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2011 BMW 335i 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on, reduced power VIN: WBAPM5G5XB
do not work on bmw much cannot figure this one out Trouble codes: 2C58, 2E4C, 2C84
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L trans shift VIN: 1GCHK23285
This vehicle came in, customer stated it would not go into gear. We connected Tech 2 and found a DTC P0562. We have driven this vehicle several trips, we have had two times the PRNDL indicator will go out. Suspect ignition circuit, but we have monitored it...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L lifters VIN: 3GCEK13328
Real mystery on my hands here guys. Truck came in with misfire on # 6 cylinder. Found collapsed lifter ( common issue) replace all lifers on that bank. Now has misfire on # 4. I removed valve cover and found that for the first few seconds after startup the...
2017 Chevrolet Trax Premier 1.4L My Link Screen VIN: 3GNCJMSB2H
This is our own veh. The Dealer is stumped.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU16N12
Truck came in from another shop with a bad misfire. The other shop told customer that the cam was down in it and wanted me to verify. The truck drove in and we popped the hood and went to lunch. Came back and truck hasnt started since. Has code P1389 showi... Trouble codes: P1389
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7KS28A68
truck came in and customer told me that he was pulling a load and truck started to cough and smoke, then truck died. he waited about ten minutes and started truck and drove it home with a lack of power. when I got the truck it had three codes, P242F ash ac... Trouble codes: P242F, P1451, P2299
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2FMDK48C07
Hello group, The water pump failed in this car and filled the crankcase with coolant. The driver continued until the car quit. My question is...does this engine come out from the top or bottom? How much of a job is it? I am getting conflicting engine re...
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L harsh 4/5 upshift and harsh 2/1 downshift VIN: JTHBN36F54
I currently have two of these vehicles in my shop with the same codes and same complaint p0756 solenoid b stuck off and harsh 2/1 downshift and harsh 4/5 upshift and I have put the updated calibration in one of them and no change so we installed the soleno...
2017 Nissan Pathfinder S 3.5L Radio Climate Control VIN: 5N1DR2MN6H
Replaced dash and air bags after accident. Went to nissan dealer to program systems after repair. Now has climate control
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L alarm engaged VIN: YS3FB49S15
Intermittant vehicle failure with customer, towed in would not respond with key fob but it is putting out RF. Opened the drivers door with the key that is in the fob and the alarm system goes off with horns and lights. No way to turn them off except discon...
2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63B82
Hello everybody! I have a customers 02 Saturn View 3.0 out in the shop that has turned into a nightmare. It came in for front wheel bearings and a muffler with a Trouble codes: P0507 (Unexpected idle rpm), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
2008 Subaru Tribeca Limited 3.6L MIL Lamp on, can't clear codes VIN: 4S4WX92D38
Vehicle came in with flashing CEL. Had 6 oxy sensor related codes. Codes will not clear. The o2 sensors did not respond. Replaced main relay. Now sensors are working but codes will not clear. Trouble codes: P1152 (p1153-), P1153 (p1154-), P1154 (p1155-), P1155 (p0140-), P0140 (p0160-), P0160
2002 Volvo S60 AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, idles hi and low VIN: YV1RH58D62
Came in for stalls rough idle dead battery. Bad battery and we replaced it . Started and ran fine, test drive and at 55mph attempted passing gear and engine bogged down ran rough and maxed out at 5mph. Stopped and would stall after restart. Limped to garag... Trouble codes: 913C, 91B7, 130A
2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV4B298228
Hello, the vehicle came in with all 5 codes. We've been cleared the codes restarted the vehicle all codes were immediately present again. The only drivability complaint is first thing in the morning a very slight hesitation pulling onto the highway custome... Trouble codes: P0037 (HO2S Heater Control Circuit Low Bank 1 Sensor 2), P0057 (Ho2s heater control circuit low bank 2 sensor 2.), P0458 (Evaporative emission system purge control valve circuit low), P0051 (Ho2s heater control circuit low bank 2 sensor 1), P0031 (Ho2s heater control circuit low bank 1 sensor 1)

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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVC935X7
My apologies to everyone who replied to my question. I was able to figure out the problem and it was actually simple. The oil cap seal was missing and causing the leak. Not sure if it fell out somewhere when I removed the valve cover or, if it was never the... Trouble codes: 29E0, 29E1, 2D06.
2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1D7HG48X93
Sorry so late in getting this closed out. We ended up replacing the CKP with a mopar CKP. Took care of the customer concern, customer happy, boss happy, tech happy!! Thanks again for all the help!! Trouble codes: P1391 (CMP or CKP intermittent).
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, long term fuel trims VIN: 1FMEU74E86
Thanks to all for your efforts. Some apparently did not read all of my post as a lot of replies would have resulted in redundant testing. Did do several other tests with same results. Customer is going to take to dealer and if they don't have an answer he is t... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174, P0300.
2008 Ford F-150 Limited 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPW12568
drained oil. found bearing material in oil. removed oil pan and found all rods free. started loosening main caps and found that crank would rotate after loosening number two cap. problem found. now it's up to the customer to determine if they want to fix vehic...
2010 GMC Terrain SLT 3.0L timing chain VIN: 2CTFLFEY5A
thanks to all.dropped out the bottom.we have good 6x2 ft steel benchs with casters.a couple 4x4 blocks of wood a couple hours of work disconnectring all that's nessasary and now just stand in one spot reach everything easily no reaching leaning over fender etc...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Ping VIN: 2HKRL1855Y
I am re-posting my update for those that can't see the update. Here are some things we tried and tested. We are very familiar with the timing belt tensioner noise and that was not the type of rattle we were experiencing. We pulled the plugs after finding one...
2009 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L timing belt VIN: 5FNRL38979
First, thank you all for your replies. One of the great things about iATN is being able to bounce problems off other experienced techs before jumping to a conclusion. MY conclusion is the rear head camshaft locked causing the belt to break. my first thought wa...
2008 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L right/left turn signals VIN: JNKBV61F08
thanks to the replies to my problem .once i was able to get back to this vehicle i found a water leak at rt side of cowl area. so long story short ,water intrusion in body module. i opened module & didnt really see obvious damage but took a look at it again af...
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.8L Rke VIN: 1J4GA59178
Thanks for all the replies, you're not going to believe this. It was the phone charger, and there wasn't even a phone plugged in. Why I unplugged it I'm not sure but, I unplugged it and both RKE's worked fine. I thought Bull Crunchies and plugged it back in, t...
2010 Porsche Cayenne GTS 4.8L engine VIN: WP1AD2AP5A
After talking to the customer he told us that the vehicle had been sitting for 4 years due to a battle with his insurance company. It had been in a rear end collision & repaired,but not driven. I suspected the oil pressure regulating valve was probably gummed ...
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L immobilizer VIN: 5TFCV54147
programmed ECM with jumper wire . runs great truck is gone. thanks for the help
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Stall VIN: WVGCM77L14
Thanks To Dan [...] David for leading me in the right direction. I now realize the voltage to the left pump is suppose to shut off after 20 seconds then the right pump takes over...so I was chasing ghosts down that path... What I found was when I did the pumps,...
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