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2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 6.0L Electronic Power Steering VIN: 1GYFK43589
Vehicle is back this time with an intermittent loss of power steering and code C056E symptom 4B. Service information calls for doing a sensor relearn and replacing module if relearn doesn't help. Will not relearn. Was advised by a tech at the Chevy dealer ...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L camber/caster VIN: 1GCHK29U41
i have adjusted camber/caster to the max and cannot get within spec.
2007 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2G1WT58K07
Hello to all.This impala came in with infamous machine gun sound coming from left blend door actuator. Replaced it with oem and is operates backwards now. Put it on cold and it goes hot , hot goes cold. Put original back in and it operates normal. We tried...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LS 4.8L Starting VIN: 2GCEC13V07
Hello all. Vehicle towed in as a no start. Scan the vehicle, U1000 Class 2 Data Link Malfunction. I check for spark and fuel, No fuel. I checked the scan data and found VTD Fuel Disable as Active. I find this odd as the security light is coming off after y...
2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AN69L14
We received this vehicle from another shop/owner after he purchased it like this. Has a stored engine code of p0400 for the egr system. Previous shop had installed a new egr valve. After it did not fix the car, the owner was told that the catalytic convert... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr system performance)
2005 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L no communication VIN: 1C3AN65L45
this is a Mercedes Crossfire. I am having a problem understanding why it will communicate with OBD2 test but will not test under Mercedes or Chrysler testing. don't they use the same data lines? I need to diagnose abs, air bag and other systems. I have use...
2015 Chrysler 200 S 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3CCCBG8F
We got the car two days ago and we have had issues with the shaking and misfire on idle (idle RPM is around 780, in scanner designated RPM is 800). When engine is running over 900 RPM everything seems to be smooth and fine, feels car has a lot of power. We... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), C121C
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: 1FMDU34X8P
We have checked everything we know to think of. It has no power at all. Will not rev past a 1000 in gear but will rev decent in park and neutral. passes all testes on the scanner. It will rev up and idle fine during the KOER test. Has new MAF, TPS, IAC, PL...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L air bag VIN: 1FDXF46F8X
we have an 1998 -99 ford f450 air bag light is on code 33 checked part # [...]-ac . Code 33 is a per-tensor code truck does not have a per-tensor only drivers air bag and a seat belt light. Finley found a conversation on installing a...
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FBSS31L85
Tour van, so I don't get it for very long before it has to go out again. Drivers complain of a hot (only hot) restart problem. Cranks a few times to get it to start. They noticed black smoke once. Of course, it always started in bay with hot soaks, etc. Oc... Trouble codes: P0191 (Frp circuit), P1235 (FRP Out of Range)
2013 Ford Escape SEL 2.0L headlamps VIN: 1FMCU9H94D
Check power have battery voltage on one wire but no ground on other, same on other side, this is the dim, also no bright the park lamps work and the blue dash light for bright comes on. I am thinking b.c.m but not sure. Have no codes
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA24C8Y
Hello to all my fellow tech, this car came in whit no start condition, checked fuel there was no pressure, checked pump is bad installed new pump and filter. try to start cranks but no start, checked codes there is one in ECM P1260 security input tried to ... Trouble codes: P1260
2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK32377
First off I teach High school auto mechanics so I don't see the volume of issues you guys do. I will also be the first to admit Ive not had much experience with can bus issues. Here is the issue, Custodian here at my school just bought this car off of his ... Trouble codes: U0073 (Control Module Communication Bus Off), U0121 (Lost Communication With ABS C/M), U0155 (Lost Communication With Instryment Panel Cluster IPC C/M), U0101 (LOst Communication with TCM)
2011 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 2.3L fuel system VIN: JM3ER4D35B
We have very little experience with Mazda. Code P0171 is set within minutes (engine warm). Lean condition at idle, no need to drive. We checked all intake hoses, air filter, replaced spark plugs (187 k - first time). Vehicle drives well, no performance iss...
2012 Nissan NV3500 S 5.6L MIL Lamp on, Van runs perfectly VIN: 5BZAF0AA3C
Hi Techs, Does anyone of you ran into the code P2098 (post cat. fuel trim system lean at B2) on the 2012 Nissan NV3500, 5.6L. The van runs perfectly good but SES light stays on code P2098. At idle: Fuel trim: A/F Alpha B1:100% B2:106% Voltage of A/F S1B1 2... Trouble codes: P2098 (Post cat. fuel trim system lean B2)

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ 2.4L No Start VIN: 2GNALFEC2B
We had a couple of issues that were causing the problem. The first was, this vehicle came in with a dead battery . I did have my battery charger on with the voltage maintainer. I notice my charger was not holding steady 12 volts so we replaced the dead battery... Trouble codes: B101E.
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GC1KWEG6F
replaced with another rebuilt engine. idle quality returned to normal. thank you all for your help.
2013 Chrysler 200 Limited 3.6L Rear Suspension VIN: 1C3CCBCG3D
Thank you to everyone that took the time to reply. Thanks to the information provided, we were able to fix this vehicle. We replaced both trailing arms with OE parts, put new ready struts back on and aligned the vehicle. After doing this the unstable feeling w...
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3GTU2UEC6F
I retested the back pressure my self and found little to no back pressure at all. I beleive the issue is mechanical in nature. the valves all open and close and have no broken valve springs, it is currently at the dealer to diagnose as I did not feel comfortab... Trouble codes: P219B.
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.8L Clutch slave cylinder VIN: 1J4GA59128
The flywheel was scored on only half the surface and smooth on the other half. We recommended an upgraded clutch assembly and a new flywheel but unfortunately, the customer did not want to put any money into it so I put the old clutch and flywheel back on as w...
2009 Scion xD 1.8L Steering VIN: JTKKU10429
As all ways thanks for your help IATN is the best group by far...We have fixed this one was a slight break at the fuse up on battery terminal that the tech over looked. Thanks for your replies...
2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L Not Going Into Any Gear VIN: WVWJK73C89
We ended up installing a new filter and topped off with oil. The issue still was present. Upon removing the trans cooler line it was evident that there was no pressure buildup provided by the oil pump. The transmission was removed and the two prongs which ...
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