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2007 BMW 750i 4.8L Valvetronic VIN: WBAHL83567
Fellow techs, Got this '07 750i that's stumping me. The problem: There is a persistent 2A61 code (Valvetronic: Adjustment Range) set on the DME that comes right back after clearing codes. Additional codes set for the Valvetronic (mainly 2A6B: servomot...
2008 BMW M6 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSEK93558
Hi all in IATN land. Thanks for taking the time to read my post. This M6 keeps coming back with a #2 misfire code. The car runs good but will set the code and go into reduced power mode. New spark plugs and #2 coil. We have swapped the iconic modules with ... Trouble codes: P0302 (2 misfire), 2B36, 2B43
2011 BMW 535i GT 3.0L Drivetrain Malfuc VIN: WBAFR7C58B
Hello BMW Techs, Under load what pops up on the cluster is Drive Train Malfunction (no Check Engine Light) We have smoke tested the intake and found no leaks. We have done a complete software update on the car. We tested the blow-off valve only by it makin... Trouble codes: 12030
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Fuel knock VIN: 1GBHK24171
So i had purchased this truck from the shop owner, it was our service truck. I was told that it was bought off a customer who was fed up with the repair costs. The owner said it had a few injectors out so he replaced all 8 with oe bosch injectors and a new...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T63
This high miles Silverado came in for a random misfire, and evap issues. I found the vent solenoid was bad, would not close. the wiring tested fine so I replaced it. Looked over the basic engine data quickly and nothing jumped out at me. I did a baseline c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine misfire detected), P0449 (Evap vent solenoid control circuit), P0455 (Evap system large leak)
2010 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2CNALDEW8A
Thanks in advance for help. I own an auto electric shop and this one has me stumped. Customer brought car in with dies after 10 15 min, and wont restart for an hour or so. True to his word car does exactly that. while running no faults and everything works... Trouble codes: P0606
2017 Ford focus rs 2.3L PCM programming
Hi, Try to set new PCM , ford focus rs, 2017, 2.3. I have cardaq3, with updated, licenced FJDS. first module from used 2.0, second new from dealer, same part# like original module. I can program VIN, pats, parameter reset, as bild, config data, all aviable...
2012 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5FNYF3H56C
vehicle will stumble from a stop and will not take any throttle response. it will shut off on a cruise at slower speeds, and stumble at highway speed. checked fuel pressure and reading is steady at 55-60 psi when it acts up. there are no codes in system. o...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW48SX1
Hi Everyone, I just am trying to make sure I'm not missing something here. Fuel pressure spec is 44.2-54.2 but my pressure was 65lbs. I replaced the fuel filter (pressure regulator) and pressure dropped to 60 still too high. I next ran return line to bucke... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich mixture bank 1), P0175 (Rich mixture bank 2)
2008 Lexus LX570 5.7L Transmission VIN: JTJHY00W98
Hi everyone. I need some advise from all you transmission technicians out there. This lexus belongs to wife of u.s air force officer and her husband is currenty out on deployment. Anyway she went to lexus and got the service done on her car and lexus is te...
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L transmision VIN: 1N4BA41E25
Customer complain that vehicle would not accelerate and had vehicle towed in. When vehicle was taken off tow track went around the block and car drove fine with the exception the check engine light being on. Checked codes, they were P1273 A/F sensor and ...
2004 Porsche Boxster S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CB29804
Need some help with this one. The car came in with check engine light on and complaint that hard to put gas in the car. I pulled codes with pwiss 1 and there is a fault p0456 (fuel tank ventilation minor leak ). I activated the shutoff valve by the carbon ...
2014 Ram 1500 ST 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C6JR7DGXE
Hoping for some direction. Ram 1500 with a 3.6 engine, brought in with MIL on, traction icon on, will not go over 60 MPH. Codes for torque signal implausible and cam sensor, bank 2. Swapped cam sensors from side to side, code stayed with bank 2. Checked fo... Trouble codes: P0390 (Cam sensor circuit bank 2), P0394 (Cam sensor circuit bank 2)
2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SG67635
Car towed in for poor performance...started and ran for us... code for #1 cyl misfire returns after clearing...sprayed coil with moisture produced serious misfire... replaced coil with Subaru part and ign wires & plugs with quality parts... continue to hav... Trouble codes: P0301
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Airbag VIN: 5TFLU4EN7D
Vehicle came in for airbag light. Code description The seat position airbag sensor circuit consists of the airbag sensor assembly and the seat position airbag sensor. DTC B1653/35 is stored when a malfunction is detected in the seat position airbag sens...
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo 2.0L Oil VIN: 3VW7S7AT8D
This VW came to us from another shop after they gave up on it and the customer gave up on them. We should have ran as fast as we could to get away from this nightmare. BUT We need help! Its hard to believe but the car will run Great for five or six days...
2013 Volvo S60 T5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1612FS0D
car came in with mil on, p0171(current) and a p0015(history) was pulling 10 inch of vacuum in crankcase. oil separator failed, replace and trims returned to normal. had vehicle idling for a prolonged period of time ie over an hour. noticed exhaust cam desi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0015, P0014

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2005 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABW33475
thanx for all the replies special shoutout to jacks german repair for some awesome help the customer is taking the car out of state so the smog isnt an issue i think his level of pain was exceeded haha thanx again for all the replies this was a huge increas... Trouble codes: P0174 (p0174-), P0174 (p0174-).
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L Stall VIN: 2A8GP54L86
The stalling was not the issue- that was repaired with throttle/IAC cleaning. I had to choose a symptom from the drop down list to be able to post. My actual question was; does anybody know a convenient place to find mode 6 definitions. I am just as guilty as ...
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Radiator Fans VIN: 1FAFP34N86
Thanks to Glenn [...]...
2008 Hyundai Veracruz SE 3.8L Front parking lights VIN: KM8NU73C38
Before posting my fix, let me say I realize this may not be the most professional approach. However, reality sometimes intrudes and influences how you approach repairs. This is a difficult customer to begin with, he was displeased that his vehicle failed in...
2007 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8L readiness monitors VIN: WP0BB29917
We checked the oxygen sensors, appeared questionable, so we replaced. Performed drive cycle, no luck. We ended up reflashing the DME and performed drive cycle per Aurel's route suggestion ;) and wala. readiness monitors reestablish and car passed CA smog. Tha...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Delayed engagement VIN: 5TEUU42N76
Thanks for your replies. Replaced the trans. Internal hydralic leak. Best to all. Brad
2009 Toyota Highlander Sport 3.5L Charging VIN: JTEES43A79
Hi my fellow techs, thank you for your responses. All of you are excellent techs, make me humble and eager to learn more. I have fixed the problem from your recommendations. It ended up loose wire terminal connection at the fusebox. First of all I did test al...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: 3VWST71K06
Well, I got it. Thanks for all the responses. SO as I stated in my original post, I smoked every line under the hood checking for leaks. I could see full movement of the actuator rod in the turbo moving freely. I started to replace parts. Eventually eliminated... Trouble codes: P0238 (Man. Press./Boost Sensor Signal to High), P0101 (MAF Implausible Signal).
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