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2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYFK43559
Thanks for help on this hybrid escalade, it sets faults for both cats, they were just replaced at another shop with aftermarket parts. The upstream o2 sensors switch normally, the down stream stay around 725 - 800 mv while driving. On a hard decell they will g... Trouble codes: P0420 (Bank 1 cat efficiency), P0430 (Bank 2 cat efficiency)
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16Z95
Started off with the customer stating could not fill tank and engine light on Po455. Smoke tested system and checked functions of the purge and vent solenoid. Found the Vent clogged with charcoal. Found in lines also. Blew through lines and replaced vent v... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Large Leak Detected)
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LS 4.8L unknown VIN: 2GCEC13V67
C/S front brakes won't release. Customer replaced m/c, vacuum booster, front calipers, pads & brake hoses. All parts came from OReilly's. I verified correct part numbers to his receipts. ABS functions on dirt. No ABS codes, current or stored. Proportioning...
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L engauging reverse VIN: 1GCNCNEC0G
Truck came in with code P182E Internal mode switch indicates - invalid range, with this the column shifter would move in to each of the positions (P,R,N,D,M) but would not indicate the position on the dash, and would also not go into reverse. We dropped th...
2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Head Replacement Procedure VIN: 1D7HE42N66
Quick question on head replacement on a 2006 Dakota with a 4.7L engine. We finally have gotten around to putting a head on this motor on the driver's side for the low compression issue on #1 cylinder. I've read multiple places that it's possible to replace...
2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet 3.6L rear turn, tail and wiper VIN: 3D4PH1FG6B
vehicle cam in to have BCM re-programed, customer says He put new BCM in due to no rear tail lights, no rear turn signals and no rear wiper operation. He thinks it happed all at once but not sure, he just noticed none of them working. Found only codes B16B7-15...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Convertible Top VIN: 1FAHP60A62
Convertible top locked in place due to electric motor not working (i.e., electric over hydraulic system, pistons locked in place). Accessing rear electronic module problematic as convertible top needs to be raised in order to access rear electronic module and ...
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Radio VIN: 1FTFW1ET9B
Greetings and thanks in advance for your willingness to help. Radio will not turn on. No ACM codes. Looking at live data with Autel MS908, module voltage is correct (verified power and gnd). Ignition key input shows "key off". I'm assuming this is monitori...
2014 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FADP3K21E
veh. has no symptoms of a parasitic draw but customer comes out every few days to dead battery. does not go dead on us sitting it for 3 days. but the battery when they bring it in is stone dead battery is a ford maxlife battey thanks for everyones help in ...
1994 Lexus SC300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8JZ31C5R
Hi! every body. Thanks in advance for your help. I have problem with this old LEXUS that was brought here from another shop where they change everything except the maf sensor. When they changed the fuel pump ECU. code 78 disappear; but codes 24 and 31 are alwa... Trouble codes: 24 (intake air temperature circuit open or short), 31 (volumen air flow sensor circuit problem mass air flow sensor MAF), 78 (fuel pump control circuit open or short)
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery drain VIN: WDBUF65J03
This vehicle came in initially with a battery drain. i went through service manual for how to check drains. i waited for the vehicle to go to sleep and had a .200A drain. started pulling fuses starting at the front fuse box, then the interrior, then to the...
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L immobilizer VIN: WMWMF73588
Bought a spare key for my customer from the mini dealer trying to get the cas module to except new key does can anybody help me with the procedure cant find any where and my scan to has the ability to add and remove keys
2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L dsc VIN: WMW2C5C53B
we have a 2011 mini countryman s all4 setting codes. 5E83, 5E49, and 5E8B. alldata has no information for these codes. unable to find any usable information. initially vehicle came in with a service 4x4 message. looking for any usable wire diagrams to trac...
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4AP3AU3E
Code p0171 for system lean, inspected exhaust for leaks none found at this time, used outside fuel source to look for vacuum leaks. Found the intake boot from throttle body to air box loose and the hose from the valve cover to the intake boot to be loose. ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean)
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1G2WJ52M2X
Customer stated: car died and would not start back. After the car had set for 15 minutes it did start back. Checked fuel pressures and flow and found pressure good but flow seemed a little weak. Pump was extremely noisy so I replace pump with the customers...
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L engine management VIN: 1G8JW52R51
Good evening everyone. This is my first time asking for help here so here goes... I have a Saturn that came in a week ago. Owner states that the car dies out after 10 minutes of running it. Had no codes when it came in. I hooked it up to the scanner look...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Transmission Shifting VIN: 3VWST71K46
We have antoher problem child. We removed the transmission and replaced the dsg clutch unit with new one. Removed the valve body and ohm all solenoids. Cleaned and put back together.now it has the same symptoms/promblems. No reverse, will not shift out of ...
2007 Volkswagen Eos 2.0T 2.0L Power Steering VIN: WVWFA71F27
Im hoping someone can help me with this EOS with no steering assist. One of the techs had removed the trans to be sent out for some work and in the process of removal had the rack out as well as the sub frame. The job went back together without any problem...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Runs good VIN: YV1LS55AXX
to preface, when this car was purchased from a private seller just a couple of weeks ago, it drove 350 miles flawlessly even getting 30 mpg. and no cel.I really need information from a Volvo expert. This car runs and drives very good. The complaint is that... Trouble codes: P1025 (engine control module ecm internal fault), P1021

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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH74F18
Its fixed and I learned a lot. first the fix was the high pressure fuel pump control valve would short intermittently witch damaged the ecm so it looked like during testing that it was grounding the control valve but couldn't pull it all the way to ground. the... Trouble codes: P0087, P2296, 05491 (left electro-hydrolic motor mount open circuit).
2008 BMW 535i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBANW13518
First of all thank you to Chris [...] and all who answered. we finally got this vehicle to stall in the shop. The EKPS was so hot you could not touch it. we took it out and took it apart. no visual components bad but testing the circuits with it plugged in ... Trouble codes: P2069 (testing and results).
2011 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FD9W4HT8B
This 6.7 is giving me fits. I replaced the injector pump and low pressure pump. Keeps setting the p0093 code when it stalls. I noticed when I accelerate fast the desired frp is 28xxx and the actual is only 22xxx. If you have any more ideas please let me know. ... Trouble codes: P0093 (Fuel leak large).
2015 Jeep Renegade Limited 2.4L parking brak VIN: ZACCJADT8F
Thank you for all the help guys! The customer admitted spilling a drink in the switch - replaced the switch and everything works!
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Cam Timing VIN: 1N4AL11D16
Thanks to all who replied. I had not considered, or experienced a situation where the valve springs are stronger than the tensioner spring. Causing the timing chain to slip and jump, when the engine is turned by hand. The engine is timed and being reassembled....
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L wiper motor inop VIN: 3VWEF71K17
o.k guys I want to thank all the excellent replies that I received from all the technicians . I performed all tests suggested by you , from removing aftermarket radio to setting or arming alarm system .Nothing was working until I decided to call customer and a...
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