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2013 Chevrolet Spark LT 1.2L compressor VIN: KL8CD6S99D
Compressor won't activate, will work when feed power. The evap sensor reads 5 volts and did not change with new sensor. The evap sensor is connected to the body control module and the sensor gets ground but no reference voltage. I believe it to be a bad bo...
2014 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L Hesitation, Low boost VIN: 1G1PC5SB7E
Car came feeling sluggish-would shift through gears 1-3 and hang in 4th gear up to about 4000 rpm and wouldn't shift until you let off accelerator. Noted a low power condition especially on hard acceleration. Initally suspected a transmission issue-repl... Trouble codes: P0299 (Engine Underboost), P2227 (BARO/Barometric Sensor Performance)
2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0L master switch VIN: 1D8GT58688
I have one of what seems to be a common problem with the master window switch not working. mirrors, door locks, front windows. the rear windows will roll up and down. and the other windows will work with their switch. along with the locks. the problem seem...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L coil VIN: 1FMZU35P1W
this car has two coils no spark ,, I disconnect coil on right side and car starts on 4 cylinders plug coil in and dies
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36F0X
No start checked fuel pressure good .scanned truck and buzz test no faults so went to data icp at .20 cranking I have 600 to 1100 psi and I have rpm 160 to 210 . Injector pulse wit. 1.8 to 3. And battery’s good it try’s to start but doesn’t black smoke out...
2017 Ford Expedition EL Limited 3.5L compressor VIN: 1FMJK1KT9H
complaint; a/c hot. compressor will not engauge. Freon level normal. had code in a/c module.u0423-82. cleared code all is normal. drove car 50 miles can not duplicate again. u0423 is invalid data received from i.p. cluster control module. thanks for any he...
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L A/C Compressor VIN: 1GTHK23143
When we received the pickup we checked proper charge on the A/C system. Checked and compressor clutch doesn't come on. you can jump the relay and it works. Also you can command it with the computer. Checked continuity in all wires - tested good. Jumped low...
2014 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L restraint system VIN: 5FNYF4H49E
Local collision shop has very limited diagnostic capability, sublets their electrical and calibration repairs to us. This was hit on the left side, they replaced the above parts including new SRS module, sent it here for calibration because airbag lt is on...
2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Transmission VIN: 5NPEB4AC9B
Vehicle came to me with issues regarding shift capabilities. Car lot stated vehicle would shift properly at times and not at others. Complained that no matter what gear you showed to be in reverse or drive that the transmission remained in last gear select...
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 5.7L key programming VIN: 1J8HG58226
I got this 2006 Jeep Commander with one key only and trying to program a spare key. The Two New keys are ready for programming, but unable to code new keys, unless I have two working keys. I only have an aftermarket Scanner, got as far as requiring a pin n...
2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Pure 2.0L Charging VIN: SALVR1BG5D
Hello All, Vehicle towed in with dead battery.Replaced with new battery,however starter fuse incorporated in the positive battery cable was blown.Replaced cable and installed brand new starter.Engine starts.Tested charging system,putting out 14.8v,about...
2014 Lexus CT200h 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHKD5BH2E
Vehicle came in with P0171 and P3190. LTFT will not come down even with STFT in negative. Found white smoke from tailpipe. Found oil over a quart overfilled from recent (1 week) LOF. Found oil drips from PCV hose when I performed smoke test. Corrected oil ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P3190 (Loss of Power)
1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA43G0X
car came to us for no start. customer has hands allover this thing,new coils plugs ect.. has good fuel pressure and tries to start but will not. can get to run on spray. the injector pulse is present at cranking but when car is running on spray the injecto...
1991 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6HD16Y8M
Got a weird one! Intermittently this low mileage pick up will run very poorly. when accelerating it will bog down and back fire repeatedly and will not accelerate above 15 mph. Last time I duplicated issue i had to milk it about 3 miles. The Tack was locke...
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D66
Car came in as a no start. Found coolant in the cylinders and plugs fouled with coolant. Cleaned plugs, cleaned out cylinders. Car started. Replaced head gasket. Car started and ran good. Let run for about an hour. Took on multiple test drives. No issues. ... Trouble codes: P0304
2015 Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C6RR7LT4F
I have duplicated the concern after multiple test drives. It is getting more consistent. Monitored the CAN bus junction at each module and have not seen a loss of signal. When the complaint occurs I can comm with every module that is equipped on the truck.... Trouble codes: U11C2, U0010, U2120, U1260, U0020, U0200

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2013 BMW 535i xDrive 3.0L front end VIN: WBAFU7C54D
We replaced rear drive shaft (no difference) replaced Rh rear axle and left front which was bad and we still had that vibration. We recommended the customer to take to the dealer. If I get an answer I will post Thank you all for your help
2002 Chevrolet S10 2.2L All VIN: 1GCCS14512
We found the compressor shaft broken & a new compressor with tube & receiver is the fix! As far as the "dirty" orifice tube I meant dark screen in color but no visible particles. Thank you all for your help as I don't have a vast experience in ac work but I'm ...
2014 Chevrolet Sonic LS 1.8L Unknown VIN: 1G1JA5SH9E
It was the thermostat after all, didn't want to believe it, but we all know how that goes, a nearly new or even brand new part can be faulty. Tested for power at connector on stat, battery voltage was present, Modis scanner allows output control of thermostat...
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L temperature VIN: 1FAHP60A74
Well, did the usual Jaguar repair. Works fine until the the temps are changed in DUAL mode. I know the Control Head is shot. No diode protection. Ford TBird is a model nI can't recommend. 1800 for the factory Control A/c unit.
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L AC Pressure VIN: 1GTHC24294
The Clutch Pressure Cycle switch mounted to the Accumulator fixed it. This was replaced. Once the Compressor cycled properly HS came up to 180-190. LS still runs 24-30 but compressor now cycles on and off about every 30-40 seconds. With state trucks it is an...
2012 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Rear driveshaft VIN: 5J6RM4H31C
Sorry for the delay in closing, customer returned for repair after I received new shaft, which had been on [...] order.. I did end up using a local driveline shop to purchase a new shaft. It fit fine, was about the same cost as what it would have cost me from H...
2005 Nissan Murano S 3.5L Interior VIN: JN8AZ08W65
Ok it turned out to be the driver door key switch telling the bcm that it wasn?t in the right position thanks for the help
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