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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Pressure sensor VIN: WA1YD64B53
Good day all, Looking for some Audi assistance. Vehicle came in with TPM indicator on, only tire that was somewhat below spec was LF at 36 (spec on this car front 40, rear 42psi) Adjusted and when to menu in cluster to "learn new pressure" drove car and still ...
2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Tcm/Tcu VIN: WAUAC48H14
Greetings: We have this 04 Audi A4 1.8 with a CVT transmission. We were getting error codes 18201 (output speed sensor 2, no sig, and 17090 Range circut performance and the trans would go into "limp home". After reading TSB 370818 in Alldata, Audi tells you to...
1994 BMW 540i 4.0L Steering VIN: WBAHE1319R
Thanks in advance, i have a brain teaser here, regularly work on european cars but this one has got me. A couple of months ago replaced the notorious p/s pressure hose and the small jumper hoses on the p/s cooling lines. Now the car has extremely hard steering...
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB535X4
customer had complained about abs, 4x4, brake lights coming on while driving about a week ago. But vehicle did not stall or gave any drivability problem. Next ignition cycle there were no lights and he drove two three days without any lights and any problems. ... Trouble codes: 28D7, 29A8, 2721 (oxygen sensor aging after cat bank 1), 5014 (ecu battery voltage), 5DC2
1987 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L poor cold start VIN: 1G4CX5132H
Hi all, this is for a VIP (aka bosses inlaw) the first thing many of you will think of is, does it have the right PROM, checked as per TSB and it does have a 1274 PROM ID, read via scanner. This beast either won't start or has long crank time and either splutt...
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
what i would like to know is the voltage range of the high and low side temperature sensors on the ac system. no imformation i can find tells me what voltages will cause the acm/ipc to lock out compressor operation, no scanner i can come up with comunicates wi...
1992 Chevrolet K1500 WT 5.7L spedo VIN: 1GCEK14K4N
Friend has no spedo opperation. He has replaced vss, spedometer, I diagnosed the speed buffer module and still doesnt work. Tested vss signal to buffer is good. But there is no signal being sent to PCM, or RWAL or spedometer? I suspect bad buffer was sent from...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GCCT19W65
thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. i have a 95 s10 blazer with a w 4.3 engine.iam getting a real bad drivability problem on acceleration.it cuts out real bad, idles fine, starts great.the fuel trims are going very lean when it acts up.the fuel...
1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 5.7L Atc Encoder Motor VIN: 1GNFK16R6X
Hello everyone, I am dealing with a 99 Suburban that came in with a complaint of a the wheels binding and grabing when turning and the service 4wd light on, put up on lift and found that the 4wd was lock in all the time. Scanned the transfer case and found c03...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Transmission Case VIN: 1GCEK14V02
Hello, this truck is back with its 3rd transmission broken. The first trans broke about 80,000 miles and the input shaft broke. The 2nd trans broke at 161,[...] and the case broke inside. We then installed a 3rd one under warranty at 173,000 No we have the ...
2003 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W82
got an interesting one here. cust. brought to shop with crank no start, other tech checked and found battery dead. charged battery and car started right up. cust picked up and calls next morning with crank no start again. service run and checked for spark and ... Trouble codes: P0101 (Maf sensor)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GCGK13U13
A few months ago the truck came in with a bad motor due to lack of oil. We replaced the engine with a reman engine supplied by the customer. Installation went smoothly and a crank variation relearn was completed. Customer picked up vehicle and returned next da... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank sensor 18/24)
2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L handling VIN: 1G1Z552F64
Good Evening Fellow Techs, I need some help with a 2004 Malibu with electronic steering(no codes). When you drive down the road and hit a small dip or any irregularity in the road, you loose positive control(squirley). With a one person driver, it's not very ...
2007 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L compressor VIN: 3GNDA23D47
hello,I have HHR that the a/c system cuts off right after the temp gauge in instrument cluster goes to zero,drivers info also says coolant ---. I ck sending unit for ohms, ck in specs,ck wires to PCM, ck wires from PCM to instrument cluster,with MODIS did a ga...
1998 Chrysler voyager 2.4L lockup VIN: 2P4FP25B5W
lockup stays on even with the lockup switch disconnected
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 4C3AG52H31
Car came in with no idle found iac motor frozen, replace iac the idle would stay at 2500 rpm. Performed diagnostics bad ecu due to price restraint by customer got known good used one would not start p1610 set programmed key but ecu would not see it any ideas o... Trouble codes: P1610 (Immobilizor)
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z9X
I have a good customer that has this Dodge truck. Going back to last winter he had been complaining of roughness at highway speeds. I remember driving it and it felt like wheel balance. The tires were borderline so he bought new tires and had them balanced. Th...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7HF13ZX1
Truck towed in no start,Checked for spark none at any plugs or at coil. Had code for Cam and Crank out of sink no other codes. Scan computer and all checks fine also can fire coil with scanner. When truck is cranked noid at injector blinks.Has new Crank sensor...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7GL22X01
Well, I'm hoping for some good advice here. I'm working on a 2001 dodge dakota 3.9 with a customer complaint of "intermittent no power" and "rough idle". I took the vehicle for a ride and felt the concern. I scanned the vehicle and found no history codes, but ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0300
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D4HS48N93
R & R heads, now this 4.7 durango wont start. It is not getting pulse to coils or injectors. Cam & crank signals look good. Shows RPM on Snap On Verdict, while cranking. It says cam & crank are in sync. 2 different times it sounded like the engine wanted to st... Trouble codes: P0700
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Brights, wipers VIN: 2D4GP44L75
Originally this thing came in with turn signal and wiper inop. The left turn signal stayed on as long as the key was on. You could switch it to right and still same thing. I replaced with a new chry. multifunction switch, no better. I checked all the wires fro...
1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMCUDNXVX
Sorry about the vin.I cant find it on my notes.I have this 4.0L explorer.The thing cranks but wont start.I DO have spark but injector pulse is lost as soon as i release the ignion switch.I also dont have communication with scanner while this happens.Fuel pump ...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L No power at all VIN: 1FALP4046S
Mustang 3.8l won't hardly pull itself,feals like plugged cat.did backpressure test-ok only 1psi.removed header pipes just to make sure,still no power.fuel pressure and flow good.cleaned injectors-no help.idles fair but vac low only 13in.when you accelerate it ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P14
i've done all my check outfine lab scope cam crnk sensor did'nt look good and replaced cam crnk sensors with neww ford parts replace ran for almost 8 mons replace fmic module year or so ago replace both batterys this a two year promblem about every 3mons promb...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X91
Customer states that car will crank and not start at times. It will sometimes start when key is released. I suspect a componenet is shorting out the communication lines causing the no start. I am looking for advise on how to pinpoint the cause. Trouble codes: B1869 (in GEM SRS lamp circuit), U1262 (in ABS SCP fault), B1681 (in Cluster), C1284 (in clustet), U1262 (in ABS SCP fault), U1043 (in cluster)
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L Ac VIN: 1FDNS24L03
I recieved this van after another shop replaced the above componants, A/C blows 78 out the front and 75 from the rear at idle with an outside air temp of 95 and a humidity level of 52 percent. Evac and recharge found 5.5 LBS in the system. Replaced with the fa...
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Windows Inop VIN: 1FDXW47P84
Hi group got this ranch truck here,with no power windows!. Weil checking i found that the fuse #41 is blown, checked with the owners manual it sais instr. Cluster, all data sais,acc delay relay,also the alternator is charging the batteries are good but the ch...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on, Forced limited power VIN: 1FDXE45S75
Dear fellow techs, I have been fighting this motorhome for 3 days to no avail. The unit is in forced limited power mode all of the time. I reseaeched and read all of the iatn related posts. I checked the air delivery system, finding only an undersized air fil... Trouble codes: P061B, P2106 (Tac system forced limited power), U2023 (vehicle communication network fault), B1318 (b1352-), B1352 (testing and results)
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Needs Engine Swap
This is my friend car so i be doing this car in my home garage , even if i have maxjex lift instaled in garage my lifting height from floor to ceiling is only 8 ft. My q is: can i remove hood and dismentle only engine from transmission , leaving transmission...
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L electrical system VIN: 1FAFP53U07
Customer's complaint is that the vehicle dies while driving and also when stopped at a light. While test driving, just before dying you feel a very slight glitch, then suddenly the doors unlock, the gauges all sweep off and vehicle dies. Sometimes it will star...
2008 Ford E-150 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNE14W48
When vehicle was brought into our shop it did not run at all. The customer stated that they put fuel into the vehicle and it started running poorly, then eventually stalled. We originally ran the car on clean fuel from a fuel systen cleaning canister. The vehi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P2195, P2197
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L brakes VIN: 1GTEC19M6V
This vehicle is driving us nuts,as you can see we have tried everything looking at previous fix data.the only thing left is the module,there are no fault codes for abs. when driving the pedal travels but stops the vehicle. when idyling the pedal goes to the f...
2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L power steering VIN: 1GDJG31RX1
This vehical belongs to a business and has been sitting for a couple years. The hyd power steering and hyd power brake niether work. Its full of fluid and everything turns ok. I'm alittle leary of just trying a new pump, becuase its about a $300.00 job to do t...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GKDT13S72
Thank you everyone in advance for your replies. We have a 2002 GMC Envoy that will cut out on the customer. sometimes it will start afterwards, sometimes it will not. We have had this truck in our shop for a while and have not been able to recreate the problem... Trouble codes: P1514, P1345, P0335
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGEJ112XS
Customer came in with irratic idle from about 8oo-1500rpm at start up & at stops, even after car had warmed up. It was also showing the car was overheating at 70-80 MPH only with the A/C on or Off, when slowed down the temp would come back down to the middle. ...
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5534S
This came in with a code 41- heated O2 sensor malfunction. Went through the testing steps per All-Data and found that the O2 was bad. Replaced it with an aftermarket Denso. Cleared code and check engine came back on immediately. Got another Denso sensor- same ... Trouble codes: 41 (heated O2 sensor malfunction)
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L trans. VIN: 26WL112773
code come back p1870 car . car don't shift right . replace w/oem trans fluid
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ657XW
Hello Techs, this honda surges at idle,has high idle(1500rpm),iac was not increasing in counts when a load is applied so I installed a used throttle body and iac. Now iac counts increase with load but still idles high and surges. Blocked iac port and idle slow... Trouble codes: P0505
1999 Honda Civic Si 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8273X
As you see from the list of parts there was a lot of work done before I got the car. Came to me 3 month after MIL light came on. All the above parts have been replaced. Light comes on on second or 3 trip as far as I can see. Fuel pressure is good with no exces... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel metering too rich)
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1HGCG22572
I hate having to ask for help but we are drawing dead here. Vehicle came in with a compressor that shuts off at idle or at a stop light. The compressor will function properly while driving, it will blow ice cold air but as soon as you stop the vehicle the di...
2005 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18715
We recently did a fuel injection service through the TB and now it keeps setting a P2279 code. There are no apparent vacuum leaks. We did find the PCV valve to be stuck and replaced it. It appeared to be fine for awhile, but the code came back after a third dr... Trouble codes: P2279
2003 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN65F83
This vehicle is a Tuscani Elise model. Doesn't have a 2.0L. It is a 2.7L with a 6 speed. And it refuses to be fixed. I have no speed signal on the scanner. Speedo works fine. No ABS light on. Checked every wire, connector & terminal on the whole car. The signa... Trouble codes: P0501 (VSS circuit range/performance)
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Jeep with lots of problems pls help!! VIN: 1J4GW58S1Y
This vehicle was towed in. Customer states that vehicle quit working on him. The battery went bad (probably shorted inside partially), so we replaced the battery, and problem remained. The sentry key light on cluster is on solid when the vehicle is cranked, wi...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 5MLFU28A5Y
The vehicle runs fine without any missing but... has a clicking noise from driverside cam cover, if you remove the oil cap it get louder, i am thinking timing cassette, but book shows about 9 hours to open it up.oil pressure occasionally takes a dive, so supec...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA39E6K
i have a 1989 mercedes benz 560 sel with the check engine light on. i am trying to read the codes and cant find a way to do it.car seems to be running ok but would like to retrieve the code.i dont have a tool that will let me and was wondering if someone had a...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L battery VIN: WDBEA34E0N
This benz has a 1.65 amp drain that seems to start about 5 to 10 minutes after the battery is connected. The LH module is getting powered up and gets pretty hot after a few minutes. I have already put on a new engine harness for the insulation flaking off prob...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L cooling system VIN: WDBFA66E1N
Hi, everyone. I'm working on a 1992 Mercedes SL55 AMG. The car is both overheating and leaking coolant from the bottom of the bell housing area. The customer had added a sealant when he noticed the leak and then changed the thermostat himself when the vehicle ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 3.5L ABS light On VIN: 4JGCB56EX8
This car just came to my shop, with abs light ON, only code is 5410 described as ROAD TEST, this code is ACTIVE and cant be cleared. Can anybody tell me what to do here, is there any Drive test procedure in order to clear this code? I'm using iScan II as diag ...
2007 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1MEHM42117
We have this mercury with a poor a/c problem at idle it will not blow any cold air. does not build high side pressure and does not pull down the low side. if you bring it off idle it will begin to produce some cold air. build some high side pressure but not a...
1980 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire VIN: HS130-1970
hi every one. i need help from a old nissan experts .this car came into my shop, he claimed that the car was sitting for few years.he took the car to local mechanic in his area .they canged fuel filter and spark plugs. few days later came to me. eng.,will not ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52E3X
Hope we can get some help. I'm helping a friend at his garage. this gran am is giving us fits. shows mis fire on # 4 cylinder only, will not show a code for#4 just po300. what has been done so far, compression 150, replace spark plug and wire, swapped injector... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NW52EX1
helping on of the other techs on this one. Vehicle is a crank/no start. fuel pressure is 55 psi. good spark. rpm signal when cranking. theft light comes on then goes off(normal). plugs are dry and there is no sound from injectors when listening w/stethoscope. ... Trouble codes: B3031
2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G7DA03E83
This vehicle came in 1 week ago complaing about overheating problem. Found that the thermostat was stuck closed replaced the thermostat and gasket and flushed out the cooling system. Upon test driving the vehicle something popped in the engine and the vehicle ...
2005 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Air Bag VIN: 1GMDV03EX5
This van shows code b1001 and the air bag light is on since the customer replaced his ipc. I know it needs to be programmed but am curious if the mdi can be used to program the proper serial number into the used ipc or do i need a tech2? thanks!
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD79636
hi all. car came to me with low power complaint.dont see many turbo subi's,so am a little green here.it starts,idles perfectly.as you drive it and shift through the gears (5-speed)it will run fine till about 3000 or 4000 rpm with decent power, but it seems lik... Trouble codes: P2021, P2444, P2431, P2433
2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara EX 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD62V64
Car come in for no start.Went out to check and started right up .Check codes found egr code check resistance and checks okay.Put back in and started car then started to run rough and die and wont restart.It would restart intermintently then die.When happens no... Trouble codes: P0403, P0123
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM6ZN9T
Hello Techs. Need some help on this one. Truck came in engine light on and misfiring at about 45 MPH. Codes when first came in forgot numbers but know what they said. The codes said that the bank 1 sensor 1 o2 was to lean to go into closed loop and other said ... Trouble codes: P0130 (Heated O2 circuit malfunction bank 1 sensor 1), P0133 (Heated O2 circuit slow response bank 1 sensor1)
2006 Toyota Sienna Limited 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBA22C26
Have this 06 Toyota sienna in the shop,only complaint is mil on. Van runs fine, scanned got codes p0420 and p0430. Did a smoke test to check for vacuum leaks and it passed. A/f readings ok. I was wondering if anyone has had cat problems on these newer vans? If... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Tpms VIN: 5TBDT44106
OK, I have the above truck and have replaced one of the tpms sensors. I have a genysis and found the sensor registration test, what i need to know is do i have to re-register all 5 sensors(one in the spare). Any help would be greatly appreciated.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Drive gear VIN: 3VWSF29MXX
Speedometer non-op. No signal from sender so we ordered a new speed sensor. Still nothing. Removed driven gear, looks OK. Reinstall and start car, note driven gear not turning. The knowledge base shows many problems with drive gear but all cars are automatic. ...

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2005 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L T-case VIN: WBXPA73425
In the interest of time (the Customer had the vehicle sold to a friend)it was agreed we would have new servomotor ready to go when the vehicle came back. No apparent damage to the existing one, all gear teeth intact, etc., we went ahead with replacement & adap...
1994 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Misfire VIN: 3GA4AG55M4
thank you everyone for your respond we found a bad connection at the Knock sensor, repair the harness customer return to said thank you Trouble codes: 325 (esc failure).
2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L rear shocks VIN: 1J4FJ6858R
Gentlemen I have the parts coming to fix this car. I went back to my NAPA store and ask them to call their tech line and find out what they recommened. It turns out when I first called, the NAPA guys said only air shocks were listed and there was a conversit...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L anti-theft VIN: 1G1NE52MXX
Thanks for all your replies and a very special thanks to Marty. I bypassed pass-lock system with resistor and have sent down the road. Crossing my fingers, I will repost in awhile barring no re-occurences. Thanks again, I love this site.
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 5.3L tach- fuel gage only-ses lite will come on VIN: 3GNEK13T32
Hello, Finally got truck repaired. When I posted problem, stated all symptons started at the same time. I know GM has had cluster problems, speedo issues, gas gage issues, normally not cluster related. After BCM and cluster replacement, same problem with truck...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.6L Blown head gaskets VIN: 1GBJC33232
Thanks for the advice especially about the trans possibly being ruined too,it is. We have now exceeded the value of the truck even though it is an 06. It's nice to know that when you need backup to convince someone of the proper way to do a repair that it is a...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L monitors VIN: 1B7GL2AX01
I took Daniels advice and had the customer go on a nice long trip on the highway. When he got back the cat monitor had passed but the evap monitor still had not. The heat may be the reason for this as some stated but since the truck will pass with only one m...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B8GP54L52
I got lots of suggestions to check the purge solenoid again closely, so I checked it six or seven more times and again it worked flawlessly. Some one said that I should replace the plastic clips on the big hoses, but I already did that because most were brittl... Trouble codes: P0442, P0456.
2003 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Compressor? VIN: AB3AG52403
After replacing the HVAC Control Head, to no avail on fixing the problem, the only other thing I could have done(tried) is to replace the PCM which the customer decidede not to go for after already spending approx. $1500. They were very good sports about the w...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18D04
Well, the truck is fixed after trying to program 2 new dealer PCMs as per the TSB it still would not start. The problem was the Dash and PCM did not communicate. The original part # was [...] I looked on my DVD and the o... Trouble codes: P2308 (Cyl.3 coil), P2320 (Cyl. 7 coil), P2323 (Cyl. 8 coil).
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 5.9L engine VIN: 3D7KS28C65
Well, I guess that the Alldata procedure does not work if the customer ran it completely dry. I followed Mikes advice and cracked all 6 injectors at the same time and cranked it over. I got fuel out off all but #4, so I tightened the other 5 down and continue...
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP33ZX3
Good morning everyone, check all the wiring out and scanner it. turn out to be a defective temp gauge, thanks for all ur help again
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L No Start VIN: 2FMZA57634
The issue with this vehicle was a PCM the truck was in a very bad storm and the water enterered the PCM the voltage was below 10 vlts on the transponder ...installed PCM updated and relearned the Pats system and she is FIXED. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: B1213 (Antitheft of keys program below min.), B1602 (Pats invalid emt/ key cd).
2008 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L engages at low speed VIN: 1FMCU04118
Tried sensors ,axles, factory tone rings, factory sensors to no avail Traced wiring all the way to the module using an dvom scope and scanner, all tested good. My diagnosis was a possible cold solder joint in the module because the problem was worse the cooler...
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19V64
Upon removal of the driver side fuel rail and injectors, we inspected the #3 injector very closely and found scratches on the bottom of the injector. We saw no scratches on the other 3 injectors. We used our Snap On inspection camera and placed the wand down i... Trouble codes: P0300.
1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ78SXW
recieved 15 replies on this.some covering asd relay problems,ecm issues,bad coils/crank sensors.shorted wires behind valve cover.(which had been addressed by another shop).I had replaced crank sensor and still had stalling problem.while watching scan data i no... Trouble codes: P0351.
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Starting VIN: 1J4HR58NX6
the problem ended up being a loose pin in the c1 connector on the fcm side,installed a new forward control module, thanks to kay from florida's tip found the loose pin.
2005 Kia Sportage EX 2.7L shutter/shake VIN: KNEJE72345
Right inner cv joint. I was worn ever so slight. The boot was good. This was indeed a learning experience. Thank you so much for turning me in this direction. Jim
2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L retun line freezing VIN: KNDJE72395
First thank all of you for the helful tips, The pressure readings were a little low, and the low side hose had a small restriction in the ruber part of the hose. The hose got replaced and the systerm recharged. Still had a little low pressure readings, but...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S1Y
Ok this one is finally fixed. First of all I would like to thank everyone who replied with genuine Lincoln knowledge, it was very helpful. The PCM on this vehicle does shut the injectors off when it senses a misfire, which is what we suspected. After testin...
2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNHM82W77
Thanks for everyone input on the situation. Yes, we had to pull the dash in order to get access to the actuator for the defrost and the floor mode. So the actuator has 2 part to it a wiper to detect door position and a motor to move the key for door. 3 of the...
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L engine VIN: JM1BK34365
I finally found one from a 05. 06 and up have different pistons, cams, and other things that would make it not run on an 05 Mazda 3. I've seen a quite of a few of these come in for a rod knock, must be a bad design... Thank You for replying and letting me know...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65H5X
Sorry to take so long to reply. I appreciate the input recieved. We drained the gas tank into the shop truck using our fuel pressure gauge (ghetto, I know, but it worked). The customer gave us her gas card and we put a few gallons of fresh gas into the car. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (testing and results).
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 4JGAB72X1A
Hello Group, Thank you again for all of the requests. Harry nailed it right away. The used car dealer had found a set of used tires to install and they were not matched. There were 55 series on the front and 65 series on the rear. He took it home last week ... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Malfunction).
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L assy drive belt VIN: 1N4RL11D45
Yes it is fixed. The over running clutch on the alternator pulley was the culprit. The complete alternator was replaced as the pulley was not available separatley. Also special tools are required to replace just the pulley. This means another trip to the tool ...
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5L Surge VIN: 3N1AB51D86
Thanks for those that replied. We narrowed down this to being the throttle body. We did all the checks that were on other post and narrowed down to the trottle body. Replaced and the car runs fine. Thanks! Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfrie).
2007 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Shift VIN: JN8AZ08W97
Thank you for the responses. This one is fixed. I might have jumped the gun posting a help request but with these transmissions i figured it would be a help. It turned out to be the connection for the throttle position sensor at the pedal. Cleaned and signal c...
1963 Other GM Monza 900 145CID unknown VIN: 30927W1241
Hooray! I fixed it!! I actually get to post a repair. Most of the car owners that I ask for help with decide not to repair their cars if it's over $30. However, this car is different. I replaced all 4 wheel cylinders and brake hoses (The rear were a real ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cruise control VIN: 12NE52T2XM
after performing diagnostics on this vehicle and replacing pcm, discovered that the cruise control module was not working properly, customer did not want to fix, cannot guarantee this would solve our issue. (did replace the module originally with a used unit a...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG65616
customer took car back to dealer ecm was bad,warranty 8/80 Trouble codes: P1433.
2007 Suzuki XL-7 3.6L Mechanical VIN: 2S3DA91717
I probably shouldn't say that I fixed the vehicle, but all the replies confirmed what I suspected. We contacted a dealer who verified the cam chain stretch issue and they will cover it under the warranty. Thanks for the quick response, it saved us time and eff...
2004 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 4T1BE32K64
I have installed another used trans and it shifts great. Thanks Jim
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Fuel pump circuit VIN: 3VWSK69M31
Hello, The ground for the fuel pump as per the 1 fellow who replied was up behind the instrument cluster. Where - I am still not sure. ***. By trimming back into the ground circuit for the fuel pump - under the seat. And attaching a new ground wire there i...
1988 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L trans VIN: YV1AX884XJ
I've read all the reply's and appreciate all the help, I did pull the Tran's pan and found what some think are the fluid transfer pipes for the overdrive unit, but there seems to be some question whether or not that is truely there function, I personally can't...
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