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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ03XYD
Code 42 will pop up every time, but only on the right bank. I tested the system by a voltage test at the cats and then by swapping the feeds to the cats and the code remained on the right bank not staying with the right side cat. The results were still the sam... Trouble codes: 42 (abort heating e cat 1)
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L no start VIN: WBAET37474
i am looking for the ews module all data not heplfull this time
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA73534
hi, were working on a 2004 bmw 530i.came in with a check engine light on. bmw codes, 2883 and 2882, mixture preparation bank 1 and 2.P0171 and P0174. did a smoke check and visual inspection and found everything to be ok.i'm wondering if anyone has have had a i...
1989 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP54C8K
Customer complaint of stalling when coming to a stop. Will stall or try to stall when in drive or park. Can Remove Stop Fuse in the inst panel fuse block and it will not act up at all. I know this is limited info but any help would be great. Thanks
2003 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52K43
Vehicle came in as a no start. Has been to two shops and the dealer. Had fault code PO101 mass air. Cleared code and vehicle started. Dealer replaced mass air, and pcm. You can drive for 3 to 30 miles and it will stall setting a PO101. Vehicle will not restart...
1996 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Charging VIN: 1G6KF5290T
This vehicle came in not charging.Alternator replaced.2 weeks later it returned,tested alternator with GM tester aand alternator tested fine.Found ECM not signaling alternator to turn it on.Traced wiring OK.Replaced ECM and alt connector.Still no good .Need he...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L radiator VIN: 1GNFK16K1P
instaling new oil cooler lines, dont fit to radiator fittings
2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L compressor clutch VIN: 1G1NE52JOY
I replaced the controller because the signal was not consistent and A/c request was difficult to command On. After that the compressor clutch still did not energize, but the BCM is receiving the request and there is battery voltage at the lt. greem wire when s...
2001 Chevrolet c7500 8.1L backfire VIN: 1GBM7H1E21
At a steady cruise 55 M.PH. decelerate and Kaboom, sometimes 2 or 3 times out of the exhaust , but not as loud as the first backfire, I would think the muffler should be gone as loud as it backfires. We normally don't work on these trucks , but since it had th... Trouble codes: P0522, P1633
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T02
Vehicle came in with P0332 stored. Cleared code and code came back before monitors could complete. We have done 3 of these year model vehicles with with the 5.3L V-8 and the P0332. In all previous cases we have replaced both sensors, sub-harness, and performed... Trouble codes: P0332 (Knock Sensor Bank 2)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L steering pump VIN: 1GCHK29U73
In January this truck came in with no power steering or brake assist. The pump had been noisy for some time. I replaced it with a rebuilt Cardone pump and after about 3 days it too failed. This time it was a broken shaft. The truck worked well until yesterday ...
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L 3-4 shift VIN: 3GNEC13T13
This vehicle top transmission cooler line at radiator the little metal wire that retains line in place had worn off and the line came off and loose all fluid. customer says this happened on the road. Someone came along and modified retainere and got the line b...
2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L drivetrain VIN: 1GNDX03E84
on a slight right turn ,slow speed a clicking noise is heardin front end--- turn wheel a little either way noise disappears not a tight right ,,, but 1 or so revolutions to right hand side replace both front bearings and check cv axle very good boots look fine...
1994 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B3ED46T7R
This is my first post. So I will be breif and to the point. This car came in on the hook for a died when driving. Checked fuel pressure no pressure checked fuel pump relay not being energized by the asd relay check asd relay asd relay not being entergized by p...
1997 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56H9V
hi fellow techs. ive got this 97 stratus that was towed in. i checked codes and had two codes stored in pcm. p1496 [...].. the first thing i noticed was that the pcm was replaced recently. i checked all of my 5 volt ref. sensors. and all had 5 volts. . i ca... Trouble codes: P1496, P0112, P0118
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L top panel VIN: 2B4P2436YR
im making my first evap box removal on a dodge. the concern i have is removing the top dash panel (by windshield) but cant seem to get the windshield edge of the panel loose. any help would be appreciated. i cant find a tool capable of getting between the glas...
1986 Ford F-150 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT214JFRP6
hello iatn technician this truck tow in no start but when it run it backfire on accelerate under load. spread carb. in vacumn hose it pick right up . clamp return fuel line it run perfect no back fire. fuel pressure 40psi. it fuel related problem but i ran out...
1992 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDEE14H9N
The E150 runs real bad. Stalls, hesitation, low power, etc. The engine vac is low at idle 8 inches. The relive compression shows all cylinders are working. Cap and rotor look good. It has TFI and hall effect Dist. The engine backfires intermittently through th... Trouble codes: 171 (lean), 172 (rich), 542 (intermittent fuel pump circiut), 634 (MLP senser out of range)
1993 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FACP42E0P
This vehicle required a booster replacement. Upon road testing, it was discovered that the rear brakes were not doing very much. Pushing hard on the pedal produced the following pressures - Front 2000 lb / Rear 600 to 800. I was expecting closer to 1400 to 150...
1996 Ford Aspire 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNJLT06H3T
Because there was communication with scanner before doing valve job, and only code p0301 was set, and after repairs no more communication with scaner, the computer was replace with a used unit, (because FORD discontinued this ECU), then I got communication wit... Trouble codes: P0470 (egr boost sensor failure)
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L gem VIN: 2FTEX18L5V
this vehicule came in whit the 4x4 low engaging by it self.the truck came from another garage and they change almost everything .when y test drive the truck to duplicate the problem it did it,and whit the genisys connected in the datastreem the gem seem to sto...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Cuts out VIN: 1FTDF172XV
Start the vehicle from a cold soak It runs fine, Drive under part throttle only with moderate load and the truck will cut out and jerk violently for 3 miles then it runs perfectly until it is allowed to sit until next day. Very consistent does exactly the same...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP6634Y
Car originally came in with customer complaint of hesitation under load,wanting to stall but not. Performed fuel pressure test & found fuel pressure dropping below 10psi. Recommended fuel pump & filter replacement, customer agreed. Dropped fuel tank & replaced... Trouble codes: P0190 (Fuel pressure regulator)
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.4L master cylinder
I have a 2000 E350 that has a relatively good pedal at first, then it fades some and you have to push the pedal harder to continue slowing the vehicle. There is no real problem about stopping the vehicle, its just that the pedal is almost near the floor by the...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FDAF56F7Y
Temp gauge stays on dead cold no movment at all. We jumper connector per test, gauge sweeps to full hot. Replaced temp sender with BWD part no change installed OEM same result. Simple system and diag test. We have to be missing something thanks for any help.
2001 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L scan test found codes b1352,b1681b1483,p0500,u2015 VIN: 1FMNU41S71
need help got me pulling my hair out right now thanks
2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L Transmission VIN: 2FTZA54451
Sent transmission out for a rebuild. Reinstalled the rebuilt transmission and now have a very harsh shift when shifted into Drive shift into reverse works very nice --- when driven all shifts 1-2, 2-3 and so on are very acceptable. No codes. Removed Trans ag...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U12
The description includes the check engine light is on and when first starting out, the car hesitates. I noticed this symptom; also, I felt a miss at idle in gear, but not when power braking. I checked compression--170 to 175 psi on all cylinders. What have you... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0316 (Misfire detected on startup)
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no power
This Ford Explorer came to me has no power engine will not rev up just boggs down if you try to throdle it up.Found fuel pressuer low changed the fuel filter replaced plugs and wires fuel pressure now at spec. cleaned injectors and still engine has now power f...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMZU72E22
PLEASE don't tell me I'm a fool for getting into this AND I have reviewed the existing posts, but I have some other questions On the short chain that runs to the right lower front of the engine (to an aux shaft), a pin appears to be missing in a "tensioner" an...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FBNE31L63
we have ac volts coming out of diff speed sensor goint to abs module. speedometer works to 28 mph then starts bouncing if we unplug clock spring- help
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FTRF04514
First truck came in with check engine lite on and code P2106. Followed pinpoints then checked TSB and found TSB for replacing TP sensor and reprogram pcm. Did that repair, now customer say's that when slowing down the truck does a "jerk"/ stumble and the check... Trouble codes: 2106 (Power limit reached)
2005 Ford Ranger FX4 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E75
Customer buys this Ranger with the engine light on. PO172, PO175 both banks rich. No driveability concerns, starts, runs fine, no black smoke, no hard start. LTFT #s -25 both banks, if I clear the KAM by disconnecting battery, on restart LTFT will be close to ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
1999 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: KEK13R9X1G
Dear GM techs, I've got a yukon hear I could really use some ideas for. I'm missing something but i just don't know what it is. This vehicle starts and runs great with no problems with the engine cold but as soon as it gets hot it starts to stumble and then it...
2004 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Rear Differential VIN: 2HKYF18644
Customer came in for preventative maintenence. We drain and filled the coolant, auto trans fluid, and rear diff fluid. All fluids we got directly from Honda. Technician did service, pulled vehicle out back, and I went to pull vehicle around when I heard a lo...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L rear wiper VIN: 4S2CM58W5W
Rear wipers will not park, replaced module, tested switch after replacement of module same complaint. Am at a loss as to next step to take.
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L shift indicator and shift points VIN: 4S2CM57W5X
car came in because it wasnt shifting properly. we noticed right off that the shift indicator showed park in park and reverse and nothing in neutral and drive. also showed low when it was in 3,2 or 1. the trans position sensor (manual linkage sensor) was oil s...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L ABS control VIN: SAJNV4842K
When the car arrived via flatbed tow, the reported symptom was no longer active. The brakes worked normally. There is no record or a recent flush, and the brake fluid looked dark, so an aggressive flush was prescribed. We ran 4 liters of brake fluid (Dot 4 Cas...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L abs VIN: SAJJHALD3A
G,day everyone, Vehicle came in with ABS light on and a hard brake pedal. Retrieved fault codes from ABS ecu, code 21-main valve. Resistance tested valve, faulty. Replaced valve, light still on and pedal hard.Check power to the pump, ok. While road testing veh...
1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L ABS/ Traction Ctl. VIN: SAJPD1849X
Hello fellow Jaguar techs.! I got this cat here with a ABS/ Stability Ctl./ Traction control message. Also, the speedometer is intermittently inop, when speedo is inop, Transmission Failure message appears,( obviously), no speed signal= no Trans control, cool....
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Hesitation, Hard to Start VIN: 1J4GW58N91
Hello IATN members. I have a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee that is having a issue starting and had a hesitation. I checked the fuel pressure. key on engine off the pressure only goes up to 10 PSI. Key on engine running fuel pressure goes to 44 PSI. After running th... Trouble codes: P0750 (Shift Solenoid A)
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L limp mode VIN: 1J4GL48K75
we rebuilt transmission 4000 miles ago for this problem. customer states jeep went into limp mode pulled codes po841 l-r pressure and po846 2-4 pressure . tested found nothing wrong. cheched cvi were within specs and no pressure loss. checked for reflashes non...
2007 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L mil lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K07
reoccurring code,circiut tests pass,o2 heater circuit test passed toggle voltage-0-12v passed,any known problems out there? i"m a ford diesel tech Trouble codes: P0032 (o2 senser b1s1 heater circuit high)
2007 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 3.8L starting system VIN: 1J4FA54107
vehicle int click no start, replaced wcm per tsb,still present,found loss of starter relay control when problem present,power and ground can monitor inputs and outputs with witech all ck out ok,then replaced tipm suspected shut down , still present , relay con...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L Tensioner VIN: J18UZ30C1P
I have torn down the timing belt and water pump, replaced both now tensioner is all the way out and the pully will still leave excessive slack on the timing belt, any tricks for that or does it just need a new tensioner alltogether?
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LME478H43
heres a lincoln eating our lunch!!! we have a po 340 code replaced cam sensor and pigtail,cam gear.still have code.checked signal at pcm ok.. checked crank signal at pcm ok waveforms looked good on both sensors. ..before we chance replacing ecm what else or a... Trouble codes: P00, 340 (cam sensor)
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Surge VIN: 1LNHM81W94
I never saw this vehicle before. Trans shop recommened my shop to the customer. He told me at times, not all the time, (loves these), he would put the vehicle in drive and it would momentarily take off on him, (no it's not a Toyota), but not all the time. I we...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L engine VIN: 5LMEU68H64
i have this vehicle here with a misfire under load but have no truoble codes and this misfire is not really bad but you can feel it any help would be greatly appreciated,i have threee codes battery voltage low b1318 battery voltage out of range b1676 and clima...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Stall VIN: JM1TA2221X
This car came in on the hook would stall and very hard to restart. When cranking would catch like a bad starter. Replaced starter and cranks over better but still catches.Will not idle below 1000rpm with out foot on gas.Replaced supercharger with used one look...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L recirculation switch VIN: 1YVFP80C43
having problems with this car will not switch to recirculation ,stuck on fresh air , no power to acuator,replaced control panel and still same . any help would be great. mitchell has poor testing on this problem . all wiring checks out .switch is not possible ...
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BK12F85
Car came in for rough idle when hot - we replaced leaking purge valve ( car had a lean code and po303). Customer picked up car and came back a week later with po303 - installed new plugs , #3 coil and did decarbon and throttle body clean . during long test dri... Trouble codes: P0303
2005 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L extended cranking VIN: JM3LM28A45
vehicle came in with extended cranking time, 97k original plugs. tested fuel pressure & it was in spec,s volume good & held pressure. replaced spark plugs, boots, upper intake gaskets, air filter & motor vac fuel system. vehicle runs great but cranks about 10 ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L abc VIN: WDBNG74J43
Hello techs, First time seeing this vehicle. Came towed in leaking fluid from the L/F area, along with ABC message "in red". Scanned and found C1525 system psi. too low, C1526 Malf. in pressure supply. Inspected leak and found dual p/s pump leaking behind pull...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L roll bar VIN: WDBSK75F55
roll bar will not stay in the down position. it will go up and down without problem. the issue is staying in the down position. the roll bar pops up while moving and when the car is turned off and key out. is there a reset or calibration procedure. any help or...
1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Blower VIN: 1N4BU31D2R
Hello Group, The blower motor will run with key off, all the speeds work and it turns off if you turn the blower switch off. Tracing the wiring on this takes you to the ignition #2 relay, pull the relay blower in-op. This relay should not be turned on with ke...
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2WJ52K1W
Asked for MIL check and off-idle acceleration miss. P0440 needs a new filler neck, not realted (IMO) to present problem. When engine is at operating temperature, will stall coming to a stop at 30 km/h or so. At a steady idle,engine running fine, NO MIL (codes ... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap large leak found corroded filler neck unfixed), P0135 (heated O2 htr code B1S1 tested ok this time), P0172 (fuel system rich)
2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Stall VIN: 1GMDX13E22
This van will stall intermittently, but mainly when throttling while backing up. After stalling it will not restart unless the key is turned to the off position first, it will then restart. No codes are set. Any help will be deeply appreciated.
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52E82
Hope some of you GM techs can help me out. This grand am will not start after it sits overnite. It has spark and fuel pressure is normal. There is no injector pulse when this occurs. There are no DTCs. Another garrage replaced the fuel pump before we got it. W...
2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V72
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1K12W2NU
Hey guys, we have a 1992 toyota camry LE wagon 3.0 that will start and die after a hot soak. Costomer stated that it happens after driving for about a half hour and then sitting for approx a half hour. It will start if you touch the throttle and then run fine ...

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2001 Audi S4 2.7L clutch line VIN: WAURD68DX1
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L exhaust rattle VIN: WBAGN63483
fixed may be a bit strong for this repair. since he is a friend of mine, I / he chose to plug the vaccuum line as per Greg's recommendation? (if you call it that, not holding it against you Greg;)) I think ideally we should replace the muffler. He will report ...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: WBANA73594
I check a couple of things you recommended. I am going to walk away from this one and send him to BMW. I feel this could get ugly. He is a fried of mine, so I asked him to report back. If I find out more, I will let you know. THANKS
1991 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCCT14Z4M
Ok, first off I would like to thank all the members who helped me including Chuck, TW, Joe, Peter, Don, James, Sherman, David, Bill, Dennis and the rest of the folks who said it sounds as if the Distributor is the culprit. What I did after the help request arr...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L power windows VIN: 1GNDS13S82
Thanks to Barry, Andrew, and David for help. all three sugested that the problem would be with one of the various modules, what we found was that the passengers window/seat heater switch had developed a problem with sensitivity to temperture, when it would war...
2003 Chevrolet Tracker ZR2 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ73453
I called in Jim Garrido " Have Scanner Will Travel " He had access to information that I did not have, He found a black connctor in the right kick panel # 212 that was not locked together. That repaired my o2 sensor heater and my ac and speedometer Thanks to... Trouble codes: 161B (155 -), 155 (141b -), 141B (135b -), 135B.
1988 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1B7GK1332J
Thanks to all techs that help with suggestion on this problem. The tech Willard from Nevada stating that he ended replacing the alternator on similar vehicle call my atention. My charging system was reading under 14 volts, so I replace the alternador, charging...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B7GC23X3V
Well had several good ideas to check. see the comments for those. What got it was a bad connector at the ignition coil. It plugs in from the bottom and hangs. It would make intermitent conntact. If you hit a bump it would come loose. I replaced the entire end ...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Lights VIN: 2B4GP44G41
Thank you to Larry, Kevin, and William, whose comments allowed me to fix the van this morning. You all were right--it did have an aftermarket anti-theft system. I removed the Rattler module, which was mounted behind the dashboard just forward of the driver's...
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1D4GP45R15
To everyone, thanks for taking the time to help out. It was the PCM/TCM. After checking all the wiring six differant ways, I took the plunge for the 450 dollar computer. For some unknown reason the trans switched voltage would drop out. Turns off the trans rel...
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L cyl #4 VIN: 1FAFP13P3X
Thank you very much to everyone who gave me there time :) The issue was definitely valve seats. My customer approved tear-down but elected not to repair it. Thank you again, IATN is a great tool
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34P3Y
Thanks for the help turns out the modis scope pattern was backwards and the Distributorless Ignition system adapter user's manual was showing the wrong polarity after getting that switch around the pattern was showing a bad plug wire after replaceing plugs and...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU181YL
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAFP3133Y
Sorry for the late closing but the customer had to pickup the car, it seems tow trucks are cheaper than rental cars.I have been in touch with them and the car has not acted up in three weeks. I was hoping it would and I could post a fix.The 1233 that suddenly ... Trouble codes: P1235.
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX78W62
Sorry it took so long to respond but I was waiting on the customer to come up with the funds to repair. It turned out to be the drivers side cat. converter plugged up.That's why it was cutting out all on the left bank.Thanks for all the help and great advice. Trouble codes: 306 (dead misfire 6), 300 (misfire on cold start), 305 (occasional miss on 5), 308 (occasional miss on 8).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P15
i like to thank everyone who replied and it was the injectors soon as we turned the key on u heared the injectors clicking. and it started right up. this was a first seen 1 or 2 injectors go out but never all 8. thanks again! Trouble codes: P0335.
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Oil Pressure VIN: KNDUP13113
i'm closing this for now to maintain my rating, however i will post a fix very soon. i completely disassembled the engine and could find no reason for the loss of pressure. i decided to reassemble with new bearings & oil pump, and gauge everything to cover m...
1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8BH28F3V
Unfortunatly we have not found a solution, the vehicle will remain with us until we give up or fix it (very understanding customer). The security system is passive, in other words it only controls the starter. We will post again if a solution is found. Thank y...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80D44
Sorry we still have not nailed this one down. The problem has only happened twice for the customer in the last 4 weeks and of cause it would never happen for us like it did before we replaced the relay. We double checked all the connections and could not s...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L radio
Hi group most of you hit it right on. the fuse on the back of the radio was blown thanks so much for your time and help. God bless
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L No Start VIN: 3MEFW6531W
HELLO EVERYONE THE MASTAKE IS FIXED. the crank and cam sensors are about 6 inches from each other. I took both sensor connectors off and looked at the connectors and wala both are identical, i swaped connectors around and she fired wright up. I f u ever do any...
2004 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Back fires VIN: 1G2JB12F24
I think we have tracked down the issue. Last week when the car was in the shop we could not get it to act up. So we ran a few test and came up with a bad ignition control module. So we replaced the coil pack and ignition control module. He since drove the car ...
2002 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R52
Sorry for how long it took to close but I wanted to make sure I didn't get a call back. The crank sensor took care of the stallinf and the O2 sensor took care of that code, like I expected. As far as the park/neutral switch code that wouldn't go away there w... Trouble codes: P1780 (PNP Switch/Mil request by TCM), P0335 (CKP Sensor A Circuit), P0050 (HO2S Heater B2S1).
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 5GZCZ43D53
Thanks to all who responded with advice and info. The majority view on this gearbox is to drop the job or replace with Saturn reman, and expect a short life on the replacement piece. I have not pulled it apart but did check it out on the rack and found that th...
1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JF1GF4857X
Sorry for the delay in closing, I did want to confirm the vehicle was OK with the customer after driving for a few days. After rechecking my own work and looking closer at all the items suggested, including schanging the fuel in the tank, the hesitiation was s...
1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBB02E4T
first I want to say thank you guys for all the help. I know this is going to sound crazy, but I found that the aftermarket map sensor I installed had a glitch in it at that rpm. I installed a dealer map sensor after going to a carquest class where the instruc...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB81H1X
update and fix My concerns were correct as someone did indeed install the wrong purge valve (took mutiple vw dealer calls and alldata library requests). the purge valve was correct for a 98 , but for canadian built car. it was also installed backwards.the new... Trouble codes: P0440, P1582.
2001 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L camshaft timing VIN: WV2NB470X1
Thanks to all that responded we have made the decision to replace engine with factory remanufactured engine. Parts to repair engine are too expensive and due to carbon build up the only way to be sure would be to tear down engine and clean replace all timing c...
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