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2003 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Crank No Start VIN: 2G4WF52163
Vehicle came in on hook, crank no start. No codes listed in all modules. No RPM, CKP, or CMP activity from scan tool. Tested for voltage and ground at the ICM, had power and ground all day long. Found out power was not being fed from the ICM to the CKP/CMP as ...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Electrical VIN: 1GCEK14K8S
This chevy truck came to me/shop for engine not shutting off with key, The only way I shut it off is I remove #1 ign fuse. the engine runs good, all light works fine. Wiring to backup and wiring to transmission and transfer case was wired wrong, I redid that t...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Shift Selector VIN: 1FMZU73WX2
This vehicel has a code p0705. Trans selector switch circuit malfunction. It also has a unusual, repeatable condition. When in reverse, it goes into reverse gear and pulls, then into neutral, then back repeatedly at about 3 second intervals. Wtih a scanner we ...
2000 Isuzu NPR-HD 5.7L Rotors VIN: 4KLC4B1R4Y
I do not normally work on anything over 1 ton, but this is a good customer and he has two of these 5.7 gas NPR HD's, so much of the drivetrain is regular Chevy stuff that I am familiar with. Anyway, I would like to service the entire vehicle for him and it is ...
2003 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S73
car came tome with a p0301 cyl. 1 misfire,after major tune up released to to customer,returns to me with p0301,p0302, hesitates under load,pings,bucks,like secondary ignition problem.checked cat.backpressure 0at idle 1 maybe at 2500 rpm.fuel press rea... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0316
2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Air conditioning VIN: YS3FH51UX7
Vehicle comes in, A/C cuts out at times. Due to Tech 2, A/c disabled due to low outdoor temperature (been sitting in the shop for a while) I was able to activate A/C through tech 2 and system is fully charged. We replaced the temp sensor in the front bumper, s...
2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 2.5L 3-4 upshift VIN: 4S3BL61637
Car was just bought by the customer. When the temp outside is cold enough, the trans has a very harsh 3-4 upshift. Just before the upshift, the engine flares up 300-500 RPMs. When the trans warms up, all upshifts are good. We havn't found any TSB's and no help...
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E32
O.K. Lady's and Gentle I really need your help, this vehicle came into the school with a challenge, it has been to many shops with no success. This vehicle came into the school with no power, the load was 27% and the O2 sensor voltage .01 volts with the gas p... Trouble codes: P0171

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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Tire Pressure VIN: WAUDH74F57
Just wanted to thank everybody that helped. I went back and rechecked all the sensors including the spare and they were good. I did notice the right rear was not being picked up right away. I replaced the antenna in the roof and that seemed to fix it.Car has b...
2004 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L fuel transfer pump VIN: 1GBE4C1144
Hi, thanks to all for your help, I found that the computer takes a reading from both tanks and finds the medium and that's what it reads on the fuel gauge , I also found out the transfer pump will come on just after the front tank goes below 1/2 and from that ...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L all electrical VIN: 2D4GP24R85
After having the vehicle in my shop eight days for observation with ammeter connected, and not having any "current drain" episodes; and After a consultation with owner, I decided to start by replacing the Headlamp switch. I made it clear to the owner that wi...
2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3KA43G76
Swapped out 02 sensors from rear of cats and installed O/E sensors. Re flashed P C M Test drive all Good for 3 days!!! Trouble codes: P0138.
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Theft System VIN: 1FAFP53UX1
Problem was The Key would not program. Needed To find Pats Module. Thanks for All The Replies, PATS is Built in to the Ecm. Replaced Ecm Had it Flashed and it Fired up!
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57634
Unfortunately the van has not returned by the time I have to close this request. The 2 things I will look for will be for dirt in the injector screens & flow test the injectors and the other is exhaust back pressure even though the van runs fine and has good p... Trouble codes: P0171.
2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2.4L engine VIN: KMHEC4A47D
Secondary battery kept going dead everynight so i figured hybrid battery was draing.overnight into itself .next morn i installed new Secondary battery a car started it töök about two hrs to fully recharge hybrid battery. Cleared all codes from all modules test...
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, unstable off idle VIN: JNKCP11A3Y
rechecked data and adjusted distributer and nothing looked any different eccept mass air flow voltage was a little low. Tried mass air flow sensor again and problem was fixed and engine ran good. Thanks for all the responses and assistance on this problem. Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor malfunction).
2006 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Exhaust Flex Pipe VIN: WVGZG77L36
I have not fixed the car yet. Although now I feel confident that t he job in much easier than I looked up in the flat rate manuel. I was told the converter comes out the top as I thought it might. This will cut out much time and expense. Thanks for the info.
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