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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L Unknown VIN: WBACD432XZ
Does anybody know any resources for fault code P1748. We just did a bunch of service on the car not related to the code. Customer drove the car 1400 miles and the MIL light came on and the car shifted gears sluggish at times. We checked in the archive and coul...
2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63412
vehicle has come back same code original air pump was very load & voluum low. I have checked for back pressure, check valves closing & air does come out exhaust when running air pump, when I am checking them. o2 sensors working ok from what I can see. I believ... Trouble codes: 2761 (secondary air system bank 2)
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L valve covers VIN: WABGL63492
Hey guys.i have this bmw that i need some info on. i need to do valve cover gaskets and have a question about the variable valve timing solenoids.Do you need a scan tool to reset them or do you just mark it where it is and put them back on?i know they have to ...
2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L drl, high beams VIN: WBABN53433
i have yet to duplicate the concern (was sent to us from our "sister" shop). i suggested we replace the alternator with a bmw part instead of aftermarket which i have done. do i need to install bmw light bulbs also? the headlamps are xenon with the high beams ...
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GAGD2219S
Car came in on flatbed. Owner stated that was through carwash the night before, Next morning was started and was running in garage. When he went out it wasn't running anymore. Tried to scan(OTC Genesis). I can get into all modules except the PCM, Has codes 38(...
1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FP23T9M
Vehicle sat for three years. Came in needing a fuel pump. Replaced pump and it started. Would run but die. We found the computer was bad (tap test). Replaced using the same mem-cal(prom). Doesn't die out now, but the check engine light comes on after a bout 10... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC Circuit)
1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22PXR
I'm looking for some fresh perspective on this car. The customer brought the car to us a few months ago as a no-start. I diagnosed a faulty optical sensor in the distributor (not the first time in this particular car). Customer towed it home and replaced the O...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16R4X
There were no codes before we changed the intake gaskets. The long term fuel trim goes to 25% on both banks within 5 miles of driving. Plugs are clean and gas readings show the system is lean. We have done the usual, smoked the intake-no leaks, fuel 10% alcoho... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 Lean)
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1G1JC52432
hy guys this car the gas gauge- speedo- coolant temp- stop working at any given time the theft light comes on when this coditon ocurs and the brake light .the condition may be there for seconds or minutes.ihave instaled a new body control module and a used clu...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK24U33
i have a 2003 cheverolet silverado 2500 hd with 6.0-throws codes p0120-tps circuit-p2135 corralation problem-customer states low power and ckeck engine light-each time this has taken place,by the time he can get the truck to the shop-we find that the check eng... Trouble codes: P0120 (tps), P2135 (calibration)
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on
No VIN at the momment, truck at work and I'm home. Short history. I replaced all lifters about 2k miles previous due to a couple collapsed(active fuel mngt). Cust has returned w/ mil on and p0171, lean bank 1. Have verified and duplicated twice now. Bank 1 wil... Trouble codes: P0171
1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L Headlights VIN: 3C3EL45X8T
Hello All, Got a bit of a weird one. The car came in with the dim headlights not working. I found that both the dim filaments within the headlights were blown (but brights worked) so I checked the connections on the back of the lights (which looked fine) and...
2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Springs VIN: 2CGP54L0R5
Springs dont fit, Have ordered 2 sets of springs from dealer and given numbers off of springs but springs arent even close one side is coiled the opposite direction am I missing something??? Thanks in advance
1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cruise Control VIN: 3B7MF33C8T
in the last couple years this cruise has erratic intermittant problems Currently works OK EXCEPT at speeds about 70 MPH will continue to climb speed slowly ..lower than 70 MPH everything functions fine Scan shows no codes --replaced brake switch last year - ...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L oil leak VIN: 1B7MC33D6W
This is a buddy i race with he has this dully that has a steady drip coming from the adaptor between the vacuum pump and power steering one partsman told me it was a complete ass that piece and the pump from dodge for 539.00 Another told me they could get a se...
1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6245P
This car has an intermittent hesitation/stall on very light acceleration. It seems to occur only when accelerating from a complete stop. It happens only in closed loop but before full operating temperature. When it happens, the fuel system goes into open loop ...
1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L master cyl. VIN: 1FTJW36F2S
My customer came in with this trk. complaining that the LR brk. would not release after backing up.I pulled the LR wheel off and the self adjuster cable fell out of the drum. Upon further inspection I noticed that thelinings were about to the rivits & the whee...
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU35P9W
Purchased vehicle with blown motor so prior history unknown. Replaced with used engine. Keep getting P1309 and check engine light. Replaced the cam sensor and snycro do to noise. Problem was there prior to replacement. I have gone through using the alignment t... Trouble codes: P1309
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Surge VIN: 1FMYU22E7W
HELP! I have this Explorer that when you hold the accelerator steady at approximately 1500 RPM,with vehicle in park, its RPM will increase to almost 2800 RPM all by itself. This vehicle also while testing would not start after a hot soak, fuel pressure was ap...
1999 Ford commerical 5.0L no crank VIN: 6FPAAAJGCM
Its a 5 ltr Ford AU trayback ute. I was asked to check no start,Owner had put new battery in last week. I Found no voltage to starter motor with key in start position, Found no blown fueses, Found 12 volts from ignition switch to back of dash panel with key in...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Detonation and slugg VIN: 1FTPE24L9X
Customer complained of running rough and very sluggish under load. Upon test drive I found MIL on with a P0174 for bank 2 too lean and lots and lots of detonation and random misfire feel just like being too lean. Diagnosed further and found leaking PCV elbow a... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank2 too lean)
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L turbine speed VIN: 1FAFP56S5Y
To my transmission friends; This tuarus came from a transmission shop. We do their diagnosises and mechanical repairs and they do the transmissions. What is happening is when the transmission is in drive or reverse at an idling stop and somtimes on a light ac...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77EX1
Vehicle came in with no start. It needed a starter. That was the simple part. After getting it started we checked the oil and found sludge on the dip stick. So we got the customer to let us pull the vavle covers and pan to de sludge the thing. We also ran it o... Trouble codes: P0301
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMYU04122
customer brought in with complaint of poor fuel mileage. states used to get 18-20 and now gets 13-15. check for codes and none are found. long term fuel trims are at -10-15 both banks. upstream o2 sensors seemed slow so we replaced with oem. seemed much faster...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, smokes VIN: 1FTWW33P63
Need help greatly from all of the Ford diesel techs. truck is blowing dark smoke under heavy accel.,white at idle. smoking very bad!! has a light skip and gets rougher as truck warms. performed egr cooler bulliten. lots of crude build up and moisture. cleaned ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P45
I have very little experience in diesel motor. I hope someone can enlighten me. I have multiple codes and they r all 8 injectors not having enough pressure. Problem started when truck ran out of fuel. Customer refilled it and it started right up 1/2 hour later...
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L noise VIN: 3GTEK13368
this truck has a chirpeing noise by the bell housing already removed belts noise still there. sounds like the flywheel brally touching some thing i removed trans and fly wheel see nothing . sounds like a slightly cracked flywheel. found nothing should i get it...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1640W
had p0402 code did tests r+r rear o2 sensor,converter.code came back.can someone tell me what the actual values for the mode 6 data should be for this code so i will know if it will fail again or not.thanks
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L CV boot VIN: JHMCG5554Y
Given the age of the car, I recommended that all four boots be changed but I have several questions for the Honda Techs 1) Who manufactured the CV joints? Honda used GKN CV joints on many models but I did not see a manufacturer's name on any of these axles. 2)...
1993 Infiniti Q45 4.5L trunk lock release VIN: JNKNG01CXP
Hi Guys, This customer needs to get in the trunk and we have no key for the trunk lock (lock was changed in the past) The interior trunk release on driver door is inop. I have tried with the trunk security switch in the glove-box in both positions and still no...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4GZ58S9R
hi all, im not really familiar with jeep trans as i worked for gm for 17 years lol.. this is my car 1994 jeep grand cherokee.. about 5 months ago i lost all gears on the highway. i decided to let lee myles repair it as I am a manager/ master tech at another sh...
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start, security shuts down VIN: 1J4GK48K73
Have one making me scratch my head, hope someone can help. vehicle came in passenger air bag squib 2 short to voltage. I pulled cover on right side to gain access to airbag, disconnect battery, unplug airbag, hook battery back up and check to find air bag now ... Trouble codes: P1686
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L rear VIN: KNADC12372
also replaced right front wheel bearing one year ago, with new hub and bearing from KIA , making noise and has play in wheel...vehicle only 20k since first repair with front wheel bearings...rear bearing only last a few thousand miles, vehicle seems to have a ...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY00010
trying to perform some sort of diag on this truck...a.code was pulled for trans...not my concern right now...engine runs poorly when accel..and under any kid of load...when any machine is hooked up to my live data only shows engine rpm and other pid ...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Driver Seat VIN: 1LNHM82W01
When you remove the key and the seat moves to get out, the seat reclines all the way back. Also the pedal switch does not work but when you press it the lights dim. When doing the on demand test the seat will move up & down but when you try the switch nothing ...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, @idle=in gear or not VIN: 1LMNHM87A4
Hi gang; this 2002 lincoln LS 3.9 v8 Just dies like the key was shut-off with regularity,but kind of intermittent= Roughly four To five times an hour,or not for an hour,Restarts everytime,but seems to take a few extra revolutions after stall. Any idea's?? See ...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L head both banks VIN: 1FVGF22C5X
heys guys ,recently I recieved e-mail from IATN can't remember the date,was'tn too long may be 2 or 3 weeks ago , was regarding about how remove the spark plugs in lincoln navigator or ford products (triton engines) this e-mail was very interesting method how ...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L blend door/flow direction VIN: BA48D0JA09
I can't get the mode switch to change the direction of airflow through the HVAC box. I did some research and found that the vacuum crossover switch/ hvac vacuum switch over valve should should be tested but I can't find it. If someone can point me in the right...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L steering angle sensor VIN: 4JGAB54EGY
How do these sensors initialize? Specifically, what does the computer look for in setting initialization? 0 straight "x" left, "x" right, what tolerance is there? The problem child is a 00 ML320 that was wrecked. The abs module was broken, replaced with a use...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L srs VIN: WDBRF64J01
hay m/b wizards again!! i have this m/b here with srs light on and abs/bas/esp light on codes are as followed airbag b1079 the coding of the steering in control mod n2/7 srs mod and n73 eis(ezs)control unit are implausabe. b104e coding for ignition circuit com...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Clutch VIN: WMWRE33403
We have a 03 Mini here that needs a clutch (one day in the streets of San Francisco) this will be our first. I see in the instructions that it takes a number of special tools to do the job. What tools do I REALLY need? My old engine / transmission support bar ...
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L heater assembly VIN: 1N6AA07B04
Since the repair for mode door operation,everything works well except for temp. control. It is very slow switching from hot to cold & vice versa. Never gets over 100* outlet temp. on hot(hoses are hot)& during road test,the temp. dropped to about 80* & stayed ...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L no spark, no injector signal VIN: 4FAFPD3459
Hi guys, This car was towed to my shop. The car owner said that the car smelled like burned wires and he saw smoke coming from under the hood. I found that ABS pump's main electrical connector had melted. I disconnected the connector and moved this car inside ...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Unknown VIN: 11N4BL11D2
this car has water sloshing somewhere. i checked all door, trunk, and fender drains. all are dry and open. i think the a/c housing might be the problem but i can't find the drain. can anyone tell me where it is or have you seen this water noise before.thanks i...
2001 Opel astra g 1.4L t/bar VIN: WOLOXCF081
this ia an opel,sold in australia as a xc barina,i just fitted a new throttle body,[no engine revs]car runs and revs as it should,problem now is cannot get out of park,touched nothing else on car only connector plug and coolant hoses on throttle body,can get t...
2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L oil level sensor VIN: WP0AB29911
Hi guys, this is my first post here. recently joined in hopes of getting help on some of the problem cars i see. anyway i have a 2001 porsche 996 turbo, in the instrument cluster i have a malfunction for the oil level sensor. Mitchell on demand has very limite...
1991 Saab 900 2.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AK35E0M
This is really a question about Saab codes for bosch LH 2.4.2. I've tried to find out how the computer tests for the code 53571 (Injector faulty). Not much data available even from Saab manuals. I wouldn't even worry about this as I have run into it before and... Trouble codes: 42450 (fuel /air mixture too lean ho2s cannot adjust permanent), 22452 (fuel/air mixture too lean while driving intermittent), 58371 (Injector faulty)
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L temp gauge VIN: 1G8JU54F52
hi all this saturn has a temp gauge that starts to go warm then jumps to full hot and hot lite comes on replaced cluster for the same issue but temp gauge would stay hot at all times can watch temp on tech2 and it goes up nice and slow to operating temp so it'...
2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L bcm failure VIN: 5GZCZ63B72
We had another shop send us this Vue to program the BCM they replaced. The old one failed and could not read the odometer, their tech thought it was about 130,000 miles. We used the Tech2 and the legacy passthru procedure as we have done many times before on o...
2006 Scion xB 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTLK732476
Hello to all members.I would like to apologize for the lack of information on this but this vehicle belongs to the Yellow Cab Co. and it's spring break so we are swamped and they are also. So needless to say they have dumped this on us and want it back now. Th... Trouble codes: P0138 (Heated O2 Sensor B1S2 Circuit Malfunction), P0171 (System Lean Bank 1), P0441 (Evap Control Incorrect Purge Flow)
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29662
Vehicle came in with a P0172. Replaced MAF sensor, vehicle came back with the same code. Vehicle runs rich at idle and under cruise during which time the front A/F sensor is roughly 3.8v and STFT runs -24 at times. Under WOT conditions, the A/F sensor reads ab... Trouble codes: P0172
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V51
Not much info on this code from Toyota. Customer complaint engine light on. No other drive ability issues found. Diagnosed that if CMP/VVT sensor goes open or failed would set p0340 by unplugging sensor. Activated VVT and engine stalled at idle. Removed valve ... Trouble codes: P1346
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: 1NXBR32E13
thanks ahead of time guys. i had this corolla towed in off the road after stalling and not restarting. i did some basic checks and found it had spark and the fuel pump is running , but it has no injector pulse. i know some vehicles, i.e.general motors, will cu... Trouble codes: P0171
2004 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L timing chain VIN: 1NXBR32E64
replaceing timing chain and all related parts but have a question on the exhust cam gear. The new kit fron NAPA has 3 marking on the cam gear. 1. Intake 2. Exhust 3. just a dot My question is which mark do I use. This is a 1.8 1ZZ FE eng and the intake gaer d...
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWDC21V9M
We have a 2001 VW cabrio here. Every 3 weeks since January, the car shows up on the hook. Every time it is the ignition coil that has gone bad. (Beru from World Pac) we have installed 3 coils so far. The only info I have is that the customer reverse jumped the...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L aux. water pump VIN: 9BWPG61J61
I have this GTI in the shop that has a battery drain issue. The problem is intermittent. When draw is present the auxillary water pump is running, and will run anywhere from 2 min. to hours with no rhyme or reason. The pump motor itself is bad(works when tappe...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: 3VWSP69MX2
Customer installed rebuilt head after timing belt failure.Car was very slow to start when it first came in to shop and transmission was not shifting properly.We did find glow plug codes but suspected injection pump timing as culprit as these engines will norma...
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L No Start VIN: YV1VW2550Y
I had just installed new used eng that had only 27k. The old eng had jump timing. That is why I changed eng. The problem i am haveing is no start I am getting spark but no injector pluse. The nord light starts out strong but then fade out to nothing. I tryed c... Trouble codes: ECM0D, ECM0D
2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L smokes like a train VIN: YV1CZ91165
Greetings to all, I am in a fog so I would just like to pick everyones brains on the procedure for R&R the turbo chargers on this vehicle (this is my first). There are no procedures available through Mitchell as yet so any help will be greatly appreciated. THA...

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2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUVC68EX3
The Audi is fixed. It was the water pump as most of you had suggested. I was a little hesitant about replacing it because we had good heat, but apparently you can still have good heat with a bad water pump (The plastic impeller was slipping on the shaft). I'd ...
1991 Buick LeSabre 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4HR51C2M
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L shifting out of OD VIN: 1GCGK29U4Y
Well this one is fixed! First thing is to everyone that took the time to respond, Thanks. Now the owner had said it was shifting out of overdrive, but after I drove it, just the torque convertor was unlocking. So I have code P0300 and the convertor unlocking. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L abs light speedo VIN: 1B7HG38X22
thanks for replies, plug connector behind left wheel inner well had a few corroded connectors, cleaned them up and packed them with dielctric grease
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L belt VIN: 2D4GP44L75
Received many helpful replies but I am having trouble getting the owner to schedule the van back in so I can repair-I will post an update if and when the van comes back in-Deke
1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X5R
Thank you all for help.We had to stop finding the problem with this truck,on customer request.We can't find cam sensor anywhere,new or used.And customer ask us to put aside his truck,till we find used part,then we will proceed with further diagnostic.We took o...
2000 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTZF1727Y
Hi guys. As always, you came through. Jean [...] and everyone else who responded. Gordy Trouble codes: P0135 (p0141-), P0141 (p0155-), P0155 (p0443-), P0443 (p0161-), P0161 (p0409-), P0409.
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F71
I found that the IDM relay and the Fuel pump relay is controlled by the PCM and was not being energized. Tested the system and found that the PCM was not doing its job. Pulled out the PCM and I could smell the burnt electrical smell. I pulled the cover off of ...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W33
checked egr vav. it had a slow vac. leak , replaced vavle cured my problem. my thank to every one. good day! Trouble codes: P0108, P0407.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L 4x4 low VIN: 1FTSX21575
Lets start by thanking everyone who reponded. I appreciated the fresh eyes and ideas, they were a big help. This truck fell victim to the salt gremlin, aka very green terminals. After pinning out the Entire 4x4 system, I found green terminals at the encoder ...
1995 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 3.9L stalls VIN: J8DC4B1K15
Thanks gentelmen for your help. I recieved 4 replies, one about the torque convertor and 3 regarding the compression brake. I mentioned the replies I got and the owner turned off the compression brake when he shut the truck down the night before and it will dr...
2004 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13S74
thanks to all...i did replace the seal on the tcase. I guess the fluid could go the other way as don't seethis all the time.
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L steering box,linkage VIN: 1GTHK24U36
Well,I am going to call this truck fixed.Thank you all for your replies.Randall and Matthew had it right about the non-stock rims/tires.This customer had gone to a tire shop (chain store)a few months back and bought 4 new original size tires and thought he wou...
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L battery VIN: 1HGCM56453
Multiplex integrated control unit faulty - customer declined repair at this time. There is a recall for this component but the vehicle did not fall into the VIN window.
2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45E52
CHRIS FROM B.C. WAS RIGHT ON. THE COIL TO PLUG BOOTS WHERE AT FAULT. EVEN THOUGH THEY LOOKED FINE, AND WERE ONLY 6 MOS. OLD THEY WERE FAILING UNDER LOAD. WE REPLACED WITH NEW ONES (AFTER MARKET), MISS GONE. WE RECOMENDED CUST REPLACE BOOTS WITH OEM PARTS, A... 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).
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A4X
The cure was to tighten all the bellhousing bolts and replace two missing bolts. The customer said he had a used engine installed about a year ago and the bonehead that worked on it must of ran out of bolts so it was ok :). I believe that the vibration that h...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA53CX2
Thank you for all the help, the timing was wrong. After repair timing the car run ok. Thanks again for everybodys help. Trouble codes: P0335 (cranck position sensor), P0300 (random missfire), P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0302 (misfire cyl2), P0305 (misfire cyl5), B1359 (ignition power supply instrument cluster).
2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L starter motor VIN: 1J4GL58K06
Thank you everyone who read and replied! After comming to the conclusion that this Liberty had PCM problems, we sent it to the Dealer where they had changed the Battery (i dont know why, it load tested fine) and Re-Programmed the PCM. Customer is Happy and so ...
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L belt VIN: KNDUP13105
2003 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L 2-4 duty solenoid VIN: SALNY22293
Thanks to Joe [...].The solenoid can indeed be changed using the old harness. The duty solenoid is one of two bolted together with black/white wires going to it. Thanks very much for your help.
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, VIN: JT8BF2868W
It is all better now, the fix was quit simple, more drving time, we drove the car for a week and the cat monitor became ready and all well, I do not know exactly why it took so long, but in the end its fixed, thanks for the suggestions they were all good ones ...
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22503
I found that the wrong spark plugs were used. They plugs have to be platinum plugs not regular plugs. The miss fire was only on number 3 because it had the lowest compression. Trouble codes: P0303.
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L gauge VIN: WDBLK70G4Y
Thanks guys for all your help, Yes I did mess up by using knock off sds. I was curious what coding function did so when I clicked on it it started to code and I back out. Anyway the fix was to leave the battery disconnect for 2 day. I left the battery disconne...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L no power steering VIN: WMWRC33433
reman p/s pump assy and new cooling fan per every bodies input We could not get the fan to come on so I called a guy in florida named Paul he is a mini guy he said the ecu make the p/s fan come we drove it and we even marked it and put a piece of paper ...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L no drive F or R VIN: 4A3AA46G81
found the problem and boy do i feel stupid. Dave and Jerald hit it right. t.c. spines stripped out. new T.C. will fix this one. thanks again for taking the time to make I.A.T.N. the great resource it is. Stuart
2005 Other European DB9 6.0L Mechanical VIN: SCFAD01A65
I was hoping to have the final answer by the time I closed this, but this project has been put on hold due to an "asset" debate. We don't know when we will be able to proceed, but if we get to finish it, I will post a comment on what the noise was. The engine ...
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L prndl VIN: 2P4GP45R8W
He probably doesn't want it, but if I'm ever in California I'm going to give Albert a big sloppy kiss! I had about .7 volts on the TCM pin 8. Removing the start relay or the fuel pump fuse would eliminate this voltage. With no voltage on pin 8 the van acted no...
2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZF55B26
1986 Porsche 928 S 5.0L Parking lights, RH side VIN: WP0JB09GS8
Thanks Howard for the VDO part number. I was also able to confirm I found the right component by checking the number of pins and wire colors at the connector. The "Bulb Check Unit" was attached to the RH side of the passenger side package tray beneath the glov...
2005 Saturn Vue 3.5L security VIN: 5GZCZ53485
Found flashing light with system armed normal had oem sivertop delco battery defective 135 cranking amps(bad cell),Light was never flashing or on with vehicle running.Only has a .25ma draw with security armed . Customer is happy and educated on the operation o...
2004 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L timing belt
I got this car noise nailed,thanks to all ,Especially Richard.Turns out water pump was in the wrong position. Turns out There's a divot in the rear timing cover that the tab on water pump locks into ,at about 11 o' clock that has the right position for enough ...
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