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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L christmas tree dash
no issues before parking for three weeks driven to shop with all dash lamps lit sent abs dsc to modulemasters usually will run with module out however this one didnt when it returned we re syn cas ews and started normally however lamps still lit on dash . ...
2014 Cadillac ATS Performance 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6AJ5SX5E
car came in with p0171 bank 1 lean found two bulletins first bulletin was to check intake bolt for being loose so i went ahead and smoked the intake system. no leaks found.second bulletin was to check the vac. system for the engine mounts checked withe a v... Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Computers VIN: 1GCHK29142
Vehicle was towed in with transfer case stuck in neutral. Removed the encoder motor and tried shifting the transfer case and couldnt get it out of neutral. Original tcase with almost 300k so makes sense. Replaced case and drove vehicle. Had it try to go in...
2013 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.5L Parking Brake VIN: 1G11A5SA8D
Ok so let me start by saying thanx for any help. Car came in 1st time with codes c0293 and c0558 customer was adamant on me r+r the parking brake button because that's what they were told was the problem , i did and re-calibrated the system car was ok for ...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine oil leak VIN: 1FTWW31P86
This is my own truck , we stopped doing diesel repairs here a while ago (always got the customers who don't understand the dollar amount to repair them ) 6.0 311k miles NO BLOW BY , has a bad leak from the front cover right by the power steering pump (1) i...
2013 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Charging VIN: 1FADP3F21D
Vehicle has an intermittent current draw. The draw happens while the vehicle is sitting over night. There is an aftermarket radio and we have checked the amp draw on the battery and once the timers time out the draw is around .02 amps. if you use the key f...
2014 Ford Escape SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU9G91E
Hi guys this vehicle came in with a complaint of no dash functions and message in dash on, no power windows or locks, did scan test found multi codes, u016a-00,u0010-88,b1108-77,b1109-77,b110a-77, b110b-77,u0155-00,u0164-00,u0199-00,uo200-00, let it sit in... Trouble codes: U0155 (Loss communication with ipc), U0164 (Lost communication with hvac), U0108, U1990, U2000, B1108 (77- Drivers central door locking motor)
2007 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 6.0L Turn Signals VIN: 4KDB4B1U67
Good Afternoon everyone. I have this van in the shop with turns signals that do not work. Hazards work normal. Cant find a wiring diagram that matches the van? Anyway Replaced the flasher for giggles no difference. The hazards will flash as normal includin...
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 3.6L Transfer case VIN: 1C4RJFCG5D
We have a 2013 Cherokee that came in binding and not wanting to move very easily in low speed sharp corners, almost like a locked front diff. Also wouldn't shift to different transfer case modes and the transfer case motor was clicking for several seconds ...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L O2 voltage VIN: JT8BF28G1X
Help me please lol. This vehicle arrived with a PO420. I used the downstream O2 signal to confirm catalyst failure. Sensor consistently switched over middle hot and at 2K RPM. We sold all converters and bank 1 AF sensor because bank 1 was at -39 total trim...
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Mechanical VIN: WMWMF73508
Sorry for the long post. Customer brought in vehicle due to a start stall condition when cold. Verified customer concern. Engine starts right up but stalls after about 5 seconds. Has a noise coming from engine that sounds like the timing chain is rattling....
2015 Ram 2500 Power Wagon 6.4L mounts VIN: 3C6TR5EJ4F
Hi techs .Wondering if anybody has ran across a truck that has alot of movement from the transfer case handle when under hard torque in two wheel drive. It is back and forth movement not side to side. Have checked all mounts, transmission and engine, diffe...
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT4RN81P7M
Failed smog test due to incorrect ignition timing and black smoke during throttle snap test. Replaced missing throttle plate stop screw, properly adjusted TPS, ignition timing to 5 degrees (with jumper wire) and idle speeds, all fine but there is an interm... Trouble codes: 14 (IGf ignition confirmation problem), 41 (TPS circuit open or short)
2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Vibration VIN: 5TDZT38A05
Has anyone seen this problem before. I have an 2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited. That when driving on the interstate from 58mph to 70mph you can feel and hear a vibration. The customer brought a new drive shaft and had it installed at another shop wheels and ti...
2013 Volvo XC60 T6 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV4902DZ0D
Engine is only lean at idle, so I suspect vacuum leak. Originally when I pulled engine oil dipstick out vacuum could be heard hissing and could suck my finger down. Pulling oil cap off, a very loud hiss is heard. Also the small hole in the diaphragm cover ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 System Lean)

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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L starter VIN: 2GCEK13T26
Found the cause of this noise, with this truck being a motor swap into a 1985 S10, the ecm vin was the only option to go by. Come to find out depending on the transmission option it was built with ie 4x4, 4l80e 4l60e. can have a multitude of different flexplat...
2016 Infiniti Q50 Sport 3.0L Reprogramming VIN: JN1EV7AR1G
After some digging and questioning the customer I found out this car had a "tune" or been chipped, whatever they want to call it. We had the customer bring us the laptop he used to do this. I was able to put the original program back in the ECM and then perfor...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V0W
Thanks everyone. It is not completely fixed as we have not put the parts into it yet. It turns out that it is a locked up fuel pump. This is the pulse width modulated system, so it is not a simple jump the fuel pump relay. The responses mentioned to check iner... Trouble codes: P1260, P1260, P1260, P1260.
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 2.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDZPE7DC2E
Thank you for all your replies and taking the time to help. It turned you to be the vacuum pump, even with the reading at the booster was 30in of vacuum when the pump started to supply vacuum the recovery time was very slow. It's similar to a pump that has goo... Trouble codes: P0299, P0299, P245B, P261F.
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