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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L MIL Lamp on, ABS light too VIN: WBAVB73537
Hello BMW specialists. The above mentioned E90 has an intermittent MIL & ABS lights coming on. Customer states MIL comes on at the same time ABS light comes on. There were no lights on when we got to it. I'm trying to find a correlation between the DME fau... Trouble codes: 2A94, 3100 (Boost-Pressure Control Deactivation), 2F9E, 2DED, 5E1A
2005 Cadillac STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6DC67A15
This is the Owner's, wife's, Hairdressers car. Brought in running rough. Scan found P0019 & P0024 stored. Searched Archives not much help. The ACT EXH B2' PID reads 35 -38 degrees. The other three actuators are at 0. Tried using the Solus Ultra to move the... Trouble codes: P0019 (Exhaust Cam shaft position correlation B2 Left Side), P0024 (Exhaust Cam shaft position system performance B2)
2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Message Center VIN: 2G1WH55K74
This is a weird one, I replaced all the stepper motors for the speedo, tach, temp, etc. I also replaced all the back lighting bulbs. I have done this many times on many different GM vehicles with no issue. This particular cluster was just as simple as the ...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19JX7
Ok i got this 5.3l with the cly deactivation system about 10000 miles ago i put all new lifters in for a misfire on #7 that lifter came out in pieces. After 500 miles it came back for a misfire on #4 and that lifter had collapsed and i replaced that one an... Trouble codes: P0304
2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L speedo inop VIN: 2B3KA43R17
came to us to install pcm. after programming, speedo is inop, replace front control module and speed sensor, all programming done with factory wi tech tool. three other posts in here with same problem but no posted fixes!! this is a california car no abs w... Trouble codes: 501 (vehicle speed)
1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L unknown VIN: 1FMEU15N7L
Hello everyone, I am in need of transmission advice. I wanted to try and rebuild my transmission. I removed this transmission last march and after about three weeks (waiting on parts and tools since it was the first time) got everything back together. Thought ...
2013 Ford E-250 4.6L speed limiter VIN: 1FTNE2EW3D
Van has a speed limiter set at 75 mph. Went into parameter settings and set it to unavailable limit and it will still only go 75 mph. Has anyone seen this before?
2013 Ford Taurus Limited 3.5L Hesitation, Lacks power VIN: 1FAHP2F89D
Replaced the water pump 2k miles ago, did guides and tensioner but not the chain, did have to back the bolt out for the B1 intake phaser, I did replace the bolt and torque it to spec, and there is an alignment pin. Came back lacking power, MIL illuminated ... Trouble codes: P0017 (Crankshaft Position - Camshaft Position Correlation - Bank 1 Sensor B)
2014 Ford E-150 4.6L codes VIN: 1FTNE1EW3E
I replace the fuel filler neck due to a poor attempt to steal some fuel.had code P0456 P0457.after repairs completed I cleared the codes,road test rescan ecm,still has same codes.i tried to clear the codes again still there.disconnected the battery for 4hs... Trouble codes: P0456, P0456
2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1864Y
Has these two codes mil flashes but there is no misfire scanner shows mil flashing but no codes when this is going on has a new cylinder head timing belt new dist cap rotor and wires fuel filter this all happened after it sat for two weeks runs smooth with... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304
2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Door Locks VIN: 1HGFA16567
Door locks cycle on and off while driving. Customer took car first to dealer and said they charged her $145 and blamed it on the remote start I installed 11 years ago with no problems. I searched the knowledge base and found replacing door actuators is the...
2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4AJWAG4D
Jeep with p0018 swapped all cam sensors and actuators from left to right same code nothing followed so that ruled out sensor issues. showing exhaust cam diff bnk2 @ -10 exhaust cam diff. bank 1 -2.7 looked at another 3.6 here with no issues scan data... Trouble codes: P0018
2011 Mazda 3 i 2.0L main relay VIN: JM1BL1UF4B
vehicle will not start unless scan tool is plugged into dlc connector. it appears that main relay does not power up unless you connect the tool. all body functions are working fine, windows, locks, mirrors, etc. if you unplug tool while engine is running e...
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4JGBF22EX8
This vehicle only set a P0471 exhaust pressure circuit code. The engine will randomly cut-out. Sometimes it will keep running, sometime it will slowly die down and stall. It will restart right away. I replaced the fuel rail pressure sensor per the custom... Trouble codes: P0471 (Exhaust pressure circuit)
2007 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L engine VIN: 4M2EU47E77
sets codes for random misfire, misfire cylinders 4 and 5 and code for misfire on startup. Have IDS and cylinder 4 flunks on power balance and relative compression cranking test. cylinder 5 does not show as bad. On cylinder balance test misfire is at idle o...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51D01
Seems simple enough, a 1.8l nissan lean @ idle. Smoked engine for vacuum leaks, (4 times) none found. B1s1 hangs around 0.1 b1s2 0.3. B2s1 switching ok. 1500 rpms b1s1 switching normal. Add propane through intake b1s1 responds normaly. Spray carb cleaner a... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean)
2013 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1AB7AP5D
Hi all, i have a 2013 sentra came in crank but no start, i have fuel, spark, compression, and crank cam signal. but the car would not start, any ideas where to look.
2015 Nissan Altima S 2.5L AC System VIN: 1N4AL3AP1F
OK, read carefully please. 1, when veh arrived, compressor would not engage, fans ran at high speed and engine would idle up. Checked refrigerant charge, was low, evacuated and refilled system to proper weight charge. Still operated the same. after a few...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L clutch VIN: TRUUC28N6Y
Hello everyone, that you for all your replies.after all the bleeding tricks I tried whith no success I removed the master cylinder and the piston was broken so the new master was defective. we put a new one and bled it in 10 minutes with no air in the system w...
2009 BMW 335i 3.0L Rear Crankshaft VIN: WBAPM73539
Thanks to everyone for the great responses. It seems the majority of replies pointed to the seal 11 11 7 587 168 as being the most up to date redesign of the part. The previous seals were superseded by this seal. That is the seal I received from the BMW dea...
2013 BMW 535i GT 3.0L cant reset inspectio VIN: WBASNZC55D
thanks Chris [...] for the reply, we send the customer to the dealer before we got a reply because she was in a hurry to resolve the problem and try to fail a claim with the out of state dealer she got the car from. after several attempts for a few weeks t...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23C52
So i had a chance to do a bit more on the truck later in the afternoon. I was watching map and iat pids on the scan tool again and backprobed iat and map signals at the ecm connector. KOEO my meter read 1v for the map and 2.8v for the iat, scan data showed 0v ... Trouble codes: P0112, P0237.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C2W
Here it is: 1. Checked for voltage drops from the block to the body, from the alt to the body, from the alt to the block, nothing over 50 MV with or without the alt plugged in. Ran grounds from alt to block, alt to body, relocated neg from battery to upper in... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Sensor Circuit).
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L trans control module VIN: 3FAHP07Z17
I got this from identifix, "if resistance of the solenoid checks to be OK, monitor the amp flow of the solenoid by momentarily applying power to it through pin nine. Amperage flow should indicate a reading of 3 to 12 amps." So I guess 5 amps is not too muc...
2014 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FADP3K25E
I should have removed the valve cover to check cam timing, before posting this help request. Yep, cam timing was off approx. 1.5 teeth. Never had a issue w/ setting up cam timing before, so that was working against me. When I installed the chain the 1st time,...
1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJAV1343H
This car was fixed by the smog tech who works in the shop next door to mine. I went through the various things I could test, then gave him the car. He was able to dial the mixture in while running his analyzer on manual mode by removing the cover on the MAF an...
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L Unknown VIN: 5N1AA08B44
Thank you to everyone for all the help. The booster that the other shop put in was defective. All adjustments were off, but after rechecking, found that the booster itself is bad. Replaced booster and brakes are fine. Still has ABS problem that we traced t...
2009 Nissan Murano LE 3.5L alt VIN: JN8AZ18WX9
Thanks for all the suggestions.Several of you called it!Aftermarket alt. was no good .Replaced with fact. alt and all was good.Thanks again Mark
1999 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TANM92N8X
I got the vehicle back in and replaced the EGR vacuum modulator, and that got the EGR working. The scanner shows EGR temperature going to almost 300 degrees. Thanks to those that explained how the system works. I thought the first throttle body port supplied v... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficient flow).
2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEL 2.5L side of cylinder head VIN: 3VWRM71K38
the engine oil cooler had a hole internally causing oil go into cooling system..replace oil cooler and is doing great at the moment.. thank you every on for all of the help..
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