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2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on
Any help this car would be appreciated. This is one of the many repo cars that we receive on a daily basis. Read about unplugging the mass airflow sensor solving this problem. I tried that and it didn't work. Tested all the modules and pinged. All modules are ... Trouble codes: U1192 (VTD lost comm), U1064, U1153 (CCP Lost comm), U1040 (EBCM Lost), P1629 (VDT Fail), P1630 (VDT learn Mode active)
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire #2 VIN: 1GCEK19R3W
Vehicle sits a lot. Customer did tuneup. We have checked sperk,switched plugs,compression test, smoke test for vacum leak, injector drop test, all seem ok. Any help would be greatly appreatiated, thanks in advance.
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C4GP44313
This van came in to my shop because another shop couldn't figure it out. Original problem was intermittent stalling & cutting out. By the time it came to my shop it won't stay running unless you use 2 feet! I scanned & there were no codes w/all monitors comple...
2014 Honda Accord Plug-In 2.0L maintenance Minder VIN: 1HGCR2F76E
One of my long time customers recently purchase a new 2014 Honda EX 2.4L with CVT. (The VIN incorrectly identified this car as a 2.L plug in hybrid.) This car has a sophisticated computer driven algorithm called "maintenance minder" which calculates maintenanc...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Stereo/Ac
The stereo / Ac doesn't work, heater stay and there is no way to control it. Stereo also not able to control it, because there is a cassette in there you can hear the stereo working when you turn the stereo on. I replaced the circuit board but nothing . So don...
2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L R/F Axle
New customer with no money (is there any other kind). Apparently someone did an axle boot repair on R/F inner section of CV joint. I could not figure out why until I called for a new axle...$700.00. No aftermarkets available/made apparently. So axle came in ha...
2009 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L intellikey - starting VIN: 1N4AA51E89
This was towed in - no start, key not recognized. Using a snap-on solus ultra we could go through about 80% of the diagnostics leading to the steering wheel lock module. Replaced with reservations, as the last part of the procedure is to register the intellike...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cam Timing VIN: 3VWCC21C9X
Car arrived on towtruck, as a no start(cranks fast parked and wouldn't start) I check oil, coolant, scan data, cam code, pull cover, and find good belt tension(20-30 degrees off). Rocked cam back and forth, feels ok, reset belt, fires up but missing, and noise...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Ignition lock/ key VIN: WVWEK93C66
WE service many VW and Audi vehicles here, and one of my techs made a mistake and tried to start this 2006 VW Passat with a so called "Smart" key that fits another customer's 2007 VW Passat. The car "Captured" the wrong key in it's ignition lock, and no matt...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L drivetrain VIN: 3FARP15J7R
well i am sure if i could have got my hands on some oe mounts the car would have been fixed. no longer available.aftermarket are so cheaply made they sometimes make it worse till they wear some. thanks to all who replied for your help. customer will have to li...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L interior lamps,accessory delay VIN: 1FTNW21F92
The replacement VSM I got from Ford (11 month wait to receive)has reversed logic for my application.When the doors are open, it sees this as doors closed. When the doors are closed it sees this as doors are open.The VSM receives the door switch inputs and send...
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FMYU93186
ok here is more info first thank u for all replies I have a check engine light on p0622 when I start vechicle no light but 12v at battery when I bring rpms up it goes to 13.5 for a couple of seconds and light comes on then goes to 12v and light stays on I have...
2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L ignition VIN: 2HKYF18417
Reflashed PGM with current software and adjusted all the valves. Relearned the crank value via scan tool. No more misfire. Thankyou all!
1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T6S
Well its been a few weeks now. and the customer has not returned. I went over every sensor on this vehicle with a fine comb. i still had no data or codes. no scan tool would pull it. while going over all the sensors, i touched the ECT sensor. and found it was ...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D84
I followed the advice recieved and replaced both Crank and Cam sensors with OEM, I have waited a reasonable amout of time now with the vehicle in customer care. I followed up with the customer yesterday and all is well. Thank-you All Trouble codes: P0335 (p0340- Code Set after new cam sensor install), P0340.
2011 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BC1AP9B
Well, I have to send this out not completely repaired. This car had so much wrong with it and all was fixed excepting the Throttle Motor issue. I had one final wire harness end with 2 wires one black and one purple, I never found out where this went. It was le... Trouble codes: P2100 (Throttle Motor Control Relay), P2101 (Electric Throttle Control Function).
2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52E5Y
Thanks for the good replies, I had already done most of the tests mentioned. The problem I was having is that I only got it to act up once. What ended up happening is the ignition o circuit was dropping out. if the car was warm it was ok, only the first start ...
2003 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L monitors VIN: 4T3ZF13CX3
Thanks to all that replied. This car finally came back in with the same 3 pending codes. I separated the tank from the canister and smoke/pressure tested it and it had no leaks. I then replaced the canister and had the car re-driven after putting a half tan...
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