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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L PASS Key VIN: 1G1YY2387L
No Crank (lost key) Code 46 pass key I did connect a variable resistor to the pass key connector under the dash, dialed to 2.5 volts, measured the resistance, appropriately 2370 ohms. Codes come back instantly, pulled CCM, tested powers and grounds ok. ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start, Fuel in oil VIN: 1GCJK33174
Truck came in would no start. Fuel in oil. Customer put in a set of injectors which are evidently Bosch remans. Truck had same no start issues before injectors as per customer and he has just recently purchased the truck. Truck also has aftermarket lift pu... Trouble codes: P1094
2009 Dodge Durango Limited Hybrid 5.7L ignition system VIN: 1D8JB18T19
hi group were working on a hybrid. we need to know how to gain access to the # 2 coil to replace spark plugs, as the hybrid unit is in the way, could not find procedure on alldatta or identafix.
1995 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FDFE24H2S
Not sure where to go from here, the vehicle came in as a no start. Sprayed starting fluid in the air cleaner and the vehicle starts and runs. Vehicle has spark, fuel pressure is 40 PSI. Replaced the fuel pump with no change. Replaced the fuel filter and fu...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L High Idle VIN: 1FTRX12W76
This truck is a odd one, it is random when it happens so it is pretty time consuming to duplicate. It can take anywhere from 5 to 40 minutes of driving then you will only notice it when putting it into park or neutral. It does not try to creep at all when ...
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Starting VIN: 1FTPX14578
Afternoon Techs , Have this ford truck that cranks but no start, The other tech found the security system active, he replaced the key and did the relearn with our IDS. Truck does not start yet. I took over, I found a code b1352. Further testing with the fl...
2011 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L Electronic VIN: 3FAHP0HA6B
Customer complain while he's driving and AC on and its cold no issue , and then all by sudden the AC switch to full hot try to adjust the temp setting but no luck shut the car off and restart its all good,he said it happened to him too when he hit a pot ho...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2742S
Hello Group, I hope someone can help me with an intermittent stall problem with this 4.0 XJS convertible.Vehicle was brought in with complaint of engine breaking up on acceleration when hot.I was able to confirm symptoms when car was brought in but was ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft sensor), P0727 (Transmission losing speed signal)
2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, shuddering VIN: 1N4CL21E47
Hey guys, need your help on something that's stumping me. Especially those of you familiar with Nissans and Toyota hybrid systems. This is long, so please bear with me. I'm in the middle of moving locations, so I have limited tool availability; make your r... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire detected)
2012 Ram 2500 Laramie 6.7L Lift Pump VIN: 3C6UD5KL2C
This truck came in as a crank no start after another shop could not diagnose the problem. Watched fuel rail pressure PID on scan data while cranking and found it would not get over about 340 PSI. I removed the fuel line to the filter housing from the ta...
2014 Ram 3500 SLT 6.7L Lf Headlight, Rr Tail Lamp VIN: 3C63RPGL1E
truck brought to us with the ds headlamp low beam inoperative, high beam works, pass rear tail light and brake light inoperative, of course started with the simple stuff, no voltage at either corner with lights on, check ground at headlamp and works on hig...
2007 Saturn Vue 3.5L Compressor VIN: 5GZCZ534X7
Hey all, I humbly come again asking for direction on this Saturn. Customer came in with concern of no air conditioning. System had little to no charge in it when I initially inspected it. Put in a full system charge to check system operation. At this t...

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2009 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GAEV23D99
I wanted to wait to post this, until I knew it was fixed. I tried everything you guys suggested. Keep in mind, I was unable to duplicate this issue while I had the car. We noticed the B+ harness to the alternator had been hot and was discolored. There is a fus... Trouble codes: U4180, U0730, U1210, U1400, U1010.
2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEE63716
Hi all, I replaced the aftermarket purge with an OEM one- so far he hasn't been back, says the MIL has not come back Trouble codes: P2188.
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L noise VIN: 1GBFG15TX4
i would like to thank Al, Jim and Dean that said the hydroboost could make the noise. I wasn't able to by pass the booster to test it. I installed a new hydroboost and it is now quiet as a church mouse. Thanks again Rick
2014 Chevrolet Spark LT 1.2L Cuts out VIN: KL8CD6S92E
well after all is said and done the fix for this vehicle was OEM oxygen sensors, the customer had installed bosch replacements and they were in some fashion causing them to stay high voltage (at the sensor was reading high as well) as soon as i installed the n... Trouble codes: P0138.
2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Steering VIN: 2HGES16364
I'm sure my 'Rating' will suffer, with this response but electronc 'flames' don't hurt. Car has not yet been [...]. For those of you that suggested that what the customer and I were experiencing was 'Normal' - I'm 66 and have been doing this most of my life. I ...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start, shut off driving VIN: 1N4BL11D15
This one is Fixed. We had a lot of great suggestions and we checked into all of them. First we tried unplugging various sensors, injectors and switches to see if they were taking down the injector drivers due to a short. No luck there. Then just to get them ou... Trouble codes: P1800.
2013 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1BF1FK8D
Well I am calling it fixed. Yesterday late afternoon added 1 bottle of dry gas, $10.00 of fuel. Ran a complete system code scan and cleared them all. Ran it for an hour with the a/c on, drove it around our lot then took it on a 5 mile test drive. All good... T... Trouble codes: P1603 (engine stall history), P1604 (start ability malfunction), P1605 (engine rough idle).
2008 Volvo V50 T5 2.5L Weak Cylinder VIN: YV1MJ67268
Thanks for the 15 replies. The suggestions I received were for broken valve springs, which I believe is what it is, carbon build-up, which I checked with a borescope, a vacuum leak, and worn cams. A couple of you suggested we borrow a smoke machine, but we don... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 Miss), P0305 (Cyl 5 Miss), 3100 (Random missfire), 3140 (Cyl 4 misfire), 3150 (Cyl 5 misfire).
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