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2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L Turn Signals VIN: 3GNDA23D66
Hello all. I have replaced the turn signal switch for not turning off after the vehicle has made a turn either left or right. There is no clicking heard when the turn signals are on or when you hit the flashers. Is there something in the steering column th...
2015 Chevrolet Spark LS 1.2L Hesitation VIN: KL8CB6S98F
Does this vehicle have a high pressure fuel pump? I see a canister on the passenger's side of the engine next to the #1 exhaust manifold runner. I can't find out in any info systems Alldata, Mitchell or Identifix what this is or what it does? This vehicle ...
2011 Chrysler 200 Touring 2.4L Starting VIN: 1C3BC1FB5B
I'm at a loss, and in need of expertise. So I get this work order to install a tipm on this Chrysler. It a no start no crank. After a few quick checks, power,grounds ,battery condition. I pull up tipm and go to connector c10 yel/Gray wire. (Starter coil mo...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMFU18L4V
Thanks in advance. My customer complained that while sitting in drive up line (in gear and brake applied)the vehicle gradually accelerated (5-10 sec.) to the point of "smashing brake pedal almost to the floor". Customer put into park and turned off ignitio...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17292
Light intermittent misfire on Cylinder 1 according to cylinder contribution test data. Misfire can be felt at idle, but not while driving. Bank 1 O2 sensor is reading rich and bank 1 fuel trims are -20. Bank 2 fuel trims are +/-5. Compression testing shows... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0316 (Engine misfire detected on start up), P0172 (System too rich Bank 1)
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTFW1EF9D
A year ago, this truck came in with the left front caliper apparently sticking because the outside pad was worn down to metal to metal, while the Left inside pad had about 50% of the lining remaining. Both front calipers had been previously replaced at som...
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Pure 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALVP2BG1F
Hello fellow Techs, I’m repairing this vehicle has a broken vvt actuator. In all the service data I have access to there is no information on the position of the phaser on the camshaft prior to tightening the bolt. I have all of the lock tools installed...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L shudder from take off VIN: W1290762F1
I was after a little guidance from experienced Mercedes specialist in regards to an early model (1996) Mercedes 722.6 transmission The vehicle is a 1996 mercedes sl600 w129 ([...]) The vehicle Transmission ECU had a major failure and could not ...
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS 2.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AU86U98
hi I am having problem with this one it has a misfire only under load at about 80 km/h. The car had a aftermarket air intake with a dirty air filter i replaced it with a factory air box with a new air filter.The spark plug were worn i replaced them with ne... Trouble codes: P0301
1989 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT4VN13GXK
There is a click noise occur when brake. The noise is on the passenger side in the middle of the frame. I can feel the brake line is the cause of the noise. All the plastic housing that hold the brake line is still good. I think the brake line is clooged t...

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2013 Audi A6 Premium Plus 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUDFAFC9D
I want to thank everyone for taking the time to respond! We have completed the job. We have replaced all rails and both chains. Yes there is special tools for holding the camshafts in place. We charged 14.0 hours. We did replace the metal cover as they do bend...
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Unknown VIN: 1J4GL58K25
I have to close this as a fix without really doing anything. As I stated the code p1775 was listed as PENDING with no apparant drivability issues. Driving with a scanner it would go into first gear at every stop. When in OD the TCC would lock up as expected. I...
2013 Nissan Pathfinder S 3.5L Transmission VIN: 5N1AR2MM0D
Consensus has it to replace the CVT preferably with a factory RMFD unit when having the stand alone TCM code P17F0. The Factory RMFD unit comes filled but will need an additional 6qts more for flushing the cooler. A programming CD is included with the unit for...
2013 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.5L Electronic
Thanks to all that replied. Flow sensor did not have enough voltage to turn compressor on. Replaced compressor and all is good
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWDC21V3Y
yes . we got it the pcm was the problem . thenks to yuval [...] that mentioned the possibility that a pcm with waste spark system was installed in the vehicle we check it and yes that pcm belong to a jetta 2000 with coil pack , other mentioned mechanical pro...
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