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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L vsa light on in past only duplicates 3 out 70 tim VIN: 2HNYD18935
hi thanks for any advise in advance. I have a customer's vehicle at the shop, customer states brakes activate (lock-up) while foot is on accelerator pedal. customer does not step on brakes when this happens. if customer steps on brakes while this event is taki...
2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B14
Car started having p0303 ,cylinder 3 misfire codes after timing belt installation. Changed or swapped coils,plugs and injectors same problem,can take a day or two to set code.I'm about ready to do the whole job over again only because the code wasn't present b... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire)
2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E14
hello everyone i have this 04 audi a4 quattro thats giving me some trouble.vehicle came in for a heck engine light on.codes p0302 and p0303 cylinder #2and 3 misfires.also code p0011 valve 1 for camshaft adjustment.check coils and plugs all looked ok.swap plugs... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303, P0011
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L no start VIN: WAUDG74F75
I have this audi here that will not crank and has no power to anything ie no dash coming on no power windows ect. I have checked all fuse and they are ok some dont have power I believe due a relay not powering them up. I can jumper some of the relays and get t...
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Power Lock Driver Side VIN: WBAEU33483
Hello Guys, I havent really dug into my other issue here but i was wondering if someone could give me some information about this problem I am havin to give me a jump start... Customer came in with Intermittent issues with the drivers door unable to unlock wit...
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hesitation VIN: 5UXFB3353L
hi, i have a problem with my car. & i need your help please. we got a car that came too us for timing chain guides, we took care of the cooling leak. after that everything was okay, & the customer took his car. but after 2 weeks the customer came back with an ...
1996 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD2217S
OK techs I have been fighting this problem for days now we have a customers 1996 buick riviera 3.8 super charged.The engine was replaced with a new one at 113829 miles. We have replaced the ecm all the coil packs, crank sensor we tested the cam sensor it teste... Trouble codes: P0640
1999 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Serpentine belt VIN: 78YTRRRREE
This is a very rudimentary question so i'd like some wide opinions please. When removing the serpentine belt for the Alternator, which is the most effective way of doing so??? I have dabbled with the engine mount removal/loosening which is quite the chour to...
2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L HVAC Display Milage display VIN: 1G4HPS4KS1
This Buick lasaber limited. The HVAC disply is not working the only thing showiong on it lower bottom right fc and none of the buttons are lite. the compressor is running and the fan is running on medeum also the mileage is blank also. once with the key on and...
2003 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L turn signal VIN: 1G4CW54K63
this car came in with the left turn light on front, rear, and in mirror. this occures always with or without car running, with key in or out of ignition. i can pull the #25 fuse out of fuse box under hood and lights go out. the right turn signal works fine, th...
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCDC14K3L
Owner states for this visit, when driving into parking lot, experienced power loss like no-fuel. Power returned but engine felt as if missing. During 5 mile drive home, truck ran poorly. At home engine had to be restarted a few times due to stall. Once when re...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GNDM19W7X
Help, customer complaint of a long crank with no start two or three atempts. than starts. checked fuel, spark, wireing, and PIDs. every thing okay. Security light on while running and start up but no codes, and will go away at random. we cannot get the van to ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L vibration VIN: 1GCEK14V73
clutch seems to be good but have a vibration that increases with freq and amplitude, if deppress clutch at 50 mph and coast vibration gets worse, also evident under load, etc up hills, any and all help would be nice, any suggestions, thanks.
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Misfire VIN: 3GNEK12T14
This vehicle was sent to me by a transmission shop that we work with quite a bit. It was brought to them for a random misfire concern which grew bad enough while with them that it wouldn't stay running. Scanned P0300 dtc. Pulled spark plugs and found them soak... Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results)
2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L T.Chain tensioner VIN: 1G1ND52F24
Replacing my first updated timing chain tensioner on this 2.2 and can not understand how to release it after in is installed. I have Alldata which tells me to use a rubber tip tool and give the chain a sharp jolt diagonally downwards to release. I have done th...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Temperature control VIN: 1GCHK23U45
Vehicle came in with a somewhat unique problem being the fact that the climate control (DUAL-ZONE Automatic) will not adjust the temperature on either side correctly. Ie. temperature on display shows 71 degrees and customer desires 78 degrees, the command is ...
2006 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5C044 8.1L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBEC1G16F
thanks in advance. i have not realy looked at this truck in depth yet. just looking for some info.. codes 2135 and 1516 are current codes.. the truck will go into "reduced power" mode when problem occurs... i have checked the throttle body connector for moistu... Trouble codes: P2135, P1516
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7HC13Y0X
Truck came in with complaint of no power, found cat plugged shut. Replaced cat but at that time I knew it had an engine miss that the owner did not care about. 1000 miles later truck as brought back to troubleshoot the engine miss. At that time I found the vav...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L gauges, no start VIN: 1D7HU18D53
Hi folks. I am getting the dreaded "no bus" message. Sometimes gauges drop out when it occurs, sometimes start and stall, and sometimes no crank. The problem is, every time he brings it to my shop, the problem does not occur. I had it three days without a prob...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L DVD Player VIN: 2D4GP44L15
Weak battery recently replaced by owner of this vehicle. Since then,DVD player has not worked- it sounds like it tries to eject discs or shuffles them, then the six disc indicators alternately flash(3 and 3). I have disconnected battery for varying lengths of ...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15NTK
the customer came in from dealership. had an engine misfire under slight load. replaced cap, rotor, wires, and spark plugs. cust stated that ses light had been coming on whenever they started the truck, but would sometimes go off after driving. we can start tr... Trouble codes: P1351 (no cam sensor reference)
1996 Ford Taurus G 3.0L steering and radio
Just got this car come in at 5 today. Customer complains of stiff steering when vechicle is in drive and reverse. Also the radio volume shuts off in both gears. When the car is returned to park of neutral, the radio returns and the steering is fine. Also the s...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Surge, Low power VIN: 1FTNX21F6X
Thank you for your time. This power stroke came in with the complaint of no power after it sits for 4 hours until it has been driven about 1.5 blocks. Also complaining of 1.5 inch accelerator pedal movement with no responce. The truck does not smoke, and start... Trouble codes: P0603 (Keep alive memery error), P0500 (vss fault), P0720 (output speed sensor ckt. fault), P0476 (Exhaust back pressure control valve performance)
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10C2X
hello fellow techs thank you all in advance...customer states vehicle shakes,and has been sitting for 3 years...towed to shop and found 10psi fuel pressure...replaced pump,filter,and removed bad gas...vehicle now runs on its own and runs fine except when throt...
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Charging VIN: 1FDAX57P54
Thanks in advance for your help. This vehicle is a tow truck with extra lights and accesseries. It doesnt charge at idle with a load on the system. Alternator gets very warm to the touch. Grounds are tight, cleaned battery terminals. Replaced alt with ford reb...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Stall VIN: 1FDXW46R38
Have a 6.4 l F450 diesel that just installed an engine in due to rod hanging out of block. Now vehicle will run for about 10 - 15 minutes and die, vehicle sits for a half hour or so and will re-start but to only do the same thing. Extracted codes and P0090 kee... Trouble codes: P0090
2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L lacks power VIN: 1FMCU02Z78
The concern is that the engine respond is slow when pressing the gas pedal then slowly picks up.Same problem when starting from standstill in first gear then runs fine until you stop again and restart in low gear.A new fuel pump & filter installed did not fix....
1994 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Lighting VIN: 1HJKJHGTYU
Looking for 'turn signal flasher! Mitchell sayes it's in fuse block, it's not Mitchell sayes it is in conveneinence center under dash, cant find a 'conveineience center' Another sourse sayes 'behind radio' if it is, please send advice for the most efficient ex...
1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L backfire VIN: 1GKEK13R7V
How are all my fellow techs today? I'm doing great, but I'm back again with a problem I've been fighting the last couple mounths. Have this well cared for Yukon here that developed starting problems back in Dec '09. The owner said it was "poofing" and sometime...
1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.5L Cuts out VIN: JHMEG1147P
this car came in my shop with a no start problem,it would spin over but no start,fuel and spark was good,pulled the spark plugs and noticed that they looked bad,so i replaced the spark plugs.Car started up and ran great.Test drove car 15 miles gave back to cus...
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3HGCM56415
Originally came in a month ago with MIL on, P0139 O2 sensor slow to respond Bank 1 Sensor 2. Checked circuits and scoped signal, was slow to respond, replaced with Honda Sensor. Retested ok. Came back today, same code, only everything retests just fine! What a... Trouble codes: P0139 (O2 sensor slow to respond bank1 sensor 2)
2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45E52
All numbers looked good no fuel trim problems, no codes, just slight miss at slight load. Cust offered to drive while i viewed scanner data, couldnt get a miss to occur so customer floored the throttle, immediatly after the codes set. Great thought we had the ... Trouble codes: P0225 (tp or app sensor 3 circuit problem), P1151 (ets main accel position sensor 2 fault), P1152 (ets sub accel position sensor low)
2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L Stall VIN: JNKCP11A31
Could use some help from you nissan and infinity techs, This car came in origanly for poor idle and computer code PO505. We Replaced The IAC And performed idle relearn procedure with modis new 9.4 version. all was good,car Drives great, but when you stop car a...
2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L rides hard VIN: JNRAS08W15
this vehicle appears to have the simple front stuts with rear shocks this car does not appear to have any suspension switch inside car to change suspension. customer states that after our cold winter the vehicle rides like a truck. the suspension seams very ha...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L 1/2--2/3 shift VIN: 1J4GZ78S8S
Has late 1/2--2/3 shifts after rebuild shows 0-8 rpms at output speed sensor, governor pressure -1 to -4 No commanded governor pressure. When speed sensor harness is attatched to the tcm you have very little ac voltage if you unplug from computer voltage goes ...
2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L starter motor VIN: 1J4GL58K06
Customer states key was left in the ON position and killed battery completely. Vehicle towed in, verified no battery voltage. Charged Battery full, still no start. No starter engagement. All dash lights come on as should. cannot communicate with PCM. Self syst...
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L battery VIN: JTHBF30G23
The customer complains his vehicle won't start at times and he needs to jump it to get it going. Charging system passed, charging at 13.76, good diodes, and output over 50 amps. Battery tested good after charging it. I'm kinda new at this parasitic draw stuf...
1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V1S
Hello, I have a 1995 Lincoln Continental with a 4.6L engine. Customer towed this car in for a no start issue. Well I checked it over and found it had no fuel pressure. So I went back to the fuel pump to check for power. I had power going to the fuel pump with ...
2002 Maserati Spyder GT 4.2L Cuts out VIN: ZAMBC38A82
hello to anyone. I have a maserati that will not dulicate the problem , cutting out around 60-65 mph.Have drove hot cold and any driving condition i can think of. i suspect a fuel pump but hate to throw parts around and not fix a thing. so if anyone out there ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L headlight aim VIN: WDBUH83JX5
We have this 2005 Mercedes E500,high beam headlights are aimed too high,does anyone know if and how to adjust these,it does not have self adjusting headlights.Thanks for your help.
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Thanks in advance folks. Vehicle came in for a MIL diagnosis with the P0301 stored. Since it felt like a secondary ignition misfire we removed # 1 spark plug and coil to # 2 cylinder to see if it would travel. We did a compression test on it while the upper in... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Detected Cylinder 1)
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Surge VIN: 1G3WH54T7P
Can anyone tell me the fuel volume specifications for this vehicle? The dealer claimed they do not have the information and it's not available through Alldata. Thanks to anyone who can help.
1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G3HN53L8P
Thanks again guys an gals for the help in advance this car was towed in for a hard start in the am that has gotten worse over time no codes fuel psi shows no drop on the first start in the am it starts right up an then stalls you have to play with the throttle...
2004 Opel Vectra 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Limp Mode
First off the car is actually called a Holden (Not listed) but it's the same as a Vauxhall or an Opel. MIL lamp is turned on itermitantly either when driving or just idleing but always when foot off accelarator. Goes into limp mode. Code can be cleared immedia... Trouble codes: P1635
2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L knuckle VIN: 3G7DB03E73
We have a 2003 Pontiac Aztec AWD in the shop. On the rear suspension upper control arms where you would normally have an upper ball joint there is some type of bolt and busing attaching the upper control arm to the knuckle. We have approximately " movement ba...
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WP55246
To run tests for the secondary air injection I need to test the (2) relays for this circuit.Alldata and Mitchells On Demand do not show me a location for the Air pump relay and Air pump valve relay.I would like to test these relays to determine what is wrong w... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary Air Injection)
1986 Porsche 928 S 5.0L Parking lights, RH side VIN: WP0JB09GS8
Fuse 41 blows immediately when turning on the park lights. In order to isolate different parts of the circuit, I need to gain access to the "Lamp Check Unit", as the power to the rear parking lamps runs through it. Neither All-Data nor Mitchell On-Demand show ...
2005 Renault clio 1.6L valves, head VIN: 3BNBB2J665
This one should be an easy one for you renault guys and gals. I got this clio in with the belt broken of course all the valves were bent. no problem. My problem is I am havingf a dificult time finding torque specs. all data doesnt list renault. I believe the h...
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Inner axle seal VIN: YS3FD79YX6
Transmission fluid leaking from lft axle seal on trans. I remember earlier models had a bushing that would wear and cause seal leaks if it wasn't replaced. I looked in WIS and EPC and didn't see the bushing in this model. Dealership replaced seal part #93-183-...
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L lack of rpm VIN: 5GZCZ33D13
throttle koeo 100% butterfly opeeration koer throttle 10% apv voltage range ok with alldata data /snapon modis voltage drops to ground /will not achieve [...] back pres.1.2psi check fuel qualty/volume/pres. all with in spec.
2005 Saturn Vue 3.5L security VIN: 5GZCZ53485
Happy monday everyone I have this saturn and I need to know what is the normal function of the security system The customer washed her saturn and noticed the security light flashing after locking the doors with the key fob.and the next day her battery was dead...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBB02E9T
I noticed that the O2 sensor hovers around .45 volts at idle, doesn't start switching like I'm used to seeing until about 1500 rpm. The catalyst monitor (O2 sensor) is virtually 0 volts at idle, increases to around .5 volts at the same 1500 rpm. Is this normal...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Alarm VIN: WVWAA63B7X
Hello fellow techs. We have a very interesting Volkswagon here. It first came in with the symptoms of battery drain, interior lights staying on, alarm goes off when try to lock the car with fob, and the gas door doesnt work. First we scanned the comfort sys...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCC21C3Y
I have this 2000 VW Bettle 2.0L. It is a no start with NO spark, NO fuel injector pulse. I have a code P0725 for the Crankshaft posistion sensor or Engine Speed Sensor. I tested this and found it to be bad so it was repalced. This car is still a no start with ... Trouble codes: P0725 (p1780-), P1780 (p1850-), P1850
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L run VIN: 3VWRK69M01
vehicle was towed to my shop after customer drove 50 miles and states lost power on and incline hill and feathered it to his location. after being parked for 2 hrs he returned to the car and got a crank no start. he had a friend try to jump start the vehicle t...
2007 Volvo XC70 2.5L Shifter VIN: YV4SZ59217
Won't shift out of Park. Owner stopped at washcar, stopped in line, went to move forward after adjusting steering wheel and wouldn't shift out of Park. Ignition key operates fine, engine starts and key can be removed from tumbler. After removing center consol...

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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Fuel pressure VIN: WBAAM3344Y
Thanks to all those who responded.Turns out all is well. There was a bit of confusion however Randy and Eric from Texas cleared it up. After switching fuel pressure gage we determined pressure to be 54psi constant with no change at increased RPM.As far as the ...
2005 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L liftgate lock VIN: 1GYEK63N55
thank you for all the help the relat was in the B Pillar it was just completely wrapped in tape. The door actuator was actaully the problem the door was just stuck closed so i was looking for the relay. Thanks again
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GCEK19KOP
Thanks to all for their replies. It turned out to be the distributor (again). Replaced under warranty,(again). At least we got a tune-up out of the deal. I am tired of redoing work because of bad replacement parts, seems to be getting worse every day.
1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
fixed the cam/crank corelation code with trial and error and by figuring out that the distributor will give you about 20 degrees to play with on the cam sensor. Then tracked misfires down to fuel injectors and installed updated spider assembly and now all is ... Trouble codes: P1345, P0300.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
after hours of checking everything i could think of and what people suggested! it was partially restricted fuel injectors! i swapped them out of a good running 5.3l. comp was 130-145, leak down was good, fuel pressure didn't change and the more i ran it after... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire).
2005 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L parking lamps VIN: 1GNCT18X35
this is the best group of guys i have ever worked with, every one that said check trailer wiring was dead right, four flat trailer hitch was melted together shorting out.
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L starter VIN: 1GCHK23D96
Thanks for all the replies , the problem ended being the starter we had an a/c delco reman starter and the original one we replaced was an ac/delco . we installed a new oem gm starter and the problem was repaired no more noise on start up .
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.9L pcm, tcm VIN: 2G1WC58146
We ordered a TCM, after 3 triple checking that there was no communication with the scan tool, had communication with all the other computers. Power and ground were good. Installed new TCM, good communication now, awesome! Tried to shift into gear and drive in...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Fuel Tank VIN: 2C8GF68455
Never saw this vehicle back. Used car dealer threw a lot of used parts at it which confused the situation greatly. Vehicle had other electronic issues which didn't seem to matter to him. If I had to guess I would say the vehicle had two issues #1 fuel gauge ac...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L ride control VIN: 3B7KF23611
Roger from Pa. hit it on the head, Put a set of TOYO highway tires that had interlocked tread and problem solved. No more sway.
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA16N36
1994 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L abs VIN: 1FMEU15H4R
well, i replaced both tone rings, replaced both sensors, again. same thing. pedal goes into abs coming to a stop. changed the rear sensor as well. KOEO test passes. this is a bad ending to many, many, many, many, many, lost hours. thanks to all who replied.
1994 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEX14N4R
Turns out they filled up both tanks just before it came in here. They were both overly filled. After some of the gas was ran out of them it stopped leaking fuel. Thanks for all the great help.
1996 Ford F-150 XLT 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y1T
2004 Ford E-150 Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Instument Cluster Radio Windows Door Chym Int Lamp VIN: 1FMRE11L34
Thanks guys, yeah I learned something, my 2500 Brick has a thumb wheel. After scrolling down I found the ICP module menu. I had no communication to it. I checked Circuits 1044, 729, 295 to ground with the module disconnected, key on, and had 12v. Key off, Circ...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Wire harness VIN: 2FAFP71W94
Hello all and thanks for all of your responses. I realy liked all those links you all sent me for wire connectors. That will help me with future problems. I was told by the Ford engineers to remove the connectors from another police crown vic and install it in...
2006 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU175X6
Okay, done. Thanks for all the replies, but nobody gets the cigar. I basically had tested and monitored everything mentioned in replies. But I don't think any body said cats , probably because I said muffler shop checked and I checked temps which were basicall... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire 5 under load), P0171 (lean bank 1 under load).
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTGK29F8S
Thanks for all of the replies and assurance guys! We did install a new PMD and the customer let us spend the extra money on a relocation kit which is definately worth it for him in the long run. Thanks for all of your time!! Trouble codes: 18 (pump cam ref), 23 (tps pos 1), 35 (injector pulse width), 54 (to fault), 78 (wastegate solenoid), 87 (high ratio).
1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L speed sensor reluctor VIN: 1GTFG29R3W
thank you for the effort, butt in the end it was the most obviuos of repairs, several replies suggested corrosion at p,c,m, connections, or circuits between p,c,m, and v,s,s, and recieved very good replies from jerry in virginia and jerry in new jersey and jo...
2000 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GKEK13T5Y
Thanks to everyone, replied was quick and accurate. Passenger side head gasket has the word "front' facing up when seated properly. Driver side head gasket has the word "front" facing down when seated properly. Easiest way is to look at the positioning tab on ...
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK63U43
the client did not bring back denalli after 0-2 sensors were replaced. i have talked to her several times and the denalli is running ok, but check engine light is still on. the knock senors codes are still coming up. we did go over all replies at our monday no... Trouble codes: P0101, P0171, P0174, PP300, P0327, P0332.
2004 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Headlamps VIN: 2HKYF18794
The combo switch fixed this one. We had to wait for the customer to bring the vehicle back. She did Friday and we installed the $38 OE dimmer switch from Honda in about 15 minutes and off she went. Thank you for your responses. Ray
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58Y74
Thanks to all that offered help .. decided to take the t-belt and cam gear off drivers side head .. found that the cam gear must have loosened up a bit and the dowel pin beat the heck out of the gear and the cam causing the cam to be beyond spec as far as the ... Trouble codes: P1350 (Variable Valve Timing System Bank 2 Fault).
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L turn sig. blows fuse when ac is turned on but only VIN: 1J8GX48S04
thanks to all for help. william [...] put me on right track .found white/pink wire rubbed shifter cable bracket causing short.
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L engine VIN: KNADC12554
hi guys we have been so busy we have not been able to work on the rio we bought it back and will try to see we can do with it and try all the info i got thanks again and when we get it fixed i will send a message on what it was thank all of you very much Ke...
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM83W64
2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L no crank VIN: 1LNHM83W64
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBJF82J3Y
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH82J01
the problem was the intake pressure sensor, it fits in front, above the serpentine belt, when the ECM activate the egr there was no change in the intake manifold pressure sensor, after install new sensor & when activate the egr the reading on the pressure sen... Trouble codes: 400 (egr).
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J73
Thanks everyone for information on this machine. If you have stumbled on this looking for information, the posts in the replies section are very insightful. The owner of this machine is going to run it until another can be found that might be less problemat... Trouble codes: P2004 (CTS B11/4 Thermostat performance.).
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L power steeri VIN: WDBRF40J25
we replaced the rack and the problem is solved it is valve inside causing this trouble we will have this one overhauled and ask what was the exact valve that caused this thanks all
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56H96
The car is fixed. The dealer stated the left camshaft sensor we had purchased from them was bad??? I do not understand this as I lab scoped all 4 camshaft sensors, and had swapped them around. But I am happy it is fixed and the customer has her car back. Thank... Trouble codes: P0019 (ConstantAdjustment of Left Exhaust Camshaft).
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56FX6
Further work was declined on this one. We weren't able to communicate with any of the modules and couldn't see central gateway. I even took to dealer and they had same result.Without customer funding we had to stop.And oh yeah Thomas...software is o.k. Thanks ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDNG71X57
Suggestions included checking blue/black vac one way valve and vac testing SAS ck valves. These ck good. Also was suggested updating software and we sent car to an independent with that capability but it snowed to have the latest software. The car lot that own... Trouble codes: 0810 (Malfunction secondary air right bank), 0522 (Diagnosis of tumble flap intake manifold open circuit of snsor lines/ tumble shaft sticks innonactuated position).
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L lifters VIN: 1G2NE12E1X
thanks for your help i put them in facing the drive belt and had no problems at all thanks again to all who helped
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L fuel gauge VIN: YS3FB49S23
Thank you again to all that replied to my post. The fix for this problem is to replace the level sensor separately, or the whole fuel pump unit if the car has sufficient miles to warrant it. What threw is off is that the sender fails closer to full, rather ...
2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 1G8ZH52862
first of all I would like to thank everyone that replied.The overall concensus seems to point to the oil control rings being stuck.so at this point I'm going to do the tsb that michael from wisconsin sent me.Once I perform this and get the results I will updat...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6854W
I rechecked all the grounds, cleaned iac valve no luck same problem. Trouble codes: P1507.
1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L heater VIN: JH6TV567JG
i found the resistor block for the heater, just above the gas pedal to the right babay food to replace, thanks to all the replies
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4T3ZF13C2W
Thank you all you guys to replied to fast,replaced reman trans and going very good now.Again, Thank you so much.
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