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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on, intermittent opperat VIN: WAUEH24B8Y
Audi Techs I could really use some help on this one. This car came in two months ago with codes 16885 and 16891.the speedo speed sensor was replaced at that time and according to the customer the speedo has worked fine since.Im getting ready to pull the cluste... Trouble codes: 16885 (p0501 vss range performance), 16891 (p0507 idle control system RPM higher than expected)
2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Ball Joints VIN: WBADN53471
Just a quick question to all who have been working on these BMWs longer than I have and perhaps with a little more ingenuity. We have always had a hard time removing the ball joints on the track arms from the steering knuckle, especially aluminum ones. We've b...
2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Suspension VIN: 1G4HR54K34
HELP!!! OK.. this customer had a major blow out goin down the road... The tire went up into the wheel well and ripped ALL of the wiring out! I got the fuel pump all taken care of and rewired. Now.. the Air Ride!?!?!?! I am hoping that someone somewhere has one...
2006 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Aux A/C VIN: 1GYEK63N16
hi guys, this vehicle came in with a/c not working. did a performance check with dye and correct amount of R134a and found leak in a/c lines underneath going to the rear auxilary unit. got new line kit from dealer but lines have been cut in half to fit in box....
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCFK29K4R
customer complaint of rough idle (engine done year ago) ,,typical eng. re&re used old cap wires filter etc. we changed all , cust came back with same complaint, found tbi. dripping fuel we re & re unit and cleaned and resealed, cust returned with same complain...
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP22P1T
Hello this camaro has had 2 delco dist. installed on it at another shop both of them also the one that was on it originaly failed due to the rotor hitting the cap. You can install the dist let it idle all day its fine. But if you go drive it within 8 to 15 mil...
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L starter VIN: 1GNDU03E7Y
Hi. This venture van, intermitantly when you turn key to crank position will hesitate for 2 to 10 seconds before cranking. PCM gets a good signal from ignition switch while the hesitating is happening but does not energize crank relay untill it starts cranking...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCT18W5Y
This Blazer will crank for ever but will not fire and run. It does this every time hot or cold. If I spray a little carb cleaner in the air inlet hose it will fire up and stay running untill you shut it off again. I am thinking of replacing the fuel injector a...
2000 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Stall VIN: 1GBKC34J6Y
I have a work truck with a fuel issue. No codes at this time- had a TPS code but is fixed now. The pump will wine in a rythmic, pulsing tone going up and down almost as often as a turn signal flasher would. When it does this the pressure goes from 50 (normal) ...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L heater control VIN: 1GNDT13S82
Customer brought vehicle in because they could not get the key out of the ignition - key would not turn all the way back to the lock position therefore not shutting down all the systems and would cause a battery drain if left. Customer had disconnected the bat...
2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L compressor clutch VIN: 1G1YY32G32
Air conditioning clutch has a mind of it't own. When compressor engauges system cools well. Found P1546(low voltage to compressor clutch) in memory. Light on a/c switch stays on when system is working, but goes out when clutch falls out. I have switched relays...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L ac compressor VIN: 2GCEC19T63
good morning all. i need help with this one this truck originally came in for ac inop. we found compressor bad due to low pressures so we replaced compressor, dryer, orifice tube, low side switch and 40 amp blower fuse. now the compressor does not come on. com...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Cuts out, Reduced Power VIN: 1GNET16S53
After driving vehicle it will go into reduced power mode and cel will come on. Code is 1271. Check tsb's and replaced fan clutch. Drove about 50 miles with no problem. Then problem came back. Very intermitent. Can happen in 1 mile or may take 20 miles. Check a... Trouble codes: 1271 (APP-TP Coralation 1-2 error)
2003 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1YY12S73
I have a 2003 Chevrolet Corvette that shuts the engine down as soon at it starts rolling and showing vehicle speed. Starts right back up and runs fine. If the clutch is slowly let out, you can creep along below 2 mph without a problem. Problem happens even coa... Trouble codes: C1214, C1221, C1222, C1248, C1277, C1287
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Fuel System VIN: 1GCHK29224
Have a truck that was towed in with a no start condition. Customer claims that engine shut off while driving on the freeway. Customer had it towed to a local shop where they replaced the fuel filter. Shop could not get it to start. Vehicle was then towed to my...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L very long crank VIN: 3GNFK16Z84
truck came in with long crank time sometimes. check fuel pressure around 42psi. pressure would drop slowly to 0 psi with key off. truck would not act up in shop. got customer's ok to try fuel pump. came back for same problem tried fuel regulator. went to deale...
2002 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1C3EL65R02
We have a 2.7 sebring that is running at 217 at 6o mph. It will cool to 210 with the heat on full hot. At idle w/ac on it will run @ 223. Fans are pulling hard but it wont run cooler. At idle if I turn ac off and heat on full hot it will cool down. If you leav...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2C8GT54L43
Help! got a real hair puller on this chrysler. Has a missfire on #1 cylinder all the time at idle. Has had new plugs and wires. I have tried swapping plugs and wires on a different cylinder, I have checked the spark output at the end of the wire, replaced the ... Trouble codes: P0301
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2L8GF68424
Help Trans techs!!! We have a 04 Pacifica that has a code P0750 (LR Soleniod circuit). It mainly seems to occur after some harder driving, The veicle will buck like an ignition misfire and go into limp mode and always set P0750. If you drive it really easy it ...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Y0W
Originally towed in for a starts and dies always. Diagnostics led to central timer replacement. Towed to dealer, replaced and programmed new timer. Same symptoms. Is there a way to bypass security system?
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES26C33
Hello to all dodge techs and anyone who can help. I got this neon doing something strange. After start up you can drive for about an hour then code p2053 comes on and car starts missing. When its missing injectors #2&3 shut power no signal. Cycle the k... Trouble codes: P2053 (Cylinder 2 ionization)
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L 134 charge VIN: WD2PD744X5
Vehicle been in multiple accidents and under hood a/c label is now missing. I only need the amount of 134 this needs. shop key and aldata both say refer to under hood label.local dodge garage no help either. thanks
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDOPD64426
Thanks for looking We do not work on these truks but one of our employes husband has one and we try to help. He was driving and knocked hole in oil pan we repaired pan and when running the truck could hear noise coming from turbo. Replaced the turbo with reman... Trouble codes: P2359
1992 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2FTHF25G0N
I am trying to get this truck to pass smog. It passes everything except nox emissions. The first thing I checked is the egr system, I applied vacuum to the valve at idle and the engine stalls. I checked for vacuum to the valve and it never gets vacuum. If I ma...
1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Auxillary A,C unit VIN: 1FDEE14H5S
This is a waldoch conversion van. Last year we installed a new compressor, receiver/drier, rear hose assemblies, rear evaporator. The front A/C sytsem is working ok but the rear Auxillary A/C is not blowing any cold air. I,m not that familiar with this afterma...
1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No power under load VIN: 1FTEF15N4S
This truck was brought to us with no power under load. it won't get out of it's own way. The Customer pulled the engine out and installed a new oil pan and sending unit and reinstalled the engine. Problem was no there before engine was pulled. Customer install... Trouble codes: 113 (Intake Air Temp Circuit Above Max Voltage), 157 (Mass Air Flow sensor Circuit below minimum voltage), 158 (Mass Air Flow sensor Circuit above maximum voltage), 327 (EGR Valve sensor Circuit below minimum voltage), 624 (Electronic Pressure Control Circuit Failure)
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Water Pump Bolt VIN: 1FTEE14N3T
Hey folks, I know this is a common problem, just not one I've had to deal with. Van came to me with leaking water pump. During teardown, the head of the top long bolt on right side snapped on removal. The bolt broke at the end, so I have plenty of bolt stickin...
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBJS31H5T
No scan tool communication/ mil LIGHT ILUMINTATES AFTER 3 SECONDS of engine running. Vehicle is doggy with no power, almost like it is in limp in mode! Checked power and grounds and all checked out good at pcm. Checked all fuses and related circuits. Scan tool...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRE11L6W
Got this van in the shop with dtc U1262 which will repeat after clearing right away. The van starts and runs okay. No other warning lights are on, and I have scan tool communication with pcm, abs, and air bag module. The only thing that I find odd is that the ... Trouble codes: U1262 (Databuss problem)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14564
truck started bucking and running bad going down the road. i havent had much time to look at it but i think it probably jumped a tooth on timing. i started the truck and could unplugged all the coils on the passenger side which i believe is bank 1 and it never... Trouble codes: P0012, P2196, P2271
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L wheel/hub/diff? VIN: 1FTSW31P74
just found out today that truck has been making this noise since day one . who ever installed the lift kit didn't know about drive line angles and vibrated the rear pinion nut loose "opps" and thats when I inherited this beast.started with rebuilding rear diff...
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FDXE45P34
Van Will Drop RPM under load @ about 3,000 Rpm Water in Fuel Light comes on & Glow plug light Rpm will drop under 2,000 rpm. APP will not respond till lights go out Cat was broken removed cat still have Drop in rpm fuel psi 55 all the time. Trouble codes: B1352 (ignition key-in Circuit Fault), C1284 (Oil pressure switch Fault), P2614 (CMP Signal output circuitopen), P2617 (CKP Signal output circuitopen)
2004 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L head gaskets VIN: 1FMSU43P24
vehicle came in overheating and steam coming from exhaust, customer adds coolant frequently some times up to 3 gal. Dealer has worked on EGR system, not sure what they replaced, we removed EGR valve to inspect for coolant present in passage to indicate a leaki...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Battery VIN: 1FMZU73E74
This explorer came in with a dead bat. Owner 19years old installed his own new bat hoping to fix as per wallmart auto center, well that didnt help, go figure. After some testing i found a 30a draw that cycles on and off. Takes about 40 seconds and the draw wil...
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34374
The new ford vent valve also leaks smoke around it. Its the only smoke i can see exiting anywhere. My question is is this normal. If so how Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap system large leak)
1991 GMC C1500 Sierra 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GTEC14K6M
Hey guys, I have a truck here that has failed the nox portion of the California smog check. The egr solenoid is only given a command from the ecm to flow vacuum when the throttle is blipped / snapped. During normal cruise the ecm never commands the egr soleno...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L ignition system VIN: 1HGCD5638T
This car came in with a torn heater hose below distributor, and hard start or no start. We replaced the hose, bled the cooling system. No start so installed known good distributor. Car started right up. Next morning very hard start but finally started, as thou...
2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 2-3 Shift VIN: 5FNRL18013
We overhauled this tranny in January of this year. After a few months of breaking in, there is an intermittent noise in between 2nd and 3rd gear. The noise sounds like a high-pitched squeal. I pulled the tranny back out of the vehicle and found the counter s...
2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L rear hvac VIN: 2HKYF18537
FIRST I'M NOT SURE IF ITS EX OR LX! I don't work on many honda's and there is no emblem on the tailgate. This car was driven into a pond. The entire interior was removed including the carpet by someone else in the shop. I'm putting rear heater core lines int...
2007 Hummer H3 3.7L Misfire VIN: 5GTDN13E37
Thank you for your help. We have a misfire in cylinder 4 on this 3.7 engine. We have swapped the coils and plugs, and performed a compression and leak-down test with no problems found. We have seen that there are some problems with the intake valves and cylind...
1989 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Drive position VIN: 1J4FJ28LXK
Hey guys, Not a transmission guy so my limited knowledge hasn't produced a fix. have an 89 Cherokee with an automatic 4 speed (AW4). When you put it in drive and try to go, it seems to be starting out in 3rd or 4th gear. If you put the shifter into the 1-2 pos...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4GZS850R
can not make vehicle run , has spark , fuel, compression , timing appears to be correct , thought had bad ecm no go original complaint low on power but ran , removed timing cover marks appeared to be incorrect when crank was at tdc camshaft mark was on opposit...
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Dash Vents VIN: 1J4FT68SXR
Thank you in advance for the help. All functions work on the HVAC Controle head. The center dash vents switch to defrost on accelaration. We tried a used controler and was no help. Tested the vacuum bulb with the blue and green vacuum hose thatr run to them an...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L lights/wipers VIN: 1J4GW58N4Y
hi guys, i have a very intermitant problem. the headlamps failed to come on when turned on. at the same time the running lamps and interior lamps did not come on. also the front wipers did not work. the customer was able to drive home by holding the brights on...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L AC Evaporator Box VIN: 1J4GW58S01
This vehicle has water on the passenger side floor carpet. It is draining on the outside from the evaporator case. After a longer drive the lower part of the evaporator case is sweating/wet. I guess it is possible for the sweated water to drip on the floor. Is...
2007 Jeep Commander (Truck) 4.7L bas light VIN: 1J8HG48N57
Customer complained of driving on a bumpy hill, that all the lights on the dash board would come on including the BAS light. This has only happened twice. I have not been able to duplicate problem but found code UO114 in ABS system. Lost communication with the... Trouble codes: U0114 (Lost communication with final drive control module)
1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L all gages trans a/c VIN: JT6HJ88J9V
10 amp fuses blows all gages trans a/c stop working ck all wires none seem to be shorted unhook a/c compresser no help anyone seen this before
2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L Unknown VIN: JT6HT00WXY
Thanks for your consideration here fellas, wondering if a lexus tech could shed some light. All lights are now off, until driven, vsc off, vsc trac, and ride height lights come on. Abs controller spits out undocumented code 21303. Has any one seen this??
2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JAP1212JS6
This suv is not going into overdrive and seting p0325 and p0326 as soon as it is started.MAF was replaced 6 mo. ago due to lean codes and the trans was rebuilt recently.My 1st tought it had to be a wiring problem but all looks and ohms out fine. I'm starting ... Trouble codes: P0325, P0326
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Compressor Clutch Not Engaging VIN: WDBEB33D0H
Hello fellow IATN Techs. I have here a 1987 Mercedes 300D Turbo Diesel that came in for a A/C Compressor clutch not engaging. When I jump the compressor, it turns on and works well (pressures are within normal range). I noticed that the TACHOMETER was not wor...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L no shift VIN: WDBGA33EXV
HEY i have a Mercedes that will not come out of low gear or no up shift it has a code 730 and i havent found what code means and i need to know whats ivolved in starting to fix this , it belongs to a good customer but i dont know where to start, any help will ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF64J44
Alright guys this is my first help request so here it goes. I have a C320 that has set a rich code for Fuel Trim below enleanment P2085(basically it's a P0170 code) At idle speed fuel trims are great at 0.242=ok Closer to 0 the better. (All data is off of Merc... Trouble codes: P2085 (Fuel trim below enleanment)
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L SRS warning VIN: WDBTK56J26
Customer brought in his CLK350 with the SRS display on the dash. Through Autologic, I pulled B1223 (9223)"resistance value in the ignition circuit containing component r12/9 is too high". I know that component r12/9 is the driver's side the seat. I ...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN8DR09X42
car came in with a bad idle surge and codes for to high of an idle speed, and bank 1 intake valve timing solonoid. replaced iac valve, and cleaned throtle body very well. when i put it in park, it sounds like it is hitting the revlimitor. i also tested timing ... Trouble codes: P0507, P0011
1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1L Starting VIN: 1G3NL52M7T
this car as no communication betwen the ignition switch and the cluster.when we put the ignition switch on we ear the fuel pump but we dont see any light in the cluster i have 3 codes p1573 p 1629 p1641 i have checked the ignition switch ,the tan wire from the...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L all light in the front dont work VIN: 1G3NF52E93
Tried to check out to see why no lights in the front of the car but all lights work inside and in the rear of the vehicle. radio and engine and everything else is fine. I have tried to test The BCM and mult. function swtch but not coming up with anything. Plea...
1928 Other GM 302 302CID Camshaft
Engine is a model 302 ,, 900 cid ,,, this is a very special request to all the veteran engine rebuilders out there ,,, i have a friend who has a scripps v12 engine in a restored boat 1928 ,, the engine was running fine until friday ,, started and was running ...
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2WJ52K1W
Car came in with dead miss on cylinder #4. Thuroughly checked ignition system. Swaped coils, no change. Swaped modules with a known good test one, no change. Swapped plug wires, no change. Swapped spark plugs, no change. System capable of producing 30,000 volt... Trouble codes: P0300 (missfire)
2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L electric windows and locks VIN: 1G2HZ5412Y
have a problem with the passenger windows and door locks not operating. they do not work with the driver door switch or with their own window switches. the driver door window and door lock operates normally. i have tried a driver door module and driver switch ...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Convertible Top VIN: WP0CA2989X
I have this Porsche Boxster, 1999 that the Convertible top works when it wants to. When it first came in the top had a mind of its own and would only work when it wanted to. I did the usual, checked the fuses, which were good, checked the micro switches, which...

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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L camshaft position sensor VIN: WBACC0321W
the help was great. i'm waiting on the sensor slow days and time flies, the problem is not yet fixed, i got told to replace all the CAMSHAFT P.S AND the crankshaft P.S. im pretty sure it will need alignment .i check if it had any slack on the timing chain and...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L dash lighting/ power cut out/ stalling VIN: WBADM6348Y
Thanks, everyone for the help. Problem is solved. Customer had aftermarket stereo/ alarm equipment tied into the positive battery terminal creating a tight but faulty connection to the positive battery terminal. Repair connection and all is well. Thanks
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Electronic VIN: 3GNFK16Z65
I replaced the heater blower resistor then I sent the suburban to the dealer for a re flash and that did it. The customer has been driving for a week with no issues. All four responses had me looking at grounds, all of which I checked and serviced. Thanks f...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GCEC14X16
2000 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: CA6GWP7667
thanks for the help replaced the front converter and two o2 sensors for that converter they went back to pep boys for the oil leak was under warranty Trouble codes: P0432.
2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 2C3KA53G96
I've been doing transmission work a long time and haven't seen this before. Turns out one of the tires was the incorrect size (too small). I'm assuming it must have been throwing off the vehicle speed intermittently, though no codes were set in any module. The...
2008 Dodge Dakota SXT 3.7L ABS light is on VIN: 1D7HE2K28S
Well I got to write something to close this post. Fix, as said earlier, was the relay in the IPM. Thanks to all who replied.
1994 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L MIL Lamp on, Low power VIN: 1FTMX26F8R
First thanks for the response's. I'm calling this one fixed, kinda ugly story though. Got swamped last week and couldn't get back to the truck (1 man shop, just me) customer called wondering if he could take it to Kansas. Explained the high cost of ICP sensor ... Trouble codes: P1211 (Injector control pressure high or low).
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Low power VIN: 1FMRU18WOW
This one is fixed! thank you Ed from MI, and a couple of others had it right also. The cam timing was off, right camshaft was retarded 2 teeth. After getting cam timing right and doing battery disconnect, long term adaptive fuel settled in at about +6 on bot... Trouble codes: P0174 (Fuel system lean bank 2).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Torque Converter VIN: 1FTNX21L5X
Well, thanks to all that replied to my help request. I think cleaning the connector to where the solenoid comes out of the case the trans. problem was gone. The customer took the vehicle with the window issues to a Ford dealer and they replaced the GEM and i...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU74E5Y
Well the vehicle has came back into the shop and it has not recodes but has cleared a drive cycle many time. I guess the fuel pressure regulator fixed this one. So i did not want to ruin the test so i verified my fuel gauge and found it to be true against thr... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31F02
Inspected seals that were replaced. Replace IPR seals and oil seals on lines to ICP. Tested IPR and found not working, replaced IPR and starts right up, perfect oil pressure. Thank you all for your input. Greatly appreciated Trouble codes: P1212 (testing and results).
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FMYU04132
THANKS TO EVERYONE, you guys have been great. Within the first 3 hours of posting I had the car fixed. I ended up ordering a reman ford unit, but this time also replaced the battery. The battery load tested fine, everytime, but it must have had shorted cell...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L PCV system VIN: 1FTPW12516
The way I understand it these 3 valve V8 Triton Fords are unlike other V engine PCV systems. There is NO fresh air intake. Hoses on BOTH rocker covers are routed directly to the intake manifold. There is NO replaceable PCV valve. It is a FIXED ORIFICE buil...
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L f2 #17 fues blows VIN: 2FMZA51694
This one is fixed, but what threw me is I've been servicing this vehicle since new and didn't expect a console installed six years ago to be the culprit. What I found was after disconecting everything possabel from the air bag circuit it still blew fues's. Loo...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 2HKRL18J1X
Talked with the customer today, since changing the Ignition switch, all her problems have gone away. Thank you to everone who pitched in on this issue. Regards James
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge VIN: KM8SC83DX1
Got the truck fixed,The exhaust was partily plugged, but that didn't fix the truck ,but the 02 would read lean,checked the flow on return line under hard acceration there was No flow on the return line,and low on pressure,pulled pump and the tank was full of ... Trouble codes: P0037 (0s heater).
2002 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y22
hi techs: we sent the car out to the dealership yesterday and come back today with FIXED! They said it was solder came loose from one of the wire,but did not tell us exactly where and which wire was. I got 4 replies on this one,thanks for the helping,see y... Trouble codes: P1140.
2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBV61E27
The engine had been run low on oil before it got here. We manually activated each actuator and road tested the vehicle. Each time we drove the vehicle it took longer for the codes to set. On our final test drive, codes did not return. Customer decided to keep ... Trouble codes: P0014, P0024.
2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Air Temp VIN: SAJEA01T74
tested poer to heater control valve. replaced heater control valve. tested duty cycle on both sides of heater control valve. replace control head. thanks to all that helped.
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L drums VIN: 1J4GL48K82
thanks for all the help the proplem was wrong shoes aftermarket could not supply proper ones
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Top Motor VIN: WDBLK65G4X
thanks for all the replies. the customer found a used part in europe and is shipping to me. since power packer does not offer these parts what i wanted to know was if anyone has replaced the motor with another motor from a different unit (used of course). keep...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Unknown VIN: 4JGAB54E9Y
sorry for the wait this car has been a nightmare. We replaced the esp controler with a used unit. this took car of all the drivability problems but i had 2 new codes in the module c1305 c1314 both relating to the abs one a power supply. Sent the abs module out...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L u joint VIN: 2MEFM75W13
I ended up getting a used driveshaft from a salvage yard. It came with a different u joint than my original one. Don't really know why the difference... Some things are just best left unknown. Thanks a lot for the replies though.
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D92
THANKS for all the information, i contacted the customer and told her what I recommended. She told me she is going to AZ to get the o2 sensors replaced??? Guess what itold was not good enough or what she wanted to hear, SORRY for wasting all you time and your ...
2006 Other GM RODEO 3.0L Lacking power VIN: MPATES77H6
well the Rodeo has been fixed.after connecting a compound gauge I could see a lack of boost pressure (almost none at all), so i decided to look at the exhaust system for a blockage. The lack of power had been caused by a blocked diesel particulate filter. afte...
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.4L Engine VIN: 1G2NF52T6Y
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Transmission VIN: 1G2WP52KO3
Thanks to Marc for the spec on the VSS, about 2000 ohms. Mine was within range so I looked a bit closer at the wiring and the plug and ended up replacing the plug and all is well. Thanks to all who replied with good advice. John
1993 Toyota Camry 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1UK42W4P
Well the general consesus was to clean the throttle body. I guess its bad to overlook the basics, I dont know why I try to over-analyze things. Well its fixed thanks to you fellas.
1985 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWCA0168F
Thanks to all who have responded. It was the relay that was the problem. Replaced with a new one and everything works perfectly. -Ori
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWSK69M41
Well I dont know what was wrong with this vehicle but i would like to thank everyone for there help. What I did. I replaced the water pump and ofcourse replaced the timing belt. ran good. but the fans did work correctly coming on and off when they are no suppo...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L horn VIN: 3VWSF71K06
Thanks to everyone who tried to help. Replaced the clockspring and now have a horn!!!
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