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2009 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GAEV23D89
Car came in for a ck engine light on found code P0008 and P0017 Replaced all timing chains and tensioners and guides Start car up runs fine take on a test drive no ck engine lights take car on another test drive sets code p0017 ck for miss fires none let c... Trouble codes: P0017
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L CD manifold, MAF, EVAP VIN: 1GCEK24089
Customer came in with a bunch of seemingly unrelated DTCs that was tripping the Stabilitrac system and causing it to go into a limp mode. I researched it and thought that the CD manifold had a short in it, causing the other DTCs. I replaced the CD manifold...
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCRKSE38B
truck came in with a p0305 found the plug to be bad so replaced wires and plugs and at idle no more misfires but when you drive it. it shows random misfires on cylinders #1,5,7,6,8 only at about 48 to 50 mph with 30%throttle looked at the freeze frame data... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Ford E-150 4.2L Coolant temp gauge VIN: 1FTRE14213
Hello Friend, Having issue with the coolant temp gauge on this van no working. I have jump connector at temp sender the gauge will rise to full hot. Replaced temp sender twice, one after market and one OE, still have same issue. Ohmed red/wht from send...
2008 Lexus LX570 5.7L Ahc VIN: JTJHY00W48
Hi Everyone, I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I have a problem with the suspension of this Lexus LX570, First it came with rear right shock absorber leaking, changed the rear shocks and accumulators everything was fine, the customer took the vehicle...
2009 Mercedes-Benz R320 Bluetec 3.0L Cuts out, Cuts out VIN: 4JGCB25E59
Vehicle loses boost pressure when driving and goes into limp mode, happens around 3rd gear when accelerating. Smoke tested intake system, no leaks found. Removed the air filter to check for clog none found. Boost pressure with vehicle as it came in was 1942 hP... Trouble codes: P1239
2010 Nissan Versa S 1.8L #4 cylinder VIN: 3N1BC1CPXA
Greetings: Vehicle brought in with rough idle and cel on with p0300 as only pcm code. Performed injector kill and found no contribution on #4. Compression is 30 psi whereas adjacent cyl approx 195. Removed valve cover and found camshafts intact. ...
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium 2.5L learning mode VIN: 4S3BMBG62B
Replaced CVT. Unable to run learning mode for trans. starts test and then loses communication. fault P0720 sets after driving. A/T vehicle speed sensor circuit malfunction. can read speed for turbine RPM and front wheel speed when car is moving. Used ENCORE sc...
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B4X
Car came to us from another shop they replaced egr, maf , and also did a timing belt. We took covers off to confirm timing is on. Compression at about 165 appreciate any help!! Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl 2 missfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 missfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 missfire), P0171 (Fuel system lean bank 1), P0110 (Intake air temp circuit problem)
2016 Toyota Prius Four 1.8L Rapid clicking/ ractheting noise from LF wheel VIN: JTDKARFU9G
Prius with a fast clicking/ almost ratcheting noise from driver side wheel area when braking from 25-12 mph going straight. I first started with trying to differentiate if the noise was from the No 1 Air duct under dash that can cause a buzzing at high spe...
2009 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGFM77L39
I have done tests listed above and all check ok and tells me to replace component. I replaced glow plug module and previously had replaced fuel pressure sensor during pump replacement. I have driven vehicle twice with no lack of power and watched fuel pres... Trouble codes: P0671, P0673, P0087, P3007

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2005 Acura TSX 2.4L Instrument lighting, radio, drivability. VIN: JH4CL96825
The customer has elected to live with the intermittent lighting and radio issue for now, as they are very intermittent. The battery and charging system tested normal and no other ground issues were found. The customer has been driving for several days and sta...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L vents VIN: TRUUT28N11
Group I flushed heater core with power flush tool. This has gotten the heat back to normal. Obviously had some kind of debris and blockage. Bled system afterwards and all is good. Thanks to all who replied.
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L a/c clutch VIN: 1G6DW52P5T
hey all; i believe this is fixed. its still in the 40s for high around here so ac compressor demand is still low. over filling the oil i believe caused this but maybe even incorrect oil. i removed the compressor, orifice tube and accumulator. drained th...
2014 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.6L Steering rack VIN: 2G1125S38E
Thank you guys for the great advice,especially Scott for running the Vin number and finding the warranty block.We had to replace the rack to fix this car.I found the TSB on Alldata that says GM will cover 2014 models untill August of this year,regardless of o...
2014 Ford E-150 4.6L codes VIN: 1FTNE1EW3E
thanks for all the help some really good info.the fix was to do a hard reset.i reset the kam but it would not clear the codes.lots and lots of drive cycles and all is well with this ford,thanks to all that took your time to help me with this headache. Trouble codes: P0456, P0456.
2007 Lincoln Navigator Ultimate 5.4L insrument cluster guages VIN: 5LMFU28507
We finally had to give up on this one. We asked customer if he gets it fixed let us know and we will post. We also noticed that if we left key in on position when truck would start and then unhook the battery because instrument cluster lights would stay on t...
2012 Nissan Rogue S 2.5L Brake Lights And Switch VIN: JN8AS5MVXC
Repaired the finicky connector. Thanks for the replies. The connector was a little tough to click and after trying a few times I was thinking too hard. Used a bit of stabilant 22 to make sure we had a good connection and all is now well. Thanks everyone.
2015 Nissan Leaf S .0L Abs VIN: 1N4AZ0CP9F
Thank you for all of the feedback. We re calibrated the steering angle sensor and the interruption of the ABS has stopped. We did not progress into scoping the WSS. We released the car and asked them to get back to us if it returns.
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Turbo Return line VIN: 4S4BP67C15
Pulled exhaust pipe off turbo and found the shaft broken. We replaced Turbocharger every thing working like it should.
2013 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium 2.5L Power steering VIN: 4S3BMBC68D
The fix for the shuddering was a new OEM power steering rack. The fix for the power assist dropping out after the new rack install was a new OEM power steering pump. Good grief, what a mess. Leo, when we were pulling a vacuum to assist in b...
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