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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E67
After installing the new crankcase pressure regulating valve (06F 129 101P) which was an update from the original 06F 129 101E, WE STILL had the same codes and same symptoms of rough idle. We assumed it was a faulty part and sent for another (P) part with the... Trouble codes: P1297 (Intake pressure drop), P1093, P2177 (System too lean)
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L rear suspension VIN: WBAGJJ0339
ok this fancy older car seems to have a hydraulic rear suspension system which is very stiff. so stiff, that it seems seized up. i am at a small county repair/gas station and apparently, the last guy working here bleed it or something, and it started working, ...
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride hieght VIN: SUFXB53524
recieved this vehicle from another shop to my knowlege it has not been driven since arriving there. the x5 arrived here on a tow truck sitting copletely down tried to access air sytem (no problem with that)to activate level and hieght controls the system has n...
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52K9X
Any ideas or help would be great on this one. Vehicle has a poor idle and misfire. No codes and seems to be cyl's 2 and 4. It does have a new lower intake gasket and upper intake but does not seem to change a thing. Plenty of spark, fuel pressure is good, good...
1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FP33F4M
Alright i guess i'll start with a quick explanation of the car and its history. This is a mint condition 1991 camaro z28 convertible that really does have 3,057 original miles. It sat in a climate controlled garage for 18 years until the owner quit paying the ... Trouble codes: 43 (Esc circuit)
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDM19WXY
This is a good customer of mine and a vietnam vet, dont want to let him down. He has spent a ton of money on this thing and I have donated way too much time. Any help with this vehicle will be greatly appreciated. I am a lone mechanic starting my own shop, nee... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire although only 5 is missing.), P0325 (Knock sensor)
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT 5.3L Blower Motor VIN: 3GNEK12TX5
truck came in with no high speed on blower. first tried blower resistor , no change. second, tried blower motor , no change. replaced controler/head unit , worked for a day. this truck has automatic climate control, so i printed up a wiring diagram. there is n...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L Idle VIN: 1GNET16S66
This trailblazer came in with a po502.Idle speed incorrect.The truck idles at 700. when it should idle at 1000 rpm.I took the serp belt off and it idles correctly.But heres the kicker,everything feels free,on all the pulleys,so what would you do?
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCEC14C27
Hey all, have one here that is driving us nuts! This truck came in with a P0121 code about a month ago, brought it back today, said ce light would come and go, code was in history only. One of the techs checked the tac for carbon and carefully cleaned it. Rein...
1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56G2X
hi i have a 99 lhs with 3.5 no start reset timing belt replaced cam and crank sensors and have intermittent spark and will not start have had it fire and back fire but wont run please help dont have much hair left to pull out
2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C3HD36J5Y
car was towed from another shop, with timing belt and components in a box, I put a new timing belt on and components back together and cranked vehicle, the other shop said they could not get it to start. After checking I found the injector/coil fuse in the pdc... Trouble codes: P1289
1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2L tire VIN: 1B7GG23X5T
cust instaled bigger tires. Is their a waw to reprogram for larger size.
2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Gauges VIN: 1B3EJ56U41
Net Techs, Getting my butt kicked by this one. Customer was referred by another shop for gauges not working. When I got it all woked except speedo was stuck at max. Did a gauge reset and drove a couple of times with out a problem. He picked it up after hour a...
2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1D4HR48N03
truck came in with the a/c compessor making noise & not cooling that great.replaced comp. & drier & flushed out system.evac & recharged & added 10 oz pag 100 2.44 lbs freon .still didnt cool right 77 to 80f at ducts . replaced front and rear expansion valves b...
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L compressor VIN: 1D4HR48NX3
a/c not cold found no low side pressure replaced compressor,drier,front and rear expansion block.charged with 2.44lbs and 7.4oz of oil. vent temp is 65 at idle cools sone when driving.have changed fan clutch,drier and front expansion block have check all blend...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L04
This van was brought to me after another shop determined low compression on cylinder #4 due to carbon build up. They installed new valves and checked the cylinder head over. Also installed new gaskets, plugs, ignition coil, and wires. They say the misfire was ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder Number 3 misfire.)
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on, runs well VIN: 1D4HB38N94
no communication at the dlc - power and ground good at the dlc, tried communication with other modules , no good. transmission is in limp home mode, but other than that the vehicle runs well. global obdII is no communication also.the mil light is on.checked al...
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L low charge VIN: 1FGT588UA5
truck first came in no charge, charged, found compressor leaking, with 2 leak checkers to verify. recommended compressor, liquid line,drier.. replaced all parts & vacuumed for 30 minutes. vacuum held for 15 minutes. charged system & was cooling good. after say...
1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Stall
I need some help with this fire truck. It will die only on decel after being driven for 20 miles or so it doesn't happen all the time. I have driven it many time and got it to happen 1 time. Have tested iac it is at 55% command fuel pressure is 35psi map reads...
1997 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X0V
Customer was driving and vehicle died. He replaced the fuel pump, fuel filter, crank sensor, plugs, wires, coil. Still no start. Brought it to me. Yeah for me! Checked fuel pressure - 45psi good, has spark, engine cranks but does not fire. Raw gas smell after ...
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45XXW
Hey all you ford techs out there i got this mustang that the ecm shows to be running lean. I checked fuel pressure its good, checked cleaned and replaced the maf sensor it shows approx. 7gs on airflow. Tps voltage good coolant sensor reading properly. Smoked f... Trouble codes: P1151 (Lack of ho2s21 switchingsensor indicates lean), P0503
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Missfire VIN: 1FTWW33FGY
This truck came in dead. Customer gave very little imfo. It would crank slow but would crank. Charged batteries and sounded like only hitting on a few. Ran injector buss test and found pass side dead. Glow plugs tested fine. Pulled valve cover to find harness ...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU16W01
I have been racking my brain on this one. It seems to run fine although the customer swears it runs poorly. I checked mode 6 and it showed a 2% missfire on cyl 4, however I am not getting any codes. The MAF and Baro values are good. The long term fuel trims ar... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP55S44
Customer complaint is an intermittent no start. The instrument cluster sometimes has the ck fuel cap,abs and red brake lights stay on. Not always with the no start. Since we have had the vehicle we can't duplicate the no start. A full scan of the computer syst...
2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP25166
customer complains of an engine surge clunk. when i road tested i noticed the idle would flare up a little all by itself causing the vehicle to lurch in gear a bit. i checked for codes and none were found. this is a drive by wire vehicle with no throttle cable...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX20R68
This truck came into our shop running real rough, the customer said it needed 8 injectors so we did a Diagnostic and found #8 cyl dead with code po284, we then did a manual compression test and found #1(700)#2(160)#3(720)#4(280)#5(620)#6(340)#7(800)#8(0)Im won...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L TCC apply VIN: 1GTHK29U91
Hi Everyone, This vehicle has the 4L80E and came in with code 1870: Trans component slippage. I test drove the vehicle and the trans shifts properly with no slippage but the TCC doesn't apply. My scanner indicates the TCC PWM duty cycle climbs when TCC should...
2002 GMC Safari SL 4.3L vibration VIN: 1GKDM19X82
car has a vibration when turning wheel all the way car is not moving in park.i flush power steering, cleanned fuel injection,carbon threatment if idle is higher than a 1000.rpm vibration goes away motor mounts are new also. thanks to all.
2006 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L windows VIN: 1GKG54L8WB
now none of the windows work the window lock wont work. Or dooor locks wont work.Im hoping [...] seen this problem.Any help woulg be appreciated.
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJW35F7Y
thanks in advance, this hyundai was towed in no-start,no fuel pressure,no-spark,no noid,checked power and grounds to ecm.ecm not grounding fuel pump relay,scan data shows air temp at -54 o2 sensor at -66mv,no reference voltage to sensors. any ideas before we ...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: KM8SC13E54
This vehicle has been brought in numerous times, with a no start condition. Every time it's been looked at it starts with no delay or problems, so I haven't really tested much. The only solid code I can ever retrieve is a P0181 Fuel Temp Sensor Out of Range. H... Trouble codes: P0181 (Fuel Temp Sensor)
2004 Infiniti I35 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1I14567891
I have this infinity came in for intermittent no start and check engine light. During testing I found the engine to not have spark right away I did read about the fuel pump issues and have good fuel pressure although I could smell it and tried to add fuel duri... Trouble codes: P0304
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Crankshaft Sprocket VIN: KNDJC52343
We need to remove the crank sensor blade from behind the crank sprocket. right now have the crank bolt out, locked the cams on both heads, took tension off the timing belt. The crank sprocket wont slide off the crank.. Am I missing something here? Have any of ...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L Electric Windows VIN: SALMF13416
Hi Range Rover techs, This SUV main driver door windows switch have three of the four buttons for the windows not working .They do not work only from the driver main switch, but work from the other doors. Only the driver window, the left mirror and folding mot...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBLK65G3X
Intermittent stall. No codes. Have replaced the crank sensor and set idle adaptive with ISCAN tool. Still stalling very intermittent (Cold or warm) at idle in gear. Always starts right up. No further stalling for the rest of the drive. Idle (in gear) 500 RPM. ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBUF70J93
got stuck in this benz need urgent help car rolls in rear was completly down replace both rear air shocks came up for few seconds then down again drove around less then a block air compressor was not working change that too but the air shocks where blown alrea...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Lifter VIN: WMWMF3354T
I have this 2007 Mini cooper R56 non turbo with Lifter noise. Pulled valve cover found both rockers on exhaust valves for cylinder #2 have play. The inside looks clean like oil changes were done. We replaced the lifters and still have the same problem. Any i...
1997 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D6V
appear to be not getting fuel after sitting,once started will start quikly all day long.after sitting very long crank time,has spark,has good fuel pressure,no parameters apear to be out of range.parts replaced fuel regulator,fuel pump,fuel filter,sparkplugs,ig...
2002 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.5L Front Brakes VIN: JN1DA31D82
Hello and thanks in advance for your replies. This 2002 Nissan Maxima came in with an intermittent lock up problem in the front brakes only. We test drove and could not re create the customers complaint. Checked brakes and they were worn to 3mm. We replaced th...
2003 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Heavy mis all the time. Definately cylinder number 1. compression at 165 on1 and right there on all others. fuel pressure in spec. seams to be adding fuel. swapped number one injector with 2 no change. checke plug multiple times. swapped number one wire with N... Trouble codes: P0301
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WS52H6Y
This Car will intermitantly start to missfire it doesn't happen very often if you just start it up and let it idle but if you take it for a drive around the block it will start to miss heavily but only when you come to a stop and let it idle. It will continue ... Trouble codes: P0300
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L High idle VIN: 1G2WP12K9V
Hi i have a 97 grand prix 3.8k idles high in morning and if you shut car off and restart it it idles high had codes for tps but was reading ok on scanner im thinking computer
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L pump? VIN: 2G2WP552X6
Afternoon members. Thanks in advance for some direction on this vehicle. Customer brought the car in with the complaint that there is a whinig noise when in park and in neutral. Also stated that it can also be heard when driving but not when at a stop in drive...
2007 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L no crank VIN: 1G2ZH57N77
Hello fellow techs ! this is a strange one, from out of the blue the car would not start,the ignition key turns, all lights on the dash come on, but no crank. The owner had another ignition key brought from home - no difference. We changed the battery in the ...
2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L keyless entry, radio, door ajar warning VIN: YS3EB49E83
Engine stalled while driving, vehicle towed in for service, battery completely drained due to emergency flasher use. Recharge battery, diagnose crank no start, install new fuel pump and filter, engine crank no start resolved. Customer returned vehicle the next...
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD75YX6
Car came in with Codes and was in limp mode Im sure the Trottle position sensor is intergraded with the throttle accuator and of course the accelerator pedal sensor is in the pedal. Not sure about the P1681 code cant find any data on that via shopkey would one... Trouble codes: P1681, P2135
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L heaterbox VIN: JF1SG63633
The A/C and heater work okay as in hot and cold,blower motor works and switches speeds, but the air flow from the vents is low. I would say 50%. Checked the cabin air filter first, didnt have one in. Removed the blower box and looked into the heater box. I cou...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT3HP10V4X
Hlep''' i have a 1999 toytoa rav4 with a3s-fe engine this truck is a headach the tech that remove the cylinder head and reinstall it is no longer here. The truck came in with a mil light on p0303 miss on cylinder #3 he did a comppssion test finding low comppss...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L inoperative cruise VIN: JTDBE30K32
Customer came in for a 90k service and complained of an intermittent inoperative cruise control. Performed test as specified in TIS and AllData (same thing) and the vehicle failed. Have any of you had experience with this code? I am looking for suggestions, b... Trouble codes: P1566
2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWZZZ1JZ1
Hi, and thanks in advance. 1st up, this is my first post so please bare with me I am primarily a diesel technician working on landrovers so this petrol is not my normal thing but well you have to fix friends cars eh. I couldnt get the vehicle type to load co...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSKZ9M21
scan tool won't communicate. tried 4 different scan tools and none of them will pull codes. have power and ground to ALDL all fuses appear good. vehicle runs fine just trying to get a code for the check engine light. this is the second volkswagen we have had w...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L anti theft VIN: 3VWTH69M43
Hi Group... I inherit this Jetta, bought at an auction no key and damage ignition cylinder.. another mechanic replaced the steering column with used one... has the key w/ remote... also had a key (single key)made from dealer to open doors... it works...my prob...
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L output shaft seal
transmission output shaft seal is leaking. embarrassed to say i can't find any way to remove the flange to replace it. it is not like the automatics or earlier manuals with a nut to remove. HELP?
2005 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Steering VIN: YV1RH592X5
This vehicle has poor power assist at idle in steering.Like the sensitive steering is in op. Tested with a new relay,does have 11 volts and ground to sensor,pulled rack down and checked lower column joint for stiffness.Tie rods and ball joints ok. Getting re...

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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Electrical Short VIN: 19UUA56862
Thanks for the repleys, I traced it to the main fues box, turns out a year ago someone did a timing belt job on it and left a screw driver wedged under it, so with time wore thru the bottom of it and caused the short. You never know what we run into.
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Unknown VIN: WAUDL74F35
I Installed new A/C Compressor For $1050.00 & that took care of the problem,the a/c is ic cold & all is fine, Thanks
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3330Y
Well, thanks everyone for your comments and tips, I really went all over to test and retest, but at the end I really think the problem is on the vanos, we desconnect the vanos and customer is been driving the car for two weeks and there is no misfire issues wi... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (Misfire), P0302 (Misfire), P0303 (Misfire), P0305 (Misfire), P0306 (Misfire).
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Lifter VIN: WBADT43442
Thank you to all for your replies and help. This is a tough one. We ended up replacing all vent hoses and the vent valve, flushing the oil system once again, but in syn 10w60 motor oil. This really did help with the intermitent lifter type noise, but we on oca...
1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Booster VIN: 1G1YY23P2N
thanks to everyone we put another booster on it and a longer hose and no problen ms so far
1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Injectors VIN: 1GNDM19W4W
Aloha everyone, It was the distributor, Oil soaked slotted wheel and optical sensor. The reason I didn't search was because the shaft drive water pump has to come off to even see the distributor. I replaced the ignition module and coil, fuel pump first, Oh, ...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting, lighting, instrument panel VIN: 261WF52E32
First of all, I want to thank all of you who replied. You guys are the greatest. Okay, here's the story. The BCM that we replaced the bad one with was a used one. This one turned out to be older than the "original" one. By the looks of the one that was in...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13S34
i would like to thank all the tecs. who replied with help for my problem as it turns out the fuel tank modular was rusted out on the top, a special thank you to david [...] telling me that there was a special coverage on the tank modular the local chev store f...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Brake Light VIN: 1D4GP24RX4
2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 6.1L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2B3LA73W06
Thank you all for the insight. Especially Mark, Jared and William. They hit it on the head. It was the Front control module that is connected to the IPM. Put it in last night and it runs awsome. It is going to the dealer to get programed. This site is awsome a... Trouble codes: P0037 (O2 sensor 1/2 heater circuit low), P0051 (O2 sensor 2/1 heater circuit low), P0031 (O2 sensor 1/1 heater circuit low), P0038 (O2 sensor 1/2 heater circuit high), P0058 (O2 sensor 2/2 heater circuit high), P0057 (O2 sensor 2/2 heater circuit low).
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26F2S
Thanks for all the help, sorry for late closing post, I thought I had already closed it. the ICP sensor that I had bought at ford dealer was bad. How I came on to this was the truck got to where it would not run at all hardly, the icp sensor was easy to get to... Trouble codes: P1212 (ICP not at expected).
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, mil on & off no code VIN: 1FALP45T6S
hello, thanks to everyone that replied! im going to call it fixed. xpipe and new 02's were the fix. thanks again, kg
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 7.3L OD switch VIN: 1FTHX26F3V
all curcuits tested ok replaced ecm fixed problem Thanks for all the help.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
Hello everyone, This one is fixed and gone. I ohmed the covers and they were both at 30 ohms +. I changed gaskets and under cover harness, glow plugs also while I was there, some were dead. Remeasured ohms, now down to 3 ohms. Still a no start with open codes... Trouble codes: 1293 (high side open bank one), 1294 (high side open bank two).
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2424Y
well, the leaking runner controll shafts were the least of the problem.replacing the left valve cover because of worn out/stripped threads where filler pipe connects gave enough of a seal to reveal collapsed/leaking PCV elbow under throttle body that did not s... Trouble codes: 171 (lean), 174 (lean).
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
This truck is fixed. Thanks to Michael [...], who suggested checking the wiring along the frame rail. There is a plastic cover with connectors behind it. A mouse had chewed the wire from the pcm to fuel pump module in half. Repaired and everything is fine....
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTPX14565
I want to thank RPM Automotive as they called me and let me know their own headache with the 5.4 engine. We changed the oil to 40w and the oil pressure came up to 35psi while in gear. They told me the springs on the VCT sensors are so strong they need that m... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retard Bank 2), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 1), P0345 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2), P0349 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2).
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FT5W21P26
as always, u guys were right. pulled the egr valve and full of carbon. replacement took care of problem. thanks again for your time and help! Trouble codes: P0263 (cyl 1 contribution balance fault), P0269 (Cyl 3 contribution balance fault), P0404 (EGR performance), P1408 (EGR flow out of range), P1335 (EGR position sensor min stop perf).
2005 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13S05
Thanks everyone for all of the replies. I did not get a chance to check the vehicle again because the customer needed it. Have not yet received a call on it again. Hoping it was [...] yet. If the vehicle comes bac... Trouble codes: P0302.
1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Surge VIN: 2HGEJ6527W
Thanks to everyone with all the info. This throttle boby has a magnetic iac motor and it springs closed. The actual valve was sticking slightly due to carbon build up. I disassembled the whole assembly, cleaned the valve and reassembled and the engine idles pe...
2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Electronic VIN: 1HGCG32452
Well still have the check engine light for the tcc. After all the comments and testing I advised my sister and they just wanted to drive it and see how it went. I would rather have pulled trans replaced again and installed new solenoids. Most advised they flus...
2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L speedometer VIN: 3HGCG56492
thanks to all. great support great help. it was a radio that was pulling that signal down. cut that wire off and it start working
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L driveshaft VIN: SHSRD77833
Once I found that the right front wheel was very hot..after not even using the brakes hardly on the ride back into the shop to be hoisted. Once hoisted..again.. i spun the wheels.. being it's real awd..spinning the left rear wheel..the front left also turned...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Engine VIN: SAJHX6244W
Thank you to the first three help requests but they were not the case.#4 Mr. [...] who assumed I would rely on the cars computer for oil pressure.With over 30 years working on automobiles I know better thanks. Anyway I'm waiting on the owner to return with th...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L No Start VIN: CAJGA51D62
Hey Guys, First off thanks to those with actual knowledge who replied. I appreciate the time. As with most of you out there I love to solve problems and be the'Hero' in a technical environment but with age my business wisdom appears to be getting as str...
1988 Jeep Comanche Pioneer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JTML63P1J
Thanks to all that replaied. every one seems to agree that this is a normal condition with this renix system and I also agree with it. The customer reported that it has being like that since he owns the Jeep. So we are going to call this fix, even if we did no...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FF48S54
thanks for the input. i got a lot of great suggestions. this one was hard to pin down because of how erratic it was. i fixed it by putting an idle air control valve on the thing, which fixed the erratic idle and the hesitation off acceleration. thanks for ...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L trans solenoids VIN: JT6GF10U7Y
only 4 repilies. Most said to check EFI relay for sticking. That had already been done, actually been swapped with 2 others. Found one in archives that had similar issue with EFI relay. They found a problem with a switch that tell security that key is in igni...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AC44G41
Thanks for all the helpful replies. The problem ended up being a defective part we replaced 4 months ago. The evp solenoid was replaced and problem was fixed
1994 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2ST07F1R
thanks to everyonewho has helped i finally got back to it. well long story short the customer kjnda sabatoged me. when he installed the distrubtor he soldered a new pigtail also. he got the pigtail from the salvage yard. off a camry. the colors on the wiring a...
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L emergency brake shoes VIN: 5TDBB48A42
thanks to the tech's that answered my request the fix was to go through a hole in the end of the axcel and put the parts back to geather one tip pull the nails out and make sure they are not bent thanks again
2005 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA23CX5
thanks to all that replied to this problem.i found that connector at harness for o2 sensor was the problem took connector apart & saw a trace of coolant that dried up & cause voltage to leak between to terminals Trouble codes: P0138.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Abs VIN: 3VWSE29MXY
First off, thank you all for the replies. Well, I sent the control module out to BBA, but unfortunaly it got damaged during shipping. I ended up installing a used unit and so far, so good. The used one did have a code for ABS pump, signal too small, or somethi...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L monitors VIN: YV1LS557XW
I say its fixed but it hasnt passed the readiness monitors / but as most of you said it would pass emissions and did. I guess there is a problem with a few year models of Volvos that take forever to pass readiness. Thank to all that took the time to reply and...
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