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2011 Acura RDX 2.3L Compressor And Heat VIN: 5J8TB2H59B
We have a problem. No power to ac compressor and no heat. No corrosion, relays in underhood fuse box replaced, the only odd thing about the car is the display up by the solar sensor on the dash will not light up inside. It will only light up on the outside...
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVC93587
I will apologize for the long post and thank you for your time all at once. We have had this car for almost 4 months. The car came in non running and with a dead battery with the key stuck in the dash slot. We jump started the car and it barely ran, barely... Trouble codes: P0306 (Misfire cylinder 6), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4)
2016 Buick Enclave Premium 3.6L Harsh 1-2 Downshift clunk VIN: 5GAKVBKD8G
Transmission came in with no codes but very noticeable torque convertor application problems. Upon rebuild no burnt clutches were found in unit. No hard part damage. Metal and debris found throughout. Cooling system totally flushed both ways. Transmi...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14AXR
This is a long post but, I guess right now we've nothing but time as work has slowed to a crawl here due to covid-19. We have had this truck in and out of the shop for the past year and it has been waiting for us to get slow as the customer has moved on an...
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L Wheel bearing VIN: 1FT7W3B65B
5 bearings installed . Read related history for this vehicle I have installed 4 front hub and bearings and one axle. I have used factory and Moog parts. Now the last bearing i installed with a factory one and it lasted 4 weeks the customer took it to the d...
2015 Ford F-150 XLT 2.7L cooling fan VIN: 1FTEX1EP7F
Good morning ford techs. Customer dropped of his vehicle this morning and stated that his cooling fans stay on even when the vehicle is shut off and it drains his battery. Its been doing it all week and hes been disconnecting the battery everyday after he ...
2000 Honda S2000 2.0L Steering wheel VIN: JHMAP1143Y
When turning left around roughly 45 degrees, the steering wheel shakes until the wheel is moved out of that position. There was a code stored "34 A problem with the main computer." Cannot successfully relearn the torque sensor. Replaced the control unit wi...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L No Start VIN: SALMB11493
HI everyone , this range rover belongs to the owner , we have a problem with the key not turning after it is removed from the ignition .. If you disconnect battery for 30 seconds you can turn the key again , i realize its due having a code stored. The p...
2008 Land Rover LR2 SE 3.2L battery VIN: SALFS24NX8
ok land rover gurus,i have been all over this vehicle,its one of my used vehicles,it has a parasitic draw of 4.5 amps,yes amp not milliamps,i have unplugged the starter,alternator,every sing fuse,relay,etc. I have read that there is a class action law suit...
2010 Lexus IS350 C 3.5L Retractable hardtop VIN: JTHFE2C2XA
Hello friends anyone familiar with problems on this Lexus convertible it will open just fine but to close it I have to open trunk pull latch cables shut trunk unhook battery, hook battery back up then it will close when I push button to close it says to ch...
2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG 5.5L No start no crank no light in dashboard VIN: WDDPK7FA2G
Hello everyone I need help on this vehicle. This is my own car.It won't start. When I put the smartkey in the ignition nothing happens, no beeps like usual, no light in dashboard .try with both keys, they can turn in the switch. Lock/unlock the doors and t...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33567
hello all have a mini came in for water pump replacement after repair during test drive stared running rough engine light came on. found codes above in ecm pulled valve cover found exhaust cam out of time. while replacing timing chain found guides broken a... Trouble codes: 283D, 2845 (vanos exhaust movement), 2A63, 2EE5
2010 Nissan Murano LE 3.5L No AC command from IDPM VIN: JN8AZ1MW9A
Hey Everyone. I hope everyone is virus free and has what they need. I just want to ask for some clarification on this Murano's sunload sensor. I have already performed the trouble chart via Nissan HVAC dignostics manual and the sensor is defective but what...
1990 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE54D7L
Hello fellow techs. I hope that you all are staying safe and healthy. This is a strange time indeed. As you can tell we are slow and i am tackling a lot lizard that has been here forever. This grand am is actually really clean. I have it now because we pus...
2016 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Erratic shifting VIN: 4T1BF1FK3G
Hey guys, got an intermittent issue on a 2016 Toyota Camry, 2.5 liter, automatic transmission, 121K miles on it. This is my mothers car, I've been the only one to ever service this, it's well cared for...Recently it began acting up on her, Shifting into 2n...
2012 Volvo XC60 T6 3.0L Tailgate struts- electric VIN: YV4902DZ1C
Tailgate would stop closing- has POT. Had code POT-B118713 trunk motor. We installed both OEM electrical tailgate strut/motor assemblies. Now the tailgate will not open fully- you can push it up another 8" Programmed tailgate full open position with VIDA- ...

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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6DM57744
Im honestly not to sure about what exactly fixed this vehicle but after messing with the vehicle for two days customer called and forgot to tell me that every time he attempts to put fuel in the vehicle a lot of fuel goes on to the floor. looked under vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire).
2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.7L MIL Lamp on, exhaust fluid system VIN: 1FT7W2BT4G
I'd like to thank everyone for replying. I did perform a manual regen before trying to clear the fault but that still did not resolve my issue. I must say that I am a bit embarrassed as too what I missed in trying to do this. Apparently I have an issue with r... Trouble codes: P218F.
2004 Mercury Monterey 4.2L transmission VIN: 2MRDA202X4
Thanks to all that replied. After trans service and being driven for 100 miles, the trans is acting normal again. Forward clutches no longer binding. BTW - No water intrusion or electrical issues found. Let's see how long it survives. Blessings to all in ...
2018 Subaru WRX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Of course everyone suggested we make sure the coils and spark plugs were good, etc. I was inquiring as to whether there were known issues with these cars, but apparently not regarding a hard miss under all conditions. We did determine that the #2 injector was ... Trouble codes: P0102 (Cylinder 2 misfire).
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