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1998 BMW 323is 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBABF8322W
In California, this car has to pass an emissions test at 15mph and 25mph on the dyno. The test results are entered below with idle representing the 15mph results and the cruise representing the 25mph results. I'm not sure what the single VANOS readings should ...
2012 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ 1.4L trunk VIN: 1G1PH5SC3C
Hello, I have a strange one here. My sister in law who lives in another town called me to ask for help. Almost every time she opens the drivers side door, closes the door, then starts her car the trunk pops open. So she gets out closes the trunk and all is...
2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L abs VIN: 1B4HS28Z3Y
Greetings fellow techs, Got a 2000 Dodge Durango here that's driving us crazy. Truck originally came in with an ABS light on. Previous owner had pulled the fuse and once reinstalled the ABS pump ran all the time. Installed an ABS module and that took care of t...
1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMCU14T0H
Hello, I would really appreciate some help with this. On a cold start up the rpms go back and forth from 500 to 1500 for about 2 to 5 minutes then stabilize. It is undrivable during this time, stalling and surging. Then it clears up and runs good.It would ...
2010 Ford Escape XLS 2.5L power steering VIN: 1FMCU9C7XA
Vehicle not covered by recall for some reason. Kind of a crock if you ask me but whatever. Owner was told to replace the whole column but declined and brought it to me. Does anyone have more direction for me to diagnose this properly? Thank you all in adva...
2009 GMC Yukon Hybrid 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GKFK13549
The towing company tried to jump start the vehicle without success. The 12V battery would not take a charge. Replaced 12V battery with new Interstate battery. We cannot clear the code with Autel MaxiSys or Snap-On Zeus. The service information indicates th... Trouble codes: P0C76
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4RJFBG1C
Upon start up fans are commanded to high speed, check engine light comes on and codes are stored in pcm and tipm(central gateway module) Aftermarket fan has been plugged in for test purposes same condition occurs. Power and grounds and all tipm wiring has ... Trouble codes: P0480 (Pcm code cooling fan 1 ckt/open), P0691 (Tipm code cooling fan 1 control low), P0692 (Tipm code cooling fan 1 control high)
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBRF61J44
auto cam in no crank no start found shift linkage not hooked up hooked linkage up still no crank all fuses good
2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L add actuator VIN: 5TDBT48A41
As part of my diagnosis with the 4wd system, I took the cover off the front diff actuator and lost the indexing of the gear with its relationship with the cover, so that the contacts inside make/break at the right time. Does anyone know of the ccorrect pos...

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2014 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.0L Sunroof VIN: WAUR2AFD4E
Thank you to the one person that replied! We looked for water intrusion in the trunk, we removed the trunk liners, we checked the over head switches in the car by removing the assembly. We drove the car with the switch assembly out of the car and we had the sa...
2008 BMW 528i 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: WBANU53U53
Thanks for the help. We replaced the block seal, the four tubes, electrical connector, and the Pan(filter). The trans shifts perfect. The car has had three 10-15 mile test drives.
2002 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GTDT13W12
well well well !!! yes this one is fixed. Thank you to all of you guys who took time to read my post and share your knowledge with me .,.,., yes, like most of you said, the problem was the fuel pump, but what trow me off was the way this one acted ; because i... Trouble codes: P0101.
2012 Ram 5500 SLT 6.7L Drivers window,both mirrors,ds lock
Thanks for all the help,fixed this one this morning,had another green wire,it was the red/blk power wire at the underwood fuse panel that powered the drivers door module, I load tested it and it wouldn't light a test light thanks everyone
2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTMBD31V86
Problem was the A/F ratio sensor B1S1. After reading replies, looked closely at readings while at a steady speed. A/F sensor always around 3.4V and would vary with accel. & deccel. from 0 to 5V., B1S2 would stay around .7 to .8V & vary also but as I always see... Trouble codes: P0136 (Oxygen sensor circuit malfuntion B1S2), P0138 (Oxygen sensor circuit High Voltage B1S2).
2010 Toyota Prius 1.8L 4 Way Lights VIN: JTDKN3DU6A
I had installed abs unit from 2010 prius which i got from recycle yard and cost $65 and it had fixed the problem. No programming needed. I had failed unit cracked open and it is definitely burnt inside. First salvage yard sent me unit from 2015 Prius and it d...
2013 Volkswagen CC Sport Plus 2.0L Can't fill gas tank. VIN: WVWBP7AN4D
Hello all, and thank you for the replies! The car is fixed, with a new gas tank/filler neck assembly. Joseph nailed it. The plastic nozzle-size restrictor in the filler neck broke. I could see a chunk of loose, plastic, hollow tube after I stuck a pe...
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