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2011 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNKVJED0B
Hey guys, I have this Chevy Traverse, originally came in with P0300, P0303, P0008, P0420, running rough due to failed coil. Replaced #3 coil and all spark plugs, told him needed cat but said he'd return for that. The car went about 50 miles and came back w... Trouble codes: P0008 (eng position bank 1), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (CYL 1 misfire), P0420 (Cat efficiency bank 1)
2011 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L No Reverse VIN: 1GCWGFFA0B
This one is a bit of a headache. This van came in several months ago to have the transmission rebuilt. Just as soon as I got it half together the customer calls me because he now decided that he had no money.I finished putting it together and I had no reve...
2013 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ 1.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JE5SB0D
Check engine light on customer claims it runs rough at times but I have not seen it.Mil is on codes p015a p2096 I think it may be an injector issue as I am testing them right now. Does anyone have an experience with these codes on this platform of car. Wik... Trouble codes: P015A, P2096
2012 Chrysler Town & Country Touring L 3.6L No Start VIN: 2C4RC1CG8C
Van towed in on -25 degree day. Engine was flooded, replaced spark plugs (original 155,285mi) and engine oil. Engine will not start, still acts flooded, dumping in fuel. No codes. Scan data shows ethanol content 43%. Fuel sample found 0% ethanol. Reset all...
2011 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L steering gear VIN: 1FTFW1EF9B
Customer's truck makes a screeching sound when turning wheel. Codes in PSCM are C1B00:2F-08 C1B00:62-48 U0401:68-48. From what I am gathering it sounds like an internal failure in the steering gear. He thinks it started or worsened after a leveling kit was...
2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L Left front caliper VIN: 2HJYK16566
Since I could not produce an external fluid leak and could not identify any ABS faults I at first suspected loose caliper seals pulling air when temperature got below 0. We installed and bled NAPA Eqlipse calipers in May of 2018. He was here last week for ...
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Electric VIN: JNKCV54E54
You cant communicate thru obdii but you can communicate with infiniti software try several scan tools and obdii generic not communicating
2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GA59167
Vehicle came in with lightening bolt MIL on dash and complaints of intermittent stall. installed new throttle body with no fix. performed throttle body relearn, I'm using maxiSys elite and performed "(ETC) Follower Test" which when acting up shows APP1 and... Trouble codes: P0221 (Tps 2), P2135 (Tps 1/2 correlation), P2110 (Etcs bank 1- forced limited rpm)
2015 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.2L Shifter? VIN: 1C4PJMDS8F
Hi Everyone, Thanks for your time. I'm looking at this Jeep for a fellow shop as his scanner wasn't able to communicate with it. What's happening is trans is in default and after shifting into drive can't go back to park so can't shut off vehicle can get i...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L power steering VIN: JTJHA31U94
hello thanks for looking at my post. this seems real dumb and easy but... car came in with ps noise inn the am. fluid was nasty so i installed a new remote reservoir and flushed it real good.. seemed to help but customer was not happy in the morning. i the...
2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Awd, Dsc VIN: WMWZC5C5WH
I’ve been trying to diagnose 2011 Countryman All4 S with DSC and AWD warning lights resulting from the following codes. 5E83 - DSC: Insignificant CAN fault: delete fault memory 5E88 - DSC: Hydraulic unit, pressure sensor: internal We replaced the DSC pu...
2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L No Start VIN: 3N1AB51A93
just bought this car. engine stalling has good fuel pressure, good spark, idle good when start. after it stalled wait 60 second it start then stalled. After stalled no spark, fuel. Check at the coils no ground control. This vehicle computer controlling eve...
2005 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L temp gauge VIN: JF1GG68505
This one's driving us bat-s#*t crazy! Customer complaint was temp gauge reading hot,(intermiten,sometimes hot, sometimes not), but he didn't believe it was actually over heating. He also stated that "someone" had told him he had a blown head gasket. Replac...
2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.3L abs,vss,trac VIN: JTEJW3EHXA
hello I am unable to perform the linear solenoid valve offset learning. I am using techstream and following the Toyota service info. I have replaced the actuator because during the 120 second calibration of the linear solenoid the process would not complet...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Engine Overheats VIN: 2G4WF55113
I followed most of the responses, all good info, what I found was while monitoring the ect temp on a graph scale, it would spike down briefly, pretty regularly, while warming up, not enough to change temp reading though. I traced the ect harness to a connecto...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Distributor VIN: 1GCEC14X35
I am going to close this, as I stated, I have not worked on this truck and the problem is a once per year thing, I received great replys on this. Most for weatherstrips under the hood and the screen in the distributor being clogged! The owner said his hood wea...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32F6Y
i gotta say thanks to Jeff in Maryland, i put a hose directly in the back of the pump and into a bucket of diesel and it started right up and ran better than ever! instead of pulling a full tank, i wanted to hook my hose up to the fuel tank and boom same thing...
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Awd VIN: 1FMCU93G79
we held the transfer case input and could not turn the output shaft. Went out to the snow covered parking lot and gave it gas. the front wheels would spin but the rear driveshaft did not turn like the fronts. Engagement splines are good. something internal in ...
2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L trans pan VIN: 1FT7W2A68C
Sorry for the long delay.we found the cab wiring harness shorted out at left rear door. burning wires all the way back to the bcm. we replaced wiring harnesses and buzzing is gone. thanks for all who replied.
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM21973
Well, I finally figured it out. Problem was corrosion in Junction connector 103 on top of the valve cover. Looked like there was a drop of battery acid or something in there and the connectors had corroded and started shorting between the two sides of the conn...
2011 Ram 2500 Power Wagon 5.7L T/case module VIN: 3D7TT2CT7B
Well Guys I liked the replies and the comments, some made me laugh out loud reading them. Checking into the location of the T/Case module as suggested by several contributors was un-successful. SOL on the locations suggested. Ultimately the customer has ta...
2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S4BRBHC0D
Thank you to the techs that took the time to try to help. I did not fix this vehicle but according to the owner it is now "fixed". She talked to another area dealership's service advisor who told her that a new ECM would fix it. Knowing the background of this ... Trouble codes: B1574 (Key Communication Error).
2009 Volkswagen CC VR6 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEU73C19
Finally fixed. Engine timing was off. we set the crank at TDC with #1 piston up. At the back of the engine is a vacuum pump, remove that pump and check the mark to see if the pump timing line up. it was off be a few tooth. Drop transmission and strip down timi... Trouble codes: P2293 (Fuel pressure regulator 2 performance), P2293 (Fuel pressure regulator 2 performance), P2293 (Fuel pressure regulator 2 performance), P2293 (Fuel pressure regulator 2 performance), P2293 (Fuel pressure regulator 2 performance).
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