From model year 1996, vehicles manufactured for the North American market are equipped with a Government required diagnostic system known as On-Board Diagnostics II (OBD II). This system monitors operation and function of all engine management system activity and automatic transmission operation to insure compliance with specified emission levels.
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This article covers the diagnostic process used to locate a fault within a 2002 Hyundai Accent. The complaint is the engine seems to “miss” during acceleration.
Step 1. Talk to the customer Retrieve as much information as possible though don’t allow them to set you in any particular direction. You are the technician not the owner.
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I don’t have fancy equipment- can’t I just jump two of the wires in the diagnostic port to retrieve trouble codes via flashes of the check engine light? I’ve done it on other cars, but I don’t have the book for this one. The check engine light is on, so I know that it has [...]
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This bulletin updates TSB 01-40-005 to add additional DTC code information. An improperly functioning input speed sensor or output speed sensor may result in the following four conditions:
1 “Check Engine” light on ‘
2. Harsh P-R or P-D engagement shock W I.
3. Transaxle accelerates in 1st gear to approximately 5000 rpm, then shifts into 3rd gear [...]
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I’m looking to do a restoration on a late sixties early seventies muscle car, specifically a Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Chevelle SS, Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac GTO, or Ford Mustang. Problem is the majority of the cars I find are automatics and I’m looking for a manual. Thus how difficult would it be to remove the stock [...]
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Chevrolet began installing onboard computers into the Camaros Z28 models in 1981. This onboard computer is called the ECM or Engine Computer Module. The ECM was connected to many of the electrical components of the Camaro. In theory, the ECM provided a fast diagnosis as to potential problems with the vehicle by hooking it up [...]
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Inform AMSOIL customers of problems inherent to Chrysler automatic transmission performance if proper mechanical procedures are not performed following automatic transmission services, and provide Chrysler recommendations for preventing and correcting these problems.
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SYMPTOM: P0841-LR PRESSURE SWITCH SENSE CIRCUIT
When Monitored and Set Condition:
When Monitored: Whenever the engine is running.
Set Condition: The DTC is set if one of the pressure switches are open or closed at the wrong time in a given gear.
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My truck is a 1978 Chevrolet K10 and is automatic but would love to change it to manual how can i do that? How hard is it? Has anybody done that and can give me some info thank you lots really appreciate it!
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This manual will, in detail, give the information you will need to convert a 4×4 1996-1999 Nissan Pathfinder from an automatic transmission to a manual transmission. Having a manual transmission in your Pathfinder gives you more control, lower gears, and more power than you would have with an automatic. Other benefits include better gas mileage, [...]