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1959 Austin Healey Sprite .9L Mechanical VIN: AN5L744574
Thanks in advance for any insight. We have this bugeye that the customer brought to "get running" found that he had installed a 1275 motor with the smooth case transmission and it would not turn over. Removed engine and found the pressure plate was hitting bel...
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L abs VIN: WBABM5343Y
Customer brought E46 in for 2 rear tires and 4 wheel alignment. installed tires. performed alignment. slight front and rear toe adjustments were all it needed. recalibrated the steering angle sensor with my Autologic scan tool. customer "now" complains that wh...
2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Battery VIN: 1G4HR54K4Y
I have this Buick that the battery gose dead intermitantly after sitting for 3-4 days, the car is hardly driven, after doing a draw test on the battery, I have no draw untel I open and close the trunk litely then I have a draw of .61amps if I close it firmly t...
1976 Chevrolet C30 Custom Deluxe 7.4L No Start, Stall VIN: TC5346B521
Help old school techs. customer has dually 1 ton in mint shape. problem is you must drive 50 miles on highway get off exit come to a stop truck starts to sputter then stalls.We replaced engine cust seems to think this did not happen with original eng,all fuel ...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GAHG39R9Y
This van came in with severe hesitation (had to be towed in). First thing I noticed was no check engine light even when performing bulb check (koeo). Checked codes and found what I listed. Also I should mention that with the hesitation was also severe backfire... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0338
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Rear Hubs VIN: 1GCJC33183
Have a HD here that the customer complained of a vibration while braking. Isolated the vibration to the rear brakes. Installed new rotors (with new wheel studs to hold the rotor to the hub) and pads. Also installed new bearings and hub seals. Vibration is sti...
2004 Chevrolet W4500 Tiltmaster W4S042 4.8L zfuel guage, temp guage, speedometer, odometer. VIN: J8BB4B1444
Hi Folks, I am hoping that someone has run into this issue before. When the temp and fuel guages are working properly, the transmission shifts perfectly. Once the temp guage rises the fuel guage will also rise, the odometer flashes and the transmission will s...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L timing VIN: 1GNDT13S65
thanks in advance...we need help on this one with aligning the timing marks on the chain drive...sets code PO017...myself and 2 other guys have tried aligning with no luck...i was wondering if we are missing something with a phaser or tensioner or something......
2006 Chevrolet Impala LTZ 3.9L A/c VIN: 2G1WU58186
Hello all techs. I have a 2006 Chevy Impala LTZ with a/c problem. Car came in with code P0532. Replace refrigerant switch. Customer drove for 1 day came back the next day with the same code and now a/c won't kick in at all. When I try to turn on the a/c, the l...
2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.6L No Start
Moderate flow in return pipe at rear of Engine. 1qt in 20 seconds. Replaced HP pump and regulator. Followed priming in alldata- let electric pump run for 2 min and then cycle key and crank, did 3 times. Get rail pressure max of 179 psi.If push 1st start bleede...
2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S97
Truck came in with codes p0411 p2444. Performed air pump tests through solus. Pump works on and off soleniod on engine works on and off all hoses are perfect no leaks pump blows serious air straight up. Cleared codes road test 4 time through out the day all go... Trouble codes: P2444 (Air pump stuck on)
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B33
This vehicle came in with mil on p0344 long crank simple cam sensor and go. Not so fast new cam new crank. 5volt supply good to both new signal wire from pcm to cam sensor, ran dedicated sensor grd for this circuit. Still at start up dtc sets every time erase ... Trouble codes: P0344 (Intermittent cam signal)
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY78G53
The vehicle came in with a mis fire we checked the codes and P0303 code and a P2305 we replaced the plugs and the ignition wires and the coil pak assembly cleared all codes the vehicle ran great until on the road test after it ran for 10 mi.and was operating t... Trouble codes: P2305 (Ignition coil 2 secondary circut Insufficent Ionation), P2302 (Ignition coil 1 secondary circut Insufficent Ionation)
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY68814
hi everyone, i need help with this pt. vehicle runs good but has codes for both oxygen sensor heater, inspected all powers and grounds and foun no problems, clear all codes and road testd vehicle and give back to customer, and few day later the o2 heater codes... Trouble codes: P0038, P0032, P0300
2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A4GP54L56
this vehicle has been to multiple shops including the dealership. no one has resolved the issue yet. after driving on the second ignition cycle the check engine light comes on with a p2096 post cat lean code. i have checked for vacuum leaks, fuel trims are +3L... Trouble codes: P2096
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Transmission VIN: 3A4FY58B67
This vehicle came in with the cel on and the trans not shifting. I retrieved code P0700 from the engine, and P1745 trans line pressure too hi for too long, and P0935 trans line pressure sensor circuit too hi. These codes log immediatly after clearing and shift...
1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Electronic VIN: 1B3EJ46X9X
This vehicle will go to limp in mode intermittently and code P0705 sets. The gearshift indicator lights are all highlighted in neutral and park, okay in other gears. I checked the switch with an ohm meter and all is working properly. I did find an open wire fr...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Steering VIN: 3B7KF26Z41
I hate giving up on something like this but we have exhausted our resources. This truck came in our shop initially with a memory steer like symtom and poor returnibilty of steering wheel. This is A 4WD with solid differenial. The 4wd works and disengages just ...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L No Cool Intermittent VIN: 1B4GP25B02
Hello everyone and help with this head scratcher. This customer scheduled in for the AC not blowing cold. It came in and has been cooling pretty good with no problems. I evacuated and recharged it to see what the refrigerant level was and it was correct. The ...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L timing chain VIN: 1D7HU16D73
I have a truck here with a 5.7 dodge in it and over the winter it was being moved to plow there lot and that was it. Then it would not start. Thought it was just flooded so i put all plugs in it. Did not help. When it was trying to start it would pop fire out ...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L abs VIN: 1D7HA16DX4
I have an 04 dodge ram 1500 that the abs light comes on once you go above 65 mph. Once you turn off the vehicle and re start light is out until you go above 65 mph. I have a code 37 for INTERMITTENT SIGNAL FROM REAR SENSOR. Also noticed that one the light is o...
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3D7MS48C75
hi every one help please i have this diesel truck that under load or when you get on it when it hits 2500 rpms it acts like if it had a governor total loss of power until you let off the gas but other wise runs great at idle apps1(v)0.44%2 apps2(v) 0.25%3 full...
1995 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X75
I checked for spark and fuel and compression and all looks good. it fouls the plugs fast and if it sits overnight it will pop and that is it. I did a fuel check and looked cloudy and it smelled funny. so I left the fuel filter out and tried to run the car on c...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1821V
I need some help on this pickup. It keeps throwing a p0174 Bank 2 lean code. I thought no problem, standard pcv hose problem. The ltft on bank 2 is 20 and up at idle and stft is between 6 and 9 at idle. My upstream o2 has a pretty steady reading of 40mV and th... Trouble codes: P0174
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX07L5W
Hello Iatn, Need Ford gurus help. This truck came in after failing the emmision test. The codes were a p0171 and p0174. I have had this problem before on this truck and had already replaced the pcv hose assy. I pulled the hose to check it and it was ok. One th... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F4Y
This truck has exibited a long crank hard start issue for about a year the cust has not wanted to diag. Yesterday he called and said the truck started to run bad and then stalled and would not restart, so he towed it in. I have checked a lot of things and no c... Trouble codes: P0562 (Syst voltage too low), P0340 (Cam sens ckt fault), P1211 (Ipc press above or below disired), P0605 (Internal controler module rom error)
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRE14L21
Hello fellow Tech's, I have a ford van that's going to put me in the loonie bin. Van came in with a P1451 EVAP canister vent solenoid fault code. I followed ALLDATA's flow chart HX65 for trying to diagnose this vehicle. Initially, installed a new canister vent... Trouble codes: P1451 (Evap canister vent solenoid fault)
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P95
Good afternoon fellow techs. We have a ambulance towed in that has been quite a problem child. As you can see we have replaced quite a few things in the past year. The truck is in here again for no start hot. I have not ripped it apart yet, but I am hoping it ... Trouble codes: P2290 (Low icp pressure)
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU17575
hope i can get some help from all you tech guys, this expedition came over to my shop whith mil lamp on i scaned the vihicle found 2 codes P0059 HO2S21 HEATER RISISTANCE, and a P2197 02S STUCK LEAN ,i replaced de bank 2S1 oxigen sensor clearde codes ran it for... Trouble codes: P0059 (Ho2s21 heater resistance), P2197 (02s stuck lean)
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12556
I am looking for some information on the cam phasers. What does a bad one look like and can you check without a complete tear down? I believe the left one is bad as the spring looks sprung. Any info would be helpful. Trouble codes: P0021
1992 GMC C1500 Sierra 4.3L engine VIN: 1GTDC14Z0N
The engine is makeing a top end noise and there is no oil getting above the camshaft... the bearings have been checked and are not spun, the passage ways look to be clear when using a bore scope to see and also blowing air through the gallies, the lifters are ...
1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GTCT19X4T
Typical Leaking Intake Gaskets. After Replacing Gaskets The Engine Turned Only 2 Or 3 Times And Fired Right Up. But, Slight Miss And This Noise That Sounded Like A Small Nut Or Bolt Was In The Cylinder. Miss When Away Shortly But Noise Remains. Oil Pressure Is...
2000 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTFG15W7Y
This van was towed into our shop the other day for a no start condition. We found the ignition 1 fuse blown. Replaced the fuse, van started and ran fine. Checked for obvious things, wires in affected circuits that may have exposed wire showing. There is alot o...
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L Electronic VIN: 1GKET165SX
I am a Nissan tech that was asked by a friend to look at this Envoy. The owner complained about a noise in the rear suspension over bumps from the right rear. A inspection of the rear suspention showed now damage or worn suspension parts. After driving at leas...
2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L ride control VIN: 1GKFK16Z35
I have this gmc truck with a service ride control light on with a co 660 stored try to clear with snap on solus will not clear I also tried to perform manual test with scanner it will not power compressor if I power compressor it will work! All data is not muc...
2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L clutch VIN: SHHEP33502
Customer replaced leaking slave cylinder a couple of months ago. After that he had trouble shifting. The car sat for awhile so he could save up money for a clutch. He towed it in to us about a month ago and we charged the battery and tightened up everything th...
2005 Honda Civic DX 1.7L SRS Light VIN: 1HGEM211X5
This '05 Civic gives an intermittent airbag warning light while driving - on and off, at least once, sometimes more, in the course of a short road test. There are never any fault codes stored, even when scanned while the light is on. The light will go off by i...
2008 Infiniti M35 3.5L a/c VIN: JNKAY01F58
Evac and recharge add 1/4 lb more freon than spec still same. Low side line warm to touch. Any one know how to check this variable displacement compressor system.
1997 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GGCS1442V
This Hombre came in to us running very poorly. Idles rough and drives very poorly. Feels like going into limp mode, however that is not the case. We have pulled the exhaust off, replaced MAP, EGR, Plugs, checked fuel pressure, smoked intake manifold and Fuel I... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Interchangeability VIN: 1J4GW58N5X
I'm doing and engine swap, and I'd like to install a newer engine. Information regarding the crank & cam sensor tone wheels is hard to find. To my knowledge, the tone wheel on the crank is removable and transferable to the new engine via. crankshaft removal be...
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNADC12553
First start of the day, the idle hunts 500 to 1000 .. after 30-45 min of driving the car seems to start to have no throttle response unless pedal to the metal. as you keep going the no power or throttle response gets worse and you have to pull over. car is idl...
2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNE22284
Hello there I really need Land Rover help here. I have these 2 codes and the p0056 I guess is the bank 2 sensor 2 o2 code. I cannot find any info on this but was told to replace the o2 sensor. I dd and the code comes back. Any info I can find is really limited... Trouble codes: P0056, P1470
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L solenoid 5 error VIN: 1LNHM87A41
intermittent no start, when engine shuts off randomly while driving or after driving. advancetrac shows on off then gear range unknown... if you cycle key three times engine starts fine any ideas? fuel pump? or trans related?
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L clutch VIN: 1YVHP80D85
Having issue where clutch chatters and seems grabby cold, shakes car a bit when starting out. Any one seen this before?
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
Vehicle came in as a no start. All dash lights were working and I was able to shift out of park. I tried jumping terminals 30 and 87 of the Starter relay but accidentally jumped 30 (Power) and 87a (Ground)and created a short. Now I have no power at terminal 30...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: WDBRF64J21
This car has numerous electrical problems but in particular the customer wants the fuel gauge to work. Found the rear SAM had been wet, green corrosion on connectors, the circuit for fuel pump was burned and someone had added a wire to fuel pump power wire at ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L soft top VIN: WDBLK70G13
hello fello techs I have a soft top that is not working and I have scaned with Launch X431 and retreaved B1650-000 code Supply voltage of the soft top limit switch is fault.I have activated the soft top release valve and tonneau cover latch and cant find the l...
1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BU31D8S
This vehicle came in with a slight noise under the valve cover at the front of the engine. Found a TSB for timing chain noise. So i replaced the Chains,updated guides and tensioners. Now this thing is crazy noisey from the same area. I didn't use alot of silic...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Starting VIN: 1DNEGBID55
Long crank time some times
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L starting/pcm power VIN: 1G3GR62H01
very intermittent no start condition, every time the customer brings it here, it will start all day long with no codes, no hiccups, no other indications. Yesterday it refused to start so I headed over to the customers house, finally I could get a bit of a lead...
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62H61
came in with poor idle and ses on some times it was off at this time found #5 misfire only at idle swaped coil plug boot and injector still misfiring on 5 has only 10% leakdown i am lost now please help Trouble codes: P0300
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Service Engine Light VIN: 1P4GP44ROV
Scanned system and found code p1495 leak detection pump solenoid circuit. No other code set. Unable to locate leak detection pump. I have never ran across this code before. The lights on air recurlator and rear window deicer also flashing. Just these two. BCM ...
1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HX53L8N
This car came in as a no start. Ignition system is functioning normally. The vehicle attempts to start as it cranks, but doesn't. The injectors pulse three times while cranking and then the control signal goes to steady battery voltage on the scope as it conti...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR5215X
Good evening all! I believe we have a problem with a sticking exhaust valve in this car and before we go further I would like to see if any one else has seen this. The background: car was brought into us to replace a leaking rear valve cover. This was done a... Trouble codes: P0304
2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZF55B86
Vehicle comes in with a check engine light on. Retrieve dtc of p0128. Tstat temp low. I can view the pcm data & the pcm is seeing good ect temp, its 195 fully hot. Even the freeze frame data shows temp of 185. My question is how does the system work? does the ... Trouble codes: P0128 (Tstat temp low)
1987 Porsche 924 S 2.5L drivetrain VIN: WPOAA0921H
After finnally finding the time to take a look @ this car,I realized that at the top of my to do list was front damper plate/flex disc !! . however the cost of this piece is absurd ! does anyone out there know of a good outlet for this part at a reasonable pri...
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT4RN63A2J
this is a 88 toyota p/u with 2.4 efi, it is running too lean. the computer is only commanding 3 ms to injectors at idle and 7 ms at wot. it has no power on accel just flat, o2 sensor reads 0 but is new and when i manually power the cold start injector the truc... Trouble codes: 21 (Too lean), 22 (coolant temp sensor)
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L won't shift VIN: JT3VN66W4J
This vehicle will not shift out of 1st. If I unplug the trans harness it will have 4th gear only. If I power the solenoids manually I can make it shift into the various gears by running a hot or ground wire to the various solenoids in different combinations. T...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39WXN
This vehicle came from another shop. They did a valve job and now it will not start. I have checked the power and grounds and all seem to be hooked up properly. The strange thing about this is when you crank the engine, there is no spark. But if you remove the...
1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Misfire VIN: 4TAUN61C7S
This truck has a random style miss/buck ignition breakdown type of problem that starts around 2200-2500 rpm. At idle it seems just fine-all of the parts above have been replaced with no help.We have NOT replaced the igniter. I seem to have a good scope pattern...

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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC530X2
Tanks to all great guys out there?? that was it timing chain is off Due to no oil in the engine Jumped thank again when they tow car in it was no oil in the engine I add 2qts Trouble codes: P0341.
1999 Audi A6 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B3X
ok today i took valve cover out and the intake cam was off two tehth car runs fine now Trouble codes: P1300, P0301, P0302, P0303.
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Oil Temp Sensor VIN: WAUEH4B7YN
thanks to all, the fix was useing OE sender the temp is in the level sensor. We put in a hella and the gage works fine
2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WA1YD64B14
well i changed the fuel pump relay as suggested, have not had any starting issues yet but its intermitent. so we will have to see .tnanks as always, you guys and gals are great and ill help where i can as well. Trouble codes: 17069 (eng. control module power relay control circut open), 17072 (eng. control module power relay sense circut open).
2004 Audi A4 3.0L driver air bag circuit VIN: WAUJT68E44
thanks to all for the input. i removed the air bag again and cleaned all the connections with spray contact cleaner, reinstalled the air bag and drove the car and the air bag light does not come back on. gave the car back to the customer and haven't heard comp...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L engine VIN: WBAET37412
Unfortunately I was not able to fix this one. I removed the belt to check waterpump as someone mentioned also unplugged the intake runner valve and no change. I put in the 10w 60 oil for the m3 and still no change. Also noticed no noise when engine is cold. no...
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Lighting VIN: 5UFXFE8357
Hi folks. I am going to close this help request. Those of you who said that my GT1 was not up to date were right on. I have called my supplier and he will take care of it, Hopefully. Thanks to all who took the time to reply. Brian
1989 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4AH51N7K
Thanks to all of you who replied to this help post. I only got to look into this car for about an hour today and I eliminated the following. Coils and all related ignition components. maf sensor and the pcm. injectors. I suspect the fuel pump as some of y...
1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L lo beam lights VIN: 1GCCS1446X
HI Y'all!! Thanks for all your help! I did have 12 v to the headlights. It was bad ground yellow wire at the under the dash at the connector! ONce I was able to figure that out it was fairly simple! Was able to repair and let there be light! Back to the bas...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L abs module VIN: 1GCHK23205
I replaced the left front hub assembly and road tested that fixed the problem. Thanks to everyone for the good information
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Abs VIN: 1GNDT13S46
Took vehicle to dealer to flash EBCM but still had no communication further diagnosis found corrosion in wire where insulation was damaged in harness under ABS unit at 12v power feed to EBCM pin 2. battery voltage was present, but not sufficient current to all...
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 2.4L Surge VIN: 3C8FY58B35
Thanks for the replies, I replaced tps and cleared codes and no codes came back. It was the Genisys scanner that wasn't showing tps voltage. Car been out now for 3 weeks and hasn't come back. THANKS AGAIN. Trouble codes: P0068.
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2363X
First off thankyou to Ed, Andy, Glenn and Jason for taking the time to help me. The fix was a new ecm again. Chrysler and Cummins agree they have a problem. Install ecm's until the problem goes away is the repair. Apparently the hardware in some of these ecm's...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B6HB11Z51
I have not performed repairs to this vehicle as of yet. Awaiting the customer approval for a new ECM. Thanks for all of the support. Thoughts included; try some stabilant, Ground straps, crank sensor (any sensor on the 5v ref): O2 sensor (unplug sensors unti...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No A/C Condenser Fan Engagement VIN: 1D7HU18Z82
OK so my cooling fan was obviously defective & my question was what was the purpose of Reprogramming of the Truck Computer along with replacing the Fan, Motor & Shroud. I am confident after everyone's reply that I could put the above stated parts in the vehicl...
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L steering wheel VIN: 2B7LB31Z02
thanks for all the replies. we had checked the shaft for twist when we replaced the pitman arm. there was no sign of any twisting. as suggested we checked the number of turns from center and found it to be different. went farther to the right then to the left....
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 3D7MS48C05
Installed Mopar coolant with no other additives. Thanks to everyone that replied!
1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTBR10T5H
Truck started running fine again.Customer needed truck to use for awhile so he picked it up.He is going to bring it back in two or three weeks.Thanks for all the information,when he brings it back I can use it. Trouble codes: 31 (evp/pfe voltlower than min.volt), 77 (Insuffient rpm change dyamic test).
1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FASP13J2S
We filled the gas tank on this vehicle and it does not cut out when turning. I believe the problem is due to the aftermarket fuel pump because the pickup diameter is much smaller than oem. However, the car has left so I don't know for sure.
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX04595
Did a running compression test on this vehicle and cylinder was 40 lb lower than other cylinders so we pulled valve cover and intake for inspection.found that the tech who did the original engine work dropped a rag in the intake that got hung in the runner aga... Trouble codes: P0303, P0171, P0174.
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L Hesitation, NO ACCELRATION VIN: 1FTSE34S55
Replaced throttle body,Ford has a known problem with this set up. van is fixed, thanks to all that replied.
2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L auto head lamps VIN: 1FMCU04156
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on, Will not accelerate VIN: 1GTHK292X4
Thank you to all who replied on this 2004 GMC 6.6L showing code p207. Your assistance with cylinder numbering, location of the FICM and alerting us of TSB 05-06-04-047C was very helpful. Upon unplugging the wiring harness to cyl. #7 fuel injector, then plugg... Trouble codes: P0207 (Cyl. 7 inj. Circuirt problem).
2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L fuel pump/guage VIN: 1GDJK3417E
thanks guys for all your help.i sincerely could not do this without you guys.we replaced the cluster and both senders,had the local dealer program it and shes golden so far.thanks and GODBLESS.
1998 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L cruise shuts off VIN: SAJKX6247W
Thanks for all the replies. I found a used j-gate at BPI in Houston which allowed operation of manual shift mode but did not solve the cruise control and failsafe engine mode problem. My shop foreman finally found where a rat had chewed a hole in a vacuum line...
2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) 4.7L Compressor VIN: 1J8HG48N46
Well I sent It to the dealer there was just not enough resorces with the Modis to accurately diagnose this truck the two codes 35 and 27 that came up were no help, the 27 was probably something to do with the problem, I found that one in the network code base....
2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L fuse f15 failure VIN: SALPM16492
customer finally gave the ok on BECM whe installed and programmed with Rovacom and all is working Thanks for the help.
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALLTGM733
not many replies on this car, not surprised as diesels aren't sold in the US so the fix was the fuel pump, this has a weird system single motor intank that has a low pressure 1 bar on the lower half and high 4 bar on the upper half, lower half flows to filter...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Fuel line connection VIN: SALMF11414
Well guys, Glad to inform you all that IT IS POSSIBLE TO REMOVE THE PLASTIC RETAINING CLIP ON THE FUEL LINE. Found this great place in Houston, TX. British Parts International 1-[...] they were able to send us the entire fuel lines with connectors st...
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4ZR17X7W
Thanks to all you guys that responded. I did use the original wiring harness, since it was different. I reset the CMP to 54 deg and it fired up and ran, but extremely rough. I verified all grounds. INjector kill test, I found CYL #3 and #4, very little contri...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Abs Light VIN: 4JGAB54E11
Thank you for the input, it was correct that we were doing everything as per the Autologic but as both Mike and Steve pointed out it took over 5 tries to make it happen. Biggest problem was finding enough open space to turn the wheel less than 360 and execute...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L sos message VIN: WDBNG75522
Sorry I took so long getting back to all of you, His other two cars broke down and had to be repaired, I finally was able to scan the way Edgar [...] suggested but could not change coding to not present. sos button still blicking and message on dash. However...
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L ATC Controller VIN: 2MEHM75W76
After experiencing the ATC failure, I looked up the wiring information, when back to the car for more specific testing and at that point it was working fine. Gave the wiring a wiggle test, test drove the vehicle several times over a four day period and could ...
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRE33516
Thanks to all who replied, this vehicle is fixed and the customer is happy. It ended up being the radio that was bringing down the K-bus. For some reason, unplugging the bus connectors (white/yellow/red wires) at the comb in the passenger footwell didn't work ...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E94
Bad ECM got one from a local scrap yard programed keys and she ran i had to do an idle learn as well thanks for the help Trouble codes: P1564.
1970 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1211212121
Thanks for all the replies./ What I ended up doing is adjusting the valves,adjusting the timing ,putting different hotter burning plugs and rebuilding the carb / going thru the carb again.
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG12K6T
Thanks again for all the information the consences is that it is most likely the vsv. Have informed customer of findings and at this time they are not worried about it as it is not affecting performance of vehicle. If they do bring back for me to look I will u... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient flow detected).
1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1.6L Relay VIN: 1342431882
Thanks for the quick replies!! Holy cow! There’s a lot of knowledge on these little cars! It turns out it is the seat belt interlock relay with key buzzer(won’t miss that!). I guess most people just disconnected the seat belt connectors under the seat for an i...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSK61J53
thanks to all who helped. i tried some of the suggested fix its. disconected the abs module tried to re scan,radio is factory. it turned out to be fuse #12 7.5a they are sealed fuses and at first glance when i looked at it it seemed ok. but i did not have powe...
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