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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Steering-angle sensor CAN VIN: WBAEV53442
Fault code: 5E1E - Steering-angle sensor CAN. CAN Bus off. Looking for help from the wonderfull Iatn comunity. New steering angle sensor was installed one month ago for two codes: 5E43 Steering-angle sensor, Intermittent. And 5E1E - Steering-angle CAN. CAN b...
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L front air suspension
cant communicate to get codes only performed front brake job and kow front air suspension wont raise called a dealer tech and was told should raise on its own but 8 hours later still wont
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Door Lock Cylinder Switch VIN: 1GNEK13T31
Hi guys and gals! Boy, do I have a doozy here. Customers complaint is "Every time I unlock my car, my horn starts honking at me until after I start the car." I verified the customers complaint, along with complaints about the MIL being on, the fuel gauge bein...
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Evaporator case VIN: 1G1AK58FX7
I need some help from all you Gm guys. I have an 08 cobalt with water leaking from blower motor. Only when A/C is on Drain tube is clear. When you turn hard left you can hear the water hit the fan and then comes a steady stream from the bottom of fan. I was ho...
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL36X14
Got a strange one here.2004 stratus 2.4. car"drove in,ran fine" with check eng.light on,had code p0601,internal pcm fault.replaced new dealer pcm.took car to dealer for programming,got car back,was only running on 2 cyls.called dealer,they said bad pcm.ordered...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L speedometer odomometer overdrive VIN: 1FTEF14N6R
The speedometer is not working odomometer is not working and the overdrive is flashing off and i am unable to turn it back on. I looked for a cable for the vss on the transmission it doesnt have one its just a sensor. Could all these problems be just because t...
1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15H1S
HELP!!! Very nice Ford bronco at times wants to fall on it's face on light accelaration take off. Once you get on the trottle in runs great until next stop. Never stalls just stumbles almost to stall until you get into trottle? Found bad egr stuck closed due t...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FDPF17M64
Hi guys,need help om this ford. Truck came in with a check engine light on and rough idle,plenty of power off idle,retreived code p1131 bank one running lean,the idle is not smooth and feels like an overall miss,the code was set at 17 miles per hour and 85 de... Trouble codes: P1131
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBKK47F7W
This car was towed into us after another shop tried to repair it. We are having issues to keep this SLK running. Was towed in for for a crank no start. When you try to start it will start and run for about 1-2 seconds and quit. So it came in with a second key....
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on
Zero reading on scan tool for MAF. Went thru the wiring and found zero faults. Has power at pin #3 at idle. Removed the MAF plug and tested between pins #2 and #3 and it has 3.7 volts which is a tad under which state 4.5-5.5 volts but I don't think that's givi... Trouble codes: P0102, P0154

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L Lf Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 3D7KU28D43
Thank you to all that helped. I had to deliver it to the dealer. After two days there, they still have no clue what is wrong with it. If I hear back from the owner. I will update this order. Not to mention, there were four recalls on this truck and has never b...
2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HE48K37
Well folks this one went to auction. I did run propane in the intake as Jerrod had suggested and the results where what he described. I also ran a cylinder leakage test and a running compression test both results showed no defect. Pulled valve cover and cams l... Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
Ok got it ... Thanks to all who replied ... I learned u need to clear codes , engine must be cool , lower rpm's by unplugging coils and it worked so next one should be a piece of cake ... Once again thanks for all the replies really helped Trouble codes: P0507 (High idle).
2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Abs Trac Ses VIN: 1G2NW12E74
thanks to all who replied. so i demode a more capable scan tool from my matco dealer and found a code for an open circuit on the r/f wheel speed sensor. inspected the wire found a broken wire and replaced both wires going to the abs sensor. no more lights on t...
2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49A74
Sorry for the delay in closing this. So as I mentioned earlier we changed the spark plugs. We looked into getting a coil set for this car but cannot get one. The local dealer said they we showing -158 in stock so there was no chance we were gonna get one. All ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor malfunction), P1312 (Combustion detection cyl 12 open CKT / short to B), P1334 (Combustion detection cyl 34 open CKT / short to B).
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