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2008 BMW 535i 3.0L no shift VIN: WBANW13598
will not shift in to any gear . Run tests on shifter green lights light up can see shifter moving on scan tool forward backwards ect. I see so few bmws that i am at a lost on this one. can not find a learn procurer for the shifter. I am missing something. than...
2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D8GU586X7
What I have here gentlemen is a real brain twister. The vehicle was dropped off with hard starting, stalling, bucking,... and a boatload of codes, including po300, po344, po340, po443, po455, po457, po622, and later p2317. The young lady who owns it admitted ... Trouble codes: P0344
2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, low idle
Hello, Had a 00 GMC Yukon XL SLT K1500, 5.3L engine with a starts and will not idle correctly complaint. This shop is at high elevation and below freezing temperatures. I get in it and the vehicle starts fine. Eventually the vehicle acted up and the the car st...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transfer case VIN: SALME11413
While driving a short distance vehicle will stop moving. Once you come to a stop transfer case front drive shaft is turning, rear drive shaft is not with vehicle still not moving. After a few key cycles vehicle will start to move again. Suspect a problem with ...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start
Vehicle towed in from another shop. No codes. Runs good. Turn off vehicle after 10 minutes and will not start. Has fuel pressure and injector signal. No control signal to coils. Plugs wet from fuel.Checked cam and both crank sensor signals with lab scope. All ...
2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AR18W16
This Pathfinder has a intermittent no start. It will crank normally but will not start. It has spark and fuel pressure but no injector pulse. When the problem occurs you can let off the key, wait 5 seconds, try it again and it will start. It is not setting any... Trouble codes: P0850
2007 Suzuki SX4 2.0L Unknown VIN: JS2YB41317
This car came in with the ABS/brake light flashing and with the auto awd light on also the check engine light is on. When I do a complete vehicle scan I get these codes C1250 U0073 U0101 B1315. I have no communictation with the Ecm or the TCM. I've checked the...
1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: WVWGG83A8T
Please read all related repair history I apologize for the lenth. After replacing the turbo for the 3rd time and finding the one I removed to be good, I'm unsure why I have oil coming out of the exhaust. If it had weak piston rings I would expect some oil in ...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L tailgate VIN: WVWSR21J04
I have the tailgate open now. The lights flash when I activate the tailgate via remote but the tailgate won't pop when the finger bar is pressed. I can hear the microswitch operating crisply when I press the bar. The door panel switch gives no physical indica...

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2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L water leak VIN: 2A4GM68496
well john you hit it right on it was the flange gasket on the side of block which the bottom hose goes too what a pain just because it so tight and you cant see either thanks guys it is down the road
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on, fuel trim VIN: 1FTDX1721V
Here is what happened. After I performed another compression test all cylinders, lead-down test on bank #2, isolated (unplugged) O2 sensors and confirmed lean signal at bank #2 upstream signal, and tested for crankcase vacuum all to no conclusion. My servic... Trouble codes: P0174.
2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU16546
Thanks to all that responded. Customer is going to park it and save money for engine. Trouble codes: P0581.
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Obdii VIN: KMHWF35H34
We finally completed all monitors with no codes. The EVAP monitor completed without too much problem. I believe the O2 heater and catalyst monitors were the toughest to complete. It required patience and persistence as traffic and terrain were an issue. Thanks...
2012 Mini Cooper 1.6L radio inop VIN: WMWSU3C53C
thanx for all the posts.sorry im late to reply..all i did was pull fuses and everything started working. its been A COULPLE OF WEEKS. AND NO PROBLEM!!!I LET THE CUSTOMER IT COULD BE EXPENSIVE BUT SO FAR SO GOOD!!! THANX AGAIN.
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