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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L brakes VIN: 2HNYD18691
vehicle came in with classic failed master cylinder symptoms, pedal going to floor intermittently. replaced master with new master, bled system as per Acura - lf, rf, rr, lr. still no brake pedal, test drove to induce abs event, still no pedal. master was succ...
2002 Acura TL 3.2L A/C Compressor VIN: 19UUA56642
Hello to all fellow techs, Have this TL that was brought in with compressor inoperable. I hooked up the scan tool, went to vehicle data and a/c request is commanded in data list and clutch is commanded in data list. Condenser fans do come on. Idle raises. A/C...
2005 Acura RL 3.5L awd VIN: JH4KB16345
Hi customer complains that intermitenly the sh-awd light comes on i scanned with otc and i have 77-01 vehicle stability comunication and 77-01 pcm control area network. It is very intermitent any ideas? Thanks Mario
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L wiper VIN: WBAGH8335X
wipers work on all speeds but won't shut off ,with key on wipers are working on low intermittent,with key off wipers will not park...dont nknow what to do..
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAAM3342U
TPS voltage on the scan tools do not move until 4000RPM (parked in shop) About 1/4-1/2 inch of pedal travel. I am sure the numbers and the percentage should move instantly. Does anyone have one in the shop to compare? Thanks. Rick
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83421
Hello BMW techs I can use some help with this 740 here, car came with CEL on with P0453 code. I can't find a very good source for troubleshooting this system, everything I came across is very vague. So far I hooked the car to the smoke machine and I didn't fin... Trouble codes: P0453 (EVAP pressure sensor high input)
1995 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L No Start, hard starting VIN: 1G8KC34F0S
Customer brought truck to school after computer and injector pump had been replaced for hard starting. Was setting code 36 as well. Truck will roll white smoke, smells like raw fuel and is very hard to start. We checked glow plugs and they were OK, pulled fuel... Trouble codes: 36 (Injector pulse width long)
1995 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L brakes, abs, master cyl, etc.... VIN: 1GBEL19W0S
replaced hydro booster and propotinal valve could it be the master cylinder or abs pump, whats the best way to diagnose both of these to narrow down the problem
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, rough idle VIN: 3GNGK26J1V
this suburban came to us with rough idle concerns,felt like intermittent plug missfire only at idle.we replace plugs with double help,ck'd cap and rotor- someone already'd cam synch offset which was 2 deg.-within limits.we noticed high pitc...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W3X
The customer came in for a check engine light on. Found code p0410 for air injection pump malfunction. We replaced the air pump 3 times using updated part from GM. This problem happens after it rains. I re routed the air hoses to where GM wants them. Another s... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air injection system malfunction)
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1JF52T2Y
We have a cavalier towed in because it died in motion. customer states car was dying at highway speeds for 2 months but always restarted so he kept on it died on a back road.But when we got it it started and ran good on back roads for 15 miles,but on... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1NE52J8Y
ok this vehicle has had the mil intermittantly come on and off very intermittantly, every time its the same codes, p0135, p0443, and p0449. i have ohm checked the heater circuit on the 02, and and tested for ground and power, all within range. same results wit... Trouble codes: P0135, P0443, P0449
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14T92
I have this 2002 chevy 1500 with a 5.3 T motor and only misses when driving at about 55 mph and accelerating to pass and dont feel it miss but scanner says it is missing in data (above 4500 rpm). In misfire data it misses on #2 cyl and the SES flashes. We swap... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Chevrolet WORKHORSE 8.1L Low power VIN: 5B4MP67GX4
Calculated load low wot 57% idles smooth mass air flow changed with known good no power feels like restricted exhaust but is not or a bad maf. Under wot o2s are not going rich just switching. Have a lifter noise in engine. Injected fuel no change under load ca...
2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GCHG39K09
This vehicle is consistently setting code PO894. The transmission filter and fluid was serviced at 38000 miles and the fluid looks good. I have found a TSB concerning this code stating to drop pan and check inside of filter for containments and if anything fou...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L No Upshift VIN: 3C8FY68B02
This car came to me with a problem of the transmission relay constantly going on and off with the key on and also the speedometer run to max. While driving the car would work great and then out of nowhere it would drop to 2nd gear and stay there. Then you coul...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cluster, door locks VIN: 3A4FY4817T
CAN B BUS (-). Various cluster lamps on constantly. Check engine light on. Door locks innop intermittently. Turn signals innop intermittently. Many codes describing CAN B BUS (-) issues. Backprobing this circuit at the Module-totally integrated power at connec...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3A8FY68B87
Here is one for the Mopar gurus. PT towed in no crank/no start. Other tech jumps the starter, it's OK. I scan it for codes thinking anti-theft, get no response from anything on the CAN C buss. Can talk to CAN B systems. Found the SKREEM lock-up TSB, pulled the... Trouble codes: U1415 (ECM Data missing at Airbag)
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3D7KU28C84
This common rail, not VP 44, 04 ram pick up has a primarly cold surge at Idle, sometimes almost stalls at idle. No codes, good T pump pressure/volume (1.4 pints per 10 sec.) Off idle it will somtimes hesitate, but runs good otherwise. When truck is warm, runs ...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZAS150T
This van has no drivability problem at all. Customer said MIL came on while pulling a long hill. I have only taken a quick look under the hood yesterday and van will be here today. I will check fuel pressure, vacuum leaks, etc, but is there something common on... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0174 (System too lean bank 2)
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Pedal VIN: 1FALP53S8T
The customer called me about her Taurus and said her husband lost the brakes. He said the master cylinder was empty, and someone added brake fluid and the pedal came back. She asked me to check it thinking it had a rusted brake line. When she dropped it off sh...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56F02
Here we go. I got this truck in last week for a no start. It died while driving and would not restart. Came in with codes p1211, 1212, 1283. I found that there was no pressure for the injectors so I replaced the pump and IPR. It starts and runs now with 2000+... Trouble codes: P0277
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Wheels VIN: 1FMDU74W73
This Exploder has been a chronic problem for at least 2 years. We are the only shop servicing it. The problem is that the wheels keep coming loose after service. Now, I'm a Master Tech and have been putting wheels on cars for 30 years but haven't had one like ...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Cluster, Head Lamps, Radio And Blower Motor VIN: 2FMZA53403
Got a 03 FORD WINDSTAR with the headlamps, park lamps, radio and blower motor stay on after the key is turned off and removed, also when vehicle is running all gauges, odometer and accesories are inop and all warning indicators are on. If I unplug the front co...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L dash gauges VIN: 1FMYU92103
hi,the escape's dash gauges peg with out any warning going down the road. checked this out and found nothing, all wiring seem to be good, can only get this going down the road, the gauges peg for a second then drop to where they belong. preformed tsb 6-9-3 che...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTSW21P65
Vehicle came in with a no start condition. Found low oil pressure in the high pressure oil system. Replaced high pressure oil pump and IPR. Vehicle now starts, but the desired ICP reading jumps from 580 psi to 870 psi at idle and the truck revs up sporatically... Trouble codes: 2284 (Injector Control Pressure Circuit Range Performance)
2001 Geo PRIZM 1.8L Unknown VIN: 1Y1SK52881
engine has a strange tapping noise that comes and goes.I thought noise was play in timing chain so i replaced the timing chain tensioner and retested. noise is still present. with vehicle idling noise will come and go with no rhyme or reason. the longest it wi...
1990 GMC C6000 Topkick C6H042 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GDL7H1PXL
Medium truck guys? idle fluctuates up and down, worse when cold but will do it a little bit when warm. Cant seem to get the truck to idle right and evenly. I can partially cover the hole for the iac motor and can get the idle to lower and become more even. I h...
2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L driver's power seat VIN: 3GKFK16Z04
Kind of a weird one here, this Yukon had some upholstery repair done (not by us), various seat functions were inoperative afterwards (heater, power seat, etc.), customer returned to upholstery shop, some type of connection was restored, and system was function...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1HGCG5643X
Looking for help from all you Honda transmission techs. I have a 99 Accord automatic. For the longest time it has made a clunk when shifting from park to reverse or drive. Lately it has developed a new intermittent problem: when coming to a stop it won't shift...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG22591
This car has a whining noise in it as the engine is running, gets louder as the rpms increase. Removed accessory belts and made no difference. Hard to tell where the noise comes from, but almost sounds like in the transmssion area. Customer stated that when th...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L ABS Sensor VIN: JHLRD77872
We have this Honda CRV in here with and ABS light on and a noise from the right rear. Tested and found the left ABS sensor bad (no signal) and the rt caliper was causing the noise. We replaced the lt wheel sensor and the caliper and still have the light on for...
2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 2HGES16454
I did the timing berlt on the car honda civic 2004 aut trans right after starting the car the battery symbol on dash flash ones and the mil came on ., plug my scanbner on launch x 431 not able to communicate with ecm try with another scanner snap on same probl...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46F26
We have a Hyundai that is in limp home mode with the check engine light on. We have all three codes that would normally be fixed with the replacement of the accelerator pedal. We replaced the pedal and there is no change. We don't even have to drive the car, w... Trouble codes: P2138, P2127, P2106
2001 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4FF58S31
This Jeep came in with a check engine light on. Scanned computer and it would not communicate with the TCM. We tested powers and grounds at the TCM and they were OK. Installed new TCM and now it communicates. Light came back on and sets code 715. We tested inp...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L door locks VIN: 1J4GW48S42
hello all, And the fun begins The passenger door locks will not work i have no power and ground coming out of the module to the locks( it sends power to all doors and rear hatch but not to drivers) but it will send the signal to the drivers door the new swit...
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KNADC16525
Thanks everyone. I have a kia .Good customer.States when the check engine lt came on car has no power. I drove it and it runs like a clogged cat.checked it and very little back pressure .fuel trims slightly neg.around 3% .vac at idle is around 20 steady .We... Trouble codes: P0325
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Cam Timing VIN: 2T2HK31U77
Hi Everyone. I've got an RX350 in the shop. It has the 3.5L V6 - the check engine lamp is illuminated - it has an elevated idle as well. I've got p0015 and p0017 codes (which both point to cam timing.) I located a TSB which instructed me to remove the cam co...
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L History Codes VIN: JM3LW28J93
Van failed emissions - current DTC P0421 & P0431. Read O2 sensor voltages with vehicle warm and voltages on all 4 sensors are all over the place - .03 to .930 and jumping all over the place. I picked the easy fruit on this one - connections, grounds, sensor ti... Trouble codes: P0421 (Cat Efficiency), P0431 (Cat Efficiency)
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17244
Hello IATNrs: have here this one rotary non turbo,genisys engine, I have check all the basics, no vac leaks,no misfires, fuel pressure normal all PIDs normal,Removed injectors and check for leaks,none found, connectors to injector are in correct place, I follo... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 system too rich.)
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L driver door lock acuator VIN: WDBUF70J54
hello everybody, im stuck on stupid over here. this lady brings her 2005 mercedes e 500 to the shop because the driver door lock actuator was making a loud noise, so I replaced the actuator and now the drivers door wont lock unless you manually do it with the ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Intermittent Neutral
Thanks for your help. This vehicle came in, could not duplicate syptom. Drove veh. on and off for a week, nothing. returned to cust. It acted up they came picked me up and went for a ride, after about 30 min. Steady cruise, approx. 35-45. vehicle feels like it...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4DL01D61
Thanks in advance. I have this Altima here that I really need help on. What it does is intermittantly the vehicle will surge badly, in or out of gear, from about 1500 rpm to about 2500 rpm as long as the throttle is open anywhere above about .9 volts tps. When...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start, flooding cold VIN: 1N4BA41E14
will not start cold when you remove the plugs they are wet with fuel after removeing plugs unplugging electic pump and clearing engine of fuel it will start and may not have a problem for a week or two. there are no codes stored in ecm fuel pressure normal
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L Blower Motor VIN: 2G2WP52224
Blower motor not working. Checked processor and plugged in a new one, still nothing. Also no REAR DEFOG or AC led lights when pressing buttons. Checked all fuses pertinent to system-all OK. Thank you in advance for all your help! Ron [...]
2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L ign switch faulty VIN: WP1AB29P86
Good Day Porsche Friends, on this Cayenne we only have one key. Therefore we are not sure the key might be defective. Anyway key does unlook and look doors. Key will unlock steering look when inserted, but when you turn key to start it says in the instrument ...
2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 5GZCZ63B52
Car came in with fuel gauge inop,needle starts to move when key turned on then stops,replaced both rear senders per svc bulletin,still no gauge looking at scan data I have fuel level voltage at 1.60 volts when you shake the car to move the fuel in the tank vol...
2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1SF6358Y
Hard cold start after head gasket replacement, heavy smoke and misfire. Smoke smells like raw fuel. #2 and #3 plugs soaked with fuel. Engine will stall if the throttle is rolled on smoothly.If the throttle is opened quickly it will pop out the intake and exhau... Trouble codes: P0133
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SF65571
Hi technicians, I got a 2001 subaru forester s, cylinder 1 doesn't work, I checked the signal to injectors with test light, signal to [...] was extreamly weak. spark plug1 was dry,no gas smell. 12V power to [...] was good, exchanged injector from cylin...
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S4BP62C35
the car came to me for cv axles, belts and fluids. after returning the car to the customer, she said there was a bad vibration that wasnt there before. the vibration is pretty bad. it occurs while at a stop, in gear with the brake pedal applied. i tried runnin...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L . VIN: JT3VN29V75
ok toyota tecks I need for you guys to put me on the right path, this one is giving me the blues.this truck came in with a complaint of hard steering.I noticed that the idle was running up around 1800 to 2000 rpms.So I idle it down,didnt think it had anything ...
2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1NXBR12E81
The car is showing 1.9g/s and I tried installing 2 new cardone MAF sensors with the some result. What is the correct MAF readings for this car in g/s, because these numbers seem really low or am I wrong?
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JT2BK12V12
I took a look at this prius for a body shop that did a very minor repair just took too long to repair it now will not start... holding the key in start the ready light will flash... no codes in engine or hv battery ecu or hv ecu ( brake or EPS ) got gas immobi...
2003 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L headlights VIN: WX32184789
This car came in with a burnt low beam on the passenger side,further inspection revealed that the pigtail to the light was melted.I replaced the pigtail and installed a new bulb.This lasted for a couple days,the car came back and the bulb was partially melted ...
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Steering locks left VIN: JTEGD20V55
This car came in from our local body shop. It had been wrecked and repaired in Michigan in the left front. It had a new strut, lower control arm and reman steering gear. It has been to 3 other shops including a Toyota Dealer with no resolution. The customer co...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M62
First,please ignore vacuum and gas reading-not measured but required to post request! Hi Guys,gotta headscratcher here,customer came in[new] with cel on-did just a scan,p1296 came up. Customer stated he would replace ect[after googling the code]and stop back ... Trouble codes: P1296, P0118
2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L rear differential VIN: YV1SZ59H53
Good morning Volvo techs.I have this 03 xc70 that when I accelerate hard there is almost what I would describe as a chattering noise at the rear wheels.If I put 2 wheels in gravel and 2 wheels on pavement it is worse then the rear wheels disengage completely.I...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Head Gasket VIN: YV1CZ91H84
The vehicle came in with an oil leak from the Cam seals. The customers also was concern about a loss of coolant. We did the inspection and found Cam seals to be leaking and the coolant leak was internal into the engine. We checked Hydrocarbons in the cooling s...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: X511812840
Truck came in on tow truck. No start,first time working on this type of vehicle. Scan test=no codes. Check data rpm 160,had cam pulse. Pressure test= zero. Fuel pump fuse at Bat voltage,2 second prime.power at pump. Replace fuel pump,still No Go. Recheck,Truck...

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1988 BMW 535is 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADC8407J
thank you for all the replies. mass ir flow senor is the problem. car run nice and smooth now and customer is happy. once again, thank you for all the inputs. have a great day.
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Level Ride System VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Well after asking my delco rep for some clarification on the ability of the compressor to hold overnight, he brouht me the trouble tree for diagnosing level ride faults and said the guys he talked to said they just put standard air shocks on and manually fille...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R2X
Thank you guys for your help - most all of you were right about the vacuum leak. I checked crankcase vacuum and sure enough that was it. The intake gaskets never even came to mind. I pulled the lower intake and I could see where the gasket had shifted aroun... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected).
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L Abs VIN: 2CND173F85
thanks for all the replies, even though the L.F. sensor tested good, i took just about everyones advice and replaced the hub, cleared the code and sent the customer down the road. i haven't heard back from the customer so everything must be fine. thanks again!...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF2364Y
Repaired a bad wire at shock tower and no more loss of power to the fuel pump relay Trouble codes: P1689 (No comunication between inj. Pump and pcm).
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D3KU28C53
Just want to thanks to all who helped. the truck was hit by lightning damaging most moduals. as each modual was replaced another piece of the puzzel was solved. The lightning was the fcm,the comunication code was an internal short to ground inside the ecm, the... Trouble codes: P0193, P0837, P0237, P1652, P0477.
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Starting VIN: 1D4GP24R77
well thank you to all. i got a used ecm and that was it.i tried to get a new one but they had 60 of them on back order at the dealer.
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Starting VIN: 1D4GP24R77
it was a bad ecm. put a used one in and it started right up. thank you for the help
1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: T234567890
Good evening Awesome IATN techs. Thank you for all the replies. In essence all of you were right. The new coil arrived this afternoon and that fixed the problem, even though it passed the resistance test on both the primary and secondary sides and both hot and...
1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 11YUYTYG45
Hay thanks all who helped on this one. I told ya wrong on the IPR % it was 50% with the ICP connected. We replaced the IPR and injection pressure instantly came to spec When the ICP was disconnected it showed 2450 PSI on my scantool. Making the IPR% lower t... Trouble codes: P0340 (p1280-), P1280.
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Abs System VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
I'm posting this as closed because after more testing the ABS light did not stay or set a code. The only thing I can think of is the modulator valve was stuck and finally unstuck itself. The truck sits in his driveway and is only used a few times a year. Tha...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L transfer case VIN: L9XKB84057
Sorry for delay in closing, but i wanted to give enough time to make sure I would not see this vehicle again. I have repaired numerous electrical problems on this vehicle over last few months after owner had other shops try to fix issues and caused more proble...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FT5X20P97
Unfortunatley this one isn't fixed. the customer came by today to let me scan it aqain. No codes. There done spending on this with the milage being so high. Must suggested ICP sensor or IPR. If I could have the truck for awhile I would swap them out for my own...
2011 Ford F350 5.4L park kill wire VIN: 1FTBF3B64B
not sure if anybody will ever use this info but there is a digital ground signal coming up from the transmission shift selector switch. It can be found in the bundle of wires next to the parking brake pedal.
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L starter/ign VIN: 1HGCG5648W
This was a simple fix hidden by the glare of frustration. The theft deterrent was NOT the problem. The flashes of the light were a normal condition (I just noticed them when the problem arose). I was not specific enough in my first post. I had a NO CRANK condi...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Alternator VIN: KM8SC13D22
After lots of running around, the vehicle is fixed. After several checks of the starting/charging system, we noticed the battery had some corrosion on the side of it. Pulled battery to find the bottom of the battery case was cracked and leaking. The corrosion ...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L engine VIN: SAJEA51C74
This car is down the road running beautifully. The used engine started right up and sounds great. Thank you to Mark from NJ and Bob from Ill. It is all nuts and bolt. We removed the engine from beneath leaving the struts and complete suspension on the subframe...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire
I am going to close this because I'm running out of time. I found that the baro reading on the MAF was 142HZ. Way to low.Replaced the MAF and the same reading. Disconnected the battery to reset the Baro. It came up to about 148HZ for a little while but droppe...
2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1YVFP84C76
The fix was to change the complete engine, seriously, we discovered the problem was due to a wrong head gasket which fit perfectly except for being the wrong year, up to 2005 the oil passage was part of the timing cover for the vvt actuator and front cap on ca...
2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Wiper motor won't shut off VIN: JM3ER29L78
Thanks to all the people who replied. I had comments from everything from switch( tried 2 news ones) - motor (replaced with used one). We tried a used body computer with no improvement. Right after I made the last update, we noticed that pulling the fuse for t...
1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L slips fwd under load VIN: 1070441205
sorry i thought i had closed fix was new modulator adjust pressure with guage then set working pressure with guage gone one week will be fine
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Unknown VIN: 4M2DU86W53
fix of the day! clean spark plug hole out and replaced spark plug. that is how far the customer was willing to go. thinking it was pourous cly. head allowing oil in . thanks to all for the help posts.
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D93
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L egine idle miss at rpms over 1000 engine runs good VIN: 1G3NL52T2X
1992 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Low Power VIN: 4P3CF44F5P
hello all, this car is done! Andy, Gary and Dan hit the nail right on the head. It was a restricted intake. The customer had some routine maintance done at a big oil and lube chain that we will call "uncle freds" while they were replaceing the air filter they ... Trouble codes: 24 (vehicle speed sensor).
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L anti-theft VIN: 1G2NW52M4V
Thanks for the help everyone. I wanted to wait a few weeks to make sure the problem was really gone for good. All data lines, volatges etc.. tested good. I ended up replacing the IPC from Advanced Auto Electronics (Thanks Robert). They wer...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1GK12W5S
Thanks for all the help everyone. I'm having a lot of difficulty with this car because of other work keeping us busy. I tried to reset the alarm system as many of you mentioned. I also double chekced the fuses. The cutomer seems to have tried contiually jumpst...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L False Warning VIN: WVWAK73C86
Thanks for the replies and help. We never got to the scanner per Chris' suggestion, but we attempted to find out if the ABS module might have some involvement in this problem with the instrument cluster and while we determined it didn't, when we hooked the oil...
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