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2009 Acura TSX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CU25639
This car came in with all codes listed, and in limp mode. Cleared the codes, and the car drives great, no misfires felt. Watching the misfire counters, found all cylinders miss a few times on start up, then no misses at idle. Hold rpm around 2500 to 3000, and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L air suspension VIN: 5UXFE83547
Hello everyone,I have this well kept 2007 X5 with a bouncy rear air bag suspension.It only acts up in the morning and will bascally clear up as it is driven. When starting out the rear suspension is very bouncy and hard riding.there aren't any trouble codes a...
2007 Dodge Dakota ST 3.7L headlights VIN: 1D7HE22K87
vehicle only has park lights headlight flash works but no lights working otherwise have replaced switch still no lights and no codes for forward control module
1988 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15H3J
Ford gurus please help!! I have a 1988 ford full size bronco that has me at loss. The customer has thrown the entire parts store at it and has resolved to bring it to me. The engine stalls like the key has been shut off at random times. Sometimes it will run f...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNW21P23
at low speeds truck runs ok but when in high gear truck quits pulling and looks like there is no boost. stop and take again and it feels ok until high gear and then no power. if i unplug map sensor truck runs fine so i replaced map sensor but still no power at... Trouble codes: P0237
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTPX14555
This truck came in with a start/stall issue. It will fire up every time and then within about 5 seconds it starts to run very poorly and then ultimately die. The fuel pressure sensor reads 43 psi KOEO. I have hooked my manual gauge up and it will read about 33... Trouble codes: P1450 (Unable to bleed up fuel tank vacuum)
2008 Ford F-150 Limited 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW12568
After above repairs, replaced power steering pressure hose flushed power steering system and had engine running while purging air from power steering. Turned vehicle off. Tried to start a day later and it acted like it had a bad started. r Removed starter and ...
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...
2012 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFW1ET6C
HI Ford fans, this truck is not something we work on that often, first one we 19ve seen. The boost sensor has been replaced by customer and we tried a new anyway. The truck will start up ok but within 5sec it will run poorly and set the light for boost sensor ... Trouble codes: P0237 (Boost sensor curcuit a low)
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L instrument panel VIN: 1J8GR48K76
please help, im replacing the air distribution box for the hvac and i cant get the instrument panel assembly (the whole dash) out. i have followed the instructions which were straight forward but the panel only moves a little its still hooked somewhere. anyone...
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L Battery VIN: JTHBN36F84
This Lexus has a 1200 milliamp draw.I isolated it to the RR ECU-B fuse in the luggage compartment fuseblock.When fuse is pulled draw goes down below 50 milliamps.I did give the car a couple of hours for everything to go to sleep when I first checked it out.All...
2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L engine, oil consumption VIN: 1YVHP80C45
Hello everyone, have a real brain scratcher here. mazda came in with no compression on all cylinders. check timing and found tensioner failed and bent all intake valve. removed the cylinder head and sent to machine shop to be cleaned, shaved, replace seals, in...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Hesitation, Bogging above 2000rp VIN: JM3ER29377
The car acts perfectly normal until its under load then above 2000rpm its bogging. changed timing gear , chain, etc . concerned about either turbo issues or the lost communication code causing it to go into limp mode but noengine light remains on. Trouble codes: U0121, P2504
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBUH83J05
I got this 2005 E500 Wagon driving me crazy car is too low and has codes C1503 recovery time during filling reservoir and codes C1508 the pressure line system leaks, i trace and ckeck all the lines and fitting and shocks no air leak, when i ran the test on the...
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTJ56H37
I couldn't find anything in the archives on this code & only 1 fix in on demand archives which the techs replaced the intake manifold. Has anyone had any experience with this engine & the p2006 code. The code is as described in Launch scan tool. Thank you for ... Trouble codes: P2006
2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WMWMM33569
After we replaced the engine oil problem (vent valve (which comes only with a new valve cover, timing chain and guides, oil pump and guides, new (dealer supplied spark plugs) performed adaptation on throttle and also cams the engine would run great. Plenty of ... Trouble codes: 2B64, P0300 (Random misfire)
2009 Mitsubishi Galant Sport V6 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A3AB46S09
Park over night would not start next morning.No spark or injector pulse.Checked timing marks all aligned up correct.No codes.Checked all fuses.Not sure where to go from here.ECM like the old ones ?Thanks for any help.
2007 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L Mechanical VIN: 1G8ZV577X7
I have a 2007 Saturn 3.6 with Code p0019 . We replaced the timing chains and guides . Still have the same p0019. Has any one worked on this motor any help would be appreciated
2016 Subaru Impreza 2.0L Window-LR VIN: JF1GPAB65G
When the vehicle came in, I applied power and ground to the window motor. Motor did not work. I ordered a new window motor and regulator. My window will go down but not up. I'm using a 2014 wiring diagram and have determined that I have power a at the switch a...
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Transmission VIN: JT3HP10VXY
I have this Rav4 in the shop that the woman smoked the clutch out of this. I have never done one and am looking for advice. All Data says to remove motor and trans. as one then split. I don't see any other way of doing it but am a little wary since this is a W...
1985 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YV1DX8847F
good evening guys and gals. Got an older lh jetronic efi system that is sending me for some loops. Fairly straight forward system Hoping to get some insight before i go any further on this older volvo. Not certain if miles is correct, but car/under-hood is ver...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52J3Y
Thanks for all of the replies. I removed the intake manifold and found the intake manifold gasket rubber seal for the #4 cylinder broken and a piece missing. I replaced the intake manifold gasket and the car runs great. Trouble codes: P0300, P1374 (3X reference circuit).
2011 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1G1ZC5E14B
Thank you for all the replies. We ordered a new TECHM which came with all the solenoids. Had to have the new TECHM reprogrammed and adaptive strategies relearned. One of the problems we had with the vehicle was the intermittent nature of the failure. I coul...
2011 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDUF5HT2B
I have decided to send the vehicle the Ford dealer. I will post the final repair when they find out the solution. I did not want to ship it out but I can not locate the problem and do not want to install any more parts on it unless I can prove it needs it. Und... Trouble codes: P0093 (Fuel system leak detected-Large leak), P0673 (Cyl 3 glow plug circuit), P20BA.
2002 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GTHG35F32
Finally,this van is gone . After checking some repair history I discovered that the PMD was replaced about two two years ago.The PMD was relocated behind left front head light.The old one was still on the pump, and their was #6 resistor in the old one . The n... Trouble codes: P1218 (Injection pump calibration circuit).
2011 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L code VIN: 4JGBF2FE4B
Vehicle has not returned, so will call this one fixed, expensive gamble but this time it paid off. Trouble codes: 16CF0, 18BF0.
2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 4.6L Oxygen Sensor VIN: WDDLJ7DB9C
Thank You for all the replies. We found all (4) of the reference sensors at the highest point of the engine had oil in them. We replaced all (4) sensors and cleaned up the harness as best we could. The vehicle has been on the road for about three weeks with no...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29684
Hey everyone! I'm sad to say this one isn't fixed yet, so I'm summarizing for now. An honest thanks to everyone that replied, and a special thanks to Michael for taking the time to e-mail me pictures of his Suby for comparison. I also forgot to mention in the... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire 1).
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Readiness Status VIN: 3VWRR69M44
It?s going to have to get towed back to the dealer! They must have down something when they did the recall? Thanks for the help
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