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2008 BMW 335i 3.0L Battery Voltage VIN: WBAWB73568
Customer dropped off vehicle complaining of battery light illuminates in instrument panel intermittently when idling for long periods of time. Owner states her husband replaced battery after noticing same battery light was illuminated during a long idle sessio...
1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No crank VIN: 1G4CW53L1M
Need some PASS KEY Experts. Vehicle came in with an intermittent "No Crank". Finally showed the no crank, lights on dash dimmed when tried to start,no cranking though. Hooked up test light to solenoid wire turned key and test light lights up, engine cranks and...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Mileage VIN: 1J4FZ58YXT
Customer stated that even though his Speedometer is accurate, his odometer stopped at 536870. He wants to fix it and on a tip from a local Mopar dealer tech, we replaced the Cluster. That didn't fix it. The mileage on the Odometer display went to the same mile...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Engine VIN: KNDJD73323
vehile will accelerate funny, vibrate at idle and be fine off idle.

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L abs VIN: WBADN6340Y
Hi guys so sorry for the late update. I replaced the bad sensor on the right front as many of you suggested ( heavily corroded). This fixed the wheel speed sensor code but the abs still acted up at slow stops. However the car belonged to our wholesaler who got...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Air Distribution VIN: 1GCHC23225
Thank you all who responded. I appologize for the length of time to close. Most of you said I needed a scan tool in order to fully diagnose the problem, yes and no. I will explain. Some of you may know Bob Pattengale of Bosch Automotive. He is a friend of mine...
2007 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU49HX7
Thanks for the replies. Suggestions were to keep the battery charged, gravity bleed, and run an alternative test with the IDS scanner. We had tried all of these before posting without any luck. To get this Escape to bleed the pressure on the Motorcraft pressur...
2004 GMC Canyon SL 3.5L Reverse
The guy took it apart and the forward clutches were seized together. He just got me another tranny. Now the truck works great.
2007 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Engine
this was a valve problem. when the machine shop did work on the heads, they put the springs on the wrong head. this system uses 3 springs on the vtec head. ( bank near firewall). Orignially the machine shop sent it with the springs on the other head. This was ...
2005 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L srs light VIN: JA4LZ31F65
I performed checks others offered. vehicle does commuicate with obd scanners and fuses all good. all circuits powered up. customer never returned for further diagnostics and repairs.
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BK18V82
Paul from Co.was the most help.Thanks Paul!Ultimately we had to let the Prius sit for a week or so due to lack of time.During this time it was started & diven aprox 50 feet a day 1 or 2 minitues.When we fially got some time the code we got was different & lead... Trouble codes: P3000.
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