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2010 Acura TL 3.5L Misfire VIN: 19UUA8F59A
cleared codes and p0335 has not returned. checked engine vacuum and map pid data at idle 0.96 volts. plugs look good and swapping coils made no difference. plugs did not look like over fueling due to an injector stuck open. i would suspect timing if it was... Trouble codes: P0335, P0302, P0306, P0300
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Battery VIN: WBAGH83451
Hey guys, have this Bimmer with a somewhat intermittent battery drain. When it is draining it draws upward of 2 amps. I noticed right away the shift indicator is illuminated whenever the drain is present, but it cycles on and off at random after the normal...
2009 BMW 328i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAPH77509
Customer had a 2A9A trouble code and replaced both cam sensors and VANOS solenoids. Code remained and he brought it in to us. We checked the VANOS solenoids for function and made sure the screens were clean. All good there. Scoped both cam sensors and both... Trouble codes: 2A9A, P0016 (Crankshaft correlation)
2005 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J35
I'm running out of ideas, and have followed other posts from this site to try other things, so here goes. Car stores code P0300 random misfire. Looking at scan tool, I can see that #5 has a steady misfire under load only, and a few other cylinders will thr... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon Misfire)
2010 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.0L ecm VIN: 1G4GC5EG7A
Vehicle arrived with reduced engine power and check engine light. Diag revealed P0697, p0420, and P0300. Replaced Bank1 catalytic converter and cleared system. Reduced engine power repeated after 10 minutes of running at idle and P0697 illuminated. Checked...
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L signal light VIN: 1GCNCPEX0C
Have this silverado with right front signal not working.rear works just blinking real fast. no power to right front.underhood junction box sounds like it has flasher in it but cannot find it.have checked all fuses,checked wiring all seems okay.looks like r...
2015 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ 3.6L Power Rear Hatch VIN: 2GNFLHE30F
Power rear hatch will try to open, then shut. if you put very slight upward pressure, door will open well. replaced power ram as it was leaking and bled system. performed maximum lift reset. will work perfectly with vehicle running. replaced weak battery w...
1970 Ford F-250 6.4L Backfire low power VIN: F25YKJ1475
Lacks power under acceleration. Randomly backfires through the carburetor. Idles smoothly.The discrpancy between cranking and running compression tests is puzzling. Confirmed cam timing with Picoscope.
2012 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Floor Vent VIN: 1FTFW1EF1C
truck came in not blowing out of floor vent at all replaced mode door actuator and now have floor vent only when in defrost and in middle vent settings. floor only setting still blows out of center vent at same time
2007 GMC Savana 3500 4.8L High pressure power steering hose VIN: 1GDGG31V87
Thanks in advance Tech`s. This truck came in three months ago with a power steering leak. We replaced all power steering lines and the hydro unit. Lines were after market, boost unit was GM. Truck has many miles since repairs. No problems. It came in this ...
2012 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.5L Hybrid/IMA VIN: JHMFB4F22C
Vehicle has dash lights on for IMA (integrated motor assist) power steering, and brake system. All codes are related to low voltage. The code im getting from IMA system is P1440. Motor power inverter output voltage fault. I can clear the code and start the...
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate 3.3L strut actuation VIN: KM8SR4HF4H
I've got a rear hatch not opening or closing on a 2017 Santa fe. I've disconnected the strut to see if a can get it to actuate when pressing the button but have no successes. the hatch opens and with in the first five inches of opening it closes immediatel...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK65F21
Group need some help. I had this towed in from the local Ford dealer. They just received on a trade and always started and ran for them. Supposedly but they have always been straight with me before. They said wouldn't turn over. All dash lights work when...
2008 Nissan Altima S 2.5L throttle learn VIN: 1N4AL24E48
We have run into a snare with our Nissan Altima. Replaced throttle body to solve dead spot in acceleration. No idle concerns or diagnostic codes. Purchased throttle body from Nissan (reman. no new available). Followed the three relearn instructions include...
2014 Ram 4500 SLT 6.7L MIL Lamp on, Limp in mode VIN: 3C7WRLEL9E
Hi thanks in advance for any insight. I have repaired the lost comm. Problem finding a pushed out pin at connector i200 and a broken wire at fuse 18 in the pdc. Which brought about the last 2 dtc's . I started with p21c4 following diagnostic steps for that... Trouble codes: U0101, P2BAC, P21C4, U11C1

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2010 Audi Q5 Prestige 3.2L Engine VIN: WA1VKAFP1A
We never did hear back from the client and come to find out a lot of clients opt out of doing this job due to the expense. I want to thank everybody that responded, especially Charles from California that gave us labor times and a more in depth reality of real...
2011 BMW 335i xDrive 3.0L belt VIN: WBAPL5C55B
I'm posting this as a "Fix" but not really sure we actually fixed it. During the most recent efforts while the belt was making noise, all I had to do was spray the smallest amount of spray penetrant on the belt tension pulley and the noise would instantly go a...
2014 Buick Encore 1.4L Knock/Tick VIN: KL4CJBSB9E
I haven't gotten approval for the repair but wanted to get the help request closed. What I found was some fairly significant scoring on the lower end of the number 1 cylinder. So next is either an engine tear down or more likely a reman. Thanks to everyone wh...
2009 Chrysler Aspen Limited Hybrid 5.7L No Start VIN: 1A8JW18T19
I didn't really get anywhere with it but I did want to say one last thing. I can't help but think that scan tool function is not where it should have been. Even with the WiTECH, I couldn't get most bidirectional controls or tests to work in the hybrid module...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B6MF36611
Thanks for all the input.Replaced the retrofit relay got voltage to pump.Fuel pressure was low,replaced lift pump in tank,fuel filter,bleed system, cranked right up. Thanks again.
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Gear engagement VIN: 1FTRX12525
Hey all. Thanks for the great insight. It turns out my tech put the forward clutch pack in with the washers switched. Forward pack had no clearance at all. As for the park thing, apologies , the truck would go into park and lock up the driveshaft but was still...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY19414
Niall had the fix I was looking for.He suggested a weak pump might not be delivering enough air to the left side of the engine since it is the farthest bank away.Also,smoked the delivery pipe for leaks and none were found.Pump is super expensive,over $1000.00.... Trouble codes: P1412 (Secondary air-bank 1).
1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT8JS47E3R
thanks for all the help everyone turns out the vehicle had a bad ecm we had it rebuilt and the car is running great thanks again
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