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2009 Cadillac SRX 3.6L 1st And Reverse VIN: 1GYEE43719
Transmission does not engage when put into gear drive or reverse. But we noticed shifting quickly into drive or reverse after starting engine it will go forward or reverse but if you go back to neutral and back to drive or reverse it will not move vehicle....
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL52M2V
Hey everyone I have this old lumina here that will not start. The computer is not engaging the fuel pump relay. Customer thought it was a security issue but when I turn on the light the security light comes on then goes off after a second or two like it sh...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU26D54
Good morning all, i hope everyone is staying safe,still employed,and making money.my problem with this low mileage ram (yes,24,000 miles is correct),is when you clear the 499 code,it comes right back as soon as you cycle the key.both terminals at the ve... Trouble codes: P0499
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1FTRW12W95
truck came in from used car lot, states used trans installed and shifting odd, test drive and has delayed 1-2 shift and hard, found po715 and 717 for turbine speed sensor circuit fault and no signal, initial inspection found replacement sensor installed, s...
2006 Jaguar X-Type Sport 3.0L power steeringreturn hose VIN: SAJWA51A46
The power steering hose/pipe is leaking at the point where it attaches to the power steering lower column. The metal bend is rotted & rusted. Boy, it looks like quite a chore to replace the line. It looks like it goes forward to a cooler in front of the ra...
2003 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Australian Model Subaru Liberty - should equate to legacy Motor in is a Quad Cam EJ20X Turbo not 2.5 couldn't change to log request Engine running rough stalling sometime when going into gear - cel comes on when low idle and goes out when rpm increased... Trouble codes: P0270 (injector 4 Low voltage), P0267 (Injector 3 low voltage)
2009 Toyota Tundra 5.7L Engine VIN: 5TFBV54119
I feel a bit ridiculous asking about this, just looking for some reassurance. I have what appears to be a seized engine. Vehicle was towed in as a no crank no start. Customer originally stated that he ran out of gas. After putting gas in, it started and st...
2012 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L Left rear caliper VIN: 3VWPP7AJ6C
This vehicle has left rear brake caliper repeat failure. The first time this car come in for a routine rear brake service (pads and rotor) at 112k miles. 6000 miles later, customer states excessive heat from right rear brake. Upon inspection we found the r...

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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia TI 2.0L abs module VIN: ZASFAKAN9J
I wanted to thank the 3 replies that I got. This vehicle can be put into maintenance mode through the MMI without a scan tool but wasn't done right to begin with. I tried putting it in and out a couple times after the fact with no help. Yes the Autel is capabl...
2011 Chrysler 200 Touring 2.4L The whole dang car VIN: 1C3BC1FB3B
After replacing the PCM It originally fixed the P0645 code. Then the New A/C compressor went to crap. This compressor will not throw a code if it is bad. It will throw p0645 if you unplug it. Had 12 volts to the compressor. Replaced new with another new new co...
2013 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.6L Timing chain VIN: 2C4RC1BG6D
I didn't find any bad lifters so I fully extended the ratcheting portion of the left tensioner because it doesn't fully extend when you pull the pin. Then I turned the motor over by hand and the tensioner arm doesn't slap back against the tensioner anymore. Th...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V5Y
Glenn [...] called it first. I was able to gain communication after disconnecting the battery negative cable (something I saw in a Snap On time saver,) but kept losing it monitoring live data after running a few seconds, as it would stall out. When I was able t...
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L evaporator VIN: 1FT8W3BT3B
thank you for reading this. I was looking at the evap temp sensor when it would go to 32 and compressor would disengage, i was watching the comp with gauges. the temp sensor read close to ambient temps after sitting over night so i felt that it was ok. pres...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L AC clutch relay VIN: 1J4FA49SXY
OK, this Wrangler is fixed and blowing cold air again with no more shorted relay codes. A new ECM fixed this one. We believe that the relay jumper wires installed to bypass the ecm (that we already removed before posting this help request) from prior shop poss...
2013 Kia Optima Hybrid LX 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGM4AD6D
Thanks to all the members for taking time out of your busy schedules and your quick replies. The problem with this is engine damage due to the overheating. Performed a cylinder leakdown test and #2 & #3 failed with air going into the cooling system. At this ti...
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