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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Won't go up VIN: WBABS33411
Top was working fine no issues, when I went to put it back up nothing happens. When you press on the "up" button a red light comes on and that's it, otherwise nothing. Pulled the following codes on the first pass from the soft top module, 0x20,0x1D,0X2F,0X...
2007 Buick Terraza CX 3.9L air ride VIN: 5GADV23147
Customer complaint is that after installing air shocks and lines the rear sits too high. They fully load the van and it takes a few days for the ride to drop back to normal. I ran the self check through the inflation button and no help there, anyone have a...
1977 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L compressor VIN: 1Z37L7S429
I need to know the total system oil capacity.The vehicle has a r4 compressor.
2007 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7L No Start VIN: 1GCDS13E87
Hello all, thank you in advance. Vehicle is a basket case, came in with no start condition, by tow truck. After checking items after customer or someone else worked on same, we found the harness supplying voltage and grounds to the system and fuel module, ...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1726V
Good morning yall i have had an issue with this truck for some time ive had a code for imrc issue, tested found bad vaccum valve on bank two , checked runner for binding ,works as it should no issue iv'e replace this valve four times in two months diaghrag...
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Cam roller follower/camshaft VIN: 1FTPW14V29
Misfire cyl 6. Removed left hand valve cover and confirmed one camshaft roller follower for exhaust valve had been pushed off and laying to the side. The roller on the cam follower was flattened and the camshaft lobe has about 1 mm of wear with some roughn...
2011 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTFW1EF5B
truck will stall at stops lights intermittently. Starts back up fine. Also when slowing down to a rolling stop then if you start to accelerate the truck is start hesitating and try to stall. I have replace throttle body and performed idle relearn with no c...
2009 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: KM8JM12B59
Good Day All! This Tuscon came in with a ruptured brake line. Further inspection revealed brakes all around (Yayyy!) were also required. Replaced both rear brake lines, front pads/rotors, rear pads/rotors/calipers. After replacement I was unable to bui...
2008 Land Rover LR2 HSE 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALFR24N98
Hello Group, This LR2 has a no comm problem with the high speed bus and possibly with the security system.Cannot scan due to zero voltage at pins 6 and 14.Scanner requests that I turn key to position 2.Key is stuck in it's landing,however you can push t...
2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1GG12L16
car has a hesitation at about 5000 rpm under load in second and third gear mainly , it feels like its reaching fuel cut off for a moment than kicks back in and pulls threw it. I have checked waste gate actuator by clamping off lower hose and applying low p... Trouble codes: P0234 (over boost condition)
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E77
This car only has mechanical keys no fobs. We can program the keys with the AUTEL scanner and car will crank one time, but not again. We have replaced the NATS Antenna Amp but still no change. We do not have a resource that is clear to give the order of se... Trouble codes: P1610 (NATS Malfunction), P1614 (NATS Malfunction), U1001 (CAN Communication Circuit)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: 3VWST71K06
I'm stumped folks. !st off, I'll tell you I'm not a fan of working on VW, and I know very little about turbo systems. Car came in with lack of power and check engine light. Scanned and found P0101 MAF and P0238 Boost sensor signal to high. My first step wa... Trouble codes: P0238 (Man. Press./Boost Sensor Signal to High), P0101 (MAF Implausible Signal)

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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Starter VIN: WBABM5348Y
Glenn was absolutely correct. The module that was originally in the vehicle was hardware version 03, the new module hardware version was 06. I switched the connector pins from 3 to 2 like the TSB said and the vehicle started right up. New keys were not require...
2011 Buick Regal CXL 2.4L Hesitation, Power Reduce Mode VIN: W04GP5EC8B
I am going to call this a fix, even if GM done the finish work. First GM does have warranty for P2135 code. I could not see anything wrong with throttle position sensor 1-2. Called GM they said it was under warranty for 10 years & 120,000 miles. I asked they a... Trouble codes: P2119 (Throttle Closed Position Performance), P2135 (Throttle Position Sensor 1-2 Not Plausible), P0113 (Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High Voltage), P0172 (Fuel Trim System Rich).
1990 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2GCFK29K5L
Thank you for everyone who responded with help. I am closing this because the customer chose to take it home and see if it would get more consistent. I can tell you that I ran two tanks of fuel through this and still could not put my finger on it. I did block ...
1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HW04Y0J
Replies said to ck. data PIDs on PRNDL switch, coolant and map sensor and to ck. for A/C ripple. Lastly if all else looks good a new SMEC. I was working on checking wiring going to the control unit and noticed some bluish green discoloration on the cloth tape ...
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Long starting time VIN: 5NMSG13D17
Thank you all ,this has been fixed ,problem was i found it had a new fuel pump fitted ,not module just the pump, Ken [...] got me thinking and put me back on the right track this is a return-less fuel system which doesn't have the two second prime, it shoul...
2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Limp home mode VIN: JTEBT17R35
I would like to thank everyone who replied with some very good information. Still haven't found the problem yet. Has all the same engine data readings as another vehicle. The customer and I agree on the expense to finally fix this vehicle will cost more than w... Trouble codes: P0418, P2445.
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