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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L Unknown VIN: WAUAT48H23
Hi need help from you vw/audi techs, This audi came in ,the customers complaint was the transmission did not feel like it was shifting into the highest gear. After driving the car i felt that the transmission seemed rough at higher speeds. it is the cvt trans ...
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Rear window hatch VIN: WBADS43442
The rear window hatch is not opening. The motor doesn't release the window lid, however i can release the window with Autologic connected to the system.
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVA33577
Car was brought in as no start intermittently. Since car has been dropped off it has not started. It cranks, but won't fire. We have an Autologic, but our info on this year car is limited. I cleard codes and vent valve code came back immediately and oil condit... Trouble codes: 2A19, 2A94, 2D16, 2D0F, 2EA1, 2D5A
1996 Buick Riviera 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: 1G4GD2212T
The vehicle has little to no power. There are misfires recording on cylinders 2,4&6. 2&6 minimal misfires (200-400) with 4 being upwards of 10,000. New spark plugs, coils & module tested good with adequate spark, wires are good. Fuel pressure tests within spec... Trouble codes: P0300 (Cylinder misfire detected), P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R0V
customer replaced his own distributor,had pin sheared at distributor gear, now has this code.brought to me to reset timing.should be easy task but this one will not cooperate. i set ballancer mark to 0tdc,cannot seem to get dist rotor to point at the 8mark on ... Trouble codes: P1345
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Radiator Cooling Fan VIN: 1G1JC524XW
When this car is idling the cooling fan comes on but will not turn off. It will stay running forever. And of course after a few minutes the air being pulled through the radiator becomes cool. The only time the fan will turn off is when i drive around the block...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1247W
Vehicle came on a tow truck . No start . no communication with other than ecm . Retrieved code u1016 . My s/on scanner only shows EBCM module , Air bag module and there's no communication with neither one . Tried disconnecting modules one at a time and still n... Trouble codes: U1016
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L unknown VIN: 3GNEK13T72
Don't have much to go on other than customer's complaint. Really good customer of ours, otherwise I would tell them can not duplicate and ship it. Our customer said he was backing out of the a parking spot, he cut the wheel sharply to the left and all of the s...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK231X2
I have this duramax runs fine but after driving long distance when you shut it off it cranks but won't start. I show rpm while cranking. with pressure gauge hooked up at service port i can pump pressure up to 10 psi and it falls off. don't see any leaks. desir...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L p1351 VIN: 2G1WH55K22
hello i have this impala driving me crazy the code p1351 just keep coming back any idea please.
2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1G1ZS52FX4
Thank's in advance to everyone how takes time out of their day to read and respond to this post. I have this 04 mlibue that sets a P1887 for TCC release switch and no other codes. When I watch the switch on the scan tool I can see it go open and closed rapidly...
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L Shift solenoid a VIN: 2CNDL13F27
Code PO973 Shift solenoid A ( or 1 ) low or shorted to ground. Problem is intermitten when warm defaults to 5th gear. Tcm is prindle switch. Anyone have history with this code. Trying to find pin out for soleniod with tcm removed.
1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 4C3AU52N8X
NO start Chrysler,driving me nuts. I have a no start no spark condition. Injector pulse is OK fuel pump runs at prime and on cranking. Have all power and grounds. Distributor has been replaced twice with aftermarket. Cam sensor is ok when distributor is out of...
2007 Chrysler 300 2.7L Starting VIN: 2C3KA43R87
Hey everyone, I have a problem child that has me for a loop. 2007 Chrysler 300 base 2.7 liter has an excessive parasitic draw of 1.365 Amps. I disconnected the fuse box in the trunk by the battery-no change. I then disconnected the hot wire to the TIPM and it...
1992 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3XC46RXN
the car came in on the hook as no start. i checked codes and done basic diag.no injector pulse or fire .. also while cranking it kind of sounds like its out of time.. i did notice the crank saying no for few seconds while cranking then sayin yes and the cam sa...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46R6X
This car was brought to us with a milkshake in the engine. Customer had diagnosis done at another shop and instructed me to remove the cylinder heads, replace head gaskets and have a valve job done to heads. No problems were found with the old head gaskets or ...
2002 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L #7 Piston VIN: 1B7HG48N02
Let me start off with that I have been a mechanic since the late seventies, but I joined the US Army in 1980 to 1985. I worked flat rate shops until I went to work for the federal government working on national guard equipment, plus serving in the guard at the...
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L timing chain VIN: 1D4HS48N13
vehicle back with same clacking sound same side was qt. low. when i completed abve repair the timing chains were noticably tighter, tensioner piston length was shorter(was over allowable with old tensioner) noise was gone eng ran strong. customer also mentione...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R34
Please read the related repair history below first. Tested the heater circuit again, and the resistance was still at the spec of 2.8 ohms. A TSB search came up with a note about a mid-year change for the B1S1 sensor from 2.8 to 7-10 ohms and a reflash of the ... Trouble codes: P0135 (B1S1 Heater Rationality)
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Rollover Valve VIN: 1FDKE30M2P
I have a ford ambulance that we have recently pulled out of winter storage. Several people had tried putting fuel into the vehicle and it would not take fuel. My guys have found that the rollover valve in the filler neck was stuck closed not letting fuel in. T...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L no 2-3 or 3-4 shift VIN: 2FTHF26K8R
Hello i'm trying to help my step son out on this transmission problem.original problem was no reverse and no shift other then 1-2.he took it apart and overhauled it but didn't do valve body.put it back in and it had reverse but still only 1-2 shift.took truck ...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMFU17565
came in with ford diagnosing the vehicle needing catalytic converter. can in my code pooo12. did some testing, we followed up by changing ncam phaser and solenoid to no avail. i even tried taking the alternator out of the loop as to cut down on computer spikes... Trouble codes: 0012 (cam phaser over retarded)
2005 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L valve train VIN: 1FMNU41SX5
Thanks in advance. 1 week ago my friend drove kids to school and noticed a loud ticking and brought truck to me. Did basic checks like spark plug loose and exhaust leaks and found nothing. Listened to the engine and test drove and sure enough has a top end kno...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Charging VIN: VZVFT80N66
Good Morning Thanks in advance for all your help. We have this 06 Mustang w/the battery light coming on intermediately.Tested at battery and found were getting 14.2volts @idle.We have no way to check the diodes. All thoughts will be highly appreciated
2008 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1FMEU75898
Hello guys, I really need your help on this ford explorer 2008 limited edition AC system suddenly stopped working. Checked the low and high side pressure reading, it was all within specified range. Scanned PCM, showed DTC B1255 (Air Temperature External Senso...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GTHK231X2
Thanks in advance for your time.I GOT THIS ALLISON tranny in for a leak and feeling like it is stuck in toe haul.Relaced a broken rear housing for the leak and refilled.Sifted through the gears and a hard shift into drive broke the housing again.At 500 a pop u...
1988 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1HGED3550J
Thanks for reading my post. It car stalled doing down the road and was towed in. It starts and runs very rich and rough. Cam timming is good, compression is 130psi, fuel press is 41psi, tried new map,cts voltage matches outside temp.There are no codes/mil. I'm...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L rear beam VIN: 1HGCD5551S
I'm replacing a rust damaged fuel tank. I have successfully removed the tank by dropping the forward strap bolts, but now need to restore the rear strap brackets and bolts. The bracket mounting bolt is trapped by the rear beam. What is the advice on loosening ...
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L water pump VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Do the Honda technicians know whether Honda Type 2 coolant prolongs the life of water pump seals in Honda Vehicles better than other coolants? I have been told that a) Honda coolant is specially formulated so that wp seals last much longer and b) that Honda co...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22971
I am looking for a little help and clarification. This car came in to for other work. Noted P1457 code in system. Found canister filled with fuel and 2-way valve faulty. Replaced canister, 2-way valve and vent valve. Car is back with same code. System is... Trouble codes: P1457 (EVAP leak canister)
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L all shifts VIN: KM8SC73D52
P0750, p0755, p0760, p0765 Santa Fe came to us a couple months ago with no history. First time driving went into limp mode. Found bad input speed sensor and harness connector. Installed dealer sensor and got a used connector from junk yard. After repairs vehi...
2008 Hyundai Veracruz SE 3.8L power locks VIN: KM8NU73C78
Vehicle came in with the drivers door lock inop. All the other locks work fine. The customer siad the dealer had diaged the actuator. I installed the actuator and still inop. So we did our own diag and found that the blue wire and white wire to the actuator mo...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L no start VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
need to relearn sercurity none of my scan tools have relearn can not find any relearn listed on line {probility is somewhere no luck pulling it up} have ids for ford any one had any luck down loading their solf ware and runing it with ids? dont post often can ...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Fuel inj. VIN: SAJEA51C74
The car came in witht he following codes: P0303 Cyl # 3 malfunction, P1313 Misfire, cat damage, Bank 1 , P1316 excessive misfires, P0182 EFT sensor low vtge, P0203 FI circuit malfunction. Owing to the dtc's referring to cyl # 3 in 2 of the codes and a mnisfire...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S7P
car cranks but no start tried new crank sensor still no start pulled running 94 jeep next to it and swapped ecm no change swapped cam sensor no change swapped asd relay no change hooked up snapon brick no rpm signal no asd relay sense unplugged crank,cam,and s...
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Cooling fan VIN: J4GL48K73W
Hi there guys. Car came in with P1491 Rad Fan Relay circuit. I performed flow chart and replaced relay. Car came back next day. I replaced relay no light. came back two days later. I have exhaustively checked wiring. Light comes on within 5 minuets of driving ...
2004 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L Speedometer VIN: 1J4FA69S74
This Jeep was brought to me the complaint of the speedometer reads too fast, way too fast. Compared with a gps, the speedo reads 100mph at an actual speed of 30mph. Speed limiter kicks in at an instrument cluster speed of 95mph. If you disconnect the VSS you c...
2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L stuck in first VIN: KNAFE12195
hey kia guys, i have this 2005 kia spectra that has thrown me for a loop. the car came in with a check engine light for a bad cat. i test drove the car myself to make sure that there was no rattling under car and the performance was ok. car ran great. cleared ...
1998 Lexus SC300 3.0L ecm/pcm VIN: JT8CD32Z7W
Hi every body, i need a little help, if some one has the time. I have this 98 lexus 300 cs, customer states that check engine light. Lights up for him while driving, also at the same time, he has problem with the gas pedal, engine can raise up the rpm, next da...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A71
Noise at idle from lower rear of engine. Bank 1 is not contributing at idle. LT fuel trim bank 1 at idle -25% bank 2 25% ST bank 1 -5 % bank 2 5 %. Cruise speed 2500 RPM fuel trims get with in 8 % total each bank same. Performed compression test all cylinders ...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L module VIN: JM1BK12F74
we replaced the power steering pump and module assembly but cannot get it to reconfigure using ford ids. don,t know if it,s an issue with the ford tool or not. just wondering if anyone has run across this problem. thanks
1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Hi CO, Rich VIN: 1N4PB22S0H
HI there and help with this oldie. I have this 87 California sentra in for 6% C0 at both speed ranges. I know little about these little carbs. I can ground one side of the mixture control solenoid and it pulls the engine down and the oxygen sensor voltages see...
1998 Nissan 200SX 1.6L filling tank VIN: 1N4AB42D3W
any help would be great, thanx
1999 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hi all, I need some help with a Nissan maxima that's acting up. This car was bought at auction by the customer with the description: OPEN INJECTORS. Well the car was flooding, there were a few injectors stuck open, so all were replaced. Now the car misfires & ... Trouble codes: P1320
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L None VIN: 1N6AA07B25
Code p0441 gross leak tank vent valve stuck open,tapped valve.applied 12 volts,valve inop,replaced valve with new,valve operates accord.to specs.vehicle came back with evap.control press sensor malfunction.could this just be a bad press.sensor?it is located in...
1995 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1GHDU06L8S
9 months after doing the intake and repairing the misfire the car came in for another misfire. Found the porcelain on a spark plug broken on the outside of the plug. replaced plugs and inspected with a mirror to make sure there no cracks. now a month later it ...
2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HZ5410Y
Looking for help on this 00 bonneville with supercharged 3.8 v6. Every so often dies. We noticed it loses fuel pressure when it dies. Checked and found fuel pump still has 12v to it but is losing its ground through the fuel pump module that is in the trunk. We...
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Starting VIN: 5GZCZ33D33
vehicle had no start theft light was flashing, told customer to do the 10min key on to see if relearn would work, towed to us, started right away, to theft light or code. Other codes are trens u0140 lost comm with bcm, airbag code u1000 class 2 serial problem,...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L mount VIN: 2T1BR18E0W
Have a Corrola with a vibration in the seat and steering wheel at idle and also noticable when slowing to a stop as RPM begines to come down. We have replaced the motor mounts with Napa brand mounts and removed the serpetine belt. Ran vehicle without any chang...
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 5TEHN72N31
My problem is this truck keeps failing the Ontario Drive Clean test on CO. It has 2 catalytic converters and I don't know if they both clean HC's and CO's or is one a NOx and the other is HC&CO. Here are my Pre and post #'s on both Cats Front cat Pre/Post =...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Ecm VIN: WVWPD63B32
OK, so this bugger came in blowing smoke, rough running, etc. Cleared the cowl drains. Common issue. Moved the vehicle later and it just stopped running. Determined the ecm had failed. Sent it out for reman and was informed the processor was fried (non-rebuild...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on
fail smog for ckeck engine light, p0171 lean condition emissions pass good, smoke test to find a vacuum leak found hoses under intake, change hoses and drove car and check engine came back again, same code, smoke test again no leaks check o2 sensor and test ok... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L l/f VIN: 3VWVH69MX3
I have this Jetta here that is making a wheel bearing type noise in the l/f when turning hard right. We have replace both front wheen bearing due to noise then replaced the l/f again for this noise. The transmission was rebuilt due to a few synchros that were ...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1RS58D72
car came in from the corner gas station with a large oil leak, tech up there thought it was the vvt gear and didnt have the tools. we do so no problem, checked it out and found the intake cam(non vvt) seal had popped out, pushed it back in and ran car, could w...
2005 Volvo S80 2.5T AWD 2.5L No Crank VIN: YV1TH59235
Hello all. This vehicle was on the lift all week end and someone forget to shut the key all the way off. We tried starting the vehicle once a new battery was installed. Battery was replaced roughly a year ago so we just covered that under warranty. When holdin...

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2004 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18264
Took the suggestion to swap B1 and b2 sensors and noted problem stayed with bank 2. replaced ecm and all was ok. Thanks for all of the great tips. Glenn Trouble codes: P0056.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L control head VIN: WBADM5337X
We installed a used atc control head and sent to dealer to get progammed, most said check inputs and replace control head, Thanks for the help
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBANB33544
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33554
I have installed used motor thats better. Its has no valve cover leaks,and no spark plug tube leaks. I'm sending out for valve tronic relearn, I don't trust what I'm using. Also can be someone else's headache.If someone can help, go to functions for engine,the... Trouble codes: 285A, 2865 (Power supply limit vvt-limp mode).
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 7.4L Transmission VIN: 5B4LP37J2Y
Thanks for all your help. Scan tool did show some slippage. However scan tool was showing a error in 2nd shift solenoid at times. It changed with TPS. Thats still doing it but dose not seem to affect any thing. We sent to have a heavy duty Torque convertor pu...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GCHG35R21
Tuesday has started out a lot better. Thanks Nick for the tip. I was trying yesterday to apply pressure to the rail and actuate the injector without sucsess. I decided to give it another shot today. This is what I did: Pulled the fuel pump relay. Filled my inj...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T81
Thanks for the help guys. I wasn't sure if an exhaust leak would effect 02 sensor. But most of you knew it would. Thats exactly why I put in a help request, I don't like throwing parts at a problem. After replacing the bank 2 pipe to manifold donut the fuel ... Trouble codes: P1153 (Insufficient switching 02 sensor 2-1).
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Stall VIN: 2G1WF52E33
Checked IGN v1 at pin 24C2 at ECM and pin A10C2 at BCM. These never dropped out even while MDI showed voltage dropping out on Pid IGNv1.This proves ignition switch is good. Also Scoped CAM and Crank signals at ECM and IC and never had a glitch when car died. D... Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS circuit out of range), P1122 (TPS circuit low).
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF23ZXY
FOUND HIGH RESISTANCE 2.5 OLMS IN CAM SINGAL WIRE. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. Trouble codes: P0320 (Crank singal), P0340 (Cam singal).
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L abs lite VIN: 1B7MF33671
programed module and all good snapon slowless was a walk threw 3 steps no vin required tire size dana axle good to go thanks for the responses
1992 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FDEE14H3N
Thank you to those who actually read the post and replied. Once it was pointed out that the 37 and 57 wires were power supply to the ECU I realized I had read the diagram incorrectly. Using a diagram from Alldata and a corrected understanding of the system I w...
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Cam Sensor VIN: 1FAFP25135
Thanks to all for the help. Brian was the first to confirm that cam timing will cause a code. The problem was indeed the cam timing. This engine has one cam sensor only, on the front bank, which is the rear chain, if your facing the timing cover. The chains...
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX1CW2A
2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L anti-theft VIN: 1HGCM66586
My local locksmith couldn't handle this type of repair and we decided to stay away from the dealer since they had quoted about 1500.00 for their fix. We decided to remove the ignition lock cylinder and the l door lock cylinder and found a locksmith two towns o...
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L dash lights VIN: KMHFU45EX4
I removed inside fuse #20 and let the cust have the car back.He will bring the car back when he can leave it again.
2003 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B33
It is time to close this request even though the car is not yet fixed. Some replies said get rid of Bosch plugs. I did. Dana from MA suggested a bad pulley or serp belt-driven component tugging on belt. I see no sign of this. Robert from VA suggested secondar... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301, 2 (Misfire cyl. 12), P0303, 4 (Misfire cyl. 34), P0305, 6 (Misfire cyl. 56), P0307, 8 (Misfire cyl. 78), P1316 (Catalyst damaging misfire).
2007 Kia Rondo LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFG52647
Thanks to Jim from Colorado this one is fixed, sure enough the fuel pressure was in spec's on the low end, but the volume was low, so I pulled the fuel pump and found the seal between the fuel pump and fuel filter was pushed down so it was losing volume. The v... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALAD25496
Well it seems as if there isn't just one common problem with these things other than the entire system. Although all fingers pointed to the compressor with built in exhaust valves, I was hesitant to just throw one in. I double checked all the valve blocks th...
1997 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR16A3V
Well, believe it or not, an OIL CHANGE fixed this one! After coils and fuel didn't help, we started suspecting a mechanical fault. We pulled the valve cover to inspect the valve train, especially #4 (misfire code) and found nothing. We had a free trial to I... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire).
2005 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Vents VIN: WDBNG74J55
this car is now fixed. turned out to be a heater control valve under the wiper motor. replaced and all is well. thanks to all
2008 Mercury Milan Premier 2.3L Abs VIN: 3MEHM08Z48
Finally got this one fixed. Ended up finding the right front wheel would lock up and not go into ABS activation. So I chased that wheel checking all lines, calipers, pads, rotor, just about everything. What I ended up finding was at the HCU the brake line to t...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Trans. oil pump VIN: JA4MW51R02
ran the bigger bolts in the holes & pushed it right out Thanks!!
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA3AW86V98
We got the car to idle. Problem was there are a couple vacum lines in left rear engine compartment, for turbo and evap.One of the vacum lines was hooked to evap line to the tank, drawing fuel vapor and causing the engine to run rich.Sending vehicle to dealer f...
1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4L clutch VIN: JN1AS44D2T
Thanks for the replies - twenty some indicated driver error - customer is selling car with the understanding that his kid can't drive a stick.
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3GR64H11
What a great response to my request. There was so many great ideas but Doug [...] got it right on, and this one is going in the books. THE PROBLEM WAS THE LEFT SIDE MOTOR MOUNT. That made so much sense when I finally thought about, no codes, working good in reve...
1967 Pontiac Firebird 400 6.6L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy
Well, its alittle better now. like I said in update, I drilled some holes in the throttle plates and then I slapped in a new base gasket/insulator. I am thinking the next step is ramping up the base timing and limiting the overall advance(mechanical advance di...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWSC29M0X
I received a lot of good info but nothing fixed it. This one is still a head scratcher. I'm going to tow it to my house to dive in further. Thanks again. Will keep you updated
2009 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L Timing chain/Cam shaft VIN: WVWNL73C29
Well this one leaves on a tow truck heading to the local Vw dealer for a third opinion. Fortunately for us, the dealer agreed that the engine needs replaced. Their basis for that is; if any cam lobe or bearing journal is scored than the engine replacement is ...
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