Does anyone know where it's possible to find out the Engine Control Unit pinout? I want to install the onboard computer for my car and I need to know which pin is the fuel consumption pin. And is it anyway possible to install the onboard computer? read more...In article: Audi 80 B4 1,9 TDI ECU pinout
My cylinder compression on my 2000 BMW 323i is at about 90psi. I know thats low but i was wondering if anyone knew what the proper compression should be? Also If anyone knows the proper way to time this vehice since i'm sure i'll need to pull the head and have it rebuilt and surfaced. If read more...In article: 2000 BMW 323i Cylinder compression
1995 GP SE 2 dr., 3100 V6 with 152K, 4T60E transmission. The trans was serviced 3000 miles ago. Fluid level is correct, red with no burned smell. Car is in good condition and has been trouble free for the 3 years I've owned it. Without warning low gear and 4th gear are gone. The only gears I have read more...In article: 1995 Grand Prix with transmission problems
Recently I have not been able to start my '88 Cherokee (2.8V6 GM), the spark plugs won't spark. After the problem occured I replaced the rotor and rotor cap as well as the ignition control module. Unfortunately it still won't start. I now fear that I have a defective ignition coil, because the old rotor and read more...In article: '88 Cherokee 2.8V6 (GM), no spark
Vehicle 1995 Accord LX non vtec with estimated more than 200,000 miles (odometer is dead). Inner spark plug wells leaking badly and we need to replace the bottom seals. As far as I understand Rocker Arm assembly needs to be removed to get to the seals. read more...In article: Help with Rocker Arm bolts torque settings!
A friend of mine replaced the starter in my 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.5 L AWD a few days ago. Since he did the replacement, the check engine light has been on. I am assuming that it went on due to the battery having been disconnected or whatever, and I am guessing that the computer will just re-set itself over read more...In article: Check Engine light after starter replacement
I have a 1994 3.1 litre Turbo diesel trooper that has reached the 120k miles mark and needs a timing belt change. So I phoned up a couple garages and most quoted Euro 300 or so. But one said that he would recommend changing not only the belt but also the belt guides and belt tensioners or else they read more...In article: 1994 3.1TD Timing belt replacement
I have a problem getting the doors locked on my 1999 S-type. Almost immedeately after locking (either with the remote or manually) the doors unlock again. Could it be a sticking lock on one of the doors ? Would anybody know how I can find out which lock gives the problem and what I can do to resolve this read more...In article: Door lock problem on S-type
How do I reset the low washer fluid warning message and light on dash display of my 1999 Lexus LS 400. The light and message came on properly to indicate that the fluid was low. I refilled the reservoir thinking the message would automatically go off but no and I can't figure out how read more...In article: reset low washer fluid warning message and light on 1999 lexus ls 400
Im thinking of putting an ammeter in my 98 MPi and was wondering how to wire it. Do i need to take a feed directly off my alternator, if so, which wire is it? Then is it simply earthed in the normal way, such as my voltmeter? As i said, 98 MPi, am i best getting a 60 0 60 ammeter of is a 30 0 30 sufficient? read more...In article: Wiring a Smiths ammeter
I have just bought a 2000 Montero Sport. Didn't notice before I bought it but there is no tank for the front windshield Washer. Also no pump. Anyone have any info. where I can get one and where it should be installed? Also I don't see an elec. plug for the pump.I need info.on how to hook up pump. The read more...In article: 2000 Montero Sport Front Windshield Washer Tank
Hi all, The battery cable on my 95 Max is seriously corroded. I don't want to spend $130 for a pair of new cables from Nissan dealers (what a ripoff). The negative is easy to replace. The problem is with the fusible link (red little box) on the positive read more...In article: Bypassing the fusible link on the positive battery cable?
Hi, I went to service my AC the other day, and I could not find the low pressure port on teh early 944 (i have a 1984 944). It is different from the later 944's that i've seen. On the late 944's the low side port is near the driver's side shock tower. On mine, it is no where read more...In article: QUESTION: where's the early 944 A/C low pressure port?
OK- I've googled the old messages but don't seem to find an answer to fit my problem. My '97 Saab 900Se'a alarm won't turn off. I have tried both key fobs and put new batteries in one to no effect. It did it the first time 3 weeks ago. I was out and the key fob would read more...In article: saab '97 900SE alarm won't turn off
Well, Its taken me some weeks but I have finally got the wifes 1984 1800 4WD (EA81) back toegther after getting the heads skimmed. Whilst I have a workshop full of tools, including two torque wrenches and 3 socket sets I am baffled as to how one is supposed to torque up the middle head nut on these read more...In article: Head torque on EA81?
Hi, I would appreciate if anyone can explain to me on how determine if a Volvo GL (A) - 1995 is soft turbo or turbo or not turbo? Also what is the difference between ...Soft Turbo / Turbo / No Turbo. read more...In article: VOLVO 940 GL - What is the difference with Soft Turbo & Turbo?
Had a complete front brake overhaul done last July of '06. Pads, calipers, rotors, grease seals... all replaced on both sides. For the last month or more I have had a rather high pitched warbling, squealing sound coming from somewhere most noticeable during highway read more...In article: Possible brake issue on "90 Vanagon
Hello all, I have a peculiar problem, but first a little background. The other day I went to start my miata, after it had been sitting for awhile (~1 month). It was difficult, but it did start, but began to sputter and shake badly. Even backfiring a couple of times, but it read more...In article: Miata starts for 2 seconds then dies
Has someone semi-permanently sealed up a sunroof? I have a 123 with the sunroof leaks from hell and until I find the proper pan for a manual sunroof, I'd like to seal the thing up (the PNW weather will take the smallest leak and make your car a mobile swimming pool). I read more...In article: Temporarily Sealing Up a Sunroof
When activating the 'roof down' switch, our 207CC winds the windows down, half opens the boot lid, then, with a 'bong', stops and displays 'Faulty roof mechanism'. It's probably optimistic of me to ask, but is there anything I can try DIY-wise before I take it to the Peugeot dealer? read more...In article: Peugeot 207CC roof fault
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