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1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L engine/trans VIN: 1GCFG25W4V
customer wanted this van back on the road (i tried to talk him out of it) van had been sitting 2yrs under a tree , got it running this is a short list of what was done , rebuilt cylinder heads had burned out valve . wiring total mess had been eaten by rode...
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1AK15F87
Vehicle came in not running due to stretched/jumped timing chain. Verified it also bent multiple valves so we decided to get a used head rather than replace all the valves. (family friend trying to help them out on a car that I told them it was not worth f... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank/cam correlation)
2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS 2.4L Ebcm Pscm VIN: 2GNFLCEK7C
U0121 00-Lost Communication With Electronic Brake Control Module U0131 00-Lost Communication With Power Steering Control Module U2099 02-High Speed Communication Enable Circuit Short to Ground All 3 codes are set by BCM and current. Will not clear with ...
2014 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GNFLGEK0E
Hey guys, I have this 2014 Equinox 2.4l, I retrieved code P0411, when through testing and system appears to be working normally, I removed both secondary air injection solenoids and I am able to command the pump on and I have good air flow from both, (Mitc... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection fault)
2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT 1.5L engine VIN: 1G1ZE5ST2G
vehiclde came in with hard brake pedal. Vanes in vac pump destroyed. replaced with AC Delco unit from Rock Auto. Drove about 100 miles and car stalled. Found new vac pump destroyed in same manner and replaced again but is now a no start. Cam Timing was off...
2010 Citroen c4 1.6L MIL Lamp on
I get a mil after 2 drive cycles. It is related to boost pressure to low. I did replace the dump valve solenoid but still get the issue. Pressure tested the plumbing and cooler, all seems good. Data logging it is down about 3-4 pound on a target figure... Trouble codes: P2262, P2262, P2262
2011 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L No KOEO VIN: 1FMHK8F81B
Customer back into brick wall moderate damage tail light broken, Rear bumper damage. Customer drove vehicle around house then parked it and could not restart it. Nothing at all when pushing start switch. No messages on dash. Key fob operates door locks eve...
2016 Ford F-150 XL 3.5L no power from ignition switch VIN: 1FTMF1C80G
Work truck will run for a week than when going to start randomly there is no bulb check radio blower motor No communication with PCM TCM and ABS Can communicate with BCM I did battery reset with IDS didn't help Started to test fuses at BCM and before I cou...
2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L Mode Door operation VIN: 1GTHC24K17
Hello, We have the HVAC complaint of not switching from defrost to vent to floor. (stuck on defrost) Scan data showed command of 12 but actual was at 220. BCM DTC B3779. Replaced actuator with OEM and performed the calibration with the Tech2. The problem w...
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Serpentine belt VIN: 5FNRL38758
Van came in with the complaint of a "grumble" at idle in drive after someone replaced the alternator. Found the serpentine belt tensioner jumping back and forth, matching the noise. I thought there seemed to be 1/4 inch play in tensioner before engaging...
2012 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCP3F89C
This Accord has an engine rattle on cold start only lasting about 2 seconds. The symptoms are similar to Honda Service Bulletin 09-010 except that bulletin shows a 4 cylinder engine, not the V-6. I used a Honda oil filter.
2013 Kia Sorento LX 2.4L Hesitation, limp mode VIN: 5XYKTDA64D
heres what happens. it is an intermittent problem. it happens when going uphill and you step on the gas, when it downshifts it hesitates and goes into limp mode. The tach stops working and the 4wd symbol comes on. The first time it acted up I saw the crank... Trouble codes: P0336, C1526

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L hydraulics VIN: 3VW3L7AJ9D
Well this ones in the books. Never had a clutch hydraulic system ever beat me up this much. Air!!! VW uses a very convoluted system and air gets trapped everywhere!! Finally burped and all is well. Still don't understand why it would be ok for a while- must be...
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