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2013 BMW 528i xDrive 2.0L Poor performance VIN: WBAXH5C53D
Car came into shop customer complaining about lack of performance .so scanned the car and got codes 138701 rad shutter upper limit then also 120308 charge press low and a 102001 mass air flow . I here a rattle above cat waste gate ? So I smoked the intake ...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16317
Vehicle came with P0443. tested circuit to purge solenoid, all checked out. replaced purge solenoid and cleared codes, road tested' re scanned for pending codes, all ok. A week later vehicle is back with same code. re tested circuit with same results, all ... Trouble codes: P0443
2013 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.5L No communication VIN: 1G11A5SA0D
Hi, Techs. I have a 2013 Chevy Malibu 2.5L, Scanner did power up, but I don't have any COMMUNICATION TO ECM BCM and TCM. The communications to the rest of the systems like ABS or Electric Power steering etc.. OK. I tried a NEW ECM from GM and called the mo...
2013 Chevrolet Cruze LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1PB5SG3D
Vehicle shakes as if it has a misfire but cylinder isolation shows no miss, but does exhibit a loss of power. No codes. Engine shakes severely as if something may be out of balance.
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 4.0L engine VIN: 2D8HN54X78
i am trying to find out if a 4.ol engine out of a pacifica will nterchange both vin x looks like should interchange but intake manifolds are different cam valves injectors heads block are same part numbers will this work
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L temperature VIN: 1FAHP60A74
Vehicle came in with an upper radiator hose leak. Leaked on the heater control valve and shorted it. Codes B2798 and B2799. Replaced the heater control valve and auxiliary water pump. Blows cold at 60 on both sides. Run the temps up to 75 and it will blow ...
2012 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L System Pressures VIN: 1FMCU0DG7C
Fix would last from 5-80 thousand miles with the fix lasting less each time.Now it lasted 200 miles.I replaced all but one hose.That hose is next as there is a restriction someplace? When it works pressures are normal 175/38. When it screws up the pressure...
2012 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.2L engine VIN: 1GKS2MEF6C
Vehicle presented with textbook collapsed dod lifter. All lifter were replaced with enginetech lifters which I have have had great luck with on previous dod lifter replacements. All rollers spun freely and had no signs of pitting. Upon startup the new l...
1997 Honda Civic del Sol Si 1.6L No Start VIN: JHMEH6267V
We replaced the distributor and cap and rotor, vehicle started right up and ran for about a minute then died. Let it sit for an hour and it starts again then shuts off. tried 2 other distributors with no change, No spark or injector pulse. The EFI main rel...
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T Track 2.0L vibration VIN: KMHHT6KD3A
I have this Genesis that has a vibration at idle gets worse with a/c on checked engine mounts and the seem ok,I did remove drive belt and it is still there not as bad but still noticeable,I scanned the vehicle and there are no codes in any modules.idle see...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transfer Case VIN: SALME114X3
We received this vehicle from the customer for us to put all (4) new struts on the wheels. Customer left the car overnight. The next morning we went out to crank up the car, put the transmission into drive,(automatic) and now hear splines that are stripped...
2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 55SWF4KB5F
Found TSB on inspection of pulse ring with CKP sensor removed. Topic number LI07.04-P-066695 However no specific details about what we are inspecting for or problems to identify. Pulse ring appears to be sliding away from seat and may be weakening signal... Trouble codes: P3390, P3390
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MEFM75W2X
After an engine install it was determined the engine harness was incorrect.While swapping harness two connectors were crossed up and the smoke was released from the pcm. a used pcm has been installed as well as a second one.a used pats control module has b... Trouble codes: P1260, B1213
2013 Subaru Impreza 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JF1GPAA60D
This one has got me stumped. There are no codes, and when cold it will idle, but when it warms up it will barely idle, acceleration is poor. Fuel trim numbers show computer is adding fuel at idle but no vacuum leaks were found. I suspect possible VVT probl...
2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L engine VIN: 5TELU42N75
Thanks for reading this post. If anyone has performed this operation i would like to know how to proceed. The owner overheated the engine to the point it quit running. He has requested a used engine. Its a 4.0 with an automatic transmission with 4 wheel dr...
2007 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5L engine smoking VIN: JTMBK32V97
vehicle complaint is that the vehicle will intermittently smoke out the exhaust I checked the pcv the valve was very dirty replace with new Toyota part. what the vehicle does sometimes it will smoke when first started then clear up as you are driving along...
2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L Battery drain VIN: 3VWDZ7AJ2B
Vw techs. Complaint of dead battery. Jumped. Charging at 14.4. No headlights except flash to pass. No blower motor. Radio only playing through tweeters. Batter drain test 5 amps down to 3.5. Pulled fuse 55 from inside box to stop drain. I'm not a Vw guy. I...

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Power Windows, HVAC Blower, Radio, Headlights... VIN: 2C4GT54L23
Thankyou to everyone who sent me suggestions. I was able to install a used FCM, exact part number, and everything is now working. Only other issue I had after this was speedo / tach were inop, but simple reset of cluster corrected that.
2008 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L Stall VIN: 1GKFK63898
To recap, the customer had a throttle body put on and it solved their dying problem. What strung me hard left is that damn cam/crank code, but again, this code only pops when the vehicle dies. Never did it come on at any other time. Maybe the oil pressure... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank coorelation).
1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1J4FY19P4S
thanks you guys were right governor came apart trying to locate new one and will reinstall thanks to all
2010 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5L torque converter VIN: JF2SH6DC1A
Problem solved, I'm not use to the long oil pump shafts these newer Subie transmissions use. Pulled the whole thing out, checked the little C-clip that holds it to the converter (okay), changed torque converter seal, popped it back in. Panicked and thought I...
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JT3XP10V1T
Sorry for the late close on this on got busy and forgot to close this out. I think I am having problems with my scanner as I set the vehicle to a buddies shop down the street and he told me the only data pid on his scanner the acted was the coolant temp sensor...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L starter VIN: WVWMA36B5X
thanks for all of your replies. there was 8 corroded wires and under the carpeting and after constant wire pulling got all 8 repaired. how come still started after moving shifter? Thanks a million
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