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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Electric Water Pump VIN: WBAVB33596
Hi Bimmer Tech this vehicle came overheating. Customer had decided the electric water pump was bad , so we replaced the water pump and thermostat. Pump still not running,have power on terminals 1 & 2 at the pump ground is good.The codes are 2E84,2DED,2F0D if I...
2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Transfer Case VIN: 1GNDT13S77
I keep getting a C0327 code on this trailblazer. It is a transfer case motor encoder voltage too high. I have tested all wiring according to the alldata procedure. I know that the transfer case is not locked up. The spline on the transfer case has a little bit...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on
Have a puzzler for you here. This Dakota originally came in with high idle complaint. Shop replaced PCM and IAC (both aftermarket) and this cured the symptoms, but the MIL comes back on second key up, with P0505. Code can be cleared when running and does not c...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 6.7L Hesitation, Etc VIN: 1D7KS28A57
Oil field welding truck came in for full inspection & complaint of "No-Power" (currently no welder on bed). This vehicle runs just like a gas vehicle with a clogged catalytic converter. ETC (lightning bolt) symbol is on all the time & sometimes even flashing. ... Trouble codes: P0192, P000F, P0472 (exhaust pressure sensor low), P0652, P242B, P0405 (egr position sensor ckt low)
2009 Dodge Challenger R/T 5.7L engine VIN: 2B3LJ54T49
This engine has a tapping noise when cold. It is most prominent just before shifting gears, About 3000 RPM. It runs fine, and the warmer the engine gets, the less you notice it. It seems to be worse on cold days, (20 degrees). I am confident that this is not a...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U93
Ok guys...need some help on this one. Fuel pump was replaced last summer because of a no start, no fuel pressure problem. It fixed the car for a short time, then the fuel pump went out again. Replaced it under warranty. Both fuel pumps were AIRTEX fuel pumps....
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNF21P03
We did our normal diag replace ficm low voltage updated blue spring, and replaced leaking icp sensor and pigtail. early build at rear, found newer sensor had been installed previously, and broke while I was removing it ended up have to remove pump cover to rem... Trouble codes: P0263, P0672 (glowplug cir 2), P0675 (GP5 cir), P0677 (GP7 cir), P2285 (icp voltage)
2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L no crank
vehicle will not crank to start if you jump a relay on ground terminal going to the PCM the engine wont crank and start
2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2L Radio VIN: 1FTFW1R69E
Hi there I am trying to shift the frequency for this truck to the Emirates They use other radio frequency Is there anyone who could help me out on this one? We are using Ford IDS,so that should work fine to do the job We managed succesfully to do the job w...
2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2L Radio VIN: 1FTFW1R69E
Hi there I am trying to shift the frequency for this truck to the Emirates They use other radio frequency Is there anyone who could help me out on this one? We are using Ford IDS,so that should work fine to do the job We managed succesfully to do the job w...
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L 3rd Gear VIN: 1GTHK24U96
GM TRANSMISSION TECHS! Truck came in barely moving, banging etc. Pulled trans and had rebuilt by very reliable and experienced GM Dealer tech. He said was VERY bad, planetaries, clutches etc. Total overhaul with new GM parts and converter. ohmed solenoids. New...
2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4858Y
Hello all. So, vehicle has cylinder 4 misfire. Tune up good, I have good spark, fuel pressure is dead on, I have pulse at injector, timing marks are spot on. Compression is 165 across the board. Did leakdown test and had 10% leakage. Pulled valvecover and chec... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)

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2009 Chevrolet Aveo5 LS 1.6L Engine Control VIN: KL1TD66E19
Thanks for all who replied. I found several things causing the concern, First the Snorkel was cracked in between the ribs, the heater circuit for the thermostat was shorted in the wire harness. The Idle issue was do to the A/F Sensor circuit always indicatin...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Has New Gearbox All Ball Joints, And R/Inner Tie R VIN: 1FTNW21P44
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L brake light in cluster VIN: 1HGCD5533V
Replace ignition switch both electrical portions blue box and wires.also found Honda service news relatex to my problem which states what I did..removed starter signal fuse underdash fuse box and brake light went off all times with clutch in and out that confi...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Battery VIN: 1J4GZ78YXV
First of all let me say thanks to everyone who responded. Next the wiring diagrams are completely wrong on this vehicle there is no high blower relay on this vehicle . There are only 3 wires going to the power module. We tried several different modules I think...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3V3M129741
was a faulty injection pump. Installed used injection pump and car runs great. Thanks to everyone.
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGL61J34
first I would to thank those who choose to help. This has been a hair puller. This car came as a wiring fire on engine. I believe fuel had been leaked during a fuel pressure test on to coil pack. Fuel ignited and burned wires. I bought the car in this conditio... Trouble codes: P1579, P1517.
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