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2006 BMW 530i 3.0L Misfire VIN: WBANE73546
HELLO BMW TECHS, This one has come back with a somewhat different issue. We were having problems with exhaust cam codes, but that was fixed by installed cam sealing rings. Only does this misfiring on acceleration and only only on 4,5 and 6! New plugs swapp... Trouble codes: 29D2, 29DF1, 29D0
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L temp VIN: 1G1YY23P6P
Hi all in IATN land. Thank for taking your time to read this post I'm having one heck of a time with this Vette. It doesn't maintain duct temp. It starts out doing ok but as you drive, the duct temp will vary 15* over and under the set temp. I have tested ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2GCEK19T33
Thanks in advance for any help on this one. Vehicle came in a no start. This truck starts right up and stalls the second you let go of the key. Getting good fuel pressure. The scan tool can not communicate with any module (other than the door module). Chec...
2012 Chevrolet Cruze LS 1.8L no crank VIN: 1G1PC5SH8C
Thank you for taking the time to look at this request. This Cruze was towed in with a no-crank condition. With my MODIS I have a crank request at the PCM. The starter relay in the under hood fuse/relay block is good. I have a test relay with a rocker switc...
2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 6.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3LA73W46
We inherited this car. Last year customer came in with rod knocking. We did a basic overhaul with rod replacement. After all repairs were complete customer took vehicle. Brought vehicle back and complained about cutting out. We had to get the heads redone ... Trouble codes: P0700 (Trans Control PCM), U0100 (Lost Comm with ECM Trans), P0730 (Gear Ratio Incor), U0100 (Lost Comm with ECM Trans)
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Lack of power VIN: 3D3MX48C36
This truck was dropped off with the customer stating it has no power and will not even go 20 mph up a hill. The CEL is on with codes P0148 and P0251 stored. On road test initially the vehicle felt ok and the actual fuel pressure matched the desired pressur... Trouble codes: P0148 (Fuel Delivery Error), P0251 (Injection Pump Valve Feedback)
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Charging VIN: 1FTRX14WX4
Hello to all who read this. I thank you. We have this 04 F-150 kicking our buts. We have no charge out of the alternator. We have tested circuits from alt to pcm. We ohmed them and loaded them with a test bulb. We have replaced pcm and multiple alternators...
2010 Ford Transit Connect XLT 2.0L No Start VIN: NM0LS7BN2A
Car towed to shop after customer was driving and came to a stop and car stalled and could turn over but not start. All Spark plugs were fuel soaked. We have spark. Top of cylinders full of fuel. Cranked engine without spark plugs and fuel is pouring int...
2009 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L MIL Lamp on, Lacks power VIN: JHMGE88469
Help Honda Techs! This Fit had a former post when we were dealing with misfires- now what we have found is fuel trims short and long are past adaptive range positive. we have adjusted valves and rechecked once again to make sure, it has new coils and plugs fro...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBRF64J23
Hello MB tech’s, When this car is cold the only way to start this is to give it throttle and it will start rough and then clear out. Starts fine warm. No codes. We installed new plugs, real bad, and did a fuel flush for carbon and the car did fine for over...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L left rear strut VIN: WDBPJ74J93
After replacing rear strut on a ABC system. Left rear will not calibrate. All other struts are working fine. After replacing strut we bleed system out and tried using the rodeo on SDS to bleed. It did not fix the problem. We can make all the struts go up a...
2010 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L Camshaft VIN: 4JGBF2FE0A
When this vehicle came in they wanted an inspection done. We found 3 monitors were incomplete meaning codes were previously cleared or the battery went dead. The engine light came on while we had it and set 108800 or P0341 Cam sensor faulty. We do have Zen...
2002 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L Service engine light VIN: 1N6MD27Y72
P0462 for fuel level sensor circuit. Measured power and ground at fuel level sensor. On the orange/black wire I have near battery voltage KOEO, ground is good (tested with a headlight). When everything is plugged in I get 2.73 volts on the signal wire for ...
2009 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L Transmission VIN: 1N4AA51E39
I was hoping someone has seen these codes before. P1722 Vehicle Speed Signal & P0868 Secondary Pressure Down. I really do not where to start testing and need some ideas if anyone has run in to this type problem. Customer States that after she drives more t...
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Mechanical VIN: 1G2WJ52M0W
Does anyone have any good ideas as to how to remove this stubborn harmonic balancer bolt? Any tools, tips, ideas would be appreciated. Thanks
2008 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZV57718
So as mentioned in Related Repair History the Complaint is that sometimes when using the Remote Start Feature starting the car with the KEY FOB Remote the car will start then stall within 2 seconds & sometimes not, as in it will start & stay running!? I ha... Trouble codes: U2105 (Lost Communication With ECM/PCM/VCM), U2105 (Lost Communication With ECM/PCM/VCM), U2105 (Lost Communication With ECM/PCM/VCM)
2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall, Smoking VIN: 1NXBR32EX7
First off thank you for taking time to look this over. Customer's daughter's car. Apparently boyfriend borrowed car and drove it like he was in the INDY 500. Vehicle came in unable to stay running and excessive smoke out exhaust. Smoke has fuel smell to it... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfires)
2011 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2T1KU4EE1B
The customer was waiting for my availability to solve the evap problem as well as in accordance with Toyota's TSB. The vehicule stalled. While waiting for the towing, the vehicle started by itself 4 times, the stater seemed to remain engaged. then stalls a... Trouble codes: P0010 (Camshaft actuator), P0013 (Camshaft actuator), P0328 (Knock sensor), P0343 (Cam timing), P060E, P060D
2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L hvac temp control VIN: WVWAK73C68
Is there any way to troubleshoot or pinpoint cause. Or can anyone advise who has fixed this issue. I would assume if it had a jamming door that it would not be intermittent. I do not have the guided diagnostics. I can only think it is an issue with the fee...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L Brake light switch VIN: WBAVD33536
Hello everyone: Thanks to all replies and great info, this is a fix. Shorted signals/wires to modules, as i put some logic to it, to CAS and foot well module. The consensus was some kind of short. No signal to starter, 50 circuit and no signal to brake light s...
2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L Blower Motor VIN: WBANV93528
I only received one reply to this help request, about checking the control unit. I checked into that, and did not see any other problems. This is my daily driver, and has had to take a back seat to customer vehicles. I need to close the post as the time lim...
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Lifter VIN: 1GNFK13067
The VLOM manifold was the culprit. I pulled it and found the front oil seal to the intake lifter port was split and the plastic surround was cracked. Also found 5 of the forward most manifold bolts barely snug during removal of manifold. Hmmmm? Thanks for al...
2011 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L engine block valley cover VIN: 1GNSKJE39B
Since also found the oil cooler line/hose assembly wet/leaking, customer decided to replace the line/hose assembly and monitor oil leak improvement. Will return vehicle for disassembly and further repair if leak continues to be enough of an issue. Will update ...
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Starter VIN: 1FTEX1E81A
This truck is diagnosed The previous starter installation was not a quality repair. The ground at starter was rusty and the battery and s terminal had corrosion. this did not repair the intermittent slow cranking speed Disconnected crankshaft sensor and engi...
2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X 2.4L Belt VIN: 1J4NF2GB7B
I have called the customer three times since we installed the Jeep parts mentioned previously and no problems. Thank you for all of your replies!
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Abs Module VIN: WDBUF82J74
Hi it is the ABS pump assembly, but at this time we haven?t upgraded the shop with this Star tester needed to activate new module . Thanks for the hello George
1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: HLS3044708
Hi, This vehicle is 100% fixed, installed new injectors, thanks to everyone that pointed me that direction, car runs very well
2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1BC11E17
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C87
The P0607 code became P0638 which uses P2101 diagnositic sequence. The fix was replacing the engine side wiring harness- Louis [...] was dead on although I don't know about shrinking wires...I refused to believe it was an ECM and there are none available fro... Trouble codes: P0607 (Control Module Performance).
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Cam pulley VIN: JT4VN13D0M
Receiving the heads from the machine shop, I had place the cam seal retainers on the front. They belong on the rear. The extra thickness of the retainers on the front pushed the timing belt rear shield against the cam pulleys. Fixed and on the road.
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