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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L emissions VIN: JH4DA9374N
high nox no egr on standard trans mission
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6327V
Hi all thanks for taking your time to help customer has no driveability complaints just check engine light is on so if any one has seen this problem I would greatly appreiate your help Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position a circuit)
1997 BMW 328i 2.8L daytime running lights VIN: WBABK8326V
doing an HID conversion on a 97 bmw 3281 convertable made in canada. the HID kit is for the high beam bulb. right now the high beam and everything works. but being a canadian car it has day time running lights. these running lights are low voltage causing the ...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Sun roof VIN: WBAGJ832WD
Scan tool will not comunicate with Sun roof module. Performed Intialization With no improvement. Removed sunroof glass and had full movement. Thanks for any insight
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...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGH83401
have this bmw which has had an intermittant knock on first start(like is waiting for oil pressure), but recently ive noticed a bit more knocking especially when warmed up, seems to be from left side valve cover towards front, im thinking the vanos is making th...
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Misfire VIN: WBAGL63472
Hello BMW techs. The above mentioned BMW has a misfiring cylinder #3. Compression is at 180, spark plug, coil and injector have been swapped but the misfire remains on cyl. #3. While checking smooth running #3 and #6 are both higher than the rest, around 2.2%....
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGL62000
Hallo there. This car leaks oil from RF of engine(When facing engine) It does not leak from the top. When you look under the bonnet(hood)it looks perfectly dry.The timing cover,tappet cover etc are not leaking. But it makes a bit of a puddle under the car! We ...
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G4CW52KXS
Just a quick question, this trans won't shift to 2nd or 3rd scan data says it did. We have no reverse just first gear in od or drive, won't shift manualy either. A slight bit of noise in park that goes away in reverse but won't engage reverse.I'm thinking soli...
1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP52K5W
i have been pulling my hair out and don't have much more to pull so i need some help. this buick will stall and / or not start at times, in the last 6 months this has happened 5 times. the car will start and run normallt then they put down the power window and...
2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L mode door VIN: 1G4CU54133
The vehicle HVAC will duct to floor intermittently whether in automatic or manual operation. Voltage went low to the mode door servo according to monitoring the servo with a genysis scanner. The mode door servo would operate correctly with scanner control, 100...
2004 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Display & blower VIN: 1G4CW54K74
Hello GM guys. Customer has two complaints on this Park Ave with auto/dual climate control. First is that the controller display [center of dash directly below radio] is very dim/hard to read or may blank out completely at times. Seems to be ok functionally wh...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L a/c fan fan motor VIN: 1G6KD52BS4
auto a/c, blower motor stays running w/ key onn,pretty sure its the control under hood butcould use a little help
1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 1234567TNM
car had jumped timing chain,bent vavles,replaced chain and heads,no spark,replaced ign module with one off a running car,have ac voltage from crank sensor.checked for dis pulse ref hi with test light -nothing?checked res all inj good.checked powers and grounds...
1992 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 5.7L every gear VIN: 1GBHK34K1N
I work for a school system in North Carolina we are having a problem with this transmission making a noise under a load only. The noise sounds like a knocking that is in every gear. The noise will not change with speed it is constant as soon as you push in the...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L abs VIN: 2G1FP22S9P
Scanned abs codes 24, RR Wheel speed is 0 mph 28 Excessive RR wheel acceleration Road test with Verus, rear sensor drops to 0 at about 7mph. Wiring harness checked from control module to sensor, no shorts or opens, ohm sensor it was in specs but replaced any...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Steering VIN: 2GCEK19R1T
the truck has hard spots in the steering when sitting still. it was doing this and i replaced the pump and sector and it was fine for a while and then it started again. it steers fine when moving. you can increase the rpms and it gets better but still has stif...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W6X
vehicle was towed in three weeks ago with a no start condition. found injector unit leaking. replaced with mfi unit. vehicle ran well, cust took and brought it back 3 weeks later running rough. it had a p0300. misfire monitor showed cyl.#1&6 counting up misfir... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCT19W4X
Please provide any suggestions- runs great, but no tach and MIL on for code PO340 Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W91
This blazer came to shop with starting problem after short soak. I tested fuel pressure at still and was 45 lbs, cranking 45 lbs. I could not duplicate the problem till after about 3 hours in shop trying. It did it and will no catch while cranking, i poured a ...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Clutch, throwoutbearing VIN: 1GTEC14W02
Hello, I'm working on this 5-speed manual transmission truck, probably a NV3500. It has a rattle type noise coming from the transmission, which seems to wind down and go away once you push the clutch in. It seems opposite of a throwout bearing noise, so we sus...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L lines VIN: 1G1YY32G5Y
customer needs a brake line thats not avalable, the new line needs to be spliced and i know it should be a double flare, management thinks a compression fitting will be ok!? any ones opinion on this,and if any one knows of any ''code'' of repair.this may seem ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK23U44
This truck is becoming a life long project and we want to find the fix. The truck looses power. The accelerator pedal looses response. When the truck looses power the POWER LOSS LIGHT appears on the dash. First time fix was a broken wire at the throttle body c... Trouble codes: P1516
2004 Chevrolet Optra 2.0L AC System VIN: KL1JD52Z44
Hi all, this Optra has a very small capacity AC and any reduction in performance is very noticeable. I last leak tested it on July 29th and today it was about a half pound low. Please let me know if any of you hard working GM techs have had a similar problem o...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Blower VIN: 3GCEK14Z16
This one should not be A hard one but we all know how it goes.This truck came in for the normal blower inop at any speeds pulled the plug off of the resistor sure enuff it was melted so i installed a blower motor resistor and new harness easy fix right,wrong.N...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.9L compressor VIN: 2G1WS55136
This car came in the shop because the a/c will only cool when the car is idling. Checked freon it was a little low so I recharge system to correct amount. Car still will only cool while car is idling. The low head pressure is @ 41-42 psi @ about 96 degrees out...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Surge VIN: 2GCEK13397
truck came to our shop with check engine light on with code po121. engine running good. we did clean the throttle body and the light is off but when you touch the pedel the rpm stay about 2000 rpm. turn the key off and restart the rpm is good until you touch t... Trouble codes: P0121
1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.2L battery light on VIN: 2C3HD46J7X
hello techs i have a chrysler concorde that the battery light comes on when customer is driving.once the key is shut off light is out till the next time it happens.the vehicle has a new battery and alternator.also has a new ambient temp sensor/battery temp sen...
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L left front rotor/caliper VIN: 1A4GP45R96
We have seen this recently on two different Chrysler minivans. The first one was a 2001 and the customer wasn't happy over the 6 months of trying to catch the problem. Both customers complained of a burning smell and loss of power and vibration. It was hard to...
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
1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1B3EJ46X9W
could someone tell me the procedure for instaling the second design timing belt tensioner thats the one with the 1/4 in. drive hole for adjustment. I cant load the spring and install it and its in none of the books I have. can find information on the on for al...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Differential VIN: 3B7HC13Y3W
Hello to all. This truck had a slight clunk noise in the rear end after reverse and hard brake a when you put in drive and accelerate similar to a bad joint. This is two wheel drives. Truck ram 1500.We Inspected rear diff. carrier and pinion bearings/gears all...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Electronic VIN: 2C3HH46RXX
This Intrepid keeps comin back and the time has come for me to ask for your Help now. After clearing the code for speed sensors I drive it for about 30 to 50 Km and then it goes into limpin mode again and MIL light comes on. I have changed the two sensors Inpu...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L compressor VIN: 2B6KB31Y4Y
We have this Dodge van equipt with a Sanden TRS 105 scroll type compressor. The customer complained that the ac quit cooling suddenly and would make noise when switched to ac.After verifying the complaint and checking static pressure to see if we had a major l...
2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X21
hello there fellow techs i have a 2001 dodge stratus that came in as a no start .when testing vehicle it started up and has ran since.the vehicle now has intermittent misfires on cylinder # 1 and 4.vehicle has new spark plugs and wires,ignition coil,cam and cr... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304
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...
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L "tips" starting system VIN: 1D4HB38N46
Thanks in advance for any help you can give me. I have a 2006 durango being used as a police vehicle. Battery was replaced about 2 months ago. Never any trouble with this vehicle until now. I has the tip system on it. When you try and start the truck all that ...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31HXR
first time asking for help. this van will idle fairly smooth. then, all of a sudden, will cut out as if key were cycled off and back on. this all transpires in a seconds time. very quick. surges back up and idles fine. 10 seconds later, does it again. i scoped...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Fuse 20 VIN: 2FMDA5147T
This vehicle came in as a crank with no start condition. After Scanning it we found a few codes. P0300 Random Misfire, p0353 Ignition Coil "C" Circuit Malfunction and, p0352 Ignition Coil "B" Circuit Malfunction. We hooked up a spark tester and found no spark....
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDXW46S9Y
members what to say high to all and hope everyone is duing well,have this truck that came in for the heater hose comin off at core,fixed filled system test drove all seem good,customer called next day said truck overheates going down highway, got truck back fo...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07392
got this 02 f-150 h/d edition with 5.4l s/c. has code for egr flow out of range (p0401) when i engage the egr valve, the engine stalls immediately, put vac to dpfe and it reads to 4v, drops back down to 1 when vac is released, egr solenoid is operational and i... Trouble codes: P0401
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRW08L82
Thanks for looking over my post. Customer droped off his F-150 for a stall when comming to a stop, bucks and almost stalls on interstate driving, and CEL. All of these problems seam to occur when the engine is warm, driving for at least 30 min, and warm outsid... Trouble codes: P0340 (Loss of CMP Signal)
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FADP42X82
This mustang will start then stalles mil light appeares right away p0340.Preformed all ford pinpionts of the cmp to the point where it said to replace pcm. Replaced pcm problem still there. This is only on start up. I can clear codes It might start twice okay ... Trouble codes: P0340
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)
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L interior lights ,chime VIN: 1FMFU15L73
Holy Cow Batman! Driving down the road the interior lights will come on,the door ajar bell goes nuts and the running board access lights turn on.Of course everytime the vehicle comes to the shop it behaves. Has anyone else ecounterd a possesed ford like this? ...
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP56U26
This car is leaking WATER on the floor on the passanger side. It only leaks with the air on. The drain tube has been checked. They said that another shop took something apart and cleaned and checked it. They realy found nothing wrong. I assume they took the lo...
2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FAFPP34N0
Just checking to see if anybody else has come across a similar problem on a 2006 Focus. The customer states that the speedometer drops to 0mph and the radio shuts off intermittently. We have had the car for several days and have not been able to duplicate the ...
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)
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTHK29U62
Hi There any help in advance is greatly appreciated. This truck came in with flashing Engine light at speeds above 60mph but no drivability concern. Truck runs excellent. Searched archives and found possible needs crank relearn. Tried with otc and snap on and... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1TEC19X25Z
Hello bowtie techs!!! This GMC came in with complaint of stalls and then restarts! Verified the stalling almost didn't get around block! stumble then some sputtering. NO CODES ! misfire counts were less than 100 in history all cyls!! Fuel pressure stayed at 60...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall VIN: 1HGCG2256X
Customer vehicle stalled on the road and was towed in. Customer's complaint was that vehicle would shut off while driving. After replacing the cat converter and fuel pump vehicle performance went back to "normal"; except that it still intermittenly stalls (eng...
2005 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L vsa light, engine stalls, tach,speedometer, etc VIN: 5FNRL386X5
two codes, p0680(internal pcm failure)and15b0, vehicle runs fine, the vsa lightcomes on, engine shuts down,(tach,speedo,temp gauge all drop off), the green immobilizer light does flash continuous if i try to start it without turning the ignition off. after rem...
2009 Honda Civic LX 1.8L L/F Corner of Passengers Compartment
Ive been messing with this car on and off for the last 2 days to no avail, car came in with a rattling complaint comming from the left front corner of the vehicle I cannot verifiy weather the noises is comming from inside or ouside of the vehicle. Sounds like ...
2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCP11A42
The car idles at 1700 rpm on cold start intemittently. After warm up it started idling at 800. The car came to our shop because the dealer put a throttle body on it and it didn't solve the problem. I smoked tested the intake and found no leaks. I performed an ... Trouble codes: P0505
2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L Front end VIN: JNKDA31A03
Very Clean I35 but has a severe vibration when motor is under load. Car has had its 100k service done, all oem/OES plugs and drive line parts too. Basically, at almost any speed, there's a shudder/vibration from the front end when the motor is put under load. ...
2003 Jaguar XKR 4.2L hvac VIN: SAJDA42B03
The service specifications call for the replacement of the cabin air filter. Following the direction in Alldata, I took the wiper arms and the valence under them off to expose the cabin air filter. The directions came from the 2000-2001 MY section i Alldata as...
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L coolant temp gauge VIN: 1J4FY29P5V
This Jeep is funky-you Mopar guys know! The temp for the gauge is calculated inside the pcm. There is no direct temp sensor on the engine for temperature. Therefore the cts is very important. I am seeing a drop to zero on the output of the cts when using my Va...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling fan operation VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
Fan seems to not be kicking into high speed. Engine gets hot and overflows from tank. With A/C on the fan goes into high speed but only for a minute then every couple of seconds it goes in and outb of high speed. This is a hydrolic fan.
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L engine VIN: WDBFA76E9S
has lifter noise cylinder 3-4 area on right side we replaced all lifters on right side & replaced timing chain tensioner noise goes away when engine speed is above idle [...]
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L ABC system VIN: WDBNG75J11
Car came in with a message that said "visit workshop" ABC system. The suspension was keeping the right level. There was a big fluid leak around the ABC fluid container. We put it on the SDS system and we had codes C1525-064(System pressure too low) & C1526-016...

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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L No Start VIN: WABHE6324S
it was the crank sensor thanks for the reply tom's shop
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Engine VIN: WBAAV33461
Thanks for all your replies. I have purchased an engine from BMW as I feel this car is worth the expense. Your help as always was greatly appreciated and I was able to do the reserch required to make the decision.
1999 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 1G6KF5496X
Thank you gentlemen who replied to my help request...The P0601 was indeed a pcm slayer and I ordered a PCM from our local dealer the PCM was installed and programed last evening and a complete test drive done this morning...The transmision shifted OK and sp... Trouble codes: P0601 (Loss of PCM memory).
1993 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G1JF34T9P
thanks to all for the help this one drove us crazy for a while however the fix was easy I waited untill idle began to search then tapped on the ecm and the idle smoothed out so I replaced the ecm and all is well again thanks to all
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L none VIN: 1G1JF12T1V
Big thanks to all who responded to my help request.Many of you said it was the wheel bearing,we checked our to find that did install an el-cheapo bearing.Replaced it with a good grade bearing and the poping noise is gone! Thanks again.
1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L engine VIN: 1GCHK33J0W
Thanks to all of the knowledgeable technicians that responded. In 20some years as a tech this is the first time i have come across fuel tank vandalism. After further inspection on vehicle today, I found what tasted like cornsyrup spilled on side of truck jus...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W2W
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33101
Vehicle is fixed, Replaced the high pressure pump. System nows runs at 160Mpa when commanded. Fuel Vacuum test still shows it at 4.65 inHg and under full load goes up to 10.6 inHg. Changing the pump was a bit of a bear but managed to get it in 5.0 hrs. Had to ... Trouble codes: P0093 (Large Leak Detected).
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Seat Heater VIN: 2GCEK13T54
thanks for all the replies guys, patrick was right on with the ohm spec being 1.5 -5.5. The bottom was 4.2 ohms and the back was 9.1 ohms so I disassembled it and the back had a burnt spot. It amazed me that it still had only 9 ohms resistance. Another point...
2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Flasher Fuse VIN: 1GCGG25V86
vehicle still has not returned. i am calling it fixed. thanks to all who replied.
2000 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54LSY
sorry to say i am closing this post without fixing the problem.i would like to thank all that replied.i did change the fuel filter because it was due to be changed with no change ,ck engine light came on again.i would like to add that i noticed the light & cod... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cyl misfire), P0306 (cyl no 6 misfire), P0305 (cyl no 5 misfire), P0304 (cyl no 4 misfire), P0303 (cyl no 3 misfire), P0302 (cyl no 2 misfire).
2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46R64
It seems most likely that there is a valve train error. We'll get customers approval and do teardown at their request. I will update when that happens. Thanks to all Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire 5).
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, 14 miles per gal. hi VIN: 1B7HC16Y4X
aii were good suggestions did clean tank and will install fuel filter (really liked that one)Customer needed PU back before could check other suggestions. Thank all for your help. Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y0X
2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Ignition VIN: WDOPE84588
Thanks for the help everyone. I had it towed to the dealer for repair. They had some troubles too i guess but it is on its way back here now burning fuel.
1994 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR10U2S
Replaced Clutch kit new kit not a reman with roller pilot bushing, replaced master cylinder and slave cylinder with ford parts, replaced flywheel and still has problem. It only happens when it is hot you cannot shift it after a stop. even changed the transmi...
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15HXT
like i said in my first statment that the customer was trying to fix it himself the hall-effect i was told was new end up being a junk yard part and as you all aready know are not new parts. ended up putting a new dis in it and car started on first crank thank...
2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L timing chain VIN: AFAHP60A45
replace vct valve and housing with can shaft gear exhaust gear, secondary chain and teninsor.
2007 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW12V97
Thanks Michael,Avinash & Brian for the replies. The .046 volts was not causing the issue. After double checking all modules for other codes ( were not any) and disconecting the cluster & abs module with same results I replace the output speed sensor. Both pat...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L no power, no shift VIN: KMHJF35F5Y
got 3 replies and all wear helpful. john's reply was something i missed ( unplug all sensors in circuit to check voltage draw )and looked for fuel tank pressure sensor at location mitchell 1 said it was and not there so removed rear seat and found acsess door ... Trouble codes: P0122 (throttle pedal position sensor switch A circuit low), P1703.
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L transmission VIN: JACDJ58X81
I had several good replies, thanks to everyone. Christopher from Conn. had a simple way to determine if it was mechanical or electronic. "Just unplug both the transmission electrical connectors going through the case. Both are on the left side,both plug down i...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L trs range sensor VIN: 1J4GL48K42
Thanks for the help we charged 2.5 hrs, it would have been even less but we took the valve body apart all the way and all the balls fell out, you only have to take certain bolts out to remvove it with out spliting the v/body. We did find some damage to the sid...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Stall VIN: WDBBA45C6F
First the fix: Replacing the fuel pump relay cured the stalling problem.I first replaced the overvoltage relay which created a no a/c problem and did not cure the stalling problem.Swapped w/old and a/c worked again.Perhaps it was either a defective relay or in...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, shuts off #2 % #6 VIN: WDBKK47F2W
Hi Guys, After replacing the CMP the problem has not recurred, I've been driving it for two days now with no problems. Thanks to all who replied, hope I can return the favors. Best regards all, Jeff Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0302 (cyl2 misfire), P0306 (cyl6 misfire).
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L ABS module VIN: WDBKK47F3X
Let me start by saying thanks to all those who replied. It turns out the C1025 code was directly related to the ABS pump not turning on (C1401). I was able to get a pinout for the hydraulic unit and the ASR controler and was going to check continuity on the wi...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Clutch VIN: WMWRE33403
Removed transmission and inspected the clutch. Found heat checking on the pressure plate and the fins on the pressure plate. Replaced with new Pressure plate, clutch disc, throwout bearing, and flywheel(all together in a kit). Found everything operational ...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, ENGINE NOISE VIN: 1N4AL11DO3
2007 International 4000 4300 7.6L compresor VIN: 1HTMMAAM37
The thermistor on the accumulator was open. replaced both thermistors and recharged system, all ok.
1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3RJ46C5T
We had a new bad PCM from Mopar. install another PCM and problem gone. Fixed Trouble codes: P0505.
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ14T2M
Thanks to everyone who replied. The CPS was new so I replaced the signal wire just to be sure. Pulled the plenum and ohmed out the injectors. Had only two inectors in spec. Cyl #5 was .6, cyl #3 was 12.7ohms, cyls #1 & #6 were 13.2 & 13.3 ohms respectively. T...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BJ633XP
thank you very much for the replies to this problem and it was the intake gasket on the left side that was bad. i really need to get a smoke machine as in the future this will help a lot to find problems like this one. also did replace the knock sensor becau... Trouble codes: 22 (knock sensor), 32 (oxygen sensor).
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S4BP61C15
Well everyone thank you to all that replied. It took almost a month for the customer to return with the vehicle. He did not want to spend any money for tear down without knowing the total cost. After alot of conversations back and forth he brought it in and we...
1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R1V
HJello Tech's, The problem was at one of the injector connectors. It would intermittenly open causing the module to set the code. I did as the replise sugested; ground and wiring. Thanks for the help.
2002 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF3BKB2
We rechecked for leaks on the tank side and found a leaking purge control valve , Also the tank was disfigured from the inside , we could not tell what exactly had happened , possibly excessive pressure in the tank , after all its been over 100 here for a coup... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap. system malfunction).
2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L smokes VIN: 4T1BE32K74
thanks to all you techs for responding to my issue ray from alberta it was the valve stems seals turns out the services was'st maintained properly.agian thanks. sorry for the short descrition on the isuue on the car.
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L all gauges, clock,odometer VIN: 3VWRF81H6W
Rob nailed it. The ground for the cluster gauges is on the stud plate on the trans side of the head. It was difficult to loosen the nut since the bracket is not properly supported but with vise grips and 10mm I got it- cleaned up the ring terminals, reattached...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Stall VIN: 3VWSG69M21
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no power VIN: 3VWSP69M81
I think I had the problem solved but the customer came during the off hour's and took the car. What I found was the cannister in the tank (fuel) has a spring loaded tube that is sealed in the center by an o-ring, it was laying in the bottom of the can. in a co...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ4
I am aware of the stratified and homogenous made and checked to see if the motor and flaps were operating correctly. With a boroscope, hell of a job getting it in there, found large build up on intake valves. Removed head and serviced. All repaired now. Th...
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