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2009 Acura MDX 3.7L No Start, no spark VIN: 2HNYD28669
Came in for a timing belt, which I've done dozens on V6 Hondas,no big deal ,battery was drained after t/b install, which I traced to hands free module,but no start still. No spark, weak spark,wont fire up now.Rechecked my work 3 times, timing is good.Cam a... Trouble codes: P0420 (bank 1 cat efficiency .420 code was in there before and customer was aware of it)
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L warning lights VIN: WBAHN83586
Hi everybody. I have a 2006 BMW 750li. It has warning lights for park brake malfunction and brake system malfunction on the cluster. There was no codes in any control unit. The ABS/DSC module commands the warning lights, so I replaced it. Still have the sa...
2013 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L No Start, long crank when warm VIN: 5UXZW0C57D
Hard start when warm – long crank 4B90 – rail pressure monitoring on start ( only code) Changed: Fuel filter High pressure fuel pump Crank position sensor Camshaft position sensor Fuel pressure sensor Fuel pressure regulator Fuel temp sensor Removed i... Trouble codes: 4B90
2011 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Blower motor VIN: 1GCWGFCA4B
This van will intermittently have the blower not work on any speeds. It has a new resistor, blower and control head. Blower motor was dead about 6 months ago. Replaced the blower and resistor. Worked normally for 3 months then was back with intermittent ...
2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8GU28K18
Hello all and thanks in advance! This Nitro came in with multiple o2 sensor codes so we replaced all 4. Immediately after start up it throws o2 sensor heater voltage high. Checked dedicated ground and its ok. Checked for pwm voltage with vantage and theres...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L shifts VIN: 1ZVFT80N16
amigos, i noticed prior to calling the FORD dealership that the transmission reads the gears but after fidgeting a bit with gearshift lever. and now the reverse engages as well as drive and the neutral, man1, man2, and man3. I do notice however, that i ...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWW33R48
Customer can in with a Check engine light, but before he got here, It was off. Said the truck is low on power when this happens. Put fuel filters on it first, Thats my first instinct with low or eratic fuel pressure problems. They were very clean. Not what... Trouble codes: P0194
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Alignment VIN: WDBUH83J04
Have this Mercedes E500 4matic wagon in for an alignment. My alignment machine is asking for "Front axle vehicle level", "Ball point location", "Rear axle vehicle level" and "Control Point". I haven't been able to find where these measurements are to be ma...
2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Charging VIN: WDDNG7BB0A
Have a 2010 mercedes s550 red battery not charged message in insturment cluster cam in vehicle battery was low customer stated he keeps having to jump car off tested battery and failed replaced battery with merceds battery and changed small auxbattery in l...
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L No Start VIN: WDZPE8CCXC
hey guys another doozy here sprinter came in for inspection customer did not understand i told him vehicle would not star when counter went to zero he told us to check it out found flex pipe on def pipe gone def injector was melted replaced flex pipe def i... Trouble codes: 15B70
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07U26
Good evening techs, Tested for intake and exhaust leaks and found none - then looked into the A/F sensors and also the oxygen sensors and all were 'fried' and super unresponsive. Replaced the sensors (both upstream and downstream) - drove vehicle and ... Trouble codes: P0174 (bank 2 system too lean)
2014 Ram C/V 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4JRGAG7E
Hello all. I have a 2014 Ram C/V 3.6L. Original complaint was vehicle shut off while driving. Scanned al systems. Found P0302 and other coil ionization codes stored in PCM. Found blown M21 fuse (coil power feed). Found source of short circuit at capacitor ... Trouble codes: P0203 (Cylinder 3 Injector Circuit), P0201 (Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit)
2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C6RR7LT2H
need some help from all those dodge boys out there. this truck came in with the SES light on. scanned and got above codes. cleared the codes and test drove. p0678 stayed off but p1206 and p025a came back on short drive. tested circuit between fuel pump mod... Trouble codes: P0678, P1206, P025A

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2010 Chevrolet Traverse LS 3.6L Oil leak VIN: 1GNLREED7A
So we decided to cut our loses and wash our hands of this one. It's not a trans leak, and dye wasn't going to be a big help. it wasn't that I didn't know about where it was coming from, as I couldn't figure out why it wouldn't seal or continue to leak. I wasn'...
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L elec. shift VIN: 1FTEF18L7V
sorry but i thought i had closed this request.Got a bad bunch of transfer case motors.3rd motor fixed the problem. Thanks for the help.
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF56F7X
Thanks again guys as usual you guys were right on the money found turbo pedestal valve not controlling exhaust flap in turbo installed used turbo pedestal road tested all good thanks again!!! Trouble codes: P1247.
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L ignition VIN: 1FMYU04102
The ac micro relay in the central junction box was the problem.It was stuck causing the backfeed.Replaced relay all is fine. Thanks for the input.
2011 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU0EG0B
2015 Ford Fiesta S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FADP4AJ6F
purge valve functioning as designed, no obstructions in any hoses, vent solenoid functioning as designed. EVAP canister was saturated with fuel, not visible as none dripped out when canister was removed from vehicle. Installed new canister assembly and reteste... Trouble codes: P0443 (EVAP Purge solenoid valve circuit A fault), P115E, P1450 (Unable to bleed up tank pressure).
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF22E7S
After verification of the correct function of B1S2 and B2S2 heater circuits there was no problem. However, verifying B1S2 and B2S2 signals that were different on a scan tool (stuck at 1.2 volts) than actual measurements at the ECM connector on a multi meter (0... Trouble codes: P0135 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B1S2), P0156 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B2S2), P0420 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B1), P0430 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B2).
2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L Vvt VIN: JTHBN30F71
double checked the work. front and rear timing covers are clear. new gears were installed with the camshaft tubes and were locked properly during install and removed before engine was spun over. the client has elected to drive the vehicle as is for 500 miles t...
2008 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3LNHM26T38
Appreciate the replies gentlemen. I am not able to do a misfire reset with the Snap On or the Autel. It might not apply to the 08 not really sure. I am convinced I should have replaced the phasers when I had it apart. The car runs fine and grandpa only uses it... Trouble codes: P0016 (CKP/CMP Correlation Bank 1), P0016 (CKP/CMP Correlation Bank 1), P0016 (CKP/CMP Correlation Bank 1).
2011 Lincoln MKT 3.7L timing VIN: 2LMHJ5FR4B
FIXED!!! It was the camshaft phaser. My error at idle was less than 1 degree negative or positive. I replaced the other cam phaser just in case. Lesson learned. Whenever you get one of these engines and you have to dive into the timing, change everything....
1968 Pontiac GTO 6.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 242678P209
The moment you and I have been waiting for. I installed a new fuel tank and sending unit and this now runs great. Pulls through the RPM's till red line. Thank you to Jeffrey [...] who hit the nail on the head. The best t...
2009 Pontiac Vibe 2.4L Wss VIN: 5Y2SP67089
sorry for the long response. i have diagnosed this vehicle of having no voltage output of the EBCM. i have checked all powers and ground for the module. i also did, since i was there, checked for an open or shorted wires that run from the EBCM to the rear whee...
2015 Ram ProMaster 3500 3.0L Derates VIN: 3C6URVJD8F
Truck is still here and we have no resolution for it yet. We replaced the boost control solenoid and drove it around 40 miles until it acted up again. Will try and post resolution. Trouble codes: P00AF.
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Charging VIN: JF1SG63697
Thank you for all the good inputs. We end up run a add on ground wire directly from battery ground [...] alternator bracket going through the alternator mounting bolt. Customer pick up the vehicle & drove it for 2 weeks, so far so good. We call this one fix. Hope...
2010 Toyota Tundra 4.6L Battery cables VIN: 5TFRM5F11A
Much to my astonishment this truck shows little issues related to being parked for over a year, probably attributed to mild winters out here. Anyways, after confirming that independent cable replacement was not a viable option, I cut back the cables a bit to w...
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