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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Clutch VIN: JH4CC2547N
Hello, First time to replace a clutch on Acura Vigor 2.5L 5 speed. I need to remove the extension shaft from diff but have not been able to locate it. Could you instruct me on where it is. I must be going blind... Thanks
2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Master Cylinder VIN: WA1YD64BX2
Hi all, master cylinder on this one keeps going bad. This one came in from another shop after tech gave up. Originally towed in because RF-wheel seized up. Codes pulled were 00526 - Brake Light Switch-F and 01435 - Brake Pressure Sensor 1 (G201). They replaced...
2005 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Electronic VIN: WAULL44E65
Brake light is on the dash, there is a code 2596 under the park brake system, for low rear brake pads. I finally figured out how to reset it from reading 3mm to now reading 13mm thickness under adaptive value but it is still trigering the light. I can clear th...
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACC0323V
This BMW keeps resetting code P0455. Have "bench tested" purge valve several times, allways holds vacuum and releases vacuum when energized with power probe. I'm unable to activate any valves with scan tool. Installed new canister with new closed valve. instal... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap gross leak/ noflow)
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Starter VIN: WBAAM3344Y
This vehicle came in as an intermittent no crank condition. When the symptom occurs, the immobilizer indicates that the P/N switch is inhibiting the starter operation. The starter can be operatd by applying 12v+ to the starter ignition switch terminal. AllData...
2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L Rear Brake Lite Remain On VIN: WBAGJ0344Y
We are not familiar with this issue since we have replace the switch twice with original switch and the problem is still there. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks to all
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAEV33493
Thank you in advance, this BMW came into shop last week for engine light,and low level coolant light. Used scan tool to identify codes, same misfire codes. Added coolant to top off radiator. Test drive vehicle, and it did not overheat, so I let the vehicle sit...
2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L Air Suspension VIN: 5UXFA93505
This vehicle came into the shop with a complaint of a "Air Suspension Inactive" message in cluster. Found LF corner very low and LF strut clunking over bumps. Scanned module with Autologic and got "64 Distortion Plausability" stored. Cleared code and LF strut ...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVB13576
This car is modified - the muffler has been removed and a straight pipe with tips replaced it, axle back only. There is a dry-filter aFe intake kit with heat shield and MAF pipe. I tried swapping MAF sensors with an e90 330i that was on the lot, MAF sensor was... Trouble codes: 2E8E, 2A2E, 2A2F
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...
1978 Cadillac DeVille 7.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 6D69S8Q224
Rough idle in drive when hot, feels like a miss. Carb has been rebuilt, new cap, rotor, wires & plugs. Runs great when cold, no hesisation, great pick up. Just rough idle when engine is at operating temps. If driven on highway and exit, car will idle fine for ...
1986 Chevrolet C10 Silverado 5.7L Pump discharge screen VIN: 1GCEC14F1G
HI there and thanks in advance for the advice on this one. I rebuilt this 700R4 tranny 4000 miles ago and the torque convertor came apart sending metal through it. I disassembled and cleaned it out and reassembled. In my haste to get it done, I am have this na...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13WV2
Hello Techs, this engine will almost stall intermittently when put into drive or reverse or when coming to a stop at times,has somewhat of a rough idle also,have checked and smoked checked for Vac. leaks,checked cranks sensor pattern,checked egr for carbon, ch...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29U03
Hello to all, and would really appreciate any help on this. Just joined 3 days ago and didn't think that I would have to use this forum this soon, as we usually don't run into problems we can't solve. This is a loyal and return customer for years. Truck was br... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Detected)
2007 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7L Radio VIN: 1GCCS13E57
Hello techs, we have a customer that has a problem with noise in the am radio only. Vehicle is all stock including radio. The static only occurs when driving the vehicle at slow speed and applying the brakes, once vehicle comes to a complete stop, you can keep...
2003 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3HE76K03
The car did this problem one time and now it's Ok.?? Trouble codes: P0344
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3C4FY58B14
Car runs rough at idle and does not respond to throttle at times. Pulled upper intake for compression test has lots of oil in intake,spark plugs were clean, temp plugged PCV hose and retest still got oil in intake. Put pressure gauge in 02 sen hole and did not... Trouble codes: P, 0132 (02 sen. cleared and did not return)
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R7W
Any help will be greatly appreciated. I have a 1998 dodge grand caravan se that simply will not idle. Pulled codes and found the following: p0202, p0203, p0204, p0205 (fuel injector circuit), p0206, p0351, p0352 p0353 (ignition coil circuit). Followed the wiri...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L cooling system/fan VIN: 2B4GP25G5X
hello all, I have a caravan here another guy worked on, so im behind a little on this one. overheats when a/c is left on at idle, does not appear to overheat when a/c is off and just idling. both fans come on at the same time and have seen two different speed...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Lack of power VIN: 1FTJW36F6V
Diesel guys, this truck belongs to a freind of mine. I dont usually work on driveability problems with diesels but i a trying to help him out. 1997 f-350 w/7.3l w/410,000 miles. Truck has a serious lack of power on acceleration. From stop sign or from 30 mph ...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L exhaust smoke VIN: 1FDAF56F1X
ok i hate this thing!!!it starts up and runs fine.. at idle their is a slight smoke if any at times.and some times it has a steady stream.i guess it depends on what kind of mood it in when i start it..any way it really starts to smoke when you drive it it look... Trouble codes: 1293 (injector drive model)
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Transfer Case shift VIN: 1FTNX21F21
This vehicle shifts the transfer case from 2WD to 4WD high to 4WD low and back again using electric motor on transfer case. The electric motor on transfer case is controled by driver with a 4WD Mode switch in the dash. Between the 4WD mode switch and the elect...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55U42
Hey ford guys! i got this taurus that came in for pinging under accel, and lean codes. I performed smoke test to find vacuum leak to no avail. When i attempted to start vehicle again it started for a second and died. I checked codes, thinking maybe a theft cod... Trouble codes: P1235 (Fuel pump ctrl out of range)
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14584
Hello, what i have is this 04 f150 with codes p0021 and p0345 coming up intermittently. truck runs fine but customer has stated that when his wife was driving it, it lost power, no response to throttle and ran rough. I have not been able to duplicate this con... Trouble codes: P0021 (intake cam position over advanced), P0345
2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP25166
We are calling this Ford Five Hundred "the wife" now. I have r&r'd parts, including the intake about 6 times for different tests as needed...tested and retested patterns on the scope(multi discharge spark btw), comparing injector controls and coil driver contr... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0316 (misfire at start up)
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.4L wheel speed sensors VIN: 1FTSX20R48
Ford techs...HELP!!! I got one kicking our tails. Customer is about at the end of our rope and I need a save. Vehicle has codes C1145 and C1155 in system. Description is open/shorted LF and RF wheel speed sensors. We've replaced both sensors, and the ABS modul...
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 6.5L Blower Operation VIN: 1GTGK29F9S
Customer stated that heater would work in high only when the blower switch is in high position & when you first start vehicle. If you move the switch after start then you loose everything. I did some preliminary cks and all the fuses were good. I assumed resis...
1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEK14R8T
Help!!! Truck came in with a starter cutting out. R&R the starter and than truck would not start. cranks fine but will not run. checked the fuel press. and had nothing. checked for power and ground the power was only 10.2volts. good ground. So I R&R the pump. ...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Unknown VIN: 1GKDT13S02
Vehicle complaint is battery dies overnight. Checked draw have a varying draw from .40 to 2.9amps let vehicle sit for an hour before continuig with fuse removal. Draw was gone after removing Fuse 10 PCM B fuse which feeds fuel pump relay and circuit 440 to PCM...
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L oil pressure VIN: JHMCG6690Y
Car came in with an oil light on and an engine oil leak. Customer wanted an oil change also. Found oil pressure switch leaking pretty good and did the oil change. Failed to do a pressure test at this time due to the new switch turning off the light and the eng...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 2HKRL186X2
OK, I know there are many problems with these transmissions, but I need to know the shift schedule from 2nd to 3rd gear. I have some info from alldata but just want to be sure. I know it is going to need a trans but just want to know what I am looking at Here...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18023
Got one here that is making me pull my hair out. This is my service advisors car. It misfires when cold and idling, it still misfires in my opinion when it warms up but only codes when cold and warming up. I adjusted the valves while cold(no tight valves) repl... Trouble codes: P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306 (testing and results)
2004 Hummer H2 6.0L ride height (rear) VIN: 5GRGN23U94
Hey guys! truck came in w/ inop ride height(rear). C0711 Level control press sensor circ fault. Found this code sets when ride height does not increase in certain period of time.(sets code and disables system) Replaced air bags per leaking-worked for abt it a ...
1998 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6245W
Hello Gents, OK what am I missing here? Been round and round on this Jag. Car has no injector pulse, spark is good. Power at injectors good with no voltage drop. Cranks good and will not start until you give it a shot of external fuel, then will run great for ...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Fuel Line connectors
Hello fellow techs. We are having a tough time removing the fuel line connectors at the top of the fuel tank on this Jaguar. We pushed the tabs in and released the outer ring, but have not been able to get the lines off now. Is there a special tool or special ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Blend Door VIN: 1J4GW58S1Y
jay in maryland made reference to "HEATER TREATER"repair kit for broken doors in the heater boxes of these jeeps.has anyone used this kit and can you tell me if you can work through the glove box without removing the dash with one of the kits offered on their ...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air Ride VIN: SALPM16432
Not sure if anyone can help on this one or not. The air suspension is inoperative. Displays eas fault in the cluster. And all lights on the air suspension switch are flashing. Vehicle is sitting on the bump stops. I cannot get into the air ride control module ...
1994 Mazda MX-3 1.6L Starting VIN: JM1EC4330R
hi technician,i apreciate to help me with this car mazda mx3,my problem is i dont have spark,and no check engine lighti check all wires for power looks to be ok,i can not get codes.i try to put an other pcm.if somebody send me some ideas or informations,will b...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBEA30D9K
The Benz came in for a cold soak running rough at idle and no power when cold concern. The car has been getting worse since it has been in the shop to be running rougher even when hot. We dont have the most experience with these cars and only took it in at the...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JN8AR05Y6V
Just need some direction here. Truck runs fine when cold,but hot the tach starts to drop out like a ignition miss.If I accelerate it breaks up like a really bad ignition miss.If I was to go with first gut feeling I believe I have a bad distributor(makes some n...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L noisey idle air VIN: JN1CA31D81
Hello everyone. I have this Nissan Maxima that has no driveability problems idles fine no stalling nothing. It has a noisey IACV when keyed up and keyed off. You can also here it if you listen closely when you shift from park to drive and vice versa. I have re...
1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G2FV22P1V
blows pcm and ignition fuse. new pcm distrubtor test out ok
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L maf VIN: 1G2WJ52M1X
we are having major isues with the maf.. it will not go over 2 grams of air. we replaced it with a few, some new and a few old. this always causes the mil to light up. at start up it builds up to 2 grams but then stays at that... we have checked for vacuum lea...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Hesitation
Car came in with rough running and no DTC's. I looked on the misfire data and came up with misfires present on cylinder #2. switched plugs with cylinder #4 and appeared there. replaced plugs car seems to idle. Now when car is under a load around 2,500 rpm it h...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start, Security light on VIN: 1G2NF52E11
GOOD AFTERNOON TO ALL. SO HERE I AM AGAIN IN NEED OF HELP ON WHAT WILL PROBABLY TURN INTO A COMMON FIX.I HAVE THIS 01 grand am towed in 2 weeks ago no start security light flashing.I relarned the pats system all set.I did notice the key appeared originaland wa... Trouble codes: B2958 (Undocumented code), B2960 (Security system sensor data incorrect but valid), U1000 (Loss of class 2 seriel data), U1088 (Loss of sir sdm communication), U1128 (Loss of irc communication)
2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Engine VIN: 5Y2SL63815
The vehicle makes a noise very similar to a power steering whine. It sounds like its coming from the area around the front of the engine. The noise is still present with the belt removed. I havent disassembled anything yet because I dont even have any idea whe...
2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63B12
hey guys I have this thing for 3 weeks.it idles ok but it will not reb. the most I get is 1600 rpm s.I try a used trouttle valve and still the same.I try a used ECM with no good results.I check the wires from the trouttle valve to the ECM/PCM they are ok. no s... Trouble codes: P0638 (Trouttle Valve circuit problem.), P2100 (Trouttle vave circuit problem)
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6850W
Two weeks ago vehicle died going down road-customer said lights kept getting dimmer and dimmer then died. Had towed 35 miles to Her home. Started up next day and drove to us to check. Alt charged and battery tested good. We scratched our heads and decided to p...
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF1GD70624
This is for you Suby guys. I need to know how much time to quote pulling apart the AVCS and cleaning them out. The car has the poor idle and stalling symptoms and the duty cylce of the variable valve timing solenoids is near 10%. It matches the factory TSB rep...
2007 Subaru B9 Tribeca 3.0L radio/hvac VIN: 1SUHGST76M
hi there i have a customer that is goint to take back a leases vehicle and has experienced a problem. sometimes the volum on the radio will increase by itself and the down button wont work on the radio face but the steering wheel down volum button will work a...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWCS21C21
I have this beetle here that has a bearing like noise at 50 to 60mph. Its gets loudest at 60 from my initial test drive I could have sworn it was a bad RF bearing but spinning it in the air the LF was noisy. The noise does not change if car is put into neutral...
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Misfire VIN: YV1LS5671W
We are trying to get this car passed for the smog test and of course with the check engine light keep coming on it will not test , and the problem is it has to be driven 40 miles after everytime it is altered and the codes cleared . Has anuone out there come a... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0300 (Random/multiple cylinder misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0304
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Misfire VIN: YV1VS2559Y
Scratching head here. Got this vehicle from a local lot. Someone had changed the timing belt and did not use the proper tools. Vehicle came in with a p0014 VVT retarded code. Noticed that solenoid was leaking and our flow chart showed solenoid could be bad. Ch... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1SZ58D51
Please help me the car came for check engine light 1month back has map sensor problem now the car come back with no start customer said that before stall transmission light flashing he try to get off highway and engine stop he could not start again. I check it...
2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Brake Control Module VIN: YV1CZ91185
There is a CAN communication problem between the CEM and the SAS (Steering Angle Sensor Module). Note: The SAS module is part of the SWM (Steering Wheel Module); the SAS is a seperate sensor and is not part of the SWM module. The SAS module and not the SWM is ...

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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L driver's module VIN: JH4KA9658Y
Thank you all, for the help. I found the problem circuit. It was the security indicator circuit in the driver's door. I found it connected to the speaker in the door(same exact plug). This would burn out the module when the alarm was set. I corrcected this, an...
1991 BMW 850i 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: WBAEG2310M
Thanks to all who responded! Several were right in that you can only use bmw wires! The pick-up is built into the #12 plug wire and MUST Come from bmw (not World Pac)! Thanks so much Trouble codes: 16 (Referance signal lost bank 2 cyl. 7-12).
1999 BMW M3 3.2L Convertible Top VIN: WBSBK0335X
Hi everyone, and thanks very much for your help. I'm very happy to report that this car is fixed, though I feel a little foolish now that I found the problem. I had already checked for wiring problems and water intrusion, but had not found any issues. A coup...
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L theft lock VIN: 1G6KS5Y4VU
Thank you for your replies. I fixed the car. The anti-theft had to be relearn the pass key code. The proper procedure for this car is to turn the key to the "run" position (Do not crank) for 10 minutes. Then remove the key from the cylinder for 10 seconds. R...
1985 Chevrolet El Camino 5.0L Carb VIN: 3GCCW80H2F
I would like to thank everyone for their help except for the tree huggers that explained the law to me. All the information was helpful. I do agree returning the car to stock is the way to go but I was simply asking if there was an alternative to installing a ...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 2G1WC58106
well concensus says head gasket issue. customer declined any teardown for repair. thanks
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LT 5.3L ABS light on VIN: 3GNEC1208G
I'm gonna call this one fixed.Sorry for the delay in closing, but since this was such an intermittent problem I wanted the customer to drive it for a couple of weeks. No more warning lights as of yesterday. I have to admit that I "shotgunned'' this repair, but...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Power Door Locks VIN: 3C4FY4BB71
Problem came down to the RKE module. Module needed to be replaced and programmed. Thanks to everyone for the valuable information that saved me a lot of time and my customer a lot of money. Thanks Again, Ron [...]
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L temp gauge VIN: 3B7HF13Y11
after testing all powers & grounds found that problem was in a/c control unit, this a bus system were instrument pannel goes through the a/c control unit. Customer refused repairs. thanks for all the help sorry for being so late on this post.Randy
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Power Locks VIN: 2D4GP44L95
BCM was reprogrammed through the dealer. Power locks working ok at this time.
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D3LS38C75
We released the truck again, It is working properly but we did not find the cause of this intermittant problem. The owner has been driving for one week now. I told him to take it to Dodge dealer for possible reflash/updates but the Dealer told him not to bri... Trouble codes: P1602 (PCM not programmed), B00DY, A1RBA.
1990 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Pre-ignition VIN: 1FTCR10T5L
Thanks for all your info and tips. The one I found most interesting is in reference to a octane shorting bar that looks just like the spout connector.I found a tsb on that issue and it listed many fords from that era and the location of there octane shorting b...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L temp guage VIN: 2FMDA5146S
thanks to evary body that replyed. test drove this so much used tank of gas befor and after puting in resistor. that did help guage stayes in normal range . thanks aiot john.
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Door Locks VIN: 1FMDU35P6T
General consensus leaned toward the GEM. I contacted the customer to get approval for further diagnosis to pinpoint the problem. The customer is a single mom with no money and because this was already a repair she could not afford even if we did pinpoint the p...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDEE14L0V
Finally got this one, thanks for all the great replies. After teeing off to check the vaccum supply going into the egr valve we found that it wasnt sufficient vaccum to open the valve. Traced the vaccum line coming out of the egr and found it broken underneath... Trouble codes: P0401.
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Heated seats VIN: 1FAHP60AX4
Thanks for the great tips,replaced both seat heaters all is good now. Not very hard to replace.Glen had the best replies by setting in seat and moveing around I was able to see heater element was bad.
2008 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Cam / Crank Timing VIN: 1FTYR10DX8
Ford/ Mazda Created a partnership that really is crap! Can you actually believe an a human being would build a product w/ NO keyed Timing gear or Balancer on the crankshaft? This is truely insain @ best. DO NOT ever remove a Harmonic pully from a Mazd...
2010 Ford F-350 6.7L Tpms VIN: UNKOWN0000
thanks to everyone who replied.Especially to Edward from texas who seemed to get the best answer for me.So what i gather is the tpms pressure specs are not changeable.I guess you could all this problem solved,(not exactly fixed) i think what we may do is insta...
2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Rear Tail Lamps VIN: 1GKFK13047
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58J72
Hey guys thanks for your help. I ended up replacing the instument cluster. Then vehicle came back because the rear view mirror burnt his hand while adjusting. Unplugged the mirror and problem fixed. Multiple weird problems I guess. Trouble codes: P1686, P1687, P0325, P0442, P0455, P1282.
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48K03
We finally got the car back today. Everyone said the same thing so i looked at the wiring harness, no breaks in the wires. So i removed the speed sensor and found it smashed. I pulled the rear end cover, found the spider gears with teeth missing. Guess when th...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C5S
Thanks so much for your help and yes this one is fixed! Two problems 1. the first used pcm did indeed have issues but still had a problem with temp sensor going nuts after a few minutes of driving, even with a new pcm. We ran a new wire with a new plug end to ... Trouble codes: 15 (Coolant temp signal high or open), 14 (Coolant temp signal low or shorted), 73 (Intermittent coolant temp).
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2988Y
Thanks for all the help. readings were super rich at idle on first start up but was setting lean codes. replaced maf sensor and fuel trim readings returned to normal. thanks again.--keff took a class on maf sensors and a helpful tip they gave us was ifyou t... Trouble codes: P1128, P1130.
1997 Saturn SL 1.9L radio VIN: 1G82K5277V
had to take to dealer they called gm for code must be dealer to get code
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4S3BH66552
Thanks for all of the responses. A few said the fuel ratio (wideband O2) sensor could be the cause, and that the weird skip when unplugging th IAC valve was normal. I drove the car over 1 1/2 hours yesterday, and put 50 miles in 3 hours on the car today and ...
1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT3HN86R5W
Well thanks to all who put in there 2 cents, It indeed turned out being the crank sprocket. After replacing the crank sprocket and key, rechecked and cannot reduplicate the issue. All I can say for future issues is, if the complaint is similar to this one take...
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AA8846M
Thank you all for your time - I ordered another regulator and had same result, although the both new regulators would hold pressure key off (old one would not) I believe my fuel pressure gauge adaptors on this vehicles were causing a restriction? never had tha... Trouble codes: 232 (lambda control).
1999 Volvo S70 AWD 2.4L Drive Line
Thanks Guys, This one is fixed. It was the torque tube bushing. I don't know if you are supposed to remove the torque tube to replace the bushing but I did it on the car. I pushed the remaining outter sleeve of the old bushing out with an air chisle. I then ...
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Driver's Info Module VIN: YV1RS61T54
Here's the bottom line: The master mileage is stored in the DIM. It is then read and stored in the CEM. But here's the catch: when we plugged in the DIM from the high-mileage car, the CEM read and stored that mileage. IF we had reconnected the original DIM AND...
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