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Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 14, 2020
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2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXZV4C51B
Vehicle threw serp belt. belt chewed up and entered oil pan through crank seal. removed oil pan and valve cover, removed all debris, installed new crank seal, oil pickup, oil pan gasket, valve cover assy and gasket. installed new serp belt and tensioner. s... Trouble codes: 28A0
2008 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L Control Module VIN: 1GYFK63878
This customer brought this to us after "hitting a pothole." They stated the issues began afterward. The vehicle actually enters fail safe mode, and the PCM and TCM show communication faults as well. The reason I specified the ABS module is because that mod...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L cumbustion chamber VIN: 1GCEC14WXY
I am trying to figure out any recommended Aluminum head work besides a good cleanse, I want to have a nice everyday truck with a hard lope and a nasty turbo noise running somewhere around 6-14 psi max boost. ive never have actually built a naturally aspera...
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WX12K94
Car came in with complaint of unwanted ABS activation, instruments going crazy, inop turn signals, buzzing from flasher when using turn signals, and multiple warning lights like ABS / traction / airbag light. The car did start and run fine otherwise. Repla... Trouble codes: B2958 (Security system sensor data circuit high), B2964 (Key in ignition circuit high)
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Block heater
This engine use a non-intrusive (not submersed in coolant) block heater. We have checked all resources available to locate where the heater is to be installed. Instructions state "Locate cartridge hole on engine block" We have looked and can not find hole ...
2016 Ford Transit Connect XL 2.5L body VIN: NM0LS7F70G
b1492:00-2f No air bag light on .No codes other than the one showing . Using Ids but do not see any thing wrong in the data stream. Code will not clear .?? Thanks in advance
2017 Ford Fusion SE 1.5L Electronic shifter VIN: 3FA6P0HD0H
I'm completely stumped with this one. Vehicle came in with the wrench light on and a message saying see manual. I pulled the codes and P081F Brake transmission shift interlock signal correlation is what came up. I followed the pinpoint testing which had me...
2013 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5L under hood wire harness VIN: 5FNYF4H58D
Hello IATN Nation, We have this Honda Pilot EX in our shop and it needs the under hood wire harness replaced due to all wires to the crash sensors being cut. The local dealer said the wires to these sensors are part of the under hood / engine harness. Can ...
2007 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8FT47W57
Computer codes stored were: p0315 cranks sensor learn, p0522 oil sensor, p0335 crank sensor position, p0642 low reference voltage, p2122 accelerator pedal sensor. Also had intake cam solenoid code, but missed writing the number down. Engine was running ...
1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1070441205
Vehicle came in on a hook for "restoration". I started with a new battery then moved on to fuel system. Drained three 5 gallon buckets worth of varnish out of tank, removed tank and sent it out to clean and repair. Tank is like new inside now. Installed NE...
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L abs VIN: WDBUF87X98
I've been handed another pass around car. This benz has an intermittent clunk or repeated(2-3 times)on slowing down, usually between 15 and 25km/h. Kind of feels like premature abs, but as I say, sometimes 1 clunk, sometimes 2-3, but not fast. It is in tim...
2010 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG 6.3L indicator lights VIN: 4JGBB7HBXA
Long post. Local wholesaler purchased at auction. Vehicle is a Canadian vehicle . Original cluster had metric to US conversion completed in Jan 2019 at a Michigan based company. Original complaint was speedometer and fuel gauge not accurate. Digital speed ...
2013 Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L MIL on VIN: 1C6RR7GT9D
We installed a camshaft in this truck last week and right after starting it up we got the MIL on with a P0876. After clearing it, I can drive it and transmission appears to shift OK, but sets a pending P0876 (pressure switch rationality) shortly thereafter...
2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L Many VIN: JF1GE76639
I have this WRX with electrical issues. Customer states that he was driving, smelled burning and saw a little smoke coming from the trunk release lever area (floor) and now he has no high beams. door locks etc. Mostly Integrated Unit Module (body control m...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEK73C76
Good evening techies, I have this 2006 VW Passat 2.0T and has me trying to figure out what exactly is going on with this thing. Charged battery prior to starting vehicle. DTC's: 00048-oxygen (lambda) sensor B1 S1: heating circuit: malfunction / open c... Trouble codes: P0030 (oxygen lambda sensor B1 S1 heating circuit malfunction / open circuit), P0300 (random/multiple cylinder misfire detected), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0688 (ecm power relay load circuit - J271 open circuit)

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2013 Cadillac SRX Luxury 3.6L Unknown VIN: 3GYFNCE32D
So after some repetitive abs bleed procedures and test drives it has been determined that IATN is still number one in my book. Always will be. So after the bleeds I noticed I had a great pedal. Drove out great. Now I always put brakes through every test I can ...
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP42T5S
So I have to close this post without a fix atm. Customer was supposed to bring the car back this week so I can diagnose further but got called out of town for work. He's not sure when he's gonna get back he will swing the car by when he gets back in town. T...
2014 Ram 3500 Tradesman 6.7L all control modules VIN: 3C63RPGL8E
Its finally fixed after 8 hours of testing. The KIN/Ignition keyed switch was not sending signal that it was turned on. Thus the Radio Frequency Hub (RFH) was not allowing the modules to wake up and communicate. Installed a new KIN, did not have to relearn key...
2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L Transmission? VIN: 4T1BB46K27
Checked Cables, Found in spec with Hybrid meter Ordered Inverter from same wrecked car as transmission - replaced and it runs and drives like new. Couple notes there were no pack deterioration codes, in the Hybrid system which made it more appealing to buy. ...
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