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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WBADT43441
please help car tow in customer state that when he driving from 45 to 45 mph engine cut out and die we hook up fuel gauge i we saw as soon as the car stall there is no gas at fuel gauge . we replace fuel pump 1 st time driving for 20 mile no problem , next day...
1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB52L3S
THE CAR IS A NO START Good spark ,good pulse width, 40 psi fuel pressure. Scoped CKP AND CMP-very good signals. Compression 165 psi. Engine tries to start but will not start. No codes set. Security light goes on and 5 seconds latter goes off. I am thinking jum...
2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Abs/Tpms VIN: 2G1WH52K64
Hi there people,i have this cheve that came in with a constant abs/tcs activation and abs light,and codes for both front wheel sensors and low tire pressure warning light on, after replacing both hubs and rf harness abs is now operating as it should and no abs...
2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCPKPEAXA
2010 CHEV 4.8...Fuel pressure is 70 psi when key is turned on . When the engine is cold & vehicle is started ,pressure stays at 58 psi & after 20 seconds pressure drops to 43 psi When the engine is hot,turn truck off & turn key on,engine off ,pressure is 70 ps... Trouble codes: P0300, P0172 (System rich bank 1), P0175 (System rich bank 2)
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Shift interlock, Parktronic system VIN: 2C3AA63H75
Vehicle was towed in with most of an engine swap done. I was told engine had seized up just out of warranty and previous shop was closest to location of the breakdown. These problems are all post engine swap. When vehicle came in, I found engine harness crushe...
2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Cluster VIN: 1B4HR38NX2
The vehicle was towed in to our shop with a fast crank no start. The instrument cluster lights illuminate but the gauges do not come alive when the key is turned to the run position. The odometer flashes and reads out "No BuS". I found a bulletin saying a sho...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D0Y
customer claims car will die and will not start after a few hours it will start code p0340 always present first came in with blown head gasket did head since head done replaced cam crank sensors via nissan ecm mass air flow timingchain set checked wireing stil... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor A circuit)
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L cylinder head VIN: 3N1CB51D94
I have this nissan in for a oil leak. Oil is leaking out near the bottom bolts of the small cover below the valve cover on the timing chain housing cover. I just thought remove it clean it and slap some new gasket sealer on it and were done. Well there are 3 h...

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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Gears VIN: 1GNDT13S84
Replaced the oil pump again pressure got stable.After half hour oil pressure now went up too high so changed EPC too and everything back to normal.Thanks for all you help guys.
2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L column VIN: 2G1WT58K18
Wrong noise. After personally talking to customer I found out the complaint was actually a brake squeek. Thanks for many replies. Recommended fixes include steering intermediate shaft, clockspring, and a TSB from GM for updated rack tower,bearing and seal for...
2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L Tone Ring VIN: 1C3EL65R84
Hey everyone. Thanks for all the replies. Found a good clean engine from the wreckers. Done and gone :) Dave
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L transmision spedometer VIN: 1FTCR10AXV
I brought the vehicle to ford and they found a bad ground for the vss sensor. Thanks for all the help. I spent too much time on this to continue testing. For the turn signal and hazard issue i found that there was an aftermarket class 2 wiring harness install...
2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Ptu VIN: 2FMDK48C78
Thank you all for your replies, especially both Michaels for reminding me about tire circumfrence! This Edge does have two different brands of tires front to rear (2 of which were replaced by our shop 2 years ago, before I got there). I ended up replacing the...
2008 Lincoln MKX 3.5L No forward movement VIN: 2LMDU88C48
Thanks for the replies. This vehicle is fixed. My tech removed the front cover and found the manual valve was not connected to the selector as all of the replies indicated. He said he connected it before he put everything back together. Unfortunately, he did n...
1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF75N9T
I cleaned the grounds on the intake some and put the original ecu back in the vehicle, this coupled with the purge valve appears to have fixed the problem. The check engine light has not come back on in over a week of driving. I was able to put a few hundred m... Trouble codes: P1171, P0171, P0300.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRP69M23
To fix this POS was to change complete engine with a used one and to advise customer to use road diesel or NO warranty.Found fine power like substance in fuel which is what took out the new injector pump besides the turbo is spitting oil and a cylinder with l...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L engine VIN: YV1RS61R22
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