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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MMI display VIN: WAUDL94F15
This one is a it tricky and customer is beginning to become upset. We have this A6 here, when customer first came MMI display/function was inop all the time. Would not show/hear radio, no navigation function, no CAR info function, everything was inop. On furt...
2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WBADT63422
Hello BMW techs: Have this 530i with an oil leak, valve cover and on the left side oil tube. I know the is an update for the crank breather sytem.Now the customer complained about stalling while driving but have not been able to duplicate, has all codes listed... Trouble codes: 0X87, 0X33, 0XF3, 0XF2, 0XA1
2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L headlights VIN: WBABW53405
This vehicle was brought to me with no right headlamp and a left headlamp blinking like a strobe light. It started after the car was wrecked and the left headlamp assy was replace. Right lamp was fine but left one was inop. After two BMW dealers couldnt fix it...
1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP5215S
This car is neither obd1 or obd2 compliant. Is there a way to scan or pull info on the power train data? Most of the internet info is of no use as the data link is ob2, but not wired for it or the obd1. I have not found away to scan or pull codes. Some times w...
1991 Chevrolet S10 4.3L engine VIN: 1GCCS14Z3M
vehicle was dropped off as dies at idle,we found a bad intake gasket and repaired it,also replaced iac valve/map sensor/ecm/tbi gasket & fuel filter.fuel pressure is at 13psi & spark is 30kv from the coil.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L Transmission No Shift VIN: 1GBJK39123
This truck came in with P0748 in TCM, and no shift, stuck in first (I think it's first). I cleared the code and it comes back instantly. Activated trim solenoid "A" with Tech 2 per Mitchell, shows 79% duty cycle, but no amps. For comparison, solenoid "B" shows...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Starting VIN: 2GCEK19T53
Customer complaint is intermittent start.It does'nt matter if it is hot or cold start.I have not been able to get it to do this when he leaves it with me But did manage to retreive te code B1480. Says that it is battery rundown protection circuit malfunction. ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Surge VIN: 1GNDS13S74
this vehicle has a slight surge at all times except at idle. the surge is about 50 rpms. it has a bad catalyst convertor. the rear 02 is switching with the front one. the surge seems to follow fuel trim & o2 sensor numbers. i unpluged rear 02 sensor & symptom ... Trouble codes: P0420
2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L starter VIN: 2G1WH52K34
This Impala is my personal car and since I do not have access to the body codes I am going to hazard a guess that the security light is on due to a passkey problem.I was able to start the car by leaving the key in the on position for 10 minutes and re-starting...
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L blower motor/noise from vents VIN: 1G2NE03915
Greetings, This trailblazer came in with an original complaint of an intermittent noise when driving. I have been able to duplicate the noise in the bay with the blower motor on (a/c on/off doesn't seem to matter), reving engine to 3000 rpm. it makes a high p...
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L light on intermittantly VIN: 2CNDL63F97
This Equinox has an intermittant sensatrac light but nothing seems to be affected & the light will go back out shortly. There is a code 17761 but it is described as an unplublished code. I'm looking for any kind of ideas! Thanks for the help! We have checked a...
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L po966 VIN: 2CNDL13F27
Vehicle came in basically stuck in 5th gear(happened all the sudden for customer) - Also has stability & trac lights on. Codes po700,966,c0561,u0131 all in memory. Tech 2 Tcc pressure control ckt status shows open/shorted. Actual current 0.00 amps. Reference i...
2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L compressor VIN: 1C3EL56RX5
Just starting in the AC business and the first few vehicles where learning why we weren't at it before lol. Vehicle came in with and inop ac system from another shop. After a few checks and seeing the pressures the way they where I figured I'd order a new expa...
2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Compressor VIN: 1D4HR38N83
This 03 Durango has Dual zone hvac and single unit AC. The compressor is being comanded off almost like the unit is low on freon. Confirmed the cycling at the Clutch relay, the ecm driver ungrounds the relay. At times it'll stay off for 10-15 minutes then su...
2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L compressor VIN: 1D7HG48N14
The compressor does not engage. we have a/c request from the control head the pcm does not give ground to coil on relay we suspect evap temperature sensor does anyone know what that should read with a dvom? i have not found a PID for it on my Modis or Genysis
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1D4HD48N85
Hi, every one. This truck came in with miss and stalling problem , we changed #1 coil and check for leak, didn`t find any leak. Unstable idle and cutting off.changed tps and map did not make any different. I am wonder if anything els beside computer can be th... Trouble codes: P0068 (Manifold pressure/throttle position correlatin), P0301 (1 cylinder misfire), P0172 (Rich), P0175 (Rich)
2008 Dodge Durango SXT 3.7L Pcm VIN: 1D8HD38K48
Long story short this vehicle has been at many shops but I guess we got lucky !!! Well vehicle came in running but after running on road for a week would die let it sit and it would restart. Well there was a smart person out there in the great state of Texas t...
2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L boost contrl VIN: WD0PE84588
I have a sprinter that is going into engine limp mode and setting a low boost pressure code 2359-001. I also have an EGR code for implausible EGR cooler temp. signal that randomly sets so I removed EGR valve cleaned and ensured proper operation,(Thought it may...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y5N
Howdy Y'all ! I have this old dinosaur. 1992 F150 4.9 Automatic. At times the truck will stall after it has been warmed up and ya come to a stop. I have cleaned and then replaced the Idle Air Valve and still the stalling. Tps is .92 volts at idle and sweeps go... Trouble codes: 512 (Keep Alive Memory)
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU34X7W
Have changed injectors and now white smoke comes out tail pipe. Have checked plug wiring ok. It has mis fire on 2 cylinders. Was running better before injectors were replaced. Have changed the 2 injectors that the cylinders were mifiring on and still no change...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Wipers VIN: 1FTRX18W5X
Good afternoon got a fried brain here, this fine vehicle came in a with a shoping of things needing attention and just when I thought all was well on my final test drive the wipers would not run. Brought inside the shop to scope it out and the wipers started ...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FTRX12W84
Ok all I have two questions, 1) on the vehicle listed I have either a locked up motor or a locked up timing chain. I may be buying this from the customer as they sound like they do not want to fix it. Now I have another 4.6L setting on my floor with less then ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW21P65
Vehicle has no power on acceleration. Will hardly pull the incline grade into our lot. Driving down the road seems fine possibly a little weak?? Vehicle came in due to fuel in cooling system. Found 2 injector cups leaking. We replaced all 8 along with hoses, f...
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMDK03195
This car was brought in for some service work and when the customer took it home he noticed that the idle would jump up to 1500 when the steering wheel is turned slightly. When we originally replaced the air filter, it didn't seal with the air box and set a th...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, lacks power high rpm VIN: 1FTPW14V56
I have an 2006 f-150 5.4l flex fuel. Lacks power/hesitates at higher RPM. Truck came in for check engine light/lacks power. Engine was replaced at 114658 miles. Original code was p0430 bank 2 cat. efficieny out of range. Road tested & verified concern. Measure...
2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L cel intermitent VIN: 1FDXE45S17
Truck came in cel on no drivabilty complaints, p0751 (sspca stuck off), found no tsbs, service info states to follow symptom chart, no symptoms present, cleared dtc's performed transmission drive cycle listed in service info. dtc did not return, monitored pids...
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Unknown VIN: 1GTGK29F7V
Truck had no a/c, pump was leaking. we replaced the compressor, sucked it down and charged itas should. The a/c appears to be working. the low side line under the hood get so cold it ices over. But the problem is that sitting in the truck the air coming out of...
1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 3GKEK18R3V
Group, Attempting to upgrade from a 10" drum to an 11" drum on a 1997 GMC Yukon 2 Door, 4wd. My truck, and I also own a 1999 of the same truck in a 4 door with 11" brakes. From what i can see, of course the backing plates, shoes, hardware, adjusters and cylin...
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14X43
replaced cmp, new plugs,cap,rotor,wires,fuel regulator. cuts out when flooring in park. will not accelerate over 40 mph. poor idle. still get p0101. Replaced maf no change. Trouble codes: P0101, P0102, P0174, P0341, P0756
1990 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGED4664L
Car was towed in as a no start, fired right up once in shop. This AM no start, no spark at plugs. Checked cap, looks bad, needs replaced. Checked spark at ignition coil, no spark. Power to coil on pos. and neg. terminals w key on. Primary side of coil measure...
1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L wipers VIN: 1HGCD5521T
this is my first time using iatn have had lots of luck reading posts before but have not found one about this problem. this hondas wipers will not turn off, will work on int, low and high washer works aswell. replaced wiper switch no luck, replaced wiper motor...
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L front diff rubber mounts VIN: 5GRGN23UX3
There are three bushings mounting the front diff to the frame. The dealer does not have ANY. Cannot be found aftermarket, that I am aware of. Part # for the bushings is [...]. Does anybody know how or where I can get a hold of them???!!!
2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Quarter Glass VIN: SAJDA42C32
Hi Guys One of my tech who no longer works here replaced the hydraulic latch for the convertible top and the hoses. The customer called back a couple weeks later and said the quarter glass would not go up all the way. Of course they said it NEVER worked right...
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73335
Ok So we have basically had this car in for a few days. We are experiencing several difficulties. It will not crank or stay on. Cuts off a lot. We changed the Water Pump, Timing belt, Spark plugs, Spark plug wires and boots, Ignition Failure sensor, Standard O... Trouble codes: P0122, P0338, P0463
2008 Lincoln MKX 3.5L Ignition coils VIN: 2LMDU68C28
Vehicle came into shop because it was driving rough, mechanic found one bad coil. Coil was replaced. After replacing coil vehicle started but still ran rough, then fuse blow (F33)VPWR. After replacing the fuse vehicle started still running rough. vehicle was s...
2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12G98
This is actually a re-post, I gave up and took it to the dealer for diagnosis. They told me the OCV needed to be replaced, but the code P0012 intake cam over retarded comes back. I think I've tried everything to diagnose this code; checked oil pressure (60psi ... Trouble codes: P0012
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Turn Signal VIN: WDBLJ65G02
This car came into the shop with a customer complaint of the left turn signal blinking constantly. Upon a check we found the left turn signal to blink constantly anytime the key is in the "on" position, or the vehicle is started. If you move the selector to t...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L ESP Light On VIN: WDBUF65J25
Has hard fault in ESP that won't clear, C0C31 Check Component B24/15 Rotational Speed and Lateral Acceleration sensor. Tried clearing fault, comes right back, removed Pass. seat to check sensor, no damage found, checked connector-ok, checked wiring between sen...
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W35
this car quit driving in town (SES & wrench light came on) had cam/crank codes + TPS throttle control codes - repaired wiring to cam/crank - replaced t-body - down to 2 pri/sec coil codes above. can watch #1 & #6 injectors being cut off, sometimes together, so... Trouble codes: P0351, P0356
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L 6-5shift & Reverse engaugement VIN: WMWRE33506
Hi, I have this 06 MINI Cooper S that has a transmission shifting issue. This issue only happens when the transmission is hot, when cold it shifts fine. The issue is when hot and shifting into reverse, the engagement is hard/double thumps. Also the downshift i...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L compression VIN: 4A3AK44Y6X
Thanks in advance to all of you fellow members. This vehicle has been a complete nightmare. I will make this as short as possible. Vehicle came in as a no start. Diagnosis revealed a blown t-belt, and all the pulleys associated. I informed the customer that th...
1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Timing VIN: 1N4AB41D1T
Nissan techs i need your help! car came in with bad knocking from timing chain slap. Guides were hammered. Installed all new timing kit. Car starts and runs/idles great. When you go to give it throttle, it won't get out of its own way. Feels like i'm pulling 3...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D72
Greetings All. I'm having problems with this 2002 nissan sentra with code P0355. I have checked power and ground to the sensor and they are both ok. Very low resistance to ground. Ohmed signal wire to PCM and there very low resistance there. Replaced CKP senso... Trouble codes: P0355
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4BA41E04
Customer came in with autozone sheet for trouble codes. Had code P1800-VIAS control solenoid and code P0780-transmission failed to shift. He was complaing that the vehicle won't shift right (slams into gear) and won't go over 2000 rpm and when it gets to 2000 ...
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4BA41EX5
This vehicle was brought into our shop with a transmission problem. It was diagnosed as an internal problem and at that time the trans was pulled out overhauled and returned to vehicle. After the trans tech completed the job upon the final test drive is when t...
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L Mode switch VIN: 1G3GR64H41
Thanks for taking the time to help on this, I have this 01 Aurora with the 4t65e transmission. When warm the car will not crank (no starter engagement), if you move the gear shifter to neutral it will crank. We have determined it to be the neutral saftey switc...
1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE15M9R
vechile came in no start customer had fan wired to injector harness. vechile came in no start has spark and fuel pressure 35 psi no noied has power on both sides of injector conector.has no comuncation with ecm has new ecm and has been flashed al powers and gr...
1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1G2NE52T6W
SEE RELATED HISTORY. Vehicle is now back with the customer stating he could not get vehicle to start unless he left key in run position for ten minutes (theft reset) intermittently, as well as theft light is on and vehicle has an intermittent misfire or hesita... Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft deterent system crank signal malfunction), P1171 (Fuel system lean during acceleration), B1024 (Vehicle theft deterent fail enable due to bad R-code)
1997 Saturn SC2 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 1G8ZG1273V
Hey evryone and thanks in advance for your insight! this is one of my personal cars and as most other saturns of this generation it burns loads of oil (about a quart every 300 miles). I am going to be trying the gm top engine cleaner on it to see if i can get ...
1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L Surge VIN: 1G8ZK5279W
This little ole car surges at 35 to 40 mph going uphill. I suspected that the EGR was the culprit so I uunhooked it & the surge went away. Tried a known good EGR but surge is still there. Checekd the EGR passages & they are clean, cleaned throttle body, reset ...
2006 Scion xB 1.5L Unknown VIN: JTLKT324X6
Scion technicians, here is a wierd one. Previously diagnoised at the Scion dealer for a compressor, this customer brought this Scion XB in for a compressor job. I recommended a new condenser as a preventive measure, but there was no indication of a problem wit...
2005 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JD56Z55
Thanks for the help in advance, Vehicle came in 3 weeks ago with a po488,checked everything in egr system and all checked good, suspected sticking egr valve. this is a linear valve/ knowing the problems GM had with these valves figured easy fix...Car came back... Trouble codes: P0488
2005 Toyota RAV4 L 2.4L evap system VIN: JTEHD20V05
car came in with cel on . it had p0300 and p0442 stored. found purge valve would not hold vacuum ,so i peplaced it. plugs were shot replaced those. shipped the vehicle and yes, it came back.1500 miles since fix. now the car has p0441,p0442,p0446,p0455, and p24...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L compressor VIN: 5TEMU52N46
Vehicle came in with no a/c operation. Checked all fuses and grounds ok. Checked mg clt relay resistance was on high side so I replaced it. Now if I hold in on A/C button the compressor will cycle for about 3 to 6 seconds make an aweful squak and light starts ...
2009 Toyota Venza 3.5L Ignition coil VIN: 4T3ZK11A29
Trying to located ignition coil c
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81H1T
VW Techs! We need some help here. This is one of our techs cars. He keeps getting this p0510 code. He cleaned the throttle body thouroghly and brought it to the dealer for a synch. They told him to replace the throttlebody and then bring it back for a synch. H... Trouble codes: P0510
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWSB69M42
The vehicle at times will start and run fine for about 2 minutes then cut off and wont restart. We loose the ignition system when this happens. The vehicle still has injector fire when it wont restart. No coil fire when it cuts off and wont restart. Trouble codes: P1570 (Engine start block by immobilizer - intermittent), P0321 (Engine speed sensor g28 - implausible signal), P0686 (Ecm power relay control circuit j271 - short to ground)
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B13
Hello all, This volkswagen sets misfire codes at 5000rpm and above on bank one. No misfires are felt. Scoped cam and crank sensors when acting up and they match known good pattern. Manually applied power and ground to VVT actuators both working and within spec... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L cv joint VIN: YV1RS64A64
Customer complaint of high speed vibration/shudder. Confirm shudder @ 55-60 mph. Rapid de-cell the vibration disappears, immediate accel the vibration returns. This vehicle is FWD only and one drive axle has been replaced. Also noticed a weak engine mount. A s...

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2003 BMW 320i 2.2L Starting
Hi Thanks for the replies. It was a broken timing chain guide causing the chain to jump. Putting the cam timing out.
2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L Downshift Into First At Stops VIN: WBANF73596
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Crank Pulley VIN: 1G1YY32G3W
First thanks to all who took the time to answer my request. After all responses & talk with an A/C Delco trainer I decided to reference the three arms coming out from center of pulley, putting new one on with part # on at the same spot. It felt ok and customer...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 2GCEK19TX2
thanks for all the input on this vehicle i was in south america guyana and a friend ship this vehicle from the state i am shipping a diff carrier assy to see if this will take care of this problem thank for all the help
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH12T22
When this Job came in on monday the first thing I found was the check engine light had not been on for a week according to the customer, every thing looked good on the Modis I ckecked the grounds and hooked it all back up and guess what trak light and MIL ON! ... Trouble codes: P0132, C1275.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Misfire, lacks power VIN: 2GCEK19T73
first of all thanks to everyone for there help and info. this one is now fixed after thinking about it over the weekend i was still stuck on the exaust being restricted as some of u said also well after running the truck for a while in the shop i notice some o... Trouble codes: P0118, P0172, P0175, P0300, P0446.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCEC19X13
Thanks to all the replies!! We had the heads checked at the machine shop with no problems found... we tryed to flush the block out as much as possible. Everything went back together and put a new lower radiator hose on due to the suggestions from the responces...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N1Y
Thanks for all input... pulled front cover found right chain had jumped time... retimed, cranked engine with front cover off, after about 10 rev's right chain jumped again. Reset timing, cranked same result. Replaced right chain tensioner problem resolved, rea... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Abs Module VIN: 1B8GP45332
first i would like to say thank you for the thought and assistance.what i did was went back and checked powers and grounds again with a h9004 and all were good so i pull the wiring harness completley out of the engine compartment and opened it up inspecting ev...
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L turn signals , dimmer and horn VIN: 2D4FV48V05
thanks for the help we feel like the problem is in the buss but due to after market radio the cust wa taking car back to where the radio was instailed
2007 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7L compressor VIN: 1D8GT58K77
Yes, the problem was simply poor remanufactured products. I am always concerned about a contributing issue when we see the same failure on a part. We typically do not like selling reman compressors, but an extended warranty company dictated what they would pa...
1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start
The new ecc main relay fixed it. It fired right up! I did not have time to try to pull codes, or to revisit the diagrams until today. The first diagram did not list wire colors, Alldata, The second did,Mitchel. The third, from Alldata, I wish I had seen it fi...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L ABS light on. VIN: 1FDWF36SXX
Thanks everyone for the help. Sorry it took so long but customer could only come in on Saturday mornings. Put a abs controler from the junk yard in and everything is fine.
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU03155
im calling this one fixed i ohmed every wire and did every test.i just didnt want to believe it was the pcm because it would straighten up after a that is what i did was replace pcm and all is well Trouble codes: P0353, P0354.
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Long crank time VIN: 1FTSW21P96
Pretty much everyone said the same thing: Drive it hard to purge air out of high pressure oil system. After I opened the post I had pulled off the right valve cover and pressure tested. I thought I heard leakage from the rear transfer tube that goes through ...
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16542
Believe it or not, the egr valve was bad. Replaced valve with genuine honda one. I still don't understand that when I open the egr valve at idle, I'm not getting engine to stall or run rough. It's just barely rough. 4 cyl. hondas stall when you do this. Again,... Trouble codes: P0401.
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Starting VIN: JHMES96635
I got no where on this one. Have no idea what the code 56 is for. I'm confident the code was a 56 and not a 5 and 6 because there was no pause between the flashes. Thanks to Ryan [...] for explaining that when code P1600 sets, the engine started off of the s...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Cuts out VIN: KM8SB12B22
FIXED!!! 5 days now no problems customer very happy. total bill (incl 50.00 gas) = $987.00. The Fix was the crank sensor. Aside from my misnomer of the TCU(trans control unit) vs TCM (telecom module...and I do appreciate the correction as I strive to...
2008 Infiniti FX35 3.5L fuel tank VIN: JNRAS08WX8
Thanks for the responses. Several replies pointed to the vent valve. The customer still has factory warranty left so this was taken to the dealer.
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1TA2224X
Dear Members and who responded to my help request, I am sorry that I have taken long time to answer it. At the end, we disconnected the MAF, car run well without stalling. Since we spent too much time, the clients did not want to pursue any more. As long a...
2006 Mazda B2300 2.3L steering VIN: 4F4YR12D26
Finally fixed. Combination of air in the power steering system, bad new tire, and sticky U-joint. Thanks for the help!
1992 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L starter VIN: 11P3S44U6N
I want to thank all of you for your help. I did fix the car, I replaced the starter with a different one. The car started right up after that.
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L rack VIN: 1G2WP52K9W
I have to apologize for not being specific on this problem. I hate to make a long story. The car is borderline junk. Yes it needs brakes,thats why its here. The steering issue came up after I dropped the customer off and drove it back to my shop. When I put th...
2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L starting VIN: 5GZCZ53486
The customer picked up the vehicle, it started working properly just all of a sudden. I am sure it will resurface, and when it does they stated they would bring it back at that time and hopefully we will be able to figure something else out with it then. Tha...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K92
Hello everyone, Thank you for the ideas and advice. I figured the problem out at the end of last week after many hours of testing and coming up with nothing. I decided to test the crankshaft position sensor operation and signal because I figured if I can't ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0305, P0306.
2007 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JTMZD33V07
Thanks guys for the great helped. I did all the tests possible but still I didn't find anything wrong with the car. I drove the car with the customer and it didn't act up so, I sent the customer to the dealer to see if they can find something. If so, I'll upda...
2009 Toyota RAV4 2.5L Electronic VIN: LFMKV30F99
thanks,we check the a/c amplifier power IG+ and B whith a test light is ok,after we check amplifier GND ,It work one time but did not work anymore.after we replace the main body wire harness,the a/c wind gate sevomotor working very well
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWCA21CXY
I rechecked all the hoses recommended and didn't find any blockage. I then ordered an Airlift by Uview and vacuumed out the system that way. Apparently, there was an airpocket SOMEWHERE in the system b/c it is now running fine without any overheating problem...
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