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2005 Acura EL 1.7L master switch VIN: 2HHES36625
Vehicle came from body shop to me after pass. front door was replaced & cust. claim's to body shop owner that since then door lock's do not operate from driver door lock knob switch.. Also alarm is not setting & horn not sounding.. I removed pass. front door i...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBADD6327V
The ASC warning circle with an arrow in the center of the cluster display panel illuminates after 10-15 min of driving. We tried a throttle potentiometer and a brake light switch. The codes we are getting from the Programa tool and the Gt1 do not match exact...
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8331X
car came to the shop with an oil leak, we replace the rear main seal and the valve cover gasket and spark plugs, after finish we start the car and the idle acted funny and we replace the pcv valve because it was sucking air from the crankcase by the oil dipsti... Trouble codes: 34 (camshaft position actuator bank 1), 33 (camshaft position actuator bank 2)
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63453
Good morning to all . we are looking for the descriptions and suggestions to correct of these codes ( 272A , 272B , 27AO). codes are retrieved by using Modis . no infos available to us about this. any help would be greatly appreciated . thanks and have a nice ...
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L battery drain VIN: WBADS43493
i saw releated fix data but have other issues current draw will only stop if fuses 4, 12, 24 are removed Ihave removed door module connectors radio final stage blower resistor no change. with fuse four installed shift light does flicker but not sure what else ...
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L horn VIN: 1G4CW52K6S
Thanks to all for your help.This car was just perchased and found the horn not working. Checked out system and found the relay was removed.Replaced relay and horn on all the time.Pulled steering wheel and all looks good.Is the horn circuit part of the clock sp...
2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L state insp failure VIN: 1G6KD54Y42
hello cady gurus i need a little help !! the codes indicate serial data line shorted to Bat + or no comm to several modules !! i scope the data buss term # 2 data link connector and pin 59 on pcm and get a sporadic square wave 0 to 7 + volt it shows a flat lin... Trouble codes: U1040 (loss ebc traction module), U1064, U1065, U1066, U, 1096 (loss of comm w/ipc), U1192
2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Pedestrian Impact Detection Module VIN: 1G6DR57V68
Hello, Today the car came in with a dtc B1000 in the Pedestrian Impact Detection Module. I already replaced this module for two times. The first time it had dtc B1000 set as current, so I did the diagnostic check, and that told me to replace the module. So wh...
1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, HIGH IDLE VIN: 2G1FP22S6S
vehicle came in a year or so ago and a new engine was installed and then the custoemr decided not to pay so the car sat for about a year now he wants to pay so we decided to fix it. after installation of all misc components to allow vehicle to be fully assembl... Trouble codes: 35 (high idle possible iac problem)
2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L parking lamps VIN: 1G1NE52J52
Got one here that intermittantly turns park lamps on. Vehicle recently in for t-stat replacement. Customer states vehicle had no electrical problems before service. Lights are controlled by bcm. Bcm turns ground on for relay. Unplug bcm and lights stay on.unpl...
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L brake light VIN: 1GCCS19W92
customer came in with brake lights staying on, checked and unplugged brake light switch but nothing changed. put directional on and lights will respond. when 4way flasher is pressed, the lights stay lit on the dash and no change in the rear lights need help th...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L back-up lights
When this car is put in reverse the back-up lights flash,you can hear the relay clicking also. This only happens when the car is running,not with just the key on engine off. Switched relays with no change. Check on the body module showed no codes. Tried extra ...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L tire pressure VIN: 2C4GP64L05
I have a customer that wants to maintain tire pressure at 51 psi (cold max pressure). Dic shows "all four tires too high" . I think this is because module is looking for oe spec which is a lower pressure. Is there a way to change the max pressure threshold so ...
2007 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L dash lights VIN: 1A4BJ45R57
This vehicle has lost the cluster lights, door locks, compass, outside temp, and interior lights. The cluster and locks started as an intermittent problem. I have checked the fuses, and inspected the wiring under the fuse and relay panel and also under the das...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46T4T
this intrepid will start right up cold{0 to 10 degrees} when warming up will shut off suddenly,when warm in shop will never start.sets code for cam sensor when dies.replaced sensor no and crank have refrence power and ground.when trying to start scann... Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Low engine temp VIN: 3B7HF13Z31
Hello all. We have a 2001 Dodge Ram1500 in the shop with a low engine temp problem. The heat in the cabin is weak and the engine temp is low. We have in stalled a new heater core due to it leaking not this problem. Once the new core was in and we efilled the c...
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L no shift VIN: 1B3EL46X62
customer called no fluid and not shifting .cust added fluid then drove 10 miles+ to shop still no shift .replaced solenoid pack gasket had code 605 in trans(using snap on solus) cleared code no shift. have tried to perform quick learn but nothing happening and...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28C53
this vehicle came in two weeks ago for a no-start condition. we verified the concern. what this does, is start and run for 3 seconds then die. if you hold the throttle, it will continue running, but very poorly, and it will set p0341 for no cmp signal. we oder... Trouble codes: P0341
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L red brake warning lamp VIN: 2D4GP44LX6
The red brake warning light will come on when the gearshift lever is put in reverse or the cruise is applied. Monitoring voltage on the gr/orange wire to the brakefluid level switch,voltage is supposed to be 5v,but will be anywhere from 7-14v,except when in re...
2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L headlights VIN: 1GLMW3ZTV6
thanks for your time in reading this your replies will be helpful.what this car is doing is the headlights on this car go out then come right back on.the easiest way i have found to make this do it to try to diagnose stopped in shop and shift the gearshi...
2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3LC56K58
This car is really driving me mad... C/S CEL on.Get in car, pull codes p0301,p0300. misfire monitor counts miss fires on # 1 and 4. The car runs absolutly great.No sign of misfire while monitors are counting what so ever...Generally on a cold start it wont st... Trouble codes: P0301, P0300
1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34XXM
I have this customer 4.0l ford explorer.With a no start only cold condition.Customer was using either for initial start up.Once started it starts and runs fine,time after time.After it cools no start.Weve checked fuel & ignition & didnt find anything abnormal....
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP5527Y
i got the car from a other shop were most of the parts were replaced. i found the wrong plugs were installed and the wrong gap was set, there was also a cracked spark plug. i installed the correct plugs with the correct gap. i also found the cracked pcv hose a... Trouble codes: P1137 (ho2s12 indicates lean), P1157 (ho2s22 indacates lean), P1131, P1151
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAFP11331
this car came in with timing belt broke. pulled head had it checked over. put the head and timing belt back on the car ran fine for one day. then the idler pulley for the timing belt broke. the bolt broke inside the head got the bbolt out put in new bolt and p...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55S43
This car problem comes & goes. Customer may be in traffic and it shuts off and will not re-start. Let it sit a moment and it will start and run normal for about a month.No MIL on. Well this time it finally came on w/ the code above. When I test fuel press. it'... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail performance issue)
2005 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMPU16545
currently checking pin tension/connector integrity at fuel pump driver module. There are no PATS key dtc's. has anyone seen something similar that i can check and rule out. veh. is currently starting and running right now but i do not trust it enough to delive... Trouble codes: P0190, P0191, P1237
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FDXE45SX5
This vehicle while driven with a light load has what feels like a misfire. At times it seems to drop a cylinder at idle. There are no dtc's. I have scanned with a modis and a mentor to observe mode 6 data. The highest misfire count is 4 on #8 cylinder. (Neithe...
1999 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK16ROX
hello all, have a real problem 5.7 here. i have read through all the postings, followed all tests and am still stumped. just did leaking lower intake gaskets on this one, on test drive found it to be very low on power. replaced plugged fuel filter and fuel pum... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, no power VIN: 1GKFK16T31
came in for shaking and no power found code p0300 just to check put in a set of plugs did not fix prob when looking at missfir data it shows that cyl 2 4 6 8 all missing that is thw whole pass. side # 6 and 8 seem to be the worst fuel pressure is 65 psi swappe... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK63U43
this denali is killing us. after a simple tune up and mass air flow sensor replacment and replacing the intake manifold assembly (burned through from shorted knock sensor harnness) causing vacuum leak. we replaced both knock sensors amd harness from gm.we did ... Trouble codes: P0101, P0171, P0174, PP300, P0327, P0332
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK13TX4
Any help would be apprieciated. This vehicle came in with a miss and lean code on bank one. I checked fuel press. 62 P.S.I. I also checked for vaccume leaks and found none. Checked TSB's And O2 sensor not cracked. Cyl. 1,3,5,7 misses inter with 1,5 missing all... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine miss), P0171 (Lean Bank One), P0131 (HO2S Low Voltage Bank 1 Sensor 1)
1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEG8658S
Hi gentelmen I haved a wire one car drives normally but every other time the mil will come on car will feel slugish runnig rich but no codes I check all my grounds connectors for all sensors & ecm open ecm & nosings of foul play change the fuel pump relay beca...
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Headlights VIN: 5GRGN23023
I know this is probibly an easy fix for someone, how do you set the headlight horizontal aim, I can get the vertical adjustment correct but not sure on the horizontal on this vehicle. Jim in Quincy CA [...]
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L No Start VIN: JNKBY31A4V
Hello there, I have this Q45 that I thought would be a walk in the park. The cust complained of a fuel smell when fist starting up. I found the fuel preasure regulator leaking at the seam where the diaphram for the vacuum line leaking. So I thought I'll just p...
1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L shifting VIN: SAJPX1140S
I am doing this for a friend that brings his Ford and Lincoln vehicles here at this Ford dealership. He asked me about the Jag and I told him I could get him a little input regarding his problem which is: Trans light is on and trans only has second gear. Are ...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L no rev. no nuetral just forward VIN: 1J4GZ58Y5V
This trans came to me w/ no rev. when i started i also found that when put into neutral it would still pull. i pulled the pan found some brass. R&R trans and removed everything but the overdrive unit. I have not seen anything broken or burnt, some wear on the ...
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Stall, start and stall VIN: 1J4GL48K03
hello all, have a jeep here with a 3.7 and it will start run for 5 sec and stall. keeps doing same thing over and over. also sets a 1686 skim code but does not have theft system. customer said he put plugs in and drove it, ran little ruff so he thought he woul... Trouble codes: 1686 (skim communication)
2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73324
Great customer brought his wife's Sorento to us with a check engine light on and no complaints of any other problems. He stated car runs fine. He is a retired mechanic, and I have known him for years. We pulled codes and found the P0305 but did not feel any ty... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire 5)
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM97V4S
Well where do i start? I can not get the car to duplicate the complaint. Customer states that the car will stall during braking and turning, only while raining.Have wet entire engine bay windsheild and everywhere water could efect driveability.Customer stated ...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L engine replacement VIN: 5LMFU27525
i ve to replace this triton 5.4l v8 shoc engine for a rebuild one . but the rebuilder wants me to prime the oil pump.oil pump is at behine crankshaft balancer i wonder if there is any ways to prime in/out the vehicle or using the starter motor itself (is aroun...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP82D54
hi guys i have this 2004 mazda 6 with a p0012 cmp timing over retard .and rear valve train is making noise. also the car is burning oil . i did a test for cmp timing solenoid .power up both cmp timing sol 0ne at a time with the car runing no change with the en...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L 4matic VIN: WDBE123456
No output from pin five on 16 pin near battery, or i should say just a solid light, will not communicate with the baum. I have been researching this problem all week. I have found that this condition should be a hydaulic pressure issue. I broke the axle and dr...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L drivetrain VIN: WDBJF82F6W
Good day.This 4-matic suffers from a pretty severe rumbling noise/vibration when applying brakes from about 20mph and up.Sound for all the world like tire noise but tires look okay and we have in fact tried four tires from another E-class with no change.We hav...
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L sensor VIN: 1N4BA41E05
This car acts and feels like the left front wheel speed sensor is dropping out at low speeds on every stop.Our scanner is still reading similar or sometimes slightly lower mph than the other wheels. The axle tone ring looks ok and we cleaned the rust off the m...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Day Time Running lights VIN: 1N4BA41E45
Hi would anyone know where the splice for the DTRL the wire goes from the DTRL relay to feed the DTRLs the right side works but the left side doesn't there is no power to the bulb .The wiring diagram shows a splice or is there any other trouble spots. Thanks M...
2006 Nissan 350Z 3.5L flywheel VIN: JN1AZ34D56
another shop replaced the flywheel and clutch assy. they were very frustrated because the engine that ran perfectly will not run at all now. there are no codes in the system. i looked at the flywheel that they brought by with the car and seems like the bolts a...
2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L cooling fan VIN: 1GHDX03E24
gm tech, please help. car came in with a overheat (3/4 temp) problem, temp will drop once heat is on. pressure test cooling system, no external leak. we see cooling fan will on if a/c is on. so we decide [...] replace temp sensor and thermostant, same problem. ch...
1997 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP45R5V
Gentlemen, Van towed in , has good fuel pressure and the asd circuit working properly, has spark to 2/5 coil 3 times then dissapears ,1 spark from 1/4 coil and none from3/6 coil I can tell this 3 ways, from the driver wires at the coil , from the spark plugs a... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor), P0351, P0353, 1494 (evap), 1495 (evap)
2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Speedometer, ABS VIN: YS3DF55K9Y
Need help! Sometimes everything functions properly. Suddenly while driving the speedometer drops to zero, the ABS light goes on and the traction light goes on. Driving the vehicle (5 spd trans) with Mentor on live data the vehicle speed also reads 0. I suspect...
2000 Saturn LW2 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW52R3Y
Hello...I have a p0154 no activity on bank 2 sensor 1 code. The stft is -2 to+1. The Ltft is 0. The lamda reading is 985. I have checked the pumping output and pumping input wire with the AF sensor disconnected. They both read .3 at the AF sensor connector. I ... Trouble codes: P0154
1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Airbag VIN: 1AWN72N8XZ
Customer brought this truck in with an airbag light flashing. I scanned it for codes using the toy1 DLC under the hood. I was able to retrieve a 00116. My mitchell does not have a listing for any such code. And I also found it weird that the listings were all ...
2004 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF28B34
morning fellow techs,once again i need help. disconnected battery to replace t-belt and now eng.will not start. fuel pump working and coils are firing but no fuel injector control and no commucation with p.c.m. all power and ground to p.c.m. are there and ca...
2007 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L pcm VIN: 4T1BE46K87
Hey Toyota guys--Got this '07 Camry, the PCM was being flashed and another tech in the shop decided he needed the scan tool before I was finished and disconected it. I can no longer access the PCM and it will not allow me to finish the flash (Using Toyota's Te...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L security VIN: 5TDZK22CX7
Van came in for a no crank problem. We found that the alarm would reset after about 30 seconds and then of course the van would not start. All you needed to do is deactivate the alarm with the key fob and it would start. I searched for tsb's , customers said i...
1984 Volkswagen Quantum Wolfsburg Edition 2.2L shifter VIN: WVWGB033EE
Hello Techs: We are helping a client out and normally don't work on these cars. We have been looking for a front shifter plate assembly which has bushings and haven't been able to find one, part # [...] The bushings have all gone bad and this is stopping ...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWMD63BXW
Hello all, I just asked for help on this car and got one part fixed but its still out to lunch. I just cant get this car sorted out after weeks. This is the whole story. Car came in with broken camshaft tensioner on bank 1 (right side). Customer said he had a ...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL TDI 2.0L abs module VIN: WVWCE63B95
Hi, I have a 2005 VW Passat TDI that was brought to me by a customer. His complaint is that at 59.5 MPH the stability light flashes and the car decelarates. He says that sometimes it feels like a slight drag on the engine but other times it is very pronounced ...
1990 Volvo 740 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: YV1FA875XL
vehicle will rev to 1500 rpms and surge like it is hitting the rev will do this hot or cold driving or free reving. other posts indicate ecm issues. one in particular with the same issue loosing power to the injectors. i have tested injector voltage...
1992 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AS8811N
Car came in on tow truck, went to check found fuse #7 blown,installed new fuse now car runs but fuse gets extremly hot.. I have 180mv voltage drop test from battery positive to positive on number 7 fuse. Has anyone seen problem like this? I drove the car for a...
1999 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L No Start VIN: Y1VLV62DXX
hi gentelmen it seem that every car i have touch lately is kicking my ass. i got this volve v7o that wont star unless you spray carb cleanner down the intake, it got spark. got injector pulse, I removed the injectors & verefied injector pattern & flow all ok. ...

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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3356Y
the fix was the mass air flow meter.thanks to all that replied to my post.thanks again!
1991 Buick Century Special 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G4AH54N8M
when I was testing for bad inj. pulse I pulled 1 at a time and I had 3 bad inj. so I pulled off all inj. and check for pulse and it was good replaced 3 inj. and runs great thank you everyone for all the help this is a great site
1999 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L HVAC display VIN: 1G4H52K2XH
I would like to thank all that reminded me to check the owners manual. The procedure to change it from metric reading to American readings took care of the problem.
2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L unknown VIN: 1GYDE63744
hi all techs: open the transfer case apart,nothing found obviously wrong. However,we found the drive shaft bearing is kind of siezed. we sent the driveshaft out for repairs,but the reman guy only put grease in it. However,put everything back together the noi...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF12T6X
Well I like to thank all that gave the time to help. It turn out that the wiring harness connector was the bad seed. I had good voltage at the harness and injectors were new but when put together to make connection it pushed the wire terminal back and cause ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire Cylinder 2).
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4FH879WY
Figured the problem. I hooked up the scope to the crank sensor signal and watched wave forms- They looked consistant and clean at idle, as rpm increased the wave forms were starting to look like a title wave and kept getting more inconsistant, however the wave... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire).
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13T01
Thank you all so much for the advice. Again the problem here is that it will never act up for us while in the shop. What I was looking for was a pattern frailer so if we needed to do an educated repair (guess by % of success) we wouldn’t overlook something. Al...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Actuator VIN: 1GNDT13S92
thanks for everyone's help. The fork was broken on this one. Everything else looked pretty good, bearings and stuff, so thru a new fork in it and it works great. Thanks again everyone !!!
2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W52
I actually repaired this vehicle the same day. i took the crank sensor out and it had been contacting the ring.(just like edward had mentioned) i replaced it and the customer is driving happily. i do thank each and every one of you for you suggestions, it is s... Trouble codes: P0101, P0327, P0335, P0341.
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16Z44
The Suburban is fixed! Thanks to all of you who responded. Barry [...] Ohio put me in the right area. He suggested that I look for a ground from the RIGHT cylinder head to the coil bracket. There was none,however I did notice a ground wire breaking out of the h... Trouble codes: C0207 (tps or rear wheel speed sensor).
2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L engine VIN: 1GCHG35U56
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on
The customer needed to take their vehicle. I have not found the problem yet. Fuel pressure and volume are okay. This only has one bank. I do not have a smoke machine. i have tested many different ways for vac leak but have not found one(carb spray, water, ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0455 (evap large leak).
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EY55E45
Well this is one WE could not fix, hate to admit it sometimes but you just can't fix all of them, customer ended up taking to dealer, they called and said it was in the wire loom and was replacing it. Have not heard anything else, their repair cost est over 2 ... Trouble codes: P2032 (ignition coil 1 secondary circuit-insufficient ionization).
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L no 4wd operation VIN: 1FMPU18L43
During more testin 2 days ago, we found that the communication cable to the module was going to ground. Repaired short & works fine.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L injector pressure VIN: 1FTSX21P05
frnds, we fixed the vehicle,nw started my car,we again removed and checked all high pressure oil system ,replaced stand pipe in rh bank,also we found partially clogged oil cooler.we cleaned it ,refixed all system,cranked engine found nw pressure is acheived...
2001 GMC C-Series Topkick C6H042 7.2L No Start VIN: 1GBK6H1C61
We changed the engine oil and oil filter and after 2 weeks the engine has been starting ok hot and cold. Thanks to all.
2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB6141Y
First thank you to all who replied, we did use an after market cat which was not good enough. When we contacted "Magnaflow" they informed us they have a special cat for Hondas, so we changed it over and low and behold no more p0420. thank you again fellow t... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat/conv efficiency).
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L starter VIN: SHSRD78873
Thank you for all of the quick responses. The overwhelming consensus was that Bosch starters don't mix with Jap cars. My fellow techs are absolutely correct. We took the origional starter to our local rebuilder and they said parts were not yet available. ...
1999 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L no communication VIN: KMHVF24N1X
well this one seems to be a case of persone pointing the finger at the other.contacted hyundai consumer affairs as 1 responce had suggested.they informed me they only deal with warranty issues.contacted local dealer and talked to their master tech.he had no ot...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L no 1st gear VIN: 1J4GZ58Y4R
Thanks to all that replied. we pulled the O.D. unit off and replaced the governor and installed an inline filter. that took care of the problem. the first time we had the tranny out we flushed the tranny cooler three times. Well to make a long story short we w...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4FF58S2Y
Hello there, I cleared the computer after finding the fuse blown I missed the first time) for the DLC. Test drove for awile and did not encounter the idle problem. Gave back to cust that night and it has not had a problem ever sense. Thanks for your help.
2004 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L Misfire, stutter VIN: 1J4FA29164
Thanks for all your help. found coil output drop after hot run.Replaced coil and installed New updated plug per TSb 08-008-04 for cold weather fouling. runs good . cust very happy. Thanks again.
2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.8L computer VIN: 1J4GL85X5W
hey everyone. got this one fixed. It is a maunufacture specific code. I ended up googleing it. It is a fault on #4 glow plug. I unplugged the glow plug module below the master cylinder (looks like a big relay) and ohmed all glow plugs #1,2, &3 were 1.2 ohms. #...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SALTY12401
Thanks for everyones help. The flex plate was broken all the way around. The actual flywheel was fine. Landrover uses a very thin flex plate to connect the torque convertor to the flywheel. In my opinion the flex plate is way to thin for a V8 engine but?? lot ...
2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPM16492
Multiple Problems on this one. Tune - Up took care of the miss and a crank sensor took care of the occational no start Trouble codes: P1300 (Dealer Specific), P0304 (Misfire Cyl. 4), P0305 (Misfire Cyl. 5).
2007 Lexus ES350 3.5L All keys lost VIN: JTHBJ46G27
Hi everybody, thanks for all the replies as everybody advise to take it to the dealer which i ask the owner to do. Thanks again
1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA221XT
Thanks for all of your input you were not to be steered wrong by other issues. I had put 3 new after market distributers in and finally said stop , lets try oem It fixed it, What a pain, I have had problems with a lot of aftermarket parts recently. It is rathe...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Suspension VIN: 1Y12293293
cycled steering wheel did not clea SAS sodes so nervously installed new SAS $800.00 cycled steering wheel and all codes gone. as for rear ride height adjusted ride height sensor and all is well thankyou for great info.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L No Start
I do appreciate all of you who took the time to offer help for me. The rcl live data indicated a fault with key, yet it did recognise it. was kinda unusual. we tried another key supplied by customer and it was same problem. as some of you suggested all fuses i... Trouble codes: P1570.
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L 2-3 shift VIN: WDBLJ65GXF
Thank you all for your input. The NEW grommet came in and the Trans shift selector switch, and they were installed successfully. The reverse lights work and the car is shifting properly. Hope the car stays shifting nicely, otherwise we will look into the condu...
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Front door lock actuator VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
Thanks all, as most agreed with the door actuator which is on order so I am closing this post for now. If it turns out to be something different I will update
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L abs VIN: 5N1ED28Y31
Thans to all that answer my request, the vehecly was fix by replacing the abs pump. This pump has all the relays, ecm, etc included in one package.
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L transmission flush VIN: 1N4B41E34C
after all the transmission is bad we try the flash but no luck, transmission shifts bad from one to second. Thanks guys
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L shift lock VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
thanks every one that responded to request for help. what we found thru TSB of shift control assembly up-date we used part # 02N/28540-ZB000 ALONG WITH 02N/34998-3Z000. ISSUE RESOLVED.
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L SRS(airbag) VIN: WPOCA299XT
FIXED...thanks for all the help. I disconnected the battery cables overnight and tied together. Then the next morning reconnected and started the car. Still no comm under "993" in the Durametric software. BUT...under the "964"( which is an earlier Porsche 911)...
1988 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, loss of power VIN: YS3AT75L8J
This may take a while to fix, I have owner trying to find an Equipped tech on the island to look at this. I sent him a new TPS because I new that was bad and a used AMM and ECU. They did not change the problem. If this gets resolved I will post a fix, somehow....
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L sometiomes hard star VIN: WVWRH3BB47
reclean the tbi and replace coolant sensor, also replace injectors , no more miss fire codes and starts great Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302.
2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K86
Man what a JackA-- I am... Thanks for your help... Everyone had good Ideas about what was going on... Eugene from West Virginia was close... the tubing from the inter cool had blown off. I was so side tracked with the mass Air flow Sensor code, and how ... Trouble codes: 00257 (massair flow sensor G70 P0101), 04759 (pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve p1297), 00665 (Boost pressure regulation control range not reach p0299), 04688 (fuel level too low P1250).
2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SZ59H63
On this vehicle it turned out that while programming the ECM's got hot. When they reach a certain temperature they have a fan in the ECU cooling box under the hood. This fan rarely comes on and therefore it seizes. The fan in this case was commanded to come on... Trouble codes: ECM95, ECM95.
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