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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUYP64B41
I have a recurring fault P1423 and P1411. Secondary air injection, low flow, Bank 1 and Bank 2. I can force the test and it always passes but when it runs it's self it fails. There are no vacuum leaks in the system. Usually, in group 77, I see a data block ref... Trouble codes: P1423 (Secondary Air Injection low flow Bank 1), P1411 (Secondary Air Injection low flow Bank 2)
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L AWD/Haldex VIN: TRUWT28N12
Customer complains of wheels binding w/ full lock turning at parking speeds when car is cold/ has been sitting. Nothing binding w/ brakes or suspension. No tire clearance problem.Found broken ground strap to Haldex unit & repaired...seems to have improved but ...
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Door Locks, Interior Lights, Hazard Lights VIN: WBADE6329V
So this car came to us with an intermittent alarm/central control module problem that has been plaguing the customer for quite some time now. The problem really shows itself in two different forms: 1. Engine running, doors locked, does not seem to matter any...
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L dash lights, brake lights VIN: WBAEU33483
This one is weird, The car on its own turns its brake lights on, dash warning lights( all) and the key is not in the ignition or even in the car. When this happens you can operate things like the power windows, wipers, radio etc, just as if the key were in the...
2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L speed sensor VIN: WBAFA12010
have just replace r/rear wheel bearing in this E53x5,straight foreward repair,pull hub off axle,remove 4 bolts on bearing retainer,replace retainer ,comes with bearing installed,tap hub on axle till enough axle thread is visable,then pull hub on with axle nut,...
1992 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon 5.7L runs rough all rpm VIN: 1G4BR8374N
Hello all, have this roadmaster come in a month ago for a lack of power and rough running. Checked fuel pressure spark etc. at that time found injector on passenger side not spraying fuel. Had battery voltage at positive side and could make it spray if I groun...
2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Steering VIN: 1G4HPP54KX
cust state that she is have trouble getting the car out of park in the mounings. and then there is a electric snapping noise in the left front door speaker sub wolfer area when you open up one of the other 3 doors. for the getting out of park i have already ch...
2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L all cluster lights VIN: 2G4WB55K62
hey guys.i have a 2002 buick regal that i inherited from another shop. car stalls then when you try to start it all gauges and warning lights flash, heater control flashes and the vehicle won't crank.this is intermitent as by the time i try to test the symptom...
2004 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DB03754
Vehicle Starts & runs. Trans. not shifting and error message in Odometer Display. was wanting to know if anyone has any common places the wiring may be rubbing. We checked all visible wiring for chaffing. Pins #2 of the DLC & Pin#58 PCM are testing 7.73K Ohms....
1987 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY2183H
Runs lean but fair. Engine light comes on after short dive. O2 switches OK for a short time then starts dropping til it is at zero. Getting worse. Tested everthing I could think of but tests are OK. All scan data is normal. Fuel trim is high. Block tearn is as... Trouble codes: 44 (O2 lean)
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L ABS light on VIN: 1G1YY2381L
Abs light comes on every key cycle. While backing out of shop, put trans from rev to drive, move forward 1 or 2 feet, Heard abs pump motor cycle on twice then light came on. same codes. I am looking for a direction to go as vehicle has so few miles, it doesn't...
1993 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L running fault VIN: 1GNGK26N5P
good morning--lost on this vehicle-you can take the key out of the tumbler assy while it is running-turn it in the off posistion and it keeps running-it wont shut off-you can unplug the ignition switch harness in the steering column and even that doesnt shut i...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W6P
I am pretty sure that the CPI injector assembly is the root cause of my issues with this vehicle, but want to be sure before I buy and install this expensive little part. Everything seems normal in the engine data other than it goes lean (o2 sensor) when the c...
1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L dome lights also VIN: 2G1FP22K2T
Hi: This Camaro has a weird problem. It was brought to me because of a intermittent no start and flashing security light. Codes 1626, theft deterrent system fuel enable circuit, and 1629, theft deterrent system fuel enable circuit incorrect signal detected dur...
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JF52462
Car was towed in from a dealers lot,said the car ran fine when he parked it a week ago,but now it just cranks.Put snap on brick to it . No communication to ecm,cannot get any codes from it or data,however,the bcm will communicate only,and i can make it trigger... Trouble codes: U1000 (no communication)
2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L spark VIN: 1GBJG31U95
hi guys have a bit of a strange one here.the truck will start most of the time but when it does not start the check engine light will flicker and stay on the whole time you are cranking.while it is in no start mode there is no spark but i think the injectors a...
2006 Chevrolet Uplander 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBDV13L96
i have replaced th solenoid and i still have the same problem also i checked for power and there is power at the solenoid but i also commanded it on and off with scan tool but there is no change,so it appears the the ecm is not grounding the cicrciut any help ... Trouble codes: P0449
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Stealth alarm VIN: 2GCEC13V36
Can anybody tell me where the alarm module is in this truck? It's a Stealth system. I've checked the traditional places(lower dash under column,behind glove box, behind radio, and both kick panels). I just need to know where it is because the customer wants it...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14X87
hi everyone,this truck misfires at 1500 rpms faithfully the fuel trim no. are not high.it acts like a lean condition caused by a egr but there is no valve.only thing i see is the cam retard is a -7 degrees.would a ign module cause this?any help would be great,... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0304
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ46X0V
we replaced an engine with a used engine from same year, make, and model. we now have no injector pulse on cyls. #1 and #3. will not start and trips no codes. we tried another pcm-same thing. replaced wiring harness-same thing.we have spark on all cyls. and al...
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28N31
Got a question for you Mopar guys. Customer put a boneyard ecm in this Durango for a 601 internal ecm failure code. The used ecm is looking for a skim module and this one doesn't have one. It has the black key and not the grey one. The dealer says you can repr...
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L No Start VIN: 4B3AG52H22
car was brought to me after some backyard mechanic replaced spark plugs , wires , cap , rotor , pcv , valve cover gaskets , and air filter. car will not start cranks ok. checked spark has hot spark to all 3 front cylinders. no codes in computer has injector pu...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU26C03
Truck runs good when it first starts and its fine until you get the truck hot and then you shut it off and it will not start back up again . If you let the truck sit for about 30-45 mins it will start again. Hooked to scanner and there are no codes. Any help w...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18N33
vehicle will intermitently ilde low and surge up and down when at stop lights or stop and go traffic. as soon as you touch accelerator to take off vehicle stalls. found tsb for oxygen sensor causing intermitent stall. replaced no change. all readings look norm...
1997 Ferrari F355 GTS 3.5L Air Bag VIN: ZFFXR42AZV
This car came in with the air bag light on and I would like to know if there is a way to pull codes and reset with out the factory scan tool.
1988 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1RMEU15H4J
Vehicle came in for lack of power complaint. Back fires from intake and exhaust under load in park. Fuel pressure is 34 psi, within specs. Vacuum gauge shows steady reading. When test driving at full throttle engine will rev to 3400-3500 max. At 3500 engine st...
1992 Ford Ranger S 2.3L MIL Lamp on, code 222 & 998 VIN: 1FTCR10A8N
Turning on the ignition, MIL comes on & goes off. Start engine MIL comes back on, stays on. KOEO test Passed no Codes. KOER test I get 2 codes 998 hard fault code first, Then code 222 diagnotic signal loss @ right side coil. This unit has a standard trans, 99... Trouble codes: 998 (hard fault code KOER), 222 (right side coil IDM low KOER)
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU16WCV
Hello and thanks in advance. I was wondering if any Ford techs could enlighten me as to the correct way to test out a DPFE sensor apart from buying a new one. Vacuum to EGR valve kills engine so I don't think restriction is my problem. Also the EVR tests good ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr insufficient flow)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L locking hubs VIN: 1FTNX21L13
customers complaint was a noise while driving. found noise comming from hub area. if hubs are engaged, noise goes away. if unlocked it comes back. checked all frontend components and cant find anything wrong. i replaced the lockout hubs and that didnt fix it.
2005 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93165
scanner tells me to replace all 6 cop, because no date stamp, are the coils under warranty though ford. because the coils blew out the drivers in the computer, if coils cuased this is there a warranty on both? any help would be great. cost is around $1600.00 f... Trouble codes: P0350 (p0352-), P0352
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5652T
thanks for any help in advance and here are the vehicle symptoms: when car is first started(cold soak) engine runs fine but once it goes into closed loop idle gets a little rough but not misfiring then as soon as it is put in gear and a little load applied eng... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301, P0302, P0304, P1300 (random misfire), P0401
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L convertor? VIN: 5FNRL38747
This is my own van. I have not personally worked on it due to it still being under factory powertrain warranty. The local Honda dealer says there is nothing wrong. The problem is a slip or flare while driving at a steady speed. It will do it in 3rd, 4th and 5t...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Stall VIN: JNKCA21D2T
car came in with complaint of rough running and stall at lights.we were unable to duplicate condition. we replaced radiator for a crack in upper tank, while running this morning the pcm set a code for b1s1 always lean, looking at the scan tool data, both o2 se...
1996 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Throttle Resp VIN: JNKAY21D9T
Hello there and thanks for the help with this one. The customer has been commenting for months about an intermittent lack of strong throttle response. We have driven it many times and really could not find any problems, in fact it seems to have plenty of power...
2002 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L 1st gear VIN: JACDJ58X72
Ok here goes first trans ran great shifted great for about 4 miles know it acts like it is limp mode starting out in third gear can not get any live data the wonderful modis will not supply that info tried to get my uncle at gm to hook up with master tech but ...
1997 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Ignition Coils VIN: SAJDKANS4B
Hi,JAG's Members I'd like to ask for some good information for this Ignition System - this car came in from another shop without any coils (DIS System)and spark wires...I really need some help about the firing order and about the coils with the no' of every cy...
1997 Jaguar XJ 6.0L ignition sys VIN: SAJDKANS4B
Hi,JAG's Members I'd like to ask for some good information for this Ignition System - this car came in from another shop without any coils (DIS System)and spark wires...I really need some help about the firing order and about the coils with the no' of every cy...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L abs VIN: SAJEA53D82
looking at a jag with a abs problem all wheel speeds look good abs kicks in at almost every stop.had a c1145 rf wheel speed sensor circuit open and bent rims replaced sensor and wheels and tire with know good,abs still kicks in will not set codes after 20 mile...
1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: T512222233
I have a 95 Jeep Wrangler w a 2.5L. No start when cold...I cycle the key about 4 or 5 times then hear the fuel pump finally energize. I checked all my power to the fuel pump relay and its there. This morning I checked to see if the ECU was suppling ground to t...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L A/C, power windows, locks, inst cluster VIN: 1J4GW68S1X
This is an intermitent problem, and to reset the fault I have to disco the battery for a few sec and everything works well again sometimes for a few minutes or other until next ignition cycle, failure happens more frecuently while driving but I couldnt being a...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48S14
vehicle came in with no start. checked fuel pressure and got none. checked power and ground ckts ok. relays swapped and fuses checked ok. i have power all the way back to fuel pump but no activation. recommended replacement of pump and filter. now still now st... Trouble codes: P0753, P0743
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4GK48K44
Vehicle overheats while driving (highway and around town), and we can get it to run hot while running in shop at 2000 rpm's. We noticed an aftermarket fan was installed without a shroud and the mechanical fan on water pump was missing - we also recommended rep...
1998 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KNDJA7236X
thanks for your time in reading this.customer brings in car and says brakes come on by themselves going down road without hitting brake pedal test drove doesnt act up. customer says it doesnt happen very often but when it does it scares the crap out of them ha...
2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L no od VIN: KNAF812915
at times it feels like overdrive is not working and gets no indicator light. when button is pushed nothing happens.. must shut off vehicle then restart in order to get button to function. problem is intermittant but resolution is always the same.. replaced tcm...
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L cam indexing VIN: KNDJA72335
i am putting together a 2.oL kia engine. the cam sprockets can be installed in 2 positions. my guess is to install them onto the cams with the timing mark and dowel on the same side for the corresponding cam (I and E). the position of the lobes for cylinder #1...
2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY16443
please help. we have replaced camshaft,lifters,timing chain and spark plugs. we have good spark,fuel and valves seem to no be sticking,good compression and does not drop. what would be your next step? fuel trim all reads negative by the scan tool. Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0304
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L speedo VIN: 1LNLM9749R
Hello lincoln techs I've got this 94 continental that the cluster is illuminated and all gauges work find except the speedometer does not count miles or speed the car is moving. Last week I removed dash and replace heater core customer says the speedo worked b...
1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hidden Headlights VIN: JM1NA3514T
Hi Guys, I do not know where to start on this one. The owner tells me that intermittently while the car is parked the hidden headlights will start cycling open and closed until it kills the battery. It had a theft system in it but it has been removed. Anyone...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBDB26D8G
Please help with pump timing. This car belongs to a family member who is rebuilding the engine due to a chain failure.I can't find good info on pump timing even though we have ordered the timing pin tool.Any help would be greatly appreciated.
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L cam timing VIN: NDBEA51D8L
Greetings, Customer brought this car to us complaining of low power. Car runs good, but is very sluggish on acceleration. Head gasket was replaced approx. 15K miles ago at another shop .Car has since been to several more shops before coming to us. Based on th...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L steering rack VIN: WDBRF64J91
We have a 01 C320 that had run over a curb, smashed oil pan, broke front rims, bent sway bar and rt.inner tie rod end. We performed the repair and four wheel alignment (no problems). Now if you put slight tension on the steering wheel (to the left when turning...
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L interior lights VIN: 2MELM74W74
customer came in with windows not working. replaced fuse and repaired shorted ctsy sockett.now dome lt will not shut off.
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33483
My customer called on a road trip, Said the check engine light came on and the car lacked power. Also said there was a rubber burning smell. They were using cruise control. I picked up the car and the light was off and the car ran great. Stopped and checked t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1)
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX SE 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN1PN34S3H
Hello everyone , I need some help on this one, i got a 87 pulsar when it gets hot it has a surge hesitation will not rev over 4 grand or take the gas back fires up through the intake . my fuel pressure is a steady 15 psi and dosn"t drop when problem happens i ...
2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Lower timing cover VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
Hello, I have this Altima apart for timing chain guide replacement. I have replaced all the timing parts. Guides, tensioners, chains and gears. I cannot get the lower timing cover back on the engine. I have tried lowering the engine as far as it will go, rais...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L head gasket VIN: 3N1CB51D92
Vehicle came in overheating with no heat. Sent head out to be surfaced and replaced all gaskets. Head was pressure tested and checked ok. Reinstalled head and had coolant leaking into exhaust, compression ok, slow pressure drop, no evidence of coolant in cylin...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L water pump VIN: 1G3NK12F32
water pump was leaking, replaced with brand new one. when car was fired,it was making a loud noise like a bad bearing in the pump. thinking defective replaced pump again, well 3 water pumps later still making same noise it did not do before. i used the special...
2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JC5246Y
We replaced The fuel pump because there was no fuel pressure. Now have lots of fuel pressure but cylinders seem to not be getting fuel. (plugs not soaked and no fuel coming out when plugs are out.) changed the coils to a used set on a whim and car fired up and... Trouble codes: P0621
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GMDU03E61
Car came in for rough running. I found that coolant was getting into #1 cylinder, pulled off upper intake and injectors, looking through the #1 injector hole I could see coolant running down the intake runner in the head, I pulled the lower intake saw nothing,...
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L head gaskets - water pump - VIN: 1G8JW54R11
there is a tsb #00-t-66a concerning coolant leaks. they list them in order of most likely to occur. the water pump and head gaskets are in the list. i did a test for exhaust gas in the cooling system with both a block tester - it changed color and the exhaust ...

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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Misfire VIN: WBADE5322W
Feeling pretty stupid right now- always remember the basics!! The customer had ran it out of gas and for some reason that we don't even understand two spark plugs failed.One word of advice- never use the coil testers from mac or snap -on that look like a fly s...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Engine VIN: WBAAM3348Y
Thanks to everyone for the replies. I did remove the transmission first as everyone suggested. I then lifted the engine out from the top instead of lowering from the underneath. I took the studs out of the exhaust pipes and removed the radiator(it was cracked ...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L reverse VIN: WBABM5342Y
Well- everybody had good advice, and some probably right, but my customer, a wholesaler, opted to stop and try to take vehicle to the auction. I believed the problem was in the valve body. Even with the electronics unplugged, I still had no reverse (no limp in...
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33464
Hey Guys, Nothing really solid was recommended except for the DME up date. Unfortunately the lady is currently in Arizona, so I can't check the DME number right now. Once I get this puppy straightened out I'll open another help request to share the inform... Trouble codes: P0491 (Bank 1 cat), P0492 (Bank 2 cat).
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L oil VIN: 2G1WX12X5T
Well-they decided to go for it so... as per all the helpful replies I removed the lower intake manifold. I tried to pull the oil pump drive up but it wouldn't clear more than a 32nd of an inch so I remove just a little bit of the head and it popped up about 3/...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1NE52J7Y
Thanks for all your help one person told me i should have tested the vent valve before i replaced it when i took off the vent tube black stuff like little fine charcoal came out i did clean the system out when i changed the canister and purge valve turned out ... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak detected).
2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5L Harsh engagement 1-2nd shift harsh VIN: 1G1ZU648X4
Hi again , I Pray that everyone is having a good day. What I found was that Bookout Auto and Truck Parts in Dora Al. has sold me the wrong trans. I am not sure how much I am to blame. I guess I just goofed trusting them with the application. We gave the VIN an...
2004 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 3.5L abs VIN: 1GCDT13684
We replaced the module but the problem persist. It appears this sensor is particularly suseceptable to damage during installation, and I'm not certain this isn't what is happening. However, the customer has declined any further repairs.Thanks for all the respo...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L many VIN: 1G1AK52F25
Well, another learning experience is complete..Special thanks to Neil from NH and Chris from Delphi.. Neil pointed out that BCM is mostly "interpreted" data and that any module not communicating should be first area to explore.. Chris sent me desciption and op...
2006 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L MIL Lamp on, refueling problem VIN: KL1TD66656
I replaced the EVAP vent valve and solenoid, when i retested to check for a restriction smoke was coming out the vent solenoid telling me there was not restriction, the customer picked car up on Monday and so far there is no problem, THANKS for the help and ad... Trouble codes: P0446.
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Cruise Control VIN: 3GNFKI6ZX6
Thank you IATN members, sometimes you need to take a brake and the answer hits you in the face. Timothy from Pennsylvania had the solution. After thinking about this over night I came in and checked the brake lights again, still working (can see reflections ...
1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H4W
this customer was a whiner from the start and in a hurry-wanted a rush job but didn't want to pay for it so...sent her to the local dealer---sorry for such a bad post. Trouble codes: P0201 (1 injector control circuit), P0202 (2 injector control circuit), P0303 (3 injector control circuit), P0304 (4 Injector control circuit), P0305 (5 injector control circuit), P0306 (6 injector control circuit).
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22XXX
First off I want to appolagize for taking so long to respond to all of your exelant sugestions. Sometimes life just gets in the way of what you are trying to do. Now for the results of the testing of this truck. The compression test dry was 120# all except #4 ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 Missfire).
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L range selector VIN: 2B3HD46RX1
Scan tool was showing switchs on range selector were not working in the proper sequence. I checked power and resistance at the TCM to see if any switchs showed different readings then others. The nuetral switch T41 was different. When the switches were in the ...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GFYU47684
Twisted off drum thank you for all the correct answers
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1D7HU18247
test drove truck, removed abs fuse to eliminate abs and trac conrol, still acted up. drove again in 3rd gear only so it would not go into overdrive. check engine light finaly came on, pulled over to check codes, p1776 solonoid switch valve latched in l/r posit...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L valve body VIN: 1FTEX14N6P
you guys got it! the detent spring was bent. i found a tsb about after rebuild incorrect gear selection. theres a spec of .030 for the manual valve to be sticking out. i bent the detent spring until that was in spec and it worked perfectly. thanks guys!
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L blows dmv computers VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
after digging we found that a mouse had eaten through some wires under the dash and we had a short to power to the obd connector. Thank you for all replies.
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMFU18L6V
thanks, disconnected gem module, still no communication. powers and grounds were good. replaced pcm all problems were gone.
1999 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTRX17L6X
Thankyou to all who replied to my post, very very helpful. I pulled the valve cover and the front cover, counted the teeth from TDC, it was 12 and 12. I Moved the cam one tooth Counterclockwise and now it runs perfectly. So this means from now on, it should be...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine VIN: 1FAFP444YF
I would like to thank you for your quick responses. The used engine I put in the the car was internally balanced engine. The one I took out was externally balanced. The balancer and flywheel is different, but are a mataching set to each engine. I purchased a n...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L lites VIN: 1FDXF46F23
marty [...] had the correct fix for the problem the wires at the headlite switch was melted together a few inches from switch thanks for the help
2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GKES16S53
Thanks for the input. The engine mounts where the problem. Looks can be decieving. Just wasnt sure, the mounts didnt have any slack and had very little movement but still were bad. Thanks again.
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG2244Y
Well although I got 12 replies we only had a the car a couple of days and the owner needed it back. The problem would only show up when going through a curve and on the gas. I feel it is a fuel supply issue but the owner decided to trade her in for a new Honda...
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG31781
The vehicle is fixed. After installing Original Equipment parts that where bought from local Honda dealer with use of VIN #. We found a bad connection at the ECM and corrected the problem. Trouble codes: P1166, P1167.
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L overdrive VIN: KMHCG35C62
Thanks to Stephen from Kentucky who provided me with the number for WIT transmission parts inc., they had the bearing in stock, I replaced the bearing and support bushing, flushed the trans twice, customer has put over 600 miles on car with no problems.
2001 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L h VIN: 1J4GW58N31
thanks guys i got it out it was that 13 mm bolt right on top of the accelarator pedal thanks for all your help next time it will be a much easier job
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L ring and pinion VIN: 1J8HR58286
1976 Lincoln Mark IV 7.5L Charging VIN: F6Y89A8219
hello, techs i have fixed this one the regulator that came in the box was for a 60 amp alternator and i needed a 70 amp regulator for this alternator. They boxed the wrong regulator! Thank you all for replying!
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L won't shift VIN: WDBJF82F7W
First of all I ant to thank the 10 technicians who took their valuable time to respond,All responses were very helpful.I first checked for oil contamination in the connector on the transmission and then the tcm.There was no leaks.I then checked the pins form t...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L strut reseal VIN: WDBNG70J21
thanks to the 4 replies was unsure how much pressure was needed to release clip used one of my pullers(sunex 3913 3 jaw ) loosened the three strut retaining nuts and installed tool, just make sure its centered with the cap to push evenly and clips come right o...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Interior Light VIN: WDBUF87J76
IATN and the brilliant techs that are on it,fixed another one.I actually had two problems.As many stated the rain sensor could have caused the problem with the interior lights.The interior lights did not work at all with the doors even in the dark.I have to be...
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L high idle VIN: 3N1CB51D86
first i want to say THANKS to all trying to help a fellow tech. i fixed this vehicle by bringing to nissan to reflash pcm and perform relearn for idle. but i had a problem with throttle assy. luckally it was under warranty. they replaced it and reflashed pcm a...
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Timing/misfire VIN: JT5RN75U1J
Thanks for all the replies. He took the vehicle home that same day and took the valve cover off and said it was on the marks. He said he restabbed the distributor because the other shop took it out to move the timing to get it closer. Im really confused becaus...
1988 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2AE95C5J
Well the customer never came back. Figures. A car w/ 365K needs some attention. At least we got our diag time from the state. I believe that fixing the vacuum line to the eabc valve put the vehicle in computer control but didn't check it when it was at the...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT3HP10V0X
The repair on this vehicle was a PCM. I did smoke check with no results. I tried a known good MAP sensor and a OEM air fuel ratio sensor also. The vehicle would act normal for a while then it would drive itself so lean that it would barely run. O2's reading le... Trouble codes: P1133 (A/F Sensor Circuit Response Malfunction).
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L converter?
2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Steering Assist Module VIN: 3VWRM71K08
Had to let this one go to dealer, we beleive the steering assist module is bad, but we are not sure we can replace it and then adapt it to the vehicle as stated in Alldata, thanks for everyone's replies. I will try to post a fix once the vehicle returns from ...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS557W1
sorry it took so long to close this out but,this is what happened replaced both o2 sensors with OEM's and installed cable extensions supplied with sensors.double checked with volvo on part numbers for correct application and they were correct. my scan tool ca... Trouble codes: P0133, P0140.
1999 Volvo C70 2.4L Interior VIN: YV1NC56D8X
Relay under dash recives ground from soft-top Control module in trunk,timer circuit comes from module in trunk.
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