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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L abs VIN: JH4DC4356S
The abs light comes on all time when first key start, motor runs for about 40 sec, and after motor runs for abs unit abs light comes back on i thought it was just from air being in the system.
2001 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HNYD18811
We replaced all the coils and spark plugs on this engine when we did a top end engine overhaul April 2009. Since then the car has been back 3 times with the check engine light on when scanned we get a variation of these 3 codes . The first time we had No 5 and... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire no 4 cylinder), P0305 (misfire no 5 cylinder), P0306 (misfire no 6 cylinder)
2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVT64B92
Vehicle came in with the whole right bank misfiring. Found that the intake manifold was leaking on the right bank. Vehicle was also due for a timing belt so both parts were replaced. Vehicle now has a P0341 (camshaft position sensor circuit range/performance) ... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected), P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected)
2000 BMW M5 5.0L t stat VIN: WBSDE9349Y
Hi bmw people As you can see I am a dodge guy, So I would like to say thanks in advance for your help. What i have is my neighbors 00bmw m5. All data says it takes 3.8 hours to replace the t stat. looking at it, it looks like a real pain to replace. Alldata s...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Ign. key/ shifter/ class 2 data/ modules VIN: 1G6DM57N73
Thanks in advance. I got this CTS with key stuck in ignition, won't go to off only if I manually pull down lock solenoid plunger at ignition lock then will turn off. also won't go out of park, with a no start/no crank. Bunch of codes: P1629/U1300/U1040/U1153/U...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF12T6X
I would like to Thank all of my fellow Hard working Tech in advance, cause I know you all will come through like you always do. Semper Fi This vehicle was purchased with the P0302 symtoms and some items replaced. I decided to replace all items again myself wi... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire Cylinder 2)
2001 Chevrolet S10 ZR2 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCCT19W11
we have replace every part related to this problem and still continu to get a multipul miss fire code but i was told that the timming should read 0 with the scaner connected but its at -13 and i tried reseting timming but it will on change to 40 i can not get ... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Erronous Data VIN: 1GCFG15X43
This truck came in with a ck engine light on before inspection. Repaired the affected 02 sensor and everything looked great. After inspection, the vehicle was brought back because it did not report all I/M tests passes in the ECM. This was suspected because th...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L engine oil low / add oil message VIN: 2G1WT55K06
Customer came in for LOF and complaint of "engine oil low / add oil" message on. Checked oil level (1/2 Qt low), changed oil, and found switch still open after refilling with oil and PID reading low oil "yes". Installed new GM switch. Switch now closes with ab...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 4 wheel drive actuator
Hello, thanks for reading. When this truck is driven in 4WD it intermittently and regularly flashes the 4WD light on and off and sometimes clunks like it is disengageing. I tee'd in two vac gauges to the lines running to the actuator to see what exactly is hap...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L PRNDL/Shifting VIN: 2B3HD46RXY
Clients complaints are;no PRNDL,no speedo,transmission does not shift. Scan reveals no communication with Transmission or ABS controllers. Data for engine shows transmission changes gear selection according to shifter movement. Code PO1698 is present. Transmis...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on
Sorry I don't have the VIN, the truck is not in the shop at the moment. Customer started the vehicle and all the warning lamps are illuminated. Gauges don't work and instead of the odometer reading the display read "no bus". The truck starts and drives fine. P... Trouble codes: P1652 (J1850 Short To Ground)
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L alternator VIN: 3D7KS26D25
Vehicle is a Division of Wildlife truck without snow plow package. It has now had a snow plow added. The charging system acts normal for a period of time but after extended use the alternator gauge spikes high when operating the plow. We have never seen more t...
2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L Suspension VIN: 1B3HB28B7D
Guy's I need to know if it matters which direction the bearing in the R.F. Hub should be installed. it has a reluctor for the ABS wheel speed sensor built in. (according to Timken)is built in to the bearing and we cannot tell if it is direction sensitive. One ...
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L overheats VIN: 1FALP4042T
I installed a supercoupe 3.8 engine in this car about three years ago. Everything has worked fine. Now it has an overheating problem due to the fact that the cooling fan does not come on at the proper time. Sometimes it will come on just for a moment and then ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FTDX18W1V
thanks in advace for the help given. at 35mph this truck will start to buck so bad that it makes you sick to your stomach you can not accelerate past 35mph no matter how long you stay on the gas speed will drop to 30 and then go back up to 35. when the problem...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRF17243
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTWX33F22
hello, this truck came in a week ago for a fuel smell and surging. i found the fuel filter o-ring on the cap was leaking so i replaced the filter, o-rings, and filter cap. today the customer returned and said that when crusing at 55 to 60 mph the truck will "b...
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA57432
hi guys this ford windstar cuts out cold or hot slow speed or [...] an hour. after stalling it will start at first crank. no codes. runs very well no missing. wires and spark plugs new. we replaced cam, crank sensors and egr valve. no vacume leaks tested wi...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMFU18XLB
Thanks ahead of time. I have a big problem with this one! engine is making a ratteling type noise under load and only under load.throtle snap does not do it power brake does not do it will only do it when on the gas over 2000 rpm. tried decarbonizing with sea ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P74
We haven't got into a lot of driveabilty on these engines but this was a friend of mine so we decided to see what we could do. Initial complaint was he would have to plug in block heater to get it started in morning. I advised customer to check on any open rec... Trouble codes: P0408, P0488, P1334
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L96
Hello, Customer pulled into shop today with ck engine light on and said it seemed like it was not shifting correctly. Put scanner on and came up with this code. Alldata has nothing and direct hit seem to have little info without calling them. I did talk to... Trouble codes: P061B
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5638T
As soon as this car gets nice and warm it will start acting like its missing and will not sustain an idle and some of the time depending on the temp will just die and when Im trying to restart it I have to give it a little gas to assist the starting ...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL1863X
van came in customer said would not start after drove to church and came back out to leave. have never myself got to not start. we replaced main relay but after customer picked up would not start after refueling. we went to van and found that would indeed not ...
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Starting VIN: 2HKRL18531
Have a 2001 Honda Odyssey that will not start. Turn key to start and nothing, no click or anything. Will not shift out of park unless release on top of steering column is depressed. Stop light switch turns on stop lights when depressed. Scanner cannot communic...
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L heater core VIN: KMHCG45C52
flushed cooling system twice-tested head gasket-replace rad cap-added additional grounds to fire wall
2004 Hyundai Accent 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C54
Hello Hyundai Techs. My main concern is the P0121 code which deals with correlation between the tps and the map sensors. I found there was a service bulletin in Mitchell for an updated Map sensor so I replaced it with the new sensor and the Tps. I still am get... Trouble codes: P0121, P0441
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 3.3L Trip Computer VIN: 5NMSH73E47
Weird problem: 2007 Santa Fe with no other problems has the "Miles to Empty" display above the odometer change up to 8-10 miles with 15 seconds, even when parked at a steady engine idle. Customers states this is a new issue after over 70K miles of trouble free...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C84
Hey all, thanks in advance for the help. this clean car came in with codes P0171 & P0174. off idle fuel trims are normal. at idle in park lt fuel trims are both at 18%, idle in drive 19.5%. car idles beautifully and vacuum is 20.5". MAP reads 8.9" - 9.2" (we a... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition - Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Condition - Bank 2)
1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L harmonic balancer
came in for hard starting when hot , tested & replaced crankshaft sensor . that fixed the starting problem . now when engine running i am getting a random spark from the front of the harmonic balancer from the middle of the balancer to the outer ring on the ba...
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L a/c VIN: NOTATHAND1
Just wondering what i should do with this Diesel 3.0 Cherokee. Heat and A/C work's, Only on the passage's side will not get as cold as the drivers side. Test below. Is this the famous flap doors not closing fully,
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A33
Hi all thanks for the help you about to give. This LS came in from a shop, battery had been disconnected so I have no codes. They found oil in plug holes. They did valve covers and cleaned or replaced coils. Still missing one cylinder on bank one and 3 on ban...
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2228V
Every once in a while, it throws a code p1540 and then the rev limiter kicks in. Overboost? abv valve? My first question is, why do some of the asians use a map sensor solenoid? I have no map reading on my scanner unless I bypass the solenoid, the solenoid doe... Trouble codes: P1540
1995 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L speedometer VIN: 4F4CR16X2S
customer brought truck in speedometer and odometer inoperative. technician checked and found instrument cluster needs repair. removed cluster and sent out for repair bench tested okay after fix. reinstalled and still no speedo or odometer. checked again for a/...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L No Start VIN: AB33A8EA16
Vehicle was in towed in to shop for a "NO START" condition. Upon talking to customer she stated that Glow Plug Indicator would not illuminate all the time. Customer also said vehicle has been extremelly hard to start especially in "COLD WEATHER" for a long tim...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L asr VIN: WDBEA66E3S
Well we have what should have been an easy harness replacement gone wrong! This vehicle came in with multiple codes in the EA, DM and HFM modules and ASR light on. Checked the harness and it was cracking including in the throttle actuator harness. We replaced ...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
This Mercury Mountaineer came in for poor performance. Vehicle had a P0307 Cylinder# 7 miss-fire.It was found that the plug wire was broken internally in the boot. Whoever previously performed a tune-up tore #4 boot and used electrical tape to put it back toge... Trouble codes: P0306
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y4V
It came to me after engine replaced at another shop. At 4000 RPM, engine stops reving as if the computer shuts it down...same in park or driving. when codes are cleared, it starts and stalls immediately...will not take gas,just dies. after code P0106(baro sens... Trouble codes: P0106 (baro sensor out of range)
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
this one is for all you nissan techs, this xterra runs great when cold but the hotter it gets the worse it runs it starts surging to the point it will stall, almost like it looses fuel pressure but pressure is good,converter is not pluged and no codes to chase...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D51
this car originally came in with mil on, code p0420 stored for catalyst inefficiencey...tested and replaced faulty converter,retested system, had high voltage on b1s1 02 sensor and p0134 set while driving, tested o2 voltage,2.5 volts at signal wire on harness ... Trouble codes: P0134
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D61
hi guys am stomp with this one i tryed everything that i know as u can see in the history i put a lot of parts after i got tired of running test after test with no answers I had cleanned all my grounds adjusted all idle & tining settins but car will flood when...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y81
I ran my scanner on it and came up with. #1 cyl misfire and code po340 cam sensor. replaced the #1 coil pack and all plugs.checked compression.cleared codes.let warm up and took for a test drive.let cool down afew hours and test drive again. then got the code ... Trouble codes: P0340
2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E86
customer came in with cel on. stated light had been on for aprox 1.5 years. retrieved code p2a03- o2 sensor range/ performance. found fuse number 15 in underdash fuse panel had been removed. installed new fuse. cleared cel. cel came back on with p0420- cat eff... Trouble codes: P1168 (closed loop bank 2- no closed loop function), P0150 (o2 sensor fault bank 2 sensor 1), P0153 (o2 signal slow bank 2 sensor 1), P2A03 (a/f sensor bank 2 sensor 1 range/ performance), P0174 (bank 2 too lean), P0420 (cat efficency)
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L transfercase VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
this vehicle came in due to service four wheel drive light on. we found the issue but have not seen this one before. the shift motor is full of fluid, removed connector and fluid drains out. we can see a seal around the sector shaft but cant seem to get a good...
2001 Saturn L200 2.2L dash light VIN: 1G8JU52F81
I checked charging system originally and found that the battery had a bad cell. Replaced battery and checked charging system. Alternator had an internal failure. Replaced alternator and vehicle is now charging at 14.6 volts. However the battery light on in the...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L transmission VIN: WVWTH63B53
Vehicle came in from a used car dealer, we have no repair history on this vehicle. The complaint is that after driving for a couple of miles the trans seems to go into limp in mode, if the car is shut off it will reset but act up again in the same amount of ti...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSR69M04
plaese help me fix this problem. Trouble codes: P0263
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YV1LZ56D3Y
Hello everyone. I have a V70xc in that currently is running rough. When it originally came in, cylinder #5 was misfiring. That was solved with spark plugs.. never been changed, were in rough shape. Now there is just an overall running rough at idle and slight ...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Gauges/ Cluster VIN: YV1SZ58D51
We have a Volvo that our customer started tuesday morning and all of the warning indicators in the right corner of the cluster are flashing and all other gauges are inop. I have scanned and cleared all faults, performed a capacitive discharge with no change in...
2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVIMS39047
Master volvo techs , we need some help . I am posting this for a co-worker , who took on a volvo s40 that came in on the hook , with a broken timing belt .( tensioner siezed ) after replacing all related parts , and sending the head out to get a valve job , ev... Trouble codes: P0026

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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM3349Y
Thank you all for all your help with this vehicle. additive fuel trim values were always 0.0 % so i dont suspect vacuum leaks are an issue in this case. I never did get a chance to test fuel pressure or anything else any further as the customer is fed up with ... Trouble codes: 227 (fuel trim bank 1 permissible range exceeded), 228 (fuel trim bank 2 permissible range exceeded).
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Engine VIN: WDBGH83461
Thanks to all who responded. I am sorry for the lack of infomation I supplied, but was not allowed to teardown for more info. The customer decieded to return to shop that replaced the timing chain. I guess after spending $4,000 for the repair he didn't want to...
1996 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCHC39F5T
We had replaced the injector pump and Pump Mounted Driver with used parts, and it turned out the PMD was bad. We replaced it with a known good unit, and the problem is solved. Thanks for all your help.
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 3GNFK16T3Y
hey guys,thank you for all your input and help.somtimes its so easy to get upside down on ajob and start second guessing yourself.this site provides awesome support and is a blessing.we feel strongly that the second trans had somthing amiss inside such asstick...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18W3Y
I had to buy a scanner to do a crank relearn procedure.the scanner is worth more than the car. this did the trick. I thank you for the help. Trouble codes: P1345.
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L all dash lights VIN: 3GNEK13T02
I had told our service writer that the aftermarket radio was the best choice for this short, and it turned out that this was the case. He removed the radio and installed a new switch and everything works fine now. He had had the radio stolen and installed an...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L low beam bulbs
thanks for all your replies. I had checked the charging system. Everything looked good. So this second vehicle shows up tested both vehicles side by side. New "better" bulbs installed. sitting there running, lights on watching both charging system. One of my t...
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GNDT13S45
Sorry to waste your time. it was definetly 3 gallons overfull of oil. customer would not admit to putting it all in. He said his dad may have put some in also? So after draining it to correct amount and burning the exhaust out for about an hour no more smoke.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Upshifting VIN: IGCEC14T35
The majority of the replies actually do state that there is a second set of parameters for the transmission for hot and cold weather. I thought I was imagining (along with my wife) this. Thanks to Jerry, Richard, Don, Jerald and Bruce.
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1C3EL46X53
THANKS people, engine replacement with the correct year is the only option, just wanted to be sure. Other shop not happy with my answer but not I am not here to make friends. They have to learn the hard way.
2000 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL2ANOY
Thanks to all for your help. Figured this one out. When vehicle came back in for wire overlay...I didn't check my preliminaries after the work was done. Had a blow O2 fuse (probably due to excess oil in the circuit). Swapped the fuse; truck runs like a top... Trouble codes: 0171 (Lean Bank 1).
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L heater core VIN: 1458903486
well this vehicle never showed up, but the replies confirm dash removal and possibly even replacement of evaperator when in there. it sounds like this repair isnt bad especially after you have done one. thanks for the replies
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start
hey thank you for all the tips it was verry helpfull . what i found was inj rail pressure was low wile cranking the shot of eitheer woul raise the cranking rpms enough to get the pressure to start . i removed the hi pressure pump . i took it apart cleaned it s...
1965 Ford Galaxie 500 4.7L paint VIN: 5N62G16756
hi guys.i recieved 18 replies.most said black iron and pan,gold only on valve covers and air cleaner.conviently,the motor came back from machine shop with a very nice black on it. other replies said;solid blue,solid gold,blue and gold(go chargers!maybe next ye...
1992 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L all shifts VIN: 1FTDF15H8N
hi great technicians,this past January 23 i got the instrument cluster back and i installed it,i went for a long test drive with this truck (89 miles) and everything went well,so i decided to turn it loose to the customer,as of yet,the truck is doing well ,no ...
1994 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT06H5R
Great News! This Aspire is back on the road. The signal on the white wire at the distributor that was to be a 0-5volt signal was only making about a 1.5 volt signal. This means there is an internal failure in the distributor. We replaced with a used distributo...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L System Monitors VIN: 1FMZU24E7W
Truck is fixed. We move the IAT sensor out of the air duct and layed it by the engine to make computer think it was warmer outside. It set a code P0153 slow o2 response so we install new O2 sensor and drove it. It set all the monitors accept Catalytic Converte...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L running lamps VIN: 1FTNX21F22
Found a rear license ate light had a bunch of dirt in it. Replaced the fusebox once again and all has been well. It had nothing to do with the rke module. Funny part is, the license plate lamps worked, customer had not said he had been replacing them once a we...
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L blower motor VIN: 1FTRW08L73
Thankyou to all who responded. During the rain the water did leak in through the windshield. Customer dried it up with a heater and that fixed the problem. And of course he got the windshield sealed. Martin [...]
2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Reverse, Creep Forward in Nuetral VIN: 1FAFP58U93
I finally fixed this vehicle. The low-intermediate clutches were bound up. Third time is a charm! Randy and Joseph were on the right track with the forward clutches staying engaged. Their replies were the most helpful. However, another suggestion was to check ...
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C92
thank you guys! i appreciate. Chris [...] was right,intake manifold below no4 was cracked.The problem is solved! Trouble codes: 0300 (multiple misfire), 0304 (misfire n0 4).
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L no upshifts VIN: 154GZ5857T
Yes the govenor sensor and solenoid were the answer. Thanks guys
2003 Kia Spectra LS 1.8L front brakes VIN: KNAFB12164
thank you to everyone who replied, it appears the master cylinder was the culprit. replaced master cylinder( also warrantied right front caliper and replaced brake hoses). road tested twice as long as when problem was occuring brake rotor temp after repairs wa...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L engine VIN: 2MKF5SSURY
Thanks everyone for the suggestions. We replaced all mounts, tried lifting engine at 4 points to take strain off mounts, and checked exhaust and trans clearances. No joy. This car is now bound for the original trans shop.
2008 Mazda RX-8 Sport 1.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N65
We found out the engine bad and customer got the dearler cover for new engine replace. One again thanks for all your hepl. Trouble codes: P0302, P0300.
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Sport 3.0L service indicator VIN: 5FG25HYT56
Thanks to all! The info recieved was excellent. The web site was the way to go. It explaind how to reset the light.
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33403
Thanks to everyone who replied,it turns out this needed a dme.all wires checked good,replaced computer and code has not returned as of yet. Trouble codes: P0271.
2002 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L heater VIN: 4A3AA46G22
after many replies I went ahead a replace heater core and repaired this car. Thanks for the advice
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: HLS30-4125
Thanks to all that responded. Those that recommended new injectors were the biggest help in my decision to replace them all. I had removed the fuel rail and made sure that the screens in the top of the injectors looked good and they did. Evidently it was age a...
1993 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN8HD17S4P
Thanks to all who responded...I got back to the truck, oiled the cylinders and cranked the engine for a good minute, replaced the plugs with NGK conventionals, and it fired right up. Engine vacuum was 14 in. solid at idle, smoothly dropped when raising rpm, a... Trouble codes: 13 (Coolant temp sensor fault), 21 (Ignition circuit fault).
2000 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A9Y
2002 Nissan murano s awd 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8AZ08W85
Thanks for the reply! What I found by wiggling the harness was a loose ground on top of the engine timing chain cover. Someone has put a motor in it and crossthreaded the ground strap bolt thinking it was tight so I relocated it and all is well. Thanks again!!... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Starting VIN: 3N1CB51D64
Thanks to everyone that responded,There was a lot of helpful information in the replies. I think it was a streched timing chain but the customer was not happy with this and decided to tow the vehicle to the dealer. I have yet to find out from her what the actu...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L rotors VIN: 5N1BV28UX4
Aloha gang, Very happy to report my problem solved. Thanks to all who took the time to reply. Those of you who suspected the rear rotors to be the cause were right on! Although I couldn't think of how the rear rotors could cause the steering to shimmy, I d...
1992 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GBDU06L7N
I didn't make myself clear in my post, many replys wanted to know about fuel pressure. It quits running because it looses pulse and spark and runs when it gets them, I went ahead and put the fuel pressure guage on it and it allways has good pressure (42 p.s.i....
2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZF55B96
This one is fixed.I was unable to actuate the solenoids because our scan tool(snap on Modis) Does not have the capability.After clearing the codes I found a pattern, the lite would only come on after 2nd test drive.I ohmed tested again and exhaust solenoid tes... Trouble codes: P0013 (Exhaust Cam position actuator solenoid), P0014 (Exhaust cam position system performance).
2005 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L low beams VIN: KL5JD56Z85
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Driver's door VIN: 4T1SK12E5P
I got the door open. It involved removing the trim strip on the outside of the door that has the rubber wiping scraper to gain access to the innards of the door. I then used a bent coat hanger to LIFT the mechanism that is moved by the inner or outer handles t...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGH20V91
Thanks to all that replied- It was infact the Left Front Sensor-- Replaced- drove & reset all monitors-- passed IM test Thanks again Trouble codes: P1135.
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Factory alarm system VIN: 5TDBT44A03
many thanks to all who replied. The problem was the door lock. the drivers "master" switch door lock was "shorting" out, causing the alarm to activate "at will." I thought at first the car battery might be to blame. But it checked out at 12.65v. After taking ...
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