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1995 Audi S6 2.2L No Start VIN: WAULA84A3S
techs in the community need help. this vehicle came in on a hook, no start, no spark, no injector pulse. pulled up passenger side carpet, computer flooded. cleaned out computer, installed and try for communication, no communication and yes i'm using a vagcom. ...
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63401
After driving 30 miles ASC light comes on , I felt at that moment the trany jerking, EGS FAULT 01,signal disturb (150) 96 CAN engine speed, (131) 83 instrument CAN time out, report data up shift 3..4 output speed 1568 rpm, At DME same faults as before (083) an... Trouble codes: 244 (segment timing), 83 (crankshaft sensor)
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L BC button inop VIN: WBADT43402
the BC button on the turn signal lever does not work to change the menu on lcd display..any known problems with this circuit? common problems? does anybody know how to test the switch as ive looked all overalldata and it doesnt show me anything. ive testedcont...
2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4CW54K72
Traced original code PO102 to problem with PCM--replace and flashed PCM. Then found intermittent loss of communication with the scan tool--like turning key off--replaced crank sensor, eventually ignition switch. With other maintenance have replace plugs, pcv, ... Trouble codes: P0102
2003 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4LW54K33
When making stops from higher speeds the vechile acts like ABS braking but the scanner shows its not. Would the Vechile stability enhancement system cause this and how would I go about checking it. All four wheel speed sensors test good scooped with modus and ...
1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L driver's temp door VIN: 1G6EL12Y8W
Thanks in advance for any help.The owner of the car says that the driver's side blows hot and the passenger side blows cold. The driver's side temp actuator will not move regardless of where the temperature knob is turned. Replaced the actuator and the program...
2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L engine VIN: 1G6DW67715
Hi everyone.I have this 2005 sts with a 3.6 vvt engine.It has developed a rather loud grinding noise from the front of the engine between 1500 and 2000 rpm in park or neutral.I have removed the front cover expecting to see the culprit right away but to my surp...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC12471
help Trouble codes: P0440
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1SCSS25R42
thanks in advance.this vehicle is rough running at idle & off idle ,missing constantly. came in for lack of power under load & got progressivly worse . code p0300 for the miss fire , code p1345 for the cam in sysc . replaced the tune up parts & distributor . n... Trouble codes: P0330, P1345
2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L evap monitor VIN: 1G1ZS52F35
vehicle will not pass im test due to evap monitor showing not ready. no trouble codes. when i drive the vehicle in the morning with scanner attach the evap status and evap test starts out with no response then the evap test switches to on. the evap test runs t...
2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG29V16
hi guyz need HELP on this vehicle. vehicle came in orignally with p0200 and p0300 codes and runs rough.# 7 cly show sever missfire in misfire frame around 2000 counts and rest of the clys between 4 and 26 counts.seems to get worse when after reaching operating... Trouble codes: P0200, P0300
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, no throttle control VIN: 1GNET16S76
This truck came in No Start no crank, with no fuel pressure Had good power and ground at fuel pump so I replaced the pump, now has fuel. Also had a blown main fuse 180 amp when it came in. After repairs it started and ran but after about 2 min's it started idl... Trouble codes: P0068, P0300, P0171
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L studs VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
after doing repair torq lugs down 95 foot pounds and did alignment drove 30 miles and everything was good. customer drove another 598 miles and the left front tire broke studs. so is there and thing with these pt rims crome on alloy. the crome was comeing up o...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country EX 3.8L looses acceleration VIN: L23R377204
I have a 2003 town@country, customer complains of burning smell maybe electrical smell, then van looses acceleration . No codes found all scan data looks good. checked harnesses for chaffing,ok. I have run this van for 1 hour at idle ok. I have driven this van...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2C4GP54L25
customer says they were driving one day this week and the coolant level chimed on. i checked the level and it was good. so i changed the thermostat and rad cap. jus wanted know if anyone else has had this problem with this vehicle before.. thanx
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A8GP54L66
Hi Techs! Code P0138 keeps returning after replacing with OEM O2 sensor B1S2. Heater circuit positive from PCM is 13.7 volts for B1S1. Volts for B1S2 Heater is only 9 volts. Ground is good. Both O2s disconnected reads 1.270 volts on signal wire and on PIDs. B1... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 Circuit High Voltage B1S2)
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3A4FY48B66
Vehicle mostly runs well. intermittently it will lose power on acceleration of steady speed. It never stalls, it regains power and then might not happen for another week. Idles well, runs well when not having the problem. I have had a fuel gauge hooked to it f...
1993 Dodge D250 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KE26C3P
Customer complained of loss of power on acceleration and black smoke for a couple of days and then a no start condition. Towed truck in. We replaced the fuel filter. Still will not start. Tried bleeding by opening bleed valve and manually pumping lift pump and...
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L shift VIN: 1B7GL23XXT
hey everyone this vehicle is my own so i dont get a lot of time on it. i replaced the bearing on the overdrive unit because of noise. put back together and wouldnt shift, pulled apart again to make sure plunger was in. put back together and still no shift. hoo...
1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B3EJ46X9X
the car first came with the customer complaint of hesitation. we replaced spark plugs and fuel filter. test drove it and didn’t feel hesitation. the car came back in a week later doing the same thing. we scoped the ignition system every thing looked fine. but ...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18262
Hi All This truck has not been driven alot in the last year since an engine swap was done. Truck was working fine until according to customer it began to run very rough. Customer replaced plugs and wires himself, oil change himself(said the oil was very gassy)...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTEE14Y1R
the problem is the vehicle randomly misfire at idle and under slight load but never is a dead misfire. i can see a lot of hash on the pip signal and the waves are not clipped showing ecm timing control. if i unplug the map (not tps or any other sensor) the has...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L check engine lite VIN: 1FMDU32E9V
this one came in for stalling, found idle air control valve had failed also had p705 code which didnt seem relevant. i replaced the idle air control and cleared the code, the check engine lite came back on after about 2 miles although idle seemed ok and no sta...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1869V
This is my first time asking for help so if I have left anything out please let me know. So here we go.Same code p0442 repaired 3 months ago by replacing fuel cap. I suspect possibly the customer left the fuel cap loose this time but it was tight when we check... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak detected)
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X3W
the truck came in with a code p0453 we found a bad pressure sensor and replaced it the truck came back a few days later with the same code so we retested it and could induce a reverse voltage so the trouble tree said to replace the pcm we tested all wiring fro... Trouble codes: P0453
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF47F9Y
Hey Powerstroke guys! I need some help. I have this truck here that A: Wont start, and B: after you get it started with ether (I know, don't tell me not too), it immediately pressurizes the fuel system to the point that it blows the lid off of the fuel filter....
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP33P8Y
vehicle came in with customer complaint of lack of power intermittently. cutomer had plugs, plug wires and ignition coil replaced. we verified complaint and vehicle act's like retarded ignition or cam timing. checked fuel psi- ok, checked for restricted exhaus... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign coil pimary circut fault), P0460 (fuel level sensor circuit fault), P0171 (system too lean bank 1)
2005 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L No Start, Cuts out, fuel transfer VIN: 1GDJC342X5
This li'l gem was here when I started in January(thats my "I didnt do it" disclaimer) and I was told it was repaired. The history of the truck was that it would run out of fuel in one tank and not read empty or set a MIL or kick the gauge to empty. So the solu... Trouble codes: P2636 (Fuel transfer pump insufficient), P0462 (Fuel level performance)
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCD564DR
This car is kicking my butt. Came in with a no start. Customer said it would start after 15 min. of cranking and then start but have no power. I could not get it to start. Found weak spark and coil out of spec. Changed coil and distributor. Same problem. Foun... Trouble codes: 41 (O2 Sensor heater)
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L brakes VIN: JHMEH9590S
i am trying to get abs light to flash me a code,but the blue 2 wire connector at the glovebox doesnt seem to be the right plug,as a few diagnostics sources have indicated!has anyone got another location that they have found to access the trouble code? this hon...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5532V
After replacing the clutch, the customer said the car would not start. It cranks fine, compression is good. There is no spark from the coil. The data stream shows 220 rpm from cranking, so I think crank, TopDeadCenter sensors are good. I tested the crk/TDC sen...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Wheels VIN: 1HGCM56624
The problem is this car shimmys when on the gas, it occurs mostly between 55 and 65 but only when on the gas. It can even be felt at between 30 and 35 especially when bearing left. Above 70 mph it stops. Classic driveline vibration right? Well here is the stor...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: MHJW35F9YU
This vehicle appears to run fine. however the speedometer stopped working and the MIL came on with a vss code. with very little data I confirmed voltage at the dash etc and elected to replace the vss/reed switch on the speedo head. it was a $20 idea I liked so...
1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Fuel vapors in cabin VIN: JNKAY21DSM
Fuel vapors in cabin after fuel pump replacement. Found one-way check valve clogged, remove and replaced with new part. When system had no check valve no odor, but with the installation of a new valve the smell returned.
1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L leaking at rear t-stat housing to block VIN: SAJKD6044X
Hello Jaguar technicians. Thank you for your kind attention. This XJ-8 is very clean and well kept by a very good customer of ours. I have personally done the work described and was confident the last time in that it was fixed. The only complaint is always low...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L vacuum noise VIN: 1J4GW48S42
this jeep has an intermitant loud whistling noise from rear of engine area.by the time i get it in the shop the noise dissappears for most of the day.have checked for tsb.and none related were foundany input would be appreciated
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Steering shaft u-joint VIN: KNDUP131X2
Customer came in with a complaint of hard steering and we found the steering shaft u-joint was binding up. We replaced the u-joint and the wheel was now 90 degrees to the right. We had locked everything in place before removing so nothing would change. We took...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTY194X4
Vehicle Flags P0304 After driving 20 mins or so. Vehicle Came to us from dealership, who had diagnosed problem as a bad ign. wire. Customer stated He had a coolant leak and also wanted an estimate to replace the lower intake gasket. Decided to replace the gask... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire Cylinder 4)
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G6X
I was wondering if this may be a pattern failure that is common with the Lexus VVT system. Any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P1349 (Left Variable Valve Timing malfunction.)
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S6X
Customer complaint"Loss of Power, won't accelerate!" I have gone through both Mitchell ane TIS trouble trees. The wave form looks close to the TIS sample until it the engine warms up, about 3 minutes. At this point if the throttle is at idle the wave form sta... Trouble codes: P1125 (Throttle Control Motor Circiut Malfunction)
2000 Lexus GS400 4.0L lock up chatter at 60mph cruise VIN: JT8BH68X8Y
this thing chatters at 60mph on cruise has po770 transmission lock up solonoid. ohm solonoid and its in specs mitchell and alldata show put in a light bulb (8-10watt) bulb in series and see if solonoid move up and down. I forget how to find formula to figure w...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L convertible roof VIN: WDBLK65G1X
vehicle came in for convertible roof not working. when switch is pushed windows roll down then light on switch flashes. We have a Baum cs200 that will not read cabrio roof codes.. How can I put the roof down to open the tonneau to access the pump..wish to che...
2004 Mercury Sable 3.0L information center
when your driving and you use the dimmer switch the radio blinks very slightly and the miles per gallon reading goes back to zero.the compass also shows no reading @ this time.eventually it all comes back in line.is it a bad switch,module, or wiring somewhere?...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 4A3AC84H91
vehicle was brought to us from another shop where the trans was overhauled and the computer replaced.if you drive the vehicle it shifts to 2nd and just before it should shift to 3rd it bangs into 3rd and the neutral light flashes.if you shut the vehicle off th...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1RZ24A1L
Have an idle problem with this one. When brought to shop the throttle bodies have been tampered with. Customer has brought some used untampered throttle bodies in. Installed throttle bodies. Vehicle will idle smooth until until it warms up the it will start to...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JN8AR05SXX
Hello,I've got a real headache car.This truck was sent to us from another shop with a code p1320 in the ecu.They have already put a factory distibutor in it.The truck would run for a while and then shut off.At first it would start right up and idle but not rev... Trouble codes: P1320
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11E25
customer came in with an intermittent start. had codes po335 and po725. replaced the crank sensor with oem and starts no problem, other than it has to crank a little longer than normal. the po335 code came back on, it was suggested to change the cam sensor in ... Trouble codes: P0335
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WK52J73
The customer drove it in and I drove it into the shop. It had these six codes, but was running great. After a day of starting, and monitoring PID's it started acting up on a more regular interval. I have good solid 5 volt Referance when I check at each compone... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP Circuit Low), P0452 (Evap Pressure Signal Low), P0462 (Fuel Level Sen. Low Volt or Short), P1122 (TP Cir. Int. Low), P1635 (5 Volt Ref. Cir A Low), P1639 (5 Volt Ref Low TCM A/O Fault)
1990 Porsche 944 S2 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WP0CB294XL
Help Bosch Gods! This car has eaten my lunch and half my dinner, as well. Customer complaint is hard or no start after a hot soak. Allways starts up fine cold. Vehicle performs well when driven, I'll assume the engine is mechanically sound. After a hot soak yo...
1993 Saab 900 S 2.1L Air Bag VIN: YS3AK35E6P
Hello SAAB 900S techs. This vehicle was towed in. First had to recharge the battery because the owner wore it down. While it was charging another Tech heard nothing coming from the fuel pump. He removed the ECM and was trying to remove the fuel pump relay when...
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L ex. block VIN: 4T1BF28BO1
car came in, no cold air , low side 56-60 high side 160-170, we haved replaced everything but the evap. car does have auto climate control, has code for daylite sensor on both sides. all blend doors and actuators pass test. ac will blow 46 deg air on first sta...
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy
I think that I have a problem with the o2 circuit. The vehicle runs extremely rich. I'v checked all possibilities. I am getting a pretty constant reading of .900v from the o2 sensor with the wire disconnected from the ecm. On the ecm side I am getting .030v. I...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L all shifting in drive and autostick VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
HELLO ALL AND THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR HELP..! This one here has us DEAD TO RIGHTS , this VW is stick in limp mode , we have taken it to our regular trans shop they say there is nothing wrong with it ... NO CODES whatsoever we have had this car for appx...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWMJ71K06
The rich code returned and the MAF codes are new. The 17705 returned too. The freeze frame showed the rich code set at idle,,I look at the live data and long term fuel trim is at zeroall the time. I looked at MAF grams/per/second and had 175 gps at 6400 RPM wi... Trouble codes: 16484 (mass air flow circuit), 16485 (maf circuit rang or performance problem), 17705 (connection turbo-throttle valve pressure hose), 18620 (system too rich)
2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Blk smoke warm start VIN: YV1VS29SX2
VOLVO TECHS: Briefly as possible: Problem of concern is after a hot soak of only a few minutes vehicle WAS at first VERY hard to restart without applying throttle. Noted sulfur smell. Tested vacuum good and steady - no fuel apparent at any time so far at Press... Trouble codes: P0450 (Evap system Leak Detection Pump - part on order - set MIL), P0172 (B1S1-Rich pending code noted when work started)
2003 Volvo V70 2.4L SRS warning VIN: YV1SW61TX3
We have an 03 V70 Volvo with ABS warning message “SRS airbag service urgent". Pull codes and results are –in- DIM-0003-SRS;faulty circuit//0005-Red warning light; faulty circuit//0006-Orange warning lamp; faulty circuit and in SRS- 00D4-SRS lamp; faulty signal...
2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Electronic VIN: YV1CZ59H54
Hello every one,we have this volvo,trans in limp mode.it slams into reverse but when put in drive,acts as if it were slipping.it has a p0863 tcm communication electric malfunction,u0073 control module com bus off,and p0504 brake switch correlation,codes.custom...

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1997 Audi A4 2.8L Airbag Light VIN: WAUEA88D1V
I was able to borrow a newer version of the Genisys scan tool and it was able to clear the code and all is well. One thing I thought was strange is that the newer scan tool could not read the codes but it could clear the code. However after clearing the codes ...
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Windows,wipers,SRS VIN: 4USBT53473
Thanks to your great information this car is fixed. By pulling the wires one by one out of connector X10116 I found the circuit that was pulling the K-bus down,it turned out to be the SIM/airbag module. I pulled the rear of the center console apart and disconn...
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L engine VIN: SALME11473
most of you guys were right but i did not check basic as iol level truck has 12 quarts of oil as all of you know truck based on miles 125k burn 1or 2quarts between oil change customer claimed added 1quart every week without cheking level changed oil and spark...
2006 BMW 320i 2.0L Stall VIN: LBVVA96076
We removed the cylinder head to clean the carbon deposit.Found the engine have oil sludge so we replaced the oil pump and cleanned the oil sludge.So far it run ok.Thank you for youyr help.
2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L brakes VIN: 1GG4CW5KX2
I had used new rotors from napa, I put them on right out of the box and did not check them. Got the car back in and checked rotors on was warped replaced with another new one and everything is fine now
2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Cluster back lighting VIN: 1G6KS54Y11
Thanks to all who helped. It was the cluster. There must have been a logic problem within the cluster itself. The back lighting was capable of switching on, but the cluster would only activate it with a scan tool command. I had to send this one off to be rebui...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L overheating
thank you to all that replied the problem was the fan clutch, I did not know how to do that test. the other problem with the coolant loss was the radiator cap. thank you again for the help.
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L gear ratio error VIN: 2G1WH55K01
Thank you for your replies, especially Ted from Michigan. We checked the tone ring while it was out and it was tight, but with your suggestion we did more research and found the bulletin on the slipping tone ring and decided to check it again. We warmed the c...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2G1WH55K92
we did find the fix for this car. when the engine temperature would indicate the coolings should operate the pcm would not control the relays on. you could at the same time command the fans on at low or high speeds with the scan tool and the fans would operate... Trouble codes: N0NE.
2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Radio VIN: 2G1WH52K64
Thank you to all that responded. I am off to the dealer to have them program the vin into the used radio with a Tech 2. All should be well after that. Thanks again.
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Ltft -13 VIN: 3C8FY4BBX1
I thank all techs who went to bat with ideas on this problem,all suggestions were good ones,but what I found was the front o2 sensor was cooling off and reading a little rich.we pulled the o2 sensor and cleaned the carbon so the heater could work,reinstalled a... Trouble codes: P0172.
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Stall, LOW POWER VIN: WD2PD64414
The customer elected to send to dealer because it could be a PCM problem and it has to be flashed if needed. So far it is still there and we have not heard news of the fix, or even if it has been fixed. I will post the fix when I find out from customer. Thank... Trouble codes: P0201 (injector circuit/ open cyl1), P0203 (p0204-), P0204.
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L flid reservoir VIN: 1N6AA07A94
well i have to thank every one out there for helping me with this car,it turned out to be (i think) the rack and pinion,this unit is in deed leaking oil from the side seals inside the dust boots,after checking this car over again and spending a lot of time wit...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L cruise,horn VIN: 1FTRW08L52
Well another one fixed thanks to IATN. A special thanks to Long from Texas who took the time to give me some detailed testing which found the cruise servo to be bad, Wade also had this right but I didn't get his e-mail till I was finished installing a new ser...
1996 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L No Start VIN: 2C1MR5297T
Problem was sheered crank shaft keyway and bad distributor. The other garages over looked the fact that the engine would not time correctly and one of them put a bad used distributor in it. I hate cars that have been all over creation to get fixed. If it break...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L rr hvac fuse VIN: 1GKFK66U63
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L srs VIN: 1HGCGS6641
Thanks for everyone's help, i found out that the new OPDS sensor has to be recalibrated at the Honda Dealership and the Honda scanner is the only thing you can use to calibrate it
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM85B12B24
thanks for all the replies the mass air flow seems to be the problem only it had a little help from some kind of animal chewing up the air filter which caused the mass air to become dirty thanks for the help
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48K44
FIXED ! You guys were all over this. I replaced the wrong sensor. I assumed that the Speedo sensor was at the back of the transmission when in fact it was over top of the rear differential. More than that, I was told to check the wiring where it crosses the em...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L rear brake lockup VIN: 1J8HR58N85
Sorry took my time getting to reply to this problem. Well got a new sensor fitted and got same code back aswell, was a cheap aftermarket product? So orded one from the states got here Wednesday. I thought it would still have problems but wanted to try origina...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G1X
Most replies said to check for sludge. I did find some sludge in the engine. The owner did not want to spend the money to have it cleaned out. Thanks Cliff Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305, P1349.
1994 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1LNLM9849R
Thanks for the help. Most replies said the blower speed control module was bad, and it was. This is a module, not just a resistor board, not sure if I was clear on that. Harold from Florida got me on the right track. Here's how to diagnose- KOEO, in 'automatic...
2002 Mazda B2300 2.3L idler pulley VIN: 4F4YR12D62
well, we tried to save the customer the expense and time but there is no good way to replace just the bearing so we got the whole front cover and replaced it...thanks for all your help.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L no shut dwn VIN: WDBEA32E0P
Turned out to be the new opv relay. Ordered a new one off the # of the old one now vehicle opperates properly.Thanks to all that replied, Bob
1998 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Stereo System VIN: WDBGA57G8W
well sorry to everyone that offered help. I traced it down to a bad amp. Unfortunatly i have been waiting on the customer to make a decision on fixing it, hes not a big fan of the $2000 price tag. If i do end up fixing this vehicle i will update. Thanks again
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L speed sensor VIN: 4JGAB75E33
I would like to say thank you to all that replied with the help reading the diagrams. when i checked to continuity between the ground side of the sensor and the computer I had an open reading the fix was to repair the wire going back to the computer under the ...
2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 5GZCZ23D12
Thank's everyone for the onfo. It turned out to be the BCM. Installed a new one, went through the re learn process, and off to happy customer land. Again, thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P1599 (Engine stall or management).
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4T1BE32K02
Thanks to all of you who replied. Almost everyone agreed that I needed to start by cleaning the throttle plate. I was a reluctant to try this earlier because I know how easily some throttle's (nissans in particular) can be damaged when it is a electronic thr...
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L windshield wipers VIN: 3VWDC21V32
A new motor fixed the parking problem, but still no intermittant wipers. I know that the electronics for the delay are in the relay, but a new one did not help. I wasn't able to find out how the intermittant system works, and the customer was not not willing t...
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