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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L cam seals VIN: WAULT64B92
customer droped off his Audi with a heavy oil leak. (right front of engine) looks like cam seal type of oil leak, so we pulled off the timing cover to inspect. to me it looks like the solinoid controlling the vvt is leaking. we found a TSB stating to replace c...
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Charging lamp VIN: 5UXFB335X2
Hey BMW gurus, Just want to throw this one out there to see if anyone else has run into this. An 02 X5 4.4 arrived at my shop from a local dealership with an unusual problem after they resealed the intake manifold. The charging system warning lamp is on whil...
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L wipers VIN: 5UXFB53596
installed wiper swtich
1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L P/S Pump Mount VIN: 1G4HP52K7V
customer turned corner to park and heard a pop. One bolt had backed itself off p/s pump leaving the other to hold until it broke off evidently after some time from the look of it. I managed to drill out the broken bolt with a borrowed 60 degree drill. The hol...
2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L starter VIN: 1G6KD57Y16
Starter relay does not get "start" signal from Engine control module. Using Snap-on Verus we get no antitheft system codes. When we check Body control module for a 'start' signal while cranking ignition key, the crank signal is present while reading scanner. H...
1992 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCEK14K0N
Have a good friend of mine working on this one, he owns a machine shop and had this guy bring in some motor parts for machine work. He did the work and the customer put it together themselves. When they got the thing running it ran horrible so they brought it ...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Driveline VIN: 1GKFK16R3X
Van has intermittent driveline vibration at 60 mph. Feels like every 20-30 seconds you are hitting ruble strips on the side of road. Sometimes frequency is small, barely felt, other times whole van shakes. All u joints have been replaced 4 new tires TCC wa...
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...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L MIL Lamp on, Reduced power VIN: 1GCEC19VX3
Vehicle came in with code p1515 and reduced power light on. Cleared code and test drove. Under accel about 2000 rpm engine goes into reduced power mode and you can not go over 15 mph. Checked all eight wires at throttle body by disconnecting connectors at thro... Trouble codes: P1515
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14X93
I was just searching to find out if anyone may have ran into this. I believe it is a module concerne. Trouble codes: P1626 (pcm has not established communication with bcm)
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S86
Vehicle came in for intermittent mil, found p0171 in history. check for vacuum leaks(smoke check), checked for 02 response responded quickly for forced rich(carb cleaner) test drove with fuel pressure gauge attached and found no problems. Did notice maf to be ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank)
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H9S
Vehicle stalls about 10 seconds after it has been started. Ignition system is fine. 12 volts is supplied to the injectors. On start up, the PCM triggers the fuel injectors by supplying a ground. After a few seconds, the PCM stops triggering the injectors. A fe...
1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45H7X
We got this car from another shop. They installed used engine, duralast distributor & used would not ground at pin 31. We got the customer to bring us the original pcm & got the car to crank but no start, no spark & only 1 injector pulse w...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Starting VIN: 1C4GP44G3Y
Vehicle belongs to friends of mine and they have owned it since new. Recently, they had noticed that the van would on occasion develop a hard start symptom. The engine would turn over, but slow and rather weak. The engine will start and after it was started, t...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AG52H42
Replaced Engine with used motor from 01 Stratus coupe put new timing belt in before instalation. Car starts and runs fine but p0335/p0340 codes set at key on. If you clear them they stay out until restart. Have swaped crank sensor from original motor rechecked... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Circut), P0340 (Cam Circut), P0403 (EGR Control Valve)
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L keyfob VIN: 1C3EL46X52
this program is great.i had a iod fuse problem which i learned in the database fixes. while i am here and done all this typing i thought i would ask if ya'll could tell me how to program the key fob for this car.also if an 05 stratus is same. i have a solus an...
2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L solenoid a VIN: 2B3KA53HO6
vehicle in limp in mode i think only goes 40mph and no gear change has p0700 and p0748 press solenoid a elec problem cleared dtc and resets as soon as you drive off wondering if any chrysler techs run into this problem cannot find ant connector views or pin nu...
1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU24X8S
I only get MAF voltage from the brick. No GPS reading. I only know grams per second. I am getting .85 - .89 volts at idle. Does anyone know what I should be looking for in volts from this MAF?
1994 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L pcm fuse VIN: 1FMDU34X9R
Car came in with no start. After diagnosis replaced fuel pump, and EEC fuse approximately 1 month ago. Car left running just fine. Car was towed in over the weekend with a no start. Upon further checking found EEC fuse to be popped again. Put new one in turn k...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X9S
Vehicle was here six months ago for a misfire problem that had been to other shops and no cure was determined. The problem is #4 spark plug fouls out. We confirmed fuel pressure, air, fuel regulator not leaking, compression (165), running compression (50 psi/b...
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU18W8W
has a misfire on cylinder 1 and 8 .coils are good. Trouble codes: P0301, P0308
1997 Ford IHC 4700 T44 .0L No Start VIN: 1HTSCAB67W
This is an 1997 IHC 4700, T444E truck for a vol fire dept. I posted it in the Ford section because there is not an IHC choice. I am not experienced in these heavy duty trucks. It will crank, no start. It will run on starting fluid, fuel is getting to the inj p... Trouble codes: 543 (ecm/idm IDM fault not recieving data), 242 (532 - fuel inj snch smbol high), 532 (fuel inj snch smbol high), 544 (inj fault bank 2), 221 (SCCS circuit fault)
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L 4th 5th VIN: 1FMYU24E8W
Truck came in with no fourth just revs out never even atemps to shift into fifth. With my verus hooked up i drove and manually shifted trans with verus and when forth is commanded it just would rev. I pulled the pan with my verus hooked up tested all solenoids...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Vacuum VIN: 1FTYR10VXY
Vehicle came in to us with high idle/drive idle. Currently it's running @ around 1500 RPM at idle both cold and hot. We've tried everything that we can think of for testing to include re-programming the computers with IDS. Only thing that we've found on this t...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X6Y
i have a mustang that is not starting, i have replaced pcm and intake, intake because it didn't have one. it has spark and injector noid. the spark moves around the motor as it should but the fuel injectors all pulse at the same time and flood the car out. put...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51401
Hello, fuel pump relay fuse #5 in battery dist. box was blown replaced fuse and it has not blown again so far. it seems to me i had this once before and there was a wire rubbed through by jack or on floor in back under carpet. I checked all of that and it is ...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56S9Y
I have a Taurus here that is driving me crazy! On the first crank of the day cold it will spin but not run. When this occurs it looses injector pulse and fire. I still have power to the injectors and the coils but the computer stops grounding them. I have repl...
2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDAF56P55
hello to all. this is more for a ford tech,this client has a fleet of 5 of these trucks and now there are two with this is a04 and the other 05.just while driving the engine has shut down and cranks but no start.checked pressure att fuel pump,thats...
2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Power Steering Pump VIN: 1FAHP34N26
This particular vehicle has been a mystery, after approx 6-8 months the power steering quit working. This had has 4 power steering pumps,..all Ford/Motorcraft Reman Pumps,.as well as a new Rack assembly,..Has anybody experienced this with Ford Reman Pumps? or ...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDWF36P57
This truck was towed in from another repair shop for a no start concern.They replaced the oil cooler but still no start.checked and found icp pressure was 0psi.No oil at oil filter while cranking.Removed and found oil pump scored. Installed new pump and front ...
2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GKDT13S82
we have an 02 enyoy with an idle problem. as long as you dont turn on the heater on it will idle just fine. as soon as the heater fan is turned on [doesnt matter wich speed] the engine stahlls almost emediately. you can keep the car running by holding your foo...
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTHK23D46
This is my brother's truck. he's had it 3 years now,used to do a little over 600 kilos on a tank (+-50km)for winter or city driving. Now it's 350-400km. No codes, no abnormal smoke out the tail pipe, no misfire or hesitation. Checked egr operation ,seems ok. A...
2006 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GKFK66U56
Hi. I have a 2006 Yukon 6.0L problem. While driving, the truck shut off and cust stuck in left lane of hi way.Towed into shop.Once in the shop, it ran for 15 mins perfectly, and abruptly shut off.Testing and checking only saw Fuel pressure seemed low @52psi. W... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evaporative Emisson System Leak)
2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SL 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GTHK29K87
hello and thanks in advance for any help. i have this gmc 2500 hd truck we just put a new 6l90 trans unit from the dealer into the truck. i now have a u0101 code for high speed lan cercuit. i have checked pins at the conector per a bulltin i found all seems to...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22932
Hello, I have this 02 Honda Civic that intermitaly setting a P1457 EVAP control system leakage, I preformed the TSB 08-016 that installed a new EVAP kit along with a new fuel tank o-ring. The problem is I use EASE software to diagnos it and for the honda it do... Trouble codes: P1457 (EVAP control system leakage)
2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JMHFA36277
thanks for checking this one out. we are still learing about these hybrid systems so we dont have much info on them yet. this car has 2 codes stored. u1204 for an IMA can fault and poa07f for battery module deterioration. I did find a bulleton for a software u...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D13
Hello. I have a Hyundai here that I wish would just go away and I need your help to make that happen. This car runs great to performance problems, it has a CEL on and some codes. My first code is po420 which is a cat code. I tested the cat and it all test good... Trouble codes: P0133, P0420 (Cat effecenny low bank 1), P1631 (Can time out ecu)
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Check Engine Light VIN: JNKCV51E13
Customer came in with check engine light on last month, did a did and found #4 coil bad. Sold a coil, spark plugs (oe) and induction service. Came back with same codeand ignition miss the next day, swapped coil with #2 and checked for vacuum leaks, cleared cod...
1993 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L alternator VIN: SAJKW1740P
Customer just bought used. Drove it 3 mo. and alternator quit charging. He replaced alternator with a reman. Still no charge. Turned it over to me. Pulled alternator and had it checked O.K. Strange part is the charge(battery) light comes on when key is turned ...
1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJKX604XX
P-0171 & P-0174 appeared after replacing throttle body for P-0121 code with a remanufactured one from BBA Reman (this was not the original one remanned by them but one off the shelf.) Performed BBA's recommended re-learn procedure & thottle body code has not r... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1984 Jeep CJ7 4.2L water pump VIN: 1JCCF67E4E
We are rebuilding this engine. Even though the pump was recently replaced at another shop, we are going to replace it. When the new pump arrived the impeller was facing the opposite direction as the pump we removed. I know there are two different pumps dependi...
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L oil leak VIN: SALNY22262
cam plugs keep blowing out under load we replaced cam plugs & installed cold weather update kit for crankcase breathing. Cleaned out small fixed orifices in both valve covers. Vehicle still came back with a different cam plug blown out. checked crankcase pr...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Suspension VIN: SALMB11473
Car come in with "height control inactive" message diplay on dash. Scan for codes with X-431. Found R/F height control sensor, CAN communication problem, and reservoir pressure static when filling. Replaced both front height control sensors. Clear code. Messag...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L 3 amigos VIN: SALSH23234
Hi guys its my first so easy on me. OK got this Range that has a P0504 code brake switch correlation I suspect but not sure if it has other embedded codes for suspension and abs as I cant pull factory codes only generic. I heard some guys us BMW X5 to get into...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hard Steering VIN: JT8UF22EXS
Thanks in advance. I have this 95 lexus es400 with intermittant steering assist . it will be easy then hard all in a matter of seconds. Thanks Mike P
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBF30G32
Hello IATN. I need help on this strange problem 2002 lexus es300 that send P1350. Removed sensor and ohm test, within specs, but changed anyways. Vehicle sets code as soon as you restarts. There is not much room to check underneath the vehicle, next to the hot... Trouble codes: P1350 (Camshaft postion sensor bank 2)
2002 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YU08142
Hi guys, this vehicle came in with an obvious misfire and after computer scan found code PO351 stored. replaced #1 cyl ignition coil and plenum gaskets and also #1 fuel injector as it was leaking. After starting the vehicle up after the repair i noticed right ... Trouble codes: P0351 (Primary/secondary ignition coil malfunction)
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L door locks VIN: WDBHA22E2T
Hello fello Techs.I have a 1996 c220 that the door looks work fine but the vacuum pump in the trunk will run off and on constantly ,about every 30 seconds or so.Just wondering where to start with this one.Any help or tips would be helpful.Thanks
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L turn signal , horn , wipers VIN: WDBHA29G2X
Hello group, 1999 Mercedes Benz W202, C280 , NO,turn signals, no wipers, no horn, according to the wiring diagram.turn signal, horn , wiper switch current goes to ,electronic ignition switch EIS,N73,BY CAN BUS from EIS to SAM module N10. SAM module acitivates ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L blend doors VIN: WDBRF61J73
Mercedes techs I need help! This c240 came in with a snapping noise frome heat ducts when first started. I am famailiar with the broken actuator arm bulletins. I looked up under the dash and could see the footwell doors snapping open and closed. I removed the ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Misfire VIN: WDBRN40J74
HI everyone this car has been with us for 2 months now and am in need for some finishing touches. the vehicle came to us in limp mode, after the valve body had been changed at another shop. we found the tranny to be bad and had it replaced. then we had some ... Trouble codes: P201A
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4JGBF71E17
Customer drove to shop with complain noise happen sometimes under the hood. Determine it was air suspension pump. Order air compessor from dealer (Part#164-320-12-04-05) and 5 prong aftermarket relay replaced.(after install I went home without checking the res...
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Starting VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
This is my fathers van was drove in his yard 2 weeks ago sat for6 days because of ice and snow. He went to start it and the battery was dead from the cold. Charged battery will not run. I scanned it but it had no codes. It has 60 pounds of fuel pressure in fro...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Erratic Shifts VIN: WMWRE33506
Vehicle came to us on a Flat Bed, Customer states, erratic shifting and loss of power. Scanned with Modis, code 2C10 Steptronic Switch No Function. Has anyone seen this before and if so what was the fix? I have not been able to find any info on Aldata or Ident...
1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JA3AY31C7V
Vehicle drove into my shop by another tech from another shop. Sat overnight and will not start. Customer complained vehicle would not start when cold and stall when coming to a stop sign. Apparently it runs great otherwise. This information was by the previous...
2004 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L Engine VIN: 4A3AB76S14
Has a noise when first starting cold.It will make this about 10 sec.Sound like it has a timing chain and the tensoner is loose.It doesant do it every time.The longer you let it sit(next day) you get about 10 sec.2 days about 20 sec.I have read about lifters bu...
2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L Side Doors VIN: 5N1BV28U44
Sliding doors open on there own while sitting in the vehicle stoped and driving where do i start.never seen any thing like it before.
2006 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L oil pressure VIN: 1N6AA06816
Hello Nissan Tech's, this truck came in with the oil pressure gauge pinned, on high. We checked it and found it at 200psi at 2500 rpm cold, I'd say it's a little on the high side:-) So the dealer said to try replacing the pan that has a check valve in it, at t...
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR52102
Double check egr tubes both clean into intake manifold, removed throttle plate to check orfice and was clear. Engine stumbles when egr is activated and map volts increase. Tried new egr delco and new map sensor delco / still throws code po401. Pcm calibration ... Trouble codes: P0401
2007 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.9L Battery VIN: 1GMDV03157
Vehicle came into shop with supposed dead battery. We got into it and started it. The history is that when the van sits for two or more days the battery will go dead. If jump started van will start all the time until it sits. It has only happened once to us. W...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Electronic VIN: WAUD678888
Well, customer has not returned yet, but I informed him that a TCU would likely be the next step in the process of elimination. After that Ill try the internal wiring harness if need be. Thanks for all that helped!
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WBABM334XY
We removed the transmission for the second time. Perform teardown and found 2nd to 3rd drum, o'rings for some reason got damage during first rebuilt of reverse drum. Got two expensive o'rings and reinstalled and recheck. Everything is perfect NOW. Mileage is 9...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Starting VIN: WBAEV334X3
Hi and thanks for all the replies:-) Everything pointed to the the EWS module the dealer installed a week before. So we had it towed back the them and the customer will let us know what they do. Thanks again George
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L 3-4 shift VIN: WBAHN83536
Thanks to everyone that took the time to respond and offer there assistance on this one. As it turns out the problem was internal to the transmission. According to the customer it was shifting abit harsh/erratic harsh after the AT Pan, Gasket and AT Fluid ...
1991 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4WB14T8M
Thank you all who have responded. All of the replies were helpful. The car runs beautiful. I pulled the upper plenum and started to test the injectors that I couldn't get to before. Low and behold, I found a injector with a resistance of 1.5ohms. 3 injectors t...
2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Turn signals VIN: 1G4HP54KX4
First... a heart felt "THANK YOU" to everyone that took the time to reply to this request. Gary was the winning ticket with his delivery of a wiring diagram. Following the diagram I was able to find a broken pin in the C200 (B5) connector. I am still at a loss...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L security VIN: 1G6CD53B6P
turned out it was the module it self as i mentioned in my orig. post I had already bypassed the key with a resistor i opened the module and it had a burned circuit,put in new module and fired right up
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L steering gear VIN: 124J568F03
flushed ps system and added lucas and mama is happy so i am happy no shudder
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Heater Hose Fitting VIN: 2G1WF55K84
Thanks for all the replys. I found a dealer 'out of state' that was willing to take the time to help find the correct parts. Why the ones in my area would not/could not help & take my money is beyond me. Seems like if the order is under $100 they don't want to...
2007 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Brakes VIN: 1GCGG25V97
Ok Guys Thanks for all the Support It was the Right Rear caliper slide pin froze up solid Replace Bracket, pins,Pads and rotors Pedal came back and is good Thanks again for makeing me take a better look for binding !
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L left siding door VIN: 2C4GP54L91
well this one ended up going to the dealer. they put a latch in it first then a door module. The door module seamed to take care of the problem(they said the latch burnt out the module) sounds like they wanted to sell more parts. what a pain!!!
2002 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46R22
Hi everybody & sorry for not getting back earlier.Like everybody said the problem was the wrong plate behing the camshaft pulley.After replacing all is well, cleared the codes. Thank you guys & have a blessed day. Trouble codes: P0016, P0344.
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L oil pressure VIN: 2C8GF68424
Well we found what we believe to be the problem. After removing the oil pan to check for sludge (none) and then removing the valve covers to check the dowel pin issues that these cars are known (OK) for we decided to check the oil pump. After removal and inspe...
1993 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L Will not shut off VIN: 1B3XC46R9P
Thank you for all of the prompt responses and ideas. I am sorry for the delay in closing, as I put this car on the back burner to do some more pressing jobs first. The problem was related to the sunroof circuit. This is very funny since THIS CAR DOES NOT EV...
2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3HB28B37
Thanks for the help to everyone. After replacing the W.C.M. also known as he S.K.R.E.E.M. module everything else came back to life.Dodge in their infinite wisdom has designed the Wireless Control Module to be the command module for all the others on the buss ...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Pats VIN: 1FAFP66L5X
As it ends up this was not a PATS problem at all. I did a bunch of checking at the ignition switch to see how the PATS system was working both when the car would and wouldn't start. At one point during testing when the car would not start, I noticed that I had...
2004 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L Air bag light on VIN: 1GKET16S84
2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S94
well like everyone rec. replaced the crank sensor.whitch that sloved the probleam thks to all for the help Trouble codes: P0335.
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD1045X
We replaced the MAF sensor to fix this vehicle. Even though the fuel trims were correct at idle, at a steady throttle under load and fuel trim numbers would go way lean. Test drove the vehicle 60 miles and completed readiness. No codes or pending codes. Th... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2).
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Shift sensor VIN: SAJEA51C84
Well I don't have great news but I did find the majority of the problem. First, I was able to find the reason for the codes. I had pulled the TCM as some of you recommend and looked at the connector. Did that first before anything else. It looked fine. I ...
1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ78SXT
Cleaned the ground wires where they connect to the engine block behind the distributor, Thank you Ron from Ohio. Trouble codes: P0420.
1999 Land Rover Range Rover 4.0L Hood VIN: SALPV1242X
Thank you for all your help I was able to pry the right side of the hood up far enough to slip a 2x4 under it to hold it up so I could unscrew the lock pin with a very thin and long 13mm open end wrench
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Lights, Locks, Inst. Cluster, Blower Motor VIN: SALAD25485
After clearing the sunroof drains, the customer picked up the car and has not returned with any problems. If he does come back, I plan to check the control units in the passengers side footwell.
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N84
upon further inspection of vehicle found 85 lbs. comp on engine .returened veh to cust and advised needs ohaul.Thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P0037.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Cruise Control VIN: WDBJF25F2W
it was the cruise control switch, which has nothing to do with what we did , it just bad luck
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT31HXY
It has been almost a week and have not heard from customer, all I can assume is that he is either (1)getting it repaired somewhere else or (2) Not fixing it at all! I explained to him, that we have to proceed and take care of what we see, he had to have it don... Trouble codes: P00, 125 (Insuficient temperature for closed loop fuel control), P00, 173 (Fuel trim malfunction Bank 2).
2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L brake pedal VIN: 1N4AL11D16
we did find the check valve in the booster hose was bad. we replaced it and customers probelm was corrected. thanks guys for your help. bp
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Transmission VIN: 1G2WP5210W
It looks like the replies are overwhelmingly "No". After inspecting i have found no modulator on either vehicle leading me to believe i was incorrect about the Intrigue having a 4T60E trans. I had forgotten about the performance shift in the Pontiac, so it loo...
2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GMDX03E62
Want to thank all the people who posted replies.The majority of responses were correct,in that the head gaskets were gone.When we first checked for leaks there was no evidence at all.What we did was to warm the engine up and then pump pressure in the cooling s...
2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L 25-30 mph VIN: 5GZCZ63444
Customer cannot afford a transmission teardown inspection at this time. Will bring back at a future date when $$$ is available. Thanks everyone for your help.
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 4S3BH6653Y
sorry we took so long to post a fix we pressure tested the trans again found nothing wrong everything pointed to the valve body instead of taking a chance we just installed a remaned trans all is well in the world again thanks for all the advice.
2005 Subaru Outback VDC Limited 3.0L engine vibratio VIN: 4S4BP85CX5
hello guys. thanks for all your replies. unfortunately she had held back some very important info.after she got calmed down i kept asking questions and she told me after we did the axles she went off the road and didn't want her husband to know. we took it to ...
1993 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L pedal VIN: 2S3TAO1C8P
Thanks again to all who replied. Most replies said they thought it would be the pressure plate which seemed like the logical choice. My supplier was kind enough to give me a new clutch even though the warranty period was up. I replaced it but the pedal,wh...
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