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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Idle 850 VIN: WBAEV53492
Idles at 850 rpms 99% of the time then drops to 750rpms after 10 min of idling. I Shut it off and restart it's a 50/50 chance it will be at at 750rpm again. Most likely 850rpms. Sets a code p0505. Checked MAF 4.3grams at idle & its clean Smoke tested, trie... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle malfunction)
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L 2 axle ride level control VIN: 5UXFB33583
Hello all, I have this 2003 x5 4.4i in here with a sagging right front. We have been dealing with this for a couple weeks off and on. First time around we replaced the right front air strut due to the air bag being seriously deformed and ready to pop. Howe...
2013 BMW 535i xDrive 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAFU7C57D
Customer states that a couple weeks ago the vehicle started running poorly at Idle but would clear up, states that it progressed to the point that it would not start on the first key cyl but usually started on the second cyl. Vehicle was towed to shop with... Trouble codes: 11800, 14001, 14000
2011 Chrysler Town & Country Touring L 3.6L cluster VIN: 2A4RR5DG5B
The instrument cluster is dead I have power and ground no communication and will not turn on. We replace the totally integrated power module under the hood with the same effects tested harness for shorts in the can lines and found nothing opened harness an...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 5.9L fan clutch VIN: 3D7KS28C45
hi all,so on my personal truck,and as an asian car mechanic,having a problem with the fan clutch.so with my autel scanner,it shows me fan speed (rpm) and % desired on time.it also has an actuator check,but engine off.i can hear it clicking when commanded,s...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTSW31F1Y
Hello, I have a f250 that is having a random stalling at idle problem. Usually with the AC on. It had a leaking old style ICP sensor and had the original IPR, so I changed them. Customer had already replaced the cam sensor with new ford unit, twice. I d...
2015 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Cooling Fan
Simple question , at what temperature do the cooling fans come on if the a/c is not turned on. I'm thinking around 220f, but I cannot find that in print anywhere. Vin# [...] not recognized on IATN but comes back correct on ALLDATA and FOMOCO
2008 Infiniti G35 Sport 3.5L Electronic system VIN: JNKBV61E38
We replace heater core[Removed dash]. Now instrument cluster gauges do not work and sometimes come on by itself. No Hvac. Radio does not light up and buttons center dash do not work at all. Thanks
2016 Kia Sorento EX 2.0L Waste Gate Actuator VIN: 5XYPKDA17G
vehicle came in oil leaking from turbo, no codes present when vehicle came in, code p256500 trubo boost control positon sensor A high showed up after turbo replacement, reinstalled original wastegate actuator code returned. checked for power and ground all...
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGDF2EEXD
Hello and Thanks in advance to everyone. This benz has had this misfire/hesitation for sometime now, most evident when warm/hot under light throttle condition or coasting. once you accelerate it has lots of power no hesitation or misfire. Now lately its mo... Trouble codes: P2201 (Nox sensor circuit range/performance bank1 snsr1), P229F
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0L no crank,various accessorioes not working VIN: 3N1AB6AP8C
Car towed in as a no crank. We've tried both keys, brake lights are working, P1610,P1612,U1001 codes have been stored. Ignition signal is being sent to the IPDM. All fuses are good and links at the battery are good. No power at interior fuse box. This soun...
2013 Scion FR-S 2.0L Timing VIN: JF1ZNAA14D
alright i am a dealer technician. I did the engine valve springs and have done at least 10 more engines with no issues. Customer picks up next day after test driving 10 miles with no issues. Customer drives for half a day and states vehicle runs rough mil ...

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2006 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L Starter VIN: 2G4WC58246
hello to all you guys i need to tell you that i do pressure test in the coolant system twice with spark plugs disassembled and i dont see any problem i do leakage test and dont see any problem in the coolant system but always i do the checks on cold engine in ...
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCFG15X54
Well, replacing the fuel pump did fix this one. Looks like 60 PSI is too low to start this thing. We were pretty focused on bad fuel so we drained it and added fresh fuel with no luck. Lesson learned, replace the pump with the tank next time.
2013 Dodge Dart Rallye 1.4L No spin VIN: 1C3CDFBH0D
Charles [...] right on , although i pulled it first and then read your answer but your are absolutely right , flywheel has to be reset and i also used 2 screwdrivers , luckily no damaged was done , as for everyone else ,guys thanks for your time and input , ...
2013 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT7W2BT0D
Thank everyone for your help. After the fuel system repair ,P1558 was still coming up. Swapped injector wiring between #7 & #8. Still P1558. Swapped injectors, still there. Pinned out the wiring at PCM and found a poor connection at the body harness that feeds... Trouble codes: P1558 (Cylinder 8 injector circuit range/performance.).
2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4L battery drain VIN: 1J8F7F7W38
Big thanks all round to you guys. Took the easy route first and pulled the radio forward. Found an aftermarket defunct Bluetooth module hooked into the radio wiring. Owner recently purchased this vehicle ,so had no knowledge of its existence.
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73355
well this car went home,and code has not returned.i followed alldata chart and checked for ground,which was odd.i checked it at the underhood dlc.it showed ground for about 4 seconds ,then faded away.could not get it to repeat.i then unplugged ecu harness and ... Trouble codes: P1330.
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDDJ75X46
Vehicle had several corroded connectors in the front Sam and rear Sam cleaned all connections with CRC contact cleaner repaired wiring in the rear Sam to the fuel pump relay changed both fuel pumps cleared codes and runs fine Trouble codes: C1358, C0931, C2103.
2016 Subaru Impreza Sport Limited 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JF1GPAP61G
Thanks for the responses. I was 99% sure there were no coolant passages or seals that I may have missed during the original repair, but I just needed that 1% verification from the community. I advised customer that this could get ugly, so we went with a new en...
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