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2013 Acura MDX 3.7L ride VIN: 2HNYD2H27D
This mdx customer complained about an intermittent vibration along with a helicopter sounding noise at speeds above 70 mph. I took it for a ride up I8 for about 9 miles with no issues, as I got off & then on the freeway & accelerated up to speed the sympto...
2008 Cadillac STS 3.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6DW67V28
car came in with high erratic idle and p0700 and p2534 codes active. scan data shows good voltage on ignition circuit 1 in engine and transmission. engine will idle at 2-3k rpm. Ive swapped run crank relays and tested voltage at ecm/tcm fuses. I pulled the... Trouble codes: P0700 (Transmission mill request), P2534 (Ign 1 switch low voltage)
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU77E93
Engine lost powered over a 2km run. Outside temp was -20c. It eventually would not even start. Ended up towing truck home. Scanned for codes, was unable to scan at this time, no communication from OBD11. I was forced to let the vehicle sit for a few months...
2013 Ford C-Max Energi SEL 2.0L Steering angle sensor VIN: 1FADP5CUXD
replaced LF inner tie rod, aligned, and now have code c0051:28 Steering Wheel Position Sensor: Signal Bias Level Out of Range / Zero Adjustment Failure performed IVD, comes back instantly. steering angle sensor pid moves accordingly, when moving wheel le...
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L timing chain VIN: 1J8GR48K28
got this jeep doing heads from overheat. putting timing chains back on dots line up correctly for primary chain to balance shaft secondary chains are a half link off from lining up in 4 /8 holes in gear anybody run into this? Ive done many 4.7's and the li...
2007 Kia Rondo LX 2.7L Mechanical VIN: KNAFG52677
A great customer with a TERRIBLE car. This time it was towed in for hard to shift into gears. This is an automatic. We disconnected the shift cables and it moves freely, removed the PRNDL and it also moves freely. The shift shaft is bound up in the ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L Convertible Top VIN: WDBTK76G45
I repaired several leaks in the convertible top hydraulic system. One lift cylinder on the passenger side and all of the seals for the lines to all lift cylinders. I filled the system with Mercedes fluid and bled the system as described by Mercedes. I have...
2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.3L Linear solenoid VIN: JTEEW44A38
We replaced the ABS actuator in the Highlander Hybrid and were able to successfully bleed the brake system via scan tool. Cleared the codes reset the memory and attempted to perform the Linear solenoid learn but cannot. We attempted with Autel, Techstream ...
2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 3.0L trunk lid VIN: WVGFK7A96A
Customer came in saying the trunk only opens up halfway. i checked the trunk operation and sure enough it only opens part way but if i push the trunk release ( above licence plate ) it opens up the rest of the way. I have tried to do the reset on the trunk...
2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE 1.8L Engine VIN: 3VWD17AJXE
Customer states that after driving at highway speeds of 50mph will come to a stop and vehicle will vibrate/ shake with car in drive and foot on brake. We haven't been able reproduce the vibration after many attempts and vehicle seems to drive as designed w...

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2012 Chevrolet Cruze LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on, reduced engine power VIN: 1G1PC5SH6C
Thanks to all who replied. Charlie [...]' response is the hypothesis I was operating from. I had looked for rubs and chafing until I was damn near blind. Unless plastic had suddenly become conductive I had no theory which made sense. Finally I decided to comple... Trouble codes: P0627, P0629.
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Warning Chime VIN: JHLRD78852
so as I said all inputs are working including the door switch, I found that they all are making it to the fuse box or what they call the multiplex but no chime so multiplex it is thank you for your help
2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VW5A7AJ6C
Was working with Phil at IDENTIFIX after multiple road test I noticed the air fuel ratio would stay at 0 volts when this problem starts so I started thinking fuel. when I jumped out the fuel pump it filled a 1 liter bottle in 20 seconds spec is 30 seconds. So... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P130A.
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