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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBAFB33591
Thanks for in Advance for your time. This vehicle was brought to us with no start/Start and stalls. Verified concern, Scanned vehicle with ISTA and found the following faults. 0075 signal Throttle potentiometer, 00e8 signal pedal travel potentiometer, 00e6 sig... Trouble codes: 0075 (signal Throttle potentiometer), 00E8, 00E6, 0076 (signal Throttle potentiometer), 008C, 0086 (learn function lower stop throttle actuator)
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L starter VIN: 2GCEC19T8Y
Got a tow in - c/s the starter engages with the key on in any position. Verified, although starter was trashed by the time it got to us. Checked starter wiring, crank fuse, swapped relays. **Will not start w/crank fuse and/or starter relay removed. Installe...
2006 Chevrolet W4500 Tiltmaster W4S042 5.2L No power VIN: J8DC4B1676
The intake throttle soleinoid valve does move and never has power being sent to it, we can power it up with the scanner and make it work but it doesn't work on it's own. It appears to be powered by the ECM but we don't know if something else is not telling the...
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L p0442 small leak VIN: 3GNFK16308
so it has a p0442 code for evap small leak I have checked and verified that both evap purge and vent solinods are working also smoke tested and found no leak at all I checked gas cap that is fine and all hoses .I checked voltage on ftp sensor and that at 1.5 v... Trouble codes: P0442
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L communication VIN: 1G1ZC5EB4A
I have no communication between scan tool and obd2 port. I have a solid 12 volts on pin #16 and ground on pins #4 and 5. the car is showing many lights from service traction, service ESC, eng power reduced, and ses light. the car starts but runs rough and some...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18D23
Misfire p0300 needed full tune up,before and after when starting feels like timing is advanced hard crank, was advanced.i used a scope cam and crnk i dont know if the timing is off ,have no wave form in iatn on hemi 2003. Any one can send me a wave form on thi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi misfire)
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A9R
Will not start or run with MAF connected. Previous shop replaced MAF and IAC, plugs and wires.Checked air induction for leaks = none. Idle vacuum 19.6. Volt drop tested all power and grounds to computer and volt drop tested harness circuits between MAF connect... Trouble codes: 157 (maf signal low - only runs disconnected), 341 (CMP signal noise / octane adjust)
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Fuel pump relay,no noid,no ckp or cmp signal VIN: 1FTRW08L43
Please be patient with me. This one has a long history.The vehicle originally came to us with hesitation and rough running.My tech scanned it and found a cmp code,melted DPFE and a MAF code.I do not know the code#s,they were misplaced.He made the necessary rep...
2004 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP40454
Any help on this one would be greatly appreciated. Replaced engine with customer supplied clean used engine from a reputable recycler. Engine will not start, I have spark at all six coil towers, fuel pressure good at 40 psi, and have injector pulse, good compr...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP24135
HI all this car came in and will not start but does crank no spark. tested and wiring and found all ok.tired a computer with no luck. can anyone help thanks in advance doug [...]
2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51666
This car came in from another shop and they said a transmission was need to repair a jerk at cruise with light accel but it also has a rough idle at times. I had the scanner on the car and LT fuel trim was at plus 10 and st fuel trim was at plus 4 along with a...
2009 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L a/c system VIN: 1FDEE35L99
good morning my fellow techs, this one is driving us crazy. this e350 has an add on rear ac from acc climate control. it came into the shop with no Freon in system, we found rear a/c condenser and lines rotted out(this condenser is under van) we replaced conde...
2013 Ford Escape SE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1FMCU0GX9D
Hello gentlemen,I have a problem that has me perplexed and hopefully someone can help. I replaced the timing belt and water pump on this vehicle and it now won't run. The first thing I did was pull it back apart and recheck the the timing and it was perfect.Th...
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Compressor, fan speed, mode actuators VIN: 1HGCM56455
hello all-have this 05 accord with manual ac, kind of frustrating me. it is a repo from our car lot. i have no compressor engagement datastream shows ac switch off, even with it on and the light is lit on it. the temp actuator works, the recirc air door does n...
2014 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Eps Steering VIN: 2HGFB2F8XE
Car came from a body shop, new EPS steering rack was replaced, has no power steering, 3 codes 32-09 Motor current correlation, 61-04 motor harness malfunction, 34-02 Fail Safe Relay, all codes cleared except 32-09, checked all wiring to rack, ok. All fuses are...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Starting VIN: SALME11423
customer replaced starter shorted out starter wires burnt part of the main harness i replaced it checked all fuses nothing worked at all before replacing the harness now everything works vehicle will crank it reckognizes the key but sets a p1672 code and wont ...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Steering Angle VIN: JTJGF10U21
The vehicle came in the shop with a customer complaint that while driving above 40mph and you move the steering wheel to the right there is a loud beeping sound and feels like ABS kicks in and the slip light starts to flash and the engine power cuts.Test drove...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW51R52
Hello all, I've got this problem child of a car. Just did a timing belt on the vehicle and sent off back to the customer with no problems and it died while they were driving a couple days after. They towed it back and it has no spark at all. Checked my timing ...
2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Keyless entry VIN: 3N1BB61EX8
Another shop sent me this one with a locked column and key switch and no keyless entry. I manually powered up ignition run circuit to scan module. NATS codes P1612,P1614 in ECM. Could not communicate with intelligent key module. Found burnt components on modul...
2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Transfer Case VIN: WP1AB29P56
Vehicle comes in with 4WD light on, while driving. No activation of the 4wd. After clearing code the transfer case switches between low and high like normal. Test drive car and after a little driving the light pops back. Checked for codes again and the code 05...
2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L No Start, no com engine/trans VIN: JTEBT17R75
This one has been keeping me busy this week. Have no communication with the engine/trans computer, all other modules are fine. ECM controls starter on this car, removing the crank relay and activating starter, car cranks but still no start. Checked resistance ... Trouble codes: U0126

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2011 BMW 750Li 4.4L Park Position VIN: WBAKB8C52B
Checked all the wiring, no problems. ISTA says replace the mechatronics unit. Waiting for the customer (used car lot) to decide what he wants to do next
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on, No Fuel Cut At WOT VIN: 1GNEC13T35
I'm going to close this help request even though I was not able to resolve the issue. I had replaced the PCM because it wasn't activating the EVAP vent solenoid to perform the EVAP monitor. The truck could not get through the state emission test. The main conc... Trouble codes: P0315 (CKP relearn not achieved).
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L front differential/ tcase VIN: 1GTEK19T8Y
alright guys, sorry about the delayed response time, had a bus weekend and didnt get a chance to fool with it. so i lifted it, spun the rear wheels, and they spun opposite as they should, and the front wheels spun freely as they should so nothing is locked up....
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L glow plug VIN: 1GTHK23153
thanks to all that replied to this post. what we ended up doing is letting the customer take the vehicle and asking him to return in maybe two or three monthes to take another look at the glow plug and see how its doing. thanks again guys!
2010 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring 3.7L transfer case VIN: JM3TB3MA9A
We did further investigating what we found was the case right below the seal was leaking. We could not see it until it was out on the bench. Due to the amount of issues with these cases and having over 200 k miles we are installing a new unit. The case is a 2 ...
2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid 2.4L Charging VIN: 3GSCL93Z69
Found generator control module is the problem,but i can't get part for it even dealers or used so i return car to customer.Thanks for all replies.
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Cam Timing VIN: 4S3BG6856W
Well after checking cams, head height, spinning everything around, we installed another tensioner and ran engine without covers, there seemed to be a little belt slap when you torqued the motor otherwise no slap at all, car has been with customer about 3 weeks...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Cel VIN: 4S4BP67C05
Well, we went ahead and replaced the battery, suspecting that it will not fix the problem, and sure enough, the problem was still present. It turns out Calvin was right. We installed a used ABS module with hydraulic unit and it fixed the problem.
1971 Volvo 142 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1423343198
Finally got this puppy purring this weekend. Followed the advise and adjusted valves , replaced points , condenser , spark plugs , distributor cap and rotor. Obtained new floats from Joe Curto out of New York with needles and seats. Thank you guys for jogging ...
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