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2009 Acura TL 3.5L abs VIN: 19UUA865X9
We have a 2009 Acura TL which was involved in a accident to the Left side. The vehicle was repaired at out shop. The ABS/VSA indicator light is on. We scanned the vehicle, the DTC CODE "86-1 CAN RELATION FAILURE" comes up. We had to remove the Dash Panel in or...
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBADT53481
This car was stalling and had a crankshaft position sensor intermittant code as well as the P0340 camshaft sensor "A" circuit code. Replaced the crank sensor and cleared the codes. The CMP sensor code came back after two ignition cycles and vehicle still stall... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor A circuit malfunction)
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Windows, Door Locks, Blower Motor, Seats VIN: WBADS43491
Hey Guys, I've got an '01 BMW 525i Wagon in the shop here. The power windows are inoperative (except for the pass side front but only when operated from that door), the door locks are inoperative (again except for the pass front). The power seats, tilt wheel ...
1999 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L security light VIN: 1G4CU5219X
We have a Buick Park Ave Ultra that has a security light on driving or just key in run. Also intermittently the first time you hit the key you get a no crank, but if you release the key and try again it will start. The pinpoint test for SECURITY LIGHT ALWAYS O...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Security Indicator light VIN: 1G6CD53B6P
customer has returned with same battery issues along with the same security light symptoms the vehicle starts and drives with no other problems or MIL's as you park and turn off and remove the key the security light begins flashing immediatly get out of the ca...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Starting VIN: 1G6CD53B8P
Can someone tell me which relay of the seven in the relay panel is the starter enable relay.The starter stays engaged after starting.Mitchel doesn't show it.I don't want to leave the srarter running while I pull relays trying to find the right one Jim
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L speedo, radio door locks and other misc accessorie VIN: 1G6KY5494X
this car is back with same problem in just a week? alternator seems to be ok. has anyone run into like problem? vehicle has northstar eng.
2009 Cadillac CTS 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DV57V49
I replaced the timing chains on a 2009 Cadillac CTS with 96,000 miles. The car runs fine but I'm getting an active P2187 code for too lean at idle bank 1 and a pending P2189 code for too lean at idle bank 2. I didn't get these codes before the timing chains jo... Trouble codes: P2187 (Too lean at idle bank 1 current), P2189 (Too lean at idle bank 2 pending)
1995 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L Cuts out, Engine dies VIN: 1GCGG35K7S
Sorry fellas this is a friends of a friends van. Engine quits when shifting from park to reverse or drive after engine has warmed up. Found codes for map sensor and iac. Cleared codes and iac comes back after engine warm-up run idle control test with scan tool... Trouble codes: 33 (Map sensor), 35 (Iac malfunction)
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23182
Hi Duramax Techs. The truck was towed-in as a no-start. P0374 DTC. The timing waveform at the FICM is an irregular square wave. Checked the crank sensor waveform at the input of the ECM and it is the same, irregular. There is a good power and ground at the cra... Trouble codes: P0374 (Timing reference high resolution)
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L No communication VIN: 3GNEK12TX4
To all the gm techs i hope you can shed some light on this problem im having. Customer came in wanting to up date the pcm. Truck ran when it came in the shop. Before starting to do the up dates i used the tech 2 to check the state of health on the class 2 data... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 data link malfunction)
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK29U46
Vehicle is equipped with a 4L80E transmission. We installed a transfer case recently for a broken case (approx 2-3 weeks before this issue; don't believe the transfer case repair is related to the issue we have now). Not too long thereafter the customer came b...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L radio, dash lights VIN: 3GNFC16J87
Gentleman, Customer brought vehicle in with complaint that radio, and instrument display lights will not turn off when either front door is open. They can be manually turned off at respective switches. Hooked solus up and scanned, but no codes are present in...
1992 Chrysler LeBaron LX 3.0L Cooling Fan Operation VIN: 1C3XU5535N
Well I thought this was going to be a quick job, but after replacing the cooling fan motor, I let it cycle to make sure that the fan motor was doing what it should. The problem I'm having is that once the cooling fan turns on it stays on. I replaced the tempur...
1994 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2B4GH25J0R
Greeting to all the brilliant techs across the globe. I actually have 2 of these vehicles currently making me extremely close to crazy at this point. Under test data the idle results actually represent the 15mph test and cruise results are at 25mph on the dyno...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.8L tach, speedometer VIN: 1B4GP54L0V
Hello group, We just replaced the circuit board for the instrument cluster and now the tach and speedometer do not work. There is a not stating it needs to be calibrated with the DRB scan tool. I was wondering is there any other way to do this by using the bu...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L rear brakes VIN: 3B7HF13Z6W
see above
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HR28ZXX
thanks for all help in advance. problem is vehicle gets hot shuts off and no bus is displayed on ipc. all gauges drop to zero. unplugged crank, cam, tps, and map sensors, checked five volt ref signals.all good. sensor grounds are good, no excessive voltage dro...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No Start
Customers complaint: no start after vehical gets driven for 15-20 mins ( intermittent ) . It does not crank but all of the interor and exterior ligths come on when key is cycled. The gear shift indicator will not indicate park or neutral. It will only indicate... Trouble codes: P1698 (Tcm bus code)
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L transmission shift VIN: 1B3EL46R12
Vehicle was brought in from another shop and is in limp mode. Scanned data codes p0700 in ecm and p0605 in tcm. Previous shop had replaced solenoid pack with used components as a test for limp in. After diagnosing all power and ground inputs which are correct,...
1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: IFAPP62T4P
When vehicle goes into closed loop you can watch the o2 sensors and they will be working fine switching and engine vacuum is at 20" the you can watch the o2 sensors on one bank go full rich and the other lean, looking at injector on time you can see that the b...
1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L a/c VIN: 1FTZF17W8W
Ok have a good one here, when backing the vehicle up and applying the brakes moderately the a/c will stop blowing cold and instead will blow warm, when this happens the compressor is still running all pressures look good I listened to the blend door actuator a...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1FAFP6633W
This car came into me the start of this week. Was trying to help a friend out and now it's causing me trouble. First it came in for just a ac service, i noticed it was full of freon but the compressor was not kicking in. I look at the compressor and there was ...
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 F-650 7.2L labor VIN: 3FENF65A3Y
Truck shop tech please help. I would appreciate some labor guides if anyone has access to them. I need time for power steering/brake assist pump r and r and/or rebuild, both king pin replacement, both brake lines on rear axle (rockwell), and u-joint repalcemen...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cooling VIN: 1FTRW07L61
I don't understand why it's not cooling better. I've had a couple of Ford's with this problem. Gauge readings look fine, but accumulator not getting cold. Anybody run into this problem?
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX17271
hello friends, having trouble with this vehicle, had codes p0171 and p0174 system lean bank 1 and 2. located large vacuum leak at right side of lower intake manifold, we replace lower gaskets and plenum gasket with oem. recheck fuel trim, bank 1 is still lean ... Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP33O72
Hi Guys, Vehicle came in with a P0701 lean code. It was running terrible. Found that the pcv hose that runs from the rear of valve cover to the middle of the rear of the engine had a big tear in it. We replaced it and the stalling etc stopped. Now, we still h... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3), P0701 (lean condition)
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L n/a VIN: 1FDAW57P63
This truck has a very hard time shifting gears. It definately is that clutch is not fully disengaging. I have replaced slave cylinder assembly with a new one from Ford, It seemed to be OK for a short while but it is doing it worse now. When clutch pedal is fir...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73W24
Hey guys, need some help with one. This truck runs with the short term at 25-45 at idle. You barely tip in the throttle and it returns to normal. We have smoke tested and can not find any leaks. We replaced egr hoping to find problem- did not change. Truck run... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean fuel system bank 1), P0174 (Lean fuel system bank 2)
2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA51695
Came in running poor about three months ago and we found water in the ECM connector. Performed the TSB and found a code for fuel temp sensor. Replace the sensor and vehicle went away. Now it is back with more water in the harness connector and the same code. W... Trouble codes: P0180
2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU175X6
We have an 06 expedition that starts up and runs fine cold. After about ten minutes; it shuts off. It will restart and then die about 3 or 4 times. It will not accelerate over 3000 rpm's. When cold i can go down the street with plenty of power. The only way i ... Trouble codes: 171 (Bank 1 lean), 174 (Bank 2 lean), 2198 (O2 sensor biased signal stuck rich bank 2 sensor 1), 2196 (O2 sensor biased signal stuck rick bank 1 sensor1)
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L tcc system VIN: 2F64GP3478
P0742 tcc stuck on, P0743 tcc circuit. I have check the wires and replaced the solenoid never seen this code on this transmission any help would be great.
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMCU03G99
Have this 2009 Escape with a 3.0V6 which has what sounds like an idler or tensioner pully noise. However, removal of the serpentine belt makes no difference. The noise is constant, from start up to driving. Cold or not. With or without a/c on. Louder inside th...
2000 Geo Prizm 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK5285Y
This car has been getting worse over several months. It's hard to start especially cold. Throttle resposne is OK if you ease into it, but punch it 1\2 or more & it stalls or studders for a few seconds & then catches up. No codes, all sensors seem to be reposdi...
1998 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Fuel Guage VIN: 1GKEK13R6W
Got a 1998 Yukon that he fuel guage needle is bouncing rapidly when key is on. I have checked all body wiring to see if anything may be the culprit. I am lost with this one so any ideas would be greatly appriciated. Thanks for your help in advance.
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCG6670X
Thank's in advance to all of you guys that bother to read my request for help, this vehicle runs rich and i have already try everything to reduce emissions with no luck, new fuel ratio sensor,map sensor,fuel pressure regulator, inspected timing belt marks, rep...
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Fuel Tank VIN: KMHHN65F33
Hi techs, hoping that someone more familiar with Hyundai's can lend a hand on this one. The customer has complained that this 03 Tiburon GT is hard to fill with gas. Intermittantly it will spew gas back out of the filler neck, even when the car is not filled t...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KM8SB12B03
Hello fellow techs, This Santa Fe was a tow in for dying after driving 5 mintues. had one code for crankshaft position sensor. Replaced the sensor with OEM part. Also replaced the timing belt,balance shaft belt, spark plugs,PCV valve and valve cover gasket.Sta...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L starts and stalls VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9R
Two days ago a 1994 jeep grand Cherokee came into the shop that wouldn't start at all. I have since deactivated the vehicles alarm, now it will start and die almost immediately. I have tested extensively, and found that the injectors loose their signal within ...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Cylinder Heads VIN: KNDJD73393
Vehicle overheated twice. Water in two cyl same side. Machine shop said max resurface is .009. Need two new heads. Has anyone used a shim (head saver)??? There is apparently one available, but would like to know if there are any people who have used them and w...
1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L brake pedal VIN: SALPV1440W
Thanks to all who read this post. This truck has had this problem reoccur for several months now. After the master cyl. is bled the symptom goes away. Then after several weeks it comes back. The brake pedal feels like there is a slight clicking feel, a hesitat...
1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L Ecu VIN: JMZNA18C20
I have a 1995 U.K. spec mazda miata. It's a 1.6 liter, 5 speed manual transmission. 90 HP version. My question is about the ECU. The ECU on my miata is busted. It has part number [...]. It's quite a difficult ECU to find. I have tried contacting various b...
2008 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80C38
I have this Mazda in the shop for a no start. I am pretty sure it is the fuel pump (good spark and pulse, no fuel pressure). However my information source is throwing a fit and won't work today and I could really use some info on fuel pump relay location and f...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cooling Fan VIN: WDBJF55F4V
Replaced evap. All went well & quicker than expected. We mainly work on domestic & jap. Imports. While checking system after evap. Replacement cooling fan on condensor would come on at about 300 psi high side pressure, fan would immediately shut down. Recrank ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L CV joint boot VIN: WDBRF84J83
The inner boot repair kit on the front axle comes with a smooth metal band. The boot kit has part # 211 330 01 85. The bigger clamp isn't the standard oetiker clamp that can be compressed with pliers. It's part of the boot. This looks like it needs to be press...
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRE33452
Hello all, i'm in need of some help on a mini.The car occasionaly when you shut it off the cooling fan will continue to run and drain the battery.I haven't been able to duplicate the problem so i was hoping maybe someone has seen this problem before.Thanks for...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: WMWRE33586
customer (my son) is stationed in the navy in San Diego so I'm trying to assist over the phone. Has been to a shop there but little diagnostic information available. He parked it-no prior issues-when to get in it and it's in limp mode-won't go over 5mph-code P... Trouble codes: P1125 (Plausibility error-difference between TPS 1 and 2)
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N4DL01D6W
allright, good one here. my personal car. always has lacked power on lite accell. sluggish between 1500 to 3500 rpms the just snaps out of it. disconnected egr vac. hose to see if egr was overactive. no major change. ( heard of problems w tranducer). knock cod... Trouble codes: P0325
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D1X
I'm at a loss on this one. I replaced the starter motor tonight on a nissan maxima due to a no crank condition, the starter would not turn at all with horrible noise. I disconnected the negative battery terminal,removed the airbox and replaced the starter moto...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D8Y
Hey guys I need a Nissan techs help. Working on a 2000 sentra gxe 1.8. The vehicle cranks and no starts. When i hook up the scan tool it will not communicate. So I guess its a power or ground to the ecm. Using mitchells wiring diagram I can figure out what gro...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Transmission Solenoid VIN: JN1CA31A9Y
There is an audible electronic noise coming from under the hood. It has the sound of a servo motor or solenoid that is going back and forth or in and out. We poked around all over the engine compartment but the noise was very difficult to track down. It was li...
2001 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 5N1ED28Y31
Hi guys i have this nissan customer complaint rattle noise when she driving and hesitates code for knock sensor which probably knock sensor bad but i also have engine speed sensor code in tcm only and no crank sensor code in ecm.have anybody run this where ecm... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0725 (Engine speed sensor)
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D71
Hi every one, Vehicle described above has stalling problem at Idle in drive. When idling in drive seem like its starving from fuel. scantool oxygen sensor both banks goes flat line (leas than 100 mV Lean)when idle in drive. I asumed that less fuel , induced pr... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat below efficiency bank 1), P0430 (Cat below efficiency bank 2), P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0174 (System too lean bank 2), P1320 (No primary ignition signal to ECM)
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09YX1
I have replaced intake valve timing solenoid and same code will set after test drive. Have also removed camshaft position sensor and checked for debris. None was found. The code is triggered when the ECM detects excessively high or low voltage from valve timmi... Trouble codes: P1140 (Intake Valve Timming Solenoid B1)
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L engine VIN: 1N6AD06U55
At operation temp the truck dies out at all speeds no check engine light no codes put it in nutrual or park starts right up any ideas thank you
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G3CX52K1S
Transmission will kick out of 'overdrive' after about 3 miles of driving. After turning key off and re-starting , it will go back into 'overdrive' again for a short time it will not lock back up. Any idea's please?
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L KS sensor VIN: 1G3WH52M7T
Just the standard issue 1996 GM with the 3100. Problem is, if you drive it just right (really light), at about 1500 RPM, under load, a knocking / ticking noise is coming from the engine which is enough to trigger the knock sensor and the ignition pulls back ig...
1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46C8W
This vehicle came from another shop. It cranks but won't start. When cranking it kicks back like a crossed plug wire. The way the plug wires/firing order are, even I can't cross the wires. However if I unplug all the wires and plug cyl 1&4 where 2&3 go it will... Trouble codes: P0352 (Primary igintion circuit)
1990 Pontiac LeMans LE 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: KLZTN5469L
This vehicle came to us after a timing belt was replaced. Stalls at idle and acts like it is fuel starved under load. When it wants to die under throttle snap, it picks up when fuel is added. Fuel pressure is fine at all times. Injector was replaced, acts the ...

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2009 Acura TSX 2.4L Rpm, Mph, Temp, Radio VIN: JH4CU25619
Thanks for all the help. The problem ended up being the Radio Amplifier harness (Looks like it may have been spliced previously) Thier was a short, causing the Radio, and the tachometers not to operate properly. Again, thanks for all the help. Regards, Val C....
2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L door lock VIN: WAUDC28D7Y
Thanks to all that replied .The car is fixed , problem was a bad key fob.It would have been a lot simpler if we had two fobs for this car if one worked and one didn't you would know it was the fob. I went to central locks, measuring block 3 display field 2.Wh...
2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L left front wheel sensor VIN: WAULT68EX3
It was the ABS control unit. Tires were all the same and checked ring it was solid. Stanley got this one control unit was giving false code. Was able to get one from SSF auto parts and code it using Ross-tech. All fixed Thanks!
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Dsc VIN: WBAFB335X1
Thanks for the help. I unplugged the ABS Module and tgat stopped all the transmission problems. I've ordered a reman ABS module and am confident that will fix the real Stability Control problem.
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA93484
Thanks to the many guys who hit the nail on the head, it was the DISA valve on the intake manifold that caused the misfire just off idle along with the fuel trim codes. Just like everyone said, the valve shaft was broken at the base near the motor. New valve, ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L High blower Intermittant VIN: 1G6KD54Y03
This one will need some more time to find the fix. Thanks to those who replied, first check was the grounds, they were OK. Harnes was Ok. I had followed the Alldata diag on the blower, that's why I questioned the voltages I got, Alldata has the wrong voltage v...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L anti theft system VIN: 1G1JC1244T
Hi guys, thanks for the tips. I went through the relearn procedure 6 times before it actually reset the system, but it finally learned the new code and is working.
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Interior VIN: 1GNEK13T61
Thank You Everyone for the responses.Alot of you said cluster i tried another cluster and still had the problem.After i opened up the harness the problem disappeared.My only thought is a possible cross comunication between wires in the harness since there was ...
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L starter VIN: 1GNEC13T65
Our thanks to all who have replied to our post, we recieved many helpful replies. At this time we are waiting for a response from the owners insurance co. After digging further into the vehicle we found a huge rat chew in the wireing, numerous wires are expose...
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Misfire VIN: 3C3AY75S45
After deciding to test further, I removed the intake and swapped injector 2 to the 4 position. Intake gasket looked good and appeared to be sealing, but changed it anyway as it was brittle. Missfire did not follow the injector, it just dissapeared. Vehicle has... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2).
2009 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 4.0L Instrument Cluster, Wipers, Radio VIN: 2V8HW54X09
Thanks everyone for your help. I found the can bus wire rubbing on tailgate motor. behind the left rear pillar trim panel where the harness goes behind the tailgate motor. the plastic insulation was just slightly rubbed off. I saw it by luck. It was a very sma...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7KU28D23
Well i finally got this one fixed. Thanks for all the replies. Turned out to be the fuel pump. That was my, and most everyone elses, suspect but it would never act up on me. Finally I had a light day and with the fuel pressure gauge and the scanner I took off.... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1).
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D4HB48D84
We have done everything possible with this truck ,, this vehicle has an intermittent parasitic draw ..we were able top dettrmine that the cluster in fact was drawing close to 600ma ..we put a different cluster programmed it and let the customer have it ,,,cust...
1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR14X3P
yeeeeehaw,got this headache fixed,came in after hours to have some alone time with it,it turned out to be the edis 6 ignition module,this one is located on the rad support,i've never had one do this and still run,i took the cover off the module to have a look ...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP6533V
Thanks to all 23 that responded. I had more than one problem with this car. I guess I was looking deeper than I should have. After I replaced the MAFS the car would start and stay running until you stopped at red light with a/c on. I pulled plugs to chec... Trouble codes: P1131.
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Stall, low idle VIN: 1FAFP13P2X
Interesting problem with this car. I listened to the advice given to me from other members and worked on the AC code P1464. I ended up finding a wire someone had hacked in to the compressor and pressure switch. It was back feeding a signal to the system making... Trouble codes: 1464 (A/C Demand Out Of Self Test Range I did NOT have the AC on during KOEO test).
2000 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L MIL Lamp on, High Idle VIN: 1FCMU69K6Y
Thanks to all who replied. Sorry it took so long to close it, 14 hour days are wiping me out. We replaced the PCM and that took care of it. Glad to have it out of my hair. Trouble codes: P1506.
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Ac Compressor VIN: 3FAFP113X1
i want to say thank you, for all the quick responses,got another ccrm but it didnt work so i choose to go with mitchell [...] idea,i wired in a 4 wire relay everything works fine and the customer is happy,thanks to all of u for your help
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSX31F92
Thank you to all those who replied. I installed a new gem module & ford shift motor & still had the problem. This vehicle had a lot of dirt & debris under the hood making wire tracing difficult. After several trips to my computer looking up diagrams & conne...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8648S
thanks to all replaced distributor and vech fixed i did not know cranking vech with wires off would damage component againthanks
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCD560XV
Thank you all! Today I have change the brake master cylinder and that fix the problem, the master cylinder get stuk only after is pres on few times the piston will not go back.
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ing switch VIN: 1HGCM56323
thanks didnt know had to replace whole switch replace switch & reprogramed allset thanks again for all the help!!!
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L lifters VIN: KM8SC73D85
change filter and seems better-time will tell-I'll post more in a week or two
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L crank sensor VIN: 1YFP80C735
thanks for all the input gents.i had a brainstorm and decided to look up ckp replace in mitchell.under ckp install he says to pin the motor at tpo dead #1.easy enough. the tone wheel on the crank pulley has one empty spot where there is at least one or two tee...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L hard cold start VIN: 1070441202
I finally recieved and installed the parts(mail order). The fix was a new fuel accumulator(located near fuel pump). The accumulator is designed to hold pressure (about 40psi) for a few hours after the engine is shut down. I also replaced the fuel pump check v...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L r12 VIN: WDBCB20A3C
The results are in. Bruce and Troy valve up-vapor.Alain,Jerry and Clarence valve down-liquid.I charge valve down-liquid.2-4 ?
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Electronic VIN: WDBJF65H5X
Thanks all, I did try a brake light switch but that was not the problem. My actual problem was the little controller under the brake master cylinder. I feel that we needed to change the brake booster sensor as it is probably what took out the little controlle...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Accessories VIN: WDBNG75J61
No I have not fixed it yet, BUT I will its my car. found there is four, 12 gauge wires at the ignition switch, 1.red/pink hot in pos 2 or 3 (3 is starter engage, engine crank) 2. red hot all times, 3. red hot all times and 4 pink/green strip hot in 1,2 and 3.,...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L everything VIN: WDBNG75J61
No I have not fixed it yet, BUT I will its my car. found there is four, 12 gauge wires at the ignition switch, 1.red/pink hot in pos 2 or 3 (3 is starter engage, engine crank) 2. red hot all times, 3. red hot all times and 4 pink/green strip hot in 1,2 and 3....
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Bcm VIN: 1N4BL11E92
BCM required no module setup or programming, contrary to what the dealer said. Thank you to Kevin for the info, NATS is stored on the ECM in this car. The only thing I had to do was learn the key fob using the procedure I found on Alldata.
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4BA41E34
thankis again for everyone help ,,we trieda different mass airflw sensons and seem to to the trick gave the vehicle to the customer havent heard back yet ..
2004 Nissan Almera perfe 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
Dear friends, i checked today the injection time and found at idle 7 m's. disconnected both of the oxygen sensor and found no change. checked the maf and found at idle 2.15 volt when specification is 1.5 - 2.0 volt . decided to replace the maf and that's it. ...
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W3W
I recieved numerous suggestions for a fix and finally checked what the experts were suggesting, the fuel pump!! The customer had installed an non-OEM pump less than a year ago and after finding 40 PSI when the vehicle would stall the problem was fixed. Thanks ...
2004 Other Ford London Taxi 2.4L Charging VIN: SCRD16N84C
Well, I ended up sending the alternator out to our local rebuilder. Apparently the rebuilder had a tough time with it, due to the clutch pulley setup this alternator uses. For those of you who happen to have one of these crap cans darken your doorstep, the num...
1990 Plymouth Voyager LE 3.0L limp mode VIN: 2P4FH55351
I pulled the rear speed sensor and it was full of metal. The customer is deciding what to do. He wants to know if it is normal for a Chrysler transmission to break at 300,000 miles. He alwaysed serviced it and thought it would last longer! He will probaly fix...
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Ims VIN: WP0CA2982Y
Hi Porsche techs, sorry for the delay in response. As advised by Charles at LN Engineering I removed the oil pan to investigate for metal and found plastic bits (brown). These would come from the cam adjuster guides. So I ordered cam align. tools from Baum (wo...
2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1F1SF63561
first thank you for all replies. most of you guys pointing towards maf sensor; what i learned 2001 subaru forester dosen't have traditional MAF sensor mounted on before the throttle body like any other vehicle; however, upstream oxygen sensor with six pin acco...
1996 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2L No Start
a distributor fixed this one. thanks for all your replies Trouble codes: 1300 (ignitor circuit malfunction).
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
everyone said need to relearn throttle body with scan tool my scan tool doesnt have euro capality thanks to everyone custumer to take car to dealer Trouble codes: P1544.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L turn signals VIN: 3VWPA81H1X
thanks to all replys customer has not taken it to vw spec yet. vw tec thinks it is the comfort control moduel. the ccm is very pricie and thay could not aford it at this time .thanks again iatn great web site.
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