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2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L LF sensor VIN: 5UXFB53505
This X5 is lighting the abs/dsc lights after a 10-15 mile drive. The module was sent out for rebuild a little while ago and has been good since then. Now after a 60 mile trip the lights came on for the customer and seem to be coming on quicker now. It's co...
2008 BMW M3 4.0L Hesitation VIN: WBSWD93548
Cannot get communication with modules. Customer says battery was dead after a month's vacation. Jumped car and then noticed a loss of power and took it to a shop. They replaced battery. After that the Instrument cluster showed ABS, Airbag,brake and orange ...
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L No crank VIN: 3GCPCSE08B
Vehicle is a no crank. Inspection and testing shows the ignition switch is sending the discrete start signal to the body control module. The anti theft light is proving out and turning off when trying to crank. No codes in bcm or pcm. Data shows the transm...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L No Start VIN: 3D7KR28AX7
Hello there, got another dodge/cummins challenge here. Originally died idling in a parking lot. Had no PRNDL display, no crank, no start after that. Can connect with ECM via scan tool but says no codes present. Can pull up a data pid list but will not popu...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, lacks power VIN: 1FTJW36G8T
Vehicle came in running very poorly, severe lack of power, woul hardly idle & could not accelerate enough to drive into shop unless in low range. Fuel pressure at 20 psi on rear tank (0 on front, customer aware front pump had failed previously). Replaced f... Trouble codes: 172 (EGO not switching lean)
2004 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L Will Not Crank to Start VIN: 2FMZA58264
Brought the Vehicle in for Air Conditioning Repairs. I Removed the Generator to Access the Compressor. The Battery was disconnected for Safety.After repair was made, I went start the Vehicle, No Crank. Security Light is Flashing. Fuel Comp Data Error on th...
2010 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Stability control VIN: 1FAHP3FN5A
This Focus came in with a complaint that the car feels loose while turning and intermittently wont accelerate. I test drove and immediately determined it was a stability control issue. Performed a scan on all modules and retrieved codes C1278 for steering ...
2008 GMC Canyon WT 2.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS19978
The oil changes were not kept up on this vehicle and was low on oil. MIL on P0017. Vehicle would stall and sometimes die when coming to a stop. I checked the cam solenoid and found the screen missing. Replaced the solenoid and after a week the same problem... Trouble codes: P0017 (Cam Crank Correlation)
2016 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L A/C compressor VIN: 1GKS2CKJ9G
This Yukon Denali came in with A/C not working. not involved in any collision. I did the normal checks . No codes, fuses/relay good, I can toggle the clutch relay, charge was correct, ambient temp was correct. I replaced a pressure switch only because I ha...
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG3ABXA
Hey back again. 2010 Sant fe intermittently loosing rpms on cluster. Scope ground power and signal at sensor. I don't lose anything when it acts up. The car won't rev over 3k while rpms are not working on the cluster. Scoped signal at computer. Perfect sig... Trouble codes: P0336 (Cpk A circuit range performance), P0106
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GR48K36
I have a 2006 jeep grand cherokee 3.7 I have no spark I do have injector pause the scanner showes cam and crank in sync I do have rpm reading when I crank the car new crank and cam sensor I have put 3 new pcms in no spark still I have good power and ground...
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 5.0L No Start VIN: SALSH2E43C
Rover towed into our shop- no start?, Rover sat for 2 days, customer went to start it- no crank/no start (They call AAA first-does not look like it was jumped backwards). Quick test ( updated Autologic) showed all modules high speed can had U codes and no ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDCYR49E22
Greetings All, I have a customer with a 2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 with an intermittent MIL issue that I need some technical data help with. It's occasionally setting a generic OBD II equivalent code P2001, with no corresponding MB hex codes. I'm not seein... Trouble codes: P2001 (EGR system malfunction or NOx trap efficiency below threshold B2)
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB86E49
Toyota tech here trying to help a friend with an MB. Not used to code definitions in Shopkey. We call them correlation codes. No drive ability issues. Active tests on cam solenoids found Rt intake did not have an RPM reaction. Both Right int and exh sol... Trouble codes: P0016 (Right Bank intake permanent retard/advance), P0017

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX18W9Y
found injectors bad. when i pulsed them they all dropped the same 15 psi. the new injectors dropped 10 psi. they had aftermarket cheep injectors. Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire), P0734.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTNF21528
Thank you for the tips we replaced the blend door actuator for temp blend problem solved works great thanks again.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire, spark plugs VIN: 1J4FF68S6Y
Well sorry to say but my post was wrong. The upper end rattled. So I tried another tech's gauge and wala only 3 psi hot. Boss bought me a brand new snap-on gauge kit :) You all were right; the engine is no good at over 200K and rattling and littel oil pres...
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