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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Charging VIN: 5UXFA135X6
I have this 06 BMW that will not charge. I have bench check the alternator and it checks good. Checked all fuses Okay- I connected my verus but there are not codes in engine system. This x3 does not have the IBS system-- I checked the alternator wires when...
2009 Dodge Challenger SE 3.5L steering angle sensor VIN: 2B3LJ44V49
Hi, I have an 09 challenger with an esp and trac light on. It has a c2205 and c121a in the abs module. I have tried adjusting the scm and relearning the sas with no luck, the relearn fails and the codes come back every time. I can communicate with both...
2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D73Y4CL2A
hi guys, im fighting with that truck for two days now, tested it for leaks, no leaks found, swapped good parts from other truck, same problem exists, when i clear the codes and take it for a ride check engine light comes on under heavier load right away, n... Trouble codes: P2281 (Air Leak between maf and throttle body)
2013 Dodge Dart SE 2.0L Oil filter VIN: 1C3CDFAA6D
I have not gotten my mechanical oil pressure gauge on this car yet however this car came in for an oil change and came back when oil filter o-ring out on highway. Replaced oil filter and topped off and took for extensive test drive with no problems. Return...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L hard steering VIN: 1FAFP52UXW
Hello folks, I have had this vehicle for a while and it is my own that was built out of a couple of different vehicles of the same year and make. (typical mechanic's run about). Anyway, I have had an ongoing problem with stiff steering, like it has no powe...
2006 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L Transmission VIN: KM8JN12D96
The car was brought in by the customer to replace the already purchased throttle position sensor. We found code of P0123 when first checked and then it came back after replacing the sensor. After replacing the sensor we fond the transmission not shifting a...
2009 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDU46D09
We have a Hyundai the P0077 sets immediately. We have checked voltage on the white wire which is battery voltage (correct). Unplugged connector and the blue wire which goes to the PCM has 3.6 volts (also correct). Replaced the solenoid just to find we stil... Trouble codes: P0077 (CVVT Oil Control Valve circuit high)
2009 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 3.8L drive cycle egr/vvt monitor VIN: KMHGC46E69
Downloaded drive cycle from internet but unable to verify if best drive cycle. Does any Hyundai tech have correct drive cycle. Many miles driven by customer 200 + and have driven only drive cycle I can find on dyno 3 times and unable to get egr/vvt to run....
2010 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1CR2WL4A
Intermittently the serpentine belt on this car is very wet with "water", and a no-start is observed. Engine cranks normal, tachometer is dead during cranking - no warning lights, just no start. Scanning the controller it holds a code P0335 crank sensor cir... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor circuit A malfunction)
2003 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Oil Separator VIN: 1MEHM55S13
We are repairing a motor oil leak that is coming from the oil separator that is located between the cylinder heads. Mitchel says to remove the cylinder head to replace. My question is there any way of sneaking it out with removing the head.
2005 Nissan X-Trail LE 2.5L master cylinder VIN: JN8BT08VX5
client concern brake pedal fades and vehicle does not stop usually cold mornings or after a day of sitting.note we have not verified her concern after multiple tries. the vehicle had been sitting for a few months and during this time her husband installed ...
2009 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L No Start VIN: 3N1AB61E39
Hello fellow Techs, I have this Car here kicking me in the rear.. Car came in on a Hook, Complaint of Crank No Start. Go out to car and crank, No Start sounds like NO Compression. Get it in the shop, Pull #4 Plug (1,2& 3 are under intake)Find it Is So...
2000 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L pilot bearing VIN: 2G2FV32G9Y
Have a new pilot bearing , National Bearing part # 57080, needing to find the correct way to install due to previous bearing severly damaged and slightly different design. Haven't found any concrete answers for proper installation. Any solid direction is g...
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C87
Vehicle has developed symptom of going into limp mode at random times-could happen after start up or at a stop. Have to wait about 15 minutes to restart-cel stays on & is fine for days. Then cel goes out as per strategy. Memory code P0607. All testing poin... Trouble codes: P0607 (Control Module Performance)
2008 Volkswagen Beetle S 2.5L Charging VIN: 3VWPW31C58
hello VW techs. Have this beetle that was towed in with a no charging problem. Alternator was replaced by another shop out of state as she was a college student. the original alternator apparently burned up and literally smoked. After driving it back home ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAVD33546
Sorry i forgot to close it it was the steering module
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 5UXZV4C57B
Thanks for the help. Codes listed are one in the same. 36c9 & P325F. I had found info on P325F. As Alan said, Basically P325F is for fuel & fuel rationality. I did replace the fuel pressure sensor with no results. Running fantastic, I went gut feeling that the... Trouble codes: 36C9, P325F.
2009 Dodge Ram 3500 SXT 6.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 3D7MX48L59
Good afternoon techs, sorry it took so long to update. We finally got the truck back in and took the thermostat out and took the belt off the water pump. We started the truck and the coolant started to bubble. Just to cover ourselves we pulled the water pump a...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Power steering overflows from pump when shut off. VIN: 1FAFP53U32
Thanks for all of the replies. I double checked the return side of the system and that was good. Ultimately what fixed it was a new check valve that installs in the pressure port before the line goes in. I transferred the old one into the replacement rack but ...
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FMFU16505
this car is fixed and gone.found out that customer tried to do change the plug him self.not recognizing he was using a 12 point 9/16 socket.(customer didnot tell me this,until i found out). long story short I used leslie [...]'s method,and many other's techniq...
2006 Hummer H3 3.5L Stall VIN: 5GTDN13656
sorry I have not closed this before now. waiting on feedback from customer. we did an update flash on the car & it has been fine now for over 2 weeks, so we will call this a fix. someone suggested we ck to see if it had all the latest updates, but never could ...
2010 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: JTNBK3EK1A
Replaced transmission car shifts perfectly Thank you for your help
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