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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Engine compression VIN: 2HNYD18633
The engine lost power and stalled. Was towed in. We started the vehicle and drove it into the bay, it wasn't running well. It stalled and we couldn't restart. It cranked unevenly. Did a compression test, (Bank 1 is low, all 3 cylinders approximately 100 PS...
2004 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UUA66244
Hello Techs, This vehicle was towed in, according to driver it suddenly would not start. We checked for codes, there were many to the point it made no sense so I cleared all and started again but noted one code was a P1607 (internal PCM failure). Vehicle h...
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA934X5
Need some assistance from the bmw techs out there. This x3 came in with a lot of codes in vtg module and had codes in stability control module. All relating to transfer case. drained fluid and found a lot of metallic debris. I removed the actuator motor on... Trouble codes: 5DEC
2014 Cadillac XTS Luxury 3.6L Rear air ride VIN: 2G61M5S33E
Hear the compressor come on and will not air up. Wait couple hours and air back up. Problem is there is no codes. Rear air shocks were leaking and replaced. But no codes. I sprayed the air bags and nothing appeared. It’ll stayed aired up all day. Any thing...
2011 Chevrolet Camaro LT 3.6L Fuel leak VIN: 2G1FC1ED7B
it starts leaking shortly after engine start (20 to 30 seconds)
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 2A8GP64L06
Another repair shop brought this one to me. It will only run if you spray it with combustible (carb cleaner). It has good fuel pressure but no injector pulse. If you spray it, it starts and will continue to run. Injector pulse begins at this time. Once you...
2008 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A8HR54P48
This code is being set very intermittently. I have already done the above tests. Which brought me to replace PCM. Still this code will set for customer about every 3 weeks. Any Chrysler techs out there please any insight Here?? I have already followed the ... Trouble codes: P1607 (P1607-pcm internal shutdown timer rationality)
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1FTSX21R88
Truck ran out of fuel probably so we added fuel and tried to start but started and died after a few seconds . Got it towed in.Then following day it started and ran. check codes and had that P2291 and P0703 stored. Replaced fuel filters and tried to start. ... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel rail pressure too low), P2291 (Injector control pressure too low cranking), P0703 (Brake switch input fault)
2014 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FADP3K20E
We replaced the engine with a used low miles assembly from a 2015, everything swapped over and plugged in- After installation the car will not idle correctly. sometimes it starts and revs to 2000 and then comes down and will jump back up to almost 5000rpm.... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle fault)
2007 Jeep Wrangler X 3.8L Starter VIN: 1J4FA24117
Guy brought me the Jeep and a new starter and asked me to install it. I never diagnosed it, he just said put this on. When I got in it, I turned the key and the starter cranked for a fraction of a second and then stopped. It did this about 4 or 5 times bef...
2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium 2.5L gets warm VIN: 4S4BRBCCXC
First off I am a GM guy, but this seems to be a simple system with a TXV and pressure switches. Came in last week for AC not cooling at idle but OK when driving. Ran in shop at idle, low pressure at 28, high at 175. Cold air out vents (35). After over 10 m...
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

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1999 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L Air Bag VIN: WBSCK9337X
Thanks for the help everyone. I checked all the wiring and everything was fine. I pulled the console to get at the module. I just so happened to have a SRS module from my old Bmw e36 which was the same part number as the one in this Z3. Swapped it and codes cl...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 2FTRX18L3X
2010 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.5L No start/no “ready” light VIN: 1FMCU4K30A
Thanks to everyone who provided info, it?s much appreciated. I decided to recommend replacement of the hybrid battery control module based off my findings. Unfortunately the customer has no interest in fixing it and have stated they will just donate it since t...
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