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2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXZV4C50B
no test information for this fault Trouble codes: P112F, P0171
2011 Chrysler 200 S 3.6L Unknown VIN: 1C3BC8FG0B
This car tries to keep moving when you come to a stop. If I step firmly on the brake the engine will stall. No codes. Scanner doesn't show much transmission data. Am I dealing with a torque converter paoblem? At internal transmission problem? Thanks.
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10X9X
This Ranger came in as a no start. Check spark first and found no spark at plug. Check engine RPM while cranking and found none. Found crank sensor unplugged so I thought sweet this is it lol. I plugged crank sensor in and re test and found rpm show on sca...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16LX1
So here we go, PLEASE READ the following before replying. This customer is a guy that tries to fix it himself first, and read internet forums. The engine has two cylinder that are dead misfires, cylinder 1 and cylinder 5. Both are the first cylinders on ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Starter/Communication VIN: 1FAHP3F21C
Customer moved here from OK. Car was towed in with a no start due to GPS lockout from the dealership for a screwed up payment. Payment is squared away and the dealer supposedly unlocked the car but it still won't start and they won't play ball. Her boyfrie...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Electronic Suspension VIN: SALME11494
Hello fellow techs. Thanks in advance for your time. I have this Range Rover that customer brought in with right front strut dropped. Found hole in air bag. Replaced right front strut and noticed compressor would turn on and pump up ( would not work with s...
1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT8JS47E3R
sometimes will not start when it does will run for 40 minutes then stall
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...
2010 Toyota Prius 1.8L Battery VIN: JTDKN3DU5A
Intermittent battery drain reared its head after two days of watching. 10A down 3A steady. Tested all fuses for voltage drop (no amperage). Started pulling all fuse with no change , underhood and drivers foot area. Followed power distribution to locate DC-...

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2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L transfer case VIN: 1D7RV1CT2A
vehicle not fixed. looked at all connections(look good- no corrossion or loose terminals)(harnesses look good). thanks for the input regardless. thats it for now i guess
2011 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L MIL Lamp on, ticking noise VIN: 2B3CL5CT4B
Thank you all for the feedback. Many of you were on the right path. Ultimately I believe Bill [...], called it- debris in the passage. Unfortunate end to the story is the technician lied about the oil filter. He never cut it open. Had he, I would have never given ... Trouble codes: P0016 (camshaft-crankshaft correlation bank 1 sensor A), P000B.
2006 Hummer H3 3.5L ign switch-cluster-power windows VIN: 5GTDN13666
thanks to timothy [...] he was right on the money the bus was down scoped all data lines to body control module found on star module shorted replaced module data restored to all modules vehicle now starts on runs
1990 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE54D7L
First off- I want to thank everyone that replied both onsite and through emails and a couple nice phone calls from Gene in the great state of Kentucky. I went in this morning with a gameplan that Mike and Chuck made me think about. Circuit integrity from icm t...
2009 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L Left front tire sensor VIN: JF2SH63679
I want to thank all of you who took the time to respond here. Well, the answer is a bit embarrassing. It seems that when my jr tech first put in the new sensors, he failed to use the scan tool to walk around the car and learn the positions for the computer. He...
2015 Volvo XC60 T5 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV440MDB4F
Learned that the thermostat heater can short out and damage the ECM. New thermostat heater is approximately 15 ohms, ours was 17k ohms. Plugged a new thermostat in and tried to clear codes, all same faults present. Recommended ECM and thermostat replacement, c... Trouble codes: P60B0, P5980, P240B, B10E8, B139F.
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