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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JH4DB7550X
Changed Timing belt/water pump and hamonic balancer and all related parts. Now that vehicle runs without sounding like a box of rocks it will not idle. It loads up very quickly and if throttle is snapped it will stall after. While I was testing, we lost spark....
2000 Audi TT 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: TRUUC28N0Y
Clients complaint is engine has extended crank time before starting, after started cold engine chugs when applying throttle. (only when cold after sitting for about 6-8 hrs).the complaint was duplicated in shop. All fuel pressure readings are in specs. Key on ... Trouble codes: P0117 (Engine coolant temp sensor g62 too low intermittently)
2007 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L Coolant Fan VIN: WA1BV94L17
12 minutes after vehicle shut down, coolant fans turn on and remain on until battery is dead. causing no start.
2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Evap system VIN: WAUEF78E17
Check engine light was on with code P0442 (minor EVAP leak)I performed a leak test with a smoke machine and calibrated flow guage and dont detect any leak. When I perform the "READINES" test using the VCDS it will always fail the EVAP test BUT sometimes it wil...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L cooling system VIN: WBAGF8322W
posting for a friend's shop. here we have a high mileage 7 series bmw that overheats. other shop replaced radiator, water pump, and thermostat. here's what she does: it'll run for 15 minutes or so, then start to overheat. overflow boils over. top radiator hose...
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L starting VIN: WBAVD13516
Hello iatn, i am so thankful for insight from other skilled technicians. I have reached a point where i am stuck on this car and truly dont know what to do. this vehicle is one i purchased as a freshwater flood. it was flooded about 3 months ago. i know i know...
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L smell VIN: W06VR52RGW
Car was dropped off a raw fuel smell at times.It is up front but on signs any leaks. Before I pull the upper intake is there any common problems with this model Caddy. Thanks, Dave [...]
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 Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L Hydraulics VIN: 1GNDS13S63
Vehicle left last week with good brakes, but returned yesterday with an extremely spongy pedal and it goes to the floor under a panic stop with ABS activation. I've tried bleeding manually, with a pressure bleeder and by vacuum. Pedal pumps up hard, but I cann...
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: 1GNEC13Z83
Vehicle came in with a loss of power complaint, customer said after a short drive ,3-5 miles , ses lite would come on and dash would say reduced power. Could turn off ignition and restart, it would be ok agin for a few more miles. We scanned ecm and found only... Trouble codes: P1516 (Electronic throttle mode vs throrrle os performance), P0120, P0226, C0245, U1000 (Class 2 data link fault)
2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G1WB58K46
This car was drivin approximately 165 miles & died & would not restart.when it arrived at our shop it started & ran was two qts. Low on oil. We filled it with oil, checked for major leaks and returned it to customer. She drove it 28 miles & the problem... Trouble codes: B1000 (System 36)
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic WT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19B17
Within 100 km, CEL 0n again, this time with both sensor codes. Is there any known pcm or extended harness issues known with this vehicle? Power is way down but seems to come back intermittently depending on throttle position. Do these codes cause the timing to... Trouble codes: P0327 (p0332-), P0332
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L speedometer VIN: 2C3HD56T0T
The speedo on this one came in jumping around and then went dead. The output speed sensor has a good pattern and ohms out good. After extensive testing I found that my signal going from the TCM to the PCM was not right. It is supposed to be a square 5v pattern...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L instrument cluster and radio VIN: 2C4GP44R15
This condition is very intermittent - it happens for everyone except a tech. We have seen problems in the past with TIPM's but cannot verify this. Have seen wiring harness issues, but also not the case. Power and ground circuits function properly when we test ...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L Transmission VIN: 2C3JK53G75
First time asking for help here... Car came in with check engine light on and transmission was in limp mode (1st gear). Car has all wheel drive. Codes: po717- input speed sensor 1 ciruit no signal, p0657- solenoid supply voltage circuit, p0710- transmission ...
2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Surge VIN: 1C3EL56R85
HI Chrysler Guys I am helping out our apprentice with a Sebring that has a terrible surge at steady cruise around 1750 rpms. It cuts in and out constantly if throttle held steady. At first we thought maybe lockup convertor but it seems to eratic. I did find if...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L vent valve VIN: 1FMDU32X3V
ok i need some help, my custmer has just bought this car and the check engine like is on with a po443 on pulling the valve it was full of dirt so i felt it was bad i have repleced the valve. I can clear the code but as soon as i crank tht car it codes again i ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FTZR15V0X
Hi all and thanks for your time, ok got this truck in has a shake in stg. Wheel and can be felt in whole truck,when making a turn to the rite or left,and hit a bump (25mph or more)and sometime when straight(not much)have checked comp. Front end ,ball joints,ti...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X7Y
One for you FOMOCO guys. Got this 2000 Mustang GT 4.6 that is a no start. When I got to it the crank sensor and pcm had been replaced. Right away I noticed on the scan data that the rpm signal would go away after a couple of seconds of cranking. Identifix has ...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L Shifting VIN: 1FMYU02B71
Transmission will not shift into 2nd gear or reverse intermittently. After shifting through other gears, 2nd and/or reverse can be shifted into. Problem occurs with or without engine running. Problem occurs with clutch engaged or disengaged. Holding the clutch...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L door locks VIN: 1FTRW07L91
Hi Y'all I have this 01 Ford 4 door truck in here with an intermittant problem with the door locks. The build date on this truck is 07-01 so it has the central security module that controls the door locks. The module has this code in it B1341. The complaint ...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L unkown VIN: 1FTSW31F52
help, this turk dont wont to go came in with a thumping noise from left front with with hubs locked in and in two wheel drive turning right or left,we replaced all ball joints and axle ujoints and spider gears,front hub bearing and locking hubs and fro...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWE45F53
When i first got this bus in it would start if started every day but had a long crank. If left longer it wouldnt start. I found that the high pressure reservoir was low. So i removed reservoir and the check valve. Replaced the check valve and reservoir gaskets...
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMNU44PX4
This truck came into our shop with a loud popping(we could hear it coming up the street)sounding like it was coming from the intake.We hooked up the IDS and found po278 cyl 6 misfire so we did a relative compression test and found on the IDS #6 was dead.Next w...
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMSU45P94
Thanks in advance. This one came in with an egr code and a hesitation under load. Diagnosed as egr cooler . I have not done one before and i hear there is an updated cooler . If someone could give me a parts list ,real time to do the job and any help with shor...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L high idle VIN: 3D7LS38C65
I am working on a 2005 f 550, another shop has installed the high idle onto this vehicle using upfitter switch number 4. when switch is engauged the high idle is inop. there is 12v at switch and when switch is engauged there is 12v at pcm. I suspect a faulty p...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW145X5
Truck came in for cam phazer noise in engine. Replaced both cam phazers and light came on after second start. I can turn out light and start truck, light stays out. Shut off and restart light will come back on. I have replaced cam sensor, and unpluged alternat... Trouble codes: P0345 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2)
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5J6YH28213
The customer states engine will cut out and stall at highway speed. She pulls over and it starts right back up except for the other night it did not start turns over. We went to get the vehicle and it started. I have not been able to duplicate the stall. I'm w...
2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L No-Start VIN: 2HKYF18524
Vehicle runs and starts normally over 40 deg. When it sits overnite and goes below 30 it will not start right away in the morning. After cranking for a while it misfires a little then starts and sputters for a few moments then clears up and runs fine all day. ...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46F86
This Sonata came in running rough with a slight noise in the valve train. After scanning the computer, retrieving the po 18 and po300 the testing revealed that the missfire was in the #2 bank. We tested the coil and injectors, ran a compression test that revea... Trouble codes: P0018
2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Airbag VIN: JNKCU51F85
Car came in with airbag light on. Code B1134 side module LH open. Cleared code and hasn't come back yet. There is not much info on shop key about airbag codes. Any info would help. Thanks
2007 Jeep Compass 2.4L Timing Chains VIN: 1J8FF47W27
I cannot seem to pinpoint the noise/rattle. I'm thinking that the timing chain and balance shaft chain may need replaced. Not sure if that is the correct direction to go. Has anyone run into this noisy critter yet? Thanks in advance. Mike. :)
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMF11494
Car Came in with only P1171. Found a crack on top of bank one catalytic converter. Welded the crack, reset mil, checked trims and sent it out. Vehicle came back 2 days later with p1171 and p1174. When the car runs to warm up you hear a hum noise from engine on... Trouble codes: P1171, P1174
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E5R
Hey y'all. HELP!!! This LS 400 has us baffled. Every time the key is turned on, the TRAC warning lamp comes on, and it stores a code 47-Sub TPS sensor circuit. Simple 4 wire sensor, right? Right. looking at the tests from both Alldata and Mitchell, the pages a... Trouble codes: 47 (Sub TPS Sensor circuit)
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Electronic VIN: 1070441206
need some help,this vehicle originally came in for the battery going dead every couple of days and erratic blower function.the hvac servo assy fixed both of those issues[rebuilt servo] we also replaced the amplifier,now we have no heat what so ever,there was n...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L hvac VIN: 4JGAB54E0W
vehicle will not communicate w/snap on modis so i cant get any codes. vehicle blows hot air all of the time. the temp knob is ok. we saw on a different post some one had a problem with the in car temp. sensor. we cannot find any tests for this any help would b...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L starter VIN: WDBJF65F9W
I have an intermittent no crank of the engine when in the starting position of the ignition switch. there is no power to the starter small wire when in the no crank. I found a bulletin # 13/00-2 for this problem. The tach does go high for about a second. The q...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L electric seat head rest VIN: WDBHA29G4W
customer complaint of switch that controls seat operation and head rest operation is inooperable. at one time customer pulled door panel and switch worked but now switch is completely inoperable. tech has removed door panel and checked connections and now is l...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L steerin g lock
this is a 203 series [...],have bought a used steering column to fit to it,but the ESL is locked need to know 2 things, 1 can i release steering lock through das,cannot get steering lock enable and start enable to say yes, is there a method to remove ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L Unknown VIN: WDBWK56F75
Hello to all again. We have this SLK350 in with oil leak at back of head. We found bulletin on cam plugs leaking and have verified that is what is leaking. But alldata calls for only .8 hrs to replace, only we do not know how they come out with out removing va...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Driving Performance VIN: 1MEFM50U7X
Hello, fellow techs. I Thank you all for your help in advance. This vehicle is a head scratcher, as the customer complaints cannot be reproduced in the shop, no matter what I try. This vehicle's electrical system intermittently, and apparently for no reason, c...
2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL24E09
Thank you for taking the time to read this and help out in advance. The problem we have is that the vehicle keeps seeting a p0303. I have moved the coils, plugs, and the injector to different cylinders. The misfire stays with cylinder 3. I have scoped the igin... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2WP12K41
Hello all thanks in advance. Have this grand prix here that is an intermittent stall and has failed to start once on the customer. Car was towed in and like usuall it started up immediately. She says that usually within 10 to 15 minutes of driving at around 40... Trouble codes: P0141, P0327, P0332, P0336, P0650
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G2WP52294
Hello group, thanks inadvance for any help I may receive. I have this pontiac driving us a little batty. Vehicle will start and drive normal(not for long) and just quit. Pull over and wait a couple minutes and go on your way, and the cycle repeats. Does not st...
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WP0CA2986W
We have a 98 Boxster here that failed the California smog inspection. Car is running to rich. No check engine light. No codes present. replaced MAF sensor. no better. found hose at fuel pressure regulator disconnected. reconnected. no better. checked fuel pres...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L exhaust VIN: YS3ED48E2Y
so if this thing idles for about 10 minutes a huge plume of white smoke comes out the tailpipe when ya give it throttle. the engine does not act funny and the smoke does not smell of oil or coolant, smells like freshly removed head bolts. stinks real bad. some...
1993 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L drivetrain VIN: 4S3BC6539P
Hey Subaru Guys! I need your expertise! I have this 93 legacy and after driving for a short time, long enough to get it warmed up, it seems to bind when going into a slow, sharp turn. Like when turning into a parking spot. The car will actually come to a stop ...
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L fan VIN: JT3HP10V2Y
Dear Toyota Tech and alls car had accident both a/c condensor and cooling fan been removed for body work after install all fan back they are turn on when the key it on all the time please help what i need to check thank you Tony
2008 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L Ac Not Cold VIN: JTDBT92318
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this Yaris in for no cold air when AC on, just outside air temp. I put the machine on it and pulled it down. It seemed a hair low, but they don't hold much to begin with. I recharged it and the pres...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L starter/windows/interior lamps VIN: 3VWSE29M7X
Hi all We have a 06/99 Jetta vr6 in here. It will not turn over. Seems starter interlock relay will not get ground signal from CCU. Remote locks don't work, windows won't function from any location, trunk and gas door and interior lights are all inop too. I ge...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L asr light abs VIN: WVWMA23B3Y
Hello fellow techs, I have a problem child in my hands cant seem to figure out thanks in advance for any help. Well here it goes if u turn right on this car asr light (anti slip regulation) starts blinking car looses power i guess normal since its thinking ca...
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)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Unknown VIN: 3VWST71K76
Hello I have jetta here that does not heat at an idle, the car has had a new water pump(unknown time) and I back flushed the core. At an idle there is no heat, bring it off idle to about 1800 and it blows great heat. Am I dealing with a flow problem here?
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L cam actuators VIN: YV1CZ59275
Hello all. I have a Volvo Xc 90 that had a drive belt failure due to a failed alternator decoupling pulley.Short story the drive belt broke and wound it's way around the crank pulley and jumped the timing belt and bent all valves. Head has been repaired and ba...

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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Differential VIN: TRUUT28N91
I'm sorry, I thought I closed this one...? We drained the fluid again. replaced the filter again. added fluid and now it is quiet. We used AUDI fluid and filters both time. Why it is quiet is still a mystery to me. BUT IT'S QUIET. thanks to all who took the t...
1995 BMW M3 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: WBSBF9326S
2002 BMW M3 3.2L Shift travel position VIN: WBSBL93462
Thanks to all who replied. This car had relay and pump replaced 3 years ago. I can say that based on the fact that the adaptation completed without difficulty, I ordered the position sensor on the back of the trans. After installation ran the adaptations again...
2005 BMW 745i 4.4L Check Engine On VIN: WBAGL63535
Thanks for all replies I did get fix because customer never come back, but what I found when last time spoke with customer, Engine needed tune up, spark plugs was brown o ring at ceramic so compression leak found, but customer decline, to repair, I will update...
1996 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGK24R5T
Hey everybody, thanks for the advice. I backed up and started from the beginning. same symptom, spark from the coil but not to the plugs when you first try to start it. Double checked the dist, cap and rotor. All tight and good, and of course signal to the... Trouble codes: 1345 (cam/crank corelation.).
1997 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK39J6V
This one is finally fixed. Thanks for all the awesome info and ides. As John suggested- and others- the coil was weak. We also replaced the "new" cranks sensor gain because when we scoped it it would have varieations in the length of the pattern-- sometimes lo...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K0Y
thanks for alll the replies we thought the purge solenoid also but this is my personal vehicle and i am not to concerned about it right now but we did but a purge solenoid on it and it did not fix it so i am going to let it go for now thanks agian for all the ...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L starter VIN: 1G1JC52F53
Well, after overwhelming advice, when this vehicle returns(might be this weekend, but probably a couple weekends from now) we are going to replace the battery because it is almost 4 years old, not a good name brand battery and it is down a bit on CCA. We are a...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Trany codes and now engine wont turn VIN: 1GCHK23174
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR ALL YOUR HELP!!! This one is finally fixed. I am no transmission guy so I was shooting in the dark and you all had some excellent advice and most everyone was right on the money or close. The transmisson pump if fact seized/locked...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Surge, Misfire
Unfortunately this customer did not want to pursue this issue any further at this time. We feel strongly that the issue was either compression related or a harness issue to the injector in question. I have seen electrical issues in Dodge Cummins engines with... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire detected).
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33135
All replies were helpfull and provided a lot of good information. Nevertheless the problem was solved only after reprograming the PCm with the later calibration, yesterday recieved the truck again because I asked my client to bring it back after 15 days, chec... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass Performance), P0299 (Turbo Under boost).
2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HG48NX4
Thank you for all of your replies. We removed the passenger side head and had the valves redone. The vehicle now operates normally. God Bless. Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire--Cylinder 8).
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Prndl VIN: 2D4GP44L65
after working on the tcm the problem appears to be very much less and customer will drive until we can try a used tcm module. i wish to thank all the people who tried to work with us and will post a repair when we have a true answer.
2007 Dodge Magnum SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4FV47V07
The local Chrysler dealer first said they found the camshaft gear wobbling, and said nothing they did before caused the problem we have now. (of course) They said the car needed a camshaft sprocket, camshaft thrust seal, and camshaft thrust plate. I told them ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft / camshaft timing misalignment - bank 1 / sensor 1).
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L gas cap VIN: 1D7HU18217
Hi everyone thanks for the help and guidance. When I got the truck today the message did not appear so I went into the cluster with the scan tool and reset the ecu thanks to all for your help.
1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L P/s VIN: 1FTYR14C5W
this prize fight is over i replaced the reman pump with another reman pump same problem ,i then replaced the rack kept the reman pump on and all is well the fluid in the original pump was silvery /black i thinking pump bearing may have gone bad and clogged up ...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FTRX18WX4
Yes it was the wrong keys supplied by Ford. For any one that wants, I have downloaded an application list of which system is on which vehicle (if anyone wants let me know)I had even received the wrong keys one more time from the Ford Dealer. The style of key n... Trouble codes: B1213 (Antitheft of keys below Min), B1600 (Pats Ignition Key Transponder Signal not Recieved), P1260 (Theft Detected Engine Disabled).
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGEJ6581X
First thank you for all the great replies -I decarboned one more time -Checked Valve adjustment found ok -Retested no change -installed a known good ECU, BINGO, she passed As always Billy
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Loses OBD monitors VIN: 1HGEM22941
This one is fixed. Thanks are in order to Jonathan from California. He correctly identified the memory circuit as ECM/PCM Connector E (31P) Pin: #7 Color: Red/Yel Terminal Name: MRLY (PGM-FI Main Relay) Description: Drives PGM-FI main relay 1. Power source fo...
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38747
Replaced plugs due to discoloration of boots. Did not fix issue. She will go to dealer. Thank you for all your time and help.
1995 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Door locks
Thanks to all whom replied; after looking at my past paperwork for the client I too had originally recommended for the customer to replace the driver's side lock/cylinder but well no reply from the customer and I think he is waiting for a miracle but I am read...
2011 Lexus RX350 3.5L Safety VIN: JAP56YY47B
thanks ...was a simple reset to the Telemetric control unit as suggested the battery back up code was there causing the sos light to be red. cleared codes now is green.
2006 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L draw VIN: YS3EH49G56
2006 Scion tC 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKDE17716
Sorry about the delay huys and gals. Waiting for customer to get car back to us so we can finish with it. Told him about the gas cap we are going to try that first and then go from there as most suggested. Thanks again for the help, Stan. Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap emmissions leak detected), P0441 (Evap emmission incorrect purge flow).
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L clutch VIN: JTEHH20V93
I finally got this one in yesterday. It wasn't nearly as bad as I expected and came right out without removing the engine. Mitchell gives 13.8 hours for this one and I had maybe 5.5 hours in it by myself. After doing this job I don't see any reason to remove t...
2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L emission VIN: 4T3ZF19C93
First of all i will thanks alot those techs who spend their preciouse time to help me out of this mess god bless you all, yes i did fix the van by replacing the catalytic converter to oem part and the car passed emission test. god speed
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Hesitation VIN: WVWZZZ1JZ2
Removed ECU and check power and ground. found poor ground to pin 4 and 5 could not find where ground wire fitted so made new connection and problem solved. Thx All Frank Trouble codes: 17946 (Fuel Shutoff Solenoid N109 Open or Short to Ground), 17957 (Boost Pressure Controle Valve N75 Open Circuit / Short to Ground), 19561 (Valve for Intake Manifold Flap N239 Open or Short to Ground), 18027 (Glow Plug Relay J52 Open or Short to Ground), 17849 (EGR N18 short to ground).
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRP69M23
Well, for the first diesel I've had to diagnose and repair ,this repair went rather well.The hard to start was inj. pump timing issue.I moved the timing until the engine both ran smooth and started easily with no check engine lights.Th3e proper tools would ha...
1999 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L misfire VIN: YV1LV56D9X
thanks for all of the replies. those that talked about "vacuum leaks" did not read the post thoroughly. did cylinder leak down test and heard hissing through exhaust on #1 cylinder. have not tore down yet. customer declined to fix, so i bought car and will...
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Inst. Cluster VIN: YV1CZ91H43
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L horn VIN: YV1SZ59225
Customer opted out on fixing it. The only code found was CEM-9C03 antenna illumination. We reccomended new CEM. Thanks much for the help.
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