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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L ignition on, terminal 15 VIN: WBAWV53537
Hey All! I have one here that I am a little stuck on because I don't know what I should see signal-wise on the bus-lines. I will start off from the beginning here: Customer complains of no-crank issue. Car gets dropped off and battery is COMPLETELY DEAD....
2004 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Radio VIN: 1G6KE57Y34
The vehicle came in for a tpms sensor. After installing the sensor, we went to put the vehicle in learn mode. We have not been able to complete the learn, and now the radio has all functions, but no sound from the speakers. We are unable to get it to go ba...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L backfire VIN: 1GCEK14K1S
Cutomer brought truck in complaining that it was at another shop and had it worked on. They replaced all of the mentioned parts except the O2. we replaced the O2. It has backfired 3 times blowing out the muffler from the previous shop. O2 always indicates ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exaust)
2010 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 4.0L high speed fan VIN: 2A4RR5DX8A
Thanks in advance for all the help. This chrysler has a high speed and low speed fan relay. The fan runs normal when it gets to normal operating temp. The problem I am having is the fan does not run when the AC is turned on so in turn AC does not cool afte...
1966 Ford Falcon Futura 3.3L rear trans bushing and seal VIN: 6K13T13808
I have this 1966 Falcon Futura Sport Coupe in the shop and it needs a tail shaft bushing and seal. It has a 3 speed manual transmission which I believe is a 2.77 design as opposed to the 3.03 design. It has a slip yoke with a diameter of 1.375
2013 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDUF5HT3D
Please read all of this before replying We have 4 of these vehicles same exact 100% issues same codes. 1 is this 2013 1 is a 2014 gas motor, 1 is a 2015 gas motor and the final is a 2018 gas motor. All different fleets but same issue. Vehicle drives for ... Trouble codes: U0155, U0140, U0102, U0151, U0100 (Pats lost com with Pcm), U0101
2014 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Parasitic draw VIN: 1GKKVPKD4E
Traced parasitic draw to RDO fuse (approx. 1.5A), DSPLY fuse (approx. 1.5A), PDM fuse (0.150-0.200A) draw. disconnected JX205 (Forward Low speed network buss) and found draw slope down to ~0.200A. tested for Serial data voltage @ all pins at JX205 and foun...
2016 Isuzu NPR-HD 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JALE5W163G
Hi all, Got a real killer here!! Intermittent p0093, large fuel leak detected. Drained tank and changed filters, as there was crud, but the problem persists. Happens most while under load. Was able to have the Autel connected and data recorded when it a... Trouble codes: P0093
2014 Jaguar XJ L Portfolio 3.0L p0017 VIN: SAJWJ2GD1E
keep getting code p0017 bank 1 sensor b correlation code. have replaced the chains and tensioners and guides have all the timing tools have now taken it apart 2 times on my way to a third time have checked it had my friend who is a master jag tech check it...
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 3.8L starter VIN: 1J8GA691X8
I have determined wcm/skreem locking up causing no crank at times in reference to tsb 08-007-08. My question is has anyone been succesful in programming the wcm with a snap on or autel scan tool assuming you have the 4 digit security code? customer is tryi...
2005 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDCYR49E25
Car came in for engine oil leak and some filters, when for final test drive and car feels like it's stuck in low wheel drive.I can see the car go through the gears, I can even shift it manually but it tops out at 45 mph. Customer says its a on going proble...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L No Start VIN: 4JGBB86E66
This vehicle was towed in with a no crank problem. I can operate the starter by jumping the starter relay. Fuse 105 in the under hood fuse panel was blown. There is a dead short in this circuit which is fed through the circuit 87 relay. Fuse 105 feeds the ... Trouble codes: P0563 (Voltage supply of component motor electronis/battery voltage too high), P2083 (Component y49/4 left cam intake solenoid has short to ground), P0102 (Hot film mass air flow sensor open circuit/short to ground or positive), P2257 (Relay for air pump short circuit to ground), P2090 (Component y49/7 right cam exhaust solenoid has a short to ground), P0278 (Undocumented code)
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L Coolant leak VIN: 5N1AN08U47
This vehicle came in with an antifreeze leak. Can visually see antifreeze leaking between the left lower corner of the block and rear timing cover. Cannot get a good visual inspection above this without disassembly. Is there a typical cause of the antifree...
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L No Start VIN: WP0CA29881
I purchased a 2001 Porsche Boxster from a guy that claimed he was driving down the road, and it died on him and wouldn't restart. I believe his story. The car will start with starting fluid sprayed in the intake. I've replaced the fuel pump and ignition...
2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L starting VIN: 5GZCZ63416
My shop truck for the last few months and this just happened this morning for the first time. It cranked but wouldn't start and none of the lights in the instrument cluster came on like they usually do when the ignition switch is in the run position. I...
2014 Volkswagen Passat Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1VWAT7A32E
I am trying to get better acquainted with these later EA888 engines, in particular the 1.8L version. I know about the shortcomings of the engine family in general (chains, water pump housings, intake ports, intake manifolds, rear main seals, crankcase pres... Trouble codes: P0016 (CMP/CKP sensor correlation), P0011 (intake cam setpoint not reached), P0341 (CMP sensor implausible), P030X, P164B
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Alternator warning light VIN: YV1CY592X5
The alternator light comes on 10 seconds after start and the message "Power system service required". I don't have the history of the vehicle. There are two codes for CEM: DD-30 (Communication with ACM) and DD-21 (LIN -bus 2 signal missing). I have changed...

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2006 Buick Allure CX 3.8L SRS Light illuminated VIN: 2G4WF58226
After going into BCM info data line 2 I noticed the vin was nothing but asterix's. I tried to setup BCM again and this time was successful (was waiting for new cable for my Tech2, one I bought from China would not let Candi module function. After starting f...
2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco 1.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1PJ5SC8C
we found a broken vacuum line and then we found that the engine was from a 2014 but they had changed the intake and all the sensors. the intake pressure sensor was not reading and this made the engine run ok. thanks for the help. we had checked the valve cover... Trouble codes: P0068.
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L starter VIN: 1J8HR58237
Thanks for all the great replies..This one is fixed. I forgot to mention that I did try 2 other batteries in this vehicle which did not work. I did swap out the cable ends as one person suggested but that did not help. I also voltage dropped with the labscope...
2014 Kia Sorento LX 3.3L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5XYKTDA76E
We added Techron 2 bottles to the fuel and had her run it low on fuel and misfires disappeared. Had a dirty fuel injector. Valves were not badly carboned up. The strong mix of cleaner added to the fuel did the trick. The fuel here is not top tier fuel. No dete... Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel rail pressure sensor 5 volts intermittent), P0306 (Misfire cyl.3).
2009 Nissan Quest 3.5L No horsepower VIN: 5N1BV28U39
Things suggested I did not think to list while typing: I watched the throttle plate open wide when floored briefly while running...I drove it with MAF unplugged and it was worse...baro reading was correct at 29.5...MAF voltage and g/s were actually slightly hi... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF ... intermittent...and shows 3 g/sec idle), P0726 (Had code a year...trans input shaft speed sensor.).
2012 Ram 3500 Laramie 6.7L shifting VIN: 3C7WDTCLXC
Well, I think it is gone. Whoever had been at this truck since I last saw it had done some really creative wiring. They ran a jumper between the 8 volt wire at the output speed sensor to the signal return on the input speed sensor. I repaired all of that wi...
2015 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L Windows airbag system VIN: 4T1BF1FK5F
Thank you to those that replied. I ended up purchasing a power probe [...]. After tracing the harness through the dash I ended up finding 2 quarters and 11 pennies inside the radio. Looks as though they were shorting the ground to power. The main ground o...
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