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2014 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXKS4C5XE
Pretty sure on the egt codes i just need a new pre cat particulate filter temp sensor, As far as the low fuel supply pressure my scan tool shows at idle a fuel supply pressure of 3891.5 millibar which converts to 56 psi supply pressure ,These codes keep co... Trouble codes: 28430, 25920, 28E10, 26CF0
1975 Chevrolet P30 Step-Van 5.7L Power steering VIN: CPY355V301
P30 w/Hydro Boost. Cannot find pressure hoses- OE, parts stores, on-line,etc. Tried to get an OE number from my old Mitchell, but they only list one hose. Does anyone have an idea who might have the pressure hoses? Hydraulic shops around here won't make up...
2013 Chevrolet Sonic LT 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5SH2D
Ck wiring circuit # 3 coil driver, good lt grn lt blu wire still no spark , have injector signal , notice lights pulsating charging 14.7 / 14.9 suspecting bad alt i unplug alt & o2 since it shared crank sensor no change ,i think its time for a margurita lo... Trouble codes: P0353
2013 Dodge Dart Aero 1.4L No Start VIN: 1C3CDFAH8D
One for you Dodge Dart guys. Replaced PCM due to knock sensor code that wouldn't go away. Used car lot owner got used one. I've programmed lots of used PCMs' to Chrysler products but not sure how to go about this one. I have WiTech. Usually go into WIN and...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L heater VIN: 1FDTX176XV
Good evening all This truck came in for no heat,replaced thermostat,came back for no heat and overheating,replaced thermostat again same problem,replaced customer took to another place had system flushed still same problem,back to me replaced radiator and ...
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E73
Has reoccurring code p0102 MAF low. powers and grounds good. IAT reads correctly but have 0.0 volt on MAF and 0.0 flow. wires to pcm have good continuity. Pinpoint test leads to bad pcm. Anyone been here with anything weird on one of these before I call it... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF low)
2014 Ford Escape Titanium 1.6L speedometer VIN: 1FMCU0JX2E
Hey ford/networking guys, I hope you can help me figure out this puzzling issue im having. This vehicle came in on the hook with a shot transmission. Another tech, a good tech, replaced this transmission with a good used unit from LKQ with 40K miles. Once ...
2007 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Battery VIN: 1HGCM66527
Thank you all in advance. Customer complains that battery goes dead after 3-4 days if not started. I have located a .203 amp draw to driver master window switch. I disconnect the connector and draw goes down to .027 amp draw. Disconnecting all the other wi...
2010 Kia Soul Sport 2.0L Cv Joint VIN: KNDJT2A26A
I'm having trouble getting the outer cv joint off to replace the boot. I had a real hard time finding a shaft, parts houses here and dealer could not find. I managed a used one, but the goofs tore the boot taking it out. Beck Arnley has a boot kit. I am tr...
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L Quarter window VIN: WDBTK56F89
Lt rear quarter glass for the most part in-op once in awhile will start to move up momentarily and the reverse and not operate any more. Right quarter glass works fine. When checking scanner get no response in soft top module while pressing up button on po...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Battery
Thanks for your time to read this message, after replaced the light module and disconnect the key pad on driver door I still have a problem with bat draw. I noticed that after 5 to 10 minutes locked car the dome light turn on really dim and stays on killin...

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2012 Bentley Continental Flying Spur 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBBR9ZA4C
This was a strange one, after help from Bernard [...], we removed the left front fender liner, and started to get ready ro smoke test it and right there was hose from evap reservoir, that was loose !! Of course, the client failed tro tell us it was in the body... Trouble codes: P2189.
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Cooling fans VIN: 2G1FP32P2T
I finally got the vehicle back. There was a sneaky hack job in the fan wiring I previously missed. Found and repaired it. I then decided to follow Ricky [...]'s suggestion of triggering the relays from the PCM side. Fans now test OK! I also had to add a gall...
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCM56425
So the vehicle is finally gone! We were to the point of pin testing and inspecting the mass air flow circuit beginning to end, cleaning and checking all grounds and connections etc. We would have the sensor bouncing in and out of range, and the fuel trims woul... Trouble codes: P0141, P0103.
2008 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 3LNHM26T38
Thanks guys. All of you were right. We took it out the bottom. Pulled the cradle down and put it to the side. We don't have one of those nice engine tables but a moving dolly and a sheet of plywood works real well. Appreciate your time and input. Ron
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3ER29357
Thank you all for your input. To answer a few of your questions. The car came to me non-running. It had broken the VVT sprocket. I replaced all the timing components. Yes I did use the special timing tools. Compression is 150 psi on each cylinder. Engine hasn'...
2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L Timing chain VIN: 5TFHW5F15A
From some of the replies I had received and research I've done on this issue,it seems that the main chain tensioner on the left bank is causing this intermittent noise at start up. There are a few on you tube that show the lock on the tensioner failed and it s...
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