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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Battery
Hey guys and gals, This thing is giving me fits. Customer states that battery goes dead over 2-3 days and he has gone through 3 batteries in a year. He has had it to a local shop and the dealer. I do not have the VIN handy but can get it upon request (I ...
2011 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L lower hose pops off VIN: 1GCWGFBA8B
this van came in with lower hose popped off ,,its the one with a clip,replaced thermostat,pressure test to 18 lbs,let it idle for 30mins ,test drove temp right at 210 like normal...customer took van day later hose blows off again..replaced thermostat...eve...
2008 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L abs module VIN: 5N1AA08D48
Greetings ladies and gentlemen: First let me apologizes in advance as this is for technical data (theory and operation). Young man has a shop 2 doors down that had a unique concern of inop brake lights due to a bad abs module. After several checks h...
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: YS3FD49Y07
Runs great on startup. All data streams fine and excellent acceleration, normal shifting (auto), and nothing out of order After a 20 minutes of running including a 5 minute aggressive drive, came back to the shop and after a few more minutes started run... Trouble codes: P0201 (injector circuit cylinder 1), P0202 (injector circuit cylinder 2), P0203 (injector circuit cylinder 3), P0204 (injector circuit cylinder 4), P0245 (turbocharger wastegate solenoid A low)
2011 Volvo S80 T6 3.0L Remotes VIN: YV1902AH4B
Remotes are INOP. Door Locks work with the master switch. DTC's in CEM are U201F-00 and U201F-87. Check Fuses 11A/1, 2, 4 and 11C/12 Check power and ground to RKE module I tried a used RKE module, no changes, probably it needs to be reprogrammed into the...

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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E73
Thanks so much everyone for the great replies. In rechecking the signal from MAF to pcm I found that 2 of the wires also had continuity with the other wires of the MAF plug. Tracing the harness revealed that the customer had pinched the harness with a lower al... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF low).
2013 Ford Explorer Sport 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FM5K8GT5D
So all is well with the wife?s explorer now. Everyone that mentioned timing chain was exactly right. I used a borescope with the valve cover off and saw that the tensioner was fully extended. Also, watching the VCT pids on the scan tool, I saw that it was ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam crank correlation).
2011 Jaguar XF Premium 5.0L engine VIN: SAJWA0GB1B
Did a wet compression test on cyl 1 no change rotated engine 720 degrees with leak down tester in hole never changed from 100%. Suspect from exhaust took the suggestions and punted the car. Thanks for the responses.
2010 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Upper left door speaker VIN: 3LNHL2JCXA
Thank you to all that took the time to reply. Since I recently purchased the vehicle and had a 90 day warranty I let dealership try and repair it. Quoting from the RO they found the white wire located just before the connector for the door panel tweeter short...
2012 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L Mechanical VIN: WP1AA2A21C
We removed the High Pressure pump and we didn't find anything broken as far as the camshaft goes. We did find the pump shaft was sticking. We replaced the high pressure fuel pump and that was the complete fix. All codes erased and the monitors reset through th...
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