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1997 Acura CL 3.0L transmission VIN: 19UYA2259V
Customers tranny goes in and out of gear, and check engine light is on. When diagnosed on engine pc the code po720 came up indicatin that the countershaft speed sensor was faulty. I checked said sensor and nothing was wrong, it checked ok. Just confused wantin...
2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA56882
As simple as this may seem I have a customer that after about 30,000 miles the front brake rotors warp out. The last set I cut on the lathe before installing. I know that many of you will say heavy braker or who is rotating the wheels and hand torque them but ...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGH83421
I have a BMW 740i that seems to have a knock knock knock noise in the upper end at idle...chain noise? vanoise? Thanks for you help
2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L key VIN: WBXPC934X7
BMW Techs, we have tried twice on different vehicles to program new keys of this style with no luck. I feel it is a procedure issue and would like some help. We have called autologic and still have been unable to program new keys. I am told that you just inser...
1994 Chevrolet Astro CS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDL15W3R
Lets start with some history. Customer somehow got water in the tank. Another shop replaced the fuel pump, drained and cleaned the tank, replaced the fuel filter, injector unit and must have replaced the distributor as well cause I didnt. When the van came to ... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exaust)
2003 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13XO3
Customer complained that it died when put into gear, also stated that the oil pressure and rpm gauges went nuts. It doesnt start at all for me, I checked the crank and cam alignment and are in sync.I scoped the cam and crank signals and found a glitch in the c...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L trans shifting erratic VIN: KL1JT52674
this came in for a trans shift issue when we test drove it we felt nothing except a missfire we in stalled plugs and wires drove miss went away returned to customer it came back the next week with the same concern test drove found the speedo bouncing everywher...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L under temp VIN: 1GNET16S44
changed stats and sensor all gm came in with code 128 low coolant temp after installing multiple stats and senders still no temp can't break 110.then start motor won't start have to hold in clear flood position to get started then clears up and runs fine r and...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L battery VIN: 1GBHK39D76
truck sits for a couple days and batterys go dead. checked for draw and seems to be an excessive amount of draw. my fuse is blown to my meter so i cant get amp reading but my test light is lit up bright. have pulled all fuses and disconnected alternator but dr...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHC23296
This truck has been an intermittent no start for several weeks. It had a recurring P0341 code and we replaced the cam sensor. It now has no codes and will not start. Fuel rail pressure is over 5k, compression is ok, fuel return rates ok, have checked signals f...
1994 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L Steering Gear VIN: 1C4GH54L2R
Thanks in advance. This van has a loud noise while turning left. The noise is coming from inside the steering rack and sounds like fluid rushing thruough it. The noise reminds me of the sound of water running through your homes pipes when you flush the toilet....
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2C4GP44391
car came in running with a skip & stalling. found loose worn plugs. needed tune up bad. crank code. we did tune up and crank sensor. car ran fine after tune up. but after it runs for a while the idle will drop down to 200 rpm barely running but will not accele... Trouble codes: P0320, P0601
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Power Door Locks VIN: 3C4FY4BB71
Checked all powers & grounds to system, everything looks good. They replaced the battery in the key fob. I cannot find anything that says replacing the battery, in the car or the fob, would have any effect on the power door locks. The buttons on the doors do n...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3B7HF12Y2W
truck ran fine when it came into shop...replaced flywheel with factory flywheel..Broke crk sensor,so replaced it with factory sensor..Doubled check sensor because this is a standard & takes a different sensor..Truck fires up right away but has a bad misfire & ... Trouble codes: P1391
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L gauges,radio,pwr. windows,blower VIN: 2B4GP44R32
Hey all, I have this 02 caravan that has an intermittent electrical issue.Quite frequently it will sweep the gauges before lighting the cluster, radio quits/flickers on/off quickly,pwr. windows stop working,and the blower quits. There may be other things but I...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L power locks VIN: 3D3HU18Z62
Most of the time the power locks work fine. At times they will not respond to a lock signal. Most of the time this can be fixed by first unlocking then locking. With the DRBIII set to read current faults you see 2 codes appear when the lock signal is not respo...
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Door Locks VIN: 1FMDU35P6T
Came in on a hook as a no start; jumped to start and locks started cycling. Removed drivers inner door panel to disconnect main door lock switch, disconnected switch and problem stopped; thought it was a bad switch, installed a new one from ford, problem retur...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L evap temp sensor VIN: 1FAHP60A62
need to know how to remove sensor and ist location evap temp sensor thanks in advance
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Clutch Assy VIN: 1FAFP343X3
car came in to shop with clutch slipping in 5th gear clutch releasing high pedal install new cluth & pressure plate release bearing assy. now clutch slips in all gears and pedal releases real high goes in all gears fine but will slips all the time. thank for a...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34P75
I'm trying to change the glow plugs on this car and have a very difficult time to remove the connector on top of the glow plug. This glow plugs connector locate outside of the valve cover and it stuck solid into the head. Anyone with experience removing this c...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Trans fluid VIN: 1FMFU16508
We are trying to perform a transmission fluid exchange using a flush machine. It will not let us. We have the transmission temp up to 182 and we have tried it in park, neutral, drive, and reverse. All-data is showing a procedure that we are following, but it i...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HKRL18742
This van is rough at idle. Checked compression all good. Fuel trim is lean at idle. I am assuming a vacuum leak. Smoked intake and cannot see any leaks. I removed EGR and blocked off with no improvement. Does anybody know of any common vac. leak areas on this ...
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Misfire VIN: JHMCG567X2
This vehicle came in overheating. We replaced the head gasket and resurfaced the cylinder head. Technician B failed to line up the rocker arms and bent intake valves and broke guides on cylinders 1 and 3 as well as the #1 mid rocker arm. I replaced #1, #3 in... Trouble codes: P1399, P0302
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Shift Solenoid A VIN: JHLRD78883
Hi Honda tech, I got this CRV from trans shop, solenoid A been replaced, I check the solenoid resistance, power and ground test, it work good. I try to test the ckt, according to mitchell and alldata, from PCM, C6 (blu/blk) go right to sol A, color don't match...
2005 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16595
My wife's car. CEL on, Code for sensor #1 heater circuit. No wiring diagram (that I trust) so I first checked for continuity of the heater circuit of the sensor. I found none. Does this confirm my suspicion that she needs a new sensor? Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 S1B1 Heater Circuit Malfunction)
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L power steering VIN: KM8SC83D11
the customer replaced the pump himself. the vehicle was brought to my shop for no assist at all. the rack was suspect so we replace the rack assembly. still no power steering. we then changed out the pump with a new one from our supplier, went through the blee...
2004 Isuzu F FRR 7.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JALF5C1384
I was called in to look at this truck from another shop. The problem is an intermittent engine stop condition. It will run fine for awhile then just shut off like you turned the key off. After it shuts off it might start right up, or not start at all for a lon...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cluster and windows VIN: 1J4GW4854Y
hi there fellow techs, this one is driving me crazy, it was handed down to me by the other tech in my shop, the customer complained about the warning lights on the cluster light up as the gauges dial zero as if the ignition was on but the engine was off KOEO w...
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48193
This jeep came in last week for the same code.At that time the engine was not warming up.We replaced the thermostat.Customer said drove a couple of days and cel came back on.checked code and was same code p1281.scanner shows engine is running at normal temp 19... Trouble codes: P1281
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48K03
Hi guys, i have this jeep liberty that has no speedo. Checked input and output sensors, had no output sensor signal. Replaced output sensor still have no speedo. My mitchell hardly gives me any help. I had a p0500 code i cleared it and it hasn't come back. If ...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48S14
Hey all. This Jeep is not cooperating. It came in a week ago a crank/no start. Had no fuel pressure but power & ground to the pump. Also, had a blown injector fuse. Checked wiring where it rubs throgh on the back of te head. Casing was rubbed trough but no wir... Trouble codes: P1389 (Low speed fan ckt), P1390 (High speed fan ckt)
2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48536
Help Diesel Jeep guru's. I know there must be a couple of you out there, even though this is a bit of an orphan, (10,000 of these made).This Jeep has problems starting when cold, you have to plug it in and have battery charger on it and bleed the air from the ... Trouble codes: P0093 (Either Large Fuel leak or Fuel Rail Pressure Malf.)
1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Warning chime, power windows VIN: 1LNLM82W2S
With key out of the ignition and the drivers door open the warning chime dings very fast. Close the door and the chime quits. The windows can be operated with out the key being on & when the key is in out of the ignition lock cylinder. The clock does not work....
1991 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Brake pedal feel VIN: JM1FC3313M
Customer came to us with L/R caliper sticking when brakes warmed up and wanted new pads at all four corners. So we replaced both rear calipers and pads. Went to replace front pads and one caliper wouldn't retract all the way so we replaced the front calipers t...
2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Power Window VIN: 1YVFP80C26
I need help on the power windows on this car. I replaced the drivers power window switch & the wiring harness in the door due to the switch & connector were all burnt up & the windows were inop. All windows work from the drivers switch except the right front. ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Stall VIN: WDBRN40J13
Towed in no crank. Engine cut out 2x and wouldn't crank after the second stall. Two codes engine control module internal error (203B-002) and CAM sensor no signal both stored. Description of code "internal error replace control module". Replaced w/ new engine ... Trouble codes: 203B0
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Head gasket VIN: 4JGAB57E65
I hope Mercedes mechanic can answer this question: We have indication of internal cylinder head gasket leak. Customer had radiator leak, and for short moment had high temperature. We fixed coolant leak. Engine runs ok, although we had misfire on #5 with cold e...
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S7Y
Please read the information I've provided carefully There are lots of postings for dual codes 175/172 rich on both banks (or 174/171 lean both banks) I do not have dual codes and there is a new MAF sensor installed. Based on the code and f/trims I decided to ... Trouble codes: P0175 (System too rich bank 1)
1991 Nissan NX XE 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1GB36C2M
Thanks ahead of time. Vehicle came in for low power.This Nissan NX runs well until about mid throttle. I can watch the advance on the scan tool and it goes from 30 to -6 at mid throttle. Plugs, wires, cap and rotor,oxygen sensor are new. Ignition timing is cor...
1989 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2WJ14T4T
Install reman ECM, vehicle drove into shop, but has not started since, still have 5 volt refs...spark...fuel pressure.. 45psi...injector pulse... RPM on scanner 9999 never changes and 0 on scanner data from almost everything ???
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L keyless entry VIN: 1G2WP52K5V
I have a 1997 Grand Prix that the keyless entry does"t work,but th power door locks work from both doors.Before this lady traded in this car,they sold her a key fob and remote door lock module. Still dead.Know it is my problem.There are six fuses for the BCM a...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Surge VIN: 1GZNW52E01
I have a shifting surging problem with this grand am . Customer complaint was running poor when cold. Test drove and seemed to run fine. Has no power loss. When test driving first to second seems a bit stiff. Second to third seem to happen quickly, It seems to...
1997 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Starter VIN: JF1GM4354V
Vehicle came to us as a customer new purchase, so no history is available. The problem is a very loud starter when starting. We first installed a NEW starter with no change. Then inspected the flywheel and found some ground and broken teeth, removed the transm...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 4TAVL52NOV
Hello, This Toyota won't downshift into first gear when the truck is moving at all. It goes right in to 1st as soon as the output shaft stops turning. Problem is much worse cold. Disassembled and inspected during bearing and syncro kit installation, and didn't...
1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Ignition System VIN: WVWCB515XL
I need some idea of further testing to confirm hall sensor defective and any other ideas of direction to get the spark condition resolved
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSA29M8X
Car came to us after customer tried to replace battery, battery was bad but fuel pump was inop. as well, we replaced battery and did throttle body relearn. Now when you drive it it does fine until you shut it off and restart the engine then it goes back into... Trouble codes: 01165 (throttle valve control module), 17973 (idle speed control throttle position lower limit not attained), 17988 (throttle actuator bank1 malfunction)
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L engine VIN: WVWND63B13
Hey guys, we have this VW here giving us problems. It has a terrible vibration which shakes the entire car at idle in gear. We had previously replaced the engine mounts, but the problem is still there. The vibration seems to get better if we remove the nuts fr...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L srs light on VIN: 3VWCD31Y24
This beetle came to our shop from a test only smog shop due to a failure for no communication. We have tried our 3 scanners and can not get any communication with any of the modules. The air bag light is on and there are no driveability issues with this vehicl...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS94D31
Help! I think I may be in over my head! Car came in with a no charge. Customer changed alternator, no change. Found no voltage at "L" wire on alternator. When voltage was applied alternator charged. Checked all connections, nothing found. Friday I shut engine ...

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1999 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Converter VIN: WAUCB28D4X
We have come to the conclusion that its time to rebuild this tranny or install a rebuilt. Anybody know a reliable rebuild source? Thanks to all that replied!!! B. [...] and Students
2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WA1YD64B62
Well its fixed after much work, started with basics again checking all wiring and conectors. As another suggested connectors on top of air box were black to black and green to green.Flexplate only goes on one way removed and tried to reposition does not. This ... Trouble codes: P0741 (Torque converterclutch stuck off).
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery VIN: WBADT634X1
Thank you to everyone who responded. The majority of replies recommend replace heater blower resistor/ power stage module. After three days, and nights of .018 amp draw,I assumed the car was not going to act up.My customer approved the power stage replacement....
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Brakes lock up VIN: 5UXFA53502
Cause for brakes locking up is more than likely the brake master cylinder. When lines were cracked at master the brakes released.As far as the ABS pressure sensor it was located at the hydraulic control unit. This vehicle had an aftermarket warranty that cover...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Charging VIN: WBAEV33473
Thanks to all that replied. Altenator( with internal regulator) took care of our problem. Replaced with VW alt.
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L water pump VIN: WBAVB135X6
thanks again guys, New water pump did the trick. Ray came up with the info that I needed to properly figure this one out.
1994 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4AG55M4R
Thanks for the replies, people. %90 said MAF, I unplugged it... got worse I tapped on it... No change I cleaned it... no help Member Alex [...], said, "Get a can of CRC MAF Sensor Cleaner from Autozone!" Fixed and Runs Beautiful! Thanks again! Eric
1997 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L anti theft VIN: 1G4NJ52T7V
first thing is thanks for all the help...all were very good responses..the key to this repair was to notice it's patternn.. which always came back to system loosing it's stored memory..i replaced the instrument cluster and vehicle seems to work good.. again th...
1981 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Doesn't engage VIN: 1GAL5791BE
Thanks to all who took the time to respond. Paul told me what I needed to know regaring the location of the ADL switch. John explained why the ADL switch is necessary for thew cruise to work. Before posting the help request I had run all of the tests with t... Trouble codes: 60 (Check ADL switch).
2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L unknown VIN: 1G6DP56795
I was unaware about indexing the driveshaft until I read the tsb sent by David from New York. Living in Ohio[the rust belt capital] I was unable to find any match marks on the shaft or flange, what I did notice was the carrier bearing sat about 1/16 away from ...
2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Front Struts VIN: 1GYEE63766
The front struts were locked up solid. I removed them and could not move them. I cut one open & there was no oil inside but the gas charge was still there. What was in there looked like a big hand full of putty. I took it to the Cadillac dealer & showed the he...
1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2G1WL54T9M
I recieved several replies about the crank sensor wiring harness, so thats where I started and as it turned out I had a chaffed wire at the motor mount portion. I replaced about one foot of wire in the harness( both yellow and purple wires)retested car and it ...
1999 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Wipers VIN: 2G1FP22G2X
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52J21
found 4 things . removed the lifters and dissasembled and cleaned them. replaced lower injector o-ringsw/correct size, they were binding and not going into the manifold all the way. replaced new after market autolite plugs and wires w/ ac delco sets/ . Autolit... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L lug studs VIN: 1GCHK29U73
I informed customer of proper torque and he is having another shop replace studs and have them torqued to proper spec.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Air bags VIN: 1GCEC14XX4
Thanks for all of the help, i went through system with the tech2 with no fix started from the begining again and found a wire that was chaffed. Problem solved and thanks to everyone for your input
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Theft VIN: 2GCEK13T45
I received the new passlock sensor today & installed. It did not come with key alarm switch. My GM parts guy can't find this switch listed anywhere. I went ahead & tried the 30 minute relearn & it worked just like it's supposed to. The light flashed for ten mi...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GCEC19Z66
Well, I finally have the answer to this vehicle. First off, do not attempt to command the 1-2 Solenoid with the shifter in anything other than D4. That was my mistake. I got myself hooked into what I thought was an electrical problem. Turns out it is a mechani...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L steering VIN: 3A4FY48BX6
Well my original reason for posting this help was to make sure my transmission guy didn't mess any thing up during tear down & inspection. It was my feeling from the start that something was loose. After replacing axles and engine mounts (straw clutching for s...
2010 Dodge Caravan 3.3L keyless entry VIN: 2D4RN4DL7A
well,of the 11 replies, opinions were close to 50/50 as to weather the original keys could be reprogrammed.The selling dealer that I had do the remote start install are adiment that it can not be done. So much so they claim to have destroyed one of my original...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Timing Cover VIN: 1FDKF38G2T
First I am lierally in the middle of nowhere as far as a lot of commercial machine shops go. However most modern farm opperations have some sort of fabrication shop on the them. I found a local guy who built up the damaged area with aluminum welding wire and...
1997 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L no reverse, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTFE2426V
Thank you for the help. I recieved the information needed. This transmission still should have moved in reverse even unpluged. As expected with a beat to death work truck they are not doing anything with it at this time. They will retire it or swap a trans fro...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5349Y
DPFE shorted internally caused all the problems listed.DPFE voltage was .14 volts prior to repair,after repair 1.00 volts.Lean codes did not return and intake noise disappeared.OLDRV & OLFLT did not recur after DPFE replacement.Just goes to show , repair the o... Trouble codes: P0302.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L shifter VIN: 1FTZF17251
THe shifter somehow got moved from neutral into gear, causing the lock-up. Took the cover back off, and aligned the 3 shift gates into the neutral positiion, all good now, thanks for the info guys!
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTSS34SX6
Thank you all for your replies.Thank you James,Paul,Edward,Robert,Jake,Michael for you help.Reflashed computer and had 3.5 At ect pid.Replaced throttle body assembly and van runs good idles good . Trouble codes: P0505.
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L ABS light on VIN: 1FTPW14V07
Thanks for the help. Abs module is not sending voltage to the LF sensor. Ordered ABS module from Ford and it needs to be programmed by Ford. Waiting for customer to return.
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L VCT Phasers VIN: 1FTPW14V57
I'll call it fixed, we all know better, it really needs a new motor. The owner knows as well, and is fully in the loop as to the nature of the bandaid and the potential for future catastrophic failure. But for now the truck is back on the road, has cam phaser ...
1987 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L detonation VIN: 2BCCZ81JXH
well i lost a little hair on this one. after completely redoing the vac system pulling carb, verify egr operation,checking actual tdc, watching alignment marks i made on harmonic balancer, top end cleaning, installing champion plugs,and learning the proper way...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Fuel Injectors VIN: IJ4GW58N82
Changed the Cam Shaft Sensor and problem fix. Thanks to all for their help!
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L park lamps brake lamps VIN: KNDJB72392
hellow..thanks for all the replies..the customer had a appointment to bring the car back monday, but the fuse blew again and his buddy found the short and fixed it, the cutomer did not speak english well and did not explain to me what the fix was...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJ073383
thank you to all who replied. after confering with customer. she is looking at trading it off. for now it just sits here. i agree engine replacement is best option. again thanks to all
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1YVHP80D45
Swapping coil #6 with coil #5 eventually caused a pending cyl. 5 misfire code. Coil is on back order from all surrounding dealers, and should be restocked according to Mazda in a few days. I'm not used to coil failure at such low mileage but this coil is the i... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder No.6 misfire detected).
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Wheel Speed Sensors VIN: WDBHA24G5Y
after alot of testing we determined that the brake controller went bad it is the unit with the electric motor attached .we installed a new unit bled the system and the speedo worked abs lights off .this was a very expensive unit,so we wanted to 1oo% right ,tha...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Air Bag/Srs VIN: WDBRH61J63
Thanks to all that replyed, module had to be re coded to operate correctly, local shop took care of this for $50.00, thanks again.
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L Alternator VIN: JA4LS41RXX
Huge Thanks to all of you that took time to help. After so many of you said that the cam seal is known to leak, I spent a few hours and pulled the timing covers off. I sold a timing belt with new everything but the old seals were NOT leaking. I sent all 3 alte...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L line pressure solenoid VIN: 3N1CB51D6Y
Vehicle is not fixed we did try new dropping resister and ran a new wire from resister to computer which one reply said had worked for them. I had a chance to talk to a tech at Nissan and was told in this situation they always replaced the valve body. Customer...
2002 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6MD27YX2
i did not win this time.receive lots of good suggestion thanks to all who replied.i told the shop that vehicle was starving for fuel and adding propane made it run smooth,all vital signals were checked.maf,ect iat,o2,fuel pressure and value,valve timing ect,ec... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0172 (Lean bank2).
1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AL54N1M
I purchased a ECM from NAPA and a PROM from Cardone. Installed both parts and vehicle starts and runs fine and I now have communication at the DLC along with a CES light on the instrument panel. Thank you for all your help, Bob
2000 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EH45G2Y
Sorry I didn't close this sooner but I left for some time off before the final fix could be determined. Before I left though we did determine with a Tech2 that communication was lost with the Trionic module. I think the key to this one was the fact that the ch...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L pcv VIN: YS3DF58K02
Thanks for all the help fellow techs. What had happened was that the customert gave me yet another turbo to install and I had to ask him a few q's before putting another on. I asked what was done before it started smoking like a James Bond smoke screen. We'...
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