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2009 Audi A4 2.0L service due VIN: WAUSF78K29
We have reset the oil change interval on the radio/ center info panel. The message for service due is on the center speedo display. I can see the a message for mileage since last inspection on the radio display but not able to highlight it for reset. I took 2 ...
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Wipers VIN: 4USBT53403
The wipers on this vehicle run continuosly, regardless of wiper position, according to the customer. Of course we have not been able to duplicate this yet in the shop. I did have a code in the GM: "33 wipers: interlock active", but I have no information about ...
2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4CU54133
Hi Guys, this is a really clean Park Ave Ultra. It came in with cracked front and rear engine mounts. We replaced mounts with aftermarket mounts and customer states now has vibration at idle in gear that was not present before. Verified Idle vibration. Scanned...
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Speedo VIN: 1G6CD5330L
I did brakes and A/C compressure on this vehicle on my test drive after about 18 miles of driving speedo started to not read when pulling away from stop then would jump to 40 mph then worked the rest of the 30 mile test drive. After checking over for a/c dye t...
1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEK13R1X
I have had several of these gm vehicles equipped with the 5.7 l motor with this same p0300 under load at about 50-60 one cylinder is consistent.but it seems that the middle cylinders are most often affected.this cad.looks great on scope and when power b... Trouble codes: P0300
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L wipers/airbag VIN: 1GCEK19R2W
Vehicle was involved in frontal impact and deployed drivers air bag. Replaced bag and hooked up battery and the wipers came on and won't shut off. They worked before I unhooked the battery. Thanks in advance for the help. Dustin.
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S62
Looking for someone with experiance on these systems. this vehicle has lots of miles on it and runs pretty good. The check engine light has come on with a cam timing fault. If cleared it will return. There is an intermittant noise which seems to be coming from... Trouble codes: P0014
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Launch Shudder/Vibration on Acceleration VIN: 1GBGC24U72
Truck has a Shudder/Vibration on Acceleration
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 3.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDCT23V95
Customer complained of stalling, hard start, running rough. Found code p0017 for camshaft actuator performance. checked connectors for camshaft oil actuator and exhaust cam position sensor; ok. test drove three times for long test drives while monitoring desir... Trouble codes: P0017
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L No Start VIN: 2CNDL63F97
Thnaks in advance for any help. This is a 2007 equinox with auto trans. Vehicle was brought in for an intermittent ses light on. We scanned the vehicle and found no codes stored. Tech tried to start vehicle to test drive and found a no crank condition. scanned... Trouble codes: U0140 (Loss of communication to bcm)
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1C3EJ46X2Y
I finished this vehicle only to find that it would not idle. I spoke to the cust he stated that he had this problem prior to the water pump repair. He stated that he put in new plugs and wires and it cured problem. Now to what extent is not known. Cust stated ...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L engine compression VIN: 2C4GP44R45
This van came in with a stuck lifter (cyl #3) on a factory rebuild with 17K miles. After inspecting head gasket, which was pretty deteriorated for mileage, we suggested pulling other head and doing both gaskets while in that far. When the other head was pulle...
2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GM654CJK6
I have this pacifica that will set a p0339 code on acceleration .we have changed cam and crank sensors(oe) and the pcm no change scoped crank signal at pcm and at sensor(at the same time) and they never cut out and stayed the same.wiggled wires no change,what ... Trouble codes: P0339
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L extended crank cold VIN: 1B7KC2369W
Hello. I have been trying to figure out the extended crank problem on this truck on and off for the last couple of weeks. it originally came in for a no start and we replaced the injection pump. the vehicle left with no problems. after a couple of cold soaks (...
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B4GP25391
I get a very bad enrichment, idle fluctuation, and stalling problem when #2 injector is plugged in. if tested with noid light the noid light stays lit after key is turned off for about 5 seconds then goes out. checked harness for continuity to ground and power... Trouble codes: P0202, P0122
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Runs rich VIN: 1FTEF14Y5J
Got this truck as a no start, the guy's son had been messing around with it. First the schrader valve on the fuel rail was missing, installed valve. Found the fuel pump relay wired to the EEC check connector, properly routed fuel pump wiring. Got engine to sta...
1994 Ford F-150 XLT 4.9L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N4R
vehicle will not accel. off idle in any gear position, however, when doing the KOER test"snap open the throttle" command it revs freely. Fuel pressures are good w/ new filter, new map & coolant sensors, no restrictions in exhaust system. Any suggestions
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L starter VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
Greetings fellow technicians. I have this Ford Focus driving me crazy. It all started about 3 months ago. Customer called up with car sitting outside of town. Was driving down road when car stalled and lost all power. He waited a minute, tried starting and sta...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Abs Module VIN: 1FMFU16L2Y
Help please?feals like by passing master cyl. Suspect abs unit is by passing how do we check this unit.thank you
2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No power VIN: 1FDXF46F21
Hi diesel techs--power stroke 7.3l turbo recurring p1247 & p1248-- with no power upon acceleratiion, customer states ocurreed suddenly. Fuel pressure 67 psi-good-. I'm not to familiar with diesels. I checked map sensor readings, to my knowledge i'm not suppost... Trouble codes: P1247 (Turbo boost pressure low/not detected), P1248 (Turbo boost pressure low/not detected)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hard to Start VIN: 1FDWF37F72
This truck is intermittently hard to start cold and when it does start it runs really rough for a few minutes. Occasionally it will start right up, most of the time not. Once warmed up it runs pretty good but has a little bit of a shake at idle. No codes in an...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire, vibration VIN: 1FDAF57F42
This truck has a miss or shake at all rpm. It is worst at approx 950 rpm. It sets a PO284 (cyl 8) during the balance test, but no other koeo or koer codes. It runs strong and doesn't have unusual smoke. We have tried removing the serp belt and unbolting the tr... Trouble codes: P0284
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive smoke VIN: 1FTSX31P03
This truck came in for excessive blue/grey/white smoke. It does not smoke until it runs for about 5-10 minutes from cold start. I unplugged each injector one at a time and restarted. Smoke was gone when #2 was disabled. Replaced #2 injector. Had no smoke until...
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Alternator VIN: 1FMSU45P64
Vehicle was dropped off last week with a complaint of rough running to the point of almost stalling. The customer also mentioned that his wife saw the battery light on the dash flicker for a short time. A quick diagnosis of the engine reveled a misfire from #...
2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FAFP522X4
Thanks in advance everybody. This taurus came to us with the fuel gauge inop. Code b1204 in icm and p0462 in pcm. I jumped to conclusions and replaced the level sensor. No go obviously. So i followed the test for the b1204 code to a tee. I have a good signal f...
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNE24LX5
Hello, I have an 05 E-250 with 5.4L engine that's giving me some trouble. This van belongs to a good friend of mine. He's owned it since 30K miles and has maintained it religiously. 2 weeks ago he took an 8-hour trip down south with a moderately loaded trailer...
1993 GMC K2500 Sierra 7.4L compressor VIN: 1GTGK29NXP
Customer came in and stated that he had an intermittent compressor. The system was R12 and he was curious about converting. I told it wasn't much of a problem but he needed a few parts. The compressor was leaking so I suggested a kit and retrofit to 134. I pul...
2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L leak VIN: JHMCG56481
have replaced the left side axle seal and the thing keeps leaking. the leak is not immediate, coz i brake cleaned the area, test drove it and did not notice any leak. customer took the vehicle, then after 4 days brought the vehicle back and there it was - leak...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L steering VIN: 1HGEM21971
After installing new struts, mounts and bearing plates performing alignment the vehicles pulls left after making a hard left turn such as a u turn, turn turn to the right hard and the problem goes away until vehicle turns hard left again then pulls left. car d...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM71643
good afternoon techs, this Honda was brought to us from another shop with this cam code. the other shop replaced the cam A sensor and code came back. When we got it I took the control solenoid out and made sure it was clean and I ran the solenoid with 12 vol... Trouble codes: P0341
2004 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L 2nd to third shift VIN: 2HKYF185X4
We have this Honda 5 speed automatic in with the "D" light flashing and a Tranny code P0778(23-020)= A/T Clutch press control solenoid valve B circuit. Trans is in limp-home mode. Customer stated it was jerking upon acceleration. I followed the flow chart for ...
2006 Isuzu N NPR-HD 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JALC4B1687
Intermittently starts to smoke white, stumbles, clears up, fuel okay, valves adjusted, no EGR codes, just P0304, no MIL light. Isuzu maintenance manual states a defective injector, or partially siezed cylinder contributes to the P0304. Can not perform a cylind... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 cylinder misfire)
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Balance shaft? VIN: SALNY22282
Hello all and thanks for reading this. This vehicle has a tube that runs from the front of the engine to the back that comes out of the front timing belt cover. Loud growling noise coming from the front tube but the dealer is not able to tell me what this part...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Steering Rack VIN: JT8UF11E6M
Customer brought vehicle to me with a leaking rack. I installed reman rack and utilized the original EVO. All seemed good after install and he drove away. It's been about 2 month's and now the rack seems to be grabby when you turn to almost full lt or rt when ...
2003 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hydraulic Brake Booster Unit VIN: JT8BD69503
Came in with vsc and vsc off lamps illuminated. Checked codes and found c0246 open/short hydraulic brake booster solenoid circuit srr circuit. Testing indicated all solenoids at or above upper limit of specified range for conductivity. Has anyone seen this pro...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Blown Out Air Bag VIN: 5LMRU27L6W
I got this car through a friend, he heard a bang when driveing rear droped when driving . He says now rough ride of course!! i inspected and found a blown out rear drivers side air bag. Compreesor works and pumps air any one seen this before and any ideas wher...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Interior VIN: WDBJ055AB3
Hellow group we have a 1997 e320 mercedes central locking only works from all doors not key when you press the button. Has no codes in all control units and not able to acticate red/green lights with factor scanner. Check all fuses and customer has 2 keys,we s...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Blower Motor VIN: WDBHA24G7X
We havent had this problem before, Customer complains the interior blower motor will not come on after sitting parked in the hot sun for 6 or more hours. After driving a short distance the blower motor will come on, We have checked for DTC's(none). Checked pre...
1990 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2MECM74F6L
Hi techs.This EEC-1V system driving me nuts.Vehicle came in for poor power,loosing speed uphills.Test drove to discover an engine miss.Vehicle drops a cylinder under load[light or heavy].When lockup occurs,misfire is enough to cause bucking.Will only pick the ... Trouble codes: 34 (egr voltage greater than expected at idle)
1996 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L 4th gear VIN: JN8AR05Y7T
Good evening Nissan techs everywhere.I am having a problem with the transmission on this old nissan.90% of the time it works fine but sometimes after an extended run the transmission o/d light will flash and it will no longer shift into 4th gear.This problem h...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1DA31D02
Hi! Everyone! I got this problem car here at my shop. This Maxima was towed to the shop with no throttle response. It will not rev high and engine rpm goes up and down with WOT. Checked signal at Accel position sensor and signal at Throttle assembly. they do n...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Power Doorlocks, Windows And Seats VIN: 1N4AL11D25
Thankyou for your time..veh came in with no power windows. Door locks or seats. Found bcm melted down(very hot and stinky). So we replaced and had sec sys re configurated. Sent it out. A week later cust came back saying they same problem at times. Scanned bcm ...
1995 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L stumbles on start VIN: 1GHDU06L95
Hi Thanks for taking the time to read this. I havent seen this before. Upon cranking to start it sounds as if the timing is over advanced, it will spin grunt and then start. If it had a distributor i would retard the timing.But it dosent so I cant. No codes st...
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDX13E61
car dont start but after seat over 3 or 4 hours , or over night the car will start fine and run good then after couple secunds working will start to misfire, loop, backfire and making various other sounds finely not will not run anymore Trouble codes: P0128, P0131, P0135, P0300, P0171
2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13S52
Hello everyone. I have this bravada in here with a real intermittent problem. this truck is from another shop who gave up on it. I have never had the truck in a no start problem but cust. states it will not start at times. anyway scanned for codes and found a ... Trouble codes: U1000, P1683, P0116
1999 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L neutral out VIN: 2P4GP44G9X
asking for some insight on this one... vehical intermittantly nuetrals out for a short time ,then a harsh engagment, when taking off from a stop ,after coming to a stop. Some slight slippage/slide shift at times. leakage from the T/C housing area.At cool start...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L fuel tank VIN: WPO9929922
Complaint of unable to fill fuel tank. We have per Porsche TSB, removed tank sender,check lines and not blocking outlet of fuel into tank. Check with Durametric software and activated evap solenoid but this does not activate other solenoid that is for fuel fil...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU54F92
Customer has had this check engine lite on for about a year and a half. Has a code of p0420 and says catalyst system efficience below threshold. Customer to it to local autozone and the told him it needed a convertor. He took car to monroe muffler where they i... Trouble codes: P0420
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K4W
Vehicle was brought to me with emission failure with there 2 codes listed, light has been on for over a year. I have narrowed down the PO 401 to the VSV vlave (common failure) And as far as the PO 441 I tested the VSV purge flow valve and that is fine, I have ... Trouble codes: P00, 401 (EGR low flow detected), P00, 441 (EVAP incorrect purge flow)
2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Valve Train VIN: JTDDY32TXY
Thanks in advance for your help on this one, I really appreciate it. I got this car after my customer decided to rebuild the engine himself to save money. He took the block to one machine shop for a full rebuild and the had to another machine shop for a comple...
2004 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: JTEBU14R94
Toyota techs...this veh came in with a cracked t-case housing at the fill plug. We replaced the back housing and tested shift forks on the bench all ok, all back together and the 4x4 and diff lock lights flash in 2h, but in 4h 4x4 light stays green with no fla...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWSP29M11
Have checked and no power to the cooling fans and to the ac compressor .. have checked fans and only one fan is able to run , will the a/c fan control module shut the system down if the fan circuit resistance is wrong ??.. i know it will if the a/c clutch is o...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L steering wheel controls VIN: 3VWSK69M82
I have a steering wheel controls that are inop, radio and cruise control,horn too (not working). checked other posts and found that sun visor are a common problem with the built in door openers this is not a option on this vehicle. checked all fuses and are ok...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L head lights VIN: WVWSL61J74
Vw techs this one has me ripping out whats left of my hair. The condition is with the light switch in the off position the low beams work and flash to pass will work. With the light switch turned on the high beams work and flash to pass works. This is only a t...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Lifter VIN: 3VWDT71K66
I was wondering if anybody else have seen a calpsed lifter on TDI diesel engine before. This one came in with a popping noise out of the intake. I removed the valvecover an #4 Exh. lifter is loose (not pumped up)An it has wear marks on the cam wear the cam is ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Steering VIN: 3VWDT71K06
Hi, This car came in with a noise in the front end. I Came to the conclusion that the noise was a wheel bearing. I replaced the bearing with a premium aftermarket bearing. The noise is gone now but the steering assist light is illuminated on the dash. Amber in...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Fuel Tank VIN: 3VWSF71K66
hello, I have an 06 jetta that will not take fuel at the pump. acts as if it is not venting. does anyone know if there is a fix for this other than replacing the tank? --has no evap problems. Thanks, Matt
1993 Volvo 240 2.3L Noise
During road testing , vehicle ran fine,at stop, upon acceleration a loud audible air pressure noise is present ,sounds as if air is escaping somewhere in exhaust,lasts for maybe a minute or so then noise disappears and normal performance ,no change in performa...

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2001 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L Transmission VIN: WBSBL73481
Well this BMW is fixed... And perfect, thanks to you!!! I was unsure what to do with this vehicle once the trans was out and I saw that the clutch had been replaced. I was unable to get ANY information of dissassembly of transmission which ended up being g...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63443
First of all I would like to sincerely thank the 4 members who took the time to respond.General concensus is that new is always better bet used will work!!!,Ipassed this by my customer and he opted to buy the used one instead seeing that he is planning to get ...
2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L starter VIN: WBAEU33475
Thank you to all that took your time to respond to my help request. It did indeed end up being the key! Simple!!! The other (spare)has worked flawlessly for 2 weeks. Thanks again!
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Abs VIN: 1GNCS13WXV
Thanks to all that replied, and a special thanks to Alex & Robert.A replacement VSS was all it took, but for a hard-to-see reason. The last part of Alex's reply mentioned that the VSS bracket can be destorted if an aftermarket sensor is'nt factory equipped wit...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13RXJ
I eventually replaced the entire injection unit with an updated version from GM. I did so because I felt there was nothing else that I hadn't done or checked and that included checking each and every injector for leaks and there were none. I am not sure what p... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172.
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W51
Sorry it's taken so long to close, I had to get some money makers in for a little while before returning to this Blazer. I decided to try slotting the distributor to get cam retard right but just for good measure got an ACDelco cap as recommended by many of y... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 2-3,3-2,4th? VIN: 2GCEK19TX3
after getting it back from the dealer i pulled unit replace burnt 3-4 clutches and band and installed it with a different rebuilt convertor.well i talked to the customer today,he has over 1000 miles on it and he says the truck never worked better,so i guess it...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S94
We found the problem late last night. Thank you for all who replied. We found that the Acdelco truck connector we installed was not making a good connection. Just to see if it worked we installed a junk yard pigtail and all is well. Note to self dont assum... Trouble codes: P0526.
2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Stall, Hard start VIN: 2G1WF52K05
Thanks for all the help. We replaced the crank sensor, and also found the fuel pressure dropping intermittently. Checked and found the pressure regulator leaking to the vacuum side. Replaced regulator and have not since had the problem reoccur, the customer h...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Park And Nuetral VIN: 1C4GP64L1Y
Thanks you all, we found that the ignition switch was staying in start mode, but low enough voltage that the starter did not stay engaged. And this was messing with the TCM in P/N. Thanks again
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Interior VIN: 3A8FY68B17
We learned alot with this problem, After the replies looked at the problem from a different angle. First the seat switch was what I call old school. The voltage came from the timps module and ran straight into the switch, with alittle thought I found the probl...
1990 Dodge Caravan LE 3.0L Radiator Fan VIN: 1D3284J569
thanks everyone for your replies as i said this is a very basic system it ended up bieng bad solid state relays from the parts store .by the way this car was a 1999 not a 1990 my error in typing,thats why it has the solid state relay but the relays came from ...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L whole system VIN: 1B4HR28Z9X
customer had to pick up several replies about fan clutch/air flow...but Hi side readings would indicate this is OK...Charles may be right...customer hopes not...hope to get vehicle back again
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Z81
Well we finally fixed this one. The throttle plate was already cleaned when he did the rebuild,and the intake gasket wasn't leaking. The fuel pressure was good and the filter had been replaced just prior to the overhaul. The battery had a dead cell so he r...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B6MF36741
After not proving it was in the computer system I started looking at the pump again. Andy from Texas suggested disconecting the conector from the injection pump and comect 12 volts and ground to pins 6 and 7. He stated it should start and idle this way and it ...
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Stall, hard to star hot VIN: 1B7HG38NX2
1968 Ford Mustang 5.0L Right rear caliper VIN: 8T01T20784
Thanks to all for your help! The problem was 2, yes 2 faulty brake calipers! The 3rd one that the kits manufacturer shipped works perfect.As stated by a replies from "Carter from New Mexico","Mike from N.J."and others from IATN ,the calipers probably had a lef...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21S3Y
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Lttrimswitching VIN: 1FAFP44401
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L interior lighting VIN: 1FTRW08L62
thanks to all that replied,i'm sorry to say that i could not find the short,it was very intermitant,i did check the harness that runs down the passenger side door sill and could find no chaffes or corrosion,customer decided to take it and try it for now,if the...
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L all gauges VIN: 1FTNS24L53
I want to thank everyone who helped , whatever he did changing alt and that short harness he shorted and burned out the cluster and radio -we installed a used radio and cluster -lot of time and money and stess on me and truck is back on road -thanks joe
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51654
tested vent valve by attemping to open and close with the scanner. replaced vent valve and rechecked with scanner to make sure vent valve opened and close. Trouble codes: 1450 (Excessive fuel tank vacuum).
1995 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GDKC34F9S
Thanks everyone for the replies. I changed the module and it runs like a new truck. I endeed up mounting the new one back on the pump. None of my suppliers had any info on a relocation kit and since there was a core on the old one I just swaped them. Was j... Trouble codes: 35 (Injection pulse width error response time too short), 36 (Injection pulse width error response time too long), 93 (cylinder balance error).
1997 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Power Steering
Installed a Cardone pump and everything seems fine. A bit noisy, but I guess thats typical with those pumps. From now on I'll stay away from the Delco pumps. Thank you very much for everyones input, this was my first post on here and its nice to see I wasnt tr...
2001 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS19W41
Sorry everyone, it ended up being a coil and fuel pump again.
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Noise VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
well its strange ... the customer has never heard this drumming noise .. and i can say that i havent heard it before .. but i have road tested several vehicles since ..and they all do it with the rear windows open .. that was the standard reply from all iatn ...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21552
Thanks for all your help! The problem was most likeley a damaged computer. The customer declined any and all repairs. He actually attempted to drive the car back to Vermont, Im not sure if he made it or not. (my guess is not)Thanks again.
2004 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KLB4B1U04
Appreciate the help. Disconnected the "new" MAF sensor, trims leveled off. Replaced Maf with OEM one, retested; good to go, thanks. Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF Sensor performance), P0172 (bank one indicates rich), P0175 (bank two indicates rich).
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L drivetrain VIN: 1J4GX48S93
after many tries we finally found a tire that was just starting to separate and it finally got bad enough to see it. it didnt shake unless you let off the gas and then applied light throttle. very unusual. thanks for all of your replies.
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E3P
2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L Adj headlamps VIN: JTHBA30G84
Wow- Thanks everyone. This was the info I needed. Francis , Anthony and William all right. The hight sensor at R/R control arm was seazed. 'Extra' thanks to Francis for a diag schedual. I was looking around the headlamp. And Always a twist! This problem has no...
2006 Lexus SC430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: JTHFN48445
we have installed a new air mass sensor and we have a happy customer , we wish to thank IATN members for all the help , joe
2010 Lexus RX350 3.5L auto door opener VIN: 2T2BK1BA5A
I want to thank everyone for their replies. Unfortunately the customer couldn't wait and took the car. The car was sent to the dealer and they fixed it but wouldn't tell us what they did. I guess it is a highly guarded secret. I tried all sugested fixes except...
1990 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L heater core VIN: 1LNCM81FXL
Well I got conflicting responses on this one, what I did was re-check the electrolisis with all accessories on like Thomas suggested it was still good. I checked with the dealer to make sure it was regular coolant it was, so I flushed 5 gallons of water throug...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L no cooling VIN: 123JDFJOC4
2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF26J86
It seems as though the customer is a frugal individual, he felt more than qualified to replace his own fuel filter. Once I had the new filter in hand I discovered that the old filter was less than sealed around the water sensor o-rings. Customer now reports ... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel rail pressure low).
1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA7FL24W3N
REPLACE ECM AND EVERYTHING IS FINE NOW. EGR SOLENOID AND EVAP SOLENOID NOW GROUND WHILE DRIVING. thanks for all the help and repleys. customer is happy with repairs Trouble codes: 43 (Egr system).
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: JA4MW31RX1
The biggest challenge on this one was bad information. Wiring diagrams and component locations were wrong and no good description of operation. We had already tested the Solenoids, both ohmed out identical, 38 ohms cold and 41 hot and functioned well. The TCU...
2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
Checked everything I could including bank 2 solenoid. Screen was clean and resistance was in spec's. Replaced solenoid and both problems went away. No MIL and idles smooth. Don't know how to figure out when these solenoids are bad except to just replace them. ... Trouble codes: P0021 (ivt control b2).
1993 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2WP14X3P
Hello everyone, sorry for the delay in closing. I did not figure this one out, the customers wallet would not let me go any further. I would have liked to solve this one, but time and money wouldn,t let that happen. Thanks for all the good info, Korey Trouble codes: 42 (EST Circuit).
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