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2005 Acura TL 3.2L Misfire VIN: 19UUA66265
This car idles and runs good until 3200rpm to 4000rpm with light to mid throttle, it will bog and check engine light will flash, main codes p0305,p0306 and random p0300, all ignition coils, spark plugs, fuel injectors, have been replaced, a valve adjustment wa... Trouble codes: P0305, P0306, P0300
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)
2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L DSC Light VIN: WBAWC33568
This car his been a complete pain, came in with 2 wheels that were cracked and bent front the customer hitting a pothole, replace the wheels and tires and re aligned. once we test drove noticed that the DSC light was flashing and was shutting down throttle con...
2010 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.2L Mechanical VIN: 3GYVKNEF6A
Just put in a camshaft and lifters do to pitting, caused idle mis. After repair vehicle drove great for about 20 miles. Started to smoke real bad from tailpipe. Burning massive amounts of oil, 1 qt in 25 miles. intake is full of oil. headgasket is on correctly...
1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L cylinder #4 misfire when hot VIN: 1GCCS1440S
runs good cold- when warmed up or driven, starts misfire on cylinder #4 that can be heard thru exhaust- pulled valve cover- checked pushrods, rocker arms- OK not losing injector pulse or secondary ignition- but only affects cylinder #4 - #1 companion cylinder ...
2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33J1Y
Customer brought vehicle in to have the check engine light looked at and have the broken exhaust manifold bolts repaired. p0401 was stored as well as an egr position code and throttle position sensor code. Found that the EGR valve was inoperable and the tps ha... Trouble codes: P0401
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...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V2X
Hard to start, starts and stalls immediately. Short term trims stick at 45% always. O2 sensors show very lean running always. Will start and run very poorly and very rich if throttle is feathered and held open . Power and grounds to O2 sensors all good. B1 sen... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Anti Theft VIN: 1FMZU77E31
I replaced the Engine on this now i have a Anti Theft light flashing . I have no spark, Customer only has one key for the truck. Any one know of a way to rest this with out having it towed to the dealership?
2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.2L Oil Pressure VIN: 1GKFK66857
Hi: We have this vehicle that has low to no oil pressure at the filter and also on scan too. First this vehicle does not have AFM.We removed the oil sending unit to ck for screen plugged it does not use 1 we replaced sending unit anyways still same problem.We ...
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG13D87
The fuel gauge did not work, the only code we had was for the sending unit. So we replaced the module due to the mileage rather than just the sender, made more sense. Now that the computer can see the fuel level it is now running the evap monitor and is now se... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap emissions incorrect purge flow)
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 5.7L #7 cylinder VIN: 1J8HG58206
Missing on cylinder 7, another shop put in a MDS solenoid due to code p1417, still missing, I swapped coils, injectors, spark plugs, tested spark output, checked wave form on number 6 and 7 cylinders for ignition coils, injectors and MDS solenoid, activated so...
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Ignition VIN: KNDMB23316
No start. We are not getting power to the 7.5 amp fuse at the instrument panel for starter. Can not find any diagram in Alldata that provides testing schematics or wire colors for ignition switch to test. I need to know what I need to check to verify that it i...
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF87X08
This 08 E350 originally came in for a fuel odor after filling up and a CEL for P2422 "vent valve stuck closed" We found the fuel pump ( under rear seat left side ) had a small accumulation of fuel on top. We replaced the pump which took care of the odor. We cl... Trouble codes: P2422
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 ...
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L Windows VIN: JN1AZ34D13
Have this vehicle from the body shop. It had a minor driver's door collision. The passenger side window operates normally in ALL functions. What is occurring is that the driver's side window will function properly with the exception of the following: the expre...

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2006 BMW M3 3.2L SMG trans, VIN: WBSBL93436
Thanks for all your replies . this one is finally fixed . removed the wiring harness from hydrolic pump assembly cut the solid white wire and installed 3k/2w resistor and wallah she is running perfect.
2004 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP40454
Well thank you for all the replies. I have never had this situation before in any engine replacement I have done but after switching the fuel rail and injectors this motor fired right up, I just didn't believe all six could be stuck but obviously that was the...
2011 GMC Terrain SLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CTFLXEC6B
thank you for all the responses. ended up being slightly plugged injectors (all 4). fuel trims back to 0. Trouble codes: P0171.
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Compressor, fan speed, mode actuators VIN: 1HGCM56455
wow was this car hosed. our lot is a buy here pay here setup. many many upstanding citizens as customers there. took the blower transistor advice and installed it. mind you there was no cabin air filter in the holder. still had to spin up the blower by hand, b...
2007 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2CU97147
First, initiated a misfire condition manually on cylinder #1 and verified the engine computer was registering the correct cylinder. Removed the intake manifold again and all coils and spark plugs. Performed a compression and cylinder leakage test with the foll... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0316 (Misfire on Start-Up).
1996 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L No Start VIN: JT3GM84R8T
well this one is fixed thanks for all the replys i was thinking to hard on this one, after i took your advice and went back to basics i found that the am 2 fuse was blown and the ign. fuse was shorted i didn't find a antithef add on but i did find a aftermarke...
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