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2005 Alfa Romeo 156 twin spa 2.3L Mechanical VIN: ZAR9320000
hi all,i am doing a timing belt replacement on this alfa,the engine bolts have splined head bolts,i am told the tork bits for these are sst from alfa,no tool suplier in my area has them,can a alfa man tell me the correct name of these tork keys,and where they ...
2002 Audi A6 3.0L CVT Trans VIN: WAUJT64B02
Trans slipped when cold, harsh engagement. As per Audi, upgraded to 7 disc clutch, flashed ecu with new software. Now slips when hot, 2 hrs fast driving starts to slip from stand still only, all else seems fine. No codes stored but now leaning towards an ecu.....
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Shifts VIN: WAUDT74FN0
This is a weird one. This car starts out in 2nd gear, and then kicks down into 1st. It shifts very hard hard enough it seams like it is going to brake something. When at a constant cruise speed above 50 MPH and a constant throttle, the vehicle seams to momen...
1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Starting VIN: 1GH4P52L0S
hello, here is my deal, this car came in with a no start condition so we checked for fuel and spark and it was o.k. i noticed a flashing security light then found that we had no signal at the starter, had power at the starter but no signal from the ign. switc...
2002 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1G4HR54KX2
This car is already fixed, but I am writing this down in gratitude for the information I found in the archives that helped me fix it, and to record some specs on this GM fuel gauge system that others may find useful. The car was towed to our shop last week for...
1990 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special 4.5L no blower motor opperation VIN: 1GSC65333L
this one has me worked up. vehicle came in with no blower opperation. replaced blower motor worked for about 30 sec. in vehicle then quit. checked for power to blower motor no power, has ground. reading the diagrams that i have shows ppl/wh is power from body ...
2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYFK66817
Hey guys, We fixed this one. Came in with po 452, fuel pressure sensor low voltage. Dropped the tank and had signal, and return signal{1.4v}. Checked PCM and had no signal at pin 24,{green wire}. The "fix" was to repair the open wire near the rear of the front... Trouble codes: P0452
1985 Chevrolet K20 Scottsdale 5.7L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCFK29K7S
This truck will start then stall. Up to 3 times in AM (60 F this AM)Fuel psi 10 lbs, rapidly goes to 12-13. If fuel pump I could see 1 stall but 3 in succession? Intermittent long crank. Starts and runs well after it has run for a few seconds. No Codes! Someti...
1988 Chevrolet Beretta 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G1LV11W5J
happy friday! i've got this beretta here that has no inj. pulse. read all the fixes and i believe it has a fault somewhere in the DIS system or maybe ecm. the question i have rpm is reading 9999 on the Modis. has anyone seen this before? KOEO , tps is ...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK19RVE
Engine cuts out usually under load and at higher rpms, but when it is really acting bad it does it all the time. Have changed the ign module, coil, dist cap, and rotor. Last time it was in I finally got one code out of it and that was crank sensor so I changed...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W0W
thanks in advance . this vehicle has a constant instant miss fire .cyl # 5 is a constant miss fire on or off idle . # 6 is a slower miss fire count at idle & miss fire disappears off idle . fuel pressure is 60 psi,replaced spark plugs,ignition wires,distributo... Trouble codes: P0122, P0135, P0147, P0300
2001 Chevrolet C3500 HD 6.5L fuel guage VIN: 1GBJC34111
Greetings, Where is the Fuel Balance Module and Do I Even Have One? This thing is not following the rules! MOD and IATN fix data base say the fuel balance module is on the frame, next to abs modulator, under the cab. Not on this truck. Spent 3 hours searching ...
2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19X2B
Hello all and thanks in advance for any and all suggestions. Vehicle came in 30,000 miles ago with P1345, found distributor gear teeth all worn to a sharp edge, replaced distributor gear, reinstalled distributor and was fine for a year/28,000 miles. Came back... Trouble codes: P1345
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT 3.9L piston and cylinder heads rear bank VIN: 2G1WK15126
I HAVE A monte carlo with serious damage to all 3 pistons and cc s on the 1-3-5 bank. It looks like they were beat with a hammer. #3 intake valve seat is pushed in but valves are not harmed and not dicolored in head gasket is not blown and heads are warped .00...
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3A8FY48B88
Customer complaint of poor fuel mileage, decels fast when taking foot off gas, and mil on. Can find no vaccum leaks, idles at 1000 rpm and long term fuel trim -14. TPS & MAP test good. What can be the problem. It runs rough at idle like vaccum leak. Any help w... Trouble codes: P2074 (MAP/TPS Correlation/high air flow/ vaccum leak)
1988 Dodge Caravan 2.5L Instrument cluster VIN: 2B4GP2539W
Customer said the dash went blank and hasn't worked since. None of the gauges work. I checked the power and grounds to the BCM. The odometer will light up for several seconds if you turn the key on and then back to accessory. You can't communicate with the BCM...
1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GG22Y8X
I have a good one for all of you. This dakota stalls only when you put it in reverse. we have eliminated the nutreul safty switch, checked and cleaned all grounds, induction service, fuel pressure test, and several hours of testing. We have no idea what else t...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R02
This vehicle came in with #2 no compression, removed cyl head, repaired, and reinstalled with new chain tensioner. All timing marks seem to be lined right up. Engine started right up and ran crisp until about 5 minutes of running then set po016 and engine woul... Trouble codes: P0016
1997 Ford Ranger Sport 4.0L trouble code P1762 VIN: 1FTCR14XXV
Keeps setting a trouble code: P1762-Overdrive band Failed off. IT HAS ALL THE SHIFTS) seams to work perfectly. has all speeds and lock up. It sets this code immediately after the vehicle reaches 4th gear. We replaced the valve body with a new (not reman) unit,...
2000 Ford F-150 4.2L Accessories VIN: 1FTZX1722Y
This one might be for the Ford techs out there.The truck came for no dashboard lights.checked all circuits and replaced the headlamp switch to no avail.When looking at the wiring diagram a little closer found that the GEM module controls this light and also th...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X8Y
This vehicle has a misfire on cold start ups for about 1-2 minutes depending on its "mood". I have done a tune up on it in the last 6 months just as maintanance. Fuel pressure is within spec koeo or koer. The spark plug always gets an area thats darker than th... Trouble codes: P0304
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU73WX3
engine running high rpm/has new idle air control valve which was replaced by us appx 1 month ago ran fine for a couple of weeks and than started again/we replace iac again the iac percentege count is around 36 at idle. engine has been rebuilt by us appx 4 mont...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Steering VIN: 2FAFP71W14
My big question is does these newer racks have same little valve that on older units we had to transfer to new rack. I was wondering if customer had possibly forgot about that crucial step? thanks to all. Nate
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPX14515
Thanks in advance. Engine will intermittently miss at idle and just above idle after warmed up. Scan tool has no misfire counters so I cant peg the hole. We replaced the plugs (one broke off- NO fun but fixable). We output tested the coils and checked for boot...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L srs VIN: 1HGCG5653X
What is the simple procedure for resetting the SRS which is presently in Default...not operational...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D43
We replaced original engine (thrust bearing let go on the original) with a used engine, also replaced timing belt, drive belts, water pump and all tune up components, along with various seals and gaskets. Car sat for about three weeks while we were waiting fo...
1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Trans oil temp VIN: SAJPX1848W
I filled the trans with a small amount of oil and went for a test drive. Unit seems to shift well, but I got less than 1/4 mile before the dash display warned me that the trans. oil temp. was too high. I scanned the system and came up with the 2 codes noted ab...
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L abs VIN: 1J4GR48K46
Hello Guys, Thanks in advance. Here is my problem. This jeep come in with ESP/traction light coming on intermiting.The code in the abs shows C0107c(brake switch 1/2 stuck).All-Data does not list any info on this code! The first thing I did was check the brake ...
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L drivability VIN: KNDUP13205
E-Mail Me with any thoughts kia dosent even know where the valve is. Thanks in advance Robert. [...]
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L aC code VIN: 1LNHM97V1Y
disconnected battery to change alternator...when the vehicle was restarted the air conditioning system will only blow warm is totally ineffective what would cause this is there a code to reset
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air ride VIN: 5LMFU28R73
This navigator came in because the air ride doesn't work. Basically the truck is sitting on the ground. The air bags will not fill. The compressor does run. No codes for suspension. The compressor makes air. I checked for pressure with a gauge that reads to 30...
2000 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1TA2225Y
We Ran Computer Diagnostics , The Check Engine Light Was Not On But We Had 17 Codes Our Guess Is Some Repair Shop That This Women Was Taking Her Vehicle To DisConnect The Check Engine Light, Then We Found That Someone Attached A Piece Of Cooper Tubing To Conne...
2001 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L big noise VIN: JM3LW28Y61
Everything is OK except noise. When pulling the steering wheel smoothly, idle slightly increased and made big noise. The noise source is the air filter housing. It vibrates and makes big noise. What's happening? Noise is very similar to power steering system n...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1TA22141
Ok thanks in advance for everyones help with this little i get this 01'Mazda Millenia after its been to about three different shops. The whole car is completley ripped apart there are wires and jumpers screws and covers everywhere. This poor guy must ... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam Sensor Signal Lost)
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L air bag VIN: JM1FE17314
Air Bag light is on solid at idle, blinks going down the road. code 23, or B1998 present- Pass side air bag module circuit high resistance. WE put spark plugs in it 2 weeks ago, came in on the hook misfiring really bad, CEL blinking. Replaced the coils and spa...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L right taillight VIN: WDBED9OD3L
i have a 90 300te wagon and the right rear taillight doesnt work there is no power there.yet fuse is good and the license plate light works and the other lights on that fuse work mitchell doesnt have any wiring diagrams im down to having to pull panels to try ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E9Y
customer said that the brakes are appling on their own at times and that the bas/esp -ets -abs lights and the warning triangle light are on. checked for fault codes. fault code c1200 and c1103 were stored. checked and replaced the brake light switch. checked t...
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L abc VIN: WDBSK75F74
using sds did rodeo test could not no pressure applied air pressure to reservoir for the abc and changed oil and filter pressure back but during rodeo test drop from 180 bar to 120 bar then rodeo test stops by itself if i let car sit without running pressure d...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L abs & traction control VIN: WDBRF40J65
i recieved customer reports that vehicle of "esp - visit work shop" was being displayed in the instrument cluster, and various fault codes are stored in esp control system mitchell on demand did not have any information for these codes c1036 - steering colum...
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L idle speed VIN: JN1DA31A63
replaced electronic control throttle (ect) - using launch x431 to relearn idle air volume, when selecting function scanner causes idle to drop to spec. but then message reads please wait... does not complete the relearn. i'm pretty sure we are meeting all the ... Trouble codes: P1121 (etc actuator problem)
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
This car originally came to us for an New york state inspection. the customer was upset when they found out it had failed the emissions portion due to an "illuminated" mil. WRONG, the MIL is inop. KoEo shows no activity. Cannot command it with a scanner either... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0650, P0335
1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46XXW
ok ,car came in with rough idle,had code p0172 rich exhust,put o2 sensor on it,and egr valve,timeing is right.cleaned throtle body and injecters,adjusted idle put treement in gas tank told him to drive, came back with code p0172,readings on o2 show to be good,... Trouble codes: P0172
1994 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G2FV22P3R
this bird has no injector pulse,randomly at times it will have pulse and start for a short period of time.we have replace dist,module,ecm,i have tested both high and low res signals from dist and they appear correct,the car will run off of carb cleaner and sca... Trouble codes: 18 (no crank signal)
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L abs/traction control VIN: 1G2WR12171
Hey guys..I could use your help here. Car came in with ABS and traction control light on. It set codes C0550, C0244, C0450 and P1571 on the PCM side. We are aware that C0244 and P1571 are related and have flow tested that circuit with no positive results. Torq...
2006 Rover LR3 4.4L pads VIN: SALAG25426
I have a really good customer with a 2006 Land Rover LR3 with brakes that squeal like mad after doing a front brake job. We purchased the pads and rotors from World Pac and they are the OE parts. she brought it back once and we did a brake service on the pads ...
2005 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.3L air bag code VIN: JS2RA61S95
I have the Airbag light lit on this Suzuki and have pulled the code by grounding the connector under the driver's kick panel and the code will not clear. I get code 1383 but cannot find any explanation for the code. Does anyone here have a list of the srs/airb...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Fuel pump VIN: WVWZZZ6KZX
went to start the vehicle, first it didnt want to crank when turning the key,, Rare recheck the fuses and relays , test all fine,,, decide to crank the vehicle by directly jumping motor starter while leaving the key on it cranks but wont start... recheck fuses...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L download software VIN: YV1TS97D1X
This one is for anyone familiar with Volvo's VIDA diagnostic system. I am trying to replace the engine control module with a used part from the wreckers. I am not able to down load the software package into the control unit. I have cleared all the fault codes ...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L CV Axle VIN: YV1FW61931
Hello all. we have a 01 Volvo V70 FWD. Customer brought car in for wheel alighnment. during inspection found both inner tie rods loose replaced them. and both CV Axle boots torn and been leaking a while. customer wanted whole axle replaced so we replaced them....

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2001 Audi S4 2.7L ABS control VIN: WAURD68D11
A second set of eyes found the crack in the left rear sensor ring that I could not see. We are replacing the joint today and I expect everything to be back to normal. Thank you for all of the input, George.
2004 Audi RS6 4.2L shock abservers VIN: WUAPV64B44
I realized Audi has one (01) RS6 suspension bleeding tool in Brazil. Every dealer who need it ask them to send equipment. Despite I still dont know if system works with positive pressure or not i did the "bleed" procedure by myself, without special tool. Re...
2003 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WBSBR93493
We replace the rotation rate sensor.part #34-52-6-764-018.Reset the steering angle sensor and cleared all codes and it is fixed.This part is under the drivers front seat.For the inlet cam vanos we replace the vanos valve body which is sold as part # 11-36-7-83... Trouble codes: 072 (Inlet Vanos Retard Valve), 184 (Function Inlet Vanos-Bank One 1 Control), 153 (Transmission code-Evaluation Lat-Acceleration code), ABS.
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L drivers door lock VIN: WBAEP33433
Thank you, Thank you. nothing like a Friday afternoon fix. I replaced the "basic module" reprogrammed the car, held my breath, and the door lock worked. Jeff
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L ign.switch VIN: 1G6KY5493W
well this caddy is down the road, thanks to kevin who reasured i was on the right track, mitchell on demand is out to lunch on this one. just remove radio & heater control assy, remove 3 7mm screws around switch assy & remove air duct behind switch assy & pull...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54T5L
IATN strikes again! Turned out to be #6 injector shorted when hot. The injectors on this one are in two banks, 135 and 246. What I did was to unplug the D connector from the ECM and check resistance between pins 3 & 9 which are the drivers for the two ban...
1991 Chevrolet R2500 Suburban Silverado 7.4L tcc, o.d. VIN: 1GNGR26NXM
First thanks to all that added their input to the problem, I like many of you am not a tranny guy, so after I eliminated any external problems turned this problem back over to my tranny guy. After multiple tear downs they finally found that the valve body had ...
1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEG15W9V
I would like to thank everyone for their help. I checked for bad grounds and broken wires but I did not find any. The problem was the ECU. Water got into the ECU and damaged it. The ECU was buldging, I am assuming from the water damage. I replaced the ECU and ...
1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Cylinder Heads VIN: 2G1WX12X8V
Im closing this thread, I haven't fixed it yet, but I did get the heads to the machine shop and they say the heads havent been milled yet. With a straight edge I can only see that there out by about 0.06 so they should clean up fine. Just to clear up. Alot of...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP44G24
Freakin aftermarket junk. The crank sensor that was installed 2 days before i recieved the car was the culprit. Thanks so much everyone who replied. Ed,Thomas,Jeff,William all Hit it. Is it even worth dealing with the aftermarket anymore, all thier promises ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon Multiple cylinder misfire).
1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H2X
We replaced the CKP sensor with an OE sensor and have not seen the vehicle, so that either means it is fixed, or well you know... Thanks for all the great responses! Trouble codes: P0306, P0305, P0304, P0302, P0301.
1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2B3ED56F9P
Thanks to the following: Jeff [...]. Your replies were very much appreciated. Suggestions give... Trouble codes: 12 (Battery disconnect).
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B7KB31404
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L blend door VIN: 1B7HC13Y61
couple replys mention the coupler between blend door and motor, no jive. from what i understand it was the 2002 model and up that had all those coupler problems. one mentioned the switch so i decided to test even tho i had no specs or not even sure what i was ...
1996 Ford Aerostar XLT 4WD 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMDA41X2T
Got this fine piece of equipment fixed up. As usual there wasn't any one problem causing the misfires but a combination of a few things. I installed a new MAF and front O2 sensor and that helped alot. I then got my smoke machine back from a buddy and found th ...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L fan VIN: 1ZVHT82HX5
Thks for all the help replies it turned out to be the cluster that controls the fans, replaced the cluster with a used one customer supplied.Thks again for all the help Doug
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56U56
Thanks to all that replied. It did work well aligning cam/crank signals with scope... I think lack of detail (or communication) was problem. I took scope reading from known good running 3.0 and duplicated that vehicle. That worked great. Thanks for all the hel... Trouble codes: P0340, P0300.
2002 GMC Sierra 3500 SLT 6.6L flywheel cover VIN: 1GCJK33162
It turns out, after consulting a diesel tech at the local dealership, the lower pan must be removed first , because there are four allenhead bolts INSIDE the pan that go through the upper pan and INTO the flywheel cover, two of which have dowels. Once these fo...
1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L pressures VIN: JHMEG8650P
hi and thanks for all who replied.the bottom line was this car had a compressor going bad.the vibrating guage readings are the valves in the compressor giving up.the sluggish low side reading is due to the condenser low flow.the oil had a grayish color after r...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16594
The problem was the Purge Solenoid located next to the TB. Although it had flow it was not enough. Some of the replies showed how the system works, this proved very helpful. Thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0497 (Evap low purge flow).
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L power door locks VIN: KMHJF25F5X
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4F1957WP
re evaulated wiggle test and found that during test no change,but removal and installation of pcm connecter revealed that four pins would push out whenever you installed the connector. hard to see under the black plastic cover. it looks like someone had been i... Trouble codes: P0340.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G268S5X
hey. guys thanks for the reply, what i did after i posted the discussion was i pulled the pcm connectors and inspected and of course i found nothing, but i have this liquid called stabilant 22, i had forgotten about it really until i was looking for a tool a... Trouble codes: P0123.
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N42
As suggested by several of the replies the cam timing was indeed off. The most important thing I learned was pay attention to detail. I had scoped the ckp/cmp sensors and compared to a known good but all i saw was the relation of rising and falling patterns bu... Trouble codes: P0352 (2 Primary Ignition), P0354 ([...] Ignition), P0356 (6 Primary Ignition), P0357 ([...] Ignition).
1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Radio VIN: 1LNFM81W5W
Radio was bad and we replaced it all is fine thanks to all who help
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L7Y
Ok I have fixed it! Inside the gas tank the wire that feeds the fuel pump has a harness between the pump itself and the top main harness. The harness connector between the two was corroded,and since the harness is black, hard to notice unless you really look c...
2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MRZA20224
I am ready to close this repair.After checking and re-checking we decided that although we do not see any dampness at the computer we would clean all connections and air dry.Since the problem was intermittent we were not sure if it was repaired.It has been 5 d... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0316 (1000 rpm misfire), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306.
1995 Nissan Altima XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D4S
Turns out in the end, Fuel pump. The junk yard tank had a junk yard pump. Also the tank was pretty much empty (gauge still showed 1/4 tank). Put in 10 liters of fuel from a jerry can, car fired and ran ok, but the pump was heating up to the point where you cou...
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16SXV
thanks for trying to help me with this pickup.we never could find out what was causing the p1447 code and customer got tried of waiting on us to find problem so he picked up truck to try somebody else. Trouble codes: P1447.
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
Sorry for the delay in closing this one but it's fixed. Turns out we were being led in the wrong direction by the glitch in the ckp sensor. We scoped the cam sensor signal and found a similar glitch. We happened to have another xterra here at the time so we de... Trouble codes: P0325.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
Well This one is down the road, and countless hours of confusment. One of my fellow technitians failed to tell me he had swapped coils with another altima we were working on. an 03 model that had no fire to one coil. well I don't know how but this faulty coil ...
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L High gear starts VIN: 2G2WS52284
After concluding that the commands were correct, the VB and solenoids were good, the unit was pulled. The inner seal on the input clutch was torn slightly, applying the 3rd clutches on takeoff until enough pressure would seal it, and the forwards would apply ...
2007 Pontiac Solstice 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2MB35B47
this one goes out to bob from illinois, he hit it right on the head the upstream oxygen sensor was bad for sure. replaced sensor and reaction was almost immediate. test drove car for 15 miles and all is well. thanks for everyones help. Trouble codes: P0171, P0300.
2007 Pontiac Torrent 3.4L MIL Lamp on, COMMUNACATION VIN: 1G45L87557
this one went to the dealer they said that the radio was causing all the communication codes they put a new one in and solved the problem thanks for the help! Trouble codes: U2106 (comm tcm), U2107 (comm bcm), U0181 (comm ecm).
1989 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WP0JB0925K
We were unable to fix this car, customer took vehicle to referee station for waiver. vehicle would not stay in fuel control, I'm sure we missed something but we tried nearly everything.
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBSBG9329V
Thanks for the replys guys, I still think the computer is bad, so we're shipping the car to another shop where they be able to code new computer and go from there..., I will update and let you know if this fixes the problem..
1993 Subaru Loyale 1.8L No Start VIN: JF1AC422XP
first of all i want to thank tom, calvin, kevin and john for all the help they provided. all four of then were fairly close in their line of thought on this subaru. i found out several things on this one. first clue was no power to crank sensor, and no check ...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L No Start VIN: JF1GD29642
Ok here the deal... Even through it did not start it gave the crank sensor code. Tested sensor it worked fine... At last we took a look at the ring gear behind the crank gear.. it was missing a tooth and 1/2... So we welded a few new teeth on the gear... FIR...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 3VWCD21C2X
well i have to call this one fixed, customer has been driving the vechile for approx 3 weeks not a peep, called her today and she said everything is good, so the fix was the battery draw, when the battery would drop below 9.6volts the vechile would still start... Trouble codes: 1559 (idle speed control adaption).
2004 Volkswagen Golf R32 3.2L CD player VIN: WVWKG61J04
thanks for the replies, we will be putting and aftermarket head unit in this one. have a great weekend!
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