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2015 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2GNFLFEK5F
Once we installed the engine, we took it for a test drive and it drove fine. Vehicle was brought back with a lack of power complaint. The customer stated it was not like that before. We noticed it only misfired during hard acceleration (as if your trying t... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FDAF56P94
Thank you in advance for any help or info you can give me. This 2004 F550 6.0 idles ok but the moment brought off idle engine will stall or surge on/off quickly. ICP looks ok, 850-950 at idle. My first thought was primary fuel pressure, I tested at test po... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam Position sensor circuit performance), P2614 (CMP signal output circuit/open), P2617 (CKP signal output circuit/open), P0336 (Crankshaft Position sensor circuit performance)
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfire in intake VIN: 1FTPX12595
Hi, I need help, this truck is beating me up. Originally this truck came to me in December with rich DTC's, the customer had attempted to repair this over a period of time. He replaced the injectors, plugs, coils and MAF. He also had the PCM reflashed. The... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich Bank 1), P0175 (Rich Bank 2), P0420 (Catalyst efficiency Bank 1), P0430 (Catalyst efficiency Bank 2), P2196 (O2 B1S1 stuck rich), P2198 (O2 B2S1 stuck rich)
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Warning lamp-tensioners VIN: 1FTRX14W06
Should these codes not indicate which tensioner circuit is at fault. At least give some direction. Or do I have to test each tensioner individually. This is an XLT 4 seat model
2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.2L Valve body VIN: 1FTBF2B61E
Shop installed a used transmission. Solenoid strategy and IDN numbers are different from original. Attempting to overwrite the existing info with the used units info. IDS tells me value is incorrect. Doesn't specify which one. Have triple checked numbers f...
2014 Ford F-150 FX2 3.5L No Start VIN: 1FTMF1CT2E
This truck was towed in as a no start with the P025A code. We replaced the driver module with a genuine Ford part and the truck started right up. It lasted two weeks before it was back again for the same issue. We replaced the module again and it is still ... Trouble codes: P025A
2006 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Steering VIN: 1GKET16S46
Vehicle has hard steering at idle and if you rev up it steers great but as soon as you hit idle its hard to steer again
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Rear brakes VIN: 1HGCG5648X
Hello!! This 99 Accord is kicking us! Vehicle came in with a drivability problem which we found and fixed. On test drive, noticed rear brakes seemed completely inop, pedal goes nearly to floor. Advised customer, got authorization to fix. Found rear cylinde...
2008 Honda Element LX 2.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28768
Vehicle came in running poorly and would halt at times going down the road. Originally had p0304, p2646, and p2647 stored in computer. Found cylinder 4 intake valve was bent, screens were dirty and oil was a quart and a half low. Sent out head to replace v... Trouble codes: P2647
2009 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Engine
Hello i just finished up replacing a head gasket on an 09 civic 1.8 the problem before was some water out of exhaust and losing coolant. The car turn on and idles but when put in gear and driven it lacks power and begins to misfire. After replacing head ga...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Air suspension VIN: SAJWA71C94
Greetings: Jaguar techs please advise me. I have spent lots of time diagnosing this air suspension. All data pids are normal. ride sensors, pressure, adaptive suspension outputs, the module is seeing them all. This car refuses to turn on any solenoid to co...
2007 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L Top cylinder, Bank 2 VIN: SALAG25487
This vehicle was initially brought in for Engine overheating and misfire issue. The two top gaskets we're changed by my Mechanic, serviced with 5w20 synthetic(instead of 5w30) and an ignition coil changed, problem solved. Vehicle was driven for about 4...
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 5.0L Stall VIN: SALSF2D42C
Hi everyone. got a headache of a land rover on my hands. vehicle came in with a p0087 for fuel rail pressure too low. checked everything and found when vehicle idles after starting the high pressure fuel will go from 2000psi and drop down to 430psi in the ... Trouble codes: P0087
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L engine VIN: WDBTJ76H73
Ran engine without belt, noise was still present. Checked to find grinding noise that sounds very much like a bad power steering pump, still present. Noise can be heard loudest at the front, upper portion of the oil pan. Noticed that after the engine warms...
2012 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Oil in engine harnes VIN: WDDHF5KB0C
This is regarding engines 276 and 278 only, not 272 / 273 or 271 please. During service we noticed oil in engine wiring harness. We have seen this in another 276 engine. Niether has exhibited any problem because of this and we have not pursued the sourc...
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L Starting VIN: 5N1AN08U57
Hi all I have this Xterra that has a crank but no start. There is no spark or injector pulse. I have power and ground at the coils and injectors while cranking. I swapped the ECM relay but no change. Just in case anyone asks the customer replaced the fuel ...
2014 Ram ProMaster 2500 3.0L transmission VIN: 3C6TRVCD9E
scanned for codes p07fe code came up . need help have no flowchart or any diagnostic info for code . any help appreciated . thanks in advance
2006 Scion xA 1.5L Drivetrain VIN: JTKKT62476
Had a lot of vibration, previous front end collision, frame was not repaired properly and all mounts had tears in rubber. Changed all 3 engine mounts and now still have vibration in drive. Goes away above idle and in neutral or reverse. Engine runs very sm...
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Unknown VIN: JTEGF21A33
The blower runs only on high speed. I have .2 volts on the pink/blue wire going to the blower motor controller (blower motor resistor) when the blower is running on high speed. The voltage does NOT fluctuate as it should when the blower speed knob is rotat...
2009 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JTDKB20459
Hello out there. I have been fighting this Preius and am at my wits end on this thing any help is appreciated. This vehicle got towed in for a no start upon original inspection it had code p3190, and p0a0f stored here's what I checked on it. We checked and... Trouble codes: P3190, PA0F2, P0101
2009 Toyota Venza 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3BK11AX9
No problems for a year after repair. Vehicle now intermittently will miss fire on start-up. Does nothing for a couple months then acts up. May do it once but sometimes will misfire on start up repeatedly. Will then run alright. Code always p0300 & no other... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L speedometer VIN: 3VWCM31YX5
Attention VW/Audi technicians. We need to know exactly this VW with an 09G trans and ABS gets it signal for the speedometer. Customer concern is an erratic speedometer jumping up and down. A Full Scan has been done and No Codes found in either ABS, Cluster...

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2013 Ford Expedition Max Limited 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FMJK2A57D
So finally got the vehicle back into the shop. Rechecked for vacuum leaks and scanned it. Everything looked like was all working properly. Customer called and told me it had been this way since he replaced the battery and air filter. Tried a new battery jus... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175 (Rich bank 2), P61B0.
2014 Ram ProMaster 2500 3.0L temp sensor VIN: 3C6TRVCD9E
customer declined to replace mirror assy . customere to return to make repairs .thanks for all the help sent .
2008 Toyota Highlander 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEES41A68
Thank you for all of the replies. We spoke with the owner and decided to put a used engine in the car. It is not done yet , but the used engine is on its way. Trouble codes: P0345.
2010 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L No Start VIN: YV1982AS9A
Thanks for the replies. I gave the customer the choice of doing one coil or all six. He chose to do all six. Put a set of spark plugs in (appeared to be original). Took it out for about a ten mile ride. All is good. Thanks Ron
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