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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Wipers, directionals and blower motor VIN: WAULT63B44
Looking for a common voltage feed or ground for these systems and finding the track diagrams not cooperating. Removed the lower column cover and steering wheel and installed a new ignition switch which I thought would for sure be the issue. I need a better dia...
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGL63473
Hi all, This vehicle is FIXED, but it was the opinion of several here that the repair data could be highly useful out in the world for people who get stuck for lack of scantool/reflash ability, so its here. Vehicle towed in no start, battery dead from crankin...
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L doors VIN: 4USBT53514
Hello to all , this vehicle came in with the doors will not open if vehicle parked outside in weather hotter 95 degrees F,keyfob works properly , clicking sound is heard from the door when remote device activated, glasses will not lower to release the door , I...
1990 Buick Skylark 2.5L No spark or injector pulse VIN: 1G4NV54U3L
Heres one that has me pulling my hair out. I have this 90 Skylark with the 2.5. It was towed in with a no start and the car half apart. (dont ya love these jobs) The customers son tried fixing it. He changed DIS Ignition Module, Crank Sensor, 1 Used coil and a...
1995 Buick Century Custom 3.1L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4AG55MXS
Goodmorning everyone!...well heres my problem child for the past 2 days. 2 weeks ago I had repalced both head gaskets and upper and lower intake gaskets at the same time. This vehicle came from another shop that said that it was hydro locked and had a bad head... Trouble codes: P0321, P0134, P0342, P1650, P1640, P1530
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Parking Lights, Tail Lights, and Instrument Panel VIN: 2G1WX12X5T
I have a Monte Carlo here that has headlights that come on, brake lights work, but no tail lights, cluster does not light up, and front parking lights do not come on, unless using a turn signal or hazards. Really have no idea where to start, may be just a grou...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L steering rack VIN: 2G1WL52M5V
car came in for hard steering. disconnect tie rods and found stuts would not turn , replaced siezed bearings, now we have a hard or binding issue when turning to the right. returns to the left normal. suspect the rack but just wanted some input if any one has ...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L misfire VIN: 1GNCT18WXY
The vehicle will stumble,misfire at 1500 rpm and will not clear.Vehicle has codes p0420, p0300. cat plugs and wires all been replaced.Vehicle has developed small exhaust leak. I assume that is the p0420 code.the misfire cannot be determined.
2000 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Abs VIN: 1GCGK29R4Y
Truck came to me after another shop replaced master cylinder due to low brake pedal in 0/08 at 81,511 miles. I bled the system & pedal was good. Truck returned 1/09 @ 82,414 miles & on 5/09 @ 83,382 for same problem. R/F wheeel always has air, nowhere else. No...
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L starter,turn signal VIN: 1GNEC13Z33
Vehicle was towed in,starter would not engage.Had code P0540 for MIL light and P0654 for engine speed,codes don't appear until fuse blows,customer noticed tach twitching,and A/C not blowing cold.A/C clutch relay,MIL light,turn signal switch,neuteral safety swi...
2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTHG35U43
This van was towed in after it sputtered and died going down the road and would not restart. There is no fuel pump prime when you turn the key on. No security light on dash at all even on bulb check. after setting all night it started and died now nothing. The...
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L starter VIN: 1GNEC13T65
new vehicle to us. has anyone experienced an earyl starting condition? starter on this vehicle operates when the ignition key is in the "on" position.
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L blend door VIN: 1GNEC13T45
Thanks for any help on this. The drivers side a/c will go to hot when driving at times. The lower blend door actuator has been replaced. This will only happen once every week or two. Customer says they can shut car off it will work normal until it happens agai...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L Engine Coolant Tempreture sensor VIN: 1G1ZT51F56
Hey iATN, im having some real issues with the cooling system on this. the car recently came with a P0128 (Coolant t-stat below t-stat regulating tempreture); but as my repair history shows that i had already changed the ECT and t-stat. the symtoms are that the...
2009 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L shift indicator off VIN: 2G1WS57M39
Shift indicator outer lite won't light up, trans starts out in high gear,8k miles,scan tool shows "in gear" park /nut when shifting,fuses ok.Thans Techs!
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Misfire VIN: 3C3AY75S45
This vehicle comes complete with the 2 codes listed. It does have an intermittant misfire at idle and will show the misfire on the scan tool as being #2. Have moved plugs, wires and changed ignition coil to no avail. Compression is good on all cylinders at 140... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2)
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 1B4GP44G3X
I am having a problem with a 1999 dodge grand caravan the car came in with a locked uo compressor so we put compressor dryer and expansion block on the vehicle and we also flushed the system with the job all done the readings that i am getting are 35-40 on the...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22X81
Hello, folks. This 01 Dodge is giving me fits. I am 2nd tech to work on vehicle. Truck runs rough, wont idle, MIL on all the time, code P0123 TPS volts high. 1st tech swapped tps, no change. I ran tests above, concluded bad PCM. Changed PCM with used unit, no ... Trouble codes: P0123
2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2PD54474
Guys I need Help!!! WOW! We work on a decent amount of sprinters but I have NEVER had one kick my tail like this! Vehicle came into the shop with no crank condition. No codes in engine computer. I then went to check codes in SKREEM. Could not communicate with ...
2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7GG16K84
I need some help on this one Dodge techs or any tech that has had this problem before. We sold this truck Friday mourning and nothing was wrong with this truck. We got gas before it left. In the afternoon it came back in missing and the check engine light on a... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi misfire in one trip and memory codes), P0420 (1/1 of cat insufficient in 1 trip codes)
2005 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1B3ES56C95
Came in with transmission fluid leak. Thought solenoid pack was leaking and replaced. Still have a transmission fluid leak comming out of the top of the transmission fluid dipstick tube once you reach highway speeds. This could have been the leak from the begi...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L compressor VIN: 123REW5432
this belongs to my owner he said it just started .a/c works fine he says when you shut truck off and get back in you have to turn a/c compressor on at the switch.he said it didnt use to do that.he said it was always on before when you crank the truck up if it ...
2007 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8G958KX7
Hi guys I have A 2007 Dodge nitro 3.7 petrol. I am getting OBD code P0052. This code means oxy sensor heater control circuit high B2 S1.. This is bank 2 sensor 1. I have confirmed it is the right sensor by unplugging the other 3 sensors and setting codes so I ... Trouble codes: P0052 (Sensor Heater Control Circurt High)
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP6533V
From cold start. Crank 4-5 time before it will stay running. Then it will idle up and down and die some times. Driving you can not tell anything is wrong till you stop. Then it will try to die. Some times you can read the 02 sensors or one or then neither one.... Trouble codes: P1131
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU34EXX
I installed a used engine in this Explorer but not before I changed all timing chains, updated tensioners with oil restrictor, and cassettes. Most times upon start up it sounds like every lifter is making noise for a few seconds then quites right down. I did a...
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L fUEL GUAGE VIN: 1FAFP5527Y
hI GROUP THE FUEL GUAGE ALWAYS READS ABOVE FULL i PULLED THE TANK AND THE SENDING UNIT i Ohmed out the float it is ok all the connections look fine I tried to move the float while out of the tank and no shange I pulled the inst cluster and all of the curcit bo...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 6043093608
Getting ready to pull an engine, do i need the special modular engine frame for the pull or can i do it with a chain. Apparently you have to pull the intake off to hook up the frame according to mitchell. Anything else i need to know?? Will it go back in with...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Engine VIN: 1FTYR10D22
This truck was just purchased by the customer. On the way home it started smoking and burned over 1 quart in approx 50 miles. He change oil in it as soon as he arrived home, then brought it to me. Test driving the truck, I have a long coast down to the road (a...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Radio-Windows-Chime VIN: 1FAFP55U13
Hello all I have a good one for you Ford techs I hope you can help with. Original Complaint: Wipers inop, Chime operates intermittently for no reason, radio powers on intermittently by itself without key in ignition, sometimes during the middle of the night ...
2005 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Stall, Low idle speed VIN: 1FMPU19515
This vehicle never seems to move the throttle for idle speed control, watching TP1 TP2 while induce varying loads on engine,(A/C on-off, gear selector from park to drive, p/s load, ect.) nothing happens TP1 4.27v, TP2.85v, only time it changes is whith throttl... Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle speed below desired RPM)
1995 GMC Safari 4.3L water pump VIN: 1GKDM19W0S
looking for an answer as to why water pump back cover keeps pitting and leaking. replacing water pump for 3rd time in 15 months each times leaks through backcover of water pump at bottom of cover. has multilbe pits in cover. Thinking possible electrolrtes but ...
2005 GMC Envoy XL SLT 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GKFK16Z75
When taking off from a stop, loud tinny pop corn sound from under vehicle, constant noise. No power loss, No codes, Truck drives fine. Checked u-joints - bearings - cv joints - brakes. When turning driveshaft by hand slight noise from inside transfer case. Ver...
2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16553
Good afternoon. Looking for some direction on this one. Vehicle came in with an upstream o-2 code and knock sensor code. Scan data shows PID "knock judge". Data pid reads no under all conditions, even if tapping near sensor. KOEO voltage on signal line is 2.4 ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor circuit malfunction)
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L MIL Lamp on
please help ? Trouble codes: P0606
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTW16483
Customer overheated engine and we found the top of the block warped. Had a local machine shop do a total rebuild on the engine and they decked the block. I now have miss-fires on cyl#3&4 at all times. All ignition components are new and I have since changed th... Trouble codes: P0303 (Missfire cylinder 3), P0304 (Missfire cylinder 4)
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT8VK13T0P
the vehicle is here a few weeks later and running badly misfiring. low idle, no power brake assist. the timing belt has not jumped time all the marks line up well. egr valve appears to be working properly. what have i missed here? there is no fuel in the fuel...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA66E0P
Gaggle of codes: Using Snap-On's Modis, we pulled the codes listed out of the diganostic module. We tried erasing codes with the Modis but they will not go away. Tried to retreieve codes at 16-pin diganostic connector but there is no blink from the LED. I am s... Trouble codes: 4 (Secondary AIr Injection), 17 (Data Exchange malf), 6 (Idle Sped Control), 5 (EGR Inop)
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L fuel cap VIN: WDBJF65F5W
I'm having problems getting the fuel cap off . I am familiar with how the cap screws up sometimes and you have to realign the white nylon part of it but the problem with this one is the filler neck, and it appears visually to be OK. I have bought 2 new caps fr...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L ride VIN: WDBNG75J7Y
We have a 2000 MB S500 with electronic air ride suspension that has a very rough ride. When driving on the highway at 65 or so and hit a bump the back of the car will dart to the right like a little hop sometimes not so little. The dealer said it is the tires ...
1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GJ31SXL
Vehicle is a no start had no spark or injector pulse, sent in ecm and now i have injector pulse but no spark.i also have no communication with scanner, had ecm sent back in for repair, but still no spark. Have replaced distributor with used unit but tests all ...
2004 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Floor VIN: 4A3AA46G33
Thanks in advance. We have a water issue drivers side floor board front. All the information we are finding for TSB's etc all relate to issues on passager side floor board. The water is related to the air conditioning and not water getting in from exterior due...
1998 Nissan Frontier SE 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6DD26S1W
thanks in advance, this one has me baffled, just shuts off after warm, starts right back up, seems worse with a/c on,checked engine data and everything seems on line, did think that o2 was reading low but put new sensor in and still stalls. no codes stored and...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN8AR07S7X
Hi there nissan experts, need help on this one. this pathfinder has a intermittent misfire/cuts out only at idle and especially while in gear. in some cases it gets intense to the point where the truck will stall. other than that it runs really good and it rev...
2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L main drive belt VIN: JN8DR09YX4
this Pathfinder came in with a belt noise, i checked and replaced the tensioners bearings and check all other bearings and still get a squeal. I have tried to adjust the belts and rechecked all bearings but no changed. any ideas will help Thanks
2007 Nissan Altima 2.5L door locks VIN: 1N4AL21E77
Hello everyone got a weird one here, when driving the door locks will countinue too lock doors constant clicking of actuators and if you unlock doors will lock them and keep doing the same thing , looks like on scan tool they are being commanded, Checked all p...
1982 Other Asian datsun 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JNIC2O6S8C
hi all of you technicians,i have this car,and my problem is there is a lot black smoke in the back, i check fuel presure is 45,check ijector ,maf sensor,change an other computer,i check fuel presure regulator,i cancel,compresion is over 140,car star right away...
2006 Other GM coverall van 6.0L No Start VIN: 5B4KPD2U36
check for crank signal when cranking. have no signal, no RPM's... check 12V reference circuit and low reference circuit, both ok. check for continuity on 3 wires in ckp circuit to pcm, ok. remove ckp sensor, inspect reluctor ring through hole in side of block,... Trouble codes: P0315 (CKP System Variation not learned)
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L No Start VIN: 2P4GP45R4W
This van is a courtesy vehicle for my shop customers. It has happened about 4 time now that the van leaves a customer stranded. It usually happens after it is driven to the grocery store - that idea. The customer will come out after 15 minutes or so and the ca...
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Windows,Locks,Body Control VIN: 3G7DB03E31
I have an indian eating my lunch.came in on hook-repo from local car lot.owner says she was using 1 gal antifreeze a day. Well intake gasket shot,head gasket blown,engine knocking.r&r is the radio,power windows,locks,and can't take out of ...
1979 Porsche 924 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 9248210734
Vehicle quits while driving. Cust states loses lights, instruments and engine quits (total shutdown). Let sit for 5-10 min and will restart. Happens intermittently. This concern occured regularly just before vehicle stored for 10 yrs.Presently dealing with a c...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39WXN
Greetings: Vehicle had both cylinder heads machined at our other shop. Vehicle was running before head work. Heads installed and now vehicle doesn't start. They tried to fix for several days but to no avail. Now its my turn. Checked timing marks-ok. removed b...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L batt. drain VIN: 5TBBT4412Y
Hello everybody and thanks in advance.Truck came to the shop with complaint of the battery all of a sudden going dead overnight.We charged and load tested the battery and found it to be good when we reinstalled the cables their was a buzzing sound by the intak...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21C92
Vehicle died while driving. Crank no start. No codes. Verified fuel at pump and injectors. Replaced filter / prime and bleed air. Now hard to start / will stall. Hooked a fuel line for can to pump and reprime. Will starts very hard but stays running, CEL on co... Trouble codes: 17656 (Start of injection timing)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWPD63B72
Aprox. 1 year ago car arrived for overheat condition.another tech.who doesn't work here anymore replaced the waterpump , thermostat and fan clutch .this was only aprox.3000 miles ago(retired driver with 2 cars).i'm not convinced that this car was ever fixed as...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L No Start VIN: 9BWEK21J53
Alright guys this is it! no spark, no injection, no codes but check engine light is flashing similar to a misfire. Checked all related fuses and ecm relay all good.checked wiring from coils to computer no problem same for injectors if i jump my coil directly i...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L turbo charge system and vent tubing VIN: WVWEK73C06
this vehicle came into are shop with loss of power. the customer states the vehicle wouldnt move as they depressed the gas petal. at this time the check engine light and the traction light illuminated. scanned for codes and had 12600/08200/04248. we replaced t...
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L system pressure solenoid sth VIN: YV1LW5536W
This Volvo came in with the up arrow light and s-e-w lights flashing. The local Volvo dealer was nice enough to pull the code for me. There was only one code AT-131 system pressure solenoid STH. Is there an easy way to diagnose this code? Any help would be a...
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Fog Lights VIN: YV1LZ56D2X
Searching for access to relays in central electrical (LR of engine compartment) for 1 1/2 hours and cautious about damaging any more plastic parts. All data and Mitchell show relays 201 to 213 BELOW row of 39 fuses and relay board 101 to 105. Sorry guys just a...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Water Pump VIN: YV1TS97D2X
Doing a timing belt with w/pump, have unbolted the pump but cannot remove it from vehicle. I am tempted to break off the plastic protrusion between the hydraulic tensioner and crank gear but maybe it has a purpose i can't see. I know volvo techs have had to ha...
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L Rear Pads VIN: YV1MS38215
Rear Inboard Pads won't lock in place & rattle on bumps. There are two very short round pins that look like they should fit into the caliper piston holes but the pins are about 1/8" center to center wider than the two holes in the rear caliper piston. Volvo st...

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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L low oil light VIN: 2G4WB52K7Y
The wire about 2 inches from the low level switch was broken. It was covered up by the plastic loom which has to be opened or pull the wires thru to find the problem. The wires are extremely thin. I thank everyone for there responses and they were helpful. ...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNFK16KOS
Hello everyone and thanks you for all your help. The customer ended up returning the vehicle to our shop after spending 500.00 they installed a TBI unit and a new IAC at the other shop where he had the fuel pump installed and the problem is still not solved bu...
1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Long hot crank VIN: 1G1YY3180H
The Vette came in yesterday and by replacing the short fuel line with a tee to insert a fuel pressure gauge into the fuel circuit where iI could isolate which side of the system that was loosing fuel pressure when the engine was shut down. The interesting thi...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L White smoke VIN: 1GCHK231X1
THANKS to all who took time to read and respond. Based on all info we received, the fuel injectors were the most likely cause of failure. History on this vehicle showed replacement of these injectors and injector pump 2 times already. Our customer has decided ...
2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L Stall VIN: 1G1YY34U95
Thanks again for all the help. It turns out it was just a matter of resetting all the modules using the tech II.
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on, No power! VIN: 1GCHK29D77
thanks to everyone that took the time to reply! believe it or not I found that the fuel filter WAS the issue. It was a WIX fuel filter that we had installed due to an AC Delco not being avail. that day. Once I got the WIX off the truck (even though it was like... Trouble codes: P0087.
1999 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No sync pulse VIN: 1NMNMHYYRR
Did a complete tune up including new valve cover gaskets because of oil leakage. The tach started working fine , car went down the road and customer called back and said it is now missing and the tach is back to it's old tricks. We are waithing for the vehicle...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Timing VIN: 4C3AG52H61
Thanks for the replies, decided to remove the timing cover. Sure enough it jumped a tooth. reset it and protect mode is now off] runs fine now.
2004 Chrysler Concorde Limited 3.5L Accumulator Piston Locations VIN: 23CAD56G54
Thanks to everyone. IATN has proved to be one of my best tools again. I was able to get everything back together and transmission shifts very smooth. Keep wrenchin!
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3JK53G35
Thanks for the quick replies. Most of them were correct. The speed sensors are part of the electrohydraulic control unit on top of the valvebody/shift plate. I finally found the R&R procedure in Mitchell. I'll write it here in case someone else can't find it. ... Trouble codes: P0717 (Input speed sensor 1 circuit no signal).
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Timing Belt VIN: 2C8GF68405
Thanks to every one that replied to this. I was sort of freaked out that the cam marks didn't line up perfect. I got another T-Belt and the cam, right side cam, still didn't line up the way I would have liked So I set it a little PAST instead of a little Befor...
1995 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B7FL26G6S
Thank everyone for the inputs. we found a wire saddled in from a aftermarket add on. these have bit me before. We unplugged it and now it starts and runs good. Thank you again.
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C1Y
HOLY MOLY! Thanks for all the input. This is one for the record book. After retesting the patterns of the cam and crank, which when overlayed, showed to be in sync, we noticed that the amplitude of the crank signal was not as high as the cam signal. So we remo...
1990 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FACP42E3L
Replace ecm with reman. Still same issue. Found that we had gotten a defective reman. Replaced with known good ecm and all is good. Thanks for all of your help.
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L drivability VIN: 1FMZU73KX3
Found a P235 70 R16 on LR. All others were P235 75R16. This was causing the problem. Thanks for all the help. It's amazing how little things create big problems. The car lot wasted money replacing the transfer case.
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72KX4
Thanks to all that replied,had the PCM reflashed and went through a re-learn procedure.Vehicle drives fine codes never came back. Trouble codes: P2121 (Accelerator Pedal Performance), P2122 (Accererator Pedal Performance sensor 1 voltage low), P2123 (Accerator Pedal Performance sensor 1 voltage high).
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P35
yes charles [...] was right, just like everybody said he hit the nail on the head. thanx to everybody for helping. just like charles said the problem was the hpop fitting, we took the cover off and remove the icp put air press and there it was all pressure co... Trouble codes: P2291.
2008 Infiniti G35 3.5L Abs VIN: JNKBV611E2
The Dodge dealer took car back to the tire shop for the correct front tires. All seven replies were spot on, this car must have correct stagger or will set code C1115. After I posted help request I found a specification for this car that called for no more tha...
2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Valve Body VIN: J8DB4B14X2
Dave you are one smart cookie I never would have thought to contact a trans shop, You must be a master techsticle. Rob the site you gave me was awesome and did the trick thanks for the help.
1991 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Brake lights/Hazardlights inopertive VIN: 1J4FJ8754M
It was a simple fix after all the trouble of finding a wiring diagram. Dan from texas I tried ur idea of suppling power to the fuse at the fuse box in the engine caparment the brake light and hazard lights started working. But let me tell u what I found there ...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start VIN: JTJGF10V10
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Brake Pedal VIN: 4JGAB54E61
Well we checked again for small leaks, found none. We bled the system again, and again. Drove the vehicle to activate the ABS, and bled again. None of this helped. Customer decided to take the vehicle and not fix it.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBRF64J92
Thank you all for extremely good advice, especially Norm. The pedal position sensor was taking my 5 volts ref. down. You guys saved me tons of time, something we all need more of. Time for the customer to pay the bill. Trouble codes: P0101.
2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L compressor VIN: 4JGCB65E26
Hi all.. thanks for all the help, I tried changing the EVAP temp sensor and still the same problem, this will probably have to go back to the dealer. Thank you all for your time and help in regards to this problem.
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
Thank you to George & Jim for responding. We ended up replacing both bank 1 & 2 front O2 sensors. We rechecked the O2s & when it was acting up we noticed that the bank 1 sensor 1 intermitantly flat-lined & we could not get it to react to more fuel & all three... Trouble codes: P1131 (O2 lean bank 1), P1151 (O2 lean bank 2).
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L cy head VIN: 4M2DU66P4Y
thanks for the replies, as luck would have it ended up puting a short block in this one, i still fill strongly possible rebuilt head issue but of course the mashine shop is claming no way even though they had my cylinder heads for 3 day to quote recheck their ...
1960 MG MGA 1.6L Clutch
I want to thank everyone that responded As the tech started in he found that the clutch was not disengaging. Checked fluid and found it had been low and had air in it. Fluid filled and burped then found clutch rusted to fly wheel and pressure plate, free up a...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L battery VIN: JB8AR074XX
Well we used an amp clamp to check for draw as several posts suggested, never went over 20ma. battery died over the holiday weekend, charged and tested for another week died over night again, never showing a draw. due to the age of the vehicle and the hacked u...
2007 Porsche Boxster S 3.4L Battery Drain VIN: WP0CB29867
Thanks for the alt suggestions, I did disconnect the alt at the junction point and had no change in the draw. I ended up dropping the current distributor, putting my meter in between the positive terminal and the distributor and found the wire feeding the c...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BH675X2
Thank you all for your help. The fix is two-fold. First the thermo stopped and overheated the eng. Which fried the ECT and caused the hard-start. Confirmed the ECT by resistance test. ECT showed 20 deg F. Combine excess fuel w/ coolant and yes, it will be hard... Trouble codes: P0420 (Poor cat efficiency).
1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR12E2X
well here goes,teted as it needed a lot of fuses,replaced fuses, could not retrieve any codes as it had none to help me with,went straight to crank sensor and found tiny cracks and soaked with oil coming from inside of sensor.the lites was in the switch as the...
2002 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E72
From what I understand about these systems everthing appears to working correctly. We will have to look into the PCM issues when the vehicle comes in again. Trouble codes: P0441.
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB2OU17
The front end collision had contacted the tps assembly and push it out of adjustment , causing the hv ecu to think the throttle was stuck closed so it would cut fuel injector pulse when code set. stalling motor. Trouble codes: P0A0F, C1203, C1345.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3VWCP21C33
thanks to all that replied.Sent this car to diesel shop for diag.turns out the fuel temp sensor inside of the fuel injector pump was faulty. big bucks... not anything to do with prior service work or repairs. Trouble codes: P0251, P0118, P0128.
2005 Volvo S60 R 2.5L radiator VIN: YV1RH52735
Thanks for the respones.The oil cooler was the problem.I was able to bypass the two heater hoses going to the cooler temporarily,and start the car to find oil coming out of one of the ports that the coolant hose would go onto.Thanks again.
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