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2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Smg Transmission VIN: WBAEK73434
hello everyone. I am asking some assistance to any BMW SMG transmission specialist out there. just got this 2004 BMW 645ci in with SMG transmission and after 2 to 3 hours driving, trans will not shift into any gears. it is trying to engage into gear but ev...
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...
2015 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GAZGZFF2F
po 171 -174, ive smoked the intake a few times, no smoke, fuel pressure reads 57.8 on my snap on and autel. car on and off, ( which has me a bit confused). under load fuel trims stabilize, at idle long term at 20-25 both banks. replaced maf with ac delco a... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Where'S The Nut? VIN: 2D4GP44LX7
Never had the oppurtunuty to do a a.c. Evaporator core replacement in one of these yet. I'm trying to remove the whole hvac box assembly from the firewall. Mitchell shows 3 nuts on the engine side, which i found. One bolt top center passenger side of firew...
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 ...
1992 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Hesitation, Hesitation, Hesitation, Hesitation VIN: 1GKDL15W7N
Received vehicle 2 months ago, no start. Found soft CEL code showing ECM and EPROM mismatch. I found proper ECM as one installed was for TBI not CPI. Eprom is correct for this vehicle. Upon test drive, engine feels like misfire under acceleration. On freew...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1J4GW58S3X
The transmission will not shift out of 2nd gear. seems to go into fail safe. Can not clear p1762 govern pressure switch offset voltage. Have replaced pressure switch 2 times. 2nd time with both sensors. No change to shift. The ECM has also been changed and...
2013 Lexus CT200h 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHKD5BH9D
Thanks in advance for any input. I have driven the vehicle and after 2 trips. Trouble codes: P219A, P0303 (Misfire 3 cyl)
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
2011 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, Hesitation VIN: WMWSV3C53B
Guys first of all, i want to thank you for taking your time in reading my post, we got this mini, customer complain is hesitation when taking off, uses too much gas and oil consumption, we retrieve diag codes and clear, as soon as we cycle the key or turn ...
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1N6AD06W96
Truck came in with low oil pressure. Tested and hot at idle it has 6 psi. Replaced the rear timing cover and all timing components. Also replaced the oil pump. Dropped the engine cradle and found the main bearings with excessive wear(copper showing but not...
2016 Ram 3500 Laramie 6.7L Brake Pedal travel VIN: 3C7WRTCL4J
This truck has a problem where the brake pedal goes to the floor and truck cannot be stopped. All brake callipers are fine and there are no fluid leaks. Problem presented at 60000 kms. All components have beed replaced but problem still exists. Pedal can b...

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2008 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L ABS Module VIN: 1FTRF12298
New module and programming was very easy. They are not that expensive from the dealer. That took care of the pump code. Ended up having a secondary problem with the left front wheel speed sensor. A big name brakes only place put on rotors and pads and the left...
2001 Lexus LX470 4.7L Check engine light VIN: JTJHT00W31
All responses made a lot of sense. This came from another shop and they did a compression tests, all the normal routine basic parts, ie; plugs, coils, LOF, filters, new fuel etc. I did recheck all items again to verify. No problems found on that end. I gave ba...
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