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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4CL96804
Vehicle cuts out, loses all dash lights & accessories, CEL comes on, all other lights, ABS, SRS, VSA, side air bag, brake light come on after the car cuts out and comes back on. At first there where no codes stored in the history. This has been happening for ... Trouble codes: P0685 (ECM/PCM Power Relay Open Circuit)
2003 Audi A6 3.0L brakes VIN: WAUJT64B43
We did a brake flush, lost pedal after several attepts to bleed the system we replaced the Master.Brake pedal fine after that Customer was driving car for 3 days no problems then on the 4th day driving home all the brakes locked, towed to dealer the brakes we...
2005 Audi S4 4.2L Clutch VIN: WAUPL68E95
customer drove vehicle in with clutch slipping/burning smell. Removed damaged clutch plate, slave cylinder(boot burnt off) Ordered LUK replacement, installed FTE slave cylinder -since then pedal has free play top end about half way down gets firm then a 1/4 of...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L radio, MID VIN: WBAFB33591
I replaced the battery 3 days ago in this vehicle. Customer had boosted vehicle numerous times prior to this. Today he came back and said the multi info display has not worked since I replaced the battery. I cleared all codes after battery replacement with I-s...
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Drivers Power Seat VIN: 1G6KY5492X
I have both seats out of vehicle (From Interior Drying Project) Ran power and ground to each of the three motors under driver seat and could get them all to move in both directions. Removed two switches from drivers side cushion to see if they were interchange...
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19W11
Hey All: This one has me stumped. Truck will start and idle fairly good. When accelerating under load (hills or passing or trying to get speed up ) it falls on its face and will stay running (barely) but NO POWER at all. Feels like a potatoe shoved in the tail... Trouble codes: P0131 (H2O Sensor low voltage B1S1), P0151 (H2O Sensor low voltage B2S1), P0300 (Random engine misfire)
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF52F23
vehicle was test driven several times for a total of 55 miles. returned to customer as fixed. cust returned 3 days later 100 more miles and stated all dash lights coming on again. codes u1016-1064 and 1088 returned. sdm burned again. could a loss of ground cau... Trouble codes: U1064 (loss of comm w/ bcm), U1301 (class 2 shorted to battery), U1000 (loss of seral communicaton 4 class 2), U1016 (no state of health from pcm), U1088 (loss of comm with sdm-sir)
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L gauge cluster VIN: 2SCEC19V92
I attend a auto tech school. I purchased a truck from one of my class mates that needed a new engine. After the engine was installed it runs good other then it has a high idle, other then that for some reason I have no tach, speedo,water temp gauge, message ce...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L No Spark VIN: 1C4GP64L1X
No spark. Replaced CKP sensor. Removed new sensor after engine failed to start expecting to see paper spacer missing(peeled off by reluctor), but it was still there. This leads me to conclude the sensor tip is not protruding into the bellhousing far enough. Th...
1998 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L No Start, Stall, VIN: 2C3HD46R9X
Got a call about the car, customer tried driving the car over. But it stalled enroute to my shop, carried out checks on the road. Engine was turning over normal, but no start. Towed the car to my place, approximately 2 hours after, tried starting the car again...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L transmission VIN: 2C8GF68464
customer complaint is clicking noise when making sharp turns noise sounds like cv noise and was thought to be louder from the right side and right cv shaft was replaced noise is still their. pull left cv shaft and all feels good reinstall shafts and after rete...
1999 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Z8X
truck came from an auction with locked up motor,replaced the motor,and now when u turn key to on position the fp and auto shut down relays start clicking,all lights come on the dash and the milage blinks 4 times and then a no bus shows up on display,scan tool ...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22XXX
Hey Dodge Guys and Gals, Vehicle came in for maintenance and the mil on. Found code p0304 #4 cylinder missfire. Did the maintenance items listed and the miss is still there. You can watch the missfire monitor and it misses constantly untill you bring the idle ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 Missfire)
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L range selector VIN: 2B3HD46RX1
I read the switch settings on scan tool. P & N are Good. R & L have a closed switch on T41 that should be open. D & 3 have a closed switch on T42 that should be open. The indicator on the dash is confusing as it shows opposite of what the scan tool shows. The ...
1989 Ford Ranger S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A9K
Hello All, We have a ford ranger that came in with a no start.We replace the crank sensor and now it runs poorly.When we disconnect alt truck runs great.Replaced alt and insulated crank sensor wiring and still no help.Did verify ac interference with lab scope....
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L electric module VIN: 1FTDX18W6V
thanks in advance;trying to find a ford manual location of the 4x4 module unit right side dash/left
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L PVH Solenoid VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Truck came back to our shop for 4wheel drive inop. Went directly to the PVH Solenoid to test for vacuum. Hooked up vaccum guages inline at the PVH Solenoid; one on the engine vac Line and the other on the line going to hubs. Start vehicle and i get 18Hg on the...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1138X
the customer came back due to the aftermarket bottom pulley was convex instead of concave, stopped running, but installed new belt,replaced pulley and runns excellent,compression good,fuel good, the car has absolutly no miss fire at idle or hwy, engine light f... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0304
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPS2420X
I managed to get roped into this by the Boss. I forgot to erase the "S" on my forehead from the last time. The CAM sensor was squealing and setting a code. Sorry I am at home and forgot to write the code down. It was pulled out without putting the engine at #1...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L abs light VIN: 1FAFP53464
all gauges and speedometer work now but the abs light and brake light are on. car does not have abs. Can this cluster be reprogramed or do I need to get one from a taraus without abs? Thanks
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12W94
First -- thanks for your help and second -- I'll try to keep this short. Please feel free to ask additional questions for clarification if needed. Vehicle is rebuilt damged car sold 3 months ago. Customer drives truck in today with every warning light on left ... Trouble codes: P2106 (throttle actuator control assy), U0073 (unknown), C1266 (abs power relay), U1900 (can buss fault)
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U46
Veh came back with customer complaint of a stall while waiting at a drive in resterant. I could not duplicate the concern but the idle surges (slightly by about 150rpm). The P0171 and P0316 reset along with two new codes that I am not familiar with P0191 & P1... Trouble codes: P0171, P0316 (missfire on start up), P0191 (fuel controll error), P1233 (fuel controll error)
2006 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L 4x4 VIN: 1FMCU93Z16
Good day everyone. I have this Escape that will not lock up the rear differential. I have no codes in any module. I have a patch of grass at the shop and punched the throttle and get front wheel spin only(now I have to wash the mud off). I am using a modis and...
2009 Ford F550 6.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF57R69
this vehicle has an intermittent code p0194 which is a fuel rail pressure code. according to ford it is because someone is letting it idle too long and the fuel is becoming vaporized which is normal because this vehicle should not be doing long idles. it is a ... Trouble codes: P0194 (fuel rail pressure)
2007 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Engine VIN: 5FNRL38487
Car came in running rough found front bank (2) cat melted down and a Small bit of something stuck in egr valve. Replaced both and every thing was good. 6 month later car is back with a missfire code and dead miss on number 4 cyl. (Front bank next to t-belt) Ch...
1999 Isuzu NPR 4.8L Front Brakes VIN: JALC4B146X
This vehicle sat for a number of years before we rebuilt the engine and placed it in service over 1 year ago. The truck was brought to my facility for an electrical issue and regular service. As we do with most trucks from other domiciles, we use it in service...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L vents VIN: SAJEA01U53
After we returned the car to the customer they returned with hot air blowing from the side vents and cold air from the center vents. A/c system seems normal except for the hot air from the outer vents. We replaced the heater valve with no improvement. Thanks i...
2005 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L no forward gears VIN: 1J4F449S45
Customer calls and says now jeep will not move forward, only has revs. I take trailer and pick up jeep 2 hours later. Jeep shifts fine but has many codes. take back to shop. check connections at transmission, seem fine. could ign. switch be causeing this probl...
2002 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12652
This Kia was bought at auction by a local used dealer and it seemed to be a clean vehicle. We did a safty/maint inspection and found no problems. Dealer came in to pick vehicle up and it would not start. I found no spark and traced it to the ignition coil driv... Trouble codes: P0350 (ign prim ckt failure)
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L fuel pump VIN: 5ALTW19494
Hello and thanks in advance. I have the discovery that came in with a power steering leak. The leak was a simple line that ran from the resevior to the gear box, I unplugged the mass air flow sensor and removed the air intake, replaced the line and reassembled...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW19454
Hey Guys, we don't work on many of these, a "friend's" of course. We can't throw parts at it. Customer says this began to happen after his wife ran out of gas a few months ago. We never saw THIS vehicle before that. Trouble codes: P0445
2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Hesitation VIN: SALNY22234
Vehicle comes in with running rough when cold. After it warms up it runs better, but still misses. Found codes for missfire and intake problems. Found power flap broken on intake. Did not change intake manifold just changed spark plugs and started car up. Runs... Trouble codes: P0304, P0306 (missfire cylinder 6), P1471 (intake), P1472 (intake), P1472 (intake), P1775 (unknown)
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L Unknown VIN: SALAE25466
This is my wifes car. For nearly 1 year it will either be slow to engage a gear on a very cold morning or will drop out of gear at idle at a stop light. No trouble codes are stored, fluid level is ok and fluid is clean. No slippage under any other conditions. ...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Safety VIN: SALSH23467
Car came in with low tire warning light on.Found one TMPS sensor (right rear) faulty.Replaced this sensor but the light on again.Check with OEM tool and found three code on instrument cluster(U0132-87 CAN NOT COMMUNICATE WITH RIDE HIGH CONTROL MODULE.U0159-87,...
2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L heater VIN: JT8BD69S10
car got couple months ago new compressor ,dryer expansion and cabin filter, the heater works great on the drivers side but not on the passager , lexus cant tell me if there is one or two motors to change the temp,and where they are located have the glove box o...
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNLM81W7N
brake pedal could be higher. is there a way to bleed the abs unit without the breakout box and adaptor used by the dealers. thanks for your advice
1993 Mazda RX-7 R1 1.3L tach and coolant level VIN: JM1FD331XP
Hello fellow techs. I have a Mazda RX7 turbo that has an inst. problem. The tach wanders up and down at random, even with the engine not running and the key on. The oil press. guage is low most of the time. At random, the low coolant light will light and the w...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE173X4
car came in with lack of power complaint from customer. we found plugs fouled and 2 ignition coils not firing. we replace all the plugs wires and ignition coils. now the car is running fine but when you accelerate hard the mil flashes and a p0302 is stored. af... Trouble codes: P0302
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBFA66ESM
Hey there , I've got an early 129 chassis 500SL in the shop that intermitently has the ASR light come on and then there is no accelerator input until engine is shut back off and restarted. It happens about three times in morning during warmup and then it is ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L upshift delay VIN: WDBHA28E1R
I need to replace the upshift delay vacuum actuator on the right side of the transmission. My question is what do I need to do to access this because I do not see anyway that I can do this with the transmission in its running position. Thank you. Also what wou...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L bushings VIN: WDBLJ70G61
We have this Mercedes coupe that has a bad squeak from the rear suspension. We only get noise while car is under a load while accelerating or by holding brake and giving gas. There is no noise when the suspension is compressed up and down. Our hunch is a bushi...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Accessories VIN: 4JGBB86E36
I have door lock problem, when I push switch to close doors all doors lock but left rear door. Just making chattering noise (knob goes in & out, in & out and stays unlock). So I am trying to replace door lock actuator, but my question is How we take 3 plastic ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz SL550 5.5L ABC System VIN: WDBSK71F67
Hello everyone, This is my first experience with the M-B ABC system. This unit is creating a very noticable vibration that is felt anywhere on the body, steering wheel, and floor. A slight humming is heard as well. This noise/vibration starts about a minute o...
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM74W1V
car came in with 401 code first replaced dpfe,egr,pressure sensor, still customer complained car runs bad and dies when first starting up. advised customer to leave car next day we found car acting up removed throddle body and did and complete cleaning. car ca... Trouble codes: P0230, P0232, P0401
1986 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JN1HZ14S9G
Hi there. I have this old 300zx and it will start and not stay running. Tested fuel preasure and have plenty but the pump will only run for 5 secs before it shuts off. when it is running the pump stops running and the car runs on what presure it has until it r...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Accessories VIN: 1G3NF1ZE13
this car seems to have a ghost ! this has a dash mounted switch and flasher unit ..the four way flasher will click intermintently , no rhyme or reason but the lights on the outside of the car do not flash while this is happening , if you put the turn signals o...
2005 Peugeot 307 1.8L harsh shift VIN: VF33CRFJF8
Hello everyone, this car presented with harsh shifting and severe banging going back to 1st.Extracted code p0006,pressure regulation problem, seems to me I have a pressure solenoid issue .Some input from people more familiar with these cars would be appreciate...
2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L temp control actuator VIN: 1G2HX54K72
Vehicle came in with no hot air output. Checked for trouble codes. B0233. I replaced blend door actuator thinking it was the problem. No improvement. Checked for blend door request w/Tech 2 and could see request with no movement at actuator. After erasing co...
2004 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Insterment Panel lights VIN: 1G2HX52K44
During the daytime the back lights for all gauges (Dash light bulbs) quit working shortly after the car is started of a morning. They are suppose to be on bright for the day time. If you turn headlight on they come on & adjust brighter or dimmer by the dimmer ...
1987 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L starting VIN: SCAZS42A3H
i nead a diagram for starting system sometimes car will crank and somtimes it wont im not getting power to starter relay im getting power from ignition switch and microswitch by shifter i dont know wher wire gow after microswitch(neutral safety switch)
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L wheel bearings VIN: 5GZC53B635
Good evening everyone I have this saturn with bad wheel bearings,anybody have any ideas of how to get the hubs out of the spindle,when they are frozen[corroded]into the spindle.I have tried kroil penetrant, blaster,tri flow penetrant,hammer,axle puller,and air...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L noise VIN: 4S3BH66572
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L none VIN: JT2BG12K6T
test drive vehicle on smooth road above 30 mph,has rotational whirring noise in front of vehicle,possible left front,when noise is happening can put automatic in to neutral and coast,noise stays consistent,rev up motor while coasting in neutral,no change in no...
2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1KR32E63
The car won't start. It was towed to our shop after it died. I was getting spark. I started it by spraying throttle cleaner in the throttle and it kept on running. I took off the supply fuel line and cranked the engine. fuel flow looked weak. I replaced the fu... Trouble codes: P1315
2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3.3L abs brakes VIN: JTEEW21A26
is there a way to bleed without a scan tool. and is there an inexpensive tool avalible
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEUX42N06
Thanks for the help. I have a truck with a complaint of no/ poor accel interm. when cruising and rough/ low idle cold in morning. I had a p0012. Cam sensor looked good. Actuator worked. Oil was clean and screen was clean. Replaced camshaft gear. Now it's back ... Trouble codes: 0012 (cam retard), 0300 (multiple misfire), 0301 (0302 -), 0302
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWAC63B51
when I started had many codes,17645,47,48,46,injector open circuit,and have 3.5 volts at power supply side,18057 data bus from ABS,17072 ecm power relay open interm,18010 power supply term 30 low,16725 CPS implausible,16684 misfire,and 16705 engine speed signa... Trouble codes: 16725 (CPS implausible signal)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start
power and grounds to injection pump,no fuel pressure from pump to injectors,adequate fuel feed volume to pump.No trouble codes.pins 1-2 &2-3 to modulating piston sensor ohm very hi.Where do i go from here before i sell this guy an injection pump?
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L after run coolant pump VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
Hi folks, Im in need of help again! I cant seem to find much info on this system, shopkey mentions it briefly, alldata not at all! Does anyone have any info on this? wire diagrams, controller locations? Is it even nessasary, and would it hurt to run with it un...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Valve timing
Hi guys/gals and those VW specialist a few days ago ,i post about valve interfernce on this 1.9TDI engine.Now i need some help to do this right.I got the block from VW w/o the timing belt,so i order T-belt kit,and all the gasket,bolts as needed to a complete s...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH64B21
I received many good responses to this one. After spending many hours on the suggestions, checking wave forms on the cam and crank sensors, comparing readings from one bank to the other and so on, the fix was as Rick from Nebraska suggested. We disconnected t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (missfire 1), P0302 (missfire 2), P0303 (missfire 3).
2007 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUEV74F47
You guys rock. Sure enough there was a small slit in the vacuum T. This "T" goes through the first firewall and connects the Master cylinder booster to 2 other vacuum lines. I rigged it up to get him on the road because the oem part took a week to get from Eur...
1997 BMW 740i 4.4L Auxiliary Water Pump VIN: WBAGF832XV
This 740 is fixed. I thank those who replied. I ended up tracing the circuit from the under hood fuse box where fuse f7 is, it is a single red/green/yellow wire that runs from the under hood fuse box through the right side of the firewall across the dash to le...
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L cooling fan VIN: WBANB33594
The DME end up being the problem. We replace it and now the cooling fan works. Thank you all for the replies.
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L key VIN: WBAVB17556
I replaced the key holder. It did not require reprogramming. Very simple repair. Customer said there was no problem before another shop worked on car. Obviously mechanic pulled key from holder instead of pushing key in to release it.
1997 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L e-brake pedal VIN: 1G6KF5496V
Thankyou for all who replied, all great suggestions. cust did not want to invest any more diag time, as this is very very intermitten. So i have no fix for this problem.. Thanxs again for the replies.
2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L heater VIN: 1G6KF5792Y
would like to thank everyone for the advice, pulled heater hoses an had no flow upon closer inspection my tech seen a lot of rtv at coolant crossover pulled coolant nipple an found it plugged with rtv.flushed block installed new nipple fired car had 115 deg. a...
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L brake lamps VIN: 1GNDX03E9Y
Thanks to all for your help. This van was at another garage and we were told today that they put an aftermarket taillamp circut board in and we found out after more research that is was bad. Again thanks to all.
1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 3C3EL45X0T
most people said to use oem sensors but this just made the codes set sooner and caused the car to not run well at all I am going to replace the wires to all and see if there is somthing i have missed the customer already had the computer replaced some were els... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam shaft position sensor malfunction).
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L compressor clutch VIN: 3C3EL55H5V
The problem with this car was the ecm. That is what we diagnosed from the begining. But we thought we had more problems because we got a bad replacement computer. Not only one but three, two from a company in davie,fl. We then decided to get one from dealer, i...
2008 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 4.0L Rear Brake pads VIN: 2A8HR64X68
Thank you for all the great help, installed rear brake calipers from Mopar. Customer has driven van for a week now and all seems well. Just very hard to believe a vehicle with 30,000 miles needs new calipers and pads.
1991 Dodge Dakota LE 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GL23Y8M
Good afternoon all, I would like to thank all who read and the 17 who offered there help. Bob and Bill get the prize. Coil. Stupid me. I had spark but not good spark. It was blue but would not jump more than 1/4 inch. I should have caught that. Most thought pl...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7HF16Z9V
Thanks so much for all the replies.We checked for vacuum leaks with smoke machine hot and cold ...checked under dash and actuator line as well..NO vacuum leaks anywhere.We checked distributor/cap /rotor for wear/cracks etc.Truck came back in one week..code p 0...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3D7LX38C06
After many hours testing circuits, harness, compression and anything else we could think of, and many e-mails back and forth with Andy [...]. I finally found that Snap-on Modis was telling me #5 cylinder was not firing and actually it was #2. Seems that Inje...
2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L head gasket VIN: 283KA43R66
thanks for everybody who responded we found the problem, timing chain gets loose and rubs the water pump and it start to leak the fix is get new updated water pump all chain and sprocket all the parts has been updated and looks totally different, everything we...
1997 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L 4WD/Transfer case VIN: 1FMDU34E5V
Sorry it took a while everybody the vehicle belongs to a college student and had to wait for her to get back in town again. The tires were fine, not a tire issue on this one. My scanner was still MIA so I removed the front driveshaft from x-case to front diff ...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L ride control VIN: 1ZVHT85H86
Hi Guys, Thanks for you replies , we delivered the car without fixing his concern.We tried lots of things but we cant figure out.Even those other mustang will have the same vibration but not much compared to this. Anyway thanks for your help.
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14V16
1999 GMC Yukon SLT 5.7L daytime running lights VIN: 1GKEK13R7X
I would like to thank all of you for sharing your expierience regarding the location of this diode. I located it and replaced the diode and all is good again. thanks to all once again. I would have never known what to look for with you help.
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JHLRD68483
i would like thank everybodys help first, i found that when the cr-v started pulling at 2800-3000 rpm the vacuum would go to zero , so i pulled the vtc soleniod the one in middle of the timming belt found it stuck replaced it .problem solved
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L engine VIN: SALJY1248X
Thanks for the replies, the fix was to change the flywheel as well. The key to this swap between the years is to keep all the engine management pieces together. Also changed the crank position sensor mount to accomadated the early flywheel. Thanks, Mike [...]
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Shift Quality, Check Engine Light VIN: LDKMSALKS4
Charlie from New York. Thank-you. The sensor we got was no good. It was an aftermarket sensor. Ordered one new from the dealer and now its working good. See what I get for trying to save a few bucks. Thanks guys for all the help.
1994 Lincoln Continental Executive 3.8L locks VIN: 1LNLM974XR
Re checked wiring and found bad connection, thanks.
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Misfire VIN: WDB2020221
still no joy with this one replace engine loom still missfires. the loom was bad when i looked at it as insulation was coming off wires. but the fault is the same. Trouble codes: 055 (ingnition stage 1 T1/1 cylinder 1 discotinuity), 056 (ingnition stage 1 T1/1 cylinder 4 discontinuity).
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L soft VIN: 1290662F00
thanks to all for input,customer shoped around and found local hydraulics firm willing to fix cylinder,
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L No gear engagement VIN: WDBRF84J83
thanks for evetyones help...this one has me stunned ...what we found was a bad R/f drive shaft (note this is an all wheel drive system ) was worn on the inside of the shaft replaced shaft cleared code everything is well .. thanks again
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4LS31H5P
thanks to larry the truck had no crank signal to ecm. the truck had aftermarket alarm the bypass the starter wire to get the truck running thank to yous again
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E94
thanks to all for the replies i recieved, they were a lot of help. the flywheel was indexed incorrectly. there was 5 holes the dowel pin would fit in, but one of the had an orfice in it, and the one with the orfice was the correct one. re-install everything, a...
2005 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L radio and dvd VIN: 5N1BU28U86
The vehicle is fixed, despite my best efforts. There was a fuse blown in the underhood fuse box that i missed. Thanks for all the replies and help.
2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Heated Seats VIN: 1GHDX13E12
Thanx to everone who replied. Seat heaters bad, amazing that BOTH drivers and passengers would go bad about the same time. The colors in Mitchell's wire diagram are wrong, as well as a 4 way connector (it is actually a connector with 3 wires, 2 large & one sma...
2006 Other GM w52 4.8L abs light is on VIN: 5B4JPD2V06
thanks to who reply.these trucks has webco ABS system in them and ended up spending $300 for webco tool box software and download into lap top to reset ECU.with gasoline workhorse truck they do not retarted relay. anytime if you have power surge ECU looses it'...
2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Radio Display VIN: 1G2HX54K42
Thanks for all that replied. I ended up getting a used radio.
2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L cruise VIN: 1G2NF52E24
2004 Scion xB 1.5L Valves VIN: JTLKT334X4
Thanks Everyone, we have a unanimous decision, the machine shop sucks. I have been using them for years with no quality issues, just time issues. This took the cake however, it took 2 1/2 weeks to get the head back and it still wasnt right. Sent it back and t...
1995 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JT2EL56E1S
It appears the expansion valve fixed the problem. Never seen an intermittent problem like this with an expansion valve. The customer went on a 3000 mile trip through Mexico and the Southwest with the A/C on all the time without a problem. Thanks for the hel...
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L skid control ecu VIN: JTDKB20U45
Sorry to have taken this long to close this post,but we have ordered a master tech from bosch,to properly diagnose this car and have not recieved it yet.I will update when we recieve it and fix the car.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Oil pressure?? VIN: 3VWSE69M53
Well, it would seem the vehicle is NOT fixed. The first part, oil pressure light, has come back to haunt me. Very peculiar. I must say I really don't understand this system. I removed the oil filter adapter and although I didn't see any debris or chunks or any...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Coolant on coil VIN: WVWEK73C06
Thanks for all the help! A recent car wash/detailing involved the soaking of the engine compartment with hot soapy water. Number one cylinder is just at the edge of the engine cover/air cleaner assembly. Water was allowed to drip down into the spark plug well.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Cylinder Misfire Detected), P0301 (Cylinder One Misfire).
1986 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L power loss VIN: YV1AX884XG
I had decided to replace both fuel pumps and filters,but thought I should check the fuel pump relay first to see how old it is and maybe replace that too. I unplugged it to get a better look at it and there was the problem. The terminal from the battery feed ...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D9X
Replaced new Volvo throttle body with another new Volvo throttle body... re-programmed and it appears problem solved ( have driven about 75+ miles inc. over 3 hours running with no problem whatsoever. It appears ( although hard to believe sometimes ) that firs... Trouble codes: ECM90, ECM91, ECM90, CEM1A, CEM2E.
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