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1997 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Set timing VIN: JH4DC4366V
Acura techs i need to set timing and manual shows using special jumper #o7paz-0010100. In the picture it looks like just a jumper but i wanted to make sure it didnt need some resistor or something. Connector is behind right lower side panel.
2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH3343Y
After replacing the throttle body with a new unit. Car was still doing the same thing. But was giving me an P0601 and a p0600. After looking through some tsb, seen that these cars are knowen for engine wiring harnesses. Replaced the wiring harness and now have... Trouble codes: P0505, A9 (Engine-Throttle output stage shutoff after diagn error)
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBAET374X5
The car originally came to us for overheating. I found that the cooling fan would turn on and shut off every 5 second with or without the AC turned on. We replaced the cooling fan and now the fan operates as it should, but when you turn the a/c on the electr...
1995 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Hard start VIN: 1G6EL12YXS
Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated. I have a 1995 cadillac eldorado that has a hard time starting when cold and has a severe rolling idle when warm, but not all the time. I retrieved the above mention codes, documented them and cleared since th... Trouble codes: 23 (Ignition control ckt problem), 32 (Map sensor fault), 36 (Egr fault), 53 (4x ref. Sig interrupt from ign. Module), 91 (Pcm keep alive memory), 95 (Engine stall)
2005 Cadillac SRX 3.6L onstar VIN: 1GYEE63755
The srx came in for another trouble, after clearing trouble code, a code u1500 (interdevice bus malfunction) appeared, by the radio we hear "phone unavailable" and a red led is lighted on the mirror. The subscription for the onstar was never renewed and before...
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GTEC14K5L
I have an old TBI system on a 5.7 that is giving me trouble. At first it was towed in as a no start and the customer wanted a fuel pump put in. Did that and it still stalls now intermittently. It is very random when it does act up and some times it will restar...
1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GCCS19X2V
ECM Fuse Blowing Runs for 12 Seconds and then fuse blows. Replace fuse then runs for 20 feet then blows I need a wiring diagram for this vehicle.
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L hard shift when warm VIN: 1GNFK16R3X
When pulling my 17ft boat on a hot day on flat ground, after about an hours drive the transmission start to shift hard, with a clunk, when i stop for half an hour is goes away and only does it on days warmer than 80 degree's. I assume this is 'HEAT RELATED'?? ...
1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13WOX
Hi we had a 1999 chevy s10 towed into shop a few weeks ago. The customer was driving and car shut off and would not restart. When it got to shop car started fine. We found crank sensor code po339. We changed cam and crank sensor at that time. Car was towed in ... Trouble codes: P0336, P0339
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L eNGINE VIN: 1GAHG39R72
Hi everyone, help me out please! This 2002 van is one in a fleet that I do regular service on for an after school program. This particular van has had a complete engine rebuild within 500 miles. When it arrived at the shop this time the complaint was that with...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34274
their is inconsistent imformation regarding is, or what is not allowable specifictions . fuel ramping of desired and actual fuel preassure on tech 2 indicates fprv ok ? Trouble codes: P1093
1988 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3BU6634J
Car came in ona hook for a stall back in November. At that time we could not duplicate the problem. Ignition was very old so did a complete tune up. Car was fine until about 5 weeks ago. Customer said car would stall, and then this time would not start. Had to...
1998 Dodge Dakota Sport 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1B7FL22P2W
Thanks for taking the time to read this request. This Dakota will not engage the A/C compressor unless the park brake is depressed far enough to turn on the "Brake" warning lamp in the cluster. Release the p/brake the comp turns off. Depress p/brake the compre...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Cel VIN: 1D7HU16N05
I have this dodge ram that keeps coming back with a p2096. We have checked for any exhaust leak, found what looked to be a crack/split around the bank 1 sensor 2 bung. We replaced the exhaust and B1S2 sensor. Was good for a few weeks, but now has came back. I ... Trouble codes: P2096
1991 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L ABS/MasterCylinder/Hydraulic Unit VIN: 1FAPP64RXM
Does any body know a reputable shop or parts store that rebuilds this ABS/Master Cylinder/Hydraulic/Accumulator/Pump assemblies ? My shop is the San Francisco ( California ) Bay Area and need this done as fast as possible . I have called every body I know to n...
1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X1P
Looking for some help on an older Ford Ranger. 1993 Ford Ranger 4.0l with automatic and AC engine VIN code X. The vehicle has had a tune up plugs, wires, air, fuel filter, PCV. MAF looks clean. Fuel pressure KOEO 35psi KOER 30psi. Under load pressure rises to ... Trouble codes: 565 (Canister purge circuit fault), 136 (No ego ho2s1 switch lean exhaust bank 2), 176 (Ego not switching lean exhaust bank 2)
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L temp gauge VIN: 3FAPP15J1P
MY personal vehicle 93 ford escort, when i give the car gas the temp gauge goes toward cold i let up and it goes toward hot i dont think it is the actual temp but not sure why it does that after i changed the sender any ideas?
1994 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Column VIN: 2FTHF36H2R
Upper bearings blown out on this column.im looking to replace with a used one .this is a no tilt column and i want to know if a tilt one will fit.please,no guesses,i only want someone who has done this or tried to do this to answer this question,thank you.
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L door adjar VIN: 1FTRX18W93
Hey y'all, I have this f150 in the shop and the warning chime is always on. Also the door adjar light on when key is on or running. Have a number of codes; b1302,b1322,b1398,b1462,and b1577. Does not have power windows, seat belt shows buckeled all the time, s...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Four Wheel Drive VIN: 1FTPW14V47
This Ford F150 came in four low (switch was in two high) switched it to 4 low and back to 2wd and 4 low tured off. Now every thing seems to be working fine. I have ran this in the air everything is engageing correctly. Scaned the computer for codes no codes. C...
1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L airbag VIN: 2GTEK19R9W
vehicle came in with airbag light on scanned system no codes present or history for airbag..scan data and get lamp control -on, lamp on time 0:00hrs, cycles - 7.0, do i have a bad module??? anybody been down this road???
2000 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Clutch Problem VIN: 1GTCS1459Y
I have a 2000 GMC Sonoma that I am having a heck of a time figuring out a problem in the hydraulic clutch system. The vehicle originally came in with a clutch failure with the disc worn to the rivets. I replaced the disc, pressure plate, release bearing and pi...
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L continues to run VIN: 1GTHK24U35
I'm hoping someone has seen this before considering this is kind of an odd problem. Mice had made a nest under the fuse block under the hood. They ate most of the engine harness wires. One day the customer walked by the truck and he could hear relays clicking ...
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGES161X2
this is for the honda techs.can't get power to compressor.if i ground comp. control at relay,works.scanner data shows no clutch or ac on.replaced and had pcm flashed with a used one per alldata test.ohmed wiring from pcm to relay-ok.i'm having difficulty ident...
2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L power locks VIN: SHSRD78874
Central locking inop. from interior switches,remote,or with mech. key.Remote will unlock tailgate.All four door actuators sound as though they are functioning inside doors.Went to central unit under dash and pinned out all components and switches,signals,etc.F...
2006 Hyundai Azera Limited 3.8L cluster VIN: KMHFC46F86
This is a hyundai azera which is the high end model. No codes in memory. When the car warms up while driving the instrument cluster and power on the dash fades out, it does not stall but when the car is hot and you try to start it sometimes it is a no start/no...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L blower motor, compressor VIN: SAJNX2740S
Good evening Jaguar enthusiasts, I have a '95 XJS that came in because A/C isn't working. All fuses checked out to be good, neither blower motor nor the compressor is working. Although the A/C and Recycle lights on the control panel illuminate when the blow...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJHX1246W
This vehicle was driven in running poorly with strong smelling exhaust, Restricted Performance displayed & Check Engine light on w/codes P-0172, P-0174 & P-0151. STFT's pretty much maxed out @ 19.5 in each direction in line with fault codes. I unplugged two in... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich Bank 1), P0174 (System too lean Bank 2), P0151 (O2 Sensor circuit low voltage Bank 2 sensor 1)
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No heat from defroster VIN: SAJDA01P81
Greetings, Last winter the car came in for lack of heat and replacing the electronic heater valve fixed it. He came in a few weeks ago saying the car was doing the same thing it did last winter. We checked all previous posts and it sounds like plugged heater c...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L compressor VIN: 1J4GW58N6X
Hey guys got a weird one here.the compressor would not run.checked voltages at relay good powers,but no ground to pull in the relay.the ground comes from the pcm,so i commanded on with my modis and it would cycle.i voltage dropped all powers and grounds and th...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1J4GW68N3X
Sorry for the upcomming extended post in advance. This vehicle came to us from the local Chrysler dealer after being there for months. The customers original complaint was the security light was on. They replaced the SKIM and now the gauges will work fine an...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L intermittent die out VIN: 1J4FF48S4Y
this car was towed in two months ago with a no start condition.the dash had lights on that would not go out .thought it was a security key problem but was able to eliminate that, when i had the cluster out, i could start and drive the car.put the cluster back ...
2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNE22204
Vehicle came from auction. Sets code for bank 2 knock sensor low input. Checked new sensors-ok. Pin checked harness from ecm to connector at knock sensors-ok. Get pending code after 3-5 drives. Sets code after 5-8 drives. We have limited info for this vehicle.... Trouble codes: P0332 (Knock sensor b2 low input)
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L immobilizer VIN: 1YVGF22C7X
car came in and would not start. has code p1602 and code p1624. wire are ok. tried another key that customer had and still would not start. thinking immobilizer but not sure. Anybody run across this?
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L ac VIN: JM1BK12355
HI mazda guys I have a 2005 mazda 3 that has lost its refrigerent charge over the last year. Evac system was essentially empty. Tracer dye was installed at last recharge 12 monthes ago but no evidence of it now. Boosted system with nitrogen ans sprayed for lea...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cooling Fan VIN: JM1BK32396
Have an 06 Mazada 3 with poor A/C operation. Found the cooling fan inop in all modes. Tested for power and ground to the module. Tested the signal from the PCM for continuity and shorts. Not exactly sure what kind of signal I am supposed to see here, my info i...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3ER29347
I am working on a 07 mazda cx-7 and it is puking oil out of the valve cover breather hose straight into the air intake duct. I did a cylinder leakage test with 0% leakage on all four cylinders,but, I can hear air by the timing chain(the valve cover is off). Th...
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1070441201
Hi need some asistance from some d-jet techs. This mercedes is running very rich blowing black smoke at idle. I have eliminated the cold start injector by plugging the fuel line to it. Fuel pressure when cranking is 40 ps. Once the engine starts the fuel pump ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L defrost VIN: WDBEB31E7S
Thanks for your advice in advance, I am not very familure with normal hvac operation on this diesel mercedes. all hvac operation seems normal with normal pressures. main symptom is when front defrost button is pressed to clear moisture from inner windshield du...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBJF65J2Y
Vehicle came in with an ignition switch that would not turn. We determined that the EIS had to be replaced and were told that we had to order it with an orange key that is needed to do the initial programming. Can anyone give us the information on replacing th...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 4JGAB72E81
Help Mercedes Techs. I have an ML430 that came in for a rear door lock actuator. When the customer came to pick up the car the throttle would not respond. Limp Mode I think. I tested the throttle body manually. The throttle plate moves, I also mesured the inte... Trouble codes: P0120 (testing and results)
2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L Electronic VIN: 4JGCB75E06
Car towed in can not get it out of park is there any over ride for this.
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
This car was towed in,customer was driving it and it powered out and died.Car was towed to me and I checked for fuel pump power up when key turned on.Could not hear pump running,so popped up the back seat to access wiring harness to pump and found no power get... Trouble codes: P1233 (fuel pump driver module offline), P1237 (fuel pump secondary circuit)
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L output temps/ phantom slow leak VIN: WMWRC33492
My Issues: on a high 80ís to low 90ís days high humidity we get 65 Deg output air temps, Pressures (high and low) always seem too high, temperatures on the Low side line under the hood matches with my poor output temps. System has a very slow leak. To explain:...
1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N6SD11Y7V
a little over a year ago i replaced head gasket on this truck after it han been sitting for 3 years when we started it was knocking so we installed a used engine that acording to the salvage yard had a little over a hundred thousand miles it ran ok but it had ... Trouble codes: P0180, P, 1130 (swirl controll valve controll solenoid valve), P0420
2003 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6MD26Y93
Thanks to all for any info in advance. I've got a family members nissan here, and I'm trying to get any info I can before sending them to their local dealer. He says ever since he's owned the truck (about 5 years)it will flash the mil around 4000 rpm. Mil will... Trouble codes: P0300, P0328
2003 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N6ED29X13
This nissan loses its idle when it gets hot. idles fine when cold or when you let it cool down. Vehicle runs great otherwise. If you keep the idle going with the gas pedal truck will still run great. I think it a bad distributor. Check 1x and 120x signal on di...
2005 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GMDV23E65
Please be patient, this is a long one. Customer stopped for a bag of bagels and vehicle would not start after numerous attempts. When AAA showed up it started and he drove to my shop. I was able to start it only after numerous attempts. The first set of codes... Trouble codes: P0128 (Tstat temp below norm), P0455 (Large evap leak), P0327 (Knock sens low input), P0520 (Op sw circ)
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L transmission/transaxle VIN: 5GZCZ43DX3
Owner purchased this 2003 AWD VUE on the 1st of July, drove it aprox. 600 miles, heard a noise and brought in this AM with a rythmic rpm induced "rubbing noise" in "P" or "N" that quiets when shifted into any gear but manifests again at wheel related speeds. M...
2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L tires VIN: JF1SG65685
Customer picked up a nail in one of the tires. The tread depth on all 4 is 7/32. The Michelin Harmony tires new are 12/32. What is Subarus position on difference in tread depths and not have transfercase issues. The difference I'm sure is too great but that wo...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L fuel gauge reading VIN: 4T1BF22K5Y
This is my son's car. He bought the car about 2 years ago. The fuel gauge would not drop below a 7/8ths tank reading. When he fills it up the needle will read full but won't drop below the 7/8ths mark. When I disconnect the sensor at the tank the fuel gauge wi...
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L keeps running VIN: JT2BN22K11
Greetings once again. I have me a 2001 Toyota Camry that won't turn off. This is a little bizzare so please read it all. First, I have done little testing other than to scratch my head in bewilderment as to what is actually going on with this thing I just can'...
2006 Toyota Solara SLE 3.3L Abs VIN: 4T1CA38P06
This vehicle has a p0500 code, speedo works just fine. Has unwanted abs engagement when making a very slow stop. Im thinking wheel speed sensor but can't narrow it down to one wheel. Checked signal from each wss found no problem. Any help would be appreciated.
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L fuse5 and 9 blow together VIN: 3VWCA21C1Y
thanks to all in advance. this beetle is my nightmare. fuse 5 and 9 are shorted. the two blow at same time. one is for abs. other is for comfort system. customer complained a/c inop and abs and brake light illuminated. customer had installed bigger fuses. i in...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L No acceleration VIN: 3VWVH69M34
Customer came in complaining of a no acceleration problem and door locks would cycle but not lock upon start up. I was unable to duplicate the door lock problem, but when I pulled the vehicle in the shop on Friday before closing I noticed that when I stepped o... Trouble codes: 00928 (D/S locking unit implausable signal), 00929 (P/S locking unit implausable signal), 00930 (RL locking unit implausable singal), 00931 (RR locking unit implausable signal)
2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L 2 - 3 shift VIN: YV1SZ58D31
This is my personal vehicle and need expert input. The transmission about 2 months ago when sitting at a stop would go into neutral which from what I understand was a feature in the vehicle when new but unnoticeable. Around 102,000 miles the trans would go int...

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2001 Audi A4 1.8L overheat/coolant loss VIN: WAUAC68D31
Thanks to the many of you that replied. We learned alot and gleaned headgasket and water pump and returning to service may be inviting disaster. Making the wiser repair a salvage yard engine. If we end up with the title, I will post the way we went and its r...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBADD6323W
Advised owner that compressor replacement would be next step-owner declined at this time since noise is minimal and system is cooling great-will update if owner changes his mind-Thank's for all the replies-Deke
2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAAV33481
After pulling out all of my gray hairs and getting a hundred more, this BMW is finally fixed. Here is the log. Replaced PCV system and the car won't start. Reconnected throttle body and it fired right up, but the throttle didn't work. After checking all f...
2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN63555
Thanks to the 5 guys that took the time to respond to my post I thought I had closed this post but had not , it was in my draft box so thanks again for the help. Curtis from Washington was spot on with the TSB sib11 o1 o7 we installed a new right side v...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L vvt valve VIN: WBAVB13586
thanks to all i put the valve cover back,and the vvt valve,crank it up,but turn the key on and off a few times,i even turn the allen key on vvt valve in and out.it really did not make a differece.valve seems to re-learn posicion.car its out of the shop an runn...
2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L switch backlighting VIN: WBXPC93437
Update and The fix was the cig lighter in the rear of the center council was broken (kicked or whatever) and put back together (not noticeable without close inspection) Also not supposed to be part of the same circuit we were having the 4 volts on. We pulled i...
2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6DP56765
We were suspecting neutral safety switch. Which on this car is inside the trans. We spoke to a local trans shop that we deal with and this was his thought as well. He said the switch was internal and about a 2.5 hr job to change. We towed it down to him and to...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Serpentine VIN: 3GNEC16K6S
Well first of all thanks to all that replied. This thing got worse by the minute. There defenitely was a drag in the compressor. Turns out there was an OIL overcharge. Compressor apparently couldn't circulare refrigerant freely. Evacuate system, R&R compressor...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Front Unit/AC VIN: 1GNFK16R5V
Thanks to the 5 replies. I did my vacuum again and did it for about an hour this time. As it was being done I heard a popping sound. Don't know what it was but it took a full charge and works fine. al
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Fuel tank vacuum VIN: 1GCHK24U41
Thank you to all the members who responded. I learned a lot about the EVAP system. Turns out that all of the vent and purge components were plugged with gravel road lime. Once the tank and pump were replaced and both the vent and purge valves and the charcoal ...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Red warning light VIN: 2G1WF52E83
Thanks for the help!! David & Eric were correct the BCM was the culprit. I'd already tried to disconnect the switch from the E-brake and master cylinder and this system does not have a pressure differential switch. The key information was in talking to the cus...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L random VIN: 1GCEK19B75
Well you guys did it again! The encoder was randomly faulting.. We had some bad connections that didn't pass the wiggle tests at the module and switch so thats another reason this was so head scratching.. Thanks again, friends!
2006 Chevrolet Aveo LT 1.6L no compressor VIN: KL1TG666X6
information from all of you guys was great, i know what the fix is now, and unfortunately wont be able to do it till next week (vacation in florida for a month). the pcm is getting false information and therfor shutting down the ac system its the pressure swi...
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L Temperature control actuator VIN: 3GNDA33P68
I got my hands on another heater control panel to test this vehicle with but have been unable to schedule the vehicle for additional repairs.
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Electronic steering VIN: 1G1AK58F08
Well we called the dealer and they told us it went out of warranty in april so my used car dealer opted to get a used one(i hate used parts but who am i to say anything).Put in the used one this morning and BAM all is fine again with steering and no programmin...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7MU48C14
Opps sorry close date went by (vacation). We put a reman ecm on and had it reprogrammed, truck also has cluster issues and transmission issues, but they declined further diagnosis/repair. Although used ecm's are a gamble on these (may end up with a vin...
2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L maintenance ind VIN: WDOPE74568
Reset was done without using a scan tool. Not easy! but Kevin [...] sent me the procedures. After about the tenth time it worked. Thanks to all those that responded, one down and many more to go. Thanks!
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N0N
Guys, please accept my deepest gratitude for all of your help. As it turns out, the entire problem was a faulty Engine Control Module. Problem solved, customer happy.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Motor VIN: 1FAFP5321Y
Wow! I was getting replies within 5 minutes of posting this help request. I truely feel that I need to step up to the plate more to return the effort all of the responders put in.Yeah...I guess I have been getting lazy with my share of "help". Thanks for showi...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L ABS module VIN: 1FMZU77E41
Left front wheel bearing was loose, right front didn't scope a very good pattern, replace both wheel bearings. Thank you all Mike [...]
2003 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L alternator VIN: 1FMYUO21X3
Thanks all very much for the replies. After two defective alt. which they were. My mind was not on the problem,the replies helped me focus. There is only one wire hot with key on at the plug. Tech was checking this with a DVOM meter which read battery volts 12...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Tcm VIN: 1J4GW68N3X
Well, I received a few responses on this one saying to check for possible harness damage, faulty solenoid/temp sensor assembly or bad inputs to the TCM. We replaced the solenoid pack with no difference. I physically removed/inspected the entire wiring harnes...
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: WDBA123456
Here are some helpful replys i recive Thansk to everyone who responded This car is not yet fixed but when it is i will update and let everyone know the fix. 1Report Abuseok Steve from Florida Jun 3, 2011 2:00:09 PMRun a piece of clean paper through the poi...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBA46JGUO4
Hello guys, thanks all of you respond my request. Special thanks to Raymond,Chuck and Frank,all of you nail right on it.problem was a shift delay valve, I order it from dealer put it on then adjust it like a kick down cable.customer was very happy.. Again Iatn...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBLK65G3X
Thanks to all Useing I scan iwas able to raise idle in 5rpm increments to desired idle after cleaning throttle bore.battery must have gone dead over winter.
2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L central locking VIN: WDBNG75J05
In consideration of replies I sent to dealer.Vehicle is repaired.They replaced exterior handle with switch.
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRE33525
Thanks for all the help. I did check rest fuel pressure and it was 18 psi over night. I drained and rechecked fuel tank and added some marval mystery oil to new fuel. I guess i will keep replacing pumps as long as Mini will pay for them. Hopefully they will c...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L trailer plug VIN: 5N1AR18W45
like i said everything works on vehicle and the only thing that doesn't is the factory right side turn signal.. dealer said no recalls applicable to this.. cust in hurry to go on vacation with little cash at hand so i removed factory trailer harness and insta...
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ53M3S
Ok folks, I am closing this post because I have, according to the customer, fixed the concern. I have no idea what I did but the customer decided to take the car for the weekend rather than have it sit on our lot. She called this morning and thanked us for tak... Trouble codes: P1403, P1640.
2005 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L instrument cluster,hvac VIN: 1G2HY54K55
Thanks to all that tried to help,, Problem was a control unit pulling communication line down, Eventually traced to the DIM or dash intigration module, Otherwise known as BCM on most cars, Pulled modules out of circuit one at a time untill could not reprodu...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EF48E0X
Well I seriously don't want to close this post but I am running out of time. At this point all responses have been very helpful and I wish to thank all of you for the help. I am now at a pass how ever, the customer is becoming impatient for the car to be repai...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L brake vac, pump VIN: VW3TH69MO3
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electronic power steering VIN: 3VWST81K86
Thanks for all the help. All I had to do was figure 8 turns and the light went out and power steering is back to normal. For anyone reading in the future, if you use the instructions on ross tech.. when it says "one turn right, and one turn left" it must mean ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWRT71K26
Well this one is fixed. I don't know whether to classify it as manufacturer error or technician error. The fuel pump in the tank was no good coming out of the box. It pumped the right pressure but wasn't pumping at full capacity. Replaced the pump and it was g...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, low power VIN: 3VWST71K06
sent vehicle to dealer, found it was out of time 3 teeth. guess thats why you most definatly need the timing tools. i just eyeballed it. its the first PD VW we've seen. gonna order the complete TDI tool set soon. thanks for the replies Trouble codes: P2015, P0102, P0341, P3008, P2185.
2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Hood Release VIN: YV1TS59226
Vehicle fixed 2 10mm bolt behind the front grill on each side loosen those. Those are your primary hood releases. little pick pulling on the cable both sides. I did have a chance to look @ one the night before so i could get a visual. Thanks to those that chim...
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