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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 3.7L Engine VIN: 1D7HA16K53
Vehicle came into shop with what sounds like lifter noise. Oil pressure on gauge in dash in safe operating range, we checked with a manual gauge and verified good pressure at 71 psi. pressure never seems to drop after engine starts to warm up. Disabled spa...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW12526
What am I missing here??!! Lady comes in with this truck and says it runs rough. another tech who owns identical type truck drove it with her and said it felt just like it did just before his injectors stuck open. She could not leave it but he warned her t...
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF3DT9C
I have this F350 with a hard code p0073 Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit A High--- open circuit. THIS TRUCK IS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AN AMBIENT AIR TEMP SENSOR. The customer said that the check engine light just came on and the temp reading on the da... Trouble codes: P0073 (Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit A High)
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L Compressor Relay VIN: 1GDHC24U36
Vehicle came in with bad compressor replaced with new one and charged a/c system to spec. A/c reay was jumpered with wire removed it and pcm is not grounding relay to energize compressor. Has new pcm, bcm, hvac control module, transducer. Have tested circu...
2016 Honda Civic LX 2.0L abs module VIN: 19XFC2F50G
Hi, This Honda came in with the traction control and brake system lamp on. No driveablity complaints. Codes set are U0401-68 for ABS/VSA failure and a U0416-68 VSA system malfunction. Not much info on this failure... ID FIx has nothing... We are a little c...
2007 Maserati Quattroporte Sport Gt 4.2L No Start VIN: ZAMCE39A57
Good Morning, I am working on a 2007 Maserati Quattroporte and have a cranking but no start condition. Fuel pressure, ignition spark are good but vehicle has no fuel injector pulse. 12 volt supply is good but it doesn't have ground control from the ECM. Si...
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Lighting VIN: 4JGDF7CE0D
Car came in with both headlamps working but water in the left headlamp. Warrantied the headlamp with ballast, bulb and control module and used Farsight to have tech remote in to program it. They say they cannot communicate with the left headlamp assembly. ...
1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86RXV
Vehicle came in for MIL on P0171 system lean. It had a TRD supercharger. Tested briefly but S/C sounded like it was about to fail, and I did not want to run the vehicle. Customer decided to have to have us replace S/C with stock plenum instead of rebuildin... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1)

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2010 BMW 535i 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, neutralizes
the fix was replacing ignition coils.thanks to all who responded.
1992 Dodge W250 5.9L Front Rotors VIN: 3B7KM23CXN
Turned new rear drums and front rotors 1 of each were warped
2009 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KS28L09
Thank you for all of the replies. We spent a bunch of additional time checking the CAN network and even noticed that the signal was much cleaner when the oxygen sensor module was unplugged. A new o2 module made zero difference. All wiring and connections we... Trouble codes: U010C.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31F73
During testing I had replaced the IPR with a new one,, not trusting my test unit. dead head test was performed with battery voltage to the IPR. still no pressure. removed pump and exchanged for a new pump. problem solved. New, never worked part. I've replaced ...
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Misfire VIN: KM8SC13E15
Unfortunately I'm closing the fix with no solution. EGR pipe goes directly into TB so no individual ports. Found crank sensor loose when we took lower cover off. Looks like had timing belt come apart previously. New belt, WP etc and cam and crank reluctor wh... Trouble codes: P0401, P0300, P0301, P0304.
2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4BJWEG5C
Ok so this one is fixed. It ended up being the ECM. There was a bad circuit on the PCB board. Replaced the ECM test drove and all is well again. Thank you all for the help. Trouble codes: P0152, P2098.
2016 Kia Soul 1.6L Electronic power steering VIN: KNDJN2A28G
The problem was the EPS module as per TSB from TY [...]. We replaced it and programed it, works fine.
2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris 2.0L Airbag VIN: WD3PG2EA2G
Thanks to all, Glenn [...] suggestion helped as we went to local body shop with I-Car software and determined and identified bad crash sensor in L/F door, replaced sensor and voila car is fixed. Apparently there are 3 sensors on Left side and we weren?t sure w...
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