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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83411
I been looking for information to correct this problem i cant find no information on all data and mitchell has anybody seen this code p1158 thanks for your help Trouble codes: P1158
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L active steering VIN: WBANA53594
since bmw is so stingy with their technicle info i am having a difficult time find a procedure for correcting this fault---if anyone is familiar with this fault code and knows the required procedure please let me know. any help will be appreciated. thanks
2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6DM57734
this vechicle after fill up will set a p0446 and start rough like its flooded. checked the canister and vent valve no sign of raw fuel but replaced both. smoked gas tank at cap i have flow though the gas vent line (the big one on the canister) and though the p... Trouble codes: P0446
1990 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L convertor VIN: 2G1WN54T8L
Hi guys, I have a simple problem. An elderly lady came into the shop with a 90 lumina Euro saying the car shudders and stalls at stops. After test driving we found that the convertor isn't releasing. It will not release unless you shut off the the ignition. ...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1NE52J43
u1000 problem in comm line 2. i get .3 volts on purple wire at dlc, i know it should have around 2.5 volts, the .3 volts goes away when i unplug body module, so i assume the body module controls the voltage in comm. line, i cant clear this code in engine or tr... Trouble codes: U1000
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 5.3L dash lights VIN: 3GNEK12TX4
I have a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche, it keeps blowing the dash lights fuse every time it's replaced.
2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Battery VIN: 2G1WF52E14
Battery goes dead after sitting for 3-4 days with no vehicle movement. Have found if unplugging bcm amp draw goes away. Tried new delco bcm same problem. tried new instrument cluster. same problem. Have taken dash & instrment cluster out of interior and inspec...
2005 Chrysler 300 Touring 3.5L battery light, check engine light, P0563 VIN: 2C3JA53G95
Vehicle intermittently sets a P0563 battery volts high. Battery light comes on intermittently. Check engine light comes on intermittently. Alternator and wire from alternator to PCM have been replaced to alleviate the problem to no avail. Found: TSB NUMBER: ...
1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7HB21Y2V
Hi guys, This work van seems to be eating ecms. The vehicle is a no start with no communication with scan tool. I have tested all powers and grounds to ecm pin A2 12 volts, A31,32 solid ground at zero volts. A22 12 volts. I do have 5 volts on pins A17 and B31...
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L abs VIN: 1B4HR28NX1
this truck came in with a complant of intermentant hard peadle that pulsates with no braking. test dove and was able to duplacate the poblem. scand fo codea and found none. did full inspection of brake system and found no problems
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L 1-2 shift delay VIN: 3D7HU18Z12
I'm trying to adjust the band and it won't torque to spec. The screw will adjust all the way in with no resistance.Is this cause by the band worn out or something broke?
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.9L Starting VIN: 3D7KR28C96
Truck will not start when temps get below 45 degrees ck engine light and glow plug light flashes very rapidly, has code 2509. As soon as temperature rises truck starts runs normal.
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 Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X9W
This is a good one for you guys. this car came in to our shop march of 2010 for a no start problem. we found a bad fuel pump. installed a aftermarket pump. car started, an ran great. 2 months down the road the car was towed back in with a bad pump agian. this ...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L p0731 VIN: 1FAP55291A
installed a used transmision and test drove everything is fine then had to install water pump after words code 0731 p0734 codes started coming up which are in proper gear ratio but ever thing is acting fine seems to shift fine and no other issues have any ford...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Stripped Chassis Custom 7.3L Charging VIN: 1FDXE45F73
I am hoping that someone out there has worked on this system a little more than me . What this thing does is of course depending on the electrical load the idle will raise around 1800 rpms and it will recover slowly but if you turn everthing on like they norma...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMSU45P55
I have a 2005 For Excursion with a 6.0L diesel that keeps setting DTC p0299 (turbo under boost). Originally the vehicle had this could and a lack of power. Tests indicated at that time that the egr valve was the problem. Replaced the egr valve and now the truc... Trouble codes: P0299 (Underboost)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
hello and thanks to all. this ford is kicking my butt here. when driving and accelurating hard is seems to cut out or surgeing. i notice the exhaust temp spikes to 1600 ferrenhite and the boost fluxuates around 27 to 30. this surging dose not start untill the ...
2006 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FMFU17536
Hey Ford Techs. Road testing intermittenly this expedition will fall on its face, check engine light battery light comes on, coolant temp gauge dops for a split second then picks right back up. Seems to do it mostly on accel. Not setting any codes. It feels li...
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 Explorer XLT 4.0L Slightly poor idle VIN: 1FMEU73E97
This truck has me stumped. Motor has a slight shake to it at idle. Vaccum gauge is steady at 22. Fuel pressure is 39 PSI. NO CODES. But live data i'm getting 16% trim at idle on Bank 2 and 11% at bank 1. Short term fuel trim on both bank are plus or minus unde...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46C06
Hello all, This seems to be a bad month for imports for us, this car belongs to one of our techs wives. This car keeps setting a P2187 SYSTEM TOO LEAN AT IDLE. The odd thing is, I have looked at this car twice both times long term trim was below +4%. I have cl... Trouble codes: P2187 (System too lean at idle)
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Check trans light
Dear fellow IATN members i could use help again. My cust is contemplating getting rid of this truck as the frame is beginning to rot pretty bad. I am inspecting, and he doesnt want to invest in truck if the trans is failing (understandable). Recently the "chec...
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
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Abs/Tc/Sc VIN: SAJDA01C41
This car came in with ABS light on and traction control failure message. Retrieved code C1235, right rear wheel speed sensor fault. Found both rear sensors loose and riding on tone wheels. Car had recently had rear sub-frame replaced at local dealer due to rus...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L noise VIN: 1J4GW58N41
the vehicle has a ticking noise during idle, seems to go away at 2000 rpm. sounds like the center front of the engine. has anyone else had similar situation. oil pressure is about 40psi at idle and 65 psi at 2000 rpm
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Heater core VIN: 1J4GL48K62
No-Data gives 2.6 warranty and 4.0 regular time I have never done a Liberty any short cuts and or tips would be great I am sure that the dash and floor console must come out thank you in advance Mike [...]
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48SX4
After the light is cleared and the vehicle is started the light comes right back on immediately. Hard code. Was told that the PCM might have to be flashed. Not sure though. Also was told there may be a possible short to ground. Trouble codes: P0031 (Heated Oxygen Sensor-Control Circuit Low Bank 1 Sensor 1), P0135 (O2 Sensor Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1)
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDUP13124
I could use some help. Vehicle was towed to us from local dealership about a month ago. Vehicle had a slight engine knock and dealer told customer she needed a new engine. We checked TSBs and found Number [...] that spoke of engine knocking when not us...
2007 Kia Sorento LX 3.8L interior dome light VIN: KNDJD73647
The interior dome light won't come on with the doors just the rear gate but if you are to switch it to the ON position it comes on also i have replaced light checked all fuses,relays and door jamb switches and can not come to a solution. Thank you
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6GF10U5X
This one has us somewhat stumped. We performed a valve job due to coolant leaking between cylinder heads. Put it back together and everything was good, started right up and sounded good. Test drove it and came back with p1346 and then 1349 both having to do wi...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L intake cam bank 2 VIN: JTJHF10U61
Has anyone ever heard of a top end noise on a lexus v6 vvt engine?. Came in with a horible yet intermittent knocking noise. we determined it was comming from the area of the cam adjuster. Replaced the cam adjuster and the noise is 75% better but, not gone. Nex...
2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X85
This truck as been in and out of here a couple of times for cat efficiency codes (both cats failed and set codes). I reset the codes first and let it go to see if they came back which they did and then confirmed the need for replacements by watching before and...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 5LMEU88H34
Im not sure where to go next on this one. This thing was losing heat at first very sparatically then recently over heated on the guy . I performed a pressure test and found that the radiator tank had split on top,which to me usually means it has overheated rea...
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1BJ24633
vehicle towed in with dead alternator and power wires burnt back 4 inchs from alt, replace alt and repaired wires, now vehicle will not idle have tried diffrent throttle body and iac, timing marks all still good. veicle will stay running with foot on gas and c...
2003 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L Pressure plate VIN: 4F4YR16D23
This truck came in about a year ago for clutch replacement, I remember center of clutch disc stripped out from clutch disc, did not think too much into it at the time. Now it has happened again, clutch disc looks great just the center stripped out. Trans input...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Misfire VIN: WDBGA57E6S
Hello! I have a MB S600 here that has had a fairly rough life, not really bad, but not pristine. This is customer's first visit here. Car runs with poor power usually and can also have bad misfire under load (even light load). The car has had 1 MAF meter rep... Trouble codes: P0027
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 ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L engine VIN: WDBNG74J63
This vehicle belongs to a long-time customer/friend. I have done all the mantainence and repairs on this car for several years, so I know the car's history pretty well. Recently the engine has developed a very pronounced whinning/ whirring noise from the lower...
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L fluid VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
We have a 99 mercury cougar that came into our shop for an alternator problem and while in our shop over night the vehicle pushed up a large amount of atf up through the dipstick tube. We topped up the vehicle and it drove fine and shifted like it should but w...
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Glass VIN: 1N4AL11D73
I've got a weird one for you nissan thechs out there. This Altima came in with the client saying that when he goes to sleep he wakes up the next morning and he finds the 4 windows on his car are all down in the doors. We contacted our local nissan dealer to as...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L fail safe mode VIN: 3N1CB51D64
There are no codes in the computer, just error message vss-at, vss-motor. Vehicle intermittently goes into fail safe mode. Speed sensor motor tested with no resistance, specs is 5 ohm. Replaced that, and vehicle was right back. Can't find any information on th...
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D85
ok so i have this nissan it came in for a hard start intermittanly with a p0301 it would want to start but stumble a little then pick up and run first thing a checked was coolant in the clyinders foung coolant in number one hole replaced head gasket. promblems... Trouble codes: P0304
2006 Nissan Quest 3.5L no power VIN: 5N1BV28U46
Hi, I have a 2006 Nissan quest with a p0643 code. Once in a while the car will have no throttle response and check engine light goes on. The 5v goes to psp sensor, a/c pres sensor, app1 and evap pres control sensor. I can't reproduce the problem. I'm guessing ... Trouble codes: P0643
2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W1Y
thank you for your help.. p0327 knock sensor .. i dont have that much knowledge about this code,the car came from a dealership,it looks like the knock sensor is newly replaced,the distr. cap and wires are new the ignition modular new..i searched in IATN for in... Trouble codes: P0327
1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZH5284X
Vehicle came to us as a new owner. Previous owner had new egr installed. Part number checks out as the updated version. It appears to be functioning, as when vacuum is applied, engine dies. Catalytic converter was bad upon arrival, so new one was installed. En... Trouble codes: P0401
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Drive VIN: 5GZCZ33DX3
I have a 2003 Vue in the shop with a bad CVT, and am wondering if anyone has swapped in another style auto trans in place of this one.
1999 Suzuki katana 1.8L Starting VIN: JS1GN79A3W
Ok this is for a 600cc motorcycle when you put the key in the ignition and turn it to on nothing turns on it seems as if the ignition fuse is blown but i checked it and its fine. it seems as if there is no voltage but the battery is fine and everything has pow...
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT856A014R
car came to me with rough idle.customer complains of car shaking in gear at idle.over the last few months has gotten worse, to an audible misfire.you can also hear it when revving motor in park at 2500 rpm.compression check showed #3 cyl low @115 lbs. rest @ 1...
2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGD21A53
Hey guys, I've got a good one. This 03 highlander has a couple of problems. According to the scanner this vehicle is running very lean ... 24% short term fuel trim (after being reset) and the long term follows it. I have checked the MaF which is clean, fairly ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0420, P0430
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
Ive spent some time with this thing so im going to try and put down everying ive done. This car was bought at auction is at the shop from a car lot. The problem is that it will randomly set misfire codes for cylinder 1 and 3. I drove the car probably close to ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge, Misfire VIN: WVW5R61J14
Vehicle drops cylinders as you first take off in 1st gear.Oce moving it's fine. Has to be driven about 5 miles before it will start acting up. If it was a gas engine I would think it had plug wires breaking down.It is a pretty consistent problem once it happen...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF71K75
Thanks in advance for anyone who can help. We have these codes that will not go away and just dont have enough info on this car. Just to give history on this car, we first saw this car 2 years ago and it ran good but would not get over 3000 rpm. The vehicle al... Trouble codes: P1425 (EVAP Purge ValveN80Short to Ground lower limit exceeded), P2088 (Bank 1Camshaft AIntake postition actuatorShort to Ground lower limit exceeded), P1660 (Coolant Fan Control 1Short to Ground lower limit exceeded)
1990 Volvo 740 2.3L Hesitation, lack of power VIN: YV1FA8752L
having some problems with this one. we dont work on european cars very often, and this turbocharged volvo is having some problems. under load it has no power, and will barely make it to 30 MPH. the intake boot was badly cracked, so boost leak was our first tho... Trouble codes: 121
2002 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D22
Car was towed in, customer said that it died when she accelerated from a stop and won't restart. She said it was running poorly previously, but didn't know how to describe it other than "it didn't feel like it did when it ran right." There was no Check Engine ... Trouble codes: ECM30

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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Steering Agle Sensor VIN: WBAAV53451
Well thanks to everyone who replied. Apparently I am not the first guy to have a bad one out of the box. A couple people mentioned the DSC was likely the issue. Tested as far as I could, and pulled the trigger on getting another sensor. The new sensor coded ...
2002 BMW M3 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WBSBL934X2
Based on all the input I've received, I have to call the noise at 3000rpm "normal". It sure doesn't sound it, but I was able to get another customer with an identical car with twice the miles(also produced 10/01) to swing by for a comparison, and if anything h...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Driveline VIN: 1GKFK16R3X
Thanks to all who suggested transfer case even though I didnt list that it was 4wd. Drained fluid in transfer got nice bright red, then about a quart of muck. Questioned customer who finally admitted he just had transfer case oil change and thought it would ...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Fire VIN: 1GNEK13T4Y
Thanks to everyone. I was inspecting a fire, even though you could tell there was a chemical used on the top portion of the truck. On the under carriage of the truck the fuel tank was there, but the transfer case housing was melted. The main shaft was intac...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14X93
I got carried away chasing codes instead of following protocol. I checked fuel and all ok. Check spark and there was no spark check power to coil no power to coil. I continued diagnoses of no power to coil and found a broken wire at the coil connector. Trouble codes: P1626 (pcm has not established communication with bcm).
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L abs VIN: 1GCHK23U14
Thanks again to all who have offered help- I have not been able to get the customer to bring the truck back in- he uses it for work and times are tough- he needs to make money while he can and right now he is busy. When he does bring it back he will bring the ...
2005 Chevrolet Workhorse 4.8L No Start VIN: 5B4HP42V15
Unfortunatly we never got this truck back into a no start situation despite squirting water by the gallons and tugging twisting and wiggling wires extensively,so we used all our guesses cleaned grounds,greased in connectors ect and returned the truck to servi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (Fuel trim lean bank 2), P0335 (Crankshaft Position CKP Sensor Circuit), P0336 (DTC P0336 Crankshaft Position CKP Sensor Performance), P0719 (Brake Switch Circuit Low Voltage), U1041 (Loss of communication).
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AG52H42
Thanks to all who replied and all those still pondering. As I said this was a used motor swap. The reluctor wheel inside distributor for the cam sensor is different. We had first tried just the cam sensor and then rest of distributor but got the plates mix... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Circut), P0340 (Cam Circut), P0403 (EGR Control Valve).
1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 2B7HB21X4V
I believe this one is down the road! The Timing Chain was VERY loose and was slapping! Replaced the Cat, Cleaned the Throttle Body and Shipped it! Thanks for ALL your Input! Fred Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfire), P1391 (Loss of CKP or CMP).
1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FTDF15N78
First off I would like to thank all of you Tech's for all of your help. What a mess this truck was. We actually found two related problems, first off we had purchased an aftermarket EEC IV relay which ended up being the wrong part, just as was suggested, we p...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: 1FAFP53S3W
I would like to thank all that took time to help. Darren was correct I was using a test light instead of a meter, one of those things where I knew better but did it anyway thinking it was quicker but see where that got me. The GEM was the problem the car bee...
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L c0mpression
Thanks to all who replied. Changed out the lifters in this truck and still have the same problem. Basically there are only 2 possibilities left as to what could be causing the problem. Carbon on the valves causing the valves to hang up, or, after speaking to ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Accessories VIN: 1FTNW21F52
Yes it was fixed ! First thing if someone gets this problem, is you HAVE TO be sure you Identify the proper system before doing anything . there are three, one with just a security module. one with gem and security and one with nothing. I thought I had nothing...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Securtiy VIN: 1FTYR44U83
Thanx so much to all of you who replied. Every single person was correct in the advice given. Special thanks to Ford Techs: Alex from GA, Scott from CA, and Fred fom NJ. This thing frustrated the heck out of me. We are a small town in middle of no where. N...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FTPX14564
smart junction box passenger side kick panel fixed vehicle. obvious corrosion on back side of box
1988 GMC R2500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GKGV26K5J
we tracked it down to a bad distributor. The customer then desided that he did not want to spend the money to fix it. this truck had a new crate engine installed about a year ago we find out now...Thanks to all...
2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GKDT13S82
thanks for all the responses .it was the throttle body .i cleaned it and problem went away.some times you got to check the basics.thanks again.
2002 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS19W02
Thanks for all the replies tha fix ended up being the mass air flow sensor, after the third acdelco sensor finally got a good one ... thanks again Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (testing and results).
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG5667Y
hi I had a problem 2000 honda accord the trans was slip when cold it was ok when hot and received replies to change the transmisson i replaced now is running good thanks for everyone
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56755
Thanks to all that replied. Customer hasn't brought vehicle back yet, but we suspect the converter may be the culprit. Haven't been able to verify if there is a pcm update, even after calling the local dealer. My suspicion is the converter brick may be co... Trouble codes: P0139 (O2 Sensor B1 S2 slow response).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Bus Communication VIN: 1J4GW58S8X
Thank you for all the information everyone sent. The problem turned out to be in the PCM. I checked all the wiring leading to every module and unplugged one at a time. I was unable to unplug the PCM and run the engine at the same time. Understanding the path o...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Pressure Line VIN: 1J4GL48K22
It's been a while and the car has not come back. Thanks for the info. The last time, after getting the nut started, I let the hose settle, and then held it there as I tighened it. So far seems to work.
2007 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FA24107
Thanks for the help and this is fixed. Per reply we put a new fuel tank on it and the spit back is gone. Tank price wasn't to bad.
1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA35D8J
hello again techs, all replies were very helpfull and informative, each one educated me on different aspects of these vehicles. but all areas suggested check out.decided to go back to basics and discovered the sparkplugs had very little miles on them accordin...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Trans VIN: WDBJ55F9TJ
thank you for all infor . i replace cable from ign sw to shifter and the car working very good now . yes cable getting bad! once again best wish !!! and warm regard
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Starting VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
I tried everthing that made good sense to me but I finally pulled the lower timing covers off and the belt had jumped 7 or 8 teeth. The thing that I can not figure out is the fact that the belt was really tight and did not have any teeth missing at all. It rea...
1997 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP25BXV
Thank you to all of you who replied. Several replies stated to check the evap hoses and lines. I hooked up my smoke machine, again, and still found no leaks what so ever. A couple of replies mentioned that the purge solenoid was a fairly common problem and ... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap. Control system small leak detected).
2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.9L Engine cooling system VIN: 1GMDV33186
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L No Start VIN: JTEHF21A12
After exhausting all other help and resourses .Iended up replacing the pcm.thank you Trouble codes: 1261.
2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, intermittent VIN: JTEGH20V92
The fix- #2 coil and bank 1 sensor 1 O2. The customer was driving it while I waited for your responses. He brought it back in with a new symptom- Intermitent misfire. Had a p0302 stored with the old p1135. I installed the new O2 and replaced the #2 coil. It's... Trouble codes: P1135.
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Timing chain
We set the chain back using pretty much same marks as first time and went for it. Incidently the vvt unit has a [...] section and a notch on the sprocket itself. They had pick of before it was taken apart that showed sprocket notch lined up with...
2008 Toyota Tundra 4.7L unknown VIN: 5TFDV54128
Sorry Techs for the long delay in posting an update, it looks like the noise is normal and is coming from the abs system, it does a calibration/system check when the vehicle is first moving up to 15 mph. Thanks for all the replies.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSE61J73
Special thanks to brian from mass he suggested that oe mass airflow be used. We had replaced the mass air with a aftermarket part. put an oe bosch unit in and problem solved. Thanks china for your quality parts making techs everywhere happy. Thanks to all who ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, 9303 (p172 -), P0172, P1127, P1137.
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Fuel Gauge, Lights And Brake Lighting VIN: YV1JS8310R
Thanks for all the replies. Brney fromConn. and Justin from No.Carolina. were especially helpful. The bulb failure controller was bad. Most posts suggested this as well as bulbs and grounds. I had tested all the bulbs and made sure they worked and were corre...
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