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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Compressor VIN: 19UUA66214
CAr came in Ac inop compressor would not engage. Several of the buttons on either side of HVAC controls stuck in. Replace both button assemblies these work good. Now When display says "AC on" compressor is not engaged,scanner says "AC switch off/AC clutch off"...
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L cannot fill fuel VIN: WAUZL64B91
I have a this A6 here that has me kind of in a bind. The complaint is that when refueling you have to start and stop becuase the tank is not venting. I have accessed the charcoal canister and disconnected the lines and tried refueling it and still overflowed. ...
2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAC48H24
vehicle came in with code for lean mixture & loss of boost between turbo & throttle body. short term fuel trim was fixed at 25%. smoked intake, found leaking diverter(?) valve on back of valve cover. replaced valve, no more code for boost loss but still gettin... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Control Head VIN: WBAFB33591
In the initial inspection of the vehicle the IHKA (HVAC control module)was operating and A/C was blowing cold. After pulling the module out of the dash and checking connections the A/C and module went dead altogether. I have verified my power and grounds to th...
2005 BMW 545i 4.4L steering wheel VIN: WBANB3354B
We received the car in our shop after a dead battery was replaced and multiple malfuntion indiators remained on (ABS, active steering). We reset and initialized the steering angle sensor with our diagnostic tool as well as outlined in the owners manual. The fa...
1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L starts and dies VIN: 1G4CU5219S
Customer complains of starting/dying codes for passlock stored in ecm. Installed resistor in harness at passkey module to bypass key/tumbler. Car worked fine for a couple days, then reset codes p1626, p1629 and starts/dies intermittently. The customer doesn't ... Trouble codes: P1626, P1629
1985 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1FP87FXF
Thank you in advance i have been working on this car on and off for 2 weeks. I have replaced the computer and the mass air flow both 2 times because of the injecter pulse at idle it is at 10 to 14 at idle and is just pooring in the fuel if i back the idle scre... Trouble codes: 43
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14Z6N
This vehicle came in on a tow. No start problem. Find no spark. Have fuel pressure at 12psi. Replace distributor with new pick up coil and molude. Vehicle runs, but rough and misfire. Check timing, disconnect the pip wire for base timing, then advance it to 20...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13RXJ
This project started out as a random misfire code for cyl 4 & 7 and eventually ended up with a cracked head which was not responsible for the misfire code but moisture activity in the crankcase. New head and valve job still ended up with misfire 4 & 7 code eve... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L blower, DIC VIN: 2G1WX15K31
Customer complant is that A/C blower won't work sometimes when the DIC in the overhead consule is also inoperative. found P1189, P1546, P1585, P1626 and B3128. I check for power and there wasn't any and the blower and then I checked the fuse and it was good an...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Engine smoke VIN: 1GBHG31R31
Customer complaint of a shake after start up in the morning - check engine lamp was on - customer stated engine would smoke a lot -- found a P0300 random misfire code - I started the truck and it ran smooth, but as it warmed up - it ran rougher and rougher - c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W51
This truck is driving me crazy! It has a misfire on Cyl.'s 1 & 2. I have checked compression, Fuel Pressure, & Injector Pulse Waveform. The only thing I can find is cam retard is -9 and of course it won't do a crank re-learn. Yesterday I took off the intake to... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S23
This trailblazer idles at about 400 RPM and eventually just stalls. But you have to have the A/C on to create this problem, if the A/C is off it will idle fine. I replaced the fan clutch and wiring harness for the P1481 code and also the coolant temp sensor. T... Trouble codes: 1481 (Cooling fan speed sensor)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23204
well folks this truck is back for the forth time. still gives code p2149. intermitant as far as when it acts up. we have replaced all 8 injector pigtail ends and checked all grounds time and time again. i just looked at the GM flash program Matrix with no luck... Trouble codes: P2149
2005 Chevrolet SSR 6.0L Cooling Fans
Does anyone have a wiring diagram of the cooling fan curcuit they could send me? Thanks
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13S95
Vehicle has rough idle (600 rpm), sometimes drops below and wants to cut out. After sitting, eng. Off, restart then put in reverse, vehicle will die. This is intermit. No mil...
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L High Cooling Fans VIN: 2CNDL63FX5
Further diagnosis found hi cooling fan will never cycle.the ambient temps have been over 100' during this repair.engaged hi fan w/red brick,this heilped vent temp 10 degrees.my vent temp.at idle is around 78,increase idle to 2000 rpm and of of hi side increase...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L radio&door locks VIN: 1GCHK24U76
Hi everybody please help.When you open the drivers door the radio wont shut off. interior lights stay on and power locks dont work.there are no codes.ive checked continuity from latch assy to bcm.even tried a new latch.bcm still shows closed door.any ideas wou...
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L cylinder deactivation VIN: 1GNFK13077
This truck makes a clattering noise when it is running in the 4 cylinder mode. It sounds like a bad lifter or broken spring. Do the lifters that are deactivated when in 4 cyinder mode have problems with their internal lock out pin or springs. As soon as it ret...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L22
This engine misfires on cyls 2&5 according to data list. It does'nt mis all the time,mainly on aceleration.If you floor it from a stop it will back fire.Also the data list shows the crank/cam snyc lost. Trouble codes: P0305, P0302
1989 Dodge Caravan LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1B4FK5430K
The intake valves stick from cold start say 32 centigrade to about 80 centigrade. vacuum drops on gauge with each misfire. If left in drive at an idle will misfire enough to stall. Once fully warmed up no problem but is giving this lady fits trying to get out ...
1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Eng Or Trans not sure VIN: 2B4FP2539V
Vehicle comes in making a horrible metallic scraping noise only when vehicle is in gear (foward or reverse) when foot is on the brakes and vehicle is stopped, No noises what so ever in nuetral or park no matter what the rpm,s all the way to the redline I chang...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2B3HD46R3X
thanks in advance for all the help this car came no start at times hard start rough idle tested fuel pressure was in normal range but dropped quickly with engine off found 3 injectors lweaking also found lower intake manifold vac leak replace gasket codes p030... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46R42
Hey guys i have a very werid problem car first came in for a misfire so we scanned it and we found cylinder #6 dead and then we noticed that the coil was melted so we put a new one in same thing happened so then we tested the wires going to PCM all was okay so... Trouble codes: P0356 (Ignition Coil 6 Circuit)
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B4HS38N62
customer called and said vehicle shut off while driving and won't start. i suggested to tow in and i'll look at it. when it got here, i turned the key and it started right up. it ran for approx. 15 minutes while i was opening up a bay and i drove it in. i chec... Trouble codes: 920, 921, 999
1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTDR15X3P
Truck returned and was stuck in 4 high and would not shift out back to 2 high. found that shifter control fuse was blown. Changed fuse and we rechecked the system and it worked ok on the hoist and when we road tested it. Customer took truck and again the same ...
1995 Ford ECONOLINE 7.5L Abs Module VIN: 1FDKE30G7S
I feel lost so you guys can help me find my way, i just got this RV for a very good price because of the small repairs needed, one which is the abs light comes on at first stop, i have the solus and it leads me to the left side dash near brake pedal for 4 pin ...
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L no power VIN: 1FALP13P7V
car came in with no power or acceleration.you give it gas and it takes a mile to pick up speed.converter isnt clogged and the timing is right.please help!!!
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Shifts VIN: 1FTNX21F9X
This is the bosses son's truck.I got it in a couple of weeks ago with no over drive.It had a code for a trans. slip,torque converter fault.I can't remember the number and I've lost my notes.He said it had slipped some going into 2nd gear and never would go int...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73W82
this will not accelerate except at wot. at medium throttle openings it falls on it's face. the 1/1 O2 sensor reads 1587mv engine running and over 1000mv koeo. tried a new bosch O2 sensor, and no difference. swapped sensors side to side, (other one was an oem s... Trouble codes: P0172, P0301, P0316, P1130, P1132
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1454431551
when i am accelerating from stop. Right before the trans shifts to second there is a strong vibration below your feet.but once it shifts it is fine. it does it a little bit on decel when it shifts back to first.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Misfire VIN: FTNX21P13E
looking for any advise on removing stuck injector bolt comes loose can not wiggle injector or pull out. all others came out no problem Trouble codes: P0278
2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L speedo VIN: 2FM2A51493
this van has a strange problem the speedo does not work you drive it a short distance the speedo starts to work and the odometer goes to all dashes (---) the abs lights are on with codes for both front sensors. the cluters codes are u1039, p1502, p500, i know ...
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L all gauges VIN: 1FTNS24L53
we have a 03 ford e250 van that our b mechanic installed a new alternator and wiring pigtail to the alternator. when we started up the truck we did not have any gauges. no fuel, temp, oil pressure. We checked all fuses in both fuse boxes. In the fuse box under...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L timing VIN: 1FTPW14564
im tring to learn more on this 5.4 before i tear it apart.. customer said it has had a rattle on start up for a while,after it starts it goes away.. but now there is a problem with the right bank(b1) im getting misfires from that side..i checked the timing wit...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51654
Van came in with check engine light on and customer complant that when filling with gas it would spray back and turn the nozzle off I took and blew air throuh the vent hoses but didn't really find anything wrong. Trouble codes: 1450 (Excessive fuel tank vacuum)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No codes VIN: 1FTWW3P7SE
We replaced the high pressure oil pump and connector for a no start hot problem. After getting it back together the turbo sounds like it has an exhaust brake thats staying on, when we unplug the varible vane control it goes away. What we want to know is there ...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU031X5
I replaced Mass Air Flow sensor cleared again test drove and car stalled again checked codes there where no but P1000 ODB II System Incomplete Is there a reset I need to do HELP Trouble codes: P0104 (Mass Air Flow Sensor)
2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU17596
We get these codes P2106 and P2135, We can not find any diagnostic procedures for either of these code on Mitchel or Alldata I even googled the code and all peplies say to take it to the dealer. we found some TSBs for a 2004 with these codes but we already ref... Trouble codes: P2106 (Throttle activator controll system), P2135 (Elec throttle controll)
1999 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L broken torsion bar VIN: 1GKDT13W2X
Car came in with left side torsion bar broken up by left front lower control arm. Took awile to get broken piece out from all the rust but it did. Trying to put new one in but having a hard time. Tryed to pry back the cross member that the bar slides into but ...
2005 GMC Envoy XUV SLT 4.2L rear door/window VIN: 5616065300
rear window won't go up or down.i've confirmed that the window regullater has hand geranded,but i can't figure out how to open the rear door.i don't see a handle or latch anywhere.any help would be apreesheated...thanks scott
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HGES16502
Ok I had this 2002 honda civic LX model come in. Did the basic check up, electric connectors in tack, checked power to compressor none, evacuated Freon and topped off with the proper 1.2lbs of Freon, still no compressor , checked under hood fuses and under das...
2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L starter VIN: 4S2DF58X22
Customer said that the vehicle wouldn’t start. All it does is click like it has a dead battery but when the car comes into the shop it starts fine. Everything tests fine. The customer said that she tried to start it the other night and it clicked and clicked u...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L harmonic balancer VIN: SAJHX6244W
sorry to ask such asimple question,I'm trying to pull balancer off with astandard puller,not budging!looks like this balancer is split ring design.don't want to break anythhing trying to pull.am using snap on harm.bal/steering wheel puller.works fine on older ...
1992 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L Stall VIN: 2J4FY29SXN
Good morning, have this 92 wrangler that came in on a hook, died while driving, will restart but die again, performed fuel pressure test and found fuel pressure dies off under acceleration, rebuilds pressure very slowly-fuel pump really NOISY-okay no brainer h...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S3T
This Jeep came in as a no start. Upon diagnosis, we noticed the ASD relay fuse was blown. We isntalled the fused and it instantlty blew while cranking. We also noticed that after fuse was in (before cranking) we had no communication with PCM and no check engin...
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L R-134a VIN: 1J4GL48K94
Hello, this Jeep Liberty looses refrigerant charge once a month, the system has enough dye in it to choke a horse and we can't seem to get a leak detection. All components are very accessible except core, but no tell tale smell or dye at drain tube. Has anyone...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1645Y
Hello Land Rover Specialists I have a no start problem with this vehicle. The fuel pressure is good and I have injector pulses but no spark. The ignition relay rl-2 is energised any time the battery is connected, and I have 12 volts feeding all the way back t... Trouble codes: P1510, P1551
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E3P
The vehicle came in for oil change and we took it back to the owner it was idleing fine then it just shut off and would not restart. Have noticed even with the key off the ecm is very hot to the touch. Any help would be greatly appriciated
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L no start VIN: 5LMPU28AIY
getting start voltage to fuse #21 and not down to the dtr but also have 4.3 volts befor crank to fuse 20 ann 21 not sure i'm supposed to have any there also made it run buy jumping the start sel and retrieved 5 codes po708 po713 p1702 p1743 p1746 when turn ke...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S11
Thanks in advance . This vehicle has a miss only when it rains. The vehicle has had this problem and has been to several reapir facilities inclunding the lincoln dealer. There are no stored codes history or present. The vehicle performs perfectly until it rain...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Abs light VIN: 1YVHR80C33
I was called to a shop for this problem, The car would start and run very rough, I hooked wu IDS and got a code P0340 scope tested the CMp signal and would drop out when wiggling the conector, The shop has alredy replaced the CMP, So I removed the pins and rec... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor - No Status Available for this DTC), C1119 (transfer input signal failure)
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1070441200
Hello everyone, I have a Mercedes-Benz here that is really giving me a tough time. Customer brought this 450SL, stating it is a 1972 model year. I have found that they didn't make one in '72 so I am guessing it is a '73. There is no emissions sticker under the...
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation VIN: WMWRC33516
Customer complained that the vehicle has been using more gas than usal, about 50 miles to a quarter tank and has low power. Our test drive revealed low power like clogged exhaust or late timing. We did an exhaust back pressure test and found little to no press...
1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA7FL24W3N
This vehicle came in with mil light on. Hc a little high, nox very high. Less than 1/2 inch of vacuum getting to egr valve. Egr solenoid has 12 volts on both sides of solenoid. Ecm is not commanding egr solenoid or evap soleniod ground. Both solenoids have 36 ... Trouble codes: 43 (Egr system)
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L overheating VIN: 4A3AK54F2X
Hey all. We got this Eclipse in from another shop that we deal with. Complaint was the car would idle all day with no problems, as soon as you drive it on the road it overheats. Shop prior to us said they flushed it well, replaced the thermostat and checked th...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC34G21
Thanks in advance for help evryone.a used car lot dropped this one off- has tank pressure error code+purge flow error code.checked the purge+vent solenoids manually. They work ok,smoked system+found no leaks.pulled tank down+visually looked at lines+connection... Trouble codes: P0441, P0451
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW51R11
Car came in on the hook. Cranks, no start,no CEL, no communication with PCM. Found blown 20amp fusible link #5 in engine compartment fuse box. Brought up wiring diagrams and unplugged each item listed. Unplugged the connector for the fuel injection harness and...
1997 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D0V
This car is driveing me nuts. I have been driving this car for the past 3 weeks to and from home. It ran great for about 5 days after the following. Replaced tps, cleaned a lot of carbon from throttle body, removed and replaced iac due to carbon build up. Clea...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Ok guys, I'm not the best driveability guy out there but I can usually solve a misfire. This car has a misfire at cylinder number three no matter if I swap the coils, the plugs and the fuel injector. I have replaced the intake manifold gasket and checked for c... Trouble codes: P0303

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1998 Acura CL 3.0L Accessories VIN: 19UYA2257W
I want to thank james ,he nailed it.I pulled the relay for the rear defrosters opened it up and found the contacts welded closed.replaced the relay and the draw went away.thanks again for all the responses.
2005 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WUARL48H65
First of all, I would like to thank everyone for their advice. As it turns out, the #3 cyl has piston to valve contact. I removed the spark plug and used a bore scope to find the damage. We are not really sure how it happened, but cannot continue until the cus...
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Park Mechanism VIN: 2G4WS52J01
thank you all who replied. sorry so long on the update but cust. needed car, and took it. so i found the tab that so many of you mentioned and it fixed the wipers.
2008 Cadillac DTS 4.6L front windshield VIN: 1G6KD57Y88
Well guys its fixed . Lawrence got it right it was a trim molding on the left side of windshield. Taped up the the molding as he had said and drive noise gone. Replaced molding and it was ok. Jason had said to check the balance of the tires and I did't get tha...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 1GNPT13W9S
most replies where probably correct,i should have gone the extra distance and had cam bearings replaced.customer decided to drive as is,pressure was a improvement,he seldom leaves town,drives only a couple thousand miles a year.at his age and age of blazer the...
1996 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L #1 Fuse VIN: 1G1LD55M0T
After an exhaustive search for the chaffed wire we ended up putting a circuit breaker in place of the fuse like Michael from maryland suggested and gave the car back to customer and are waiting for it's return.
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L transfer cas VIN: 1GNEK13R4T
i want to thank every body that took time to read my help request, the information provided for you is very apreciated, i tried it, with not good results, no one fuse has a problem, short, missing etc, the last thing is replace the encoder motor, customer does...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L No power VIN: 1GNDT13W5Y
Sorry for the long wait on closing this but I have been waiting for the customer to return with the truck. I checked fuel flow,volume and dead head pressure all were normal. I smoke tested the intake manifold and the smoke was coming out of the crankcase with ...
2002 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNDX03E92
Thanks to all of those that offered suggestions. We believe that the problem is in the stepper motor for the temperature guage in the IPC. ** We released the vehicle to the customer, ordered a set of upgraded X25 stepper motors, and are awaiting the customer t...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L hard start VIN: 1GCHK29183
Thanks for all the help. Matthew [...] had the right info, the injectors were bad. customer declined repair at this time.
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Cuts out, Reduced Power VIN: 1GNET16S53
Replaced throttle pedal assemby. Vehicle made trip to CT and back with no problems. Thanks again Trouble codes: 1271 (APP-TP Coralation 1-2 error).
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L cruise control, rear wiper, side mirrors VIN: 3GNDA13D06
Thank you for your time, My new clockspring was defective. But as for the other stuff I haven't been able to get back to the car. It is a used car we have & customer cars come first. At least I have an idea of where to go when I do get back to it. Thanks again...
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Hard start cold VIN: 1C3EJ56H5X
Happy to inform you that we installed a new distributor and fixed the problem. Thanks to everyone for your help! Trouble codes: 300 (misfire).
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51481
Well this one is fixed. I'm sorry to say that I jumped the gun and called a locksmith. I should have given some time for you guys to reply. Most of you were exactly right, JUNK NAPA keys! The locksmith tried programming those NAPA keys for 4 hours. With my 4... Trouble codes: P1602 (PATS recieved invalid format of key code).
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U53
Thanks to everyone that responded. Removed the reman pcm and installed original pcm. Replaced the crank sensor and we have not been able to recreate the problem since. Customer has had car for over a week without a problem. Thanks again for all the help.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14564
truck still isnt fixed but i have some more info..i checked the timing with a scanner and the right bank(b1) is reading about 60 degrees,compression matches the other bank at around 128, oil pressure on the factory gauge at cold idle is a little over half whic... Trouble codes: P0012, P2196, P2271.
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L noise VIN: 1FDAF57P14
After screwing around with this truck for way too long we found a hairline crack in the y-pipe on the driver's side pipe. Was very hard to see. I'm not sure if it was caused by installing a new turbo or not. Customer decided to hold off on the pipe for now.
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP71W75
I have not seen this car back in over a week. which is a plus, And would consider that a success in this case. Thanks to everyone for the replies in this matter.
2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FAHP24117
well this is fixed replaced the compressor and reciver dryer all is well sorry for the dealy customer dod not come back intel today
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Control Panel VIN: 1HGCG2251Y
Thank you to those who replied. We found out what was causing the inop fault. When we had ordered the air mix motor from the dealer, they had sent us a recirculation motor. The motors look identical. Our parts manager was confirming part number to reorder new ...
2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16521
I would like to thank all the technicians who responded and gave clear and helpful instructions on how to tackle the problem. I did end up buying the update EGR kit and thoroughly cleaned out the plenum and the passages under the valve. However, I did not inve... Trouble codes: P0401 (Restricted e.g.r. Flow).
2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L vibration VIN: 1HMCN36485
Thanks to all who posted. the problem was in fact the active noise cancellation system. it was amazing how the noise could be heard and felt throughout the interior even though it was actually coming from the frt speakers. the system would just activate for no...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L lights VIN: SAJDA01P41
The vehicle has two BCMs the one under the dash I suspect got wet. We replace it no more problems,Thx to all
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S54
Praise the Lord it is fixed!!! Here is how we finally found it. I pulled the valve cover off and while the engine was idling rough I would push on the rocker arm (push rod side) and then it ran perfect, let go of it while it was running and it ran bad. Pushed ... Trouble codes: P0301.
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Temp gauge VIN: KNDJA72301
Clutch fan was the problem. CLient was out of town and could not verify until today.You could really tell when we installed the new one
2005 Kia Optima LX 2.7L No Start VIN: KNAGD128X5
Wow. Thanks. I think we have a winner. The evap. purge valve. Everyone here has the same idea, about what was causing the problem. The customer doesn’t want to fix this problem at this time. I even offered to do it for free. (Them paying for the part.) I st... Trouble codes: P0715.
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDUP13205
we sent this wonderfull gem to the dealer for a new pcm and programing thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0175.
2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L vsc VIN: JTHBN30F31
2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L airbag VIN: 4F2YUO6141
thanks for the replies. After about 30 min of messing with it the light went out and never returned. It is a good cust. and he understands that it is prolly just a loose wire but decided to just take it.
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: WDBCA24DOK
The custoner has elected not to repair car at this time. The problem with the ac is the compressor is going bad, the rpm sensor is shutting down the power to clutch. Every one was very helpful. All the ideas, and with the test chart for the compressor circut T...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDB2102652
Thanks for all the replies. I checked the CAN system as suggested by one reply, all looked fine. Even sprayed grease on the flywheel as per another. The fix with this one was a new EIS. It seems that intermittently it wouldn't send the start enable signal to t...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L High adaptation numbers VIN: WDBJH82F2X
After reading the replys and doing more research adaptation numbers in the 180s is high for a 6cyl and life expectancy is questionable, relayed this to customer and thay are not going to fix. Thanks for the input.
1992 Mercury Villager 3.3L Transmission VIN: 4M2ZV12T82
Sorry for the delay on the fix information for this vehicle,have been extremely busy this week allready and I wanted to verify that the van was indeed repaired and no other driveability issues were present. Again thanks to Jim from California and Eulas from Ne...
2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Door VIN: 1MEFM42185
3 replies said plug & play no reprogram needed. Customer has not brought back. I fget worse we will pull glove box out and try the actuator. Thanks for help.
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L engine VIN: WMWRE332TD
Thanks for all the imput, Nicolas hit it right on the nose. The five amp fuse was blown. We seperated the power steering cooling fan from the engine cooling fan with a new circut and the car is fixed, agin thanks
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L cooling fan VIN: WMWRE33442
well kids, the good news is that the car is gone, but the bad news is I won't call it fixed. The boss decided to farm the car out to a "wiring specialist" who after messing with it for a day, decided to wire in a fuse and relay from key-on power to the high s...
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3XE74CXM
Time is running out on this post so I am going to close it. The ECM is at electroneering in Houston Texas. They are still trying to salvage the board. They feel, as stated in some of the replies, that the capacitor leaked voltage damaging the board.(internal f...
1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
Thanks for all the help!! Replaed a/c compressor and rpm sensor. Given the miles, this seemed the right thing to do. Vehicle repaired.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSK69M22
OK I had both the original cluster PIN code and the new (used) cluster PIN code. If you don't have those or cannot locate a way - legal or not - to get them stop here, it ain't gonna happen. Ross tech wiki has a section on immobilizer and specifically cluster...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Starting VIN: WVGEM77294
thank you for the replies, car has been stay here for 5 days, we try unplug different relays and modules as well as alternaor wire, but still drain. we finally give up and customer take car [...] dealer, they say problem is the accsess/start control module, hope ...
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