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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FAFP4041Y
I have a fuel gauge that sits just below empty. The low fuel light is also on. I have unplugged the connector at the fuel tank and makes no difference. I have ohmed the yellow/white wire from the tank to the cluster connector and it is good. I checked the ...
2008 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L oil pressure VIN: 1GKET63M98
Envoy came in a 4mos. /5k miles ago for zero oil pressure. Had a P0521 for oil pressure sensor perf. I replaced sensor and filter with Delco part. Truck is back with same problem. Customer states pressure was at zero and crept up with increased rpm. He cla...
2009 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5FPYK16479
This Ridgeline has a noticeable misfire on cylinder #1 with fault P0301. The customer already replaced the spark plugs with nice NGKs. We cleared codes and confirmed the cylinder #1 misfire and confirmed in engine data. We swapped the coil and plug with an... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire)
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG13D38
So this is a fun one. I have run every test is can think of and still cant figure this one out. Have smoke tested intake and exhaust without issues. Have cleaned throttle body and verified proper operation. Replaced throttle body gasket. Have replaced pcv ... Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean condition at idle)
2010 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 5.0L Batter Draw VIN: SALMF1D47A
So this Rover apparently has an intermittent draw. Customer stated last week it was just clicking and would not start. He jumped it and then went and got a new battery. Stated he drove for a week and was fine. Then after sitting overnight battery was low a...
2013 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L 13.6 volts VIN: 3N1AB7AP0D
Good evening gentlemen. so I have this 2013 Nissan Sentra that is having an issue which the vehicle is stuck on limp mode when it sets engine code P1550. I did the flow chart and all rested well on the battery current sensor. good ground, good 5 volts, als...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Battery VIN: WBAGH83451
So the cell phone was our problem. The customer opted to have us remove the charging cord. Verified multiple times that the drain is gone. Thanks for taking the time to offer advice and hope the info can help others as well.
2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L No Start VIN: 1GYEE63776
yes it needed programming , after that car runs ok,
2005 Chevrolet C7500 Kodiak C7H042 7.8L Throttle VIN: 1GBJ7C1315
im closing this request as I haven't repaired it but thanks to all that commented your advise was checked and double checked. I am going to send the truck for a reflash and see if that might help if not the dealership may get this one . thanks everyone
2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Fuel gauge VIN: 1GNFK36339
Thx to all who said sweep the gauges and ck fuel tank % data, mr Wayne [...] spot on with ck harness on an old truck, small group of wires rubbed though on drive shaft .spliced the three wires fuel gauge good to go
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L running poor VIN: 2C3AA63H05
Ok, so technically this is not fixed yet but we have at this point have confirmation to the root cause of the problem. As it would have happen the next day after posting this request i had opportunity at a 06 Chrysler 300c (running good). I captured a known go...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWX36P43
thanks for all the advise but sometimes you just got to back to basics upper fuel housing as you no when the filter is installed it pushes down on the black plastic middle insert the tech had forced the fiter down on this and it was not letting enough fuel get...
2009 Infiniti G37 X 3.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JNKCV61F39
It turned out to be the bank 1 phaser. I bought a new phaser and looked at the trigger wheel closest to the timing mark. It was 5 teeth away. The old Phaser was 4 teeth away from the mark. The trigger wheel spun on the phaser. They are just pressed on. Who's g... Trouble codes: C0340 (Cam sensor circuit bank 1), P0011 (Intake timing control bank 1), P0300 (Random missfire).
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 3.8L Drive-axles VIN: 1J4BA6H19A
Thanks all, I brought the level down below the plug about an inch and drove it for about twenty minutes and let it set. No leaks!
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