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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Conv. Top VIN: WBABJ8333X
Vehicle came to shop with inoperative convertable top stuck in down position. Fuses checked good. No power at switch and unable to communicate with conv.top module. Unable to use emergency release lever to free-up lid and top (lid motor was jammed because of p...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Climate Control VIN: WBAAN37401
Hello BMW techs: Have this 325i which drains battery overnight. Have come to suspect and confirm that the blower motor/fan goes on at times after vehicle is turned off and key removed from ignition. This one has the auto climate control no knobs. When i confir...
2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAAV33481
Well guys, this BMW has me stumped. Last week it came in because it ran bad and puffed blue smoke. After an easy diagnosis I found a bad PCV valve that BMW calls the oil separator. I ordered the full update kit from BMW, and put it in today. When I was all don...
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5297V
Getting codes P0137 and P1139. Have followed the trouble trees for the codes to no avail, all wiring checks out and a new pcm was installed but it didn't fix the problem. The precat O2 sensor will stay at .080 volts and occassionally will switch like the upstr... Trouble codes: P0137 (Ho2s circuit low voltage bank 1 sensor 2), P1139 (Ho2s insufficent switching bank 1 sensor 2)
1991 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GKP37N9M3
Engine would stall and surge when it first arrived to the shop. No codes would stored nor were we able to store them. Communication with computer was hard to come by. Computer was defective. Eprom installed was not the correct unit according to vin, ecu, tbi, ...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 2-3 Shift VIN: 1GNDT13W0S
This goes out to you GM tranny gurus out there. This thing is beating me up. I'm about to take the trans out for the 3rd time, but before I do I need to make sure we're not missing a possible electronic problem. The beast flares up on the 2nd shift and will fe...
1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L fuel gauge VIN: 2G1WW12MOW
Hey guys Im looking for a little assistance here on this Monte Carlo. The fuel gauge will not come off of full. Ive tried everything. The customer put in a sending unit and I put in a cluster. Does anyone have a testing procedure for this and maybe a wiring di...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Tcc VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
Hello Trans. techs. Transmissions are not my strong point so I could use some help. This one came to my shop with the CEL on and a P0740 (open/short) TCC solenoid code. No other issues no other codes. shifts fine 1234 but no lock up. I'm aware of the ignition ...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 6.0L high idle VIN: 3GNGK26U31
Throttle body is clean, Coolant temp seems ok, tps ok, intake air temp ok. Idle is normal on cold start up for a aplit second then goes to 2000 rpm, idle creeps up to 3000 rpm as engine warms, can block off iac passage in throttle body and idles drops to 400 r... Trouble codes: P0507
2002 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03L02
Hello I have a Venture with a no spark condition. Customer shut off vehicle in dooryard, would not start next morning. Would not fire off of Carb cleaner so went to Mitchell no spark test. Have no spark on any coil. Power and ground circuit test fine to Ign Mo... Trouble codes: P1189 (Oil Pressure Circuit)
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Over heating
The vehicle over heats well above 3/4 on the Instrument Cluster . The fans never turn on also the a/c is none operational With the scantool I can command high and low speed fans(activates relays) All the fuses have b+. Coolant temp works properly from cold sta...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L random VIN: 1GCEK19B75
Hello fellow techs. We have a real stumper here. Vehicle came in with complaint of vehicle automatically going into 4 wheel drive every few days while driving. We could not replicate the problem. We scanned computer and found no codes. When the vehicle "decide...
2006 Chevrolet Uplander 3.5L rear of car VIN: 1GNDV23166
Hello fellow techs. This uplander is the only on we see. It has a loud clunk from the rear of the vehicle, can't pick off which side. I have looked for rust residue around bushings and such, found none. We have bounced on the back of this thing with both feet,...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L Surge VIN: 3GNDA23P46
This vehicle is a personal vehicle. The symptoms are rpm surge while driving from 2500 to 4000 rpm when the power door locks begin to cycle locked and unlocked driving down the road. I found out that when the vehicle is in park or neutral the symptoms never oc... Trouble codes: P0013 (Cam postion sensor), P0014 (Cam positon sensor)
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK24D57
This truck runs great, no chips or adders, Keeps setting the SES. I can clear the code and then reset the TC learn and after 2 ignition cycles it comes back with the p003a. I dont see the TC as a learned value on the TECH II, i can command the position of the ... Trouble codes: P003A
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 Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L A/c VIN: 1D7HA18D24
I would like to thank everyone for as much info on this to begin with. I have a 2004 dodge 1500 with a 5.7 auto trans come in for not charging. The shop i got this from put a new alt. On from the dealer and a new ipm (intigrated power module). I took all the p...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31F1X
On this high mileage 7.3 Diesel, under Very heavy acceleration the truck cuts out and surges real bad. This only happens under VERY heavy acceleration. I scoped the cam sensor initially thinking this was my suspecty problem and saw enough glitching to justify ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Motor VIN: 1FAFP5321Y
Hi All! I would appreciate any help or ideas.I have this taurus that came in with the mil on, code P0301 and a definite missfire.Tested spark, fuel pressure, fuel injector driver and performed cylinder injector balance test with no problems with any of those.D...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS2429Y
Hi ahd thanks to all in advance. I have this child problem it is a 00 ford E-250 4.2L with a P0174 that came on afther I removed the upper intake to clean the EGR ports.the van only had a missfire code P0303 and afhter I delivered the van a week later came bac... Trouble codes: P0174 (system too lean bank2)
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34PXY
This Focus came in with surging under load/stalls no start complaint. Previously had pcm (used) replaced and fuel pump . So far I have reflashed pcm to latest calibration, tested, and bypassed FPCM, checked voltage drops for sensors, and checked the archives. ...
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 3FAHP07Z37
I need some good advise on this one ford techs.This is a family members car I'm working on.The problem is a surge under load mainly while idling w/A/C on also when wheels are turned from stop to stop.The engine will start hunting for a idle and then die,worse ... Trouble codes: P2104 (throttle plate), P2107 (throttle plate), P2110 (throttleplate)
2005 GMC W4500 Forward W4S042 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: J8DC4B1615
Truck came to shop two years ago with miss cyl 3 and injector problem(was able to scan with obd2 gen). Truck went to dealer for repairs, came back with same driving issues, tried to scann and could not, after ecm was replaced gen scann does not work? truck is ...
2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L engine VIN: 2HKYF18433
Last week we did some maintenance on this vehicle. No leaks or seaps were present of any kind. Customer returned this morning with a significant oil leak. The leak appears to be coming from the engine/transmission mounting area. Cleaned off the oil and put in ...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L alternator VIN: KNDJA6237X
this ones a pain in the but i have put 4 alternators on this tihing in the last month all seem to leave charging between 14.3 - 13.9 volts all napa parts then a week later car comes back no charge no aftermarket systems hooked up
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Torque Convertor VIN: 5LMFU28545
HI Lincoln fans, We have this one making a strange noise, sounds like a low pitch whistling or whirring. The noise is coming from the bell housing area. You are in drive and there is a delay before the gear engages, not sure that there should be a delay at al...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Starting VIN: 1YVFP80C94
we put analternator on. disconnected the battery during service. the car acts like alarm is set. dash lights come on but no fire at starter during cranking. tried to disarm by opening door with key but no luck. i only disconnected the negative cable. security ...
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L timing VIN: JM1BK12F15
Just wondering if anyone knows if the engine timing tool kit for a mazda 2.0 is the same as the ford 2.0 mainly the TDC locating pin that goes in the side of the block. Cant seem to find any info on it and mazda is no help. They want me to buy the tool and I a...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F4V
MB dealer replaced ecm for air injection fault. 50 miles after veh picked up, cel came back on...P0325, #1 knock sensor faulty. replaced sensor with oem VDO sensor. replaced 2nd sensor and wiring harness at next visit with cel. next visit sent to dealer could'... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection malf. FIXED), P1453 (secondary air pump relay K40. FIXED), P0325 (component a16/1 is faulty. knock sensor 1), P0330 (component a16/2 is faulty. knock sensor 2)
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, VIN: WDBHA24G6Y
original complaint was eng lite-was only air inj at time,year ago..since then, has had misfire along with air code. replaced plugs, air check valve, checked vac lines and coil boot-all appear OK.. now what happens is slight misfire at start after sitting overn... Trouble codes: P0410, P0300, P0304
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L oil pressure light VIN: WDBHA24GXY
So was just doing an oil change service on customer's car when I noticed that the oil pressure light wasn't coming on at all (KOEO), and there is no gauge. So I went on a quick search for the pressure switch so I could ground the wire. Couldn't find it. Looked...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L right rear VIN: WDBUF70J63
Greetings all. Have a E500 Benz with a loud "thump" noise that comes out of the right rear. Hooked up the chassis ear and test drove. Have 4 transmitters hooked up to the lower control arm and the upper shock as well as the sway bar links. The noise is the ...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21DXS
Hi all, i have this maxima that keeps throwing code p1335 crank pos code and a knock sensor code. car dies sometimes and is a hard start at times. we replaced the crank sensor after testing wiring to computer which was good. still getting codes. however, durin... Trouble codes: P1335
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3N1BB51DX1
car came in with misfire, poor acceleration, occasional [...] rough idle. I am posting this to show my repair. Smoked the intake, noticed smoke from the EGR vent. removed egr valve motor assembly, and lifted up on the valve spring retainer for the EGR valve. Idl...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L no shift VIN: JN1CA31D81
Hello all, This car was towed in Friday, customer complained of no power, said he could not go over 20 mph, car ran fine but had two codes, p0500 and p0720, after sitting over the weekend I drove it again. The car would not shift, also the speedometer and th...
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJ7H1P7R
Hello everyone and thank you for taking the time to help me with my request. I have a customer whose truck needed inspection and emissions. I ran the emission test and it showed DTCs that are listed, p0455, p1402, p1448, and p0441. First we asked us to just re... Trouble codes: P0455, P1402, P1448, P0441
2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07U07
Scan tool won't talk to the engine ecu.You can get into the bcm,and do BI-DIR controls.In powertrain trans ecu only shows up,it shows a comm code-u1000.The nats system appears to be in lock out mode,security light on ,but won't initialize.We tried the other ke...
2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L T-case VIN: 1GHDT13W1Y
So now Bravada's back with service 4wd light. History code c0347 General System Malfunction. Customer stated that vehicle would throw service light on and transfer-case would make a shifting sort of noise. Drove it on an extensive test drive and was unable to ...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Starting VIN: 1G3NL52E92
Vehicle will crank on Acc. position, will start when turned to On position, will also start on Start position as normal. But it will always crank on Acc. position. Once engine is running and then turned off vehicle will not crank in any position. If key is rem...
1989 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G2JB11K5K
Hello, i have a lovely problem child here, came in as a crank, no start, replaced a few blown fuses, (f/pump, ecm), car started, but ran poorly, like it was starving for fuel. retrieved a code 13. a short time later, ecm fuse blows again, car stops running. ... Trouble codes: 13 (o2 sensor ckt open)
2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5GZCZ43D72
Hello, I just installed a used engine in this vue, and at idle it is running very poorly(miss firing). I swapped the coil pack/control module from old engine, no change. Checked timing, it is dead on. Smoked the intake, and no leaks appear. It has brand new a...
2002 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4S3BH80682
Hello subaru techs, Just replaced the compressor and dryer on this sub because the pressures were extemely eratic. Customer says ac worked great for a week, now the new compressor we got from the dealer has a very loud humming noise under a 1000 rpm when the...
2006 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L high beams VIN: KL5JD56ZX6
hello all and thanks for your help. Vehicle came in for a failed NC state inspection due to high beam indicator inoperative.After testing i found that the indicator does work but only in flash to pass mode,and high beams also only work in flash to pass mode.I ...
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L NO Overdrive VIN: 4TAVL52N2X
HI there and thanks for the help. I have this 2wd Tacoma in with the A43D auto transmission. This unit is a non electronic unit that only has an Overdrive solenoid bolted to the left side of the transmission. This customer states that he started intermittent...
2000 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E5Y
im having trouble with this corolla 1.8 has a p0171 lean and its running always on +22 fuel trims i replace maf sensor and clean fuel injectors, ..im checking fuel pump performance i have 3-4 amps average with a good wave pattern, but im not sure if that is ri... Trouble codes: P0171
2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L vibration
Hey guys I have a 2007 Toyota corolla with automatic transmission, vehicle shakes at high speed when driving for about 10 mins. Steering wheel shakes and vibrate very bad and rumbles with or without stepping on the brakes.I have replaced new brake pads, new ro...

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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L engine VIN: WBAGC8312K
We tried most everything suggested in the replies we received, but had no luck getting the car to start. We sent the car to a BMW specialist but as of now he has not been able to get the car to start. Thanks to all for their suggestions!
2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L convertible top VIN: WBAB53482J
Thanks for the replys guys. the customer picked up the car and will bring it back some other time when they travel off island again . I will, then , try to operate the roof manually first to see what happens. Thanks again
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L caliper? VIN: 1G6DM57N83
Sometimes it is the simplest things...it was the calipers. Not sure which side fixed it, we replaced both front calipers with NAPA reman, and the problem was gone. Thanks for all that replied!!
2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L fuel guage VIN: 1GYEE63A14
i did check the wiring to the fuel sending units and it was backwards corrected that no change on level borrowed a different scanner but was not able to get into the instrument panel to control the guage manually the bulletins tat were mentioned i had already ...
1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L The Whole Truck VIN: 3GNEC16R7X
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L Steering Column VIN: 1GNDT13W91
Thank's everyone for replying.I ended up taking the column apart and lubricatrd everything I could find in the column. I also lubricated the seal in the firewall where the column goes through just to make sure I covered all my bases. The customer has been driv...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Noise VIN: 2GCEK19T44
I did not fix the truck cause the customer moved away. My IATN rating be damned I guess because I have know useful info regarding this truck. Everyone had great advise thanks!
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 3C8FY78G94
First, I thank all who responded to my request for help. I received the slave cylinder assembly this morning and put the thing back together. The new dual mass flywheel did the trick. ( So if you've got a 2.4 that shakes the whole body at Idle, Check the fly...
2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L door lock VIN: 1B7GG2AN3Y
i try all the suggestions from the reply. i finally replace central timer module. that seem to fix the problem.
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L alternator VIN: 1B7NC33771
This one is finally fixed.This truck only has a cam sensor no crank sensor. The cam sensor sends a signal to the ecm and the ecm sends a signal to the pcm when the engine starts. The signal wire is a gray/black from pcm connector c1 pin 8 to ecm conn. pin 45. ...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Y62
Hey all; Well as most folks thought and I did also, the coil driver in the PCM was open. We sent the PCM to an outfit in Chicago and they replaced the driver. Reinstalled the same PCM and there was no programing involved. While I waited, I checked the wi...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi Sport 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D7HU18D75
Thankyou very much to everybody that took time to read my request and give valuable information. The customer just wanted to replace just the singal broken spring and pushrod. I dident gurantee that the repiar would last with old lifter and not knowing what ac...
1988 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Stall VIN: 1FTHF26G4J
Thank you very much, fellow mechanics, for the many helpful suggestions that arrived soon after I posted the help request. It was fascinating to read all the plausible and logical things that could cause the weird symptoms the truck had. First, I followed... Trouble codes: 44 (air injection bank one not working).
1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Stall
well it's fixed. The kam was loosing power evey time the master switch was disconnected, installed a battery fused power to the computer and it hasn't died yet. Thank you to all those who responded.
1996 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
well first i'd like to put in a sorry it took so long to post the fix.but i didn't want to post the fix until i could post new scan data,didn't have time to do it but here on in every car i work on shall get the pre and post scan to verify the fix.but car runs...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Brake pedal VIN: 1FTZR15V7X
Thanks for the responses. The 'cover', which is really one side of a four-sided box, just needs to be pried back slightly and it will pop off. As far as the problem with the brake pedal goes, it was, indeed, some rust on the shaft that the brake pedal rides on...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L 4x4 VIN: 1FTNW21S7Y
I ended up getting a true FORD shop manual and traced it out to the PULSE VACUUM HUBLOCK SOLENOID. The ohm readings should be 45-55 ohms when testing the solenoid. When testing pins on the solenoid 1 & 3 it had 118 ohms. 2 & 3 had 68 ohms. Replaced the solenoi...
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA53461
We got a little better story from the customer. The alternator was not replaced for this concern. When I was driving it would die and i would get a engine syncrozation error when using power balance test. I inspected the cam syncro and sensor and it was ok. Af...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU16W01
I figured I would change the plugs and oil and put another pcv in it and see if it ran any better. When I went to pull the plug out of cylinder 4 my socket wouldnt grab the plug. Upon further inspection I found that some how the plug had fallen down in the c... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L steering VIN: 1FMPU15585
thx for the help everyone , I switched out the intermediate shaft and that took care of it , only this time when I took it off and felt it it was noticably tighter , again thx for the help
1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No 1st, No 4th. VIN: 2HGEJ6320T
This trouble maker is fixed, with a lab scope at the pcm we confirmed that the main shaft speed sensor was dropping out when first put in gear. Having already installed a re-man pcm we knew that we could rule the pcm out. The odd thing was that the main shaft ...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Battery VIN: 1HGCM56643
Well after many test and retest the battery was replaced and problem has not returned. Thanks to all that replied.
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Brakes VIN: SHSRD78823
Thanks for all the suggestions. I found the brake fluid was contaminated. The shop that replaced the Master cyl must have bench bled it and not flushed the rest of the system. I was unable to duplicate the complaint either before or after the repair so I'm no...
2003 Honda Civic DX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM21543
Thanks to all your replies especially Richard from the Big Apple.The problem was the compressor,Changed compressor and it works fine. thanks again.
2008 Hummer H3 3.7L Misfire VIN: 5TGTEN13EX
Sorry for the lapse in reporting info on this vehicle guys , the customer decided to trust this thing to go on a two week vacation. So i was waiting to hear from them . They said the ck eng light did not come on on for the entire trip , (app. 3k miles)They wer... Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Isuzu N NQR 4.8L Dash VIN: JALE5B14X2
Thanks to Jay who e mailed me the wiring diagrams, I was able to trace the problem to the ABS Module. I disconnected the module and that eliminated my short. I ordered the module, took a week and a half to get, installed the module and all is good.
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1NB35321
Jerry from WA and Michael from BC both suggested the IAC valve as the source of the noise. Nelson from PA recommended that I smoke the intake or look at the injectors for the cold hesitation. I disconnected the IAC valve and the noise goes away-of course the C...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBUF65J33
Thanks Steve and Eric, After talking with Del [ my local MB Svc Mgr ] I took the vehicle to him as he suspected the charge had been tampered with and the sensors were out of calibration. Prior to taking it to him. I read codes -- none found. Then tried to clea...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R02
First of all thanks to all who posted replies and I apologize for taking so long but customer took car and just brought it back to me. I ended up removeing the restriction in the vacuum line to the delay valve. Small ball that was plugged up pretty bad. I remo... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow).
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L body VIN: 1G2WJ12M4T
Hello Everyone! Sorry I'm late closing this help request. There were alot of good replies. I did check the fasteners website and didn't find anything. Looked through the NAPA catalog and didn'find anything . We are going to go ahead and use some panel bonding ...
1995 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L ABS and TCS light VIN: YS3CH65R1S
We replaced the accumulator and lights went out. Still unable to complete the calibration though. Vehicle has been returned to customer and he's happy to have brakes again.
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD75YX6
Cust is taking vehicle could not duplicate problem all numbers are fine. I hate to send them not fixed but cust request he drive it rather than us may return again thanx again for all the help. Trouble codes: P1681, P2135.
1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Acceleration VIN: 4S3BD6355S
OK thanks to all who helped, it ended up being a timing issue, the keyway had stripped and sent the crank sprocket spinning. I have no idea why the marks were set when i checked them at first but I went to rotate the crank with a wrench and noticed the belt wa... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0304 (Misfire cyl 4).
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L AC compressor VIN: WWWEK73C96
After much searching, and schematic searching and scan tool communicating was able to FINALLY close this one. Thanks to the suggestion for "expert Mode" on the verus it pointed me in the right direction. Had a 00898 code set for control circuit AC compressor o...
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS59V54
Remove new throttle unit and reinstalled original,inspect pins and wiring to unit and tighten cleaning as best as possible did not see any problems with wiring,also tested ECM wiring with needle feel test and clean.Reloaded ECM. Haven't heard anything good or...
2005 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Steering VIN: YV1RH592X5
Replaced rack unit and feels fine now flush system install correct fluid. In hind slight feel i should have flushed fluid first,seemed to have a mixture of generic power steering fluid and ATF in system,don't know if this would have helped or not.
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