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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3643W
Customer came in 3 weeks ago with P1491 stored in the PCM. Performed all tests per MOD. I was unable to get any components in the EGR system to fail at the time. I came to the conclusion that the EGR lift sensor was failing intermittantly. Replaced EGR valve &... Trouble codes: P1491
2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Oil Cooler VIN: WAUML44D82
Hello AUDI Techs: We have got a cooler that seeps engine oil! We like to know the time to remove it (R&R) and replace the seals? Alldata isn't correct on the time 2.9 hrs is a joke? We'd like to know if there is any alternates for AUDI time guides and repair i...
2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L No Symptoms VIN: WAUVT68E73
Vehicle came in with code 18032/P1624 MIL Request Signal Active (Check TCM for errors too!). I have had these codes before on a few Allroads but never on any other Audi/VW's. I went to check TCM for codes and none are present. Scanned the entire vehicle modul...
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L limp home mode VIN: WBAHK2312R
Hello, Got this 530i E34 v8 wagon in from the transmission shop, they completely went through the transmission car was fine for a week then went into limp home mode. Here are the codes I have 2 EGS internal fault 30 Battery voltage (just installed new battery)...
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L All Shifts VIN: WBABM3342Y
Hello Transmission techs, I have just replaced the valve body in this 5L40-E and reset the adaptations using a GT1. Everything works but it seems the pressures are too high or are not being modulated. It bangs into gear and has very hard up and down shifts. I...
1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1L egr tube VIN: 2G4WY52M9W
Car comes in with a coolant leak complaint: lower intakes. I pull into shop and have codes P0401, P0300, and P0125. Under code history customer I see where customer has been driving this car for 6,120 miles since P0300 first set. I test drove with scanner and ...
2005 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 2G4WS52J75
I have an intermittent stall at idle that I've been chasing for two weeks. I suspect it's been doing this for a lot longer as it's been getting prgressively worse. Using the snapshot function on the Tech2 I can capture the stall and sometimes a bad stumble w/o...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCEC19R7V
Hi Smart techs, this vehicle came in for no power. Checked it in bay If you floor the padal it wil not go more than 3000 rpm. and trying to rev up and goes back again. if you go slow it engine rev upto 4000 rpm and then start surging, chugling,and then dies. ...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L hyd system VIN: 1G1JC1240X
same as above
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AK52F85
Hello:This may be a fairly long post but want to give as much information as i can.This vehicle came in with no electric assist steering and trans shifting poorly and also would try to die at stop signs.When i went to drive it the steering was not working but ... Trouble codes: U0101, U2107, P0742, U2100, U2105, U2107
2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCFG15X45
Van intermittily cuts okay and dies out and has no power.Found coil arcing out on side replaced and coil wire arcing at times under load.Hook fuel gauge and is good.Seems van has to be driven for sometime to get problem to happen.When first came in had po341 c... Trouble codes: P0341, P0335
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AK15F97
This customer bought this vehicle about 6 months ago. Well when the weather turned cold her check engine light came on and the gas milage got bad and the car started running bad. I checked it out and found the car had been in an accident. They put the wrong ai... Trouble codes: P2440 (Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve Stuck Open Bank1), P0446 (Evaporative Emmission Control System Vent Control Circuit)
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Steering VIN: JGHTID4956
Hello Dodge and all tech.. I need your help again.. I start new place 2 days ago,this van has been here for over month now end up that owner have to buy it back from customer.they changed all p/s system component as I post up there. why they change too many ho...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C4GP54L8X
hello chrysler tech's hope maybe i can pick your brain.. i have this town and country here and usually in the first thing in the am it will start up fine and then as soon as you put it in gear foward or reverse it kills harshly, by the third time its fine on a...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L fuel smell VIN: 2C3HE66G41
hey guys i have this chrysler driving me nuts.the complaint is fuel smell on cold start up.please read this carefully,it is raw fuel i smell not exhaust.the smell is strongest in the passenger front corner.there are no external fuel leaks,and no evap leaks.the...
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JB3XD64B7N
Hi, I got a 91 dodge stealth here was drop off by my other smaller shop that could not figure it out. Came to their shop for hestation they got code 14 tps out range they changed it and crusing down the road they still had hestation jerking under normal load, ... Trouble codes: 14 (tps out of range), 41 (Injector circuict problem)
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L monitor resets VIN: 2BG4G44G1X
will not run monitor resets for Egr, O2 and catalytic converter after replacing battery. There are no codes and vehicle runs perfect ! need to run resets to pass emissions testing !
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18Z72
This truck has a problem starting up in morning when it is raining out or wet weather. You let the truck dry out it starts and runs fine.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L Reverse VIN: 1D7HA18Z12
I was told that the transmission would not shift and the MIL was on. Scanned vehicle and retreived code PO1762. After finding about 12 fixes in the achives that replacing the gov pressure sol. and sensor fluid and filter change should fix this thing, I pulled ...
1987 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L engine stall VIN: 1FDKE30HXH
1987 2 berrel carb ford E-350 automatic cube van Customer complains that truck stalls at stop sign all all times. Customer also said engine heasitates at excelleration from a stop. I have verified that the fuel stream comming out of excellerator jets are ver...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, No Communications. VIN: 1FTNX21F4A
Hi Guys & Girls , I have this old 7.3 thats beating me up. I have checked power and grounds. No start and computer gets very hot. New one also. Has anyone seen this before ? No check engine lite , No wait to start lite and no start. Cranks good. Thanks in adva...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L dome light operation VIN: 1FAFP36P2Y
Front dome light does not work when doors are opened. The on full time position works just fine. The problem happened all at once. Fuses are good. Got a wiring schematic from Ford and that did not help me at all. Thanks for your input and help.
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Serpentine Belt VIN: 1FMZU62EXY
I have a situation with this Explorer and I need some help. This vehicle comes for maintenance and we found a sound in the belt area. When we check the belt its bad. We replaced the belt and tensioner. OEM Motorcraft. At 4 days the vehicle returns with same so...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT 4.0L door ajar light & interior lights VIN: 1FMZU70EX3
Remember this is the Sport 2 door model. Door ajar & interior lights stay on. Yes, I have spray lubed the hell out of ALL the latches. I have replaced LF door ajar switch even though i could watch the switch state change on my Solus. Actually both front door s...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21S93
Thanks in advance for all help. We have an f-250 that set codes p0135 and p0155 heater circuit malf. After testing all circuits, alt. diodes and test driving for cop misfires, all monitors have run accept for 02 sensors. Have not replaced any parts for this co... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155
2003 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L timing chains
Hi , I have gone to our local dealership, i have looked on alldata,I looked in fords manuals, nowhere can i find the procedure for replacing the seconday timing chain on a 4.0l , all I can find is the procedure for the the primary chain and the jackshaft chain...
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cylinder Heads VIN: 1FTPW14516
Customer came in with a dead miss on cyl #2. Removed spark plug #2, but only 3/4 of the plug came out. In an attempt to remove the rest of the plug, it fell in the engine. I spent a whole day trying to remove this material without removing the head by removing...
2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU93107
I smoke tested this for vacuum leaks. I get over .5 liters flow of smoke coming out of the EGR valve vents(under diaprahm). I remove EGR and plug intake, then get .2 liters flow. I cant find smoke but hear gurgling when dipstick is pulled. I tried 2 new OEM EG... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1992 Geo Tracker 1.6L starting VIN: 2CNBE18U0N
man this thing is crazy when it first got towed in to shop i started it it started ran fine then after i cut it off it hasnt started since , compression fuel pressure timing checks ok i change dis with a new one and still same any ideas out there
1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L odometer VIN: 1GTDM19W2X
hi guys, im working with a new tool here, the tacho universal mileage corrector. im actually practicing on my van here to see how this machine works. unfortunalty im new to this so im not sure where to start. the machine says i have to clip into eeprom 95020 ...
2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Accessories VIN: 2GCEK19T05
hey tech's,this is my personal truck and am wondering if this happened to anyone before.i was resetting the trip/fuel mileage meter the last fillup,when noticing that the hour meter read 8.1 hours.last time i checked it ,it read 2045 hours.i.ve owned it since ...
2007 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK63847
What up guys? I got a Denali that very intermittenty the desired cam angle and actual won't match. I drove it home last night and once the desired was 15〫and actual was 0〫and ran fine. I drove it home today and after a 20 mile drive pulled off th... Trouble codes: P0011, P0300
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L alarm VIN: JHMCG5650X
Car came in for alarm going off at night.It has factory alarm. Looked at vehicle at end of day.Check all door switches for poss cause.Scan test with solus-pro; no Body control or accessory option found in scantool.Unable to check data input/control.Pull schema...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L 1st gear VIN: 1HGCG16551
i am very familiar with the problems with these transmissions, but this one is strange and i could find no similar cases in the archives. the car will start off in first gear normally for a second and then there is feeling almost like a shift but with no rpm c...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on, TSC Light on VIN: 2HKPL18662
TCS Traction Control System Light comes on when driving at same time TSC light comes on the check engine light comes on.Scanner reads two fault codes both P1491.Also saw code one time only P1676 (has not returned) Cleaned EGR valve and reset computer by removi... Trouble codes: P1491 (EGR Insuficient Lift), P1676 (FPTDR Signal Line)
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S42
The car came in with trouble codes P0442 (evap small leak ) and P0446 ( evap vent system failure ). We checked the system with our smoke machine and found the canister dump valve was stuck closed. It had good power and ground so we put a new vent valve on and ... Trouble codes: P0446
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJA42C7Y
I have a 2000 XK8 with P0171 & P0174 lean bank 1 & 2 codes. Smoke test revieled a leak at the induction elbow where the brake booster vacuum line connects to the induction elbow. This is right next to the vaccum supply for the fuel regulator. After waiting alm... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on, No Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48KX2
Jeep came to shop with no speedometer, Scanned vehicle to find a P0500 No speed sensor input. Found that the e-brake cable had rubbed through the wiring on the rear end housing and broke the speed sensor. Wire were rubbed through and shorting to the housing al... Trouble codes: 500 (No Speed Input)
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13194
No symptoms found related to codes, customer made no mention of any driveability issues. Freeze frame data shows only misfire code data at 63 mph, 2800 rpm. Recreated the conditions and found to achieve 2800 at that cruise speed, O/D was off, but no symptoms f... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 misfire), P1159 (Intake tuning valve)
2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Eas VIN: SALPV1644Y
This car came in on the bump stops with a code for 'air supply'. The pump would only build about 90psi. I was told it should build about 150psi so replaced pump. After driving 2 or 3 days code returns. Does anyone know what component or components the code 'ai...
1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L No start VIN: 1LNLM974XP
We have a lincoln continental. No start. No fuel injector puls, no spark, no dats from computer. All power and grounds check out good. We replaced the relay module on top of radiator and computer. Still no data, no fuel pump pressure, so spark, no fuel injecto...
2006 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Input/tran speed sensor VIN: JM3LW28J36
Complaint is hard shifting and check engine light. Got p0715 trans code and verified shifting problem. Grafted output from the 3 different trans speed sensors (OSS, ISS, VSS) . ISS output erratic , checked resistance at TCM harness to sensor. Range is 513-627 ...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC 5.0L Heating VIN: WDBCA44D9F
Hey all, thanks in advance for your help. The customer states that her heat will gradually stop being hot after 20-30 minutes of driving around 60-70 mph. I haven't been able to duplicate as of yet (long test drive!) but coolant level is fine and she says she ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBFA63F0T
hi guys have a vehicle with a factory code 113 no information in alldata to fix this code any help will be appreciated car has no power as car goes into limp mode thanks in advance Trouble codes: 113 (Controller hfm not coding)
1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA33G5V
Any help from Mercedes techs will be greatly appreciated. This is a 1997 Mercedes S320 that has multiple DTC's stored (p1453, p1420, p0446, p0443, p1525, p0802). Originally the MIL bulb was burned out. Replaced bulb, cleared codes. Drove vehicle about 2 minute... Trouble codes: P1453, P1420, P0446, P0443, P1525, P0802
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L timing chain VIN: WDBTJ56J86
hi guys need help in knowing how to time this engine i am installing a new balance shaft no help from alldata or the local Mercedes dealer all help is appreciated thanks in advance
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D41
help nissan techs. engine start and stalls 90% of the time. when it does not stall it idles too high, around 1500. have checked for vaccum leaks and found none. removed throttle body to replace the iac valve and throttle body was very dirty. replaced iac valve... Trouble codes: P0505
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 1N4BA41E84
this is an intermitant problem . when it occurs the car falls on its face .It will rev in nuetral but in gear its like it cant breathe like the exhaust is plugged the post o2s sit lean and the pre o2s are at1.56. I tred resetting the adaptive stratagies the ca... Trouble codes: P0726
2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07W97
This Nissan runs lousy. It has a real loss of power and random misfire. It feels like a cat is clogged or low fuel pressure. What has me really concerned is a high speed rattling sound that you can feel in the intake manifold at about 2500 rpm. The noise sound... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire)
1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L fuel leak VIN: 1P4GH44RXR
What is the best way to replace the fuel rail fuel lines. They are quick disconnect at one end and attched to the fuel rail at the other. Is there a repair kit available? Dealer says I have to replace the complete fuel rail. Thanks for your help.
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L monitors not running VIN: 1G2NF52T11
Hello Techs, I have replaced front O2 sensor and cleared computer - have driven several times at 55-60mph for over 5 min each time. The cat and evap monitors still have not run. I am waiting on one of these to run for insp. Is there any thing I can do diff to ...
2008 Saturn Vue XE 3.5L master cylinder VIN: 3GSDL43N78
hello everyone,i need your help on this unit.this suv was towed to our shop from the dealer reason being customer cannot afford what the dealer wants to charge her..the problem is the brake pedal goes down almost to the floor,there is pressure from the bottom ...
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Surge VIN: JF1SG63623
Car will start to surge when under a load above 3,500 rpm . Engine starts and idles normally and accelerates up to 3,500 rpm normally . Tried a new subaru front o2 sensor first - did not change . Checked fuel pressure 30 psi at idle - 41 psi with hose off regu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0130
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Low power, burns oil VIN: 4S4BP67C55
Car runs bad, no power, burning oil. Removed intercooler and it's full of oil. This car had it's turbo replaced in 2008 at the dealer at about 40k and we replaced it again November 2009 at 85k and now it has failed again at 109k. The last time we replaced it t...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B03
Looking for some confirmation on only the p0411 Secondary air injection incorrect flow detection failure. We have inspected the common failures on the system, the vacuum hoses appear intact and all the tubing looks to be in place. We did not remove any of the ... Trouble codes: P0411, P2181
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L power windows VIN: 3VWSP69MX3
Hello All, We have a 2003 Jetta TDI in our shop and all of the power windows are inop. The windows will roll up and down using the alarm feature when operating the windows from the driver's door lock cylinder. The instrument cluster is storing a code 01336 (c...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Water Pump VIN: 3VWSF71K36
Need Water Pump Anyone found any shortcuts other than pulling driveline over to have access?

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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63412
After eliminating the ignition and the fuel it is a worn excentric shaft the car is going to the dealer I do not have the tools to fix it. Trouble codes: P1351 (Cylinder 5 misfire).
1995 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4NV15D6S
this symptom happened once more since the post, again it started right up when i got there. checked fuel pressure=a little low @ 32psi. Replaced the fuel filter. Car has not cut out since, not sure if it's fixed or not yet. Sorry I wish I could give you guys a... Trouble codes: N0NE.
1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6KE54Y9W
I would like to thank everyone for your replys.Well I ended up finding that I indeed had a 12 volt short to my data wires cause no comm and complete shutdowm of all modules on this circut.Short was coming from the radio/phone module circut in a 3 pin connector...
2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L starter VIN: 1G6KD57Y16
This marvel of American engineering is back on the road. Thanks to the 6 fine techs who lent their expertise to help me find the problem. Tristan from British Colombia advised to check grounds to ECM. All fine. Also all grounds to BCM,TCM,ABS,Etc. Travis from ...
1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 5.7L tach VIN: 1H57H2R599
thanks to all that read and understood i wanted to use my factory tach and gm hei that i stated. i did order a filter off ebay as the atermarket people ya'll told me about said they did not recomend their filter as it was for their tachs. i am getting one for ...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1WP14X0M
Thanks for all the advise. As I stated all injectors passed resistance test/ wiring was all good and module had been replaced. Feeling like it still had somthing to do with injectors we ran Motorvac inj cleaning machine on car for an hour. Miss is all but gon...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEG19W5X
Thanks for your help offers, given the small amout of info you had to work with. Vehicle is repaired. It took a new fuel pump. Thanks, again. Trouble codes: 171 (Lt fuel trim), 174, 1T, FUE1, TR1M.
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L No Communication VIN: 3GNEC16T4Y
Thanks for everyones help... The fuses were check, and was able to talk to the computer. The otc, tech 2, modis, and a little code reader, I also was able to up date this truck with a laptop using the tech to as a PassThru. and up dated this truck. Still now l...
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W11
this monster is fixed!!! problem was faulty pcm. as stated earlier i had b+ on pnk wire ,b+ coming from ign coil to ign module on the tach wire [i e] the wht/blk wire , good ground on the blk/wht wire and nooo timing signal from pcm to ign control module on th...
2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J32
We figured out the problem thanks to everyone here who replied. With your help we went back and scoped the ignition system while driving and narrowed down the problem. 1st we discovered we could get the car to misfire, with very light load (old lady driving) a...
2004 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5U042 6.6L engine VIN: 1GBE5C3225
Well, this one is still kicking our butt. Customer just wants to get rid of truck asap, been a problem child since day one. The knock is still there despite a new injector in # 3 hole, swapping that injector with # 5 results in same problem, same hole. Drop...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G1AZ54F95
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L steering VIN: 1GCHC24K58
almost all replies said to check caster/camber eccentrics. tightened all- none were loose enough to cause concern but retorqued and customer has not returned. also several techs asked about ball joints-we had checked and rechecked front and rear suspension (ba...
2007 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L Marker lights VIN: 1A4GJ45R77
The customer has not had time to return the van but i`m sure that the settings have been changed is all that is wrong with the van. Thanks for the help when he returns i`ll update the fix..
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B6KC26Z81
After replacing the ckp sensor the truck ran good for about 20 minutes, scoped the ckp and all was looking well then bam, the problem started reocurring. The ckp signal was good though. So I moved on to rechecking the ASD relay inputs / outputs. Only thing lef...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
thank for all replies. when i updated the request most hitted right on the head. the problem is with the control side of the solenoid. it is being grounded even though the scan tool shows it to be off. i clip the wire at the ecm and the ecm side was ground... Trouble codes: P0401, P0402.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, Misfire, raw fuel in exhaust VIN: 1FTWW33FO2
Thanks to all that replied. I went back to the beginning like I never saw truck before. Pulled all glow plugs turned engine over by hand and found #1 cyl full of fuel. Funny, didnt do this before I worked on the other side??? Finally noticed #1 injector had... Trouble codes: P0284.
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L64
Found that cam timing on the passenger side had been set wrong reset timing and condition went away thanks for all the replies Trouble codes: P0172, P0174.
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78472
I rechecked everything again.The spool valve(Mitchell calls it a vtec solenoid) was changed before I posted along with the pressure switch.I followed Ed from New Yorks advice and changed the oil yet again and used a Honda filter,cleared codes and road tested f... Trouble codes: P1259 (Vtec system failure).
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 4wd Indicator VIN: 452CM58WXW
I found the ground wire located on the left fender unplugged from it's socket. I uasully look for wiring problems with power source or grounds.. Note the for wheel drive was working just the 4wd indicator kept flashing, now it stays on when in 4wd.
2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L Stereo VIN: SAJWA73B64
Sorry guys no help here. I took vehicle to Hornburg Jag in Santa Monica oredered service tech to install firmware disk in nav drive. Seven days latter they still have not had a tech who is able to perform installation. Hornburg is a Joke. I really want to than...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Tcc
All of the replies were appreciated. First, the fluid cooler was verified as being clear and clean with shop air. The fluid itself was new and corect - ATF+4. As far as the CKP, the engine was forceably stalled buy the converter, I mean, to the degree that ...
1992 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Suspension VIN: 1LNCM93E4N
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Hesitation VIN: JM1FE17N84
Costumer took the car as it is cause heīs going to sell it. We check everything twice, but coudnīt find anything. Still didnīt apear any DTC. Car runs nice until it finds trafic.
1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L idler arm VIN: WDBGA43E9A
talking to the parts guy at benze it seemed like i had all the parts but i believe now i dont, it seems that there are a few washers missing in this setup. one tech wrote there is suppose to be a flat washer and a cupped washer along with the bushings and slee...
1988 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Lighting VIN: JN1CZ14S6J
hello tech. thanks for your all your replies..this car was fixed. i found a open and short at ground wire was open to pcm and a short that ground to a coac wire as well. what i did was run a straight ground to pcm from a wire loom locate at right front stru...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.2L rt.front wheel VIN: 1G3NL52F92
i found wire break where control arm meets transaxle
2007 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.9L Battery VIN: 1GMDV03157
I want to thank everyone who replied to our problem. All avenues were checked as per replies and in the end we ended up finally getting a new Body Control Module and it remedied the problem. Thank you again fo all your help.
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L Horn VIN: YS3FH79Y64
Jim , Justin and Walter [...] thanks for the great help The issue after more probing was , this vehicle has been round the world, Had a second hand steering wheel fitted. When replacing the switches on the steering wheel to match the rest of the system and co...
2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Harsh vibration VIN: YS3FH46U77
thanks again to all who took time to respond.almost all of the responses lead me in the right direction,to the dual mass flywheel. after reading your resonses I remembered the customer was also complaining about a noise.I drove the car until I was able to dupl...
2002 Saturn SL2 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZJ52782
Ernest was right as much as I hate to admit it. Like an idiot I trusted the dealer to install plug wires correctly. Didnt even think to check it before. Swapped #1 & #4 plug wire and problem fixed. Thanks.
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C21
I found the ect to act up and temp to move around. I replaced ect sensor and have not had th check engine light come on again. Trouble codes: P0170.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Headlights VIN: WVWPH63B61
Checked the voltage and grounds at both low beam lights and was great, battery voltage and .01ohms on grounds. found both bulbs to have dark spots-like burned out, replaced the bulbs(with #H7) and now have brite lights. thanks everyone Joel c
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L crankcase pressure VIN: YV1VS29581
Well this one is fixed! I thought all along that I had a poorly functioning PCV system, or worn rings. Most all replies agreed with this assumption, and to test leakdown % , and PCV sys. for blockage/restrictions. I had replaced all the components for the PCV ...
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