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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Iac VIN: 19VVA5649X
Hello honda acura techs.hope someone can point me in the right direction.car cam in idle up and down.ok no prob put in a new iac valve.idles nice now but now have code p1519.i have performed all the test provided from alldata and prodemand.the last test i ...
2009 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality
Vehicle came in 3 months ago, customer stated vehicle made started making a loud high pitched whining noise ran a bit rough and customer barely made it home. He stated he tried to start it the next day and it had a no crank condition, boosted car but would...
2006 Cadillac STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6DC67A86
no acceleration, stalls and surges, wiring to throttle body is good. constant reduce power and everything has ground Trouble codes: P0535 (Throttle Body)
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L temp gauge
I have been having issues with this temperature gauge on this engine job. The gauge was working intermittently, so I replaced the sender and pigtail with the ones shown in the parts catalog. These parts (standard TS253) are different than the original. The...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L 4x4 VIN: 1GCGK24K4S
Hello, we are having a problem pinpointing a noise coming from the front end of this truck. It will happen while driving and turning left in 2wd and 4x4 it is louder in 4x4 but not much. Customer brought truck in saying 4x4 is not working and noise while t...
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L door latch VIN: 3GCPKSE72D
have this fairly new silverado with inop drivers door. wont open from the inside or out. it looks like it is going to be a bit of a mangle festival pulling the inside panel away from the door to try to access the latch while the door is closed. called a bu...
2014 Chevrolet Caprice PPV 6.0L No Start VIN: 6G3NS5U28E
EZ one for you GoodWrench Boyz'. Got this 2014 Caprice that is an active Police Cruiser. No fuel pressure. Where is the Chassis Control Module which is actually a fuel pump control module. Mitchell 1 says it is in the left rear of the trunk. The battery an... Trouble codes: P023F
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Stall, Stall VIN: 1D4HB48256
Hello iATN, the customer just bought this vehicle and was driving it when it suddenly began idling poorly and subsequently died. He could not get it fired up again and it was towed to the shop. When it arrived the battery was toast and the terminal ends we...
2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7L Abs VIN: 1D8GU28K98
All help will be appreciated and tested. Thanks for the replies.
2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP36353
I have this vehicle that came in a few days ago and its kicking my rear end. Customer came in and said he replaced the alternator and battery due to the fact that it was dying. Once replaced he said that car started running rough and with no power. WOT car...
2016 Ford Escape Titanium 1.6L Battery VIN: 1FMCU0JX1G
Hi group need some direction and or conformation on this one: This vehicle came in on the hook customer complaint was vehicle just clicks and no crank no start the tow truck driver jumped starts right up, he left it running until he got to the shop unloade...
2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHLRD18691
This thing will start and run perfectly 95% of the time. But then it will just crank & crank with no fire. When it does, the scanner will show RPM's, and a spark tester will indicate spark. I see no place to install a fuel gauge, so not sure of pressure. C...
2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE 2.7L transmission VIN: KMHHN66F67
I am reposting this because i have no idea if anyone will be notified of my update. i closed it since the customer left and i had no idea if they would return. original post: Hi guys, I've got a head scratcher here. Thank you all for your time and contri...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.7L drivetrain module VIN: 1C4RJFAT4C
this vehicle came in with 4X4 message on dash & all 4X4 lights flashing intermittently. has cokacola stains coming from under console. 4X4 switch dripping with gooo!order a 4X4 switch, no change. has no communication w/ drive train control module(under dri...
2011 Kia Sportage SX 2.0L Pressure VIN: KNDPCCA67B
2011 KIA Evac and recharge system Customer states AC Not working hook it up to My machine 90lb on the low side & 90lb on the High side compressor running a minute later pressure is 30lb low side 175 High side and the system works great pressure and operati...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Noise under accleration VIN: JM3ER29337
This Mazda CX7 came in with the complaint of an unusual "metallic sounding" noise upon acceleration. It also cuts out on hard acceleration and sets the code PO234FF for overboost. I suspect the turbo is over boosting and then the PCM is cutting fuel so as ...
2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L cv axle or transmission VIN: JN8AS58T18
The Rouge came into my shop about 3 weeks ago with a bad transmission. The car would barely do 10mph. I diagnosed it as a failed transmission and the customer decline to fix it. So I ended up buying the car from them. Fast forward to 2 weeks later and I inst...
2011 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L Transfer case VIN: WP1AA2A27B
Replacing Transfer case for binding on turns & vibration at highway speeds. I need to know if I will need to change the classification information in the transfer case module after the new unit is installed.
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Radiator Fan VIN: JTEEP21A94
Only after key is in the off position. Radiator fan will run constantly. I swappped relays, no help. If i pull the #1 fan relay out the fan will stop. Appreciate any help
2011 Toyota Sienna 3.5L Compressor VIN: 5TDZK3DC4B
Car came in with A/C not working. We scanned for codes and found B1423- Open in Pressure Sensor Circuit. We checked resistance between the A/C pressure sensor and A/C amplifier. No problems found. After having multiple connectors apart and checking all wir...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Hazard flashers VIN: WBACN33481
After tracing the hazard flasher terminals individually, I found the brown wire from terminal 9 on the hazard flasher was grounded with the crash control relay connected. When the crash relay was removed the flashers stopped and turn signals worked normally. T...
2009 BMW M3 4.0L Keyless entry
I had ASSumed that the key fob for the vehicle was of the non serviceable battery type & when my scan tool recognized it I suspected it was ok...well, the battery is replaceable in the fob. Replaced it, all good.
2014 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1G11A5SL6E
Vehicle is fixed,Bradley hit it right on the head.I reached down and grabed intake and it was loose.I put a new intake gasket on and every thing was good.dont know how it didn't show a vacuum leak as loose as it was but it didn't till I drove it.Thank you for ... Trouble codes: P0171, P2097.
2015 Chrysler 200 LX 2.4L Park Brake, Air Bag Light VIN: 1C3CCCAB7F
interesting note on this car when I arrived at the shop this morning getting ready to check for air bag codes started car and the car had fixed itself light was off and no codes don't know why car acted this way but due to the fact Chryslers have had electrica...
2010 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L front pass. door VIN: 2D4RN4DEXA
Thanks for all the input. Had already tried most of them,decided to go the route of cutting striker. With the seat removed and door panel pulled back was able to do it with air saw and some patience. Still could not force door to far,these strikers are quite s...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56F5Y
After replacing the IDM it still dropped the left bank. I decided to replace the plug at the valve cover, thinking maybe it had a bad terminal internally (visual inspection was good) still not fixed. Took a step back and said to myself, what changed? #8 inject...
1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GETK19K6S
We ended up making a plate to block off the bottom of the EGR valve and that stopped the stalling and brought the fuel trims much closer to where they should be. We had removed the EGR valve and sprayed carb cleaner into the pintle and it showed no signs of le...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Controls VIN: 1HGEM22933
Well, the car is fixed and my suspicions were correct, it's was the heater control panel. This system is a little difficult to pinpoint due to the various components controlling the system. You have the ECM which contains three relays and the multiplex control...
2013 Land Rover LR4 HSE 5.0L Misfire VIN: SALAG2D44D
Thanks to all who replied, purchased 12mm hose, performed compression test and isolated to internal mechanical problem. pulling cover now. Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire), P0316 (start up misfire 1st 1000 revolutions).
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L engine VIN: JM3ER29397
Yes, the pieces are from the VVT sprocket. This one was intact, the pieces where from a previous repair. -Thanks for the help!
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L HID headlamps VIN: JTDKB20U55
This turned out to be a case of personal opinion. I do not have a light meter, so I needed to use personal evaluation. Both bulbs were lighting identically, and a new one merely gave a different color tone. So I used the original bulbs, I polished the headla...
2011 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBB7AJ1B
I referred the customer to the dealer since I wasn't sure I could program the computer and also the possibility it may be covered by PCM warranty. I did check that the heater circuit on #2 did light a interior lamp bulb. with the vehicle running it pulsed the ... Trouble codes: P0141, P0147.
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