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2010 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Lighting VIN: WBAPK5C51A
Installed new BMW battery sourced from local dealer.programmed battery-went to pull vehicle out-noticed power windows were inop.Check other acc. and found t/s inop and high beam headlamps inop.Used a memory saver device that plugs into the aldl when instal...
2007 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Left front caliper VIN: 1GYEE63777
Hi all, Came in for weak braking, during inspection found front pads on Front Left wearing very unevenly (2 piston caliper). Hard to depress the piston back into the caliper, thought it was a hose. Replaced hose and trying to bleed system, can not get ...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L Bad Intake Lifter VIN: 2GCEK19J47
Hi This vehicle came in with with a misfire. It turned out to be low compression on the #4 cylinder. I then removed the valve cover and found no movement on the #4 intake valve. I have removed both heads. The number 4 intake lifter come out in 2 pieces. Th...
2013 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L No Start VIN: 1G1PC5SBXD
Hi, GM Techs out there. I've been working on this 2013 Chevy Cruze w/ no start problem. It came in with a fuel contamination. So we dropped the tank, replaced the fuel pump, and flushed the lines. After all was done, went in to start and it was cranki...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A0R
this ranger starts fine when cold runs good but after sitting when hot acts lick timing is too high kicks back against starter. timing marks are right good fel pressure new crank sensor by owner. no codes has good injector pulse ect checks good. plugs are ...
2009 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L Power door Locks VIN: 1GTEC14029
Operator complains that doors locks won't unlock, Verified through visual test. When lock, or unlock is activated you can hear a relay switching, but there is very low chatter at the latch. IP has the fuse panel, and power is at fuses. When Truck is operat...
2017 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 7GZ37TCG9K
NOTE: THIS IS ACTUALLY A 2019 GMC SAVANNA - But IATN did not have a way to select 2018 or 2019, so I had to select 2017. I'd like to thank anyone who can help me solve this Airbag light problem on this cargo van. This vehicle came from a body shop whi...

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2014 BMW 535i 3.0L CV Boots VIN: WBA5B3C51E
Hey Gang, Thanx for the response. Most everyone indicated that we'd need to get our bands tighter with these new harder CV boots. Have done this and the problem is resolved. Thanx again. - Bernie
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start
The fix seems as though it was in the bleeding by driving hard up hills 25-50 mph accelerating. After doing all testing and figuring out whats good and whats bad, all was good except the bleed. I will never shut one of these off after a similar repair before t...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21R78
I'm calling this one fixed after replacing the right UVCH and fuel rail pressure sensor. The customer has put quite a few miles on the truck with no issues at all. Thank you to everyone who helped! Finding an intermittent electrical issue is always a pain.
2015 Kia Sorento LX 2.4L Cylinder head VIN: 5XYKT4A6XF
Thanks for your input. It's truly appreciated. Did the leak down test and could watch the bubbles coming out of the radiator on cylinder 1. Pulled the head and with a straight edge you could see it was warped. The head is at the machine shop right now an...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.4L Poor Idle Quality
Ok, not sure how to add more info without closing the post. Car isnt fixed yet but here is what I found. I did check the pump timing although I dont have the correct tool but when the crank is at 14atdc, I can see the notch in the pump is right in the middle o...
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L No Start VIN: WDZPE8CCXC
after many hours and late nights traced melted harness under vehicle where flex pipe had melted repaired wiring had mobile programmer clear no starts sent vehicle on its way all good for one month thanks. Trouble codes: 15B70.
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