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2015 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1165S35F
One for you GoodWrench Boyz. Got called to program TCM in this '15 Malibu. Had no communication with TCM so told the shop to double check TCM. They found an internal wiring problem in trans so they replaced entire transmission with rebuilt unit. Now there ... Trouble codes: U0101 (No Comm between ECM-TCM)
2015 Chevrolet Trax LT 1.4L compressor clutch VIN: 3GNCJPSB0F
Thank you in advance for any advise. We have this 2015 Chevy Trax with no AC compressor engagement, Has full charge but PCM will not engage clutch when requested. We can ground the white/gray wire from the fuse panel (AC Relay) and clutch will engage, good...
2015 Chrysler 300 C 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3CCAEG1F
Looking for some insight into this code on this engine the vehicle is still under the powertrain warranty the dealer is saying the oil control solenoid might not be the problem trying to confirm with some real world experience Trouble codes: P06DA
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Cooling system VIN: 1FAHP60A22
Hello everyone, I have this 2002 Ford Thunderbird with a 3.9L jaguar engine. The coolant boils over and runs out of the overfill hose after a 20 mile drive. We have replaced the Radiator, thermostat and water pump. We can only get water flow out the the bl...
2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU75W73
I have an 03 exlporer that runs and drives great, you can put 20 miles on and it runs fine. The problem is after you drive it and go into like a gas station and come out the truck will say over temp and truck will be in limp in mode. You can restart the tr... Trouble codes: P1285 (Cylinder head over temp sensed), P1299 (Cylinder head over temp protect active.)
2015 Kia Soul 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KNDJP3A5XF
Hi techs. I hope all of you and your family are OK during the pandemic. Today I have a weird problem with the 2015 KIA Soul 2.0L automatic. It can NOT go faster than 45 mph.Acting like it got stuck in second gear,while driving, the engine won't raise up mo...
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Convertible top VIN: WDBSK75144
Trying to replace right rear window motor. Does anyone know how to open the convertible top so i can get to the screws that hold the top panel next to the window.
2014 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Misfire VIN: 4JGDA5JB6E
I have a misfire on #4 that only comes up at idle. worse the warmer the engine gets.Takes a while of driving before it throws light.I have replaced all plugs with mercades plugs and indexed them to the right position. i have replaced intake seals and the i... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cyl 4.)
2010 Nissan Sentra SR 2.0L Engine cooling VIN: 3N1AB6AP2A
This Nissan came in with an intermittent overheating condition. When first diagnosed, the vehicle had what appeared to be a normal thermostat issue. The upper hose has near 190deg F and the lower would not go over 90deg F. The fans do work and follow the i...
2016 Ram 2500 SLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C6UR5NJ2G
This truck came from another shop that could not find the problem they put a mass air flow sensor on it a new map sensor on it but same results at idle the fuel trims go over 30% as soon as it comes off idle the trims drop to 0 on a road test the long term... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one), P0171 (Lean bank one)
2016 Volkswagen Golf 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VW117AU7G
Car initially came in with a misfire code on cylinder #1 but runs perfectly, switched out the number 1 and 2 coils cleared codes and sent the client on her way. A week later it's back with the same code. Replaced the spark plugs figuring likely a bad plug.... Trouble codes: P0301

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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L xenon head lights VIN: 4USBT33443
Thank you all for your answers I end up to replace the light switch for the second time which fix the problem. The first one was shorted by one of the headlight module.
1997 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1NE52M1V
Sorry for delay and thanks for all the good responses. Very strange car this one. Long story short. Car starts and runs passes crankshaft relearn. No codes set. Just don't start after warm or ran short period of time. Does not get strong injector drive. Custom... Trouble codes: P1626 (Passlock).
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L camshaft timing VIN: 1GNFK13559
here is what I know about this so far. waiting on the customer to decide if they want to keep it or not. I think it needs a pcm, because the cam actuator should be p.w.m. on the power side but it has 12 volts to it at all times. the ground ckt is good. thanks ...
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 5.0L No Start VIN: SALSH2E43C
10 hours later ecm power relay signal wire had .1V key on engine off. found it had shorted to can bus wiring due to rodent damage. repaired wiring all comms are back and car starts and runs.
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L ABS module VIN: 5TEMU52NX7
I ended up putting in a used ABS module, as that was the only option I had at this time. It is working just fine.
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