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  1. Jim Fairbanks

    2004 nissan xterra,3.3,runs fine until I get it on the freeway and it loses throttle response

    Hey guys..this thing is weird...it runs fine until I get it up to about 50 mph then there is no throttle response...I can give it gas or let of and try again and it won't go over 1500 rpm..I get back off the freeway and nurse it along and finally it gets normal again....then runs fine until I...
  2. Jim Fairbanks

    2011 chevy silverado 2500HD 6.6 duramax diesel won't start

    I am not a diesel guy just helping a friend and I am confused..lol.He has a 2011 2500HD 6.6 and it won't start..I thought it had a fuel pump in the tank but I think it is just the sending unit..not sure..I know it has an injection pump on the intake but I can't figure this thing out...I dropped...
  3. Jim Fairbanks

    2012 vw Passat door locks not working

    Hey guys....it has been awhile.Hope everybody is doing ok...I have a 2012 vw Passat 2.5 in here that came out of the auction as a wreck.He had somebody fix the body damage which was front end and drivers door replaced.the power door locks do not work and there is no power to the stereo.I have...
  4. Jim Fairbanks

    PO491 & PO492

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Audi MODEL:Q7 YEAR:2011 MILES: ENGINE:3.0 SC DESCRIBE ISSUE....Hey guys...I have a 2011 Audi with the secondary air injection system codes in here...The fuse is good the relay is good and the pump runs...I have checked the lines going from...
  5. Jim Fairbanks

    Explorer won't start

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Ford MODEL:Explorer YEAR:1992 MILES:144000 ENGINE:4.0 DESCRIBE ISSUE....I have another problem child...1992 Ford Explorer,4.0,manual trans..I guess it sat for about 4 years..A friend had it towed over here..We put a new battery in it...he...
  6. Jim Fairbanks

    Ford Taurus overheating

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Ford MODEL:Taurus YEAR:1996 MILES:82000 ENGINE:3.0 DESCRIBE ISSUE....My neighbor has a 1996 Ford Taurus...called me and told me it was overheating...It has the stupid coolant fill bottle and no radiator cap...He was at work and I told him to...
  7. Jim Fairbanks

    chevy van starter clicks but won't start

    ???...I need some help on my van....1996 Chevy Conversion Van...1500 Express van..5.7..Started last week....went out to start it,starter just clicked...thought it was a dead battery...put charger on and charged battery...same thing...checked alternator output...it was fine...battery was...
  8. Jim Fairbanks

    91GMC Sierra won't idle

    Hey guys....I have another problem...think I am getting to old for this crap....my mind isn't working like it should....anyway...91 GMC Sierra, 1500,4x4,4.3.....came in running like crap and wouldn't idle.....I put new plugs, wires, cap, rotor,fuel filter on it....still wouldn't idle...I changed...
  9. Jim Fairbanks

    electronic throttle control problem

    Hey guys....I have a 2004 Chevy Tahoe, 5.3,4x4...in here that has no throttle response....I am getting the following codes...PO120...PO220...P1516....it will start and idle fine but has the fly by wire ...electronic throttle control....you can step on the gas pedal and get no response.....I am...
  10. Jim Fairbanks

    93 cadillac eldorado aldl connector

    I am having a problem helping a neighbor with his car...93 eldorado,4.6HO VIN9....I can't get my scanner to work on it...I have checked all the fuses in the under hood fuse box and the one in the trunk...all the fuses are ok...checked the connector...the ground is ok, but there is no power to...
  11. Jim Fairbanks

    PO171 & PO172...system to lean bank 1 & bank 2

    have a 2001 Chevy Silverado,1500,2wd,4.3,VIN "W" in the shop with a PO171 & PO172...system to lean bank 1 and system to lean bank2.....I don't know if the codes were already there, but I did a complete tune up....and changed the fuel injectors to the updated one like the one in the pic....I...
  12. Jim Fairbanks

    PO200 (injector circuit malfunction)

    2001 Chevy Silverado..1500..2wd..4.3...VIN W......The truck belongs to my neighbor's dad...He brought it over and said it was running bad so he let his brother in law work on it...yeah I know....so he decides it is the injectors and replaced them with the updated style...so he says...now he says...
  13. Jim Fairbanks

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee...4.7

    OK...I have another one plaguing me....It belongs to my daughter and son in law....It has a PO601.... SYMPTOM P0601-PCM INTERNAL CONTROLLER FAILURE POSSIBLE CAUSES Powertrain control .......if I reset the code it comes right back..Doing a search on the internet it seems like this is a...
  14. Jim Fairbanks

    Hey Gus...

    My son has a 2006 Chevy Equinox,3.4....We are getting a code C0036....right front wheel speed sensor circuit range/performance......The TC and the ABS light are on.....I took both front sensors out and cleaned them and they both ohmed out at about 1400 ohms...I think ...I thought I read they...
  15. Jim Fairbanks

    Hey Greasemonkey

    Here is the pic of the switch I told you about.....it is a 2007 Dodge Ram..2500..4x4...6.7 diesel...factory tow wiring harness...I installed some lights in the back so when he hooks up his trailer he can turn the lights on...he wants them wired to his cargo light switch, but I can't make them...
  16. Jim Fairbanks

    2003 Suburban lean codes

    2003 Chev Suburban.2wd..5.3 VINZ...flex fuel..I think I am looking at a bad fuel pump, but wanted to get some input on this...It runs fine, but the idle fluctuates between 400 & 800 rpm at idle...Pulled 2 codes...PO171 & PO174...system to lean.. bank 1 & 2....The fuel filter was just changed and...
  17. Jim Fairbanks

    Hey Gus....

    This is my wife's van...98 Pontiac Trans sport...3.4...VIN E.....it has the Valeo 105 amp alternator...Van was doing fine...The other day went to start it and the battery was dead...so I jumped it and it started ..then I checked the alternator...it was not charging...the thing has an idiot...