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El Sobrante, CA
It would be beast to have your local repair shop Inspect and Diagnose Air Conditioner noise. As it requires the use of special tools and Equipment. Only qualified mechanic should perform repairs to A/C system.
Interior light fuse is located in Instrument panel fuse box. Fuse number CB-9 marked Room and it takes a 10 Amp fuse.
To properly diagnose window noise, Removal of interior door panel is required. Upon removal of door panel , window regulator needs to be inspected for binding/ loose , window motor if equipped needs to be inspected for loose mounting bolts/rivets.
Speedometer receives a signal from Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) located on transmission. Inspect for power source to VSS circuit, check fuse No. 7 (10-amp) for possible blown fuse. To inspect VSS disconnect VSS harness connector. Measure resistance between VSS terminals. If resistance is not approximately 250 Ohms, replace VSS. If resistance is approximately 250 Ohms, repair harness or connection between VSS and Instrument panel. Inspection of Speedometer ground should be inspected also.
Found Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) No. 97-06 Engine intermittently will not start, Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) 00518, 00529, 00545, 00638, possibly stored in DTC memory. May be caused by a loose contact in the ECM power supply relay. Replace power supply relay. ( location No 3 in fuse/relay panel). Your local repair shop should perform an inspection for stored diagnostic trouble codes and further inspection for ECM power supply relay.
The Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) solenoid is mounted to the upper control valve body. on left of transaxle or side cover. Replacement for TCC shows a labor time of 9.7 hours. Replacement of TCC should be performed by qualified mechanic as removal of transmission may be required.
On '96-01 Passports, it's not uncommon for vehicles to consume a quart of engine oil every 3,000 miles. Short trips, stop-and-go driving, extended idling,trailer towing and tired engine can increase oil consumption. Further inspection of engine components should be inspected such as , Valve cover gaskets, Front engine seals, rear engine main seal. Power steering system. Power steering pump, Power steering hoses, Rack and pinion. Your local repair shop should be able to perform and pinpoint exact location of oil leak by performing visual inspection.
Allison transmission Dry fill 12.7 qts. Refill 7.4 qts.
When ABS light is on a fault code is set in the Antilock system . The aid of an Automotive scanner is used to obtain and properly inspect stored fault codes. Perform visual inspection of system by checking wiring harness connectors for looseness and harness routing. Pay particular attention to wheel speed sensor wiring harness routing. Inspect applicable fuses in fuse block and ground connections. Ensure brake fluid level in master cylinder reservoir is full.
Use spark tester to inspect for spark at spark plug wire while cranking engine. If spark strong and consistent Ignition system okay. If no spark signal perform visual inspection of ignition system wiring harness for damage, loose connectors. Computer control system should be inspected for trouble codes. your local repair shop should be able to assist with full diagnostic of ignition and computer control system.