm it up. Which is about 20 miles than let it idle and the oil pressure drops to 5-7 P.S.I.I installed rod bearings,mai...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B4GP44R6X
Hi every one. I have this van the problem I have is that the vacuum is very low at idle is 7-9 when I get the rpm to 2000-3000 I get 17-19.there is no codes map sensor is new. Vantage reads the same vacuum as the scanner. I check the compression all cylinder a...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Speedo/Tach VIN: 2B4GP44381
Customer drives long distances and will experince the speedo and tach to zero out while driving also the warning lights will come on like during pre start condition.The vehicle still drives normally,he has accelerated up to 80 MPH an says they will all of a su...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.7L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MU48DX3
Two weeks ago this truck had no driveability issues.This is a shop truck I use it every day. the vehicle started with a stalling problem. I checked the truck with a drb 3. The code that showed was p0339 ckp intermittent signal it also has p0300 multi cyl miss.... Trouble codes: P0339
2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Shift VIN: 1B3EL46R54
This is a first for me. On first start up the engine runs normal. After about 1 minute the speedometer moves in synch with the tachometer and the transmission jerks when putting in gear. I plugged the scanner into it and sure enough the speedometer is reading ...
2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Ignition VIN: WDOPE84588
Hello Folks, This sprinter is a repo that came in without keys. I ordered a key from the dodge dealer (ouch!) and it opens all the doors but wont turn in the Ignition. Am i missing something? Seems like to new a vehicle to have had the cylinder replaced alread...
1986 Ford F-150 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTDF15N5G
top of the day fellow techs.this ford pickup came in with a engine miss and lack of power.we done an engine tune up on it with the standard products plugs,wires,cap and rotor.that seemed to clear up the engine miss and lack of power.but we still have a problem...
1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDEE14H2S
This van came in for hesitation and bogs when you accelerate.It doesnt happen all the time.If you accel easy it happens and some time dies out.Has new plugs.Checked wires and found wire arcing and replaced all the wires , cap and rotor as well,no change.When y...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Misfire
After the previous repairs we went after the misfires. We had misfires on #8 and #4. #8 was fixed by repairing a bad connector at the coil. #4 is where our problem lies. The problem is in the injector. There is a good power supply at all times and the computer... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
1998 Ford F-250 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTRX27L2W
Good morning! I have completed an engine swap on a 1998 F250 with a 5.4L engine. Truck came in with oil pressure issues and apon inspection found that the oil pick up tube was stopped up with timing chain guide material and engine suffered damage. At this poin...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPE24L0X
hello out there would like some help with this one, this van misses under a load in bay missfire on #1#3, check coils and plugs good also tested comp. on 1 and 3 150psi on both also have bank one sensor one lean codes and rich codes, scoped o2 sensor it was re...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F41
This powerstroke will intermittantly run very rough at startup. If you cycle the key it will usually clear up and run fine. I had to drive it for a week before it acted up. When it acts up it will set code P0261. We have replaced the IDM with a factory reman ... Trouble codes: P0261 (Injector 1 circuit low)
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, no crank VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Vehicle towed in. No crank. Dash lights lighing up. Customer states they heard a pop noise while driving and engine shut off. Tried to restart and a no crank condition is present. Scanned for codes and could not communicate with two scan tools. Checked for vol... Trouble codes: XXX
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24272
Has any one run in to a code p0602. pcm has not been changed. This code cleared and returns right away.I Have ngs With fsf card Flash cable 007-00531 not sure. O what to do. Maybe new pcm? help Thank you. Trouble codes: P0602
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L insufficient power VIN: 1FDWF36P43
I'm working on a 6.0 diesel that the complaint is that it has a hard passing people on the freeway. This is a fleet vehicle that I service regularly and we have been trying to address this issue for a month now. Basically it boosts but not as much as it should... Trouble codes: P0299
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56P94
truck was on a road call and started chugging and losing power, blowing black smoke. limped home spent last week on it doing tests and getting familiar with systems. fuel pressure check at water separator showed good at 80 psi(specs are 55-65) could not start ... Trouble codes: P006A (MAP mass or volume air flow), P0401, P132B (Turbocharger Boost), P1378 (Supply voltage circuit), P2290 (injection control pressure too low), P2617 (crank sensor circuit)
2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L wipers VIN: 1FMYU031X4
hello folks i have a dandy one here the wipers will come on by themselves while driving and customer states it seems to do it only when ac is on max i am unable to duplicate problem. could not find any tsb relating to this problem. alldata wiring diagram shows...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Evap temp VIN: 1FDNS24L84
This airport shuttle van came from another shop. The customer removed it from there because they couldn't fix it. Now it's my baby. It came in with 65lbs low side, and high side was banging between 245-325lbs. I began to remove refrigerant till the high side s...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L engine overheat VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Good morning. First I will say I am not a diesel guy and any help would be great. I have this 6.0L [...] that will overheat only with his travel trailer in tow. I can see that the cooling fan is working but only on low speed, when the temp starts to rise, and ...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P86
Ok this one has me puzzled. We have a contract with a local company in Washington DC and they have a fleet of over 900 6.0 diesel vehicles!!! Anyway this vehicle came into the shop cutting off. Scan for codes using Ford IDS, found no codes. Test drove vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0341
2007 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW12V97
Vehcile driven for no power & will not go over 40mph Had ses light & check transmision message on. Verify concern trans was in limp mode. codes p062c ( internal control module vehicle speed perf), p0720 ( oss sensor ckt fault) p0722 ( out shaft speed sensor...
1998 GMC Suburban K2500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDGK26J4X
This vehicle came in initially with the customer saying the service engine soon light on. Initial inspection found that the MAF had been contaminated by the oil from the K&N air filter in the vehicle. Replaced MAF with a GM unit, cleared the codes and customer... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow Circuit Low Frequency)
2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, will not rev up VIN: 1GKDT13S33
I think I may have two problems. One problem at idle and one at cruise. Vehicle will not rev over 2,500 rpm setting still in neutral. I know it's not right because I can't do a CKP Variation relearn. Vehicle will throttle up to 6,000 rpm while driving. Also wh...
1996 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L right rear whell VIN: JHMRA1844T
this van came in with no pads left on the rear right wheel the left side was new, the rear brakes were replaced twice in the last 5 weeks by another shop, after we replaced the calipers the problem was still there then we replaced the flex lines and removed th...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L suspension VIN: JHLRD2843N
i have a crv with a click/clunk over small bumps.checked brake caliper pins-ok.checked all bushings and ball joints ,and tie rod ends.-ok going in and out of driveways,or over small bump hear a clicking noise out of right front of car.kinda like strut tower be...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG16521
Hey guys, Im really stumped on this one. Car came in running extremely rough. Very First scan of the system showed codes: P0302, P0304, P0305, P0300, P1399. Swapped coil packs around and to my surprise the following codes are now shown: P0301, P0302, P0304, P0... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire)
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A3X
Have a Infiniti, with what I thought was a straight forward repair, kicking my butt. Came in with P0138. Which sets when the rear o2 does not go above .480 volts. With the original sensor it starts at .290 volts and slow went to .240 volts and only fluctated t... Trouble codes: P0138 (b1s2 circuit voltage)
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y1R
Hi there, I had check sensors wires for contuinity, ADS relay work fine, crank sensor work, cam sensor the same,but still don't have spark and injector pulse. I check fuses, PCM grounds, PCM power source,replace the PCM,. Somebody Had before this problem on 19... Trouble codes: 22 (Engine coolant sensor input above the maximum accep.voltage), 23 (intake air charge system above the max.accepatble.voltage), 24 (TPS sensor above the max. acceptable voltage), 42 (ADS relay circuit)
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S5T
Vehicle originally came to us with a stalls/ won't restart sometimes complaint. Checked for codes and found ignition coil primary circuit code. Once we were able to duplicate the problem, which usually happens after the vehicle is warm, we found no ground cont...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GZ58S1W
I have a 1998 Grand cherokee automatic transmission. The gear are not shifting properly and i usually hear the engine humming. Also i notice some leaks from the gear box I have changed the Transmission oil and do a complete overhall on the transmission but st...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7232X
Customer complains of no power. No acelleration. Check engine light is on. They checked code and had cam sensor input circuit code present. I have only had the two codes listed appear during my checks. Totally lost on this one. Any suggestions will be apprecia... Trouble codes: P1115 (ECT sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM), P1121 (TPS sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM)
1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L steering VIN: SALJY1281T
Hey Guys, We got a Land Rover Discovery when driving on the highway @ aprox 58-60 MPH when you hit a bump in the road it starts shaking real bad, We check the tie rods & suspension and replace the link from the pitman arm to the right wheel, we cannot feel an...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L transfer case shift VIN: SALJY124XW
Consul removed and linkage accessible. Transfer case will not shift out of present poistion (like 2 wheel high range). Have new factory shop manual which is of no help with this problem. I need help. Please.
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Security Lock-Out VIN: SALME11473
Thanks in Advance for the assistance... This is a first time customer. Customer Stated: Vehicle was stolen and recovered about 6 months ago. After recovered the vehicle would start but the key fob did not work (would not lock or unlock doors but would manually...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L air bag light VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
I have a lincoln ls eating my lunch.Air bag light flashing,code b1994 for drivers side MNT ABG open ckt. Local ford dealer said bad clockspring.replaced clockspring code came back later that day. any help welcomed.thanks,chris
1995 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L timing belt VIN: JM3LV5232S
Hello everyone just wondering if some of you out there know the reason why the timing belt on on this mpv is shredding,did the timing belt on this baby approximately 3,000 km ago now van came back and wont start,found timing belt shredded.replaced all idler pu...

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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAHD63295
i have found that my relays are good cam and cranks sensors work like there supposed to only thing thats missing is pulse for ignition,pulse for injectors and so the dme has to b bad told coustomer the price of the part he hit the floor of course he has just l...
1998 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD2213W
Well it is fixed. I printed the 35 replies off saturday and took them home and went through all 35 2 or 3 differant times. James from texas Timothy from Wisconsin and also Mel from Manitoda.The three of them put me on the right path. After doing more pin point... Trouble codes: P0706 (also po705 all are low voltge coodes), P1646 (po122-), P0122, P0403 (p0405-), P0405 (p1122-), P1122 (testing and results).
1970 Chevrolet C-10 5.7L brakes binding
1985 Chevrolet P30 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCHP32M7F
thanx for all the good info on this,tach wire was grounding out.repaired accordingly and alls well .thanx again for the help
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire, tachometer jumps VIN: 1G1YY22P9R
Thanks for everyone's help.A new distributor did fix this problem even the tach issue.Thanks to everyone that replied.
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16RXX
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCDM19W7Y
Thank you to all that replied, we double checked connector to ICM to check for female connection.While doing this we followed harness down to main harness, and found harness worn through from A/C line. Replaced harness and routed away from A/C line. Road teste...
2003 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L suspension VIN: 1GNDX13E63
Sorry it took so long to reply, but wanted to make sure it was fixed. First retightened lower control arm while in riding hight which previos tech didn't do. Next, retorqued sub frame bolts like many suggested. Rear bolts were loose, not alot but enough to mak...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Starting VIN: 1GCHK29U04
I found the pcm was losing ground when the key was turned on there was a broken ground wire on the back right side of the motor thanks for the help
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Passenger Side HVAC Controller motor VIN: 1GNFK16Z04
Thanks to everyone who replied. I checked the a/c charge, which was within spec, cleaned the wire connector terminals on the advice of a fellow tech, put her back together and everything works fine. Was never able to actually pinpoint the problem, but customer...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Electronic VIN: 2C4GP44G81
Found the wiring harness damaged underneath the battery. Looks like battery acid leak and it ate through the wiring. Damage was too severe. Ended up replacing the wiring harness.
2007 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L no reverse VIN: 2A4GP44R07
well the votes are all in and yes i am an idiot. took the trans back out after looking over parts i replaced and found out that i had forgoten a seal in the bottom piston. had several replies pointing to seal failure and solinod pack starving the reverse clutc...
1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1B7JF26Y8R
After talking to the customer found out the truck recently had the transmission overhaul and the misfire started afterwards. So I removed the crank sensor and sure enough found it damaged were it wasn't removed before the trans was pulled. Replaced crank senso... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR solenoid circuit open or short).
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF26W3W
Thanks for the help. It turned out that the left side converter was breaking down and that was our problem. They looked so new and we had no record of installing them that we douted it would be bad. We should have checked it, THANKS AGAIN.
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, white smoke VIN: 2FTJW36KXR
well thank you to all that sent me info. i found that the piston rings in the #6 cylinder were washed out but the customer didn't want to pay for the repair so i cannot confirm that was the only problem. thank you all for your help sorry i could get to the f...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: AFP53U8XC2
It's been a couple of weeks and the car hasn't come back, have to assume that the MIL light hasn't come back on. The key to identifing the problem seems to be knowing what a normal reading is on the pressure transducer signal wire. It's 'about' 2.5 volts wit... Trouble codes: P1450 (Cannot bleed up Evap System).
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMRE11L52
We had suspected a defective Pcm, after multiple hours of retracing our steps, and confirming no loss of inputs to the pcm, we determined the Pcm was not recognizing the crank sensor signal input. Ordered another Ford reman PCM( reman is the only option, n...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Surge VIN: 2FMZA50674
Well we have been around and around with this one. A couple of solid tips received on this were making sure the egr ports where clean which we had done, checking operation of egr (had also done), checking iac and ports (again had already done). I really appre...
1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCA6163K
The idle high and low problem seems to be fixed, there were vaccum lines loose and some lines with holes in them, changed the pvc valve also. But it still dies when place in gear but not half as bad as it use to. Still seems to starving for gas, next step is ...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L starts then dies VIN: 1HGCD5663R
Thanks for all the replies.Replacing the computer fixed my problem.A few of the replies leaned that way, so I got one out of a salvage yard, when I got the car to act up again I unplugged the computer and plugged in the new one ,car started and ran,plug the ol...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L clutch master cylinder VIN: JHMCG5541X
Well, never under estimate how far off a defective part can lead you. The new cylinder I bought would not fit the line. So naturally I checked service bulletins and found the bulletin about the plastic cylinders line not fitting the aluminum cylinder. This was...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: JHLRD78892
The problem is so intermittent that he hasn't been able to drop the vehicle off yet. Once it is in and fixed I will update on the repairs. Thanks to all the replied.
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L etacm? VIN: KMHCG45CX3
We went [...] thru everything that is controlled by ETACS and found that we were getting a draw from the audio system that was about half of the total. The radio had not worked for over two months, so we unplugged radio and draw decreased dramatically, but was...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4GZ58S3W
Well so far so good - replaced the brake light switch and the customer has had the car for a month now with no further complaint - never actually saw any glitches with the switch that could cause a toggle of the tcc, but time will tell. thanks to all your in...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L diff VIN: 1J8GW68J02
cust has been driving since rear diff fluid was changed says no more groaning .had wrong fluid in it,thanx to all who replied
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L driver power window VIN: SALSD25496
Hello everybody, i would like to start off by thanking everybody for their help. James got it right, it was a broken wire (grey/black). It goes from the junction box under the dash to the door and grounds to tell the motor when the car is turned on. repaired...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L drivers side VIN: 1LNHM86SX4
1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC332XJ
Hello all, and thankyou so much for the replies. I greatly appreciate everyone's help. Since my update, I did check compression using the another guage with the schradder valve removed. Rotor one had even 85-90 psi pulses and rotor two had even 95psi pulses... Trouble codes: 02 (Air Flow Meter).
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L Cooling Fans, Blower Motor, Temp Control VIN: WDBEA26D5N
First of I would like to apologize for the late close on this request. What we ended up finding on this vehicle was a small rodent nest below the master cylinder in the large valley there. The critter had made himself a nice cozy little nest and in the process...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Blower VIN: WDBTK75G04
I would like to thank all of you who took time out of your busy day to offer help. Most responces were related to the blower regulater being bad. But this was not the case with this one. It was the control head that died. With the original head in the ca...
2004 Nissan sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D14
Thank you very much to all of you guys who tried to help. Finally since I was few hours away from a week vacation, I took a shortcut to fix this car and give it back to the customer. Even tough I received good suggestions, the way I took has been to replace t... Trouble codes: P1610, P1614.
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L abs lite VIN: 1NGAAO7B74
thanks to every one that offerd help,i tried to test the sensors every way i could,scope ohms etc. there is a code 1115 but i cant find it listed anywhere. heres what i did,i hooked a test light up to each sensor 1 at a time from batt ,through the sensor and b...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D45
thanx to the procedure from you and reset the vehicle thanx again!! biggeo Trouble codes: 1273 (sys lean b1).
2005 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L struts ? VIN: 5N1AAO8B05
Sorry for the delay in posting this fix waiting to hear bck from customer.received three replies,they suggested lubing steering stops checking lifting points to make sure they werent bent and checking front driveshaft.I did check all still had problem,I did fi...
2003 Other GM motorhome 5.3L evaporator
thanks to all that replied! customer finally returned today. I was about to give up on them. I decided to replace the expansion valve, and I saw the problem a soon as I took the line off of the evaporator. the drier had come apart and clogged up the evaporator...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2NE52T81
Customer never returned, I'd like to have Checked the Evap System further for leaks, Still leaned toward A timing Issue. Thanks for all the Responses! Ron [...]
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L runs hot? VIN: 2G2WS52294
thanks for all that helped it turned out to be a bad fan realy intermitantly going open temp was ok when i was checking it.
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUTX28N91
OK, customer has missed apointment and is probably not going to return. what I have learned by 9 replies is that this system is prone to several problems. A few said that the air pump housing can crack and leak enough that air flow to the exhaust manifolds i... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary Air injection cyls. 123), P1141 (Secondary Air injection cyls. 456).
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L alternator VIN: 1G8JU54F22
p.c.m. was defective. i was pretty sure that was the problem just wanted a second opinion. thanks for the replies, i appreciate it.
2004 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.5L cylinder four area of engine VIN: JF1GG68524
I informed the customer of the oversized pistons available to correct this problem. The customer wants to fix the problem. I wanted the customer to wait a week to be sure about the expense. Thank you again to every one who took time to reply to my request for...
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