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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F85
Just checking in on this one. Has the P0068 code, on a test drive, a snapshot proved some fluctuating data on the throttle angle, I believe the throttle body to be the culprit, expensive part. It will set the light, also, sputters briefly at time on light acce... Trouble codes: P0068
2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUDF78E06
I have a normal audi 2.0 rough idle with vacuum leaking into the crank case i have manifold equal vacuum in the valve cover and crankcase. I pinch off the line from manifold to vent valve(PCV) and problem clears up. Replaced the valve once with what is on it t...
2006 Audi S4 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZZZ8E76
hi guys, car came to us with intermitant fault, seems to miss and engine light comes on when faulting, after repeated faulting, check engine light will stay on. only code for injector number 8 stored. swapped injector with another cylinder, still number 8 stor... Trouble codes: P0208
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L trans VIN: WBAGGH8347
i have this 740il that stays in fail safe mode it has code 18 the car came to me he said that the alternator st oped charging and the p light in the shifter stays on well the alternator was frozen up sow i replaced it and the car still in fail safe mode and th...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63473
This one is killing me. The car was towed to me by a used car dealer. They said it ran before they left it at the auction for a few months. When they went to get the car the battery was dead and would not start after replacement. Using my Launch 431 tool I p...
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L parasitic draw VIN: WBANA53584
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L trans shift VIN: WBAEK73485
We changed the trans oil pan gasket and sleeve on side of trans because of leakage now it goes into limp mode and we have a code of p17e1 and cannot find any info on this code. thank you in advance for any help we can get.
1983 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L straight tracking VIN: 1G1AP87H1D
Vehicle will not track straight on a crowned roadway. When driving on a crowned roadway, vehicle drifts out of straight ahead track and when reaching highpoint of roadway, it pulls firmly in either direction equally. Problem is slight on a level roadway. Probl...
1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G1LT5413K
This vehicle came in for the hesitation and stalling it had two codes. One was system lean and the other was system rich. It had a new O2 sensor, ignition module, coils, plugs, fuel filter, fuel pump, wires, map sensor, tps. The vehicle would go into closed lo...
1992 Chevrolet K2500 Silverado 5.7L Overdrive VIN: 2GCGK29K6N
Hello there, have an old Chevy here giving me fits. Truck originally came in with only second gear and reverse. Original codes were 39 - Torque converter clutch stuck off. 68 - Overdrive. 75 - System voltage low, and 87 - Solenoid B stuck off. Replaced A and B...
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15M1T
This van has had a new PCM, full tune-up, coil, and module, all wiring between pcm and icm has been checked and double checked. With an aftermarket module code sets after about a day and is then continous. We replaced module with an OEM it lasted about 1 month... Trouble codes: P1351 (Higher than normal voltage detected during cranking)
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Starting VIN: 361JF12T4V
i have this car,motor is 2.4,no star,i do not have spark,at all,i change crank sensor,check compression is good,check all ground are ok,i do not have injecction pulse,i suspect may be module,or missing somethig else.i apreciate all of you to help me w,and than...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35R21
I have 2001 Chevy Express 3500 in the shop that had the security light on with code U1192 and P1626. I've been chasing after this vehicle for couple of days now and running out of ideas. All the wires and the serial class 2 wires from the passlock module to th... Trouble codes: U1192 (Loss Passlock/EVO/VTD Communication), P1626 (Anti-theft System Fuel Enable Circuit)
2003 Chevrolet Corvette 50th Anniversary Edition 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY22G03
towed in no start condition.. had new key made and still have same results [no start]. are the having problems with the ignition swicthes like the other gm's around this year? or could it be a bad door module? the "passenger" phrasing in the code is throwing m... Trouble codes: B2723 (passenger key detection circuit open/short)
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L t-case VIN: 1GNEK13713
We recently replaced the encoder motor, the original was inop, The truck was fine for about three weeks, then the owner returned to say the truck was in 4auto but felt like 4high, also she keeps the truck in 4auto and after leaveing it parked for a few hours i...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L power windows,radio,a/c controller,door locks, VIN: 1GNDS13S36
this vehicle came in with the power windows not working and radio,also a/c controller,power seats,power mirrors,interior lights,power door locks,rear wipers,all of these items are not working i have checked all the fuses and all are good,but i cant find a diag...
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3HD56F3T
took on this car from a used car dealer. the vehicle would start and 3 secounds later shut off. checked all over and found i am losing injector pulse. while checking other complains on the vehicle i came across a bad bcm. i put a used one in and my other probl...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66GXX
Hello to all the great technicians out there! Got this old Chrysler that I need some advice on, please. Please hear me out, as I have found the TSB & archives about the problem I am having on this car and have done all I could without alot of expense or "hope ... Trouble codes: P0700 (transmission fault), P1776 (transmission code unrelated to starting problem), P0171 (running lean upper intake was leaking replaced gaskets no more code)
2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Timing belt VIN: 2C8GF68405
Hi Guys. I have a question about the timing belt replacement procedure on this Pacifica. Chrysler recommends belt replacement at 105K for all 3.5L except Pacifica, Pacifica shows "no replacement interval specified by Chrysler". Is there something different abo...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L trans VIN: 1B7HC13YXY
has hard shift or no shift sometimes wont move at all shut it off and start it again and it moves .
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L left headlamp VIN: 1B7GL22X21
dealers have installed several timing modules over the years. when module fails you have no power to left headlamp, all other circuits seem to be fine. we installed a good used part from a 2005 dakota that another customer had smashed up and this module also f...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Suspension VIN: 1B7KF23281
Thanks in advace. This 4x4 3/4 ton tows a 5th wheel and has worn out the steering linkage , ball joints and upper arms. I am attempting to get the hub and bearing assembly off so i can remove the axal and replace the ball joints. removed caliper , rotor and fo...
2002 Dodge Dakota 4.7L engine timing VIN: 1B7HG48N42
this truck was in an accident recently in which it was turned on its side. about 30-50 miles after the truck had been fixed the driver noticed a noise in the engine and the oil pressure dropped soon after. he coasted to a stop, engine died and would not restar...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU286X3
First of all thanks for your help! The vehicle came into us as a DOA and a fuel smell.First off while cranking the engine there was no smoke coming out of the tailpipe. We didn't find a fuel leak either.A scan found a P6033 code for the SKIM so we ran a diagno... Trouble codes: P0633 (skim secret key not entered)
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L engine, trans VIN: 1D7HA18P54
This 2 wheel drive has a noise like a broken flex plate. Pulled trans expecting to find it cracked, NOT! Has anyone had this before and found a fix? I guess possible internal converter problem but works good. Thanks in advance for your help, Kenny
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L daytime running lamps VIN: 2D8GP44L75
hello, and thanks for any help. the daytime running lights are inop ive checked fuses, relays, and tried using the scantool to power them up and still no help there is no dcts stored
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L timing cover VIN: 2FMDA5148S
mitchell quotes 14.5 hours for a timeing cover. it gives time to re and re the engine. it looks like it can be done without engine removal anyone have experience with this job ? thanks in advance
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X5W
Can anyone tell me if I need to remove the upper intake, to replace the cam position sensor? Mitchell is really vague about this. Trouble codes: 340 (cmp sensor)
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L exhaust camshaft gear VIN: 1FAFP6636X
hello ford techs i am having a hard time getting this ford to run right . i have done the valve job and the contour now runs rough at idle but smooths out at higher rpms i believe that i have not installed the exhaust cam gear correctly . i have read mitchell'...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L 1st gear VIN: 2FMZA5148X
wiring looks fine the prndl switch is reading proper . my question is has anyone ever seen a trans slip bad to the piont of shuddering and not set a code .i believe the recall didnt cause a problem that wasnt already there. thanks in advance for any help on t...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FTNX21FX2
Customer removed HEUI pump to replace leaking o'rings on pump. This is a ford but Navistart does supply a kit for this TSI-03-12-03 part# [...]. After reinstalling pump eng would not start. After 4 days they brought it to us. No codes observed but we work...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP44473
hello fellow ford techs i'm not a great trans tech but i understand how everything works [hope so].well i'm trying to see if i can fix this trans it only act up low and sometimes high speed.you let it shift into 3rd gear 35mph slowly accelerate i acts like it ...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR44V93
vehicle towed in as a no start. fuel pressure = good injector pulse = good but no spark! replaced crankshaft sensor still no spark. checked voltage at crankshaft sensor correct ignition coil has correct voltage also but on vantage there is no firing signals to... Trouble codes: P0316 (misfire at first 10000 revolution), P0300 (random misfire)
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Loosing anti-freeze VIN: 1FMPU16W83
Customer came in and said he had to add 1 and 1/2 gallon anti-freeze and can see water and oil mixture under oil cap, and now tells us that is the reason for the replacment of the original engine. So this is the 3rd engine doing the same thing. I am doubting t...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Unknown VIN: 1FTSX20Y95
Hello all and thanks for any help you can give. I have a 2005 f250 with the v-10 motor and a toolbox bed. When at very slow speeds 1-5mph it seems like something is popping or shuttering or binding and letting go. It only does it under load or turning, it seem...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXE45P46
Have in our shop an 06 E450, driver was driving and it just started cutting out on him, not stalling. When you hold the throttle above around 1500 it cuts in and out and you can watch the rpm jump up and down but it does not seem like the motor is changing rpm...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.4L driver VIN: 1FTWW31RX8
Ok Guys, Ford is no help on this one so need some great ideas! This customer is knowledgeable and very sharp on vehicles. She is not nuts. This truck will shock her and some others when exiting even after a short drive. I can HEAR the ARC from several feet awa...
1996 GMC C2500 Suburban 6.5L Mechanical VIN: 3GKGK26F4T
looking for a little help on a 6.5 dsl. truck has been a company truck for all but the first 30,000 miles. truck has been very well maintained. the other day my wife was coming into town. (55 mph) she went to pass a car and kicked it down. after doing so truck...
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK24R4V
this is a strange problem. came in with a cel checked and found the codes listed above. traced down and found the eng 1 fuse blown 20 amp according to the wiring diagram it controls the heated o2 sensors and egr valve canister purge valve cam and crank sensors... Trouble codes: P0102 (mass air flow), P0340
1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L speed sensor reluctor VIN: 1GTFG29R3W
veh, was brought to us from another shop(trans, rebuilder) they had rebuilt the trans, as a carry in, acording to them the customer had this prob, prior to rebuild, so to get to the point it has an eratic and bouncing speedometer, nothing we have done has chan...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13592
This Envoy was towed in after the owner tried to fix it. I have p1515 and p1516 predicted vs actual thor position corralation error Codes. I have tested per mitchell. I'm looking at replacing the TB module. I have not had to replace one yet. So I am asking if ... Trouble codes: P1515, P1516
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L CEL,IMA light on VIN: JHMES956X4
I am curently working on An 04 Civic Hybrid with a P1435. The Code description is Charge/Discharge Balance function. This fault applies to the 12 volt system. I have gone to the Honda website and it gives no desciption of code set criteria, only to check the 1...
1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Cuts out VIN: SAJHV1545J
The description is included in the text of the related repairs.
2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: SAJWA51CX5
I have really got my head up against a wall with this one. I am working on a 2005 Jaguar X-type with a 3.0l. The customer brought this car in last week monday and stated that he has been to the Jag dealer. His complaint is that when you step on the gas pedal t... Trouble codes: P0442 (p0456-), P0456 (p1000-), P1000 (testing and results)
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start
This one is giving me a fit! It started out 7 months ago with an extended crank time. I checked it out and found that the fuel pump was dropping pressure and getting weak. So I installed a new fuel pump and fuel filter. It ran fine up until about a month ago. ...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Cruise Control VIN: 1J4FT68S0W
I have followed every test I can find in mitchel, and alldata, for the cruise control. the steering wheel switchec all pass test, the clocking spring passes, brake switch passes, the servo test for 12 volts failed. Traced back to the C3 connector c11-yl/rd wir...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L mil lamp VIN: 1J4GW48N1Y
overhauled trans all went ok all clearanced were within spec installed transgo shift kit installed back in vehicle filled with fluid all good performed quick learn all good road tested unit weird shifting going on have a code comes up cant find any info in all...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 123DONT665
brought truck in for cel on and cruise control inop..chked found code po768 for valve D on trans...replaced sruise control module(salvage) and did not go after code due to the anomaly's that the module would cause with the solenoids... chked after repair found... Trouble codes: P0768
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Shifting VIN: JT6HF10U9Y
As you can see by the name of my shop, I do a lot of charity work. This Lexus was given to this couple and soon afterward the trans started slipping. The owner topped off the fluid (it wasn't really low), and it still slips. Now it will drive about 100 feet an...
1991 Mazda 929 S 3.0L water pump VIN: JM1HC2245M
This Mazda is almost a classic, and I have maybe worked on two or three of these 929 3.0 litter V6. once engine warms up the antifreeze burps out of the radiator. there does not seem to be any coolant flow from the water pump. have the pump out and it is new(i...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBC820A38
Hi there: I'm working on this m/b with a slight hard to start and rough idle when cold, my question is: what the idle should be when cold, on the older m/b's there is a knob on the dash to increase idle when cold and there is none on this car. Once it warms up...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, loss power VIN: WDBCA2505J
i hope you guys can help me in my time of need!!! this car came in for a miss and check engine light flashing. we found the miss fire to be oil in the dist. cap,REPAIRED that. car still has intermitten check engine light that flashes or just stays on. it might...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Rear Brakes VIN: WDBGA51ES3
When the car came in the original rear pads wre still on the car having about 60-70% of the pad life left. We replaced the pads and resurfaced the rotors, test drove the car and delivered it to the customer. Two days later and about 75 miles later the Mercedes...
1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24D7R
NO spark at #3 and #4 coils. Have switched with know good coils.Have signal from ecu to power transistor. Do not have signal out of power transistor.Harness has not been updated for the power transistor.
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L acceleration VIN: 1N4BL11D23
customer brought vehicle in stated one month ago in stop and go traffic after 15 minutes car would not go over 15 MPH. Took it to mechanic no problem found. 2 weeks ago the same thing happened, took back to shop, no problem found. Again today, same problem occ...
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L valve timing VIN: JN8DR09Y13
Hello, hope you can help me with this problem: Customer complained that vehicle is losing power a few miles after start. Scan tool found code POO21 INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL B2. I changed engine oil and replaced oil filter (orig. NISSAN). After 2 miles test...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L alt. VIN: 1GTHK23255
my ? is,without havn a tech one scan tool,what is the best way to figure out what is my problem,ecm control,or alt.failure,the car show's 15.8 volts when running but standing batt volts is 9.8v,codes are from history side,16,52,99,110,109,but nothing from curr...
1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L multiple VIN: 1G3HN52K7T
Vehicle died while customer was driving. Towed in and suspected fuel pump. Drop tank and test pump out of vehicle tested good with 60psi. Checked circuits for wiring and found B+ on gray wire to pump and voltage varied by dash light dimmer on black ground wire...
2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EB49E53
this one is kinda weird. this vehicle has a no start condition. when the ignition switch is turned to the ON postition there is a buzzing noise under the dash that sounds like morse code, the boost guage jumps aound, and the check engine light(no codes stored)...
2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L wipers VIN: YS3FB75S85
CAr came in no intermittent wipers and no windshield washers i have no information on this car suspect bad multifunction switch also does bcm have to be reflashed

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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E72
Thanks to all that took the time to help. The ECM reflashing took care of the misfires on bank 2. All readiness are set and MIL has not come back. Thanks again! Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4), P0306 (Misfire Cyl 6).
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L battery drain VIN: WBADS43493
i was trying to pull amperage and found the fuse in my fluke is blown i ordered another one should be here this week. I tried what someone suggested about a static reset and the car has held battery charge for over a week. thanks to all
1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L heater /low coolant VIN: 2G1FP22P5S
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L kickback/backfire VIN: 1GNCT18WOW
crossfire in cap changed cap and rotor thanks for the help
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Thermostat Housing VIN: 1C3EL46R12
Thanks to everyone that responded. Everyone seemed to agree it was the weep hole for the internal water pump. Many warned about other issues with this motor which I appreciate. This engine also had a considerable amount of blow by and the customer decided to h...
2004 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L hard to fill tank VIN: 2C8GP64L24
Removed the flapper in the neck but fuel would not fill freely. Installed used tank, the fill process was normal. Must be the vapor valve in tank. Because the vapor canister and nvld were full of fuel on prior visit, that means the overfueling must have gone t...
2007 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L dash lights VIN: 1A4BJ45R57
Thank you to all the people that tried to help me.The van is repaired, but was not repaired by me. It went to the other shop in town and it was found to be the power wire to the BCM located under the left front fender inner panel. I was told that sand gets int...
2008 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3LC46K08
First... Thank you to all who responded to this post. After digging into more info and verifying there were no vaccuum leaks and relearning the system and test driving the vehicle several times with no voltage issues I came to the conclusion that the pcm mu... Trouble codes: P2107 (Electronic Throttle Control Processor).
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L won't run VIN: 1B7GG22N3Y
thanks for the help,pulled the timing covers off and you [...] where on the money,jumped time,owner did not want to spend the money to repair correctley and it was towed out.thanks everybody for your help
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3D7MX48C07
Sorry it has taken so long. Customer was considering not repairing..finally decided to. Main wiring harness to ECM had a chafed wire (back near firewall). Was unable to visually identify it. Required removal of main wiring harness. Wire would intermittent... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire).
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR15X8R
Thanks much for all the responses to my help request. Now having the vehicle here for an extended period I have been able to test some of the suggestions I received. All fuses tested fine including the keep alive memory fuse. Fuel pressure appears to be fin...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMFU17L23
Thanks to everyone that responded to my request. It had two bad height sensors. So I took Paul's (from Ontario) advice and put in some resistors in place of the sensors and the light quit coming on.
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Steering rack VIN: 1FMCU93154
Thanks to all, Very quick with the replies. I checked both ujoints in the steering shaft and they were fine, I disconected both tie rods from spindles and the problem was still there. The fluid was pretty bad which is why I flushed it. Final Diag was the steer...
2005 Ford TRANSIT 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WFOLXXTTFL
Thank you to Denis , Matt and Avinash for your replies and help. We finally found the problem with Transit,after fitting new Turbocharger and exhaust manifold due to an exhaust manifold gasket being fitted incorrectly (done before owner purchased vehicle)and f...
2006 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L whistling noise VIN: 1FTPW14526
Thanks for all the replies, it seems kinda hard to get the truck back here to do any more testing on it. I did get an F-450 in a few days later with air sucking in the fuel cap at an idle. I commanded the purge solenoid on with scan tool and watched the fuel...
1998 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTHG35FDW
Good afternoon,we fixed this truck with all your help.90 percent of you suggested that the IDM module from being cooked under the intake frequently intermittenly will fail causing the runnability problem we had with this truck.With a dealer cost of about 475.0...
2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L oil pressure VIN: 1GKDS13S52
this truck has a bad oil pump, the only way to test oil pressure is with the adapter that goes in place of oil filter. the pressure is 0 at idle warm, just as the gauge reads . thanks for everyone help on this. customer is not fixing the engine and is tradeing...
2003 GMC C4500 Topkick C4V042 6.6L will not exceed 65 k VIN: 1GDE4E1123
I received 3 replies, they were from Kevin, Monty and Kenneth some of the suggestions were, cluster, ratio adapter and computor. I am still working on it. Thanks,
2001 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD186X1
Thanks to all who replied. It turned out to be a bad crank position sensor. The crank sensor on this car will not interfere with the engine performance, it is just simply a sensor that sends impulses to the PCM along with the cam sensor located in the distrib... Trouble codes: P1339 (missfire detected), P0302 (missfire cyl 2), P0304 (missfire cyl4).
1998 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.0L No Start VIN: KMHCF34T3W
It was a bad ignition coil I had ohmed it the primary winding was slightly out of spec the secondary ohmed within specs. Had to order in a coil, put it on and it was hot again, thanks guys for all the help Brian
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C84
hey all, sorry for the delay in closing this post. i really do appreciate all the responses i received. we installed another airflow sensor (aftermarket, this time) and it brought the numbers down just enough to not trip any lean codes. although, the customer... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition - Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Condition - Bank 2).
1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L abs VIN: IJ4FY29S45
Well i would like to say thanks for all the replies.The sensor on the pass. wheel where the damage took place has a little plastic dowel that sets in a hole in the steering knuckle it sets kinda awkward with one bolt and a offset dowel enough that after all th...
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L panel lamps
I would like to thank everyone who replied to this message and would agree that the most likely cause is the junction block module however with these hard economic times the customer was not willing to spend the money chrysler wanted for this unit so I can nei...
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPL16431
I replaced the thermostat but the code reset. Chris from California confirmed what I suspected, that the ecm wants to see the temp rise at a specific rate. Chris also stated that it is important to use only oem thermostats in this car. I suspect this was the p... Trouble codes: P1117 (manufacture specific air/fuel metering).
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L dimmer control VIN: JT8UF11EXM
thanks to all who replied. found a penny in cig. lighter it had caused that circiut to overheat and melt harness before blowing the ten cent fuse. harness was shorted together. made necc. repairs and all is well. harness was damaged bad, to bad the fuse did n...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM97V4S
Sorry took so long. I came in on monday of last week and tried starting the car. It went to start and then died. got around to checking the compression and had only 40 to 80 lbs of compression. i have never had a timing chain jump timing when in shop.but i can...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L 4matic VIN: WDBE123456
Test pressure at port M, over 5 bar and under 38 bar. Replaced switch works better than it ever has! 4matic even works in reverse now.
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L starting VIN: WDBKK47F5W
We replaced the K40 relay and problem has not re-occurred,,thanks
1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DU55P4V
Apparently on this vehicle, the CMP sensor aids in more accurate timing of fuel and spark, but it is not necessary to start or run. Also the CKP voltage of 1.5 to 1.7 volts is more than adequate. The PCM was the culprit. Thanks for the help Tom
1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L Compressor VIN: 1G3NG52M0X
Thanks to all...A lot of suggestions to try to jump pressure switch. I swapped in a know good switch and still no compressor. This car uses a combo low and high switch and not a seperate LPCO like they used to have. Swapped fuel pump and compressor relay ( sam...
1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L window VIN: VW12345678
thank you for all the help,number one enemy for this car is water,and passages in battery compartment gets floded if drains are not kept clean(they should put that on regular maintanace schedule)after long time of study of wiring harness found the red and grey...
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L steering VIN: YS3DD35B7T
I'll close this as a fix, however the car was never "perfect". I borrowed another SAAB from a local dealer, balanced and switched the wheels and tires from one vehicle to another, not knowing what to expect. Upon driving the car, the vibration was everywhere...
1994 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start
first of all,thanks to ron,gerald,mark,jacob,jeffrey,kenneth,kevin and bob.the problem on this yoda is a couple of broken wires about 3 inches before the wiring harnes goes through the fire wall into the cab, thi IGT wire had a single strand connected causing ...
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: JT3HN86RX1
thanks for the excellent responses. you kept me from getting bit by something i didn't know. as it turned out, there was a logical connection between hitting a post and a dead fuel pump. when it hit the post, the fuel pump actually fell off of its mount in t...
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L hybrid VIN: JT2BK18U52
Leaking HV battery was in fact the fault. Thanks to all for your assistance. To all the techs with negative and nonsense replies. Stop waisting peoples time. You should assist or not reply.
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL TDI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAE63B45
Found The Problem $$$ Some How #3 Lifter Bucket Blew Apart,Found After I Cleaned About A Pound Of Carbin From The Intake And Runners, The #3 Valve Was Cloged Some Of This Crap, Wonder If It Got Up Under The Valve Causing The Problem ?? Henry the eighth Time. T... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 missfire 16687).
1997 Volvo 960 2.9L engine VIN: YV1KW9605V
Thanks to all who offered advice with this car. A couple of peope said check my compression guage, who are most likely not familiar with this car. The ten others who responded unanimously that this car has bottom end problems, which I varified this morning. It...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Oil Pressure VIN: YV1CZ91H54
Thanks to all who replied. As stated in the majority of the responses the oil pan was found to be full of sludge. (So much for frequent oil changes!) Cleaned pan, pick-up screen and replaced o-rings using the Volvo o-ring kit as recommended. No more warning li...
2006 Volvo S60 T5 2.4L steering angle sensor VIN: YV1RS59236
Ok Really looks like a bad clock spring customer declined repair till next month. I was told by the dealer they sell the steering angle sensor and clock spring together. I assume it only needs a clock spring from replies here. Neither item needs coding.
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