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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L vsa VIN: 1H4KA966XY
fellow techs i got a acura that set vsa light code 27 steering angle sensor malfunction i replaced sensor and performed the neutral calibration customer picked up car and light came back on checked code found code 27 again road tested could not get light to co...
1967 American Motors Ambassador 5.6L alignmement spec VIN: 7KA97R1376
i would like to know if any one knows the alignment specs for a 1967 amc abassador
2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUFL54D3Y
vehicle wouldn't go over 1000 rpm, now it won't start. multiple codes for throttle assy-p1542 p1171 p 1558 p1545 p1564 p 1559. p0118 CTS. p1411 load regulation. p0103 maf. durning no start spark is good but no injector pulse. if i unplug throttle assy (intermi...
2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L shifting VIN: 2G4WB55K72
hi i have a weird problem with a 4t65e. came in with a code p1887,replace the pressure manifold assembly. car was never test driven prior to repair. when put in gear will rev and bang into gear. checked epc voltage to line pressure and it was good. rebuilt tra...
1980 Cadillac DeVille 6.0L Starting VIN: 6D476A9133
car towed in broken tooth off ,of flywheel starter was making alot of noise. relaced everything and after numerous atempts shimming starter can't get it right. tryed couple different starters and messed with shims for about 2 hours. in this time broke a tooth ...
2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L Heated seats VIN: 3GYFK66N35
This is my wifes truck. I have scanned it and it has no codes. Alldata does not give me much to work with. What happens is that the driver heated seat automatically turns on randomly. When it is bad you will turn it off but it will come back on after like ten ...
1994 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L melting plug wire VIN: 1GBKC34N7R
Thanx in advance.we have this 94 chev c3500 that keeps melting number 1 spark plug wire at the plug boot.checked no exhaust leaks,no restricted exhaust,no vacuum leaks,eng compression all cyls around 155 psi.exhaust temp readings with infared thermometer are e...
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 3.1L top VIN: 1GFJF34T0R
Thanks in advance for your help. I have a 1994 Z-24 convertible. The convertible top was very sluggish. I found a leak and repaired. Here is the problem. I dont know what fluid the convertible top pump take. alldata does not say. I called the dealer and they w...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GNDT13W4S
Hi Smog Tech (CA) and GM tech, we needed help on this Blazer Car came in with fail smog check high nox from another smog check station (gold shield). They replace new cat with aftermarket, they had car for 2 to 3 weeks and gave up. Now we got it, the smog read...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19R1T
hi everyone. i have a problem here with this truck that will not communicate with my smog machine. it will communicate with the scanner very well, no problems there. i checked the grounds at the data link connecter and they all check ok. i do not knbow what i ... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat efficiency low bank 1)
2001 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 2CNBE13C61
the engine runs hot. if you just run it easy it will not run all the way hot but will be on the upper side of where it should be. if you run the vehicle pretty hard the temp will rise in relationship to how hard you push it. we have replaced the water pump and...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23143
The vehicle has an intermittant no start(mostly when warm)It cranks over but will not light off.When cecking data stream,I notice that with fuel rail pressure is 7 to 9 cranking it will not start.If it gets to 10 it will fire.The truck will usually do the 10 w...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L rear blower motor VIN: 1GNET16S93
The rear blower motor works for a few minutes after starting then quits working. I have tested the powers and grounds to the rear blower motor and ground is missing when it quits working. How do I test the control processor and the auxiliary control module?
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L abs VIN: 1GNFC13C27
This system is new to me. I have a 2007 Tahoe setting C0040 RF Speed Sensor Circuit. The customer says he went and got new tires, no problems going in. When he left the Brake and ABS lights were on. The DIC says "Service Traction Control System" Alldata says ...
1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L rad.
1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start VIN: 2C3HD46J8W
orig owner--new problem--goes to start sometimes & starts & stalls right back out--goes to restart & nothing happens at all (except power from battery)...sits 5-10 minutes starts, stumbles, then runs ok for rest of day--have replaced ecm & checked all grounds....
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Leak VIN: 387HF13ZXY
Simple and easy do not always belong together.System lasts about month and half before it is low.Changed the evaporator first because of green trail inside case. Have checked for dye in a dark shop and nothing found.Check inside thru case and was green so we c...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y0X
see related repair historty well the customer called & after 211 miles it died again. i am not sure where to go with this. i have seen ignition switch problems for some. any ideas would be great. fuel pressure stays. due to computer resetting no codes to be fo...
1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 2B3HD56J7X
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L monitor status VIN: 1B7GL22X01
had a code p0601 internall controller failure /replaced pcm with factory pcm / had new pcm reflashed and trouble codes gone / drives fine no check engine light / problem is customer has been driving truck for about 1 month and still has not run all monitors / ...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3D7KU28653
vehicle has a disconnected breather line at pcv, customer states "atomized fuel vapor under hood" this is crankcase vapor coming from disconnected pcv, but the oil is clean and way overfull, contains diesel fuel, any ideas?
2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L starter VIN: WDPPD94475
Drove vehicle into the shop for a NYSI, Would not start to back it out. Won’t Crank, Can not move shifter, “ERROR" message in dash board with key on. Check starter (ok), . It appears to be a problem in the anti-theft immobilizer system we have locked and unloc...
1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FALP74W4V
will not start when owner goes away for a two week time we had the car for two weeks at our shop it failed good spark good fuel pressure check all imput sensors did the computer thump i kmow the mass air flow will set cat codes but will cause no start ater a l... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430, P1469
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L tcc VIN: 2FMZA5146W
i need some help on this one thanks in advance. we replace the transmission on this van a year ago because of the custmomer complaining of the rpms jumping a few hundred then going back down. we could not verify the complaint but he wanted the trans replaced. ...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C7W
hey fellow wrenchers, i have a 98 ranger, 2.5-4 cylinder w/ 8 plugs...pizza delivery truck. the dpfe is gone, the connector is gone and the wires have been taped up...customer did this @ 1 year ago. the last shop put plugs, wires and a new iac on it trying to ...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Starting VIN: 5T678HJGV6
No codes,no spark.when you monitor rpm it shows 300 for about 3 seconds and then 0 When you first crank. You get 1 spark and when you let off crank 1 spark. The noid light on the injectors will blink 4 times when cranking then none even when still cranking.The...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Fuel gauge reads emp VIN: 1FAFP5326Y
This flex fuel units fuel gauge is always at empty, The signal from the send unit goes thru the flex fuel module befor it gets to the dash gauge unit. the system schematics are very unclear as to how the gauge works thru this curcuit, and to top it off, Califo...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L starter VIN: 2FM2A5146Y
We replaced the transmission in this windstar and backed it out of the shop. The vehical then sat and the battery went dead. When trying to start came up with bad key codes, no crank, got new key from ford and reprogramed for the new keys. Now crank but no sta...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA51461
Hey guys, thanks so much in advance. I have this one that is not an easy fix. This vehicle will usually not crank after sitting overnight and will definitely not after a few days of sitting. It was recently here for a no crank no start and the battery was repl...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L low power VIN: 1FDWX37P23
vehicle runs sluggish until warmed up for an half hour or more. has codes po603 and p132b and has air leak sound coming from top of engine near turbo area.the noise comes and goes but seems to go away after a good warm up and thats when it seems to gain the po... Trouble codes: P132B (turbo charger boost control a performance), P0603
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Surge VIN: 2FMZA50674
We obtained this van as a used fleet vehicle due to a bad pcm. Replaced pcm and it ran idled fine in the shop etc. Test drive revealed that is intermittently surges while in gear for example say at a stop light. IAC signal was tested, IAC removed cleaned and a...
2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L tranction control, rf wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAFP40614
I replaced the RF wheel speed sensor in this car and it's still counting way high. The RF is reading 20-30 mph over the other sensors. The other ones agree, why doesn't this one? I saw a similar help request, with no solution. anyone else seen this before? it'...
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Radio VIN: 1FTPW12505
This is a strange one--the radio works as long as the headlights are off. When the headlights are turned on the radio turns off. If you move the dial for dash lights the radio will come back on. We tried a new headlight switch and there was no change. There is...
1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Number 4 cyl VIN: 1GKDT13W3X
I pulled codes and found P0304 and P0300. Misfire counts on scanner immediately rise. I checked the normal stuff(spark output, fuel pressure,and injector balance). All were acceptable. I then swapped plugs and wires, still no change, I performed a compression ...
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L power door locks and windows VIN: 1GTHK29274
hi people this is my own truck 04 duramax 2500hd power door locks and window dont work i check IATN and people said to replace door module and reprogram BCM so i sent it to the dealer i cant reprogram car here yet the dealer said they cant reprogram it because...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L alternator VIN: 2HGES26721
We replaced a new alternator from the dealer, but the car still does the same thing. Called the dealer and they told me to replace the ELD, but once I replaced it, the same problem was there. I called the dealer again and they told me that I need a new ECM. I ...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L computer/fuel pump VIN: KMHJF35F9Y
vechicle came in on the hook no start no fuel checked the car had power at the fuel pump no injector pulse found a blown 20amp circuit breaker type fuse under the hood in the fuse box for rhe ecu replaced it blow right away check the main control relay it appe...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA71C74
hi, i have a 2004 jaguar xj8 that has 2 reocurring codes. p0105 MAP barometeric pressure circuit malfunction, and p0442 evap leak(small) i've had these codes before.smoke checked the MAP system and evap system, found no leaks. i ended up replacing the map sens...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4G258S3X
I've got a 99 Grand Cherokee 4.0 that was towed into my shop today. It starts up fine, runs fine for about 5 - 8 seconds and then like clockwork, it drops injector pulse. It has coil on plug so it's hard to check spark but I am able to keep it running with car... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: IJ4HR48N15
Hey guys, hopefully there are some chrysler proffessors out there. I have a 05 grand cherokee that originally came in a week ago for a quick "sluggish feeling". Of course when they brought it by it was feeling fine, we drove it off and on for a couple days and... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KNDJB72391
Vehicle dies in gear when throttle is pushed Trouble codes: P0343
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L 4WD problem VIN: KNDJC73373
This vehicle came to us from 2 other shops after it was bought at an auction. The 4WD, 4WD Lo, Ck Engine & ABS bulbs were mising. I replaced those only to find out that they stayed on. I corrected problem For CK engine and ABS, those are off now. I pulled a co...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Starter VIN: SALPV1249T
Before I dive further into this nightmare of a project,I need to pick the brains of some of you that are familiar with these vehicles.Service literature is pretty obscure on this one and any insights would be really apreciated. I just did a motor swap on this ...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Security Lock-Out VIN: SALME11473
Thanks in Advance for the assistance... This is a first time customer. Customer Stated: Vehicle was stolen and recovered about 6 months ago. After recovered the vehicle would start but the key fob did not work (would not lock or unlock doors but would manually...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L remotes VIN: SALME11493
hi, i have a 2004 range rover and i'm try to program a extra remote. i have the instructions and i was able to program the new remote but then it erases the original remote. i have not had this problem before. also at one point i had a hard code p1666 ews inte...
2009 Lexus ES350 3.5L navigation syst VIN: JTHBJ46G59
Can you program the navigation system to work in drive right now it only works in park and neutral.
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Air Ride system
Car came in with air suspension not working. Scanned for codes, found C1877 (LF air spring solenoid), also found leak in LF air spring, replaced both springs and solenoids. After repair, we are still getting a C1877. No problems found in harness, no excessive ...
1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC332XJ
Hello everyone, I have a problem that is really stumping me. To let you in on the whole story, this Rx-7 has sat for a few years. The owner said that when it was last driven, it felt like the transmission exploded, and now (a few years later) it doesn't start ... Trouble codes: 02 (Air Flow Meter)
1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BC1414W
hi all car came in running rough with p 0170 ,p 0300 ,p 0421, p1170 faults recorded check for intake leaks and for ignition leaks none found plugs look good new customer could use alittle help thanks Trouble codes: P0170, P0300, P0421, P1170
2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L power door locks VIN: JM3LW28J52
Customer brought van in with door lock inop at door switch only power door locks work with keyless entry and key in door. I have ck switch and wiring all is ok I do not get a sig from anti theft mod when using door switch I believe it needs anti theft mod but ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L blower VIN: WDBGA43E0P
before we replace controller, I wanted blower current draw specs. we are drawing 76a peak and 29 running high speed, general spec is max peak double fuse cap. and steady under half of fuse draw. 30 or 40 amp fuse this seems high and could cause new controlle...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J41
hello to all, this car has a rough idle hot or cold, in gear or park. the fuel pressure is 60 psi which is good. the ltft is 13.3 bank 1 and 11.7 bank 2. we smoked tested the engine for vacum leaks and there was smoke comming from the egr valave. if we opened... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
1994 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 1MELM5845R
This car came in yesterday for a lack of power and cylinder #3 misfire. I completed the full tune up and cleaned the MAF sensor and the repair was good. I took a test drive on the highway and back roads and it ran wonderful. The owner picked up the car and dro...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Windows, interior lighting VIN: 1MEFM50U02
Hello IATN members, thanks in advance for any help you can offer. I have an unusual problem I have not seen before. This car came in with no power windows or interior lighting. I replaced the 10amp fuse (F226)in the central fuse center. When you turn OFF the i...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW51R72
this 2002 mitsubishi montero will not start,checked all the basics,checked for chewed wires,keeps setting cam and crank codes po335,and p0340,both sensors have 12v,ground,and 5v reference.i dont have acess to the lab scope.i checked for aac voltage while crank... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1RZ26AXL
car comes in bogging always. idle is stedy in park or neutral wivers between 700 and 800 in drive upon load the car drops rpm down as low as 300 and begind to rapidly miss. checked maf and showed good checked timing and was off 2 teeth so i replaced belt and r...
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L A/C compressor power. VIN: 4NZDN1112V
We charged this A/C system to spec. and now the compressor will not get power sometimes. Some times the compressor will work fine or will only work for a couple of minutes. Checked low and high sensors both check out ok. A/C relay is also working fine. When A/...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L tcc VIN: 1N6DD26S5Y
hello fellow techs, I am stuck on this one! Truck came in for diagnostic with code p1776 for the TCC. At first transmission did not shift right, we replaced the torque converter with a rebuilt one and shifting got better but code still there. The code reappear...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D13
hello fellow techs, I have a o2 concern on a 03 sentra. car came in with code P0031 i performed pin point test and found o2 had high resistance per mitchels specs (10.2 is resistance spec is 2.3 to 4.3). I got new o2 and it has same resistance value 10.2. just... Trouble codes: P0031
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E35
hey fellows i have a real pos here...i got a maxima that keeps setting a code po22 vvt bank 2 problem..here is what ive got so far oil presure cold is 65psi when engine is warm presure is 24 psi..so im gonna say that this is ok as alldata says it is but someti... Trouble codes: P0021

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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Assisted stability control VIN: WBAGJ8322V
Thanks all for the help. continued and found that the connectors were connected incorrectly causing the ASC light to be coming on. Switched the connections and the light went out and continues to stay out. No further problems detected at this time.
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L vanos VIN: WBADD6320V
Replaced vanos unit with new dealer item. Problem solved.
1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L chassis VIN: 4USCJ3337W
they toll me that it was a diferential problem. he take the car to his body they replaced the diferential and customer call me and tanks me for the diagnostic.
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAAM3336X
Thanks for all the help, started all over again. After reading all the replies over and over, went back to the t-stat, replaced again with o.e.m. Have been driving for two day's temp. normal going to call this one fixed. Thanks again
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA934X4
I just did some basic testing, found the fuse and harness to all have good continuity with out lapse. I hooked up the Autologic to check for ecu updates and it showed none have been done. It also unfortunately showed that we don't have the current programming ...
2006 BMW 750i 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHL83566
after pulling up the fuel rail and verifying the leak down, we cleaned the injectors and that has corrected the problem. hopefully it will go for a while without the injectors getting dirty again. thanks for everyone's input
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L engine VIN: 3GNGK26J5V
Thanks for the help. As several members suggested when the timing marks are lined up, that is the camshaft dot is at 6:00 oclock (straight down) and the crankshaft dot is at 12:00 (straight up) the #6 cylinder is at TDC not cylinder #1. When this vehicle arriv...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19RXW
Thanks for all the help, checked intake manifold for leak and found it did. We removed it and the gasket was cracked in my problem cyl. The customer had it replaced 2 years ago , we replaced it with the updated fel-pro gasket. runs great. thanks again to every... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306.
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GCCS1957Y
Thanx for the replies,turns out that the issue was present before the engine was replaced. Seems that once again management dropped the ball on the communication with customer.After a couple of hours of intense testing of suspect sensors, we found that the o2 ...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Over Heating VIN: 1G1ND52J61
Yes Got it with help of you guyez... Dev from indiana, Dan from texas, Karl from Quebec was given me right point to go with. Here what was the problem:- As soon temp hit 100 deg c/212 deg f (Right DAN) water start shooting out of reservoir bottle due to cap...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Suspension VIN: 3GNDA13D16
thank you very very much for the responces.sway bar fram bushings were the problem replaced them both ,all is quiet.also found by grabbing the fender and shake vehicle side to side you can see the bar moving in the brackets(takes another tech to look with a li...
1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L atc control head VIN: 2C3HC56FXV
2 folks was suggested to check cooling fans for operation, another said the 36 code was failor to communicate with a/c control panel. The car has not come back sence I released it. Sorry about the delay in responding I kinda forgot about it when it did not ret...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L unknown VIN: 1B4GP44G0Y
thanks for all the replies I repositioned the motor /trans and most of the vib. was gone .There was still some vib when you was on a road with small rolling bumps when the suspention would dip,I changed right side cv and was about 98 % cured .i ended up rep...
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Lighting VIN: 1B4GP25371
The complaint that the customer had with this vehicle was a draw on the battery. we narrowed it down to the hazard/directional light system. The relays where listed in alldata but we could not find them.David [...] informed me that the relays only exist on the...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28D03
After repairing the intake manifold leak, the vehicle only ran slightly better. Still causing an extremely rich condition and barely running. I decided again to smoke the vehicle and I noticed smoke coming out of the tail pipe. I ran a compression check on the... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0172 (system lean bank 1).
1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L piston rods VIN: 1FMDU34X4M
WOW!!! There seams to be as many opinions for this fix as there are positions for the rods. Everyone responding, except one, had something helpful to contribute. If it didn't matter which way they go, then please explain why. I was hoping a Ford expert would t...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FMDU34X9R
finally got around to removing the valvebody didn't find a damaged solenoid or broken spring what I did find was the gaskets around the plate were broken and lifting so I replaced the solenoid and gaskets hoping for the best and it works just fine now thanks f...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FTWX33F91
thanks for all the replies! the brakes wern't sticking after all...customer brought the truck in when the problem was happining and we jacked up the rear and the wheels spun easy BUT there was a odor of burnt somthing so we installed another brand of pads and ...
1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GKDT13W3T
Alright gentlemen, here is what happened. I didn't want to close this one until I talked to the vehicle owner at least a week after I released the truck. He called, and so far the Jimmy is working and no re-occurrence of the original complaint. Thanks to yo...
2001 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG15WX1
in futher testing I did a injetor balance test. dureing this test before checking each injetor the scan tool energises the fuel pump to pressure things up. what I found is that at radom times when the system was pressurizeing and when it came to rest before te... Trouble codes: 172 (fuel rich bank 1), 175 (fuel rich bank 2).
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L can not shift VIN: 1HGCB716XL
Almost all of you guys are right, the problem is at the clutch disc, but Hubert, Michael, and Kevin-Minnesota are more right. The exact problem is the clutch disc springs, two out of four springs were broken, one was came apart & broken in pieces. Thanks ag...
1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKD6045X
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4Y19S5XP
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Slow idle return VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
Thanks to the 3 that replyed, as always I appreciate your help. The problem was the procidure with the Idle relearn, this car came in with a fast idle all the time after checking the car out we installed a new IAC motor, we did disconnect the battery for 10 m...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L a/c VIN: ABCDEFG123
First i would like to thank all of you who replied. I was especially surprised to get the amount of feedback as i did, due to the fact that these cars are old and uhmm... mercedes. Well, jokes aside, i replaced the expansion valve and drier as per all of your ...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L fuel guage,warning lights,oil pressure VIN: WDBFA61E1M
You guys are the best. Everyone recommended cluster rebuild as I suspected. My customer needs the car today and will bring in next month for me to send cluster to Beckmanns as many of you have advised. I am quite sure this will correct the problem. Sorry I had...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L evaporator VIN: WDBDA28D6P
replaced expansion valve with one rated for 134a. pressures are now within spec and system is putting out 38 degrees at center vents.
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L A/C system VIN: 4JGAB72E5X
First of all, thanks to all who replied. Most of you nailed it with the blend door acuator. Removed radio and glove box to perform visual on motor. Found will move to full hot but not go to full cold. Found out that entire dash does not have to come out, just ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L pully and flange VIN: WDBPJ74J04
Hello group: Some said that a craftsman 8" gear puller would work. I used this information to adapt my snap on puuler set along with a a/c clutch pulley puller to remove the pulley. Actually it was not on as tight as I thought it was going to be..About 1 crank...
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L compressor VIN: JN1RZ24H5P
I was a little disappointed with the help offerd on this car. I only got 3 responses. I took a guess. Found a used pcm out it in and it fixed the car. I primarily work on the big 3. I didn't know it was so hard to get help on old imports. Thanks greatly for wh...
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0500 VIN: 1N6DD26SXW
Found this to be an Intermittent Issue, Cleared codes, test drove 35 miles to set monitors to ready status, then smog checked vehicle, Passed smog check and no codes at this time. Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed sensor Malfunction).
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D6Y
wow after 1 month this car gone!!!what a nightmare!!!not because of me but was the owner,he could not believe that car needs a computer.i showed him the whole car apart whem i fixed the wires,even when i opened the pcm.he saw and told that was nothing burned o... Trouble codes: 0446 (evap vent valve problem).
1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DF38N6W
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L comprerssor VIN: 4T1BF28K01
i have a fix. it was the controll head. I did install a new relay but no fix. Not seeing any fixes that related to the control head made me wonder at first if this was right and everyone , even the dealers were telling me the fixes for them was the relay. i f...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L radio VIN: VWZ9Z7V104
Thanks to everyone with information to a radio code. waiting for customer to return. thanks. Reply 3 of 5 Report Abuse ok Mike from Ontario Jul 2, 2009 3:50:40 PM radio code #0503. The radio should read 1000 in the display. Use the first 4 radio preset b...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Door locks, windows ect. VIN: WVWPD23B3Y
Thanks to all and yes it was the left front door latch assembly. The dealer has a bunch of them is stock. That says it all!! Thanks again
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWBP21J01
This problem was solved with all of your help. Although I wasn't able to personally repair it because the owner is a considerable distance from here, he went to a local shop and we worked together by phone. The tech checked all your suggestions, and found only... Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug heater ckt. malf.).
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