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2010 BMW 535i xDrive 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAPT7C50A
Need some assistance from the bmw techs out there. This car came in with the lean code on bank 1 my trim numbers on bank 1 are in the 20s regardless of rpm bank 2 is around 5 at idle and 8-10 at 4k rpm. I have smoke tested intake and found no leaks there a... Trouble codes: 29E0
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK26K6R
Engine has a hard, random miss at idle--more pronounced when in drive. Before replacing the IAC the engine would almost cut out--now the IAC helps keep it alive. I scope tested the distributor and did not find a correlation with the signal (good) and when ...
2012 Dodge Journey SXT 3.6L traction control VIN: 3C4PDDBG7C
Hello, this vehicle has been to 4 shops. Including 2 dealers. Want to see what words of wisdom you all may have. The vehicle engages the traction control most time when accelerating. Will drive ok if you turn the traction control off. Tires are new and the...
1992 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L engine VIN: 1FDGE24H7N
Lucky us we got another strange one & it's another Ford. We got this van in misfiring & running rough. Engine according to customer had only 16k on rebuild. Found low compression & leakdown showed up through the exhaust. We pulled heads & sent them out, wh...
2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 3.5L Lighting VIN: 1GTDT13665
Headlights only flicker on then off in AUTO mode. The park lights work fine. Headlights work fine in MANUAL mode as well as the park lights. Looks to me like the BCM grounds the Headlight relay in all modes except the manual which looks like the headlight ...
2015 Honda Fit EX-L 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3HGGK5H86F
This has a P219A code. I admit I am new to GDI. After reading up on the code I ran the AF test on my snap on scanner. Cylinders 1,2,and 3 failed rich. The injectors only come as a set so this is a really expensive job to be guessing on. I can't find any... Trouble codes: P2129
2016 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L oxygen senor VIN: 1HGCT1B88G
Scanned vehicle as car came in and code P0135 showed up. Checked o2 sensor and found the first one had no continuity between sensor signal and sensor ground. Second o2 sensor which was given to customer had continuity and resistance of ~ 5 ohms (between se...
2011 Hyundai Veracruz GLS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8NUDCC5B
Once the spark plug replacement was complete, the tech started the engine and the MIL came on with codes P0107 and P1107. He checked all connections and found no problems. He disconnected the MAP sensor, checked pins and re-connected and still had a proble... Trouble codes: P0107 (MAP ckt voltage low), P1107 (MAP ckt voltage low intermittent)
2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Grand Touring 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHU6KJ7D
Car has misfires on all cylinders on bank 1. I have verified that it isnt a clogged converter. Also swapped coils and spark plugs with no change. I notice on live data that the injector pulse width is slightly lower on those cylinders. I also notice that t... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire)
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Tcm VIN: 1J4FJ27S2T
Where is the TCM located on this rusty beast. Mitchell says behind glove box, which is no small chore to get out. AllData says above gas pedal, and it's not there. Vehicle keeps blowing #6 30amp fuse which feeds PCM, fuel pump and TCM. PCM has been replace...
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3PE7CC9E
after replacing the dpf filter and nox sensor upstream and repairing a burnt nox harness for upstream sensor,we now have can bus codes for downstream nox sensor of u029e,u0100,u0046, ohmed out harness to rear nox sensor and found no issues, any Mercedes te... Trouble codes: U029E, U0100, U0046
2011 Volvo C30 T5 2.5L crank pulley VIN: YV1672MK4B
Car was towed in. Crank pulley came apart, AC belt shredded, rubber from crank pulley & AC belt got into timing belt system, timing belt 'jumped time' pistons hit valves, no compression, now needs engine or head. Client was just driving down the road, and ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1995 Jaguar XJS 2 2 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SAJNX2340S
Hi, Great replies including replacing spark plugs and checking crank and speed sensors. I replaced plugs.It had NGK's in it,I replaced with Champions which seem to be a hotter plug than the NGK's.Old plugs looked good,not really worn ord fouled. I also ...
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L torque converter VIN: 4S3BMBC6XB
Thanks for your ideas. We replaced the valve body and the torque converter works great.
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Brake electronics (abs) VIN: WVWAK93C47
With the help of Ross-tech website and some extensive research () I was able to fix this car with the table in the link I posted. This was only possible due to being an auction car at...
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