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2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZE5ST8G
Vehicle came in with long crank and DTC for camshaft position sensor. Replaced Exhaust camshaft and vacuum pump per TSB. Vehicle now sets p1011 immediately upon start up. This is a type B DTC and I believe the system was not setting the code previously bec... Trouble codes: P1101
2008 Chrysler 300 C SRT8 6.1L win module VIN: 2C3LA73W48
win module was replaced along with 2 new fobs. Remote programming service programmeed them. after flashing module & fobs there was no tpms readings. He returned to double check that he entered all correct information.He recomended driving car for a while. ...
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L transmission VIN: 3D7KS28A48
the customers original complaint was the overdrive switch does not work and the trans goes into limp mode p0957 and p0750 were the original code . the over drive switch fault was no 5vlt reference coming from the tcm replaced and programed the tcm the over...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Vss VIN: 1FMSU43F1Y
Hello Iatn I need some help figuring out this excursion vss issue. Customer installed a cummins common rail engine 2004 and I have not been able to get the speedometer to show in cluster. Im not sure where this truck gets the vss imformation...i read its t...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20F81
I'm sorry for the lengthy post. This truck came into the shop for a water pump and hoses replacement. It isn't used much an sits quite a bit. Customer dropped off at our place after hours. The next day my tech had a hard time getting the truck to start to ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit.)
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FDWX37PX6
getting a hi pitch squeal/whistle that seems to be associated with turbo. initially only when boost was at 10 psi or higher. now doing at lower psi. i have been told this could be the unison ring in the turbo or that it could be one of the pipes. i do smel...
2009 GMC Acadia SLE 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEV13D99
came in with a no start , surprise timing chains so we installed a remanded engine , all was fine but front cover was leaking oil ,so we pull all back apart and fix that ,put all back together now no leaks but these code , so we checked all ground and conn... Trouble codes: P0343, P0368, P0348, P0393
2009 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Electronic VIN: 5FNRL38739
Fuse #30 in the under dash fuse box will blow intermittently, shutting off the a/c and all other items on that circuit. Cannot reproduce problem in shop. Customer stated it usually happens after about 7 hours of nonstop driving and seems to quit after you ...
2011 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Heater Core VIN: 1J4PN2GK2B
This vehicle came in with an intermittent over-heating problem. Customer said another shop said it needed a heater core. We pressure tested coolant system and found the water pump to block leaking. No other leaks found. Heater putting out 180 plus degrees ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF52H76
scan car has code (2004 0521 ) tested vac pod for flapper an when i put vac to it the arms both move so looks like they are not broken . so i think its a electrical issue . but i do not have good data on this vehicle . car runs good. can someone please lea... Trouble codes: P0521, P0455
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Electronic VIN: WDBUF56X18
At stop light, feel like transmission shift into 6 gear by itself. Step on the gas and it barely move. If i switch to manual shift mode,vehicle drive ok.
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Block VIN: 1N6ED29X02
Thank you for everyone's time and response. 01/02/19 Came in for an Oil & Filter Change had 148039 miles with No Leaks coming out from shop bay. On 01/03/19 with 148080 Miles was Towed in with a thrown Piston Rod and a hole on the Left Side of the Block an...
2011 Nissan Altima 2.5L Nats VIN: 1N4AL2AP5B
So, the vehicle was towed here, since I do have some capabilities with Consult 3 and even Autel for doing PIN codes etc...I have had great success putting used PCMs in for other shops. Just doing the steering lock and PIN code and getting the cars running....
1999 Rolls Royce Silver Seraph 5.4L Starting VIN: SCALA61E9X
Customer complaint was that sometimes the engine will not start. What we observed was the engine will always crank but when it won't start there isn't any power with the key in the run position. Cycle the key a couple of times and when the ignition light c...

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1977 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Landau 5.0L Automatic HVAC controls VIN: 1N47L7J309
Thanks to all for the information. Doug's service information lead to an issue with the programmer, parts are challenging to come by, but still out there. Will check back in when parts arrive and fix is completed. Faulty blower motor started the failure and th...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Front Windows both sides VIN: 1GNDT13S72
I sugar coated the problem here, my biggest problem with this vehicle was me, my medical problems prevented me from coming up with a proper diagnostic procedure, 2 mini strokes and many other issues last few weeks. The info provided by responses were invaluabl...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FA49S51
The customer has been driving it for a week now without a problem.Replaced the crank sensor and put a piece of rubber hose over the sketchy looking harness at the back of the head for good measure.I had tried tugging on it in that area to no avail. Again as al...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L No Start VIN: 1C4RJFBTXC
Sorry guys, thought I closed this the day after the post. The recall had been done for an external fuel pump relay, replacing the oe integral relay in the TIPM. The external relay had failed. Replaced the external relay and restored fuel pressure.
2006 Lexus IS350 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JTHBE26266
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED,SO IT LOOKS like the proper way to do this job is to remove the engine.i gave the customer an estimate so the ball is in his court.thanks again everyone!
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBET34136
Thanks for the replies, this customer is out of state and has decided to get the Toyota air pimp and valves and have it repaired in South Carolina where he lives. I will update the post once repairs are made. Trouble codes: P0412 (Secondary Air Injection System Air Switching Valve A Circuit), P0418 (Secondary Air Injection System Pump Malfunction).
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