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2003 Chevrolet SSR 5.3L No volume VIN: 1GCES14P83
I'll start with I know very little about GM's of this vintage. I've got this barn find SSR with no Audio system output. I've scanned the radio head and amp and had no fault codes in either. The radio turns on but there is no data change for volume, the % s...
2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ 3.0L cam phaser VIN: 2CNFLGE55B
p0017 crankshaft position exhaust cam position not plausible. this is the only code that sets and has no drivability issues. I have ran all required tests for this code and it passes tests as far as the phaser works as it should and returns to normal. the ...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KS29C16
This Dodge has the listed codes. It also lugs down substantially when put in gear with engine running. If I let off of brake truck will take off. Thought for sure the fan clutch would solve it but no luck. Any ideas? Thanks. Trouble codes: P2509 (Ecm power input signal intermittent), P2509 (Ecm power input signal intermittent)
2015 Ford Edge SE 3.5L No start VIN: 2FMTK4J89F
Dead Battery Intermittently over two nights the battery will go dead, or so it seems. I have been called out 3 times to jump this vehicle on Monday mornings. There is no other vehicle power. It cranks over right away with a jump & charging system tests ...
2007 Honda Accord Value Package 2.4L Electronic VIN: 1HGCM56157
car came in w/abs light on an touchy brakes.car would not scan.when trying to scan,scaner would ask if keyless.the car is not keyless. press no, an scanner would report communication error. we disconnected the abs module an car would communicate with all other...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L radio VIN: WDBJF82HXX
Hello,I was wondering if someone would be so kind as to look up the radio code for this old Benz.the dealer wants a bundle of money and to leave the car for several days.the vin of the car is listed above and the serial # of the radio is [...]. thanks in a...
2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L blower motor VIN: 4JGCB75E96
Hey Mercedes techs, Got this R500 with a blower motor that runs continuously even with the key off. Seemed like a straight forward blower module failure. replaced the motor with the module and the new fan won't turn on at all. checked all the signals an...
2013 Mini Cooper Coupe S 1.6L left hatch door latch VIN: WMWZG3C58D
No response from the left door hatch switch. Maxisys MS906 shows no activity from switch. It does show activity from other switch. I dont have a lot of info on this (I only have basic wiring diagrams). I started with a new latch, since that is a commo...
2008 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5L transfer case VIN: JTMBK32V38
Hi techs i would like to remove transfer case to repair leaking left side transfer case seal , without pulling engine and transmission like the repair manual said you have to. Has anyone found a way to do this. Any help would be appreciated. Thx
2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L No Crank No Start VIN: WVWAF63D14
Vehicle does not crank, does not turn on, and message on the MFI display says "move the steering wheel". When you turn the key to the KOES position nothing happens expect the steering wheel lock makes a shutter sound. Has anyone run into the issue? Tha...
2012 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L Radiator fans VIN: WVWMN9ANXC
Customer came in with concern that radiator fans were coming on too often and car was running cold. Confirmed that within 20 seconds of starting car, that both fans came on and stayed on, preventing the car from reaching operating temp. We replaced the pri...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULF78K59
Unfortunately, I did not fix this vehicle. I read all of your replies and applied your advice and knowledge to no avail. The customer started getting sketchy with me with regards to further diagnosis and costs. We can not work for free and although I really wa... Trouble codes: P2279 (Intake air system leak).
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Suspension VIN: 5UXFA53563
Thanx for all the responses. Lots of soapy water and lots of patience found microscopic air leaks in the rear bags. Waiting for the go ahead for replacements or conversion kit.
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L high pressure fuel pump VIN: 5UXZV4C57B
We presented the customer with the high pressure fuel pump replacement and low fuel pressure sensor,but they declined the repair due to the problem only happening very intermittently. thanks to everyone for the replys, they were very helpful.
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 TRX4 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7KS28D87
Thanks everyone for your help. The truck never came back. I followed up with the owner and he said it quit running so he sent the ecm back to the place he bought it. Apparently it had a newly installed reman ecm on it. Thanks again! Trouble codes: P0152 (O2 Sensor Bank 2 Sensor 1 Circuit High).
2005 GMC W4500 Forward W4S042 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: J8DC4B1645
thanks for the respnonses the problem was the new head when it was machined the cam sensor was not close enough to the gear the dealer took back the head sent us a replacement put everything back together started truck no lights all good what a nightmare than... Trouble codes: P0340.
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L ignition switch VIN: WDBJF55FXT
I was unable to release the steering lock so I ended up using a air chisel to cut it out. Replaced with new unit all is good Thanks for the help
2013 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Surge VIN: WDDHF5KB6D
2008 Mitsubishi Fuso FE180 FE85D 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: JL6CCJ1S98
Thanks for taking the time to respond to my request. I've tried everything suggested. We even removed particulate filter and head cleaned. Looks as it will have to go to a dealer or someone with oem level scan tool equipment to reset light. We have tried multi...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D52
thanks for all the feedback we ended up getting another flywheel with tone ring from a 2002 2003 nissan and that took care of it, something went bad with the tone ring when we replaced the motor is my guess, which is why crank sensor was acting up when plugged... Trouble codes: P0011 (Int/v tim control b1), P0021 (Intake valve timing control b2).
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