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2009 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L Window Control VIN: 1GNEV23D39
Left driver window works, but can not control others. When using other window switches all ok.
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AH86C26
And another headache for a Friday, This client had towed this vehicle in from a local FIRESTONE shop (talking about how the clutch was 'sticking'). Tried to start the car and it was extremely difficult to start (had customer try and we barely got it st... Trouble codes: P0171, P0401
2013 Scion FR-S 2.0L no power VIN: JF1ZNAA19D
Vehicle first came in with very noisy valve trans . chains stretched out past tensioners. replace chains & tensioners start engine then could hear rod knock . customer requested subaru brz short block to be installed due to cheaper than scion. question is ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L Suspension VIN: 5UXFE43518
I might have stretched the definition of "FIX" with this repair: we told the customer to SELL THE VEHICLE. Several rounds of talks with Justin and lots of reading pointed to a very expensive repair. There are a few shops that learned the hard way after replac...
2012 BMW X1 xDrive28i 2.0L water pump not working VIN: WBAVL1C55C
Thank you all who replied. Trying to be brief I left out that the comm. code was there with the old pump along with pump performance codes and the work was done elsewhere, based on our report (nice!) If this was Jeopardy contest Anthony, Elias and Lou had the...
2010 Cadillac SRX 3.0L fuel trim VIN: 3GYFNGEYXA
after replacing several parts just to see if i could get lucky...i pulled the valve covers for bank2. chain on that side has decent slack. no use going forward without doing the timing chain. p0017 code in enhanced reading
2010 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 4.0L psdcm VIN: 2A4RR5DX1A
I'm waiting for the customer to bring the vehicle back to me.He had to take it because he had so many things to do for the holiday season.At least the door still works manually,so it's not a problem as far as loading the vehicle.I was never able to run diagnos...
2017 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 3.5L Music ID VIN: 5N1DR2MM0K
The trouble on this vehicle was caused by one of the 6 or 7 wire connectors on the back of the radio not being hooked up. It was the black connector. As I said, this dash was completely removed during the body work repair. I think the tech just missed the w...
2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Bearings VIN: 4S4BP60C99
Replaced the Viscous Coupler. The VC swells internally as it fails and puts side load on the thin bearing that supports it. You can see the snap ring begin to push out as described in the responses. Mine eventually popped out of its groove. Next time I have th...
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