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2003 Aston Martin Vanquish 6.0L Key Fob VIN: SCFAC23363
Here's a shot in the dark...Does anyone know the procedure to program the key fob on this 2003 Aston Martin Vanquish? Its a standard looking for key fob from the 2003 era.
2015 BMW 328i xDrive 2.0L Suspension VIN: WBA3B3C5XF
Greetings! First: Thanks for your help, Second: I am not familiar with BMW or their terminology for components. Need the torque spec's for the 3 front end components fastening to the bottom of the swivel bearing (front knuckle) please? Many Thanks! Roger T...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S34
Hello all. I used my solus to operate the purge solenoid, which greatly affected my idle, so I figured that the purge solenoid was ok. No change on tank pressure (didn't budge off of 1.5v) so I headed to the vent solenoid, which worked fine with the scanne... Trouble codes: P0172, P0455
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GB4KZCLXB
It's been 4 months and only 2,000 miles (wish I would have noted engine idle hours last visit) now I have it with a Level 5 def warning and the 4 mph limited vehicle speed along with the service exhaust fluid light and a P207f stored in the pcm. It also ha... Trouble codes: P207F, P2200, P2203, P2202
2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco 1.4L Cylinder head removal VIN: 1G1PJ5SC3C
Last week, when the weather warmed up to 75, she called and said that she had overheated. And sure enough, the head gasket is now blown. Looking at the procedure, i saw that special tools are necessary in order to hold the cams and the crank and chain. ...
2012 Chevrolet Camaro LS 3.6L Misfire cylinder 5 VIN: 2G1FA1E38C
Vehicle came in first off with a bad lower end knock coming from cylinder 3#. His son ran it out of oil and took out rod bearing. We replaced engine with used engine, technician said engine had sight differences and that must have been why it had the issue...
2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDXPF445X7
van will run great if on flat land, once turbo boost is at max and sustained for a long period of time, 30 seconds or longer, or climbing a steeper grade, or when fully loaded with cargo, or holding throttle to floor to see how long it will go to set codes... Trouble codes: 2359 (boost voltage signal too high), 2510 (boost signal performance)
2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L master cylinder VIN: 3FAHP07158
Client complained that brakes were not working well.I test drove vehicle and noticed pedal felt firm when first applied, then moved downward about two inches. I replaced all brake components both front and rear. Rears were totally shot. Did power bleed and...
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V39
This truck came to us with a intermittent stall. It will stall while driving 65 MPH coast to the shoulder and the truck will start right up and run great. No power loss before stall just like you turn off the key. Did not have any problems on several test ... Trouble codes: U210B
2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: 5NPDH4AE0B
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. The car came in with a pretty bad rattle every time the engine was started. We suspected a bad guide or tensioner so opened it up and the tensioner was not holding the chain tight. This seemed to be a pre...
2015 Infiniti Q50 Sport 3.7L No Start VIN: JN1BV7AP5F
Car has no spark no fuel no injector pulse
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 3.6L Transfer case VIN: 1C4RJFBG9C
code C1403-92 stored. Followed factory trouble tree and confirmed wiring to the position sensor is good. The next step in the tree was to replace the sensor and motor. We thought it was most likely the sensor due to the code and the wiring being good so we...
2015 Jeep Renegade Limited 2.4L parking brak VIN: ZACCJADT8F
Here for service parking brake and parking brake won’t release (electronic) – I found the trouble is not that it will not release is it will only release when you try to drive it – it sets and releases as designed but it will not function manually with the...
2012 Lexus RX350 3.5L Remote Touch VIN: 2T2BK1BA4C
Customer states that the REMOTE TOUCH system is inoperative after someone/something (they have BIG DOGS) PUKED on the console and after it was cleaned up. By who, how and what did they use or what was removed to cleanup I do not know. Toyota doesn't give a lo...
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3PE8CC3E
Vehicle in constant delivery use, so owner cannot leave if it still runs, hence we have limited time to check. Code 14F200 oxygen concentration high partial load is current with 19 ocurrances. Freeze frame data shows Lambda 3.700, O2 concentration 0.089... Trouble codes: 14F20, 11C30
2012 Nissan Rogue S 2.5L Brake Lights And Switch VIN: JN8AS5MVXC
Replaced brake lamp switch with an OE unit (there are 2, one smaller for cruise) replace both. Brake lamps continue to remain on. Recall Altimas offered a sub harness for the brake lamp switch. Sub harness not offered for the Rogue. Short of chasing wires ...
2009 Pontiac G6 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZG57BX9
Anyone Have Detailed Photo Of Camshaft Reluctors In Proper Positions ? Suspect They Have Moved Causing Codes Above Trouble codes: P0016 (p0017-), P0017
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Long Crank VIN: WP1AB29P74
Intermittent Long Crank, Unable to duplicate.
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BG6858W
Has oil leak on RH bank. Looks like it comes from camshaft seal area and runs back. Replaced cam seals and sending unit last week and leak is back. Any one had a similar experience??
2010 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L Stall VIN: WVWMP7AN6A
Morning VW techs, This one is kicking my butt. Car came to us with a random stall and code p2293. I checked fuel pressure before high pressure fuel pump and it was around 74 lbs. Checked sensor on high pressure pump and it was open, so we replaced the high pre... Trouble codes: P2293

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2015 BMW 328i xDrive 2.0L steering knuckle VIN: WBA3B3C5XF
Thanks for your help --the T55 worked but was NOT right as Todd Weedman so correctly stated. I fastened the swivel bearing (front knuckle) in a vise, attached a breaker bar and very gently removed the bolts. During the re-installation one of the bolts strippe...
2009 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Speedometer/Transmission VIN: 2G1WB57K09
good morning folks, this is the final info for this veh. the customer had taken the veh. for the weekend and was to bring back for a follow up inspection, but decided to trade the car off.his wife had failed to advise him that she hated to car since he had bou...
2015 Ford Escape SE 1.6L Surge VIN: 1FMCU0GX3F
Hello to all. I wanted to wait a little while to make sure the light did not come back on. At first I just opened up the harness and got to the splice. Did the wiggle tug pull test with no codes coming up. But based on feed back I went ahead and replaced splic...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L No Start VIN: 1C4RJEAG0C
THANKS EVERY BODY. THIS HEADACHE VEHICLE IS FIXED. IT WAS THE RECALLED FUEL PUMP RELAY. HAVE A GREAT DAY Trouble codes: U0168 (Lost communication w/ vehicle security control module).
2012 Ram 1500 ST 5.7L trans, dtc, harsh shift VIN: 3C6JD7DT9C
Thank you for your replies, especially Charles [...]' line pressure vs scan reading test. In spite of having checked with the dealer and informing the customer that the warranty time had lapsed, he got it in his head that he wanted to go to the dealer and t...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN01P9K
This is one for the "win" column! Thanks for all the responses. They were greatly appreciated! A little knowledge goes a long way! While I understood that the thermo switch controlled the CSI, I was uncertain of where the power came from. My thinking was (inco...
2003 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start VIN: YV1VS29523
Thanks for the replies, I think a little helped from each reply, I looked at the data lines and could communicate with all modules except the immobilizer and pcm which on this car are in series from the bus through the immobilizer to the pcm. If i bypassed the...
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