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1996 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L left rear
hi this audi has knocking noise from left rear when driving [as far as i can tell] and seems a little worse when braking. after being on hoist noise gone so thought uneven overtorqued wheel bolts. also ran in drive on hoist and no caliper wobble. now customer ...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Heating VIN: 1VWADBGE66
Hey guys, working on this Audi thats blowing nothing but cold air. Temp gauge is right in the middle and seems to warm up in a normal amount of time. I have about 175 degrees on the upper radiator hose and about 150 degrees on the heater core hoses. I know the...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53401
car came in with check engine light on and car intermittent cut off. replace inatke air boot, thermostant and intake cam sensor, smoke test, no more leak. erease dtc p0344 come right back and car still cut off. i heard someone mention about maybe a veno proble... Trouble codes: P0344, P0505 (idle control system malfunction), P0128 (coolant thermostant)
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37462
Hi...I'm pulling my hair out on this vehicle...please help... Check engine light on. This vehicle has a misfire on cylinder 3 & 5 This vehicle will run rough & misfire while warming up,once the engine is warm it is okay.I started by replacing spark plugs & ign... Trouble codes: 240 (cylinder 3 misfire), 242 (cylinder 5 misfire)
1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L headlights VIN: 1G4HP53L1P
this car will not let you turn the headlights off if they have been on for more than a few minutes. if they don't go off when they are turned off it may be 15 or 20 minutes before they go off. we have replaced the headlight switch (in the door panel not the da...
2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L pass lock VIN: 2G4WS52J44
little old lady picked up car from body shop on firday. called monday, car wold not start. towed to body shop. security light flashing. car towed to my shop. no pcm codes, bcm codes, current code b2960, history codes b1334, b1339,b1422,b1482,b2617,b2957,b2958,...
2007 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L Headlights VIN: 2G4WD58227
Customer states that while driving the low beam lights will go out forcing her to drive with high beams. This has happened tow times. Needless to say I have had no luck duplicating this problem. Have checked wires to the multifunction switch, light switch and ...
2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L Starting VIN: 1G6DW67735
I Have a Cadillac STS in which will not start. The Engine cranks, but does not start. Before this issue occured. The vehicle used to start hard. You would usally have the try atleast two times. (engine would crank but no start)The tank is half full. We tried s...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18W1Y
Good morning fellow technicians. I have one that is giving me a problem. When I run the evap service bay test, I get diagnostic code p0446 ( evap vent control problem) I have performed all test per the diagnostic chart and here is the descpiption of the proble... Trouble codes: P0446
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S52
Hello folks! This vehicle intermittantly throws a P0014 exhaust camshaft over advanced code. I have replaced the Cam position actuator solenoid valve but the code came back. I have noticed that while watching desired camshaft angle and actual with the Tech2 wh... Trouble codes: P0014
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, P0308 VIN: 1GCGG25R72
with a recurring issue like this, I am at a loss for an answer. I thought I had the bases covered when I installed the engine. Being in a van, I didn't want to be back at this stuff until time for service again. But with the issue of burn through, I can't gras... Trouble codes: P0308 (Mis fire cyl 8), P0404 (Egr performance)
2003 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L rear differntial VIN: 1GNDT13X03
on deaccelleration vehicle sounds like driving over rumble strip without vibration ,no noise on accelleration,sound eminates or echoes from driveshaft on lift.vehicle has rebuilt transfer case and swapped out known good driveshaft and did not change noise ,fou...
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16S95
Hey all, gotta trailblazer givin' me fits. Came in with misfire code P0302. Replaced the ignition coil (#2) and all the spark plugs. The vehicle still has the misfire ONLY at idle, runs fantastic on the highway. Misfire counter does go up at idle and will stop... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cylinder 2)
2006 Chrysler 300 Touring 3.5L windows VIN: JGFVBB4452
side windows fog up all the time when driving down the road goes away when you open a window just a little
2007 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L network VIN: 1C3LC46K57
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L booster VIN: 1B3ES46C5Y
we have a 2000 dodge neon that came in a few months ago for no power assist. removed brake booster to replace and found ice in the bottom of it. checked for water coming from cowl area. none found. installed new booster and made a cover out of an old inner tub...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 401S728792
This code comes up after start up cold or how after 1-2 min. Have scoped injectors and to be honest i am not 100% sure what is going on. The pulse doesn't appear to be the same on every hit. I will upload as soon as i know how too. Another thing dataloging the... Trouble codes: P0203 (Injector fault code)
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18D93
thanks to all who respond to this post.this truck has intermittant rolling idle,and cel on idle worse when in park/neutral.can disconnect o2 with no change.htr ckt shows o % and ho2s voltage is over 4 volts when cold,but seems to stay over 3 volts.cked harness... Trouble codes: P0132
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28C93
hi guys i was wondering if anyone has had any experience with a cold starting issue (-3c and below). no codes. i have done the basic checks needed. lift pump pressure volume okay. while cranking, the crank and cam sensors will not reference over 130rpm when th...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3D7MX48C07
Thank you in advance diesel experts. Misfire present. Most noticable at idle. MIL is on. Code p0306 present. The turbo failed 45 miles prior to the current problem. When turbo failed had significant smoke and no power. Replaced turbo and ran great. Driver said... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 4WD 4.0L 1-2 shift, pass gear
Customer returned after intake gasket replacement stating no longer has OD. Confirmed vacuum to moduator valve, fluid leaking from line so replaced valve. New valve has set screw on rear of valve? do these require adjustment?. During road test appears to h...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L none VIN: 1FTNX21FOX
Hi there and thanks for the help in advance.This is my own truck and what I notice is that the vacuum pump comes on koeo and koer but will not shut off.My question is,does the pump have a built in shut off when it reaches a certain amount of vacuum? I disconne...
1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP42XXF
howdy yall. Car came to us right about closing time with the complaint of idles up and down whether it is hot or cold. Got car in shop and its does just that idle up and down. Customer states that the "othershop" changed the IAC and 8 spark plugs also a "stick...
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L engine wont shut off VIN: 2FTRX07W2Y
hi guys. i have a gremlin here. intermitantly when ignition is turned off the engine keeps running. sometimes the odometer does not light up but not only when the problem occurs. air bag light stays on when the problem occurs. problem is still there with air b... Trouble codes: P0460, B1356
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L interior lamps VIN: 1FMPU16L81
Hi, I have this 2001 expedition just purchased from a local sherriffs dept... the interior lights do not come on when I open the door. I have been told that when a patrol vehicle is purchased new it comes like that from the factory. The lights do come on manu...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L door lock, lights VIN: 1FMDU64E42
customer states while driving down the road, door locks & inside lights cycle on/off/on/off, no codes in any controller. Also stated fuel mileage on the display shows lower than normal, 12 mpg, was 18 mpg before it started cycling locks and flashing the inside...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L brakes VIN: 1FAFP52253
Customer states that occasionally the brake pedal fades to the floor. If they release & get back on it, then they'll have brakes. Never did it for me. I looked at the hoses, wheel cyl's. calipers, vacuum booster, master cyl and all appears fine. No leaks, vacu...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FBSS31L04
well here we go guys this one is killing me, this truck is idling high about 900 rpm, changed the, iac,tps, throttle body, smoked intake and engine, no leaks, still idles high, and drinking alot of gas.When i came in the engine light was on for coolant sensor,...
1989 GMC C1500 Sierra 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GTDC14H0K
this truck will intermitantly have a bad hesitation when cold. Feels like starving for fuel. Came in for rough running and lack of power. Had moisture under dist. cap and worn plugs, original wires. Coil tower corroded bad. Gave truck full tuneup and miss/ rou...
2005 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1GKEK13T75
Vehicle came in for noise & binding in front differential in 4WD on slow turns. Sounds like bearing noise. Also it was making a bearing noise at 35-45 mph in 4WD. Replaced all bearings & seals in front differential. Noise at cruise speed is gone but still bind...
1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Surge VIN: 1HGEG8544S
done a head job due to burned exh. valve on 2 cyl. afterwards i have a dead miss on 2 cyl. it pops out of the intake on accel. i have 150 to 160 psi compression on all 4 cylinders. i have rechecked cam timing twice and it is correct. i have rechecked valve adj...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L turnsignal VIN: 1HGCM56613
Hi everyone, I have a 03 honda accord in my shop the right signal doesnt work and when I put on hazzards on just left side flashes. Pin 1 has ground at relay and 6 has voltage pin 4 with left turn on has voltage pin 5 with right turn on has no volts, and when ...
2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5L valve timing VIN: KMHFU45E73
Hello all fellow iatn members i have a Hyundai here that i rebuilt and when the car is running the front cyliders are working but the rear are not working properly i have been over this engine for a few days now and the only issue that i can see is when i set ...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Asd relay, ignition coil, fuel injectors. VIN: 1J4G258Y4T
We replaced the transmission in this Jeep and went to start it and it cranked but no start. We drove this Jeep in to do the transmission r&r and I have no idea why it will not start now. We also replaced the crank sensor as there is no pulse to the injectors o...
2008 Jeep Wrangler X 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FA24118
Customer states they were driving the vehicle and when coming off of the highway to a stop, it died. the throttle light blinked a couple of times. The vehicle will start for a few seconds but it will not run above an idle and it will backfire through the intak...
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L 4-5 shift VIN: JTJBT20X24
Hi I am hoping some of the Lexus guys out there can help us.When cold on the 4-5 shift the trans will neutral & then only have first second & third. If you stop and cycle the key it has all the gears again. Once it warms up the trans works fine. It does have c...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM81W01
We have a town car that won't rat on itself. No codes. Hopefully someone has seen this with no codes. It has harsh shifts. 1-2 sometimes seams like a double shift. It will ocassionally die when put in drive. It will always die when put in low 2. The only indic...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WDBRF40J13
Hi, we are replacing the cylinder head on this Mercedes for the typical carbon sticking valves. I have only replaced one of these 5 years ago at the dealer and I had all the special tools. My question is what tools do we have to get for this job and what tools...
1992 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HJ01P8N
The maxima ran great until closed loop when code sets. I don't have pin out for 92. I get a code 51 Replaced injectors When warm, right at closed loop, sets 51 code. Tach will fluctuate, work normal, go dead intermittently. Data shows fuel pump circuit f... Trouble codes: 51 (Injector signal circuit open)
2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D45
I have seen maf sensor cause this on maximas and pathfinders. It bucks mostly when cold, but she says its starting to do it more after warm up.My snapon brick only goes to 04 so I am limitted on what I can see on this car. Called the dealer and they said no pr... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D95
Hey all., just replaced TPS with throttle body. Having trouble with idle relearn,isnt there a way to force a code then clear and drive it to relearn other than taking to dealer and flashing? Any help much appricated. Thanks
2005 Other European Continential 6.0L tpms VIN: SCBR63WX5C
Trying to find the TPMS control unit, it is not in the same place as a Phaeton any help would be appriciated.
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Brake pedal spongy VIN: 2P4GP44R1T
Loss of brake fluid. Spongy brake pedal. Searched for leak at master cylinder, control unit, all hose couplings and all brake calipers. No evidence of brake fluid loss. Suspect master cylinder. Any ideas?
2005 Pontiac G6 3.5L remote start VIN: 1G2ZG52805
hi i have a 05 g6 with factory installed remote start that does not work, lights will flash when hitting remote so it is getting the command to start. any help would be nice, this is the first remote problem that i have had. it did have b1325 code in past hist...
2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZF55B26
unable to find spec. for heater circut .my otc scanner shows .620amp draw on rear o2.i have ck wire from fuse to sensor and computor to sensor with headlight.maybe needs reprogram Trouble codes: P0054
2000 Saturn SW2 1.9L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZN827XY
Service Engine Soon light is on. Code P0172: System Rich Bank 1. Emissions passed on smog test with CO readings of .01% at 15mph, and .00% at 25mph. B1S1 and B1S2 O2 sensors are pegged full rich. STFT is at -50% and LTFT is at -30%. Fuel pressure is 41psi. ECT...
1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L No Start VIN: JT2EL45F4N
Toyota was towed in from another shop who has made no progress on this vehicle, and asked for our help. Engine cranks but wont start due to lack of ignition spark. We found good voltage and ground supply to distributor, ecm, and ignitor. We have 1 volt ac sign...
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 ...
1995 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT4VD2F8S0
Upon acceleration (with or without load, in gear or neutral) vehicle stumbles or "falls apart" at 3000 to 3200 RPM. Vehicle has these symptoms cold or hot at all temps and under any condition. At this time I have replaced all spark plugs and wires, also test...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K9Y
This vehicle is driving me crazy. I would appreciate any help you guys can give me. I have fuel, spark, inj. pulse. Compression is good. The customer stated that it quit running on the interstate going 70mph. When it came in i found that the timing was 4 teeth... Trouble codes: P0335
2007 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L Electronic VIN: JTMBD31V27
no hot air from the a/c vents
2002 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Converter, VIN: 3VWCP21CX2
This VW feels like it has a 2000 rpm stall converter. In drive, it doesn't move until 1700 RPM and then full lock up and it will drive and change gears. However if your load falls below 1250 rpm the process starts all over again. In reverse it is fine. My pega...
1986 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Alternator VIN: YV1FX8842G
It's February and I took on a Volvo, What can I say? Vehicle came in with new battery and reman. alternator installed, not charging. KOEO have bright, oil pressure, battery, Brake, Parking Brake, Bulb out & Washer lights. KOER oil pressure light goes out, all ...
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L poor acceleration VIN: YV1LZ56D4Y
when accelerating it feels like you have three levels of throttle openings and the car will not go over 90mph and sometimes while trying to go up hills black smoke bad out tail pipe and no power plus no codes set. checked fuel pressure and turbo boost with in...
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...

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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVW8222234
I found an oil change and a good run up and down the highway seems to have fixed this one, I agree with mat that the belt had to stretch out. I also did use the cam holder bar (proper one)but did not use the crank holder pin but I know the belt was on right. I... Trouble codes: P1522.
2004 Audi A6 3.0L Temp Guage VIN: WAULT64B24
Thanks to everyone. Almost all of you stated the temp sensor. Bingo. The only thing is I found you better get the part from the dealer. They told me I needed a o-ring and it would be needed to seal it up correct. They were right. Al
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT53483
Journeymen thanks for the quick replies. Peter, Usman and Alex all supplied the definition of intake air temp sensor. Customer has not agreed to repair as yet. Trouble codes: 2F09 (unknown).
2002 Chevrolet C7500 8.1L No Start, Hesitation, Stall
we found wiring to tps that was in bad shape. after wiring repair throttle response returned. was surprised tps and actuator codes did reset during testing . maybe pcm wanted to see vehicle speed before codes set. thanks for all the help.
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L temperature VIN: 1GNEK13Z84
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WB58N46
The car is fixed. it turned out to be water intrustion in the harness under the brake booster at C111. We had a problem finding it until it rained again then the problem was back. the customer didnt tell us that it would only happen when it was raining or afte... Trouble codes: P1516 (Throttle Actuator Control TAC Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance), P2101 (Throttle Actuator Position Performance).
1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L engine swap VIN: 3C3EL45X5T
Hi and thanks to all. I have found that Hollander information is just backward from what I was told. The earlier version had the hydraulic tensioner and the later the mechanical. That led to a wonder for me about the car I had and its past. I was able to find ...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L right front VIN: 2C8GM68434
first off thanks for all the help,all was very use full,the custermer had to take the pacifica shes' all ways busy busy busy,she is going to leave it with me and when she does im going to replace the sway bar bushings even thought they look good,if that dont f...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L MIL Lamp on, No Communication VIN: 2C8GP54L05
Sorry for the delay. After replacing the front module we had the same issue. We then replaced the block. It was the only other thing that made sense. Still same problem. I then went back and started over and kept coming up with the same conclusion. The front M... Trouble codes: U110C (Lost fuel level message), U0140 (Lost communication with BCM), U0168 (Lost communication with SKREEM/WCM), U0155 (Lost communication with Cluster/CCN).
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R7T
I got my hands on a tester that would allow me to adjust idle speed. According to all the tests, the system is working properly but driving down the road at 45 mph it turned the light on and set the p0505 idle code again. Not sure why I got an idle code driv... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control system malfunction), P1294.
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23791
I want to thank everyone who replied to this and took the time to try to help. Ends up the fellow decided to cut his losses and trade the truck in on a new one.
2007 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L fuel leak VIN: 1D8HB48P87
I got responces of overfilling mostly and to check for fuel in hoses and the check valve in the control valve only sold with tank. I forgot to tell he locks the handle and the fuel comes back up just after it clicks off the first time at multiple different fu...
2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1BLC46K78N
Thanks to all that responded. I recalibrated the thorr. body and it came back with in 10 miles so suggested a new thorr. body but customer declined as of now. He is going back to the dealer for warr. help even thou he was told he is out of warr. as car had onl... Trouble codes: 2101 (Electronic thorrotle control motor performance), 2110 (Electronic thorrrottle control forced limited rpm), 2112 (Electronic thorr control unable to open).
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTEF15Y0J
Found the truck to be running lean,performed a high pressure fuel injector cleaning and now its running alot better. dead head fuel pressure was almost 110 psi,also plugged off egr port. thanks to all who replied!!
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3FASP13J7S
Finally got this thing out of the bay. I replaced the master cylinder, wheel cylinders and calipers. Finally managed to get a better pedal, not the pedal I would like but you can drive it now and lock the wheels up if needed. Thanks for all of the help!
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L speedo VIN: 1FALP62W4V
No Idea how it happened but some of you said that the vss signal goes through the ABS module, well you send me something showing that. I had alldata mitchell etc connector pin out views and schematics all showing nothing going to the abs module, well anyways a...
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX17LXV
The only thing I did was add about 4 gallons of fuel. It has always had above a 1/4 tank of fuel. Thanks to those who gave me a real answer and actually read my request. THANKS
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMFU18XLB
Thanks to all who replyed. After checking all the usuals the exhuast the flex plate the timing the maf still with no codes and running great. It was steve who hit the nail on the head. I found the problem by getting on a drive on rack raising the rear end runn...
2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L t-case VIN: 1GKDT13S62
After checking the end play for a broken snap ring which was fine I recommended replacing the control module-the owner declined at this time because the problem was so intermittant-Thank's to all who replied-Deke
2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L MIL Lamp on, SIR Inoperative VIN: 1GKEK63U64
We endrd up isomg the tech 2 to setup passcodes. Everything worked out. Trouble codes: B1001 (vats passcode mismatch).
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L running lights VIN: JHMCB7669L
The fact that this is equipped with a Canadian lighting system posed a real problem with proper diagnosis due to no wiring info. This car has a "running light relay" under the dash on the far left just above the bottom edge of the dash. I wouldn't have known...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCM66504
Thanks to all who replied. Most said computer which was part of the problem. Not only was the computer bad but the immobilizer module was bad as well. This vehicle was still under warranty for the computer so customer took it to the dealer. Thanks for all of t...
2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S2Y
Hello Thank all of you who replied, you guys are great. Well it turned out to be the coils, not 1 but both of them. I first tried 1 coil and the same thing so I switched it to the other 2 cylinders and no change. So I thought lets try 2 new coils and it worked... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: KMHDN45D31
I would like to thank everybody for all there suggestions, double checked the intake gasket, double checked my compression numbers and leakdown numbers, car did not have EGR, thanks for that idea. I finally went back to basics on this one, took a fuel sample, ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire detected).
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ28SXT
all right after about a week of messing with this thing, going thru 7 o2 sensor's including a dealer one and a pcm. still had no clue what was going on. back probing the o2 wire at the computer i was finding -.92 volts. i had pulled the harness half out and ... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean), P0133 (upstream o2 slow response), P0131 (upstream o2 shorted to ground).
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E8R
Sorry for the hold up guys. this one has never come back. it will at some point hes a good customer with multiple vehicles so i just have to wait till he drives that one again. thanks for all the responses
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L wheels VIN: WDBLK65G3Y
I want to thank all who replied to this post. I knew the answer before posting, but thought it might be prudent to ask the European experts, since I only speak Chevrolet ( well sort of ). I have the wheel sitting here, and am still on the fence as to what I ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBUF83J54
Install new air compressor & its all good, Damon [...] agreed with me on replacing the compressor...Thanks Again Damon
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L esp VIN: 4JBB75E66A
Thank u all for your time and tips, after all I end up using a different scan tool.This one linked to the ESP module and retreived codes for rear speed sensors. I compared resistance between both of them and found the problem. After replacing them, and clearin...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hey guys thanks for all the useful information. It ended up just being the injector! Trouble codes: P0306.
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AC44G33
Thanks for all the replies. I had already tried OEM coils and had checked the plug type and gap. Most said to ck. the ground circuits. I found a .600 volt voltage drop from the engine to the body. Ran a extra grround wire and got it to .100 volt. Took for long... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L hydralic system VIN: JN1CA31DOY
The adjustment for the mastercylinder push rod was to long. The rod needs to be shorter and then it works. One guy explained it in the replies. We had it cranked way out to compensate for a worn clutch as did the last shop who installed a master and slave. N...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs system VIN: 1N4BA41E05
i would like to thank everyone who replied and offered there help.As I have stated in my help request this was a car I was helping my neighboring shop with. After many, many hours of testing and being lucky enough to have a donor car close by, I switched the I...
2006 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L heater VIN: 5N1AA08A86
Thx for all the help found defective electronic heater control valve
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L transfercase VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
Thanks to all who took time to reply. The seal around the sector shaft is part of the bearing and case needs to come apart to replace the seal. customer declined repair at this time. Best fix was a reman transfer case or rebuild, due to mileage on this one. th...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1G2NE12T2T
Thank you fellow techs, The customer had to save the money for the PCM replacement and I finaly got it in last week and installed it, reprogramed it and ran it for many miles and hours without the problem reacuring. Many of the replies pointed to ignition sw... Trouble codes: B1021.
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Speed Control VIN: WPOAB0915H
Thanks to everyone who responded and thanks to Patrick from BC who turned me on to the on line repair manuals which gave me the wiring factory schematics. It led me to the wires being crossed in the control module connector and one that was out of its socket a...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Speedometer drive gear VIN: JT3VN29V7S
Thanks for all the replies. I don't know if it's fixed at this time. Will need to add more miles to find out. I went ahead and replaced the drive worm gear on the tailshaft side and installed a new speedo drive gear also. I did find some rust on the tailshaft ...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on, poor accel. VIN: JT3VN39W9S
Thanks to all who wrote back. Wayne suggested I use a dealer knock sensor, and that is what fixed it. Other replies suggested that engine noise could set code 52. There was a suggestion that if noise were the issue I could relocate the sensor. The defective se... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor open/ short).
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L oil leak VIN: JT3HN86R4X
Thanks to those that offered help the problem was the new oil filter only would leak cold as soon as i let it set overnight and started it would leak like crazy .
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