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1999 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAVED28D8X
car came in with engine surging and check engine light on, multiple codes, cleared codes and p1545 throttle valve controller malfunction. I have a modis, did a throttle valve relearn with no fix. went to do a throttle valve adaption but its asking me for a 3 n... Trouble codes: P1602, P1559, P1237, P1545
2003 BMW M5 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBSDE93403
This car was towed in, customer says it was shaking at idle and surging after parking it for 2 days. When we started it up and drove it onto the high way, there was no problem. Want to see if any one have seen this before. Any help will be appreciated. Trouble codes: P1342 (Miss fire on start up), P1350 (p1352-), P1352 (p0316-), P0316
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J0X
thanks for any help that you can give in advance. my father a took this car apart in Jan. for head gaskets do to over heat. he attempted to put it together twice and could not get it to run so he finally brought it to my shop. i reassembled it. now i can get i...
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...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L excessive idle speed VIN: 2G1WH52K63
Uggh... This Impala came in with the complaint of a sticky throttle just off idle, like so many of these 3800's have. I removed the throttle body and cleaned the bore and plate, reinstalled it and road tested. All seemed good. After the customer picked up the ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S84
This vehicle came in for SES light no driving concerns. Unit was not getting up to temp, replaced thermostat to get temp upto spec, t-stat was visibly stuck open. Tested and replaced secondary air pump shutoff valve-ok. Now the big problem we are having is tha... Trouble codes: P0128, P0132, P0172, P0455, P0410
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 5.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNET16M15
This trailblazer dies hot and will not restart until it cools off. Loss of power light sometimes lights on dash. I tested the ignition switch and replaced it for PM, problem still there. Right now it is starting and it is time to go home so I thought I would p... Trouble codes: P0443, P1516, P1682, P2101, P0689
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Loud Screeching in sound system VIN: 1G1AL55F65
This Cobalt just had the power steering electrical motor replaced at a GM dealership. May be just coincidence, but I and my customer have driven this car for over 2000 miles between us, and never had any problems. On the way home from the dealership it started...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16317
Ok here we go. first of all i want to thank all of you for your time in advance. Lets start off from the beginning. At about 85,000 miles this vehicle started to have issues with predetonation (pinging). At first this was only up hill or under relatively hard ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0307
2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13S68
Thanks to all who respond. Mostly when cold under accel It misfires and then backfires out the tailpipe. Misfire monitor shows everything ok, no codes, fuel pressure is good! Any advice would be great thanks!
2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 2C3HD46RNH
After driving 15 miles or idling 30 min. The oil light will come on. Only happens at an idle. Removed oil pan to inspect main and rod bearings, all look good.
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L deck lid release ckt VIN: 2CA3AA63H1
My wireing diagram shows the release solenoid driver as being part of the dash cluster.Im useing shop key5.If further testing shows the driver as the problem will I have to replace the cluster?
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 317TM548CX
Hi all. I have a truck that will not start it started on wd 40 - fuel pressure crank 4800-5200 crank signal good - everything is right to start on the scanner - fuel pressure is 13 from lift pump and there is not any air bubbles in return line it has 0 codes a...
1966 Ford Thunderbird 6.4L trunk lid VIN: 6Y85Q16065
Hi all any Tbird experts out there? I have a 1966 rag top that came into the shop with the top inoperative. I found a burnt connection on a relay fixed it and presto the trunk opens ,the little shelf opens, the top retracts into the trunk, the trunk lid shuts....
1987 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Cuts out, backfire VIN: 1FABP45E2H
Heres a little history. I bought this Mustang with a bad trans. It seemed to run good but I couldn't drive it. I pulled the motor and trans, rebuilt the trans, did nothing with the motor other than clean it up, reseal and paint it. I put the whole assembly in ...
1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fluid VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
Hello this one has got me puzzeld, This transmission will loses all fuild in 1000km their is no visible leaks and no oil in coolant. Al seals are good. The oil in the transfer case is good.The customer say it is worse now because it is summer. This truck drive...
1998 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L Security System
Customer came in with a no crank complaint with security light flashing, pulled trouble codes and got B1600 PATS IGNITION KEY TRANSPONDER SIGNAL NOT RECEIVED. Checked all wiring between ECM and transponder, checked power and ground feeds. Everything check out ...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L pump
Hi, I just replaced this PS pump and pressure line while I was doing headgaskets on this car. The original pump was leaking. Since the replacement, the pump makes noise. I nearly know this is from trapped air. I took a class last week from AC Delco that talked...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3FDXF46S1X
Any help with this would be great [...]
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L ABS Brakes VIN: 1FTNFF21LO
I just replaced the driverís side rear caliper, and overnight the master cylinder drained out completely. Now Iíve got everything back together and bled the system Ė RR, LR, RF, LF, and had a firm pedal with the vehicle off, but as soon as I start the truck th...
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WF0SD94L74
Hi Ford guys, this Focus is 1.6 L , customer complain the temp gauge after few mints moves from half ( 50%) to full and cooling fans keep runing at high speed at same time there is no pressure in cooling circuit evin you can open the coolant cap. KOEO test no ...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTSE34L95
I have two of these vans one is an 04 and the other 05, both have the 5.4 engines vin code L and the same mileage on them. We have used 5w20 Valvoline semi synthetic in them from brand new and serviced them every 3000 miles. Now what is happening is in 3000 mi...
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L abs VIN: 2FMDK49CX7
Customer came in for brake inspection.I found that it needed front and rear brakes.Replaced all pads, rear rotors and machined front rotors.Also pedal was going to the floor so I replaced master cyl.Bleed the brakes numerous times.Now customer complains that i...
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK29294
Thanks in advance for any advice you guys are willing to offer. This truck belongs to a good friend/ client of mine. It is his work truck (contractor) so he needs it back ASAP. I have searched the fix database and read through all of the notes and replies an... Trouble codes: P0202 (2 Injector Drive Fault), P2149 (Injector Positive Voltage Relay Control Circuit Group 2), P0671 (Glow Plug 1 Control Circuit)
2004 Hummer H1 6.5L Wide open throttle VIN: 137FA84374
Good morning all. I have an H1 that after driven in the heat of the day will begin to run rough and then go WIDE OPEN THROTTLE until you turn the key off. Given the severity of the problem, trying to duplicate and find the problem is a bit unnerving. So I was ... Trouble codes: P0251, P0219
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...
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KM8SC73D66
This vehicle came in with a complaint of trans not shifting properly. In actuality the trans seems to be working properly but there is a flat spot in the throttle when accelerating. It's more like a dead spot. If the throttle is kept in that position the vehic...
2008 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Driveline VIN: 5NPET46C08
Intermittent humming noise. Not sure of the location of the noise. When the noise is present it tends to occilate, as in hum, hum, hum. We have balanced the wheels twice with no change. The actual tire condition is fair, given the tread depth and no obvious cu...
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: JACDJ58X4W
Customer said vehicle suddenly started to loose power going up hills and MIL then comes on and starts to run poorly. No codes when initially checked. On road test, truck seems to run normally around town but when any kind of load is applied, begins to feel wee... Trouble codes: P0300 (P0137- Low sensor voltage B1 S2), P0137 (Low sensor voltage B1 S2)
2001 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Unknown VIN: 4S2CK58W51
we put in a clutch slave, clutch kit, and new clutch slave. when put everything back together the other tech shortened the slave rod to go into gear, when its in gear the clutch starts chattering.
1991 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L alternator VIN: SAJNW4848L
need some help to run the excite wire, the brown wire on this one.I know I have to go to ignition feed. Would I use a resistor and fuse, then to the brown wire? The original alterator had a totally different wiring route.The dash uses a battery voltage gauge.I...
2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L OBD2 monitors VIN: KNAGD12803
Vehicle came in with a battery drain problem, causing a dead battery over night. Found a drain with the power windows and seats, and the radio. Left these fuses out. Battery does not go dead over night now. Customer needs car smogged. All OBD2 monitors are inc...
2007 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L compressor VIN: KNDJF72407
Hey guys, Rick again, hope alls well. I have a 07 sportage with an ac problem. Originally car came in after hitting deer, only things damaged was f. Bumper, grill, 1 light and bent condenser. Ac still worked fine. Replaced above parts, including bent condense,...
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Battery Draw VIN: JTJHK31U57
We are a Honda / Acura shop. I could use some guidance from you Lexus experts, as a client has a problem with her RX350. Lexus RX350 with excessive battery draw. This is the first time we've seen this vehicle. The RX came by late yesterday after needing a jum...
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Batttery VIN: 5LMFU28RX2
Good afternoon fellow techs. I have a Lincoln Navigator with a battery drain that will kill the battery overnight. I have my DVOM connect between the Negative battery post and the cable. I am seeing on the meter that there is a 320 mA draw at all times. I star...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L odometer VIN: WDBCA39D9G
This beauty has a speedometer that works fine but the odometer and trip odometer are inop. Not experienced in Mercedes and could use some insight on this system. Thanks
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBCA25D0M
I have this 1991 300sel it will blow cold the first time you turn the system on and keep blowing as long as you dont turn the system off after you shut the system off it wont restart until the car has cooled off for about 30 min. then it will come back on and ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF25FGW
after fixing the fuel leak, I retest the engine idle quality and found rough idle present only when engine is warm, when a/c is on idle OK, and in gear idle OK, rough idle only with no loads, check for vac leaks, found o ring at egr leaking, replace o ring and...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L up shift VIN: WDBUF70J33
have owned this e-500 for about a year now with no real problems. this car did have the valeo radiator but the fluid showed no glycol when tested by Mercedes dealer.. i changed the radiator and fluid just to be on the safe side and drain the trans,, fluid and ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L XENON low beams VIN: 4JGAB57EX3
Hello,The owner pulled up to the shop with this 2003 ML350 equipped with Xenon system and the HIGH beams were not working,so I looked and there were no high beams so i scheduled him in.When he showed up for his appointment it switched around,the high beams are...
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Fans VIN: WMWRE334X4
Replaced cooling fan and a/c pressure transducer. Both stage 1 and 2 of the cooling fans work with a function test using modis. With the a/c on, fans will not engage until about 385 psi hi side. Stage 1 fan relay engages at this pressure. Bad ecm? modis doesn'...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46H12
Need instuction on how to remove pcm, located behind and above hvac module
1982 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L oil pressure VIN: 4T1SK12E1P
Good evening gentleman, I have a weird one here that I need some advice with. The car is an 1982 Nissan 280ZX turbo with an automatic transmission. Some background is in order, this car came to me after it spent 3 years at another shop and then another 3 years...
1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ04S2D
I have a 83 280ZX that has an intermittent stall and/or wont start mostly when hot-after it sits for a period will start and run just fine-suspected ignition module-has been discontinued from Nissan so bought one from Advance Auto Parts-normally don't buy from...
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4RL11D83
This car regularly sets a P2127,#2 APP sensor low. and a P2138,APP sensor rationality. I backprobed the ECM and all powers and grounds scoped out so I replaced the pedal assembly. Still popped the same codes so I dug deeper and found that it will pop the codes...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18W25
thanks in advance for some help. i have this pathfinder with what seems to be conflicting information. it sets a p1283 and yet fuel trim shows 102 long term both banks and 104-106 bank one side and 107-112 on bank two and bank two air fuel sensor shows 1.25 ba...
1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL55D7S
hate to admit it but this simple map problem has me going crazy, code 34, map low, sets as soon as key is on, checked from the back of the map plug has 5.00 volts reference, has 1.8 volts returned to computer, has good ground, cheked at cmputer has 4.79 volts,... Trouble codes: 34 (map low)
2002 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L Clutch VIN: 2G2FV32G42
changed everything, clutch pedal doesnt come up all the way. bled the clutch system. has pedal if held down for along period of time the clutch doesnt engage into gear.
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L cv joint VIN: WP1AB29P64
seem to be not aligned because cardans does not look ok on the rubber damper on the end of the shaft
2005 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L Parking Light VIN: 4S4BP86C95
Hi Group This Subaru gives me fit, a couple weeks ago the Lady came to the shop, with no taillights! Checked all fuses ok, replaced both rear bulbs, checked lights ok. Know she is back with no parking lights! Sofar I checked fuses relay's bulbs again, also fu...
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L muliple warning lights VIN: 4S4BP61C57
I hope a Subaru expert can point me in the correct direction. Vehicle was in my shop for some collision damage repair as noted above. The first symptom I noticed was a dead battery. After charging the battery I noticed the dome lights were staying on. I turned...
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U77
Hello I wanted to share this problem we have this vehicle from a body shop it has multiple codes as noted above we searched the list of posts for this particular code p0a08 and nothing was found after a thorough ck of all wiring and grounds , battery voltage w... Trouble codes: P0A08, P0A09, P1213
2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L Cruise control VIN: 4T1BB46K58
Cruise inop at all times . light and switch seem to work fine. have speed signal in data pid in hybrid control module
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG29M71
Have a customer that just purchased this vehicle from a used car lot and it had 4 codes. and after driving it briefly the EPC light comes on and it goes in to THROTTLE SAFE MODE. the codes are p1542 potentiometer range performance p0321 engine speed sensor...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWCK21C24
hello group, i have this 2004 beetle with a 2.0 bev motor in it, its got a surge at 3000 rpm mainly at cruise on highway. have replaced the air mass twice, with dealer parts. no trouble codes are being set. this thing is driving me nuts, the only thing i see o...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRT71KX5
Check eng. Light on code 8213, p2015, intake manifold flap position sensor ( bank 1 ) implausible signal. I have tested all that alldata lists. After replacing intake flap motor performed output tests. Flap closes but when opening flap keeps fluttering then fl... Trouble codes: 8213P
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C26
Vehicle completely cuts out.whole engine.engine speed sensor looses signal on verus scan tool while driving.will not do in stall.ohm tested engine speed sensor.757 ohms within specs.tap tested o.k.when problem occurs will reset all above codes.checked alternat... Trouble codes: 256 (M.a.f. Supply voltage), 801 (Engine speed implausable), 1092 (Evap. Purge system), 51 (Turbo control valve circuit), 579 (Turbo solenoid valve a circuit), 48 (02 sensor bank 1 sensor 1 open circuit)
2004 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L r&r VIN: YV1NC63D94
We are doing our first evap core on a 2004 v70 Volvo. It looks straight forward on Alldata but thought I would ask the best group of tech in the world if there is any thing I should look out for or short cuts. Also do you recommend replacing the heater core at...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Immobilizer VIN: WAUED64B31
Thanks to all, towed to Audi to correct immobilizer and program keys, checked with locksmith and "if" they could do it would cost more than dealer
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Temp VIN: 1GNEC16R9V
Im calling this a fix, not completaly happy my self but customer tought it was good enough. needless to say i re-did everything as far as flush changing compressor drier and orifice tube. diconected the rear evap lines blew evap and hoses, disconected condense...
1999 Chevrolet c6500 7.2L rear housing VIN: 1GBJ6H1C3X
thanks brad for the specs, i did finally confirm the nunmbers with a fax from a local dealer, worked out to be just standard bolt torque according to size. anyway it went together and so far nothing has fallen off!! thanks again.
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GAHG39R4Y
first thanks to all that replyed. second i am sorry that i did not say that about 3 years back i replaced both upper and lower intake gaskets and new spider assembely . yes just for the sake of it i smoked it nothing . well i replaced the mass air folw sensor ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34274
Thankyou for your replies to my p1093 " headache " .I had replaced a preassure relief valve because of low fuel rail preassure, and a gm diagnostic indicating there should be no fuel leaking at the fuel return line when dissconected, with the ignition 1 rela... Trouble codes: P1093.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L hydo boost VIN: 1GCHK23295
i took the advice of most and replaced the unit. If it was mine, i would have tried the reseal kit.
2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Gauges VIN: 1B3EJ56U41
Well, finally fixed. I took cluster back out and had a local electronics shop look at it. They found a couple of suspect solder joints and repaired. Problem still there. After testing and retesting eveything I could think of I finally concluded that my origina...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Lighting VIN: 1GNHUIOP34
First off, please ignore my ignorance, i had chased all over mitchell wiring diagrams for pin point testing of turn signal switch. They only show about 6 wires in their diagram and the connector has approx 16 wires... The diagram showed an internal timer in th...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Viscous Fan VIN: 3D7MX48C76
Bad Fan, The new Fan we installed from Dorman's was bad, right out of the box, replaced the fan assy. w/ a factory dodge unit and all was good, pressure back to norm, what was weird was the new fan failed in the same moanor as old, sent to dealer to have compu...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U3X
Thanks for the input. Suspect multi issues. Could not dupicate concern in order to read value while failed. Client to return with car when fail and in neighborhood.
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34Z33
Well the owner of this vehicle has been very understanding but has elected to hold off on going further at this point. After seeing an identical and clean pattern from cam sensor AT computer on a known good vehicle, I can only suspect PCM is bad. frequency a... Trouble codes: P0340.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P43
Thanks to all that replied. Yes FICM was programed. Brad led us in the right direction for final problem with vehicle, that car lot created. When upper fuel filter cap was removed to see fuel level, it was aprox. 1/3 down. Primed with cap loose to bleed air an...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Pressure VIN: SHSRD78873
Hello again IATN. Sorry for the [...] delay on closing this help request. I wanted to make sure 100% that we had the issue taking care of. Thanks to everyone who replied I found that the system had " Black Death ". It took me several times flushing the syst...
2003 Honda Civic SiR 2.0L compressor
Thanks for all the help, i replaced expansion valve now the system does not go into vacuum but still have high pressure on the low side i recovered the refrigerant i filled with nitrogen to 200 psi started the car and high side berely moved usually will bounce...
2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L power locks VIN: SHSRD78874
Replies right on the money.Four actuators $175.00.Car fixed.Awesome response.Thanks again.
2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDU46D77
Thanks for all the help! Fuel pump replaced and all is well. Good example of multiple component failure. Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor CKP).
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Vehicle Speed Sensor VIN: 1J4GZ78Y8W
Customer needed the vehicle. Drove for a couple of days and the alternator went out on it. Installed new alternator and now the PO720 is gone and ho trans shifting problems. I checked the battery and charging system when vehicle was originally here and everthi...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs VIN: JTJHF10U91
I cleaned all mating surfaces and replaced right wheel speed sensor. Customer has had car for a week and as not returned. I will call this fixed. Thanks for all the help.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1LM6789345
finally got customer to authorize more diag. time ,so i pulled the left coil cover and coils checked compression and all 4 had less than sixty psi. so i pulled the valve cover and the left cam was out of time ,I guess the tensioner was the root cause. thanks g...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cooling Fan VIN: JM1BK32396
The problem turned out to be the PCM. I borrowed a scope from another shop and the signal wire to the fan only had .05 volts signal when turned on, however it did change between on and off. Referred customer to dealer to have computer installed and programme...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Door Locks VIN: WDBRF81J85
i tried all the basic techniques mentioned from fellow menbers but none work. i advise the customer to bring this car to the dealer so they can figure out that [...] issue. i could not get anyone with a benz software to program it. sorry. thnks to all.
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Steering VIN: WMWRC334X3
great thanks to ken for the correct info for how this steering system operates. to all the others that have this issue... bulletin for fan rewiring is for the ones that overheat and blows the 5 amp fuse. its a good upgrade for extra preventive measure. radiato...
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WS52H6Y
I ran some cleaner through it thinking it may be a sticking valve but it made no diference. I put the scope back on to make sure i wasnt losing an injector pulse I aso checked the ignition signals to the coil, this time it acted up with the scope on and I wa... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GMDX03E31
I wanted to thank everyone for taking the time to reply, and one person(sorry forget your name) led me in the right direction. When I checked to see if there was power( power is triggered by the PCM not ground) output at the PCM for the fuel pump relay, there... Trouble codes: P0230.
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L pump? VIN: 2G2WP552X6
First off thanks to those members who responded. Unfortunatley the customers after market warranty will not fix the problem as the vehicle transmission performs properly and they feel there is no failure at this point. We are currently trying to get this trans...
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L hydraulic system VIN: 5GZCZ23D43
I'm feeling very sheepish,after overlooking basics. Gene [...] was the first of several gracious replies about the location of my bleeders. I have not done this before, and I will pay attention next time. I didn't even notice calipers were upside down when I ...
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L transmission/transaxle VIN: 5GZCZ43DX3
Thanks to all who replied. David [...] was correct with his diagnosis regarding the CVT case wear. I told customer what the problem was, gave a repair range estimate, he took the VUE to a local GM dealer who confirmed the problem as well as the cost of repair...
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L NO Overdrive VIN: 4TAVL52N2X
Thanks to everyone who helped on this one. Tony from Washington had great info on this one. He stated: Remove the OD solenoid, you'll find two o-rings seal it to the case - large & small. Find a large o-ring that is much thicker than the original like twice...
2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Pressure VIN: 5TDZA23C54
Thank you all very much for your replies. I removed the charge let sit over night, vacuumed (30+min) then recharged. I was on hand waiting to turn on dyno fan and spray water --- but pressures remained normal. Even after a hot soak and road test during a hot a...
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