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2014 Buick Verano 2.4L Rear view Camera VIN: 1G4PP5SK1E
Need help diagnosing a rear view camera. When put in reverse, the screen goes dark and you can barely see anything from the camera. If you put a light at the camera you can see a little of the surroundings but the color is a dark blue. I scaned for codes w...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNFK16Z93
Need help with a reflash. I am trying to reflash a used pcm on this 2003 chevy suburban. i reflashed used modules before and i am not to sure whats going on with this one. When i start the reflash procedure it goes about a quarter way through and i get err...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHC23688
Hey group. We are not a diesel shop @ i'm not a diesel tech so go easy on me. This customer gets some things for his other cars by us so he figured why not. So the customer states he was driving down the road @ the truck quit running. He told me he thought... Trouble codes: P0101, P0571
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L running lights VIN: 1B7MF3360W
Hi everyone. This dodge pickup came in with the customer complaining of 2 blown 20 amp fuses and no brake light and blinkers. it was the brake light fuse and the signal light fuse. They seem to share the combination switch so I installed that and no fix...
2008 Dodge Avenger R/T 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3LD76M78
thank you in advance. This one is kicking my butt in a bad way for such a simple issue. We got this 2008 dodge avenger in the shop last week. The issues was a hard shift into 2nd gear. The technician that was working on it suggested a pcm update because he... Trouble codes: P1005
2012 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.6L hvac VIN: 2C4RDGBG0C
When I open my door the havc control starts to blink on the rear defrost button . Start the vehicle and still blinks . one to two minutes while running the hvac control panel works perfect . works fine for the rest of the day then the next day same blinkin...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Making Oil VIN: 1FDWX37R38
I'm trying to figure out a good way to verify where fuel is making its way into the crankcase. I know these engines have issues with the high pressure fuel pump leaking into it, based on location. I've dumped the oil from the pan, and ran the low pressure ...
2014 Ford Fusion Titanium 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FA6P0D92E
hello and thanks to all in advance. this vehicle will run great, but let idle for 20-30 minutes and will shut off.. like someone turned the key.. had codes for fuel pressure sensors, and low press actual was 0 on scanner and desired was 68psi, had no signa... Trouble codes: P18C0, 00087
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L Voltage Gauge VIN: 3GTP2WE76D
When the vehicle is driven about 1/2 hr or more the voltage gauge will go low. Down to about 12.5 volts. When the problem is occurring... -Charging voltage is 12.7 volts - GEN L Terminal command pid reads 45% - GEN F Terminal command pid reads 25% When ...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Hydraulic system VIN: JHLRD77892
The car came in for for pads and rotors in the front and pads in the rear. Due to uneven pad wear in the front pads, we replaced both front calipers. On the test drive before performing the repairs, the hydraulic system was functioning normally, with a fir...
2005 Kia Amanti 3.5L lan fuse VIN: KNALD12425
I have a 2005 Kia amanti with a 180ma battery draw. The draw is on the LAN fuse which powers bcm, driver window switch, pass window switch, driver seat module, and combination switch. Both window switches draw about 25ma a piece and bcm and seat module dra...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Surge VIN: WDBUF26J15
Ive been wrestling with this one too long now, time to ask for some advice... this car develops a surge when warm under light throttle loads. At idle or very low loads and anything more than 50% throttle there is NO problem. There are no codes present or s...
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L No Start VIN: WDDNG86X97
Vehicle has code po335 crankshaft hull sensor , codes 0064 and 0060 camshaft exhaust left and right,0632 misfire. Note vehicle lights and accesories work when you turn the key no crank or start. Checked all relays and fuses are okay.can someone give me som...
2015 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4Matic 3.0L N10/8 location VIN: 4JGDF6EE4F
Mercedes Techs: I am trying to find the physical mounting location of the "rear control unit", N10/8. according to STAR finder it is under the second row seats. It is not. All-data has it under the center of the "rear" seats. it is not under the center of ...
2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L 4 wheel drive operation VIN: JTEBU17R05
Vehicle came in with both the green and amber diff lock lights flashing, Customer stated that they removed cover from transfer case motor trying to fix problem. Customer said lights came on after trip to the dealer to fix a evap/ fuel cap code and when the...
2012 Volvo S60 T5 2.5L oil consumption VIN: YV1622FS0C
We have been servicing this car since 50K, oil changes, tires etc. We noted at each previous oil change that the oil was very low--down 3-4 quarts. We measured at draining. No oil pressure light noted by customer. At this latest service we measured 1.5 qua...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU334X3
we were lucky enough to have another bmw come in.we compares the volume of air comimg from the air pumps our problem car was notabbly less we installed a new pump all is well. Trouble codes: 245 (Air injection low flow bank1), 246 (Air injection low flow bank2).
2004 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on, goes into limp mode
I appreciate all who replied with info/advice. I emailed each person with more info. Again the DME doesn't even use a maf in this setup. It has been coded out and only uses IAT sensor. And this is directly related to the EDR actuator/electronic throttle system... Trouble codes: 195 (Fault code is also called C3 deviation step torque from actual torque).
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L instrument cluster
Thanks for the responses guys. code aoaa was, in fact, caused by no power t50 circuit these appear to be because of shift interlock code displayed by lans mod. Reset lan and car came to life. I think the tow truck pulled the front end around to get it on rol...
2013 Dodge Challenger R/T 5.7L Heater VIN: 2C3CDYBT4D
I had the actuator off and watched the motor move. I could not turn the shaft/door that the actuator moved, it looked to be stuck. I remounted the actuator and the heat worked! I put on a new actuator and told the customer, maybe leave the heater on for the t...
2010 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L Blower Motor Control VIN: 1J4NT2GB5A
First let me say I`m sorry for any confusion my wording of this request may have caused. When we applied power to the blower motor using the Power Probe tool, the blower was unplugged from the car`s wiring harness and the blower worked. The fix turned out to ...
2009 Kia Sorento LX 3.3L trans shifting VIN: KNDJC73589
I scoped the signal from the trans module to the shift solenoid c when it did its initial circuit check and also when it was operating in its duty cycle mode. In only 1 time out of 60 key on cycles did I see an abnormal pattern in the 2 volt sine wave that the...
2017 Kia Rio EX 1.6L Radar sensor VIN: 3KPA35AB3J
Thanks for the suggestions guys, We are a 2.5 hour drive from the nearest Kia dealer with the equipment, that is why we were seeing if an alternative was available. We do have a Gscan tool but going into the procedure would freeze it up every time. We got in c...
1989 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Shackles VIN: JT4RN13S7K
Thank you all for the help with finding shackles for my old girl. All of the parts suggested were not the correct one. The OE shackles for my 4wd, 1/4 ton PU are unique and very hard to find. The place Len graciously contacted my about is no longer called Inte...
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