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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBAAR3348Y
Car came in it did not pass emission test, emission report shows codes p1188,1189,1250 i could not communicate with either auto logic or odbii generic scan tool , i cant communicate with any of the modules, fuses , ground, etc all good, any idea will be gr...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L clutch VIN: WBSNB93586
while replacing clutch disc, and flywheel, i noticed slave cylinder leaking , what is the procedure to bleed the slave cylinder, there is no bleeder that i can see? smg trans,
2006 Buick Lucerne CXS 4.6L water crossover VIN: 1G4HE57Y36
Very small leak from coolant crossover. (at rear upper gasket) Not having much fun removing it. Manual doesn't show wiring harness or transmission in the way.Anyway, I've been trying to find a way to disconnect the main wiring harness for more access. I'm ...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNEC16K0S
We will have no spark, at first we replaced the coil and all was good for about 2 weeks and back on the tow hook it comes. No spark , well for the money a new dist. from parts store is the way to go , replaced dist, all was good for about one year , did it...
2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Power Moding, Windows, Anti Theft VIN: 1GNDT13S18
Hello everyone... I need help. This Trailblazer was towed to me months ago from another shop who cannot program. This vehicle was struck by lightning, we have plenty of experience in this area but I am stumped. Before we got the vehicle it had a new PCM, B...
2013 Chevrolet Cruze LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1PB5SG3D
This chevy cruze came in for a p0128 code and found thermostat was stuck open. After the repair i decided to test drive the vehicle to complte monitors so customer can obtain a smog but around 15 to 20 miles check engine light came on with a totally differ... Trouble codes: P219A
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GC3KZC86E
Hi guys need HELP. Came with codes below and poor fluid quality message on dash.46 grams off soot.truck came in back in November with same issue we did the reductant quality test and light went out at that time had 34gram of soot. Looked at the p22a1 and p... Trouble codes: P22A1, P22A0, P16A8, P11DC, P20EE
2014 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.6L Misfire VIN: 2C4RDGCG6E
The original complaint was that after accelerating to get onto the freeway, the check engine light started flashing and lacked power/ran rough for a while and then got better. I verified that when accelerating over about 4800 rpm or more it will trigger a ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Shift interlock VIN: 1FAHP3F21C
tested for shorts and can only communicate in global obd2, will not communicate on enhanced side of scanner. I disconnected the tcm to see if I cound communicate with the pcm but still no response on enhanced side. I am sure it needs an ign switch but tryi...
2008 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Battery light VIN: 5FNRL38448
I'm looking to understand this system a little better, I believe I took care of the issue however if I knew the system better I'd be more confident. A customer came in with the complaint of a battery light, we never experienced its illumination. Vehicle ...
2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JTHBK26226
Ok so this car has a smell problem, when you accelerate with a lot of wide open throttle it smell like rotten egg like someone just laid a fart, kind like a shorted battery smell or a clogged convertor smell but only on hard acceleration? it has a code ... Trouble codes: P0174
2006 Mitsubishi Fuso FE180 FE85D 4.9L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JL6CCH1S26
This is not a UK truck despite iatn option choices. Engine model is 4M50-3AT8. Customer just purchased truck- it is enroute to Guatemala next week. It will not start most of the time unless you spray starting fluid or penetrating oil in intake. Once ... Trouble codes: P0251, P0118
2003 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED26Y83
Okay so i need to correct this problem i cant find a 1 pin knock sensor any of you boys run into this problem
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67504
Hello. I got this 2004 Subaru that I can't seem to be able to get rid of the trouble code P0030 (Heater control circuit B1S1) upstream. I have replaced the O2 sensor twice with aftermarket sensors due to the price but something tells me it must be factory.... Trouble codes: P0030 (O2 heater Upstream)
2005 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JF1GD66565
When vehicle is acting up, the injector pulse goes to over 15-18ms. Fuel pressure starts going a little crazy, but drops out totally. Getting good volume and pressure in the bay. Any ideas?
2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VW3L7AJXE
This code came up with no description, i clear it and it comes right back. Cannot find any information on it at all. Are there any vw techs that have run into this code? Trouble codes: P2BA6
2013 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Starting
No crank and after scanning with no codes in any module that can be read the car stops communication with various modules. It never starts even prior to communication issues. It won't read the vin automatically when the communication gets interrupted. It a...

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Engine VIN: 1GCPKSE77C
Thank you for the help. We installed another fuel management valve assembly but problem still persisted. Installed another new OEM oil filter along with GM oil and noticed oil gauge was still showing low but it would rise under acceleration. The rise under a...
2016 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L Starting VIN: 1FA6P0H79G
Had several great replies. Per Tracy [...]. Start relay was powered on pin 37. Power on pin 16 during start request. And no ground from pcm on pin 7. ...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Super Locks VIN: SALTY1241Y
We appreciate everyone's help especially with this rare issue and other willingness to even do research on this problem. Unfortunately, this is one of those situations where the customer would not authorize us to continue on with testing/diagnosis. We were s...
2006 Saturn Vue 2.2L Radio VIN: 5GZCZ33D66
So it looks like we are going to be permanently grounding the "amp mute" wire. I know This isnt correct and I hate having things done this way. But at the same time i'm not going to waste any more time that i'm not going to get paid for. The owner is perfectly...
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