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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Trans VIN: 1GNEL19X63
Customer came in with a maf senor code p0101. Replaced senor. Also after van warm up and going up hill it would not kick into passing gear and valve would rattle as you tried to accel. Not a transmission expect. Please point me in the right direction. T...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.6L Starting VIN: 1GCHK29617
The starter on this truck will engage then disengage repeatedly while holding the key in the crank position. The starter doesn't stay engaged long enough to start engine. If I jump starter terminals on the starter it will crank over good. But if I remove t...
2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 2.5L no start VIN: 1G11H5SA4D
Hi guys...This is my girlfriends car. She not a huge maintenance person, even though her boyfriend owns busy repair shop...haha. complained of no start. By coincidence, i jump packed it...started it. Test batt/alt.starter...Batt questionable, so I throw a ...
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Stuck rich condition VIN: 3GCPKSE71D
Hello all, First off the programmer is removed and the stock tune is being used. Truck stalled on my customer and would not start till towed to my shop. Started roughly holding the throttle plates slightly open like you would for a flooded engine. Rough ru... Trouble codes: P1032 (HO2S circuit voltage high B1S1), P0152 (HO2S circuit voltage high B2S1)
2010 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 4.0L tpms VIN: 2A4RR5DX1A
after installing new sensors on right side(replaced because nuts were cracked from corrosion and leaking slowly.after installing and entering the new id's,drove for relearn procedure,and indicator for lf starts flashing "low tire" and says 28psi.my tpms to...
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)
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Cooling System thumping VIN: 1FMZU62X8Y
Coolant system will have thumping sound and feeling when hot and at idle. Thumping will go away when you rev engine up but will come back shortly. Thermostat was replaced and we used the blue point coolant tool to hold and vacuum and fill with new coolant....
2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L dash, ext lights, etc VIN: 1FMCU93147
This Escape came to me a month ago as a no start after sitting a while. Found fuel pump driver module corroded through. Replaced module and charged the battery. Customer picked it up and came back the next day stating instrument cluster was inop. I looked ...
2014 Ford Fusion Titanium 2.0L Pats Reset VIN: 3FA6P0K94E
hi everyone. had an opportunity to use the "new"SDRM 2.0 system. this is the new lock [...] vsp system being rolled out last fall. i had my first opportunity to use the system on a 2014 system. getting into the pats system requires a different approach. th...
2006 Infiniti M35 Sport 3.5L Stall VIN: JNKAY01E26
alright guys this one has me pulling my hair out. the car starts up and the cuts right off as if its a secerty problem..i went in to check for codes none found. i checked for fuel presure and its good. the spark is good but no injector puls. the power side...
2009 Kia Borrego LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJH74199
Vehicle came in with no throttle response. Codes P2106, P1295, P0123 and P0223. Tested sensors AP sensor tested within specs. TP sensor 1 was 0 to 5 volts with throttle depressed. TP sensor 2 stayed hovering around 3 volts decreasing to 2 volts at full thr... Trouble codes: P2106 (ETC Limited Power), P1295 (ETC Power Management), P0123 (TP High), P0223 (TB Sensor B High)
2009 Mini Cooper 1.6L Timing Chain VIN: WMWMF33509
Looking for accurate timing chain diagram on crankshaft for installing new timing chain.
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
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium 2.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BMBG64C
I am hoping the Subaru guys can help give me some direction. This car came in the the P2097 - Post catalyst fuel trim system too rich bank one. I have gone through the factory procedure completely and I still don't have a resolution. I have replaced the fr... Trouble codes: P2097 (Post catalyst fuel trim system too rich bank 1)
2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L speedometer / shift VIN: 5TELU42N78
thank you or your time . Truck came in with no speedometer reading and in limp mode . inspected sensor was new but cracked. replaced speed vehicle speed sensor and inspected wiring no change . i have a lack of understanding of where the signal goes does it...
2011 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Runs Rich VIN: 4T4BF3EK2B
After the original repairs the P0172 trouble code appeared. After resetting the fuel trims, the short term fuel trim will climb to -21.6 % within seconds. The engine load is at 36.8 % and the MAF at idle is at 5-6.5 G/S. It also is a California emission ve... Trouble codes: P0172 (System Too Rich)
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Radio VIN: 3VWRF81HXW
Where can you get radio codes other than the dealer [...]

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2006 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Power Seat Memory VIN: 2HNYD18646
Faulty seat module. We think it happened when jump starting dead battery before we ever saw it. Jumper across the memory switch makes the lights stop flashing. Seat memory was not working and still isn't, but flashing light and beeping sound was customer conc...
2013 Audi Q5 Premium Plus 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1LFAFP6D
we informed customer about possible stretched chain and she took the car. not sure if she will be back but if she does we will take it apart and see what we find. I will update or comment on this post if we go any farther with this car. thanks again for the he... Trouble codes: P53F0, P0880.
1971 Chevrolet Nova 5.7L starter VIN: 114271W151
Thank you for all the reply's . after finding the problem (damaged crankshaft)i filed the crankshaft I was amazed it came out with very little damage , and as most off you said put a powermaster starter 9000 good for 14:1 compression and another flex plate whi...
2014 Chevrolet Camaro LS 3.6L Cuts out VIN: 2G1FA1E36E
There were 13 codes and they all were misleading. I was fortunate to have a similar car as I was able to scope both vehicles and ignore the codes pointing to timing. In the data comparison the answer was right there. My car was running on 590psi fuel pressure.... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank Cam not plausable), P0017 (Crank Cam not plausable), P0018 (Crank Cam not plausable), P0019 (Crank Cam not plausable), P0097 (Intake air temp sensor 2 low voltage), P00F4.
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Warning Light VIN: 4S6CK58W31
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4LS31R82
Found a couple of posts in the archive about shorted IAC motors taking out computers. IAC motor shows 27.9 OHMs on all 4 coils. Ordered an ECM, Immobilizer, and key cylinder combo from the internet. Then I had a good square wave at each circuit of the power tr... Trouble codes: P0403.
2012 Nissan NV3500 S 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5BZAF0AA3C
Thank you so much for the infos. Especially to Arthur and Michael. I did end up to search the information for the year "2013 and 2014". Sure enough, it's there. Unfortunately, the customer needs the van and decides to bring it back later. I'll be ready next ti... Trouble codes: P2096 (post cat/ converter bank 1 lean).
2013 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Starting
I believe the CEM went bad but the customer wanted the dealer to complete the repair. Thanks for responding to my post.
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