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2004 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L No Start, No Crank VIN: 5UXFA93544
Hello Everyone, I have this X5 that is giving me a run for my money. The car at times starts right up and stalls. Once this occurs it does not crank. Several attempts everything lights up and does not crank. Then other times it starts right up no proble... Trouble codes: 5140 (No Message Receiver EGS Transmitter DME), 5141 (No Message Receiver EGS Transmitter DSC)
1993 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Pipes VIN: 1G4EZ13L3P
I'm look for someone that has the Huth bend cards I'm looking for cards for bending 7E10394 and 3T2998 that can send me a copy of the two cards. My deck is missing these cards. Thanks Dave [...]
2009 Chevrolet Traverse LS 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEV13DX9
Vehicle came in running ok but had check engine light on with code PO192 for fuel rail pressure sensor low voltage.Scanner shows 0 pressure and 0 volts for fuel rail pressure sensor.Removed intake,installed new sensor and readings stayed the same.I have 5 ... Trouble codes: P0192
2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMCU94175
The Escape came in a little over a week ago with the complaint of stalling. No codes were stored at that time. It stalled once on a test drive at an intersection, but with cars behind, I could not focus on causes. It would surge while driving. The engine a... Trouble codes: P0193
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor 3.5L compressor VIN: 1FTEW1EG0H
We have done used compressors twice now. We have the a/c compressor not working again. This is a 1234yf system, we do have a machine in house to charge these. We did used since we could not locate a new one aftermarket or from Ford at the time. Also this i...
2010 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L backfired VIN: 1GKLVNED2A
lady cranked and blew air filter housing up ..purge flow going on i think and gas guage is pegged on FULL .might have second proplem fuel pressure guage is spazzing out so fast between 30 psi to 65 psi at idle ..settles down at 2,000 rpm to 45 psi ..anyone... Trouble codes: P0496
2009 Honda Civic LX 1.8L No Start VIN: 19XFA16579
The vehicle owner was using a jumper wire on the harness side of the ignition coil relay. He jumped pin 2 (12 volts) to pin 3 (PCM Control Ckt). The relay was removed and he was using jumper wires on the harness. He saw a spark and the cooling fans turned ...
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKX6747T
This 96 Jaguar came to after failing a smog test for high HC's at 15mph. The problem I am having right now is the Check Engine light is on, all the time. However, our smog machine reports all monitors complete and NO CODES. My little scanner I use to check...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Red oil light VIN: SALSH234X7
Tested the oil pressure sensor using a DVOM and found 0 volts, started the vehicle and the voltage did not change. Removed the sensor, tested actual oil pressure and found 70 psi on gauge. Replaced the sensor with an oe. Tested circuit again, I have 0 volt...
2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L pedal operation VIN: WDBWK54F88
car came in with a clutch pedal that would not return properly.customer says that this happened suddenly while driving..have run the bleed on the system, it got no better..we are reaching out for info on quirks in this system or common issues.see a bulleti...
2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 Bluetec 3.0L Transmission VIN: WDDHF2EB5B
Vehicle shifts into neutral without driver input, at least 4 occurrences. Client reports has happened at stop and shift indicator in cluster still displayed D, then at speed it happened and indicator displayed N. OK after restart. These two faults have bot...
2015 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L Envelope displays VIN: 4JGDA5JB7F
personal vehicle recently brought after driving around town or on long cruise an envelop with appear in the on board display system. No codes appears, taken to local dealer no one there has seen this or heard of it. Unable to duplicate at dealer.
2014 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Surge VIN: 1C6RR7MT0E
Vehicle is surging on light acceleration usually at the beginning of a gear. At times, it does feel like a lock-up issue but mostly like a misfire. The APP2 voltage drops to 0 and right back up the where it should be randomly but does the same thing with a...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L transmission VIN: TRUWT28NX2
thanks for the replies.the unit must be removed,that was my quwstion.once removed trans could have many issues,shift forks,detents etc.thanks for the replies.by the way this is my own car,and I will take it apart in October so,I will post further.
2009 BMW 128i 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAUP93539
2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25V34
Thank you everyone. It was the ground strap. The one from the negative cable to the frame. In closing this request they tell me they need more information. I don't think I can write a paragraph about this ground strap but hopefully this will be enough typing t... Trouble codes: U1041 (loss of comunication EBCM).
1995 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FDFE24H2S
The PCM was the fix for the fuel pump and stumbles on acceleration. I also found one spark plug wire that was bad and replaced it. Thanks for the help!
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU1768V
I removed the throttle body and found one passage was completely clogged. I cleaned it out and now I get 3.5v on the DPFE with the egr open. I appreciate the help. I don?t see many of these 4.6?s and the ones previous have had different issues with the egr. Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficient flow).
2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Drivers Auto Up/Down Window VIN: 2HKYF18534
Most of the responses to my help request pointed to the Dorman regulator as the problem.I agree about their quality issues as I've experienced premature failures with Dorman window regulators in the past. Knowing I didn't have a top tier part in the car I inst...
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L immobilization VIN: WDBFA67F5V
Well, when we came to the shop, the car was gone from our parking lot. The owner called, that they did find the working fob. Beckman/ Blue link guys didn't call me back, so i can't tell you exactly what the fix would be. Thank you for suggestion. carlabimmo.c...
2011 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L compressor VIN: 4M2CN8HG9B
Thanks for all the great suggestions. Turned out that a couple of bolts were loose on the AC mounting bracket. We didn't notice the movement originally because there was grease around the bracket where the play was. Not sure if someone had been into it before ...
2013 Nissan Pathfinder S 3.5L Throttle VIN: 5N1AR2MM9D
Sorry for sending you guys down the rabbit hole. I was finally able to reproduce the noise in reverse performing a stall test around 1500-1700 RPM. The noise was very loud and was a high pitched exhaust heat shield vibration (sounded like a whistle driving dow...
2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L head gaskets VIN: 4S4BRCKC4B
I would like to thank everyone for their help. I have yet to get the heads back on but after reading all the comments was comfortable in ordering an Asian Timing belt and water pump kit. As for the head gaskets themselves along with seals we ordered in from a ...
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