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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBADR63402
we have this 540i in our shop that came to us with ABS light on , has code 92 for the pre charge pump. we diagnosed a faulty ABS module , replaced module with dealer item and programned , same fault , replaced precharge pump with used unit and same fault. ...
2008 BMW 335xi 3.0L Rear crank seal VIN: WBAVD53548
Good day everyone. This is one for anyone who has had experience in BMW rear main seals. This vehicle came in with an extraordinary oil leak. After a bit of diagnosis I determined the leak was coming from the rear crank main seal. Removed transmission (pai...
2013 BMW 750Li 4.4L Oil Pressure VIN: WBAYE8C51D
The client was driving and the low oil pressure warning came up, he stopped and added six quarts to the engine, he continued driving until the vehicle quit. The client had the oil changed 2 weeks prior, needless to say we ended up draining into a 5 gallon ...
2006 Cadillac STS 3.6L radio VIN: 1G6DW67746
2006 Cadillac STS . Car starts fine but when you shut it off the radio stays on and the information center reads ACCESSORY ACTIVE and then reads SHIFT TO REVERSE. I also noticed that the interior dome lights are not coming on when the door is open. I can o...
2004 Chevrolet SSR 5.3L Convertible Top Inop VIN: 1GCES14P24
Customer states convertible/folding top inop. When trying to actuate top it gives a message in the instrument panel DIC "Battery Volt Too Low". I cannot seem to find any info in [...] or their tech support. The top actually worked ONE time randomly ...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L fuel system VIN: 1GBJC39D76
Ok fellas bit of some help needed. Here hat the symptom is. Veh runs great until it tow a trailer loaded .Not sure up hill or flat. Veh cam in with CEL. and pulled code P0103,P0113 and P0090. the first two are Maf and IAt.contin ous coes. but the third is ...
2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 4.8L monitors VIN: 1GB0G2BF7F
We have two 2015 chevy school van bus that will not run the evap and oxygen sensor monitors all other monitors have run and there are no codes in computer. have tried to follow instructions in mitchell for drive cycles other then can not run evap test thru...
2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Electronic VIN: 1J8HR58T19
we took the trans out and disassembled it could notfind any thing broken/stripped/ damaged etc the fluid was clean and thereany werte no metal particles on filter no burnt clutches we dont know where to go at this point any ideas would be much appreciated
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Speedometer & odometer VIN: WDBFA61E9M
Vehicle was in dry, clean, no rodents storage last winter. Speedometer and odometer worked prior to storage but did not when removed a month or so ago. Pulled cluster and tested vehicle speed sensor output at terminals 11 & 12 in connector #1 (transmission...
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L Top VIN: WDBKK65F92
Thanks in advance for your time. This vehicle came in because the convertible top doesn't operate properly. What's happening is when the switch is operated, the top only moves a few inches and then stops. The top can be operated all the way open and closed...
2005 Pontiac GTO 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 6G2VX12U95
car came in with lean codes and maf code. clean maf fuel trims look great clear codes test drives done . disco ready to see tail lights. start car next morning p0101 sets i notice the car stumble a few seconds after start. test drive ft looks great clear c... Trouble codes: P0101
2011 Ram 3500 Laramie 6.7L hvac actuator VIN: 3D73Y3CL0B
This truck has poor airflow on the floor vents. Perform actuator calibration and both the right front blend door and defrost actuators fails (both are working though) floor actuator passes but when i select floor it moves all the way to the stop then pulls...
2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L battery VIN: 4S4BSBNC9F
The vin would not decode properly for some reason. I was hoping a subaru tech or someone who knows these cars could answer a question. The owner of this outback said the check engine light came on. When he got here no lights or messages were on. History co...
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4T3ZF13C82
At my wits end with this customers car... Came in initilaly with the 3 usual P0446 codes (i forget which were the other 2). I replaced charcoal canister and attempted to set the monitor via Toyota's way of cold soak, 3000rpm for 10 sec and let it idle. Aft... Trouble codes: P0446
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L abs/vsc VIN: JTEZU14R23
Hey good morning, this is what i have going on, the vsc/abs lights come on when you move the truck, have no codes in any modules. each time you cycle the key the lights stay off until the truck has moved(only a few feet and back on). watched data for speed...
2011 Toyota Prius 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKN3DU9B
Hello Tec’s, I have a 2011 Toyota Prius hybrid. The car came in with a start and stall problem. The gas engine does not start, although it can fool you into thinking it does. Extracting codes yields P3190 (poor engine power), and P0A0F (engine failed to... Trouble codes: P3190 (poor engine power), P0A0F
2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L key cylinder VIN: 3VWDX7AJ5B
Feels like ignition cylinder is jammed with gravel, identifix procedure to remove cylidner in run position with key in run position with pin inserted in hole provided, no dice she is jammed. Could be the actual switch is damaged as well as the cylinder. No...
2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VW5A7AJ6C
This vehicle was towed in with all intake valves bent. I was provided a replacement engine to install. the problem happens off idle it will idle smooth all day when I drive on the road or bring the rpms up to 1800 to 2000 the engine light will start flashi... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P130A
2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE 1.8L abs VIN: 3VWD17AJ9E
hey i need a vw master i have this car abs tracs tms brake and airbag light on only codes are 00526 brake light switch f 008 implausible signal and airbag code b10b300 seat recogition funcion restriction due to implausiable message went to abs controller m...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 SXT 5.7L front disconnect VIN: 1D7HU18258
Thank you for the replies It turns out that the tipm must see both front and rear abs sensors to allow 4x4 operation.Also they must be within like 5 mph of each other.There was an open in the circuit. Fixed the wires and 4x4 is operational
2009 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L hvac VIN: 2FAHP74V99
i did a hard reset or rebooted systems. i had done this a couple of times before. so i left battery cables off and together for the weekend came in on monday and hooked battery back up, all was good, thanks guys
2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Stator / flywheel VIN: JHMES96623
So I removed the starter and cranked it over by hand as many of you told me to do . When my son was doing that, I noticed the flywheel /stater was a bit wobbly. I mean just a little ! Loosened up the Stater bolts and this time tightened them in a crisscro...
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38747
this car is fixed it seems that the cam sensor and crank sensor share same ground all data for the cam sensor looked good but still set a crank code disconnected cam sensor and my crank code went away replaced cam sensor with OE dealer part and no more crank c... Trouble codes: P0389, 831.
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2742S
This job has been put on the back burner at owner's request.I do believe that code P0727 is an effect code and not a cause code.It occurs when engine stalls.Cam sensor code has never reoccurred and I was informed that once engine starts you can actually discon... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft sensor), P0727 (Transmission losing speed signal).
2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Starting VIN: WDDKJ5GBXA
2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, shuddering VIN: 1N4CL21E47
OK guys, first and foremost, thanks much for the replies, they were very helpful. I have not yet fixed this vehicle, but I bought it from the guy. Got plans to turn it into a loaner-beater. The hybrid battery died, and there doesn't seem to be a backup 12V s... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire detected).
2013 Nissan Altima 2.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL3AP4D
VVT solenoid was bad. Removed and cleaned housing where solenoid sits and replaced with new one. Trouble codes: P0011.
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L injector pulse VIN: 4S3BMBH65A
This thing is bananas. I had a waveform of ckp that had 30 peaks and seemed to match up with everything that i had found throughout different waveform examples. I decided to hook up my scope to the old engine using the same ckp sensor that had been in the ne...
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB20U18
thanx everybody all were correct i just needed to make sure the plug was in correctly and every thing worked great thanx again as usual iatn rocks!!!
2006 Volvo XC90 V8 Ocean Race 4.4L Fuse #8 in underhood fuse box blows instantly VIN: YV4CZ85256
thanks for all of the replies and ideas...we did pull L/F seat and carpet to check for water intrusion or wiring harness chafing but found no problem... checked all wiring again and transmission wiring pins for short to ground...none present at this time... te...
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