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2014 BMW X3 xDrive28i 2.0L Suspension VIN: 5UXWX9C57E
Car came in for replacing brake pads and new 4 tires after finish the car we noticed suspension light warning is on scan for codes found code 482881 VDM under voltage and code 482882 VDM under voltage we checked the suspension sensors and sensor rods every...
1978 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz 7.0L 2-1 downshift
Thanks in advance.TH 325. Car came in locked in forward gears. Removed trans, sent out to local builder and was verified the forward clutch was welded together. He did complete rebuild along with rebuilt converter. Installed trans, flushed cooler and lines...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W8Y
Cant get it to ingage fuel cut out and will not do a cam sync
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Misfire, Misfire on decel VIN: 2CNDL73F75
Hey guys thanks for your help. Customer have vehicle towed in. Upon initial inspection found engine cranks excessively before it starts when cold. Checked fuel pressure with koeo and have 60lbs and goes down to 48lbs will start and all cylinders misfire. A...
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Tipm VIN: 1D7HA18267
Towed in, by me. Turn key, and nothing other than MIL bulb check. Cranks good, with power applied to solenoid. Has code P1279 in TIPM. Cleared codes and had assistant hit key while I Powered the starter with no success. I found that Chrysler is 30+ days fo...
2012 Dodge Durango Citadel 5.7L ride control VIN: 1C4SDJET4C
Mopar guys, I have 2012 Dodge Durango Citadel with the Nivomat load leveling suspension. Customer brought in complaining on it being a rough ride in town driving. When going over bumps it feels as if the rear suspension flutters a little. Has anybody ran a...
2011 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Clear PCM Codes VIN: 1FTFX1EF6B
Thank you IATN for you willingness to help. Truck came in with hard misfire and CEL on. Scan PCM shows P0302 cyl #2 misfire. Swap coil with cyl #1 - problem moved. Check spark plug condition - very worn. All plugs and coils original - replace all 8 plugs a... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire)
2012 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0L No Start VIN: 5NPEC4AB0C
replaced v/c gasket then no start cked found no power on fuel pump fuse. There is also no power on horn fuse but horn works fine.
2010 Lexus IS F 5.0L fuel injector VIN: JTHBP5C27A
Hello Everyone, We are repairing a coolant leak at the valley pan. The entire valley area is full of dried asian coolant from the leak. It looks like red cotton candy, pretty wild. The problem is a leaky secondary direct injector we need to replace. Not mu...
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Starting VIN: 4JGDF7CE8D
Does anyone have any info on starter R&R for this vehicle? It books 12hrs and calls for engine removal. Any shortcuts?
2009 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 3.0L timing belt VIN: JA4MT41X09
Owner of this vehicle had his brother in law install a timing belt kit purchased online. Work was performed about 3 months ago. The car broke down the other day and it was towed to me. Owners wife said she could smell rubber burning. I loosened the timing ...
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L Power steering VIN: 1G2WJ12XXS
Hi all, I've changed plenty of PS pumps over the years, but this one has me stumped. I previously requested help with this vehicle (thanks Dan H!). The owner was concerned about the age of the original pump and asked me to change it. I wish I hadn't l...

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2009 Audi A6 3.2L Brake,& turn signals VIN: WAUCH74FX9
FIXED... I replaced the Confort Control Module and the two red bulbs in the rear. I've never seen a car with factory l.E.D`s and a combination of regular bulb`s in a tailight assembly before. The replacement bulbs from the dealer had a silver coating on the bu...
2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GB3G3CG2F
We replaced the plugs like I stated we were going to do and they were original at 171K they were way over gap!!! no diode left. Again we found no active vac leaks, this is a fleet truck and if it runs it has to go on the road by a certain time every day. Thank... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean).
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Instrument cluster interior lights VIN: 1FTRX14W54
Thank you to everyone for taking the time to help me on this issue. The customer has not brought the truck in for diagnosis. I am truly grateful for all the help
2011 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMJU1K5XB
well i had to let this one go. customer couldn't wait anymore. but i did find that if i cut the yel/gry wire to sjb the problem did not occur. not having any experience with smart junction boxes i wasn't confident enough to guarantee them it would fix it. so o...
1997 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS19X9V
Sorry for the long repair time but being a vo-tech school does not allow us the time to work all day on any one problem as we need to follow our study plans. It turns out a new aftermarket distributor was the fix. If we had the old unit out once we had it out...
2004 GMC Envoy XUV SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKET12S54
After closely comparing lab scope pictures of known good CMP to CKP lab scope patterns, decided the pattern on the vehicle looked good. After initially installing new Delco cam and crank sensors without any change, decided to replace the PCM also with no chang... Trouble codes: P0016 (CKP-CMP Correlation Problem).
2012 Kia Forte Koup EX 2.0L windshield wiper
I want to thank Martin, Bill, and Timothy for their replies and time. the fix was someone had swapped a 4 pin headlamp relay and the 5 pin wiper relay positions. the wiper relay is 5 pins and the socket is 5 terminals and it uses all the pins #2 to control blu...
2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Pure 2.0L no start VIN: SALVP2BG7D
We had determined the can system was shut down and we couldnt communicate with any modules with our Zeus after checking all the basics we decided to send it to the dealer and they found that the front diff module was bad and pulling the system down. So i still...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L State Resistration VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
Replacement pcm from dealer. I was long shot unknown if will work for anyone else.
2011 Nissan Altima 2.5L Nats VIN: 1N4AL2AP5B
Once again, thanks for all who offered help. So, I decided to have a used BCM sent down from a local wrecking yard. A New one was $666 without a guarantee that the car was going to be fixed. I opted for the $75 "pre-owned" BCM. Same exact results. Key Erase ...
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U48
Paul hit the nail on the head, previous shop installed a used tank with incorrect harness and must have been splicing wires near the PCM to try and sort it out but only swapped enough to trick the car for a few days at a time. Corrected wiring at the tank harn... Trouble codes: P043E, P043F, P2401, P2402, P2419.
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