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2019 Chevrolet silverado 5.3L No Start
Got this 2019 Silverado hit by lightning. Shop replaced PCM, BCM, Steering Control Module, and ABS. They called me in to program them with my TIS setup. Everything programmed fine, truck started up and ran fine, no codes. A week later they called me and sa...
2007 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3KA53G47
Vehicle was brought to me after multiple parts were replaced at another shop trying to fix a misfire. I was told the misfire is on cylinder 5 prior to replacing all fuel injectors and other parts. When i received the vehicle only code is p0304 and i confir... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2010 Dodge Journey SXT 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D4PG5FV9A
This one came in with the check engine light on and an occasional stall. Checked the EGR and the sensor is getting bad so we know we need an EGR valve but that is not the stalling problem. After checking the cam sensor we replaced the cam sensor and the ti... Trouble codes: P0340, P0344 (Cam sensor intermittent B1S1), P0406 (EGR voltage high)
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L idle quality VIN: 1FMDU34X6S
Hello, I have a 1995 Ford Explorer with a 4.0L v6, and the vehicle will intermittently die only at an idle. It'll die in park or in gear, and randomly the idle will hunt. The idle does seem to be lower than normal at about 500rpm. I have scanned the vehicl...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAHP53U63
This Taurus was towed in for no start. When key is in the on position there is no electrical power. When key is turned to the start position everything turns on (dash lights up and fuel pump runs for 3 seconds) like its supposed to in the on position but c...
2011 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 5.0L Cabin Fan VIN: SALMF1E49B
This vehicle came in for an inoperative cabin fan. I performed the RR tests and determined that the blower resistor had Failed. I was suspicious of a bad cabin fan motor so I tested the current draw on the circuit in all speeds. The max I saw was 21a. The ...
2012 Nissan Murano LE 3.5L Pullies VIN: JN1TANZ51A
The serpentine belt has been changed with a new tensioner by the customer in an attempt to fix squeaking noise. Belt tension feels OK. We changed 2 idler pullies and the belt again from a reputable brand. Still squeaking at cold start then diminishes ...
2016 Nissan Titan XD Platinum Reserve 5.6L AC vents VIN: 1N6AA1F20G
Customer stated that the driver side vents blow warmer than the passenger side when set to the lowest setting. Checked vent temp and did find driver side blowing 18 degrees warmer than passenger side. Used scanner to check for codes and none were found in ...
2008 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBT17R98
This vehicle is from a used car dealer bought at auction. The car lot replaced MAF sensor, plugs and both upstream air/fuel ration sensors (denso). While at idle in closed loop and driving the stft will stay at *-8 for a 30 mile trio. When started the next... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Compressor VIN: WVGAV75N99
First time I've seen this. We have the over-pressurization of crankcase due to crankcase pressure regulator failure. Rear main is pouring out oil. We have a turbo that also is leaking oil - probably more than the rear main. Question is do we replace the tu...

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1990 Buick Reatta 3.8L Turn signal flasher VIN: 1G4EC33C6L
The Buick is done. The flashers are both located to the right of the steering column, attached to a dashboard brace. I had to remove the panel under the steering column, along with numerous other panels to get that one out. Thanks for the replies.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Not sure VIN: 1GCHK24U34
The most helpful suggestion for this particular case was to drive the vehicle and get it hot, then turn the steering lock to lock several times, holding it at the full lock position for ten seconds each time. On doing this, I saw leakage coming from the pump b...
2014 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.5L stalls ocasionaly VIN: 1G11B5SL9E
After much convincing the customer finally agreed to letting us install a GM grill shutter. Problem solved, thanks for your help! Trouble codes: P069E.
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTFW1EF9D
I thank the IATN technicians who took their valuable time to help me with this problem! First, there is a possibility of installing these pads wrong, but we did have them installed correctly. Removing the brake hoses, I discovered that the right hose when h...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCG1654W
I would like to thank everyone for their help but especially Ung [...]'s direction was spot on and was exactly what I needed to get this vehicle fixed. The problem that I experienced was a defective part. I had replaced the IAC. That part turned out to ...
2011 Toyota Prius 1.8L compressor VIN: JTDKN3DU4B
On the following day the outside temperature dropped to 78 degrees and ran the AC and continued to run and cycled normally, not sure what inverter temperature supposed to be but, that day it was running around 80-85 degrees and when it was very hot out the te...
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