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2006 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54846
Looking for some help with this vehicle. Car came in from a used car dealer with a CEL on and P2647 stored, ran through testing and replaced VVt control valve with new Acura parts, changed oil and test drove with no issues. 3 weeks later vehicle has return... Trouble codes: P, 2647 (rocker arm oil pressure switch)
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L heater VIN: 2CNDL63F56
Hi everybody, and thank you in advance. ok this vehicle came in with the gauge needle passed 3/4 and no heat at idle, and both radiator fans running at high speed, but when rev up to about 2000 rpm or higher or driving it, then the heat will come out and t...
2007 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3LA63HX7
Checked for Code P3425 last Month and Cleared, was told Check Engine Light Reoccurred after short Trip. Prior to getting to Shop customer reported Low Oil Pressure. I picked up. Again I Retrieved Code P3425 and Oil Pressure Code P0520, Gauge was at 0 Press... Trouble codes: P3400 (ECM has Detected lean condition Bank 1), P3425 (4 MDS Solenoid), P0520 (Low Oil Pressure)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P93
Vehicle came in on hook. cranking rpms were low. tested batteries, replaced one. started vehicle and test drove. cut off when hot had to tow back in. ficmmpwr 45 volts, icp pressure 1845 psi, ipr 57%. sync yes, icp volts 1, buzz checked injectors all click... Trouble codes: P0263
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14U26
Noticed misfire at idle with cylinder number 4. Replaced fuel injector, checked wiring with noid light. Swapped sparkplug. Checked coil and sparkplug wire.No engine codes.
2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0L Unknown VIN: 5NPD84LF5H
This one is, for undisclosed reasons, not covered by manufacturer warranty. Vehicle towed in 2.5 quarts low on oil and not able to start. Battery dead, so no crank. First made sure not locked up by turning crank easily with a wrench. Checked for spark on a...
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 3.0L No Start VIN: 1C4RJFBM7E
Vehicle was towed in customer said the vehicle stalled while driving, then would crank but not start. Engine will start briefly on either. Checked fuel for contamination, looks and smells good. Removed Fuel Quantity Solenoid to inspect for any metal debris... Trouble codes: P2463 (Diesel Particulate Filter - Soot Accumulation - Pending Stored)
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF22E7S
No drive ability problems but MIL comes on (especially while in Check Mode on Solus scanner). Scratching our heads when monitoring the voltage signal on the scanner is different than when measuring same voltage signal directly at the ECM connector with a v... Trouble codes: P0135 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B1S2), P0156 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B2S2), P0420 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B1), P0430 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B2)
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT8BF28G11
This car starts and idles ok, when you try to drive it there is nothing, wont accelerate at all, back fires out intake also. once it warms up it will drive but it lacks top end like the exhaust is partially plugged or A plugged fuel filter. It sets p0301, ... Trouble codes: P0301 (1 missfire), P0303 (3 missfire), P0305 (5 missfire), P0300 (Random)
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V0W
We have a no start vehicle here. This has been sitting for a couple of years now. It used to run, then Trouble codes: P1260, P1260, P1260, P1260
2009 Toyota Land Cruiser 5.7L No Start VIN: JTHBK26219
We replaced the Central Module (immobilizer) and now had power to the dash cluster and we had communication to all modules, all we needed was for the smart keys to be programmed. I have an Autell but could not get keys programed. Had a mobile Programmer co...
2010 Toyota Tundra 4.6L Battery cables VIN: 5TFRM5F11A
This customer contacted me about a cam tower oil leak over a year ago after the dealer quoted him $2400 to fix a leak that as far as I can tell either does not exist, or is so insignificant it is not a priority anytime soon. The truck came towed in after s...
2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Blower VIN: WVWFV71K77
Blower won’t blow on any speeds it’s automatic climatronic changed the blower controller that is attached to the motor, still nothing fuses are good switch lights up when you turn it, there’s power going to the controller but not coming out to the motor.

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2003 Aston Martin DB7 GTA 6.0L Obd monitor incomple VIN: SCFAB42343
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L Tpms sensor reciever VIN: 1GCNKPEA0C
Thank you very much to all those who took the time to reply. I was able to run the SPS application on my machine, no problems whatsoever. The new tpms reciever was installed and programmed. I did use my snap on scanner to select tire rating and psi threshold. ...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S53
Hello and thanks for the replies. I am happy to report the Jeep is finally fixed. It was the a short to ground on the orange wire that feeds 5V to the MAP sensor. It rubbed through on a raised threaded section on the intake manifold. It's a small harness that ...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Battery
Thank you all for your help specially to Steve [...] that provided detailing troubleshooting that walked me through. After all check good I accidentally touched the directional with the key off and for my surprised it worked . Thad showed me that something w...
2016 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L None VIN: KNMAT2MV3G
Thanks for all the replies. We brought the vehicle back to the shop and measured all tires with the mark and 10 revolution method. All measured very close. Customer has had vehicle on highway at 3 hours plus numerous times and has never had the overtemp messag...
2008 Porsche 911 Carrera S 3.8L Harness Adapter VIN: WP0CB29918
We found that the main leak was coming from the aftermarket trans pan seal that we installed. We replaced the trans pan seal with a Porsche factory seal and that took care of the main leak. Trans fluid is seeping down through the harness and the client didn't ...
2007 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Manifold VIN: JTEBT17R67
So the fix was to replace manifold/cat and gasket.after taking it off 2nd time,i noticed the #1 front runner flange was a little receeded in the slip flange.the rest of them were flush.this car had some rust,but not a ton.when i got the new one i checked it an...
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