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2005 Acura TL 3.2L pressure plate VIN: 19UUA65515
Hi, we are replacing the clutch on this Acura TL. And reading info on Re-Re procedures we ran across a special tool needed to replace the pressure plate.The tool is designed to remove pressure by pressing down on the spring fingers.By looking at the clutch des...
2002 BMW 330i 3.0L diff VIN: WBAEV53442
This vehicle came in for a pre vacation checkover. While checking the rear diff fluid level I found the diff was pressurized. I have been looking for a vent and am unable to find one. The BMW dealer parts deptment has sent me complete break downs of the housin...
2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.2L Electronic Susp. Control VIN: 3GYFK62878
OK GM?Cadillac Tech's I need something to work with here! I'm Banging my head against the wall with this one! Vehicle came in with "Service Suspension System" light illuminated on IP Information center. Scanned for DTC's; Retrieved a C0660 - Level Control Exha...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4w4 VIN: 1GNDT13W4X
good afternoon fellow techs i am really stumped on this one. customer came in saying 4x4 did not work so he put in a new 4 button switch and it when into 4x4 low, and won't come out. 4x4 light in instrument panel not coming on, auto 4x4 light and 4x4 light on ...
2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14H43
Hello Techs. I need help and advise with the pick up, it acting unused way. The Pick up truck drove in for replace the front brake job and 2 front rotors, after finish the work try to move the vehicle to the parking lot, it start and shut off right away, it wo...
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L electronic controls VIN: 1GNEK13Z73
this vehicle came in with compaint of 4wd stopped working. lights on switches all off. scanner gives "no communication" message when trying to access t. case module. communicates with all other modules. checked power and grounds to module, checked serial data ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 5.3L driveshaft VIN: 1GCEC14W34
Hello, I have a 2004 Chevy silverado here and when I shift between drive and reverse and back i get a snap which sounds just like a u joint but the u joints are fine, pulled out driveshaft and physically checked. It sounds like in the diff but it echos in the ...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L 4th gear VIN: 2C4GP54L23
Transmission was rebuilt at 218000 miles for no 4th gear. 4th clutch was burned up and all other clutch packs were clean. Was the original trans from new. Also had worn ring & pinion and complete planet replacement. New speed sensors & sol pack & converter. Va...
2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AN69L34
I can not communicate with the TCM. All of the scan tools (launch, maxidas and otc) will not communicate with any module under chrysler. If i select MB SLK 320 they will talk to all of the modules except the TCM. From the diagrams i have it looks like it shoul... Trouble codes: P0715
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HF1325X
Good evening gentelmen.I have a 1999 Dodge 4x4 pick up with a no start condition.Vehicle has been running good after aftermarket PCM replacement two months ago.Yesterday it came in on the flatbed with a no start condition.When key is in the on position mileage...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B4GP44381
i know fron the code that comp is failing , just wanted to know if whenyou guys have run into this was poor fuel efficance also noticed , this went from 23 mpg down to 13 , there are no other present code except po601 im just not sure if comp is both problems ... Trouble codes: P0601
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L turbo VIN: WD2YD74233
Hi guys This rig was gutless and I tested and found no boost pressure in turbo tubes. Smoked and found no leaks on pressure side. Did find vac lines from boost regulator valve off and breather tube off valve cover. The guy bought at auction, and there has b...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: WD5PD74474
intermittently loses throttle response with app code correlation between sensors 1 and 2. it hasn't happened while i drive, but the owner has a problem twice a week. volts, resistance, etc check out fine. after letting her go without a confirmed diagnosis 3 ti... Trouble codes: P2135
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L gas cap VIN: 1D7HU18217
I have a 2007 ram 1500 with a gas cap message at the odometer and no obd codes I have replaced the gas cap and esim switch at the reccomendation of the local dealer as these are common parts failures for this problem I have inspected the rubber and plastic vac...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L blows cool VIN: 2FMDA5140T
Vehicle arrived with an intermittent heat problem. Heats while driving but quickly cools when sitting still. Engine fans are engaging as they should and the engine temperature does not fluctuate. Dash switch is operating as it should and will go cold if comman...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L P/s VIN: 1FTYR14C5W
Hello and thanx in advance This is a regular customer of mine the truck came in had no power steering checked belt ,and fluid level was full but dirty ,so i replaced the pump (after i checked for leaks) the truck is doing the same thing i racked it on the lift...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Security VIN: 1FAFP66L6X
I have this 1999 contour here that sat a long time with a dead battery and lost the key programming. It sets code b1213 for min number of keys not programmed. For this one you have to use a NGS. The Pats system is in the PCM on this one. When I access the secu...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P97
Last month customer complained of long crank time. It was my first ficm reprogram. 2 of the ficm hardshells have broken retainers , i tie strapped them on. Connections look good at ficm. Used a mirror. No codes. When i watch data truck starts as soon as ficm s...
2008 Ford E-250 4.6L passing gear at WOT VIN: 1FTNE24W08
This vehicle is slipping between 30-35mph during kickdown only at wide open throttle. The trans had been replaced, and this problem occured shortly after. The trans was warrantied for the line pressure drop, but it still drops out. The line pressure is droppin...
2001 GMC W5500 Forward W5R042 4.8L Exhaust brake VIN: J8DE5B1411
Please help if you can... This truck came in with the exhaust brake inop & frozen. Installed new exhaust brake & solenoid, Now when driving you let off the accelerator & the exhaust brake indicator light comes on but there is little or no brakeing feeling. It ...
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Power Steering VIN: JHMCB755XL
It's a little embarrasing posting a help request on this old thing, but were diagnostically unfamiliar with the unusual Honda power steering system. I'm used to seeing turbulence in the reservoir as it runs indicating fluid circulation. Not seeing it on this. ...
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Battery, Fan VIN: JHMCD5636R
Hello all, I have a customer's 1994 Honda Accord LX that seems to keep draining the battery. When the car is jump started after the battery is dead, the main fan kicks on, then when the car is started, fan shuts off and resumes normal operation until the batte...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L neutral to drive VIN: 1HGCM66563
this one came to me with erratic shifting and then no up shift passed 2nd, tore down, found 3rd clutch burned up, rebuilt trans and reman torque converter, shifts fine while driving. i have this "thing" when driving that i will put one in neutral when coming t...
2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No go VIN: 5FNRL38796
Vehicle towed in. Starts but will not go. Had numerous codes. P16C4 " Engine Mount Control Solenoid Supply Voltage Circuit Open. " Additionally, has these Codes " ABS - Secondary System ABS " 12-01 Right Front Wheel Speed Sensor Malfunction. 14-10 Left Fron...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Lighting VIN: KMHET46C26
hi all technicians,i have this hyundai sonata 2006,my problem is small lights front an back,do not go off even when i close the ligts always steel on.i check all the fuses,grounds.may be it is a module or so.thanks in advance for your help
2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JNKBV61E17
Vehicle came to us with stall and or hesitation when rpms reach 1,200 consistantly in drive or reverse only when hot never happens cold. I performed idle relearn problem still there. Dealer performed relearn problem still there, no codes present. When monitori...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX48S2W
hi every body, i need your help. this vehicle intermittent dies, accessed for cods, found p0351, monitored crankshaf sensor, camshaft sensor and the driver for the ignition coil, the only one that seems acting up was the ignition coil driver. tested powers and... Trouble codes: P0351
1998 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4FY49SXW
Jeep Wrangler came in with a clicking noise, sounds sort of like a parking pawl in a trans trying to engage when the vehicle is still moving and a lot of rear end noise. Clicking noise was in the rear driveline/diff area so we figured it was all related. Found...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L fuse VIN: 1J4GL58K52
vehicle was towed in today because of a no start condition. Battery was low so i charged it and still a no go so i checked the starter relay it was fine and i noticed the ignition start fuse was blown so i changed it and the new fuse instantly blew i checked f...
1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L OD light flashing VIN: JT8JS47E9S
OD light was flashing, DTC 42 Vehicle No. 1 speed sensor circuit. Tech found oil leaking through sensor, replaced sensor with Lexus part, test drove, and O/D light never came back on. Transmission seems to shift ok. Waveform pattern at the sensor on my Vantage...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L cam phaser VIN: 5LMFU27575
I'm looking for everyone's opinion here. Originaly this Navigator came in with an engine noise/knock and no oil in it. sold the customer a reman engine. Everything went smoothly with the install. It started right up and ran great untill it was totally warmed u...
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L master cyl. VIN: 4A3AK24F17
This car has been back again for loss of pedal(to the floor she states) I'm asking for help for new boss. I work part time. He bled brakes both times and pedal was high and hard. After a few weeks owner called and said pedal went to floor.This has happened twi...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JN8HD17Y3S
Hello folks, this Pathfinder has been an amazing headache. The complaint is an intermittent no-start and loss of power at times while driving on freeway. We eventually experienced the no-start, but have never had a problem on the road. It will pick random time...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Oil pressure VIN: 1N4BL11D05
Car came in for oil light coming on at idle. Replaced oil sender with no change. Pulled timing chain cover off to check timing chain tensioners and guide rails. All look ok. Car is well maintained with regular oil changes. No sludge or varnish. I have read som...
2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L upshift? VIN: 3N1BC11E57
Car originally slipped constantly and engine RPM was 5500 at 60 MPH when engine was cold. Found lots of debris in fluid. We installed a used unit with about 60K on it. Slippage gone but over rev is still occuring with the cold light on. It takes up to 10 minut...
2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G3WS52H31
This car will surge when cruising with engine rpm between 1200 and 2000. The surge is about 100 rpm up and down. It will intermittantly cut out under light acceleration when between 30 and 45 mph. The cut out lasts about .5 second or less. When it cuts out, th...
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.4L alternator VIN: 1G2WJ52XXT
Hello All:I have this vehicle that just came in and customer states when acellerating hard the battery lite comes on.I couldn't duplicate the problem but what i find is sitting in park at idle my voltage is 13.8v with all lights and heater fan on high.When i b...
2009 Pontiac G3 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL2TD66EX9
Hey all, I have what should be a pretty easy one in my bay that is driving me up the wall. Vehicle came in, customer complaint that it started misfiring this weekend. I get in and at idle is seems to feel ok.(No misfires on the misfire counter). When I brake t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WP1AA29P04
Hello Porsche and VW guys,this car came in with a loss of power, rough idle after startup. Scanned codes old code P0016 new code P0369 cam sensor. We replaced the cam pos sensor B no change. Has any of you seen this code on a 3.2V6(VW or Porsche) before ?? Af... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cranksensor/camsensor correlation bank1 sensor 1), P0369 (Camshaft pos sensor b circuit intermittant bank1)
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD45Y76
I am looking for any information on how to test the EVAP Pressure Sensor located on the tank. Mitchell has nothing on it as usual. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Trouble codes: P0452
2001 Saturn SL1 1.9L Harsh shifts at times, 2-3 flare at times. VIN: 1G8ZH52811
I have a good customer here with a trans problem. The problem is intermittant, but I have experienced it. The symptoms (when duplicated) are a very harsh shift into reverse (feels like it's going to bust something) also harsh shifting into drive and when upshi...
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67564
hi guys i have this 2004 sabaru outback car came with p0420 cat efficiency so we replace the cat with oem from subaru . the problem the code came back i repalce the rear o2 sensor .same code came back . now the problem is that this car has 5 02 sensor . the ca...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E31
This toyo is giving me fits. I have a P0171 that i can't get rid of. LTFT is steady around 32%, when i take it on a test drive at WOT it drops to 4% then returns to 32% off of WOT. I have cleaned the MAF including the hot wires inside. I have also put a new (a... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1)
2002 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 5TEVL52N32
Hello iATN, Well I have this truck that has me all confused. My customer brought it in for a CEL. The code was a misfire Cylinder #1. It's weird because the engine is not shaking tremendously, nor its stalling at idle. I can see the misfire happen with the sc...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No power VIN: 3VWSP69M51
I found the intake was plugged with soot. I removed the intake to clean and before I put back on I checked the intake valves and they are just as sooted up. How can on one clean them or better off leaving alone?
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L cyl head VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
Looking for some experienced opinions from VW experts. Customer brought this Jetta in from another shop and asked me to replace head gasket (brought all the parts with him also). He's owned the car about 4 weeks- go figure. He says it overheated on him once, a...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Unknown
I have this VW with an intermittent po652 which is implausible signal. The trans shifts fine and after a couple of days it will not shift and records the po652. There is not only no trouble tree for this there is no correct transmission sensor location in Alld...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 9BWFL61J74
Thanks in advance for the help/time. This Golf came to us in April 2009 with codes stored and engine ran rough untill it was shut off and restarted.Ran fine for us. Intermittent:17746 Cam Position open/short 17763,66,69,72 Ignition activation cyl 1,2,3,4 Ther... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss)
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L Breather System VIN: YV1AA8846M
This is as cherry of a low mile example of this car as probably exists. One owner. We did a complete tune service about 8k ago including replacing the flame trap. We double checked the crankcase and it's breathing nicely. Vacuum passage clear and positive flow...
2004 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Radio VIN: YV1TS59H84
the radio will search for staions but will not stay on any one station. if we dial a station then we get no sound from the speakers. we do not have enough info on these so we could use fresh ideas. the wipers are also intermittent but when we check these they ...
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L horn VIN: YV1SZ59225
Removed contact reel and horn still blows. We're told the relay is inside central electrical module (differant from diagram) After removing top torx screws from module it refuses to hinge down?
2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Hesitation, power loss VIN: YV1MS39096
Hi Volvo Techs. i have a problem with this 06 volvo s40 non turbo. upon starting it sounds like theres a loud air sound coming from the intake. also when pressing the accelerator to the floor it seems to have a lag, or delay in spooling up. after car warms up ...

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2000 Audi TT 1.8L Radio VIN: TRUUC28N9Y
The fix for this problem was far simpler than I imagined. A few google searches for "Audi TT radio code" turned up several sites that claimed they could provide a radio code if I gave them the "AUZ..." number and my credit card info. Actually tried two differe...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADD6327W
I thought I sent and update,but I don't see where it came up. I scoped the Crank sensor didn't like the wave form so I replaced it. Also put Plugs & 2 Coils. Vehicle starts everytime. Customer happy,I'm Happy. Thanks All for the great advise Trouble codes: 241 (Misfire 4), 242 (Misfire 5).
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Safety VIN: WBADN6332X
thanks to all the replies,i hate to close without a fix,but the customer decided to trade the car in,after reading the replies,and giving it some thought im going to say that the used air bag module was more than likley the cause.Once again thanks to all
1993 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1LU13T8P
Thank you all, it turned out to be the ignition module again, we took some advice from one of you and replaced all the coils, the car has 500 miles on it now doing great...I did talk to identifix and they informed me that on these type modules, you can just pl...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19W0V
sorry for the delay in closing this help request but vehicle appears to be fixed,we replaced fuel pressure regulator that helped some,also replaced the o2 sensers which cured the problem,vehicle has been gone over a couple weeks and have not heard from the cus... Trouble codes: P0108, P1106, P1381.
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEL19W1X
Thanks for all the tips when double checking the injection timing found -19 pulled dist replaced gear modifyed hold down adjto zero fixed miss Thanks again Tadd Trouble codes: P0300.
2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDU03E54
This van is fixed! Thanks to all who replied. Almost everyone said plugged exhaust and it was the converter. I have fixed many vehicles with plugged/broken cats and I should have gone that direction right away especially with no codes but it ran so good unti...
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AK55F86
After further testing, we felt that the aftermarket O2 Sensors were not performing properly. We swapped them for factory O2's and the customer has had the vehicle for almost a week now with no issues. If anything pops up, I will re-post, but so far so good!! Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 signal slow bank [...]).
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Battery VIN: 3C4FY78G93
We had one additional thing to add first. After an extended time, over 15 minutes, the draw suddenly jumped to .5x. With the panel removed, draw dropped to .003 ma. Something changes after an extended time! So test LONG, for 20+ minutes if you suspect the IP p...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Bus Lines VIN: 2C3AA63H35
2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A4GM68486
Both modules had been replaced but not at the same time. I recieved the vehicle just after the second module had been installed and the fuel gauge read empty. Both sensors where working, however I wasn't sure if the resistance was correct, so I took a chance a... Trouble codes: P2066 (2 fuel level sensor).
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Stall VIN: 1D4HB48DX5
throttle body was filthy. why didn't i think of that! thanks for the repies.
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L No brake lights VIN: 3D7MX48C56
Ok guys after reviewing this issue with the customer he informed me that he just recently had the TIPM replaced at the dealer so he decided to take it back for warranty, upon arriving at the dealer he was told that the radio needed and updated flash and that a...
2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2B3KA53H26
Well i went ahead and replaced the o2 sensor for the heater circuit and everything started reading correct and no more misfires on bank 1. Is the problem fixed? Only time will tell. Will update if vehicle returns. Thanks again for all ideas. As always its... Trouble codes: P0032, P0300.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: UNKN0WNV1X
well thanks for all your help sorry this took so long to close. i found coolant temp sensor low resistance so it would be reading about 60 degrees to hot and no voltage out of the PCM. also the pcm was a 2000 and the motor is a 99 which confused my scan tool...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34Z83
Most suggest vacuum leak, which I concur, but customer did not want to go further with a tear down of the intake manifold to replace pcv valve and recheck. I compare with another focus that happen to come in and all sensors readings seems to match...Waiting fo... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Airbag Light On VIN: 1FBSS31L56
Local dealer reprogrammed the module and it still didn't work. They also found a corroded connection underneath the battery tray (supposedly). I don't know how the connection was corroded all our diagtnostics came back ok. Anyway, the light is off, the truc...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L broken VIN: 1FTPW14V46
we did get these plugs out. We bought the napa tool the pusher worked fine but the tool kept pulling out of the plug. We then got the mat-co tool this one did not have the pusher but the puller worked real well. we pulled the intake manifold off so we had more...
2008 Ford E-250 4.6L planetary assy VIN: 1FTNE24W98
No cause was found. Replaced planetary system again, told customer to make sure he comes to a complete stop befor shifting from drive to rev. It was a rebuilt planet assy I installed so it could of had a problem.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Heater is not working VIN: 1FTSW21R18
I looked at the radiator, looks like it has been replaced by some shop, told the customer the truck needs to replace radiator & heater core, because I saw rust on frame rail and partial inside overflow even the coolant looks clean, customer wants to bring back...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Hydro Boost VIN: 1GTHC23141
This truck is fixed, it was the PUMP or something in the pump. The pump shaft was intact (it was producing 1900 psi max pressure before). The owner agreed to "try" a new pump, since my local dealer had a brand new pump w/everything including reservoir and regu...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Surge VIN: 2HGES16581
I replaced the IAC valve twice and map sensor once and found an intake manifold gasket leak and still end up with the same surging problem I am really loosing the battle to this one. if any one have useful info please help me out
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1J4GW58N5X
Sorry for taking so long, isolating each nodule like most people suggested didnít work by the time I was trough halve of them everything would reset and work normal for 4-5 days .So I got it when it was acting up and measured output voltage from each module to...
1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L dome fuse VIN: JT8JS47E8R
THANKS GUYS FOR THE HELP...After removing the after mark alarm, the draw didn't go away but it hasn't draw the battery yet. i'm assuming that the alarm was draining the battery, so far the car has been sitting for a week n it hasn't drained battery yet.
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L cylinder head VIN: JTHBD18261
This one I fixed by relacing the cylinder head with a rebuilt head. I received 6 responses that said to have a machine shop "straighten head. I had 9 responses to replace with used engine due to unknown damage caused by overheating.Customer agreed to head repl...
2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Alternator
I checked ohms on both wires from the alternator, power wire from alternator to the battery, meter circuit, and b+ wire to the PCM(Pin 4). also checked for proper voltage on on all circuits. Everything checked out good. According to DTC P1632 flowchart It aske...
1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1231302021
Ok guys thanks for all who replied to my post. Those of you that stated that this transmission starts out in second were correct. After advising the customer on this,showing him your posts and test driving with him he still was not satified so after great disc...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Sunroof VIN: WDBUF70J33
i have gotten the sunroof to work but not the sun screens (opposite of what it did before). i believe it is a synchronizing problem but as of yet can not get both to work together. so as long as the sunroof works it should be acceptable
2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L oil pressure light comes on VIN: 1MEFM55S92
thanks for all the replies, I believe i had a pump issue, i pulled a cam cap and found no clearance issues, also tried a new oil pressure sending unit, with no luck. customer needed the car so she came and picked it up. will return when light comes on an...
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Speed sensor VIN: 1N4AL11E34
Well it took a few days, but its fixed finally. unfortunately I can't take all the credit on this one. I did get an OE bearing and sensor from the dealer. I was able to get MPH data on the scanner. I still had the false engagement intermittently. However I had...
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G2WP55278
The customer decided to just use vehicle as is, are first suggestion was to get the proper battery with the proper rating into the vehicle. She has not returned for any further diagnostics at this time. Thanks for you assistance guys.
2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR30E85
first thanks to all. second I never found out why tank pressure sensor was so fer off,ordered second canister from toyota and pluged it in-tank pressure reading was EXACTLY the same[-3.69 kpa]so second canister was I smoke tested for 5th time and... Trouble codes: P0455.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWSA29M2Y
Thank everyone for your input and suggestions. Fix: Reinstall thread insert using a different thread locking compound (green locktight). Replace spark plug, scoped ignition again, and patterens were good. Cleared codes, used water in a spray bottle and satura... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected).
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Battery VIN: 3VWCC21V71
First off thanks to everyone who helped me on this one. I was able to get this one fixed. .27 amps is way too much of a draw for this car should be around zero. Also .05 amps (or .5 milliamps) is an acceptable limit. I isolated the problem being in the driv...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L CCS Switch VIN: 3VWSK69M04
Thought I closed this... The #5 fuse was blown. We didnt have the proper diag info at the time. Without the proper power to the switch the data display was showing faulty readings from the switch input throwing us into left feild. thanks for the replies.
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Steering Fluid VIN: YV1LS5549T
My tech was checking fluid level without engine running. He got fooled because after starting the engine and turning the wheel, the fluid foamed, and the air bubbles caused the level to measure full. After we let it settle down, started it up and did not turn ...
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