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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUED24B3Y
need some advise on where to start on this one please, customer concern is that engine will just shut off while driving and will start after sitting for a few minutes. at first i could not duplicate problem so i scaned ecu to see if any codes were present, fou... Trouble codes: P1557, P1602
2006 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L 3-2 shift VIN: WAUDL74F56
This vehicle came in after the dealer told the customer they needed a factory reman trans for $8500.00. The trans shifts fine until having to accelerate briskly, when down-shifting the trans will "flare" or go to a "false neutral" and then goes into "limp-mode...
1989 BMW 325iX 2.5L Anti-Lock warning light VIN: WBAAE0300K
Early production 1989 325IX intermittently turn the ABS warning light on. (this system does not set, store, flash fault codes) Almost every time the light comes on, it is when the car takes off from a stop. It seems as the intermittent ABS warning light comi...
1995 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABK6326S
Hi bmw techs, I,m stumped. Hard start or no start. Fuel pressure 45, good plug fire, good inj pulse, did find vac. leak at crankcase vent, but supplementing with gas while attempting to start makes no difference. Before posting due to no obvious answers, we a...
2004 BMW 320i 2.2L engine
this vehicle was driven into deep water and engine died. when it arrive at the shop there was water in the intake and oil. it turned over like the chain had jumped or broken. Didnt seem to be any other internal damage. Did a compression test and it was 0 to 50...
2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y7Y
Hey all Im stumped this cady came in with a p0102 mass air low voltage code . I checked the sensor plug harness and found circuit #139 has no voltage both a and c grounds are good b and e sigs are 5 volts the problem im having is alldata and others show the 13... Trouble codes: P0102
1994 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK34F6R
Truck came in crank no start. No pressure to fuel filter. Lift pump was bad-installed new lift pump and filter. Tried to start and would not. Verified main injection pump was bad as well and ordered replacement. Installed brand new Stanadyne unit complete with... Trouble codes: 17 (High resolution circuit fault), 18 (Pump cam reference pulse error), 35 (Injection pulse width error/response time short), 36 (Injection pulse width error/response time long), 54 (Pcm fuel circuit error), 88 (Tdc offset error)
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13RXT
this for gm puzzle.truck came in coolant leak from lower intake gasket. replaced lower, upper all other gaskets. mark distributor before pull. re-installed same at the mark put back together. missfire engine service soon light on and flash, check code po300 ru... Trouble codes: P0300
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LT 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNGK26J1V
Thanks ahead time for any help you guys can offer. I have this 97 big block chevy suburban 454 that at first came with misfire code p0300 . Replaced wires , plugs and 3 different caps and 1 injector. my scanner showed misfire first on #4 mainly and some on #7 ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Odometer VIN: 1GNDT13WXW
Speedo works but odometer does not. Trip meter works though!! We put Snap-On scanner on vehicle and no odometer reading shows but speed registers. We suspect cluster but do not want to guess. Thanks for any help.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GCEK19T0X
ok people need a little help on this one and thank you .this truck is stuck in 4 hi. did all the tests on the wires grounds and b+ all checked good and yes i loaded the wires. i then thought front actuator because on removal it was stuck out, ok new one and no...
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L idles too fast VIN: 1G1AK55F36
Hello and thanks: I replaced the MAP/Baro sensor in this Cobalt which required R&R the throttle body (electric throttle type). I went further than I needed to by removing it from the car and cleaning it (very carefully of course). Also cleaned underhood ground...
2007 Chevrolet C6500 Kodiak C6E042 7.8L Parking VIN: 1GBJ6E1357
What should be a simple system is getting me. Driveshaft mounted parking brake, with mechanical lever pulling a mechanical arm. But not holding, adjusted cable all the way, and if adjust lever all the way it might hold, but you have to pull so hard to set it. ...
2010 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L fuel pump VIN: 1GCUGADXXA
Hello all, We have a 2010 Express 1500 in here for a intermittent crank/no start. The customer told us they just had it at another shop for the same problem and they had replaced the fuel pump. I thought I remember seeing something awhile ago from GM on these...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L crankshaft VIN: 3C4FY4BB31
this has plaged us after the oil pump was replaced, the problem is the oil pump is no longer stocked by any dealer, so we had to go aftermarket, we installed the new oil pump with the seal already installed , Cust drives car about [...] and she states there...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L alarm VIN: 1B4GP44G9W
This van belongs to one of our techs, and it is driving him nuts. Problem started when neighbor got a used Chrysler product, and if they lock their car with the remote and set the alarm, his van won't run. Starts, runs a few seconds, shuts off. Do that 3 times...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L lock up VIN: 3B7HC13Y7W
Hi all - got a strange one. customer replaced a bad engine now after replacement the trans would sometimes shift into lock up really hard. It would die at idle also - so i cleaned throttle body and replaced the iac and tp sensor I found the wiring going down t...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L low boost? VIN: WD2YD74233
I was getting only up to 12psi boost from turbo. I had to do a little modifying of the new turbo's boost vein stopper adjuster to get the 20 psi that I am getting now. It has excellent acceleration now and gets up to 60 really fast. I can not find the specs ...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L engine vibration VIN: 3D7MX48C86
Hello everyone, thank you for taking the time to read this post. I'm not much of a deisel expert but I have this truck with a vibration, mostly at idle. I thought at first that it was a misfire,there are no trouble codes,the exhaust feels like there is no misf...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L Fan Cluth VIN: 3D7KR28A07
Hey all, I just bought a cummins and think I am having trouble with the cooling fan clutch staying engaged too long. First off I am not Diesel "savvy" so this is pretty much a learning process for me. Since I cannot find the info I need in ALLDATA, and the mo...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18L61
Replace intake manifold for massive coolant leak near cyl 1 at crossover (towed in). Vehicle sets p0171 and p0174 after repairs. Fuel trims are high at idle -AND- cruise. Tested fuel pressure, volume and quality-OK. Customer reports no symptoms prior to coolan... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Unknown VIN: 1FTNX20S91
This truck revs between 3k and 4k before shifting out of 1st gear, hard to tell if its missing 2nd and going straight to 3rd, I can manually shift it through all gears. One thing I noticed is the PCM tells it to shift into second at about 20mph, but the tran...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Sun Roof VIN: 1FMCU04141
We replaced the broken track assy with a new track from Ford as well as the switch which is also new from Ford. The sun roof module was a used one from a wrecking yard, not once but twice. The used modules acted just as the original one did in the fact that th...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low coolant flow VIN: 1FTNW21PX3
Originally truck came in with temp gauge 3/4 hot, and the check gauges light on. Truck was not fully overheated, but hotter than normal. Upon inspection we found the radiator partially clogged, and we also replaced the thermostat and gasket as well. The custom...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSF34L24
Vehicle came in with three codes po135, po155, p1450 first tech installed upstream 02 sensors, codes came back . Next visit tech found identifix for possible alternator/ voltage regulator concern, observing data strean counld monitor 02 heaters being turned o... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Coolant Loss VIN: 1FTNX21PX4
I need some guidance on ths one. I need to find the best way to isolate the issue down to a specific cylinder. Truck came in originally for fuel in coolant. Knowing the only place fuel and coolant come together is at the injector cups. I pulled all 8 cups and ...
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP28155
Good morning This car came in with the customer stating he was feeling a surge at steady speeds, which was able to duplicate. With the mileage I thought a good tune would cure the problem, NOT. customer researches and decides the fuel pump is the issue even t...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L wheel bearing VIN: 1FTRF12W95
Just wondering if anyone has run into this yet? This is a new customer to my shop and they came in with a noisey right front wheel bearing. When I told them they needed a new bearing they informed me that this would be the third one in only 5 months! Because w...
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L Movement VIN: 3FAHP08Z57
Firstly this is the FNR5 5 speed transmission. Ok so we replaced this transmission 10 months ago due to oil pouring out of the torque converter seal. So last week it came here with engine light on and slipping into 4th gear. Were busy so he was to come back in...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Rsc/Tcs VIN: 1FMFU16558
I have a 07 expedition that the customer states TCS light flashes and vehicle applies brakes by itself intermittently during normal driving. I'm getting codes c1280-yaw rate sensor fault and c1996-active yaw rate system disabled. Initially came in and found lo...
1999 GMC C2500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GTGC24R7X
I have instsalled a new updated injection from central SFI to MFI on this vortec and this truck isnt running on #5 #7 #6 #8 it is still reading full rich and at about 2500 to 3000 rpm it clears up fuel trim reads -30 on both banks and o2s read full rich at idl...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L oil useage VIN: 1HGEM21903
Once again I don't know it all and I need your help. We did head gasket in this clean little honda, head slightly warped machine shop milled and pressure tested good could see where gasket was leaking thought simple job. Customer back 1000 miles later with eng...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1HGCM66563
CAN GET A/C TO WORK 2003 HONDA ACCORD,V6 EX WITH DUAL A/C CONTROL Iam not getting ground from inside car (a/c switch) to relay, I by passed a/c thermostat and still don't get ground to relay to activate compressor and fans this is one of those complex units t...
2010 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Key stuck in ignition and gear selector wont shift VIN: 1HGCP2F34A
Have a 2010 honda accord with a 2.4L. the key wont come out of the ignition and the gear selector wont move. im pretty sure its the shift lock soleniod but my diagram is not matching up to the car. Any suggestion will me greatly appreciated Thanks everyone.
2004 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56DX4
OK Hyundai guys this one has got me stumped! Vehicle came in with MIL illuminated.DTC P0449 was active in PCM/ECU. Tested canister vent valve, which is normally closed. tested no good so I replaced it with new component. Checked for power and ground at vent va... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP emission control system vent valve/solenoid circuit)
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
got this jaguar here with trouble code p1383 for the bank 1 vvt over retarded . there is a felt misfire at idle in drive, reverse and in park , not a dead miss. tested compression on the first 2 cylinders of both banks to see if timing had jumped , got 185 -19... Trouble codes: P1383
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L electrical VIN: 1J4GW58N8Y
Customer complaint is the instrument cluster drops out. Confirmed cluster will work normally then tach and speedometer will drop out followed by all lights coming on and all other gauges dropping. Found P1698 no ccd message from tcm. We think something is pull...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L starter VIN: SALME11413
hi, this land rover will not crank. fuse #5 in underdash fuse/relay box blows. all data is vague concerning this system. there is no signal to starter relay, and b+ to starter solenoid is ok. i have not tried to jump starter due to not knowing what the two sma...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Engine Revs VIN: JM1FE17314
I recently bought this RX 8, overhauled the engine and it starts nice every time, but dont rev more than 4000 RPMs,sudenly it runs fine for 3 or 4 accels and then it doesnt rev again. Its driving me crazy, Ive repaired more than 50 of this engines and Id nev...
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070441206
Hello group, This well maintained 450SL will not restart hot. If allowed to sit for 10 to 20 minutes, it will fire up. When the no start occurs we have fuel pressure and a hot blue spark. On cranking, the engine will attempt to light off briefly, then just cr...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L asr light VIN: WDBFA76E4P
hello group, i have this 93 600sl here that runs down the road fine till the asr light decides to light up then a loss of power untill it is switched off and started back up then all is fine. we have a solus ultra with the euro software and for some reason i c...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Transmission Slip VIN: 4JGBB75E06
Vehicle was tow in with transmission not engaging. Shift in gear, I can hear buzzing under the car but will not move in drive or reverse. Scan transmission module and found no communication. Engine module show P2037 - No or Incorrect CAN message from control u...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31D01
IDLE PROBLEM I have a idle situacion that i haven't bee able to control I adjust tps to 0.50 the idle is about 1600 rpm after adjusting tps we replaced idle control valve wich didn't chanqe nothing, we also have checked for vaccum leaks and seem not to have on...
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Engine VIN: 1N4BL11D22
This vehicle came to us w/ a customer complaint of the engine overheating and MIL illumination. Before going too in depth, I feel it necessary to explain that this vehicle was sold to the customer on 08/16/12 and she drove it for about 2 weeks and decided she ...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Ckp VIN: 1N4AL11EX2
This car came in with a P0335 code. extended cranking, and runs poor. Poor acceleration. Replaced the CKP Sensor with OE part, twice. no difference. There appears to be a very weak signal on the scope. The signal I am seeing may even be just noise. It's that w...
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Popping/backfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y74
car came in with no drivability complaints but had check engine light. o2 code and knock code. replaced 02 and cleared codes. car returns with a popping or backfire sound only on drivers side. this happens at about 55mph+ holding speed. seemed to be egr relate... Trouble codes: P0328
2007 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs
nissan maxima customer had pads and rotors put on but not for sure that the traction control light ,abs light, slip light, and brake light was on before or after pads and rotors was replaced before it came to us and there is no codes stored but all lights are ...
1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L oil pan gasket VIN: 1G3GR62C1T
I have a question for any gm tech (especially cadillac) that could offer some advice on an oil leak. I have a 1996 oldsmobile aurora with a 4.0l engine that is leaking oil from the oil pan and oil manifold gaskets. The customer wants to keep the car and do add...
1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES42Y6W
Noid lite shows cam and crank signal at pcm, coming in. No ground pulse sig coming out. Always out of sync between the 2 sensors, with no spark or pulse. Have cked grounds, and will ck again now. What would cause the no sync condition between the cam and crank...
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ52K4Y
Hey guys need some help on this one does this this pontiac have a bcm and vtd module alldata is not giving a good description on a 2000 model! need to get this pon figured out! it starts and runs for about 5 seconds and dyes with the the theft light flashing t... Trouble codes: P1629
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Vvt-I VIN: 4T1BF28B8Y
Hey, fellas! I have a tough one. This vehicle came in with a misfire on cyl#1. It had a bent intake valve. We removed heads and sent them to machine shop. They did a valve job on both heads. They replaced the bank 1 head with a used head and put new cams in th...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1BF28B7Y
This car came in as dying intermittently, although it has yet to die for me I have several codes, the catalyst and evap codes are no big deal, I dont believe they are what is causing the issue, it is the p0340 camshaft position sensor circuit malfuntion code t... Trouble codes: P0340
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U56
Thanks in advance. I have this 2006 Prius that the MIL and a red triangle light keep setting after about 8-10 miles of driving. The does not seem to be any driveability issues with the car. Just the 3 DTC's. The problem I'm having is that there does not seem t... Trouble codes: U0293 (Lost Communication w/HV ECU), U0100 (Lost Communication w/ ECM/PCM A), U0111 (Lost Communication w/Battery Energy Control Module A)
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L turn signals VIN: YV1CY59235
Customer complaint was turn signals in-op. Verified, along with non-op of all functions of the steering column switches and steering wheel functions. The wipers work on low speed only, no matter what position. ( off is off ). We recently acquired VIDA all in o...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L esp/asr light on VIN: WAUDG74F65
Well our customer did not bring car back to us from the dealer, but we did collaborate with our customer and the dealer to figure out the problem. The dealer had to put their Audi Guild master tech on the job, and had to call Audi technical assistance to fina... Trouble codes: P2296, P1653, 01314 (Stored in ABS ECU engine control unit connector vag code 01314).
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L windows/wipers VIN: WBABR3348Y
got some real good answers but the fix was to replace the general module with a used one. all is well!
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63534
This Bimmer is fixed. I received several replies advising me to smoke-check the intake system, despite my mentioning I had already done this, and despite the fact the codes were for multiplicative trim rather than additive. The problem ended up being the two v... Trouble codes: 272A, 272B, P2177 (Multiplicative mixture too lean bank 1), P2179 (Multiplicative mixture too lean bank 2).
2005 BMW 745i 4.4L front brake reset VIN: WBAGL63515
thanks for the immediate and overwhelming responses. 13 of the 16 responses said replace the wear sensors even if they look good. unfortunately, my customer has gone out of town and I dont know when she'll return so I cant say this is a fix yet. will let you k...
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G1YY33P4P
Well after replacing the distributor, spark plugs,and fuel filter car ran much better. However code 26 would set after each start. I eed to thank Bill Folmar for pointing out that I checked the EVAP solenoid and found it was an open circut. Replaced the soleno... Trouble codes: 16 (low resolution pulse frailure), 22 (TPS to low), 26 (Quad driver module 1 fault), 32 (MAP sensor or EGR circuit fault).
1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L speedo
i am going to go out to some local junk yards that do not remove parts for u and see if i can find one thanx to all and no dealer has it it is discontinued and pac and speedo world do not make them. hope i can find one thanx
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WH52K13
thanks for everones help. customer never return for his appointment. have some new ideas to diagnose it with Trouble codes: P0420 (cat efficiency bank 1).
2008 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.6L Cac Piping VIN: 1GBJG31688
2007 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A8GF68X67
well this veicle is fixed and has been on the road for a while it turned out that it was fixed but to clear the gas cap lamp i had to unhook the battery all is well thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system general).
1993 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Surge, Backfiring VIN: 1B7GL23Y7P
Thank's everybody for your great responses. After pulling the distributor to check for bearing wear which was not the problem in this instance. I wen't back to the basics and started checking pcm connections for corrosion and fit. They also seemed to check out... Trouble codes: 12 (O2 sensor not switching).
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF23Z8X
Thanks to all that replied we fixed the problem by replacing the distributor assembly Trouble codes: P0340, P1391.
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23681
Hi group. Thanks to all who replied to me on this one. I forgot to put in my help request that I changed the fuel filter first. I also inspected the fuel out of the canister for water. I had also ran about a gallon of fuel into a white jug with a line hook...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L idle VIN: 3D7HA18N32
Sorry it took so long to post,but the fix was another engine. You know how it is some times,you know what you need to do,but needed to hear it from someone else (jesser),what I found was adding trans fluid to cylinder brought the compression right up. Drove fo...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L p1776 VIN: 2B3HD46R02
The fix is a (NEW) solenoid pack from dealer. Many commented on using a new instead of the reman that comes on the valvebody.So I unwittingly tranfered the junk reman into the used trans causing me more problems.Got some info about how these solenoids are test...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: WD2YD64283
I have to do another update so I am opening another post as soon as I close this one. I have gotten the boost up to 20 psi and I need to know if that is the spec. or if there should be more... Look for the new post please. Thanks Rick
1986 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire
found o2 sensor read it while revving engine went lean.heard primary pump working,pressures were in specs,blew thru lines,no blockage,retested,same thing,watched fuel volume,didnt change,replaced primary pump,retested,fixed.also did back pressure test when o2 ...
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L exhaust Camshaft VIN: 3FAFP113X1
I was originaly looking just for a exhaust camshaft but after all the great replies I told the customer that a used head is the only fix. She put the repair on hold for now. Thanks for all your help.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Sqeak in upper engine area VIN: 1FAFP53U02
Replaced the Cam sensor and camshaft sychronizer. Would like to thank all that replied to my caase. Gilbert
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW21P66
Thanks guys for all the help,I air tested the cooling system and found a cracked head after replacing the cups,also had the injectors tested and all tested bad---Thanks again
1993 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L Stall VIN: 2GDEG25K9P
I am not completely satisfied the problem has been resolved, however, this is what has transpired, We ended up replacing the ecm at the customers request. He had recently installed a reman unit, so we did and he is satified as of today. One problem was discove...
1999 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GKFK16R6X
First & foremost I'd like to thank the over whelming response & help from the members here at IATN. Within 2 hrs I had many, many helpful & intelligent response. A TON of information! I rattled my brain attempting to fix this vehicle! The FIX: The fuel pump!!...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No MIL function VIN: 2HGEJ8648T
Thanks to all for the replies, I must admit I hadn't considered the idea that the MIL would be tampered with. The customer does not live in a emission test area and does not care about fixing this for now (there are so many other issues on this car that are mo...
2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L transmission VIN: JHLRD1862Y
After a long waiting period from the customer, they called and told me they sold the car and I have still not been paid for the initial visit to the shop thank you for all the help and this is one of those that will alwyas bother me until I hear a fix solution...
2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Drive Line VIN: JHLRD77876
Hello group. This is Fred here. I am pleased to say this vehicle is repaired! As most all of you suggested it was indeed an axle issue!!! I originally replaced both axles using after market new ones. They did not correct the condition (the problem still felt i...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN45D93
Hi Everyone, Thanks to everyone who sent suggestions. I didn't fix this one This one almost quit acting up completely but I'm sure it will act up some more. The suggestion from Frank [...] of ac voltage leaking from alt I believe was right on the money... Trouble codes: 506 (Voltage problem).
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Radio VIN: 5NPET46F99
Thank you to all five of you. Your information was very helpful. I did recheck all the grounds and did not find any voltage drops or variances from pillar to pillar testing. I did do an AC voltage test from battery negative to all the pillars back to the quart...
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L electric radiator fan VIN: 1J8GL58K13
thank you all for your informative responses. unplugging the ect caused the pcm to make the fan turn on. I put in a new ect. the fan comes on at 219 and turns off at 210 (seems to hot for me but with the pressure cap on it doesnt boil over). I never waited ...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L at light flash VIN: JM1BK34436
well this one was a bugger,turns out we actually had 2 seperate issues,there was a med speed can buss issue wich ids could not comm to fcm or srs,second was trans issue,tested all powers grounds,mlp inputs,man shift inputs even a/c ripple.tcm was comanding gea...
1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start
Many thanks to all you guys who took the time to guide me through this repair. Special thanks to Dan [...] for answering some questions. We have determined the fuel distributor has to go as well as the warm up regulator. We have good compression, clean spark...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBBA48D4J
Thanks to all that replied! The problem came out to be bad timing! The engine timing with cams were good, but the position of the distributor was way off. Now it's where it's suppose to be (@ 10~12 BTDC) and running like a champ! Thank you!
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Low Coolant Sensor VIN: WDBJF55F9T
1999 Mercedes-Benz CL600 6.0L code light is off VIN: WDBGA76G9X
Hello Mercedes Techs We had to clean the throttle bodies, they had too much carbon and also you have have to be careful on these engines, because the right side air mass sensor is on the left side and the left on the right, we replaced one air mass sensor on t... Trouble codes: P00, 100 (right air mass sensor), C1025 (can signal abs not available).
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E2Y
After hours of spending on checking the wiring harness & vacuum leaks which everything was within the spec, i called my MB Dealer & got another mass air flow sensor & that took care of my problem, Cant believe the one we got from Mercedes Was Defective!!!Drove...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Keyless Entry VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
I want to thank all of you that responded. Based on all the testing, I have concludes that the EIS has an internal fault causing the CAN L voltage to only drop to 9.8v after approximately 3 minutes. Here are the facts: 1) When you walk up to the car, after it ...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L crankcase ventilation VIN: WMWMF73567
We hooked up a gauge to the hose that runs from the intake rubber hose pre-turbo to the valve cover(the hose connects two inches before the turbo.) The one on the back of the valve cover has intake vacuum at idle. the gauge showed small pressure at idle but...
2002 Renault Megane 1.4L No Start VIN: VF1LA0W052
I replaced the crankshaft sensor, the car did not start, the next day i replaced the original sensor, the car started. I then replace it with the new sensor, it continued to work. But after warm up the it hesitates when driving over humps. O2 sensor keeps on c...
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Lean
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L oil leak VIN: 3VWDT81K26
Ok so I got one response from Darrell for the mother land UK, thank you...That is all i needed, I replaced the cam and crank seals to fix the oil leak, this style of seal go on dry and have to sit for 4 hours...I made my own mark for the crank gear since it ha...
2008 Volkswagen Beetle S 2.5L Hydrolic System VIN: 3VWRG31C68
hi guys, i did replace the master cylinder with a new oem one, checked push rod inside booster and turned it clockwise , seems it does not move at all. installed new master and only l/f and r/r wheels are still sticking. and performed my previous check and pro...
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