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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Won't Idle VIN: WAUZL54BXY
Hello Audi Techs: We had the transmission out of this car and the battery was disconnected, after reinstalling the transmission the engine will run for a second then stalls. Is there a trick to maybe relearning the throttle on these cars after the battery is d...
2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Window,Locks,Mirrors VIN: WAULT68E72
Vehicle came in after customer changed battery 2 weeks ago.After battery change L door lock,L window,Mirror control,Trunk release not functioning.Doors will lock with remote,only L front will not.I believe that the problem is in the L door control unit.Tested ...
2002 BMW 320i 2.2L Transmission switch VIN: WBAAY71010
Hi everybody, i have this 320i with hard shifting problem. scan for codes and found one code 60 transmission switch, try to erase it and came back again, can anyone help me locating the switch and if anybody had a similar problem before. Regards
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L srs VIN: WBAGN63433
This car has the following codes for the left a pillar air bag. 9531, 9533, 9534, 9535, 9538, 9539. I cannot find a definition anywhere for these codes. Codes were read with Baum Iscan. Can anyone help me?
2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1G4HR54K32
OK we have a code p1811 .Test drive was normal shifts were good tcc applied had about 35 rpms slip.shift time was .15-.18 and .The local trans shop told them they needed a $400.00 repair to replace something, she thinks a solenoid,I would imagine epc.From what...
2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GYFK43549
I have checked my local resources, the car wont start, costumer says what he leave the car 1 month without start, them he replaced a new battery but the car wont start, i read the data list and there is a voltage between 18-20 volt in each drive module. Pleas...
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 8.1L No Start VIN: 1GBJG31G72
truck towed in from another shop. no start. checked for codes po335b ckp circuit a. checked reference voltage, was in spec. checked tone wheel on crank. ok. found cam sensor burnt up. replaced both cam and crank sensors. resitance and load tested cam, crank, c... Trouble codes: 335B (ckp sensor a circuit)
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL56U11
This is a no start, intermittent spark, no codes, On the scaner both cam and crank signal go out of sync. Scoped both cam and crank sensors at the ECU, cam sensor had a unstable signal, tried another cam sensor.( signal is good) but I have the same problem. ...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EL55R82
i had to repost this vehicle. lot tech told me check the p/w pres. sensor. there is none, no egr valve. now my mind is completely gone.only thing is "front lt fuel trim is hi then rear lt fuel trim". does any body could help me? some thing has to trigering the...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Lock up shift VIN: 2C8GP64L33
I was told by the van owner that they never had that problem before,the trans just stoped shifting.
1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L abs pump VIN: 1B4GK54R0P
can any chrysler techs clarify the warranty on these pump / master cylinders. i get conflicting reports from local guys and my local chrysler service manager as to how long these problem childs are covered by the chrysler recall. this is my own van (its old , ...
1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B7FL22P5W
Hello I am currently working on this dakota customer states that he went into the store and his vehicle wouldn't start when he returned, so it was brought in on the hook. I can't communicate with the ECM and its not putting out any 5 volt signal to sensors. I...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L transmission VIN: 1B4GP44G1X
vehicle brought in it tranmission in limp mode all indicators on dash lit up ex. park reverse nutruel drive low on shift indicator all lit up at same time. van has code p1698 no communication to module r there known issues with the can bus wireing on these veh...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7KA28C84
Need some help from some cummins electrical masters out there. Have this 04 2500 that runs horrible at idle mainly. Have a 2146 code. Checked all wiring out of ecm to injectors. Replaced harness under valve cover to first two injectors, hoping just maybe. We a... Trouble codes: P2146 (Bank 1 shorted high or low)
2009 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V 3.3L trans VIN: 1B4GH54R9N
just waant to say thanks in advance I have a late 91 graand caravan with trans stuck in limp mode,have read quite a few tech tips on this common occurance right here on iatn and keep reading about an etax relay that i cant seem to find on my aldata locations d...
1985 Ford industrial 300CID ignition points
We need the correct points gap and any information on the induction system butterfly type governor located below the carburetor.
1986 Ford Bronco XLT 5.8L drive belts VIN: 1FMEU15H7G
Cust..towed vehicle in for engine replacement.Vehicle has been in their gararge since 2000,engine half apart. Remove bad engine ,install boneyard engine,been on and off job since 11-09. Not all brackets came with either engine,and we removed airpump. looking f...
1989 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FTHX26GOK
Hello all I'm a little out of my area here with transmission diagnosis but am trying to help a friend. So please bear with me. This truck will not upshift out of first gear on it's own unless you back off of the throttle the accelerate again. I've tried to m...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A8R
We have this 94 Ranger at the shop that just won't act up. The customers complaint is that about once a week or so after drving the truck and then letting it sit for about 10-20 min it will not start. At the shop we have not been able to duplicate the concern ...
1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L No Start, no spark VIN: 1FALP54P5R
customer says started car to warm up.after 10 minutes stalled,no restart.towed in.checked for spark at two front cylinders,none.used modis for crank and cam sensors.showed good wave form,tested at ignition module.replaced module,no start.ohmed wires from modul...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2FMDA5142S
CAN ANYONE HELP ON THIS ONE? I have been racking my brains for days now trying to find out what is going on with this van. When this vehichle came in it idled and took off terribly. It also had a severly broken motor mount. I replaced the motor mount and both ...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14Y6T
vehicle came into the shop the other day and had a code p0171 p0174 p0300 and p0420. we chose to go for the lean codes first in hopes they would also cure the others. found fuel trims short term maxing out nearly immediately after warm up at 33%. but when the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank one), P0174 (lean bank two)
1998 Ford F-150 5.4L heater core VIN: 1F
cust complaint of a coolant swashing noise in htr. core. possible air locked in system. veh is not overheating, engine runs great. has new radiator cap. veh has no coolant leaks at all. starting to suspect possible water pump cavitation issue but not sure. wou...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55S43
No engine codes. After a long drive and then turning the car off to stop for gas ( for instance ), the car will start & move 100' approx. then shut off. It will re-start on its own after about 20 min. The car has done this 3 times total, occuring about every 3...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPX14546
Ok the complaint is a vibration which you can feel while in the drivers seat, it is moderate in feel and occurs just off of Idle at about 1000-1300 while in park just sitting in the stall. You can also feel it while driving but does not feel as pronounced. Hoo...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FTRX18W34
We have performed a cylinder leakage test as well with less than 10% loss. The vacuum at idle is bouncing around 15-16 inches so we're thinking valve springs but because compression is good and smoke testing indicated no leaks, we're not sure yet. Moving coils... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0316 (misfire detected on startup)
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Melted intake VIN: 1FAFP56275
This vehicle cam in with these codes a week ago. Found holes in the intake (melted) where the pcv hose goes into the upper intake. Also noted extremely hot pcv assembly hose. Checked for restricted exaust, checked ok. Replaced intake and pcv heater, and had a ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171, P0300
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTRF12215
This one has me beat, the customers initial complaint was that it bucked when rainning. and the clutch was shot. I put in a new clutch and did a tune up as his wires were burnt and it ran good until he came to pick it up. It act's up at 1200rpm or so, usually ...
1998 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L transfer case VIN: 3GKFK16R4W
hey guys this truck is back it had aproblem with the 4 wheel drive replaced the encoder motor and transfer case module worked fine two weeks later it came back stuck in 4 wheel low no codes i manually put it in 2 wheel drive so customer could use truck any ide...
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 5.3L Engine VIN: 1GKET16P93
Good morning! I have a 2003 GMC Envoy here that I suspect has a blown headgasket. The engine overheats after 10 mins. and the temp. needle moves quickly around. Once I removed the rad cap and let the perceived exhaust gas out the temp. stabilized and has been ...
1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: HMBB6154VC
has any one had this code before check help no one showed in the data base brian Trouble codes: P0335, P0336
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG3251X
What I have is a honda accord that cuts out while driving at highway speed. It has only done it a couple of times and it will recover all by itself and keep going as if nothing happened. This is my neices car and she said that when the car acts up she noticed ...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCM66504
Car came in on the hook engine spinning fine but no start. Checked for codes but no communication with 2 scan tools and mil does not come on when the switch is first turned on. Checked all power and ground to computer.All good. Checked power from brake switch ...
1999 Infiniti I30 T 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNKCA21A4X
This car (my daughters car) has no heat output. The engine temp is 203 when rad fans come on, and they go out at 195. New thermostat. I have mouth-blown into the heater core and it flows free. I have run the car with the heater hoses off, the and coolant flows...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L clutch pedal VIN: 1J4GZ68S3R
Came in with clutch engaging just off the floor.After replacing everything except clutch master doing same thing.There is no play in any clutch linkage.All air has been removed.Do I need to replace the clutch master as well?During replacement I found a bad pil...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
hello techs,this jeep makes lifter noise heard from flywheel area sounds almost like lifters but not heard from the top of the motor but loud around flywheel area. noise gets little louder in gear. this car had overheating problem before and we did head gasket...
2006 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L Clutch VIN: 1J4FA29196
this jeep wrangler is my sister in laws. i brought it into the shop for very hard shifting. no where on the jeep does it say what kind of wrangler it is. the clutch feels good when depressed. does not slip when driven. first thing in am shifts fine. after just...
1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Amber ABS On VIN: 1LNCM93E7M
Men-this is my own vehicle in which I have dreaded the ABS warning light coming since new because of the over engineering of this system & the non-exact pinpoint of the problem.Now that I have vented-the amber ABS light is on all the time-no red brake warning ...
2008 Mazda RX-8 Sport 1.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N65
One again we have to ask for help. First thanks for the time to look to my problem. It been sit for 6 months and customer drive and die out on the street. Tow to the dealer with diagnostic bad starter foul spark lug, bad battery. at the shop with jump it start... Trouble codes: P0302, P0300
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L front door courtesy lights VIN: WDBEA32E1R
Customer complained of battery going dead intermittently if left for 2 days or more. Battery is new, alternator output is good. With draw being monitored found that only when car is locked that a 200m/amp draw is present and the front door (not rear) courtesy ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBJF55F6V
Hi need some assistans from you MB techs. This car came in with a dead battery(had been dead for some time) car sits alot. Changed the battery have a crank but no start condition. I suspected the das module might be to blame. The key did not work to unlock the...
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3XD64B9M
vechile came to me from another shop with a rebuilt engine in it that has never started have spark and fuel injection pulse and fuel pressure of 50 psi. have replaced ecm and main relay it will start for a few seconds and then die out due to flooding out. i ha...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA36G51
Help mitsu techs! This vehicle came in with the mil on and would not go through emissions. Scanned and found p0441 evap system/no purge,p0121 tps out of range, p1500 Gen. circuit problem and p0107 map/baro circuit low. Found sensos did not have a 5volt referen... Trouble codes: P1610 (Immobilizer ECU malfunction)
2001 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L hydraulics VIN: JN1CA31A31
I replaced cluch slave and master bench bled master and then slave with a helper had a hard time bleeding bleed put finally got air out went to start car and found clutch pedal not making contact with saftey switch even adjusting switch to the end of it thread...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs system VIN: 1N4BA41E05
Hey everyone im helping out my neighboring shop with what started out as an abs problem. the car was brought in to him for an abs light that comes on after the car starts to move. he scanned it and came up with a left rear speed sensor. after putting one in he...
1999 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L guage cluster VIN: 2P4GP44G1X
dtc's stored in pcm: p1695- no body bus messages p1698- no transmission bus messages dtc's stored in tcm: p1617- no communication with pcm dtc's stored in bcm: wiper park switch failure dtc's stored in abs: 36- bus communication error 30- pump motor circuit no...
1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1GMDX03E2X
When engine is revved over 4000rpm(when kicked down) the MIL lamp flashes and code P0300(muliple misfire) results. Not sure if I can feel misfire though. Misfire history indicates only #1 cylinder misfires(1960 total count). Rev limiter cuts in below 4000rpm o... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire detected)
2002 Saturn L300 3.0L heater VIN: 1G8JW54R52
hope to get a quick fix .. lol we was brougtht this car yesterday , it has no heat. both heater hoses are hot .We are just wondering if this might be a electronic's issue or a heater core ? any info would be greatly helpful, we havn't worked on many saturns so...
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BH63523
We replace the head gaskets due to an oil leak and now the engine will overheat. The lower rad hose never gets above 72 degrees. The water pump and thermostat were replaced trying to resolve this issue and no change. We suspected a clogged radiator and decided...
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Engine timing VIN: 25STD03V6V
I am trying to figure out exactly what is the proper way to time this engine. Five different shop manuals say set the crank mark at 12 o'clock and line the notch on the cam marked "E" with the notch on the valve cover (this by the way is actually #4 TDC on the...
2005 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L windows, lights, mirrors VIN: KL5VM56L85
this verona came in with the complaint of turnsignal switch blowing fuse. lights work when fed with a power probe, they also work through the hazard switch. Power windows and mirrors are also inop. i read a tsb about the harness problems in the front fender we...
1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L pings VIN: JT4RN01P9R
i could use some info on this one. i put a jasper eng in this truck put all toy parts on new plugs wires ex. truck runns very good has lots of power. but at the top of evry gear it ping. if i put 92 fuel or a fuel ad in the pinging is only at the top of 5 gear...
2005 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E15
Back again with code p0138-rear o2 sensor high voltage.replaced rear o2 last visit-(new sensor from toyota),cleaned maf sensor but code still resets.OTC genisis does not have great o2 sensor tests so we are cannot look at o2 reading in freeze frame when proble... Trouble codes: P0138 (bank 1 sensor 2 high voltage)
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Readiness Monitors VIN: 3VWRA81H9T
Vehicle came in with no power after sitting for a while. Replaced the battery and all was well. Customer called back saying they could not pass emissions with the vehicle. I had him come back to check for any pending faults and none were found. All sensor rea...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69MX1
We have this 01 Jetta that failed the emissions test for high HC's and high NOx ( NOx over 3000ppm ). There were 10 codes in the PCM. Cleared the PCM and no codes have returned, yet. Using the lamda calculator, the air/fuel ratio is over 17 : 1. The B1S1 O2 se...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L cams and valves VIN: WVWJK73C17
ive replaced the head gasket and the car came back after a month and it had broke the rear timing chain and sheared the key way off the gear and also bent the intake valves the exhaust valves was ok because the timing belt runs the exhaust cam and exhaust cam ...
2010 Volkswagen touareg 3.0L brake control feed VIN: WVGFK6A97A
We have a 2010 touareg here from the dealer to wire the brake controller. The pig tail under the dash has power, ground and the brake control output wire working as intended. The brake control activation wire (most vehicals from brake switch) has nothing. Our ...
1988 Volvo 244 GL 2.3L hard start VIN: YV1AX8848J
hi guys i have this volvo 240gl that starts hard, check fuel presure and pressure comes up slowly only while cranking, my queistion is are the fuel pumps supposed to run with key on or while cranking, mine runs while cranking only and don't build up pressure v...
1997 Volvo S90 2.9L emissions monitors VIN: YV1KS9604V
emissions monitors will not run. thermostat was not allowing the engine to warm up all the way. replaced the thermostat and still no monitors will run. we have tried running the vehicle about 50 mi without cutting off the key and checking the monitors. none ha...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1RS61R12
This has been aproblem child for a while now every time it comes in we can't duplicate the no start condition. the customer has stated that the car will turn on but has no crank. as i said we've replaced the starter, igntion switch, and the anttena ring for th...

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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L ambient temp VIN: WBADD5320V
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Display VIN: WBAAM320XO
Thanks for the info, you were spot on, checked green/yellow wire from fuse box (ok), but no power at display,found rub through at phone kit braket mount, i don't under stand why fuse isn't blown though, possible someone already replaced fuse looking for fault,...
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Trunk Lock Actuator VIN: WBABR3346Y
Thank you for your help. I found out that this car does have a valet mode through the glove box in the key part of lock cylinder and it tested ok. My launch states everthing is closed (top, etc...) Even when I command the latch to unlock trunk with scanner,...
2001 Buick Rendezvouz 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DBO3E12
thank you all who replied to this post.the crank sensor wires were burned because they are too close to the exhaust.when we took it apart to do the heads we pulled on the wires and they fell we repaired the harness and now all is well. Trouble codes: P0300.
1994 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L temp guage VIN: 1GBGC24K4R
Thanks for all the quick responses, especially David [...]. I should have been clearer on my original post apparently. The radiator & thermostat I replaced because they were faulty. The temp. sensor was thrown @ the car in a guess attempt by my co-worker.(...
2004 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 LS 3.5L rf speed VIN: 1GCOT13684
I finally got this truck to spend some quality time with. I inherited this truck from another shop and I had tested all the wiring , replaced the sensor, and the module. The problem was relatively simple but hard to detect. The previous shop had probed the con...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EL55R82
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C4GP44333
Thanks to everyone who replyed to my request! The van is fixed and outta here! The problem was in the injector side of the wiring harness about 2 inches away from connector. All 10 wires were clumped together like it got melted. I had to peel apart the wires t... Trouble codes: P1193, P0118, P0509, P1598, P0123.
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L data stream VIN: 2B3HD46R12
had tech tear down engine for third time.found keyway for crank gear partially sheared.(causing aprox 20 degrees of offset.replaced keyway and crank gear.assembled engine,runs just fine again with full acceleration.thanks fellas for info.was just lazy last lig... Trouble codes: P0016.
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Accessories VIN: 2B4GP44R22
timothy from wiscoinsin hit the nail on the head ! sure enough thee was some residual voltage on the yellow wire ! aprox. 5 volts this voltage keeps the integrated power module thinking that it is still cranking where it comes from who knows but it could be th...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L all gauges VIN: 1D7HA18DX4
This vehicle is fixed! Jeff from Ontario, thanks, you were right about the grounds. I took every one off that I could find and cleaned themm all up, especially the main ground for the ipm and no more no bus messages. After I fixed this, i did some more researc...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FTEF15N6N
i am finnally glad to report that the vehicule is now gone after replaceing a few sensors and following all the help from everyone i found out that it was the opposite fireing order then the truck was suppose to have but when i change the plug wires it wouldn'...
1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 4F4CR12U3R
This vehicle is mostly fixed as it the symptoms are greatly diminished. It is not completely resolved, but is acceptable for now. Many helpful replies were considered. The best thing so far was to install a new radiator cap to keep the system sealed as stated ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L security VIN: 2FMZA5149X
Thanks for the help, i did replaced the receiver w no improvement, so i had the locksmith come back to reprogram the keys. this didn't work either, now we have a problem, i towed to ford dealer and they found that they didn't have any communication w/ sec. sys...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Starter VIN: 1FAFP55U5Y
I found a guy with the Ronnie's proposed IDS scanner who travels from customer to customer. He saved me a tow. I wish I'd met him two weeks ago. Anyway, he concurred that the PCM was probably the issue as speedos rarely just die. On his first trip he got al...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L lower control arm VIN: 1FAFP53U42
well, we finally got this taurus done. what we discovered was odd to say the least. here is a condensed version of what we found and did to repair the vehicle. we removed forward lower control arm nuts and found that only the perimeter of the nut was contactin...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Transfer Cas VIN: 1FMDU73W02
Thanks for all the replies. I forgot to mention I had the transmission in neutral with brakes applied. But problem ended up being the 4x4 module. It was receiving the signal from the switch but didn't control the motor. Thanks again!
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55S84
Thank you to everyone who offered help, most suggested mode 6 misfire monitors (which I forgot about). After a test drive I found #3 had 3 misfires all the rest had 0, I swaped coils with #4 and the misfire moved, so a new coil was the fix. I haven't used mode...
2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FMYU92Z15
Well its Jan 14th 2010 and I have not heard back from the customer.. As you may have read from the responses there may or may not be serious repercussions to ignoring the rattle noise in the intake and it's cause.. I have to close this post or get a "Negative...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L ECM / Immobolizer VIN: 1JT8BD68S3
This Vehicle is NOT FIXED and basically I have NOT gained any Information as to The whys and Hows. The vehicle still continues to Not Start with Security Light Flashing and Unable to Gaine entry with Scan Tool into ECU Data. I have done 3 Complete Pin Out Tes...
2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower VIN: 1LNHM81W02
Thanks for all the help, replaced blower controller that mounts on r-h side behind cylinder, head blower workes fine
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22D72
Well, this one is down the road. Unfortunately, it was on a roll-back. I never found a definitive procedure for entering the code word. I think I was doing it right, but the customer furnished the code. I have no idea if it's the right one or not. I calle... Trouble codes: P1603 (Code word not registered in PCM), P1604 (Key ID number not registered in PCM).
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L ignition key VIN: WDBHA24G7Y
After many hours of pulling out what little hair i have left I found a corroded wire under passenger floor panel repaired splice and got scanner communication.Iwas able to start car by removing covers from EIS and manually unlocking key car started and ran.Ins...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L all gears VIN: WDBRN47532
Replaced transmission conductor plate-test drove vehicle for approx. 100 miles, no trans codes flagged and great shift quality. Thanks to all replies!!
2003 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDCYR49E33
Sorry to say I could not fix it on my own all readings looked ok and no vaccum leaks. Sent to Mercedes and they replaced the tunnel valve. Wondering if any one could tell me more info on that... Any way thanks for all the help
2002 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2ZN17T02
Thanks for all the replies. After explaining possibilities of future inj failures, my customer decided to play the odds & replace one inj. ($150 plus 1.5 hrs for one forward bank inj vs. $900 plus over 5 hrs for the full set). As mentioned, the dealer can't or... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfirecomp test 4 cyl).
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 2.2L radio VIN: 1G3NL52F13
Thanks for those that replied. The atenna was in the back window and found one of the defroster grids was broken repaired the grid cleared up all static. The steel wool idea pretty cool.
1973 Porsche 914 2.0L engine
lifters are hydraulic.i cleaned out all lifters and pumped them up with an oil can.they all stayed pumped up. thanks for all the replies.
2002 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L all VIN: 4T1BF28B72
thank u guys for all the insight the problem ended up being the master cylinder put a new one in vehicle has been fine for 3 days ive been in contact with customer so thanks again for all the help
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD63B94
The replies were very helpful. We hooked up a pressure/vacuum gauge to the windshield so we could monitor boost. Using the recorded data from when the code was set we duplicated conditions. It takes two ignition cycles to set the code. We identified the va... Trouble codes: P0229 (Turbo under boost).
1994 Volvo 960 2.9L CKP sensor VIN: YV1KS95406
The car owner was so happy to give up this vehicle and is about to buy a new vehicle. He left it to us here for some time and this gave us a chance to find out the causes at our spare time. Thanks to the members who replied my request. Some of them, like D...
1996 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 542T332289
First I would like to thank you all for you help and direction on this tough fix. Volvo's are tough for me. Two scan tools Identifix and Mitchel couldn't point me in the right direction. I found the accelerometer right under the radiator support facing the fro... Trouble codes: P1308 (Accelerator).
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