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2011 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, unstable trims VIN: 1GYS4BEF7B
Hello Everybody, I have this Cadillac that I'm looking for some feedback on. Vehicle came in with a P0300 code with heavy misfire history on cylinder 5 and light misfire history on cylinder 7. A technician at the shop has switched all ignition component... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel 2.0L Will not purge VIN: 1G1P75SZ5E
This one has me wondering what we are missing. I can put the old DEF heater back in the DEF tank and build pressure during the DEF purge, but I can not get the system to work with the new heater installed. The new heater passes the resistance test, I can p... Trouble codes: P20B9
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HS28Y1X
Came in with no start. It's always easy to give the gas tank a hit and see if it starts. It did. Replaced fuel pump. Fired it up and test drove. After a few runs it starts but after it warms up it starts to run rough and tries to stall . After listening to...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7KS28C06
This truck presented with CEL on, DTC: P0541. I tested the intake air heater using the scan tool. The relay clicked but no power to heater. Found total voltage loss at the battery connection to the relay power wire. I cleaned and reset the connection, repe... Trouble codes: P0541 (intake air heater 1 low voltage)
2013 Dodge Avenger SE 3.6L brake lites VIN: 1C3CDZAG5D
THIS VEHICLE CAME IN WITH THE HEADLAMPS QUITTING AND THE BRAKE LITES ON ON THE CENTER AND RIGHT SIDE ONLY AND INOP TURN SIGNALS WITH THE KEY ON.The customer stated that the Chrysler dealer replaced the brake switch and said he needs a new fuse box assembly...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEX18L1V
good evening I have this 97 f150 in the shop it starts and only stays running if you hold it to 2000 rpms let off it dies.I have replaced iac a couple coils and an injector still same problem also checked for vacuum leaks found none.Any ideas would be appr...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UX1
Customer just purchased vehicle, vehicle comes in stalling, and running rough. I have smoke tested intake system, put fresh fuel in vehicle, vehicle was basically on empty. I have looked at the oxygen sensors to make sure they were operating correctly. I h... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174
2007 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L Amplifier VIN: 1GKFK638X7
I have a Yukon Denali here that has no sound from Radio. Removed seats and console for access to amplifier. No battery power on the thick red/white wire. jumpered power too it and it works. I've tried to find continuity to Junction box at end of dash, junc...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNRDR09Y71
I'm needing a little help Nissan and Infiniti Techs.This Qx4 was brought in for no idle. Pulled codes and found P1140 - Intake Timing Solenoid and P0100 - Mass Air Flow. Replaced B1 Cam sensor and got rid of the P1140 which would reset on start up. P0100 M... Trouble codes: P1140, P0100
2006 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Engine VIN: JM3LW28A76
Came in with NO START found no spark and found crank sensor connector wire insulation flaked off. Replaced the Connector. Engine Started and ran. Put covers back on and has NOT started since. With the no start (NO spark or Injector pulse) I Checked the tim...
2007 Toyota Yaris 1.5L Marker lights VIN: JTDKT923X7
so all the marker lights stay on even if the switch is unplugged i unplugged the headlights and they went out head lights. changed headlights and the marker lights stayed out . now the marker lights dont work with the switch and the headlights operate norm...

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2008 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFE83548
Thanks to Caleb for the suggestion to perform a relative compression test we were able to verify bank 2 did in fact have compression issues. As far as #2 cylinder it has a bad coil. Customer has declined any further diagnostics and repairs at this time. Trouble codes: 2B65, 29CE, 29D1, 29D2, 29D3, 29D4.
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L No Crank VIN: 2C3AA63H25
Many like me focused on the theft issue. The reason I asked for help was the 2 parameters I was trying to get clarification. thanks for all of the ideas, As stated the vehicle was a stolen recovery and had several donor modules and you could not do restore veh...
2014 Chrysler Town & Country Touring L 3.6L seating VIN: 2C4RC1CG4E
sorry i havent posted. thank everyone who has replied. it was determined that something was lodged in the seat. customer declined to allow us to try to dislodge the item looked like an matchbox car from what i could tell using boroscope. thanks again.
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 SXT 5.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18238
Thanks to all that replied with suggestions to help resolve the problems with this truck. It has been restored to a running and driving state, but the reason for the repeat failures have not been found. Due to exhausting every thing related to the failures we ... Trouble codes: P0642 (Sensor reference voltage low), P0523 (Electronic Oil Pressure circuit high), P0522 (Electronic Oil Pressure circuit low), P2127 (Accelerator position sensor circuit low), P2127 (Accelerator position sensor circuit low), P2138 (Accelerator position sensor 1/2 Correlation).
2007 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L steering VIN: 1FMCU49H87
We did have a good twelve volt, and communication with the PSCM (although the only PID we could see was VSS which was strange.) As par for the course with most of these 200,000 mile plus ford or GM hybrids, the customers threshold for repairs is not high. Thi...
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Radio VIN: 1FAHP3F2XC
Thanks Christopher [...] Michael for the great information. I had failed to mention in my post that i had checked the networking because i was trying to keep the post as short as possible. I got another ACM that was supposed to be the right part number for the c...
2007 Kia Rondo EX 2.4L engine valve timing VIN: KNAFG52587
The guy does not have the money for all the list of repairs needed, plus the timing chain as well. Since the engine has about 225k and there is no noise, I will tell him to keep an ear out for any rattling at the front of the motor and sell the rest of the bi...
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L Unknown VIN: JTHBF30G13
Fixed!!! You guys are awesome. I found reset memory in the utilities section of the techstream. I reset and all is well. Shift quality better with no harsh shifts. again. thanks for the input.
2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Wheel speed sensor VIN: JTMBK31V38
As many of you said the magnetic strip on the bearing had disintegrated. Replaced bearing and all is well. Thanks to every one who took time to reply. Allen
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