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2002 Audi S8 4.2L Control Head VIN: WAUGU44D32
HVAC control head will freeze up not allowing buttons to do anything. Can't tell if seat heaters are coming on because of 100F shop temps. I put an identical control unit from another A8 in this S8 to see if it would work and it did. Until a week later. The ot...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Starting VIN: WBAAN3342Y
Vehicle came from a local wholesaler. Complaint was no power and misc indicators lit. The EML, SES and ABS lights were on. Test drove short distance and the vehicle would barely go 15mph. Scanned the vehicle and found the following codes; 11=wheel speed sensor...
1995 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L power steering VIN: 1G6EL12Y8S
Posting this for the shop. Customer replaced PS pump, then came to our shop because the seal blew out the top of rack and filled the drivers side floor. Our tech replaced the rack, and had the hose blow off at PS cooler. Pressure gauge installed at pressure ...
1988 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Radiator VIN: 1GBKP37W4J
HELP!!! My own motor home, of course. Coming home from the York US 30 reuinon yesterday, rad springs a leak. Of course, this coming weekend is Super Chevy at Maple grove, our favorite race. We have gotten the ac cond, front fans, bunch of wires etc, out of the...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L starter VIN: 2G1WL52M7S
Sorry in advance but I do very little domestic work. This fine gem of an auto was towed into our shop with a no crank condition. I insert the key and turn to the KOEO position and the security lamp flashes. Turn the key to start and nothing. Spoke with the cus...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R0T
Vehicle came to my shop with 2 lean codes. I clear codes take on a 5 mile road test and right back soon. I have tried to clear the fuel trim and I can get it to go to sero. when i clear it goes to 128. Is that were it usualy starts? I recored freeze frame data... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel sys too lean b1), P0174 (Fuel sys too lean b2)
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.7L dome lamp VIN: 1GNEK13R7X
Ok Gentlemen...and possibly ladies...I have this 99 Tahoe that the dome lamps stay on. If I start the vehicle, the lights will go off after pressing the dome override button. If I press the dome override back on, then the lights come back on with all doors clo...
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L left front door latch VIN: 1G1AL55F66
HELP! Left front door will not open. Handles and linkages intact. Lock actuators (inside, outside and power) and linkages intact and "working". Feels just like the right side which works. Can see all linkages and latch parts that are moved by the linkages (inc...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Unknown VIN: 2GCEK13388
Have this truck in customer complaint no cold air coming out verified compressor not engaged the a/c button flashes then goes off compressor never engages.. Hooked up snap on modis to check bcm for any codes no codes found attemped to reconnect to bcm to look ...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L all gauges VIN: 1C3AL56R62
Car starts sometimes, while driving all the gauges stop working and check engine light, brake light, air bag light all of them goes on and off. When the car won't start it won't crank and them i move the tcm and the car start right up, on the dash sometimes it...
2000 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L performance VIN: 1B4HS28N6Y
Hello IATN. Customer brought vehicle to use a few weeks ago with new ac parts on it, during the course of his repairs he broke a bolt of in the evaporator and brought it in for us to replace the evaporator core. i removed the dash panel and replaced the evapor...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP44373
This caravan will not start. Hear fuel pump run. slow to build fuel pressure. It has a mechanical returnless fuel system with the fuel pressure regulator built in to the fuel pump assy. The first key cyle builds about 8 psi, second key cyle goes up to about 15...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation VIN: WDBPD54314
I have this sprinter that has no power and won't rev past 3000 rpm. I have no codes or check engine light i only have a snapon red brick reading under obd codes. I checked the resonator and it is ok and was replaced a year ago along with the highpressure pump....
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Glow plug VIN: 1FTHF25M3R
HELP!!! Good morning! What should have been a simple job has turned interesting. We were replacing glow plugs and got to the last one before the glow plug gremlin hit. Sure enough the rear plug on the right side broke off and now the only thing showing out of ...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: H0RHB98487
Here we go; van will chug and stall after it is run 85 to 90 miles. van is pullin a trailer with 2500 lb race car and acts up when it exits off interstate and comes to stop signs. Vapor Lock? if you spray water on fuel lines and intake, will fire up but when y...
1994 Ford Probe SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT20A1R
Okay so this is my personal circle track racecar. It has been kicking my but for a few weeks now. It jumped time and bent some valves. Put a rebuilt head on and now cyl 1 and 2 are dead below 3000 rpm. Plugs are fuel fouled.
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26G8T
I'm getting lean codes P0171 and P0174. Also a P0153 for B2S1 O2 Sensor Slow Response. O2 Sensors are lazy, but switching. Long Term Fuel Trims are about 0-5% at idle and heavy acceleration, but at light acceleration and cruise, they jump up to 15-20%. I disco... Trouble codes: P0153 (Bank 2 Sensor 1 Slow Response), P0171 (Bank 1 Too Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 Too Lean)
1996 Ford F53 XL 7.5L Headlights And Turn Signals VIN: 3FCMF53G3T
I need a wiring diagram for this f53 chassis
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA57432
help please. this thing stalls within 15 to 20 minutes of driving at any speed or load, if I put it in neutral and turn key from run to start it will crank but does not show rpm on the scan tool, used break out box to check ckp and the signal is good while thi...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D92
I have a reoccuring problem on this ranger. The upstream o2 sensor will short out to over 1 volt which causes the computer to lean out the fuel mixture. I have replaced this sensor with a new carquest sensor twice now and both of them went bad after about a mo...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L clutch pedal VIN: 1FAFP40413
Vehicle came in with a customer complaint of a vibration in the clutch pedal,clutch pedal would get stiff after vehicle had been driven for awhile and grinds going into 5th. Test drove vehicle noticed a slight vibration in the pedal, clutch pedal resistance se...
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L limp in mode VIN: 1FTSS34L73
Hello all. We were faked out at first, engine did not actually run hot for us, but we replaced the thermostat, found the fan clutch not pulling and replaced it, while changing the t stat lots of chunks out of the cooling system so we replaced the radiator. Aft... Trouble codes: P1299
2007 Ford f 650 5.9L brake lights VIN: 3FRWX65B97
I'm in need of a brake light wiring diagram for a 07 f650 with air brakes. This is one of are roll back and have no brake lights. Its a 5.9 cummings w/at, It does have air brakes. I dont have HD truck in my program, no one in town seems to have it either. You ...
2008 Ford Fusion S 2.3L Engine VIN: 3FAHP08Z68
Hello all, This Fusion makes a nasty rattling/scraping noise when running. The customer states that the car was being driven when a bang occured from under the hood. The engine has been noisy ever since. It seemed like it should be obvious that something brok...
1998 GMC Savana 1500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GDFG15M8W
This vehicle has a boat load of problems. Most of which i have corrected except for this high idle issue. This van came in on the wrecker, wouldnt idle to save its life. it was leaking coolant, power steering fluid, a/c didnt work and was stumbling everywhere... Trouble codes: P1509 (Idle Air Control System High RPM)
2006 GMC HUMMER 3 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 5GTDN13696
This car came in with the customer complaining about an intermitent shake in the engine. After we clear out the code the shake and engine would run normal. After a few start and turn off the engine would start shaking again with codes 1516, 2101, 1682, Trouble codes: 1516 (Tac mpdule), 2101 (Tac motor), 1682 (Ignition fault)
2007 GMC W4500 Forward W4S042 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KDC4B1U67
Truck came in with SESL on, scanned for codes. Code P0894 is present, code description is "SEE SERVICE MANUAL" which I of course did through All-data. No such code exists in the code library, nor does a call to All-data's library of information reveal any code... Trouble codes: P0894
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L head gasket VIN: 1HGENJ23Y2
HI all,have a 99 civic ex with a 1.6 head gasket seeping oil, not major. I have been told to re-ring the engine while I'm in it or it will develope a tendency to smoke and burn oil after head gasket replacement (Does not use oil now, although it needs rear mai...
2003 Honda Insight 1.0L Charging VIN: JHMZE13713
I am getting a p1449 ( 78)battery modual over heat code. I recieved this code last time i replace this pack.. i am woundern if anyone has some ideas on this one? I have the diagnostic sheet from honda to test this but every time i test it passes it leaves and ...
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...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L power windows VIN: 1J4GW48S63
Thanks for taking the time to read this and offer help. I have a Jeep that came in because of a string of seemingly unrelated electrical issues. They are as follows: None of the power windows work - not from the drivers switch or from any of the door switche...
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Hesitation, Surge
hey guys, this kia is killing me. first of all this came to the shop with p0171 and p0300, it had poor idle. so I checked it and could not find air leak. so I replace Mass Air Flow Sensor. the car ran fin. so I reset the check engine light and went for a test ...
1991 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNCM82W9M
New customer and never saw car before. during big down pour the car died and would not restart. I got car and it ran but sounded like it was loosing spark on accel. I scoped the crank sensor and was not the cleanest pattern so replaced it and it ran fine, cust...
2002 Maserati Spyder GT 4.2L Roof VIN: ZAMBB18A12
Is there anyone out there that has had trouble with the retractable roof / or has any info on this / we have tried the web site to no avail. Any info will be appreciated. Thanks dave
2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C01
Hello there. I have a 01 mazda 626 with an engine light on. It has dtc p0466 - evap vent control problem, in memory. I did a smoke test on evap system to check for leak, no leaks found. I checked canister puge control valve, it works fine. I also checked the e... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap vent control problem)
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Blower motor VIN: JM1BK32F56
Good morning I need some instruction on how to remove the blower motor from this vehicle, Mitchell instructions are rather confusing and I have spent too much time removing items that do not get me any closer to the goal of removing the blower motor. So any a...
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L grinding noise VIN: JA4NW51S23
Need help in helping my friend with his 4x4 Montero. While driving on pavement and for no apparent reason it acts like it's in two gears at one time grinds. He has found that if he shifts into 4wd and problem stops. He cann't depend on it for driving a long tr...
1986 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1HZ14S7G
Vehicle came in with NOx failure at both 15mph and 25mph on a California Emissions Test. Readings were : CO2 O2 HC CO NOx 15 mph 13.2 1.3 234 .71 2423 25 mph 13.9 .8 107 .48 2091 Ran cranking catalyst efficiency test and found catalyst to be completely dead....
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N6ED27T0Y
compression checked Ok. Major tune up done. Injector resistance Ok.Fuel pressue Ok . Still misses with high emissions , any ideas . Could it be injectors? Thanks in advance for all. Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Valve Train VIN: JN8DR09Y43
Is there something I may have missed? I can not justify tearing this engine apart for this slight noise, But i don"t want to miss anything and have it be a major issue down the road. Thanks.
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NG52T3Y
I have done quite a few GM evap repairsa but this car is kcking my butt. No leaks during smoke test. Not quite sure what to look for when doing the purge/seal test. Tis 4cyl dosent habe manifold vaccum to purge valve (its a ported vaccum source) If you bring t... Trouble codes: P0442
2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L No start VIN: 1G2NE52F94
Car wont start "not theft system problem" has no spark or injector pulse.crank sensor test ok,and have rpm's on scanner.tech 2 shows no cmp or sync signal put new coil with module on with no luck.dont think car has a cam sensor.timing chain ok.almost seems lik...
1982 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start VIN: WPOEA0910C
Customer had a dead battery and connected jumper cables wrong. Car starts when cranked but dies in a couple of seconds. I am getting ignition but power to pump stops when cranking stops. There is a relay by the ECU with 5 prongs and it shows that it has a diod...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L temperature VIN: 4S3BD6359S
Cooling system has been flushed via vacuum method and customer has used bars leak prior to bringing in the vehicle. After numerous flushes and drive cycles there still appears to be a waxy buildup inside rad cap and visible passage ways in block. Gaskets are o...
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L converter/front pump VIN: JT4RN35487
it originally came in for front transmission pump seal leaking.it also broke off button on torque converter on the back side of the converter/crankshaft.i replaced the front pump and torque converter for the first time. the front pump and torque converter last...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
thanks in advance 4 your help this toyota wiil not start until u let off of key thougt about bad coil or ing switch but thought i would run by u guys first thanks again jimmy
2006 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Camshaft variable Gear VIN: JTEBU14R86
Hello fellow Members my question is is there an easy way to just change the gear? MOD says 13 hours, remove the oil pan which it says takes 8 hours.any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Dan
2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L Horn VIN: 4T1BK36BX6
Horn is not working, Mitchell shows 2 different wiring diagrams, the factory diagram shows the relay triggered by "MICON".which is triggered by ECU which is triggered through combination switch by the horn button. According to mitchell rep Toyota factory manua...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE2902Y
Hello, 5:30 am here S.F. time. I have had this car for a couple days and am trying to get to the bottom of this problem. Customer I think is not excited that I did not fix it right away. This is a VR6 Jetta. Came to me with C.E. light on. Rattle when revving... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cyl1), P0303 (misfire cyl3), P0305 (misfire cyl5)
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Instrument cluster lights VIN: WVWAC63B61
VW Techs, Car came in with complaint of instrument cluster lights comming on when brake pedal is applied. Found code for brake light switch and replaced swith with no change in symptom. I've seen ignition switch do strange things, any sugestions before I star...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Solenoid Valve 10 (N283) VIN: 3VWSE69M82
Thank you ahead of time for the help. Custermer brought car in because transmission was jerking on shifts.test drove to verify. Ran scan and got code 18032-mil request signal active (check tcm for errors too!)p1624-35-10---intermittent.also go code for auto tr...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: WVWPE63B64
hello have a passat with intermittently loss or power. i've checked wastegate regulator valve checks good. vaccumm switch for valve chechs good also. if anyone has a idea of another cause for no turbo boost or good way to make sure computer is problem. thank y... Trouble codes: P0299, 0R, 16683 (turbo underboost)
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L low boost p0299 VIN: 9BWGR61J25
car has low power and sets code p0299 turbo boost sensor underboost. I hooked a vac pump to the wastegate actuator on the turbo and it wont hold vacuum. Seems like a good place to start. The computer says you have to buy a new turbo and exhaust manifold. This ...
1996 Volvo 460 2000CC Starting VIN: XLBLC315ET
Hi network i am looking for a engine management wiring diagram for this car also a wiring diagram for the security system so I can possibly see the points to run some more test because I am now blind thanks in advance william @eurotec
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1LS5576W
Customer brought car in from out of town describing a 'loss of power issue.' They described the vehicle as losing power after being driven for about an hour or so, in that when they hit the gas pedal to accelerate, the vehicle struggles to even continue forwar...
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS91D12
hey there guys. This car will not restart after a hot soak, after clearing codes it will restart and run good for about 2 days then back to the same problem when the light comes back on. I have very little info on volvo. I have found only 1 post with the same ... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L multiple items VIN: WBADM5346Y
ty to all that replied the fix was as suspected a faulty ABS module. replaced it reprogramed and now the customer is enjoying their car.
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on
thank you to those who responded with suggestions. I ended up finding a restriction in the vanos rubber line and a restriction in exhaust side of the vanos unit got it cleaned out and the code has not returned in over 30 drive cycles so hopefully it stays awa... Trouble codes: P0014.
1964 Buick Riviera 6.6L TXV Valve
The Buick A/C is cooling nicely. The TXV valve referred to in the help request is the correct valve for this application. What threw me off was the way the original was installed. The equalizer tube on the original had been routed through the top of the evap c...
1995 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L compresser VIN: 1GKGC26N35
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L fuel guage VIN: IGNDT13W1V
I talked to the owner this am(it's been a week) and he said all was well. So, for us, it appears cleaning and tightening the contacts at the buffer module did the trick. There were a few who suggested a bad sender. But with the scan data showing steady consist...
1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Accessories VIN: 4678235564
sorry for takeing so long to get back,sent truck to dealer they said it needed a computer,and ashort in the wireing harness thanks for all your help,cant win them all.
1999 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GCGK23R2X
Thank you for all the help on this one. We were able to reprogram our flash PCM which took care of all the idle problems. Calld the customer back a week later and he is very pleased with the repair. Once again thank you for all your help.
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L stereo VIN: 2G1WX15K51
unfortunately customer pulled the plug on this repair. most replies said to check power and ground to the amp (which i did and it was good), to replace radio (turns out customer had a replacement radio and it did not help), or to check wire harness that runs ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCJK33163
Thanks to all who replied. Any and all information is always a help when working on a problem vehicle. We used our diesel opacity meter to measure the difference in emissions when we cut out the suspect #2 injector. It was huge. After reluctantly replacing...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Rear speed sensor VIN: 3GNFK16Z34
Well everyone, this Chevy is fixed.Been good for 10 days with a vacation trip included. VSS signal was dropping out here and there, followed harness up the trans and found the rubbed thru wire. Ran 2 new twisted wires from PCM to VSS and routed a little better...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC23U55
Thanks for all the help. Most reply's were that there was a vacume leak, and I suspected this but couldn't find one. One suggestion was there may have been a intake crack leaking into the crankcase which seemed like a great idea but I found no vacume there. AF... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2003 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.3L Stall VIN: 2C4GP44353
well sorry about the long time to close this fix. The problem is it is not fixed the customer doesn't want to put a new tank in it due to cost. the rollover check valve is broken causing gas to fill the evap canister when you fill it all the way. Thanks to all...
1988 Dodge D350 5.9L dana 60 iton ft.axle VIN: 1W34Y2HZ45
thanks to all whom answered this is why i joined years ago 60 thousand heads are better than one rebuilding ft suspension on this polished terd and yes you can polish one, seen it for myself on mythbusters they did it and it was very shiny
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2B5W1335Z5
Replaced front 02 sensor and drove for about a week around the shop service calls etc never acted up since. Not sure if van is repaired but will keep you posted Thanks to everyone who replied
2003 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL36X33
A many thanks to all the great responses. I ordered a new/remanufactured computer and it started right up. Turns out a new computer was just installed in this vehicle just a few months earlier. The owner said that she had just purchased it from a small car lot...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 2FTRX18L52
Well, all replies have useful stuff that I will use when the customer returns. This will likely be later this week since we just got a loaner genysis today. Sure felt useless without a scan tool. The first thing I'll do is check fuel trims while cold on a te...
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP31343
Overall my car still has intermittent poor idle. I replaced the breather hose below the intake manifold, pcv valve, and cleared KAM. Have been very busy lately but my next plan is to clean and/or replace the air mass & IACV and also replace the coolant temp se...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P93
Thank you all for that wonderful input. Like i said in my update, pulled that ipr and found metal in the screen so i replaced that and the hpop. The customer asked if there was anything else he should do while we were in there. I recomended an oil cooler and e... Trouble codes: P2291, P2290, P0404.
1994 Honda Passport LX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CY58V4R
after testing what i could thanks to atn members ran a compression test and driver side bank was dead,pass compression good.timing belt was not that old so i realigned it at customer request and slipped again.no valve damage.noticed hydraulic push was slow or...
2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L high side pressure VIN: 2HGEJ661XY
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L right side lights, dash lights, blows fuse #6 VIN: KMHDN46D54
Finally, this thing is fixed! I traced all of the wires and circuits for the tail lights and front park/side lamps and found no problems. I started removing everything possible in the dash and I finally got to the stereo. It is an aftermarket stereo and I supp...
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR07Y9X
Well I ckd the distributor for wear, arcing and pulse and all was good. I had the customer bring her other key and in the meantime I read the owners manual on the immobilizer system. Something mitchell doesn't address. When the key is turned to run position th...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cranks no start VIN: 4S2DM58W61
Repaired splice just after connector H-7 located on left fender. We only had power at the computer because when we moved the computer to access the wires to test for voltage it pulled on the harness and allowed contact. when set back in place we had no power t...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4FA59S5Y
Thanks to all who replied. 1st and 2nd synco sets did have about .005 more play (backlash) in them than 3rd and 4th, but there was no more physical wear on 1 & 2 than the rest. I took into account the responses that this is just a noisey transmission, and coul...
2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GL48KX6
1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L brake pedal VIN: SALPV1440W
Again thanks to all who read and replied to this post. David [...] hit it on the head. I replaced the low pressure hose that feeds the electric pump and the clamps, bled the brakes,and so far this problem has not come back. Ed
1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blend door actuator VIN: 1LNCM81W5M
pulled dash back again, installed new actuator all is well thanks for all the help. Dennis
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L steering VIN: 5LMPU28AXX
First I would like to thank iATN and all those that responded. This was a tough one. I put a set of tires from another truck on this, no change. I Determined that the right front wheel was harder to turn than the left, replaced both front calipers and flex ...
2006 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP81D16
The fix was wires under the brake master cylinder in the main harness were wet with brake fluid, that made the wires soft and let trace voltage into knock sensor wires. The brake fluid probably overflowed when the brakes were done. Ran new wires past that area... Trouble codes: P0328 (Knock sensor curcuit high).
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBEA32E9S
sp far everything looks good. its been on the road for three days. the filter looked really bad. i also flush real good. test drove for 30 mile. shifted very smoth. thanks everyone
2002 Mercedes-Benz c180 komp 1.8L timing chain VIN: WDC2030462
Thanks to all that helped, after removing the [...], i found that all inlet valves had hit the piston ever so slightly, the machine shop was very supprised that no valves were bent., thanks to the fly cut in the pistons, and hydralic lifters. if the chain had j...
2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Air suspension VIN: 4JGCB65E56
Thanks for the replies, as finally I was able to catch the ghost leak. It turns out the RF shock/bag is leaking. I was walking by the car cleaning up after everyone had gone home and heard a very faint hissing, and tracked it to the bottom of the bag. Will get...
1994 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1MELM5340R
hi guys sorry it took so long to get back but this one task me to the ends of my logic.you would think this one would have been simple and when yall here the fix yall will laugh.in the beginning of this mess i said that i had checked all grounds and powers,kno...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JA3BM54J8P
Thank you to all who responded. This one is fixed; took apart ECU & found center of board burnt along with burn tracks on chip in the center of board. Unplugging both 3 & 5 injector connectors stopped fuel pressure from dropping. With the plenum off, I coul...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E74
thank you all again. after removing the timing chain cover we found the upper guide in pieces. we replaced the chain guides and tensioner, it starter and ran fine. Trouble codes: P0345, P0011, P0021.
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Air bag VIN: 5N1AR18UX5
We were, FINALLY, able to locate the needed connnector, but it came with out the connector lock (shorting bar). This created a new problem that caused a shorted module code. After repairing the used connector end , All is well
2006 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L Traction control and 4wd VIN: 5N1AA08B46
Well guys, sorry I couldn't close this one with a fix. I have not been able to duplicate any problems since the first occurrence. I am assuming there is something going on with the ABS, but don't have any concrete evidicence as to what may be the actual prob...
1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HX52KXH
Thanks to all the replies. I did replace the crank sensor as many suggested and sent the car home, stalled the next day. The reman AC DELCO MAF sensor I had just installed was the root cause of the problem. I replaced it with a NEW AC DELCO MAF SENSOR. The car...
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Cooling Fans Inop VIN: 3G7DB03E71
Thanks for every ones help however vehicle is not fixed recommended replacing PCM with AC Delco not after market. Engine coolant sensor circuit is reading hot and the PCM is not turning the fans on.
1996 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L a/c compressor VIN: 4T1BF12B7T
I replaced the A/C clutch relay as quite a few mentioned and the problem is gone.Thank You for your input,its always a welcome response.
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