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|2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6DM57794
Car arrived with a miss fire in #4 cylinder. We found a p0204 and p0304 existing. Cleared the codes and found there was no injector pulse. After verifying battery positive at the injector harness we back probed the connecter at the computer and found no pulse.... Trouble codes: P0204 (4 cylinder fuel injector has no command to operate)
|2005 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GYEE63765
Need help From GM experts please; this Cadi SRX with the 3.6 has a intermittent stall/rough idle that happens on hot restarts after sitting especially. It won't idle by itself so you need to keep your foot on the gas to prevent it from stalling. Eventually it ... Trouble codes: P2178, P2180
|1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L ignition system VIN: 4S2CK58V6T
I have replaced the #2 coil and the cam sensor, crank sensor and a few other odd sensors as they died in the truck but I cannot track down the couse of the misfire. Can someone please point in the right direction as to what im not doing or seeing to correct t...
|2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Electrical
Weird electrical gremlins with this Kia. Customer says after replacing battery all this started. First the car would stay running after turning off the ignition. Then, after three or four restarts it started working normally. But now, there are two issues: 1)T...
|1994 Mazda 929 3.0L No Start VIN: JM1HD4619R
Car was brought in on the hook. It had been sitting for over a year at another shop. Car cut off at a stop light and never started back. I replaced the battery and drained and filled with new fuel. It has fuel pressure and has compression but has very weak(ora...
|2006 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L 1-2 VIN: 5TDZA22C16
I am currently working on my neighbor's van it was running great all the time but now it has an issue. hopefully someone can help me thank you in advance. Vehicle shifts/ drives fine in reverse if you put in drive it only goes up to 15 mph hour then instead of...
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|2003 BMW 525i 2.5L Front End VIN: WBADT43423
I was able to narrow down the cause with everyone's help. The noise was caused by the right front thrust arm, the ball joint had a very small amount of play, not up and down, but back and forth, but it definitely caused a lot of noise. Thanks to all who replie...
|2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Misfire, Shutter VIN: 2GCEC19TXY
First let me say that I missed the fact that I had clicked on the wrong transmission. That being said most of you knew what I was asking help for was an automatic. After going over the tune up and emission systems and looking for any thing that could be caus...
|2012 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPF1EF6C
Thanks for all who have replied and have patiently been waiting on a follow up so here it goes, some of you made the comment that this vehicle was under warranty and in fact to a certain degree that was true, which we were already very aware of however due to ...
|1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBFA67FXW
on this car we found bad control module and customer did not had the finance to fix it at this time. thank you all for the help.
|2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L ignition VIN: WDBNG84J45
My thanks to the four members that responded to my post. I suspected the EIS, and it was. Special thanks to Steve [...]. which send me a pdf file of 90 pages that covers early, and late Benz Key and related wiring. I printed and saved it. Also my thanks to Marvin,...
|2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: WDBUF70J86
Hello folks, sorry for the wait but well worth it. So we ended up performing ME2 SCN coding and that took care of the lying fuel gauge problem. Thank you Dan for the information. So how this system works is when the fuel level reaches 1/4 tank the computer tak...
|2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Starting - Charging VIN: 1N6AD07UX6
I repaired this vehicle with a new fuse assembly at positive battery terminal and an alternator from dealer. I have waited for a couple of weeks to make sure it stayed repaired and did not return.
|2004 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L blower motor VIN: KL5VM52L14
There was a small break in the wire causing intermittent power loss in the main harness behind the dash. Had to remove the dash to Fi d the issue and repair thank you for your responses.