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Help Request Answers
2004 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on
Cleaned injectors . LT fuel trims bank 1,5.8 bank 2, 6.5 after driving vehicle 20 miles . Came back after 1 day . Any help would be appreciated. When vehicle came in Bank 1 Ltft were 16.9 Bank 2 Ltft 18.9 . Tested map sensor with scope showed good waveform... Trouble codes: P0174
2008 BMW 750Li 4.8L Electronic VIN: WBAHN83528
Transmission wont come out of park light on cluster flash for shiftier the code is 4e23 can't find diagnosed for this code
2013 Cadillac XTS 3.6L Front Suspension VIN: 2G61W5S36D
There is a sharp bang on right front suspension over bumps. After inspecting suspension we found the right axle suport bearing falling apart and right engine mount and front transmison mounts torn. We replaced these parts and still have the same noise.the ...
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Code P1638 VIN: 1G1YY32GXY
Car came in with multiple issues.Replacing a defective battery and tightening the ground cable on the block solved some of the weirder ones. Was setting a P1637 code. (Gen L term.) Using GM's code chart (I should know better) led me to replace the alt. Now... Trouble codes: P1638 (Gen F terminal)
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L bcm VIN: 1GNFK13048
I have a famous no crank chevy with multiple communication codes all having some relation to the bcm. i have tested the network and have verified i do have communication with the bcm. no com with ipc, air bag, theft, keyles entry, or radio, no door lock or...
2010 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L oil system VIN: 3GTRKVE33A
Loss of oil pressure according to instrument panel gauge. Vehicle only has to sit for about 5 minutes for the pressure to go back to about 40 psi when started. However, pressure will slowly drop to 0 and low oil pressure light comes on after a few minutes....
2007 Lexus LS460 4.6L Engine VIN: JTHBL46F37
The Engine and Transmission where moved and reinstall, now the vehicle vibrates while idling in gear. The mounts look okay, no rips or any signs of leaking. Before buying a set of mounts, does anyone as run into this kind of problem ?
2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Electronic VIN: WDBUF56X79
Transmission won't engage when put in r or d scanned and found code 1405 no message received form transmission control unit no diagnoses found for this code. Can you help
2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 4JGDA5HB7C
Car came in with engine cooling fan runs on all the time, full scan the car no codes found, replace the fan assy still doing the same, fuses, harnesses are okay any help will be greatly appreciated
2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 55SWF4KB4F
I have no information on this particular code. Trouble codes: P052E
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Anti-theft VIN: 1N4AL11D16
Nissan Techs I'm a little lost with this PITA. This car came in as a no start with a P1610 and P1614. The NATS amplifier was torn up as was the steering lock wiring don't...ask. After replacing the steering lock and the NATS Amplifier the I can program a k...
2015 Nissan Versa 1.6 S 1.6L cvt surge when under load VIN: 3N1CN7AP8F
CVT Transmission Issue. thanks for any avalible help.this vehicle came in with coad p0285a solenoid A code, I cleared codes and vehicle will still feel like it sureges as if the transmission is engaging and slipping back and forth, engine runs perfect unde...
2008 Subaru Tribeca Limited 3.6L No Start VIN: 4S4WX90D18
car towed in shut off no start would start but ran rough no codes checked crank and cam sensors with lab scope they all look good found only getting spark to #3 and #4 cyl have power and ground to other coil packs but no trigger
1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3AC12R3M
Customer's complaint of MIL and engine oil level light on after engine repair. Grounding E1 & T1, produced a code 52 Knock sensor circuit. I removed both front seats and started with a visual inspection. Found missing bolts, loose bolts, missing bracket... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor Cicuit)
2012 Toyota Prius 1.8L Starting VIN: JTDKN3DU7C
Vehicle was towed in for no start. The 'ready' light does not turn on. Code stored was b2325 (lin communication bus). I checked all fuses. I checked all inputs such as brake switch input, outputs to contactor relays. After many calls to identifix, i was to...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Thermostat Not Opening VIN: 3VWCC21C2Y
This one has me pulling my hair. Thermostat never opens. I have tested the temp and sender is accurate. Temp at 118 and thermostat still not open. Replaced Thermostat with 2 different parts. Pump is pumping good heat in the cabin. I felt the impeller throu...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFE21C13
Hello all. This New Beetle S is having an issue where it will idle too high once warmed up. Sticks at around 1100 RPM, and will (eventually) set the P0507 DTC. I have not yet had the lambda sensor DTC return, and lambda control stays around 0 at all times,... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle speed higher than expected), P0139 (post catalyst lambda sensor slow response)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, VIN: 1GNFK130X8
Sorry for the late reply but its fixed! The problem as many stated was in the engine build. One side of the engine had the lifters in backward. There are two holes in the lifters one for lubrication the other to activate the valves. The engine builder said thi...
2008 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L Starting VIN: 1GNDV23W58
ran more tests ,found codes p0689,p1682,p2078..vehicle has fuel and spark...found no power to the imt(intake manifold tuning)valve on the pink and black wire..ruled out a security issue due to fuel present..i will re-open a request with all diag info ..thanks
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L Oil Cooler VIN: 1GCHK29668
I appreciate the replies I received and as pointed out the labor time guides are meant only to be guides, although it's nice if they are accurate, or close to the actual time needed. In this case 2.4 hours is low as they give 2.0 hours for a two wheel drive ve...
2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZB5E15B
Sadly, customer did not want wait and decided to trade car. I think the problem could have been either in the internals of engine, since the long block for the le9 and the le5 have different gm numbers, or a rogue signal from other module rendering the pcm una... Trouble codes: P0101, P0171, P0068.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GC3KZC86E
2008 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 4.0L Engine VIN: 2A8HR64X98
Ok guys sorry this has taken so long to close but customer wanted to switch directions on us. The customer wanted a price of a used and new engine after i gave them a price on replacing the rocker shaft. So I priced new and used engine. After talking them t...
2007 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L battery VIN: 1FMFK20557
i want to thank everyone for all the great advise, after messing with it for a little bit i decided to do what some others said & and check out the rear wiper motor, as soon as i popped the rear glass the motor went into the park position and draw is gone...th...
2012 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L steering gear trac control VIN: 1FTFW1ETXC
As per everyone I told my manager at this point the customer should return his part and allow us to supply a ford part. He purchased his from auto zone. I told my manager to not do another aftermarket. Sadly customer paid 1600 for the reman. I could sell him n...
2009 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Right sliding door VIN: 5FNRL38489
First thanks to everyone for the replies. I did not go any further as the customer, after realizing how much the motor/cable assembly would cost decided to live with it for now. I did get some responses that suggested the plastic covering the cables may be ...
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 5.7L Elsd VIN: 1C4RJFCT1D
First Thanks to all who replied, at this time I am unable to locate any helpful info to repair of this vehicle. I have made contact with 2 dealer techs and they to are puzzled with lack of and no direct line of troubleshooting info. An update on steps taken ar...
2015 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.2L Shifter? VIN: 1C4PJMDS8F
Hi Everyone, This one turned out to be an easy fix after getting more info from the replies.Thanks to Caleb [...] for the reply but we had a...
2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L idle VIN: WP1AB29PX6
Removed intake boot clean throttle body, readapted throttle body, and added injection cleaned to fuel system. Car is running much better. The idle is much more stable.
2005 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L temp gauge VIN: JF1GG68505
thank you all again... as I stated in the update, I located a short under the dash I had overlooked previously, repaired the short, problem solved. happy camper:)
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