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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEV33442
Got a strange one here guys. This piece of junk came in on the hooks a few days ago with a no start condition. Under inspection I found it had no fuel pressure, so I pulled up the back seat and checked power at the pump since it was easy. Had a good 12v power ... Trouble codes: P0455
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L 4th gear VIN: KL1TD62684
I recieved vehicle for transmission not engaging into 4th gear, customer stated he had engine replaced after that problem began he took it back to original shop and he was advised to replace transmission which he did, problem continued which was then brought t...
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2003 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Anyone have a knowen good cam/crank waveform Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Dlc VIN: 1FTRX17272
This truck does not comunicate with the sacanner, ther is voltage to the connector and the scanner turns on while is plugged in, but there is no comunication at all,it seems that the bias + wire is not sending a signal please help,how do i check at the dlc if ...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPX14575
Hello, Have this truck was skipping found no compression on cylinder 5 Removed heads had machineshop did valve job.(Burnt Valve) After installing heads truck ran great but started skipping and we got codes for vvt .After looking into it we decided to go after...
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2007 Kia Optima LX 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGE12387
Alright guys we could use some help on this one. This vehicle came into the shop with engine noise. We removed the oil pan and he had bearing damage and damage to the oil pump. Engine was sent out for overhaul to a local facility here and rebuilt. Got the engi... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor)
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2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L Battery/Starter VIN: JTJHW31U96
Customer has had to jump start vehicle numerous times. AllData and Mitchel don't provide a lot of information regarding the manner in which the auxillary battery is charged. Given the fact that there is no "alternator," properly speaking, our MicroVat is not t...
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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DC58B6R
This is my own trusty NG900S. Code P0171 appears intermittently for a brief, but MIL stays on. The code apears only at normal operating temperature and idle speed, either after cruising or in less then 2 seconds after a hot start. Drove the car with T2 engaged... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Mixture)
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2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FH49Y64
The vehicle was towed in, died while driving. The starter is not engaging, replaced the starter and now I get a continuous double click at the starter every time you turn the key and hold it...click click...click click...click click and the 12 volts to the sol...
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2009 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3FB52Y89
I have a misfire on cylinder #4 only on a cold engine, once it warms up the skip goes away. I have eliminated fuel injector, coil, and spark plug by moving then to another cylinder. compression seem good. Anyone seen this before. Trouble codes: P304
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V32
Tested a/f sensor.Yes I tested the left or drivers side sensor.Check power on black/red wire and green wires at sensor.Black/red wire has battery volts but green wire has 3.2 volts when it should have 12 volts.Check green wire at computer and 3.2 volts.Is it t... Trouble codes: P1135 (a/f sensor B1S1)
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2004 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS92D04
Hey Volvo guys and gals - definitely need help with this one! Vehicle towed in a week ago as a will crank, no start. Most times sounded hollow, but everyone once in a while one cylinder would catch, then sometimes two, but that's it. Pulled codes U0073 Control... Trouble codes: 3000 (Intake Camshaft Position Sensor)
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L door locks,radio VIN: 1GCHK23D86
Well i can call this one fixed. The alarm system(aftermarket) was the problem. I have never seen anybody tap into the obd connector for power. removed alarm, reconnected wiring and did a reflash. all has been good for a week. thanks to all who replied.
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2006 GMC Savana 3500 6.6L steering VIN: 1GTHG35296
This problem was difficult because the customer was always there watching and giving ideas. I figured its his money why not. Even though the intermediate shaft felt good, we decided to replace it, and the cold weather binding disappeared. Just goes to show any...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L No Start VIN: 3G7DA03E81
I must close this request due to time constraints. Several thought the problem was due to sensors or PassLock problems, but since the problem is a "no crank", these would not apply. He has thrown a BCM and PCM at it, along with power and ground distribution ch...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L Engine VIN: 4S3BG4853T
Well , after chasing my tail for a longer than I care to admit and testing my way into the throws of everything I could think of I received some valuable input. Thank you to everyone who replied. Working alone is great but can make you a little nuts especiall...
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2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L Booster VIN: WVGZE77L27
Thanks for the replys guys. The customer hasn't complaint again and the code hasn't come back so it Looks like the main problem was the split in the plastic tubing; found thanks to the smoke test. Cheers
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