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2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXWX9C52D
In the last 9 days, the car has intermittently stalled several times with a message saying fuel pressure malfunction. He then has to let the car sit for up to 30 minutes before it will crank and fire up again. Once it starts up, it seems to run fine for an... Trouble codes: 11A00, 481B0
2007 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Reduced Power VIN: 2G4WD582X7
Greetings all. The vehicle came in with complaint of rattles on startup, won't go over 20mph, engine decreased power message displayed. And, boy howdy it does. Code stored, P1516. If you clear codes it will start fine and drive fine. Cycle the key, maybe i... Trouble codes: P1516 (Electronic Throttle Module vs Throttle Position Performance)
1987 Chevrolet LLV 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBBS10E6H
This postal vehicle has been a problem child for years and we get it running ok for extended periods of time but it seems to always come back with similar symptoms that defy our diagnostic procedures. Currently it is running very poorly and claims to be le...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Cruise Control VIN: 1GNFK16Z23
Cannot find where this 5v is coming from. The stop lamp circuit to the TAC module should be 0v brakes off, and 12v brakes on. With the lt blue wire unpinned from the tac mod there is 0v brakes off and 12v brakes on. Again with the wire unpinned from c1 of ...
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GCEC14X99
At idle, sometime the speedometer move to 10 mph and rear speed sensor data indicate 90 to 105 mph. Code p0602,p0603,p0711,p0716,p0717,p071a,p0722,p0723.p0741. Transmission shift ok until abs warning light stay on. It does not shift any gears. If i turn ke...
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Reverse Lights VIN: 1GC1KXCG0D
Trying to repair reverse light for state safety inspection. They turn on and off through the BCM with a scanner. Scanner shows proper gear position in TCM. Instrument panel shows proper gear position. No codes on any of those systems, no communication code...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No power VIN: 1FTWW33P14
Hello Everyone, this is my first post on this site. I have a 2004 powerstroke that I have started to restore. I took the cab off for all the engine work which included: ARP headstuds and new head gaskets, oil cooler, new cylinder heads from an 05, l lapped...
2009 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L I.p. VIN: 1FTPX14V29
I'm hoping someone has seen this. The truck arrived with customer complaint of dead battery overnight. Found a 500 milli amp key off battery draw that would go away if fuse 26 was pulled, this fuse powers the IP and key in ignition switch, unplugged key in...
2007 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GK58K57
Howdy Y'all! This Liberty was towed in and customer comment won't stay running. Sure enough it doesn't ?? If ya drive with both feet. As long as Rpm is 1500+ the vacuum looks good 18-22 As soon as Rpm falls near 1000 the vacuum nose dives to 10 or nearly 0... Trouble codes: P0300
2008 Jeep Commander Limited 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HG58218
tested for vacuum and exhaust leaks. replaced intake gaskets. The map sensor reading seems right. reading the same as a vacuum gauge teed in. baro is correct for area. I thought for sure it was the intake seals they were flat as a pancake. even tho I could... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank one lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean)
2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4BJWDG6C
Have a wrangler that's giving me a real hard time. At WOT or going up a steep hill it falls flat on its face but drives decent under light acceleration. Had codes P2110 (ETC forced limit RPM) and P2173 (high airflow/vac leak). Throttle was very erratic und... Trouble codes: P2110
2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4BJWDG6C
Have a wrangler that's giving me a real hard time. At WOT or going up a steep hill it falls flat on its face but drives decent under light acceleration. Pedal to the floor the RPMs climb high but lacks power and has very delayed upshift. Had codes P2110 (E... Trouble codes: P2110
2009 Lincoln MKS 3.7L Reverse or drive engagements VIN: 1LNHM93R89
unit almost works. Initial engagement is late and harsh. Sometimes when coming to a stop doesn't take off in first seems like second. Reverse slams so hard you think somethings got to give. Looked at TSBs for this but none apply to this vehicle. ( specs Me...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Turbo VIN: JM3ER29397
After a short test drive maybe 5 miles the exhaust and exhaust side of turbo glow red the only thing I find online says that its normal I'm just not sure though. Thought maybe someone could tell me if that's right.
2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L cooling fan control VIN: WDDHH8HB5B
Thanks for taking your time to help me. I have this MB that the cooling fan runs all the time when key is on and sometime when key off found codes 0695 &2359. Also the dash indicator shows a thermometer some times. Coolant is full coolant temp sensor reads...
2014 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGDA5HB7E
car pulled in as does not want to idle well..misfires on the drivers bank..hear what could be described as a huffing noise on that side with a listening device..have had very few of these with issues other than routine service..are there known issues on th... Trouble codes: P3048, P3058, P3068, P3008
2007 Toyota Highlander Sport 3.3L Compressor VIN: JTEEP21A17
When you start the vehicle the a/c will run for about 5 seconds then the comp kicks out and the a/c lite on the dash starts to flash, this will repeat by shutting the vehicle off and restarting it. 2 codes will not clear B1423 and B1421 I don't care about ...
2012 Volvo XC60 T6 3.0L #6 piston VIN: YV4902DZ4C
This is both an observation and a question. In the last two months, I've had 2 different XC60 Volvos AWD with turbos have the #6 piston wear a chip off the piston clean through the edge facing the "front" of the engine ie, where the crank pulley would norm...

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2009 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L stalling VIN: 1GCGG25C49
I am convinced this is an internal transmission problem. Transmission shop I am looking at this for is not. They sent it to the dealer and they have had it for 2 weeks now with no resolution. I am running out of time on this post so I must close it out. As soo...
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 6.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GCPKTE2XD
I appreciate everyones feedback especially the Cylinder delete info. I am fairly certain cylinder 5 is toast at this point with low compression. Cylinder leak down test fail. Checked the valve springs and they look ok so im assuming a valve or piston issue. I... Trouble codes: P0011 (Cmp not passed), P0053 (Ho2s), P0054 (Ho2s), P0059 (Ho2s), P0060 (P0300- Cylinder misfires), P0300 (Cylinder misfires).
2000 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GM84R1Y
Hello everyone, I would first like to thank everyone who participated in helping me out with my problem. To sum up, the result was as some of you implied. After checking through the electronic system, wires, and tests, what ended up fixing the problem was the ...
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