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2008 BMW 528i 3.0L No Fuel Pressure VIN: WBANU53558
I have a 2008 bmw 528i 3.0l. Came in with 2 dead battires. Customer had replaced ther dead agm battery eith a regular battery.charged the battery they have installed. Got it back to spec reprogrammed that battery to computer.found that fuel pump was gettin...
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Cooling fans VIN: 2G1FP32P2T
Hi all, As per my test descriptions above, I'm unable to perform an active test of all 3 fan relays. I can activate relay 1 and have the fan work. Same for relays 2/3. Obviously, this is an old problem as someone rigged the fans to run all the time. T...
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GNSKCKC4G
Need some assistance from the gm techs out there. This Tahoe came in as a no start intermittently. It is doing all sorts of strange electrical things. It will start most of the time when it does the dash turns on and off dims and brightens driver seat move...
1994 Dodge B350 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2B5WB35ZXR
I figured the cam sensor was my problem but i'm still having the same problem,except scan tool says I now have a signal. What happens is when it gets warm it will start to run rough and stall. you can hear and feel a relay under the brake booster clicki...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3B7HF13YXW
I have a truck that will only start and stay running when your foot in on the gas. There was about 4 or 5 qts of fuel in the oil. O2s are indicating its running very rich. It doesn't loose any static fuel pressure and there is good pulse at all injectors w...
2016 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTFX1EF4G
We work on a fleet of these ford trucks (4) that drive 15 miles per hour for 24 hrs a day. They all have exhibited the same symptoms, they will shut off driving at low speeds, the cam codes show up in all the trucks. We change the oil will full synthetic e... Trouble codes: P0012, P0022
2010 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKLVNED1A
I bought this car with this problem. Runs great on start up, until warm. Then at idle only, you can feel a slight rough idle. Eventually it sets 1-3-5 misfire codes simultaniously. If it is really cold outside (below 0F) it will not run rough, even after 5... Trouble codes: P0300 (Mutiple cyl miss), P0301 (Cyl 1 miss), P0303 (Cyl 3 miss), P0305 (Cyl 5 miss)
2014 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1GD374CG9E
This vehicle is a van cutaway with a large box on back and is used commercially to deliver product. The driver states that he was traveling on the highway at 65 mph and attempted to pass a vehicle. He said when he attempted to go around the vehicle in fron... Trouble codes: U0101 (Lost communication with TCM), C0055 (Invalid data received from EBCM), U0140 (Lost communication with BCM)
2013 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L Vsc VIN: 1HGCR3F86D
One for you Asian gurus. Got this "13 Accord that the ABS module is DOA. This belongs to a used car lot so they want to know if a used one can be used as a replacement. Their car, their decision not mine, and I will not be doing the work. If not, does a ne...
2006 Hummer H2 6.0L No Start VIN: 5GRGN23U56
The engine cranks but will not start but if you let go of the key and immediately turn it again it will crank right up. Also when it is acting up it will backfire out of the exhaust. It does not lose fuel pressure and the injectors are not leaking.after it...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L abs VIN: SAJEA51C34
Abs is very sensitive on this vehicle and I have DTC C1235,right rear wheel speed sensor fault.I had this vehicle in about a month ago for the same issue and I found the electrical connector under the rear seat all green and fuzzy.Cleaned the connector and...
2011 Jaguar XF Premium 5.0L Surge VIN: SAJWA0GB3B
Thanks in advance, These are rare so I do not want to toss expensive parts at it. Misfire cold warms up and shows 15 fuel trims but runs ok, Smoke test shows nothing, hard to test fuel pressure, Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4HA6H10A
We are quickly becoming experts on 2010 Jeep Wranglers. However, not smart enough to fix it. We have two dealership techs who have come to our aid and still not fixed. The problem is that at first it would not run the 02 monitor and then we learned how to ... Trouble codes: P0159 (2-2 02 sensor performance code)
2009 Mazda 6 i 2.5L keyless system VIN: 1YVHP82A69
Modules are replaced and programmed. Using Autel MaxiPro we reprogram the ignition keys. The module took. but we still have red key/security light in the dash. and wont start. When we trey to program the advance key fobs. we get the message "advance key pr...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Gauges-HVAC VIN: WDBRF61J43
Good Morning all. This MB will have no cluster operation, no HVAC operation and the cooling fan defaults to hi speed. sets codes (P1999 Incorrect message from Electronic Ignition Switch - P207D (P0600 No message from instrument cluster - P203E) and (P1999 ...
2012 Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L Engine VIN: 1C6RD7LT1C
Hi all, have two hemis that both got lifters, MDS solenoids and camshafts within the last few months and are back with what sounds like valve train noise. MDS lifters are installed in the correct cylinders. Have pulled valve covers to check for excessive p...
2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.5L drive train VIN: 2T3BF4DV6C
This RAV has a clunk when in reverse. If you come to a stop and select reverse when you apply throttle it will heavily thump from the drive train SOMETIMES. It is worse if you are on a slight incline. You can feel the transmission select reverse so it's no...

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2006 Audi A3 2.0L radio, heater control VIN: WAUMF78P06
So the flashing interior lights is due to the alternator voltage spike which damaged the central electronic unit this is the unit under the dash on the left side it has a few relays and electrical plugs. Once I replaced the alternator and the module everything...
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L Engine VIN: WBAET374X5
thanks for all your opinions, we are gonna put a "new" used one in. engine is actually cheap, but 20 hours labor to R&R? ouch lol its at 160k with the last shop oil change sticker at 44k and service minder reading -99975. owner finally admitted it had been ...
2008 BMW 528xi 3.0L thermostat VIN: WBANV13578
This BMW did not get finished. The t-stat was replaced 4 times. The last time it was with a factory part from the local dealer. One thing that made a difference was turning off the climate control, the engine temp would get to 95C. It is still not hot enough U...
2014 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Engine tick VIN: 2C4RC1BG0E
Thanks for the help. The noise was coming from a lifter. Cam lobe was also worn so had to replace the cam too. Trouble codes: P219A.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P74
These things don?t always end with satisfaction for the technician. Despite the low probability that three or four new Motorcraft EGRs were bad in rapid succession, the powers that be have decided to try yet another Motorcraft EGR valve due to the high closed ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficient flow).
2016 Kia Rio LX 1.6L No Start VIN: KNADM4A37G
We have washed our hands of this one. I have checked everything i can think of and what everyone replied about. Last thing was cleaning all grounds. Test drove 4 times with no problem. Owner picked up car and had problem before he got home. ???. Thanks to ... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel rail system pressure low), P0191 (Fuel rail sensor circuit range).
2005 Nissan Murano S 3.5L Starting VIN: JN8AZ08T85
thanks for all the help.chas. [...] thank you 6523 did it.been on this site for years,always a pleasure.lot of great people.of course most mechanics spend their life helping people with only a thank you sometimes not that,but we get self satisfaction.thats wh...
2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Dtsc VIN: YV1MS38237
centered clock spring, calibration was still o.k., drove and a code for accelerator pedal was no longer visible (on driver info.) However had to clear that code too. Seems to be fixed now
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