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2003 Acura CL 3.2L pw, pl, lights, sunroof, fuel pump VIN: 19UYA42443
this 03 acura is having some serious wiring issues. i have tracked wiring all around the car, had the main fuse underhood box out and under steering wheel torn down. the problem at hand is the car will not start. the power windows, sunroof, radio, power locks,...
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Abs VIN: 2G1WH55K11
The only other thing that bugs me on this is when i turn on the headlights it will say service soon on the dash so i dont know if it is like a bodycontroll module or some thing else but it driving me nuts please help
2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L idle/vibratrion VIN: 1GCDM19X43
Rough idle at stop light
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L starter/passkey VIN: 1GNDT13S45
The customer complaint was for intermittent no crank. If left for several minutes, and retried it may or may not crank. Codes U1000 (loss of class2 serial communication) and B1372 (Device ignition 1 Circuit Voltage Low) were stored. Codes were cleared and onl...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3HD46TXS
HELP! Well, I came to a dead end. 95 3.3 came in with a no start. Has no spark, no cam & crank signal, no inj pulse, fuel pressure ok. scoped signals ok @ sensors. I checked all connections and wiring to sensors from pcm, ok. swapped out pcm, nothing. Heres th...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P65
Thanks in advance for your help. This truck came in with no start problem, the scanner showed no ICP pressure when cranking and no crank signal, it only had one code but I forgot the DTC number at work. Im at home, but the code said somethging like ICP low pre...
2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA51616
Customer says engine was misfiring,pinging and loss of power.When I first scanned PCM and pulled those codes shown.STFT was +40 to 50% increase on both banks and No LTFT's at all,looked to be disabled? The fuel pump duty cycle is 100% all the time.Fuel pressur... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2), P0511 (IAC error), P2195 (O2 signal biased stuck lean bank 1), P2197 (O2 signal biased stuck lean bank 2)
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Dash Lights VIN: 4S2CK58W02
Customer states vehicle just shut off and will not restart. Rechecked prior work on starting system and found no problems. With key out of ignition, batt, oil and brake light on dash stays on (dimly). Also has a relay that i cannot identify w/alldata clicking ...
1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L ABS Wheel Sensor VIN: 1LNCM93E7M
Men I thought I might post this in the help section 1st-maybe the Technical Discussion Forum-how can a Ford ABS wheel speed sensor be repaired successfully if no part for replacement is available?.I found that a rear sensor for a 1990-1992 Town Car is the same...
2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Hard start VIN: WDBNG70J76
This vehicle cranks normally but will not start unless you repeatedly pump the throttle. It operates from a timed start switch on the shifter. Once hit it cranks for est. 8-10 seconds. Repeatedly pumping the pedal, on the second or third crank cycle it will fi... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G3GR62C6T
the vehicle starts and stalls.has the required fuel pressure.has plenty of spark.compression passed.120 psi in all cyjinders
2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L No Start VIN: WP0CA29833
Hello, We have a 2003 Porsche Boxster 2.7l Manual trans with a failed engine. We were told by the salvage yard that the parts crossover guide shows that a 2001 engine will work with this car if the DME module is replaced also. So I now have this 2003 Boxster...
2006 Saturn Relay-3 3.5L intermittent VIN: 5GZDV03196
Good afternoon and AAAAAAYYYYYUUUUUUGGGHHHHHH!!! Another gift from the gods of handling someone elses comeback!!! I have this Saturn Relay that was serviced by another shop that our owner has and was supposedly 2.5 quarts low on trans fluid, then driven to Orl...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L shift ok VIN: 4S3BG685XW
replace transmission with used from japan. now it throws a p0740 code. we flushed the fluid, change the lock up solenoid, check the wire from the solenoid to harness connector and its ok. The p0740 still comes on after about 10 miles of driving. Any help pleas...
1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2T1BB02E0T
Im stumped on this one. We replaced all the fuel lines running from the tank to the front, new fuel filter, new tank, new filler. The only thing not replaced was the pump. It idles fine but as soon as the throttle is pushed it starts to hesitate and cuts out i...
1999 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L rear main seal
Hi. I just replaced the crankshaft in this 3.4l toyota truck and it came back with an oil leak from the rear of the engine. At first, it appeared to be coming from the oil pan gasket, so I re-sealed the pan. It didnt take care of it. I pulled the transmission ...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21AX1
I group , this truck came in my shop with multiple dtc after than another shop have make the replacement of the timing belt , the belt was broken, and since the this time the truck have thoses dtc. Someone have an idea , the timing seem to be good , but do you... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301, P0303, P0305

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS14XOV
Thanks for all the help we are pretty sure we fixed this one. We had swapped the ignition control module with a known good one and the problem followed the part, replaced with a new one and have not heard back from the customer so thank you again, Christopher
1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L timing connector VIN: 2CNBE1869W
Thanks to you who replied to my help request. The vehicle came in for a smog inspection. Distributor is ajustable, but could not find that darned test connector anywhere. It is not by the battery and strut tower, at least not on this one. If and when another o...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDTD13W9
Sorry it took so long to get back to all of you, I replaced fuel pump and spider injectors the problem seems to be fixed, thanks to all for your help, Mike Trouble codes: P0303.
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V4X
Hi all Thanks for the 14 replies. One said egr installed backwards, one said change o2 sensors. but the rest said to clean or replace the maff sensor. Replaced sensor and all is well. in the past bad maff affected both sides dont understand how it only affect... Trouble codes: P0174.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W71
i am sorry. i thought that i had closed this earlier. proper cleaning of throttle body was the answer. thanks again. mike Trouble codes: P0401.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW31P83
Helllo fello techs. I'm needing to close this help request now due to the timeing that I will get the "Diesel site" HPOP. Diesel Site is closed untel the 23rd of of May so I won't get it untel the 25th or 26th. I hope to have it instaled before the 28th but th...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LSE 3.2L timing VIN: 4S2CK58W61
thanks to all. larry from texas i done it just like he said and it fired right up. so a big thank you larry
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Transfer Case VIN: JA3AH86D75
Thanks for everyones help. Used Wolfs Head Synthetic ATF, bled system by cycling ignition 3 times with gas pedal to floor. Thanks Again!
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