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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3337X
This one has my mind boggled. We replaced a valve cover gasket on this car and, when we started it and ran it a few minutes it started making a whistling noise. The noise is coming from the hose that comes off the valve cover and goes to the breather valve. Ne... Trouble codes: 1119 (engine throttle mechanical fault), 228 (fuel trim b2 range exceded), 227 (fuel trim b1 range exceded), 202 (fuel trim b1 control limit), 203 (fuel trim b2 control limit), 243, 238, 242 (misfire cyl 6 1 5)
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Control Unit VIN: 5UXFA53563
The "MAX A/C" function was working before I replaced the compressor and auxiliary fan, and now it is not. I've also noticed the auxiliary fan doesn't always come up to full speed when ti should. I suspect the HVAC Control module is failing. Has anyone experie...
2004 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on, extended crank VIN: WBAEV53484
Hi guys, I got this vehicle from another shop. They recently replaced the head gasket and now it have an extended crank issue. Holding down on the gas pedal will not help it fire up right away. Scan for codes and this is what I got. P0727, p0700, p1315, and p2... Trouble codes: P1315, P2766, P0727
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L MIL Lamp on, only goes to 2000 rp VIN: WBAWB33507
Dear BMW friends, after the BMW dealer installed CAS unit and coded it, (yes, customer supplied me with the coding sheet from ISTA from the the dealer) CEL came on and car is running all the time in LIMP mode (40km/h) max 20 miles @ 2.000 rpm. Anyway, we read... Trouble codes: 2A3F, 2A77
1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G4CU53L5M
Ran about 6 pre-test on the machine and results all the same except NoX on first run which was 1800 PPM. Fixed small air leak and replaced ECT after test showed it was out of specs and NoX was reduced to 870 PPM. Also notice rust in coolant passage after ECT w...
1995 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L drive belt VIN: 1G4NV55M9S
Vehicle is back today for service and tech noticed belt is only on 1/2 of tensioner pulley and groove is worn into the back of the belt. We assumed we had an improper tensioner and obtained oe but the belt is still 1/2 off. We used a laser pulley aligner and c...
1964 Chevrolet Corvette 5.4L Rear Wheel Bearing VIN: 40867S1001
I know That you Vette guys will know this one. But I can not find the proper End play measuring and adjustment procedures. I know rear spindle and half shaft need to be removed. Also end play needs to be adjusted by shims. I would like any updated removal and ...
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Sport 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP871SG
Thanks in advance for any help offered. Car came in running like craponly at idle. Found EGR valve stuck open, replaced and condition is still present. Spray entire intake with carb clean and found bank 1 leaking. Replace intake gaskets which someone else shor...
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCDK14K8J
Greetings, Dealing with a non-revenue "Christine". Engine has a intermitant poor performance feature, but fianlly has reached the no start condition. A check of the archives and with customer, shows everything suggestted there has been done. Has zero volts at ...
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L speedo and odometer VIN: 1G1BL52P9R
This is for all the gm tech's. I have an old police car our customer bought some time back with problems with the cluster. The cluster has a digital speedo,odometer and trip meter. The speedo and odometer goes blank. We had this cluster out for repair three ti...
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Unknown VIN: 2GCCS19W82
This truck came in for a tune up. The customer complained of poor fuel economy. We did the above repairs and the engine runs and sounds great. The customer returned the truck complaining that the engine was missing. I went with him for a test drive. There was ...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Radio VIN: 1GNEK13Z24
The customer complaint was sometimes the radio does not shut off when you have opened the door and are exiting the vehicle. Sometimes the radio has no sound , it lights up and all the cd and radio displays are on and seems to go thru the functions but has no s...
1993 Chrysler LeBaron 2.5L Fuel Pump VIN: 1C3XU6536M
Fuel pump was replaced at another shop. I have no information for this vehicle, all my books are 800 miles away. Can someone send me the wiring diagram for this, it appears that the computer should be controlling the fuel pump and is not. I am in bad need of t...
2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Starter/ Antitheft VIN: 2C3HC56G9Y
There is one code for a serial link internal failure. I clear the coed and it comes back instantly. I diconnected the battery for a couple hours and it did nothing to help. I also tried to leave the ignition on for a couple hours and no change. We toed it to t...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Timing Chain VIN: 1C4GP54L9Y
We did the timing chain on this vehicle and used the mitchell guide to set timing this was completely wrong no compression. Need to know how to time this vehicle. Thank you
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY68B32
Car came in with P0320 The lady driver said before the check engine light came on she heard a thump noise under the passenger side, pulled over shut the engine off, checked around and underneath the car to see if she ran over something.Found nothing. Then when... Trouble codes: P0320 (No crank Reference signal at PCM)
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L input speed sensor VIN: 2C3KA53G16
Cars runs fine most of the time but will go to limp mode sets code p2767 input - turbine sensor b circuit no signal. Can stop, turn off ignition, restart and all will be fine for awhile. Also sets generic code P0700 trans control system malfunction. This is my...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L RS Hi-Beam, LS Low-Beam, Front Turn Signals, LR Tu VIN: 1D7HU18ZX2
I have no R.S. high beam, L.S. low beam, front turn signals, or L.R. turn signal. No power to these lights coming out of the front control module. If I power the circuit up with 12v jumper, the lights work. I also cannot make them work with the Snap-On scanner...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L transfer case VIN: 1D7KS28C87
I've got this truck that the 4 wheel drive comes on and off at times, also I had the encoder motor on the transfer case switching when opening the door. I was told the A/C transducer would cause this. Replaced it to no avail. When scanning I found history code...
2008 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Steering VIN: 2D4GZ37V68
Hello there, We have a 2008 magnum in the shop that had a definite front rotor pulsation on application. Measured run out and we had .007. Installed a new set of rotors and clocked till we had under .002 runout. Drove vehicle and the pulsation in the steering ...
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...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX0721X
After replacing cam sensor & syncronizer, truck runs fine and chirping noise is gone. Now, after driving 30 to 200 miles the check engine light comes on and stays on with code P1309 (Misfire moniter fault). I have cleared code numerous times & cleared Keep Ali... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire Moniter Fault), P1000 (System checks incomplete)
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTZR15X5Y
This ranger has been in 3 or 4 times for this same issue. We have balanced the tires, checked to make sure that there are not bent wheels. The customers complaint is that at highway speeds (60-80 mph) there is a vibration. It happens both when the truck is und...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L engine performance VIN: 1FTRX18W21
vehicle came in with spark plug threads blown out of the cylinder hole. checked compression in that cylinder as best as possible and found around 30-40 lbs psi. sold used engine with approx 100k from a repitable dealer and installed in vehicle, when we started...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L lack of power VIN: 1FTYR14U71
This truck runs like a dog. It feels like retarded timing. The timing chain was replaced when fixing a leaking cover gasket (ran the same before and after), we tried a rebuilt motorcraft MAF sensor. It also runs the same with the exhaust disconnected. I do bel...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX18L31
Hello all, This vehicle came in running fine and no known transmission problems. All I did was replace one section of rotted brake tubing that runs along the frame, between the gas tank to the rear center brake hose. After replacing this line, I go for a road ... Trouble codes: P0740 (Torque converter clutch fault), P0743 (TCC System Electrical Fault), P0755 (Shift Dolenoid B Fault), P1747, P0443 (Evap System Control Valve), P0135 (HO2S11 Heater Circuit Fault)
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L SES Warning Light VIN: 1FTRW0766K
Thanks for all your help. I've got an 03 F150 SuperCrew that the SES light will not operate at all. This truck had the infamous water leak issue that gave us some problems with the GEM Module (lights staying on, a/c running with key off, etc.) after heavy rain...
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP31343
Vehicle intermittently has a very poor idle (bouncing almost to the point of stall). Seems to happen most of the time after the vehicle has been sitting for multiple hours (like when I go to leave work). No faults in engine module. Visual inspection found brea...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L no power
hi guys,sorry about the vin,im at home.customer drove in,don't know how.has NO acceleration.revs freely in nuetral,as soon as you drop it in gear it falls on its face,couldn't make it out the driveway.no codes.maf,tps,fuel trim all look good on modis,checked e...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14525
Ford techs,we have a f-150 5.4 in our shop that will stall driving down the road just like u turn key off.You can put vehicle in neutral and will crank right back up.Did notice that between 30-40 mph has a intermittent miss like a coil dropping out.Only codes ... Trouble codes: 2106 (tac system), 2135 (thr/pdl position sensor switch)
2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMZU75W35
car was pushed in for a no start, was ran out of fuel. customer said it ran fine before. customer put some fuel in, we put an extra 5 gallons in just in case. vehicle will intermitenly spit and sputter but will not start. vehicle will kinda run with either ban... Trouble codes: P0358 (Ignition coil H pri/sec circuit fault), P0308 (cyl 8 mis), P0316 (Engine Misfire on Startup)
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Transmission VIN: 1FTPW14517
Hello again. This truck is my personal truck. It is a Ford Factory Conversion done by Tuscany so it has the dual exhaust, 2" front leveling lift, cowl induction hood and 20" tires and rims. I also have an edge power programmer installed which I never used for ...
2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L no power VIN: 1GKGG25R5Y
vehicle is more prone to problem when wet but not always. engine was a 350 but replaced with a 305. code po132b sets sometimes. when running good o2 readings look good,power not bad for a 305. was wondering if it is a computer problem have heard that the compu...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK23101
Need help please!! I have a Duramax with a P0093 code. It has a performance box from edge. It has had this ongoing code for the last 3 years. I have installed a lift pump and new filters and now have a positive 9psi head pressure. The truck was good for about ... Trouble codes: P0093
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 8.1L Air compressor VIN: 3GKGK26G62
I am trying to find locatiion of air ride compressor. All-data & Mitchell no help.Chevy & GMC dealer no help .Looked on frame behind both rear panels Etc.
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L 4wd VIN: 1GTEK19T33
ok been working on this truck for about a week service 4wd light is on and t-case will not shift while vehicle is running. will shift perfectly before the engine is started. have replaced encoder motor and TCCM reprogramed TCCM also have tested with a known go...
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...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L gauges VIN: 1HGCHEACX5
Hi Honda techs or anyone who helps in general. Thanks to start. friends car came in withthe instrument cluster going hay wire. thought it was the alternator but tested ok. The D indicator flashes intermittently as if its losing power and the battery light will...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 5FNRL187X3
hello,this honda was being driven on the highway and the customer says it started making alot of noise,then quit,he made it to shoulder of highway,when he tried to start it it would not start,the car won't crank over,it will not come out of park,and we don't h...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Engine VIN: JHMCM56613
Car came in with vibration like bad motor mounts.we replaced all off them with oe parts. Vibration is still there.any help will be greately appreciated.
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HHES36885
Hi Techs, 1st of all, would like to correct the vehicle information, it is a 2005 Acura 1.7EL which US doesn't have that vehicle, it is the same layout as 2005 civic EX model in the state. This fault code had been bugging the customer for over one and half yea... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap control system leak fuel tank)
2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJG25F37
Hey guys, have a real headache of a car here. The car came into the shop with P0300, P0301, P0303, P0304 codes set in memory. On a test drive we noticed a slight missfire under 3000rpm right at part to wide open throttle at take off under a load, such as takin... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire), P0301 (1 Missfire), P0303, P0304 (4 Missfire)
1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Tcm VIN: SAJKX6248V
Customer brought car right back & I got to experience first hand instrument cluster going dead for a split second with all red & yellow warning lights cycling followed by trans MIL flashing & shifting problems & Airbag fault display on. This occured repeatedly...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW58S5W
Complaint of a no start after short or long drives. Origanal had no comunication with the PCM removed and inspected no corrosion good terminal contact. Removed relays from panel found some corosion and cleaned. Customer road tested several days problem reoccur...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L air bag light, inop cluster VIN: IJFF48SX1L
we retrieved p1698 and p1694 tested bus wires and found to check out ok i can communicat with ecm but tcm will not respond. we replaced tcm with a known good module and still have same problem and codes. someone please help!
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FA44S65
Hello to all that read and help. This Jeep came in with p0016 and p0344 will run good at idle and will rev with on problem. On test drive @ 2000 to 3000 rpm engine will start to cut out until you let off the throttle.I have ran the wire harness and checked the... Trouble codes: P0344, P0016
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L heat control VIN: 1J8HC58235
HVAC has no codes No matter AC compressor is on or off there is too much heat in all vents. For instance: if both right and left temperatures are set to 70, even after a lot of time, system is blowing very hot air (100F or more). Including on rear vent. For...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDTC73324
Once all work was performed the truck started ran for a couple of minutes then died and now just cranks and cranks. the cam and crank sensors both have good signals on a lab scope. We have no codes. we have spark and when testing the injector harness we have g... Trouble codes: N0NE
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: SALME11494
I am at this point running out of logical thinking and I need some help. The power at the light bulb socket is about 7 volts, the light bulbs are 12 volts. Everything work on the cluster the only problem is the back light for the oil service and inspection win...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Srs Light VIN: JTJHF10U12
Long story short. Did some srs work but can not get this thing to clear the code. I've tried both to clear it with teh vci but it won't clear. tried to use the jumper wire but there is no wire in the ab socket??? anyone run into this before??
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Compressor clutch VIN: 2T2GA31U74
Hello all, I have this lexus that the compressor clutch will disengage after about ten minutes of running. While it works I can control the compressor clutch with the mastertech through the ecm and also through the hvac amplifier bi-directional controls. When ...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNLM92V6V
First post. Thanks in advance. I am sorry for the short data on this. Vehicle VERY rarely acts up. I have been chasing this problem for a year. VERY intermittently vehicle will run terrible, stall. I have only recently gotten it to act up in shop. No codes, bu...
2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L level ride VIN: 5LMFU28R51
After going through the system we found there is no power getting to the level ride compressor. Suspected possible defective new relay so we replaced relay. Same condition. We replaced all fuses for the system and no improvement. Wigging the exposed wires to t...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A03
Vehicle came in miss-firing. Initial scope showing 4 cylinders miss firing. Oil coming out the coil/plug holes. We needed to replace valve cover gaskets & plugs first to see what would happen (possible coil damage from oil) Sure enough, 4 missing badly, good s... Trouble codes: P0353, P0356, P0357, P0358, P2107 (TAC Module processor), P2110
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L prop shaft? VIN: WDBRF92HX6
Hey folks, This car has a whole body vibration at 40-50-mph. We sold it but it,s still under factory warranty. Several visits there including their district service rep could not pinpoint vibration. We suspect the propeller shaft is out of balance. Web surf sh...
1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L cam timing VIN: JA3AM44HXY
Hi: This 3.0 SOHC 12 valve was towed in. Timing belt was broken due to worn out water pump. We did a leak down test with the rocker shafts loose and found leaking intake and exhaust valves so we installed reman heads. The problem is the lower timing mark. A ga...
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21DOX
Hi guys, This one was towed in with a no start condition. It has good fuel pressure, compression and spark. It will fire up with ether but die. Noid lights on the injectors will not pulse yet has good power going to them. I'm thinking MAF sensor or computer. ... Trouble codes: P0325
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on, No acceleration VIN: 1N4BA4SE94
Ok everyone, this one has me stumped.. I have a highly intermittant problem here with this Nissan. Customer brought it to me and told me that when the car acts up it wont accelerate. I checked the codes and found 5 of them. First visit we could not duplicate t... Trouble codes: P0550 (Power steering pressure sensor), P1229 (Sensor power circuit), P1446 (Vent control valve), P2122 (App sensor), P2138 (App sensor)
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Steering VIN: 1N6AA07B24
Does anyone know how to reset the steering angle sensor we just did an alignment and the trucks seems to correct itself when you let go of the wheel, my genisys doesn't let me. Thanks Scott
1998 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52K0W
I have 4.87V at the signal line of the O2 sensor . Sensor replacement did not fix problem. I cut the wire at the computer coming from the O2 sensor , I found same voltage at both sides . Its strange that this voltage sometimes does not appear . , also the volt... Trouble codes: P0133

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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L none VIN: WAUDC68D61
i cleaned the mass air flow sensor and all is well thanks guys Trouble codes: P0171.
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L all gears
well I installed a second used transmission, The vehicle still had the exact same problem. did more checking of wiring and anything else I could think of, we decided to try another transmission and it worked perfectly. Glad to see the car leave. thank you fo...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L SMG clutch valve VIN: WBSNB91086
This was fix a weird one. The only way of passing "valve characteristcs" adaptation was changing the position of the clutch travel sensor in order to cheat system. Considering clutch kit is like new and there is no other damage to fork or slave cylinder it is...
1990 Buick Skylark 2.5L No spark or injector pulse VIN: 1G4NV54U3L
Well... Semi fixed. I now have spark and a signal from the crank sensor. After using a crow bar on the customer to pry this tidbit from the customer I have spark. I put an OEM crank sensor in and he toldme that he swapped proms from one ecm to the other,,, ...
1999 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L security light VIN: 1G4CU5219X
First I would like to say thank you to everyone that replied to the request, Mathew helped put us on the right track. We thought it was the passkey III module because we could not get the auto learn to run at all. We watched the voltage as we turned the key an...
2005 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48S74
Well a lot of people have responded to this one. What I found was the fuel pump was bad. I believe when she was filling it and not running it it was doing something to the pump. Verified at gas station when problem occurs we get no fuel pressure. Comes back...
2005 Buick Allure CXS 3.6L P/S fitting VIN: 2G4WH567X5
Well I was a bit surprised by the lack of responses on this one. But anyways, I recieved the P/S pump fitting this morning finally, part #[...]. I cut the old nut off the line by gripping it with some vice grips and using a die grinder and a cutoff wheel ...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Starting VIN: 1G6CD53B8P
The starter was the problem.Although new only two days ago solonoid was bad.I took the ign. off of starter and checked for power.In start I had good power that went away when I released Ign key.So I jumped from batt.to solonoid, car started and did not stay en...
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY32P6R
1997 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L 3-2 ahift VIN: 1GNDM19W6V
Well done everyone! The shift/timing solenoid was indeed at fault. I happened to have an identical vehicle come in for service, and figured I would compare my power and ground findings. The known good van showed exactly the same sequence of applying ground. I ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19X83
I went ahead and removed the remote start and related wiring in the steering column.resoldered and heat shrinked everywhere they had cut into the original harness.performed relearn proceedue and truck started.have not heard back from customer so i assume all i... Trouble codes: P1631 (Vtd disable).
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK29U46
Thank you for all of the great input. By using your responses and showing them to the customer, they have decided to replace the transmission. It is nice to know there is this kind of back-up available using IATN. May God Bless each of you.
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L charging system VIN: 2CNDL13F87
Thanks to all that took time to reply. replaced alternator and it fixed problem.
2008 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Surge VIN: 1GCGG29KX8
Well we are not sure if this is fixed. We found a shorted high mount brake lamp socket. Could never duplicate the complaint. I drove van for a week and no problem. I am returning today so you know it will act up tomorrow. Thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P0573 (circuit 1 brake high), P0122 (p0222-), P0222 (p0223-), P0223.
1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L P0500, vss VIN: 1C3EJ56H5V
Fixed, ended up finding where someone had ran a wire from tps 5 volt reference to the steering system wire signal, which is part of circuit for output speed sensor signal wire and was staying at 5 volts all the time.
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HR28ZXX
thanks for all responses. tried heat gun to pcm with engine cold still have no bus no com to scan tool. would try pcm but dont have drb3 to program miles or vin. boss decided to cut losses from job as too not be married to a problem child. customer is to tak...
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N31
had to replace ECM. thanks to everybody who replied
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L ABS Module VIN: 3D3HA18N82
Approximately 1 foot from the ABS module we found a broken wire in harness that was sometimes making contact and sometimes not.
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3D7MX48C26
Thanks for the replies. I think Tom from North Carolina hit it on the head. When put into gear, the engine would have to work harder to hold the same idle. Fuel injector pressure would climb, and the truck would actually "lurch" forward when you let off the...
2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L no symptoms VIN: 1FMNU41S22
Thanks for all your replies, Gerry and Scott nailed it with the weight class rating. Having the reggie in hand only screwed up me looking at the gvw, The reggie said vehicle weight was 6955, so I put in as that, I called the Ford dealer who ran the Vin and to...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTRW07L23
I checked all the fuses, the fuse link, proper voltage at all wires in harness, ran jumper from b+ to alt post, grounded wire for light (light came on). Nothing from alt goes through ecm, as some suggested. Customer didn't want to pay higher price for motorcra...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FTSW31P24
Thanks to everyone for these help. I pulled the egr after it should not opening or closing completely and the truck now has it's power back.
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L abs module VIN: 1HGCM825X3
1986 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Oil Pressure VIN: 1JCCM87EGH
Thanks for all that helped. The wires in question from the other oil pressure switch control the electric choke.
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Wheel Speed Sensors VIN: SALJY1248W
Be Sure to look at Ted's Reply, this seems to be a great source for these parts. I am sure that the "Bush", which really was my question, should be replaced, what the Hey $18 each why not??? As I couldn't get the sensor through the door for less than $300 The ...
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L Vsc VIN: JTJHF10U63
Thanks for all the responses. Checked air pressure before I posted the request it was low on three tires. VSC light was still coming on ahd setting code. Next thing I did was unplug all connecters at module and reset zero point cal. again. I never felt the pro...
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L brake/wheel VIN: 1LNHM81W84
thanks for the replies, turned out to be rather simple. since i couldn't duplicate the symptoms when the tow truck dropped it off, i let it sit overnight. went to pull it out in the morning for a test drive and bam locks up before i could finish backing out ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on, idles too high VIN: WDBRF64J21
Thanks to all of you for your suggestions. I swapped MAF's with another vehicle and performed a fuel mixture adaptation and the problem seemed to stop for the most part. Still seems to want to idle a bit high from time to time(1000 to 1200 rpm then after a min... Trouble codes: P2004, P0170, P0173, P0221, P0120, P0110 (Intake air temp sensor.).
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L CV joint boot VIN: WDBRF84J83
From what I learned from the service department at a local dealership these specific front axle inner boots are difficult to install reliably. If you press them on they can still come off. One response suggested peening the metal band, this might be effective....
2007 Mercedes-Benz B200 Turbo 2.0L starter VIN: 1MLT456235
fixed as replied not a bad job just hard to get head around lowering engine to replace starter thanks.
1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3EJ46C4T
Yes I did get this finally repaired, I did replace crank sensor with a factory sensor. Still no crank signal, it cam with a new connector also. (the crank sensor I got from the local parts store came with one also, I had already installed that connector) I dec...
1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L headlights VIN: 2G2FV22G9W
I have fixed the headlight problem with every ones help. The ground wire on the passenger side that goes grounds to the core support was bad. I still have a turn signal problem which I will probably re-post. Thanks to all that responded.
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2G2WS52214
found wires rubbed through from belt grounding pcm wires all the time. thanks for all your hep every one.
2005 Toyota RAV4 2.4L No Start VIN: JTEHD20V65
did check voltage & ground to fuel pump before pump replacement, good, no fuel pressure, did not notice if check engine light was flickering before, unhooked fuel pump, light still flickered, no communicatiion thru aldl, checked all gounds on engine, check co... Trouble codes: N0NE.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M51
Thank you to all who responded. Thank you to Mark who answered my question about the lift sensor. The pump had failed and a replacement solved the problem.
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L system pressure solenoid sth VIN: YV1LW5536W
I have a fix fot this car it needs a new transmission. I got just 2 replies. One was to try a trans flush which we did. It did not help at all. The other was to test the sth solonoid circuit which I chose not do because, through my research, there was a sli...
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L park assist system VIN: YV1SZ59295
Thanks for all your help and explination of the codes listed. I'm not sure why alldata dosn't list any information on the park assist system... After closely inspecting the pam i noticed a little bit of corrosion on the terminals. so i cleaned the contacts and...
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L Rear Pads VIN: YV1MS38215
Thanks for the replies, the fix was to put the pads with the spring made on the top on the inside position and the pins that look like they should fit the caliper piston should be on the outboard side. No more rattle from the rear pads now !!!
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