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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Unknown VIN: 19UUA56843
Hello Techs, Trying to replace the timing belt. The crankshaft bolt is frozen in tight can't break it loose.I know Honda has always had tight torque bolts. We have put a lot of pressure on the bolt with holding the trans using a break over bar and cheater pipe...
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...
2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B32
I am not an Audi tech, but got stuck with this thing. The car came in with mil light on and evap faults. We have a ross-tech software and I am trying to run the group test 071 evap test. I am getting reed open message and it won't go to reed closed. I need to ... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small leak), P0455 (Large leak)
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L no power VIN: WBAUD13546
We diagnosed a bad eccentric shaft sensor. This requires to remove the valve cover to replace. My tech was using the Alldata procedure. We came to remove the servodrive for the electronic timing control. Two screws hold this in. When we removed screws it and i... Trouble codes: 2A36
1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K6W
The code has set twice after about 40 miles of driving, the freeze frame data is as follows: -engine rpm-950--engine load-4%--coolant temp-187 -st trim%- trim-124 -lt trim%- trim-104 -map "hg-10.1--mph-0---tps%-0---baro-30.5 the freeze frame da... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle control system rpm too high)
2007 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.5L Windshield Wipers VIN: 3G5DA03E37
Vehicle arrived at shop with no windshield wiper or rear wiper operation. All other accessories on multi-function switch are working.[i.e; cruise control, turn signals, flash to pass, high/low beams]. Checked center console fuse block: no power to wiper fuse. ...
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CD5338L
also at 25mph fails at 1001 nox,hc @22,co @.00,co2 @14.6,O2 @.7.with egr disconnected nox will go up to 2500-3000.egr is working.failed cat test so replaced cat with no change to nox.o2 at idle switching from .2-.7mv.after repairs i reset fuel trim.intergator ...
1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 5.7L power steering VIN: 1237X6S407
The power steering is not working in this bad boy, fluid and belts are ok. Also pump is turning :) Suggestions to diagnose as this powers steering is not a conventional system as it has a lower control vale/rod assembly to the pitman arm.
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs module VIN: 1GCGK24R0V
I have a 97 Chevy k2500 truck with a low pedal. The customer put a used ABS module,new front calipers,pads, hoses,and master cyl. We tried 2 more used ABS units and bleed multiple times still with the same result. I think that all of these used units are bad b...
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...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W1Y
anyhelp would be highly helpful Trouble codes: 1351 (high voltage coil 1 and 4), P0300
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L transmission VIN: 1G1ND52J73
Customer came in stating that his car had a "hard shift" when in reverse or forward..I have tested and no codes were present..The customer has had the car for 10000 miles worth of driving, and has no record that the fluid has ever been changed..Checked fluid l...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHC23133
Hi all, this truck came in for abs light on, they drove it in. Checked for codes, found front wheel sensor bad, had to wait for customer to ok repair so i backed it out of the shop and parked it. Went to put it in shop that night,would not start, cranks fine s...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Trans Temp VIN: 1GCHC24404
Came in and after driving a while would come up in display trans overtemp, installed reman trans but would still do it, replaced computor and installed external cooler and bypassed radiator but still to no avail still comes up after driving for a while indicat...
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13655
This truck got a p0305 code i have switched coil put new plug my no 5 plug is always black like there is too much fuel check for vacuum leak but always the same p0305.i hear the injector at all cylinder and they have a good clincking sound could not do a balan... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cyl 5)
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Misfire VIN: 3C8FX68872
engine has only 60 psi on the # 4 cylinder.have anybody ran into this problem,this car belongs to a customer that takes care of it,is there any recalls or service bulletin on this particular engine please let me know,this is a very good steady customer,thank y... Trouble codes: P0304
2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5L p1776, intermitent
Im working on this 2003 300m. Car came in a month ago with p 1776 trans code. Having fixed this problem in the past, on other cars. I replaced the valve body with a reman , with sonnex repair, and new solenoid pack. Car came back a week later with same problem...
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Right Low Headlight VIN: 1B4GP25B11
Customer brought vehicle in, Tail lights & Brake lights not working, and with lights on, when you have the engine running, place vehicle in Reverse, the Right Headlight goes out and will not come on until you turn the key off and restart the vehicle!!! I would...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP44352
Hello Techs, I have this 2002 Grand Caravan that dies at stops and jerks when going down the road. Everytime this happens, the CRUISE lite on the Intrument cluster comes on and sometimes the speedo will needle will jerk. It acts like the PCM is intermittently...
2003 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L No Start VIN: 4B3AG42G73
Hi Guys, I have this Stratus in from a used car dealer. The dealer purchased it from a private owner. It would not start and it was towed to me. The problem is I have no spark from either coil. I have injector pulse, good crank and cam signals at ECM.I have...
1998 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L Check Engine Light VIN: 1FMZU35P7W
When driving go over rough road or bumps check engine light flickers
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMRU1769X
Actually my name is stacy...i'm bruce's daughter. He passed away a few weeks back , but i'm still running the shop. The last vehicle he worked on was a 1999 ford expidition. Was diagnosed with a bad fuel pump. He put a ford motorcraft fuel pump and fuel filter...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L 1st gear engagement VIN: 1FTZX1723X
hi all, im having an issue with a 99 ford f-150 with a transmission concern. It does not want to go into 1st gear from a stop until you rev up the motor to about 3.5k to 4k rpm's. Then the gear engages very harshly and abruptly... if you can give me a hand, i ...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, lean VIN: 1FAFP45X21
Hello all ford guys, I have a 01 mustang gt with a 4.6. Car came in for a rough idle and low power problem after the customer installed own rario and had to jumstart car. I check and no data line run to radio. Car is running lean at idle and will intermitent l... Trouble codes: P0136, P0156, P1131, P1151
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U22
Hi guys I have a 2002 Ford Tauras here that the Fuel cap off indicator light comes on at times, is currently on now, I have checked for codes and found no codes, evap or otherwise. I have performed evap leak test with IDS with no leaks found, and smoked system...
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L blendor door actuator VIN: IFMZU72K13
Well guys, this is my wifes vehicle and as we all know, our own vehicle are usually the last to get fixed. Seeing as the temps are dipping below freezing, my wife would like some heat in her vehicle. This started last spring when my wire informed me that the ...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 1FMZU73K95
Thanks in advanced for your help! My Issue on this Ford is what sounds like spark knock on heavy accel. I can make the noise during hard power break right as the wheels want to spin. I checked for codes and ran the KOEO and KOER test, no issues or codes found....
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Will not take fuel VIN: 1FMZU73E15
Truck will not take fuel from a gas pump. Hes been adding fuel with gas cans for months. No codes,removed vent hose,vent valve and filter no problems. We dont find anyhting in the filler neck.thanks kevin
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1FDXE45S96
Have truck here with customer complaint fual gauge goes to empty intermitently, perform pinpoint test for b1202 (open fuel sender ckt. and symptom chart, stated to replace sending unit, sending unit has already been replaced, verified proper operation of sendi...
1998 Honda Civic GX 1.6L Misfire VIN: 1HGEN1641W
Well folks I had one nerve left and this car has officially run it over!!! I have 3 hairs left as the rest I have pulled out. If some one could either help me or take me out of my misery I would greatly appreciate it. This car will on occassion run poorly in t...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL18622
No start read rpm with modis, no spark or injector noid, fuel psi ok crank sensor? Trouble codes: 1399 (Misfire)
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L rear air susp. VIN: 5GRGN23U73
hello hummer tech's thanks in advance for help this vehicle is driving us crazy. if parked on level vihicle will stay up indefinetly. If parked on uneven ground over vehicle goes down in 30 minutes.
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L sunroof VIN: SAJDA01N22
I have a 2002 S-Type where the sunroof opens all the way when car is started. This is a used car lots vehicle with low battery. It is obvious lot person has been jump starting this car. It use to close with switch now once it is opened it will not close. I cle...
1988 Jeep Wrangler Laredo 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2BCCV8145J
Hello All. This Jeep is driven very little as it is a local trucker's "toy". Complaint is that engine stalls on decel like coming to a stop sign and cold idle. Thus far I performed basic tune up. Plugs, wires, cap, rotor, timing, etc. I was performing the idle...
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Lighting VIN: KUDUP13125
We are still working on this. Also checking the DRL system. All turn signals and brake lights work. We have been working on this off and on for several days. The tail lights are very stubborn and the wiring diagrams cannot be correct. No tail lights is the pro...
2007 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L o2 sensor VIN: 1GH23H5SDF
I just put an engine in this kia and am finding out now that the o2 sensors will plug into ANY o2 sensor connector. My alldata wiring diagram calls the sensors 1,2,3,and 4. I have good pictures of where the wire-end of the 02 sensor should plug into but no pic...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L rocker arms-pushrods VIN: SALTY16433
This things been on our island for years. an old GF owned it, blew head gasket years ago, we fixed that and updated several things on it. Lately it's had a lean code both banks and MAF sensor was also bad. Smoked the intake and there was an intake leak. I've d...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L overdrive VIN: JTJHF10U32
told by lexus dealer after scanning that she needed a new tranny at a cost of $6000. i removed tranny pan found no problem with fluid color or any traces of metal or clutch particles.I replaced old filter and added the special syn. fluid recomended by
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W6V
Stall on initial startup. There is an extended crank symptom and low idle followed by stall. We can then immediately start it again on the second attempt and no stall condition is present. No other driveability symptoms present. Only failure to stay running on...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Charging, Electrical System VIN: JM1BJ24642
This is my personal vehicle; Surges @ idle and while driving. Head lights & interior lights go dim , then get bright in sink with the rise and fall of engine idle. Solus-Pro Scan tool: DTC-P1632 Generator out put voltage to PCM less than 8 volts. DVOM voltage ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Dash Mil Light VIN: 4JGAB54E61
To all the mercedez mechanics. We don't work on these very often so when one comes in, we cringe. The customer was complaining the ABS and brake warning lights keep go on and off while driving and the warning buzzer would sound. Scanned all the modules and the...
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRC33576
Wolud like to get any other information on this car. as to why I can't get into the dme. Thanks.
1995 Mitsubishi canter 8.2L transmission shift VIN: FH218C-501
Hi there i have a 1995 fuso small truck with an exedy automatic transmission. it does not change gears well but does not slip i would like to know if anybody can tell me the tps voltage settings ie min and max voltages if i alter it even a small bit the check...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G92
This car pops these codes after 2 key cycles. The 12 volt, 5 volt and ground are all intact. The cam and crank sensor are within spec while running. 2.5 - 3.02 volts for the cam and 3.8- 4.00 for the crank. The scope shows good wave form. The tone ring on the ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0335
1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Timing VIN: 1N4DL01D0X
Question on Cam Timing: Alldata and Mitchell both show a picture from Nissan on the intake camshaft keyway lining up to a 9:30 position and the exhaust camshaft at a 12:00 position. However I have read some posts here and a tip on Mitchell to put them both at ...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D61
Nisn. Techs...I have a mobile diag business in San diego. A shop pulled the code P0100, then replaced the MAF sensor. The problem continued so the orignal MAF was reinstalled. And they called me. The P0100 didn't return during my testing but a Bank 1 rich code... Trouble codes: P0100 (Maf)
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L drivability VIN: 3N1CB51D63
Hi iatn 2003 nissan sentra Customer states that the car will race or serge when applying the brakes heavy, or sometimes when parallel parking like someone is pressing on the gas. The problem is very random and very intermittent i have personally driven the car...
2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 5N1AN08W26
I have an 06 nissan xtera that had 3 gallons of water in a full tank of gas.the custumer said he drove about six miles after filling truck with the contaminated gas.we put truck in the bay drained all the gas out of the tank and ran the engine with the motor v...
1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WP0CA2980V
Hello, this Boxter has no compression on cylinder #1. No noise in engine, no smoke, no indication of blown head gasket. Other five cylinders have approx. 150 pounds. Have heard that this engine has a history of problems and needs special tools to repair. A use...
2000 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L abs VIN: YS3EH45G5Y
Vehicle has the TCS OFF light on continuously in dash. We cannot access with our Genisis any computers except generic OBD 11. Using the wiring diagram we checked all fuses, grounds and removed and reinstalled the ABS/TCS module connector. We replaced the TCS s...
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...
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L power door locks VIN: JTDBE32K04
Power lock only unlocks driver door with the key, the fob or the power lock button. All doors will lock with the key, the fob or the power lock button. Only the Passenger front door and both rear doors do not unlock with the key, the fob or the power lock b...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, No power at all VIN: 3VWSF29M3X
this vehicle has NO power at all takes 2-5 minutes at least to get uo to 60 mph ? all the archives says intake clogged ? how hard is this to perform and does the intake have to be replaced and or any other components. I have limited experiance with this Thank ... Trouble codes: P, 1256 (Coolant temp), P, 1403 (Egr / intake clogged)
2008 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L exhaust VIN: YV1MS38298
this vehicle appears to have exhasut noise at cold start but after a minute or two the noise goes away checked for exhaust leak none found and the noise is not like an exhaust leak noise but like a baffling sound for about a minute or is this normal or can any...

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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Clutch VIN: JH4CC2547N
The shaft cover was behind the LR trans mount. Removed LR trans mount and large steel cover and shaft was inside. Thanks For The Help
2000 Acura TL 3.2L +Vsa/Srs VIN: JH4KA965XY
Well many thanks to Seth, Dale, and James for taking the time to post some guidance. Searching about on the Mitchel & Alldata I did find enough info to do an overview and attempt a fix using the diagnostic socket mentioned PT#07PAZ-0010100. Having obtained th...
1983 Audi 4000 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WAUFA0814D
2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WAUDC28D1Y
Thanks for the help it ended up being the blower resistor. On mitchel wiring diagram it did not show one so we overlooked it Thanks again Tom
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ3342K
thanks for your help, we reprogrammed the dme there was a software update, the evap seems to be working ok. Trouble codes: P1449.
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L 1st gear start VIN: 2G1WF55K84
The trans still has some concerns, but for now I will close this request. The opinions were split 50/50 to teardown & look for sticky valves or try snake oil. (snake oil is not in my toolbox). I will continue to put miles on car and change fluid often & see w...
2007 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L steering
After rechecking this vehicle it was determined the column was the source of the noise. Replaced the column and all is ok.
2007 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4E042 6.6L fan clutch VIN: 1GBE4V1917
thanks for the help sent truck to dealer for computer replacement under warranty
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2C4GP44391
turns out that the entire problem was a cam possition sensor firing erratically even with the key on engine off triggering the fuel and asd relay to switch on and off. thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: P0320, P0601.
1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, vibrates like a miss VIN: 3B7MC33W4T
I did a full compression check and everything checked to be within specifications. I have a snapon carbon clean machine and we did a carbon clean for aprox. 30 minutes. it did not fix it at first it had to sit for 30 minutes or so inside the injectors and now ...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Oil Preasure Sending Unit VIN: 1B7GL22X3W
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Lack of power VIN: 1FTJW36F6V
i replaced #3&6 injectors and the wiring harnesses. changed oil again and replaced all of the glow plugs. smoked like a barn on fire for the first few miled but did clear up. thanks everyone for all the help
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L #8 glow plug VIN: 1FTSW31F8Y
Huge thanks to everyone. As everyone said let it soak get it to slide up and down then crank it Boom out it comes never did find where it went but its back on the road again you guys are the best. Dennis
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDWX37P56
Dropped the pan and found a LOT of bushing shavings. Pulled the thing back out and apart. The only damage was the bushing in the hub that rides on the nose of the forward planetary carrier and the pump bushing. These scarred the forward carrier and the torque ...
2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP25166
Thank you for the replies everyone. I was looking for a cylinder specific issue that was temperature related and although it took some rechecking of scope patterns I had already looked at, I did find the issue. The PCM fires multi spark below 1200 rpm and was ... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0316 (misfire at start up).
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Fuelgauge VIN: 1FTNF20507
Sorry I can't post an actual fix for this truck as of yet but we're still working on it. The Ford dealer programed the cluster as requested but the fuel gauge would still not work. I was informed that the sending unit was bad. They changed the fuel pump module...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Trans fluid VIN: 1FMFU16508
I am going to go ahead and close this. I have tried all things recommended by those on line here, by the manufacturer of the equipement, by the BG rep, and even by those who work on transmissions everyday. Everyone said to make sure it is hot, raise the idle...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18023
Thanks for the help guys. As far as there being a bulletin for the egr, that is for cruising speeds not idle. It ended up being a bad fuel injector, since they are relatively cheap we just replaced them all. Trouble codes: P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306 (testing and results).
2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HJYK16536
well first off i would like to yhank everyone that took the time to help. i think that adjusting the valves is all that was needed but the dealers and no one else had the gaskets in stock so the customer declined the repair. thanks again and if they bring it b... Trouble codes: P2279 (intake air system leak).
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Suspension VIN: SAJEA51C72
Thanks for the replies. Jeffrey from New Jersey had the right answer. The links on the rear suspension were worn out causing the problem. Replaced links and handled great. Links did not have any movement with wheels off the ground, but need to be checked with...
1995 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FY29S0S
thank you everyone I replaced the aftermarket magnaflow cat converter with the dealer part and nox dropped to less than 50 thanks everyone that input there information thank you
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Blend Door VIN: 1J4GW58S1Y
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48193
well even though all the readings look good on the scanner i took a chance and replaced the coolant temp far every thing looks to be good.the code has not come back yet. thanks. dave Trouble codes: P1281.
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48S14
Thanks everyone for the replies. Most sugested the Cam/Crank sensors, which was my feeling also. Finally got the car to act up and checked spark & injector pulse. Both were present, which eliminated the Cam/Crank sensors. Put the scanner on and noticed the TPS... Trouble codes: P1389 (Low speed fan ckt), P1390 (High speed fan ckt).
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S54
Well after inspecting the wire harness visually, with a DVOM and with a head lamp, I found no problems with the wiring. Scoping all the 02 sensor circuits. Even got side tract to learn more about bias voltages while using a scope. We decided to warrenty the pc... Trouble codes: P0031 (B1S1 Heater circuit low).
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L light VIN: KNDJC73363
this fine piece of junk is fixed the problem was the electro magnetic clutch inside the transfer case it was shorted cuasing the issues that this vehicle was having.
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BF28G7X
Thanks for all the great input. Here's what I found out. As some stated you can't program the master key to a used PCM using the factory tool. (MasterTech 3100). When you buy a new/rebuilt PCM they come in key learn mode and will match/learn the keys. Have all...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1LNFM82W0W
I regretfully removed the dash and found absolutely nothing. Everything is in great condition. I triple checked the blower motor direction and the cage. I even swapped wires to make sure which blew better. From the start, my gut was telling me it was a des...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L soft top VIN: WDBFA66E2M
Thanks all for the advice. After countless hours of switch and circut testing, I took Don [...]'s advice and bought a code reader on ebay. After clearing several codes I had one set, code 27, low voltage. I tested the battery and found it was bad(failed load t...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L shift pressure regulating solonoid valve VIN: WDBNG70JXY
First I like to thank every one who helped me with the problem. I finaly change the tcm (Tran. control unit)Part # [...] from benz dealer which requier vin and millage during the order. However i learned no need to send the whole vehicle to the dealer ...
1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3CT64U3L
cts connector was missing and spade terminals were used after checking source voltage and groung at pcm found wire switched from coolant temp switch with wire from ctsensor the cts was seeing 9-10 volts instead of 4.5 siwitched it up all is well.Thanks for rep... Trouble codes: 21 (Cts).
2008 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4A3AB26F18
Well the customer finally came back for a Throttle body service that we had recommended, All is running GREAT now! Thanks for the replies! Thanks again IATN! Fred Freds Mobile Service Trouble codes: U1073, U1109.
1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JN8AR05Y6V
I installed a ignition distributor,purchased from Nissan and was Reman. Truck starts and run good ,plenty of power with no breaking up.Thanks for the insight I know that there was not much info to go on and I appreciate all whom have replied. As usual you all ...
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L NATs VIN: JN1CA21D9X
Thank you for your input...we ended up sending it to the dealer because of not being able to communicate with that particular module and we have not heard back yet what their results were. I will post an update when I hear more from the customer. Thanks agai...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Hesitation
Thank you all for the info. Tim i tried what you offered and still nothing. I Ended up doing a running compression test and the results came up at almost 110psi. took the cat out car ran great. Replaced the Converter and all is well. Thanks for your time every...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L readiness monitors VIN: 4T1BF32KX2
I am closing this post but not as a fix. The customer drove the vehicle for over 400 miles since I last cleared the codes on 10-28-10 and came back today 11-11-10. Scanning the vehicle I found all the monitors but the cat had ran and passed and that there were... Trouble codes: P0430, P0116.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Forward engament VIN: 3VWRH29M51
Hi group: We change the control valve body and the vehicles stars perfect. We donīt note any strange at simple view: the valves are free, the check balls are in correct position, the solenoids have normal resistance and electrical operation; I think that the ...
2006 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L self leveling VIN: WVGMM77L96
Thanks to everybody that took their time to reply. especially Mark from California. The car needed to be brough back to basic settings and also there was a blown fuse on the pump circuit. So fr so good and customer is happy..
2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Brake Control Module VIN: YV1CZ91185
The problem was a defective SAS (clock spring) that caused the SAS module to be unable to communicate with the CEM and the rest of the CAN. The defective SAS also kept the SAS module from being able to be programmed. I plugged in the original SAS module (par...
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