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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Restraint system VIN: JH4DC53002
We ordered a second SRS module, installed it, and still cannot clear the 9-2 code. We can view the data stream. The data is as follows: MES status... Open; OPDS sensor... Normal; OPDS system... Normal; LF buckle L term... Low; LF buckle H term... Low; RF buckl...
1990 BMW 735i 3.5L No Start VIN: WBAGB4318L
Thanks in advance fellow techs. This one's collecting dust on us. This car came in over heating, after replacing the headgasket and spark plug wire set we had a dead battery, after charging battery for 45 min slow charge found that fuel was leaking from fuel ...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBAGH8349
Car came in for failing emissions test.Had above codes,checked rear intake crank case breather cover,& found it leaking,removed intake ,cleaned,and replaced intake rear cover and intake gaskets.Also checked cam sensors,right sensor ohmed open.also replaced rig... Trouble codes: P0011 (CAMshaft pos timing over advanced or system performance bank 1), 033 (inlet camshaft control function bank 1), P0171
1995 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WF52L45
vehicle will fire when cranking and try to start but wont quite run, it has 45 psi fuel pressure, new spark plugs and is a low mileage vehicle no codes. anyone have any ideas on what to check ?
1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KS52Y3S
To all; i have this caddy with an intermittant no start, usually after sitting for awhile 20 minutes to overnight. cranks over fine and has spark and fuel pressure, lacks injector pulse. car will start suddenly while testing then work fine for an indefinate pe...
1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G6KS52Y0T
Hi All Cadillac Geru's and anyone who has a idea about Northstar motors. Customer concern was low oil light coming on and Stop Engine Light Now, coming on. Also had Check Engine Light on. After looking at oil filter adapter several times, felt take out plug on... Trouble codes: P0307 (Cylinder 7 Misfire), P0741 (Torque converter clutch off), P1377 (Timing error), P1406 (EGR error)
1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS1947T
I got this 96 S-10 with 2.2L that labors badly when accelerating. Only code that set is P0172 fuel system rich bank 1. Oxygen sensors have both been replaced (no change). Doesn't have Maf. Removed the exhaust from in front of the catalytic converter. Still had... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system rich bank 1)
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L oil VIN: 2G1WX12X5T
this engine is a sieve--replaced valve cover gaskets about 3 months ago and now leaking from oil pump drive. Mitchell say 9.1 hours AND says remove right side head. I can see the drive under the intake manifold (barely) is there something that I don't know? Do...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK19R6W
Greetings. This 98 K1500 came in with a complaint of very low power and MIL lamp on. Went for a test drive and didn't make it 100 yards before it stalled. Found battery cables to be so loose that it wouldn't crank. Fixed/cleaned all the battery connections and...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBJG31F0X
Vehicle on start up without doing anything else other than turning the key, revs to what sounds like redline (non tach equipped), then stalls within 1-2 seconds. No DTC's stored and customer states it did not stall on road but rather came out one morning and s...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L door locks - trunk opener VIN: 2G1WF52E42
Have a 2002 impala coming in on Friday. Looking for some pre-help. The car has been at a repair shop where they have replaced the BCM twice. One was from NAPA and one from GM. The complaint is that the power door locks are inop and the trunk lid won't activate...
2003 Chevrolet S10 ZR2 4.3L transfer case VIN: WBSBG9331W
When truck is driven at speeds 60-70mph, we get a loud whining noise and a vibration coming from underneath driver side floor panel. when slowing down to about 35 mph you here a lound clunk or bang. there is no flashing of 4wd light. any one have any ideas on ...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L t-case VIN: 1GNEK13T64
We have this 04 tahoe with a 4wd problem. The customer says that the 4wd engages and works fine. The problem occurs when he tries to take the vehicle out of 4wd. Sometimes it will come out of 4wd, other times it stays stuck in 4wd. He says that if he presses t...
2006 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L MIL Lamp on, refueling problem VIN: KL1TD66656
Customer came in with vehicle with complaint of refuleing problem with vehicle, MIL has been on a year now, BUT this refueling issue has only been within the last month. He said he the light was on then he unplugged and reconnected the TPS and the light was ou... Trouble codes: P0446
2008 Chrysler 300 LX 2.7L air bag light on VIN: 2C3LA43R88
We have replace air bag module, both drive and passenger air bags, impact sensors,seat belts. and still getting an air bag light on. Wanted to know if their is a self test system that will produce codes.
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L no pcm response VIN: 1B4HS48N52
R/R a 4.7 motor, intallition went good, all connections accounted for, no response from pcm, no start, no injector pulse, tested out possibilities. Will a Jtec motor work with a NGC computer? I have a NGC computer, motor that came in was a jtec
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3DYMU48CX4
Ok I need a little insight on this one. Diesels are not my strong point. Good customer I would like to help them out if possible. Truck was in a month back with the same codes. Truck had no throttle response at times. I replaced the TPS and cleared the codes t... Trouble codes: P0341, P0652, P2127, P0069
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Throttle body VIN: 1FTEF15NXS
Looking for a supplier for throttle body,the lower nipple for the cooling hose has rusted off this one. Only one i have been able to locate so far is from Jegs there has got to be somewhere else to get a new one other than from a high performance parts supplie...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on, lean VIN: 1FAFP36P3Y
please help. this 2000 focus single cam came in with a p0171 lean code and a p1233 fuel pump driver module off line code. my main concern for right now is the lean code, but maybe i should be more concerned with the communication code also. the following items... Trouble codes: P0171, P1233
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP33PX2
I have a Focus SPI 2.0L engine that idles horribly with no engine codes. It lobes at idle but revs up strong. If I induce just the most minor of vacuum leaks, it will die. If I barely put my hand over the snorkel it dies. It also does not seem to be pulling mu...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51453
Hey you Ford Guys got this windstar Vacuum leak at the INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL (IMRC) shafts has any one pulled the butterflys off pulled the shafts off and installed any type of seal on the shaft ? kind of like shift shaft seals on a transmission vers...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Torque converter VIN: 2FMZA52463
Customer noticed rpms going up and down 200rpm at highway speeds for no apparent reason. Found TCC releases every time A/C clutch engages then reapplies. I verified this watching a scanner the PCM duty cycle for TCC goes to 0 when A/C commpressor is requested ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L high pressure oil system VIN: 1FTSW31P23
replaced head gaskets installed studs and egr delete kit. also installed updated turbo oil return tube. replaced screen under oil cooler and checked the edge filter on the ipr valve.i am unable to start this truck. i have ficm and crank/cam sync- ficmvrp is 12...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L timing chain? VIN: 1FTRX14WX4
The customer states that he started engine and proceeded to drive when engine noise started to occur.He added stp to the oil with no help.It sounds to me like a timing chain tensioner quit working.Originally I suspected lifter noise due to low oil pressure but...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L reverse VIN: 1FDWF36P64
Thanks for your help. No prior conditions or problems, shifting from park to reverse holding brake on speedo jumps to 50 to 90 kph, no accelerator function at all,no mil ,no codes, seat belt warning on, even buckled up Momentarily engaging brakes to release sh...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P15
customer stop at stop sign,stalled wouldnt startcranking icp 240 psi,des 1500 ficm snyc yes,com icpr 85%ive read unplug icp sensor should default and start?i think its hp oil leak,oil is clean and full..any help or data values would be appreciated,thanks in ad... Trouble codes: P2290 (low icp cranking)
1993 GMC C3500 Sierra 6.5L knock VIN: 1GTHC33F4P
Hello Diesel Tech's. I'm looking for some advice. I'm on my second motor for this truck in 500 miles. the original motor lost compression on one cylinder. Replaced the motor and it started using antifreeze within 500 miles. Found it was mixing in the oil also ...
2006 Honda Civic DX 1.8L dash lite VIN: 2HGFG11876
trying to clear codes,cannot identify scs connector or mes connector don't want to guess.alldata is not very specific any help would be greatly appreciated!
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM8SC73E05
To all valued techs This vehicle will just shut down as if ign is turned off when comeing to a stop.It will start right up and drives ok.It does not do this often and sets no codes(about 2 times every 7 miles also if you let car idle it will eventually cut o...
2006 Hyundai Sonata LX 3.3L Door Locks VIN: 5NPEU46FX6
Customer states that door lock "unlock" cycles three times when key is put into ignition. She also states that power locks will not work at times. I have duplicated unlock cycling but not the not working. I have pulled the door panel to recheck wiring and have...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJKX174XS
We have this XJ6 in for repair unrelated repair, power steering hoses and went to move car and had no reverse we thought the transmission went bad and put new transmission and no reverse no codes looked a data don't see anything, substituted TCM and decoder mo...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Accessories VIN: 1J4GW58S82
After removing dash and repairing broken mode doors in heater box now customer states heated seats no longer work. Checked seats and found no operation at all with ether seats heated seat switchs do light up when turned on. Checked all connections including bc...
1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Rear Suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W1V
I am trying to find what the voltage should be at the on / off switch for the rear suspension. I have only .85 volts at the switch and at the module. This seems low but I have not been able to find what the voltage should be. I have looked in shop-key and did ...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ignition lock cylinder VIN: 1LNFM91V6W
This Lincoln was towed in due to customer unable to turn the ignition key. I have been unable to remove the lock cylinder. This Mark VIII has the ignition lock cylinder in the dash on the right side of the steering wheel. I have removed the trim panel and can ...
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R92
Thanks everybody in advance for taking the time to stop by. Back in early September this vehicle came in with P0308 cyl. no. 8 misfire detected and because is getting close to 100K miles I've replace all spark plugs, with a new ignition coil on cyl. no. 8, and... Trouble codes: P0308 (Cyl. 8 misfire detected)
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Interior Light VIN: WDBUF87J76
Hi guys & gals.My own vehicle.Vehicle did have light damage on roof & quarter when I purchased.Had body work done and I pulled interior prior to repair & replaced when done.This sounds dumb,but I can not get the interior light to work with the doors.It works m...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L coolant
lack of heat and coolant boiling in system.
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS21H41
Vehicle towed in with a complaint that it would not start and that it needed a engine control unit. He said the vehicle ran fine and was parked at a schools parking lot and some one tried to use a cut key to start it. He said that when it would not start he go...
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D8W
This nissan came in with a rough running concern. During cranking the engine kicks back several times before finally starting. At idle the engine surges and quickly dies. Usually within 20 seconds. During a test drive it has low power and noticable spark knock...
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L high idle VIN: 3N1CB51D86
vehicle had stalling and surging problem. hard start/long crank am. no codes. cleaned throttle body disconnect battery reset strategie. roadtest home seem ok. check engine light on next day. scan high idle code clear and find idle set procedure in modis. follo...
2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 1G2ZG55826
Hello, I'm trying to decide if I need to pull this trans. The transaxle drives and works normally. It makes a noise that is road speed, and does not follow engine rpm. With a stethoscope on the oil pan it is the loudest where the filter goes into the case. Fro...
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZK5279X
This vehicle will intermittently start and stumble, feels like ignition cutout, can't accel until revving engine high enough, after the one bad start, will run great all day. Coils were shorting, plugs were worn, replaced crank sensor and tried a module, check... Trouble codes: P0341, P1620, P0340, P0731, P1599
2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L shift cold-fluid aeration VIN: 4S3BH63562
See related repair history for details. only other detail to provide is that the customer was living with the "slight" slippage for the past 10 months but the other day it was so bad they had it towed to a repair shop. We live in a chain of islands and they ar...
2003 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JS2RC41H93
This one has us scratching our heads. We have a fishbite or chuggle misfire under light to moderate loads between 2000-3000 RPM regardless of throttle position or vehicle speed. Very pronounced bucking at slow speeds. Had a Buick Century in last week for IDENT...
1994 Toyota T100 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VD10A0R
OK here goes I installed a used engine into this t100 it starts and runs fine until you accelerate above 2000 rpm then the check engine light comes on and the timing drops and all power is lost. It keeps setting a code for the knock sensor, i know these are kn...
1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: 4TAVN73F2S
customer brought truck in one month ago. said it would not start. we were able to determine based on questions asked that it was a crank/no start condition, but we were never able to duplicate problem. fuel pressure was within specs. charging system checked ou...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L front differential VIN: JT3HP10V3V
Harsh noise occurs on turns in reverse, similar to worn differential pinion and side axle gears. The rear diff has been disassembled and inspected. All is good there. Iam suspicous of the front diff but can't be sure. The noise is not evident with wheels suspe...
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L transmission VIN: 4T1BG22KXW
knocking noise coming from bell housing area, goes away when put in gear. removed transmission to inspect flexplate, no visual cracks. slight wear on converter hub. any help would be greatly appreciated
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWSE69M53
New problem on this vehicle. I've had help on this car before, fortunately new problem. The temp light on the dash comes on periodically (flashing). My understanding is this is for level not temp, correct??? Temp guage stays @190 even though temp on scan tool ...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Interior light VIN: 9BWFP21J43
hello everyone i got this golf here with the interiorlight and doorlight not working when the left door opens (right side ok). after checking the doorlatch switch and wiring ,both ok, i started looking for the comfortsystem control unit to see if my signal fro...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L steering angle sensor VIN: WVWVD63B14
I have a traction control light (ASR) that comes on all the time and a 00778 code for the steering angle sensor. I have been trying to recalibrate the sensor. I have a modis with 9.2 Has anyone run into this or can someone send some info on how I might be able...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L air bag VIN: 3VWRG71K35
hi vw techs; vehicle came in with "air bag" light on. gathered codes: code 02511 i cannot find any info in either Alldate or Mitchell forthis code. does any body have a descrition and maybe a short diag. trouble tree. thnx in aadvance Jim
1982 Volvo 244 DL 2.4L Injection system suspected VIN: YV1AX7747C
had a 82 volvo with a VW I-6 D24 diesel come into the shop. it has an issue where after 5ish miles it looses power and starts surging. the fuel filter is clean. no water in the fuel. we noticed the tstat wasnt opening so we changed that with no difference. jus...

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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL12Y9R
Thank you all who replied! We had other repairs to complete on this vehicle and I just returned back to work after surgery. Out of frustration I reinstalled the old idle air control and went through the relearn one more time and it worked correctly. We gave th... Trouble codes: P0080.
1968 Chevrolet C10 Pickup 4.1L gas gauge VIN: CS148J1549
Hi everyone that helped. Joe asked if there was enough gas in the tank and Bill suggested attaching a string to the float arm. That got me to thinking again(thinking is something this group gets us to do) and after moving the float arm while in the tank and se...
1991 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L convertor clutch VIN: 2GCEK19K0M
A big Thanks to all that offered help to this older truck, I tried a new computer and that also didn't help,tcc still was not being commanded on by computer. I followed advice from other techs and jumpered the 4th switch which grounds in 4th gear to the tcc s...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCFK24K38
Thanks for all the replies exhaust pressure was 1/2 psi idle 2 psi on the chip.egr was already unplugged and tryed. Fuel pressure was 5 psi,bingo replaced pump.tank and hanger /sender runs fine now .Vacumn is still alittle low but the owners said its runnin...
1995 Chevrolet K3500 5.7L Speedometer VIN: 1GCHK34K4S
The customer had replaced the vss with a used one. It had a low voltage output in the ac milivolt range. After getting the GM spec of ac voltage needed. We was able to determine that the used sensor was faulty. We replaced the vss with a new one and the system...
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCCS1947Y
Hello and tank you every body who responded to my help request, the solution to my high nox was to de carbon air induction, once we finish the cleaning procedure, drove the truck fo a few miles, re tested emissions, my nox dropped to 439 ppm at 15 mph and 311 ...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L right turn signals VIN: 3A4FY48B77
Thanks to all for the help. As per suggestions I have narrowed this down to the multi function switch which has power supplied to it but none out on the turn signal circuit. Am only waiting for the customer to purchase switch from the dealer and install. Than...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L power sliding VIN: 2B4GP44G01
Most of the replies were to check the track wiring harness as I already had done. The was no power from the module to the door motor. Both door motor circuits latched ground when activated. I replaced the PSD module and the door now operates properly. Thanks t...
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU62E11
O.k its fixed now. Re-builder could not find smoking gun. I think several of you were right in calling the case. I purchased used unit from salvage yard and had it rebuilt using the hard parts from the other unit .The vehicle shifts great and no more codes or ...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L engine ,transmission VIN: 1FMDU73W74
Thanks to all who replied. Special thanks to John from Ohio who pointed us in the direction of exhaust leaks. We smoked the exhaust system and found that there was a small leak at the bottom right side exhaust manifold. The bolt had rusted out and was flush...
1999 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GBHG31F9X
Truck is now fixed, woo hoo. I got a lot of replies saying to ck for power @ pink wire, I did that and it was ok. I got my hands on GM's crank no start troubleshooting guide. I followed it to a t. I then condemed the new pump, I talk to the selling dealer and... Trouble codes: 251A.
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18D92
replacing the pcm fixed vehicle.i must have got a bad one from the stealership,thanks to all who replied Trouble codes: P1505 (isc circuit open).
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Timing Belt VIN: KNDUP13183
Thanks everyone for their replies! I found the tool that I was looking for. After some intense research on the web, I found out that this engine is made by Mitsubishi, and is used in Hyundais and Kias. The tool has a Hyundai part number, but the Hyundai deal...
1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L O/D Inop VIN: JT8GK13T9S
Happy to report this one is fixed. The fault turned out to be in the PCM. Replaced it and all is well. Thanks for the help. Howard Kolter Eurosport Automotive
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L serpentine belt VIN: 5LMPU28L9W
Thanks for your replies, almost an equal amount said check harmonic pulley damper & P/S pulley walking off of shaft. Several others suggested we try another brand belt. As it turns out no one hit it exactly on the head but you got us looking in the right direc...
1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L camshaft VIN: WDB1070441
Thank you to all that replied. The noise from the right side of the engine was indeed a worn camshaft lobe. Lack of lubrication appears to be the problem. The plastic retainer/grommets that hold the drip rail in place came apart allowing the oil intended to th...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Mechanical VIN: WOBBA45A6E
Got a lot of replies unfortunately we ended up punting on this one.I'm convinced the noise is deeper in the engine as the noise did not change whatsoever with the new cam,followers and 1 lifter.It has the double roller timing chain and there was no noticable p...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 5.5L Surge, Stall, Violent acce/decel VIN: 4JGAB74EX1
Thanks to everyone for all your help. A bunch of people said replace MAF, I forgot to mention that the customer stated it was replaced recently. Anyway it was the MAF. After the diag./replace/confirmation, I called him and asked him his definition of "recen...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L Electronic VIN: WDBRF84J83
thanks for everyones help.. this one is fixed the actual problem was the motor flap arm was worn out ..
2005 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L abc suspension VIN: WDBNG76J15
thanks to everyone who replied, i did mean bar instead of psi, apologise. we have been suspecting the abc control module as defective, posted tech bulletins were not under this vin range, but we appreciate all that read and responded to our post. customer deci...
1990 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L Starting VIN: 2MEPM36X8L
Thanks to all that replied it was the ignition switch.We tried a starter solienoid, that did not work, but the ign. switch was broke when we took it out. Again thank's so much.
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L no heat VIN: 5N1AA08B96
the heater shutoff valve was mechanicly stuck shut.after taking apart was able to confirm.put a new one on and it is normally open,heat works great,thanks
1995 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDU06L2S
OK everyone this is fixed. Thanks for all the help but I guess this is what I get for getting my helper to check all the fuses for me. Barrowed a tech 2 from a friend and found that I no power to the evap purge solenoid which was why it kept setting the quad d... Trouble codes: P1640 (qdm 1 failure), P1670 (qdm 4 failurre), P1406 (egr pintle position circuit).
1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L pedal feel VIN: YS3DF75N6W
hello techs. well this one is finally done. after a lot of time, brake fluid and head scratching, i clamped all four lines and the pedal felt the same. checked the pads and rotors(even cut the rotors to be sure). i didn't have a pressure bleeder so scratch tha...
2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G8JU52F0Y
This vehicle is still at large with same problem at this time, tech suggestions were as follows, check firing order to correspond to proper position as a reverse on 1 and 4 will affect compputer reading position of number one cyl if waste spark seen instead of...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L none VIN: JT2BG12K6T
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWDB61E2X
I appreciate your responses. I talked to someone locally and we agreed the ground was through the computer as long as the computer had a goog ground. What I did was back probe the ground circuit on the relay and while I cranked it I held it to ground. The vehi...
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH23BXY
cleaned air passages in cylinder head by removing vlaves and soaking with top end Gm cleaner. on first test drive vehicle was wrecked and has been at the body shop for the last three weeks. have not been able to confirm repair yet. will post an update wheneve... Trouble codes: P1423, P1411.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Electronic VIN: 3VWDF71K95
Thanks for the two replys, we inspected all the flaps and the operation all good. Put everything back together, performed the relearn with the VagCom all ok. Just talked with the customer and is very happy, had no problems of the weekend.
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on, DTC won't clear VIN: YV1LS56DXX
Thanks to all who replied. As I read your responses, I realized how unclear my description of the problem was. For that I apologize. The code would not clear at all. With a new sensor connected electrically, the problem was still there so that eliminated al... Trouble codes: ECM40.
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Drive-axles VIN: YY1CZ91H63
thanks to all for the help, especially those who sent me the TSB. I verified that the noise was in the front joint, that the correct joint was installed, and then opened the joint and re-greased it. We also replaced the second upper roll-stopper on this car,...
2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Warning light VIN: YV1SW61225
Thanks to all who replied, Anders and Justin had the right Idea. We did note a 2004-2005 parts listing error, but swapping the old regulator onto the new alternator did the trick and confirmed the diagnosis. Great job guys!
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