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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E75
Vehicle came in with MIL on, codes P3138, P1098, no drivability problems. Confirmed ECM had latest software as per Audi [...]. Ran basic setting(block 142), failed. Confirmed connection, no issues, voltage supply and ground OK. Replaced flap motor, ran basi... Trouble codes: P1098 (Intake Manifold Tuning valve position sensorG336 Open or short to plus), P3138 (Intake flap for air flow control control difference)
1999 BMW 750iL 5.4L Starting VIN: WBAGJ0331X
Hello Folks, got this v12 nightmare here with a starting issue. Customer came in orginally with a engine limp mode and his lights dimming. When he went to show me the issue the car would not start just clicked. So no problem prob a bad battery or starter or po...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L OBD II Monitors VIN: WBAAV33441
This car came from another shop.It failed state OBD II test. I repaired the missfire and O2 codes,cleared codes. The check engine light is off and no codes.All monitor are ready except for Sec. Air and Evap. The Sec. Air Pump runs on cold start.I have driven t...
1991 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4EZ13L4M
Car DROVE IN for a Crankshaft balancer, replaced balancer and car would not start, has no spark and no fuel pulse...adjusted the crank sensor several times, no change. Checked crank sensor power..ok 10volts. Ground good. Scoped at sensor, has both a 18x and 3x... Trouble codes: 41 (Cam Sensor)
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L serial bus VIN: 1G6KY5292V
Hello, hopefully somebody can point me in the right direction because this one has me stumped. this cadillac is a crank no start, drivers information display says anitheft system problem vehicle may not restart and air bag system problem. all of the the transm...
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.
1988 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 7.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCGK34N3J
This 7.4 truck stalls about 1 minute after staring. fuel injectors stop spraying-loosing pulse. I suspect the prom but they are no longer available. I tried a brand new ecu with no difference. Runs excellent when it is running replaced distributor 7 days ago a...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Cylinder # 4 will show miss fires on hard acceleration or under heavy load only at 70-75mph. will show on miss fire counts when you can feel problem occur 60-110 missfires. problem has been with truck for years, never changed even after new delco motor, new de...
1999 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GCGK23R2X
Truck has a bad idle fluctuation(surge) at idle,in gear.After cleaning fuel injection system,fuel trim looks real good,125-130.TPS voltge good.Unplugged IAC when idle was surging and it smoothed out.Tried new IAC,no help.Any help with this would be appreciated...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L cruise control cable VIN: IGNDT13W7Y
Does anyone know how to disconnect the cruise control cable from the throttle body. Alldata is confusing and I'm afraid to pry on it in the wrong direction.
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJG31R92
This van came to us from a fleet customer that does most of there own work. Had code p0335 for crank sensor and would not eccelarate. Customer installed new crank sensor. Checked ignition componants and found in need of tune-up. problem still exists. In park i... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor A Circuit fault)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Temp Control Door VIN: 1GCHK29024
Iwas unable to find any description or test for these code's . The vehicle came in came in for hot air comeing out vents when a/c was runnig .But now works fine and will not duplicate problem except ticking noise from control acuater for LH temp door.Useing mo...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L no clue VIN: 3C8FY4BB61
There is a distinct groan from the front of vehicle every time you start forward from a dead stop. I'm pretty sure it's from the right side but may be more towards the middle. It goes away with in 2 feet and happens only from dead stop. I've been through the a...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L Misfire VIN: 3B7KF23W3V
Vacuum gauge had a steady ready. Did a low amp ramp scope test on the injectors #10 looks good same as a knowing good one. Wasn't ther a problem with the valve springs on these motor or valves. That bank (right) injector pulse is a little higher. But only # 10...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L MIL Lamp on, p0601 VIN: 3B7HF13Z21
Alldatas' flowchart says to replace pcm with no tests. my question is, could there be anything causing this code or maldfunction other that the computer. voltage drop issues ect. is there any way to fix without replacing the pcm? Trouble codes: P0601
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...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R55
Vehicle came in with code p0016. Cmp ckp out of sync. Scanner shows when running both are in sync, when starting they are not. Cleared codes and after 3 key cycles code came back. Vehicle runs great no other issues. Installed a scope on the sensors and see not... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cmp ckp sync)
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FBHE31H4R
we did complete tune up and didn`t help no check engine light on hooked scanner up did kero test came up with 3 codes a p0121 p0172 p0452 it has a surge at idle but when you give it gas it run good but at idle in gear it surges bad Trouble codes: P0121, P0172, P0452
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L buck/jerk VIN: 1FTPS2429W
this van is gona be the death of me. its been here for a week now with no progress. it came in for a misfire on take off. its seems to me when your at cruseing speeds when the rpms are at 1500-2000 the engine will start to buck kinda hard. and it does it on li...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F9E
This truck starts fine cold when hot it loses hpop pressure and will not start it will only make 380 psi tops hot new hpop new injectors and ipr valve fresh oil change any ideas were to look from here the 7.3 system is very simple not too complex please help
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FMZU73E62
This is a very strange condition. The instrument cluster works fine in every way except when you shift into reverse. The cluster stops working as though the key was shut off.[The gauges stop where they are, the odometer shuts down] When you shift to park every...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L air ride pump VIN: 1FMFU18L63
New pump ran for short time and stoped, just got bags tight but didn't raise truck and air pump got hot. Have also replaced relay mounted above pump.Thanks for any help.
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L temperature at vents VIN: 2FMZA57654
Any Ford experts out there, please read this one. This van came in with a complaint of the air conditioning not being as cold as it used to be. The temperature at the vents was 60 degrees on a hot and humid day, so after a visual check of the system I performe...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Brake Lights VIN: 1FMYU02Z85
This one came in with no brake lights working on either side. The high mount is functioning. Brake switch is good all fuses are good. I will be pulling the console Monday morning to get at the smart junction box which looks to be in the right side of the conso...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Abs Module VIN: 1FBSS31L26
Truck came in with rcs flashing and chiming, also code c1288, which is a replace abs module per tsb. Reolaced module with new and rcs light went out and abs light on. Then replaced with a known good used module and hcu light still on. All fuses and grounds goo...
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...
2005 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L rear high side line VIN: 1GKET16S25
I have a high pressure line leaking about mid vehicle. Alldata and Mitchell show 2 hours to replace. I thought about using a A/C Delco high side filter to repair, but there are a few other areas that look suspect. It comes with a heater line and is one looooon...
1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L trans VIN: VE13456345
the came to me with a complant shifts up down all gears i drove the car it drove fine for about 5 miles the it stated to shift all over the place some times when you put pedle to the floor will shift up or down the hunt up down the speedo jumps all over the pl...
1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L No 1-2 Shift VIN: JNKCP01D9P
Hi guys: looks like I need your help again!! This G20 bypasses 2nd gear, but noticed that once it shifts into 3rd, you then can engage 2nd manually. It has a "revolution sensor" code (first "judgement flicker" is longer than the rest). Being rather naieve abou...
2005 Infiniti QX56 5.6L abs VIN: 5N3AA08A65
Customer complains of an intermittent ABS engagement on acceleration and ABS light comes on.. I have not been able to duplicate the condition. Scanning shows a C1179 - Delta stroke sensor/signal fault. Cant find much info about delta stroke signal. Can anyone ...
2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Low power VIN: JACDJ58X92
Car came in for no power/low power concern and dying at stops. Had code for MAF. Replaced. Low power still present. That's where I get involved. Checked scan data and found fuel trims going negative and exhaust showing mixture slowly going rich. Thinking plugg...
1988 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L hard start VIN: 2BCCZ8117J
Hi Guys, I have here this old jeep thats been aggravating me for several weeks now. About a month ago I installed a new empi carburetor, which runs very well, but occasionally it is very hard to start. I have replaced the fuel pump, as well as put in an in-lin...
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...
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Latch VIN: SALAE254X6
Does anyone know how to get into this vehicle without having to use a hammer? There is no access panel at all.
2007 Lexus LS460 4.6L Electronic power steering VIN: JTHGL46F17
Help! Had this car in shop for 2 weeks now with electronic power steering inop. Has code c1304 set in abs for electronic power steering control malfunction. Checked all Fuses-good. No other codes in any other system. Traction control light (car sliding picture...
2006 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP81D16
This car came in with tranny stucking 3 (limp mode) and check engine light on, code p0328, knock sensor curcuit high, tried new knock sensor. not problem. started diagnostic and found. 1) disconnected pcm connector that has green and red wire from knock sensor... Trouble codes: P0328 (Knock sensor curcuit high)
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBRH64J12
This vehicle cools well on start-up but after driving for awhile while only blows ambient air.As noted evap temp sensor was replaced and freon was refilled to ensure correct charge.In the shop the pressures look good when vehicle is cooling about 50 and 175 ps...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Lighting VIN: WDBRF40J14
Hello all, This Benz has no interior lights working when you open the door. Lights works when turned on manually, this started with a short at the passenger partially electric seat, I repaired that and replaced one seat motor, for the recline. Now interior lig...
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
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A3Y
2010 Nissan Versa 1.6L random MIL VIN: 3N1BC1CP3A
MIL comes on randomly, however there are no codes in memory. Mode $06 shows a failure with Monitor ID 3C and Test ID 80. I am looking for a definition. Anyone have Mode $06 definitions for Nissan? Local dealer service department and one tech I talked to had ne...
2002 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L air suspension VIN: 1G2HX54K22
This vehicle was in for an oil leak coming from RR shock I replaced the shocks with AC Delco air shocks,It came back a day later clunking because the shocks lost air pressure. The customer stated that the rear had always sat very high, but now when the shocks ...
2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L Stall VIN: JTDBT12311
Thank in advance for the help. My problem is the car will run for 3-5 seconds then kills. Dont turn the key off it will crank with no start. Turn the key off, then it will start again for 3-5 seconds and kill. Replace the cam sensor the first time seem to cure... Trouble codes: P1300 (Igniter circuit malfunction cylinder 1), P1305 (Igniter circuit malfunction cyl. 2), P1310 (Igniter circuit malfunction cyl 3), P1315 (Ignitier circuit malfuntion cyl4)
2003 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1FF28P33
Good evening to all I replaced spark plugs and wires on this vehicle because it is do for 100000 mile replacement,now vehicle is missing really bad and check engine light is flashing.I thought maybe I got bad set of plugs so I put old ones back in and old wire... Trouble codes: 301 (misfire on 1), 302 (misfire on 2), 303 (misfire on 3)
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WVWVD23B2Y
Hello techs. I have a problem with this VW Passat Wagon. When driving the car mainly between 30-50 mph. the car jerks & hesitates (we believe it is downshifting and up shifting). We test drove car and observed that the tach. bounces up and down 200 rpm while t... Trouble codes: P1949, P0442, P1602, P0571
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: WVWPD63B44
I have a customer with a 2004 vw passat 1.8t and an automatic trans. The customer complaint was that the car vibrates too much when at a stop light with the car in drive. We replaced the engine mounts with the dealer mounts, cause they are fluid filled, and re...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A9X
After reading some IATn posts decided to find OE sensors. Relizing it is a Denso system, I tracked some down thru denso's site. Getting ready to install them and decided to check voltages. Both the signal wire and the sensor ground On the front sensor have Hav... Trouble codes: P0138 (B1S2 Oxygen Sensor malfunction), P0130 (B1S1 Oxygen sensor Malfunction), P1081 (Unknown Theft deterent)
2004 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L compressor clutch VIN: YV15W61T64
hello iatn nation.i have this 2004 v70 that works fantastic.air is cold,pressures are perfect and output volume is great.customer complaint is in stop and go traffic the air gets warm than cold.car is a manual transmission and with every release of clutch peda...

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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBACD43201
This one is finally fixed, sorry for the long delay, but these parts are slow to come by . A new key did start the car but still had some intermittent issues so we decided to replace the ews and ring antenna just to be sure. After about 50 starts I am calling ...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Ride Control VIN: WBAFB33501
We got some great replies and we gained an insight on the system and how it works. It's back to basics on this one and it turned out to be a fuse only. Thank for all the replies!
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L brake warning light VIN: 4USBT53584
As per employers insistance I replaced involved wiring and vehicle has continued trouble free for several days.Calling it fixed though not entirely sure why.
1995 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L drive belt VIN: 1G4NV55M9S
Well, this is interesting. The c/s pulley was not fully seated. Our tech had put a wrench on the pulley retaining bolt and it was tight. A different tech used his flashlight to look through the pulley spokes and saw, from the differing coloration on the seal-s...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L security system VIN: 1G6K52YXVU
Well all, we fixed this one along time ago just kept turning the key off and on then and our third day of this it started right up no problems
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1G6KD52XYV
after retorqueing our crank bolt we had oil pressure and all was well. the crank pullys wasnt fully seated up to the gyrotor oil pump thats no keyed
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDX03E1W
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L Engine Coolant Tempreture sensor VIN: 1G1ZT51F56
thanks for all the responce i fineally got this one fix after all this checking i replace the temp sensor again and boom that was the fix i want so say thanks to all who reply i really appreciate all the help thank again
1992 Chrysler LeBaron LX 3.0L Cooling Fan Operation VIN: 1C3XU5535N
Thank You to all that replied, after talking with the customer again, I found out the the vehicle had had major work about two years ago where the cooling system and timing componets had been replaced. On the test drive I saw that the engine temp went up while...
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GH2531R
Thanks for help. Alldata wiring diag. don't show the 8 volt power feed going to the speed sensor. Problem was speed sensor wires had no insulation for about 8" at sensor and it had shorted out voltage feed. Trouble codes: 11 (no crank signal received at ecm).
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L rear brakes VIN: 3B7HF13Z6W
Well, I THINK I fixed it anyway. Someone posted, and I will paraphrase " Don't outsmart your common sense ". Checked to be sure the booster / master was correct for this truck, checked clearence, did a slide lob in he dirt, and the rear brakes would not lock...
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56H6Y
after all that has been done to this car it finally looks like the flywheel has a slight crack on it i think this because when i scope the ckp on that first 30 seconds it seems to lose one of the pulses in the waveform the waveform after 30 seconds seems m... Trouble codes: P0303.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D85
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 5.9L Dash vents VIN: 3D7KS29C36
Thanks for all the help, at least we know what to look for inside. It seems there's a screen in the ductwork that needs to be removed, Haven't got the customer to bring vehicle back yet to follow up. Will post more if we ever get the chance to actually fix thi...
1987 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 4.9L lack of power VIN: 1FTEE14Y9J
OK Have gone over all the inputs, and waiting for the customer to decide, i have narrowed it down to a transmission problem after all the mecahnicla tests on the engine, THANKS for all the help, he is probably going to junk this vehicle. Trouble codes: 18 (spout circuit in KOEO memory).
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L brake lines VIN: 1FTRE1425W
The main concern of this post was how to source the brake lines. Although some prefab lines are available from a few custom suppliers, mostly for classic or very popular vehicles, the best solution was to buy tubing by the roll and replacement fittings and ben...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L power locks VIN: 1FTSW31S5Y
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L SES Warning Light VIN: 1FTRW0766K
Thanks to all the replied. Took some extra help from David but found the issue that one of the power supplies to the cluster was out. After tracing wiring found pin in fuse block that actually came out with the connector (bottom of connector inside fuse block ...
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU74K34
We set up an appointment for a dealer ecm reflash, customer never returned with the car. If he ever does I'll update the post. Thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low on power VIN: PX5EC31355
Well, I think I know what is wrong with this truck, but the owner want to bit the bullet and trade it in. I had a lot of good replies and I really feel that the vanes in the VGT turbo are sticking. This truck will intermittently have to much boost and that is ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L no power accel. VIN: 1FTSW20575
ok fix the truck found that the spark plug was bad and the tp sensor had a flat spot in it thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZK01135
Thanks to all for their help. Proceeded as all had replied to narrowing down individual sensors. But Pin 40 at PCM connector 175e (BN/WH)would not return to 5 volt with all on that line disconnected. Upon further testing found low 5 volt reference on pin 40 at... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor circuit performance).
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21548
Many thanks for the help guys I did need to remember to clear KAM and did have a bad MAF but the kicker was the powdered drilling mud in the filter that caused the whole thing in the first place. (The dust made the filter look only slightly dirty when it was a... Trouble codes: P0068, P061B, 2196 (bank1 sensor1 rich), 2198 (bank2 sensor1 rich).
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Heater VIN: 1J4GW558N4
Turned out that we had to replace the heater core, still no heat, put on a restricter and got 165 deg out of vents never heard of such,but thats what it took.
2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Valves/pistons VIN: KNDJC73363
Ok, both front cylinders ended up having bent valves. Turns out that the dealership not too long ago had replaced the crank bolt on a recall, don't know what they did just to have it break anyway and screw up this guys engine. Thanks to all for your help.
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY15422
Thanks for all the replies. We reprogrammed and all is now good. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P1673, P1668, P0600.
2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L level ride VIN: 5LMFU28R51
Thank you for all the information. We replaced the pig tail going to the compressor relay and the problem was corrected.
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBSK75F93
sorry it took a while to respond. The saying goes nothing gets done right if you dont do it yourself right?? well i started working with it found a fuse that was misplaced removed and i started getting commucation. Reprogramed trans is now shifting properly. ...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L chime VIN: 2MEFM75W73
Well it turns out never trust your parts guy even when they use the vin to look up parts. Somebody at the dealership had added a note in the catalog system giving the wrong new part# as it turned out there was no new part# for this module. I had the dealer or...
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRE33452
Hello all! Thanks iatn members for your help.The cooling fan fixed this one.Thanks again and have a great weekend!!!
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D1X
Thanks to everyone who replied. I realize alot of this did not make sense. The ignition key had lost its programming to the car. Evidently a 1999 Nissan Maxima will crank the engine and supply spark when cranking but will not supply injector ground when a fau...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Transmission Solenoid VIN: JN1CA31A9Y
Thank you for all the help guys. We unplugged each of the motor mounts one at a time and then cracked the throttle after each one. The noise disapeared after unplugging the rear mount. We plugged all the other ones back in and the noise was still gone. Custome...
2008 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Abs Controller VIN: 1N6AA06F68
Sorry it took so long, The fix for this little(big) jewell was a brand new abs controller ordered (backordered, took 18 days to get) right off the vin #, seems that the salvage yard controllers were just different enough (or they were bad, kinda hard to believ...
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L KS sensor VIN: 1G3WH52M7T
I lied; I did not actually fix it. Many stated the possibility of carbon buildup, and another possibility that could cause a similar scenario would be that the engine swallowed something and the head and piston is heavily cratered. I concluded that there wa...
1993 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L engine VIN: 1G2HZ5215P
i swapped the engines however after checking the vin#s the engine i was putting in was from a 94 not a 95 bonneville. the sperchargers are different but by part number evything else was the same. i did switch the lower intake gaskets but used the intake that...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L compressor VIN: YS3DF75K42
thank you all for the responses, with this one another local garage who knows saabs really well decided to take on the job so if he finds the repair i will post the fix at a later date, thanks again you guys are the best
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L No Readiness VIN: WVWGC83A2T
Rob Ayers from Oregon, Barrett & Gary from Washington all knew the procedure or where to find it. I also now can find it in e-bahn. Yahoo. The quick & dirty of the 8 digit binary code is you want to see 1-0-0 in positions 6,7 & 8. 1 indicates that the test...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Trans VIN: WVWPD63B9X
well i just reset light and it has not come back on he said it is working fine thanks for all the help
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21C92
In short the answer to my question is YES! A start of injection reading of 255 for pid 2 in 04 basic settings group 000 is possible from an out of time pump. Actual pump timing can be read in Measuring block 004 pid 3. A timing belt kit took care of this one. ... Trouble codes: 17656 (Start of injection timing).
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTK73C77
As far as I know the OVERboost problem has not happened again. But, check this out, we had a similar vehicle come in the other day with an UNDERboost code and virtually the identical freeze frame. Found the turbo (cut off, recirculation, regulation, whatever... Trouble codes: P0299 (overboost).
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