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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L Air Bag VIN: 3GCUKSEC3H
Came in from shop to program srs module, and will not finish due to keep setting faults b0083-05 and b0084-05. Perform circuit test on wiring and check for short to ground and also to power and then check voltage signal from srs module on startup meter on ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F9X
Customer complainted about no power, bucking intermitten, scanned truck codes P1247, P1248, P1280, test drove truck no boost at all, checked turbo, blades had some wear, pedestal was leaking oil out of diaphram,replaced turbo and pedsetal, repaired leaking... Trouble codes: P1247 (Turbo boost Pressure low), P1248 (Turbo boost not detected), P1289 (ICP pressure out of range)
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Throttle Body VIN: 1FDAF57Y48
Vehicle came in for a no start and was diagnosed as a fuel Pump issue. Shop replaced fuel pump with OEM Motocraft and vehicle ran fine. Two weeks down the road truck comes back running bad and spitting/sputtering. Truck came in with codes P060b P2104 and P...
1994 Geo Prizm 1.6L No Start VIN: 1Y1SK5364R
This vehicle is really acting strange. Customer said vehicle was idling at his mailbox and it shut off and would not start back. When it got to my shop it had spark but no injector pulse. The injectors had voltage all the time,no pulse I was checking with ...
2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L Starter VIN: 5J6YH27728
car was towed in no start/no crank. engine was stuck tight.front pulley wouldn't budge whether we rocked in gear and tried a breaker bar on front crank pulley. we removed the starter and engine turned just fine. we replaced the 190k starter and the car sta...
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)
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Electrical VIN: YS3FD49Y26
Vehicle came in with complaint of battery drain. Charged and tested battery, it tests ok. No outstanding faults but I did see an ism fault. Has not returned since clearing. Checked for drain and had 1.8 amps. Quick test showed AMP was not communicating. Fo...
2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium 2.5L Update Files VIN: 4S3BNAF61F
The radio in my Legacy has numerous issues that can all be traced to TSB 15-205-16R. I need the flash update file but it appears they are only available to a Subaru Dealer. I have the current update files CD, No audio file are included. I signed up fo...
2017 Toyota Highlander LE Plus 3.5L brakes lock up VIN: 5TDBZRFH8H
We just installed a 7 pin wire harness with brake controller. After a 10 minute drive, and turning the ignition off for 5 minutes, the brakes are locked up (all 4) and the brake pedal is about and inch lower. We did have some codes for the E braking system...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L signal light VIN: 1GCNCPEX0C
Thanks for all the help. A new bcm fixed the problem. Thanks again !!!
2012 Honda Crosstour EX 3.5L engine VIN: 5J6TF1H36C
We installed a timing belt kit and that took care of the noise. Thanks, for all your help it was greatly appreciated. Mark [...]
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBRF64J21
A shop in Norfolk,Va was found.Had to call around a bit because recommended shop wouldn't take anything over 10 years old.Coastal Import Repairs agreed to look at it. Vehicle was diagnosed with 3 bad coils.Owner very knowledgeable and fair to my customers. tha...
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis Limited Edition 4.6L shift interlock VIN: 2MEHM75W35
thank you to all who responded we were able to fix the car by replacing the light control module with another one from ford all power,grounds inputs and outputs were rechecked and found to be ok so that left only the module car was fixed and has been fine sinc...
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