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2008 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2A8HR54P08
Looking for a little guidence on this, customer said when starting with the remote, ( factory system not aftermarket)it will start and run for 10 to 15 seconds then quit. Starts fine when useing the key. I have tried it both ways and all is good. Scaned all mo... Trouble codes: B210D, B210A
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Engine VIN: 1FTSW31F72
HAVE AN OIL LEAK, DRIPPING FROM RH REAR OF ENG, BY STARTER. I HAD JUST REPLACED R.MAIN SEAL & OIL PAN RESEALED & rear engine cover (that the r.main bolts to)W/TA-31 FORD SEALANT. This eng had multiple oil leaks from above & below before I started, but cust onl...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L transfercase VIN: 2GTEK19T92
transfercase will only spin front wheels in auto,will turn front wheels on hoist in 4hi and 4 low but not pulling on ground.was told clutch packs should be fully ingaged in hi or low.switch lights up when shifted.can someone help me understand this system a li...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBRN40J44
good morning guys. well, again I need your help. working on 04 mercedez c230 w/supercharge. customer has replace up and down oe o2 sensor, other shop found oil in Ecm , o2, and cam adjuster connector. they clean them good, and they scan for po172 which is rich... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172
2009 Nissan Versa S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BC11E69
Hello fellow Techs, This Nissan came to me with a code P0171 which is preventing it from passing insp. The customer has replaced the front a/f sensor / all fuel injectors / map sensor / all sparl plugs and coils and gave up and asked me to take a look. i took... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system too lean b1)
2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4L LR wheel speed sensor VIN: JTEGD21A65
ABS/TRAC OFF/VSC/ illuminated and TPMS blinking. Cleared codes of C0215(left rear speed sensor) and C1223(ABS fault in system). Both rear wheel speed sensors ohm at 1.6k and spec is(0.9-2.0k) Turn key on engine off and lights perform bulb test, then go out, in...
2008 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1NXBR30E18
Car came in with low heat complaint. It takes a long time to warm up especially sitting outside. When driven or rpm's are raised it warms up fine. Cust drove 40 min to shop. Less than 10 min later I had 98 deg at vents. Lower hose was cold, for about 5 min sa...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGL61J34
This car came in with a burnt engine harness by coil pack due to fuel leak. Replaced harness and sent computer in for repair. we had these codes before computer repair. Vehicle will start but difficult and has no throttle response. My Mitchell show main relay ... Trouble codes: P1579, P1517

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WUARL48H04
Woohoo! Thank you so very much to all of you who lent your knowledge to us, and to the user from NY or PA, I'm not sure which one, we thank you. Taking time out of your busy schedule to call and lend your advice is appreciated, and your itemized lists and part... Trouble codes: P1347 (Camshaft Position Sensor 2G163/Engine Speed [...] Incorrect Correlation), P1340 (Camshaft Position [...] Incorrect Correlation).
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L speedo / fuel/ temp VIN: WDBJF55F0V
did send the cluster to beckmann technologies for repair , and all is fine .palo alto speedo did not want to fix this .
2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L battery light on VIN: JN8AZ08WX4
Thank you everyone who answered. As i thought and all of you thought my new alternator was junk. put another one on and all is well
2004 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Stall VIN: JN8DR09X74
thanks to the reply from brent it all made since after confirming. 2.5 qts low on trans fluid. starves the pump and engages tcc and vehicle stalls, starts back up with no problems. added fluid and vehicle is now normal.
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Applique Rivets VIN: 2G2WS52295
Thanks for the replies. I ended up using stainless pop rivets. I was just curios how they are actually installed, because most times you cannot even get to the other side of the rivet to buck or squeeze it. GMs list price of $4.98 each is absolutely ludicrous!...
2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BT63CX5
I'm not sure if I've fixed this vehicle or not. It has been almost 2 weeks now and the check engine light has not come back on. One bit of useful information comes from a [...] tech Leo. He confirms that not all Subaru's will cycle the drain (vent) valve when... Trouble codes: P1443 (Vent control solenoid problem).
2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3.3L Battery VIN: JTEEW21A36
Well Jim [...] hit it on the head. inside the center console was an internet gateway box that was my draw. The customer has the choice of removing it or dealing with the occasional dead battery.
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Fuel Pump VIN: YV1RS59V24
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L front suspension VIN: YV1MS38255
Sorry for the late closing. The cure was to replace the right mtr. mount and the rear Trans mount. The way to prove this is to raise the eng. up and place thick rubber strips under the suspected mounts and test drive. Any change in knocking will reveal the fai...
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