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2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1PF5S9XB
Got this Cruze that I can't figure out why the idle surges, stalls sometimes, and is setting these codes. I replaced the engine a while back due to the turbo overheating and melting the return line. Wasnt sure if other internal damaged occured so we just repla... Trouble codes: P1101 (Intake Air Performance), P0172 (System Rich Bank 1)
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Water in Trans
2006 300c 5.7 with a 722.6 Transmission.We Replaced the Transmission with a reman unit now we are getting water in the the transmission.Not sure where its coming from checked the filler tube and it looks good.The cooler is part of the A/C Condensor and does no...
1984 Dodge 600 2.6L No Start VIN: 1B3BV55D8E
I have this 84 dodge 600,the customer said they washed the engine then it wouldn't start.i found the pcm sends a constant voltage to the coil and a constant ground.there is no power to the injector, it is a throttle body.it has no spark or injector pulse.im no...
2013 Ford Taurus Limited 2.0L Heater Core VIN: 1FAHP2F9XD
Customer complained that he wasn't getting the heat he used to . Found system 1 gallon low on coolant. Replace thermostat and leaking hoses, refilled and burped system. Still not very good heat from vents. Back flushed core (seemed clean and had good flow on b...
2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Reduced Power VIN: 1GKEK13Z63
Vehicle came in with intermittent going into Reduced Power Mode and check engine light comes on. Shut vehicle off and let sit for a minute or two starts up and runs fine. Check engine light does stay on for several ignition cycles. It is happening more frequen... Trouble codes: P1516 (Electronic Throttle Mode versus Throttle Position Performance)
2012 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Engine VIN: 5FNRL5H68C
This VAN has a starting noise on start up, the noise goes away after a minute or so and it will not do the noise again until next morning. Any Honda experts that could shine a light on this concern. I'd done some reading about the intake manifold runner and th...
2011 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Odometer and trip VIN: JN8AS1MU6B
I am at a ropes end!! I am not understanding at all on this car, in my snap-on verus edge the vehicle has a Odometer reading, also speed output as well as another section for speedometer which all work and coincide with one another. So on the vehicle the Speed...
1995 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JACDJ58V0S
Car came in failed CA emission test running too rich with high CO and HC. ECT reads normally with Modis until it hit around 120F, then it will read very cold at around 40 to 68F even with the car fully warm up. Compare ECT scanner reading and actual voltage re...
2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 4F2YZ02Z85
First of all i want to thank all of you for your time. I have a friend of mine 2005 mazda tribute 2.3 l. Has fuel delivery issues, car starts and idles but when you drive it pass 15 to 25 mph it will cut off it has a p0191 code, he replace fuel rail pressure s... Trouble codes: P0191
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery goes dead overnight VIN: WDBUF65J83
Please read related repair history before reading the main message. Thank you. Vehicle was in for an oil/oil filter change. Next day he was back with a battery going dead overnight. Here is the problem--with my lab scope hooked up and using a low amp clamp, I ...
2002 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N6DD26S42
I've been on this one for a week or more. My business partner wonders if I know how to fix cars, anymore. I don't think I do. This truck never sets a code unless you force it to by disconnecting MAF or O2 sensor or another sensor. It idles fairly decently. Doe...
2013 Nissan Juke S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AF5MR3D
This juke came in about a year ago from a bank that was a repo for an engine replacement. The old engine was ran out of oil and grenade. We replaced the engine with a salvage yard engine. A few days after replacement the car came back with a p0171 fuel system ... Trouble codes: P0171
2008 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L all power VIN: YV1AS98238
Has anyone seen any complete electrical shutdown like this? As far as we can see nothing electrical works for awhile and then it comes back to normal after a short time--once it took more than an hour and once it was just for a minute or two.

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2013 Audi A6 Quattro Premium Plus 2.0L horn, interior lights, a/c VIN: WAUGFAFC8D
We found corroded wires under drivers knee bolster area. Cut out bad section & soldered in new wires. All appears good. Thanks
1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L lock / unlock VIN: 2G4WS52M4W
Hi there fellow technicians, this is going to be a little embarrassing. The lock system was checked by a automotive locksmith before I got the car. He had replaced one of the fobs and replaced the battery in the other one.When I got a hold of the car first thi...
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L 4wd VIN: 1GNEK13097
I did an available update on the transfer case module and that did not fix it. I had the owners of the car lot drive it for a few days hoping the tccm might eventually set a code after the update. It did not. Before I could get back to check the numbers on the...
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Coolant Level VIN: 1FTFX1EF4D
Alright I have this one fixed! First I want to thank everyone that responded to my request. The owner of this truck is a good friend of mine and he never seen any sign of any leaks, so that had me wondering if the intake could leak internally and that was caus...
2009 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Hesitation, Low power from stop VIN: JN8AZ18U79
No success fixing the vehicle, the customer did not want to invest anymore diagnostic time to test further, he plans to trade in the vehicle for something newer. Thank you for the advice
2009 Saturn Outlook XE 3.6L Stall VIN: 5GZER13D09
finally got this one. ran a new wire from the pcm to the fpcm and everything was fixed. problem was in connector x405. when i unplugged the connector it looked fine but was green in the body side. thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0087, P0089, P0628, P069E, P025A.
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