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1997 Acura TL 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4UA2656V
Hello there, I have this TL that intermittently will not start for the cust. In the past when it happens he calls and I go to his house to try it and it starts right up. I have kept the car over night and waited till the morning and it starts up great. The cus...
2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44E94
This car was towed into the shop with a no start complaint...the steering wheel was grinding internally, when trying to start vehicle the MMI would display "Please take load of steering to start" the steering wheel would not lock out when the key was removed. ...
1960 Austin Healey 100-6 2.6L overdrive VIN: 1427819519
A customer brought an overdrive unit and transmison that he could not assemble. The splines are not quit aligned. With the 8 springs removed I used a screwdriver to hold the clutch plate and tried to align the splines by moving the outlet flange without any lu...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L RF &LR doors VIN: WBAFA535X1
This X5 was dropped off and both the RF & LR doors unable to open from inside or outside . Codes in ZKE 90 Central-locking drive, passengerís door , short circuit, & 91 90 Central-locking drive, passengerís door , short circuit. We can actuate the other doors....
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA73584
I am trying to locate the MOST loop conector.
1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L fuel and a/c data VIN: 1G6CD1157K
This vehicle came to my shop with a concern that the A/C control panel & fuel info centre were inoperative. Customer had said that the fuse #7 kept blowing. When the vehicle came to me fuse #7 was OK but the info centres were blank. I located the T.S.B. regard...
2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1GYEE63A04
Hello I have a srx here that is makeing a very load noise in the frt not a clunk but a squeek (not a brake squeel).When i drive forword and stab the brake i get this noise. I can bounce on the suspansion and get no noise but if i have someone sit inside with t...
1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L battery draw VIN: 1GCDT19X2V
Can any one help with this S-10? It has a battery draw and I have found the draw when I remove one wire from the battery junction box.There are 5 studs on the battery junction box and if I take the one wire that is the second stud from the front of truck there...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Runs too cool VIN: 1GCEK19T84
Hello Iatn, My friend a retired tech called me with this problem on his truck. I look through Alldata and could not find anything. Looking for suggestions. 185 seems a little low since he stated it always runs at 210. I am going to suggest a heater core flush....
2005 Chevrolet Aveo LT 1.6L MIL Lamp on, Highway shifting VIN: KL1TG2605B
We put a 20,000 motor in this beast a few months ago. This car runs absolutely prefect. The problem is as soon as the vehicle exceeds 65 mph, the engine light lights up (P0300) and the hold light flashes. at this time the car will not shift in to overdrive and... Trouble codes: 0300 (random multiple misfire)
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L Blinking ABS light VIN: 2A4GP54L66
This van came to me with a code for low voltage at the abs module. I replaced the abs module and that fixed the code and now the abs light just keeps blinking . The abs is working. I test drove the van at various speeds from 5mph to 60mph and did several abs s...
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7FL26X2T
truck came in for cut out problem change coil and plugs went away till came back after test drive changed cap and rotor started cutting out so hooked scanner back up no codes. then wouldn't stall when it came in had to start in nuetral to put in drive just to ... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil 1 primary)
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE Plus 3.8L Reversebarely pulls in reverse VIN: 2D4GP44L25
This Grand Caravan was a new car trade. It was Brought to me with the message "reverse is acting up". So we have no history. Put van in reverse and you feel it go into gear but when you touch the gas it goes nowhere. Get the rpms up and it will start to pull b...
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTDR15XXV
Truck idles and drives well. Runs very rich. Ecm will go into closed loop at first--short term fuel trim -23, inj pulsewidth 2.7ms, o2 sensors at .89v. Eventually, ecm goes to open loop with stft at +3. Emissions remain very high and o2 sensors remain at .89v.... Trouble codes: P1132 (Rich run bank 1), P1152 (Rich run bank 2)
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Transmission VIN: 1FTSF31FXX
Hi Guys I have a truck with problems it came in a couple off weeks ago and customer stated it chattered when it shifted into second. I could not duplicate the concern but after customer told me it sat all summer I suggested a trans service and a bottle of Luca...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L fuel pump redesign VIN: 1FAFP38381
Looking for help, Ford has redesigned the fuel pump for this vehicle. The instructions in the new fuel pump say to use OTC tool number 310-133 to remove old fuel pump retaining hardware (keeps fuel pump in the tank, is NOT on top of the fuel pump). The OTC too...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L horn VIN: 1FTNW21F32
Customer came in with horns not working he had it at the dealer and they told him he needed horns and a air bag. We check it out, horns did not work due to they were disconnected. check horns both did not work, customer wanted them replaced we replaced the hor...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FAF579463
This truck came into the shop with a no start condition. We found it needs a fuel injection control module. After talking to some buddies at the ford dealership about replacing this module, apparently some need programming with installation and some don't. Is ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDWW37P93
truck came in for no power would not run over 30mph.had code p0275 #5 injector balance problem changed injector erased codes none returned passed injectored buzz test.went to test drive.when truck is cold runs fine.as truck warms up a surge onhard accel develo...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L High Idle Only 5th And Reverse Code Po962 VIN: 1FDFAF57P8
This vehichle is in alaska only fifth and reverse. High idle 860rpm instead of 640rpm. No ford dealer near buy closes one is 1,000 miles away. That is pretty much it help.
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1FTRW08633
wow this ones blowing my mind. Truck was towed in from another shop for head gaskets. Just can't seem to accept that. Press test. held pressure. Coolant was full when I got it, no coolant in oil, no sweet smell from exhaust. Test drove, no overheat great heat ...
2003 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L Monitors Ready VIN: 1GTFG25X43
Changed the Catalytic Converter with a direct fit unit. Reset the check engine light and all monitors have reset except the Evap and the Catalyst Monitors. The vehicle has been driven about 600 miles and the monitors will not reset. Last night I had the custom...
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 8.1L defroster temp VIN: 1GTHK29623
Defroster vent only 80 degrees while floor and vents are 125 degrees. Tried flushing heater core and dropped down blend motor on right lower side of plenum and moved door manualy and temp changes from cool to 80 degrees. Eng. temp at 195. Any sugestions would ...
2006 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Electronic VIN: 1GKET16S56
Got code B0145 (Airflow position command 3) circuit rear blower not working sometime it does after longtime; dont know the location of that part imean command 3 please any help would be appreciated
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L steering wheel VIN: JHLRD1859V
Customer was told right front drive axle and tie rods needed to be replaced when oil change done. Replaced both. Customer says still vibrating under conditions getting worse when warmed up, longer driving and under acceleration. This problem was apparent befor...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6658X
This one has me stumped . three weeks ago the upstream A/F sensor was replaced for this same problem . factory Honda sensor was used . lasted 3 weeks . light came back on . same code . cleared code . road tested . set a pending p1165 . same code . replaced sen... Trouble codes: P1165
1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L water pump VIN: JNKCA21D4V
Hello everyone, I am in the process of a water pump replacement on this Infinity and I have just removed the timing chain tensioner assembly to allow for movement of the timing chain via 20 degree crank revolution in a counterclockwise rotation to slack the ch...
2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L drivetrain VIN: JNKCP11A82
Only after the ambient temperature reaches around 70 degrees or higher, When road testing I get a knocking noise (similar to a loose exhaust pipe hitting the under side of the floor board). It only make that noise when accelerating under "normal" start or a li...
2006 Isuzu NQR 5.2L Starting VIN: JALE51B163
No dash light when turn key to start,aslo no crank.work some time.Battery check ok.No power at at key S/W.
1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Alternator VIN: SAJHY1748L
I have replaced the alternator, because the customer complained of a no-charging symptom, which I could not reproduce. The alternator did not charge until you accelerate past 2000 rpm, and then would be fine even at idle (Customer said it had always been like ...
1998 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L level sensor VIN: SAJKX624XW
Hey all Jaguar specialistas, Car came in on the tow truck, customer states "while driving car overheated on him he pulled over and got car towed in." Open the hood and see top radiator hose popped off (by the way he had radiator and fans replaced back in july ...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4FX58S4V
First off I would like to give thanks for any replies! This Jeep came to my shop for intermediate stall and intermediate hard start or no start. The first time i found the crank sensor signal had sever drop outs and also found a almost one volt voltage drop ac...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1J4GW68N3X
Customer brought vehicle in with complaint of no heat. Checked and found broken temp blend doors. Ordered aftermarket replacement doors from Jeepheater treaters. When perform relearn on system can not install doors because position of motors. If disconnect bat...
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L electric window VIN: SALPV14444
Hello and thanks in advance for any help. What I have is a 99 Range Rover with multiple concerns the one that I am working on now is a left rear window inop. First all windows and sunroof were inop. Checked the center switch panel and found that it looks like ...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U80
HELLO AND HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP. I have this vehicle with the engine light on and report misfire to cylinder 2 & 4. I have swaped spark plugs, Injectors and coil packs from cylinder 2 & 4 to cylinders 5 & 6, cleared codes but still reports p0302 and p0304. The... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder misfire no2), P0304 (Cylinder misfire no4)
2004 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L right air spring(bag)
Came in with right rear end sagging a little by 2 inches. I checked for codes and none were found. Deflated both the air springs, and the pump inflated both of them up to the same height as before, right side sits 2 inches lower. I sprayed the bag with a foamy...
2007 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L No Start VIN: 3LNHM28TX7
One for you Ford guys. Got this Lincoln that a used car lot put a new PCM in and they want me to program it because I have IDS. After programming I get a no crank with a P1639 and P1260. PATS will not program. Did not have the original PCM to pull data out of ... Trouble codes: P1639 (PCM files corrupted not programmed), P1260 (PATS not programmed)
1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM2UF123XL
I tough never goin use this any more but iwere wrong ha hey guys need help on this this truck came on a hook w/overheating problem we deal the price and start working ,finish call customer to pick up/we told him need to replace radiator fan clutch.he would do ...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L Lack of power VIN: WDBCB20C6F
This car accelerates normally off the line. Testing boost pressure at the hose for the waste gate, it has about 4 PSI of pressure under full throttle at 40 MPH. However, if you test it at the plug on the intake manifold, there's virtually no boost. Same readin...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Heater VIN: WDBGA51EOP
Hi there Benz Techs. I'm running out of ideas other than to pull the dash, expose the whole air box and start from scratch which is not in the customer's budget,nor authorized, and yet I'd like to help out if I can get around that.I've got hot water, working t...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Draw VIN: WDBJF65H5X
This car was recently involved in a collision which required replacement of the right rear door (maybe only the skin). Since that time the battery has gone dead sitting in the garage overnight, car unlocked, keys out of ignition twice. The battery and charging...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Park VIN: WDBSK75F53
This 500 won't come out of park because of a small lever that is broken which is actuated but the detent solenoid. My understanding this is a common failure. Most of what i have found is i have to go to the dealer. Im having trouble believing this, i have foun...
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Drive-axles VIN: 4A3AK34T46
Hey guys: had this Mitzu come in with a noise & vibration making left turns. Raised and found the right inner CV joint had slipped off the stub shaft splines. Support bearing for stub shaft was worn out (metal filings stuck to shaft)! Replaced support bearing ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D1S
car came in as a no start. replaced dist and now starts but runns poorly and keeps setting p0340. tried second dist with no help. tested power to dist and has batt voltage. also has solid ground. yellow wire with dvom is 2.5 or 2.6 volts and blue is .2 to .3. ... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L wont go VIN: 3N1CB51D75
We have a 05 sentra here that every once and a will the gas is like not doing nothing. Have replaced the t/b and the pedle sensor and still has happened. Does not set any codes for this the car does have a o2 sensor code but can not see that doing it. If u unh...
2005 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L Ignition VIN: 1N6BD06T85
Ok, guys im gonna need some real feed back, because ive done all the tests by the book and nothing makes sense. The back story is as follows, it came in running. It had an awful howling noise from the front. Took off the belt started it and determined it was u...
1985 Plymouth Caravelle 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1P3BJ46D9F
Thanks in advance for the help. sets code 12 module power lost we can't seem to find test info for this code on alldata.car runs rich at times.Tech said he can not locate the MAP sensor or test info as well.Red lost power lamp on in cluster both codes are acti... Trouble codes: 12 (Module Power Lost), 13 (MAP-Vacuum)
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Top light VIN: WPOCA2982V
Reset gears for top drive,Ran top up and down several times, motor doesnt stop when top closed causing over running of motor gears then top is in op. Light on dash for top doesnt go off. Checked the microswitchs and the front lactch and at the rear above the ...
1991 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AL76L8M
Can someone help me retrieve codes on this 91 900 convertible? It intermittently runs poorly and stalls. The customer says the mil comes on and off. I found the DLC under the center console, but the cavity for pin 2 is vacant. That's where Mitchell says the pi...
2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S4BT63C95
Has pcm data all looks normal crank rpm is good fuel pump runs with key test has no spark or injector trigger can not read cam signal in data does not show it car just quit on customer when driving like key was turned off. Check all power,fuses and grounds.hav...
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3VN66W0J
Hi every ones i need help! the truck come with no heat i fine out had no thermostat ?? i install new ones on it and then it over heating???i know it no air in system . I try new fan clutch new radiator but still! what i know from the owner it he had new long b...
1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Drive-axles VIN: JT3HN87R9T
Hi everyone and thanks in advanced again. I have this 4runner in with a 4WD problem. The front different will not lock in I 4wd and the light on the dash does not work. I never messed with this style of 4WD and I am having a hard time find info on it. What I d...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12KXT
I initially looked at this car as a third party for used car purchase. I saw the egr vacuum regulator had beed "melted", and told the buyer it would be an easy fix (not anymore!) if he decided to buy the car. Check engine light was on with P0401 stored. The se... Trouble codes: P0401
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Heater VIN: JTEEP21A74
Customer complaint is blowing cold on passanger side vent but left side is hot, on heat right side is 20 degrees cooler than left, pulled glove box etc to look at vent tubes etc, all is connected, it is a manual heat and a/c system and we dont see any sepeate ...
2004 Toyota Solara SLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1CA38P84
I have the car with Check engine light on and code P2121, and Throttle butterfly inoperative, and strongly suspect a bad Throttle body, I did not find anything here on IATN related to this code or symptom and will like to see if anybody had any similar problem... Trouble codes: P2121 (Throttle / PDL position sensor D)
2007 Toyota estima hybri 2.4L vsc VIN: DAA-AHR20W
scan fault code c1345 (linear valve learning undone),replace skid control unit ,use scanner to do the linear valve learning value but failure
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Cylinder Head VIN: WVWMD23B4Y
Cold morning, customer went to start it up and nothing. Had it towed in. Found there is no compression. Looked in archieves and found sometimes these engines the lifters pump up cold and bend the valves. I am sure that is the problem here. My question is this:...
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Gear removal VIN: 3VWDC21V8Y
Simple problem, Need to remove distributor drive gear to change hall switch. I notice pin is mushroomed over on one end of pin. I tried driving out from other end, no success. Is the pin tappered and must be replaced with new? What is succesful procedure. Than...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on, harsh shift VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
Okay guys this one came in with a complaint of abs light coming on and missfire. Scanned for codes got above codes plus codes for missfire. Replaced maf w/factory part cleared codes test drove car gave it to customer. She came back 20 minutes later saying it w... Trouble codes: P0102, P1624, 01166 (vag code from tcm), 01314 (vag code from abs module)
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L starter VIN: WVWPH63B73
this car will not crank only when coold out bring car into shop then it will work dash lights woor ok radio woorks battery is good every thing woorks fine just wiil not crank has no power at small wirer at sterter wonce warmedup woorks all day til sits over ni...

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1991 Audi 100 2.3L 2-3, 3-4 shifts VIN: WAUBC5443M
Thank you all for your replies. Special thanks to Mark from California and Micheal from Pennsylvania with your advise to wash my hands of the project. After a phone call to the Audi dealer to find that very few parts are still available, we are sending it ba...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6338X
Hi again, everyone, and thanks for your input. Unfortunately, this car is not fixed, though I did find the problem. I did a proper compression test on all the cylinders and found the following: Right side- #1-140 psi, #2-180 psi, #3-180 psi, #4-190 psi; Left ...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Trunk button,License plate lights,trunk mounted ta VIN: WBAAM5331Y
Case of analitis on my part ,It was indeed the wiring at the trunk,I just did not pull the boot down far enough to find the broken wires.
2003 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Rear shocks VIN: 1G4HP52K83
Thanks to roger and jose. I swapped out the acdelco shocks with a set of napa brand and the thing is perfect. Thank you everyone for repling!
1978 Cadillac DeVille 7.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 6D69S8Q224
thanks to all that replied.It ending up being the carb. replaced with a new one and the problem solved. IATN is the best.
1978 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L hyd. lines VIN: 1Z87485422
hello all, thanks for the replies! indeed i feel dumb here, i was bleeding the rear with the wheels on and did not see that the rear calipers were leaking. i was aggravated that i was thrown into the midle of this and did not take the time to do my own diagnos...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Belt VIN: 3GNEC16R3W
36 replies. The fix was adjusting p/s pulley to be flush with outside portion of arbor. We moved it about an 1/8 on an inch. (I guess it moves over time. We have worked on this truck for some time now and have not adressed anything to do with the p/s) Never se...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1CHC23101F
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Electric Window key fob door locks VIN: 1GCEK19T03
Well thanks everyone for the input. I took the door panel off and added tape to the wiring harness and no problems yet. Ive waited three weeks and the customer said it is workng fine. I dont know if i fixed it for sure but for now it works.
2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5L p1776, intermitent
thanks for all the replies, i think the problem was in the wiring. although, the customer took the car after hours, never paid anything. and woant bring it back. so no chance to try again...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Slave Cylender VIN: 1B7GL2AN1Y
thanks for all the help! had to remove slave& master, and bleed by pushing slave rod in & out with master upsidedown.
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L primary chain tensioner VIN: 2B3HD6RX2H
found that the tensioner o-ring was indeed missing or gone, installed new tensioner with o-ring and all is well...was able to do the tensioner by gaining access to the front of the cylinder head by somewhat unorthodox methods that would only be allowed by spec...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L flooding, hydro lock VIN: 1D7KU28D04
First of all, I want to thank everyone who took the time to help me with this situation. Since the dealer couldn't fix this issue, we had a great deal of prestige on the line here. As it turns out, every reply was right on the money as far as the path to the ...
2005 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP24R85
Thank you all very much for your replies. When we pulled the sensors out and looked inside, the notches on the cam sprocket and the crank seemed to look off according to alldata. So we took a chance and pulled the timing cover. The marks were lined up, but the...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on, Injector pump noise VIN: 1FTNX21P83
Thank you for the help. Up-dated all the soft ware for the ficm and the injector buzzing was illiminated. Customer declined to diagnose the egr at this time Dana Trouble codes: P0404, P0405 (Egr sensor A circuit low).
1995 GMC Safari 4.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKDM19W5S
We have gone thru all the suggestions - distributer magnet, compression, chafed wires at the distributer, compression, leak down, EGR, exhaust restriction. The aftermarket injector assemblies just don't seem to cut it. The customer has elected to stop spendi...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L PRNDL Neutral Saftey NSBU VIN: 1GTHK2316F
Induced multiple codes while testing the wiring from tcm to prndl. Couldn't clear any of the codes. Found TCM to be bad. Thanx for all the help.
2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Brakes VIN: 1GKDT13S94
A great big thank you to all who responded so quickly. Everyone's response was the same, indicating a wheel speed sensor dropping out at low speed. This will keep me from car payments for a bit longer. Thanks again to all. Merry Christmas
2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Remotes VIN: 1HGCM56354
Thanks everyone for the help As everyone said all we had to do is relearn the keys as in alldata. You do need the key without the remote on it. If you use a remote key in the ignition you cann't program it Thanks for all the help Doug [...]
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22512
Hello all, unfortunately I do not have a fix for this car. I a few good responses. Through what I have read these vehicles have a major coil problem with them so if someone has a misfire this might be where you need to go. This specific car keeps flooding itse... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65H0X
well, i'll post this as a fix even though car hasnt left yet. customer doesnt need car and lets me work on it here,there when i can get to it.anyway i got an me from beckmann and that allowed it to learn the throttle. now communicates with asr and starts good ... Trouble codes: C1022 (Asr no can comm with m.e.).
2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L convertor VIN: WDB2110760
Car is fixed, convertor was the problem.Found no sign of water or antifreeze in trans.Every thing is working o.k with no codes stored. changing linings did the trick.
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L control module VIN: WDBTJ65H07
all righ, found the problem: circuit 87 relay, wich I was getting a code for; even though it was "clicking" it was staying open. swapped with the rear defroster relay (same part#) and vouala!! Thanks for the help anyways guys..
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GS64C91
Good visual inspection fixed it. Found pinched wire at connector on #2 crank sensor. The wire harness was holding tension on the wires coming out of the connector. As soon as we took the tension off the vehicle smoothed out and ran well. We slacked the harness... Trouble codes: P0106, P1599.
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Evap leak VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
i would like to thank all who place there input. the vehicle returen but i did not get to work on it. it past the emission test i believe the tech exempt the vehicle evap test and did not do the test.
2002 Saturn SL2 1.9L Fuel Supply Line VIN: 1G8ZK52732
We changed the fuel supply line and the fuel pressure regulator which is part and partial with the fuel filter. The vehicle is fixed, customer has not had any other problem.
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: JF1GD29622
I appreciate everyone's help and consideration, however, this repair was unique, here's what I found. One of the ground wires in the 4-wire ground connection at the top of intake manifold behind battery (the black with blue tracer), goes to a multi-connector j...
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L shift down VIN: JT3AC22S5R
4 replies, Thank you all. Dave from Ontario hit the nail on the head when he said to ignore the oil level light flashing (common Problem) and to replace the CTS. Jerry from New Jersey also suggested I check other sensors that can affect shift quality such as T...
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L Alternator VIN: WVWWH23B4Y
Thanks for all your help. I replaced the rebuilt alternator again only this time with a Bosch. Works fine now. Bottom line, two defective alternators in a row. All the replies were very helpful in the solution. Back to basics is always a good idea. Thank...
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