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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Unknown VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
Thanks for help in advance. This pt will intermitent no speedo or tack with all dash lights on. check engine light, abs. air bag, trac and brake light. Sometimes just the check engine light. Starts and run fine. Codes p1685 p1687,p1698 and p1686 help appreciat...
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L interior lights VIN: 1FMCU93116
Hello fellow technicians, any help with this vehicle would be greatly appreciated being it is my brother in laws vehicle and we all know how that is. It is a 2006 Escape AWD in which the interior lights and the dash warning light and chime for "door ajar" come...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK66UX3
p1516 is the only fault in the pcm. I can drive this car all day and it will run fine, but randomly it will go into reduced power mode while cruising down the road at 30/40mph, I had it do it while taking off from a stop once too, it seems to be random. I rep... Trouble codes: 1516 (Acc pedal position and throttle posistion dont agree)
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L Steering module VIN: 1C4RJEAG7C
Question for you Chrysler dealer guys. Got this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee that belongs to a used car lot that repairs wrecked vehicles to sell .No communication with steering column control module which on this vehicle is part of the clockspring. Drivers air ba...
2007 Pontiac Solstice 2.4L fuse 56 VIN: 1G2MB35B47
the customer states if the car is not driven for 3 or 4 days the battery is dead. we did a draw test on it and found after about 20 or so minutes that everything shuts down except i still have a .125 amp draw on fuse 56 which controlls the rke functions and on...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Misfire VIN: WAUED24B6Y
Thanks for the help on this one guys- we still have it hear on the back burner with the customer in a loaner we own (thank God). We have substituted a known good ecu, added grounds where tech support at Autovitals suggested- followed up on your ideas and still... Trouble codes: P1357, P1366, P1363, P1369, P1372, P1358.
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L Battery VIN: 3GNEK12T54
Boy do I feel stupid for having my volt meter set wrong I should have known better I bin fixing cars with short for to many years thanks for all the help all your suggestions were great . We'll bottom line is I found out I need a new meter as my milli amp side...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L shift lock VIN: 3GNDA23P86
Well the end fix included, shifter assembly, bcm, pcm, and the neutral safety switch. Apparently the coffee explosion the customer had soaked and shower all components. Definitely an unusual issue.
1969 Ford Mustang 5.0L Steering VIN: 9F01F16073
We adjusted the steering box according to factory specs. We also advised customer to have 2 new front tires installed and proper alignment performed. Thank you for all the positive responses and all the very helpful information.
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDDDJ75X36
Several members suggested that a transmission whine was more likely than a noise from the oil pump. I agree, but the noise was much louder at the front of the engine oil pan just below the oil pump than at the front of the transmission. If the car comes back ...
2008 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Starting VIN: 3N1AB61E98
Thank you every body, I put scope on cam and crank shaft sensors find out not synchronize pull out timing chain cover stretch timing chain .thanks every body for their time and effort another one it is fixed together. jerry
2008 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L airbag light VIN: 5N1AN08WX8
I had to send this one to the dealer because of the necessity of programming with the module replacement. The lamp was not faulty, and the input from the passenger seat weight sensor to the module was appropriate. The module was faulty, which is what was tur...
2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L Dash Lights VIN: JTEBU17R05
Thanks to all those that replied. I was unable to fix this. I found another dimmer and swapped them out with no luck. The wiring diagram was not specific enough to diagnose from so I had to give up. Sorry to have wasted your time.
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