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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03EXY
I am having trouble with this Venture van with a 3.4liter v-6. I have worked on many of these engines and have replaced head gaskets, intake gaskets, rebuilt them with no problems. However, this one is troublesome. Initial problem was spiking coolant temperat... Trouble codes: P0131 (Bank 1 sensor 1. The O2 oxygen sensors voltage remained low for longer than 2 minutes.), P0137 (Babk 1 sensor 2. The O2 oxygen sensors voltage remained low for longer than 2 minutes.), P0300 (Random or multiple misfire)
2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Tcc VIN: 2G1WB58K56
This vehicle has erratic TCC operation. When accelerating up to speed, it seems to have a harsh lockup followed by immediate unlock or partial unlock. At steady cruise lockup is cycling in/out which can be seen on tach and felt as slight driveline shudder. All...
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L air bag VIN: 1G1AL58F98
car hit deer, driver air bag deployed, not passenger. air bags and seat belts replaced, air bag light is on, shows code b0081. we have opened all wires and no sign of chaffing. code will clear if pps (pasenger position sensor) is unpluged but will come back on...
2009 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2G1WB57K89
Had all symtoms master cyl failure. I Press brake pedal and got a slight delay before brakes are applied then pedal goes to the floor and car starts to move again until brakes are pumped again. Installed new master cyl (Did my bench bleeding), bleed to brakes ...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L oil pressure sensor VIN: 1C3EL55R22
problem occurs after long drive then light comes on at idle. light goes out when engine rpm increased
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L No Throttle Response VIN: 1B3HB48B67
I was called to this shop to update the TCM and ECM of this vehicle per TSB#18-018-07 REV A. This bulletin addresses alot of false cam and crank codes. No problem performing the appropriate flashes with WiTech. The current ECU flash #[...] was updated to ...
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L trans VIN: 1B3HB48B17
installed used trans, replaced prom internally. Have no engagement when placed in any gear. Used correct trans fluid. CVT-4. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you in advance.
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
Ihave checked fuelpressure/poor.Replaced pump&sock.Check fire at coil/none.Replaced transceiver at key lock,now I got spark at da coil but still no injector pulse.Changed crank sensor with factory 1 Ihad on da shelf,still no injector pulse May the ECM be bad (...
2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Timing Belt VIN: 5FNYF28656
Remove old timing belt,after installing new belt. Rear camshaft will not line up with the indicator marks. It is about two teeth off. Crankshaft, and forward shaft are lining up correctly, when I adjust the rear two teeth on the gear and tighten everything up....
1986 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, runs pig rich VIN: SAJAY1345G
Hey Jag techs, I found that there's no fuel return going back to the tank, if I disconnect the return line it runs fine, I tee connected a pressure gauge on the return line and it builds pressure (45+) then the motor starts running pig rich. Can anyone help me...
2005 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87AX5
This vehicle has dead miss. No codes nothing shows up in mode 6. graph of o2 b1 s1 vs b2 s1 seems to indicate miss on #1 side. Whistling also seems to be on that side. Also smoked tested it and it only has a small leak at egr valve diaghram. sprayed carb spra...
2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L High Idle VIN: 1MEHM55S62
Hello IATN, I have a 2002 Mercury Sable with a 3.0L DOHC. At start up the car jumps to 2000rmp before settling down to 1200rmp. I have repaired 2 vacuum leaks and the idle is still high. I can hear alot of air being forced into the intake to the sound of being...
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA06B54
I have a 2004 Titan 5.6L that cranks but won't start. There is no "check engine light" and I cannot communicate with the ECM. The cooling fan runs whenever the key is on. I can communicate with all other modules, and have the dreaded U1000 stored. There appea...
1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Mechanical VIN: JT3HN87RXT
Hi all, Car come for no heat and when I turn to Defog only cold air come out up there but it still on maximum heat possision. engine no over heatting! When engine up to 3000 rpm it getting warm and warmer, but not hot. We're did replace heater core,replace hea...
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HJ85J2T
intermittant p0300 cannot get it to set in shop. last time customer drove 10 miles then light came back on. I suspect crank sensor or valve adjustment. engine idling vacuume reading 21" solid. snap throttle then 24" for a bit. the crank sensor wires are soak... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L crash sensor VIN: 3VWCK21Y93
Looking for location and replacement details/instructions for/of Crash Sensor, Side AirBag - Driver Side - G179 - Vehicle came in with the SRS lamp on Scanned with AUTOLOGIC Code 1221 - Crash Sensor, Side AirBag - Driver Side - G179 - Ordered sensor from VW D...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1LS5537W
Looking for help on this one, I am new to these older Volvos. Vehicle towed in for intermitent "No Crank, No Start." When I turn the key to first position(ACC), all the lights on the dash illuminate as they normally should. When I turn the key to engage the st...

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2011 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 5.0L park brake VIN: SALMF1E45B
thanks for the info guys, job was pretty basic, went as you all described. The adjustment was what i was worried about but it worked out fine . Thanks again for the support and i hope in the future i can be of service to you all as well!!!
1982 Lincoln Continental Signature 5.0L electrical draw from alternator stator post VIN: 1MRBP98F8C
Vehicle draw was from the Alternator. Shorts were found in ignition switch. Alternator was still charging but somehow was drawing the battery. Figured it out by hooking up the test light then removing the positive lead on the alternator.
1988 Plymouth Sundance 2.2L No Start VIN: 1P3BS48D4J
We are in the process of trying to find a new PCM and see if that makes this car happy...Thanks to all that replied. seems that there is a lot of you that think the PCM is at fault too.
2009 Scion tC 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, No Acceleration VIN: JTKDE16769
Okay, thanks to everyone that responded. It really seemed that these cars don't really run into a TB issue. The fix was an intermittent open green wire at terminal 6 (the last pin on the T/B Connector. Tested for open/shorts before with none found, but when... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP Sensor Rationality).
2005 Volvo V70 R 2.5L low audio volume VIN: YV1SJ52765
When the vehicle returns we will look to see if there is a PAM. When we were looking at the list of scanned modules with VIDA, there was no PAM listed. Thanks to all that responded. I hope we can add some more useful information to this thread later.
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