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2005 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WUARL48H65
Audi specialists welcomed for this one. We performed a 60k service on this car, which included spark plugs, several months ago. The car ran fine up until the other day. The customer said it started to misfire while driving on the highway. Scanned vehicle and f...
2005 Audi A4 2.0L Airbag light VIN: WAUAF68E45
Needing some help from VW/Audi guys... I have an 05 A4 here with the airbag light on. Pulled fault 01578 006 Passenger airbag off lamp K145: short circuit to plus. the k145 light comes on for a split second when the key is turned on, pulled the light, gave it ...
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L locks and windows VIN: WBADE6323V
97 540 i rear door locks and power windows inop suspect general module is this common.I just want some comfirmation before replacing.Thanks in advance for youre replies ther is very little diagnostic info available on these symptoms.
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Clock VIN: 1YVFP80C03
Hi Guys, I need help with this Beemer, 02 325. We replaced the alternator and now are unable to set the clock. I dont have the button on the turn signal lever. I tried pushing the left button untill it says test, still no luck. any help would be appreciated. T...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L waterpump VIN: WBAVB175X6
customer brought vehicle in with complaint of overheating at interstate speeds, found no obvious issues with leaks, fan operation etc., said he had no issues around town. after checking for bulletins concerning overheats found the one concerning waterpump fail...
1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L dies VIN: 2G4WY52M7W
I have a real strange one here, customer says after driving 150 miles car will die if it restarts it will go 1-2 miles and die again,It is not throwing any codes I do not know if it's loosing spark or fuel. The next day it will go 150 miles and die again. I do...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Compressor Relief Valve VIN: 1G6CD53B6M
Hello, This deville came in with a contaminated system and bad compressor. I replaced the compressor, condensor, Rec/dryer and the updated filter/orfice. I manually flushed the evaperator and lines. I also replaced both temp sensors and the low pressure switch...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4G1JF32T1X
I have a problem child 1999 Cavalier with 2.4L quad 4 motor. Have had poor running for about 1 year now and Secondary Ignition, and 1 new AC Delco injector installed in #3 cylinder at that time with engine running better but I did not like LT fuel of 22-25% an... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel Trim Lean)
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W51
Not sure what to do here - we never experienced a pressure too high reading. Problem with these vehicles is it takes a lot of driving to find out you didn't fix it. This one is a 4wd "T' series, but the Mitchell 1 repair system we use only refers to L&M series... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap System Pressure Too High)
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S62
This vehicle came to the shop with a dead battery. We replace it with an new one and now the vehicle stalls when starting and at some stops. Customer says it started this only after the battery was installed. I have no other history on the vehicle. No codes in...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L hard start VIN: 1GCHK29183
Good morning, Im posting this because i'm not a deisel tech but want to help a new customer out. This truck cranks for about 30 sec's before starting when cold and when warm its even worse. Sometime it takes a minute or more. The only trouble code is for alter...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WB58KX6
Ok guys, i have this flex-fuel impala, i have verified that the car is e-85 compatiable and i also sell e-85, and i sell a fair amount of e-85 to customers who are putting it in all kinds of flex-fuel vechiles, this is the only one that i have a complaint abou... Trouble codes: P0171 (System to lean bank 1)
1990 Dodge D150 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GE16Y7L
This won is going back awhile. Vehicle was towed in and customer stated the vehicle just quit running going down the road. He did try to start it later and it ran for 5 minutes then quit. Vehicle would crank but no start. He thought it was a coil. I did my no ...
1997 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Pop out of gear VIN: 2B4GP25R0V
The next day the Guest called and said the transmission, was poping out of drive and going to neutral and the same in reverse, after cycling a few times the trans working as designed, this happens only when you first start and go. All the electrical connection...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HR28Y9X
Customer had installed use pcm.(i have verified old one was in fact bad) sent used pcm out for vin progamming. Starts and dies. No codes, pcm data shows fuel kill mode active. No vtd lamp falshing. By the way i've installed this pcm in my own 1999 durango with...
2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L No Start VIN: 4B3AG52H31
I have a 2001 Dodge Stratus that will not start. It acts like it wants to start, but just will not start. It keeps flooding the spark plugs. Fuel pressure is 48 psiThe fuel injectors are getting signal as well as the spark plugs. Sprayed starting fluid in inta...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF33781
I have a 2001 Dodge Cummins diesel. It is the 24 valve HO engine manual transmission with standard emmisions. The trouble I am having is when you accelerate it the engine stalls out. It will come up to 1500 rpm then drop to 1000 then back up to 1500to 1800. I ... Trouble codes: P0122, P1693, P0603
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B3ES56CX3
I need help with this Neon. It's intermittent and hard to scope because of it. Please check related repair history, but nothing seems to fix it. Upon leaving from a stop, this Neon sputters like it can't decide the fuel mixture and sometimes it sputters and su...
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HS48213
This Durango came in with MIL on and complaint of engine bogging down. Customer drilled a bunch of holes through Catalytic converter because it acts like a plugged cat. Check engine is on for loss of Cam/Crank sync(p1391). Verified exhaust was not plugged by r... Trouble codes: P1391
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L No Start VIN: 2D4GP44L43
i sure could use some help with this one, thanks in advance. i had this one towed in last week for a no start customer said went home for lunch came back out and would not start. Have check for inj. Pulse and it is good. fuel pressure is good. i have no spark....
2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Power loss VIN: WDOPD54446
Hello, I've read the other posts about these sprinter vans but this is the first time I've tried to diagnose one. As stated two of the common problems have been replaced, the turbo muffler and the EGR valve. I've looked over and pinched pulled and twisted the ... Trouble codes: P2359 (001- P2359 - 001 boost pressure low)
1988 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTFE24NXJ
The car was brought to me with a rough idle, hard start/dying on startup and no power. had a engine installed a couple years ago and never really had much power. i installed new injectors to try to fix the idle and running issues. after bench testing injectors...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTEX14N7P
hello fellow knuckle bashers, vehicle came in with black fluid and super hard engagement into drive. also would shift all over and slip as it warmed up. we found a tore up fwd planet, rear roller clutch, both sprags, clutches burnt. trans had obviously been...
1995 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A6S
hey guys quick question on this junker. from the pcm fuel pump relay control circuit all the way through the inertia switch and back to the fuel pump i only have half the necessary voltage(6.2 volts). the fuel pump relay pin on the pcm is what has me stumped i...
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FMRU1764W
Hello i have 98 expedition which did a brake job found lf inner pad metal to metal so i did both sides new rotors and pads and in the lf found a bad brake hose so i did the caliper to well now on my test drive i have a noise like if you have metal to metal and...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FMPU18L51
hello everyone. i have this ford expedition that has low power on take off, and also it will hesitate and sometimes backfire through the intake. now the basics have been checked fuel pressure is good 34psi running, 42psi when vacuum is removed from regulator, ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation, Low power /late shif VIN: 1FTPX04504
Vehicle came in with a complaint of irratic shifting up and not going all the way to first on the down-shift. Customer said it had been happening for about 2 weeks. After test driving the vehicle and noting the lack of power and the problem on down-shift the t...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTSW31P44
After installing sending unit gauge would only go to 7/8 full on first fill up . 350 miles later went to empty. Next Tank went to 1/2 after 75 miles. Is there a reset on this system or do I need new Cluster. Could not find the location of ground, But the ohm m...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW20P25
I'm seeking help with a long cranking issue on this 6.0L. Initially we thought we had a high pressure oil leak at the injector o-rings. After replacing all the o-rings the vehicle still has a long crank time before it starts. It seems to take an excessive amou...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge VIN: KM8SC83DX1
This truck came in from another shop,it look like simple fix,msertvice p0118 coolant sensor was jumping all over the place.replaced sensor and fixed that.Under accelertion it starts surging bad,once it hits 3500+ doesn't,replace crank sensor it was frayed,stil... Trouble codes: P0037 (0s heater)
2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA42B41
Vehicle runs fine. Just has check engine lite on. Cannot fine description of code po1647 or test for that code.if clear codes they come back in a day or so of driving. Trouble codes: P1647 (Manufacture specific code), P1111 (System checks complete since last memory clear)
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L battery light(charge warning) VIN: SAJEA51D43
For the last month we have had this Jaguar in for a "Battery Light "on, INTERMITTENTLY . It has a code P2503- Charging system voltage low. Every time we check it the alt is charging 13 to 15 volts,but the same P2503 code comes back.ALLDATA has no listing for c...
2005 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L PATS led VIN: SAJACO3SX5
Has anyone come across one of these with PATS light continuously on?(Key on,off,out of ignition). Vehicle came in with light on and key remotes not operating. Driver's door key did not turn lock(manually manipulating drivers door lock mechanism has all locks w...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S54
You would think this would be easy. Cylinder 1 misfire intermitent, mostly when cold at idle and slight accel. Switched #1 and #2 and then #3 injectors around and it always misfires on cylinder 1. Tried a new coil pack. Checked while idling bad and it is cylin... Trouble codes: P0301
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Temp gauge VIN: KNDJA72301
This vehicle arrived client states temp gauge goes up when I sit in traffic with A/C on. Checked out system coolant is full good flow visible at idle electric condensor fan was inop. Replaced fan and verified it's operation now. Still goes hot at idle with air...
2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L No Start
NEED HELP BADLY!!! from you kia techs, vehicle was towed in for a no start, diagnose as spark leaking out of coils & wires, we replaced all 3 coils & wires & plugs using OEM, after we attemted to start the vehicle we had no spark, we found that we pinched the ...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T2R
This car came in completely cutting out at about 1/2 throttle. Scanned for codes and got p0303, p1300 as described above. I cleared them and waited for the codes to come back in order and p1300 was the only one that showed up at all thus far. The car runs very... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit malfunction), P0303
1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L Harmonic vibration VIN: JT6HJ88J1V
Vehicle arrived on tow truck after being picked up by cust. From another facility with accy. Belts off of pulleys (wrong belts used). Installed proper belts from lexus, topped off cooling system. Customer called 17 miles down road stating steam coming from und...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L air bag VIN: 1LNHM82W93
Any suggestions?
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: WDBCA24DOK
The car came into me with no cool ac. After connecting guages found pressure in system. Readings 75 psi low & high. I found what appeared to be low pressure switch jumpered switch nothing. Tested for power no power at black with red tracer on either terminals....
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L gas tank VIN: WDBSK75F33
03 sl 500 constant clunking noise from fuel tank,we know we need to take it apart to find problem.any one has done one of these,sounds like a baffle or plastic unit has come of its position and will hit the walls of fuel tank as fuel moves around.is it repaira...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 4JGAB57E93
vehicle came in on saturday for a died while driving . customer stated -warning lights came on first battery then srs and airbag. they turned off the vehicle and battery was dead . got a jump start and the vehicle started but all the warning lights were flashi...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBUH65J94
Hello Techs, could any one would tell me how to remove the direct drive pulley on the DENSO 7SEU17C for replace it. Or where can I get the repair instructions or manual fo this compressors. Thank You.
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DU86W44
vehicle came in with no gas pedal response "check engine" & wrench light on - has same codes & same problem as previously repaired for but now no 5volt reference to TPS or APP sensors. checked all powers & grounds to PCM & also resistance & continuity in wirin... Trouble codes: P0121 (ECT throttle position sensor circuit), P0606 (PCM internal communication error), P2104 (TAC system forced idle), P2110 (TAC system forced limited RPM), P2135 (ETC TP sensor A/B correlation)
2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Door VIN: 1MEFM42185
car has an intermitent thumping from behind dash. Suspect acuator motor or door. My question is do these have to be programmed? It has Automatic temp control. checked archives and did not find much on programming. Thanks for the help. Joe
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L cooling fan VIN: WMWRE33442
Hello, thanks in advance. Currently, after replacing the infamous 5A fuse that runs the cooling fans and the assembly itself, we still have no cooling fan operation. The ECT reads the coolant temp correctly, and the scanner reads that the fan should be active ...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L no start VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
Car runs fine all the time with no problems. It starts hard after a short stop under 15 minutes after driving. It cranks and won't start, after about 15 minutes it starts and drives fine till the next time. sometimes it does not happen but it seems to happen a...
2002 Other Ford 3800 CID Low RPM VIN: 1HVBBABN82
Thank you in advance to anyone that can help me with this. I just picked up two used Navistar/Bluebird buses in New York and headed home to Alaska. This is almost 4000 miles, so I asked the dealer in advance what the top speed was on these buses and was told t...
1993 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2WP14X3P
Please help me here!! I have this car that has been to 2 other shops already, and now it is in my lap. The customer has NO MONEY, and wants the car to be perfect. He bought the car about a month ago, it ran great, he drove it for a couple weeks, then one day w... Trouble codes: 42 (EST Circuit)
1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G2JB1247X
Car came in on tow truck no start. When it got to shop started right up. Plugged scanner up got one code po342. Replaced crank sensor, road tested everything good. While takeing car to owner check engine light came on. Plugged in scanner got another po342 code...
2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P15
This car came back with misfire after 4 months, can hear it popping trough intake. Pulled codes p0300 and p0304. I switched coils 3 and 4 and the problem still stayed on 4. I did a compression test 1-200,2-195,3-200,4-95,5-195,6-160. I sprayed some oil into # ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
2006 Toyota Tundra 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, whinning noise VIN: 5TBJU32155
customer was driving down freeway oil light came on,they kept driving to next exit, got off, engine died when they came to a stop,would not crank. towed truck home. next day went out tried to start it, it did start, ran poorly and has a whinning noise and chec... Trouble codes: P0016, P0018
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWSK69M41
So i think i have 2 problem one is something with the cooling system is not circulating and something is wrong with the fans. ( the fans are broken in peice " 2 fans same place" nothing is hitting.I think they went to fast and broke but i dont know. and it is ...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Timing VIN: YV1JS8315R
Customer removed his engine to reseal and after he reinstalled it the engine will not rev up. I have traced his problem down to his timing being retarded.. Timing light shows it retarted by 46 deg.. After extensive checking i beleive his ring gear is not istal...
2002 Volvo S40 1.9L shift VIN: YV1VS29502
volvo tech, please help. car came in and complaint trans not shift properly and upshift light flashes. install scanner codes p0700 and p0705 (trans range sensor) replace sensor and try adjust cable and switch, but always say error in gear 4 on digital display ...

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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Compressor VIN: TRUWR28N11
Thanks for the replies. Looking at the system pressures it doesn't seem like a stuck open expansion valve. It took several minutes after shut down before hi/lo sides equalized. Fire it up again & press go back to 210/60 psi with NO variations(700 rpm, 3000rpm,...
1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 5.0L No Power VIN: 1G1GZ11G5H
Thank you all for your help I was able to finally convince the customer that the engine needs to be upgraded for the A/T to work. He will be looking for an engine. THANK YOU again
1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WN54TXN
Ok, this one is back on the road. Soom good thoughts about where to go. Oygen sensor no, because is was affected in OPEN LOOP, so o2 woudln't have fuel control at that point. Ohmed injectors 3 different times at different temps. All within a 10th of of spec. C...
2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GBHG31U46
Customer diagnosed the problem as a bad E.C.M. and had the vehicle towed to the dealership for replacement and flashing. Thanks to everyone for your help with this problem.
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY68B72
The problem was the little pins that hold the cam sprockets in time.What a piss You were a big help.
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Surge VIN: 1B3ES46C74
Well, here's what we found on this beast. Got 17 very good replies and gave them all some serious consideration. We restarted by checking the timing belt again thinking as many of the replies thought that we might be off half a tooth but it was dead on. Went t...
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Lighting VIN: 1B4HS28N51
Thanks for the replies!! Wanted to make sure I wasn't spending customers money on a guess to replace central timer module. After reading the replies I was sure this would fix the problem, and the new central timer module did!! Thanks again.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP74L22
We are more than happy to report a FIX to this problem child. The last thing we did was a running "dynamic" compression test. Good results. Last cylinder tested, we reinstalled plug and wire and fired up the engine, ran beautifully, even with a/c on!! What... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire).
2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3KA43HX7
Thanks to all who replied. Yes George the ECM did fix the floating ground but that ECM failed a few days later with a P0606 internal check sum error. Ken from Connecticut hit it with cam and crank sensors, but the problem was we never saw a problem with th...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Glow plug VIN: 1FTHF25M3R
Well gentlemen, I thank you all for your input on this broken glow plug. Many of you replied to pull the head. Many suggeted that the plug be soaked with some type solvent such as carb cleaner or penetrant. I was to nervous to try to knock the old plug ba...
1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L head gasket
Thank you for all of the help. Many said to use those rubber roloc discs to clean the block surface od rust, and I had one of those and never thought of it. A careful search of the archives led me to use the Coppercoat. Several techs, ven a Ford guy, said t...
1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX18WNA
Thanks to all of you for your help. Cust has not been able to return for service yet but when they do i have a lot of good ideas from you all. God Bless! Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1).
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L plug removal VIN: 1FTPW14594
I have done it! I had no problems and The only change I made was run engine for couple of minutes. I did like how Ray gave me times if I needed and mentioned fairness to customer and tech. Thank you all.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P95
I received 12 replies 10 of which said replace oil cooler, egr cooler and oil filter screen. Kenneth [...] posted the most detailed info. Warning to all my Genisys Scanner read extremeley high EOT compared to ECT on 3 different vehicles and Exactly the same... Trouble codes: P012F.
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Surge, flutter VIN: 2FTZA54686
well i cant find anything wrong with this except the loud engagement and the load that it puts on the engine just doesn't feel right. all my sensor data looks good(fuel trim, iac, etc.). i added some extra pag oil in the compressor with no change, also checked...
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali 6.0L Air temp. Door or actuator VIN: 2GTFK69U03
Well, turns out that my A/C scale has had the gas, Pressures were right as i stated, but my scale was going bat shit crazy, (i dont have a full self contained unit, just a scale, bottle heater and shutoff valve from master cool) I recharged it again to double ...
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Rear brakes VIN: 1HGCB765XP
This car was made with very little rear brake stopping power. Clamping the front brakes is not a very good test. The rear stopping power will have some but not much stopping power under normal circumstances. But not nearly as much as the e-brake even when l...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L rear VIN: 1HGCB765XP
This car was made with very little rear brake stopping power. Clamping the front brakes is not a very good test. The rear stopping power will have some but not much stopping power under normal circumstances. But not nearly as much as the e-brake even when ligh...
1997 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L Radiator VIN: JHMRA1849V
Well I checked for head gasket leakage again and found nothing unusual. I also checked the hose feel on a car with the same cap pressure rating and it felt similiar so I decided to go with an OE radiator and see what happens. So far the customer has not seen a...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L door locks VIN: 2HKYF18603
Well, as unlikely as it sounds, the three doors with inoperative power locks each had defective lock actuators. The door panels are easy to pull, and a test light proved the circuits were powering up while the lock button was pressed. As concerns the keyless e...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJNX5744S
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L head gasket
Sorry for the late closure of this post; any how, I tried to see if I could do head gasket without using the tool and just making my own marks. But, customer decided to replace timinig chain, tensioner, and ect. after all. So, we went ahead and got the too. ev...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N0Y
thanks to all that replied to help...I was working on this vehicle for a long time. I had replace the ecm three times and I've never had a computer replaced that had the exact same symtoms as the previous computer. Well after the first and second computer I st...
2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X75
1990 Mazda B2600 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF4142L
The Mazda is repaired. Looking through the archives yesterday,I found a help request from earlier this year. One of the replies to that help request had the order of the wires at the distributor. First thing this morning,I corrected the wire positions and the ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Shut off VIN: WDBJAF20F0
No, we haven't given up on this one. He can only leave it with us for a couple hours at a time. posted replies: check connector wires, have had problems. ours is a 4 wire connector and good connction. check for vacuum. I think those were on the earier models a... Trouble codes: 1622 (Electrohydraulic shut off actuator).
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
This problem is very erractic, have not been able to duplicate since post & customer has picked up. Was supposed to get back to me so I could try some of your suggestions, but has not returned yet. If he brings it back I'll post/update results at that time. Th...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Power locks, remote key fob VIN: WDBSK75F73
Finally fixed, thanks for the help, you were right, the air pump in the trunk was bad. Be careful and don't make the mistake I did. I thought the pump on the left side of the trunk was it, but that is a hydraulic pump for the top, remove that and underneath it...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF81J14
thanks to all who reply alex from cali nail it by turning staring right to life work thanks again Trouble codes: C1014 (Y10 SPS Solenoid Valve Electrical Fault).
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Engine Vibration VIN: 4A3AA46G6Y
Thank you all for the useful info I have received. The owner of the car has been out of town and I haven't fixed the problem as of yet. I'm sure I will have positive results from the info regarding the oil pump counter balance shaft. Again thank you for your i...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6ED27TXY
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE INPUT IT WAS THE DISTRIBUTOR Trouble codes: 325 (knock sensor), 1320 (manfacturer controlled misfire).
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0AA094XF
Thank you for all the replies, we follow up all the work we did, everythings look ok. Since there is a temp difference between upper and lower hose, we replace the thermostant, and temp stay normal now. customer is happy, thank you again.
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Inmobilizer system VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
Hi, thanks to everyone for their replies, the remote started to work 2 days later, I don't know if were the batteries the problem, but for sure as you said it was a problem with the door latch, it wasn't working properly, one of the welding contacts was cracke...
1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L ac compressor VIN: YV1LW5714S
What it took to repair this problem was a new clutch contact relay. I called Identafix and the guy on the phone walked me through the diagnostic prosess step by step, telling me what voltage readings to look for on which wires. The man was very knowlegeable on...
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L fuel door lock VIN: YV1TS92D72
Thanks for all the help. Did not know it locked after driving that helped out a lot. Found that it was locking but not unlocking. replaced switch all is good now.
2006 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L Compressor? VIN: YV4C285276
Thank you all for you help! I was ready to change the exp valve, and if that didnt work i was gonna go thru with the compressor...but the exp valve is located under the dash inside. At that point i didnt feel confertable with the job (having no info on alldata...
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