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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Front Upper Control Arm w/Ball Joint VIN: WDBUF65J74
Vehicle came into our facility for a few repair items and during our inspection, we found that the ball joints on both front upper control arms (esp driver side) are loose. Our labor time guide states 4.3 hr for the driver side and 2.3 hr for the passenger si...
1977 Oldsmobile Toronado Brougham 6.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3Z57K7M725
We got the engine installed in the car, put the distributor in, and tried to set the timing according to the data label on the fender. We grounded the controller, and tried to adjust the crank sensor, but nothing seems to change. I spent hours searching on the...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L Steering Rack VIN: 3VWRZ71K79
We installed a OEM Steering Rack from Bosch - This has 3 mounting bolts .. So did the old one When we were done we were able to set G85 angle sensor Can not get ABS and Trac light off. Code 01309 stored only in the ABS module NO communication Code 00778 st...

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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Rt Brake Light VIN: 1GBJG31U55
Tks for the replys. I and the customer decided to modify the circuit. I jumpered at the 4 way flasher module from the brake light signal to the right rear turn wire. The rear lights now all work properly and will pass inspection. The down side is when you step...
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L Trailer lighting VIN: 2GTEK13358
Sent truck to dealer for a flash or some sort of reprogram.Truck fixed.Dealers in this area are not big on helping out non dealer guys.Hey,got a problem,IATN can help.Thanks for the help,cheers from Newfoundland.
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT 2.5L whistles under load VIN: 4S3BMFK69C
Given the custOmer only drives this vehicle occasionally and the fact that it will only make the sound under load, short of operating it on a dyno to try and isolate it, we've decided to let it go until it's get worse or easier to locate. Vehicle has no perfor...
2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JTEHD21AX3
Time to close this one out. Vehicle has been returned to the customer. For those looking for the quick run down on what fixed it, I'm calling this one 90% fixed at this point with the following actions: ---Confirmed the CMP sensor output was cracking u...
2009 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Starting VIN: JTDKB20U69
Park control motor was the culprit Thanks Paul and Carolyn [...] needed confirmation that it was the issue causing it to not ready up as the wiring schematic did not show any correlation to the high voltage side of things.
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