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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L engine VIN: WBADT634X3
Vehicle came here with a complaint of 'engine miss' and check engine light on and poor cabin heat while running. The check engine light was set by a transmission code for converter slip. I believe the poor heat is a bad thermostat. Temperature gauge is normal...
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L ignition coils VIN: WBAVC93557
Upon re-assembly we have NO voltage going to cylinders # 1, 2 and 3. I checked to see if I was getting a voltage signal at the DME for the coils and there is NO signal being sent by the DME to the coils. My question here is why is there no signal being sent to...
2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L starter VIN: 2G4WS52J33
customer towed in his car with a no start problem. he said vehicle wouldn't start so he replace the starter and no luck so he towed it to the shop. I scanned it and no codes showed but i noticed that the security light stays on when u turn key on, i tryed repr...
1975 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L ride heights VIN: 1N69H5J206
chasing what is suspected to be rear end vibration. tailshaft has been rebuilt and balanced by specialist driveshaft repairer. vehicle seems quite low in rear end and wondering whether this is affecting pinion angle to cause vibes. cannot find specs on suspens...
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCDC14K8J
there it no grd signal to egr control valve and other related components at any time, off idle throttle, at hyway speed, in any gear.. other wise the truck runs fine nox is way too high dont know this system, can u point me in the right direction, i could even...
1991 Chevrolet R2500 Suburban Silverado 7.4L Blows Fuse VIN: 1GNGR26N3M
Dear transmission/electrical gurus. I have this suburban that will blow the "trans" fuse very intermittantly.the customer says when he is towing his scca car and the temperature is "hot" outside is when this happens.mitchells wiring diagram isnt very helpful i...
1994 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Clutch throwout bearing
Hello everyone, I have this customer who has had a clutch job done to his truck back in March of 2011 (and then again in September of 2011); and now, he has come back and the throw-out bearing is totally damaged and not sure why. The input shaft on which it s...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEC13TX1
Hi All Thanks in advance for taking a moment. my problem with this chevy is a very low idle. just above 400 rpm. so it dies when a load is put on it at idle. This truck is drive by wire (no cable) I cant find the idle air control valve. Mitchell and all data ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L timing VIN: 1GNDT13S14
Hi Guys, I R&R'd a head on this 4.2 Trailblazer for a #4 miss with leaking exhaust valve. Initially it was giving me a lean code. After looking over everything, I saw the CMP sensor did not seat properly. After fixing that I got the dreaded P0016 CMP/CKP Vari...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19T35
This truck runs very rich the lt fuel trim is about -17 on both banks but when it is cold the truck will not start sprayed intake for vacuum leaks none found, pickup does not have a fuel pressure regulator to leak fuel pressure is at 62 psi, ran vehicle with m... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0172-), P0172
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L #1 Fan Relay VIN: 2GCEK13V46
Ok this is complicated. The Truck came in with the complaint of the truck not starting because the battery was draining beacuse the cooling fan was staying on and the truck was stalling. we found moisture and corsion on the pcm. Replaced the pcm and cleaned th...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L abs VIN: 1GNDT13S56
This is my wife’s and as we all are aware that seems to be the "one" vehicle that Murphy’s Law kicks you in the shins on every time. This thing has set a code C0196 off and on from the time we bought it with 12K miles on it. I finally got it in the shop to get...
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H0T
My question is what needs to be done to install a used computer? I plugged it in and vehicle will not start. Does it need programmed? Shouldn't it start anyway? I have read that the programming is just mileage and VIN. Is it a bad computer ? I realize its a ri...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 1B4HS28Y5X
while truck is in shop i get great heat even off idle, ramp rpms upto 3000 in shop and heat gets even better, take truck out for a test drive and I loose heat almost to ice cold, get on it and some heat is regained, is it possible that the water pump is junk o...
2004 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L hard steering VIN: 1B3ES56C04
after reinstalling engine after timing belt and mount change the power steering pump is working but it is not assisting fully there is a little assist but not enough. i checked for any sensors and there are none on the rack. as well as under the dash at the st...
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L Trnsfer Case VIN: 1D7HU18N66
Customer has this clean Ram that we have serviced regularly (they have owned the truck since new and have never experienced this issue before). Their complaint is that on two separate occasions when they go to disengage the 4WD there is a severe clunk noise th...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 TRX4 5.7L Stall VIN: 1D7KS28D07
I have this dodge truck and when cold he reverses out of his driveway, puts it in drive and it stalls, when hot it is good. we did injection flush, plugs. didn,t change symtom. This thing has drive by wire throttle, I can't find any info on iatn or alldata on ...
1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FDLF47F0R
Hello team out there,im having the fight of my life here with this f super duty trying to bleed the clutch hyd system.vehicle came in to my shop with a low clutch pedal originally with a complain of hard shifting into gears,what i notice was the clutch master ...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FTHX26F1T
Vehicle makes right turn going down the street. Not pulling as in alignment. Steering wheel goes right have to correct left then problem vanishes. I say steering box problem client states box was replaced 8 months ago for the same problem.
1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L pressure plate VIN: 1FAFP46V1W
Previous shop has not resolved the noise problem, now the noise has gone from a squeal to a grinding type noise. Customer states that the noise comes and goes away,but has always had a squealing noise. Now it is a grinding noise and has stopped driving it to p...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L blower air flow VIN: 1FMDU74E32
customer complaint no defroster. i found that the blower is hardly blowing with it on heat or defrost. but blows harder on cold and not on hot. pulled blower motor and found no problems.
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W65
Hello Fellow tech's. At IDLE ONLY, one bank (2) has misfire at idle. Off idle, condition goes away and drives great. Spark plugs look good. I have done a smoke check without finding a leak, but maybe an internal intake leak/crack??? 02 is switching good on ban... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multipal misfire), P0355 (Primary ignition)
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L broken VIN: 1FTPW14V46
This pickup came in with an engine miss on cylinder 4. We have switched coils around still miss on 4, We tried to pull the spark plug and it broke off. We got the tool from NAPA to remove the broken plug but the puller pulled out of the plug and now will not t...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAHP71W57
This car will stall when it wants too,Only done it at idle and will set codes or show faults on MAF( EGR( EVAP PURGE( ALL 4 o2 HEATER CIRCUITS( Best I can figure is either a short to V some place and we have inspected all the sensors, the splices even the one ... Trouble codes: P0403, P0406, P0135
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTWW31518
this truck goes into a steering wheel shimmy especially on rough surface roads or in slight curves must break to about 30 mph before shimming stop need help please thanks much
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Wipers, Blower Motor VIN: 1FTEX1C89A
Hey Guys. Wondering if any common pboblem on a This F150. Will intermittenly blow Fuse #45 5amp,in smart junction block (right Kick Panel). Power distribution wiring diagram shows the fuse powers the control side of the Blower Motor Relay and also sends power ...
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L motor VIN: 1GTEC14W0Y
truck ran great it was parked for four days no start now cap rotor wires two months old fuel pressure on rail is good also have good spark while checking coil with key on im hearing a ticking or clicking noise inside intake injectors maybe fuel pressure regula...
2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SL 6.6L defaults to neutral
Hi everyone Thank you all in advance for any input you may have. According to the Vin this truck is 2007 but the emission label states 2006, just FYI. This truck came in with the listed codes, along with P0826 Up and Down shift switch circuit, and P0827 Up and...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L closed loop operation VIN: 2HGES26784
This vehicle came in with a code of p0128(coolant thermostat below warm up temperature)basically its not getting up to proper operating temperature . I first changed the thermo thinking it was sticking open. I then read a post saying that the coolant sensors g...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L evap vent solenoid VIN: 4S2DM58W72
p0440 Smoke tested system by hooking into evap test port, smoke is venting out of the vent solenoid from a small opening on the bottom front of the housing, this does not appear to be a broken part but was made with this opening, just wondering if anyone has a...
2003 Isuzu Axiom XS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 4S2DF58X33
car came in would not start. replaced timing belt and waterpump. engine starts but only runs on right bank. checked timing alignment 3 times. fuel injectors are working has spark. pulled coil connectors on left side. idle stays the same pull coils on right sid... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Air Bag VIN: 1J4GL58K03
Radio shop Installed remote starter. Now air bag light on. They took to tech. he said it needed clock spring. Cust. call me I Installed a new one for him. Tryed to turn off air bag light there was no communication from computer tested & replaced Computer.Now i...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Shift Solonoid VIN: JT8UF22E2S
I got this vehicle from other shop, cust complained about lait shifting the gear about 5000 rpm than it is changing the gear, i did test on the road, and getting the code listed above, nothing else, first when i reseted the ecu it was shifting prematurely 2000...
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L speedometer VIN: JTJBT20X84
My wife's 04 Lexus GX470's speedometer is not working. It's stuck on zero. I tried tapping on the dash but still nothing. The odometer advances the mileage correctly, there are no trouble codes or check engine light. The scanner shows the correct MPH while dri...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Blower motor VIN: WDBGA43E1S
This car had no blower motor operation. The customer took it to a Benz dealer and paid for diagnostics. He was told it needed a blower motor regulator. He called my shop to get a quote to replace the regulator and then brought it to me. I explained that we wer...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L steering VIN: WDBRF61J72
Car came in with steering complaint.Test drove, car wanders above 40 mph.(like wind blowing you about) Steering seemed tight. On inspection found broken rear coil springs.Checked all bushings front and rear,replaced rear springs.preformed alignment,reset steer...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L odometer VIN: WDB2110652
since service resets carried out the odometer display has changed to a row of flashing dashes --- and customer reports that the lamps on warning chime when exiting the vehicle has stopped functioning. Cannot find anything relating to lamps on chime option in s...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Seat belt VIN: 4JGAB57E23
When the rear seat is folded down, the seatbelt will not release allowing the seat to return upright. Works with seat in upright position. Replaced seatbelt but am having the same results. Any suggestions?
1992 Mitsubishi Expo LRV 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on, runs lean VIN: JA3CV20D9N
Cust. states she was in the hospital for three monthes, her car was parked in the garage. When she tried to start it no start. Further testing revealed car will start with some added carb. spray. After warming up car will run and start up all day long, until a...
1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W1S
hey guys this vehicle comes to me from another shop.the customer has spent about $1000.00 dollars trying to get an emissions at no avail.so however this is what i've ot.engine idles good and runs good cold.once it is warmed up the computer is having a hard tim... Trouble codes: 33 (o2 senser circuit fault)
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1N6DD26S4Y
This little Nissan came in on the hook and we are having some issues with it. Customer states truck has never had a single issue with any tranmission problems, but he drove home just fine one night, and came out the next morning to it not shifting at all. Truc...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D91
THis 2001 Altima has codes P1448 and P0455 . -Smoke detector indicates no leaks. -Purge valve tested Ok. -Bypass valve tested Ok. -Pressure sensor tested Ok. -Canister shut valve tested Ok. -Canister has no leaks. Is there anything I am over looking guys pleas... Trouble codes: P1448
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Key VIN: 1N4BL11E63
Hi I have a customer who would like me to cut and install a key for them. Does anyone know if this can be done without the factory scan tool (consult 11). If there is a way to program another key without any scan tool I would greatly appreciate a detailed disc...
2000 Saturn SC1 1.9L timing cover VIN: 1G8ZP1285Y
Hello fellow techs everywhere have a question for the saturn techs. I'm trying to replace the cylinder head gasket on this fine vehicle but do not have the special tool ($750.00)to hold the crankshaft sprocket while removing the timing cover. Are there any oth...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L differential VIN: 4S3BG6859X
hello and thanks in advance for any advice,wanted to know if there were any long term effects on diff,if fuse to allow only front wheel drive operation was left in place for a long time...
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH67574
customer complaint is that has intermittent vibration on acceleration between 25-40 mph and it pulls to the right. I havent been able to duplicate it but another tech that did experience it said it felt like a seperated tire. visual inspection is axles are ori...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs VIN: JT3VN39W2S
Customer states ABS light is on. I jumpered terminal TC and E1 to pull trouble codes. Pulled a code 41 - abnormally high or low battery voltage. Checked battery and charging system. Battery is good. Alternator is charging properly. Approx 14 volts. Checked fus...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L starts hard cold VIN: 4TAPM62N9W
starts hard below 20 degrees. will not start below 5 degrees unless block heater is used. Starts and dies below 50 degrees temps with cold engine. Coolant temp and air temp sensor read same as ambient temp., pulse width 31ms at 10 degrees while cranking. When ...
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N33
Help Toyota techs, I have a very good customer that has a check engine light comes on spuratically. The code is for Cyl. #1 misfire. It comes on after 2 or 3 weeks of driving under any conditions. This customer is very knowledgable about his vehicle and says i... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cyl. 1)
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L abs brake control system VIN: JTEZT17R83
this 4 runner limited 4.7L has this codes c0278,c1223,c1241,c1251,c1252,c1253,,c1256 i tested the room block relays have there proper volage and relays have there proper resistence I also have communication with scanner on all modulars i tested the booters pum...
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L pedal VIN: 5TBBV54137
The brakes work fine and the ABS activates but if you sit at a stop you can push the pedal to the floor. The customer states it has been like that since new and it may be a little worse now but not by much. He complained to Toyota once and was told that is jus...
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V12
this is an interesting one. The car came in on the hook. It would idle all day long but when you would accelerate the car it would do fine but after about 5 seconds it would just shut off, restart just fine and do the same thing over again. It had 4 stored cod... Trouble codes: 16795 (secondary air incorrect flow), 16555 (sys to lean), 16486 (MAF input to low), 16500 (coolant temp malf.)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L abs wiring or ecu VIN: 3VWCD21C93
I pulled these codes with a older snap on brick scannerwith the german up date and got codes 01276 ABS hydralic pump-V64 and code 01316 electrical problem in circuit. The customer also said his son drove the car home tonight and jerked it right to left and the...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWST71K65
This vehicle misses and belches black smoke on acceleration. Starts and idles perfectly. Upon acceleration it begins to miss and a dense black clould spews from the tailpipe. Has no power either on acceleration. Disconnecting the MAF allows the engine to run a...

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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L immobilzer VIN: WAULT64B43
long story on the audi is dash cluster micro processor burnt out .audi says new cluster for 1000.00 and programing will be the fix. thanks to all for your help
2002 BMW M5 5.0L No Start
Fuel pump relay is located in trunk on passenger side. We verified this by using Autologic scan tool to run pump, power at pump with relay in but pump not running. Removed relay and no power to pump. Replaced fuel pump assembly, also replaced relay due to code...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L rack VIN: 5UXFA535X3
thanks a bunch for the suggestions but it ended up being the new pressure hose from the pump to the rack that was put on. Put another one on and no more noise.
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Starting VIN: WBANA73534
Hello all, This one is finally fixed. With the help of other here and new information, we resolved this car. It turns out this car did not die on the road, but would not start after the keys were dropped from a 2nd story window. We got a new key from the deal...
1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 30927W1195
99.9 percent of the replies said the idle circuits were plugged. You were correct. I must not have gotten all of the passages clear. Soaked in Berrymans cleaner and blew out all passages. Followed up with castle carb cleaner making sure all orifices were clear...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L battery VIN: 2G1WH55K72
Thanks to all who answered. With the holidays and such and the customer had a second vehicle, we took a little extra time to get to the root of the problem. As I stated in my update, the radio & IPC seemed to be the culprit. If either was off the network, v...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3C8FY78G53
After doing a little more research via internet and testing many of the vehicle components. We found an intake manifold vacuum leak. Someone had previously replaced this gasket and didn't get all the old gasket off, as well all of the bolts were loose. still d...
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L 2-4 soliniod(code 42) VIN: 1B4GK54L4R
ok guys i'm going to call this one fixed,as many of you stated the chysler remans are a problem,went down to local wrecking yard a found one of same year,put it on and no more codes and it shifts better,so live and learn factory remans can be a problem,thanks ...
2007 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3HE78K57
Thanks for all of the help on this. I used the diagnostic procedure supplied, and found no problem. I was ready to send to the dealer for a new PCM, but noticed that the overflow tank was slightly low. Radiator was full (cold). Added maybe a pint of cool... Trouble codes: P1607 (Pcm internal shutdown timer rationality).
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L Volt meter VIN: 3D7KS28A58
Yes, apparently this is normal...scares me that the electronics are forced to operate at a voltage fluctuation from 10 to 14.5 volts...and it does affect the drivabilty...thanks to all who replied God Bless terry
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU74E62
hi guys thank for your help i replaced the 4x4 control module vehicle working ok thank to all
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWF37F22
Great advice here guys. I checkd the ICP and has a varying 280 pis or so. I disconnected ICP and got 2280 psi. Should be starting. I recheckd codes and did a KOEO and got p1283 IPR ckt. Pulled the connector at IPR and looked good. Then i ohmed out the IPR and ... Trouble codes: P1212, P0340, P0470.
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW12574
first of all thank you everyone who replied with your ideas. i was able to pinpoint the problem by taking a compression test with the check valve out of the tester. i watched the gauge as it came up on every compression stroke and saw that at times it would on... Trouble codes: P0304.
2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L Hvac VIN: 1GKFK66U64
Turned out to be the blower motor. Got a used one from a rig that only had 18,000 on it. Everything works now! By the way, the first control module I got was from NAPA. I did end up getting one form the dealer too, opened the box and it was the EXACT same ...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 5FNRL18092
Well it is somehow fixed. After checking everything electrical we pulled the transmission back out and apart. Took the whole thing down, checked every clutch, seal and valve. Found no problems. Put it back together and back in. Runs great for two weeks now.whi...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRE38767
i think we got it! thanks for the replies. Checked the thermo vavle as a couple of u suggested and it tested ok. Recheck for vac leaks and none found. Got to messing around with scanner special functions and found a TAC test, under this test u can run a thr... Trouble codes: P0507 (IAC higher than expected).
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Power Brake Assist VIN: SAJNW4844N
Hi again, and thanks to all who responded. Unfortunately, we have not yet fixed this car. The customer isn't in a hurry, and the service writer who is dealing with it was on vacation, so it got pushed to the back burner for too long to finish it before having...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L engine knock VIN: SAJDA01P72
I Believe the timing chains and tensioners are the problem ,however the aftermarket warranty folks wont agree since they cant SEE the Knock ,what a bunch of bull . When and if I get to repair I'll post thanks for the help
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S71
thanks everyone who replied. all replies were considered. i took the valve cover off and put air in the cylinder. i heard some air coming of the throttle body. i tapped on the top of the valve with a rubber mallet and the air stopped. Seth from New York, i tri... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L MIL Lamp on
Finally got this one back in the shop...It ended up being the ECM. Replaced it and all is fine. Even though the specs were fine and the data in the ECM was good, it just would not actuate the throttle body. Trouble codes: P020E, P0120 (Throttle deflection).
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L door handle VIN: WDBNG75J66
No joy on this one, the replies either said there was no source for the buttons, or "let me know if you find them". Only fix is new handles. Customer chose to not fix it; can't blame him. Thanks for the replies! Rick
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Idle speed too high VIN: 1MELM50U2V
Vehicle is repaired. The clue was as Gene from California said, in the closed throttle/part throttle pid. Even though the closed throttle voltage was at .95 or so (varied up & down by .02) on each closed throttle event, the part throttle pid would sometimes ...
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Steering VIN: 3N1AB61E47
My customer has not brought their car back to be fixed. I have recommened replacing the front strut bearings. I think this will fix it.
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Compressor VIN: JTDBR32EX4
Good evening fellow techies! Well, all of your posts were right on the money and thanks for the confidence to follow-up with this repair from the 'get-go.' The customer was also very happily surprised to find out that we no longer had to replace the compres...
2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L No Start VIN: 5TDZA23C36
I had an intermittant no power from the A/F relay and the EFI relay. Relays would come on but I had a bad connection at the passenger compartment fuse box. Thanks for the help and suggestions everyone.
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B43
Thanks guys yall hit it right off. I pinched off the hose, roughness went away It was indeed the PCV under the intake Take care Thanks again Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L power loos VIN: 3VWRA69M35
thanks all the problem was on the timing marks at the camshaft
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L all elecrical VIN: YV1VS255XY
Thanks to all that replied. after setting outside over night it would act up. The batt voltage was at 11.8v at batt and input to ignition switch but was at 11.2 coming out of the switch so replaced it thinking the drop may get larger with amperage draw. Lettin...
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Cam Timing/VVT VIN: YV1LS61JXY
Fixed. Art and Robert pretty much nailed it along with my methods, seems that the timing cover marks are nothing more than references after the fact. The line on the rear cog on the intake VVT sprocket did line up with the parting line on the cyl head upper c...
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