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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Brake assist VIN: WBAGH83401
When the temperature is below 15 degrees F outside. There is no assistance in the brake pedal. The pedal is hard and the vehicle is hard to stop. No ABS lights on. The brake lining light is on, but the pads are new. We let the vehicle sit in our warm shop for ...
2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L wont start VIN: WBASB53402
Thought we had this one fixed. Came in on the hook, turns over, no start, Autologic says start and key enabled, no other codes in any system. Turn key to on position with foot on brake, wait 30 seconds, turn ignition off, then car starts normally, like it is r...
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFB33592
message on information -self leveling suspension inactive. has any one run into this ? air control module seems to be the most obvious, thanks for your help,
2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L vibration VIN: WBAEP33445
hi everyone we have a 2005 bmw 325xi wagaon. it has a vibration at idle with foot on the brake in drive as soon as you put it in netrual vibration goes away and if you turn the steering wheel the idle drops 400 rpm and then comes back up.checked all mounts and...
1999 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L HVAC display VIN: 1G4H52K2XH
I have a Tech 2 and need to know how to change the HVAC display from Cel to Farenhiet. Changed Battery in car and now diplay reads celcius.
2002 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L abs light VIN: 1G4HP54K12
Hello all, this 2002 Buick LeSabre has the ABS, Traction Control, & Brake light on. System has codes C1214 & C1248 codes in memory. Powers and grounds at module check good. Unable to clear codes. Replaced ABS module (elect side) W/ Delco part 2 times. All ligh...
1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L PCM, Cal pac, prom VIN: 1G1FP23E2M
The Camaro came into the shop with the idle running too high and no data from the ALDL connector. We corrected the wiring to the ALDL and when we read the data we had the MAT temperature reading all over with no rhyme or reason. We checked the wiring from the ...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Trans-Case VIN: 1GNDT13W2X
Vehicle was brought in with a does not go into 4 wheel drive complaint. Also customer complained the service 4 wheel drive light on dash is on. Performed inspection and was able to duplicate problem, we erased code and the service 4wd light on dash went off....
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Compressor VIN: 1GNEC13R5W
Whats occuring is the control head is shorting out and no longer sending the 12v sgnal to the PCM. The Lt. Green wire pin 10 conn3 is supposed to be a 12v signal through a high pressure cut-out and to the PCM that inturns grounds the relay to engage the compre...
2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Ignition coils VIN: 1G1ND52M1W
First of all thanks for any help and input you have, Second the vin supplied is for my own vehicle not the vehicle in question, Now what I have is a towed in tracker first time customer. Customer was driving down the road vehicle quit and will not restart, I h...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK24154
The customer brought us the truck due to the MIL being on. We cleared the code and gave the truck back. The light stayed off for a couple of days but then came back on. The same codes are present as the first time. We have checked and cleaned all grounds. My n... Trouble codes: P0700 (Trans control system fault), U1800 (lost communication with FICM), U2104 (CAN bus reset counter overrun), U2106 (Lost communication w/trans control system)
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD 6.0L Speedometer VIN: 1GCGC13U25
This customer complained of the speedometer reading too slow and lower than expected power when towing his 3000lb trailer. I used the TECH 2 to check the tire size calibration figuring that would affect trans shift points. The scanner showed no tire calibratio...
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...
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL15C86
This is driving me crazy. After a short drive and usually if you accelerate a little harder than normal this starts missing real bad most of the miss fires are on #4 cylinder. The other cylinders have slight miss fires at times. After a short drive and I let i... Trouble codes: P0300 (miss fire detected), P0053 (b1s1 heater resistance range), P0134 (low o2 activity b1 sensor1)
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L brake pedal VIN: 1B4HS28Z7X
Brake pedal sinks to floor. No leaks, No air in system. Pedal is stiff, not spongy, but sinks. Ordered RWAL valve from dealer, they called it a proportioning valve. No change. Replaced master cylinder twice, no change. Pinched off brake hoses at all four corne...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4GP44G8Y
Hello Mopar Techs, This Caravan came in for an unrelated brake problem but as I was test driving it I noticed that the indicated mpg's were considerably lower than an identical van that our shop owns. [It runs great by the way] Dug into the data stream and fou...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B8GP74L01
hello fellow techs. this van belongs to one the techs and he needs your help. on cold start sometimes stalls and oil light will come on. no oil problem apparant. surges at idle and on decel. engine recovers and revs too high. idle flares slowly too high then t...
1994 Ford Escort 1.9L speedometer VIN: 1FARP15J7R
Can anyone help the Ford guy fix a Ford? Replaced the clutch in this car, as always the speedometer drive, (fluid dipstick), was seized in the transmission case, so I installed a new aftermarket one. Shortly after, the vehicle returned with ATF leaking under t...
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L temp/oil gauge VIN: 1FTHE24H4R
This van came in with the oil pressure gauge pegged, and the temp gauge inoperative. Unplugged temp sender and had flashing currant at wire. Grounded wire and gauge would peg. I replaced the temp sender and the oil pressure sender (leaking). Now what I have is...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U3S
no start, cranks ok. have good spark and fuel pressure. on scanner, no injector pulse width. no codes. cleaned all grounds in engine bay, replaced ground terminal on battery, and cut out ground connector by battery and soldered together. have 12v out of eec re...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVHT80N56
Vehicle came in with dies at stops complaint. At idle OR when driving it momentarily cuts out and then USUALLY will continue running again. It is as if someone was truning the key of and on very quickly, when it cuts off the information panel on the dash flash...
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L running lights VIN: JHMCB7669L
The exterior running lights, front and rear, (but not the dash lights) shut off when key is turned on or running. Shut key off, running lights work. Mitchell's wiring diagrams are not clear on the system operation or much else useful. Appears an integrated con...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Communications VIN: KMHJF25F6X
I bought this car with bad engine. Replaced it with used one. Vehicle starts, runs and drives fine. Check engine light comes on when started then goes off as normal. The problem is that neither my scanner, genesis or The inspection machine will communicate wit...
2007 Hyundai Entourage SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMC23387
have never worked on this model has anyone seen these codes? i checked engine data and bank 2 desired retard was 0 and actual retard was 50 this engine has a timing chain so before i dig in i wanted to see what ya'll had to say about it.thank you Trouble codes: P0300, P0018, P0022, P0302, P0304
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6243W
I am hoping someone out there has conquered J2534 pass through reprogramming of Jaguar ECMS. I have fought all day to reprogram this one and have been unsuccessfull. I have a CarDaq PLUS and and EASE reprogrammer. I have tried them both on XP and VISTA. The Ca...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L steering VIN: 1J4GK48K92
Hey guys, I got this Liberty in with no history. The power steering is inop. It has fluid but no assist. I will not even make noise. My pressure guage is broken so I cannot chek it. Is there a common problem with either the rack or pump on these? Thanks
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L heated windshield VIN: WDBNG75J92
Front windshield heater short circuited. Windshield replaced, now no power at connector . Trying to locate the Auxilary fuse holder. Alldata shows it existing, however does not show a location. Anyone know where it is?
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBUF83J54
Hello Guys, I got this 2004 Mercedes E500 4Matic car came in with airmatic issue found two codes 5210 left front air solenoid & 5350 Airmatic pressure release valve Ap/1Y1 . Replace new left front air strut clear codes & calibrate air suspension but Code 5350 ...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AC44G33
This vehicle is burning up both ignition coils every week or so. Primary side is overheating and melting. Have tried different brands of coils to no avail. Checked the plug type and gap, charging system voltage, etc. All seem ok. May be excessive dwell but nee... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G3HN14C2J
Ok this car is stumping me need help! Vehicle dies when hot, doesnt stumble or have a hesistation. Had a code in system code 42 electronic spark timing (EST) problem. Ran a tap test on igntion module and car died maybe just a quincidence. Replaced ICM and veh... Trouble codes: 42 (Electronic spark timing EST problem)
1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K8T
been fighting this car off and on for about 2 monthes. car first came in with check engine light on. found p0440. after smoking system and working purge and vent valves numerous times found vent valve sticking and cracked hoses going to canister. replaced vent... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system)
2005 Pontiac Montana 3.4L high idle VIN: 1GMDV03E45
Intermitantly this vehicle has high idle.Customer claims that they dont have to touch the gas to go the speed limit.We have never caught it happening.We have installed a TPS,cleaned throttle body,checked wiring at trans case for shorts and also TPS and IAC con...
2001 Rolls Royce PARK WARD 5.4L Other VIN: SCALD61E11
Hi Guys, I got this 2001 Rolls Royce Service Required Light Is On... Is any one knows how to reset the service Maintenace Light to go off. any help will be greatly appreciated
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...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6854W
This turd when it acts up runs on 2 cylinders, I would stop the car run through the gears and it would run good but still had a high idle around 1200 rpm, I changed the inhibitor switch for this problem I checked all the wires for the short harness and they we... Trouble codes: P1507
2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLS 2.5L road speed VIN: JS3TD62V62
took a short test drive. transmission shifted ok and felt normal to me. fluid level is ok, fluid is old but not burnt. physically inspected transmission for problems and none found. my snap on modis only has generic access and my mitchell repair info has no di...
1984 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ60 4.2L Starts and cuts out. VIN: JT3BJ60G2E
Hi There. This truck has a EDIC motor that is connected to the fuel injection pump. The car will start but will not idle. I suspect the EDIC relay is at fault but have not been able to find any information on how to properly diagnose this system. I cannot fin...
1993 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L 1st gear VIN: JT4VN1365P
Hey all working on my own rig here. I'm getting ready to go in and repair the popping out of first gear condition. As far as I know it's a fairly common problem. I don't want any surprises and want to keep it as cheap as possible. I am hoping some of you have ...
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L brake pedal VIN: 2T1AE09B8R
This car has decided to haunt me while I sleep. It has a bad vibration felt in the pedal when braking at speeds over 50mph, felt more the harder I brake. Front pads/rotors were replaced with cheap aftermarket units 6 months ago and the issue was slightly impro...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on, poor accel. VIN: JT3VN39W9S
Truck had re-occurring code 52 (knock sensor) I replaced the knock sensor and sub harness, cleared codes. Code resets during test drive now. Bypassed harness with shielded cable, and tried known good ecm; stil sets code 52. There is a waveform that looks like... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor open/ short)
2000 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Battery VIN: 2T1BR12E5Y
Hi all thanks for helping me on this. I have a corolla here, and the battery goes dead if you let it sit for a couple days. With all the fuses in, it draws 180 miliamps, however when i unplug the radio it drops to 19 miliamps. I dont work with electricity all ...
2003 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L door locks VIN: 4T3ZF13C73
ATTENTION TOYOTA TECHS: We have a Sienna van here that is possesed by the devil where driving along the door locks rapidly lock/unlock. Problem is intermittent but becoming more persistent. Numerous switches and components are making difficult but by using 4c...
2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L No Start, No Mil Light VIN: 5TETX22N95
Group- Tacoma came in with Bat. light on. It was still charging. Removed Alt. gave specific description of the problem, and the fact that I had found a similar situation in the IATN archives. No problem said my supplier. Not so. Drive the vehicle into the sho...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRC29M1Y
vehicle was towed in with a no start condition verified fuel and spark pulled plugs -wasted replaced MAF plugged up--replaced vehicle has PO 341 and from what I see after repulling the plugs is that they are dry. I verified fuel pressure and that it is making... Trouble codes: 341 (cam sensor out of range)
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M53
i have the 03 jetta that keeps popping the mil with a p1338 cmp code and lacks power,i am not getting a cam sig with the scope, the pattern goes to batt v on the sig/ref wire at the sensor koer. is there in fact supposed to be batt v on the middle wire cuz i h... Trouble codes: P1338 (cam position sensor circuit open short)
2003 Volvo V70 AWD 2.5L ABS module VIN: YV1SJ59H03
hello tech's need help i got 2003 volvo v70 2.5T AWD. ABS light is on and i have no communication. do have power & gnd dissconnect diff controller still same thing . i think it need;s controller. i spoke few people who rebuild these module and they said this m...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L t stat VIN: WBSDE9349Y
Hi Thank you the 11 that replied, all said the same thing that bank1 is passanger side. and all said easy job to replace t stat. It was an easy job after all, hardest part was pushing the housing back on with the new o rings. Thanks again
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: 5UXFB53504
1st of all, i would like take this chance to thank you all the help, especially Yang for the full detail of how the system work. But wanna say it is not normal that it will drop to ground after certain time in the air. What happen was the height setting was no...
1985 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, backfire VIN: 1GCBS14E0F
first iwould like thanks everyone for the advise, i remove the cam as most of you told me, and i did not found anything wrong so i decided take apart the all engine and i found that the head was diferent , the original head had a heart form in the lower side, ...
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L p1870 VIN: 3GNEK18R0T
bad valve in the valve body a replacement valve and the truck was back on it feet again , just a small note *** if you put a high output tc then you need to put a high out put valve body thanks to all that help and i hope i can help you guys one day
1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all for the helpful advice. This van had multiple problems and issues,after tackling one problem at a time we finally got to van to run with NO misses underload. Even though my snap on modis showed crank and cam funtioning properly, we chanced it and... Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMDM19W3Y
First of all i would like to say thank you to everyone who took the time to reply. To those of you that suggested changing out the distributor you were right on the money. We changed out the distributor and took it out for a test drive and the van did not miss... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, engine noise VIN: 3GNEK13T43
Thank you to all of the techs that sent in their recommendations. Of the 14 replies that I received, the ones that pointed to a restricted or plugged catalytic converter issue were correct. The left side cat. was plugged and causing all of the carbon and oil...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Battery Light VIN: 1GNDT135X4
Hey guys and thanks for the info. I do not consider this a 'fix' as there is no real proof & data to go with it. But the customer called and said the light went off the next morning and never came back on. The only thing we can think of is that it was a moistu...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L ASD, PCM, gauges VIN: 2C8GP54L71
Alright, problem fixed! Found a corroded wire that was about to break in the wiring harness. Located in the left front fender well. Went in this direction becasue customer stated after we spent over a week workin on the car, that he had bought the car at autio...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L ride control VIN: 1WCE45FR6F
thanks to all whom replied all but 2 actually took the time to read and send a proper response after 6 techs yelled at me for not giving a type of vibration ect.ect i almost gave up hope! do you six not know how to read i was not asking for a fix but a shop ...
1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B7FL22P5W
Hello Techs, a new PCM Fixed this vehicle. Verify that pin 17 at the PCM is not shorting to ground by unplugging it from the PCM connector; take your test light and connect it to the positive post of the battery and connect it to pin 17. Then unplug your tps a...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1P4GP44G3X
They have had just about everything apart. I was going to try it with the belt off. Then scope the cam and crank and overlay them and check with known good, but the van is gone. I can assure it the problem was not spark,fuel,valve. Whether any of those were ou... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire 2).
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L volts VIN: 3D7MA46654
iATN rocks!The grid heaters had me confused. The voltage would drop every time they came on until the truck warmed, that is normal. On top of that the alternator not charging one day and charging the next day was weird to me.Because of your answers I felt con...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP53S2X
Well we finally fixed this vehicle and it starting issue is gone. Thanks to all the replies and tips. The final fix was a new PCM, reflash and having an additional key programed. I will go thru everything we checked briefly. The initial problem was an intermi...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L 4WD Low VIN: 1FTWX33FXY
Well, I can't say for sure, but the only thing I can come up with is that the clutch switch input is from the pcm. We reinstalled the original GEM and the 4WL problem went away and the original problem returned. We will install new one tomorrow. As far as I ca...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L hvac fan, wipers VIN: 1FMFU18LO1
the wiper switch is what i figured, just always seem to second guess myself on wierd electrical problems. put one in and fixed it. thanks gang!!!
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Thanks for the help. The IPR solenoid nut had fell off & sliding back when accelerating forward, causing truck to stall. Kind of wierd that it would stall on slightest foward motion.
2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FTRX18W34
We believe the problem is internal even though we had no cylinder leakage. The customer (City Parks Dept) did not authorize any further work since they are laying off workers and don't need the truck for now. Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0316 (misfire detected on startup).
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P74
I would like to thank everyone that responded. We installed a FICM and reprogrammed to fix the problem. Almost all of the replys had mentioned this as possible cause. What threw us for a loop was when we checked the voltage during cranking it would show 48 v... Trouble codes: P0408, P0488, P1334.
1999 GMC Sonoma SLS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GTC1940X8
well like to say i fixed this one but when truck in shop no isuses so we put launch crecorder on it and it did pick up any thing wrong with the truck we are starting to think we may have air flow sensor isuses well if we do figure it out we will let you know ...
2000 GMC 3500HD 7.4L Misfire VIN: 1GDKC34J5Y
I would like to start off by saying thank you to all who responded, I greatly appreciate it. Just as I suspected, the problem was injectors. Had to replace 3 on the left bank and the vehicle is running fine now. Trouble codes: P0131 (p0134-), P0134 (p0135-), P0135 (p0154-), P0154 (p0155-), P0155 (p0171-), P0171 (testing and results).
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 5.3L Engine VIN: 1GKET16P93
My bad, I thought I closed this already. Anyway, I finally came to the point that I didn't care how much it looked like a headgasket, I can not believe that a headgasket can be intermittent. After much thought and going over in my head the 2 moments I saw th...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7571P
great information guys. the dist was turning. it did have injector pulse but no spark.power to dist while cranking. replacing distributer again was the fix. the after market distributer bit me. thanks for all the help. milford.
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Starting VIN: 2HKRL18531
Thanks for all the responses. Everyone had a solution for the no start and it could have been any of your replies. The reason this Honda would not start was the ignition switch. A new switch and it startes right up. Thanks again.
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L heater VIN: 5FNRL18733
Thanks to all for your help.The heater core was bad.Replaced and good heat.What was fun was owner wanted water pump checked before heater core was done.Replaced belt but not pump impellers were okay recommended pump replacement but anyway car fixed and you to ...
2004 Honda S2000 2.2L noise VIN: JHMAP21474
The noise was caused by the oil cap wedged between the body and the transmission. Found it with a Borescope-it was a ways back on the transmission. When on a road test with the vehicle owner's husband he told me that it went missing and the noise started shor...
1989 Isuzu Pickup S 2.6L Dash Lights VIN: JAACL16E9K
Great responses!! I finally got the customer to get it bact to me and fixed it by replacing the ALTERNATOR again.Thanks for all the help guys!!!
2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA03902
Hello Jaguar Techs all of the replies referred code P1587 to the throttle body being gummed up, we removed and clean the throttle body, perform a drive cycle and the code never returned. Thanks a lot for the replies Trouble codes: P1587 (throttle control modulator command malfunction).
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G25856T
First I would like thank everyone for the advice, So like I said this was another tech working on this jeep, I had advised them to replace the crank sensor since the problem seem to start soon after it was replace. A Carquest brand sensor was installed last... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306.
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAA25435
This one is fixed. Robert hit it on the pcv. Strange unit. You can pass air easy even on a new one in both directions if you hold a thumb over one end and you can hear the diaphram move inside. the new one was crisp clear noise the old one was sloppy noise. In... Trouble codes: P0171, P0101.
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L esp warning message VIN: WDBJH82JX1
First I would like to thank everyone that took the time to reply. I did replace the brake light switch with a factory as many suggested. The problem still came back a couple of times though. The customer did stop in today and said the light has been off for ov... Trouble codes: C1024.
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Stall VIN: 4JGBB86E86
Well going to call this one fixed. Replaced crank sensor & so far so good, hope it stays that way. I think every reply said crank sensor, a couple mentioned fuel pump connector. As many times as it went to dealer for this problem (at least half a dozen) you wo...
1995 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L camshaft VIN: JN1CA21D5S
I have found out the following information for the camshaft aligm Reply 4Report Abuseok Michael from Washington Jan 17, 2010 3:20:37 PMIf you can get a Nissan shop manual at the local library, copy the pages under 'engine mechanical/cylinder head', pg 44-46. ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31A7Y
Hey guys, Thank you all so much for your help. After testing the MAF operation I smoke tested the intake for a vacuum leak when the engine was cold and the upper intake gasket was definately leaking bad. I replaced the plentum gasket and the problem was solv...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
thanks for all the replies, most every one mentioned the distributor so i pulled it out and spun it by hand and sure enough you could feel it binding. dropped in a new unit and all is well. thank you all very,very much.
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Thanks to all that replied. I had the vehicle sent to the dealer for a ECM reflash. The dealer called to let me know that the ECM has the latest software. I ask the dealer what then could it be. [...] story short and I hope this will help others in the future. ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor sensor A bank 1 circuit malf.).
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G3A153M0T
customer opted to try a used pcm. after 3 tries from the local wrecker we finally got a pcm that worked in this unit. all the others looked right but came with their own symptoms. the owner has the vehicle now and is going to drive it for a week and let us kno...
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L runaway idle VIN: 1G2WP52K73
ireplaced plenum gasket and these other parts trying to solve the idle problem .i have also eliminated throttle body movement as well as throttle cable and cruise . ive done wiggle test connector cleaning and reconnecting .its as if the computer is commanding ...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3DF78K22
Unfortunately the customer is looking to get rid of the car, and does not want to spend any more money. Buddy suggested a corroded connector at the firewall, but this car did not have that. Gerald suggested cleaning the connectors around the battery, which w...
2002 Saturn L300 3.0L heater VIN: 1G8JW54R52
used car lot car someone let the center vent grill fall down in the heater box so the blend door would not move thanks john
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