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2007 Acura RDX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J8TB18287
It came in with codes 52-1 ABS Pump motor relay open Circuit 61-1 Battery Voltage Failure 86-1 CAN Relation Failure Cleared all codes and 86-1 CAN Relation failure sticks around not much info on Mitchell it talks about the pressure sensor on the pass seat ... Trouble codes: 861
2013 BMW 135i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAUC9C58D
after I had done the reset and adaptation and removed the vanos solenoids and cleaned them. I restarted the car and let it run for a few minutes then the low power warning came back on with the 2d54 and the 2d55 code. when I reset the vanos system I follow... Trouble codes: 2D54, 2D55, 2D5A, 2D60
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GBJG31F4Y
Company Delivery Van. Employee filled it with gas. We Drained the tank and system. New diesel. no start. Found the lift pump had been replaced with a fuel filter. Install lift pump. Found the glow plugs all to have missing/burnt off tips. Replace glow plug... Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire 8 cyl)
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16308
I got a real headache. First of all the customer complaint was, just shut of going down the road. But would start right up. Also Service Stabilink & Service Traction Control (But no trouble codes set). The first time I scan computer the only code I got was... Trouble codes: P0601 (Control Module Read Only Memory ROM), B1011 (Rollover Sensor--History Serial Disabled info stored Invalid Serial Data received), B0790 (Trans.Case History Transfer Case Neutral Indicator Circuit Short to Ground or Opern), B0100 (Trans.CaseHistory Lost Communication with electronic Control Module/ Powertrain Control Module A), U0101 (Trans.CaseHistory Lost Communication with transmission Control Module), U0140 (Lost Communication with Body Control Module)
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L HVAC Module VIN: 1C4GP54L1T
I have a T&C PCM that is not receiving the A/C request. The A/C button feels funny on the HVAC control head. I was hoping to bypass the control head and send the signal to the PCM to test the control head. Unfortunately, I can't find a diagram that shows w...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23ZDY
One for you Dodge Pick'em up boyz. Got this 2000 2500 5.9 gas engine pickup. Won't start due to VTSS system has it shut down. Theft system is in Central Timer Module. CTM is DOA. No communication. Powers and grounds good to CTM. Dodge does not carry the CT...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 5.9L vent door/a/c VIN: 3D7KS28C45
hi all,having a problem with my truck.so the fresh air vent door broke off and covered the fan box.so i bought the new box,removed the new door and motor,and installed it in my old box without removing the whole hvac unit.all seemed fine,but i did notice a...
2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7UT2HLXA
I have a truck that will intermittently throw a p0191. The Fuel Rail Sensor was replaced about a month ago. The wires right out of the connector looked pretty bad so I put a new connector and pigtail today. The truck was also due for LOF and Fuel Filter so... Trouble codes: P0191
1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Fuel Injector Pulse VIN: 1FMEU15H9R
This Bronco is cranking but not starting. Has good spark, good fuel pressure, but originally no pulse at fuel injectors. Good strong 12V present, computer not grounding. Checked grounds from computer to batt neg, all good. Opened computer and found leaky c...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FDEE14H2T
This van had a issue stalling when put from drive into reverse. No harshness, just a quick stall. Being it is a 1 owner vehicle with no tune up ever done I went right through it. All new plugs, wires, cap, rotor, PCV. Had a ck. engine light for bank 1 O2 a...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTDF1720V
I've got a '97 F250 that had a bad fuel pump. I dropped tank, replace fuel pump and tested before raising tank up into vehicle. Pump and engine ran great...but gauge doesn't work now; it jumps right to above full. Mitchell/ProDemand wants you to test the w...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP3831Y
car does not return to idle after heavy accel, car arrived with high idle, & multiple codes. found Iat stuck at -40, also found throttle body to have scratches all over the plastic plate. replaced throttle body & mass, Idle is good, no return codes. upon d...
2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46FX7
upon further testing when using snap on zeus to close vent valve , valve will only seal without smoke machine attached (no pressure applied) when smoke machine is onand pressurizing system vent valve will cycle on off like 1 time per second ? if I manually... Trouble codes: P0456
2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2.4L Starting VIN: KMHEC4A49D
We have not been able to duplicate the concern yet. The car has visited us twice with the same concern. We are using a Snap On Zeus and don't have a Hyundai factory tool. No faults are currently stored in the car. Below is the customer's description of ...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0T
Needing some assistance with this one , here is what i found . Vehicle has a hard start , long crank time . I began by inspecting the fuel pressure and verified the check valve was bleeding off and not holding psi . So i replaced the pump and now have fuel...
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Luxury 3.0L power steering pump VIN: WDDGF5EB5A
after installing rebuilt Mercedes pump into car I did have assist but not all that great after giving it back to the body shop they said the pump was smoking and not working. inspected found pump getting hot and not assisting. removed pressure hose to get ...
2010 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMM3C5UA
New customer came in woth a check engine light and 2885 or P1297 Charge air pressure control deviation plausibility or boost pressure low. after checking diverted valve and looking at the blads of the turbo we ordered a new Borg Warner turbo. After inst... Trouble codes: 2884 (p1296)
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K82
Hi every body. As you already know, I need your help. It's about this 2oo2 Toyota Camry that takes only 30 SECONDS to set the check engine light. The car runs good, except for a little roughness on cold start. But other than that, it runs OK. Checked all p... Trouble codes: P1135
2012 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L g85 VIN: WVWGV7AJ7C
I have a 2012 GTI. The battery went low and I’m unable to reset the steering angle sensor. Everything is smooth going through security access and entering 40168, but basic settings show “adjust steering” in channel one. Steering angle sensor shows .5deg. I...
2003 Volvo S40 1.9L Climate control panel VIN: YV1VS27583
Hi Volvo gurus; this 2003 S40 has a dead climate control panel, so no ac, no blower, no lights on the ccp, etc. Unit has already been swapped out w another one same part # but still nothing coming on. Checked fuses on engine compartment & driver side under...
2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L turbocharger VIN: YV1SZ59H14
Thanks for taking the time to read this. My issue is that the turbo whines loudly when you start up the car and start to drive it. the noise is audible inside the car and does not seem normal. after you drive it for a while the noise reduces to almost noth...

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2014 BMW 535d xDrive 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFV3C51E
This one is fixed. I found the rear NOX sensor to have no functionality. I replaced the rear NOx sensor and completed adaptation resets. I also completed SCR Regeneration and after about 25 miles the Light went out and everything went back to normal. Clear...
2007 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L Alt overcharging VIN: 3G5DA03L37
So, I have been hornswalged by another Faulty NEW part. Replaced the alternator with a know good unit, and presto, No problems. Returned to customer after a good detailed cleaning job!
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 1FTFW1ET3D
Thanks so much for the replies guys - after much hand-wringing and waking up in the early morning hours and not being able to go back to sleep(sometimes I HATE being the owner) we went ahead & replaced the engine..AGAIN.. This time with the same engine VIN. Th... Trouble codes: P0018 (Crankshaft /camshaft position correlation bank2 sensor a), P0018 (Crankshaft /camshaft position correlation bank2 sensor a), P0018 (Crankshaft /camshaft position correlation bank2 sensor a), P0018 (Crankshaft /camshaft position correlation bank2 sensor a).
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Compressor
So I did replace the condenser (which came with the drier) and compressor first go around. I opened the system and saw the presence of "black death". I blew each system component ad museum and added 5 ounces of PAG. Per your posts, I informed my customer that ...
2013 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L no power VIN: 1C4NJRBB0D
This one is fixed. I pulled the valve cover and all was in order there and rechecked everything I did up to this point. I had this one handed off to me from another tech at our shop and took his opinion on his check out as good info, but it ended up being the ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDNG71X18
My new Launch scan tool has a fault counter; at idle I was getting a constant misfire on cyl 1 until I raised the rpm to 1600. Then the miss went away. No other cyl was showing a miss. Nor had I received a fault code other than for cyl 1. Yes, it has low compr... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire on cyl 1 causing emissions).
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