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2005 Bentley Continental GT 6.0L oil level sensor VIN: SCBCR63W15
checked voltage on pin 1( battery voltage present) pin 2(100 ohms) pin 3(0 voltage, plugged in, 12v connector unplugged). tried adding other source of ground to pin2,to make sure i have good ground. light still on. are there any other test to pinpoint why my l...
1992 BMW 318i 1.8L Head Gasket,Coolant VIN: WBACA5316N
Than you very much for helping on this, it is really irritating me. This is the second time this customer has brought this car to me. Last time they cheaped out on a tune up and had someone put in Autolite spark plugs which burned out a coil. They were very ha...
1972 Chevrolet C10 Pickup 6.6L Starting VIN: CCE242S140
Truck came to the shop with wiring issues,i need help with wiring diagrams,i need to rewire a alternator with integrated voltage regulator,also the head lights,and to rewire the ignitiion switch,please help to get wiring sachematic and advice,thank you
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Multifunction sw VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
To replace this multifunction and T/S switch I need to remove the SIR air bag from the steering wheel but it doesn't have any bolts holding it on. I can't find any release buttons or probe holes to release bag from steering wheel. Can someone please tell me h...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L 4wd Hi VIN: 1GCCT19W6Y
This truck came in a month ago with no 4wd hi function . 2wd hi and 4wd low worked fine. After 2 encoder motors and 2 tccm still have the same problem . You can uplug the tccm and it will work perfect for few days. I do electronic wiring repairs on a daily bas...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GMDT13S72
Hey guys, this one happens only once a day, The owner gets in the truck drives about 1 mile, to pick up a pizza, gets back in the truck and whamo! trucks cranks BUT will not start, IF he pumps the gas pedal it will then start and many times the idle sticks ar... Trouble codes: N0NE
2003 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L Headlights VIN: 2CNBE63403
Hello everyone,Thanks in advance, I am pulling my hair on this one. I have high beam headlights when I pull headlight lever back toward me key on or off. I also have headlights durning the daytime while the engine is running only. I have no headlights at night...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G1NE52JX3
No history on this vehicle. Car runs great at idle and free revs in [...], until injector cutoff. Has same symptoms as exhaust being plugged, but exhaust has good flow. Wondering if an intermittant 24x crank signal could cause this sag on acceleration? Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire-this code is intermittant and have miss history only on cyls 2 4)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19Z54
hey guys, i have this chev truck in with terrible idle, scanned for codes p0300 the watched miss fires on #2&4 pull plugs and #4 is wet with fuel #2 was dry , swapped for new. checked spark ok fuel pressure ok compression ok injector leak down test ok. Fired u... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Coolant Level VIN: 1GNFK16Z75
I have a vehicle that every couple weeks is down about half a gallon on coolant, I have pressure tested 3 different times and cannot find any visible leak, nothing coming out of either front or rear heater drain tube, nothing coming from water pump gaskets whe...
1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Stall, Security light on VIN: 3C3EL55H6W
This car came to me with the customer changing the starter and ECU. The ECU part numbers are the same. The car starts but will not stay running. The security light in the instrument panel stays on. I'm thinking the security system needs to be reprogrammed like...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Driveability VIN: 3C4FY48B84
Intermittently @ start up = long crank (20 sec +)... once started vehicle runs rough for 5-10 seconds than clears up. Scoped cam and crank signals during cranking and startup - good. Installed fuel guage and let sit overnight to check fuel pressure drop for le...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L Compression VIN: 1B7HC16X6W
Truck came in with P0300, P0301, P0302, P0305 and P0306. After scoping ingition system found several ignition issues. So performed a visual inspection and found orignal ingition cables, cap and rotor were well worn and plug in cylinder # 2 had cracked off half...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7MF3361W
Hey Cummins specialists: 98 24 valve VIN 6 missing on cylinder #6 (verified with heat gun on exhaust manifold and with Snap-On scan tool) no change when #4 in firing order ("injector #6) is canceled. Verified and adjusted valve clearance, swapped #6 & #5 fuel ...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23C12
Hi Guys This one is a head scratcher. The cust brought in this p/u with a complaint of the "ses" light on and a rough idle at times more cold than hot and sometimes under load. He said it felt like a miss. He said that just over a year ago he had a back-yarder... Trouble codes: P1690, P0216
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7MS48C35
Good morning to all, I need some input from those who have more experience with chrysler products. I was a GM diesel tech... I have an 05 Ram 3500 cummins that came in on the hook. Crank/no start. I have no communication with the ecm. Power and ground at the D...
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18217
Customer stated he was driving his truck when an alarm sounded. He looked at the dash and there was a message "check gauges" and then the engine stalled without restarting. We towed it into the shop. Plenty of crank and no start. Fuel pump does not run. Ther...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on
hi! i replaced the pcm for above codes for o2 sensor heaters. (NAPA)now i have a p0443 vapor management code. I tested and replaced the vapor management valve, smoke checked the system including both fuel tanks. the code was not present with the old pcm. i gra... Trouble codes: P0443
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Fuel Pump Inop VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Van was tow in for a water pump customer attempted to start van no sucess did try to jumper with low battery. Ck for codes ck for voltage at fuel pump since no pump function was heard no voltage.ck fuel pump relay ok inertia switch ok code are b2513-b1470-u114...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L transmission VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Hi all, this is my first time posting so thanks in advance. What I have is a driveline related shudder at lower speeds. once truck shifts into 2nd it will start to shudder and carry this through all gears at 1100 to 1800 rpm. Once you get up to speed and get t...
2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L pressure hose
I have this for a power steering leak and the is the pressure hose from the pump to the rack. The engine is a 3.0L DOHC 4V and the hose runs from the right side of the vehicle to the firewall, through a shield on the rack (that has to be removed) and finally t...
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Speed Control VIN: 2FMDA52275
The owner of this vechical says that one day his cruise control was working and the next day it was not.The fuses are good, there are no codes stored for the system and self tests are passed. Circut tests pointed a finger at the control buttons in the steering...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Air bag system VIN: 1FAFP53U26
Just wanted to see if there is anyone who has dealt with this code before and any way to check the components without simulators, or would i be trying to waiste my time and the customers, or should i send her to a ford dealer? thanks for any replies.
1999 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GKFK16R9X
Vehicle has small mis fire at 55 to 60mph only going up a grade. Checked fuel pressure and was with in specs. at koeo and at koer. With fuel gauge on driving vehicle up a hill fuel pressure would flucuate at 48 to 52 psi and the gauge needle would go crazy. Re...
2005 Jaguar S-Type Sport 4.2L MIL Lamp on, fuel trims VIN: SAJWA01UX5
On this visit, I tried a brand new air mass meter first thing. Swapping it out brought total fuel trims to +10% on both banks where previously b1 was at +17ltft and 0stft, b2 was at +10ltft and +6stft. I gave it a good test drive and watched fuel trims, I note... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Fuse?
Good customer came in , says no dash lites. Checked fuse panel under hood - no dash lite fuse. looked under dash and couldn't find any fuses. Owners manual says that there is a 5 amp fuse for the dash lites but does not say where the fuse is. I checked the hea...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L oil gauge VIN: 1J4GW48S11
The oil gauge on the instrument cluster drops to 0 psi after vehicle warms up,the gauge reads normal until the vehicle is shut off for afew minutes, then restarting the Vehicle. The oil gauge will rise to normal operation, then gradually drop off to 0 psi whic...
2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L compressor VIN: 1J8FT28W58
I have a headache from this jeep. I need some help on what I need to do next. This vehicle has been looked at by many mechanics. The A/C compressor wont kick on. Right now the low side has 75 psi high side 110. Defenitly enough to kick on. When I press the a/c...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Suspension VIN: SALME11453
customer had airbags replaced somewhere else, brought to us to have light shut off. we shut light off. customer came back a month later, said light was back on again and that he towed a trailer when it came on. we tried to reset light but can't talk with compu...
1994 Lexus SC300 3.0L Fuel Pump VIN: JT8JZ31C9R
This car came to us after being repaired multiple times at other various shops. Randomly, it will die while driving, or cranks, but won't start. The customer had already replaced the fuel pump and the fuel pump computer about a year ago. When we duplicated the...
2007 Lexus ES350 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBJ46G47
at this point code p0015 will not clear. idle races at 1700 rpm. fuel system 1 status is open loop-flt (fault). all vvt data readings are zero at all times whether driving or idling. I can activate vvt systems thru actuator test but its dead while driving. car... Trouble codes: P0015, P0300, P0117
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C24
Car came in crank no fire. Checked codes none found in history, current, or pending, further testing showes no spark or injector pulse. We decided to replace crank sensor and re test, still crank no fire and generated a a code u0100. removed new sensor and cod...
2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L tcc staying engaed VIN: 4F2YZ02Z45
The engine runs but dies as soon as you put it into gear reverse or drive. Did not find any codes. I do not have the right manual of this vec. Looking for some help. I did check all of the fuses and the fluid and found them to be ok. Also did not find any rela...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBJF65J81
customer came in with car in limp mode,scanned ecm found code for speed sensor circuit.i found trans fluid in the tcm so i removed tcm cleaned it with electric contact spray also installed a new plug connector with new seals on transmission,cleared all codes i...
2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Battery warning message VIN: 4JGCB65E76
Hi, this car/truck has a battery warning message that comes up but the battery tested good and the car is charging at 13.9V. Does this car have an aux. battery? Do I have an alternator comunication issue?
1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Clutch (FWD) not (AWD) VIN: 4A3AJ56G7W
I have no history with this vehicle other than what is listed in the repair history, and this is all just what the owner has shared with us. We have made sure the Clutch System was bled and that the original (not replaced) Slave is opperational. The owner cl...
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L Power Windows VIN: JN1AZ34D53
This vehicle has me completely baffled. When you turn the vehicle off and take out the key, both windows go all the way down automatically. There is no way to keep both windows all the way up. It started all the sudden.
1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L oil pressure VIN: 1G2NE1532R
She came in overdue for oil change, 7,000 miles over due. Car was running fine when leaving. Would not start next day, day after started, but misfiring.Brought it in and sounded like it was missing a cylinder or two cranking.Have had experience with high oil p...
2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L shifter cable VIN: YS3EB59EX3
Hi Guys, My question for today is very straightforward. This shifter cable has broken at the trans end. So you replace it, right? It turns out that the dealer (a good parts dept) has no cable and it is on back order. What that means is that it is unavailable ...
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Tach stops working VIN: JF1BC6323L
This car came into the shop after sitting for sometime. Now when you drive the car the tach will stop working and the transmission feels likes it goes into 2nd gear from high gear. You have to start to bang on the dash to get the tach to work again. When the t...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Noisy valve train VIN: JT3RN37W4R
Hello all. I'm posting in order to eliminate things I haven't thought of and for some fresh ideas. This 22R arrived at the shop with a very rough idle; it had a reman. motor installed some months ago at another shop. I pulled the valve cover and found zero las...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4T1BG22K3Y
I wonder if i created this problem by replacing the timing belt or maybe i have a bad crank sensor? Has anyone seen this before? is it a software issue? I haven't yet hooked up labscope, as it will be a real pain as the symptom only occurs above 60 mph Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L engine VIN: 5TDZT38A02
Truck came in on a hook. Customer states that it will not excelerate and makes loud noise during exceleration only. I noticed that the oil pressure gauge was down on the bottom line. Checked pressure with manual gauge pressure was 80 when cold and 22 when at n...
2005 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Misfire VIN: R580116421
intermittent miss cylinder 6. tech moved plug, boot, and coil to another cylinder hoped to move problem. cleared codes it came back with only code p0306. tech replaced injector on cylinder #6. ran fine for 3 days missed a few seconds, ran fine 2 days missed ju... Trouble codes: P0306
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TFBV54157
Truck came in with P0158, Oxygen Sensor Circuit Voltage High (Bank 2 Sensor2) Turned off light and test drove. Under load at hiway speed light came back on. Reading was higher B2 than B1 so we changed the sensor. Re drove and light came back on. Swapped rear s... Trouble codes: P0158
1999 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: WV2EH2702X
Hello Friends I got yesterday that 1999 VW Eurovan, that got towed in for a no Start Condition when i got the Van in to the shop, the van did not start, i could not hear the Fuel pump so i pulled a Vacuum line off the intake and sprayed some Carb Cleaner in t...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
we keep getting a p0411 code. we replaced the valve at the rear of the head, checked the plumbing to and from air pump, verified vacume to the valve. we replaced the upstream oxygen sensor, The only thing I could not test because there is no spec on alldata, i... Trouble codes: P0411
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWCP21C12
hello to all members hope all is good,have this 2002 1.9 tdi beetle,that is hard to start when cold and when it does start,smokes really bad with diesel fuel,seems like its not burning all the fuel or its rich,once it starts and warms up doesnt run to bad stil...
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L reverse VIN: 9BWGR61J15
Hi guys! 09A trans will not reverse after warm-up. The voltages to each solenoid, in reverse, working, N88(13.6v) N89(13.6v) N90(0.0V) N91(0.4V) N92(13.6V) N93(2.2-2.4V) N281(0.0V) N282(0.0V) N283(3.2-3.6V). With trans in reverse, not working, the only differe...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Unknown VIN: WVWEK73C16
Hey Euro Techs. I have this Passaat Making a High pitch squeal/whining at all times with engine running. Noise stays the same at all engine speeds. Sounds like left side of engine around T-body intake area. Im having a hard time pinpointing the noise. The nois...
2007 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RH59237
Hi, the MIL is on and MAC scan tool says 2800 and 2900 dtcs having to do with fuel pressure. Code 2900 returns after clearing and restarting vehicle. I tested fuel pressure, 60psi. Fuel volume is good with no air mixed with fuel. I compared fuel pressure readi... Trouble codes: 2800 (unavailable), 2900 (fuel pressure)

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1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L engine VIN: ZARBA5586J
sorry for the late update on the alfa. The vehicle actually started to run great after letting it sit over night and cleaning all the grounds i could find on the car. Also double checked the intake system and sealed a small intake leak. I guess that cured all ...
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Odor VIN: 2GCDC14KXJ
OK thanks for all the input. Hot day in Chicago 82 today. Vehicle came back today for inspection and update. No odor since Saturday. The radio box under the dash was replaced by us a couple years ago because of the water corrosion issue from the antenna wire. ...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W72
thanks for all the help on this one - the closest replys were replacing the chain with tensioner and replacing the engine - we had installed the chain tensioner but not the gears and chain because the chain was not worn into the bottom of the gear teeth - we a...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCJK33172
Fist of all I did have the injectors dealer replaced wrong - they replaced #1, #3, #5 and #7. I did replace all left side injectors. I always suspected #5. I don't know if my tech got a bad compression reading in #5 or just messed up. Removed valve cover and i...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GNDS13SX3
Did you ever relize that you had made a misdiagnosis by thinking you had? Well I did. I had a new convertor in the shop and talked myself out of installing. Flow did not suit me but I had a relaps on this vehicle not reving up in neutral causing the low flow. ... Trouble codes: P0172.
2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L Bcm Warning Lights VIN: 1G1ND52F74
To all who have replied, thank you for the advice. Clock spring was not broken, vehicle had shorted bcm, after talking to customer found out brake light has been on in car for about a year and would not go out. when you jump the switch it would stay on. Brake ...
2008 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L runs great no codes VIN: 1GCFG15438
Hey, Thanks everyone for your help. Unfortunatly I'm not going to be able to fix the van. The owner needed it back. However[ i did get to drive it again this morning and I watched scan data a little closer and the ETC while at highway speeds only got to 185 to...
1992 Dodge B350 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B5WB35Z6N
I want to thank everyone for your help. The problem wha in the ign switch wire connecter the wirs were burnt and rusted, but i also had to put a coil on it to finish the fix the coil would work sometimes. thank youall for your help.
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L PCI Bus communication VIN: 1D4GP25R43
I'd like to thank everyone for their replies especially Roger from alberta.I rechecked all powers and grounds per mitchell and they were good with tcm disconnected.I plugged tcm connector bak in and rechecked backprobing and found the b+ wire was droping to .6...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
Well Group, Many suggested that there could be a boost leak in the intercooler piping, that was not the case with this vehicle. I have found that these vehicles are very hard to get information on, such as PID values. As of now I know that the turbo is working...
2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L timing VIN: 2D4FV47T56
Hello, first sorry it took soo long to close this help request. I want to tank all that took the time to answer my call fall help, firt the gentlement that suggested to check the secondary timing chain hit it right on the head ( sorry forgot your name, but ...
2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3KA43G26
Thank you to all that replied, unable to continue testing due to snap on scanner not equipped to monitor communiction between modules. Refered car to dealer that has correct equipment for testing. Again thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0710, U0100, P0700.
2009 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
Good morning to you all.I have fixed this truck.yesterday morning i went in determine to investigate why i would lose ignition coil driver from pcm.This model year uses a coil for 2 cylinders.a waste spark system.i used my amp clamp probe to check current on c... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P2096 (downstream fuel trim lean bnk 1), P2098 (downstream fuel trim lean bnk 2), P2305 (ignition coil 2).
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Turn Signal Switch VIN: 1FTNE24L8X
First, a thank you for all the helpful replies and ideas. After reading several replies suggesting trailer wiring abnormality, I went after it and found the aftermarket trailer harness ground pulled out of its eyelet at the frame. Repaired ground and then ch...
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15L82
well guys thank you all for the input, i end up replacing the pcm (again) and send it to ford to get reflash with the ids, and ran fine...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on
Well, I was hoping the customer would come back so I could go for Round 2 with this thing, but we haven't seen or heard from her in the whole month since this help request was posted. I do believe though that the responses about the EGR passage being partially... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow Detected).
1990 GMC C1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GTDC14K5L
Thanks to all who helped me with this one. I started by cleaning the ground connections. The ground at the thermostat was corroded. Cleaned up all the grounds but still had the problem. Checked the powers and grounds at the ECM and no excessive voltage drops w...
2005 GMC Sierra 3500 SLE 6.6L low power VIN: 1GDJC33275
First thank you to Monty, Jerry, Skip and Greg for taking the time to help. Injection pump was the cure. Good pressure but low volume under load was the problem. And to 1 suggestion, this truck does not have a programmer, checked with SPS and calibrations matc... Trouble codes: P1093.
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK48K14
This one is fixed 100%, Bottom line is its needed a PCM, The pCm was not sending the voltage to the heater, it is that simple. I believe the PCm failed due to BAD rear 02 sensor, WORD TO THE WISE! the trouble tree tells you to OHM the sensors and this one pass... Trouble codes: P0138, P0141.
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E5R
What nightmare! First, the PCM had a bad capacitor. After replacing it, then the ABS and Traction Control modules wouldn't communicate. Replaced both modules with used, and the PCM flagged a Traction Control system fault, and was just that vague. Took a shot,... Trouble codes: 47 (Sub TPS Sensor circuit).
2004 Maserati Spyder GT 4.2L Gearbox light VIN: ZAMBC38A44
Thanks for the replies, I learned without dealer scan tool I basically can not diagnose clutch wear or reset clutch after repair.I did call and leave a message for Tyger with no response. Oh well it was worth the two test drives!
2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LW28A85
After getting the ok to pull the intake to check compression on the rear 3 cylinders(Front 3 had 210psi)...2 had 210 and the middle one had 160 so aparently there is some valve damage. And as many replies about the timming chain jumping I believe this is the p... Trouble codes: P0340.
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Electronic VIN: 1070441206
as always a huge thanks to all of the people who responded with a lot of really good,and helpful info.i think this will be a great post for the next person trying to understand how this system works and repair them.it ended up being the servo,after 4 'rebuilt'...
1997 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM13P9V
The I.A.C. fixed this car. When I finally got it to act up it would try to start and would stall. I removed IAC and found it closed and wouldn't respond when controlled with scanner. replaced it and car would start and idle around 1500rpm and idle down after a... Trouble codes: P0231.
2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L rear diff. VIN: 4M2CU57125
replace transfer case (P.T.U. ) problem fixed. rear driveshaft will not turn in park, driveshaft turns all times.
2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L horn light trunk VIN: 4A3AA46GX3
Thanks for all the input. It was the ETACS, I had one overnighted and installed it and now I can start the car and the horn does not go off, the trunk does not pop open and the lights do not stay on.
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D44
Want thk everyone who help out .found that number coil 4 was spiking computer causing car to turn off ,weird thing when it ran it ran good and no miss fire codes.
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L HVAC - wipers VIN: YS3ED48E91
Thanks for everyones help it ended up being the black ground wire at the back of the HVAC module it had too much resistance in the circuit. Ran a new ground wire off the rear of the module to the dice module and everything returned to normal. Thanks again for ...
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L ignition key VIN: 4S3BH63563
We called the customer and told her to bring her spare keys up and the spare keys turned with no effort and the car fired right up. Holding the keys up to each other you could see the original one is very worn, with with no crisp cuts in it anymore. Seems obvi...
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4T1BF18B8X
Well, I feel really, really stupid. Having not been able to find a good firing order diagram, I assumed based on some markings from a prior shop what it was. Special thanks to James [...] for writing out the firing order diagram so I could understand how it... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (1 misfire), P0303 ([...]), P0305 (5 misfire).
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B3Y
Thanks to all that replied.All eight of you pointed to the same, so after talking with the vehicle owner and explaining that I wasn't one hundred percent sure but the adds were pretty good, He made the final desition and I went ahead and replace both knock sen... Trouble codes: P0330 (Knock sensor 2 circuit fault bank 2).
2004 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Battery VIN: 4T1BF28B84
Sorry to get back on this late: The customer wanted to give it a couple of weeks to make sure the draw was gone. It is/was the Radio Amp under the passenger seat, left it unplugged and draw did not return; thanks to the tip from Brian from New York. It was in...
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 5TBDT44135
thanks for all the help this one is fixed. the air pump was bad yes if you power the pump up it should blow just like a blower motor. the ASV air switch vavle is just like a evap purge vavle when you power it up it should let air through it. WOW the air pump a...
2007 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L no spark, inj pulse VIN: 4T1BK36B07
This vehicle was an unusual one. The only thing that really threw us for a loop is that the exspress kit and astro start only have three main wires that could cause a problem. the imi, imo, and the black with the green tracer that must be hooked into the cam s...
2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L No Start VIN: JTMBD31V58
Thanks to everyone who responded. I thought probable issue with pick-up tube in tank, so I talked to Toyota, they ordered me another tank. Installed it, double cked all of my connections, all good. Placed car back in decline position, next morning, no start, s...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M0Y
As everybody were saying replace the relay.Went down to the volkswagen dealer to reolaced another one and no more check engine light w/ 200Mi driving. Thank you to everyone who looking into my help. Trouble codes: P1500, P0301.
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