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2006 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.3L Cam sensor VIN: 2G1WD58C16
This car has a bad cam positioning sensor. We've called two separate dealerships they both agree that the part has been discontinued, and they cannot get an updated part. None of my aftermarket suppliers can get the part. We've searched online and found on...
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.3L No Start
Vehicle was towed in with a no start.Customer replaced the battery because it went dead.We disconnected battery cables and shorted together to drain ecm and it started.let it sit overnight and battery was dead.Found that the ecm relay in underhood fuse box...
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMEU73E66
This vehicle came in with no reverse. I did a lot of research on Identifix, IATN and just the general internet. One suggestion found was to add Sea Foam Trans Tune to the transmission and drive 50-75 miles with a lot of shifting in and out of reverse. Th...
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.4L Hesitation, Vibration VIN: 5XYZTDLB4D
Vehicle came in with no codes. Customers only complaint is vibration at idle in Reverse and Drive. Hot or cold. Vibration goes away once you pull off.The vibration is bad at times especially when you come to a stop. Misfire counters are at zero all the tim...
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.0L Intake System VIN: 1J8HR48M28
This jeep has a significant oil leak (more than sweating) at charge air cooler inlet hose. I am wondering if it is commonly the turbo or the pcv system causing this issue.
2013 Lexus RX350 3.5L Water Pump VIN: 2T2ZK1BA3D
Need to replace the Water pump on this vehicle. Service info states you must remove the engine to replace the Water Pump. I have heard of taking the pass. side motor mount off & jacking up the engine. The area looks pretty tight, don't know if there is eno...
2015 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Blind Spot Assist VIN: 4JGDA5JB5F
I replaced the battery, with an external power source connected. When I started the car with new battery installed the blind spot inoperative message appeared. Scanned vehicle and found U025200 (radar sensor implausible, left & right rear) and U025287 (tra...
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MEFM55S3Y
Okay. here we are again. This one come from another shop. has trans light symbol on dash flashing. only with car running. can clear and koeo, pass. koer failed. Another shop has installed a tcc solenoid.Different code.Now i guess it has this p1746 code. Fo...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
hello all having a real hard time with this one has code p0464 fuel level circuit have replaced sender 3 times as they only have used ones also replaced cluster due to coolant gauge erratic(was hoping that would fix fuel code) and it was also used. the fue...
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Starting VIN: JTDKB20U98
installed used engine for a friend gave everything back together and cannot get to start have code p0A3F drive motor sensor circuit ,curious if anyone can tell me where to get started not a hybrid guy .both battery s new,thanks in advance
2009 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L rear blower VIN: 5TDZK22C39
Looking for some information on this van. There is no feed to the rear blower relay from the A/C control assembly a 9(A) A 10(B) Where is this control assembly located ad also where is the junction J 7(A) J 8(B) located NOTE We can make the rear blower f...
2011 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L Compressor VIN: 5TDYK3DC9B
This Sienna came to us last week with compressor not engaging and "a/c on" message on screen on dash flashing. Read codes and came up with B1422 Compressor Lock. Followed the factory diagnosis, but as it was the end of the day I couldn't come up with a def...
2011 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1672MCXB
First time customer. They bought a car that, had engine knock, so they had replaced the engine with a used one. Now nothing but problems. The following fault codes keep returning: ECM-21AC - LONG TERM FUEL TRIM LOAD, BANK 1. UPPER LIMIT. ECM-640C - TURBOCH...

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2004 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L No Start, No Crank VIN: 5UXFA93544
Sorry for the delay.The issues were being caused by the DME. Replaced the DME and problems have been fixed. Trouble codes: 5140 (No Message Receiver EGS Transmitter DME), 5141 (No Message Receiver EGS Transmitter DSC).
2016 Ford Police Interceptor Sedan 3.7L Srs VIN: 1FAHP2MK9G
After removing the side trim panels to allow the headliner to drop down and give access for the airbag connector, I found the connector lock wasn't engaged. Pressed it all the way in and the code didn't come back.
2013 Kia Sorento LX 2.4L Charging VIN: 5XYKTCA64D
This one is fixed fix was a OEM alternator. Learned a valuable lesson on these kias oem all the way thanks for the replies
2012 Lincoln Navigator L 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LMJJ3J52C
I checked the oil pressure and when the fans went on it read 14psi. We declared the engine toast. I used the oil pressure gauge in the oil filter idea and it was an excellent idea. Thanks to all. Seth Trouble codes: P0025, P0025, P0025.
2010 Mazda Tribute i 2.5L electrical VIN: 4F2CY0C7XA
replaced smart junction box , no programming needed plug & play , i guess i got lucky on this one ? i also read where it is a programmable module. thanks to all !!
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L pressure sensor VIN: WDBRF40J44
programming in the electronic ignition switch was wrong in the climate control. changed to automatic temperature regulation from "not present" to "present". the compressor is now being commaned on, a/c system is operating as designed. was unaware that issue oc...
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L transmision VIN: 1N4BA41E25
Well, 80 miles in and the problem has not reoccured. So I am thinking probably the ECU was still in the process of reconfiguring itself after the hard reset. Thanks All.
1969 Pontiac GTO 6.6L water pump
Fel-Pro support has recently called me back to confirm the sleeves (that I clearly identified in my update) are indeed for holding the front, cork segment gasket of the oil pan as some of you suggested. It is not listed in the Timing set component description ...
2007 Toyota Highlander Sport 3.3L Compressor VIN: JTEEP21A17
Thanks for the help a different compressor fixed it, I replaced it because I tried to read the RPM signal to the ecm. I had no signal so we went with the comp. I still had no signal but determined that we were using the wrong scale on our meter.
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