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1988 American Motors Eagle 4.2L No Start VIN: 2CCCK3864J
I am looking for a wire diagram for this vehicle. Someone cut the wires for the control module and removed the connectors. The customer has brought a module with connectors but of course the wires are different in colors. I have Snap On shopkey and they do not...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L multiple items VIN: WBADM5346Y
customer came in with the trac and brake lamps on (IP)and ofcourse is upset that i did not imediatly know what the problem is. however the abs system has codes 20,69,& 73. 73 needs a new preasure sensor. 69 for brake lamp switch is currently operating propper...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling system VIN: WBAETET374
Towed in for severe overheat/no start. Pressure tested, found blown heater pipe on head,blown coolant bottle, radiator with stop leak. Found starter to spin fast but no kickout. Scanned found 5 misc overheat codes, 2-both bank lean codes. Sold repair with star...
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine VIN: 1F4G58FFT6
First off gentlemen I don't have the car here so that is a incorrect VIN. Car makes a clicking/squeaking/rattling noise when accelerating while turning right or turning quick right when running down the road. The balancer had the usual 3.8 play in the rubber s...
1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6CD515XK
Well i finally found a car thats killing me. This 89 sedan deville has been troubling me for a week and a half so far. It came in was a stumble under accel or pickup at cruise, first found no comm with ecm and tbi unit leaking fuel at regulator. Replaced ecm a... Trouble codes: 37 (mat circuit shorted), 40 (p/s switch circuit open)
1996 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L high pressure VIN: 1G6KF5295T
...and end up with a good cooling but a high side that undoubtedly is too high and the programmer shuts off the compressor within a day. Pouring water on the condensor has little effect so I rule out air flow issues. Fans work seemingly well. Low side appears...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cam Timing VIN: 1G6KD54Y1V
Just installed new head gaskets & set cam timing with all pins at right angle to heads. Intermediate shaft & crank set pointing together. Engine binds when turning by hand. Ist there something i'm missing on the cam timing ? gotta get this car out of the shop....
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Stall VIN: 1G1YY23P4P
we have a 93 corvette that came in with an intermitent stahling .after driving car for about 20 to 30 minutes the engine will shut off [even at freeway speeds] wait a few minutes and it will start back up and stay running .i found a bad sensor ground and repai...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 6.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19SXS
my interest is knowing what fuel trims are based on. with no o2 or maf if you had this with - or + fuel trims where is the logic
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1GCEK19T42
Vehicle came in with no 4 wheel drive and service 4x4 light flashing.The 4x4 switch on the dash will not light up in any mode.The only time it lights is when key is cycled to start and just for a split second.Checked for codes and no communication to 4x4.All o...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1GCHK29U52
I have a instrument cluster with a PRINDEL that lights up intermittently only when the key is in ACC position. As soon as you start vehicle it blacks out. No speedometer, no PRINDLE, no tach, oil pressure, and no trans temp. Fuel Gauge and temp appear to be wo...
2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDX03E53
Came in earlier in the week with a complaint on stalling over bumps with trac off light on and misfire on restart . Checked out van and found loose connection at underhodd relay box and repaired it noe van has returned with same compalint . Sorry not much in... Trouble codes: C1276 (Delivered torque signal circuit), U1000 (Class 2 data link malfuntion), U1016 (Lost communication with ecm/pcn/vcm)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29U44
Truck has intermitant p1125 and reduced power. Customer replaced app sensor,wire harness between app sensor and tac module. After getting symptoms to appear scan data when acting up shows app sensor 1 0% app sensor 1 .67 volts app sensor 2 12% sensor 2 .57 vol... Trouble codes: P1125
1993 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L No Start VIN: 1C3XU4531P
This engine starts and immediately dies, vehicle has continual spark and correct fuel pressure, but appears to not have any ground trigger to the injectors. I posted this vehicle earlier and had great help from all especially Bill which put me onto the track o...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country EX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP74L22
I know this vehicle needs an ecm. The ecm has been replaced with a reman prior to the current owner. The part number on the ecm is illegible, but according to my Solus, it has part number [...] which is an ecm without egr valve. The problem is this vehicl... Trouble codes: P0601
2005 Chrysler 300 2.7L not going into gear VIN: 2C3AA63H85
the car came back on a tow truck with fluid coming out of the vent on the trans and the car not going into gear. if you start the car cold the trans works fine for about 20 seconds then it starts slipping, then you let the car sit for about 2 mins and it will ...
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3AA63H35
Hi Guys not sure if anyone can help me out here but I have an intermittent lights on dash ( all lights on cluster on). Scanned for codes found several ign related codes but not sure if these vehicles are common for ignition switches. I performed a visual inspe... Trouble codes: B2100 (ign run/start input circuit central gateway performance), B2107 (ign switch sense input circuit performance), B1217 (left heated seat low ind control circuit open), U110A, P2638 (Torque mangment feedback signal performance), B212D
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP25342
Hello Group-this started out as a simple spark plug change due to missfire. Plugs were horrible and I figured that that would be that. When starting engine, dtc P0106 and 0108 kicked-out and engine surged. These are MAP codes so I inspected the sensor and wiri... Trouble codes: P0201 (Injector 1 circuit)
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L ball joint VIN: 3D7KU28663
after ball joints installed both adjustable moog and 1 degree offset spicer cannot get axle seal to stop leaking. no broblem on pass. side of truck with moog problem solver set at .5 degree. any known issues with axle seal leakage after offset ball joints inst...
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D4HS48N73
I have this truck in with intermittent stall/ no start I verified no rpm while cranking & replaced the crank sensor. It starts ok now but stalled out once on road test. at part throttle. I tried unplugging the cam sensor it doesn't seem any different, now I ca... Trouble codes: P0340
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy, Fuel in oil VIN: 3D7MA48863
This vehicle is driving me nuts! It came in with the crank case completely full of diesel and running badly. I pulled the valve cover and checked for a leaking injector and couldn't see a problem. I removed all the injectors and sent them off for testing. I wa...
2003 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL36X33
Looking for a little help on this one. 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.4 DOHC. The car was dropped off for a compressor replacement after the compressor, expansion valve, and drier were installed one of my younger techs confused the high pressure cutoff switch with the l...
2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L parking lights VIN: 2B3KA53H78
Customer brought vehicle in for intermittent inop parking lights. Customer says that while driving all parking lights will go out. The headlights, brake lights, turn signals all work properly. Customer says for parking lights to work again, he must turn off th...
1986 Ford Bronco II 2.9L Gear Box VIN: 1FMCU14T3G
Please see recent repair items for description, sorry, wrong area.
1995 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y7S
Hi, very basic system but is giving me fits...no spark..no rpm signal...followed oem flow charts...stated to replace distributor...a little leary I plugged in new distributor into harness and turned distributor by hand...nothing...remembered distributor needs ...
1997 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L Erratic O/D Shifts VIN: 1FDKF38F9V
Hey folks! I'm looking for some help on this F350 Diesel pick up. The truck has erratic O/D engagement and disengagement. I've driven the truck on several different occasions and the problem is there every time. When you take off from a stop the tranmission sh...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L turn signals & hazards VIN: 1FAFP4446Y
This car has no signals & no hazards. The car gets towed behind an rv & has a rig to unplug the rear from its own source and run the rear light off of the motor home system. This has been checked & cleadred as suspect to the problem. The #13 fuse would blow ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Heavy Black Smoke VIN: 1FTNX21P64
This vehicle came into my shop with the two codes and I found fuel injector O rings sitting in the engine well, heavy black smoke when warm, so I just wanted to check before I get started, should I remove the injector and have it tested to save time and money.... Trouble codes: P0278 (Number 6 cylinder contribution problem)
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FYRX17264
This truck came in with cel on and poor drivabilaty, checked codes and found 22 of them, thought possible pcm failure or power loose to pcm. Found the #23 fuse in under hood block blowen (hego sensor, automatic trans crt) it also must affect many other crt (22...
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK232X5
Hello techs, We had this truck come in with the "Check Engine Light" on two days ago. The code was P0101 MAF Sensor circuit. After some diagnosis the MAF and harness was changed. The CEL has not come back on, but this truck is pumping out the black smoke under... Trouble codes: P0101
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Shift VIN: 1HGCB7656L
Greetings to all this honda was referred to me by a reputable trans shop.customer states for several months the s light on the dash comes on and it does not shift properly,the trans shop has installed a rebuilt ecm with no luck to remedy problem.my initial roa...
2008 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Parking system VIN: 5FNRL38958
Hi this van has the all 4 corners and 2 back up sensor system on it and the dash has a message that says check parking sensor system I have check power and ground to module all check good and after van sets message I can put something in front of all 4 corner ...
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR07Y4X
hi to all, got this qx4 in the shop with a complaint of a intermittent dies while driving at any speed. then vehicle will crank and not start. if you let it sit a while it will restart cleanly.customer also reports that after about 10-12 cycles of the key it w... Trouble codes: P0440, P0158
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6747T
Hello to all, this one is causing a headache. It will not start cold. Average morning tempeture is 70-80 degrees, it does not start. No codes. If I use starting fluid, just a little squirt, it will start nad run all day. It does not matter if I try at 7am or 3...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJFA01P92
Hello Jag techs: This 02 S-type cranks but won’t start. No Injector pulse and no spark. Check Eng light stays on and the security light is flashing rapidly. We suspected a security issue but we have no communication with any module. When we check the Data l...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L head gasket
I need some help on this 2004 4.2l XJ8. I'm doing a headgasket replacement because customer overheat, kept on driving with no coolant. any is there any tricks or tips on removing these heads. I was also woundering if I can pull the heads of without removing th...
2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L Instrument cluster
Took this one on for a coworker that works in our parts department. Complaint is this: Instrument cluster started showing these signs randomly when driving then would go away for a week or two at a time, but now it is doing this ALL the time: Tachometer inop...
2005 Lexus RX330 3.3L high pressure VIN: JTJGA31U64
this lexus when the motor is at temp ac will shut down due to high pressure the fans are blowing on high if you spray just a small amount of water on cond. the pressure will come down instantly already replaced cond. and expansion valve temp guage reads normal...
2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y81
Something changed after we cleaned the intake manifold runner control. When the engine is hot and we clear the code it will not return or put it into pending, the IMRC system is working perfectly. If we let the van cool down it will set the code at approximate... Trouble codes: P1518 (Pin 3 at PCM not going to ground or staying grounded)
2002 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Engine VIN: 5N1MD28YX2
Low mileage supercharged X-Terra came in with a noise on the left side of the engine that sounded like a bad hydraulic valve lifter. The noise was consistent regardless of engine temp or RPM. As per Nissan TSB, we replaced all the lifters on the left cylinder ...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09YX2
I have pulled the code P 1130 which refers to the swirl control valve. I have gone to Alldata looking or details of the switch operation and location etc. and can find no data. Looking at the motor I can not find the switch in the area it seems to be pictured ... Trouble codes: P1130 (Swirl control valve solenoid)
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L abs VIN: 1N6BA07B35
At times while braking normally (customer says about once every day or 2) the pedal feels spongy and customer is hearing what he describes as a grinding noise, and the red BRAKE light (not the ABS light) will come on at the same time. After talking with custom...
1998 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JD12T9W
Vehicle came in with a bad misfire, P0300,swapped out the complete coil housing (coil housing, coils and ECM)- used- no change. Realized #1 injector was firing slower than the others, and at that time seen on the genisys that "output driver 2 open" was showing... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Radio And Info Center VIN: 2G2WP55286
Hello GM guys, I have a wierd one here and I suspect the problem is in the radio itself but see what you think. The complaint is that the radio's clock resets itself. We verified this - it does. First, we set the radio's clock to the proper time, and set the d...
2007 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.9L Rr Wss VIN: 1GMDU03187
hi guys, ivce got a 07 montana here, it was in an accident, body shop repaired the vehicle, when all was done the abs light was on for C0045 rr wheel speed sensor, the body shop changed the bearing with the sensor, they got it from the dealer. now the car will...
1974 Porsche 914 1.8L Stall VIN: 4742915545
Hello there and HELP! I have this 74 914 in for stalling. I know little to nothing about these systems or what makes them stall. The engine runs pretty good, but when you are driving along it begins to cut out like the ignition switch is being turned off. The...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Lighting VIN: WP1AB29P64
Code 978 Left dipped beam short or open Tested pin 5 and 7 at the headlamp connector ground is perfect. .01 ohms no power, trace back to connector feeding headlamp harness. Same, no power, in Alldata it indicates all the lighting is controlled by the central ...
1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58Z6X
First Saab for this tech. This wagon came to the Teen Challenge Vehicle Donation Program with a bad turbo. There was oil all through the intake and exhaust. The crank case was over full and the oil smelled very strongly of fuel. The old plugs were soaked with ... Trouble codes: P0125
2002 Saturn L100 2.2L compressor VIN: 1G8JS54F02
Ive got this saturn that has had 2 compressors put on, when they were 1st installed the psi was 32 low side 150 high temp from vent is 48, after driving 20 miles it starts blowing warm and the pressure are 60 low side 200 high vent temp 76, accelerate low will...
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Surge VIN: 5GZCZ63B73
Customer brought vehicle in to our shop. Had several codes, listed above. We replaced a known bad ground going to the throttle body. Tested the tps sensors, at the pedal, tested good. Did continuity check between pcm and tps sensors, checks out ok. Checked the... Trouble codes: P2138, P0700, P0123, P1780, P1791, P0222
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L parking lights VIN: 4S3BH68767
THis vehicle was towed into the shop with a dead battery, customer stated that they tried to jumpstart it, and were successful the first time, but then the car sat for a few days, battery went dead again, and when they tried to start it, had nothing, no start,...
2002 Suzuki Vitara JLS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 2S3TE52V52
I have a suzuki vitara that when driving the engine starts cutting out and back firing while driving. have check all systems can not find problem. the tach drops on every miss like turning off the key.
1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L 30 amp fuse VIN: JT3HN87R6W
cust came in complaining of her 30 amp fuse continuing to blow. This is the 30 amp power fuse that controls the windows and power door locks. she said it has blown 4 times in the last 6 months and she is tired of replacing it. I looked at a schematic for that ...
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Cyl.123 VIN: 4T3ZF13C62
Constant missfire at idle . Rev over 2000 rpm ok
2002 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12342
The client had this car parked for about 6 months. Came in with "Battery light" on. Checked charging system and found the alternator to be defective. Replaced with a rebuilt unit. Charges fine now. However, the "Check Engine" light stays constantly ON. Scanned... Trouble codes: P1656
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Ac VIN: JTEGH20V13
This vehicle came in for no AC cooling. I installed guages and found low pressure. Tryed charging system, then High pressure relief started popping off at 125lbs. Looked at valve and found that it had been hit by possible road debris, replaced valve. Thought p...
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Tpms System VIN: 3VWGF1K27M
Tpms indicator is illuminated. Shop key states that this tpms system is monitored by the abs module. Procedure is to press the "set" button in front of the shifter to performe basic setting. No such button exists on this model. Accessed abs module with genesis...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L power loss VIN: YV1CZ59212
Have ECM codes 4400,930B, A12B speed sensor, 900B brake pedal, E000 communication, 440C fuel level, Also ABS codes 0103 pedal sensor, 0115 comm. steering angle, 0094, 0100, E000 Would you be looking at pedal sensor, speed sensor or other? Displays are brake fa...
2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on, Monitors VIN: YV1RH59286
This car runs well. It has code P0442 small leak on the modis, and large leak code on the launch. We have smoked this car multiple times without any visible leaks. We are trying to get it through NJ state inspection, have cleared the codes, but before the moni... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap system leak small)
2007 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Wheel Bearing VIN: YV1MS68227
I have got a fairly low milage Volvo S40 that requires a LF wheel bearing replacement. It was growling. What is the secret to getting the drive axle out of the hub? It appears to be frozen. It appears I have moved it about a 1/4" but that is it! I am afraid I ...

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1995 Acura NSX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4NA1184S
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L centerline steering VIN: 1G4HP52K9V
Woops! We got a lot of usefull replies. The main problem was that the left lower control arm was bent. The fact that the aftermarket inner tie rod end we had installed on the right side had a LOT more threads on it the the original and the left side tie rod,...
1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GNDT13W6R
The PROM was from a astro van from a previous faulty repair. I was dead on with it being the PROM. Once installed truck ran great. Thank you for the one reply that gave me PROM info.
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNGK26N9S
Thank's for all the replies, some of you hit it on the head. I unpluged the timing bypass and the datastream cleared up and truck ran fine. So I checked voltage on the tan with black stripe wire and found it was applying 5 volts on and off. The same as my data...
1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K8W
Most people said to check the gas cap and the filler neck. Which I did end up running another smoke test, and pulling vacuum on the system to test the sensor, and came up empty handed.. The customer still insist, that on occassion she will start the vehicle, a... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap system small leak detected).
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFC29U8Y
found to have a plugged catalytic converter. had 8 psi of pressure when revving the engine. also replaced oxygen sensors on all four, before and after catalytic converter. Trouble codes: P0158 (p0300-), P0300 (p0405-), P0405 (Po171-), P0171.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK29274
Sorry it took me so long to close, it was the wiring just at the break-out point in the harness above the injector. Have been unable to get time in the evening lately to get on here but thanks to those that responded and for the trial acess to the rest of the ... Trouble codes: P0203, P2149, P0742.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L vent temp VIN: 1GCHK29U65
thanx to dan and everyone who replied, the customer brought truck back this morning and was blowing 45 F at idle and 38 F at 1500 rpms. everthing was done by spec on this job and i beleive next time one of these come in i'll remove all oil from the compressor ...
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Cooling fan inop VIN: 2CND123F86
Thanks for all the responses on this one. Rob was the first one to sugest the fix, which was our next step it was just getting the tech around to it. We pulled the connector to the pcm and found condensation and poor terminal connection, cleaned and reassembel... Trouble codes: P0030 (p0036-), P0036 (P0201-p0206-), P201P, P0230 (P0442-p0443-), P442P, P0449 (Several others).
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Speedomter VIN: SC8GF68464
Thanks to all for your help on this vehicle.I learned alot about BUS systems and realize I need a better scanner and or scope to help with diagnosis on these systems. I was able to operate the speedometer with my scanner so I didn't replace the instrument pane...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L oil pan VIN: 2C4GP54L45
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L goveror psi VIN: 3D7MU48C44
Thanks for the help. It was a bad connectiion on the 3-4 solenoid control wire, grn-tn wire. On the diesel there is 3 connectors at bellhousing where engine @ trans bolt together. The white connector has the trans wires. When testing Control circut, backprobin...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L bearing VIN: 1FTSW31F8X
Thanks for all the imput, turns out the napa clutch kit we installed allows the hub to vibrate and make noise. LUK makes a heavy duty one with larger and more springs to dampen the vibration, cost twice as much, but is quite. The lessson is that we learned is ...
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51402
ok guys... just because i am from kansas does not in ANY way mean that i am a "Ford Man" actually i came up in a GM dealership and found that GM's are easy.. so now that i am not at a dealership anymore i get a wide variety of all makes and models.. So... Ok t...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P93
Thank you all for the help. I did load test each battery they did pass, also tried running truck w/ battery charger on w/ no change. Whanted to reflash, but the dealer didn't have time, called another shop that deals more in diesels and could reflash. He looke... Trouble codes: U0105 (Loss Communication with The FICM).
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cruise control VIN: 1FTPW14544
thanks for the replies but as i said the brake switch tested ok, the costomer took vehicle to ford and they said it was the shift interlock solenoid. i replaced the part and all is good, i would still like to know how to diagnos this problem for future refere...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Overdrive VIN: 2FAFP71W85
Thanks for all the replies. I ended getting a used 2006 4R75E for cheap. So far, so good. Thanks again for all the help.
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMCU03G99
Thanks to the 8 folks who took time to reply. As lastly suggested, have forwarded all our information to FMC, Customer Relationship Center. It may be a while, but the issue will be resolved and when it is we will post a fix to this post to help others in the...
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 6.0L Front Air Bag Sensor VIN: 1GTHK23UXF
This vehicle is fixed. I replaced the sensor after disconnecting both battery cables for 30 minutes. I used an OEM sensor. After new sensor was installed, light on dash went out. Thanks to all that replied.
1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGEJ6622W
thanks to all who replied.the fix was a new dist.-gofigure full of oil shorting module/coil
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 5FNRL187X3
apparant cure for this one,the trans.mainshaft speed sensor was shorted to ground causing the ecm to shut down,it took the 5volt reference to ground,with sensor unhooked the ecm would respond and the car would run,removed mainshaft speed sensor from trans and ...
2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM55384
Thank you all for your replies - found bent valves, replaced valves, reassembly engine - running fine
2003 Kia Rio RX-V 1.6L Steering Stops VIN: KNADC16503
This vehicle is fixed. Thank you Greg and Robert. This wheel interference was a combination of simple things, each contributing a little bit. The tires are one size up: 185/65R14 instead of the 175/65R14 that they should be. They also have a fairly wide ...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTW16483
Thank you to all that responded. It is a mechanical issue but I am out of it now. The customer is dealing with the machine shop and I forwarded all the responses I received. Most responded about the issue with the liners in these blocks. There is also the ques... Trouble codes: P0303 (Missfire cylinder 3), P0304 (Missfire cylinder 4).
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Compressor clutch VIN: 2T2GA31U74
I replaced the A/C amplifier and the car ran for hours with no problem and has been gone since last friday. I did not see a dedicated line from the amplifier to the pcm it looks like it sends the signal via the network. Thanks to all that replied.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4A3AC54H41
thanks for all the replies. the comfirm fix was the missing push clips at the quarter support to the air inlet tube for the breather box. never found the tsb on that. thanks again, william
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Ac Drain VIN: 3A3AC34GX3
well,after looking at this drain,and talking to mitsubishi the dealer agreed to do the update on this vehicle at no charge,we do alot of parts purchasing there,so it was really nice that they would do this...made the customer really happy, and i guess i won an...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A3Y
2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08W53
Well, I guess Worldpac is not all OE equipment. A new MAF from Nissan cured this problem. I thought we were getting Hitachi rebuilds, (did it twice) but I am not positive. Anyway, from what I've read and what I've seen, only use FACTORY MAF sensors. The co... Trouble codes: P0300.
2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D46
Thanks to everyone who replied.This car had multiple problems from the shops who had worked on it before us.After fixing these problems we found the cam & crank sensors were both feeding correct patterns to the pcm but it was not recognizing them. The dealer h... Trouble codes: P0340.
1984 Subaru GL Turbo 1.8L fuel odor in car VIN: JF2AW55B8E
FOund it, dropped the rear access panel and found the broken spout coming out of the evap syste, many thanks yall.
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Unknown VIN: 5TEHN72N61
Thanks to everyone for all the usefull information. Update: We are waiting for the vehicle to return at the moment. The customer had to take the vehicle before we could get it fixed. They are supposed to get it back to us soon so we can continue our diagno...
2003 Toyota Tundra 3.4L starter VIN: 5TBBT44193
Thanks to all, I tried loosening the starter to see if the noise changed, didn't change. Rechecked all piston's and valves with the borascope, no witness marks. I had it running to try to pinpoint it with a stethascope, the noise started to get fainter and the...
1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L expansion valve, compressor VIN: WVWGA31J0X
Hello, all! This car is finally out of our hair. We tried another expansion valve, because I didn't trust the one we had, and it only got worse. 20 on the low side, 140 on the high. We put a compressor on it, and after some wiring issues (don't ask) had a ...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L air conditioning VIN: 3VWCD21C71
I rechecked the fan control module,went back to VW,exchanged it and voila!The ac is cold again!Thanks everyone.
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Inop VIN: YVILZ56D2Y
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1SZ58D11
The vehicle has not come back to have any more service done to the vehicle. We are closed until September. I do not have any more information at this time. Thank you to all who replied
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