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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Unknown VIN: 2GCEK19RXV
this is what im up against.. while driving at highway speeds the truck runs and drives great but sometimes if yu go to pass (speed up but not hammer down) it speeds up and is not over reving then without any change to rpms it feels like it just catches and...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L ABS light on VIN: 2GCEC13V96
ABS light comes on after a few minutes of driving, setting code C0245. Codes definition is Wheel Speed Sensor Frequency Error. We sent the EBCM for repair twice. It was repaired for a different code. (Sorry, I don't remember; I think the code was for a bad...
2006 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46X76
car was brought in with new belt installed 1 tooth off on the exhaust cam, only complaint was no power, belt was installed by someone else, so we reset the belt timing marks perfect and now these codes and it idles like crap, i checked the cam and crank si... Trouble codes: 0300 (Random), 0016 (Cam crank correlation)
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...
2009 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Check Engine Light VIN: 1FTRX14W59
Hello all, I've checked the resistance of the EVR, voltage supply in to the EVR, the wire between terminals 1 at the EGR and terminal 21 at the PCM for short to power or ground. The only odd thing I had was 2v on the EVR wire when it was unplugged from ... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR Control Circuit)
2016 Ford Explorer XLT 3.5L Stall VIN: 1FM5K8D88G
I am the 4th tech to look at this. Will stall when they stop at end of drive to get mail and will restart ok, wrench light comes on,if they don't stop it won't stall and usually ok for the rest of the day. Never had any PCM codes. The last tech could not d... Trouble codes: U0100 (PSCM PAM ABS lost communication w/PCM), U0401 (PSCM PAM invalid data from PCM)
2007 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Reverse VIN: 5FNRL38677
Clutch pressure control valve c stuck off, has 5 second delay going into reverse, up shifts fine, drained fluid from trans, no metal or clutch material, removed control valve C, no metal or clutch material in it, activated solenoid with scanner, I can see ...
2007 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCM36C27
hey guys got this accent replaced both o2 sensors with hyundia originals repaired exhaust leak in pipe road test car after ten miles pending code p02096 comes back fuel pressure is in spec any ideas thanks! Trouble codes: P2096
2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L exhaust VIN: JNRAS08W73
Vehicle was brought in with customer stating that it starts hard(has to press on gas pedal to get started), smokes alot and shakes. When I first got in I did have to press on accelerator to get started but after that haven't had to do it again(started righ...
2008 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GN28KX8
hi evryone, we got this jeep in the shop with bad skipps on left bank, kinda strange sometimes on cyl 1 and cyl 3 sometimes cyl 3 and cyl 5 always skips cold, once warm skipps go away with restart? allways skipps under load. pulled pre cat o2 sensor and te... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple missfire)
2009 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L evic - audio VIN: 1J8GN58K09
From a used car dealer. Multiple issues and codes. Most were caused by connection issues & them trying different things. The B1427 Remote Radio Cont. Switch High is still current and resets immediately. Diagnostics take me to a new RH remote steering wheel swi...
2013 Jeep Compass Latitude 2.4L motor VIN: 1C4MJDEB3D
When putting trans into gear[drive or reverse] motor will stall like you let the clutch out too fast. IF you push the car by hand to get an running start your ok goes good until you come to a stop the motor would chug to a stop. no codes in pcm or tcm. Whe...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L MIL on VIN: WDBUF26JX6
Have a reoccurring #4 glow plug failure. (three in a couple of weeks) They each fail open and then are almost impossible to remove from the #4 hole. They appear to be a bit swollen and covered with carbon. These fail now and then on Mercedes which is to be... Trouble codes: P0674
2012 Mini Cooper Countryman S 1.6L Integration level VIN: WMWZC3C5XC
Replaced foot-well module and car access module due to a no start no run condition. Also windows, locks,lights,wipers inop. When programming started the ista/p retrieved the first 8 of the vin # and then failed, set code 94015 in ista/p stating the integra... Trouble codes: 94015 (Integration level plant and actual failed to read)
2006 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Damaged Valve Train VIN: WP1AC29P86
I am looking for a used engine with relatively low miles at a decent price if anyone has anything or knows of anything please let us know.
2011 Ram 5500 ST 6.7L Misfire VIN: 3D6WA7EL7B
This vehicle came in with the "water in fuel" indicator on. The vehicle had no drivability problems at the time. We went ahead and drained the housing and replaced the filter. It was gone for about 80 miles and came back with the "water in fuel" indicator ... Trouble codes: P2269 (Water in fuel), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P020A, P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P020D, P0300 (Random misfire)
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

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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Surge VIN: WAULT68E22
Thanks everyone for the help. This was definitely a odd one. The problem was the bank two exhaust cam sensor. It never st a code for that sensor but it had the code for for a timing issue on that cam. After replacing the sensor the engine now runs great all th... Trouble codes: P0025 (Bank 2 Camshaft B Advance Set point not reached), P0431 (Bank 2 Warm-up catalyst efficiency below threshold).
2013 Audi S8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WAUA2AFD9D
Dear Friends, Mark actually hit the nail right on the head. Since all the numbers in VCDS did not point to anything, I performend a crankcase pressure test and the pressures went right through the roof. Therefore PCV-valve (oil-separator) must be stuck. Remove... Trouble codes: U1113 (00- Function Restriction due to Faults in other Modules), P1749 (Transmission control unit Incorrectly coded.).
2009 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FDAX47R39
I,ll address the codes first a(1) new crank sensor took care of the p1336 and had no effect on the performance,(2)p132b does not request the mil,but pointed in the correct direction.running koeo on demand set no problems,koer on demand only set a p1703 brake p... Trouble codes: P1336, P132B.
2012 Isuzu NQR 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stage 4 De-rate VIN: JALE5W164C
Manager towed it to the dealer. The fix, as said per dealer "CHECKED FOR CODES WITH IDSS BUT DID NOT HAVE ANY, DERATE LIGHT WAS ON AND EXHAUST LIGHT ON, SOMEONE PREVIOUSLY WAS MESSING WITH IT, PERFORMED A REGEN, DID A DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE TEST AND IT FA... Trouble codes: U2105 (Lost communication with ecm), U2202 (Lost communication with def), U2203 (Lost communication with turbo boost module).
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L blend door gear VIN: 1J4RR5GT0B
we installed a new Mopar actuator and gear and have not heard back from the customer again. cycled it many times and it all appeared to be functioning correctly when it left. So I believe the problem is taken care of.
2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4AJWAG4D
FIXED, FIXED, FIXED!! Luke [...] is the hero on this one. Thank you for reading my post entirely and giving me insight on the system instead of saying I needed chains. your advice on monitoring the cam sensors while playing with the bolt was definitely the ... Trouble codes: P0018.
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDUP13135
So, here's what happened. I verified it did have uneven compression during cranking, so I R&R the plenum and bank 1 valve cover and found one of the rockers for cylinder one intake had come loose. Why, I'm not really sure, maybe something went through the in... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire Cyl. 1), P0302 (Misfire Cyl. 2).
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Blows white smoke at Operating Temp VIN: JM1BK32F14
Ok, I will make this as short as possible, as stated in previous we DID NOT have a combustion chamber leak, we performed all basic testing for head gasket problem before posting, I'm sorry that I assumed most tech's would do the basics before posting here, (i ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBUF87X67
Thanks for all the replies! I did not find any issues with the crankcase vacuum or oil separator as suggested so we are going with most likely weak rings.
2007 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L engine VIN: 4M2EU47E77
I ran a dynamic or engine running compression test, but since it is drive by wire, the computer would not let me snap the throttle as fast or as many rpm as I would like. I guess the fact that it is hard misfiring causes this. Because both the good and bad c...
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L first gear engage VIN: 3VWDC21V81
a valve body was the culprit sent it off to trans shop and they confrimed
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L None VIN: YV1VS2550Y
Thanks for all your advice. ECM was checked with VIDA and is updated. Found timing codes still returning and pending causing monitors to stop running. Next step is lock cam timing and make sure is not off. It is also possible this engine is worn out due to lac...
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