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2014 Acura RDX 3.5L cruise control VIN: 5J8TB3H5XE
Cruise control main button turns on and lights up dash.But cruise wont set,cancel says on when pressing set or resume.Not much info on chasing this problem. I have no way of test gauge control unit or MICU. You would think there would be codes if something...
2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV Premium 6.2L Torque converter VIN: 1GYS4JKJ0F
At our shop we serviced pan and filter and complete transmission fluid flush after serviced it seems better than before but still shudders all this happens between 1200 rpm amd 1600 above 30 to 40 mph no matter what gear is transmission in.
2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBHG31UX4
Hello. this truck came to me for a exhaust leak, misfire, and stalling concern.. the # 7 exhaust valve was burnt from leaking exhaust gases at the cylinder head, had to replace the manfolds and replaced all new valves, sent head to machine shop to have the... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L lift gate inop VIN: 1GNSCCE07B
this suv came in for the lift gate inop, had codes b396b b1600, replaced lift gate motor and regulator, now lift gate pops open and closes. thought may have weak struts but does the same, and code b153e is setting, also reprogram, still no change.so now we...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z3X
Owner requested tune up and knew he had #8 cylinder misfire code. Testing shows engine runs fine in open loop but soon as it goes closed loop the fuel trims begin to pull fuel (-30 short -30 long). The unusual thing is the upstream o2 sensor shows lean the... Trouble codes: P0308
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 6.4L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31RX9
performed reflash of pcm. performed paremeter reset and performed key erase and programed 2 keys. it will accept the key programing and start but when you try to restart it will not crank. performed this several times. sometimes it will not even restart.
2015 Ford Escape SE 1.6L Heater VIN: 1FMCU0GX4F
I need help from the Ford gurus. This is my own vehicle, winter is almost here and i'm tired of waiting till the end of my commute to get any heat from my heater. I bought this car with a bad motor (run out of oil) and replaced the engine with a 55k unit a...
2017 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDWE3F62H
good afternoon No start due to engine flood after cold soak. Runs and drives ok after started but MIL on = over rich Bank 1 and 2. Restarts and runs OK when hot problem: no start after cold soak - Engine cranks. If cranked too much, Raw fuel drips fr... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 system too rich), P0175 (Bank 2 system too rich), P0300 (Random misfire), P0316 (Misfire detected on start up)
2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HJYK16226
Little bit lost on this vehicle. Customer contacted me about this Ridgeline that got hot after someone replaced radiator,lower hose wasn't secured well and it came off. It stalled on highway and would not start. When I went to customers house to check,it w... Trouble codes: P2279 (Intake air Leak)
2014 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L HandsFreeLink VIN: 5J6RM4H51E
HELP!!! We've got this 2014 Honda CR-V in that one day to the next the hands free link stopped functioning. When we press the phone button on the radio to load the phone menu, a loading screen appears, then disappears with no menu loaded. We are unable to ...
2015 Mazda 5 Grand Touring 2.5L fuel system VIN: JM1CW2DL8F
no vacuum leaks found. maf reads 3.5gps at idle fuel pressure is 56 psi when carb spray is added o2 sensor starts working.
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Starter VIN: WDBSK75F63
Need information for code B1832 Component G1/4 fault stored in BNC module as "current" status. Mitchell doesn't have it and I also called their tech support and no help. They said MB and other euro manufaturers only provided testing and repair for engine c...
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Luxury 3.0L Safety VIN: WDDGF8BB4A
So the car showed up at my shop with many inoperative electrical items, rear power windows, ESM, exterior lighting (only daytime running operating) inop. Failsafe mode message, SRS message plus many other systems inop. I could only contact Engine managemen...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Power door locks VIN: 5UXFA535X2
I don't know if this should be a fix or not a fix. cleared codes, performed a hard reset and have driven multiple times with no re-occurrence of the issue. I expect I may see it back again in the future but for now I can not reproduce malfunction. Thank you to...
2006 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L passlock VIN: 2G4WC58246
At the behest of General Motors help line, I had two new keys made. I attempted the 30 minute learn and the security lamp stayed lit indicating to me that the 30 minute process was not working. As a last resort I attempted the 30 minute learn procedure again...
2008 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L Steering VIN: 2A8HR44H28
The problem was with steering rack mounting. There were some movement between steering rack and assembly bolts. We add a sleeve between rack assembly holes and bolts to make it tight. Thank you all for your time and advice.
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L TCC Engagement VIN: 1GTHK29U05
Thank you all for taking the time to respond to my question and offer your professional advice and/or opinion. I am closing this before I do my repair because I am going to have my customer decide what she wants to do. I have a great rebuilder and Dan [...]. and...
2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Grand Touring 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHU6KJ7D
I found TSB for injector driver module causing misfires. TSB reccomends a reflash. With my equipment I can only reflash the ECM I cannot get to the IDM so I reccomended customer to have this looked into by the dealer to rule this out before we proceed any furt... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire).
2014 Lincoln Navigator L 5.4L Power Running board VIN: 5LMJJ3J50E
I've been having schedule conflicts with the owner and haven't got the truck back in. I did discover that the IDS doesn't show the instrument cluster in the As-Built configuration page and none of the modules display the cluster's addressing which I found to b...
2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L horn VIN: 5TBRT34163
Thanks for your quick replies. It's fixed and down the road. I felt strongly the problem was in the column somewhere and thats what it turned out to be. I took it back down and removed the turn signal and wiper switch assembly. Under that is a bearing and its...
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