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2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Cluster VIN: 4USCN33402
Just wanted to know if anyone knows of a good re-builder for instrument clusters for BMW. I have one that is no longer available from BMW and am leery of having it rebuilt but have no choice. 02 model E36 Z3. Thanks
2010 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L Lighting VIN: 5UXFF0C56A
Hey Guys. I replaced this footwell module due to license bulbs inop, windows inop and mirrors inop. After replacement and coding all items work. I am now getting a warning on the dash saying
2005 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L shifting VIN: 1G4HR54K35
Okay, so Monday started out great with a note in my door. Very good customer says. Both times I've started out with a cold engine, it doesn't want to shift into high. I ease off and then approach shifting speed and 1 time it went smoothly and the other it ...
2008 Cadillac STS 3.6L no communication VIN: 1G6DK67V08
Changed oil and filter, noticed check engine light on so I hooked up Snap-on Solus Ultra, read engine codes and then cleared codes. Message on Instrument panel of theft attempted, then several others like check airbag, check suspension, then instrument pan... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine missfire detected), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire detected), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire detected), P0850 (Park Neutral position switch circuit), P2601 (Auxillary Coolant pump performance)
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Brake Light VIN: 1GCDC14K7N
Getting a code 9. Checked after light set as to not get a false code when not lit. Replaced module as it turned light out when unplugged. Light stays on with ebrake or pressure switch pulled off. Code diag chart says open/short in wiring between vss and un...
2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L transmission VIN: 1G1PH5S98B
Transmission was overhauled and i cannot get the fast learn to finish. it will get part of the way thru and then come up unsuccessful. it gets thru first part and then aborts during second part. Thanks, Larry
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Charge Guage VIN: 3B7KF2362Y
I can wath the system voltage and desitred voltage whennit acts up. The desired voltage never moves from 13.8 and the actual voltage fluctuates rapidly from 10v up to 15.7v wether the guage is acting normal or maxed out. When the guage maxes out none of th...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Rolls on hills VIN: 1FTJW36F0V
This is my personal truck. The original transmission started to hang in gears a few thousand miles ago when hot so I decided it was time for a replacement. Installed a Jasper reman and all was well. Went to someones home to load some stuff and tried to bac...
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 ...
2009 GMC Savana 2500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GTGG25C79
Had this van towed in today for no start,pump not running.Hooked up scan tool,turn on pump relay,no pump.Check for power & ground on pump connector,ok.Replaced pump,now I have no pump power.If I try to turn on pump with scan tool,I get P0230,relay circuit.... Trouble codes: P0230 (primary pump circuit)
2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7L no a/c VIN: 1HGEM22741
A/C clutch & cooling fans wont come on with A/C button on. Scan tool says A/C request "no".(Fans will cycle on/off with eng temp). New parts incl. O.E. Honda clutch relay & O.E. Honda HVAC control head. When I ground red wire at PCM clutch control output t...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L abs VIN: WDBDA29DXL
Just wondering is there a special bleed procedure for this car only seem to have half the brake system any tips would be great thanks
2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDYPE7CC2B
Our trouble vehicle is back! We replaced fuel tank, low pressure fuel pump, high pressure fuel pump, fuel filter, air filter, both fuel rails with sensor/regulator, flushed fuel lines and tubes. Initially had a stalling problem when coming to a stop and ha...
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L catalytic converter VIN: WDDPK5HA5C
Hey there, customer came in for yearly service and also complained of an exhaust rattle. The rattle sounds very much like the catalytic converter so we sent him to the dealer, should be covered under extended emissions warranty. Customer comes back and say...
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L Lean both banks VIN: JA4NW51S13
I have a vacuum leak on the center section of this manifold at the front end of the butterfly shaft. Mits. only sells this as a complete assembly with actuator etc. for $800. This seems a waste of money and materials for what is just a seal of some sort. ... Trouble codes: P0660 (Intake Manifold Tuning Valve Control Circuit), P0161 (O2 sensor heater circuit Bank 2 Sensor 2)
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4T1BE32K75
I'm hoping someone has seen this before and can point me in the right direction. Car came in with complaint of not going/no power with NO check engine light on. Went to start and found a long crank hard start. Had to keep it going with foot on throttle. lo...
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L Temp and fan control VIN: WV2MB47082
This van came in with the complaint that there is no fan nor temperature control. When you turn on the system it flashes for a bit indicating a trouble code and then stablizes at 68 degrees and medium fan speed. Nothing you do to the controls changes this ...
2010 Volvo XC60 T6 3.0L blower speed VIN: YV4992DZ6A
car came in with ac/heat blower speed does not change up or down only works on low speed...rear and front defrost botons do not respond...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Airbags VIN: WBAGN63422
I have not been able to fix this vehicle. I appreciate the help
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.6L Starts and dies VIN: 1GCHK23D27
First I would like to thank every one who took the time to respond to my help request. We did get it fixed! Let me start by saying that my diagnostic path may have not been correct but it worked. The problem I had is that the tech 2 says all modules are act... Trouble codes: U1000, B1045 (Audio output 3 left rear cir.).
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Neutraling VIN: 1FTSX21P25
Pulled transmission out again found that the direct drum o rings where to large got a new direct drum and orings fixed issue thank you for the replies
2010 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L No Start VIN: 1GKLVMED9A
Wow, lots of input on this one. Some answers to your questions. No it didn't go for a swim. We found the 60 ohm spec for data buss from another location and went with it. Yes we had a U0100, but not in the ECM as it wouldn't communicate, it was in the transmis...
2012 Hyundai Veloster 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHTC6AD5C
Well guys this one is fixed. thanks for all of your good advice especially Ryan,Shawnone, and Ty. pulled the intake manifold and injectors, injector tips didn't look abnormal but they are inexpensive off hyundaypartsdeal.com so I replaced them. Also the intak... Trouble codes: P2191 (Bank 1 lean under load).
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hard Shifts In Every Gear VIN: 1LNHM87A43
Installed new reflashed pcm fixed issue thank you for the replies
2009 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.5L compressor VIN: JTMBF31V99
Many Thanks to all responding and yes, the problem was the compressor. The flow control valve has 3 wires and we had a good 5 volt reference and ground. The solenoid which i was testing is in rear of compressor and easy to see. The flow control valve on this a...
2009 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.5L compressor VIN: JTMBF31V99
Many Thanks to all responding and yes, the problem was the compressor. The flow control valve has 3 wires and we had a good 5 volt reference and ground. The solenoid which i was testing is in rear of compressor and easy to see. The flow control valve on this ...
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