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1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L lock / unlock VIN: 2G4WS52M4W
Hi there people, Have this wonderful Buick. The remote control door lock system will only work intermittently. The key fobs will program, get the horn chirps. Try to use the fobs and sometimes they will work, sometimes you need to hold them for a bit. Then som...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Hvac VIN: 1GCHC24U16
Hey I have a 06 Silverado 2500 2wd that has the heat on the driver's side cooler than the passenger side. The drivers side with go to about 80 degrees while the passenger side will get to 140 degrees on full hot. This is a manual dual HVAC system. I have repl...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L abs module bleed VIN: 2G1WT58NX6
We installed calipers correctly and can only get a half pedal.Manually bled brakes numerous times.Tried the auto bleed on the scan tool , but it says to hook up a power bleeder to the master and follow the bleed procedure.I have not had a power bleeder since c...
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country 6.2L no cold air
ac not blowing cold at all, outside temp 75 degrees temp coming from vents 70 degrees, inside truck temp 90 degrees, was sitting in the sun. Checked compressor pressures low side 32 psi high side is 175 outside temp 75 degrees, compressor is engaged and turnin...
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Coolant Level VIN: 1FTFX1EF4D
I have this 2013 F150 5.0 that is loosing coolant. It is loosing about 2 qt's a week. I have pressure tested the system and didn't find any visible leak and the owner doesn't see anything leaking on his driveway. The engine runs perfect and no smoke out the ta...
2013 Ford E-250 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNE2EW4D
Hello all! Got this E-250 that needed the spark plug threads repaired. I use the Sav-a-Thread HT thread repair kit from Emhart Teknologies. I have used it before without any problems. This time it appears the one thread insert went too far in to the cylinder h...
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L battery light abs light brake light VIN: 1HGEM22975
Customer has had a concern that intermittently the battery light in the dash will flicker,then go off and has been problematic for the past 3-4 months but once a week if that. Now it is more frequent i.e every time vehicle is driven Also the ABS and brake lam...
2006 Kia Optima LX 2.7L hard start when fuel VIN: KNAGE12416
Customer says it starts hard after fueling. the customer had already had the purge valve replaced. I still suspected a faulty purge valve so when i checked it I found that it leaked vacuum all the time. so I purchased a KIA valve. customer comes back a couple ... Trouble codes: P0441, P2422

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2012 Acura ZDX 3.7L RF mirror turn signal VIN: 2HNYB1H43C
I did find a bent pin in harness at A pillar connector..thanks for the help,Charlie
2012 Audi A6 Quattro Premium 3.0L multimedia VIN: WAUBGAFC7C
Well sorry guys , I did not have a chance to get this fixed or look in depth into the problem, we are a very short staffed dealer and was not able to look at it in detail before the manager decided to just send it to auction. I believe the issue was a bad amp,...
2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Luxury 6.2L gm supernav radio VIN: 1GYS4HEF3B
I called gm sps techline and they said it can be done. They needed the vin from the installed radio and original and the reason for replacement. They sent me a VCI number to use but under radio programming the was no spot for VCI just normal programming, the g...
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L dash IPC VIN: 1FTPW14V79
Thanks for the replays after checking everything that was suggested we changed out The IPC and everything came back except the HVAC We checked wiring From the SJB and the HVAC and we found a wire open replaced the wire and everything came on line and the MS ca...
2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71V59
I took your advice and changed both battery cables and ignition relay, and pcm relay. Has not been back for a few days now, let's hope that fixed it. Thank all of you fellow techs for the advice. Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161, P0403, P0443.
2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTEC19VX1
And the winner's are,pcm fixed this one. Thank you all for the input and reinsurance I was hoping for. I AM very confident in my electrical ability. My biggest concern was the pcm was able to see the conflict and substitute a value.. My biggest concern was a m... Trouble codes: P0101, P0463.
2016 Subaru Impreza 2.0L Window-LR VIN: JF1GPAB65G
FIXED!! So here's the story. The wiring at the left rear window switch was incorrect. Wires in positions #4, #6 & #8 were not in the proper positions. It did not look like the connector was ever messed with. So it must of came out of a different Subaru. I...
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