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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B03
hi audi techs i have this check engine light po456 very small leak . i did smoke test from purge valve to back pump i used pliers to block the system and no leak found .any other arear i should look for thank you
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L No Start, No spark VIN: WBABH8320V
Good morning everyone, I have a 97 BMW 318i that a customer brought to me along with another 318i just like it. He wanted us to remove the good engine from one car and transfer it to the other car. After the engine swap the car suprised me and started immediat...
2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Starting VIN: WBAGN83473
Hi evrybody.this car came to the shop runing .after park the car for 2 hr or more talk long time to start carnking until stop maybe towic or three times .i can not check spark or injecotr signal.if someone saw this problem befor can give me idia to start work ...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L SMG clutch valve VIN: WBSNB91086
I need some help with this SMGIII trans. In fact I'm looking for a better description/explanation for a fault code related to clutch adaptation. I apreciate so much if somebody with good access to experienced SMG BMW techs could get more info about this situat...
2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Park assist VIN: 3G5DA03E83
Hello to all fellow techs, I have this Buick that came in from a body shop with no parking assist. Upon checking the vehicle the indicator lights which are telling you how close you are to an object were dead. Proceeded to check voltage to sensors- had no volt...
2005 Buick Terraza CXL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 56ADV33LZ5
A/c line repair, The van has an A/C leak in the middle of the lines that go to the rear unit. It looks like someone had take a few brass fittings and joined them together. So I went ahead and ordered the lines from Gm that will replace the front and the rear s...
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR52R0W
Thanks for you time with this.Have no speedo operation,check engine lt and abs with trac lt on.code p0501 no vehicle speed sense and p1740 trans torque reduction codes.Monitored data from sensor with scan tool no data.Replaced sensor with new.still no data.In ... Trouble codes: P0501, P1740
2002 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Engine VIN: 2G1FP22K82
The customer was getting on the freeway and started loosing power to the point that it died. He said it restarted revved up to about 5K-RPM then died & would not start sounded like a dead battery, click,click,click. Tow truck arrives some time later eng. crank...
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35R02
Help! I have a friends van I was supposed to do brakes and a tune up , picked up van drove it home ran fine, but smelled antifreeze, did brakes heatercore and test drove ran terrible misfire lean back fires, checked egr, broken replaced stiil missing,pull plug... Trouble codes: P0300
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L Dash VIN: 1GBHK24976
This is a custom camper on a c2500 chassis. Irritating rattle coming from directly behind instrument panel. No dash modifications or accesaries installed. Driving slowly over slight rough or even smooth surface. No steering necessary. Sounds like something loo...
2007 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 4.0L Start/run VIN: 2A8GM68X57
I have this 2007 4.0L Chrysler Pacifica. In a wreck. rewired PCM connectors Now all ohmed and verified. New PCM with factory download. Skreem verified with Starscan. vehicle theft unarmed. Now with old TIPM taken apart and twisting and wiggling the connections...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Fuel in oil? VIN: 1B7HF16Z7W
Hey Guys, Customer mentioned at last oil change that oil level was an inch or more above the full mark. I'd already drained the oil so I couldn't confirm. I put in 5 quarts and a new filter and the oil level was in the middle of the "SAFE" range. He returned ...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2B5WB35Z3Y
This van would only run at idle, as soon as you gave it any gas at all it would run poor, backfire, miss, stall out and sometimes would restart and other times it wouldnt. Did a fuel pressure check and found low but good fuel pressure, did a volume test and di...
2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3LA43H46
Car Came to us 2 weeks ago with complaint of stall at idle. Trooper would leave car [running],come back and find car was stalled.Would restart with no problem.Stalled several times like this.Service Light would come on.We checked and found lost communication c... Trouble codes: P0700 (Trans control system), P2638 (Torque management feedback signal), U0100 (Lost communications)
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 SXT 5.7L Steering gear/Pump VIN: 3D7KS19D98
This truck does not have steering assist turning left. In addition, the pump will growl when turning left. Turning right feels normal. This problem came out of no where. No previous service history for steering.
1985 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Hard start VIN: 1FTHX2616F
Ok folks here is my begging and pleading crying for mercy story! This truck came in here about a year ago and the previous individual sold him new heads due to a crack in one head. Prior to this event the customer had no real drivability issues other than coo...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A1R
Have this ford ranger came in no start found no spark, all i can find wrong is have no ign ground to dis module can ground that wire and it will start follow wiring diagram ign ground comes from pcm I think what i need to no is what supply that ground thinks f...
1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L rad. cooling fan VIN: 1FALP584XS
I just replaced the radiator cooling fan motor, because it was noisey. Then after everything was back in place i started the vehicle and turned on the air cond. The fan kicked in normally, but as I was checking things I noticed the air was blowing forward. I c...
1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2FTEF15N0T
Truck came in about a month ago, not running. MANY new parts fitted. I diagnosed it as bad cam sensor inside distributor. Replaced distributor with new. Truck started and left. Customer returned saying engine was misfiring. Using IDS saw very prominent misfire... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTHF36F9V
This truck has a miss and a bad idle injection pressure is good codes seem to always go to # 5 injecter low,also seems has more of a problem cold then hot at one point i had this truck running great next day ran bad and has continued to run bad.
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L truck VIN: 1FTWS3053Y
This truck has air bags and add a leaf springs (fyi) all the body bushings and spring bushings appear to be ok radius arm bushings are ok as well. You can can move this truck 3 feet and stop and it feels like the bed is half full of water it rocks back and for...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L starter VIN: 1FMZU73K62
PATS system help needed. I have 3 codes related to the key - B1681 in history for PATS transceiver mod sig not rcvd, B2103 in key on engine off test for PATS transceiver circuit fault, and B1352 in instrument history for ignition key-in ckt fault. Getting no c...
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTVF145X4
this is still on the same truck that i posted on may the 20th didn't know how to update info agian. i have some data for everyone i hope this may help with some other ideas CHT 24C EOT 21C IAT 31C FRP 311KPA BARO 91KPA SFTRIM1 45% SFTRIM2 45% LFTRIM1 0% LFTR...
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L battery draw VIN: 1FDXF46P14
I have this steak bed work truck with the dual battery system. Many sets of batteries and alternators have been replaced for a dead battery concern after it sits foer a few days. I have measured the current as truck sits and have 1000 ma (1 amp) draw. Note tha...
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU74K34
Hi Ford guys. This Exploder sets P0193 intermittantly, FRP voltage in the service bay normal KOEO and KOER. Disable fuel pump/crank engine the sensor signal drops to .50v, also normal. Monitoring the FRPV pid while driving gave a brief spike to 5.10v / 75psi t... Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input)
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L key VIN: 1FTRF14W85
Here,s my problem..One of the keys was lost..How can I program a third key without the second key...Cannot,I repeat,cannot take it to the dealer..I live up in the arctic and the truck was flown in on a hercules aircraft,thus preventing it from being shipped ou...
1992 Geo Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBJ18U4N
I have no injector pulse but plenty of fuel pressure and spark. A check engine light on but will not flash codes. Sometimes i get it to pulse. I have notice that when it doesn't start the fuel pump relay is busing when it is not making noise i get power to the...
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Converter lock up VIN: 1HGCB7652M
Dear group , I need a lifeline on this one , its friday and I can hear the monkey howling .Our old veteran will start flashing the S light when the car shifts in 4th gear and no lockup happens.I did check the archives and we have checked the lockup solenoid as...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 621H572888
Have this honda odyssey misfire on all cylinders except for number 2. FF is stored for P0303 @753 RPM, ECT 203F, Closed Loop, Load 27.1% STFT 6.3% and LTFT 5.5%, TP 9.8% Misfire is constant @ idle and cruise, higher speed it'll clear up a little but still not... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder number 1), P0303 (Misfire cylinder number 3), P0304 (Misfire cylinder number 4), P0305 (Misfire cylinder number 5), P0306 (Misfire cylinder number 6)
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L red brake light VIN: 2HGES26763
red brake light only is on. according to schematic both e-brake and fluid swicth are open when full on fluid or lever is down. both switch's are operating as they should. can anything else keep this light on ?
1998 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHWF2552Y
Hello I have this Hyundai that when the customer drives to work about 50mi. one way will stall and not restart for about 5 min. about once every 2 wks. I have taken and driven it extensivly without it happening to me. I have tuned it up, replaced both coils an...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L r/frt power window VIN: JNRDRO7Y81
when using auto up for right front window,window goes all the way up and then opens approx 6 inches and stops.is there a way of recalibrating
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L service 4wd light VIN: 1J4HR58275
We are trying to understand what all these trouble codes have in common, (possibly ft. control module)? All fuses are good and modules seem to be active on can bus according to data stream. Any help with what the problem could be would be appreciated. Thanks ,...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Atf Temp Light VIN: SALTY1246Y
Hello Land Rover techs: I have a 2000 Discovery V8 that came in for engine swap. Everything went well until we road tested car. Vehicle shifts OK, no MIL on and does not seem to be shifting abnormal. The only issue is ATF temp warning light comes on after 5-10...
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8BD68S2Y
Under light acceleration from a stop or rolling stop, there is a hesitation. Its almost as if the transmission doesn't downshift-it feels as if you are between two gears. However the transmission shifts flawlessly otherwise. If you mash the throttle when this ...
1989 Mazda B2600 SE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF6146K
truck cranks normally. no start. have good spark, no injector pulse. pin voltages seem ok key on. cranking voltage seems ok at computer, voltage drop on computer grounds cranking .600 v. Added ground to battery, have.300 v cranking on ground. checked G signal,...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L vvt/compression VIN: 1YVFP80C73
mornin mazda techs. this car was towed from another shop who bailed on it.cust says it hiccuped twice and died.other shop found code p0340 cam sensor problem.he replaced the cmp.no help still shows p0340.he got as far as checking 5v.ref and found all ok except...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Alarm VIN: WDBFA63E6R
Vehicle had a short and burned some wiring to brake light switch ,rear brake light,and grounds,was blowing fuse #5 to under hood fuse box. I repaired those circuits.fuse isnt blowing now,but fuse 1,2,3 have no power.could some one please fax or email wiring di...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L blower VIN: WDBNG70J0Y
2001 MBZ S430 Vehicle came in with no blower operation. Found blown fuse (vehicle has had the factory updated blower harness and fuse relocation. Replace fuse, blower motor, & regulator/resistor. We then found the blower to operate normally with key on engi...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W33
the car has rough idle and will backfire through intake when engine is cold. hesitates pulling away from stop and has poor acceleration when throttle is pressed down 3/4 to full. normal throttle position acceleration is still poor but isn't as noticeable. scan...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L no charge VIN: 4A3AK44Y4T
according to the owner the problem started when something in the dash shorted when he was messing with the radio (aftermarket) I have looked for burned wires there, but none to be found. I have 12V from the 2 white wires, 12V on the 2 field wires, a good groun...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Unknown VIN: 3N1CB51D74
Hello fellow members. I have here a sentra with a mysterious knocking noise at idle mostly after about 2 minutes of idling. The noise seems to be coming from the power stereing pump, pump bracket, near timing cover area. A mysterious knock that is random and...
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Suspension VIN: 1G2WP52K4W
There is a loud clicking only when turning to the right. Cv shyaft has been changed and still there.only does it when is under load can not duplicate the noise on the hoist. Any help will be greatfully appresated
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C46
Hi Group, This Subaru came in with a CEL on and the Cruise light blinking. Code P1518 stored. There are no drivability issues. The thing that puzzles me is that this code refers to a starter issue. There has never been any starting trouble or battery problem. ... Trouble codes: P1518 (Starter circuit low)
2004 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L hard to fuel up VIN: KL5VJ52L74
This Verona has a hard time fueling up, it takes almost a full 20 minutes to fuel up to the top. I don't see anything on the diagrams from suzuki as to what is in line inside the hose or the tank itself. Has anybody ever see anything like this before. almost f...
2006 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBU17R26
this code will repeat after the second drive cycle. i see only one other 4.0l with p0016 in the archives and it was a problem with crank reluctor. has anyone had any other problems before i look further. thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0016
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWVA81H8V
vehicle has no cooling fan operation other than if u use air conditioning
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C42
Hi, this is a 2002 VW Beetle with a 1.8L VIN [...] with 127k on it. The car has been regularly serviced. Recently we have been struggling with a 17705 Pressure drop between turbo and throttle. Now I have a few more codes. I don't experience any dri... Trouble codes: P1297 (17705 Pressure Drop between Turbo and Throttle), P1151 (17759 Long Term Fuel Trim Lean), P0507 (16891 Idle Control System Higher than Expected), P1296 (17704 Error in mapped cooling system)
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L srs
First thank you all for your help, I have recently purchased this car. I have done the maintenance on this car in the past. recently this s80 had a charging system problem which resulted in replacement of the alt. The srs warning is now displaying in the info ...

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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Lighting VIN: WAUDF78E76
Thanks to all the responses turns out simply the balist was shot a new one is around 500. Replaced the balist and had is coded by dealer car is great. Special thanks to Tony from Minnesota hi andrew i had the exact same problem on 06 a4 and it was the ballast...
1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52MZW
Thanks for the help, customer went to Wisconsin for the summer, will not see the vehicle again until September. Will not be able to do anymore diagnostics untill then Trouble codes: P0341.
2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L Charging VIN: 1G6DW67735
Thanks for all replies tuned out after a while searching and testing it was a short in the foglight front pas side wire had a bare spot thanks again
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54T5L
I checked the resistance of the injectors and 4 of them were out of spec, so I replaced all of them. Of course the car runs better, but the problem is still there. I also know that it isn't a wiring problem because I checked all of the wiring beforehand, inc...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GCDT19W6Y
Thanks for all the help! Dennis, Christopher, and Dan were all correct in a faulty band anchor. I removed the servo and verified correct installation and assembly. I double checked the pin wasn't worn. I removed the valve body and inspected the anchor point. I...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Intermittent comm. VIN: 1GCEK19Z35
Sorry for the delay in updating the post. Customer needed to take the vehicle with him for a few days, and when it came back I requested that he bring me the original radio. I wanted to return the vehicle to stock condition before I went any further with tes... Trouble codes: U1000 (U1016- Loss of PCM communication), U1016 (Loss of PCM communication), U1064 (Loss of BCM communication), U1152 (Loss of HVAC comm.), U1160 (Loss of DDM comm), U1305 (Class 2 Data link low or high).
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L pops back VIN: 2G1WF52K35
All replies had great ideas and pretty much circled the area of concern. I removed the Balancer and checked the rings, they were tight. I then replaced the crankshaft sensor(had replaced this for problem already, but safe than sorry). Also took the wiring harn... Trouble codes: P0350 (Ignition Coil Control Circuit), P1350 (Ignition ByPass Circuit).
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L compressor VIN: 2CNDL73FX5
We found the front motor mount (near the radiator) broken (the housing not the rubber)---after replacement the vibration/noise is now gone. I found it odd that when the belt was removed the condition was not present which made it seem like a pulley or somethin...
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.8L timing chain VIN: 1GCCS14846
First thanks to all who returned ideas. Especially Chistopher [...], his response and description of the symptoms is exactly what I have been experiencing with this vehicle. The customer hasn't brought the truck back for repair, but when he does I and we che...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2C3HE66G4Y
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, speedo int inop VIN: 3C4FY48B82
Thanks for the responces, the car is on its way to the trans shop. Checked all the wireing again and found nothing. Possible that the drive gear is loose on the final drive. When I felt the drive gear it moved with my finger so it was off to the trans shop. ...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7HF13Z4V
when inspecting wire harness pulled off evap pruge valve and found pieces of the evap carcole canister in purge valve. replaced evap canister and purge solenoid. test drove alot and has not died out yet.
2002 Dodge Durango R/T 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1BF4HS38N9
Thanks everyone i was right on this one. i replaced with an OE gas cap and ran the computer through the full 0bd2 drive cycle to know for sure it would pass DEQ. all the monitors passed and never came back. pretty sure i got it. and now i am definitely only go... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap small leak detected).
2004 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L wont shift out of 2 VIN: 1D4GP25B44
thankyou for all the replies, turns out this van had an aftermarket cruise control installed, and they wired into the inputspeed sensor. when i unplugged it the van ran good.
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L pump shaft VIN: 2FMZA5345X
thanks guys for all the help the owner and i have decided to put in a new trans since the miles on this one and the trouble weve had . thank you all so much and i will return the favor the best i can!
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Steering shimmy VIN: 1FTNF21525
The steering stabilizer was replaced again, along with the trackbar and trackbar balljoint. The shimmy was still present. The front end was aligned, with shims installed for better caster adjustment. After the alignment the shimmy was gone. I would not be ...
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FDXF46P66
Like i said on my update, I replaced the egr coooler, oil cooler and degas bottle. I didnt replace alll the hoses but i flushed it with some ford flushing thing. (dont know the name)Test drove the truck and all seems well. No more white smoke, Or black somke u... Trouble codes: P2614, P2617.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNF20578
First of all I want to thank all who read and sent help, you guys are great. We had dropped the exhaust to see if that helped but it did not. I gave up and towed it to the dealer. Their tech found no codes just as I had. On a hunch he cleaned the mass air ...
2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Noise VIN: 5FNRL18072
Took valve covers off and found no rockers out of adjustment took timing cover off and found no timing belt tensioner issue Everyone was way off on the clicking selenoid not even remotely the issue Decided the only way to be cost effective is to replace th...
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: KMHFU45D31
Hi to All and thank you to everyone that posted. The fix on this vehicle was two fold. One the Crank Sensor plate was loose on the crankshaft. It appears the last person to put a timing belt on this vehicle, did not install the plate correctly. After we repair...
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X0W
Code P0440 is not an Isuzu code, Alldata faxed back a generic code P0440 diagnostic tree requiring the use of a TECH2 which we do not have. I chased the vacuum hoses and wiring from front to back and found where road debris had caused a break in the wires at t... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system malfunction).
2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L MIL Lamp on, speedo inop VIN: 4S2CE58X72
HI Y'all!! Yep, Call in the DOGS and piss on the campfire. This hunt is over. The plastic gear that goes into transmission was spun out. I wasn't getting the signal thru the sensor or to Pcm or speedo! The adapter looks just like the old speedo gear we used to... Trouble codes: P0502, P1870.
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12621
Group, Thanks for all the great replies. Almost all pointed to a pattern failure with the crank sensor:I tore down the front and found a few pieces of timing belt teeth in there and also the sensor was cracked across the body of it. I went ahead and replaced t... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor).
1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Cruise control VIN: SALJY1246X
I could not find place willing to rebuild cruise control ECU. Aussie Electronics suggested by David is not doing that. I guess, we will have to use recycled units only.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Abs,Bas,Asr VIN: WDBJF65F8W
Thank you for all of your replies. The brake light switch did fix this vehicle and all is well. Thanks again!
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, erratic no start VIN: WDBJH65J3Y
You Guys ROCK! 16 out of 16 replies mentioned the crank sensor. She'll go down the road with a new CKP today and I'm convinced it will be cured.In these days of trying to stay alive and having to take on models that we're not familiar with...this group is a li... Trouble codes: P0087.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L keyless entry VIN: WDBRN45W32
Thank you for the answers. Considering both remote control and fm reception are bad problem looks really a bad antenna. Client did not return yet in order to do the job.
1987 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNICZ14SOH
thanks for all the help. pulled out the sensor and found corrosion along the harness. replaced both and so far no problems. Trouble codes: 13 (cylinder head temp sensor).
1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BU31D8S
Well i took it back apart and replaced both tensioners with factory ones verified no oil passages were plugged up. Checked my timing marks and put back together. No difference, same noise. So i had another tech look at it. He found the upper chain was off 1 to...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L oil light fuel guage VIN: 1N4AL1D82C
Thanks to Armen, Jason, and Nermin for taking time to reply. Nermin was right about the IPDM doesn't need to be programmed. Hopefully this information will keep some body from making a $600 mistake like I did. When I was unable to locate a used IPDM the car...
2003 Nissan 350Z Touring 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JN1AZ34D54
I did not know if the car was taken to the dealer. Customer did not comment to us anything. The vehicle is gone for now. When I see the customer again, I will ask him. Great group, thanks to all that help. Trouble codes: P0345.
2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L Chimes/indic VIN: 1GHDX23E92
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP52K73
Hi all and thanks again. Ran through my testing again and also tried some of the ideas here. All looked well. Tried turning the pcv upside down but it wouldnt fit so I took another and sealed the top of it and installed in the pcv hole. Used carb cleaner spray... Trouble codes: P1133 (testing and results).
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD58N7X
Fix was fuel pump. That is the first time ever I have seen a fuse cavity powered by a seperate relay. Guess if i had a good schematic i may have seen that.
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L long cranking to sta VIN: YS3DD55NXX
I wish to thank all who tried to help with this trouble maker. Now that I have to lien sale the car we started playing with it at our pace during down times. To make a long story short we unplugged the MAP sensor and the car started, it ran like @#$%$ but it...
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Instrument Cluster VIN: 5GZCZ53B83
The status of this repair will be incomplete. after reviewing the replies that I recieved, I have talked to my manager. The executive decision came to was not to put anymore time or money into the vehicle. He is getting rid of it. The summary of the replies l...
2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L axle VIN: JF1SF65631
Started with the right front axle, problem fixed. Axle must have had too much play in it, causing it to be off balance while taking off.
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L won't shift VIN: JT3VN66W4J
Hurray! It's fixed. Thanks so much to all who replied. I tried everything that everyone suggested, testing all of the sensors with the Snap-on Vantage and the power and grounds to the TCM and also the kick-down cable. Everything tested good. I took the top off...
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