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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L abs lite brake lite VIN: WAULH64B31
hay calling audi masters out there have this car here with code p1606 and intermitten no comunication i dx the control mod and when i do have comuniction im trying to pull the coding # out but i have to login first i cant find the correct login # this is where...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Rear Calipers VIN: WAUDG74F15
I have done research and it appears the only way to compress the rear calipers is with a VAG scan tool. Noticing it is simply an electric motor, can I simply apply power and ground to energize the motors and retract/apply the calipers? My fear is that I will c...
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: WBXPA93404
Has a buck under load in first 3 gears. about half throttle. no apparent vacuum leaks. coils free of moisture. no codes. air filter clean
2007 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L Charging VIN: 1GYFK63837
Hey guys, Here I am stuck with this Escalade. My customer said it wouldnt turn on. We went over to where she had the car and checked the battery which was dead, no power to the car at all. We replaced the battery with a new one and it turned on with no hesit...
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDX03E1W
Since that repair my idle went to normal but when warm starts to stall n excessive emissions start to buil up n engine dies before comin to stop noticed when unplugin iac engine idle went way up but that's the only way I can drive this monster n it won't stall...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L No Start
Dash, p.r.n.d. Life's on at all times, unless ign o fuse pulled. I can communicate with all modules PCM shoes PCM , bcm , vcm communication failure. Has t.p.s. code bypass 5 v ref. to signal still shows o on scanner. Electronic throttle does not open. Replaced...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13SX2
Customer complaint, hard starting when hot, after it sits for a while will start. Upon road test, to warm up vehicle i notice my temp gauge was not moving, and scanner was reading, 45 degrees f. Unpluged sensor and checked 5 volt ref., ok. Plugged sensor back ... Trouble codes: P1523 (Throttle set position)
2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L tps VIN: 1GNDX03E93
vehicle came in with po121 tps performance,it was jerking when accelerating.I replaced tps and now it has a very high rev.it has 5 volt referance,low volt referance,about 2v at idle and the ground is good. It shows tps % at 35 when in closed throttle position ...
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JC52F04
I am attemping to get this cavalier to idle when it is cold . When the engine is cold the iac counts are 0 and you must be the iac. At this time the car runs extreamly rich (black smoke ) After about 5 min the car will begin to take over idle control the iac c... Trouble codes: P0506, P0507
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23114
veicle will not start except on ether customer has put gas in the fuel thats when these problems started recommended fuel injector pump due to low pressure 580psi cranking with new pump 650psi please help thankyou in advance codes 0087 0101 0102 0202 0203 020...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L exhaust clamp VIN: 1GCJK33215
Just some general information. We tightened up the clamp to begain with and that would last about a week. We tried that two different times. Finally the customer went to GM and got a new clamp. We installed that and it lasted about three weeks. The problem we ...
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on, Delayed turn off VIN: 1GBJC84689
This truck has a delayed turn off, you can take the keys out of ignition and it will keep running for at least 15 seconds. Mitchell doesn't give good diagnostics and if i un plug bcm truck dies. Replace bcm and still has same problem.if the tech 2 is pluged in... Trouble codes: B1440 (Ignition mismatch)
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L air bag
Chrysler Techs and DRBIII artisans. We replaced the air bag/SRS module of this PT Cruiser and we have a "not configured" message and the air bag light is on. I have a DRBIII and have configured over 100 PCM's TCM's BCM's & ABS modules with SRI, pinion factors,...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L overtemp code VIN: 3A4FY58B86
I could power brake the trans and get it to drop voltage and show the trans below 1 volt and temp would show above 306 degrees and set the code P0218. I can monitor with a temp gun and the pan will only be about 180 degress. Then the temp sender will jump up t...
2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Unknown VIN: 1D7FL16XX3
I need some help from Chrysler Dodge techs. We have this Dakota with codes P0330 P0340 the vehicles starts fine when cold. When hot you turn off and did not start again. You didnít see on scan the rpm when starting. We replaced crankshaft position sensor Oem a...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2PD74455
Hi techs. Have this Sprinter has an intermitent problem hot. It doesnt always happen. Custumer says no power, misfire at idle, and engine light comes on. P0203-008 is the code that comes up and engine light is on. After it cools down it is fine. So I put an in... Trouble codes: P2030
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18N27
Hi dodge techs i got this truck with a p0302 misfire that was set on, while cranking.at 292rpms from freeze frame data. Does not misfire while running runs fine. Also when leaving engine to cool down cranks over longer than normal around 5 seconds or more then... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMPU18L1W
The vehicle came in with a "Check Engine" light on. Old friends of the Bosses'. This code was a, "Lean B1S1". The boss talks the person into buying plugs and boots and we'll install them. No other complaints at this time,(Very Important Later). The following M... Trouble codes: P0131 (HO2S Sensor circuit out of range low voltage B1S1), P0151 (HO2S Sensor circuit out of range low voltage B2S1), P1131 (Lack of HO2S B1S1 switch sensor indicates lean), P1151 (Lack of HO2S B2S1 switch sensor indicates lean)
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L trans VIN: 1FTRX18L1Y
Ok ford trans guys this truck runs good in p/n but in drive or rev it is lean but if you disconnect the yellow wire at the trans connector (rt rear of trans)it runs good,so I traced it to the electronic pressure control solenoid. So I replaced it and still hav...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55213
customers complaint is hard to start at times. fuel pressure and spark are ok. no theft light activity.( its ok performs like it should) no codes. its loosing ground to fuel injectors at times.have performed pin-out testing w 104 pin breakout out box. vref is ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Injector VIN: 1FTNF20P64
No power and get codes p0270 and p0279. Took injectors out of first engine and installed the easier one (Cylinder #4). Now will not start. EOEO codes are still the same as before replacing injector. Help and thanks in advance.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPX04506
This truck came into our shop because the customer thought he had a trans problem. Testing resulted in no codes in trans or motor. The truck seems to have a violent misfire under load after lockup at low rpm (40 - 50 mph). Can cause a slight misfire or what ev...
2006 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Charging VIN: 1FTYR14D06
When we start vehicle battery comes on then goes off.then it flashes and goes off then flashs and off never stops repeating over and over.
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L left turn signal VIN: 1FMCU49H88
One for you FOMOCO guys. Got this 08' Escape Hybrid that the left front turn signal is inoperative. Shop working on it called me in because I have the IDS system and they wanted me to program the new GEM/SJB they were installing to fix this problem. After prog...
2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L door locks VIN: 1GKFK16388
Hi all ! Customer brought vehicle in complaint, Only drivers door lock operates with key fobs or by operating drivers door lock button, there are no codes in any of the computers. Also factory remote start not working. checked all fuses . When we try yo comman...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Oil pump
Hi, I am replacing t-belt, cam, crank,front balancer seal with retainer and rear balancer o-ring on my son car. And was wondering should I remove oil pan and pick up tube to replace all the o- ring and silicon on the oil pump housing. I don't want to waste mon...
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHLRD1866W
The car came in from another shop after they put a MAP sensor on and it didnt fix the problem. They put the old one back on. I retested and found the sensor was bad and replaced with a OEM. The MAP voltage's were ok then but still wouldnt idle. Removed the idl... Trouble codes: P1129 (Map voltage to high)
2007 Honda Accord EX 3.0L hazard lights
Customer complains that hazard lights not functioning. Checked vehicle, found that both rear directional lights not flashing when hazard switch is pushed on(both front directional flashing). When turn switch is used everything functions normally(when left appl...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D42
About 2 weeks ago a 2002 Hyundai Elantra arrived at our shop with a high and unstable idle (around 2000 RPM). The check engine light was also on with a P0121 TPS fault. I found a massive air leak from the intake manifold gasket. I replaced the gasket and check... Trouble codes: P0121
2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L master and abs VIN: KMHDN46D96
we have a 2006 Hyundai Elantra 2.0 with abs. car came in on 2/14/11 with low brake pedel, replaced rear pads, turned rotors and replaced master. car came back on 2/25/11 with low pedal, had air in lines, bleed and was fine. came back on 3/25/11 low pedal...
2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L VDC on VIN: JNKAY41E33
Motor seized, replaced engine with used motor. Dropped suspension with rack and pinion assy to replace motor. After install motor running fine, vdc light is on the dashboard. Diagnose cause, found codes 5c (steering sensor system) and 39 (power supply voltage)...
2006 Infiniti M45 Sport 4.5L ICC Module VIN: JNKBY01E26
Hi, I have this Infinity with a hard code in the ABS/VDC system for the ICC Internal Fault, (Cruise Control) the system powers up, after battery replacement. I found 3 codes in the system scanned with Verus/Asian software. The main code, which always sets is ...
1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6042X
Hello Jaguar guys, we are having a problem with this 2000 XJ8. We are not very familiar with Jaguars, we are a BMW and Mercedes repair shop. The car will not start. It originally came in with an overheated, bad motor. We have replaced the engine with a good us...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48S12
hi guys i have this jeep misfire on num 3 i change .spark plugs , injector . coil pack .still has po303. the problem is i check compression 157psi, the thing is the guy take the truck so when he came the next day the code is po203 i check the code no injector ...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KNADC12351
we are just about at wits end with this one. when first in pulled codes p0171 p1166 running lean and at max cntl. adapt. found intake man. gasket split out on #1 cyl. replaced gasket with little improvement. then after seeing previous repairs done i decided to... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel sys lean B1), P1166 (control adaptations out of limits)
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L belt VIN: KNDUP13174
Hi techs. Have this van that comes in every few months for main belt noise. High pitch squealing noise. A few new factory belts and factory idler pully and a factory tensioner pully installed. The only thing that helps is a new factory belt for awhile. Then af...
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Lighting VIN: SALNY22273
We recently installed a turn signal/wiper switch, flasher unit and ignition switch. Intermittently the turn signal flasher will starts clicking. None of the exterior lights are flashing. It only happens with the engine running. We installed a new flasher unit ...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, p0440 VIN: JTJGF10U02
Hi guys, Thank you in advance for any help that you can give. This one is kicking my but and I really need some advise. Car came in with a p0440 and a p0446. I found a bad vsv on the canister, So I replace canister. Mistake 1, did not smoke. Car came back 3 d... Trouble codes: P0440
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L pcm VIN: 1YVFP80C54
vehicle came from auction and 2 other mechanics and a dealership have had there go at it. the dealership after 3 days came to the conclusion that someone put a california emissions engine into a federal emissions vehicle. but 2 other dealerships i have spoken ...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: WDBEA30DXK
Vehicle will sometimes run rough and lack power during acceleration. Sometimes has a rolling idle between 700-900 rpm. Sometimes it runs great. Most noticeable after it warms up. I found a few vacuum hoses that were cracked and advised customer to replace them...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L windows mirrors trunk
Hi all, I just got in a clk 430 which was at another shop for over a year for a no start. Well we got it started and she runs beautifully, now here is where it gets weird, b4 it started we could communicate with all modules. Now we can only access engine and t...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L engine VIN: WDBUF26J15
Customer reported had low voltage message functions disabled on dash (first cold day)went away after driving,did repeat a few time after.Approx 2 weeks later after driving for a while customer was not able to start(no crank)towed to shop.Had low volt and srs m...
1996 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2DV11W6T
This van was towed into our shop as it just died on the hwy. When the customer was driving. We were able to get it to start for a bit and check the codes as noted. The o2 is not showing any activity at all. Have never had on of these cross bread ones here befo... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0171 (O2 bank 1 sensor 2), P0731 (Trans 1st gear)
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33483
Car arrived with MIL on, four faults: P2096 (fuel trim rich on decel) P0036 (Rr O2 sensor heater ckt; sensor repl 5/11 w/Bosch) P0130 (Fr O2 sensor malfunction) P0138 (Rr O2 sensor, high voltage) Found rear sensor unplugged. I cleaned plug terminals well and ... Trouble codes: P2096 (Alldata says fuel trim rich on deceleration)
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L heater VIN: 4A3AC44G13
just looking to see if anybody has a better repair procedure for heater core than mitchell
1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L hot engine bay VIN: 1RZ24A0LX0
need help from nissan techs
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D3S
hi, I just had replaced a clutch and slave cylinders on the vehicle and now im getting a crank no start condition. i am getting a P0325: knock sensor circuit in the PCM. I am getting roughly 40 PSI fuel pressure and roughly 150-160 PSI compression across all c...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L alarm VIN: JN8DR09Y21
This thing has fallen into my lap, and I can't stand up. It's my Significant Other's purchase from her friend, and it has fallen to me to figure out why the alarm will sound off whenever the mood strikes. It may go off day or night, warm or cool, dry or wet, ...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L lack of power VIN: 1N4BA41E84
This vehicle came into our shop with no power and severe pinging under accelleration. It has 1 intermitant code for misfire. It runs smooth at idle and under accelleration. Known good maf was substituted with no change. Fuel pressure is a constant 56psi. All m...
1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Steering gear/Pump VIN: 1GHDX03E8X
Thanks in advance for help with this one, this vehicle came into shop with leaking steering gear, p/s pump, and both hoses, all were replaced, (and yes I know what everybody is going to ask)they were replaced with A1 Cardone units and gates p/s hoses. Steering...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, hot exhaust
Well, I have this grand am that idles decent now that I tuned it up, but same as before the tune up, when load is increased, it falls on its face. I have done a fuel pressure test at idle and the pressure and volume are good. I have not checked them under a lo... Trouble codes: 28 (trans range sensor error)
1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L sparkplug threads VIN: 2G2FV22P5V
I have a Firebird in the shop that the spark plug blew out of leaving very few threads. Of course it is the number 8 plug. Always the easy ones. Anyway the machine shop tells me the head will come off with the engine in the car. Has anyone had success with a t...
2008 Pontiac G6 GT 3.9L Air Delivery VIN: 1G2ZH36168
Car comes into shop not blowing out of ac vents when adjusting to that position. Has code for actuator b0248, can disconnect battery for a few seconds reconnect and everything works good, switching to all the positions. Check with scanner and watch the door op...
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L anti theft VIN: YS3DF58N0X
The customer lost all keys to this car, so we need to remove the 'twice' control mod under the drivers seat to have it reprogrammed. We need to slide the power seat forward to gain access to the mounting bolts. If we hook the battery up, the alarm goes off, an...
2006 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L draw VIN: YS3EH49G56
Help Saab Techs! This 9-5 came in with a 880 ma draw that cylces on and off. Traced to fuse 17 in car- controls main ecu, dice ecu, twice ecu and instument cluster. Before we disassemble car any further we wanted to check with You if there is some pattern fail...
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L key fob will not turn VIN: YS3FD46Y67
Customer had car towed in as nearest dealer is 100+ mi away. Says that she was driving and a message in display(steering lock inoperative - pull over for safety). Car soon lost power and died. Turned off key fob and would not turn back on. If you put fob in so...
2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH6351Y
This Subaru will set a code P0107 for MAP/BARO circuit intermittently but regularly. Car will die occasionally as well. Always restarts. It has a MAP sensor on the intake and a BARO sensor on right fender. Both have been replaced with Subaru parts. Most info I... Trouble codes: P0107 (Map/baro circuit)
1988 Toyota Camry 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2SV24E8J
Customer was driving and car just quit running. Still had key power and car would crank but no start. When I got the vehicle I ckd for codes which there was none. Ckd for spark, fuel pressure & compression and all were good. The plugs were wet with fuel so I b...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L electric window VIN: 4T1SK12E8P
hello,my first help request so i hope i'm clear all the door locks work but no windows work on there switches nor the main switch. if i power up the main switch blue wire the left rear and right front work up and down,the others don't. thank you in advance.
1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L wont warm up VIN: JT3AC14R7S
came in intermittent overdrive not working because the temp does not come up to let the ECU know the van is at operationg temp put new T-STAT same thing fan clutch seems to free up when warm ususally we deal with overheating this van is runs to cold any ideas ...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Mmi VIN: WAUDG94F05
Thanks to all that replied. Had rep. from Autologic in with demo VW/Audi tool and was not able to remove component protection. Customer decided to remove used module and take car to the dealer. Hopefully, someone in the aftermarket will be able to defeat this.
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4322T
thanks for the help gents. looks like a faulty gas cap was the culprit on this one. i took your advice, and it was the easiest fix before going deeper into the system. we changed it and customer has been back in a few weeks. thanks guys Trouble codes: 254 (fuel tank major leak), 251 (fuel tank minor leak).
2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L Power Steering VIN: 1G6DM57T57
Thanks for all the help. It turned into being 2 problems after finding out more about history, the car was in a accident and there was a crimped line also there was a rack issue after repairing the line.
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 4WD operation VIN: 1GNDT13W0Y
Vehicle finally came back. Installed new encoder switch with same results. With a calm and clear head reinspected all components and signals. The tccm conector is no longer avail. so I had to use same connector housing with different terminal inserts. One o...
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L security/radio/inst panel VIN: 2G1WW15EX2
Thanks to all who responded! The bcm relpacement was the fix! This car is gone,and i regain my sainity.That is until next time!lol regards Ari.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Encoder Motor VIN: 1GCGK13U35
Thanks to all for taking the time to reply. Once again sorry for the delay, wanted to meake sure the truck was going to stay gone. So far so good. I replaced the last thing left in the system, the TCCM. When I took it down to the dealer, the tech told me h...
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L P0171 Lean VIN: 1G1AK18F38
Hey friends. I have this one fixed thanks to the guys and gals on IATN setting me on the right course. I have this wonderful smoke machine that gathers plenty of dust. I got it down and blew it off. I unplugged the vacuum hose from the purge valve and star...
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3AA63HX5
Apologies for the extended delay in getting back. Diagnostic codes never did return after much driving. Inspections did reveal some damaged wiring harness near the firewall caused by mice. Insulation on a couple of wires was penetrated and may have been tou... Trouble codes: U0002 (Bus communication fault), P2368 (Torque management feedback signal a), P0700 (Trans request mil).
1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34X4M
Thanks to all for your help. This problem is fixed. There were 20 total responses with many giving the same or similar advice. Some made mention of a bad MAF, which was my first reaction. After trying a different one, however, we ruled that out since it was a ... Trouble codes: 14 (PIP circuit failure continuous memory), 22 (MAP or BARO sensor out of range continuous memory).
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L unknown VIN: 1FTZF1729X
Ok this one is fixed. Thanks for all the great replies, most went right for the balancer, I know these are problems but not this one. Chris from ohio and Harry from texas were right it was a leaking intake gasket. I didn't notice it at first because it wa...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56F61
i sent the injectors out to be tested and disconnected and cleaned all the fuel lines and replaced the rubber seal at the fuel filter housing inlet. my fuel injection guy says i have air getting into the fuel some place and i need to chase this down... still ...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Lifter noise? VIN: 1FTYR14D71
The truck is repaired and the winner is Fred from New Jersey. I never would have believed it if I had not seen it myself, but the IMRC was stuck on. It made a noise so solid, I thought for sure it was metal on metal. But it was plastic on plastic. Try pull...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L security VIN: 2FTPF17Z33
OK guys here is the deal we finally found that the data buss line was being pulled down this was keeping us from accessing security data... we unplugged all the modules and tried again with each module. Then we learned that the CNG did not work on this vehicle...
2004 Ford F650 7.2L Engine elect VIN: 3FRWF65234
Sorry to say found nothing with vehicle, has been back in service for about a week and a half, with no problems. Thanks for advice also posted on heavy duty/fleet forum. I am sure all powers and grounds are good also inspected engine harness for p shorts, also...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTPW14536
thanks too all that replied i replaced the fuel pump assembly with new and all is well.the fuel sending unit was bad.now gauge works. thank again james
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK13N36
Well this one will be a mystery for me. Order there part and she never showed up, must of sold the car. Got the pedal and the module, but no truck to install it in. If they do one day decide to come back, I will update this. Trouble codes: P1125 (TP/APP sensor circuit), P2125 (APP sensor 2 circuit).
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L vibration VIN: JHMCA564XK
well the vibration is still there, but a lot better. Installed oem mounts. I think if the timing belt was pulled out to check the oil pump alignment, and if it gets a new torque converter it can be 100% better. Shes going to wait on those repair for now. Thank...
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JHMCD5636R
well it looks like the 2 new distributor has fixed this car. sorry i took so long to reply,but i wanted to make sure it was fixed. thanks to everyone who replied.
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD28451
Hey guys, sorry about the late close. After doing several valve adjustments, I decided to randomly do a cylinder leakage test. All 4 cylinders had blow by past the piston rings to the tune of 35%. Costumer declined any further work. Thanks for all the replie... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich Bank 1).
2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L Surge
thanks guys for all the help. it ended up being the torque converter.
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transmission VIN: SALME11424
Thanks to the responses from fellow members, we checked the Radiator and cooler lines. There was some very fine metal particles and the radiator was leaking. We replaced the transmission and the radiator.
2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JYJBT20X45
Thanks to all that replied. I will notify customer of needed repairs and leave it up to him to return vehicle to shop. Trouble codes: P1442, P1445.
1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W4T
No one replied with experience on correct voltages, this isnít one of the models that commonly has bad doors but we pulled the dash assembly and rechecked the door. Door seemed to be working at full sweep, which is about 60 degrees on the lever. Since everythi...
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2211Y
Thanks for all the help everyone, found the vacuum was good at 20inch but even with the car off it was still 20inch, never seen that, assume port is getting clogged up. So i changed the vacuum source to the one for the cruise control and everything passed no p... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficent).
2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Ignition coil connectors VIN: JM1TA22222
ok the clips only 1 was broken it just happened to be on the back cylinder no part # was on the connector so couldnt order one but some one said check with ford motorcraft sight so I looked and saw a connector and ordered it from my ford dealer it was close bu...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L heater VIN: 1YVFP80D44
We were waiting to close this so the customer could drive this a few days. The fix was to get the air out of the system. We tried a vacuum filler, but it ultimately was fixed by lifting the front of the car, and purgeing the air from a 3/8 fitting at the top o...
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Surge
thanks for all the input everyone. turns out it was the pre cat a/f ratio sensor. the wires were not damaged but the sensor it self was the problem. scoped it and saw it right away. thanks
1997 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBHM36E7V
Several of the members hit this one on the head. There was antifreeze in the connector for the crank sensor we cleaned the connection+replace the crank sensor. The problem is gone. Once again many thanks for all the replies.
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1G3GR62C3S
Amazing the majority of you guys are awsome, the head bolts were stripped & came off as you said, we recommend new engine, but for the age of the car its not worth fixing it, custmoer decline the repair & i dont blame him,,,Thanks to all of you
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Unknown VIN: 1G2NW12EX1
i guess i over thinked this one a little bit, i think what threw me off was the security light staying on steady.. i removed the bcm on a cold pennsylvania morning and found about a 1/4 inch of ice in it. i cleaned it all out and dryed it and i didnt see any s...
2006 Pontiac G6 GTP 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1G2ZM15166
Determined problem is due to an exhaust valve/spring/guide issue. Recommend removal of head. Customer is going to save up for repair.
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JF1GD29682
well folks parts on way 675.00 later all is good you guys were right pretty simple trans thank you very much for your help new main shaft reveres idler and hub per tsb plus seals yiu guys are the best thank you very much jimmy
2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca Limited 3.0L head gaskets VIN: 4S4WX82C36
Thanks for all the info. Im going to pull the engine.
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L Steering VIN: 4T3ZF13C6X
I had cleaned out reservoir but must have been partially restricted at screen and the new pump needed more volume and could not supply. replaced reservior and all is well . I was able to bleed it in 2 min. Mike P
2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L starter VIN: 5TDBT48A93
Hello there I have not fixed it yet. I have tested all fuses checked for power going to computer. I have plenty of power to computer . I replaced the computer with a used one and nothing has changed. I have power for the starting circuit going to the computer...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L sometimes doesn't st VIN: 5TEUX42N06
well thanks for all the posts. sorry it took so long to close out, i have tried the throttle cleanig and the temp sensor tet it does read ambient temp when cold the throttle plate was dirty. still every now and then the truck will crank and won't start for him...
2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEL 2.5L No Start VIN: 3VWRM71K48
This vehicle went to the dealership with the hope of a warranty problem with the ECM. After a couple days of labor they found a broken power feed wire going the ECM. This was intermittently making a connection. Sometimes it started and sometimes it did not. No...
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