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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L cmp sensor a and ckp sensor incorrect phase VIN: JH4DC54853
customer came in with a check engine light. i scanned and got code p0341. i followed mitchel flow chart. i tested the vvt actuator for open and close. the vehicle has 110k miles on it and i don't want to believe the chain is stretched so i am checking the valv...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L frt brakes VIN: 1GCGK29U2Y
good sfternoon to all. this is my personal truck and due to not having enough time in the day for it i am asking for input from youy all before i dig back in. a month ago the front brakes started to lock up (while driving pedel got rock hard,frt. end would sha...
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G1AL18F58
installed new rotor and brakes and calipers replaced rear drums and shoes pedal vibrates durung npormal braking
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS 6.2L Left Brake / Stop Light VIN: 2G1FK1EJ1A
Greetings fellow techs, I am having a problem with this vehicle. I have no left brake light or left rear turn signal. The left front turn signal works, but flashing fast. I have performed system diagnostics ( codes B3950-01 Left rear turn signal circuit short ...
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L 1-2 / 4-5 Solenoid Circuit VIN: 2C3KA63HX6
Chrysler techs, hoping for some help on this one. Intermittently sets code P0752 1-2/4-5 solenoid circuit. Have not been able to duplicate problem, cleared code a week ago and its back today with same code. road tested and wiggled wiring - did not reset code. ...
2006 Chrysler 300 2.7L steering
hi everyone... weather is too hot and it make life really difficult but we still need to live, anyway I have this chysler 300 the steering wheel control is not working at all like radio control and horn is not function...other stuff like signal , wiper and cru...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Hydrobooster VIN: 3B7KF23D5V
This truck initially came in for a clicking or clunking noise when pressing down on brake pedal. Was able to verify that noise was coming from inside brake booster unit. Replace the unit with an [...]. No more clicking noise and brakes work great. Pedal re...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L low power VIN: 1FTHX26GXL
I have a truck that seems to be low on power. The customer says he has another truck two years older with way more power. I was disappointed to find out the new vantage ultra can no longed test secondary ignition. I did get a poor reading from the coil and rep...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Crank VIN: 1FAFP5525Y
Hi; I got this Taurus in for a No Crank- No Start. Customer had it at a couple of other shops before it ended up to me. I attempted to scan computer but have "No Communications" with Engine Computer and Anti-theft Pats. I can communicate with the Airbag Syste...
2004 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L dlc connector VIN: KMHHM65D74
this hyundai has a no start spark no injector pulse.i have no voltage at the dlc on pin 9 but i have good grounds on pins 4 and 9 out of the bcm has no voltage but the bcm has 12 volts on the wire feeding it.i can supply voltage to pin 9 on ...
2005 Infiniti QX56 5.6L cylinder head VIN: 5N3AA08A35
Thanks to all in advance. I have to remove the right side (passenger side) cylinder head for valve repair. Alldata says to remove the engine for cylinder head removal. Has anyone ever removed one of these heads? If so, did it require engine removal?
2007 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GL48K57
This Jeep came in with a P0304 cylinder 4 misfire. I have had some dealing with these and know they are prone to valve spring issues. Checked vacuum as good and steady. Removed passenger valve cover and inspected valve springs on all cylinders (no issue). I ha... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 missfire)
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L Unknown VIN: JA4LS31R63
Hello Transmission Techs I need some help on this one. This is a vehicle we don't see much in the shop so I'm not that familiar with this R4A51 transmission. This vehicle will shift while it is cold but will start to exhibit a 1-2 flare that gets worse as it...
2009 Pontiac Solstice 2.4L compressor VIN: 1G2MN35B49
Customer complains that the a/c doesn't cool when ambient temp reaches 90 degrees or higher.Customer bought the car new and never had any a/c issues before. After a few tests, we found that the compressor seems to shut down on high pressure switch,but only a...
2011 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L No Crank VIN: YV4952CZ1B
We are using Vadis on line with latest software 14b. Here is the Data in the CEM for the Immobilizer. CEM-ID code received should say yes ours is No CEM-ID code stored " Good " Faulty CEM-radom code to TP " " Yes " No CEM-responce from TP " " Yes " No CEM-TP...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 3.9L abs VIN: 1B4HS28X4X
thanks for all the help i replaced the abs module new from the dealer work ok thanks for all the help
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F22
I waited to see if this vehicle stayed fixed after a week of customer driving and it has!Some of the suggestions that were mentioned were to check the oil ( good suggestion actually, i have seen it overlooked on variable cam timing issues ). Also check and see... Trouble codes: P1211 (ICP Injector control pressure not controllable pressure above/below desired), P1212 (ICP voltage not at expected level), P0381 (Glow plug indicator circuit malfunction).
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Drive or Reverse operation cold. VIN: 1GTHK23162
We we're able to verify that transmission wasn't draining back and fluid level is correct. Filter and seal used is OE and sealing correctly. Tried doing another shift relearn but didn't make any difference. Still onky code returning is P0701. We let the custom...
2011 Suzuki SX4 LE 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: JS2YC5A25B
Thanks for the replys! I finally had time to load the SX4 and haul it to the Suzuki dealer. They where able to perform the initialization procedure and all is fine.
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT3VN39WXR
Well I guess it must have been one of those days . Re-checked my timing, it was off, set it to 8 BTDC and runs like a champ. Do not know what happened but Thanks to All who replied. Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor).
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1BR12E72
I thank you all for your help and information! We did get a set of OEM coils, and install them. We also did a "drag test" in each of the female connectors for each wire, on each coil. We found several of the connectors were slightly spread, so we tightened the... Trouble codes: P1305.
2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L indicator flashes VIN: JT2BK18UX3
ok i guesss i was in awe of the unknown here.found voltage and ground to clutch but clutch not always engaging.if i gave the compressor/clutch a good smack with a prybar it would run until clutch cycled off.i replaced the compressor all set. thanks for all the...
2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Turbo VIN: WVWFV71K38
Number one failure seems to be recirculating valves. But it had been replaced already a while back with updated unit. Vehicle has an aftermarket"tune" program causing code. Removed the recirculating valve to inspect, even though replaced last year. Diaphra...
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