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1997 Acura Integra RS 1.8L srs VIN: JH4DC4351V
hello all, i have a 97 integra here, with the srs light on, trouble code is: 9-02. internal malfunction of the power supply. i have checked the fuse it is ok. any one have any experience with this? any help would be appreciated. thanks vinnie
1992 Audi 100 CS 2.8L Battery VIN: WAUFJ54A7N
Battery goes completely dead overnight, but not every night. It will go 3 day's sometimes and then go dead. Sometimes it'll be every night. Starts right up with a jump , Battery is less than a year old. It's an 815 CA and 660 CCA. It tests real good, I have 15...
2007 Audi A3 2.0L can-bus VIN: WAUNF78P87
Hello guys; I am trying to program a new key to this car with a VAS 5052 but, I get this error "this is CAN-vehicle but no CAN-communication is possible". I have checked all fuses and power and grounds= ok I have power to data link connector I checked wires to...
1998 BMW 323is 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABF8321W
Hey guys. I need some help with this one. This is a very good customer of ours, and she came in last week with leaking antifreeze. I replaced all hoses behind and underneath the intake manifold, so the manifold came off. I put everything back together, no prob...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Traction Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Hello BMW techs! We have a "traction" lamp on on this 740il, and can get no diagnosis procedure. We scanned with CS2000, have code 94 (Rotation Rate Sensor Test Failed) In live data with the key on engine off, we are getting a reading of 2 kilometers per hour ... Trouble codes: 94
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Hesitation VIN: WBAGH8338X
Hey, The car runs great cold and most of the the time when hot. When warm there is a hesitation on accel from 1200 rpm to 1500 rpm. Otherwise the car has no known issues and runs great. We just replaced the timing chain, rails and tensioner. I was worried that...
2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L valley cover VIN: WBAGN83413
Hello BMW Techs: This is our first 760LI with a valley cover leaking (under intake) we need to know the labor time for this job. We also need to know where we can get the tools to remove one of the direct injectors... so we can remove the valley cross over pip...
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Performance VIN: 1G4CW52K3S
This Buick came in not running needed timing chain and gears.After would not start There was some water in oil also found that the plenum was leaking and the lower intake was worped had it reserfaced and replaced the plenum. Started and ru n real good but then...
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L gauges, dash lights, exterior lights VIN: 3G5DA03E32
Vehicle came to me with an ocassionally dead battery. Without too much time spent I realized that sometimes after shutting the key off the headlights would never shut off. Then I noticed when this happened the the gauge lights and gauges would be turning on an...
2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L rear lighting VIN: 1GYDE63744
This is a weird one! I have this cadillac that has brake lights on all the time with the headlights on. No L/R signal anytime, and R/R working for both sides with the headlights turned off! If you follow me you can understand my frustration. I can turn the mul...
1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1YY3388M
Hello thanks for you help i got this corvette and it has a high idle double what it should be it is bout 2500-[...] and will not slow down i have replaced the iac there was very little difference but i got the idle to be stable at 2000 rpm but still way to ...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L high idle VIN: 2G1WL52M4T
Hello, the iac will open to raise idle but will not close to lower idle. If engine is shut down and then restarted the idle will be normal. I can raise idle with my scan tool but when I command it to lower idle it will not. there are no codes
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L brake booster VIN: 1GCEK19R2W
I feel really stupid to post this question. The brake booster makes the standard whoosh/venting noise, that we've all heard a thousand times, every time you step on the brake pedal & there is no braking problem. I initially told the customer it was normal "the...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L fuel in oil VIN: 1GCHK23158
Third time around with this pig! Fuel getting into the oil! Have installed updated "new" injectors. Replaced 2 pressure lines to 2 of the injectors due to poor sealing area at the line. Return line/rail shows no signs of leaking. Any history of the injecton pu...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 3GNFK16Z64
Hi, Could use a second opinion, I'm not real familar with the 4l60e trans. Vehicle has rpm flare on 2-3 shift, about 300 to 500rpm for about 1 to 3 seconds. Also on 3-2 kickdown on acceleration this is worse, about 1000 rpm. Checked maf sensor, checked good. c...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZS51F06
This car has a SES light on with the two codes listed above. I have been on the phone with GM TAC. I reflashed ECM. I have put two stats in and flushed system twice. TAC is saying they have numerous problems with poor coolant flow due to restricted heater core... Trouble codes: P0128 (Temperature below threshold), P2119 (Closed throttle position performance)
2006 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L Brake lights VIN: 1GNDU23L36
van was brought in with inoperative brake lights, turn signals/hazards use same bulbs and they work with the dash switch and also commanded by tech 2. it has a few codes in the bcm for brake switch circuit low, along with a C0870, according to alldata the brak...
2006 Chevrolet Uplander LT 3.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GNDV33116
Customer came in complaining vehicle would buck on decel at about 30-40 m.p.h and also the tach would move erraticaly at 55-60. I felt the concern but while accelerating between 30-40. Did notice other concern with the tach moving about 200 r.p.m. while at 55 ... Trouble codes: P0011
2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LT 5.3L airbag light VIN: 3GNEC12J07
hi techs. this truck has the air bag light flashing all the time. checked for codes found a p1860, drivers lumbar position sensor circuit. daignosed wiring etc,function test, no problems founnd. cleared codes and it didnt return ,but airbag light is still flas...
2007 Chrysler Town & Country 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...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, NO POWER VIN: WD2YD74283
Can any of you Dodge techs help me out. Where is the boost pressure solinoid??? Mitchell shows it in the wiring diagram, but doesn't tell you where its at. I found the pressure sensor. Help!!! Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P1470 (08- boost pressure solinoid open or shortedto ground)
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L oil pressure VIN: 3D7MS48C75
Hello everyone , Just overhauled this engine due to broken piston rings. Installed repair sleeves in #1 & #6 cyl. Engine reassembled & installed in vehicle & I cannot get to pump oil pressure. Have replaced oil pump & removed oil pan & inspected sump tube(OK)....
2005 Dodge Durango Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HB35F62
Ok I have this truck here we have been trying to figure this one out all day I have misfires on cylinders 1,3,8 have spark on all three have injection pulls on all three good compression. coils are new injectors are new on 1 and 3 fuel is 58 psi right where it... Trouble codes: P0300
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: 1FTHX26F3T
Hello all, I am having a problem with this truck when cold only. It will start fine but runs poorly. I am not sure if it is missing or a blockage in the exhaust. It sounds like it could have a miss. When we drive it when cold it has no power, like the exhaust ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
car came in one code for egr flow, dpfe failed test, replaced dpfe, car came back with missfires on all bank 2 (4,5,6) unplugged egr and capped off and returned to customer for a week. returnes and missfire codes are back eliminating possibility for partial pa... Trouble codes: XXX, 304 (miss), 305 (miss), 306 (miss)
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTGK29F8S
greetings fellow techs. This truck has a stalling problem when warm. Seems to run fine cold.has not reset any codes.looking thru the archives it seems either injector pump or driver is at fault. driver was replaced 65,000 km ago and with the price of a new pum... Trouble codes: 18 (pump cam ref), 23 (tps pos 1), 35 (injector pulse width), 54 (to fault), 78 (wastegate solenoid), 87 (high ratio)
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GDJC34R7T
when this truck came in the shop it was backfiring and stalling after replacing failed components and setting timing back to 0 tdc the truck would not start eventualy i had to set timing back to the previous position wich was just before cylinder 8 at tdc afte... Trouble codes: P1345
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 6.0L glow plug module VIN: 1GTHK24284
veh. blows #1 edu fuse underhood intermittently causing veh. to stall, it is then a no start until the fuse is replaced. it will blow soon thereafter and create the same issue. dtc's resident in pcm because of this were: u0105-lost comm with injection pump mod...
2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3GKFK16Z14
Vehicle came to us on tow truck. customer stated he was driving and heard a clunk noise then lost all forward gears. this happen around christmas time so the vehile sat in his yard until 02/22/10.When we got the vehicle it only has reverse. Replaced transmissi...
2007 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L no crank VIN: 1GKFK63837
Thanks in advance for the greatest tool ever. Last week this vehicle was towed in no crank, tech removed the starter relay to test when he put it back in it started so we installed a new relay. Customer called next day no crank so I had him pull the starter re...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Unknown VIN: 1HGEJ8641X
the car will not go into 2nd gear. no codes on the trannny. will go into 2nd manually. there are no known manuals on this tranny. the tranny is a b4ra. any help is apprecoated.
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22981
Hi Honda Techs We needs help the is the tough one. for evap code p 1457, we performed TSB: replaced 2 way valve, vent valve, purge valve and Used charcoal canister. smoke test system 4 times. no leak but code p 1157 keep coming back. please help!!! we are runn... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap system), P, 0303 (cyl 3 misfire)
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L cannot remove key VIN: 2HKYF18186
HOWEVER - the ignition key will not remove from vehicle - customer says this has happened a few times and he wiggled shifter and key came out-- this will not happen for me... is there a shift position sensor on this car which causes this? and where would it be...
1997 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L clutch VIN: KMHCF24F5V
this was towed in with no clutch, the pedal on the floor, inspection revealed that the slave cylinder apply rod was bent at 90 degrees, cylinder blown out and all fluid leaked out. I replaced the slave, bled it, and attempted to depress the clutch then discove...
2003 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KMHHN65F03
Customer came in last week complaining of a stuck gas pedal. he told us that when that appen, he was able to just pull the pedal back with is foot at first but he wasn't able to do it anymore. We first check the throtle cable as long as the cruise cable and fo... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS circuit range/ Performance problem), P0154 (Heated oxygen sensor circuit - no activity detected b2s1), P0507 (Idle control system - Idle higher than expected), P1505 (idle charge actuator signal low coil 1), P1507 (idle charge actuator signal low coil 2)
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L 1-2 shift VIN: JNRAR05Y4X
This infinity came in with a complaint of a harsh 1-2 shift mostly noticble under light acceleration. Fluid looks good. No codes present. Tps tested good. Line pressure is about 13 psi higher than spec @idle in D (not sure if that is enough to feel) It is with...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09X01
I have this 2001 Infinity QX4 that is having issues with the variable valve timing. My customer had spark plugs replace at another shop and then the MIL lamp came on. I scanned the pcm and fount code P1136 (l/s VVT solenoid). I cleaned the screen on the soleno... Trouble codes: P1136 (Left bank variable valve timing)
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Hello everyone...this vehicle was towed in no-start.There is no spark,no fuel pressure and no comunication with the pcm.All the fuses are good and there is power to the data link connector and ignition coils.We also disconnected most of the sensors and still n...
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wont recover VIN: WXYY928799
cust complaint stering hard to turn and wont recover after a turn.no loose parts in front end.did alignment expecting caster to be way out,wasent within specs camber and toe way out right side,set accordingly.while doing run caster swing noticed real hard to t...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L brake lights VIN: WDBBA48D4H
Hello.have a very easy problem for the guys that have done it before.1987 560sl have no brake lights,all bulbs are good,wiring conections in trunck to lamp assys are good,all fuses are checked properly and good,have voltage to brake light switch,when switch is...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Lack of power VIN: WDBEA32EXS
Hello fello tech's. Vehicle came in with complaint of lack of power. He said that when it has the lack of power it also pumps out a cloud of black smoke. When my tech first test drove the vehicle it acted up for about 30 seconds. Never acted up again. He check...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Door locks VIN: WDBLJ70G81
Car came in with complaint of no wipers, door jam switches, horn, turn signal/hazard, windows, mirror, sunroof, trunk release, locks, seats, blower motor. Found broken rear fuse box. Replaced and rechecked. Found front SAM had some water in it. Replaced and al...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Engine VIN: WDB2200752
I have this S500 with a M113 engine. It has a Light dull knock from the left side of the engine when idling and louder when hot & in gear(not too loud but just loud enough to be annoying). It does not effect the running of the engine and above idle the knock d...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G61
car came in 4 weeks ago with code po335 customer says in morning car makes a noise and takes a few seconds longer to start then the check engine light came on so i checked with idenifx the only thing i got back was replaced ckp sensor and timing and balance sh... Trouble codes: P0335
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA2101S
Need your help our Mac Mentor and Snap On Modis will not communicate with this vehicle. We have power and ground to pcm. We are manually retrieving codes with screwdriver and MIL light but Alldata doesnt have any info on the codes we think we have retrieved. D...
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L 5-4 shift VIN: 1N6SD11S6V
This truck was towed in with no gears forward or reverse. The transmission was removed and tore down. I found a broken counter shaft due to the pilot bearing failing in the main drive gear. I ordered new main gear, main shaft, 3rd gear and the bearing/syncro k...
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Rotor VIN: 1N6ED27T94
I replaced front brake rotors and pads on this vehicle. I have been unable to find any specs on how to properly torque the wheel bearing nut anywhere. Every picture/discription shows a castle nut in the middle of the hub and that isn't what this truck has. It ...
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L radio VIN: 1G3NF52E21
Gm Guys help, the veh. has a battery draw of 2.5 amps and the radio display is inop., the only way to get the draw to go away is to, unplug the bcm, and radio, if you unplug just one, the draw is cut in half , but still there, we want to replace the radio 1st ...
1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L window VIN: VW12345678
Hi group have this 1997 porsche boxster,driver window is inop.cked with known good motor and switch,any ideas what my next step should be.thanks.
1990 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L emissions VIN: JF1BJ6523L
Hi again ladies and gents. This is a project car. 1990 EJ22 legacy wagon automatic. It had a non turbo engine it has been replaced with a 91 or 92 legacy EJ22 turbo. Car goes like a bat out of HELL but it won,t come close on the e test. I am using the original...
2004 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JD52Z24
Shortly after doing valve job and timing belt, MIL came on, retrieved code P1488. I don't see this code (something about the EGR system) in Motoralldata.com database. Anyone with Suzuki experience ever see this code and know what causes it to be set? Trouble codes: P1488
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V8V
customer says that when stopping for a light sometimes that the engine runs rough or stalls then the mil light comes on.The car then runs good for a while. Trouble codes: P0401 (Low flow egr)
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L Valves VIN: WV2ZB0253E
I consider myself pretty adept at these old Vanagons but I've got one here that's got a problem I've never seen before; it originally came in about 5 years ago for new cylinder heads (were leaking coolant) and recently within the last year or so the compressio...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B84
Here goes nothing this car came after he got a oil change. He always uses synetic oil and a new filter.Here is were it becomes a little confuseing,he said that thay change the oil and cleaned a valve (what valve he does not know) Drove out of the place and the...
2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L Differential Control Module VIN: YV1SZ59H93
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your help. We are getting in this Volvo XC70 and are hoping to get a jump-start on diagnosing it, since we have not done anything this in-depth with these AWD systems before. The customer says that the AWD does not work...

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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2HNYD18743
You guys rock. I did check the cam pulleys (we didnot take them off) There was never any change in the scan tool readings on bank 2 with the A/F sensor connected or disconnected. The bulletin from Acura for reprogramming only is to correct the code misinturprt... Trouble codes: P2197 (a/f sensor signal stuck lean bank 2 sensor1), 7701, 4101, 4102.
2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78616
the cam lobe for the high pressure fuel pump has worn down. thanks to all that helped out. Trouble codes: 08851 (fuel pressure regulator valve mechanical fault), P2293.
1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2GWS52M1W1
Well after pulling my hair out, i finally fixed this thing.I put an old egr valve on it and that fixed it.Ordered a new egr valve installed it and the car runs great.Thanks again for the help.
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y31
customer picked up vehicle.vehicle always started and could not get to act up.several replies were for ignition cylinder,theft module,and several for bad connections.thanks to all who offered help. Trouble codes: B3055, B1327.
1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Start / Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W6N
We'll Gentleman, I had my son pinout this trucks ECM out before but forgot, we might have two or three in here @ a time doing pinouts and they all blend together. Redid Under load on power and grounds and voltage drops to Injector all check out fine. I kept te...
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L abs / asr VIN: 2G1FP22P3T
Hey guys, after many hours of second guessing my test results due to limited information on this system the shop next door had another 96 z28 arrive in their life so they let my borrow the ebtcm to try just incase the used one i got from the wrecker was no goo...
2000 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Engine VIN: 1GNDX03E9Y
Ty all, i mean it sincerely... from the smallest of infor to those who give a detail guide. Unfornately the manager choose to fix the internal leak rather than replace the engine, because for some reason the company except resposiblity...i choose not to get in...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29U35
Sorry for the delay in closing this. Thanks for all the replies that everyone took the time to send.My tech that has moved on to bigger and better things over thought this big time. Once i took over it was pretty cut and dry.I checked for juice to the starter ...
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L rear drive shaft VIN: 2CNDL73F25
1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Stall VIN: 3C3EL45H0V
The main thing I wanted to know was if we could reprogram a used computer and the answer I got was don't do it. We already plugged it into the car and it starts and stalls. If we put the plug the old one back in it will run. My Secretary will just have to bite...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L Steering VIN: 2C4GP44363
First of all a warm heartfelt THANK YOU to all that took the time to reply. We replaced the resivoir and all is well. I apologize for the delay, my father became ill and went into a coma and had to go to sunny Sunny South Florida with him and did not have my c...
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3A8FY48B38
Turns out a pcm problem,replaced pcm,flashed and problem solved,thank you for all your help! Trouble codes: P0562 (battery voltage low), P0700 (DTC present in trans control mod).
1993 Dodge D350 5.9L code#41 VIN: 3B7ME33C3P
1994 Dodge B250 5.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B6HB211YO
thanks for all the help checked ckp cmp wiring ok, wiring to coil ok installed reman computer and cmp sensor problem gone
2000 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L starter VIN: 1B4HR28Z2Y
thanks to everone for there replies. nick and stephen hit the nail on the head. i checked under dash vehicle did have starter security system.with key missing.i discnneced system put all wires back orignal and truck cranked right up.next time i will do a littl...
2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Cuts out, QUITS VIN: 1B3EJ46X8Y
I am not sure if car is fixed. We did recheck cam and crank sensor wiring. Customer told us that he had this similar problem before and a fuel pump fixed it. Wanted us to install a fuel pump. We did. I was not there when car was picked up but the wife wa...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28C53
i'm calling this a fix. we installed a new injector on #1, and rechecked the return flow, and it was 9 oz. in 2 minutes. the vehicle was still running the excact same way. friday night we ran it with throttle held, and after awhile, it would finally idle on it... Trouble codes: P0341.
2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L Wheel Bearing VIN: 1B3HB28B38
This morning I checked the tire pressure all were around 40 psi, also all the lug nuts were not tightened to spec. (One of our lube guys mounted and balanced the new tires and rotated them) I set the tires to 32 psi, torqued the lug nuts to 100 ft lbs. Now on ...
1992 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L Camshaft VIN: 1FTEX14H5N
This truck isn't finished yet, but the deadline to close the post is here. Since the original post, and the update, the current configuration is the smaller cam, (but still too big), still have the normal lifters, with Comp Cam's roller rockers, (which are no...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20FX2
Thanks to all who replied with Tech Help! Sorry for the delay in closing this case we have been moving into a new shop the past few weeks and this vehicle was one of the last to move. After removing PCM connector and checking all grounds and power feeds the VP...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Lighting VIN: 1FTPW14564
Thank you to all that replied. My special thanks to Eric from NB who took the time to phone me on this one and worked though it very quickly. I found no posts or fixes of this problem on the network and the information I have available did not go through t...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U56
I thank everyone who have replied, I have a lot of usefull info to use next time the car comes in. It's been a couple weeks now and no engine light on as of yet. Maybe a sticking vent or purge valve that I might of freed up while checking it last time??? Sorr... Trouble codes: P0453 (Evap Sys Pressure High).
1998 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L transfer case VIN: 3GKFK16R4W
well after going nuts with this vehicle i removed wiring harness for the entire system found two wires rubbing on transmision case repaired harness and reinstalled harness and it all works thanks again guys.
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6651Y
So this customer has run out of money, and I do believe the PCM is the issue...the cust now has a relative working @ Honda dealer willing to test circuit soon. Thanks to all who spent time on this one. I will see the old Honda again Im sure. Trouble codes: P1457 (evap leak evap area).
2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L steering VIN: 1HGCM66434
As most of you stated, I replaced the o-ring on the suction side of the pump. I haven't had a call back from the customer so I think it's safe to call this one fixed! Thanks to all who replied.
2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5L belt off VIN: KMHFU45E63
Well thanks for the response, the tensioner was week the next morning we could collapse it buy pushing it down with our fingers, it was a dealer part too. Of course they will not do anything but replace the part.It also did do damage to the intake valves so we...
2004 Isuzu Axiom XS 3.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DF58Y34
We told the customer that he needed a new PCM and he decided to just take the vehicle, so unfortunately no "fix" here. I would like to thank everyone for the insight Trouble codes: P0106 (Barometer Sensor Wrong Signal).
2006 Isuzu NPR 5.2L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JALB4B1676
Again thank you for the information. Sorry for the long delay on closing this request but after cylinder number three fuel injector was installed we waited to verify all was good with out changing the injector calibration. So…. “all is good” and I appreciate ... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire).
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L no 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GW48S52
took the pan down this morning found a lot of metal in the pan. even found a big peice that looked like a snap ring type thing. will replace.Thank you iatn members
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L low beam bulb VIN: KNDMB23346
I replaced the bulbs with Wagner brand. When these bulbs burn out the customer will take the Sedona to the dealer for warranty work, or we will try some long life bulbs. Thanks for the replies, guys. Deck
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Right outside mirror VIN: SALPV1241T
Hello, Thanks so much for all the input. It did end up being a bad mirror assy. The customer declined the repair but, was happy we could disable the auto-dip function. Thanks again, Steve
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L drivetrain VIN: WDBJF82F6W
Although I replaced the bad mount also, it was the rer brake job that eliminated the rumble/vibration.Thanks to all who responded.
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB57E14
This one had me going for awhile. There are 4 other relays of the same part number in the power distribution box the same as the secondary air pump relay. Having swapped over the other relays in an attempt to try a "known good part" I came to the conclusion th... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air injection malfunction).
2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L PSE module VIN: WDBPJ75J14
Well the car has been gone for a few weeks and our customer came in today so we could replace a wheel. The car has been fine no draws and battery has not gone dead since. I fairly certain the cause was the key being left in the car/ignition switch when it ...
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L overdrive servo VIN: 1MEFM66L9W
Thanks to all that replied. Pressure will not cause this so we modified case. Using a ziz wheel we were able to deepen the slot for the snap ring and replaced valve, cover, and ring. Trans works great.
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L lights and wipers VIN: 2MEFM74W6Y
Well as time went on the problem got worse and wierder. It started acting up when the door was opened and closed or if the door was opened and wiggled around. My thought was in the door jamb wiring. I was close. Behind the trim panel by the ebrake pedal there ...
2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM421X5
THANKS TO ALL OE COILS TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM. THANKS AGAIN DAVE Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil a circiut malfunction).
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L no data nocommunication ecm VIN: 1N6SD16Y5V
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1N4DLO1D6W
thanks for the input, There was leakage on the exhaust valves, and at that point we decided that the car was not worth any further repairs, its in tough shape and going to be crushed! Thanks for your help, its good to know so many care enough to lend a strang...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 20th Anniversary Edition 3.0L No Fire VIN: JN1CA31A31
Firstly i would like to thank everyone who responded. After much research i found that a few persons had grounding issues with this model. The dealer recommended that you remove the tranny and clean the mating surface of the tranny to the engine block. Before ...
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