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2012 Acura MDX 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD2H22C
Hello all. Happy Thanksgiving. I worked on this MDX last week. It had po339, and customer said it sometimes gives what he describes as a Trouble codes: P0339
2008 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L lack of acceleration VIN: 2CNDL13F18
On hard acceleration vehicle will hit exactly 4000 rpm and stay there. Customers complaint was could not use passing gear. I found that no matter what gear you're in IF you accelerate hard it will stop at 4000 rpm and as long as you keep the pedal down you...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.9L inop speedometer VIN: 3D7HU18Z12
I need help understanding the speedometer control. Speedo inop, will occasionally work. Have code P500, vehicle speed sensor. Only sensor listed in Mitchell is the one on rear diff. Checked it and it is good. Tried another and no luck. No ABS codes. The tr... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor)
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport 5.7L Rockers, lifters, pushrods VIN: 1D3HB13T19
So I have this hemi that is not getting enough oil to the left head. I just replaced all MDS solenoids and harness. It seems to have made it worse. The other side is fine . When I start it cold, it runs beautifully, smooth and quiet. After 3mins of idling,...
2008 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10D38
Hi guys, This one has me scratching my head. Customer said that it had an intermittent no start problem that was repaired by replacing the PCM with a used one a year a go. The problem came back so I ordered another used PCM. Pulled the truck in (it was run... Trouble codes: U0100 (No communication with pcm)
2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L door lock & washers VIN: 1HGCP26818
I am lost on this one, car came in for no front washers and doors will not lock from remote or switch. Codes U0155, U0199 & U1283. I went though the factory tests and they stated to check power and grounds at both passenger and drivers fuse panels with are...
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L lose of power VIN: 1N4AL21E58
Vehicle has intermittent loss of power during take off. Brake light comes on also intermittently. Replaced brake switch and ecm/ had it re-programmed/flashed. Neither made any difference. During take off when loss of power occurs rpm's stay right @ 2000 no...
2009 Nissan Murano LE 3.5L Charging VIN: JN8AZ18WX9
Vehicle was dropped off last night while I was away, snuck in this morning just to pull it in for security reasons. Could not resist taking a peek. All fuses good. Notice no
2004 Other European 156 2.0L low beams / position lights VIN: ZARFB412X4
Any Alfa Romeo techs out there? Need a wiring diagram for the low beams / position lights that are not coming on. The brake lights, turn signals & high beams work ok. Thanks guys
2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L EPB actuator VIN: WP0AA2A94D
I'm having trouble getting this 911's rear parking brake to set up right. I'm following the instructions to the letter. First, after putting the EPB into service mode using Autologic assist, i then adjust the park brake adjuster tight until it requires ove...
2012 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Engine Immobilizer VIN: 2T1BU4EE8C
Here's a question for a Toyota Technician. I have a 2012 Toyota Corolla S (equipped with a NON-Smart Key System Type A) The customer came in with only one Master key. I cut & programmed 3 additional keys into the Keyless Entry system and registered them wi...

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2001 BMW M5 5.0L pressure sensor circuit VIN: WBSDE93491
Thanks to everybody. Dan [...]'Neil was right. The DSC compressor located under the the front bumper, left side was the problem. I powered the unit and i got a clunk noise. This compressor pumps the DSC pump when it reaches 25mph and the pressure sensor validates...
1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Lower ball joint VIN: 3GNEC16R4X
It was determinded that the lower control arm was changed and thier is no information on what control arm was put on it i am sending the old ball joint off to qualis so they can identify the ball joint and send me the ones i need thanks for all your help.
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU03G39
Thanks for the replies. I went ahead @ replaced both vvt solenoids like the tsb said. The new ones are clearly an updated part. While i was there the inside of the engine was very clean so i didn't think it would be an oil flow problem. After the repairs i to... Trouble codes: P0012, P0022, P0341, P0346.
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBRV54117
Thanks for all the help. First of a ran 12V to both air pumps, can do that by energizing the wires by the right front side of the motor. Both worked blowing air. They are behind the right fender well. Then I checked the resistance going to both motors (.3 & .4... Trouble codes: P2440 (ENGINE---Secondary air injection AIR system switching valve stuck open bank 1), C1201 (ABS/VSC/TRAC---engine control system malfunction), B1661 (AIR BAG---Roll over cut off indicator).
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