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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on, code19760 & p0365 VIN: WAULT64B03
Customer had car at dealer. Dealer told customer timing belt was off a tooth. customer brought car to us to do job as it was 300 less. Car previously in front end collision. Upon disassembly when the cam and crank tools were installed motor showed to be in cor... Trouble codes: 19760 (cam crank correlation. g300/n28), P0365
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGH8336X
I have a 99 740il with a code p0011 and a horrible noise from the passenger side head, sounds like a loud knock. Had checked oil level, oil was just changed 3 weeks prior. This condition happened upon cold start one morning. Went to start vehicle and noise rig...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cooling System VIN: WBAGH83441
Acts like it has a huge air pocket. I know very little about this vehicle's cooling system. After replacing reservoir, cooling system took over a gallon of coolant to fill. Startup ECT was around 100 deg.(F). Temperature quickly (within a few min.) rose to ove...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L ABS system VIN: WBADT43451
Coding of both (DSC and KOMBi) has been achieved succesfully. Now the problem I have is: When I start the engine, brake and ABS light turns and stays off but when drive and reach aprox 25mi/h all three(brake,abs and stability lights)turns on yellow, and DTC 5C...
2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33492
Hello All, I apologize in advance for the limited amount of data for this vehicle. I have a new customer who brought in his 2002 BMW 325xi for a diagnosis of his Check Engine Light and some other service work. I found a P0035 trouble code stored on the comput... Trouble codes: P0035 (Turbo Charger Bypass Valve Control Circuit High)
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Coolant level warning VIN: WBAEV33443
Hi everyone. We have a BMW 325i with a low coolant light that comes on intermittently. Sometimes after driving short or long distances the light will come on. The coolant is full and when the car is shut off and turned right back on the light is off. The new l...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV334X4
After a unusual cold snap. MIL light on for camshaft "phase" position. We replace alot of camshaft sensors for signal problems but this is the first code I have seen that is defined as "out of phase" Possible stuck VANOS? Vehicle runs fine. these three codes s... Trouble codes: P1338 (Inlet camshaft signal phase position), 2768 (BMW code Inlet camshaft signal phase), 3C1E
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on
BMW techs: I am posting this as I can find no info on this code, nor a description of how this should work. The only description for this issue is that when the AIR is switched on, the 'secondary mass air sensor should show a change'. My assumptions are as fol... Trouble codes: 94 (Secondary Air Mass Air Flow)
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L belt noise VIN: 2GCEK19T6Y
Ok guys after this truck runs for 4-5 min. The belt starts to squeak. When first started it is quiet. The power steering pump was leaking and getting fluid on the belt. I replaced the pump and the belt also cleaned off the other pulleys. Still had the noise. I...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCHC23U46
Scanner picks up random misfires at idle, and at 2000 rpm and above, multiple misfires on only cylinders #3 and #8. Have replaced coils, coil wires, plugs, checked compression (140-150psi), fuel pressure, 60psi both at idle and under load. Sent off the injecto...
2008 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L abs lite on VIN: 1GCGG25C18
this vehicle came in with the abs lite and ip-brake lite on. brakes all work perfect no pulsating or grinding. the pedle is perfect and vehicle stops as it should. the abs does not kick on at low speeds as they do when wheel sencors are bad or wheel bearings b...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.0L 4x4 VIN: 1GBJK39K88
hello group. All the 4X4s (Plows) are in the shop during our winter this year. This is a question for the Chev Electronics Guys When this truck (and others like it) are locked in 4X4 the only indicator is a small dot on the electronic control. (you need a magn...
1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2C3HC56G7X
Vehicle came back after about 60 miles with absolutely no power. Will start and idle but will not rev past 1000 rpm, if I feather the throttle I can get it to barely move to get it in the bay. No codes, engine vacuum is very low 8-10"hg, spark plugs are wet wi...
1993 Dodge Dakota LE 3.9L Lighting VIN: 1B7FL23X5P
Hey Guys, got another winner here. Vehicle came in for inop accel button on cruise control. Diagnosed bad cruise control buttons, re assembled with no problems. Vehicle came back for some strange problems. Horn inop, and relay sounds like idiot buzzer. Headlig...
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Surge VIN: 2B3HD46R62
I need help badly.this dodge while driving hits the rev limiter at about 2400 rpm.changed cam and crank sensor.checked timing chain,checked pin on crank gear all is good.if i unplug cam sensor with car running then drive rev limiter still kicks in.i am out of ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam/crank sensor)
2005 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L timing belt tensioner VIN: 1B3ES66S35
Vehicle came in with t-belt destroyed. A complete t-belt service was performed, with all parts in the t-cover replaced with factory parts. Vehicle came back less than a month later with belt broken agian. It appears the tensioner has failed. All other pulleys ...
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Wipers VIN: 3D7LS38C15
Hello everyone, This trucks wipers work perfect on all intermittent while the engine is not running. Soon as you start the engine and or drive the truck the wipers get a mind of they're own. Doesn't seem to matter what intermittent setting you are on. Some ti...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L power steering filter VIN: 2FALP57U0T
hello. i need some help here. wondering if anyone else out there has had this problem?? taurus came in with the filter on the return line of the power steering along the left front area of the cradle blown out. we replaced the filter with oem filter. and it ha...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L radiator VIN: 1FTDX18W8V
This F150 has had a repeat radiator failure. The radiator has failed 6 times. The failure is a leak at the seal between the plastic side tank and core. 1. Coolant has been flushed 2. Radiator cap has been replaced with OE after 2nd radiator (not holding pres...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: 1FAFP53S3W
Hi Guys I have a draw on the battery in this Taurus that is driving me crazy. Had some weird diag before I found out I had to let the car set for 45 minutes to let the GEM shut down before accurate diag can begin. So what I have now is if I wait 45 mins and pu...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWX335XE
First off, I am not a diesel guy and I've never worked on a 7.3L Ford. I tip my hat to you folks who make a living off these monsters! This truck came in with the complaint of an intermittent no start (cranks fine) cold only. I load tested the batteries (350a ... Trouble codes: P0470 (Exhaust Backpressure System), P0475 (Exhaust Pressure Control System), P0500 (Vehicle Speed)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L brakes VIN: 1FTRX18W31
I have a 4x4 f350 non-dually with a utility box and 100 gallon fuel cell, overhead rack. Basically the look of your typical contractors truck. Beside the other multiple other issue the truck currently has, these brakes are really frustrating me. The brakes wor...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Accessories VIN: 1FTNW21F52
This ones got me pulling my hair out its wierd! started out with the radio and interior lights,power windows staying on all the time, after the key was removed they will eventually go out after the battery saver relay kick out. I first had a hard time because ...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Reduced power VIN: 1FTRF12295
Greetings: Truck Came in with both codes set and ck eng light on. Followed Diag. Tree and saw nothing out of spec. Tech line said to ck the air duct tubing from the air cleaner to the throttle body for any cracks or unmetered air. We put a new air cleaner in i... Trouble codes: P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System- Forced limited power), P061B
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX21R58
Hi all, this truck was towed in stalled on freeway, lost power and stalled, will crank with a no start, we found the engine oil had diesel in it and was overfilled due to excess diesel, we changed the oil just to get some fresh stuff in there and we got the en...
1996 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Tcc VIN: 1GTGK29R9T
At 50-55 mph only in 3rd or 4th gear tcc solenoids are cycling on and off. This is cuasing a rpm "surge". Unhooked the egr and evap sol with no change. New tps installed. All input and output speeds steady on graphing scanner. It appears that the ecm is turnin...
1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GTHG39R7X
This van came in running bad at idle. Code for O2 relpaced all due to the milage. Still runs very rich all fuel trims are way -. Runs ok off idle. maf at idle 14-16gps. map sensor is 26 at idle but this thing is barely running at idle. egr is 0%.The inj tubes ...
2006 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L rear heat VIN: 1GKEK63U56
hey guys i need help, please anybody have similar situation or repair this cane of problem tanks.
2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Door Locks VIN: 2GTEC19J57
Hi every body, i need your help on this truck. I have a 2007 gmc sierra, the problem is that intermittent the power door locks, locks by self while is driving, or unlock by self while vehicle is park and ignition on, also noted that the head lights come on at ...
2008 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Wipers VIN: 5FNRL389X8
Hello, We have this Odyssey here that parks the wipers too early in the cycle. The blades stop when they are about 80 to 85% finshed their sweep and park way too far up. When you turn them on again they then finish the remaining distance, start over and stop t...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51E93
I need help please. Had this Infiniti towed in for a no start. Customer was told it needed an engine due to no compression. I cranked it over and sounds fine - just won't start. I discovered that the ignition key supplied was damaged and was missing the securi...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SAJEA51D53
Thankyou in advance for all of your time. Veh came in with yhe only complaint of a check eng light. We found p0171 and p0174.Ltft's were both 19.5. We found the original fuel filter, so we replaced it and flushed the injectors with our motorvac system, we smok... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Bus Communication VIN: 1J4GW58S8X
I have a Jeep that looses the cluster guages after running for a few seconds. If leave KOEO, the cluster reads fine. I also loose communication with the BCM and the ABS module with the scanner when dash drops out. Door module wiring had some broken wires in th...
2006 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Oil Pump Drive VIN: 1J4F449SX6
Does anyone know where I can get a oil pump drive for this vehicle. The dealer said it could be three weeks at a minimum because they are back ordered. That is with a vehicle out of service order attached to it.This vehicle is for rural mail delievery and the ...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY12471
We recived the truck not running well and the transmission inoprative. The coustomer wanted us to install the used transmission they supplied. Before installing the transmission we looked into drivabilty issues. It had champion plugs in it and the wires where ... Trouble codes: 108 (supply voltage continuous), 12 (o2 sensor 1 after cat), 62 (misfire several cylinders), 75 (misfire several cylinders with cutoff)
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L display VIN: 1LNHM87A9Y
all letters for gear selection appear on the dash except for P for park, tried a new switch but no difference, any help appreciated, thanks
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air bag system VIN: 5LMFU27R84
Lincon come is for the front sagging and riding on bump stops when cold. If it sits out side overnite durring exstreem cold (below 30) the front sags all the down as if there is no air in the system. Upon starting up the vechile the motor runs and i have air p...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L Will not shut off VIN: WDBCB20B5E
The car will not turn off and when it does it takes too long. Diagnosed as the vacuum solenoid on the back of pump. I have the old one out but I am not exactly sure how to position the rod in the pump. I know if it's not attatched properly the engine will go t...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA35D8J
Hi fellow techs this mercedes was towed in no start condition and had been sitting for a year. Fuel pressure test revealed no fuel pressure,replaced both fuel pumps,filter and in tank screen,fuel pressure returned to 90 psi. vehicle runs now but idle is surgin...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L central locking VIN: ADB2020186
this is a C180 ,no central locking operation with remote,switch on dash,boot switch on c/console.ir system works,ie,hold lock button windows shut. cannot comunicate with pse unit with das, have fault codes in eis,B1024,can low dataline,B1021 fault in communic...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Start VIN: 4M2ZU86K64
veh came in,,, starts for a moment and then dies. r/r fuel pump,, no fuel pressure. r/r frps. still no pressure. i have 12 volts to the pump but no fuel,, so i put in another pump,, still no start,, run koeo,, p1237 comes up,,, any help would be appreciated Trouble codes: P1237
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Base Engine VIN: WMWRE33454
I guess this is more of "what to look for" type question, more than it is of a diagnostic assistance type request. As a Ford dealer technician, I rarely find myself wrenching on any off-make products. One of the staff members in the administrative department o...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: 4A3AK54F5V
Hello, My customer attempted a head gasket replacement on this 2.0 turbo. When he got done it did not run correctly at idle(due to vacuum hoses not connected where they go). He decided to make mechanical adjustments to the throttle body idle stop and air bleed...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT31HXY
Have this vehicle came in with the above 2 codes. Could not duplicate the condition. Did not like the fact the upper hose was hot and lower hose was much cooler,tought thatthis could have an effect on PO125, replaced thermostat and temperature got 10 degrees h... Trouble codes: P00, 125 (Insuficient temperature for closed loop fuel control), P00, 173 (Fuel trim malfunction Bank 2)
1998 Nissan Homy 3153CC Pads & Shoes VIN: VWMGE24-40
I am currently in Afghanistan doing a little work and the transportation I was able to aquire is a Nissan Homy 4WD Van. I do not know the exact year of manufacture but I understand the QD32 diesel engine which it has was only built from 1996 to 2000. This is g...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D02
i've reached the end of the rope on this one hope someone can help. vehicle initially came in for an intermittent no start. i performed tune up and replaced all ignition coils as per customer request. problem was better but still acted up. after trying for a f... Trouble codes: P0011
2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L brake pedal VIN: 1N4AL11D16
customer is complaining that her brake pedal is hard as a rock first thing in the morning when left out in the cold and will not depress when attempted or stop the vehicle. After she can finally depress the pedal down 4-5 times it will work ok for the rest of ...
2005 Other Asian xb 1.5L trac VIN: JTLKT33475
hellow all, i have this scion XB with the following complaint.customer reports that intermittently the skid light illuminates and a beep is heard when accelerating at slow speeds in 2nd and 3rd gear. customer is not applying the brakes although they feel the v...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW52E72
Car came in with service engine light on and no power, has po300 and 420 stored in pcm. Ran backpressure test had over 10 lbs back pressure, tuned up with direct fit converter ok, came back with po132 ran diagnostic chart, checked grounds etc fuel pressure, ra... Trouble codes: P0132 (Ho2s circuit high voltage)
2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GMDX03E62
Hi folks.I need some new ideas on this problem.This van came in with a overheating/no heat problem.The customer stated that he replaced his own thermostat and waterpump and the van worked great for about a week and then started acting up again.When he lets it ...
2006 Pontiac G6 GTP 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1G2ZM15186
Good morning everybody, I think I already know the answer to my question, I just don't know how to get there. Complaint is intermitent lack of power or stall. It finally happened to me on a test drive yesturday. I pushed the pedal down and nothing happened. P2... Trouble codes: P2135 (Throttle Position Sensor Ou tof Range)
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Temp gauge VIN: YS3EF48Z61
The customer complains CEL on, temp gauge drops to Min after 5 minute drive. This wonderful v6 came in last year with P0116 (implausible data from ECTS). Usually this means either a sensor or a thermostat. At that time we replaced the sensor and everything wa...
2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YS3ED45A84
I have a saab 9-5 arc kicking my but. Vehicle was originally brought in for misfire in #4 cyl, had code p304. Found intake gasket had been installed by another shop upside down during a head gasket repair. Replaced gasket and reset chain timing as it was off 1... Trouble codes: P1300 (Multi cylinder misfire)
1992 Subaru Legacy L 4x4 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BJ632XN
I have this 1992 subaru with a no start when cold, floods out after a cold soak and when under [...] out, I know it floods becuase I sometimes have to disconnect all 4 injectors and hold my foot to the floor to get it to start. clear flood mode appears to ...
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L turn + hazaards VIN: JF1SF6559W
Turn + hazard lamps inop. I replaced hazaard switch because I thought flasher was part of switch.Not so- Now I see a flasher unit in the wiring print but I cant find it. Mitchell says left side of dash Alldata shows connector at top center of dash. Anyone able...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E4S
Greetings all, I have this Camry that bogs down and will stall when stabbing the throttle. If I just tip in the throttle it will rev to red line. When stabbing throttle and problem occurs, engine vacuum goes to 0 inHg. The engine does have a bit of crankcase b... Trouble codes: 31 (MAP Sensor)
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4T1BF32K73
Hello fellow tech, Thank you for taking your time to help me with this matter. I have 2003 Camary V6, customer changed his own battery and after the car would not hold idle. I think it might have to be relearned or something however I do not have the informat...
2004 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Brakes VIN: 1NXBR32E14
One of my techs has been having an intermittently low brake pedal, that every now and then will go almost to the floor, and you can pump the brakes and the pedal will come back and allow braking. When the pedal goes to the floor, when it comes back up there is...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Unknown VIN: 3VWCP21C51
This Car came in and when you try to start it sounds like it has good compression for about 1 revolution and sounds like it will start but then spins over very fast and sounds like it has no compression. I checked to make sure the timing belt was not broke or ...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Cylinder head VIN: WVWAK73C26
Camshaft chain broke together with the tensioner. Result being bent intake valves and cracked chain cover. Do you know why this happened ? Also if you could advise on the parts selection. Can I re-use old head bolts ? Are the intake valves and head gasket f...

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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUDD68D2Y
Thanks to all who replied it was a great help. The driver's side hose to the intercooler was leaking. This was enough to reduce the pressure to that side causing what seemed to be a false air problem. This is one for the memory bank. It also showed up in group... Trouble codes: P1454 (EGT sensor 1 open or short to ground), P1457 (EGT sensor 2 open or short to ground).
2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 1G6KF57952
Thanks for all the replies. The connector was the problem on the vehicle side of the wiring harness.
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Ignition VIN: 1G6DM57N13
The bank two exhaust cam was off by 1 tooth. You guys hit this one perfect. Realigned the timing marks and it runs like a charm again. Thanks
2007 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GYFK63837
Thanks for your help. I removed the filter under the oil switch. It was clogged. Cleaned and changed oil. Everything is ok now.
1994 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Engine VIN: 1GNDM19W3R
Thank you to all who replied. I had some very good answers that got me going in the right direction. Most said the pickup coil or module which after thinking about it I agreed and put a rebuilt distributor in. Then after I was done cussing because the problem ...
1996 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thanks again to all that replied. Monday morning smoke tested the engine.Found some leaks along the intake runners,but nothing coming out of the crankcase. Removed intake and inspected gaskets.Both didn't look that bad.Replaced with new gaskets and also a new... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air pump problem), P0300 (Multi misfire), P0420 (Bank 1 cat. Efficity), P0335 (Crankshaft position senser problem), P0336 (Crank shaft position problem).
1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start, Flooding VIN: 1GCCS19X7V
I want to thank all of you who responded.Got lucky with this 1 had another vehicle come in that was the same except in good running order.I guess the answer was in my question.It turned out to be a bad map sensor.I saw very little change while cranking while f... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GBJC34F6X
well its been over a week and i gotton over 300 miles on it so far. i am very lucky the trans works great and that transgo shift kit wasn't too bad to install. so far everything is working beyond what i expected from a junk yard trans. now i take the old one a...
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNEC16T22
tank you to all of you tha help me wt this one,the problem was the left side cat was plugup big time, the only problem wt thos is tha ther 1500$ man tha tomush but is fix thankyou, mistfire on one bank po300. Trouble codes: P0300.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Misfire VIN: 1GBJC34224
thanks to rob [...] for clearing this up for me.it was a communication problem.wiring was rubbed thru at the engine harness junction on drivers side above valve cover.once again,thanks for all the input. Trouble codes: P1223 (1 injector output circuit).
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Can not flash VIN: 1GNDS13S24
Thanks for all the help. We replace the PCM and programed it with the GM MDI and all is well. Trouble codes: P0128 (Coolant Temp), P0606 (PCM Fault).
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WH52K85
thanks you all for your help. PCV valve was good but lower intake manifold was leaking vacuum also customer notified me vehicle over heated a few times and we also found cylinder number three leaking threw valve seal. Again thanks for all the help!!! Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T65
WOW 22 Replies thank you all.Thanks to all your recommendations I have proved beyond doubt that #3 cylinder on this engine has a valve problem. Most of you felt that my diagnostics was thorough with the exception of a leak down test. What I did was pull the va... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
2008 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDV23W48
This was a tough one because the code would only set after a 80 or so mile drive on highway. I have determined that the rich condition is not causing the p1174. I dont think that rebuilding these injectors is the way to go, wish I would have went with new ones... Trouble codes: P1174.
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L starter VIN: 2C4GF68445
Thanks to all who responded to my request. I checked all of the suggestions that were offered and didn't solve the problem. It turned out to be something that isn't a normal problem, and there isn't a scanner or tester that would detect the problem. I spent a ...
1998 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Restraint sy VIN: 1B7GL22X8W
the dealer said that they were going to have to get in touch with chrysler and that it probably wuold vneed a pcm. but the customer was going to put a picture in front ofb the lite and take his chances on getting a sticker. If he fails he'll be back and i migh...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L engine VIN: 1B7KF2327Y
after checking and double checking, i removed the pump again and found, even though the impellar seemed tight, was about 1/4" from the pump base.. and there were signs of the impellar hiting the pump base too. Got an OEM pump and there was a big difference in ...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Security VIN: 1D7HA18N72
I was fired from this job just after I posted. Management-Default Mode: The truck is being sent to the dealer, I am told. A Key-Fob is necessary for the VTSS factory alarm system to disarm. I am sorry that I could not follow through on the repair. I thank all ...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7LU38C64
thank you for the replys. not familiar with the cummins was worried that I might have injector or pump problems with oil tank crud in fuel turned out that fuel tank was filled with old stale fuel no oil tank crud at all. I dropped tank. drained and cleaned ...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 5.9L Odometer VIN: 3D7KR29CD6
OK Guys!!!You gave some great advice...But...Here it is.The replacement I got from Chrysler came with the mileage programmed into it. The problem is that the instrument clusters are not programmed to go past this amount of mileage so it just stopped right ther...
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D3HV18P59
Thank You to all who have replied. We have not had the vehicle in the shop yet. when our customer returns we hope to follow up at that time with any updated data. thanks again Mike [...]
1964 Ford Mustang 4.3L Generator VIN: 5F07F18248
First I would like to think all that responded,especially Bob and Bill who were both from Virginia, Bob offered some excellent information as did Bill and Bill was kind enough to take the time to send me the adjustment procedure for this regulator, as to the f...
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Busts Servo Cover VIN: 1FMZU34E5X
This Explorer is not getting fixed. Most of the replys said the trans shop was not rebuilding the trans right. The 3 trans they took out of the Explorer have been rebuilt & put in other vehicles with out problems,thats why the trans shop said it had to be some...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51U1X
Thanks to everyone who replied. Most of you were right on the money with a power or ground issue. Problem is this van had already passed through a dealership & they couldn't fix it but different things had already been done & it left me in a bit of a quandry. ...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Fuel Guage VIN: 1FMRU15L41
Well, come to find out, the first new pump installed in the vehicle, was the wrong length, hence, the inaccuracy of the guage, and the fuel cut out. The tech that installed the pump,needless to say, no longer works at our facility. The mulitple codes from the ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX12WX6
thanks for your help and your time, I got a very helpfull info, most of replys was about plugs,some was about VCT sensor and may timming retrded in one side,Indir was the only one got the fix, he said "Is it possible that the engine is not misfiring and this...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21P56
I apologize for the delay in response guys but here we go. Some excellent suggestions. We had to wait on the customer to get his funds together. We replaced all injectors and fuel pump. We checked fuel pressure and found it to be low (28-32psi). Buzz test was ... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder no 1 balance/contribution).
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14566
Thanks for the help the truck runs good I checked oil pressure it was 33 psi at idle which was good,so I bought a cam phaser for the left side (bank two)run good now. Trouble codes: P0022, P0305, P0308.
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L "wrench light" VIN: 2FAHP71W57
Several replies related to ignition system concerns & all okay. We have checked mode 6 & there are no misfire counters present. No misfires monitored on test drive either. No trans codes. Spark plugs are new, coil packs good. Inspected air filter housing per ...
2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W7Y
My apologies for the late post and I would like to thank Nathan [...], Rich from Calif. and Long from Texas for your assistance. I checked all the harnesses and connectors as suggested and I even cut the wrappings off to check th... Trouble codes: P1295 (Undocumented), P1515 (Undocumented), P1516 (Undocumented).
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22952
Hello,Techs,the 4 that replied confirmed my diagnosis,replaced IAC motor from Honda and made sure everything was clean,did an idle relearn and the engine is idling normal,thanks again for your time RON S. Trouble codes: P0505 (iac), P1505 (pcv system).
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYFI8535
Thanks for all the help,Replacing the fire wall/bank 1 converter fixed the problem.Finding out the engine converters are the bank 1 and bank 2 coverters and the three way converter has no code listing for it at all.Saved the owner lots of money replacing only ... Trouble codes: P0420.
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Electronic VIN: JNKCA21A2X
Thanks for tin and his response after checking all vacuum and all stuff hooked up scanner and went in work support, than went in idle adjusting the TPS was way off at volt of .28 and than narrowed down through scanner upto .12volt i mean relearn the process an...
2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAS08U55
O.K. Here we go. We found the common grounds, 2 be behind the instrument cluster and 1 behind the glove box. When we removed the cluster we found a ground to the right of the steering column loose, we removed all of the grounds cleaned the areas and added star... Trouble codes: P1031 (A/F Sensor Heater bank 1), P1051 (A/F Sensor Heater bank 2), P1148 (A/F Sensor closed loop), P1168 (A/F Sensor Closed loop).
2006 Jeep Commander 4.7L Abs/Esp VIN: 1J8HG48N06
Thanks for all the replys! It ended up needing reset with a Starscan tool. Also the customer did say they had experienced it sometimes at random before...Didn't bother to tell us that... We advised they get the vehicle flashed. Thanks again!
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L check engine VIN: JT8BF28G2X
thanks to all who responded,the fix was replacing the oil control sol. on the back of cyl. head near the radiator.
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L cooling fan VIN: WDBRF92H67
Special thanks to Joe & Richard on this one. 125 amp fuse/link in the pre-fuse box next to the battery was blown due to the wire from it being shorted to ground near the fan plug from the accident. Repair to the wire, replacing the fuse/link and clearing the...
1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1EJO1F9R
This one is still not fixed, so I am closing with a summary. The issue is lean surge one the system warms up. It doesn't starve for fuel, in fact under load (acceleration) it is fine I installed a rebuilt MAF, fuel filter and Nippondenso O2 sensor as was recco... Trouble codes: 33 (Heated oxygen sensor circuit), 34 (Knock sensor circuit).
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D23
Hey there i found that the power and ground wire were switched and switched them back I have a cam signal now after I have a good signal I have determined that the cahin is streched, installed wrong, or something else customer said he is done spending money on... Trouble codes: P0340.
1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HY52K8S
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