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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Surge VIN: 2GCEK19T13
This truck runs poorly hot or cold. Scan data shows misfire on cylinders 7, 8 and occasionally a little on 2. I removed all the plugs and performed the compression test and then gapped the plugs. #8 plug was fouled. I removed the RH fuel rail and swapped #... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire)
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNFK13038
Intermittent cylinder 7 miss fire. GM techs please help!. This 08 Tahoe has an intermittent miss fire that occurs only on light acceleration, and occasionally on deceleration. A ten mile test drive will generally result in a 10 to 15 second long miss fire ... Trouble codes: P0300
2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS 6.2L Misfire VIN: 1G1FF1R77G
Quick question for you GoodWrench Boyz. Got this '16 Camaro 6.2 litre that sets a P0106 MAP Sensor Performance code as soon as you turn key on and will not clear. MAP sensor reads 3.9 volts koeo. Since the beginning days of the MAP sensor as I remember the... Trouble codes: P0106 (MAP Sensor Performance)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D7HA18N22
Truck came in with rough idle problem. Checked PCM codes and obtained P1391 CKP/CMP sensor signal loss. We had a known good camshaft and crankshaft position sensors handy and we installed them. The problem persisted. Both sensors work by obtaining 5volt... Trouble codes: P1391 (CKP/CMP sensor signal loss)
2013 Dodge Avenger SE 3.6L Intake Valves VIN: 1C3CDZAG6D
Customer overheated the vehicle. Upon initial inspection. The car would turn on and immediately turn off. The vehicle ran with no coolant. A massive leak developed from the oil filter housing. The heads were removed and sent out for rebuild. ...
2013 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 3.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: KMHGC4DD5D
Vehicle came in with no A/c upon command. Autel 906 will read all subsystems but no powertrain ECU data. A/c has a engine coolant sensor code B1687 showing -2 degrees C. I need to see the powertrain data. I cannot find any charts in Mitchel or Alldata for ... Trouble codes: B1687 (Engine coolant temp sensor)
2006 Jaguar X-Type Sport 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJWA51A36
car runs rough at idle. has a noise in the top end. came in with 18 codes, misfire on every cylinder, 02 codes, intake cam sensor codes, etc. oil was low 2 qts, customer states he put 2 qts in before driving it to us so possibly 4 qts low when this all sta... Trouble codes: P2A01, P2A04
2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L oil consumption VIN: KNAFE12116
Customer was driving car when oil light started to flicker. This was after maybe 200 miles of driving. Oil was 3 qts low. Added oil and brought to shop. No sign of oil leaks. Figured maybe bad pcv valve. Replaced with aftermarket part and drove car. It use...
2012 Kia Soul ! 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJT2A6XC
Thank you in advance. I'm having a hard time understanding what is going on here. I've replaced the upstream sensor thinking that it would resolve the issue. There is very little info on the P2096 and I don't want to be throwing parts at it. I cleared t... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post catalyst fuel trim system too lean bank 1), P2196 (O2 sensor signal biased/stuck rich Bank 1 sensor 1)
2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport 3.0L ignition lock VIN: WDDGF54XX8
so this car came to a friends house and when they went to leave the key went in the the switch and when you turn it it will turn on the radio and it feels like every posision is there but nothing happens and it will not unlock the steering wheel, not sure ...
2014 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGDA5HBXE
Was hoping for some guidance from the Mercedes techs out there. I know this engine needs timing chain tensors and the updated anti drain valve. There is a bad timing chain slapping rattle when you start up. It also has a slight timing chain noise while run...
2011 Mini Cooper S 1.6L convertible top VIN: WMWZP3C56B
Sunroof opens to 70% but does not do anything after that, sunroof doesn't reach 100% stage and does not continue process of opening top. The windows roll down, but no operation from top. scanned all systems including CVM with ISTA and no codes.
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 4A4JM2AS9B
Hello Techs, I have the 2011 Mitsubishi endeavor with the A/C expansion valve stuck close, low side pressure goes down to negative. I never dealt with the Endeavor before. I just want to know, do I have to remove the evaporator ( inside the dash) to change...
2013 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Lighting VIN: 1C6RR7JT7D
truck came in battery dead charge battery find with ignition off dash cluster stays lit no codes i suspect instrument cluster but seeing if any one has seen this before thanks.

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2005 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J35
Well, I had a ton of good info from everyone which allowed me to rule out things as best as possible. This car is in rough shape, but meant a lot to the customer, so I did quite a bit of "free labor" because of the extent of work needed. It was what I thought.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon Misfire).
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCHK29U55
I have gotten busy and haven't done anymore diagnostics. I suspect the also plugs thread insert is causing an intermittent hot spot. I'll report when I figure it out. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0300 (Random misfire).
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29638
Thanks for the replies, The EGR cooler was in fact plugged up as well as the intake port it's bolted to. I soaked it over the weekend in Purple Power degreaser and it cleaned up perfectly. In answer to my original question, when the EGR is activated at idle th... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR low flow), P003A.
2009 Dodge Journey SXT 3.5L electric window VIN: 3D4GG57V19
was running wires and check voltage at l-h front door module, had to unplug and plug with load and without load, ran battery low after battery charge was going to finish checking but the window is working. Have been using it a lot for two days going to give it...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 5.7L turning VIN: 1C4RJFCT9C
everything we did was right up to the point there is a reset that has to be done with a scanner. and the most up to date snap on scanner would not do it. we did use our out of date autel maxisys to reset a value in the dtcm to solve this concern. thanks for ...
2011 Saab 9-3 Turbo4 2.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: YS3FA4CY8B
Unfortunately the jury is still out on this vehicle. This customer is a winter visitor so our time to get it back in to look at it was limited. We did manage to get time to go back and scope the fuel sending unit voltage and I am still seeing no significant ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWSC29M2Y
Thanks to everyone for the replies, they have given us a bit more insight. Customer needed the car back and will return when the weather gets hotter.
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