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2002 Acura TL 3.2L Unknown VIN: 19UUA56612
the vehicle had a transmission rebuilt and after that he told me of a noise at speeds over 15-20 mph. After inspection and road testing, I decided the noise was coming from the right front and replaced the bearing and carrier bearing - no change, the noise is ...
1991 Alfa Romeo 164 L 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZAREA33L8M
Hello Everyone: This '91 164L Idle speed starts going up and down once engine is fully warm. We got code 1265 that appears to be something about the output stage for the MIL (Malfunction indicator light) indicator. We do not have anything on Alfa Romeo Mitchel... Trouble codes: 1265 (Output stage of ECU for Malfunction indicator light)
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD64B82
Hello Audi Experts... This car came in a few days ago with the above codes stored in that order. The car was very sluggish...original plugs and low fuel pressure. We replaced the plugs, fuel pressure regulator and air filter element and erased the codes. The ... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0172-), P0172 (p0174-), P0174 (p0175-), P0175
1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G4WS52M4W
car gets about 16 mpg. vehickle runs like it has a bad cat under heavy acceleration. stft at idle is -10 TO -20 ltft is the same and gets worse when driven. map value at idle is 39 kpa and at cruise is 46kpa. map volts is 1.21 at idle and changes normally unde...
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Park Mechanism VIN: 2G4WS52J01
Just to start things off, thanks to anyone with an idea for me. So this beautiful piece of engineering(sorry long day kind of sarcastic) has been regularly serviced in our shop its whole life. Two weeks ago cust. Brings car in and wipers are parking on the win...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Driver Info. Center VIN: 1G6KD52B8S
Would appreciate some help troubleshooting code io32 . Our data system has no information on this code. Any help on diagnosing this code would be helpful.thank you ...
2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR54R7Y
this car has the codes listed and you can not feel a misfire i do know that the maf and the coil pack were replaced along with the sparkplugs(found repair invoice in seat) scanner shows history misfires but no current we cleared light and drove several times o... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P00, 305 (Misfire cylinder 5)
1987 Chevrolet R10 Silverado 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCEV14H7H
Thanks for your help, this truck came from other shops. I have repaired TB and install new injectors. It also has 2 new AC Delco fuel pumps, new filter and new lines. I have replaced distributor with reman. Checked coolant temp, MAP, installed new O2 sensor af...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L battery VIN: 1G1YY3386L
First time posting so bare with me.Car would not start after sitting for 10 days. our road service tried to jump car off and it would not turn over. Installed new battery and vehicle started. Tested old battery and it was stone cold dead. Tried to charge the o...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L speedometer, tachometer VIN: 2BEK19K9R1
hello. This truck has a speedometer that jumps back and forth, sometimes stays still. At the same time the tachometer bounces and reads innaccurately. After checking continuity of VSS wires(good), replacing vehicle speed sensor, replacing guage cluster,verify...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Abs Motor Pack VIN: 1G1JC1245T
I cant find a ets button in the car??, mabe shifter was replaced dont know??? the brake do not drag and are in correct operation. I think the motor pack has a problem but not sure??how ever there are no codes even when the light comes on? there is an evap code...
1996 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L #1 Fuse VIN: 1G1LD55M0T
Vehicle Inter. blows #1 fuse in the dash fuse box for comp. command control and engine cuts out and won't restart replace the fuse and engine starts and runs. We have driven the car and can't get fuse to blow but when we give it back to cust. car is towed in t...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transmission VIN: 1GNDT13W2W
I have this blazer here from another garage. It sets a MIL light with code p0753. Just that NO other codes. Transmission shifts fine. They told me that they have replaced all the solenoids. Road testing the vehicle it shifts and drive normally. All upshifts an...
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY32G8X
Thanks for reading. I have a 99 vette with an air injection issue. Origanally the car came in with p1415-air system fault bank 1. Being that this was the easy check valve we pulled it out and it was rusty and was hard to blow through. Replaced vavle and ran pu... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air injection system fault), P1415 (Air system fault bank 1), P1416 (Air system fault bank 2)
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Ac Pressure VIN: 1GNCT18W4Y
Truck came in blowing warm high pressure high and low sides. Tore down and found alot of metal at orifice. Installed new ac system as described in repair history. Now vehicle wont cool at idle. Blows 41 degrees going down the road. Blows 60 if revved to 2500 r...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Accessories VIN: 2G1WW12E4Y
Hi Guys , I got this 2000 Chevy Monte-carlo driving me crazy, car came in & the complaint is the fob dont work, you can lock the car with the key & the horn sounds all the locks working fine manually , but when you try lock it or unlock it with the fob it wont...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHG35RX1
Hello, i have this 01 5.7 express van that is giving me a major head ache, originally came in for barley running concern and stalling. Found code p0355 for crank sensor, ran through flow chart for diagnosing concern and all tested ok except jumping between 12 ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L Power Take Off VIN: 1GBJK34U93
Have a help request of a different sort. The vehicle is 2003 Silverado 3500 cab/chassis made into a tow truck. The early 2003 6.OL were produced prior to the provision of adding on an accessory PTO for external drive-by-wire throttle control. Many attempts hav...
1988 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3BU663XJ
whats been checked computer powers and grounds,sensor ref volts and grounds computer harness for shorts to power or grounds possible ignition ? car starts right up imediatly no loss of fuel pressure Trouble codes: 12 (Battery volt. loss), 13 (map sensor vacuum problem)
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, MIL flash VIN: 3C4FY48B34
Customer had vehicle towed in at the end of May this year at 64,494 miles stating mil illumninated at freeway speeds -vehicle started shaking like clutch was not disengaged. Vehicle did not stall but had no power to accelerate. Found related TSB indicating cam... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Fault), P0300 (Random Misfire), P0303 (3 Cyl Misfire)
2006 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L Excess Crank Endplay VIN: 1B3EL46X86
Vehicle came with blown out front crank seal. Cleaned up oily mess and installed new seal- blew it out again. Upon further examination, we found .080" endplay- should be about .003". Crank was moving, causing seal to be pushed out. Pulling down the pan and lo...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Cv Axle VIN: 3A8FY58B26
This PT Cruiser has a couple periods of driveline vibration (one internet listing called it a "rumble") that you feel through both the steering wheel and feel and hear through the body of the car -- one around 25 mph and another around 65 mph. At both speeds y...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Engine VIN: 3A8FY58B47
This vehicle broke a timing belt and damaged the head. We replaced the head and timing components as well as the cam and crank sensors. I am still not getting a crank signal. What did i do?
2008 Chrysler 300 Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3KK53G18
Hey guys, I have this 08 300 with a 3.5l. It has code p1004-short runner valve. When you clear the code it comes right back on. You can use a scantool to command it open and closed and it seems to be working fine. I know that there is a tsb out for the 07 mode... Trouble codes: P1004
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L whole system VIN: 1B4HR28Z9X
Vehicle was brought in for A/c not cooling. Found system very low on charge. Partial charge revealed leaking evap core and service ports. Replaced core(front) and schrader valves and evac recharge. Cooling performance was obviously poor ( 70 deg air) Found TSB...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 3B6MF3669X
This truck will start fine, but then surges badly for about 5 seconds and then stalls. Will restart and do the same thing.There is no throttle response when this happens. engine runs fine on the hot box, which eliminates all ecm inputs to the vp44 injection pu...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Cuts out VIN: ID7HU18N52
Typical 4.7 heads went bad last year. Replaced with quality remanufactured heads. This truck had the issue previous to replacing the heads. Under WOT truck will rev up to 5000 rpm and not shift up, during this, the misfire counts start to add up. Rev limiter (...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3D7MX48C17
This truck came in with a P0148 code...I checked Lift pump pressure and found it to be low..I replaced the lift pump and retested..Lift pump is now in spec. but still get the P0148 code...I did a injector return test got just a tick over 177ml but not quite 18... Trouble codes: P0148 (Fuel delivery error)
1976 Ford F-250 Ranger XLT 6.4L specs. VIN: F25MKC0247
Just need the specs. for system cap. Alldata does not go old enough thanks in advance
1994 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L MIL Lamp on, Low power VIN: 1FTMX26F8R
Hi powerstroke guru's. I don't do a lot of diesel work so needing some direction. I've got a 94 7.3 powerstroke giving me fits. Complaint was MIL coming on and almost shutting down. Lots of test drives and got light to come on and some low power and smoke. Pul... Trouble codes: P1211 (Injector control pressure high or low)
1997 Ford F-250 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26H5V
no start,no spark no fuel no noid no check engine light.eec power relay clicks,all fuses good.if you unplug the spout connector you get spark.please help i need a direction to go.the distributor was replaced for no spark no noid,vehicle ran for 2 days now its ...
1997 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTBF17W5V
i have been working on this vehicle replaced fuel injectors due to suspected them to be faulty after all the test and engine stills runs the same and when you remove the ijnector harness from the injecotrs there is no change in the engine on the right side but... Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 system lean), 172 (bank 2 system lean)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Altenator VIN: 1FTNF20F8Y
please help with this troubled ford. the truck came in no charging checked and alt showed bad replaced alt all good for 2 weeks now alt was bench tested and showed bad so warrantied installed no charging if you rev the engine it will hit 12.9v but thats all vo...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Communication With Ecm VIN: 452BA95929
The vehicle was towed into our garage. 1 no communication with the pcm. 2 no gas gauge when the key is in the on side 3 cannot scan the computer no communication 4 vehicle dosen't crank. 4 checked all fuses 5 we have power and ground at the obII connector trie...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93173
Customer stated engine has been missing for a while All three cats are plugged and rattling Code PO352 comes up tested noid light to all injectors and spray is good, spark at all cylinders compression is between 160-170 low power because of cats. my question i... Trouble codes: P0352
2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
vehicle came in with a stalling issue . turns out it only stalls at idle in gear w a/c on. did some research replaced the throttle body reset kam . still stalls . checked a/c charge , diode , relay , and took a close look at the alternator - nothing found. i s...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Right Headlight VIN: 2FAFP71W27
Hi guys, I need some opinions. 07 Crown Vic, no r/s low beam. Checked all connections, no power from LCM to right side light, all other lights work. Unplugged connector from LCM, applied power to connector and light works,eliminating broken wire, checked power...
2001 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS19W41
Hello All, Daughter just bought this truck and fuel pressure is 65 psi all day long, no bleed down worth speaking about. Spark is present, upper intake removed no fuel droplets or raw smell. On 1st start I have to hit it with carb cleaner and it starts righ...
2005 GMC Safari 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1233456789
i have a van here were the gas guage fluctuates. we installed a new fuel pump thinking the old one went bad. NO GO!!! does the cluster usually go bad on these thing or is there any good tests i can do to fix this problem Trouble codes: P0462
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7273N
vehicle died while driving. Was towed to shop after owner tried working on it. he replaced plugs and wires. I have checked fuel pressure OK 45 psi, Spark was weak so I replaced the coil. Pulled plugs and tested spark at plugs, good spark at all cylinders, Comp...
1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L cooling fan VIN: 1HGCD5659T
Hello All, Hope you have seen this. The radiator cooling fan does not come on (A/C off only) It appears that the module is working okay and I have tried grounding the 2 sensors but it will not come on. The ecm coolant temp is accurate but the radiator fan is a...
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Temperature
*** Vehicle temperature on gauge rises to about 3/4 of the way to hot while vehicle is stopped and idling AFTER driving at freeway speeds at least 5-10 minutes and then coming to a stop. *** Gauge does not go up while driving on freeway, it goes up after veh...
2002 Honda Passport EX 3.2L steering VIN: 4S6DM58W62
hi all, have an 02 passport 3.2 4wd, replaced steering rack for clunking noise on sharp turns. makes a popping or clunking noise in lf of vehicle while turning steering wheel sharply. two weeks later, car is back with the same noise. any help is appreciated. w...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor inop VIN: 2HGES267X3
vehicle came in a/c inop, charged. compressor not kicking on, verified relay works. compressor works when grounded at relay. no ground signal at pcm for relay control. replaced thermo protector, no change. noticed evap temp sensor at -40 f. unplugged sensor an...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM21584
Ok Folks, this one has me scratching my head, this Honda came in on the hook, no start. As in the past with Hondas I plug in my Scanner and usually find the cam or crank code and end of story. The Scanner dosen't find any codes and when I turned the key it sta...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Right Front VIN: JHLRD68414
Need help from other honda techs please. Have this crv, came from body shop ,above parts were replaced now ,there is a noise only while turning wheel slightly to left & accelerating sound like metal to metal. Noise is not present with wheels in any other posit...
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Transaxle
Customer complaint was a noise from the "transmission". Another shop had replaced the clutch with a kit for the customers complaint. The noise would go away in neutral when the clutch was disengaged. the noise was present while driving also. Immediately after ...
2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L tpms system VIN: 5NPET46C08
this is my wifes car, i put snow tires on for the winter and the tpms light came on, which i knew it would. when i put the summer tires back on the light stayed on. does anyone know how to reset it without going to hynduai
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Stall VIN: SAJKX6242T
1. It does not happen all the time - or when I am trying to deliberately get it to stall - it happens very unexpectedly - usually while I am in traffic. 2. Most often it has occurred when: A I am driving and come to a stop light - I come to a stop - sit and ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GW68NXX
Hi Ladies and Gentlemen! Thanks in advance for your attention to this help request. Thi's about a Jeep Grand Cherokee. It came one month ago on a towing truck, for no starting. After checking all the basics, we notice that there was not check engine light comi... Trouble codes: P0601
2006 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L engine noise VIN: 1J4FA29106
customer came for oil change has been to us 1 other time. 5k ago. we change oil, cust drives down road, says he starts hearing noise and truck dies on him. i get there, check oil level. it is full. it starts right up doesnt make noise until it gets warmed up. ...
1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT8JZ31CXP
Hey guys. This is my personal car that i just bought. It has a hesitation over 3500 rpm. No acceleration just the motor revving up and down. It will drive normally as long as I don't pass the 3500 rpm line. Feels like it's going into limp mode. I adjusted the ...
1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L Ride control VIN: JT6HT00W6W
Hi Toyota & Lexus Techs. Car is in for stiff suspension, front & rear, ride height good, scan system no codes, look at data, all switches check on scanner are good and respond ok, hesistate and don't know where to start, should I replace accumulators ? Any bod...
2006 Lexus LX470 4.7L alarm VIN: JTJHY00W16
Cleared faults in ABS/Trac/VSC module. Stop light swich live data is correct. Steering angle sensor reads 1150 degrees and tech is out doing re-initialization now to see if that corrects that. No faults have returned. This vehicle will have the alarm go off wh...
2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L Hid Headlights VIN: JTHBK26288
Each low beam HID headlight will quit working independantly of the other after being on for a few minutes or sometimes after a couple of seconds (high beams are not HID - work normally). We replaced both headlight assemblies (reused old bulbs) and it does the ...
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air ride
hi guys,im working on my neighbors lincoln,,the left side of the car is practically touching the tires,,when you start the vehicle it comes back up,,after the car sits for a while it starts to go back down,i wouldnt think both air bags would go out at once any...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86S5Y
Customer complaint was a/c not cooling, add freon. Upon starting car found running high rough idle and no compressor engagement. Found 129 psi of somthing in the system. I have not identified freon, air and ? mixture yet. Scaned found P0171 and P174. I suspect...
2005 Mazda Miata 1.8L tachometer VIN: JM1NB35375
2005 Miata symptoms include erratic tachometer operation, surging with cruise control on. and check engine light on. I need a little help with this one, Alldata has pretty poor info on this car. Whats happening is a code P0741 torque converter clutch(TCC)solen...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Top Motor VIN: WDBLK65G4X
need some info from any mb guys out there. i have a clk320 cabrio that needs a top motor. as you all know it retails for $3070. looking for a used one has turned up nil. this motor is melted on the inside, cant be rebuilt. besides, no parts seem to be availabl...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Blower Speed VIN: 2MEFM75W8X
two day before a/c compresor broke custemor was complaning that at max ac when he wolud set speed to low it would go to low speed for a second or so and then it would go to hight speed. I tested a/c controler and found no codes i check alldat and could not fin...

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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Surge VIN: 1G6KD57Y92
Thanks for all the responses. The majority of the replies all said the same thing. Get the latest flash software in the computer. I called the customer and passed that information along to him and he is headed out to the local dealer for a reflash. The consens...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29U71
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Vses VIN: 1GNFK16Z95
Sorry this has taken so long to post. Customer does not want to repair at this time. Replies "replace the bpmv and if that does not fix it replace the ebcm". "Updated program for the EBCM and also an updated Yaw rate sensor (TSB 05-05-25-003B)". "Be sure the b...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1D7HA18N92
Well, we finally got this one fixed. Turned out that 3 injectors had bad o-rings. The Funny thing is that #2 Cylinder Injector o-rings were fine. I'm Still kinda dumbfounded on why it would have a p0352 ignition coil fault and yet the problem had nothing t... Trouble codes: P0352.
2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Power loss VIN: WDOPD54446
First off, thanks to every one who took there time to reply to my problem, a special thanks goes out to Gilbert [...] who sent me a diagnostic factory flow chart for this problem. Well here is my lo-tech. fix for this vehicle. All suggested that it could be an... Trouble codes: P2359 (001- P2359 - 001 boost pressure low).
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L A/c VIN: 1FBSS31L11
We replaced the rear expansion block like many of you suspected and all is well. Thank you for your help. Much appreciated.
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FMPU18L51
i would like to thank everyone for their response to this help post. i noticed while driving the vehicle at night or early morning that the timing was operating normally and it had good power and did not hesitate. then when the ambient temp would climb to 105-...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L speed control VIN: 1FMPU18L73
I thought i had a fix with all of the replies that said the brake switch on the master was bad. Well this truck did not have that type of brake switch. I called the dealer for a price, I gave them the vin and was told this truck did'nt have the switch there, i...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Slip Joint VIN: 1FMYU93193
Thanks again for all the help. Special thanks to Gerry & Jon for explaining why & how. Ended up buying a used drive shaft after 4 hours of frustration. Next time (hopefully not soon) I'll use Jon's procedure and it should be a piece of cake.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hpop VIN: 1FTNW21P13
Hi Guys, It took me a while to get back to this job but thanks for all the help. I replaced the oil cooler, oil cooler screen, and hpop.I think the oil cooler was restricting the oil flow to the hpop and I also replaced the aftermarket filters.It started an...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Electronic Clutch Fan VIN: 1FTSW31P04
Sorry for long delay in answer about the belt issue. This is a friends vehicle that isn't driven much under conditions leading to problem. He just sanded pulley where backside of serp belt rides. He also just came back from holidays and same problem of squeali...
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES16555
Although everything looked good on the lab scope, after replacing the crank sensor the car has not had any of the symptoms it had before, [...] crank, stall and no starts. Thanks to every one for the help. Trouble codes: P0339 (Ckp no signal).
1992 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JACDH58W4N
vehicle is still not fixed, back burner for now.. no conclusive faults found, we tried scanning as well as scope testing each individual critical sensor while duplicating the problem. It is near impossible to keep it running long enough to accomplish much. ...
2004 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L Radio VIN: SAJWA03V25
Thanks for the input. Found a backed out fiber optic cable between the amp and cd changer.
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Antitheft and Alarm VIN: 1J4GS48K15
Well after checking our procedures over and over the customer decided to get a second opinion at a local dealer.They found that the key that I bought from my Dodge dealer was wrong.The parts man was given the correct Vin # but he somehow ordered the key for a ...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Accessories VIN: 1J4HR58255
The problem was HSM module(heated seat module) I had unplugged this module multiple times and my network picture did not change. B bus was always RED. I dropped the back of headliner to disconnect sunroof, had door control mods, mem seat, hands free and hsm mo...
1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L Harmonic vibration VIN: JT6HJ88J1V
1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L Evaporator VIN: 1130441202
Customer called the company that did the restoration,Bud's Benz as did I initially. They found him a used(I think used)evaporator. Nobody else I contacted had this either used or new.Thanks for the replies.
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 4JGAB57E93
sorry for the delay . turns out i missed checked a fuse and now the vehicle starts . after i got it running it had a bad alternator replaced alternator and all is good thanks guys
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, buck VIN: 2MEFM74W9X
Thanks to all that replied. Most said to do a compression test on all cylinders with all plugs removed. Did this test at home, compression was between 185 - 200. Took compression tester from work and with that guage the reading was roughly 125. Had to wait... Trouble codes: P0307 (cylinder 7 misfire).
1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4G2JB32T3W
Thank you to all that replied. I am in total agreement that there is a valve issue, but unfortunately the customer declined cylinder head removal at this time. Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 missfire).
2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52E23
hey guys,,thanx for the input.. pay attention very simple ,was not going to close until tested,fixed the day of post.INTERMITTENT NO START,clear code,perform relearn,start vehicle,with vehicle RUNNING remove lock cylinder and key,move vehicle connector so that... Trouble codes: B2960 (incorrect VTD input).
1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L turbo VIN: WPOJB093XK
I have checked the turbo feed line for the check ball and it is there. A new turbo was installed after I left german auto for new employment. Further details are not available.
2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P15
I removed intake and valve cover, didn't find anything broken, performed leak down, cyl.#4 intake valves not sitting,I am going to recommend a valve job with new injectors(looks like lean misfire) at this time. Thanks for the input. Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
2005 Saturn Vue 2.2L Stall VIN: 5GZCZ33D45
It only died at an idle when coming up to a stop light. I checked the battery and voltage and belt routing what I ended up doing is cleaning the throttle body and that seemed to make it not stall and the idle would come up about 100 rpm when the a/c was kicked...
2005 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G8A152F65
This vehicle is fixed. After monitoring all data related to engine idle and finding nothing out of range, we removed trans to recheck everything and possible replace converter. While removing the trans the R&R tech noticed that a plug was put into the cooler l...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Horn VIN: 4T1BE32K63
2003 Toyota Matrix XRS 1.8L Speedometer VIN: 2T1KY38E23
customer has not brought this vehicle back to me mostly because he is not overly concerned about problem.unfortunatly when ck engine light is on it won't pass air quality check.as i stated in my post all four wheel speed sensors seem to be operating properly b...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Timing VIN: YV1JS8315R
Allright all fixed up and running great.. I want to thank all of you who responded you all had good ideas unfortunatly i had allready checked and double checked all mechanical possiblilties and had known what the problem was i just wasnt sure on how to fix it....
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