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2006 Aston Martin DB9 Volante 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SCFAD02A96
Noticed long term fuel trim on B1 is pegged at +25 and does not move. Engine misfires at cold start. Engine misfires at very heavy load/ WOT Trouble codes: P2073 (EMS-P Manifold Absolute Pressure/ Mass Air Flow - Throttle position correlation), P0171 (EMS-P System too lean bank 1), P0174 (EMS-P System too lean bank 2), P0316 (EMS-S Misfire detected on startup), P0300 (EMS-S Random misfire)
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
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G4WS52J61
Hi everyone, having difficulty with this one. Customer states it started happing after vehicle sat for a few months. The car will be a very long crank/ no start when cold. Once it starts and runs for a minute or two it will restart every time until it becomes ...
2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCGG25U33
when vehicle starts misfiring it is #6 cylinder,then it will clear up and go back to misfiring, I have wiggled ele harness and connectors, all injectors flow the same,10 psi drop, injector pattern is good during misfire ,injector on time is same as # 8 cyl [2....
2002 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L Starting VIN: 1C3EL65R42
Hi all I have this Sebring with a starting issue. Customer had computer replaced for a different issue. When I got it I had a code P1685. I replaced the sentry key immobilizer and programmed it. Vin in the computer and immobilizer and the same. The immobil...
2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L SRS Lamp VIN: 1GKDT13S23
Air bag malfunction lamp on instrument cluster always illuminated. However, the service air bag message is NOT on the information center. There are no codes stored in any module current or history. I can force a code to set in the SDM module and the servic...
2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L Cruise control does not operate VIN: 1HGCM55306
Hello, first thanks for you time. I have a 2006 honda accord with cruise inop. took vehicle on test drive, got to 50 mph and cruise would not set. Cruise main switch works, and illuminates on dash, guage module live datastream shows all cruise switch ...
2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH27778
hy this truck came whit a p2271 check engine light on the truck is well maintened no oïl comsummation after a check i replaced the rear o2 sensor and the car came back one week later whit the same code my question is what is the best way to troubleshoot th... Trouble codes: P2271
2009 Hummer H3 3.7L Unknown VIN: 5GTEN13EX9
this truck has a vibration in the engine and travels true the whole truck when it's in drive. thanks for any input. john
2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L control head VIN: KNAFE12196
customer complaint of control head turning on and off intermittantly, found head not operating at all, checked for power at connector m27-1 pins 1 and 2, battery voltage found with key on, pin 1 goes to 0 volts with key off, pin 2 remains 12 volts, and gro...
2011 Lexus ES350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBK1EG1B
Car came in with check engine light. Had code P0138 Oxygen sensor circuit high voltage(Bank 1 Sensor 2). Sensor was replaced twice, with Denso and NGK. Am now waiting on a factory sensor. Found bank 1 sensor 2 is 120+ MV higher than bank 2 sensor 2 also. B... Trouble codes: P0138 (Oxygen sensor circuit high voltageBank 1 Sensor 2)
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Key programming VIN: JM1BK14364
I have tried to program new keys using my Autel Maxisys Pro. I have a Mazda subscription(24hr) for PATS/Immobilizer codes. I have accessed the PATS system multiple times with the codes provided by Mazda so that I can program new keys. My scan tool says tha...
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 5.5L Esp Malfunction VIN: WDDNG86X67
Hi friends. Vehicle came in with a full bucket of errors from suspension to engine, sorted out everything but one esp error. Transmission fluid spilled over esp module completely destroyed it ,new module installed and configured to the vehicle , missing sp...
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07B45
This titan has new fuel pump and ipdm, found what looks like excesive injector pulse, and plugs wet from fuel, this truck has exsessive rust so pulling o2's or cats down has not been done, on my live data moniter the koeo reading for the ignition timing ...
2005 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52E05
Please bear with me, folks. This will be long. I seldom throw in the towel, but am ready to give up on this one. I am looking for ideas. The short story on this is an intermittent 5V reference loss with code P0641, along with TPS, MAP, EGR, FTP sensor c... Trouble codes: P0641 (5V reference voltage)
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)
2005 Subaru Outback R 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BL84C35
removed front timing cover three times to check chain timing. replaced intake cam sprocket on bank 1 and still get code after test drive. I used all oem parts and I am the only one that has ever serviced this auto. is there a tbs for refresh of the cam sha... Trouble codes: P0011
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
2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L body module VIN: 3VWDZ7AJ2B
Hello,I'm replacing the comfort module for loss of output to several areas.[loss of driving lamps].got a new module from dealer,after coding it I cannot get the doors to lock. I triple checked coding from old module.I took a picture before removal.had charger...

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2007 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L door locks, dome light VIN: 1GYEC63867
Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond. I did check the grounds and battery cables. Boss sent car to dealer and they said they replaced three of the door latch assemblies and the car was given back to the customer. I hope this information helps some o...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Wipers VIN: 2FTPX18L53
Greeting everyone. Sorry for not getting back to this sooner. This vehicle belongs to a small dealer and they took their time getting the part (I do allow them to get their own parts and chew them out royally when they bring me the wrong part which was the cas...
2013 GMC Sierra 3500 HD SLE 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GD413C81D
Fixed now. Removed tank and found pickup was full of crud. Replaced tank unit and all is good now. performed self tests and warning is now off . Thanx to all who chimed in.
2015 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 5J6RM4H31F
Hey gus thanks for all your help. I ordered and installed a thermostat from NAPA,the engine ran at 185 degrees running down the road and was pushing 150 degrees out of the heater! I always thought OE thermostats were best but I think this will change my though...
2008 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L transmission VIN: 5N1AN08W78
Changed trans oil and filter Changed revolution sensor Sluggish shifting has been corrected
2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall, Smoking VIN: 1NXBR32EX7
Thanks for all the replies. The fix was draining the fuel tank and replacing the Kerosene with gasoline. The plugs finally fouled enough that you could catch a faint smell of Kerosene. Apparently they had ran it out of gas also and mistakenly put Kerosene in t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfires).
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