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2007 Acura RDX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J8TB18517
Vehicle came in mil on code p02263 checked baro to boost sensor voltage boost:1.92v (14psi)koeo baro:.8v replaced boost sensor no difference checked voltage at sensor same as scanned voltage check ground and supplied aternative ground no change, voltage unplug... Trouble codes: P2263
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WAUBA24B4W
Car came with intermitant misfire seems worse cold but will act up hot also. Swapped good coil from another car and problem seamed good put old coil back in to verify and #4 misfire came back right away. Put new coil in drove car and all was fine . Customer pi... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 misfire)
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L rotational rate sensor VIN: TRUUT28N01
cleared codes (same code 1)circuit failuer 2)implausable signal) and they came back instantly , re-cleared and they don't come back until driven , wiring tests good from RSS to hyd control , don't want to change the sensor unless I'm sure it's bad , But I can'...
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Lifter VIN: WBADT43442
Wellllll customer came in for small coolant leak. Repaired leak but noticed lifter noise too. Did oil change with 5w30 syn valvoline. Also put a pint of lubro molly part# 2009. Noise still there. Noise comes and goes. Can sit at idle and sound like a horse tro...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L lights VIN: WBADD62090
hi guys bmw no illumination on steering wheel controls,no faults found in any modules,lkm ect or cluster,all other dash console lights work and can be dimmed,all controls work ie radio cruise have swapped in a new air bag ass with conrols still nothing horn wo...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Transmission VIN: WBANA73504
This car came in with engine light on plus transmission fault showing on display screen. Road tested found car to be set in one gear only. Scanned with generic found code po700 plus code p17e5 has any one seen this before and could some one please tell me what...
2003 Buick Century 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G4WS52J93
I have a regular customer with a car i have never seen. Came in for engine runs rough and check engine light. Monitored misfire data and notice cylinder #1 misfiring. I swapped a wire and a plug and nothing changed. But when i took the plug out i noticed that... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine missfire detected)
2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Red Brake Warning Light VIN: 1G6KD54Y24
Good day to all. I have this issue with the brake warning lamp on the instrument cluster. The information center is saying check brake fluid level. The fluid level is good, its probably a little past the max mark on the resevoir. The only electrical testing Iv...
1989 Chevrolet S10 2.8L Manual Low VIN: 1GCCT14R6J
This is a 700r4 and trans was rebuilt and sk-700 jr kit installed. It worked fine for about a week, now its seems to be stuck in 3rd gear and will bind up and not move when shifted to manual low, reverse is fine. Any ideas would be appreciated before I pull it...
1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Lifters VIN: 1GNGK26JXX
The lifters on this motor will not stay pumped up after sitting for 6-12 hours. Customer drove truck for 5 miles, let sit for and hour and upon restart had a loud rattle (we replaced intake gaskets/ oil and filter--300 miles previous to rattle) Had towed in an...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W7X
This vehicle have a issue for emissions it will not set the cat monitor to run for some reason it will not run is there something that im missing with this p0146 code ?. Trouble codes: P0146
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: 1GDJK34171
Good evening everyone, Vehicle had weed killer put in tank by accident, ran until it quit, tank topped off with diesel fuel, didn't start, was towed to a shop elsewhere that told them motor was shot after fuel system was cleaned out. Customer installed used m... Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow plug circuit), P0540 (Intake air heater circuit), U1000 (Class 2 communication fault)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK13U73
We have replaced the throttle body, throttle body control module,(on the firewall behind the master cylinder), and we replaced the PCM and reflashed with up to date programming. We have gone through all the wiring connections and connectors in the system. We h... Trouble codes: P2135
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29U73
Here's a good one guys. The MIL lamp will come on and flag a 1432 when the van is accelerated hard. The fuel tank pressure and level sensor signal, power and ground wires can be monitored with DVOM's with glitch capture and never fall out of specification. The... Trouble codes: 1432 (Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Noise VIN: 2GCEK19T44
Truck has a vibration under hood that resonates in the dash if you power brake the engine and hold rpm at 800-900. Ive heard this on many gm trucks of this vintage but never had to fix. Any help would be appreciated.
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, Low power VIN: 1GNEC13J37
Checked Identifix for related issues to code and for TSB's; none found. Scoped Cam/Crank waveforms; according to the code description in aldata, the Cam trailing edge, does not say which one, is 36deg from TDC on #1; the closest is the rising edge on the secon... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam/Crank correlation error.)
2008 Chrysler Aspen Limited 4.7L alarm VIN: 1A8HX58N88
My wife's Chrysler Aspen suddenly would not crank this weekend, the Keyfob lock/unlock buttons also stopped working and now the alarm will sound when the doors are opened or the key is cycled on/off. Active codes U0168 and U1108 are in the Instrument Cluster (...
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7MF36C4S
hello to all i have replaced the intake cover on this dodge for a oil leak. I had to remove the injector pump to get to the cover. I did not set the engine to tdc before removing the injector pump, i just marked the pump shaft to the gear with a marker. I have...
2003 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Cab VIN: 2D4GP44R93
Hi all, I have a caravan at the shop that I had diagnosed as needing a new CAB, it came in with codes for L/F wheel sensor fault, L/R wheel sensor fault and CAB internal failure. If I wanted to see the datastream there was no problem , if I requested to clear ...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Electrical VIN: 306WX48C36
Help! Have a "NO Bus" Display message on the dash, no engine start, cannot talk with the computer, no power windows etc. Unit came in for trailer lights inop, found someone had cut the trailer wiring plug off with a pair of dikes, fear they may have shorted ou...
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HB48N26
All 4 O2 sensors replaced at dealership. Mode 6 misfire history skipping on 1 3 5 7. skip is intermitten, mostly when engine is hot, when 1st started. one time when started hot would not accelerate with 3/4 throttle vehicle would only lean backfire. fuel pump ... Trouble codes: P0300, P1128, P1129
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 6.7L Suspension VIN: 3D7KS29A47
Vehicle goes into a severe shimmy after hitting a bridge expansion joint at highway speeds. The only way to stop the wobble is to bring the truck to a stop. The truck has a Kore 2" lift kit and Bfg 315 all terrains, both since approx 20,000 miles. The death wo...
2007 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L brake lights VIN: 2B3KA43H17
two bottom brake lights stay on when ignition switch is in on position. third brake light is on but dim, gets brighter when you press brake pedal. replace brake light switch it worked for about 5 times. then went back to doing the same thing again. Looked at b...
1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Oil and Temp Gauge VIN: 1FMDU34X9N
The engine on this vehicle was rebuilt a short while ago. The customer complains that the voltage gauge drops periodically(ran battery and alternator test=good). When voltage drops oil pressure on gauge rises along with the temp gauge. Checked both sensors and...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L all gauges and charging VIN: 1FTCR1446R
no matter what it will not put out 14 volts with new alternater installed and new battery. all fuses look good and turning on stuff or loading changes nothing. checked voltage at alternater and it was same as voltage and yl/wht wire had 12 volts with key on bu...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Blown fuse # 19 VIN: 2FMZA5142X
I need some help from Ford Technicians. I have this Windstar 3.8 in our repair shop. This vehicle came with OD light flashing and a/c not working. When we scan this car we found more than 10 codes from transmission, all 4 o2 sensor codes egr etc. I suspect a b...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72X4Y
have another problem child,this thing has evap code for p0455 lrg leak,have checked all the hoses and filler neck hose all seems good,allready changed the evap valve manegement valve didnt fix it.with the canister vent solenoid off the truck i can activate it ... Trouble codes: P0455
2005 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FAFP36N55
Hello all I am looking at replacing an intake manifold on this Ford Focus due to a ticking noise much like a bad lifter. The noise is in the intake manifold and I believe its coming From the valve or shaft inside the active manifold. This is the first one I h...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L long crank VIN: 1FTWW31P55
we have a 2005 ford f250 6.0l powerstroke diesel that came in with a symtom of running rough and long cranking. we found the troublecode #p2291 icp long crank. We ran shop air through the icp port and heard a audible leak in the HPO system through the oil fill... Trouble codes: P2291
2004 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L torque convertor clutch VIN: 1GKET16S34
Hello gentlemen, this 04 envoy acts like it needs a reflash, but I can find no new calibration to fix this intermittent TCC lockup problem. As long as you drive 70mph or faster the slip rpm is less than +5. At 69mph or below the convertor goes in and out of l...
2008 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L Ac VIN: 2GTEK63868
A/c freezes up after driving. Replaced orifice tube, cycling switch,high pressure sensor, control head, charge system a few times with different amounts. Pressures will read a little low on both sides when it freezes up. Turn it off and let it thaw out and it ...
2008 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Valves VIN: 1GKFK13058
Truck is back with a tapping/squeaking noise around cylinder 5. We do not have the tool to check oil pressure at this time, oil gauge shows to be normal. Intake vacuum is good. We also checked exhaust for vacuum and did not find any.
2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L speedometer VIN: 3HGCG56492
speedometer not working . i put scanner and there is vss no problem. wire blu/wht for vss from pcm to instrument cluster is fine but no signal .any help is welcome.i can see speed on scanner but speedo not moving. there is no code either.
2007 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4L clutch VIN: 5J6RE48737
Hi Group The AC on this Honda is very intermittent. It will cool down and work fine for a few minutes but once it starts cycling it stops working. The clutch is getting power and drawing just under 3 amps of current but won't kick in enough to engage the comp...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJGX2748V
Ok guys, at idle this thing doesnt run very well at all. Bank 2 fuel trim is -19%, short term. Bank 1 is 0%. Bring it up to 1500 rpm and Bank 1 goes to -3 and bank 2 goes to +4%. I pulled the left valve cover and did not find anthing that was obviously amiss. ... Trouble codes: P0174
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4G258S4T
thanks for help guys and gals, I know these cars have alot of stall problems but I think we covered the most common ones, parts I didn't replace I check that they where working good with motis. Car still will stall on decel and sometimes backfire when you get ...
2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNHM81W93
Hello, We have this 2003 Lincoln Town Car which will intermittently turn on the ABS lite, Brake lite, traction control lite,the mileage has dashes, electronic speedo has dashes, fuel data has dashes, analog speedometer needle at zero and no communication to A...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L starting VIN: WBD3563343
Hi all, Ive had this one for a while now. car ran fine according to owner until another shop tried to repair or Jerry rig the ac compressor to make the ac work. Melted and shorted wires everywhere. Well it had about 12 codes when it came in, I repaired all wir...
1994 Nissan Altima XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire
Evertime when I raise the rpms to 1500 engine starts to hesitated like a miss after 1500 it does not do it. I checked all injectors they r working there is no engine codes, timing is on spec. no vaccum leaks. the engine has to get hot. I have checked the allda...
1998 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2W
Vehicle came in with p1493-EVAP canister purge control valve does not operate properly (stuck open). Did tests & found no problem. Light will return within a few miles down the road. Performed vac test at purge control valve @ 2000 RPMs, passed. Component ... Trouble codes: P1493 (EVAP canister purge control valve does not operate properly stuck open.)
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Hesitation, Stall
Got a simple questions for you Nissan guys. Got this '01 Pathfinder that won't idle most of the time, simply stalls with no throttle. Other times it will run fine and suddenly start acting up, hesitating and misfiring when driven at highway speeds. Then it wil...
2004 Nissan primera 1600CC door locks VIN: SJNBAAP12U
Hi. this vehicle's remote controls for central locking are not working, i need teaching prosedure for them. Thank you already.
2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Crank/cam sync VIN: 1P3ES46C41
Ok here is a curve ball for ya.. This neon will not learn for crank and cam sync!!! live data says sync lost but no codes. Original complaint was cutting in and out and stalling intermittently. Computer was replaced w factory reman part to solve cutting in and...
1989 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: F1KL214282
i have this trans am that will drive down the road first then when trying to go in closed loop pretty much dies out when giving gas mass air flow voltage all over the place. ohm check injectors they go from 7.6 ohms to 17.3 ohms at 68 degrees. alldata says the...
1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2JB5243W
This car was brought to us for start and stall within seconds. Found 2 DTC P1629 and U1016. We were able to get vehicle to start if you turned the key in a certain position. Replace Cylinder lock with sensor and key, reprogrammed key. Vehicle will still not st... Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft Deterrent System Fuel Enable Circuit Incorrect Signal Detected During Crank.), U1016 (U1016 - Loss of Class 2 Communication with VCM.)
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Misfire VIN: 3G7DA03E11
I have a 5th cylinder misfire at idle, and none of the obvious causes seem to be the culprits. I get it above 1500rm and it runs perfect. I'm hoping some of you guys maybe have had experience with these 3400 Aztec motors and can give me an idea or two. I reall... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire)
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G2WP52264
I have a intermittent stall and no start. The car had no ryme or reason to when it stalls, sometimes it will go for 3 weeks without stalling and sometimes i will stall 3 times a day. When it stall it is losing injector pulse,spark and cranking rpm's. We have r...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L engine removal VIN: WP1AA29P14
Hello.I have to do a timing chain on this six cylinder Cayenne,and I have a question on engine removal.According to the manual it wants you to remove engine and transaxle assembly from underneath,but looking at it with all of the covers removed it looks like t...
1999 Rolls Royce Silver Seraph 5.4L maint req. lite. VIN: SCALA61E0X
hi all,got this rolls and cant figure out how to turn off the maintance requierd lite. had a coolant leak,fixed that. had a bad o2 sensor,fixed that.cleared codes with snap on scanner.serviced car.could any one tell me if i can and or how to reset maint. lite....
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...
2001 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L airbag system VIN: JS2GB41WX1
airbag light stays on. i have a otc genisys with airbag software, but does not do '01 esteem (curious). is there a manual way to flash and clear srs codes in this vehicle? please let me know.
1988 Toyota Chaser 2.0L Instrument cluster VIN: EGX81-6022
I have this car and we have converted the engine and fitted a 1JZ-GTE engine in place of a 1G-GTE , we had an auto electrician guy come and convert the wiring to suit the IJZ ECU etc. Since this time the digital dash will not illuminate. I have got a wiring di...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L temp warning lite VIN: 3VWSA81H4V
Customer now states that the warning lite comes on and flashes but the gauge is reading fine and no steam coming out. all fuses are fine and I have not been able to duplicate the issue. Thanks in advance for any help
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L abs VIN: YV1TS91D12
This 02 S80 intermittently applies the brakes while going down the road, sometimes while braking, sometimes while accelerating, and sometimes when I don't even have my foot on the brake pedal or accelerator. I watched all 4 speed sensor signals on the Launch, ...

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1999 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L Misfire VIN: WBSCM9332X
Just diagnosed this thing before lunch, and the lesson is: DON'T BYPASS BASIC TESTING BECAUSE YOU THINK YOU'RE SMART. I ran a compression test, even though cylinder 6 only had 8% leakdown. Compression numbers were as follows: 120/165/165/170/95/90 from 1-6... Trouble codes: P0306 (Misfire cyl 6), P0?.
2004 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBL93474
The customer elected to take the vehicle before any further diagnostics could be performed. They have not been back yet. The last I heard, it was the the dealership, and they also could not locate a leak. We replaced the gas cap as a first measure, I forgot to... Trouble codes: 180 (Tank leak detected - minor), B04, P0456 (Tank leak detected - minor).
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAEH73445
first id like to thank all the iatn members for there help the problem was we have to change bolt valvetranic and the problem was solved again thank you very much
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, rough idle VIN: 3GNGK26J1V
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3HD46TXS
PROBLEM SOLVED!!!Rechecked for batt power @ pin 30 for asd relay with a head lamp instead of a computer friendly test lamp,NO POWER! Voltage drop wasnt low enough for the test light but enough for the bulb, found corroded wire red\wht @ s116 juntion under batt...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Oil Pump VIN: 1B7KF23741
I haven't heard back from customer so I have to assume it's good & it's time to close this request. Thanks to all for your input. Pickup tube idea was a good one but I didn't see pressure drop when I drove it but didn't get opportunity to really get on it. The...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3D7KU28C84
thanks for your very helpfull replies. after performing a return flow test, it was a easy fix. the injector transfer tubes were loose, re torqued all 6 and return flow came down to aprox. 375 ML (down from 475) I suspect this was causing air to enter fuel ...
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F1V
Finally we got this one to act up enough times to pinpoint problem to PCM. All power and ground inputs were good, PCM conrolled ground to the IDM relay was pulsing on and off causing relay to buzz. On removal we found an aftermarket chip (this truck wasn't sup... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module KAM Error), P0605 (Internal Control Module ROM Error).
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L monitors not running VIN: 1FAFP55233
first of all i want to thank everyone that all go above and beyond to help fellow techs.the fix was the fuel tank pressure sensor.the voltage was off so i replaced it and the monitors run. keith
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L dash gauges VIN: 1FMYU92103
hi finally got this fixed. when through the tsb again re-worked terminals in C134,C263, and checked out the central junction box. when i pulled the juction box out this time i heard somthing rattling, took it aprt best i could. i found a number of peices of gl...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cooling Fan VIN: 1FDWE35P56
Thanks to everyone who responded, I received many replys pointing towards checking temp inputs to the pcm & also the a/c switch. I finally got it on a factory scan tool where I could command the fan off and it continued to howl. I replaced the fan clutch again...
2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8L ignition key VIN: 1GTDT19646
This vehicle has an Invers motor vehicle pool GPS unit installed in it and it looks like the processor of this system was drawing current and causing wierd things with the BCM.
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L tach VIN: 1HGEJ6576Y
Thanks for the help, The scan RPM sealed the deal as to pointing to the Tach its self. Scan tool read RPM Called customer asking if the car had a history of tach problems ,that it did. customer said it would try as is. thanks for all the help.
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG22591
After checking some more, I would have to agree with the majority of the respondence in that the noise was transmission related. With a stethoscope and removing the timing belt cover we were able to determine that the noise was more in the transmission area. M...
2007 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L power sliding door VIN: 5FNRL38667
the rear closing latch assembly was the problem, put the new assembly in and the door closes and stays latched like it is designed. The cause of the the door not working at all is still unknown, it took two weeks to get the van back in for the repair and by ...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Noise, codes VIN: SAJDA03NX2
Thank you all for your replies. I checked the resistance on each solenoid and the resistance check the same on each around 9.2 ohms. I changed the oil as some suggested. The codes still set after a couple test drives. Gave the customer some options to repai... Trouble codes: P1383 (Vvt over-retarded bank 1), P1388 (Vvt over-retarded bank 2).
1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L ABS operation VIN: SALPV1240W
Hello guys. Finally got this thing fixed. Unfortunatly we had recieved a bad pressure switch from the first salvage yard. Got another known good switch and pump runs as soon as the key is on. Properly bled system, had alot of air in it also. The 3 Amigos ...
1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L Unknown VIN: JT6HJ88J5V
Vehicle is now fixed. The rear pad carriers on the vehicle were rusted and hardly allowing any pad movement. Usually we only have issues with the slides seizing, not so much the pad carrier causing the sticking. We removed the carriers, wire wheeled and filed ...
1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Drivetrain VIN: 1LNBM93EOJ
Im going to go out on a limb and call this a overwhelming majority of you said dont mess with the fuel injection,just use the long block.i was warned about checking;oil pan,timing cover,fuel pump eccentric,and junk the VV carb.i also got some tips on ho...
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Cruise Control VIN: 1JM1BJ2260
2007 Mazda B3000 3.0L Steering VIN: 4F4YR46U07
I am very pleased with many helpful advices. As I wrote before, vehicle is fairly new. Wheels and tires (35 psi) are all stock. Tire wear pattern looks normal. No signs of accident. All steering and suspension components checked out ok. After replacing t...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Compressor VIN: WDBEB31E4S
Bruce from North Carolina suggested the blue temp sensor and that seemed to make sense. We got one from a German parts importer and installed it this morning and the A/C works great. Thanks to all those who replied
2002 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Abc Suspension VIN: WDBNG73J72
Thanks everybody who respond .I tried rodeo and other tests for valvs etc.All test results are normal and it never leaked fluid again but intermittently abc light comes on for a second and disappear(on humps only).I do not want to start changing parts until I ...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1N6ED27T5Y
Hey everyone out their thanks for all the good advise/recommendations. Turns out we needed to replace the compressor assembly. System working properly at this time and the customer is happy.
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Coolant VIN: 1N4BL11D92
Hello again. Sorry for the delay in closing this help request. After extensive testing we were unable to narrow down the issue. We tried replacing the water pump, thermostat and doing a vacuum fill on this car and were left still over heating. With the advi...
1992 Other Asian Celica ST 2.0L No Start VIN: ST18300487
Thanks to Denis for asking for the part number. While trying to decipher the deteriorated label, I discovered we were looking at the A/C amplifier and not the ECM. Dig a little deeper, and we found the right module. )-: It should be straight forward now. Trouble codes: 14 (No coil firing signal to ECM).
1992 Subaru SVX LS 3.3L No Line Rise VIN: JF1CX3532N
Thanks for the help. I had already checked the dropping resistor and it was good. I pulled out the valvebody and found the pressure regulator valve stuck. I cleaned the entire valve body and line rise went to normal readings (it's been a while... I wanted to s...
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1SF6356W
Customer states. The 1st NAPA reman mass airflow sensor did not cure his complaint. The second one did not change anything either. We were not involved in the initial diagnosis and went with the customerís opinion. Bit again! After installing a new Subaru mas...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Rpms VIN: JT3HN86RXX
Thanks for all the replies. while back probing the crankshaft sensor the vehicle would not start. inspected connection and pins- tightened connections and car ran like new.
2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1NXBR12E81
I could find absolutely find no reason for the high fuel trims. I tried 3 new MAFs and had the same results each time. The last was a OE new. I put in a new o2 sensor and the trims went even higher. I smoked it twice and found no leaks. Good fuel pressure...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L ac system VIN: WVWAK93C16
Compressor was weak and coming apart. particles from same clogged the drier/filter causing restriction. New Compressor, drier, expansion valve and Flush solved the problem. Thanks to all who responded. Ted
2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L evaporator? VIN: YV1RS59286
An aftermarket condenser had been installed on this car prior to arrival at my shop, it was apparently supplied with a drier and small "J" pipe attached to the drier. when connecting the liquid line fron the chassis to this "J" pipe the male like end of the ...
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