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2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Charging VIN: 1GB3G4BG7B
Vehicle came in with dead battery. Battery was replaced back in may 2020. Replaced battery under warranty and found there was no voltage Coming out of alternator. The alternator has 12volts to it. No cel no codes. Replaced the alternator 3 times with auto ...
2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZA5EU8B
First came in with P0420 and found bad front catalytic converter. Replaced with after market converter, both 02 sensors, and exhaust headers. Checked operation and OK. Came back with same code. Found bad front converter bad due to rear and front O2 senso... Trouble codes: P0420, P0506
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2C4GM68425
Customer Complaint is engine cuts out with a complete loss of power. Customer states vehicle had sat for 10 days and battery was dead. After being jump started issue started. Complaint is very intermittent. Customer had battery checked and replaced. Co... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0032 (B1S1 Heater circuit.)
2016 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L Master Switch VIN: 1FA6P0H73G
Hi all tech i need your help this vehicle came in master switch mirror witch not functioning all windows, each window operate it is own switch, replaced master switch driver door module and program module, after programmed module left rear window stops goi...
2008 Lexus RX350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T2GK31U98
Car came in with a [...] sensor A code, we checked and replaced both trans speed sensors with new Toyota sensors.Note the speedometer has worked the whole time. I checked power and grounds to the PCM all good. Tested speed sensor signal and it was var... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor)
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L AAC Control Unit N/22 VIN: WDBSK75F33
Customer Stated Vehicle's Dual Automatic Climate Control System is not Working Properly. With an Apollo D8, I performed a Scan and found Multiple Codes. Instead of listing every code with description of each, I will give a quick synapsis of the issue. I ha...
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML320 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L Engine VIN: 4JGBB25E59
Engine is burning oil, a quart every 600 miles & customer says it is down on power,RT vehicle & seems to have plenty of power Turbo was replaced due to excessive shaft play. Engine has no external oil leaks.Oil cooler was replaced back in 2017. Would like ...
2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 2.1L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3BE8DD8G
Hello, thank you for reading my help request. I have this 2016 Sprinter vin # [...] with the 2.1 diesel engine that it has a slight hesitation when accelerating, set's the CEL on and goes into limp mode ( slow to accelerate, late upshift, etc).... Trouble codes: P087E, P0088, P088E, P0087, P268A

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox LS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2CNFLCEC0B
The vehicle is supposed to be fixed. The customer took the vehicle to the dealership where it was purchased, their findings was the throttle body needed to be re-learned. The dealership claimed the TPS signal was reading 69% at all times. I find this hard to b... Trouble codes: P0089 (p0089-), P0089 (p0089-).
2011 Ford Focus SE 2.0L soft pedal VIN: 1FAHP3FN5B
So I have to thank all that responded and this is how it went, we found out this was a salvage Pa, title, we also finaly found out the brakes were never quite proper since he owned the car 2 months, we bench bled the master cylinder and rebled the entire syste...
2005 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKCT18X65
We called the valves sticking, becuase the vacuum gauge was fluctuating when that miss occured. Customer declined. We had tried everything we could thinks of including a used distributor, didn't fix it. customer came in 1 week later and said he put in a new di... Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Key Programming VIN: 1N4AL11D45
So the BCM # I needed was not in the scanner but on the back of the BCM itself after NO. It was 5 digits example 97E23. I had to take a picture with my phone because I could not read the small backwards print with my mirror. Jamey pointed me in the correct d...
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