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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2HNYD18815
Hello everyone: This car came in with misfire on all cylinders, stalls cold with light throttle. System is rich on all banks, STFT B1 -27, LTFT B1 -16 STFT B2-27, LTFT B2 -15. Fuel pressure at idle, 65 psi, KOEO, 55 psi. P0172 bank 1 too rich, P0175 bank 2... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306
2011 Audi A4 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAFAFL3B
Hello to all, this car has a misfire on number 2 cylinder , we swapped plugs and coils and stays on 2. Compression is only at 105, did a leakage test and it starts out at about 40% but will seal up to about 8% after about a minute. Leading us to believe th... Trouble codes: P0302 (Missfire number 2)
2007 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0i 3.0L Srs Light On VIN: 4USBU33587
I have a BMW Z4 and cant seem to find any information about the code the following codes are 93D0 Supply voltage too low and other code is 9408
1991 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L 2-3 shift condition VIN: 1FDKE30G8M
Hello All, I have an old E4OD thats giving me a run for my money. It's in a E350 Class C motor home. It came in a few months ago with a slipping transmission. I went through and rebuilt the transmission. At that time it was a complete rebuild involving ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L pcm VIN: 1FDWW36F11
Customer was pulling into my drive to pick up his other truck and this one just cut off. I assumed a bad cps but that wasn't it. I plugged scanner in (snap on edge) and tried to scan engine codes. No communication. I backed up and selected full system scan...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Cooling System VIN: 1FMCU03122
Alright y'all, this one has me a bit puzzled. Customer's original concern was a coolant smell and overheat during long idle periods (stop and go traffic.) Previous tech found several leaks and replaced the offending items. Customer was still experiencing o...
2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Subtle stumble VIN: 1FTSW20Y49
This vehicle came in for routine maintenance. Spark plugs were replaced at that time. Customer complained of an intermittent CEL and slight stumble occasionally. No codes were in the system at that time. Three days later the truck came back in with more fr... Trouble codes: P0152 (O2 Circuit High Voltage B2S1), P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Performance), P0193 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Performance High Input), P0101 (Mass Air Flow), P115E, P2196 (O2 Sensor Signal Biased/Stuck Rich Bank 1 Sensor 1)
2010 Ford Mustang 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1ZVBP8ANXA
just wondering if anyone has ever replaced an engine in one of these, this engine is locked up and Mitchell and ford both say you have to pull the trans also, but it looks like there is a ton of room to pull it out like any other rear wheel drive even with...
1998 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GDJG31F4W
Working on a 6.5 turbo diesel. I need to adjust the timing .What do I need to take out of the way to access the injection flange nuts? This is the van so very limited on space. Anyone out there who has any tips would be very appreciated.
2009 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L comppressor VIN: 1HGCP36849
First thank all you techs for listening. now here we go 2009 Honda Accord v6 ac compressor don't ingauge .check engine light is on po135 po155 po533 if l clear codes they come right back no ac now if l un hook battery ck eng stays off ac works in every way...
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L runs good VIN: 5NPET46C29
car is asking to complete egr monitor, this car don't have egr. I drove for about 100 miles total running all monitor except egr.. any idea?? thinking changing pcm ...
2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L 2shift VIN: 4S2CE5X634
I rebuilt this Transmission after doing many of these before and at first it shifted to 2nd then quit. I have manual first but if you speed up and let off in drive it neutrals out after first but it will manual break..into what feels like 2nd..the transmis...
2011 Kia Forte EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFT5A24B
Greetings and thanks in advance.Got this kia...hard fault for intake runner.Clear and comes right back.Can't find any info on how this system works but using scan tool...Snap On Modis I can command valve to open and close.Any help on this one would be very... Trouble codes: P2004
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Unknown VIN: SALMF15476
Hi need some advice on this land rover ac. I have a fully charged system and a compressor clutch that's working. My pressures at idle are around 150 h 30 l I have 70 degree air at vents at best 65. When revved up some times my pressure will go as high as 3...
2010 Mazda 5 Grand Touring 2.3L Air blend door VIN: JM1CR2WL4A
I'm not sure how this system works.It has a manual control head. It has One Air mix door actuator & one mode door actuator. I can't understand how I'm getting cold A/C on the passenger side and warm air on drivers side. How is this possible with one air mi...
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L Esp VIN: 4JGBB86EX8
I hope some one can help with ml350. I have trouble when I first start and drive the car the ESP light will start to flash around 40-45 mph and it will not accelerate. i can back off the throttle and it will stop but when I get back to around 40 mph it wil...
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Steering wheel VIN: 1N6ED27T3Y
OK so this has a strange pull to the left or pulling sensation when braking. Seems to get worse when brakes are hot but not consistent. When hitting the brakes the front dips down and the steering wheel adjusts to the left maybe a a couple inches and if yo...
2011 Nissan Altima S 2.5L no compressor engagement VIN: 1N4AL2EP7B
When car is started from cold the compressor will come on for a minute or so and then shut off. During that time the pressure sensor on dryer shows normal voltage. (between 1 and 4 volts) and system works like it should. After system has run for a while th...
2013 Nissan Pathfinder S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR2MM5D
3 time loser here. P2097 will set in anywhere from 2-7 days, with the freeze frame data showing 70+ mph, after engine is fully warmed up. Smoke-tested intake tract - no leaks found. Pressurized exhaust system using a shop vac in reverse, and using soapy wa... Trouble codes: P2097 (Post catalyst fuel trim system too rich bank 1)
2008 Saturn Sky Red Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8MG35X38
customer concern SES light on. found misfire codes p0300, p0301-304 Test drive and misfires counting on all cylinders..no misfire felt. with scanner found that while holding car at 1960-2000 rpm misfire counters will just start counting, engine light fl... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2012 Scion tC 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JTKJF5C72C
Heads up, all you Scion fans out there, I have a 2012 Scion tC that is driving me up the walls. It starts and runs fine when cold, after it gets hot it starts to shutter and idle very rough, nothing happens when you press on the accelerator, the readings f...
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBDV541X7
the supercharged tundra sets a P0025 after head gaskets were replaced.I have timed and retimed the thing so Im pretty sure it is in time. I have many questions , the actuators and chains are new OEM. After the engine has been run do the actuators {phasers}... Trouble codes: P0025 (exhaust cam over retarded bank 2)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2001 BMW 320i 2.2L ASC And Brake Light On VIN: WBAAN92050
Fix: Coding of ABS module Yeah the car came with customer already having changed abs module. He supplied the original abs module too. Since both modules kept giving the same code in the cluster, I'm assuming that they both weren't the factory original from w...
2007 BMW 525i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBANE53577
I removed the valve body and ohm test the solenoids , solenoids tested 5.6 ohms , test the conductor plate where the solenoids mounts on and one of the them was open circuit , and the conductor plate is part of the valve body , ordered new one from the dealer ...
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Immobilizer Key Programing VIN: W06VR52R0W
My local GM parts manager provided the 4 digit security code after some gentle retraining and pleading. Once past the 40 minute timeout, I erased the three programmed key codes and programmed the single new one in less than a minute with my Tech 2. So yes...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEC14X94
Well guys, its fixed, thanks again to you. Was not suspecting timing due to cam retard on scanner was sitting dead on 0. Took a chance and pulled front cover and timing marks were on but seen a spot for a tensioner. Found a bulletin about a tensioner requir...
2012 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L liftgate release VIN: 1GNSKJE76C
after all the advice given and further testing. i replaced the under hood fuse box module. this corrected the concern. it was not allowing the lifegate relay to activate. thanks for all the help
2005 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1C4GP45R75
Thank you all for the support and help. I did limit the pids I was watching and it really helped. I have done that in the past but old age came in and took that memory away I guess. The problem was the PCm. Once I limited the Pids I was able to see a real prob...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.9L Low Power VIN: 3D7KU28644
Customer needed vehicle back and asked us to order an ECM after we discussed what we had found so far. In addition to that we replaced the camshaft position sensor as it was cracked. This had no effect on current issues. There is no evidence of any tuners in... Trouble codes: P0237 (MAP Sensor Voltage Too Low).
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX30P83
Thanks to all, as many suggested, it needed replacement of injectors, I replaced all 8 injectors and it started, the fuel pressure was on the low end of the spec when it was running so we replaced that as well.
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FBSS31L36
Thank you all for your assistance. A special thank you goes out to Timothy for the smack upside my head for getting lazy and not starting from the beginning like I should have. The answer to this vehicle was the computer. It was actually reading 128 g/s KOEO. ...
2010 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L battery VIN: 1FMCU9D71A
I will call this one fixed,I replaced the smart junction box (fuse box) located in the centre console on the passenger side.How I find it,I have similar escape in the shop and borrowed the fuse box from it,installed and the draw is gone,I use a part from my au...
2015 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.2L odometer VIN: 1C4PJMDSXF
Thanks everyone for your help. As I suspected and many of you stated, the proximity alignment with the Autel didn't take. Sorry it took so long to close this, but I had to get the car back and schedule my mobile reflash guy. He ran the proximity align on the ...
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 5.0L Dying VIN: SALSF2D41C
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L radio VIN: WDBRF92H27
thanks to all who responded, was able to test head unit by plugging in generic antenna/ pic tool. had good reception. tried this test at the amplifier/ antenna plug in back of car also had good reception. This once again narrowed it down to a antenna or amplif...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Shifting VIN: 2MEFM75WX1
Thanks to all that replied. I went back and verified that all the harnesses and connectors were intact just to rule that out BUT at this point I have to agree that it's an internal issue and will require a transmission transplant. Unfortunately, this car spent...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Delay to D and R VIN: JF1SG656X3
After testing components, swapping spin on filter and replacing line and fluid shifts normal, the codes are gone. It is to be determined if problem comes back because we found no issues. Side note "Stupid of the Day" my guy was filling through the front diff ...
2011 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Transmission VIN: 4T4BF3EK1B
Thank you everyone. We wound up leaving the cradle and pulling first the motor, and then the transmission. Took forever. next time we will leave the engine in and drop the cradle.
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