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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L differential VIN: WBXPA934X6
This customer's vehicle drives and runs very well normally. Upon shifting from drive to reverse, a loud "clang" can be heard coming from approximately the left rear wheel area. It is difficult to pinpoint, and the noise does not repeat going from reverse to Dr...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Starter VIN: WBAVB13566
Hello and thanks for any info, I'm about to remove the starter in this e90. Alldata , Mitchell or internet has any removel instruction just wondering if anyone has any recommendations on do this job. It looks to me that the Intake manifold must come off? Just ...
2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Climate Control Head VIN: 2G4WB52K7Y
Climate Control Head illumination is very dim. Is there a place that repairs these? Saw in some archives that a DIY is possible but couldn't find the link with pictures. Any help is appreciated.
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1JC1242T
Vehicle was brought to us for a stalling issue at idle when hot. Another shop replaced computer. We got this car to stall a couple times by letting it idle for a long period of time. When it stalls it wont restart for a 2 or 3 minutes. It had spark and rpm sig...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23151
Hello to all, and thanks in advance. As my repair history states, engine was replaced with lower mileage unit and problem was there before and after. It fails to start without either. And under hard accel it sets code P0094 for fuel leak and Ive seen the desir... Trouble codes: P0094 (Fuel system small leak detected)
2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L Fuel Tank VIN: 1GBFG15T23
This customer with a chevy 1500 van says when he tries to fill up his fuel tank it clicks off constantly at any speed, claims it takes him 5 minutes or more to get 5 gallons in his tank, checked gm bulletins and there is a bulletin for installing a baffle in t...
2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2L fuel gauge-pump VIN: 1GCCS19H93
Customer complaint is fuel gauge will read about 1/4, but will not start unless a couple gallons gas minimum is added. Then runs fine. So they have to keep it above 1/4 tank. I checked the fuel pressure before empting tank and was a few p.s.i. low. Came in wit...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L reverse VIN: 1GCHK23U85
hello fellow techs.sorry about the long post but i wanted to get all the info in. i have a brain teaser. the elusive no reverse. i rebuilt this 4l80e 2 weeks ago. reverse band failed. replaced the band and converter along with the overhaul. all was well. got a...
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L rack VIN: 2D4GP44L86
06 grand caravan 3.8L. vehicle has steering shudder. recently replace pump with oe pump for noise and leak. recently replaced rack with aftm rack for leak. have tried tsb for older grand caravan steering shudder. shudder has gotten less and less but is still t...
2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3KA43G26
Intermittant crank and die condition,starts andimmediately dies after less than 1 second.Spray carb cleaner in intake while occuring-no change.May run fine for a week then may happen several times in a row. Replaced both cam and crank sensors-no change.No bull... Trouble codes: P0710, U0100, P0700
1988 Eagle Medallion DL 2.2L Idle VIN: VF1FF48E7J
Hey guys,i'm looking for info on which 2 terminals in diag.connector to jumper with test lite to pull codes.also timing mark locations. I found the one for cam, and on the bellhousing it has timing marks 4, 0,4,8,12 ect but i can't find any thing on flywheel i...
2000 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L 3rd gear VIN: 1FMDU65E1Y
Checked for codes and found incorrect 3rd gear ratio. Drove vehicle and noticed slight slippage under all throttle conditions that soon became more pronounced as vehicle warmed. I have suggested to my boss a flush and filter service he wanted me to post help r...
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA524X1
Hi i have a windstar with a very wierd issue, ok, veh runs perfect at idle, ingear under load, engine accels to 2500rpm, at this point it starts misfiring on cyl 4,5,6. Holding the brake and continuing to push down the accelerator veh actually looses power hor... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306
2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNS24263
Have replaced isolator bolts and gaskets 2 times. Fuel pressure is 42 psi. Baro pressure was 60 kpa and freq 125 Fuel trim was +18 B2 and had mis fire codes for all cylinders except no. 5 After replacing plemnum gaskets baro was90 kpa and 147 freq. When first ... Trouble codes: P1151 (oxygen sensor B2 S1 lean)
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2FAHP71W04
This is my personal driving vehicle.Since I have owned it it has jerked after driving only a short distance.Feels like someone turning off the ignition for a split second,and would only happen 2 or 3 times a month.Never when inside shop.Now the wife drives it ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
Hey Ford guys. After reprogramming pcm,tcm and ficm for shifting concerns -i wound up with a gremlin. My turbo will not come off of 85% on its on. I can go under turbo test and command turbo and it will respond as needed. If i leave turbo on 35% it runs pretty...
2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine stall VIN: 1FMFU16557
am thinking is the injector but am not sure and still keeps giving me ramdons code ...
2008 GMC Canyon SLT 3.7L 4wd VIN: 1GTDT19E88
We have this Canyon that has an intermittant problem with the light on the 4wd button blinking when trying to engage 4wd. We have gone through a couple different trouble trees with no solid conclusion. We have replaced the switch assembly and the module with n...
2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L wind shield washers VIN: 1GHK29K838
This is a flood damage repair. I am down to no power to wind shield washer pump. The scan tool will send a command as well as the switch. The problem is I need to find the relay as per all data wiring diagram identifix etc.. The relay says it is in the under h...
2008 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L Light comes on VIN: 1GKDS13S08
After I cleared the codes and drove vehicle, codes did not reappear. Customer took vehicle, had come in late in the day and needed to go home, and said they would see if light came back on. Customer later said it came on on the way home but not able to recall ...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD1846Y
Customer was complaining of stalling and taking 10 minutes of cranking to restart. I was never able to dulicate this problem started fine and drove ok untill after 30 minutes of driving it would have a slight hesatation from stops. Replaced tps in hopes to cur...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18653
The mis fire code for cyld 3 is the one that returns first and most frequent. The code will set at idle in stall after five to ten minutes. The fuel pressure will hold for three minutes. Out on the highway vehicle runs very good. When the cat is cool the readi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mis fire), P0304 (mis fire cyld 4), P0303, P0305, P0306
2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L Stall VIN: 5J6YH27778
This element stall on the first start when its cold .the owner said that she start the truck and then put it in 1 gear then 2 then 3 then at the first stop put the truck in neutral then it stall ,she restarts it and it run fine she go to works and its ok. Afte...
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
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Long crank when cold VIN: 1J4GZ78S9T
This jeep will once and a while crank aprox 6-8 seconds before starting. Once it does start you can shut it off and restart it normaly. it usualy happens when it is aroun 30-45 deg. It seems to start good during the summer months. only trouble time is fall and...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GL38K02
I am stumped on a 2002 liberty. came in with missfire running rough CES light flashing.. scan codes #1 missfire. tryed basics, coil, plug and checked injector. veh only acting up when driving nd it is intermittent.cycle the ignition and problem goes away for a... Trouble codes: P0301
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Torque Converter VIN: 1J4GR48KX6
Road tested vehicle. There are no codes stored. At 35-40 mph light acceleration going up hills the torque converter clutch applies and releases over and over. It is not a shudder it feels like it is appling and releasing. I don't see anything on the scanner li...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on
regular cust- has had in last year: timing belt, plug wires and plugs, filters, along with bunch of misc. other maintenance. month ago had random misfire along with cyl 1 misfire- replaced #1 plug along with wires [although the eng was tuned 6 months ago] clea... Trouble codes: P0300
1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM82W3T
This a good one here. Setting code p0171 - fuel system lean bank 1. short and long term fuel trims very high on bank 1 only. replaced bank 1 o2 sensor - sensor was black like it is actually running rich. tried mass air flow sensor. smoke tested for vacuum leak... Trouble codes: P0171
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BC1411V
Vehicle has returned after 3 weeks with same complaint: when cold, after 2-5 mins, it will sputter, lack power, can not accellerate, poor gas mileage. when steeping on gas pedal rpm's go up but no power. idles low, chugs, and wants to stall. No check engine li...
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223Y
Code P1540 shows up always.We have replaced ABV (Air Bypass Valve) vacuum and vent solenoids with OEM units. Code returns within a few minutes of driving vehicle. We don't know whether misfire is related although misfire shows on different cylinders or 2 or3 a... Trouble codes: P1540 (Air bypass system open or short cicuit)
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Shifting VIN: WDBKK47F8X
I would like to thank everyone for their time and input. We have used IATN for over 2 years now and find it a very valuable tool for info. So Iam wondering if anyone has ever installed a used etc module(electronic trans control). Same old story cust has little...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G1Y
Checked posting history on this issue. We dropped the cats and road tested. No change. Replaced original fuel filter. No change. Checked the wiring harness for any cracks and the usual degradation of the vinyl covering. Has anyone had a wiring or injector prob... Trouble codes: P0300 (Missfiring TWC damaging), P0306 (Cylinder 6 missfiring), P0302 (Cylinder 2 missfiring.)
2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L suspension VIN: WDBPJ75J5Y
noise under the vehicle when started after more than 10 minutes.Code 1526-016 .replaced dampner
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Shifting VIN: WDBRN40J73
After spending the day pulling my hair out on this vehicle,I guess I need some help.This car won't shift out of park.If I shut the vehicle off and then turn the ignition to the "on" position it will allow it to shift out of park.But I cannot shift out of park ...
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L no gorund at fuel pump relay VIN: 4M2ZU86P5Y
i have this mountaineer it is getting no ground at the fuel pump relay i can ground the wire from the relay at the Ecm and fuel pump runs . I think it is a theft issue I have codes p1260,b1845, b1526. The thing i noticed first is the theft light doesnt come on...
2006 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1MEHM42116
Got this one on hook. Starts but runs for a second ,cuts off. Will run with propane. Unhook mass air flow and will run but acts like flooding a little with no accel. This car had evey code you could name in it because customer had unplugeed all. Broke clips at...
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)
1978 Nissan B210 1.4L Alternator/choke VIN: HLB2106545
This is a charging problem I am missing an input to S terminal at the alternator, There are 3 conections on this alternator its a hitachi w/built in regulator B = bat, E= earth ( ground) and a plug with terminals L & S S= Bat Voltage wich I have but s is the o...
1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Code 33 and 34 VIN: 4N2DN11W3S
Hello everyone, I have been working on this car on and off since last week, and I have looked at my wiring schematics - good power and good ground; replaced the O2 sensor and it reads 0 mV and LEAN until it reaches ~ 180 - 190 degrees then the Oxygen sensor s... Trouble codes: 33 (Oxygen sensor), 34 (Knock sensor)
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Parking Lights VIN: 1N4AL11D75
This is my friends car, who also works for the sherriff department that is one of our fleet customers. I told him I would try to help him but I have come up with nothing. Transmissions are my thing so I was hoping one of you guys would have some insight on it....
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB61E17
Vehicle came in Crank no start, crank sensor flat line. Replaced sensor would start & run for 10 min & stall Code P0335 would return.Will restart after sitting for 15 to 20 min. Found by wiggling harness at ECM 5 volt signal would drop out to sensor. Plugin on... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft sensor circit)
2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L High idle speed VIN: 1G2ZF55B46
Hello and thanks replaces plugs and coil boots as routine maint, cleaned throttle plate and started engine ; idle will raise to 2500 rpms and stay there until put in gear then idle will drop to correct speed, no codes can control idle with snap on scanner func...
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Parking Brake VIN: YS3FB49S54
Parking brake will not release when you squeeze the trigger on the handle, as if the release cable is now too short to give a sufficient pull on the release pawl. In speaking to my local Saab dealer about this problem, they sent me a "kit" containing the 2 hal...
1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Engine/Timing VIN: JT4RN93P7P
Hi. Got this truck in for slow coolant loss. Eventually found oil in radiator & milked oil. Pulled head & timing cover to replace above parts. Got it all back together and it runs great, but after it warms up we got a knocking sound. Doesnt sound like its comi...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No 1-2 Shift, VIN: 4T1BG22K2X
First let me start out by saying this car is an absolute nightmare. The car came in with a rod knock. Pulled the motor with the trans for ease of rebuild. We were not able to drive the car when it came it, so we do not know the condition the transmission was i...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Brake Pedal VIN: 4T1BE32K35
My client has a complaint of the brake pedal being soft (spongy). We previously inspected the brake system, we replaced the master cylinder, wheel cylinders, rear brake shoes and adjusted the rear shoes. Front pads and rotors were done as well, vehicle has new...
2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L No Start VIN: JTMBD31V58
A tire came off of another vehicle, went under this car and crushed the fuel tank. Vehicle was towed in because of no start on a decline. The customer did not know the tank was damaged. When it was towed in it would start when in the flat. We replaced the tank...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 9BWFP61J43
Hi! This TDI is killing me. When the car first came in, the customer complained about a poor gas mileage (24mpg), it used to be 35-40, before he had the timing belt replaced. On my first test ride I also realized a significant lack of power and black smoke on ...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWAE63B65
Vehicle came in for very long crank time, and when car was here sometimes it would not even start, sometimes had to push pedal to floor to get to start. Noticed EGR and Throttle body area was very carboned up, and EGR was so carboned that it was replaced and i...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRL71K69
Hi. This Jetta was towed in with a no crank condition. When I turn the key on, none of the dash lights come on except for the "drl" lamp. No MIL, ABS, ect. radio comes on, blower, power windows & door locks okay. Battery is fully charged. All fuses okay except...

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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUBG34D8X
i degreased the engine again and added a dye kit to the oil. it ended up being the head gasket on the passenger front corner, right behind the inner timing cover. installed new head gasket and new head bolts, resurfaced cylinder head. vehicle is fixed. thank y...
2000 Audi TT 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: TRUUC28N0Y
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBXPA93425
Thanks for all the replies a reflash was performed and vehicle runs well. Sorry I dont have much helpful information we were never able to detect any faults with the scan tool but all is well now.
2008 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPC93458
Still could not find much info for this system and any test I could perform with a scan tool. Did order a new leak detection pump and check the resistance between all terminals of pump and then compared to old pump. Old pump had excessivly high resistance comp... Trouble codes: P2402, 12145 (E-Box fan actuation above threshold).
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G4CW52K5S
Well sorry guys, this vehicle has yet to come back to the shop. If and when it does, I will repost a new Tech-Help listing. I will be checking the "plate" on the back of the block using a borescope or something similier. I am also going to see if i can somehow...
1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1948T
most of you were right-timing chain/guide system.guide was worn out and broken.chain had jumped two teeth.hard to understand how you can still have 190 psi compression this far off in valve timing.but just goes to show you your first hunch is usually right.tha... Trouble codes: P0172 (System rich), P0122 (Tps).
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19VX4
Well this is what happened. I replaced the converter with a walker ultra cat. When I did this p0430 came back and now p0420 was there as well. The p0430 code traced to a bad O2 sensor. It quit working. Must have happened in the cat change over??? The p0420 cod... Trouble codes: P0430 (catalyst system low efficiency bank 2).
2005 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX33165
I agree with everybody the converter needs replaced, I am waiting for the customer to take it to the exhaust shop. I will retest it when it returns, Thanks to all for the input. Trouble codes: P0420.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19B55
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic WT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19B17
I received some great tips, unfortunately the vehicle has yet to return. Thanks all. Trouble codes: P0327 (p0332-), P0332.
2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L power assist VIN: 1G1ZS58N47
I did check on a recall & there wasn't one for this car. The customer has decided not to do any more at this time but I feel the column would repair it. I will also look into the sensor made by dorman. Thanks everyone.
2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Surge VIN: 1C3EL56R85
Thanks guys to all who took the time to read my request and offer help. Unfortunately the sales dept decided not to pursue the repairs any further. I am 99% sure that replacing the EGR would have solved the problem as it ran perfect when blocked off. The exhau...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L brake system VIN: 1B4GT54L9V
This van has been repaired. I kinda threw a little of everything at it the last time it was in so take your pick on what actually fixed it. I replaced the master cylinder again. While i had it out I adjusted the master cylinder push rod in 1/8 turn. The re...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Vacuum Pump VIN: 3B7KF23631
customer has agreed to bring vehicle back in for either v pump replacement along with possible ps pump replacement
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MX39A87
After running though the test and TSB that everybody gave me to test it showed the EBP sensor was giving false reading. Asked the dealer for the part it was covered under warranty. Talked the service manager and he took care of the problem. The customer is hap... Trouble codes: P242F, P0471 (Exhaust pressuer sensor 1 performance), P1451 (Diesel Paticulate filter system performance).
1992 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14U6N
Hello everyone, I worked on the negative battery cable, recharged the battery and 'voila' the car worked the next day but I still had a miscommunication with the computer on several occasions while working on the vehicle. I notified customer that I would like...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A6V
I wanted to add more info to my post but the website does not allow more than one update. This truck has the 2.3 engine and does not have the cam synchronizer that gives trouble on the 6 and 8 cylinder engines. I still have not found a fix for this vehicle. I ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor signal).
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14U31
I have to close this request for now, as I will not have time to isolate and repair this truck before exceeding the request time limit. I would like to thank all of you that took time to respond and offer your thoughts on what to look for. At this time I am l... Trouble codes: P0303.
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L #3 Spark Plug VIN: 1FMZU74W12
2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Air Bag light VIN: 3FAHP07Z96
We have not had a chance to finish this Fusion up, but I am leaning toward the solution Bill from Georgia sent us. We need to borrow and updated scanner and see what it says. Seems he was in the same boat as us with dealers and parts issues. I am hoping to get...
2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG164XY
O.K., took me some time to close this help request, but I was waiting for the customer to come back, He hasn't done it so far, any way, what we did was to cancel the vacuum line to fuel pressure regulator, engine ran fine, started fine after hot soak, emission... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, C0Y1, 6, M1SF1.
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No crank VIN: 1HGCM66573
Sorry for the delay gentleman, The vehicle has been setting for a week and half and is doing great. As you know the replacement MICU took care of one problem leaving us to realize we had a second. The long and short of it, on the backside of the MICU when co...
2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No go VIN: 5FNRL38796
It was the Transmission that had gone out. The key was that we had no forward or reverse. The codes we had were probably thrown off when the Trans suddenly quit while still driving.
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hello and thanks to all,finaly this Jeep got fixed.I double checked all the wires to make sure that they are not shorted to ground or power and wireings were ok also tested the coil pack primary and secondary circuit were ok so i sent the pcm back to autocompu... Trouble codes: P0353.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Cigarette Lighter VIN: WDBBA45C1F
Thank you to the gentlemen who replied to my query. After showing your replies to my customer, He decided to have me install a universal lighter socket into the center console for his GPS unit. He's happy, so I'm happy.
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Driving Performance VIN: 1MEFM50U7X
I wanted to give it a week before closing this help request. Apparently, the cause of the problem was a shorting ABS module. When looking in the system for codes, one more time, I realized that I had no comunication w/ the ABS. Upon further inspection, I fo...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Stall VIN: 2MEFM74W5Y
Well I finally got this one gone. Thanks to all who replied. A special thank you to Vicken [...] who got me on the right track by suggesting I check the 5 volt reference from the PCM.I monitored the vref at the TPS and found when the engine acted up it dr...
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L oil level display VIN: WP0CA298X1
I was unable to find a smoking gun on this one. Most signs were pointing to a cluster. One reply stated that they had seen this very scenario and the cluster fixed it so it was nice to have that knowledge. In the end the customer did not want to spend the mone...
2005 Porsche Boxster 2.7L windows, convertible top, spoiler VIN: WP0CA29815
So I went after the controller under the drivers seat but found no fuse. However, since I was there I opened up the unit and found a goodly amount of "haze" on the circuit board. Kind of like fungus. Cleaned it up, put everything back together and...nothing. N...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3ED58E4Y
well sorry to all who were looking for a fix because i do not have one.i did try a fuel pump only because my boss was sure that was the problem from talking to other shops.it did nothing as well as the new relay,ignition switch,coil and crank sensor.this car h...
2001 Saturn SL1 1.9L Harsh shifts at times, 2-3 flare at times. VIN: 1G8ZH52811
Most of you hit the nail on the head, the valve body was the culprit. Replaced it with a rebuilt have driven it for 4 days with no problems. Thanks guys.
2002 Saturn SC2 1.9L abs VIN: 1G8ZY12762
THANK YOU to all that replied! I doubled check the reluctor ring on the new axle and counted the teeth on the old axle, to compare and they had the same number of teeth.I rechecked the opposite axle that i was sure was OK from my previous inspection and found ...
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L overdrive VIN: 2T1AE09BXS
Coolant temp. sensor was the problem. Thanks for the info.
2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L compressor VIN: JTEGF21A92
After replacing a broken control assembly, (wires behind temp control knob), the vehicle still did the same thing...blow ice cold for 10 minutes and then the recirc light would come on BY ITSELF and would disengage the compressor. We tested the system from top...
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