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2011 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L MIL Lamp on, ticking noise VIN: 2B3CL5CT4B
Hi Chrysler trouble. We got this Hemi in, she's always a little long on the oil changes. Came in with a misfire cyl 5. Spark plugs a bit worn but not horrible, swapped 5 and 1, no change. Found vacuum leak at plenum, replaced gasket, misfire still pres... Trouble codes: P0016 (camshaft-crankshaft correlation bank 1 sensor A), P000B
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L brakes VIN: 1FTYR15EX3
After re-plumbing the brake system, we test drove the truck and before you come to a stop the ABS activates intermittently. Drove it with the data stream up in graphing mode on our Solus scanner. When the ABS activated the first time, the rear wheel speed ...
2012 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 1FTFW1ET9C
Doing yet another 3.5L timing chain. Starting to question whether we have been replacing enough components. It is typical here to replace replace everything the chains touch (including the water pump on older models of course), but what about the "cover pl...
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L monitor not running VIN: 1C4RJFAG7D
This is the second Jeep vehicle with the same issue that I've serviced recently. Both vehicles were presented with MIL illuminated and P0456 codes.Repaired both with faulty ESIM modules. In the process of doing the drive cycles in order to do NJ reinspecti...
2011 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L engine VIN: 3LNHL2GCXB
replaced vvt solenoid, test drove and p0016 still in pending
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Central locking VIN: WDBJF72F6V
This is a 10 of '97 production 210 chassis with a 119 motor. The central locks will not open or close either from the passenger door , trunk, switch on the dash or with the key fob. The windows will open and close with the manual key from the trunk and...

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2013 Audi A4 allroad 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1UFAFL3D
I have not fixed this car. The customer didn't want to give me a blank check for diagnostics so I gave him his keys and said good luck, let me know how you make out. He said he is going to trade it for another one of these fine cars. Thank you all for your tim... Trouble codes: P0177 (Fuel composition sensor circuit), P2178 (System rich off idle), P119A, P0087 (Fuel rail pressure too low), P2187 (Lean at idle), P1250 (Fuel level low).
2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L Misfire VIN: 5GAEV23718
ok guys. i got it luckily this was not a customers vehicle it was a relatives, in the end i went through everything ended up getting rings for it that was the problem my believe it was james said it had to be at least 140 so kudos to you james valves were done... Trouble codes: P0300.
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Starter Nose Breaking VIN: 1G2JB124XV
Customer decided not to fix. If I was going to move forward I would have done the flexplate, starter, and crankshaft sensor. Crankshaft sensor for the oil that was around it. I would have tried to see starter alignment and crank with starter with the tranny ou...
2010 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2SH6CC7A
The fix here is to replace the catalytic converter. Most of the replies affirmed that this is how the vehicle is designed ? if the MIL is on for any reason, cruise control is disabled. There is not a problem with the cruise or with the traction control, it's j...
2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BRDGC0B
I went back through the whole system one more time, cam timing, valve/solenoid, oil passages, cam sensor, wiring, connections. Also this vehicle doesn't have variable valve lift so no oil pressure switches on the heads, plus this is a timing correlation code,... Trouble codes: P0017 (Bank 1 Exhaust cam/crank correlation).
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