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2003 Audi TT 1.8L hard shift VIN: TRUSC28N93
customer brought this automatic transmission (non CVT) TT in due to hard shift when hot (up and down) in what appears to be second gear. read diagnostics, used autologic scan tool. code present. 17116 GEAR 2, MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. believe problem is internal...
2005 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Timing VIN: WAUDF78E95
We have this 2005 a4 2.0 l engne with the adjustable cam timing chain. We have replaced the rear cover and the chain, sprocket, and tensioner. We now have the factory cam lock block for the cylinder head. We are looking for a procedure in how to line up the ca...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L pass doors stuck closed
i cannot get the door panels off this vehicle to access door latch assemblies without completely destroying them, and i need to fix these stuck doors. i am trying to see if i cam power the electrical portion of the door locks to see if it will engege the lock ...
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery VIN: WBADT634X1
Howdy everyone, This BMW works fine most of the time, but about every ten days it's battery is dead first try in the morning. Customer drives it daily to work 10 miles each way. It was here two weeks ago for this problem and we found nothing wrong (see history...
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L main connector sleeve VIN: WBANB335X4
Hello BMW Techs We have to replace the sleeve in the main electrical connector for the transmission, we already have removed the transmission oil pan and pull down the lever to release the connector sleeve, but it will not come out, my question is are doing it...
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVD13506
Hi all, Thank you for your time. I have to think this is serious, I have ignored it and reset the ECU and it comes back, I have pulled out the VANOS solenoids and they were clean and clear but the computer still thinks it is off. Then of course the thermostat ... Trouble codes: 2A99, 2EF4, 2A98, P1553 (Crankshaft - outlet camshaft correlation), P0128 (Coolant Thermostat Temp low)
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L water pump VIN: WBAVB135X6
This vehicle came in with a thermostat code, and intermittent overheating. It seemed that the thermostat was not opening, so one was ordered and installed. We have found that we cannot operate the water pump with our Snap- On Verus scan tool, or using the manu...
1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Surge VIN: 1G4CU5216S
Hi every one out there,i usually dont ask for help,but i really need you guys expertise,ok this vehicle runs perfect till you press the brake pedal.ok here we go,you drive the car till it goes into overdrive and lock up,about 50 t0 55mph and if you press the b...
1981 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Doesn't engage VIN: 1GAL5791BE
Cruise doesn't work on this car. I get a Code 60 as an engine code. After running the chart for this code it says to check the ADL switch. (this switch is also sometimes referred to as the "drive switch") The wiring diagragm shows it having an orange and a bla... Trouble codes: 60 (Check ADL switch)
2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KF57973
This 03 Cadi was towed in for a no start. Battery dead of course so I charged it. Went to start it and turned the key. The cluster comes on but when you put it in the start position the cluster shuts down,but the starter does not engage. I checked the starter ... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 malfuction)
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 12GEK19K41
I have this Chevy Pickup that cuts out as soon as you get on the road and hit about 15 miles an hour. It only does this one time, or until the next time you turn the key off and back on again. Then the next problem is that at thirty miles an hour, the TCC star...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2G1WL52M9S
Having trouble with car while driving at 50 mph, if you accell normally and only at this speed you get a one second jerk or bump like the engine cut out for a second or the trans did something. While monitoring the data on the solus all looks normal. We replac... Trouble codes: 28 (Trans press switch manifold)
1996 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCHK39FXT
Hi I should have never let this get towed in to my shop but it is here now. Any suggestions are appreciated and will be tried. The Customer cranked on it until Positive cable that leads to starter caught on fire. Melted Battery on passenger Side Also Melted gl...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19R6W
hello friends, trying to tackle code p1404 egr pintle sticking open, cleared code, road tested vehicle, code reset with in a short drive, scan tool was showing desired and actual %, appeared to be within range, not showing partially stuck open, removed egr val... Trouble codes: P1404, P0446
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L tcc lockup VIN: 1G1NE52M1X
This Vehicle has a torque converter lockup problem. the transmission will shift fine up to 3rd gear, once your in 3rd gear and at a steady cruise the Torque converter clutch will start to engage and then it goes back to 3rd gear causing a small bump affect fro...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19T72
I was second on this jog and found intake leaking with smoke text. Replaced gasket. and fuel trim long turm stays at 25% low at 0% until car worms up . then it starts working normal . I think it needs to be flashed. check light was on for two years. so i think... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S12
Hi techs . I have looked on the posts for a real answer on this one but not sure if posts had a real true answer. My problem is that had this Trail Blazer on the lot for a few months and never had a problem . So we go to sell it and the check engine light is o... Trouble codes: P1345 (crank/cam sensor correlation), P0014 (cam phaser performance), P0340 (camshaft postion sensor problem)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1GCHK23U54
Hello all , have 2004 chevy K2500HD 6.0 gas engine. has developed a vibration at 2000-2500 rpm. Noticeable mostly on yhe road but can also feel it sitting still & just reving engine up thru 2000 - 2500 Rs.Just wondering if anybody else had this problem. Thanks...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U54
Vehicle first came in from a used car dealer after was just purchased with a chech engine light on with multiple codes P0101 Mass Airflow Performance P0131 Heated O2 sensor ckt low volt B1 S1 P0151 Heated O2 Sensor ckt low volt B2 S1 P0300 Random Misfire Check... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23225
back now with same problem. performed egr activation test and all % match des and acutual and maf drops dramatically. maf 48 no egr, 28gs with 10% egr, 3gs with 30%. performed amp test on 5vlt term a to b= .165. tested volt drop on b to grn .05volts. calculate... Trouble codes: P0401, P0404, P1404
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Front Pads And Rotors VIN: IGECK19Z55
Gm techs,I got a customer here with this truck and front pads and rotors are shot,its only been about 15000 miles since last replaced but not by me some heavy equipment mechanic at the guys work,no ABS codes,wheels turn pretty freely,opened bleeders no fluid s...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GCEC19Z66
I have a 2006 Silverado with the 5.3 and a 4L-60. I can operate the 1-2 solenoid from the PCM with power probe. That tells me the wiring is in good order. However, using scan tool to command the 1-2 solenoid does not operate solenoid. Good power at solenoid.
2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L abs VIN: 1GAHG39U46
Allright Chevy Express masters... This van is kicking my butt... The only code it throws is a C0045- Ive did my research and of course checked my air pressure. The ABS and Traction light come on and off and The ABS activates but not everytime. According to the...
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L IPC backlighting won't turn off VIN: 1GNFK13037
The IPC backlighting on this Tahoe is always on at highest intensity no matter what the condition. Key on, key off, key in your pocket, doesn't matter. This has been happening for about three weeks and naturally it kills the battery unless the #46 underhood fu...
2008 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L No Start, No Crank VIN: 1C3LC45K48
Suspect problem is Likely Faulty WCM (SKREM) or TIPM- but can't determine which. Security & key seem to allow veh to run when 'hotwired' to start. WCM Input Data- Shows Change in each key position- 4.5V off & Key Removed to .39V Start. TIPM Digital Input Data ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF23D2W
vehicle is hard starting hot or cold acts like no fuel but when does start blows smoke from exhaust have to keep throttle open to get to start runs fine after start any help would be appriciated injection pump is old style non electronic
2002 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L evap code VIN: 1B3EL46R12
I have a DRB III, I have the blue st22 card and the ch1020 2 pigtail connector cable, one is the 16 pin dlc connector and the other is a MMC connector, Where in the hell is the other connector??? Did they change it and it don't use it? My snap on read brick wo...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28C23
Fuel return rate ok, no start 40-60 degrees, help request and archive loading Questions are at the bottom, most of this is for archive history loading. Learnings here can be applied to some degree to the Duramax 01-10 as it has the same or similar high pressu...
1992 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X6N
Hello everyone, I was brought a vehicle from a Veteran. He recently purchased this 1992 ford Explorer from someone he "trusted". The vehicle had a severe misfire, he took it to a local shop where they replaced plugs and wires. They also replaced the coilpak. T...
1993 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2FTHF25H7P
Help This truck is failing nox at 15 and 25 mph.Hc and co are great.Its a 3/4 ton with a gvw of 8601lb.Has a oc cat so nox is mainly controled by the egr valve. It passes KOEO and KOER.No codes found.When preforming KOER The egr recieves just 2 or 3 inchs of...
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26G3T
After normal testing ran "MotorVac" injector cleaning on vehicle - checked for data problems and replaced DPFE for incorrect voltage, Vacuum regulator for EGR valve, EGR valve for weak spring and found exhaust manifolds were causing heat shields to press tight...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW125X4
Good morning fellow techs, I have this Ford F150 with a 5.4 that came in with a Check Engine Light on and major misfire. Did a check and found plugs to be worn, installed new plugs, coil boots, and performed a fuel rail service. Also installed a new fuel injec... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2), P0316 (Enigine misfire detected on startup)
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
Some time back truck came in for check engine light on had IMRC code and P0174 replaced IMRC actuator and repaired ground for the actuator was not able to duplicate P0174 at that time truck came back several weeks later P0174 returned Smoked tested with no res... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L suspension VIN: 1FMZK02116
Customer complains of fish tailing at highway speeds test drove and confirmed Two diff stlye tires, but customer doesn't want to spend 600.00 to have same problem realigned twice within specs. Thanks in advance!
2010 Ford F-350 6.7L Tpms VIN: UNKOWN0000
Got a odd ball question for you ford techs out there. My question is: is there a way to reprogram the preset tire pressure specifications for the tpm system? i have lifted this late model ford and installed 38x15.50x20 and in order for the truck to ride and dr...
1993 Honda Civic Si 1.6L rear wiper motor VIN: 2HGEH3385P
ok i have this 93 civic hatchback si here i cant seem to get the rear wiper working. i took the gear box and motor apart to find that the motor had burnt out, so i replaced it with a working used motor still doesnt work i check the connection and i have no pow...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L drivers side axel seal VIN: 1HGCG5650W
Hey All, Replaced this axel seal a couple of weeks ago and it 's leaking again. The mating surface looked pretty and I did not see any other problems. Was wondering if you Honda guy's have seen this before and can give me a clue. I did use an aftermarket seal...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Stall VIN: 2HGEJ6688X
Hi folks;this Civic always starts, but occasionally will stall within 1-5 seconds; usually restarts and stays running but may quit more than once; has quit more often with cold or cool starts,but it has happened warm as well. No codes get stored. No security s...
2006 Isuzu NQR 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JALE5J1667
Hey everyone, customer brought in this deisel which is the only deisel in his fleet. We are not deisel mechanics but said we would look at it for him. Brought in truck with mil on and a po404 egr problem.We have absolutely no repair info for any deisels let al...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L eradic shift VIN: 1J46258SXP
I usually have no trouble connecting the brick with any of this older stuff. The brick would not connect to the trans. I wanted to know if this is common or if this is a problem with this rig that needs fixing. Should the brick (MT2500)communicate with this ...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, High Fast Idle VIN: 1J4GW48SX2
2002 Jeep GC 4.0L inline 6 cylinder throttle body engine. Problem is high idle between 2000-2500RPM when it first starts. After several seconds the idle speed returns to normal levels. This high idle problem has never occurred before in the history of the veh...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSK25427
We have Mitchell 5 service information that has nothing that references diagnostics. Can some one send us diagnostics for these trouble codes P2406, P2402? ANY Help will be appreciated. I will email you a fax number if needed. Trouble codes: P2406 (Evap leak detection pump sense high), P2402 (Evap leak detectin pump control high)
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Vent VIN: JM1BK12F26
Have not looked at this problem yet. Customer called in a panic. (Sound familiar) Said it will not take fuel when attempting to fill up. Most likely a restriction or venting issue, but did not see any TSB's or FIX archives for this particular critter. Anyone s...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBJF65H7X
Hi all, we have an E320 with the 112 engine that appears to be leaking coolant into the crankcase. The engine oil is a milky consistancy and after driving the car for 20 minutes or so the low coolant light comes on. we have pressure tested the cooling system a...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L shift pressure regulating solonoid valve VIN: WDBNG70JXY
Hi all, Car came with fault code P0748,and manifacturer code 007 I've checked all the solonoid resistance values as per mitchell manuel. Well I got The resistance value to the solonoid y3/6y2 is 1.2k ohms but the spec. is 4-8 ohms, i cked the the voltage input...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Radio Reception And Alarm Horn VIN: WDBTK65G04
Thank you in advance for any help I can get on this one. First of all this vehicle has spend most of its life in storage (climate controlled shop). The problem seems to have started after battery was unhooked last time it was driven, the battery discharged eve...
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33474
When acceleration car goes into limp mode. Checked found codes P2127- Pedal travel sensor - low input and P2138 - Pedal travel sensor 1 & 2 measuring range & power output problem. Cleared faults comes back every test drive. Tried throttle from another car stil... Trouble codes: P2127 (Pedal travel sensor - low input), P2138 (Pedal travel sensor 1 2 measuring range power output problem)
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73597
We replaced injectors that where really bad shape.That improved idle and performance. Starting cold is still a problem.It takes multiple tries/starts and dies/ or will idle very rough -no acceleration for approx.2 min.After that acceleration is normal and car ... Trouble codes: 273F, 2740 (Ignition coil 2 misfire)
1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4L oil pump VIN: 1N6DD26Y1W
Found that after the timing chains were replaced and oil pick-up tube being cleared, there was no engine oil pressure. Removed the oil pump and checked the drivegear and oil passages for debris. Found that the pump was lined up and the passages were clear. Rep...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D5Y
This converter and manifold uses packing and rings. Need to know if the flat metal gasket is also supposed to be used as well or just the round seals and rings. The after-market only knows of the flat metal one. I'm sure someone has experience with this unique... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean bank 2), P0420 (Cat eff low bank 1), P0430 (Cat eff low bank 2)
2001 Nissan PRIMERA 2000CC Electronic VIN: TP12004739
dear all need the car is not shifting gear ,just runs on one gear replaces the gear from Nissan fluid AT T FLUID J20L(Y61 48) the step motor .
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1NAL11D32C
First of all, thanks for the help. Brought this car in with no start hot after long run and hot soak. Found coolnat leaking into cylinders causing probelm. Removed engine and cylinder head and performed head gasket replacement. Found gasket material failed. Du... Trouble codes: P0320 (Camsensor)
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L First Shift VIN: 1N4BA41E94
On your first shift after 2 hrs of sitting in drive or reverse you can feel engagement but there is no movement unless you let it sit idle in park for 2 mins before putting it into drive. During first rebuild replaced valvebody and band from dealer drove over ...
2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L sooted exhaust conde VIN: JN8AZ08WX7
I have a new customer,just started coming for lubes.This vehicle has no driveability issues. However,they have a concern with the water coming out of the exhaust pipe being black /sooted.I checked and it is not oily.performed a scantest =no codes.Check scan da...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C5S
Vehicle first came to us with engine stall no HVAC controll and had codes 24 no vss signal, code 52 Defective ecm (ecu RAM chip error KAM) 75 VSS interruption, 93 TCS PWM link failure, 121 A/C high side temp sensor problem, 120 A/C low side temp sensor problem... Trouble codes: 15 (Coolant temp signal high or open), 14 (Coolant temp signal low or shorted), 73 (Intermittent coolant temp)
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L blower motor VIN: 2G2WR52444
Vehicle is back after two days with another failed module. TSB says a voltage spike from the wiper motor causes the failure yet it failed after TSB corrective action was performed.
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L pcv VIN: YS3DF58K02
Hi all, We have a oil burning issue with this vehicle. It showed up as a basket case, with a new turbo to be put in. After 2 turbos I decided to look into it more. Turns out that oil is being pumped from the crankcase breather to the intake tube before the tur...
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L display VIN: YS3FD59Y57
Thank you in advance for your help. This car had a display of )--- for the indication for oil quality & next service. When scanned with the tech 2, however, it showed the actual percentage as 0%, although it did not indicate "Time for Service". It also showed ...
2002 Saturn L300 3.0L No Start VIN: 1G8JW54R92
This car was dropped off with the complaint that the interior lights would flash once the car was started. Also the the security light would iluminate along with the MIL. When I checked it out, it seemed to do it everytime. Even when i just turn the key on wit... Trouble codes: B1000 (ECU Malfunction)
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4TBG28KXWU
I have tested cmp and ckp sensors. The cmp has good waveform and correct frequency. Also resistance is dead on in the spec. The CKP show good waveform and frequency but ohm is high at 2400. Top of spec is 1600. I have tested wires from ckp, cmp back to ECM all... Trouble codes: P0340

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2002 Acura CL 3.2L Transmission VIN: 19UYA42452
Hey guys you all are great. It was in fact a defective 3rd gear pressur swith at lower trans area. Thanks again to all of you God bless. You all are #[...]...
1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Lighting VIN: ZARBA5419G
Thanks to everyone, especially Rob who offered a wiring diagram. It looks like it is normal for the turn signals to work without the ignition on. We have worked on hundreds of these things over the year, and I guess we have never tried the turn signals wi...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Surge VIN: WAUKC68DO1
Well! After all of the trouble and the car at the dealer for almost a month a factory turbo fixed this car.The customer told me i didn't know how to fix "Audi" well apparently Audi isn't real good either because it took them almost a month to fix the car.They ...
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Milage /Odometer VIN: WBAAM5341Y
the vehicles cluster is working correctly now due to the battery reset procedure and changing the oil level sensor, the only problem that has not been resolved is the check enging light on with no codes in computer (using snap on euro),but when you look up cod...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Wipers VIN: WBABM534XY
Thanks for the replies. Some said to check the ralays and I checked them and no problems found. Others said possible switch. Customer needed the vehicle so I let them take it and the wipers have been working perfect ever since. Might have been a bad connection...
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Dynamic Drive VIN: WBAGL63452
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L dash gauges, plus VIN: 1G4HP54K4Y
After 18 help request the customer did not want to try to fix this car. He never brought the car back to me, he informed me he was trading the car to a new car dealer. many thanks for the help. ron [...]
2003 Buick Century 3.1L instrument's VIN: 2G4WS52JO3
Just about everyone said to replace the ignition switch. (electrical side) and that fixed the problem and the customer is happy! thanks to all that helped with this issue, your the best tool in my box.
2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L Starting VIN: 5GADT13S26
2001 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Relay VIN: 1G6KF5791U
Hi guys Ty to all repsonses I believe the relay to be operating as designed and gave back to the customer as such.
1989 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1BN51EXK
I want to thank every one who responed. I went back to where the problem started. The problem was the first reman distributor I installed was bad. When I put the old one back in the pronges on the distrbutor side where the coil connects where bent. ...
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52W5R
thanks everyone for your help. although i was vague in my trouble shooting findings , i thought the distributor was my problem from the start. i bought a new distributor, installed it and the vehicle started up and runs great. again thanks everyone for all you...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBJK34285
Thanks for the responses. I purchased the injector block-off tools and found when #7 and #8 were blocked off, the truck would crank and start in a normal time. Suction side pressure would hold at 5 psi for over five minutes. Suspected leaking injectors. Th... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel pressure low during enrichment).
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.8L starting VIN: 1GCDT13856
Colorado is fixed and equipped with a new ignition key and tumbler set, and seperate housing. The sensor is part of the housing itself, and must be purchased seperately. I probably could have re-used the tumbler, but the price was very reasonable and gave me p...
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2C3LA63H66
ok so lifter set fixed this one, there was not anything noticably wrong with lifter for #6 but it wasnt working, just turning motor over with new lifter valve opened and closed normally. lifters come in a set of 4 rear or front, replaced headgasket, head bolts...
2007 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 4.0L Valve Lash Adjusters VIN: 2A8GP68X47
The vehicle isn't really fixed but I have concluded the repair, at least as far as this help request was concerned, so I listed it as fixed. I verified that it did indeed require rocker arm/lash adjuster replacement. The knocking sound I heard sounded very r...
1993 Dodge Dakota S 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG26X3P
Thanks to all who replied. After further testing when cold #6 cylinder had low compression. Valves are slow to close when cold causing turbulance in intake manifold. We did a engine flush and decarbonized again, its getting better. Thanks again to all IATN...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L asd relay VIN: 1B7MF33741
The fix for this truck was G100 under left battery had wires cracked inside insulation once we found and repaired the additional grounds all was well thanks for the replys
2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Front Brakes VIN: ID7HL38X8F
Thanks for all the suggestions. Put new hoses on it a week ago and so far so good.
1995 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Transfercase VIN: 1FTCR15U8S
Thanks for all the suggestions, this truck came in without a shift motor, some one else also put a lot of time into trying to get it t o work, we installed a shift motor on it, replaced the shift solenoids, and the gem module. After checking the original part ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F4X
Thanks to you all for your help. Removed pressure relief valve and found rust in it. Cleaned it out, cleaned all of the crud out of filter bowl, replace filter and cap w/Ford parts and truck has not come back yet!
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
I am closing this one as not fixed only due to not having the time to find/replace the cylinder head yet.What I found was as I stated in update low compression cyl's 2,3,&4 (#4 the worst) and excessive leak down cyl #4 (but cls's 2&3 also had air leaking past ...
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L headlamps VIN: 2FTRX18LX2
Thanks for all the replies, I may have got ahead of myself & frustrated during testing, forgetting my basic circuit testing skills. The headlamp supply circuit from BJB (fuse 3), tested okay until it was under load (tested using headlamp bulb), the fault was ...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L p1867, p1812 VIN: 1FTWW31R28
THis is not fixed we tried a transfercase module to no avail and the customer wanted to take it as is for they were busy at work.
1986 Honda Accord DX 2.0L shakes at idle VIN: JHMBA7428G
well didnt get too far on this one had lots of great ideas on fixes, tried most of them to no avail, I think most problem was with age and condition on vehicle, it is very hard(impossible) to make this car new again, especially with customer on limited budget,...
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S6CK58W0X
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L SRS light on VIN: JHLRD1748X
Thanks for all the replies, here's what I learned: DO NOT test these tensioners with an ohmmeter. They are explosives, not motors (you'd think Mitchell would be a little clearer about that). Most replies indicate the belt tensioner is likely at fault. Even...
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E44
It turns out the replaced engine was from a Kia not a Hyundai. So we have different calibrations we assume. We switched out the replacement O2 sensors and the light has remained off. It's a guessing game now as to which sensors will work for this vehicle. We n... Trouble codes: P0175 (rich bank 2), P0172 (rich bank 1).
2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L engine VIN: SALPM16447
Thanks to everybody for help, we checked compression in that bank which was 27 psi average in all cylinders, there was a lot of pressure in cooling system. We reccomend reman.engine to customer,he didn't reply yet.
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Abc Pressure Line VIN: WDBPJ78J12
The Helicoil that we used was rated to 3000PSI. And we wound up just letting it go As-Is to a cash buyer. We did give the guy s 7 day warranty which wound up costing us a radiator and cooling fan. As far is this car goes this is one of the worst reliability th...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Convertor VIN: 1MEFM59S1Y
Thanks to the four members that responded to this post. It did turn out to be a defective torque converter. Ford agreed to replace the entire unit at the dealership at no cost. It came with a 3year 100k warranty. In the small print the warranty indicated that ...
2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4L master cylinder VIN: JTEGD21AX5
Thanks to all for there responce. George and Miguel hit the nail on the head had to bleed the accuator Thanks again to all that responded.
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Intake camshaft VIN: WVWAK73CX6
Hello VW Techs After removing the cylinder head and finding an intake broken camshaft, timing adjuster broken chain, we advised the customer it was better to replace the engine with a factory reman unit, also due to the high mileage in original engine. The ...
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