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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L abs module VIN: WBADN5330X
have a bmw with a abs code 92 pre-charge pump pressure fault would like help from bmw techs to tackle the code alldata has no help at all tested pre charge pump ok but need help thanks
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)
2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L Level Ride VIN: 3GYFK66N24
Hello, this Cadillac Escalade ESV reads "SERVICE RIDE CONTROL" on the dic. Scanned module & found C0660 (level control,exhaust valve circuit malfunction). Go to functional test & I can't energize exhaust valve or command the compressor on. Also, after clearing...
1996 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L heater or dash VIN: 1GNDT13W1T
This truck had the head gasket leaking water very slowly.I did a compleat head job.The truck runs fine.It runs great.But inside the truck there is this gurgle sound like water moving about.The heater works great too.The AC does not work,it never did.I have thi...
1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L timing connector VIN: 2CNBE1869W
The vehicle underhood label states to check the ignition timing, jump two terminals together on the timing connector. Both Mitchell and Alldata state that this connector is located by the battery, between the right strut tower and the battery. Guess what? No c...
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC124X2
thanks for any help on this. everything in data stream looks normal except fuel injectors are being shut off and on they will go up to about 13 ms to 0 and back and forth with the idle up and down. iac has no excessive buildup of carbon. if u take the vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle control system rpm too high)
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J33
Hello techs and thanks in advance; I have this customers car that intermittently will not start, have seen it fail once on my lot but did not look at the theft light on the dash, i do know that I had no spark when cranking and did not hear the fuel pump come o...
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG15T84
This van came in for state inspection and failed for the mil being on with codes p0174 & p0171. Ive smoke the intake checked all 02 sensors, mass airflow sensor, fuel pressure (i even checked the amps the pump was pulling 9.5amp)and i noticed that intake gaske... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition bank 1), P0172 (Lean condition bank 2)
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Monitors VIN: 1GCEC14XX5
Hey All, Hope someone can help on this one. I have a family members truck here and it will not pass emission testing. There are two monitors that will not run. The two are Evap and Cat. The truck has been driving for close to a month. I have performed both dri...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L schrader VIN: 2C3AE66G41
Hey guys, I have a weird one here that is just eating my lunch. I got this thing in for A/C not working. Found schrader valves leaking. No problem, right? Replaced the high side and the low side and did a vac for @45 minutes. It uses the "JRA" (as the A/C box ...
2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Engine VIN: 2A4GM68416
The story from the customer is that the van was running fine and started running hot so he took it to a shop where they found that the engine oil cooler failed and oil was getting into the cooling system, so they bypassed the oil cooler, replaced the radiator ...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Power VIN: 3B7HF13Y01
Please be patient, first post. Truck came in with no power driving. In park it runs decent. I loaded it up pretty good and got the 3 misfire codes above to happen but no codes occur while driving when truck is acting up. when you try to accelerate the truck bo... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Lacks power VIN: WD2YD64213
Good morning We have this sprinter and intermittently will loose turbo boost. This can occur at start up, hot or cold, or while driving. Sometimes you can shut the engine off, restart and the boost will return or it may not. There are no codes stored for the ...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 307KU28054
this vehicle came in with an evap problem which we fixed now weare getting an intermittant code p0137, p0157 for both down stream o2 sensors. they will work ok when engine is running but when shut off and restart light will come on and these codes will be pres... Trouble codes: P0137, P0157
2006 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46X26
Hey guys i have a 06 stratus with code p2074 coming back the map and tps sensors have been replaced with factory parts the light comes on after 20 minutes of driving also when this happens the idle is fixed at 1700 rpm i have smoked the intake for vacuum leaks... Trouble codes: P2074 (Tps/map corilation)
1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR10A2V
This truck has a weird problem. Iatn had nothing in archives. When you rev it up and then let off the gas engine dies. When trying to restart, engine spins real fast and has no compression. Let it sit awhile and it will restart. Idles fine and will rev up but ...
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F1V
Customer had oil changed at local quick lube, after oil change engine just cranks but won't start. Customer noticed that "Wait to Start" light did not come on when key was turned on. I ran over there and found the IDM relay buzzing in relay box. Switched relay... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module KAM Error), P0605 (Internal Control Module ROM Error)
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V4X
Hi all, Thanks in advance for taking time to look at this post. What I have is a 99 ranger 3.0l flex fuel. short term fuel runs around -2 bank 1 and 12 to 20 bank two (vac leak) long term works its way up two 25 on accel. bank 1 short and long term stay aroun... Trouble codes: P0174
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L fuel pressure?? VIN: 1FMYU60E41
Ok, I am stumped. I am looking for the proper fuel pump pressure spec. Mitchell spec. is 60-65 psi koer and koeo. aldata spec is 30-60. If you go back and forward a year you get different info on the spec as well. Also different models (sport/sport trac to jus... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L ride control VIN: 2FAFP73W01
hey guys i have a crown vic. with a air spring problem.the vehicle came in with air springs leaking down.replaced them and now the will hold air but as soon as you crank the vehicle up they will deflate.then it will take a minute to pump back up.when doing the...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF56F83
This truck idles and drives fine cold. When it heats up it loses power / seems to have some white smoke from the exhaust. The only code stored is p1211 ICP pressure above or below normal. This code will return after a hot test drive. The lift pump on the frame...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Air Ride VIN: 1FMFU18L9Y
Vehicle has new relay and new compressor. Have repaired blue and yellow at relay and replaced green and yellow wire from relay to compressor. Can run jumper wire from relay to compressor and will run. Compressor will not run with everything hooked up. Have che...
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 4WD engagement VIN: 1FMZU73K84
HI all. This vehicle belongs to a local dealer. The 4WD XFR Case physically shifts between HI and LO, but I have no clutch engagement (switch on dash, Auto/4hi/4lo). Owner previously replaced the motor and gearbox unit with a salvage yard unit, and had the PCM...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cooling Fan VIN: 1FDWE35P56
Hello to all and thanks in advance for your help. I have a 2006 ford van here that I replaced the fan clutch on with a factory ford part due to the fan not running. Test drove and everything was fine. It worked fine for several days now the fan runs all the ti...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FBNE31L86
I have a 06 e-350 that customer states loses all power, after a restart runs fine. Came in with no codes but since we have a GPS system on all our vehicles(fleet)I was able to get 2 pending codes from the history on the GPS web site( P2104-TA... Trouble codes: 2104 (tac forced idle), 2112 (tac stuck closed)
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP56U87
Engine idles a little rough and experiences some extended cranking when cold. Fuel pressure is within specs. Code P0316 sets (but the MIL doesn't come on). Misfire counter on my newly updated Snap On scanner lists all cylinders seperately (not like the old mod... Trouble codes: P0316 (Misfire detected on start up)
2001 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTDM19W61
Vehicle idles rough all the time, hot or cold. Runs perfect off idle with no misfires. Towes a trailer no problem with plenty of power. Cyl number 5 and 6 racking up misfires constantly at idle. Smoke tested intake with no external leaks found. Trouble codes: P0155, P0300, P0452
2002 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S6CK58W72
I called Honda and the local dealer could not tell me if this is a interference engine or not, called Suzuki Dealer also since it is a Suzuki engine and they could not tell me either. Does anyone know if this is a interference engine? Thanks
2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S14
This is my daughter's car. Being a G.M. tech, I have no experience with Hyundai's at all. 10,000 miles ago, I replaced both timing belts for maintenance reasons. I just replaced the spark plugs and the two plug wires with OEM parts. The car has an intermittant...
1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Wipers VIN: SAJPX1848W
When the wipers are turned on, all the functions operate. Intermediate, slow and fast all work according to the switch position. When the wipers are turned off, however, they keep running, even when the key is off and out of the switch. When the intermittent f...
2009 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L lf headlight VIN: KNDMB233X9
tested grounds and hots nothing out of line handled bulbs carefully don't know what to do
1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L ABS operation VIN: SALPV1240W
hello to all!! we bought this range rover from auction so no history is avalibal. when it came to the shop the amber ABS, amber TC, and the red BRAKE lights where on. i use the Snap On solas pro but it reads no codes for the abs system. the break pedal was var...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSH23418
This vehicle has a misfire that can be felt for at least 30 seconds. It shows in the code P0307, Mode 6 data(only cylinder #7).Once it clears up(within a minute-max) it is not there til the next cold start or if it sits 4 hours or more. We have swapped coils a... Trouble codes: P0307 (Cylinder 7 misfire7 on Bank 1), P0316 (Misfire detected during startup), P0172 (System too richBank 1)
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No comm VIN: WDBHA22E6S
Thanks in advance...HELP,,,I have this c220 come in, the complaint is no speedo or fuel gage...very intermittant. I tried to commucate with the PCM but it won't talk to a modus or a autologic. I can't give you any codes or reading's and the problem is so inter...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF20F0V
Here's the problem, key on power supply to fuel shut off okay, we can here the shut off click. Crank the engine and the shut off clicks again and closes not allowing fuel to pass through IP. Fuel supply to IP is good, filters are new. We have signal from the C...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF25F0W
I have a problem with the glow plug circuit. It has bat power @ main feed for glow plug module, but It seems that there is nothing that is triggering the module. I checked all fuses are good @ left hood,left inner dash and rear seat. Maybe there is another hid... Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow plug circuit)
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBNG75JXY
Need help guyz. This benz came in with message on dash displaying" entrance position do not drive " and pic of steering wheel. No fault codes in any module.verus with euro and launch scanner.only time it's on when engine is running.thank yyu
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Gear Shift VIN: WDBNG70JX3
We have checked and mercedes will not sell us a gear shift because they have to program it, so they will not sell it. My question is: are the shifters programmable out of a used car, or is it possible to move module from one gear shifter to the other, if so, h...
2008 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WMWMM33578
Customer dropped off car with the check engine light on and vehicle running poorly. Found codes P1497, P2178 System too rich off idle bank 1, P2096 Post cat fuel trim too lean bank 1, and P2097 Post cat fuel trim too rich bank 1. We checked the plugs, cleaned ... Trouble codes: P1497 (P2178- System too rich off idle bank 1), P2178 (System too rich off idle bank 1), P2096 (Post cat fuel trim too lean bank 1), P2097 (Post cat fuel trim too rich bank 1)
1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L power assist VIN: JN8AR05YXV
truck arrived with boot and shaft damage from in-the-mud driving. steering assist was normal on test drive. I agreed to replace rack and pinion. power assist quit 5 miles down the road. no circulation in reservoir, so I recommended a pump. good assist for 10 m...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A1Y
hi guys need some help with this one this car cut out at 2500 rpm under harder acclaration feels like its hitting a rev limiter if you go into the throttle slowly revs up past 3500 no problem. fuel pressure is good. 4 out 6 coils have been changed with oem c...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1N6ED27T5Y
The compressor when it goes off will not come back on at all, until you turn off the compressor switch for 5 minutes then push the button and it comes back on for another 20 minutes.
2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Hi Techs, put in a new crank and cam sensor and crank connector from the dealer and white mark on sensor was installed for crank sensor. Am sure wires from new connector are connected to correct wires at harness. Checked for batt. vol at red wire,ground at blk... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start VIN: 1G3GRR62C3
This car got towed in for no start.after testing we replaced fuel pump with a delphi pump.we also changed the relay and fuel filter.two weeks later the car came back.the fuel pump relay went bad.replaced the relay and car started.two weeks later car came back ...
1989 Pontiac 6000 LE 2.8L Stall VIN: 1G2AF51W9K
Car came in on a hook after a no start. Customer dropped by the shop at 7:00 am yesterday after leaving work and the car just died like he shut off the switch but would start back up with no issues. We were not open yet so he went across town to his house and ...
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Stall VIN: IG2NF1ZE9M
Vehicle never shows any signs of a problem when we have it. There dosen't seem to be a pattern to the failure that I can determine. All basic engine system checks good. Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS Voltage Low)
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
Hi, this 1997 camry 4 cyl. is setting a fault code P1210. The car will stall out when slowing to a stop. It only stalls about once a day, the rest of the time it runs fine. Im not sure if the fault code is releated to the stalling issue or if it has 2 seperate... Trouble codes: P1210 (Injector control pressure above expected values)
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Rpms VIN: JT3HN86RXX
When vehicle under load between 3500 and 4500 rpms the vehicle starts to surge. When not under a load the vehicle drive fine.
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JTDBE32K54
This ones got me stumped. Under heavy, (were talkin pedal to the the floor) acceleration, with RPM above 3000, car will start to sputter and "buck". Engine temperature, load, vehicle speed, uphill, downhill, just about any scenario you can think of, has no eff...
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, No acceleration VIN: 4T1BE32K54
Driving down the road and all of the sudden no acceleration. Check Engine Light Came on. P2121 Code. Turned Engine off then restarted it then Pedal Acceleration was responsive. Toyota has a TSB for a Throttle Body issue but I don't think it applies this this p... Trouble codes: P2121 (Throttle/pedal position sensor/switch d circuit range/performance)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L no start VIN: 3VWBF61C1W
this car cam in for a t belt service i changed it locked the pump and cam like instructed car started right up but was noisy i used the genesis system to set pump timing noise went away all seemed good customer picked up car came back next day on the hook foun...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L turbo VIN: WVWAC63B91
Vehicle came in with several oil leaks at boost connections.removed inner cooler hose and found 1/4 quart of oil in inner cooler and lower hoses. Replaced turbo due to oil problem and hissing/high pitch bearing noise. Replaced with used turbo that has been sit...

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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA9650Y
So, to start, thanks for all of your replies. The car left last fri and I've been waiting to see if it returns. I tried a used pcm and that didn't work. Apparently I should have gotten the key from the car that the pcm came from, I'm disappointed because we... Trouble codes: 1204 (misfire), 1205 (misfire), 1206 (misfire), 1304 (misfire).
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L top VIN: WBAEK73425
Sorry for the late close. We finally took this car to the dealer(like I recommended to the boss in the first place). After a week and a half we got the car back with the top working correctly. They said they cleared all codes and took the car out of transport ...
1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS1829K
Robert from Indiana said simply "GM has a chart for checking,chart C-9-A Thank you Robert,that was just what i needed.with this chart i was able to test the quad drivers in ecm (ok)test the other devices on circuit for proper resistance (ok) the problem ended... Trouble codes: 32 (Egr malfunction).
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Cooling fans VIN: 2GCEK13T06
Circuit 335 itself tested good, but what I found was corrosion and moisture PCM connector C1. I backed out all corroded terminals and cleaned them with some Worth brand contact cleaner and used brake cleaner and compressed air to dry everything. I also applied...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 608E162208
Thanks to every one who had HELPED! The info that I got was top shape! I found the EGR valve was stuck, notify the customer, and we're waiting for parts. IATN RoCKS!
1999 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52N1X
Like most of you stated,It was the soleniod. Not one of the steps in the alldata trouble tree said to ohm the soleniod. Mike sent a post with his trouble tree and the 3rd step said to ohm the soleniod (20-40ohms). I had 4 ohms. Eric said the pcm wants to see a... Trouble codes: P0403.
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L air distribution VIN: 2C3HE66G2Y
Thank you for all the replies. customer brought back later for furhter diagnosis. We removed center console for access to mode door actuator. found faulty mode door actuator. blend door actuator ok. replaced mode door actuator & rechecked - operation good. we...
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Electronic VIN: JB3XD64BXM
TCM had a capacitor that leaked all over circuit board. Common failure with this mitsu TCM. National Parts in Florida said they could "repair" the TCM for $209. Got TCM back- same problem- They said the micropresser is the only thing they could not check. They...
1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Prndl VIN: 1B4GP54R7T
Thank you all for your input and suggestions. The root cause was a wrong TCM, as Chrysler offered 3 for this year,vehicle/engine and transmission combination. Previous shops had had one rebuilt through Cardone (supposedly rebuilt his due to availability) and...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7GG22X1Y
I suspected the oxygen sensor shorting to voltage intermittently so I unplugged it and sent it with the customer for a few days. Just talked to him yesterday and it has run perfectly for the past week and a half. Thanks to all who took the time to reply.
1981 Ford Mustang 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FABP10A1B
Thanks alot guys the first post was dead on.I got an infared thermometer and monitered the exhaust port temp following start up and less than a minute later had more than a 100 degree varation to # 4. I pulled the valve cover off and the # 4 exhuast rocker was...
1984 Ford Ranger S 2.8L starter VIN: 1FTCR1153E
first i want to thank everyone who replied, but especially Kent from Florida,Paul from Indiana,and Douglas from Ontario,we tried another starter from auto zone and it did the same thing. went to a junkyard this morning and got a used starter from an 85 ranger ...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L ignition switch actuator VIN: 1FAFP52U4X
thanks for all your help guys. i did have to dissassemble the column to remove the actuators. i think next time i will just get a used column and put the customers lock cylinder in the used one.
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L84
i've had a policey on ford when you have a misfire. to replace all plugs and boots. also repace coil on cly. that shows misfire. since i stated doing this i've had no comebacks. so i dod this on this van. i also replaced injector. the plugs and boots were repl... Trouble codes: P0203.
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMZK04135
Fixed vehicle. Thanks to everyone. you were all right. I had an open circuit in electric pump. My data source didnt give me a good description of system so didnt realize it was electric - thought it was driven by driveshaft. After you replies, i ohmed the pum...
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L brake lights VIN: 1HGEJ6226T
This was a strange one after all. The wiring harness had burned all the way to the fuse box. It was hard to see at first but we replaced the fuse box and harness and all is good. Thanks to all who responded.
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1865W
Wow, 15 replies, All of you gave excellent Ideas and I would say 5 of you hit the nail on the head.James from Calif suggested checking valve adjustment which I did and they were tight. However this did not cure the problem.He also suggested that the new distri...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start VIN: JHLRD68402
The vehicle never did act up while I had it. It was an intermittent problem with the customer . I did wind up locating & replacing the ECM & Fuel pump relays behind the left side of the glove box, thanks to the help here. The car has not returned or heard from... Trouble codes: P1164 (Lineae air fuel sensor peforamce problem lean), 40420 (Catalast system efficency below threshold).
2002 Hyundai XG350 L 3.5L Fuel Fill Up VIN: KMHFU45E82
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Timing Gear VIN: KMHHN65F65
let me say i am amazed. the vehicle got two new cam pulleys and a new timing belt kit and tensioner. started up and purred like a korean kitten! thanks to those who replied! this goes to show that in this business anything is possible
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KNADC16525
Thanks for the replies .I was able to put a timing light on it and vareify the ring had not sliped.I also looked and the cam and crank sensor on my scope .But i had no refrence to look at to see if they were in synk.But i put a new timing belt on it .When i... Trouble codes: P0325.
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V7W
thanks to ALL who gave me feedback and spiritual guidance ! i tested voltages to and from ign switch and obviously no output but had all voltages to from fuse 3 and 4... today after the first check it had before... went back after lunch and wa... Trouble codes: B1352 (key in cir. fault / LCM / SCIL MEM. CODE), U1009 (Scp data fault / eng. Torque u - 1059 scp data fault / transaxle prnd), U1027 (Scp data fault engine rpm), U1059 (Scp data fault transaxle prnd), B1869 (Air bag warn.
2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM82W83
The ecm was sent out to repair shop again. They sent to another shop they own to do the repairs. I also ran a new pulse wire from ecm to the #2 coil. Spliced in a new power supply wire from the #1 coil.I suspect the ecm was the fault. Would only misfire and se... Trouble codes: P0352 (Coil driver circuit 2 cylinder).
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L head gasket VIN: JM1BJ22502
hi all thanks to all who answered . so i went out on a limb and changed the thermostat. after reading all your replies and bingo i went for a road test (about 20miles of highway) and it didn t overheat. i thaught that a stuck thermostat would cause overheating...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG 3.6L Change over valve VIN: WDBHM36E7T
So it turns out that it was a broken vacuum hose that attaches to the vapor pressure sensor that sits under the windshield reservoir tank. I driven the car for 2 days and had all the monitors set and so far no codes. Thanks to all that gave me good info on wh...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F4W
Greeting's fellow tech's.. Believe it or not this vehicle has been back on the road since April 21/11 and customer just came in today with a report that the ses light has not returned??? -I performed all of the test's that were recommended to me by the repl... Trouble codes: P0410 (Air injection malfunction).
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L high beam VIN: 4A3AA46G52
Quick answer; It was a bad connection. After reviewing the responses, I went back & double checked the fuses & all were good. I had a MOD wiring diagram & acquired an Alldata diagram to compare & study. Not much info on testing this system without a factory sc...
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L Blower Motor VIN: 2G2WP52224
The replies I received are appreciated but all of them restated facts I already knew. Turns out the gray/black signal wire from the rotary switch is the key. That voltage MUST change as the knob is turned. The voltage would remain the same as it was whenever I...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1ZZZ9PZ4
Thanks for the 3 replies, we have changed the coils and plugs which didn't help, replaced the rh o2 sensor which made no difference. Cleaning the DME plug and cleaning earths seemed to stabilize the O2 reading for the rh bank and to date the fault has not rea...
2007 Saturn Aura XE 3.5L Cruise/Rev Lights/Pwr Locks VIN: 1G8ZS57N17
A big thank you to all. The customer has decided not to fix this car as of yet so I can't tell you the exact conclusion. But as an explanation Alex was the most helpful. I knew that the cruise control was a programmed option but didn't think about the rever...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BG4854T
Thank you everyone who replied. The panel was not under the seat, but behind it as you all said. This was a station wagon, but I guess the sedans have the panel in the trunk in the same area behind the back seat. It was a very easy job. Thanks again.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B32
Thanks to George, checked the relay and found some scorn contacts so we replaced it. Car was given back to customer for the past week and no problems so far. Trouble codes: P1479, P0411.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M62
Hi all,thanks to all that offered help concerning this VW but the customer has not returned and declined the water pump/timing belt repairs.He did state he has only owned the car for about 8 months so has no service history-I have a feeling he'll be back thoug... Trouble codes: P1296, P0118.
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L unknown VIN: WVGMM77L65
closing this with no fix Robin from NY said try quick scan I scanned no codes at all Norman frommaryland suggested some websites that I tryed but no useful info..thank untill the next challenge
2006 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Temp Guage VIN: YV1RH52726
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