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2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L Power steering VIN: WAUVT58E13
Hey all you Audi guys, I am having a problem with my brothers Audi here. It came in a couple of months ago because the p/s was noisy. It was low on fluid. Topped it up and noise was gone and started to look for leaks, found that the bellows over the inner tie ...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUAF78E86
Engine has misfire on 2&3 cylinders. Switch coils and plugs no help. I cant find much in nodata on this car. has anyone had this trouble before? I also need some kind of trouble shooting for the injector circuit.Fuel pressure is Ok according vag-com. Thanks Mi... Trouble codes: 00515 (cylinder 3 injector circuit electrical malfunction), 00514 (Cylinder 2 injector circuit electrical malfunction), 00771 (3 cylinder misfire), 00770 (2 cylinder misfire)
1993 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: WBAHD6310P
Crank no start, found no injector pulse and no spark, checked all connections at ecu no problems found, checked cam and crank signal at ecu harness no problems found still no spark and no noid light. pulled ecu connector and dme relay and cleaned all contacts....
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L clutch master cylinder VIN: WBACB3316P
howdy folks, I have this BMW that needs a clutch master cylinder. it is attached to the clutch pedal assy. on the inside of the car. does anyone know a trick to releasing the hydraulic line from the end of it? it is buried up under the brake booster near the f...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAG8324WD
Hello So this m62 is giving me some trouble. When you remove plug , you can see that the driver side plug are white, no residue, not a nice color... complete oposite on the passenger side they are completely black with ash on them... so, my question is can a...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L turn signal indicator VIN: WBABN33462
Please help, i have no turn signal or high beam indicator, german vehicles are not my cup of tea!!! alldata and mitchel are very limited with info and diagrams on the system, i dont have euro on my modis and it's a really really cold morning my brain will not ...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Oil pressure light VIN: WBAEV33462
wow, this car has us stumped. car came in to fix some oil leaks, noticed oil pressure light flickering at idle(red) when customer brought it in. did the oil filter base gasket and valve cover gskt. found oil filter element slightly crushed(customers boyfriend ...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Accessories VIN: IG4HP54K0Y
i have this lesabre door locks and window work on drivers door. but all other windows or locks do not operate from the main switch or there door switches.I have no wiring diagram for these vehicles .would like to know what power is supposed to be to the switch...
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L no start VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Hello to all.. (HELP) This auto came to us with what I thought was a simple problem. After sitting for three to four days the battery goes compleatly dead. I have covered all the normal causes however,the boodie man is still there. I can't find a drain on the ...
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L tcc VIN: 1G6KD54YOY
po741 stored for tcc lockup. ff data shows code set at 60 mph. after clearing code i road tested with scan tool monitoring tcc. tcc activity was normal showing duty cycle and normal deactivation with brake application. also the 100-200 rpm increase when tap br...
2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEK63N43
I have this 03 Escalade, one of our recon vehicles, with misfires at idle. There are no misfires until the idle drops to 575-625 hot idle, park or in gear, then #5 misfire counter runs up steadily followed by #4 at a slower misfire rate. Any slight raise in rp... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (Misfire Cyl. 4), P0305 (Misfire Cyl. 5)
1984 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Silverado 5.7L fuel guage VIN: 1G8EK18H0E
Hello I have an 1984 blazer here with a fuel guage which wont go over 1/4 tank even if tank is full which it is full now signal wire to tank grounded till key is turned on then lose ground apply power to that wire guage goes past full apply grnd guage shows un...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1G1JF52T3T
Hey all. Having cold accel issues with this quad 4. origionally came in with leaking water pump. Customer says ever since pump replaced when car cold for first one to two minutes it acts like running out of fuel. fuel pressure remains good during failure. repl...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1JC1241W
car towed back in and started right up was fine till next morning when I went to start it. The gauges were bouncing all over after reading other posts seemed like it was sure to be the IPC. We had the ipc sent out reinstalled cleared codes car was gone for a w... Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft fuel enable incorrect no signal), U1016
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L awd VIN: 1GCDL19W9Y
I have a problem child here we have replaced the encoder mtr 3 time one used and two reman replace 4x4 module and ck wireing speed sensors seem to be reading the same if we put the van up on the rack all for tires off the ground sys seems to work fine then whe...
2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33J6Y
Gentleman, I have a difficult problem here. the truck misses and lacks power under heavy acceleration. On scanner it shows constant misfire on #3 cylinder, yet only code present is p0171. When I look at fuel trim it shows only 5% long term fuel trim on bank 1.... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition)
2000 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBKC34J3Y
customer complains that truck runs out of fuel with almost a half a tank showing on the gauge.This truck has duel tanks. Remove sending unit and tried a new one. No change. Boss decided that it must be the gauge, so we got a new cluster and put that in. No cha...
2003 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L radio VIN: 1GNDT13X43
We have a 2003 blazer with a static noise from the radio we have replaced the radio with a factory radio and it still has the same static noise I cant find anything wrong with the wiring if someone has seen this problem before and could help it would be great ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L abs module VIN: 1GTEK14T83
Truck came in with abs motor running all the time even with key off. Replaced abs module. A week later came back with motor running again. Install a second module (both are oem)and motor starts running immeadiatly. also need to mention that the only wires plug...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G1AK12F55
Transmission kicks out of 1st and 5th gear. Started as grind in 5th. Fluid is full. Has anyone had this problem?
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L front brakes VIN: 1GCJC33678
customer has complaints since new @ 0 miles. complaint is vehicle shakes violantly at times and more when hauling his 40 foot travel trailer weight about 12000 pounds. he complains more when driving up north when coming down hill. hills are about seven miles l...
2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L No Start, LONGER CRANK VIN: 2C3HD46R8Y
seems like the vehicle likes to duplicate the problem after running the car for a while then shutting off and trying to restart. it always starts it just intermittenly has a longer crank time but always fires up. i was thinking weak fuel check valve but not su...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L ac/alternetor VIN: 2C8GP54L65
hey guys got another good one this vechile came in with noise from alternator.replaced alternator and noise went away.one month later came back with same noise.replaced alternator again noise went away.one week later comes back in with the a similar noise but ...
2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L headlamps VIN: 2A8GM68446
Sometimes the headlights flicker a little and other times they will go out completely then come back on in a second or so,once it was on high beams and after they went out only the low beams came back on. Our Genisys scanner shows headlight outputs off for hig...
2007 Chrysler sprinter 3.0L swirl valves VIN: WDPPF34597
Ok here we go again... This sprinter has came in a few times for this code so we finally sent it out to the dealer for diagnosis due to the fact that there are no flow charts or any information for the code i was getting in all data, on demand, indenifix, or...
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hesitation, Low Power VIN: JB3XD64B0M
Hello out there. I have a '91 Dodge Stealth R/T Non-Turbo that tends to have low power when it is cold almost as if it is in limp mode but not as severe. Once it warms up, everything runs ok aside from the trans shifting a little hard from 1-2. The timing belt...
1997 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B7GG23Y6V
cust complant low heat in truck. found dirty coolent, did coolent flush and back flush on heater core also changed t-stat. that was this spring customer was happy, but weather was warmer, 50s. now its 0 and truck has 100f out of center vent. r+r heater core wi...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44G5W
the customer was driving and the check engine light started to flash after 3 blocks it quit completely and when we got it in we found that the new coil has cracked in the exact same area. wondering if anyone had ever seen this before. I found that we only had ... Trouble codes: P0352, P0300, P0302, P0305
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1B7KF2369Y
please read repair history..any input appreciated. Trouble codes: P1694 (no engine buss message), P1687 (no mil buss message), P0215 (inj pump control circuit), P1698 (no transmission buss message), P1693 (mil fault in companion module)
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L drone/vibration VIN: 3D7KU28C24
complaint of drone/oscalating noise in center of vehicle only with overdrive engaged. removed transfercase & overdrive unit. found input bearing in transfercase rough & noisey.overdrive unit rear bearing plastic gage falling apart & balls stacking.replaced all...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1D4GP24R55
hey Guys, Been working on this van for a few days now. the van runs normal cold, after driving from cold start 5 minutes it will set this code and wont accelerate above 3500 rpms, acts like it hit a rev. limiter. It runs normal up to this point. We replace bot... Trouble codes: P0016
1996 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3AL54F0T
I believe the Cat will eventually need to be replaced to get it through the e-test, but I see some readings that indicate a basic problem that needs/should be repaired first? The O2 sensor waveform is pitched high by about 150mv at all times (560mv Avg), senso... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim Malfunction)
1990 Ford Escort LX 1.9L alternator VIN: 1FAPP919XL
Customer brought Escort in that he attempted to repair for elderly neighbor. Battery lite was on, so he replaced the alternator, battery & wiring lead to alternator. He brought it to us when that didn't fix the problem. Checked & found no voltage at alternator...
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L battery drain VIN: 1FALP4442T
If I remove the Audio fuse from the underhood fuse block, the drain goes away. I removed the aftermarket radio and the drain is still there. According to Alldata wiring, the yellow wire from the audio fuse goes to the radio or amplifier, depending what kind of...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L transmission cooler line VIN: 1FALP51U9T
I have a 96 tauras with 3.0 v-6 came in for a trans leak. found moderate trans fluid leak from the bottom cooler line fitting at transmission, beleive it is the outlet to cooler. . replaced fitting with a new ford fiting and the line still leaks. will leak les...
1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36G4T
I know the egr valve and tube is bad, however I have blocked off egr to see if a difference is made. It only seemed to change the rich reading from bank 2 to bank 1. After it runs for a while this will flip flop from one to the other and the long term adaptive... Trouble codes: P1131, P1132, P1152, P0175
1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L heater VIN: 1FMDA31U9V
After new parts were installed, we ran engine at 2000 rpm, with the front of the vehicle raised up in the air, to make sure rear heater does not have any air trapped in it. The engine seems to warm up to only about 199 at the thermostat housing, and has very l...
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Heater VIN: 1FMPU18L4W
Vehicle came in for "no/low heat from heater", radiator was leaking so we replaced the radiator, engine temp was slow to climb, upper radiator hose never gets above 80f or so thermostat housing gets to about 145, temperature gauge stays at the lower part of th...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR14VSX
I know there are a few Ford guru's and drive ability experts out there and I ask for your help and thank you in advance. There are no DTCs. This Ranger is my wife's that she bought new. Loved it till now. Now it seems to have a problem starting after a cool pe...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Excessive Emissions, failed nox VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
failed high nox 3.0 gpm limit 2.0gpm, has new aftermarket cats, egr kills engine when applied, dpfe 1.25 volts idle and with manually applying vacuum to egr goes to 4.99 volts, i monitored dpfe while driving and egr percentage never gets past 60% and dpfe sens...
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L starting VIN: 1FTRX18L2Y
good evening, we have this f150 here it came in with an intemittent crank no start. we were able to get this too act up for us a couple of times. we noticed that the theft light flashes and the odometer has --- on it and trouble codes u1147 spc data fault for ...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L abs,red brake light VIN: 1FAHP56S32
hello got a strange one here. this car came in with red brake light on. I checked the brake system for leaks and found none. I followed the pinpoint test for red brake light on in aldata. the parking brake switch,leval sensor,and gem module all checked out to ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P84
vehicle was towed in last week as a no start. verified condition. checked engine oil level:good. no contamination detected. fuel level good. hooked up scan tool(PDS) and performed KOEO self test. recovered DTCs listed. inspected FICM harness and connections: o... Trouble codes: P0611, P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Coast down VIN: 1FTWW31YX5
After truck is warmed up, when letting off the throttle, on coast down, I get two or three hard bangs (sometimes more)like truck is downshifting or binding in two gears. No Codes. I had local Ford dealer reflash. Recorded data when happens and trans went from ...
2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FTPW12V37
Hello. I have a loud rotational creaking noise in the left front of this truck.Only when rolling and turning at the same time.I first suspected ball joints but it doesn't make the noise when turning the wheel back and forth and not moving. It has low miles and...
2008 Ford Mustang 4.0L Clutch replaced 2 times VIN: 1ZVHT80N98
wore out 2 clutches in 19,[...].
1993 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L No Start VIN: 1Y1SK5368P
hello, this car came into the shop with a miss. i started to troubleshoot the problem when i disconnected the plug wire it died and would not start. it now has no spark. tested the coil= primary resistance cold = 1.6 ohms, secondary 11 ohms cold. checked the c...
1999 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L temperture blend door VIN: 1GKDT13W3X
thank you in advance for any help or advice offered, this veh, came in with cust, complaint of 4wd not working and no a/c operation, we checked and repaired 4wd and proceeded to check operation of h,v,a,c,(with automatic temperture control) where we found that...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GTHK23311
vehicle has running problem at idle, cruise and acceleration. at idle it surges and misses intermittantly at wich time the act fuel pressure reading surgees upwards comes back down and smooths out. at cruise and acceleration it intermttantly surges and misses....
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L rear heat & front seat heater VIN: 1GKEK63U93
Vehicle came in with no rear heat and front seat heaters inop. The rear heat blows cold air only. I can remove the temp actuator and flip the blend door manually and get good heat.I tried swapping the actuators and still have the same problem and the control a...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Cruise control VIN: 1HGCG2253X
Cruise control light on dash lights up when cruise is turned on. 'set' does not work. 'accel' causes trans to down shift and engine rpm to flair but does not set cruise. Don't know where to start with this issue. Cruise servo had to be moved out of the way to ...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKYF18453
This vehicle has a slight miss at idle only. Has had previous work done at another repair facility to cure this problem. Now it is at our shop and was wondering what direction I should start with to fix this problem. I know these carlines have problems with eg... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0304, P0305, P1607
2005 Honda Element LX 2.4L Misfire VIN: 5J6YH28325
tried coil swap ,, checked compression ,, ok across all cyclinders ,, no other codes when cold spins over like no compression ,, after warm up skip only one cylinder 1 some partial skip on cylinder 3 smoke test ,, no leaks ,, no codes and fuel and ignition...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Ride control VIN: 1LNLM92VXV
Car towed in with dead battery. Air ride bottomed out. After charging the battery, when air ride starts working you hear all 4 solenoids click at each shock, then the pump starts working a few seconds & starts struggling till it shuts off. When running its moa...
2006 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM84W56
this car is from a limo company came in with code p2106 and rough idle complaint and wrench light on.road tested car no problem found owner went to dealer and they relaced throttle body and said egr vave was no good. came back to us and we relaced egr valve. n... Trouble codes: P2106
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G61
computer read iat as -34f. voltage out of pin a of maf/iat sensor 4.6 volts at idle. ambiant temp. appox 40f. connector unplugged, 5.02 volts-pin a. pin f shows to be good ground with test lamp. if i heat maf/iat sensor with hair dryer, connector plugged up, v... Trouble codes: P0113
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Under Dash VIN: WMWRE33535
Hello Mini Techs: We have a bad rattle under the dash driving over rough roads. I've seen this before several times on other Mini's and no one ever wanted it fixed. I'd like to know if anyone seen this problem before and how much time it is to remove the dash....
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44GX3
We replaced the engine with a scrape yard engine, not our choice! Now the car sets these codes everytime you start/restart the engine. Have tested with lab scope and have perfect patterns and correct voltage. Double checked cam timing, all looks good! Accordin... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit)
2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Brake Pads VIN: 1N6AA06B05
Does anyone know of an after market brake update for this vehicle. If so have you done it and how did they work?
1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHPU06EV5
car came in for rough running all speeds. engine will run for 2 seconds smooth when first started & then misfire. cleaned injectors with gm injector cleaner, vacuum readings normal. spark plugs are correct, firing order is correct checked coils for arcing subs... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304

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1994 Audi 90 Quattro CS 2.8L timing belt VIN: WAUEJ88CXR
Thanks to all of the members for your information and help. We made an alignment tool here in the shop and were able to borrow the crankshaft pin. Everything went back together well and the car is back in service. Again I am impressed with the knowledge base ...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L cam tensioner VIN: WAUDC68D11
Finally got back to the Audi. I replaced the cam tensioner as most of the replies pointed to. After a few test drives I have not heard the noise again. Not even a hint of it. Thanks to William from New York I just removed the one camshaft and tensioner leavi...
2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E77
Excuse me for the lack of reason for replacing the sensor. Reason was because of the abs and traction light were coming on. And then the check engine light would come on and set a code (mentioned below --- which was above when I filled out the form). ---After ... Trouble codes: P2138.
2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Navigation, Telephone VIN: WBAGL63404
Sorry, for the delay in closing this post. We located a used ASK (Audio System Controller) and installed. Everything seems to be working properly, except subwoofers under front seats. Which cannot be activated with Autologic and do not appear to be working wit...
1991 Chevrolet K1500 Sport 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDK14K2M
Wow, what a diverse set of answers! I've got from "take out the bulb" to " have a custom flash performed". My gut was right to go back to the beginning and start again. The new knock sensor was bad! went back over the flow chart (and much thanks to an old aqua... Trouble codes: 43 (est/circuit sensor).
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L noise VIN: IGCGK24R9T
I wass unable to fix vechicle in dollar amount that the customer wanted to spend. I unplugged the abs module with no change. The noise was not coming from transmission or transfer case.
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Reverse Gear VIN: 1GNDT13WT2
Yes everyone was right in their knowledge of the 4L60E having Sun Shell issues. Mine was wiped out. I recruited the help of a local transmission rebuilder with a great reputation in his work. Purchased "The Beast" Sun Shell from Summit Racing.com Hope to have ...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Front pump VIN: 1GCHK29G41
Well,guys the majority of the replies said to check the flywheel for a crack. A few said that the alison trans had problems with the front pump. We decided to just tear into into it and see if we could find the problem. It didn't take long. One of the torque c...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L wipers VIN: 2GCEK19TX1
after lawrence sent me a quick test procedure, we were able to quickly determine that we had indeed got a bad module. this was a brand new ac delco unit and not a a-1--very unusual-- had a few hours in this that i couldn't charge my customer for, so i guess th...
2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L cooling system VIN: 2CNBJ18C42
I was hoping to close this post out after I did the repairs but, it's time to close this post. I'm replacing the head gasket and had the head shaved, it was warped a little. I also pulled and checked the water pump, the pump was fine. I've been waiting for the...
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Rear air temp door and Front air temp door. VIN: 1GNEK13Z13
The majority of the replies said the actuators were a problem on these vehicles. On the rear problem I switched the vent control motor with the temp control motor and the problem moved to the vent switching. Positive that the temp control actuator/motor is bad...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC52F73
After much coolant and hairloss this one is fixed. The thermostat was installed incorrectly by one of my techs. And is now on probation, one more wrong move and bye bye. When you remove the thermostat (which I didn't do) my tech did, make sure you know how it ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Driver's temp door VIN: 1GBHC29U44
Well, the replies were unanimously slanted toward a bad temp door actuator, citing erratic behavior is very common. When I got a look at the vehicle finally, there was a code b0414, for a lost feedback signal to the left temp door actuator. Upon further inspec...
2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L trac control & engine operation VIN: 1GAHG39U95
It's Fixed! Richard, Jed, Robert, Eric, and Paul were correct in suggesting it was wheel speed sensor related. I did check the sensor outputs and found both front sensors to have only 185 ACmv. The test sheet said it needed to be a minimum of 350 ACmv at one...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.2L steering VIN: 1G1ZS51F46
having replaced the intermediate shaft (for noise), the rack gear assm (for internal play), still had car trying to adjust steering wheel to the left. starngely it would do this even at very low speeds in foward and reverse. rotated new front tires from side t...
2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Starter VIN: 2G1WB58K67
It's fixed. Found that at sometime in the past a rodent had chewed on some wires on main harness along LH frame rail which was causing all the problems. Many thanks to all who replied especially those who said to chase the communication problem first. Tough to...
2003 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36M13
there isn't alot of tests you can do for this problem . we did all the basic tests and came up with no problems. we replaced the cam and crank sensors and had no problems so far. thanks to everyone who helped. jeff [...] , i was looking for advice not a "sil... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor).
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L oil pressure warning light VIN: 3C4FY48B24
Hey Guys thanks for all the replies, this was my first request for help and I was amazed at the responses, Thank you all again. Sorry about the slow response back, I was in a motorcycle crash and I'm moving a bit slower right now. I replaced the oil sending un...
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Pads and Rotors VIN: 2C3KA63H56
Thanks to all who responded to our 300C with nosiy brkes, It has been challenging especially because our customer does not return for 2 or 3 weeks and is an on the road sales guy. We finally got the car for a day and switched rotors to centrics(part#145651) an...
1995 Dodge B2500 3.9L ign system VIN: 2B7HB21X5S
THANK YOU one and all that suggested replacing the PCM, it solved the problem!! THANKS AGAIN!!! Elden [...]
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z3X
Snapshot was taken during road test when problem occur. As previously mentioned that it was very difficult to duplicate, This vehicle finally fixed. It is worth mentioning what others have suggested. Fuel Pump, Main Relay and PCM. Others have said Crank sensor...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: WD2PD74475
Thanks, everyone for trying to help me, I know there is little info out there for these vehicles. This vehicle would set a code for low boost almost immediately when we drove it. We found that if we were real easy on it, we could get it to 60 mph but as soon a... Trouble codes: 2359 (boost pressure low).
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7KS28C46
This one is fixed. We found the injector supply tubes were loose on a few of the injectors. These tube will allow fuel pressure to be low if they are loose. Vehicle starts and runs fine. AllData has some good info on this in the fuel injector description and o...
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Interior lights VIN: 1D4GP24R96
I replaced the BCM and the Instrument cluster and the problem is fixed. I tried both parts seperatly and the issue was still present. They worked to repair the problem together.
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72X7Y
2001 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FCMU69K51
well i apologize for the lengthy delay, but i wanted to be sure the vehicle was fixed and wouldn't come back. it seems that the TPS for the correct year vehicle fixed the stalling issue when it came back. thanks a bunch for the replies everyone! happy holidays Trouble codes: P0172, P0705.
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, idles fast VIN: 1FTSS34L53
Thanks to Tim, Jerry and Richard. The fix turned out to be quick after beating my head on this van for a few hours. Disconnecting the battery and Resetting the KAM did the trick!
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall VIN: 1HGCG22511
After 3 weeks and changing the PGM-EFI relay customer is satisfied vehicle is repaired.Thanks to all who responded.
2000 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L 2-3 shift,2-1 VIN: 4S2DM58W8Y
Thanks to all who replied, especially Matthew who was correct about the mode switch.Robert was correct about there needing to be 12 volts on the pressure control solenoid but with the mode switch not working properly, the 12 volts was not there. The odd thing ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Misfire VIN: SAJDA01CXY
Thank you to all who took the time to offer help. Patrick and James hit it right on the head. The wiring harness at the rear of the engine was chafed through by the bracket that covers the fuel rail sensor. Could make the engine misfire by moving the harness. ... Trouble codes: P0202 (Cylinder 2 fuel injector circuit), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire).
2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L window VIN: SAJDA42C43
Many thanks for help guys, as every one said, window position needed reprogramming.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW58S9X
I adjusted the parking brakes and checked to make sure the shift cable was not rubbing on the drive shaft. I think the problem is with the wheel bearings on this one, but the customer has decided to live with the noise rather than spend more money chasing it. ...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L Charging VIN: SALAD24495
Thanks for the input on this one guys. As it turns out, the alternator was infact the problem. As mentioned in one of the responses, the soldering joint, under heat and expansion, loses contact, thus setting the fault code in the engine control module, even ...
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2.0L airbag VIN: JM1NC25F36
Thank you all for your replies. We were trying to program this vehicle with an IDS. It would not complete the program. Vehicle was sent to Mazda dealer. I got word back today that the file was Corrupted. The dealer is going clean the file out and redo the prog...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L convertible top VIN: WDBSK75F93
To initialize the steering you start car and turn steering lock to lock and back to center and that was perfect,Unfortunately my convertible top is still inop.I did not recieve 1 helpful post on this problem.I went in and checked the rear sam module and found ...
1991 Peugeot 205 gti 1.9L No Start VIN: VF320DB622
The ignition module on this little 205 is actually on the RF shock tower and not on the left.replaced module and I still have a weak spark so I need a coil.Unable to get one in north america and having to get this car in storage before the snow flies we adapte...
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Surge VIN: Y3DD78B9S7
I'm calling this a fix although all I've done is to mitigate the symptoms, which were extreme up&down surges in the idle whenever the shifter was put in 'Reverse' or 'Drive', at it worst when going from 'Reverse' to 'Drive', as you would after backing out of a...
2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L lock cylinder VIN: 4S3BH6257Y
thanks to all that replied once the customer was informed of the potential costs of the fix he was more than happy to once in a while remove the key manually. so this vehiecle remains unfixed.
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L warning lamps VIN: JT4VN36M1P
Thanks for all the replies, we wanted to install an alternator from day one, but as stated in post could never see a high or low charge fault. Some responses said charge rate too high, others said power/ ground fault @ cluster. We finally talked customer into ...
2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEZU14R55
I do not have a scan tool that can energize the actuators, I did actuated them manually and found that the left bank was not working, I did it with the engine running. Toyota does not show how this hydraulic actuator works inside and list it as a big sprocket.... Trouble codes: P0022 (camshaft position A timing over retarded bank 2).
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