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1988 BMW 635CSi 3.5L Unknown VIN: WBAEC8411J
Removed the manual 5 speed transmission to replace input, output shaft seals and gear selector shaft seal. Clutch assembly was not removed or touched during this job. Reinstalled transmission and now reverse gear pops out. This is driving me nuts! Ive put ...
2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DA03L66
this vehicle has been here three times for this same code. it seems to come on around 3000 to 5000 miles of driving.canister vent solenoid and purge valve have been replaced. no leaks noted and passes evap system service bay test. these are older people an... Trouble codes: P0446
2012 Buick Regal Turbo 2.0L engine VIN: 2G4GS5EV8C
Customer concern oil smell leaking onto catalytic converter. Oil is dripping from turbo air intake boot. Removed boot and tube from air cleaner it is full of oil looked in at turbo fan it appears dry. The braided metal pipe from the valve cover to the turb...
2014 Chevrolet Impala LT 2.5L All Modules VIN: 1G1115SLXE
Complaint is various systems acting up. Turn signals wont shut off, radio turns on/off by itself. Various error messages on dash. Scan test showed every module communicated with scantool. Dtc- too many to list. However, atleast 25 u-codes listed in mul...
2013 Ford Flex SEL 3.5L draw VIN: 2FMHK6C85D
hello techs got a battery draw on a flex here. draw last about 20 sec shoots to 2.5a then 7a back 2.5 going down till gone. during draw instrument cluster lights up and side markers flash one time. i know draw is on wire going to bcm/interior fuse panel. h...
2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Electro-viscous fan clutch VIN: 1GKDT13S64
The original clutch was fully locked up, even when unplugged it would spin at pulley speed. The aftermarket clutch worked fine for a couple of days, then got noisy all the time, set overspeed code, was running 2x desired speed when code set. Replaced with ...
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...
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.3L alternator VIN: KM8SMDHF9D
Did not do much checking before replacing alternator with a reman from Reliant. All that was available from Worldpac.Of course light on no charging. AMS fuse underhood is good.Underdash fuse for charge light good(of course).Battery was of course low but ch...
2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L clutch disc VIN: JNKCV64E78
Thank you in advance for your help. Customer replaced clutch, slave, tob and still not going into gear. I asked if he installed the clutch disc correctly and he said it had a directional arrow pointing toword the block.I pulled inspection cover and had a h...
2002 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1NB353X2
Hi, every one a few month back we performed cylinder head jon on this car. She is back with stalling and spattering problem, the test result was air flow sensor and temperature sensor which show (-40 degree) with the new tem. Sensor and reman. Air flow sen...
2012 Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C6UD5DL1C
When we first got the truck it had both codes, found whoever installed the ccv filter broke the cover and valve cover nuts so nothing was sealing. told customer first step is to install new ccv filter, valve cover and breather cover. also installed new cum... Trouble codes: P04DB, P1507 (Crankcase filter restriction)
1990 Saab 900 S 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3AK35DXL
oky i have this sabb and i am at lost pined out all wires to mass good checked power from relay good checked ground circiut good replaced mass no change when i start the car the check engine light comes on and the up shift light starts flashing sent ecm ou... Trouble codes: 12221 (mass air flow no signal), 12224 (mass air flow or o2 sensor)
2004 Scion xB 1.5L power locks
Identifix shows to check circuit from rear motor to wire conn. at door relay.have continuity from D4 10 to rear gate conn 3. said if ok change door control relay. Have tried 2 used relays to no avail.All side doors lock with driver door lock switch and key...
2011 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L power windows VIN: 5TDKK3DC2B
Upon arrival all power windows functioned properly. After operating all of the windows multiple times and opening and closing rear sliding doors, the problem presented itself and all windows become inoperable. They will move with a scan tool bidirectional ...
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

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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1AK18F48
I wish to thank everyone who responded, everyone with great information. No one around me had a Chinese scanner that was working! (great products). I ended up getting a 3 day subscription to Tech2 for windows and configuring it to work with my Drew Tech pas... Trouble codes: P080A.
2010 Ford E-150 4.6L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FTNE1EW8A
Thanks for all those that responded. Mark [...] nailed the problem. As posted here by my technician Miguel the shift lock pawl retaining pin was broken and pawl out of position. Not going into park and making contact with the park detect s...
2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L Compressor VIN: 1HGCM56316
Thanks to all who took the time to reply , most of all James & Paul it was the resister , & if the one we got from Napa had worked this car would have been out of here days ago , trying to save a friend money again , I have never been a fan of bus/can system b...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Harmonic Balancer VIN: KM8SC73EX4
Thanks for all the replies. Ty hit it right on the head. One of the blades on the relucter was slightly bent and was barely scraping on the block. It was a friends car and they want to just get rid of the car and not put anymore money into it so I was able to...
2007 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L frint driveline VIN: 1J4GL48K77
customer was driving on hard pavement with vehicle,tires worn differently
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L mil on VIN: JTDKB20U58
the issue seams to be a connection issue which I have not been able to determine at this time. I have been very busy with fleet vehicles and will revisit the prius at a later date. thank you all!
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