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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L heat VIN: TRUUT28N81
customer brought car to us because of a no heat concern,just bought this car from an auction, when in the shop we noticed that the temp gauge was running hot and vehicle had no heat. we replaced water pump and timing belt and found that the impeller from the o...
2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ABS/ESP Module VIN: WA1YD64B93
Vehicle came in with all zeros for coding in brake module. While trying to find the correct code to use was mislead by one website and coded the module with what we now know is the wrong code. Now that we have the correct code the module will not let us recode...
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAG263483
read above. Trouble codes: 27BC
2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3G5DA03E73
I have an interesting problem that is puzzling me. When you accelerate with more than half throttle and over 3000 RPM the car falls flat and doesn't pick up much speed.It feels like multiple misfires. Put your foot to the floor and bogs down even more. Sounds ...
2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Abs VIN: 1G6DP57786
Hi this car came in with brakelights on, trouble codes CO281 DRP performance, CO550 ECU performance and brake fluid level code which is full. I have tested powers and grounds loaded circuits all good. Module is expensive does anybody know of a source to repair...
1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L all drivetra VIN: 2GCEC19K2K
thanks in advance for all assistance..we are an auto electric repair shop and we have one brought to us that is puzzling us.. when you drive this truck it intermittantly gets a hard shutter causing truck and steering coloumn to shutter real bad.. it almost fee...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC19R7V
I'm hoping someone can shed some light on the problem I am having with this truck. I believe the problem is fuel pressure related. First off,I have checked thoroughly for vacuum leaks and found none. The MAF has been replaced with a known good part with no imp... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Surge
Hi everyone. Iam struggling with this trucks idle. Iam getting a surge and low idle sometimes even a stall when throttle plate closes. I have cleaned throtlle plate, also replaced iac motor thinking motor was a little slow, no change after either repair. The b...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 4 Lo VIN: 2GCEK19T22
This vihicle came to me with 4lo shift problem. Checked shift actuator and works properly. Did a volt test and checks good. Nuetral switch checked good. However when putting into nuetral the indicator lights up the park light. The 4lo light blinks and will not...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GCEK19V13
Hello all This is my own truck,have changed oil every 3 thousands miles using castrol 5w-30.Since the last two oil changes after 1500 miles it is down a quart.I replaced the pcv valve and changed the oil again and now it is at 1500 miles and a quart low.There ...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L no heat VIN: KL1TD52624
we got this aveo that has 170 degree temp outta center vents but only 80 degrees outta drivers vent. same goes for if the mode door is on defrost, hot on pass side and cool on drivers. thanks in advanced for any helpful hints guys.
2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH52K55
cust complained of int. but frequent cranks but no start cond. will start after letting it sit or trying several different times. cust says vehicle has sputtered at stop lights 1or2 times but never stalled. customer doesnt think security light was on (I forgot... Trouble codes: P0340, P0341, P0385, P0128, P1811
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Front Blower VIN: 1GNFK16Z76
Blower intermittently doesn't work. Used volt meter and scope to verify HAVC control working properly. Found that red wire to blower control module intermittently had low voltage and chased that to connector in passenger side dash panel and I wired around it (...
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.4L Friction Disc VIN: 1G1AM55B37
We have this 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt that has had the clutch friction disc replaced 3 times. The current one has no friction material left. The last time the friction disc was replaced along with the flywheel, pressure plate, and slave/throw out bearing (This tr...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy
Need some help on this one, duramax LLM very high oil consumption, 1 gallon per [...], 10-12mpg. Oil seems to be getting sucked through pcv valves, into turbo inlett, through intercooler and back around, all connections and egr very oily. Turbo seems to che...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L steering effort VIN: 3C3EL55H1V
This car has high steering effort and feels "notchy" unless the motor is revved up.I checked to make sure the belt was adjusted properly and it was.I checked the fluid level and it was good with no signs of air bubbles.Checked for TSBs(none)I am inclined to re...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B3HD76V01
I have been fighting this one for several weeks off and on.It came in with a rough idle customer had bought a new fuel pump and requested we replace it so we did that first.Still had rough idle. Scan data showed high map reading at idle 2.8 volts and low vacuu...
2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Engine races VIN: 1B3ES16C22
Car broke a timing belt. Had the head rebuilt. Now when starting the car will goto what seems to be WOT and then will come down to about 1200-1600 rpm and kind of surge almost like its bouncing the rev limiter but at a lower rpm if that makes any sense also wh...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7KU28D73
hey guys just need some confirmation on this truck before ordering an ECM, truck has code po354, #4 cyl primary curcuit, tried known good coil because this one has started to expand, like all the others, but did'nt make any difference, checked it with my inj. ... Trouble codes: P0354
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24293
Need some help from you Chrysler guru's. I have this 2003 Grand Caravan that keeps setting DTC p0456. I have smoked the evap system 5 times already and can find no leaks what so ever. The customer has replaced the fuel cap and purge solenoid and I have replace... Trouble codes: P0456
2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Stall VIN: 2B3KA53H86
We interfaced with all 24 computers and no codes anywhere. After test drive car stalled and had no throttle response. Came back to shop and had c121c requested torque not authorized cleared and had not returned. We are able to get to stall in the bay after run... Trouble codes: C121C, B161F
1978 Fiat 124 Spider 1.8L Master Cylinder
Car came in pulling to the right when braking. Found the mast cylinder had less pressure going to the left caliper. Replaced Master cylinder and found the car still pulls to the right. Replaced the brake pads and car started pulling left when braking. Replaced...
1987 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 2FTJW36L8H
I'm working on a 1987 ford with the drivetrain swapped in from a 1993 dodge w350. The vehicle idles okay, but when revving up to anything over 1500 rpm the vehicle will blow gray and black smoke, stutter, backfire and not pass rpms of 2000. Initially we instal...
1988 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L no hot air blown through vents
i have no heat being blown through vents only cold air, checked coolant temp its up to temperature, blows good cold air at all speeds just no hot air. changed thermostat and still no heat . both hoses coming from heater are hot. Im thinking heater core could b...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX31F9X
Thank You for reading my post! I got a F-350 7.3l, rough idle, misfire, and white smoke. I have a P0272 cylinder #4 contribution or misfire. Did a buzz test and a cylinder contibution test, cylinder #4 comes up. Ive had some issues with 1999 and valve cover ga... Trouble codes: P0272
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP53U7Y
This vehicle is hard starting when cold, 30F and less.It takes about four or five times of cranking to get to start.Even then it seems to stumble and when tou give throttle it seems to backfire through intake.When warmed up for just a minute it starts and runs...
2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L lack of accel VIN: 2FAFP71W5Y
Came from Trans shop because complaint was when floored power drops off and doesn't want to shift to 2nd until it hits over 5,000 rpm(Very unnerving attempting) and even then I'm backing off to let it shift. Fuel trim numbers are under 10% on both banks combin...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L coolant syystem VIN: 1FDXF47P93
vehicle came in overflowing coolant from the degas bottle cap intermitent.I pressure tested system and onlky found a small seap at the heater hose-new clamp fixed. I ran the truck for about half hour with a cooling sytem psi tester and it reached 18psi so i sh...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FTNX21PX4
Replaced EGR and oil coolers. Changed oil and fuel filters. Refilled cooling system, ( used vacuum and held just fine ) and got truck running. As previously noted I knew this had a dusted turbo, but wanted to ensure the rest of engine OK before replacement. Dr... Trouble codes: P0402
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14525
Not sure where to start. Oil pressure via instrument cluster shows normal and engine doesnt make much noise other than the horrible misfires but havent checked with guage yet. Watching varaible cam timing on genysis scan tool shows 65% adv error on bank 2 and ... Trouble codes: P0022 (Camshaft position timing over retarted bank 2), P0011 (Camshaft position timing over advanced bank 1), P0171 (Bank 1 system lean), P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (5 misfire), P0307 (7 misfire)
2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L right front axel seal VIN: 1FMYU94165
Thanks for reading this post! Sorry this sounds like a very simple repair but I don't want to break anything. The right front axel seal is leaking I have the axel and intermediate shaft out. There is a plastic collor that the shaft slides into wondering if tha...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSW21P95
truck has notice white smoke when idle, when drive at stop and take off there is a large puff of white smoke . I been started working on 6.0l diesel about a year/had training by ATG .One thing that I notice is when I disconnected egr connector the smog subside...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on
Customer has had an issue for a while with a battery going dead.also noticed that his instrument cluster goes "wacky". Replaced Battery and still an issue. almost a year later his dead battery issue turns into a no crank, no start. i have the vehicle here now,... Trouble codes: P0462, P0690, P1260, P2072
1997 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHC33F7V
Hey guys I'm not a big diesel guy and I'm a little lost here, I am trying to help a customer/friend and he just purchased this from a used car lot. I tested for the 5 volt reference at the optical/fuel temperature sensor and that's good, at that point I starte... Trouble codes: 183 (fuel temp. sensor circut high), 231 (fuel/lift feedback circut low), 251 (inj pump a rotor/ cam problem), 370 (timing reference a high res problem), 238 (boost sensor 1 circut open/high)
2006 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L engine VIN: 1GKET63M86
truck has low oil pressure run for 5 minutes oil guage goes to o pressure put mechanical guage on truck confirms low pressure put guage at oil pan test port pressure 50 psi ran both guages on truck pan guage will show 50psi while upper guage at sending unit is...
1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Fuel Injection VIN: 1HGEJ6126V
So - "Engine Cranks But Won't Start" problems are usually resolved fairly quickly, right? Not this time. This Honda Civic was sent to me by another shop, on whose premises it suddenly developed an intractable no-start condition. When cranking, spark is OK but ...
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEJ8245W
Need help please, This little Honda is quiet when first started outside, 15 degrees. After it warms up a few minutes a noise in the engine starts. Doesn't sound like traditional rod noise. Is too fast of a clicking noise at idle to be valvetrain. More at crank...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L PGm-FI relay VIN: JHMES16592
Hello everyone, I have this 2002 Honda Civic that starts for 1 sec. then stalls. It is only running on the fuel that the fuel pump primes the system, then stalls. The computer is taking the ground away from PGM-FI relay. The Immobilizer indicator lights up whe...
2003 Hyundai Terracan 2.9L Starting
Hi guys, this one is hard to start in the cold morning - probably have some glow issue.The car has air heaters instead of the common glow plugs.Will fire immediately when starter spray applied - then it starts fine for whole day.Found one of the air heater rel...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cooling fans VIN: 1J4GW48S71
Hello all, have this Jeep that will randomly make the cooling fans stay on. It lasts about a month then the fan stays on and runs the battery down. If you interrupt the power to the fan by pulling the fuse it resets the relay and everything goes back to normal...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Surge, Stall VIN: JT8UF11E5M
Hi iatn members please direct me to right place with this sick lexus ls.customer brought in this car with cold start idles and runs very well all day and all night but first thing in the morning it will start and stall,it will not idle at all.after...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A5Y
GOOD MORNING EVERY ONE, THANKS IN ADVENCE FOR ANY HELP...this car came from another shop for overheating, when the car got to my shop it would run for 10m then it turns off with engine light on code p1299, p1285 but the problem was air in the system. Now it ru... Trouble codes: P1285, P1290, P1299
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L wheel bearin VIN: WDF6398132
this is a 639 series mercedes viano diesel,have noisey front wheel bearings,mercedes only sell complete hub units for a lot of dollars,has any one stripped a bearing from these hubs and found a replacment bearing from a bearing company,a part no would be good....
2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L fen motor VIN: 4JGCB65E77
Star diagnostics shows a fault with HVAC, possible buttons sticking but doesn't give a code. I apollogize for lack of fault tracing but don't know where to start. I believe this car has a feature that runs the blower with key off if the cabin temp gets too hig...
2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 3.5L Balance shaft VIN: 4JGCB65E78
This request is for information. We have an R350 here that needs a balance shaft, timing chain and tensioner replaced for codes 1208 and 1200. We work on a lot of these engines, but always seem to have fixed them with cam magnets, so this will be our first bal...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33577
After replacement of exhaust vanos gear asm and solenoid car came back with code p 0014, we checked and reset cam timing, since then code p0014 is gone but now have the code p115c,2b56.and 2515. We are not sure if we have a possible mass air flow concern or st... Trouble codes: 2B56, P115C, 2515 (differential pressure intake manifold plausibilty)
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, No comminication VIN: 1N4AL11D72
Car came in on the hook,customer stated was driving and car just quit/shut off.tried scanning system and have no communication whatsoever..have discovered car at one time did have an aftermarket alarm system and have removed the system but can get no com from ...
2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Starter Circuit VIN: 1GMDX03E33
Everything went good with the install. Vehicle starts, runs and drives just fine. The problem is that it randomly begins cranking on its own without the key anywhere near it. Oddly enough, the harness for the chevy starter relay is 4-pin. The starter Relay for...
1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L Engine VIN: 1G8ZK5275W
Can any one tell me how to reset oil life/ service light on this, it's been a long time since i worked on a saturn. I don't see a reset button in the under hood fuse box like most saturns
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L cylinder head VIN: 4S3BH67531
Hi Subaru techs,please give us some insight on this vehicle. Vehicle came in with blown cylinder head gaskets.Had heads to engineers for pressure test,seals and leveling. After completing the job,vehicle fired up on first key,runs but pushing oil from between ...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L cam pulleys VIN: JF1GD29622
I have this turbo Subaru that we are doing a timing belt on. We need to take the cam pulleys off to change the seals but don't have the fancy wrench to hold gear. We put a rubber strap belt on the gear and tried to loosen bolt but no luck. The bolt looked a bi...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Door locks VIN: 4T1BG28K4W
We replaced the driver's door wiring harness, hoping that would fix the door locks, but no! We can hear a relay in the dash clicking (integration relay?) each time we lock or unlock but there is no operation of the door locks. We CAN get them to lock by applyi...
2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTEHD21A42
hi to all i have this 02 highlander that came to us all apart the head and timing chain were taken apart to make a long storie short we got it back together now it has a high idle warm if i disconect the iac the idle is normal no codes data looks good thanks i...
2008 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TBBV58138
Hello all, this is for the Toyota Techs. Customer and friend of mine has this truck. He has his own fuel station where he sells 87 octane with 10% ethanol. He would prefer to run a 91 octane that is available to him that doesnt have such a high concentration o...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L door locks
Hi VW techs, looking for advice here. I am installing an astrostart and found that the door locks won't work with the factory fob when car is running. Would like to be able to get into car while running and I know that the switch in drivers door will run the l...

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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L brake control unit VIN: WA1YD64B93
We ended up finding the correct coding for the module on the ross-tech website which was very informative and helpful. Unfortunately we had first tried coding it with what we thought was the correct code that we found on alldata and now even though we do have...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L abs VIN: WAUDG74F2N
Thank you for all the replies, Richard hit on this one. Replace abs mobule resolve the problem. Thank you and happy holidays.
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L head light washers VIN: WBAGH83431
Thanks for the info I replaced the windshield waher pump for a short code. I cheked for the light on signal at the module it was getting the signal. I removed the module and the headlight washers still worked. I pulled the wheel arch liner down again and found...
1993 Buick Century Special 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G4AG55N3P
Thanx guys it's finally done.pulled injectors , replaced 1 and rebuilt the squeaked by.Thanx again for all the replies yall a great bunch of folks, hope I can help sometime.
1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14W2R
Thanks everyone for another slam dunk by my team here at the shop. We read everyone's posts, and after verifying that all of the reference signals were there (as well as scanning with Modis and verifying signal at idle and also at WOT). After verifying all of... Trouble codes: 22 (TPS Low voltage), 32 (EGR system problem).
1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3GNEK18K2S
Thank you to all for your replies to my problem.Removed distributor and found gear worn also cap and rotor worn so replace gear, cap ,rotor, plugs and wires.Runs much better but #8 plug oil fouls so put oil fouler in and that helped as well.This truck is throt...
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L trans 2-3 shift hesitation VIN: 3GNEK18R5V
Basically,it boils down to the fact that the trans was hurt internally. I went thru the shift solenoids,ect and all of them checked out. I changed out the trans and all is good. I really appreciate everyone's advice and suggestions. If anyone reads this thread...
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1451Y
Thank you for all the help... I was a failed PCM. Replaced it and it ran like a charm. If any one has any ideas what I could have done to cause this failure please post a response. Not my first GM engine replacement by a long shot and this troubles me. ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GNEL19W2Y
Thanks so much for all you guys' input. It was the dist cap. I should have went with my gut feeling on this cause I have been caught before with these. What threw me off was no skip at idle so I started over analyzing things. Thanks for getting me back to basi...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1ND52J0Y
I did pull drain plug and nothing but oil came out, so I guess they overfilled it on last oil change. I forgot to add that the vehicle does run rough, but pulling plug wires makes no more or less difference on any one cylinder. Thank you all for the replies, I...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC231X2
the customer took the vehicle saying the power was the same as before and he didnt want to spend money on diag we were leaning toward high pressure pump thanks for all your help Trouble codes: P1093, P1094.
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNFK16Z55
Thank you all for the help. Steve, Frank, Alek and Robert hit it on the head It was the ABS pump activating momentarily over small bumps. Disconnected the pump and took it for a ride , no noise. Plugged it back in hooked up scan tool another ride found right ...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, no power VIN: 1B7KF23W4X
Thanks for all the help, lots of good suggestions. we had the timing cover off, and found the timing chain loose, but in time. We decided to replace the chain while we were there, and when we pulled the cam gear we found the problem to be that the bolt was loo...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17L0X
i am going to replace the canister later this month. thanks to all that replies. Trouble codes: P0452.
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34P8Y
Well good news first, car is running great now. Bad news not 100% what fixed it. I pulled the fuel rail and found small amount of water in the rail. This is a returnless system, not sure how it was causing my problem. When I put everthing back to gether car ru... Trouble codes: P0320.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Bland Door VIN: 1FAHP59S62
car had a head unit put in and it did not help much we got one code out of it the B1249 that is the temp door code but it still is puting out fill hot air on 65' and cooled air on 60' no steps from 60'to90' like it needs to i realy need some help with this one...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, loss of power VIN: 1FDWX33P04
Sorry about the long response back. Found when we left the vehicle outside over night, checked ficm voltage, was at 42 volts and with a long crank. We went ahead and replaced the FICM, the EPB sensor, and ICP sensor. Vehicle now running great at this time! Tha... Trouble codes: P0299, P0470, P0500, P0649.
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Ignition Switch VIN: 1FAFP34N95
2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L A/C System VIN: 1FAHP35N28
Thank you so much for all the quick respones with valuable information. We have tried to use an electronic sniffer before, but never had a ton of luck with them. We were somewhat suspecting the evap core because of the lack of visual problems, but could never ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Abs VIN: 1HGEM21941
Thanks guys,all of your sugestions were taken,ended up being a seized abs sensor on rear wheel.
2006 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51F16
Most of the replies pointed in the correct direction, this is a typical case when you skip a basic test during diagnosing. Problem was low pressure during crank. Fuel pressure spec is 51 Psi and this drops down to 35psi when crank, removed the fuel pump from t...
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GL58KX5
This engine refuses to idle smoothly no matter what I do. I ran several decarbon procedures, injector cleaning, throttle body and induction system system dice. It continues to run rough at idle with normal LT and ST trim readings and rock solid v...
2008 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJF72498
Dealer replaced the ECM after trying the cat first. I asked if there were any TSBs on this and they said no. Thanx to all. Trouble codes: P0133.
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Headlamp on warning chime VIN: JT8BH28F0W
Well after several discussions with client and other people including Lexus customer care. We have come to the conclusion this car does not have headlamp alarm only 30 sec delay off in auto mode. trunk was working properly client was not holding button on remo...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L engine
thank you guys, finally i was able to fix this headache, the main problem was the timing was not right, i follow the ussual procedure , top dead center, align your marks and boom, well not with this engine, the mark that is an arrow in the cranshaft sprocket,...
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L Steering VIN: KL5JD56Z07
Well, I guess most here haven't had many Suzuki pump problems yet but I know that in the future I'll be watching out for these pumps shared by Daewoo I believe.
2001 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L abs VIN: 5TBRT38171
guys. thanks a lot for all your input. the customer opt out to trade it off due to lots of findings on the internet about brake on this vehicle. You guys are swell, and God bless.
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L reverse VIN: 3VWCF21C8X
Thanks to all 8 who replied;the problem is an internal gear worn out and customer declined repair because of cost.
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V81
first, thanks to everybody, we cleaned the grounds under the battery tray and performed global reset, reconnected and test drove the vehicle, when we scanned for codes we found codes for air injection system fault and coolant temp. fault, as it ended up we had... Trouble codes: P1225 (Cyl. 1 fuel inj. Circuit short to ground), P1226 (Cyl. 2 fuel inj. Circuit short to ground), P1227 (Cyl. 3 fuel inj. Circuit short to ground), P1228 (Cyl. 4 fuel inj. Circuit short to ground), P1255 (Engine coolant temp circuit short to ground), P1451 (Secondary air system circuit short to ground).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSD29M81
found no vacum leaks, all timing marks ok,found dead mouse in air cleaner box, clean old mass air flow sensor, fuel trim still lean around 29, install new mass air flow sensor did throttle plate relearn, know the fuel trim is at o, car run great, the only thin...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L engine VIN: WVWRH63B42
Thank you everyone for all the replies. Sent the vehicle to friend of mine that has the tools and experince to do this job. Replaced themostate, tensioner, and cam seals. All is well. Thank you. Happy Holidays, John [...], Transmissions America, Roanoke, Va.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L speedometer VIN: 3VWRK69M73
thanks to all the good information i recieved, i was able to fix this vehicle. i replaced the ect sensor and harness. same problem. i looked into possible coolant migration problem,. didn't find any other connectors with issues besides the ect. the next step i...
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