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1984 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6AM4783E
Hi Y'all! The old caddy NOW sets code 19, fuel pump relay circuit. What is wierd, The car will run with oil press switch and fuel pump relay unplugged. OK, I have done most maintenance for long time. I KNOW the light hasn't been on in the past. Car was towed i... Trouble codes: 19 (Fuel pump relay circuti shorted to 12v)
1985 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.1L Stall VIN: 1G6CB4782F
this one came in as a stalling condition. customer had to "feather" the gas pedal to keep it running. I checked the cat for restrictions and found none--smells rich when trying to get it going. had a code 44 - lean burn condition...had 5 psi at the fuel pump--...
1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start VIN: W06VR54R9X
Customer claim's car will drive fine,sometime's for days then for no rhyme or reason decide to turn over fine but not start . I can't see what troubles stored would have to do with this erratic condition. So before we start pulling out the last few hair's we h... Trouble codes: P1141, P0140, P0030
1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Sport 5.0L no vin
I am sorry to ask this but where else can i find a vin number i have this semi show car in my shop. The customer owes us about 2900.00 plus storage for 2.5 months i need the vin to do the mechanical lean this has a custom dash no vin nothing under the rear sea...
1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY67861
Hi. Have this corvette that has a long cranking time before it starts. Has no fuel pressue while it cranks the all of a sudden fuel pressure picks up slowly then it starts. Worse when cold. Suspecting fuel pump relay but cant find it. Mitchell says beside blow... Trouble codes: 36 (Maf sensor burnoff), 54 (Fuel pump voltage to high or low)
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Turn Signals VIN: 2G1WN52M85
Hello folks, I have a strange problem where my turn signals don't work. The 4 way hazzard flashers work fine, and all bulbs are good. When you turn the signal on in either direction, the combo flasher buzzes and sounds like a Geiger counter. First I replaced t...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 4.3L steering VIN: 1GCEK19W7W
Hello all. We have a good customer's Chevy pickup with an intermittent loss of steering assist. Seems to do it during parking lot maneuvers, backing into a parking spot, for example. If you get it rolling again, assist will return. We checked everything we can...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: G1JC5246W7
Hey guys I have a car that i just cant figure out. Car was dead on the road would start but would die if you gave it gas. This morning i come into the shop and it fires up fine runs fine had a code for p0107 map sensor low circut. I tested the connector to the... Trouble codes: P0107
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCHNHF3J3
I know were supposed to diganose to are fullest extent but im very busy this week, fuel pump wont kick on right away when ignition is turned on if you turn it off then back on twice it will kick on, or turn it on and leave it on it will evenetully turn on, thi...
2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCFG25M41
This van entered our vehicle donation program as a no start. The PCM case was split open with corrosion as were some some of the circuits inside. There was no communication. I installed a used PCM. After learning the key the van ran with a dead miss but no mis... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP sensor circuit out of range), P0418 (Air pump relay control circuit problem)
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH52716
Hey guys got another wonderful gm product. 2002 Cavalier Z24. Mil on and a slight bump at idle. P0171 Lean Bank 1. This vehicle was in 2 months ago with the same code. Checked 1/1 O2 and found a very slow response time and very lean biased. Choked it on propan... Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23142
We have a 02 duramax that failed ca smog inspection due to cel on w/ po101, maf flow/volume code. Truck had a k&n intake system installed and we tested maf system and values. Flow rate seemed to be lower than specs. Tried another maf, to no avail. Smoke checke... Trouble codes: P0101 (Maf flow performance/volume)
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L radio VIN: 2G1WF52E63
this car has me stumped when the car is running and you hav the radio on and you turn the defroster on the radeio wont pick up the station have loocked at the antenna looks ok the defroster woorks fine donot see anny shorts in the grid to antenna the white wir...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T33
Engine light on intermittantly. Today we tested and system was not holding pressure but during test, it started holding pressure, but we did not change anything. Changed evap valve as per TSB twice now (thought might have been sticking). Light came back on. ... Trouble codes: P0422 (Evap leak small), P0463 (Fuel level sensor)
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Drive Shaft VIN: 2CNDL23F95
We have replaced the center hanging bearing in this Equinox LT. When we removed the drive shaft the front CV joint in it came apart. We had to heat the front section to get it out. With the center hanger bearing replaced the and the drive shaft re-assembled (i...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Abs,Air Bag, VIN: 3GNDA13D36
I normally only work on German cars. My friend took an HHR that he bought running and driven to the detail shop from the auction. Check engine light was off. Some how the detail shop shorted the power wire to the cig. light to its ground. I removed the dash an...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country EX 3.8L Rotors VIN: 2C8GP64L81
Van came in, hard pedal, rotors got hot, brakes locking up, replaced front calipers, pads, hoses and flush system, Cust. drove longtrip 345 miles, got to hotel, front brake locking up again, told customer let it cool off, drove back to shop, check every thing,...
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L steering VIN: 2A4GP54L26
Hi all, we have this vehicle in our shop and it has a low speed steering shudder that can be felt throughout the vehicle. It only happens during low speed steering maneuvers. This vehicle DOES NOT fall into the TSB range for replacement of the power steering h...
1970 Dodge Challenger T/A 5.6L gauges VIN: JH23J0B300
Im looking for the wiring diagram for this car it has the Ralley dash He purshased a good loom but it wasnt for this dash was able to take two and make one, But we have some gauge wires we cant locate to the right one Our fax is [...] any help woul...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7HC13ZXS
I have a 95 Dodge Headache I need help with. Customer's complaint is lack of power. This truck will not rev over 2500 rpms. It felt just like a plugged exhaust so I took the pipes loose from the manifolds and it got better, but still falls flat on its face rig...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46XOV
i have checked tps,map and ac sensor and pigtail did wiggle test and i am at a dead end Trouble codes: 71 (5 volt output to low)
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L engine vibration VIN: 1B3ES56C03
cust complaint of idle vibration,new mounts and plugs,timing belt,water pump
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L engine VIN: 1D7HA18N85
This Dodge is driving us crazy! It only runs hot above 65 mph. The temp stays fine at idle and in town driving. The temp will slowly rise at interstate speeds. The temp will come back down if you back out of the throttle. Not sure what is missing here. Most of...
1967 Ford Mustang 4.7L Starting VIN: 7801C18440
we have a 1967 mustang in our shop that was sitting for a while .car would not turn over .we put a fresh battery ,starter & starter solonoid [all motorcraft] the car started and ran fine .after about 3 or 4 starts the starter would stay ingaged and would not r...
1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Brake Pedal VIN: 2FTJW35MXN
OK guys, got a good one here. Customer complains that the pedal sticks down, so much so that he has to pull it back with his foot. This is the third time he has left it with us for this problem. After numerous test drives, we have never duplicated the problem....
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP45T6S
Hello,I was wondering if anyone has ever ran into this.The only time the check engine light comes on is when you are on the interstate and open it up above 70mph.It will come on and off and stay off once you are driving below 65mph.First code in memory was the... Trouble codes: 118 (coolant temp. sensor above max. voltage), 172 (02 indicates lean), 176 (02 indicates lean), 181 (02 at rich limit), 189 (02 at rich limit)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTNW21P43
reroad tested. not getting as hot but still over heating 245 deg. problem happens only when loading the engine while driving. if driving like grandma it does not over heat. in the bay holding rmp at 3k in neutral or loading in bay, the temp stays at 230
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FMCU92Z76
Hello group: The escape came in from another garage, and it belongs to a friend's nephew. When it pulled up it sounded EXACTLY like a diesel engine. Noise seemed to be coming from up top towards the rear of the valve cover. I asked him what had happened prior...
2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56PX7
The Truck runs good and strong. We started having an intermittent starting problem when hot. At first we thought the fuel gauge was a little off and the driver was just running out of fuel, because it would read at about 1/8 when it would happen. This occurred...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L p1867, p1812 VIN: 1FTWW31R28
Hello Ford guys, I have a f350 super duty 4wd fault that i cant figure out. It has a p1867 transfer case contact plate fault code in history and p1812 mode select switch cct fault code in KOEO. the system doesn't operate as long as there's a code. We have ve...
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L alternator VIN: 1FTPX14V48
Intermittent charging system indicator light coming on.The original equipment alternator was changed at 49,000 miles. Replaced it with a remanufactured model. Truck ran great until 51,000 miles then charging system indicator light came back on. Replaced with a...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21RX8
Hi...getting ready to replace the high pressure pump and harness on this and was wondering if there is anything else I should do while the cab is off?...impossible to get to sensors etc...other wiring concerns?...known future oil leaks...Thanks Trouble codes: P0088
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Speedomter VIN: 1HGCD563XS
This vehicle came in with a intermittant speedometer problem and odometer. Customer states they both work when they work. When the problem occurs both stop working. Check wiring and all seems to be fine, so we replaced the speed sensor to no avail. We tried a ...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Suspension VIN: JHLRD78494
This crv has a metalic rattle on left hand turns only over bumps. Noise is coming from right front. Their is also a scraping noise in right front on left turn only on smooth surfaces. Sounds like brakes are metal to metal. It's fairly loud, seems like it shoul...
2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Abs VIN: JNRAS08W23
I have a FX35 that turns on the ABS and Slip lights at about 35mph straight road dry pavement. You can hear the pump start running. The code is C1110 , no other codes, it has done this with 2 different ABS control modules. All 4 tires are the same and correct ...
1999 Isuzu NPR 4.8L assembly of forward planetary VIN: JALB4B1403
disassembled transmission,a450-43le,low sprag exploded,cannot find a manual.need to know if forward planetary rotates clockwise or counter clockwise upon installation.the new low sprag is fixed in the case,and the forward planetary should turn which way and lo...
1990 Jaguar Vanden Plas Majestic 4.0L cruise VIN: SAJMY1743L
Since I replaced the alternator, when the cruise is turned on the car accelerates out of control and has went straight up to 80 mph.It will quit when the brakes are applied.I don't have much info to go on,does anyone have a suggestion?
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Tcm VIN: 1J4GZ58S8S
Hello all once again. This 1995 Jeep is causing me some grief. The transmission is in a limp mode (feels like 2nd gear and thats all)... According to shop key, this has a TCM as well as a TCM data link connector both located under the left side of dash. Neithe...
2004 Mazda B4000 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR46E54
Hi fellow Mazda techs. MIL flashing when vehicle came in. Hooked up IDS and found those codes. Data logger shows O2 precat fluctuating OK, O2S12 .91V steady and O2S22 .75V steady. LTFT bank 1 -15% and LTFT bank 2 25%. And then all of a sudden all lines on IDS ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0316
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA33E3T
Here we go, got this car starts and dies losing inj pulse, got spark, run on carb cleaner.I think anti-theft ,check all fuses,got good signals on cam and crank.It is a can system,I lab scope the wires ,looks like there talking.Put RCL module from junk yard,mis... Trouble codes: 116 (can no reception from RCL), 117 (attempted to start with RCL locked)
2000 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L alarm VIN: WDBFA68F2Y
this alarm is triggered by itself. sometimes with siren and sometimes just lights no siren. there is no data from alarm in diagnostics to see what is being triggered. i dont want to send to dealer because this is a very good customer. we found the trunk latch ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Battery VIN: 4JGCB65E67
We just had this car in with the customer stating that the battery light was on the dash. We found the battery under the passenger seat, and it tested poorly. We checked alternator output and we had 13.7 volts. We replaced the battery with a bosch battery and ...
1982 Mercury Capri 4.2L clutch VIN: 1MEBP67FXC
Hi, I'm having a problem with this car. Its actually a 5.0L 302 V8 engine. I replaced the clutch,pressure plate, pilot bearing, thrust bearing, and resurfaced flywheel.At idle it shakes real bad and makes a clunking noise sometimes. It also does this when driv...
2008 Mitsubishi Raider LS 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1Z7HC22K38
I hope some of you Chrysler folks can help me out here. I have this Mitsu Raider (aka Dodge dakota) which has a constant missfire at 2700rpm only. Watching missfire count using scan tool it will miss on cyl. 1 and 4 only mostly cyl 1 with a count of 230+ and c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mulitple missfire)
1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CZ24A6L
I need some real help here. This 300ZX TT came to us back in May with an alternator making 20v DC. Installed OE Reman alternator to correct. Long before the alternator problem and several shops before hand this car developed a rolling idle. Someone at one po...
1989 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G2HY51C9K
Vehicle came in with rough idle. Diagnosed it. Used DIS attatchment tester to check for KV. Number 3 and 6 had 6KV, other 4 had 15 KV. Number 3 and 6 were misfiring. Checked for spark on the 2 misfiring. No spark. Looked at plugs, fouled. Other 4 look good. Th...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Fob VIN: 1G2NF52T71
Hi Guys, I'm into another pain in the ***. This car was towed in as a no start. I found the BCM full of water so I ordered a new one. I drove the car to the dealer to program the BCM because I do not have a Tech II ( I'm running Auto Enginuity). The tech came...
2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED55E8Y
Customer states ABS, traction control, engine and park lights all come on. We tested alternator (new within 2 years and 13.8V 91A) and for fault codes (none). Has happened several times in last few weeks and lights will go out after driving or if you shut it ...
1993 Subaru SVX LSL 3.3L awd solenoid c VIN: JF1CX353XN
This trans has no signal to the solenoid c which controls awd pressure to the clutch pack in transfer case.Checked all grounds and power to tcu all present.Can not pull any history or failure codes out of tcu power light just stays on and wont flash any codes ...
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF635XW
I have this car in that seems to idle and run just fine. Some of these codes typically are pretty straight forward. I have so many codes that conflict one another I dont know if I can trust the scan data. Anyone ever seen anything like this? In addition to the... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0136 (B1 s2 circuit), P0130 (B1 s1 circuit), P0261 (Inj 1 circuit low), P0264 (Inj 2 circuit low), P0265 (Inj 2 circuit high)
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Clutch VIN: 5TEWN72N23
Vehicle sold to customer 2 years ago,came in after he owned it about 6 months with bad clutch.We replaced it all good.Came back in after 3000 miles wiped out again.I mean cooked.Completly burned out.Fibers through out bell housing.Cleaned everything got anothe...
2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L water pump VIN: JTMBK32V87
thanks in advance has anybody install a water pump on a v-6 rav 4 mitcell and alldata say you ave to r/r the engine is tis so? thanks rich
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, cold 30sec to 1 min VIN: WVWVD63B81
miss wene cold for 30sec to one min thene runs good no miss rr coils and plugs. ect and maf is good! ecu? or ecu reflash is need?? Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0304
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF71K86
Hello new generation VW techs ... The vehicles from 05 on - seem to have few help requests and fewer people knowing what is going on with newer technologies. I thank you in advance - even before you offer your time and help. This engine was run some 3 qts lo... Trouble codes: P0688, P1545 (Throttle Valve Controller - Intermittent), P2106 (Throttle Valve Actuator - intermittent), P2251 (B1S1 Negative lead Open circuit), P0130 (B1S1 Malfunction in Circuit), P0011 (Intake CAm Retard Set Point not reached.)
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1SW53D21
This vehicle is totally dead except radio,has history of dying on road with same symptoms from another shop,they did reboot and replace battery and came back to life but failed shorty after,towed in to our shop and reboot won't bring car back to life. All nod...

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2002 Acura EL 1.7L Anti-Theft VIN: 2HHES36872
It's fixed! I did have the green key light flashing, but when I left for the night I unhooked the battery. When I reconnected the battery in the morning it was out. We re-checked the timing and it was good but someone suggested checking the crank sensor connec...
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Unknown
thank you for all your replies. disconnected abs control module test drove, trans did not go into fail safe mode. replaced abs control module, did alignment of steering angle sensor and customer has a car for a week, problem has not returned
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Misfire VIN: 5UXFA13565
thanksfor all your help, the injectors all ohmed out at 12.1. it was coils dropping on 2 cylinders. replaced them and problem solved
1995 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GYWB12L4S
Hey, thank you for your replies. Well, I am embarrassed and a bit ticked off on this one. Below the alternator on the front of the engine block there is a stud with a gang-ground that is covered by a worthless cover plate about 5 inches in diameter that is mou... Trouble codes: P1361 (Ignition toggle error).
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCFK29K1R
thanks for the help found the dist drive gear bad . had to remove the dist & ck the gear .replace dist drive gear all is ok at this time.
1999 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GCGG29R7X
sorry about delay in closing this fix , vehicle was repaired by replacing proportioning valve on hydraulic control unit and replacing the rear shoes .
1984 Dodge Mini Ram 2.6L Cuts out, Stall, no accel after 5 min VIN: JB7FP54EE7
This car was a barrage of self inflicted wounds. To start off the the customer had replaced the ignition coil without our knowledge and had wired it backwards... after about 5 minutes of running it would begin to fail... next we found a restricted catalyst of ...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 3B7HC16Z6R
well, i recommended to replace spark plug wires and cap and rotor, just to get that out of the way(wires look origional). after that it did not act up but after it went to close loop it acted up. so i checked the vacuum to the egr valve and found too much vacu...
1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AU52NXT
Two new complete egr assemblies,NAPA. Both transducers FAILED test procedure. O.E.M. unit, no more "stumble", no more "IAT" issues. Back to the PO300, Steve Lang from 05 Fix post, I did a fuel system cleaning, heavy on the cleaner, NO MIL, NO po300. I do not w...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44362
I took the info that you all gave and ordered a new computer. The van did not have a SKIM so I was able to install it and use my Brick to load the VIN. All seems well so far. Customer picked up the van and I haven't heard any bad news yet. Thanks to all again ... Trouble codes: P0601 (Internal Controller Failure).
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L recirulation door VIN: 1D7HA16DX4
Thanks to all that replied I was able to fix the fresh/recirc door in the car. There was an updated door and all worked good. The owner was happy we could do the job in the car and save them money
2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L door seal VIN: 1B3HB48BX8
I guess I fixed it when it first came in with the ac drain issue. I have never actually seen water in the floor board. The customer just kept saying it was still leaking. Now she says it is fixed, but I never found the leak. I believe she just kept feeling dam...
1987 Ford f450 7.3L Unknown VIN: 2FDLF47M4J
thanks for the help i replaced the caliper and power flushed the system and truck was braking fine
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP5754T
Many thanks guys. Because we only see these cars thruogh import from japan no dealer wants to carry any parts. We have send the car to the grave yard. As we try to solve most problems in our own county ( New Zealand)it is pleasing to see that there is a weal...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73E92
thanks for all the help i did find a short in orange wire to control but it still did not work she did not want to spend anny more money sow she took it and said she would comeback later
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L no start VIN: 2FMZA516X4
Thanks for the quick replies from all the members. You guys ROCK!!! Timmothy from Wisconson made this a very light job, PCM was dead. It was shoted to ground. I unplugged the coil pack, turned the key on and had a dead short to ground on the driver. I unplugge...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P75
I didn't fix this truck as I followed the advice of many other techs and decided to pass it on to someone with training and tools for this particular motor.From what I can tell it appears to be the EGR cooler and my customer had one put on about a year ago so ... Trouble codes: P0263 (cylinder 1 power contribution), P0404 (EGR control circuit), P0405 (EGR circuit low).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31PX5
Thanks everone for you help I am a little new to working on these and all the 6.0 before had a blown out injector and I was a little gunshy to replace a HPOP just wanted to make sure there wasn't something I was missing before pulling the trigger. The HPOP was...
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14V57
This gets better, not only did the other shop install old phasers on this long block, they installed old oil pump as well. Installed manual gauge and found oil pressure hot at idle 12 lb. it came up to 60 lb. at 2,000 rpm. Removed oil pan and timing cover and ...
2007 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38297
while lab scoping the heater circuit on the o2 i found it was pulsing from 12 to 0 volts while watching the lab scope i started moving wiring harness around and found connection problem at o2 connector i went to honda dealer & cut out a new connector from the... Trouble codes: P0154 (B1 s2 no activity).
2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L speedometer VIN: KMHWF25S95
After many hours of testing & checking for circuit feed backs & poor grounds I felt the only way to find this issue was try part substitution. That did not help, but what did help was cutting the wire from the head light switch for the park & tail light circui...
2007 Kia Optima LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGE123X7
This car is on the back burner for now. We installed a kia filter with the proper oil. still sets code, I agree that an engine replacement would be the best bet, right now the boss says that is not an option.("It runs to good,not knocking or smoking") Thanks f... Trouble codes: P0011 (Variable cam timing Solenoid A Circuit Malfunction).
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Door Locks, Interior Lights, alarm VIN: 1LNHM82W73
Hi all, Much thanks to everyone who took the time to reply. The Fix was the DDM (Driver Door Module). I checked the pids for the ajar states, like most of you stated, and once in a while I could see the Driver Door Ajar PID switching between open and close.I...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AC44G51
morning techs, Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. but there is no easy way of getting this heater core out except to remove whole dash assembly. and yes 10.5 hours later it had a new heater core installed. Thanks for all your help Steve [...]
2007 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Oil consuption VIN: JN8AZ08W17
As expected, the Murano is now working well with no oil smoke/consumpsion. I spoke to the local Nissan dealer and asked him to forward a request to his Regional Tech folks regarding relocating the PCV valve into the valve cover vent tube. I have not recieved a...
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L front crank seal VIN: 1G2HX52L7R
The car is fixed! Thanks you everyone who took the time to give me advise on this one. The first front crank seal I ordered was from the dealer, they sent me a felpro. The next 2 were also felpro. I took it apart one final time and double checked everything in...
2005 Pontiac Montana 3.4L left power door VIN: 324GSD6485
thanks for all the help this one did not make sence it would not work from outside handle but it would work from inside handle thay did the same thing i replaced the door latch and it works
2006 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S4BP67C96
Thank you for the many replies. Most suggested the problem with the airflow sensor. Replaced with an OE and problem is fixed.
2000 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L fuel VIN: 1NXBR12EXY
as most of you said -purge control valve problem.which is all good if there is a valve in the system.apparently someone felt the valve was unneccesary and removed it.went to toyota to see if this valve was indeed needed.it is and believe car fixed
2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Blend Door/Vents VIN: 5TESN92N74
Sorry for takin time to close, had to make sure this jem was truly fixed. Turns out that both the blend door and mode door actuators were bad. they would move , but obviously the feedback was wrong, pulled one apart and it looked like it just came out of a swa...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L dead short VIN: 3VWTE29MIY
Thank you everybody, Fuse #5 black/blue cct had a short to ground due to melted wiring in the headliner. It is the section of the cct that feeds the dimming rear view mirror. The courtesy lamp switch beside the sunroof switch was the source of the short. n...
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