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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1AK18F48
Alldata says that the clutch pedal relearn is done with a scanner. It supposed to be in the transmission page of the scanner. I use a Snap On Versus. It has no such page for the manual gear box. I called Snap On last night and I was told that it does not h... Trouble codes: P080A
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L Camshaft Bolt VIN: 3GNFK123X8
Engine had a camshaft replaced at approx.70,000 miles due to lifter retainer problem. Died on the highway . Found broken timing chain due to tensioner breaking. Bent a couple of valves so pulled heads also. The camshaft appears to have an oil passage behin...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country EX 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
This vehicle arrived under its own power. I went to move it the next day and the starter would only click. Replaced the starter to find EXTREME hard starting, its no wonder the starter was bad. With a little rev and pushing past some hard starts, it fired ... Trouble codes: P0171
2010 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2D4RN5D19A
2010 Grand Caravan with draw problem killing battery. Have 600mA to 2.00 Amp draw (goes up and down) after 45 minute wait period (sat in van and didn't hear anything activating). Testing found that fuse M13 in TIPM would eliminate draw and reduce it to app...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L convertor VIN: 1FTRX14W87
knocking sound loudest at pass bell housing area has had new chains and removed flex plate no cracks no signs of hitting anything does not change with coils unplugged one at a time does no change in or out of gear about convinced the torque concvertor is i...
2012 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1FAHP2HWXC
to find out how to relearn key fob (push button) TO NEW PCM TO ALLOW car enter crank mode ??? also, will other modules need to be relaerned to new pcm? only have snapon solus. any assistance would be greatly appreciated thanks keith penn shell auto indpls ...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L AC Pressure VIN: 1HGCM56814
Car came in with poor cooling on drive side. Ambient was 82'f 65% humidity direct sunlight, Drivers vent at idle was about 55'f passenger is 45'f (uneven cooling is common on this generation due to low freon resulting in uneven Core chilling) Running i...
2012 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Rear driveshaft VIN: 5J6RM4H31C
The long, 2 piece driveshaft to rear differential has seized U-joints and needs to be replaced, as this shaft is not serviceable. I was looking for advice on sourcing a new shaft. Honda offers the shaft 2 ways, the less expensive option does not contain so...
2004 Hummer H2 6.0L fresh air actuator VIN: 5GRGN23UX4
The vehicle will perform the hvac actuator initialization process and the fresh air actuator moves as long as it is not started at the fresh air position. After initialization it remains on the fresh air setting. I have performed voltage tests on the actua...
2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Monitor wont run VIN: SAJDA15B8Y
Hello i ask for help on this one i been trying to run egr monitor all of them ran except for egr fuel trims lft are 7% no pending codes ihave and ids with old jaguar software but not data can get,use the autel on generic, temp. At sensors start pretty clos...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Warning light abs and ets VIN: WDB1290632
Help needed thanks ahead of time. 1994 w129 merc sl320 [...] ABS and ETS lamps on dash all the time. We replaced throttle body which was faulty. Deleted error codes in engine,egas(cruise).ABS/ETS lamps always on. NO ERROR CODES SAVED ANYWHERE. ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L ignition switch VIN: 4JGAB57E83
Hello,I have this 2003 ML350 with a faulty ignition switch,it will sporadically lose circuit 15.shaking the switch restores it.I got a new switch from the dealer and I am having trouble separating it from the ignition lock.I have the wiring unplugged and c...
2014 Ram ProMaster 1500 3.6L Shift VIN: 3C6TRVBG7E
Got vehicle test drive and does not shift, stays one gear, 1st gear, it is an automatic trans, when move into drive, or reverse, it Bangs, replaced solenoids assembly with the two sensors, still same, how is that possible? Tech tested as per diagnostic and...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4T1BE32K32
just replaced head gasket and thread repair to block. was running, rough, when it came in. It won't start. compression is 140 to 150 all. have spark and fuel pressure. So Im thinking timing as in cam sensor circuit but am not getting out of synch codes, sc...
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Rt Frt Axle VIN: 1NXBR32E84
This car makes a thunking sound when going over bumps and sometimes when it isn't going over bumps. It sounds like it is coming from under the center counsel. I found the right front CV axle loose at the transmission end. The seal is not leaking but you ca...
2011 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Electronic power steering VIN: 5TDKK3DC0B
thanks in advance. we've had this sienna in the shop for an intermittent loss of eps. customer stated that a light would sometimes light up on the dash and she would loose power steering for roughly 3 seconds, sometimes longer, sometimes shorter. she says ...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L starter VIN: WVWMA36B5X
we got car in and had no crank. traced it down to no ground thru the trans range switch. I did notice if I held the key in crank mode and stepped on the brake and moved the the gear shift to reverse and back to park it cranks. Also if holding the key and b...
2010 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWED7AJ6A
I have this vw gti came in with oil leak and loss of power and mil on.I replaced the rear main seal and pcv assembly for oil leak. I cleared codes road tested and p0299 came back and I checked pressure with scan tool and it is off when your demanding power... Trouble codes: P0299, P0087, P0341
2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L transmission VIN: YV1CZ59H94
Hi all.. customer brought in this vehicle because it was leaking trans. fluid.. once i checked it out i found that it was leaking from the front cover of the trans.( when i say front cover i mean the side facing out by the drivers tire )the cover has a cra...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L camshaft VIN: 2G1FP22S0R
turns out gear on oil pump drive was so waorn that it was no holding cam in place allowing it to walk forward into timing cover
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GB2CUEG1F
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1D7HA18D14
We replaced the oxygen sensor that was setting codes and no change. The fix ended up being a bad crank sensor I had no codes and no signs of a failure we do not have a scope so I could not check wave form so I replaced it.
2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8HN44E89
trans still leaking, pulled it and sent it out for new bushing in front pump. replaced flex plate because it had some dents on the trigger slots. Put it all back together and No check engine light, starts like it should now, runs great. Dont know what fixed it... Trouble codes: P0339 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Signal Intermittent - Automatic Transmission).
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE47S8X
Thanks everyone for all the replies the fix for this van was the orifice in the Dorman egr tube was to small what it was doing was creating water in the tube and was plugging hi port of the dpfe ford had discontinued the tube so we couldn?t get one tried... Trouble codes: PP140.
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