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Help Request Answers
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Water Pump VIN: WBAVB73547
This car is overheating. There are no codes in the DME. I took the temperature of the coolant hoses and verified no flow for the cooling system. I commanded the water pump on with the scan tool and I'm not getting a ground to the water pump. I looked on No...
2006 Buick Allure CX 3.8L NO start VIN: 2G4WF58226
So I have this Allure back darn it. Intermittently, and I have a no crank scenrio. Originally the BCM was no online when a system scan was done so I guessed at a BCM as the most likely cause, albeit incorrectly. When it doesn't start, I have only a check...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.9L Start Cir Disabled VIN: 2G1WC58146
This car was bought from dealer auction with no key. Purchased 2 new keys from GM dealer, but cannot program these genuine GM Circle Plus keys. I first tried the manual programming method: key on for 15 minutes, then Key off for 5 seconds, Key on 15 minu... Trouble codes: P1632 (Theft Deterrent Starter Circuit Disabled), P1632 (Theft Deterrent Starter Circuit Disabled)
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15Y0R
ok, i dont normally work on older trucks but took this one as they have been trying to fix for while by throwing parts at it, situation is the truck runs beautiful when it starts. after shutting down and wait just a minute or two and try to crank it will c...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L no fit VIN: 1FDWW37P93
I am in the process of draining and cleaning the fuel tank and rebuilding the secondary fuel filter/regulator housing. The return line was kinked and bent, so I ordered a new one (part number [...]) and no matter what I do, I cant get the new one to ...
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Blower Fan VIN: 1FTFW1ET3B
Last month customer came in with no blower fan. Installed new blower motor resistor and was working fine. Now the fan will not work on high. Turn the fan on it will run for about 30 seconds & quit. Then about 30 seconds it will start up and continue the cy...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Misfire VIN: JHLRD28441
got this car saturday. misfire codes. miss at idle, seems ok at speed. always sets code asap. clear code, it returns. checked valve adjustment and all exhaust valves were tight, with 1 on cyl 4 with 0 clearance. adjust to specs cold. refire, codes return, ... Trouble codes: P0304, P1399
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L ride VIN: 1J4GK58K32
I have never felt a vehicle doing what i can only describe as a wobble. it only does it above 30 mph, and only on acceleration. The vehicle feels like its wobbling from side to side when you accelerate, but stops when you let off gas. I replaced the u-join...
2010 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Dme VIN: WMWMF7C59A
watchdog codes??? how to reset or repair??
2013 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWZC5C53D
Customer brought in for engine misfire (cylinder #1). Changed spark plugs, swapped ignition coils, performed walnut shell carbon cleaning on intake valves, smoke tested for vacuum leaks and performed compression test (175 psi). Still have cylinder #1 mi... Trouble codes: P0301
2008 Pontiac G6 3.5L Surge VIN: 1G2ZG57N08
Hello I am having trouble with this g6 when underhood temp gets high the engine will stumble. Not enough to stall but you can hear throttle loose position. the mil light will come on and go off and I loose all scan data. voltage stays good checked grounds ...
2010 Porsche Panamera Turbo 4.8L pasm VIN: WP0AC2A74A
This car came in because the customer hit a large pothole and the car was low on the rt front corner. We assumed it blew out the air strut so, we ordered one. No leaks or damage to the strut. turns out it had actually flipped the sensor around. Removed the...
2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0CB2A92D
Cooling System Malfunction / comes up on the cluster and we don't have a cooling system problem! There are no leaks and the coolant isn't low. We have a Code: P1433 Vacuum System leaks- cooling system fault implausible signal? There are 8 solenoid vacuum v...
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L variable valve timing VIN: JF1SG69674
Light came back on after several days, customer replaced both VVT solenoids and cleared. Light back on after few days. Brought in for diagnosis, had P0011. Checked operation of cam advance on scanner, would work for about 3-5 minutes on road test and then ...
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U16
Hi Prius techs, we have a 2006 prius here that initially came in 2 weeks ago with 8 codes I pulled with my snapon scanner p1116 coolant temp sensor for coolant storage system, p1121 coolant flow valve position sensor circuit stack, p1123 coolant flow va... Trouble codes: P3000, P0A80
2013 Toyota Avalon XLE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BK1EB9D
hey all you toy masters out there i need your help!! have this avolon i need to replace the upper oil pan alldata no info except labor 18.5 hours do the motor have to come out or trans to me it looks like all i need to do is remove exhust dosnt look like t...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2005 BMW 525i 2.5L Locked down VIN: WBANA53555
Well I was hoping for one of those "Yep, we see it all the time and here is what it needs" answers but apparently this isn't common. I do know to make sure the shift lever is lined up and it was. It came in with this problem but thank you for the reply. The ch...
2012 Buick Enclave 3.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 5GAKRDED7C
After verifying all grounds and retesting pins X1 and 71, we replaced the ECM, reprogrammed and road tested. After much test driving we sent it home. Thanks for all the help on this one. Random / Intermittent failures are responsible for most of my hair loss. ... Trouble codes: P0513 (Theft Detterent Key Incorrect).
2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GNALDEK9C
Good morning Tech's... I did wind up putting a high pressure fuel pump in the car. When i checked the cam follower as suggested i found it stuck in the bore! it was very varnished and took a lot of carb spray to get it out! it looked fine, so i cleaned it up a... Trouble codes: P228C, P0300.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L generator VIN: 3GCUCRER7J
I want to thank everyone for taking the time and share their knowledge to help me on this one ,generator was OEM from ebay not aftermarket!,i had to read and understand this Eassist hybrid system from gm and doing so i found this: Vehicles with eAssist have ...
2011 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L air bag VIN: 1FMHK8F81B
Thanks to every one all the replies help me to fix the air bag light. I order from Ford electrical grease xg-12 then I remove the seat and check the continuity from the pretensioner to the module and it was ok,then I used electrical grease xg-12 as per the TSB...
2013 Ford Fusion S 2.5L MIL Lamp on, P0171 VIN: 3FA6P0G73D
I'm having to close this help request without a confirmed fix due to time expiring. A couple of you all suggested that due to the engine swap that the injectors may have been a mismatch for the PCM in the vehicle. I checked that, but the dealer couldn't confir... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system lean).
2015 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0L Tcm VIN: 1C4NJCBA1F
TCM P0602 code Fix. had to take new TCM and vehicle to dealer for them to flash the SIM codes into the TCM. CAN C Buss Fix (original issue). Found a chafed wire on the CAN C Buss wire at the I201A connector in the drivers front fender. the vehicle was previou...
2012 Kia Soul 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJT2A57C
2010 Mazda 5 Grand Touring 2.3L MIL Lamp on, reflash VIN: JM1CR2W36A
We had to ship this car to the dealer for the flash, it sounds like mazda's are very picky about the programmer you use and we couldn't get our hands on and "approved " one while we still had the subscription. I'll have to compile a list of our top cars and wh... Trouble codes: P2096.
2010 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Cooling fan, Headlights, RKE VIN: 1NXBU4EEXA
This was one heck of a ride. Through a lucky observation and due diligence found the actual cause of the issue. After disconnecting the wire, later noticed that the clock would reset every time the key was cycled. Going into the diagrams found that the cloc...
2011 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Electronic power steering VIN: 5TDKK3DC0B
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