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2014 Aston Martin DB9 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCFFDAAM6E
Vehicle was here back in November for P0136 (P2170, p2171) and P0137. Replaced sensor, suspect intermittent heater circuit or connector issue, as sensor was operating normal when vehicle was here last time. Engine light back on, but only flagged p0137. S... Trouble codes: P0137 (EMS-S O2 Sensor circuit low voltage Sensor 2 Bank A Cylinders 4-6)
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA53533
This car came in 3 weeks ago for a lean codes bank 1 and 2. The DIAS valve located in the intake had a leak, smoke test reviled leak from valve. Replaced the valve cleared codes. The car is now back with rich codes. Long term was -8.6 both banks o2s look g... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2010 BMW 750Li xDrive 4.4L power distribution box VIN: WBAKB8C51A
The engine ran ok until the owner picked it up but then before she even got out of the lot the car died and sure enough, the main distribution fuse was blown again. Now we can run the car with a jumper on that fused circuit but it seems like the rear windo...
2016 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.6L MIL Lamp on, no cluster VIN: 2C4RDGBG7G
hello everybody this car came in with the wiper always on as soon you turn the ignition on and the sw is off the flashers are not workings everything for the combo sw is not working (rear wiper,w/w front and back, high beam) the cluster is not working eith... Trouble codes: U0155
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32F6Y
hey friends, i have a 7.3 here beating me up, i am not a diesel tech but a friend needed some help so here we go. upon arrival, i found no fuel in the bowl just air pressure. Followed the lines to a tank switching valve (the second tank had already been ...
2011 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5FNYF4H50B
long time customer came in with slight shudder at 57 MPH- see history below- before I could get parts here her dash lit up like a christmas tree!! SES, ABS, VTM-4 & no Eco light. found all codes listed above. only does it every couple days. clear it & ever... Trouble codes: 303 (3 misfire), 306 (6 misfire), 611, 831, 771, VTM4
2013 Honda Civic EX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19XFB2F82D
After we replace a computer (used) and the VTEC solenoid from Honda this code keeps coming back, but this is the weird part, the ground for the solenoid is good I hook up my scope and never fails, but the power side doesn't show a good signal because I hav... Trouble codes: P2649 (Rocker arm oil control solenoid VTEC solenoid valve malfunction)
2004 Infiniti FX45 4.5L Left Front Axle VIN: JNRBS08W84
The left front axle shaft goes through the oil pan into the differential. Alldata only gives 1.9 hours to replace it, but it looks like the differential would have to come out. Does anyone know any tips on this repair?
2014 Lexus LS460 4.6L power trunk lid VIN: JTHBL5EF3E
Vehicle came in for no trunk release when operated by remote. Trunk works fine from all other switches. remote key is registered and all other functions work on remote. Valet switch is not active. no codes. can communicate with all modules. trunk access is...
2006 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1LR30E36
Hoping to find a known-good cam/crank relationship waveform for this motor. Don't see anything in the knowledge base. Perhaps someone could help a brother out. Thanks!
2008 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L abs module VIN: JTEBU14R08
The Abs motor runs on this vehicle every 15 seconds or so, just idling or driving. Brakes work fine. From what i can find on this vehicle it is caused by an internal leak in module, but what i dont know is what part is leaking. What they call the module lo...

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Abs VIN: 3B7KF23C72
Digging more into the Modis being unable to communicate with the ABS module led us to perform some troubleshooting of the CCD bus. We found a mouse had chewed up the harness inside the boot at the firewall one of the broken wires was the CCD Bus (+) wire. Th...
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 5.7L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1D7HU18207
sorry for the late reply. replaced the tipm. which i must say was very pricey thru dodge. 1600 dollars to be exact. oh well. verified repair. test drove and checked 4x4 operation. all good. code did not return and everything works ok. thanks for all the replie...
2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L Misfire
As always, thanks to all who took time to reply. Special thanks to Rick and Gary. Always nice to get the dealer techs to give their input. I do have the WiTech2 platform. I was not aware of the green lightning bolt non-essential updates. I don't remember ever... Trouble codes: P0300.
2013 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.7L Coolant level. VIN: 1FDRF3GT1D
We let the truck sit overnight with the block heater plugged in and pressure on the cooling system so any leaks might become more apparent. No coolant from the drain pan. Passenger side exhaust manifold and all EGR passages were bone dry. This lead us to pull ...
2017 Ford fiesta 1.6L starter
found the ignition switch was bad it was shorted inside causing the key to not turn to the start position while in park
2010 GMC Terrain SLE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 2CTFLDEY8A
thanks for all the input really appreciated.problem seems to be with cam sensor not sure why ,pulled back off timing cover ,reinspected all looks good so some here mentioned sensor so figured what the heck . thanks problem solved ps had a cold beer and a shot...
1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L rear for lights VIN: SAJKX6247V
I call Jag to get bulb spec for rear fog lights and they can not even come up with a number for the bulb. The car I have does not have the original bulbs in it but do light up when powered up with 12 volts. The relay is closing in the replacement module but is...
2007 Jeep Wrangler X 3.8L Heat VIN: 1J4FA24157
Yes, I was in denial, turns out heater core was restricted. I was reluctant because after flushing heat worked fine for a while before going cold again, not to mention a 10 hour job to replace heater core. FYI, I cut heater core open after removal and found 1/...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Starting VIN: SALME15496
Thank you all that have responded to my cry for help! The vehicle is now fixed. There was a few thing that went wrong. 1 The new VDO fuel pump crapped out. 2 The transponder in the key intermittently worked then didnt work at all so the engine would not ev...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: WMWMF73567
Thank you to all of you who responded. As I suspected, the customer seems to be leaning toward selling this Mini. The chances are we will not be fixing this one. Now to add More information. I did Check the alcohol content of the fuel. Result was okay. I revi...
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES 2.0L 5 volt reference VIN: JA4AP3AU2B
It was the suspected Oxygen sensor that was rubbing on exhaust to be the problem. When I measured the amps on the fuse, It stayed around 4 amps and had no change until I completely moved the harness together away from the exhaust. Then it went from 4 amps to a...
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67504
Had to stop fooling around with aftermarket parts and got a factory )2 sensor which to care of the problem. Trouble codes: P0030 (O2 heater Upstream).
2008 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L steering VIN: 5TDBK23C28
I want to thank everybody for their help. We had already checked the screen in the reservoir, made sure the column was not seized, the belt was not slipping. We did replace the pump again with a second Toyota pump & it is all working as it should. Sometime...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L Temp Gauge VIN: 3VWRM71K69
2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS59246
With the new throttle body and repeated drive cycles, the Air Mass Correction Factor, which seemed to be the trigger for the P0101, stabilized at .94, and we are considering the car repaired. Trouble codes: P0101 (120d -), 120D, 121B.
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