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2004 Acura MDX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: 2HNYD18624
Vehicle came in with with drivers door no power unlock. All other doors work good and drivers door lock works. Acura diagnosed it, said it needed actuator. Replaced acuator, same problem. Manually supplied power from connector in vehicle, it works perfect. The...
1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4USCJ332XV
I inherrited this car after another shop replaced the head gasket. When it got here the purge valve, and intake temp sensor connectors were swapped, vacuum lines were just hooked up wherever they fit, the vanos was incorrectly installed so the cam did not adva...
2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L head gasket
Can anybody give me some advice concerning head gasket replacement on this 02 BMW 325xi AWD? Book time is anywhere from 14 to 20 hours, depending where you look! What's the big deal? Are there any places where you can cheat and save a significant amount of tim...
2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Overheat VIN: WBAGN63482
Bmw tech, please help. Car came in for a overheat problem. Found 40 degree difference between upper & lower hose. Replace thermostant and try bleed system, found auxiliary water pump not on and set a dtc in a/c control module. Auxiliary pump code. Found pump i...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52YXV
sets codes on second or third drive cycle after clearing all codes . unable to pass DEQ for ready codes do not come on until drive cycles acheived but at that point mil light comes on . LT fuel trim bank 2 -14 at idle LT fuel trim bank 1 -8 at idle . rich/lean... Trouble codes: 135 (137 -), 137 (155 -), 155
2000 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L transmission VIN: 1G6KY5496Y
good morning have this seville in the shop complaint was harsh engagement when shifting from park to reverse and from netural to drive tranny was replaced 3 months ago for the same complaint now i have no crank with ignition but can jump it at the relay and it...
2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L gauges VIN: 1GYEK63N42
hi every one i have this 2002 cadillac excalade that the fuel gauge-shift indicator dont work also the batt light comes on and abs light and air bag lights come on i also cant comunicate with any of the modules or pcm with my modis but when i plug in a cheap h...
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Motor VIN: 2G1WF52E2Y
Vehicle came in with leaking head gaskets/lower intake gaskets. Pulled lower intake gaskets to find cracks and slightly corroded coolant passages in gasket. Pulled cylinder heads and found cylinder head damage due to coolant corrosion. Had heads cleaned repair...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L rear defrost VIN: 1GNEK13T21
Thanks for helping. Rear defroster does not work. Verified this by breathing on window. What's strange is the grid is not open, and there is voltage present on both sides of the grid, as well as in the center of the grids, all the way across, on each leg. Volt...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, extended crank VIN: 1GCEC14X2Z
At initial startup engine seems to have a dead spot and backfire when accelerating. After a few minutes,of driving it Runs very good. with no lag and or backfire and plenty of power.Scantool data shows O2 sensors switching with no interuptions during road test... Trouble codes: P133, P153, P0300
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L output shaft seals VIN: 3GNFK16Z03
Front dif output shaft seals still look good, Soft, new. We used Timken seals. I see no really good reason to leak again. The axles have a small amount of pitting around the seals but looks like not in the exact place to cause trouble. the driver side bearing ...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Hvac Controls VIN: 1GCEC14X25
Has code B0414. Can not operate controls for heating and ac vents.Out of calibration.Is there any way except tech2 to do this? Will this happen every time battery is changed?
1997 Dodge Neon 2.0L L.F. axle shaft seal VIN: 1B3ES47Y6V
Hello everyone, I diagnosed this vehicle with a leaking L.F. axle shaft seal a couple of months ago and the customer agreed to have it replaced, so we did. A couple of weeks later the vehicle returned with the same problem, so we removed the axle shaft assembl...
1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Temp Control VIN: 2B3HD5658W
Eratic ac temp . Have no codes .customer states it was blowing hot yesterday this morning its fine .performed reset by pulling fuse 1 month ago .worked ok till now .has no hvac codes
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C2Y
I have this Neon that will start when the cam sensor is unplugged, but will not start when cam sensor is plugged in. I get the P0622 every time I try to start the vehicle. I unhooked the Alternator and still no change. I decided to diagnose the one and only co... Trouble codes: P0622 (Generator field not switching), P1388 (Asd relay control circuit malfunction)
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 3D7KA28613
when vehicle is warm, vehicle drives fine until we put it into reverse. Goes into reverse no problem. Put it back into drive, vehicle has delayed 1-2 shift. Rpm goes up to about 2500 before it shifts. Turn key off, start back up, drives fine again until revers...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L recirulation door VIN: 1D7HA16DX4
I have this ram 1500 with a fresh/recirc door that is broken off completly. Have two questions. What is the best way to replace recirc door? Next is there an updated part/ revised part or any new stuff I will need when I go in there?
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3D7KS28C75
This truck would idle normally, but would surge and hang at 2500 rpms if you revved the engine and let off. Also engine would not start on its own until #1 injector was blocked off. I drove the truck and it would steadily increase rpms and power while driving,...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1825V
hey guys i rebuilt the motor in this 97 f-150 it started right up after reinstalling the engine and i notice a misfire i shut the motor off and found #4 and #5 plug wires were backwards i fix the problem now the truck wont start i just cranks over i have good ...
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L cam sensor VIN: 1FMZU32PXX
i have this ford explore with 5.0 engine came in with cam sensor cir. code po340 performed flow chart found bad cam sensor when we removed sensor found that sync. was also damaged we replaced both cam sensor and sync. started engine and it imed. reset cam sens...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU67E92
Need some ideas please,pulling my hair out on this,Mil on, codes po455 & po457 and check fuel cap light on.smoke test revealed canister close valve not sealing, replace valve. Codes returned- replace fuel cap (kept old one)codes returned.performed vacuum test-... Trouble codes: P0455, P0457
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L 0dometer VIN: 2FMDA51462
This van came in with a complaint of the odometer showing dashes and the speedometer not working. I have seen several of these with the brake switch leaking and blowing fuse 10, and sure enough the fuse was blown but the switch was leaking. I did replace the s...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L noise at valetrain VIN: NX6W254218
car came in for noise from engine, noise coming from valvetrain, performed oil pressure test found oil pressure @ 70PSI-80PSI. SHOULD BE BETWEEN 29-39PSI.
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW076X3
Acting very odd, dtc's set very fast, for bank 1 lean, and bank 2 rich. Oxygen sensors test correct, and in addition to the above mentioned maintence done, the truck was tested for an intake leak, and nothing was found. Fuel pressure is within specs, and the i... Trouble codes: P0171, P0175
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG6673W
one cylender do not fire compression is good did leak down test good has fuel ,spark ,replace injuctor to test has current to injuctor do not know what else to test any advice will be appricated.Valve clearance is good
1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGCG1651X
The code is for insufficient EGR flow and the EGR has been replaced, I cannot see anything blocking the port but as I remember there is another place there would be blockage in the intake, but cannot remember where to clean it out. Any help would be welcome. Trouble codes: P0401
2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCF86611
Thanks advance for reading this. 01 accord auto non-vtec if you go wide open up hill down hill first gear second gear none of that maters once it reachs about 5200 rpm it almost instantly stops making power and just levels off. suspected low fuel delivery but ...
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD78853
hi and thanks ahead, have this crv that came in with a drivetrain vibration that happens after a right or left turn from a full stop that you feel for a very short time after you go straight at a slow speed only. than is fine if you stop and go straight, no mo...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CM58V4T
We drove this in. un hoked battery and we put a new tranny in it. hoked the battery back up and now no start. i think it has something to do with the factory alarm. i now have no noid light and no spark.and yes they have power going to them. and we do not have...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 8AJNV4844K
This car came to me from a Jag dealer with a no start. The plugs were fouled so I replaced all of them and got it started. The car ran fine but after getting it hot and putting many miles on it on multiple drives it decided to start and it stalled after start ...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L unknown VIN: 1J4GW48NX4
This vehicle has some steering noise which is a cross between a creak and a growl.It's most evident from the high pressure hose at the steering box.I can only hear it when the wheel is turned hard right but still far from locked.The noise can be heard faintly ...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Will Not Start VIN: SALTW15451
Is new customer and we have really done no testing other than pulling codes witch were only given to us in mode 6 they are $12 eng controller and $18 trans controller don't know where to get any information on this aldata or as sometimes referred to as nodata ...
2000 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L Readines Indicators VIN: JM3LW28G1Y
Hey guys! This vehicle has a history of neglect and poor vehicle maintenance. Back in Feb of this year at 95,000 the customer complained of a "flashing" check engine lamp and a P0300 DTC but declined repairs when the condition was not present here in our prese...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Surge VIN: WDB1400512
hi guy's this vehicle has an extended crank(all the time both hot and cold)but will always start and sometimes while driving the ign lights will flash on and then go off.I have checked all ecu's for signs of water all have good clean connections and are dry al... Trouble codes: 017 (crank shaft position sensor), 018 (magnets for crank sensor not recongnized)
2007 Mercury Milan 2.3L Instrument cluster VIN: 3MEHM07Z97
HEllO EVERYONE! This vehical is killing me, i removed the dash to replace the evaporator temp sensor and now i cannot get communication with the instrument cluster. I have an IDS and tried to do a peramiter reset, no help. Tried to inhale/exhale hoping to tric...
1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA7LS23G6P
Hello & thanks ahead of time got a simple problem that has turned complicated.HIGH FUEL PRESSURE-Symtoms are: under load going up hills in 3rd or 4th gear throttle 3/4 to fully wide open this truck will load up with fuel so bad it stalls out sometimes or misse...
1995 Mitsubishi Expo 2.4L While cruising transdisconnects and engine revs up VIN: JA3AD59G7S
Vehicle transmission was just rebuilt. Test drove and all seemed ok, but! With the vehicle at normal operating temperature and cruising at 35-40 mph the transmission seems to disconnect from the engine (like it went into neutral). The selector IS in drive stil...
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
The vehicle came in with code PO113 air intake temp too high. Checked and replaced the MAF which incorporates the temp sensor. Now the car dies after driving and it came in with the same code. Any thoughts,,, computer. Trouble codes: P0113
2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NW52E23
2003 Pontiac Grand Am 3.4L. This vehicle came in as a no-start. No codes present. Would not crank. Scan Data on Genesis showed Transmission in 2nd gear. Moving gear shifter didn't change pid data. Replaced Gear selector swith on tranmission vehicle started up ...
2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L module VIN: YS3EH49G52
I this car as a challenge i guess. I scanned the trac/abs system and found 1 code. c0131 which relates to a failed brake pressure sensor but upon reading the diagnostic process i tested the brake light switch which was intermittent and I replaced the brake lig...
1999 Saturn SC1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8Z5277XZ
Im having a problem with p0410.Freeze frame shows ect 68F open loop STF 0 LTF -6 VSS 7 MPH . When I start the car intially,the pump blows well and a noid in the solenoid turns on .Valve holds vacuum. When in closed loop I turn on air pump relay and solenoid O2... Trouble codes: P0410
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW52R5Y
Started as antother techs job got to me and it had not power only would move from the power in drive. No throttle response at all. Had a code in it for the throttle body so i folllowed tsb for r&r tb and pigtail. This part was from the yard. So i put it on and... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random miss)
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Electrical? VIN: 4S3BG6850W
Customer needed head gaskets. Customer had friend with anther engine which was supposed to be the correct one. After pulling engine they delivered friends engine and it was single cam not double. Sent heads out to be checked and milled, did install. My employe...
1986 Toyota Celica ST 2.0L No Start VIN: ST162-7034
Vehicle will crank and want to fire but will not start. Has intermittent spark while cranking (most of the time there is spark), injector pulse is good, injectors are working, fuel pressure good, compression good. When hocked up to a scope IGF while cranking c...
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L HV battery VIN: JT2BK12V12
Howdy Boys n Girls, I am asking for a little definition on some specs on this Prius. The car came in march 2010 for the general check over and maintenance. At that time it had a code P3000 and a battery state of charge of around 60%. We told the customer that ...
2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Blend Door/Vents VIN: 5TESN92N74
Vehicle came into the shop with complaint of no heat. Found that blend door was not switching and neither were the mode doors ( vent, def, floor ). Performed voltage tests out of the back of the amplifier/control panel assembly and found that power and grounds...
2004 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L security light VIN: JTEDP21AX4
Customer states his red security light on the dash used to flash and now it stays on all the time steady and never goes off. His concern is will it leave him stranded due to a malfunction in the system. I found no like posts on IATN. He has an appointment Mond...
1975 Triumph TR6 2.5L Timing Cover
Does anyone have any ideas on getting one of these to stay sealed. I did use Right Stuff on the gasket. I normally have nearly 0 comebacks on oil leaks, but this one is beating me! Any ideas from you Triumph guys?
1963 Volkswagen Beetle 1.2L Mechanical
All of the work above has been done. There were No groves worn into the front brake backing plates. Everything new here - except the steel lines. The wheel cyls bleed with a normal amount of pressure front and back. We do not see any indication of having a res...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Drive engagement VIN: 3VWSF29M5Y
Any help would be appreciated. We need to kiss this one goodbye. Ken
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Trunk, Door locks, Sun roof, trunk, windows VIN: 3VWCK31C24
VW guys i have a question for you, i have a customer whos alarms system went off, they removed the battery cable and reinstalled it to kill the alarm, problem they have now is no power windows, no sunroof, no door locks, or trunk lock release, not sure not wha...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 1.8L Alternator Lite VIN: WVWTH63B54
this problem is new to us here. I need to know if anyone has come accross this problem

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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Blend Doors VIN: WAUML54D71
Thanks to Nick from Ontario, I checked the electric coolant valve In the plenum. The valve was getting no power found broken wire in harness repaired wiring and all vents blow cold. Thanks again, Nino
2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ABS. ESP Module VIN: WA1YD64B63
This ended up being a steering angle sensor that was 360 degrees out of phase. I had to disassemble it and turn the sensor wheel 360 degrees independently from the airbag wiring ribbon. After doing this I was able to calibrate the sensor using the appropriate ...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Alternator VIN: WBADN6346Y
Thanks for all the replies. I guess I was alittle aggravated when I started on this one and should have went to lunch first. It was simple as every on said and we charged 2.5 hours labor. It didn't hurt to make sure anyway. I guess I should have been born in t...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5UXFA53533
Thanks for the help guys, I always appreciate the input. I did find the info in alldata once I chose the correct year vehicle.(my bad!) I ordered the idle control valve, and replaced it. Cleared the codes, and road tested it. Ill call this one fixed. Trouble codes: P0313, P1500, P0175, P0172.
1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G6KY5296P
thank you everybody. ended up being ignition module . did idle relearn 4 times and it finally took. code 23 gone . customer came back a couple days later and said running great. Trouble codes: P0023.
1994 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L low power under load VIN: 1GKFK16K0R
To all that helped and others who read this fourm, the fix for my headache was the fuel pump. The first 3 pumps were AC Delco, all from the same supplier. I always use Delco for the same reason everyone else does. Because they work better. I replaced the pump ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean).
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Launch Shudder/Vibration on Acceleration VIN: 1GBGC24U72
Sorry it took so long to close this request,I think it was Alex that got it right, The truck had too much weight in the back. After he unloaded the truck the problem went away. Thanks again for all the great advice
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L front diff VIN: 2GCEK19V66
The problem with this truck was the the spring in the switch at the transfercase is weak and sticking which was allowing the truck to go into 4wd while driving down the road. We replaced the switch (w/oem part)approximately 14 months ago. Thanks for the help g...
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L No Start VIN: 2CNDL63F97
we dont really know wht happened to this vehicle. came in the next morning and it fired up and has been running great since. not a fix but a problem gone. (for now). thanks Trouble codes: U0140 (Loss of communication to bcm).
2008 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L steering/suspension VIN: 1C3LC55R78
Well guys, the fix was a lot easier than the finding it. I got several suggestions, To check for sheet metal grounding out or flexing, possible sway bar end links, a lower control arm, or pitted spider gears in the differential, but two guys, apparently dealer...
1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L right front brakes VIN: 1BE3J46X2W
Ok OK we got 22 replies all saying check the brake hoses. And even though we could see the caliper releasing and the tire turned freely when the brakes were released we changed both front hoses and the car is now fixed thank you for all of the sugestions.
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L Surge VIN: 1D7HU18N55
Thank you all who responded to this post. I didn't think the TPS would flucuate that much. I backprobed it with my Vantage and saw it start at .71 volts and as the truck warmed up it jumped as high as .98 volts at idle. That is an extreme change. Installed new...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L valve train VIN: 2D4GP44L85
Thanks to all who replied. We pulled the oil pan and found the pick up free and clear. We measured the oil pump. Spec is .301. Oil pump measurements were within spec. We found the timing chain loose. Replaced the chain. The valve train noise is now gone...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Abs VIN: WD0PD54495
replaced abs controller. no more abs light or trac light, and pedal does not fade anymore.
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3D7ML49CO7
the only info that i can supply to you all is thatmy son told me that he spent $7000.00 on the complete FI system,inj. pump,all injectors at dealer,fuel filters,as were needed.the fan clutch was replaced and it did the trick till seven months later.he does idl...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU01418
Received many good replies. Some were about intake leaks, broken wires, plugged exhaust, but the fix was correcting someone elses fix. For whatever reason, the harness for the coils was butchered, half a**ed back together and 4 & 6 were crossed. Put wiring... Trouble codes: P0161.
2006 Ford Ranger Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on, failsafe mode VIN: 1FTYR15E46
Thank you for your assistance with this one. What we had found was when the customer came in originally at 34k miles, we saw he hooked up a subwoofer speaker system and utilized fuse 41 which powers the transmission. We took it out of there and instructed hi... Trouble codes: P0446, P0740, P0743, P0750, P0135, P0155.
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU95H66
hi Ford techs, Shortly after testing main shut-off and finding no problem. I recieved a reply from Patrick in Nebraska about a Ford tsb for a section of wiring harness related to the battery pack that might need to be replaced. I contacted the dealer and f...
1996 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKEK18R9T
sorry for the delay. i was making sure it was fixed. it came down to a spider injection. replaced the unit with the updated injector style and it hasnt been back since. thank you for all your help. Trouble codes: P0171.
1998 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDKC34F3W
you guys did it again,bailed me out,the repair was first to replace fuel pump relay,this filled the filter reservoir with fuel,i was concerned about pump pulsating and the iatn answered with the fact that it is a diaphram pump,due to noise and strange scope pa...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
Thank you, Thank you all. This is the best tool we have. Both David and Michael got it. It had diesel in the tank. Not much by what I could tell, maybe 1/2 gallon in 3/4 tank. Just enough to screw it all up. Dropped the tank, cleaned it as well as flushed out ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22971
Hi to every one who answer my request I want to tank you guys for the tips well I install this timing belt using the old tradition by setting up the tensioner for last just like they told me in the replies thanks one more time.
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Steering VIN: 5FNRL38678
Thank you all for the replies, the pump was the issue. I would not have expected this with low milage on a Honda. I replaced both the resevoir and pump.
2007 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L MIL Lamp on, Abs and esp, bas VIN: 1J4GL49K37
well gentlemen still fighting with the jeep. really struggling to find the test for a faulty module wish i could have more info but for now will close the request if any of you think of something that i missed great if not will post later of what i found thank... Trouble codes: U1110 (Loss of communication with abs module), U1121 (No wheel speed message), U1120 (No wheel distance message), U0141.
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N84
Thank you for the replies, after rechecking signal at ecm the next morning I found the groung signal for about 30 seconds while the air pump was on. Replace the air injection solenoid behind intake and all is well. Trouble codes: P2259 (Air soleniod valve control circuit low).
1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 3.0L Generator/Regulator
Hey Gang, Thank you for the overwhelming help. Many replies were right on...the brushes were the problem and did a lot of sparking which we did not see until removing the metal shield at the rear of the generator. We had the armature turned, cleaned up the br...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Accessories VIN: WDBFA66E6N
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Passlock VIN: 2G1WF52E94
thanks to everyone who replied,especially Clint [...] who gave me an awesome link that gives you three ways to bypass or disable the system. http.//
2000 Saturn LW2 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW82R9Y
THanks fellas, tried everything that people suggested. Can not get the 02 sensors in line with this vehicle. After $500 and endless hours it is time to let this puppy go. Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P0101, P0136, P0156.
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L rear wheel cylinders VIN: JT3VN66W9J
I had a mechanic friend tell me to "run the engine" while bleeding, he came over and that did the trick. I want to thank everyone who sent help over the waves. Gary [...] wrote that he bleeds with the engine on all the time so he hit the nail on the head. T...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L converter, 1-2 shifts VIN: 3VWBK21C21
Thanks to all of you who replied, I would say this is a 1/2 fixed. I did loose all valve body bolts and re-torque very carefully and top off ATF until it drain out through the drain hole at about 40 degree C. (I noticed this tranny has been rebuilt when I wa...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS97D7X
Thanks you to all that replied. I found that since the code was stored in the ecm and the cem was not setting any codes that there was a problem with them cem. I checked all fuses, poers, and grounds to the cem and all were good. We got a new cem and sent to d... Trouble codes: 720A.
2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L Smoking VIN: YV1CZ91HX3
Well thanks for all the replies. We ended up discovering that the "banjo" fitting above the turbo return had a rubber vacuum line on it instead of the OE plastic hard line. We replace that and no more smoking. Evidently the rubber line was pinching closed
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