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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA42711
car came in w/p1457 & p1456 codes. went through test procedure & vent valve was not working. replaced vent valve & p1456 went away. p1457 came back & went through test procedure & system passed. had cust come back w/half tank of gas like stated in test procedu... Trouble codes: P1457
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L driveline VIN: WAUDH68D91
good afternoon all i was hoping an audi tech or someone with audi experience could help us out here.we have a 2001 a4 quattro that has developed a severe driveline vibration when accelerating hard from a can also feel the vibration when accelerating n...
2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L compressor will not operate VIN: WAUPL68E24
do these compressor regulating valves have a high falure ratio? this comp. is shaft operated so control valve controls variable displacement. scanner shows 65% duty to control valve, still no change in pressure. next step is to remove front bumper to check sen...
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABB1301K
Vehicle came in with little or no spark. Another tech found ECM faulty and installed a used one with same number. Vehicle will now start and run but when started from cold start it idles poorly and when trying to accelerate is hesitated, stumbles and sounds li...
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L blower motor VIN: WBACD4329W
does anyone have imformation on a undocumented trouble code number 00254 alldata stops at number 250
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L coolant system VIN: WBAGJ8320W
two days ago car came in w/ coolant leak. But never ran hot. I replaced the leaking valley pan. I refilled the system and bled it. when I roadtested it got up to the red within a few miles. I tryed bleeding the system the way other readers described in other p...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L air bag VIN: WBAAM3334Y
This car is from a used cars dealer with the air bag light on. They swapped driver seat with another car and then saw the light on but don't know if it was on before, the other car is fine. used my snap on brick to scanner but NO communication. Had a friend co...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L battery VIN: 5UXFA53542
customer complains that every couple of weeks the battery will go dead overnight and need jumped, condition carrys on for a couple of days and then quits, did a amp draw test and always checks good no draws on the batt, customer also states that sometimes the ...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KE54YOX
I've decided to look before i leap. i have customer that wants to replace the engine in his caddy, has been diagnosed, as the typical head gaskets, overheating on long highway trips, no coolant loss visible, been dye tested nothing leaking anywhere external. h...
2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KD54Y82
Car came in with a MIL on,won't idle-check codes P0106 MAF no problem found with MAF cleared the code and replaced the IAC alls good right,wrong next day customer calls car won't idle and MIL on - check codes P0506 low idle OK no problem call the parts store o... Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle speed low)
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L pressures VIN: 1GKFK16R1V
We installed new air lines and a new condensor. When we first tried it we added 2.25 lbs of 134a. compressor stayed running but wouldn't cool, pressures are identical hi and low around the low to mid 100's. Added more 134 1/4 at a time. no help either. Than i ...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCGC34JWE
All right here we go. This truck came in with a complaint of a hard start when hot. We check for codes and none were found. Fuel pressure was at 50 psi and it drops immediately with key off, we know the pump is bad but pretty sure this isnt whats causing the p...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33191
Got a Duramax here that will, under a load, go into limp mode and set code Po093(fuel system large leak). Upon inspection, noticed that the oil in crankcase has quite a bit of fuel contamination. Also has about a 40 rpm "lope" at idle. Other than the limp mode... Trouble codes: P0093
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Traction Control VIN: 1GNFK16Z24
Hey guys, I have a 4WD Suburban here that once in a GREAT while, the truck will act as though the Traction Control is activating. I have not been able to duplicate it, but my boss and his kid have. According to them, when you go to take off, it will not move,...
2000 Chrysler Intrepid 3.2L ABS module VIN: 2C3HH56JXY
ABS engages at about 5kph on a very hard turn to the left. Wheel sensors appear to be reading within a kilometer of speed when this happens. RF sensor shows abit of a erractic waveform but nothing wild. Question are the ABS module able to be reprogrammed. Or s...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL56RX2
This vehicle came into our shop for P0340 No Cam Signal at PCM about six months ago. The first time in scandata was normal: cam, crank and sync. all present. Customer did complain about an intermittent stumble. Vehicle ran fine while at our shop. We scoped the... Trouble codes: P0340 (No Cam Signal at PCM)
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
2007 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L no crank VIN: 2A8GM48L87
the wireless control module sets a code for serial link external failure and the vehicle will not crank. this is very intermittent and no consistancy of when it will start or not start
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JB3XE74C3M
i have a 1991 dodge stealth twin turbo awd .the car came in with a complaint of vehicle hesitates while driving. car had a code 12 mass air flow sensor problem . changed out maf and the car does seem better. still when you are in 1st or 2nd gear, the car will ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4P44R9TB
Vehicle towed in no start Customer stated he just parked his Caravan and then it wouldn't restart. We replaced the crank sensor as it had a code p0320 for crank sensor but still wouldn't start. No pulse width, no spark. Fuel pressure ok around 50psi. We foun... Trouble codes: P0320
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...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L limp mode VIN: 1D4GP21383
vehicle came in with speedometer inop. check engine light on. three codes stored(above). tested input and output sensors and found them both to have NO resistance. also found trans solenoid assembly leaking from plug connector, so we replaced that. Van still h...
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
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7LX39C06
Customer brought unit in for misc repairs and left trailer turn and brake signal not working, ck out that complaint, found front control module circuit for left trailer turn inop, swap module from know good vehicle, left signal worked fine, truck started fine.... Trouble codes: P0513 (Skim code key identification)
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L hvac box VIN: 3D7M48C86G
Hi everyone got a big problem here, 2006 dodge ram 3500 diesel, cust came in with leaking evap, the new evap was bigger and i had to trim case inside to get it to fit got it from dodge only one made for this truck, put new evap in a put dash back together then...
1985 Ford Pickup F250 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTFF25N9F
I have been handed this nightmare. Our shop diagnosed a fuel leak at the fuel switching valve awhile back. Customer said we were to expensive and took the truck. The truck is back now and someone had hacked the fuel switching valve with an after market valve a...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L electric VIN: 1FMDU34X9P
See repair history, It burnt up the replacement starter. the 2nd starter acted the same way. I disconnected the inner fender relay with the engine running and the engaugement stoped. Replaced the relay and no change. replaced the ignition switch and it would n...
1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU62K64
keeps eating distributor gears within 10 miles. replaced two gears. cam gear and distributor look ok, and no endplay
1996 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y5T
truck came in with 2 dtc checked data on the motice & all 3 o2 sensors are working ok they are switching rich/lean continuousy replaced fuel filter & checked for vacuum leaks found none. checked fuel injectors for operation & leak down found no problem cleared... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTHF25F4T
thanks in advance. the truck was shutting off going down the road. we changed the cam sensor and that problem was solved. we also have check engine lamp problem as follows. turn the ignition from off to on, the check engine lamp comes on then goes off not to r...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L compressor VIN: 1FALP52UOT
canot get this compressor to run with controls. tested switches and power to switches.ok. no power to compressor. compressor runs fine if you use jumper wire to compressor after testing decided relay control module must be bad.. replaced r.c.m. with new ford m...
1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTW16TSTS
This car missfires under load, i tried adding propane but not much change. I have good spark to the plug, I will try a injector flow test, my first thought was a valve issue. No vacuum leaks found and fuel trim looks good. Trouble codes: P0303, P0133
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP62W7V
When you start vehicle, most always the same three codes return. Pcm turns most of the injectors off to prevent engine damage. engine rpms remain low, (monitered via scanner) vehicle speed remain zero and codes still return. The RPM limit reached code is the t... Trouble codes: P1270 (RPM/Speed limiter reached), P1443 (Evap Purge Valve Fault), P1747 (Pressure control sol. short cir)
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...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAF534789
Customer was driving from Houston to Dallas. About an hour out of Houston it shut off like someone turned the key off. Customer cranked and cranked no start. Brought to Dallas on the hook. I hooked up scanner and found no codes. Good fuel pressure and spark bu...
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
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31P53
This ford is eating my lunch! let me start at the beginning. Three months ago this truck came in for running poorly and lots of black smoke. diagnosed as bad injectors. replaced all 8 injectors, ficm, and updated computers. at the same visit we installed a per... Trouble codes: P0281 (cyl. 7 contribution)
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 E-350 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35S44
Mil on with no driveability complaints. Scanner showed P0191 fuel pressure range performance.Freeze frame showed code set when computer read 5100 psi on fuel rail. We thought sensor was intermittent so replaced it. Vehicle came back soon after with same code a... Trouble codes: P0191 (fuel rail pressure range performance)
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, no accel / power VIN: 1FDWF36PX6
this is my second post on this vehicle, bear with me... i replaced faulty o-rings on high pressure oil system, now vehicle will not accelerate normaly. in neutral, engine revs to 4,000 rpm, turbo spooling and all nicely... no missfires felt, no codes stored. d...
2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L hard start at times VIN: 3GKFK16Z45
she came into me from another shop they said they could not find nothing wrong i found it started good for me but i checked fuel psi and found it was 60 psi but when you turn of key it drops to 10 psi it about 5 seconds i suspect a hole in the rubber hose at t...
2007 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L Compressor VIN: 1GKGK26K57
AC compressor will not come on intermittently after cold start(although usually in 90 degree weather). No codes in system. When it happens,AC light on control flashes. Compressor loses signal from control unit then after about 3-5 minutes, starts working for t...
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH185X3
this vehicle was brought to me running very bad at idle and while driving. the mil was on wiht a code related to the iac valve. i cleaned the valve and the car ran way better .now the mil come on about 30mi after i clear it.the code p0172 system too rich only ... Trouble codes: P0172
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L leak
sorry about the vin she is coming back next week and i never thought of grabbing the vin but this v6 accord (real nice clean car) has a oil leak between the back side of the engine /trans i can pull the little inspection cover and i dont see any oil around the...
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L compessor VIN: X3H1211973
we installed a compressor, supplied by the owner (used car lot). there was no trash in the system. The buyer was in the other day with a noise that only happenen when the a/c is on and accelerating very fast. when the throttle is reliesed is when the noise wou...
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Readiness Monitors VIN: KMHHN65FX3
Friends, Need help! I have this Tiburon that came in today for REJECT from Illinois emissions. The customer did his own 'repairs' some 150 miles ago. Allegedly he cleared the light, and has driven 150 miles since, and has been rejected from the illinois emissi...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01N42
We have pulled our hair out on this jag, we found a tsb on the intake lower and upper gaskets, it states that these like to leak and cause a dieing and a mil light for a lean problem. We are using jag parts only and we installed all gaskets and also a Maf sens... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1989 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L No Start VIN: 2J4FY19E3K
Vehicle towed in no start. Check fuel pressure ok 15 psi. Varified no spark no injector pulse. Hooked up Modis no rpm and injector pulse width while cranking. Test crank sensor with scope perfect wave form replaced anyway still no rpm or injector pulse. Ohm cr...
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)
1990 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Alternator VIN: SALHV1248L
This Range Rover will only charge for a few minutes when 1st started cold. Customer has replaced alternator 3 times (last November & December) before it came in for no charging and burning up alt belts. I replaced the alternator (& belt) with a Bosch Reman in ...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs modulator VIN: SALTY1241X
hi land rover techs. need some help with this vehicle. it came in with scored up front rotors and pads with no lining left. we replaced front linings with all new rotors. the calipers were damaged due to the pistons were pushed almost out of the caliper housin...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L compression VIN: SALTW1943A
Vehicle engine died while driving down the road & came to shop as a no-start. Sounds very much like it has jumped valve timing. Ran a cranking compression test on all cylinders, 1 & 2 have about 170psi, 3-8 none better than 50psi. Decided to pull timing cover ...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8UF11E5P
It runs good, no MIL, no codes, no vacuum leaks that I can SEE. Anybody have any history on these BARELY failing? I'm sure I can throw a new Cat at it and get it to pass but the customer is looking for more of a stop-gap for the next 2 years. Hot,in the bay...
2007 Lexus IS250 2.5L Steering VIN: JTHBK26297
We have this 250 on which the power steering does not work and the P/S light is on. The car was in a little front end accident before, and it was fixed. We had the alignment done on it right after the repair. After the repair the car has been sitting around fo...
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L steering control VIN: 1LNHM81W0Y
when traveling at speeds above 50mph,while turning the steering wheel slightly to the left or right the car pulls to that 70 mph it is hard to keep the car straight,a slight move of the steering wheel causes a pull left and right.
2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L a/c vents VIN: 1LNHM83WG2
hey guys, have a little weird problem here, this linclon came in for low air flow from a/c panel vents and it has good air flow from floor vents and pretty good flow from defrost vents, it is hard to see the door moving while in the car so went and remove heat...
1995 Mazda MPV LXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5234S
Good Crank No start when cold. A quick shot of starter fluid through vacuum port then it will start and run all day! after sitting overnight no start again. Heres my problem its a freinds car and he lives in a remote place so I have to go mobile for this job, ...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22181
Checked Voltage at Red Black wire on distributor it has 12 volts. Also checked for ground also ok. Replaced distributor with new still no start.Test pink black wire for voltage (Mitchel and All data say you should have 12 volts but schematic looks like 5 volt ... Trouble codes: P1345 (CMP Sensor Cuicuit Malfuction)
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E3V
checked o2 sensor voltage with a dvom and found to be switching within the range of 300-1100mv.spoke with identifix throughout process last time and determined that by adding a redundant ground on the sensor ground it pulled the voltage down to 60-900mv. added... Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor circuit malf)
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L ABS module VIN: WDBKK47F3X
Hello everyone, I'm having a hard time with this Mercedes. ASR/BAS comes on at approx. 20 MPH. It sets code c1025 in the BAS module, and c1401 in the ESP/ABS module. Alldata doesn't really seem to provide a lot of information, or maybe I just don't understand...

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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L vanos VIN: WBAHD6322S
Customer opted to pick up car without digging deeper. We did clean the oil filter housing, but no change. From the replies I was leaning toward the check valve in the head bleeding down. Will update if I hear from the customer.
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L audio VIN: WBAFB335X1
Not exactly a fix. On the rear sub woofer speaker, I unplugged the lower set of wires, I'm assuming comne from the amp. the noise went away and the speaker still plays.
1992 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW5315N
Thanks for the help on this. Most said the problem was in the Passkey system. When I was looking at the Fix Database I was led astray by advice to someone else that said you could by-pass the pass key system by cutting the black wire and the dark blue with...
1989 Cadillac Allante 4.5L high idle VIN: 1G6VR3180K
Thank you to each of the 19 people who took the time out of their busy schedules to offer help. My co-worker has replaced the Idle Speed Control motor and performed the idle re-learn procedure. Happy to report that the unwanted high idle has disappeared. Th...
1985 Chevrolet S10 2.8L coolant/oil VIN: 1GC8S1489F
1990 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Scottsdale 6.2L V gauge , fuel gauge, batt light VIN: 1GNER16C6L
All the dash issues have been resolved . in pokeing around with fuse links near the glow plug relay we developed some function with the volt gauge.However the fuse links and connections proved to be ok. further proding revieled an issue within the bulkhea...
1994 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L melting plug wire VIN: 1GBKC34N7R
sorry for the late post.most of you were right the problem was it had no shields for the plug wires on the exhaust.however im still waiting for the customer to come in.thanx again
1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start, VIN: 1GCGG25ROV
This van is fixed. I recieved 42 responses, many that seemed they didnt read the post. I really appreciate all who responded as a few led me in the correct decision to replace the fuel pump. It seems this style of injection systme is VERY sensitive to fuel pre...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ignition lock VIN: 1GNDTBW1V2
Jim and Jeff nailed this one. We found the sol. behind the lock cylinder intermittly sticking . Thanks again guys.
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Vent Solenoid VIN: 1G1JC12F43
Okay ... I got some good replies. I may not have described my situation in great enough detail. I had absolutely no issue with the wires going to the vent sol., or the sol. itself whatsoever. It was the ground exiting the ECM that was causing the greif (wit...
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Electronic VIN: 2G1WW12E54
Thanks to all who replied...What I finally found with this car was...On the right side temp actuator one of the pins ( blue wire ) was not making real good contact with the harness , the conector in the harness did not fit real tight...I replaced the harness c...
2006 Chevrolet Optra LS 2.0L Stall VIN: KL1JD69Z06
HEY GUYS, sorry for the late response... i want to thank duane from iowa for gettign me to check out the diagram for a cobalt to find the correct wiring for the pnp, and rob from michigan who narrowed me down to checking the pnp...we changed the PNP and all ... Trouble codes: P0705 (transmission range/low input).
2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Engine VIN: 2A4GM48446
Finally received parts from Dodge, I ordered all 18 rockers (one of the plastic lifter retainers was broken in the bag had to re order 1), all 4 shafts, and all 8 pedestals (they came with the dowels) as the procedure told me to replace the dowels upon removal...
1996 Dodge B1500 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21XXT
well its always someones car that you know that cant always be a simple fix.the #1 and #3 cylinders were low on compression,@100 pounds a piece,although the cel is on the vehicle still has good drivability and my neighbor is going to wait it out till it gets w... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HA18N82
The problem was the ecm where #3 primary coil was not firing had dealer give 2nd opinion thanks for all the help. john Trouble codes: P0353.
2004 Dodge Durango ST 4.7L engine VIN: 1D4HB38N24
simply replaced the rocker arms and lifters. I could not find any other cause of failure.
2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Shift VIN: 1B3EL46R54
FIXED, FIXED, FIXED… Thank You Lord, AMEN. This is one of the weirdest ones I have delt with in a long time. Big thanks to Robert (Bob) from Michigan. He nailed it perfect. I had suspected the alternator was having problems, but I had not considered an “A/C ri...
2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Speedometer VIN: 1B3EL46R54
...The fix information was from a tech on the Drivetrain Post... FIXED, FIXED, FIXED… Thank You Lord, AMEN. This is one of the weirdest ones I have delt with in a long time. Big thanks to Robert (Bob) from Michigan. He nailed it perfect. I had suspected the al...
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L wipers, turn signals, dimmer VIN: 1B3HB48B47
hello again Thanks for the quick replies. The local dodge dealer was nice enough to let me know there has been a problem with the IPM(fuse box) on these cars with this problem. Without the proper scan tool Im just wasteing time. Explained that to customer and ...
1986 Ford F-150 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTDF15N5G
first of all i would like to thank everybody who gave my problem some thought and took time to read my request.some were right on point.i had completely forgoten about the canister filter on the frame.replaced the 4 dollar filter and truck runs like gu...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N2R
Thank you all for your help. It really helps to read other accounts of similar situations to give you a different way of looking at the problem. Charles from Florida helped with his quick and easy test light test on the coil, which helped me to find a bad/inte...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 7.5L soft pedal VIN: 1FBJS31GXS
Thank you for everyones replies, it ended up being the ABS unit itself. Tried a aftermarket unit first still same issue, installed a Ford unit, cleared the codes and pedal was great. Thanks again
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L fuse VIN: 1FTYR10V6Y
sorry about this request guys.i was on vacation last week and had no input on this request.but i was informed when i got back.this vech had a broken wire on top of transmission coming from prindal switch.again i am sorry for who did not know how to use this si...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L belt VIN: 1FAFP53U31
thanks to all cust took to another store and they replaced the tensioner again and idler pully ...same problem. I was talking to cust and they traded car
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56PX3
went to inspect and replace filter with napa filter and noticed an insert in aftermarket filter that depending on type of set up use that filter or not and was the one that did not apply to that system so ordered a original motorcraft and truck has not acted u...
2004 Ford F F650 7.2L speedo inoporable VIN: 3FRWX65R74
Thanks to all who replied to this issue. We threw a speed sensor at this truck and it made know difference. The problem was in the wiring. We had to replace the wiring harness that went to the transmission due to corrosion. Thanks again
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21P54
I do apprecitate all of the replies I had on this truck but no one hit the nail on the head. The repair for this truck was a PCM. When the ipr was commanded at a high duty cycle it caused a internal pcm ground drop on the icp ground wire. How it set no othe... Trouble codes: P2284, P2288.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L engine overheat VIN: 1FTNW21P04
This one is Fixed. I would like to thank all who replied, I got alot of good ideas. With my modis I can only read the fan rpm and not change any fan speeds manually, right from the beginning I could not hear the clutch fan activating, First clue I guess. Befor...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWX31P56
After road testing the vehicle again the CEL came on again for the IPC. I watched the results of the IPR % and could see it fluctuate every time the vehicle was acting up. I replaced the IPR and test drove again under the same perameters and no more problem. I...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP5686A
Well, thanks to Allen, Robert, Bradley and Dustin this car is over the curb. The suggestion was to replace the crank sensor and when I pulled it out the tip looked burned and had cracks accross it. What threw me was the fact the sensor always fired the ignit...
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L Evaporator Housing VIN: 1GTEC14TO3
Well I'm going to say this one is fixed because I haven't really duplicated problem in the first place. I pulled carpet back and the insulation underneath was soaked. I tried running water over the wiper cowl and windshield per Bryan's reply, but didn't see ...
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L abs light VIN: KMHFU45D51
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A3X
Well I would like to thank those that took the time to respond. One thing that I should have posted in the original post was that the front O2 was fluctuating normally. And that I tried to force the rear O2 rich and lean with no results. This rear O2 was fixed... Trouble codes: P0138 (b1s2 circuit voltage).
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L transfer case VIN: JACDJ58X51
The computer did not have a 5 volt referance so we replaced the computer, then we found that one of the sensors was shorted on the return to the computer. one sensor had about 26 ohms throgh it from the 5 volt referance wire to the return wire and the other ha...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SAJNA5845K
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Control Head (Dual Zone ATC) VIN: 1J4GX58J92
Thanks for the help, sorry it took so long to post this fix, but the customer picked up the vehicle and just returned yesterday. Most replies stated no relearn was necessary and this was correct, however after repair I did disconnect the battery and let sit ...
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K13
hi guys i am so sorry for the dealay. ok i order both crank and the cam from the dealer . truck runs fine thank you guys .
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L CAN Com's VIN: WDB2030452
Thanks for the replies, as the problem is intermittent I am not 100% sure that we have sorted it yet. With the key on and the ABS ESP relay removed the driver information display came up with the same message. We have replaced this relay and are keeping finger...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L cooling fan VIN: WDBRN47J92
This vehicle is going to the dealer,we tried used ecm but as all of you stated is not an option,hopefully dealer will be able to fix this one,thanks for all the replies.
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L A/C Vents VIN: 2MEFM75W33
Hi, The fix was a new Control Panel (Eatc). The vacuum going into the new control panel was 17" of vac. and out to the vacuum motors was also 17" of vacuum. Now the doors change real quick. The vac. solenoids inside the control panel must have been cross leaki...
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