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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAVD33576
crank no start short cranks have fuel and spark had numarus codes that dissapeered
2007 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBANE73507
Hi need help with this car. the car well star but ones you turn it off well not crank. the steering lock signal appear on the scream . I replace the steering lock module and the cas control module did star but ones I turn it off it may star or crank someti...
2017 Cadillac XTS Luxury 3.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G61M5S35H
Car towed in after 3 days at another repair shop. Dead battery. Charge battery and try to start. Car stumbles stalls , backfire , misfires .. After numerous attemps and using carb spray got it running at 1500 rpm.numerous codes - all from previous shop not... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 3GCEC13J38
Attention GM and Transmission guys. I have a 2008 Silverado here at my shop customer dropped off and his complaint was harsh and delayed engagement from park to drive and that when driving it felt like it shifter hard. On my test drive I did notice and ver...
2010 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNLVFED5A
This vehicle came in with a mil lamp on and codes p0008, p0016 and p0017, all cam timing codes for bank one. Inspected the timing chains and found excessive slack. I ordered cam tools and all parts from the dealership. Replaced chains, guides, tensioners a... Trouble codes: P0008, P0017, P0016
2014 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.6L Comressorno Radiator Fan Operation VIN: 2G1125S31E
Some times the fans don't come on when the AC is on therefore pressures go high and freon is released thru pop off valve. Scan tool shows AC request yes, fans 1&2 no at times, then there are times fans 1&2 request is yes and the fans run on low speed, this...
2009 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L Steering VIN: 1B3HB48A19
When the vehicle is first started and left in park, you can turn the steering wheel lock to lock and it will not shudder. Once the vehicle is put into gear, the steering will start to shudder while sitting still going lock to lock. When the vehicle is put ...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Intake? VIN: 1FMRU15L8Y
After replacing intake manifold gasket (OE manifold) we now have a knocking noise that sounds plasticky (new word) & is every rpm. I've read about Dorman intakes causing this but the intake is OE & not warped or distorted. Everything appeared normal & ever...
2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMNU43SX2
i have a 2003 ford excursion with a 6.8 v10 the customer brought the truck in with the complaint of stalling at idle. we confirmed the the problem and have been working toward a solution but with no luck. i need a little help with this one if possible. we ... Trouble codes: P0720, P0722
2013 Ford Flex Limited 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2FMGK5D84D
Attention FORD Gurus! This car sets misfire codes only when driving at Wide Open Throttle above 5000 RPM's. You do not feel a misfire at all. I swapped coil and plug with cylinder 5 and no change in code. I unplugged the alternator to eliminate RFI. Mode 6... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GKGG25R41
The vehicle was towed in with a intermittent no start condition. The customer has had it to the dealership previously and the dealership has installed 3 fuel pumps and a fuel pump relay. Customer is still having no start issues, so had the vehicle towed to...
2007 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 2GTEK13M97
I need some help diagnosing a rattle on my own truck. 254k miles but it's in excellent condition. It has a rattle that sounds exactly like a timing chain noise but it comes and goes, and it's not there at idle. What's strange is, the only time I hear it wh...
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HKYF18695
transmission was just replaced with a rebuilt one, we keep getting codes po974 and po980 we have checked solenoids A and C and they check ok, we have also replace them and codes still coming back, after that we replaced the computer and still the same prob...
1995 Jaguar XJS 2 2 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SAJNX2340S
Hello Group, This Jaguar will,intermittently,exhibit 3 different symptoms,not all happening at once.Once in a great while it will momentarily hesitate.On another occasion it will misfire and backfire through the exhaust.And then sometimes,it will not re...
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS 2.4L trans VIN: JA32U8FW8B
Hi Guys. This car came in last week with the customer wanting A used Transmission. The guy bought it and drove it home. The previous owner warned him it would not make it the 30 miles. It didn't. He stopped about 5 miles from his house, put in 2 quarts ...
2015 Scion tC 2.5L Monitors VIN: JTKJF5C72F
When I got the vehicle I found P0171 & P0101. Engine was definitely lean, STFT 10, LTFT 25 through most of the RPM range. That problem has been repaired with the factory air cleaner assembly. He had an aftermarket conical air filter with the chrome tubes e... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Too Lean Bank 1 Fixed), P0171 (System Too Lean Bank 1 Fixed)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
1997 AM General Hummer 6.5L injection pump VIN: 137ZA8433V
Ok we just got this thing wrapped up and back on the road. I forgot how much fun the marine 6.5 is to work on...spinning the upper crossover on the turbo definitely helps. Again thanks guys for all the help, Hope all is well!
2015 BMW 328i 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WBA3B5G54F
Thanks to all who replied-We have decided to use castrol 0w30 euro spec LL01 or buy it directly from the dealer.The castrol is about 2 coconuts cheaper a qt if you get it on sale and more importantly I can get quickly from local carquest store in a pinch-Aud...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L fuses VIN: 1GCHC29G21
thanks for all the help. po128 was bad thermostate,po410 was bad vacuum hose , customer declined ignition switch going to live with it.
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Vibration VIN: 3GNFK16ZX3
Thank you for all the help. It was indeed the drive shaft.
2014 Dodge Ram 1500 3.0L No Start
Hi, every one,thanks to all seven people who took the time to respond. Regretably i have to close as a no fix as the owners advised me shortly after opening the help request that the dealer would be getting in contact with me regarding going any further with t...
2007 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU20537
Found the crank sensor harness had a knick in the harness and the wiring had corroded. Repaired the wiring and the engine starts. Thanks for the help.
2009 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNYF48559
Thanks for the replies. Changed the transmission fluid 3 times and the problem seems to be resolved.
2015 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 3.0L Intake VIN: SALGS3VF7F
Thanks so much for the great tips. Come to find out there is two dowels in the center of the supercharger/intake that help center it and the gasket. They can get corroded and stuck which means I had to gently use a couple pry bars and wiggle it back and forth....
1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Misfire VIN: JT3HT05J3X
Thank you to all members for taking time out of your busy schedule for the replies. The timing belt was not installed correctly from a previous repair. I had scoped the crank and cam sensors originally looking for drop-outs or glitches but didn't look at relat... Trouble codes: P0300.
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