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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L oil pressure VIN: 3GCEK33MX9
This vehicle came to me with low oil pressure issue. Put manual gauge on the sensor port and found it was reading the same at the electronic gauge. The Owner stated the vehicle has always has lower oil pressure than he liked. He stated it maintains between...
2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco 1.4L Engine Oil Leaking VIN: 1G1PK5SC1C
Hey guys, Customer dropped this car off with a large oil leak and oil burning concern. Engine oil was concentrated in the front crank seal area, all over the belt, steering gear and firewall on the RF. I shampooed and ran the engine trying to visually see ...
2010 Dodge Journey SXT 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D4PH5FV2A
Hi all in IATN land. Thanks for taking some time to read this post. First it looks like someone took care of the wiring problem for the EGR TSB. I cleared the codes and did a cold boot and the EGR codes have not returned. Both of the O2 codes will come bac... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR control open), P0406 (Position sensor circuit high), P1128 (Closed loop not achieved Bank 1 s1), P1129 (Closed loop not achieved Bank 2 S1)
2013 Dodge Charger SXT 3.6L hvac doors VIN: 2C3CDXHG2D
Replaced left temp door actuator with napa PN 6551624. performed calibration of hvac doors via snap on modis scan tool. calibration was successful. hvac module set fault code for left temp door travel distance too large. checked all linkages and commanded ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU63E82
Hey everyone hope ya'll are well. This truck has me stumped. Ok truck came in running horrible skipping and back firing. It had a skip on mainly cylinders 3,6. At one point the left convertor was glowing red. I Took the valve covers off and found the rear ...
2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMCU0GX2E
Hi to All , 2014 Escape 1.6 Turbo [...], vibration on idle while in Drive at stop, if i move it to N or Park it is normal, it happens intermittent , No Codes, No missfir. so far have done nothing on the car, any input is appreciated. scan data all looks...
2006 Hummer H3 3.5L ign switch-cluster-power windows VIN: 5GTDN13666
we have a 06 hummer H3 that came in with a no start. it started when it was time to bring it in with no dash lights and would not come out of park. windows was working and became inop later after starting it a few times. replaced the ignition switch & lock...
2009 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L Left front tire sensor VIN: JF2SH63679
This is one of those simple repairs that goes sideways. My junior tech had this in for an oil change and a code check for the TPMS lamp. He did the test and since the activation tool was slow on all sensors, and by age he sold the customer a set of new sen...
2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BRDGC0B
Hi Group, I've got this Subaru that randomly throws a P0017, and just a P0017. It's been to a few other shops, had the oil changed a few times, all of the solenoids replaced at least once and I'm not sure what else. It was recently purchased from a loca... Trouble codes: P0017 (Bank 1 Exhaust cam/crank correlation)
2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEDP21A76
Vehicle ran great with no codes but was due for timing belt replacement ...so we replaced timing belt, water pump, tensioner and pulleys...runs good but sets code p0016..removed covers to recheck and everything lines up...It is hard to see the rear alignme...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2013 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L No Start, long crank when warm VIN: 5UXZW0C57D
Well, as is often the case, the obvious is overlooked! In a fit of anguish we brought the car to the dealer who quickly came back with a fuel sample - the customer had put 15 gallons of Gasoline in it - we found the receipt in the center console. What is unner... Trouble codes: 4B90.
2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 3FAHP0HG6A
I had to condemn the ECM; it would not develop crank signal presented to it on the input terminals. Some suggested using a scope...which if I had one, I would have used it...throw away answers. One respondent made fun of me for discussing cam/crank sync, bu...
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5XYZW3LA2E
Howdy Y'all! Yes it got fixed. The "other guy" had put the wrong head on it. It was losing oil pressure some where in the top. Sorry it took me so long to close this request. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP~! Oil pressure back to normal, no codes got monitors set to... Trouble codes: P0014 (Camshaft B Sensor advanced beyond specs).
2012 Nissan Pathfinder S 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AR1NN5C
When it would not start again once it was put back together after checking things, it gave me a pending P2101, on top of the permanent P2101 in memory. With the KOEO, whether in park or in Drive, and the gas pedal held in full throttle position, the throttle p... Trouble codes: P2101 (Throttle Actuator Control Motor Performance).
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT4RN81P7M
After careful consideration of conditions (previous shop's repairs, TPS and air flow meter) and pin-point testing of all inputs, it was discovered that condensation had accumulated in the fuel tank with a good amount of rust. Cleaning the fuel system and refil... Trouble codes: 14 (IGf ignition confirmation problem), 41 (TPS circuit open or short).
2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L ABS Module VIN: 4T3ZF19C02
Thanks to all who replied. Turned out to be the ABS ECM. Found a company that does a rebuild swap for $175.
2012 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 3VWPP7AJ9C
Thank you to all that have responded. It was the new Valve Body that fixed the car. We also found out from the local VW dealer that Leon's Transmission buys one of these valve bodies everyday.
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