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2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNKRGED1C
Customer complaint is over heating, Gauge goes past 210 and increases when going up a grade. Fans work, The system does get hotter then most vehicles but its designed like that . Low and High speed fans come on when the temps hit . After changing the Therm...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L dies, inermitent circuts:cluster,radio, windows VIN: 1FMFU18L43
needing some help from you ford techs, I need to know if a ford OEM central junction box for this vehicle has to be programed when installed no dealer near me and no one has that ability near me. thanks I have had to trailer vehicles to dealer before.
2016 Ford Transit-350 3.5L Engine Assembly VIN: 1FBZX2YG4G
I have access to Ford service publications and need to replace the engine with complete assembly. I did a similar one last year and removed the front crossmember/suspension and them put the engine crossmember and transmission crossmember on jack stands, th...
2017 GMC Yukon XL SLE 5.3L DIC and Infotainment Screen are BLANK VIN: 1GKS1GKC4H
Vehicle came to us with a DEAD battery and a 5-6 amp draw. Traced problem to water getting in at GPS antenna above Driver side. Sealed the antenna and replaced the Left instrument fuse block due to corrosion. Still had a draw and replaced the BCM, programm...
2017 GMC Acadia SLE 2.5L warning indicators VIN: 1GKKNSLA9H
i have this acadia. the warning indicators come on. traction asst, abs, brake asst and i get messages for the same systems. i have alot of u codes. cleared codes and i get in the pscm codes u1833 and u0415. in the ebcm i get u0077. if i clear the codes it ...
2009 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Traction control. VIN: 1J8GN28KX9
This car has literly every light possible lit up on the dash. Traction control. 4x4. 4x4 low. Abs. Brakes. Service 4x4. Four wheel drive does not work including low lock. Cleaned the battery. Same issues except the abs and brake light stayed off. Speed sen...
2016 Maserati Ghibli S 3.0L drivers door window VIN: ZAM57RTA9G
This is not a car we usually work on, but the car came in for a oil and filter change, then the customer said the drivers window went down and won't come up. When you engage the button there is no sound d coming from the motor. You can only buy the regu...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG 5.5L oil level VIN: WDBWK73F85
oil level message will not clear,performed engine oil service,with 8 liters of 5w40,also replace oil level sender.
2010 Mitsubishi Fuso FE180 FE85D 4.9L engine light on VIN: JL6CCJ1S1A
I have a 2010 Fuso FE180 with two codes P1421 and P1422 Poor acceleration and loss of power
2008 Pontiac Solstice GXP 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1G2MG35X68
As per customer request, we replaced all of the injectors and performed a carbon cleaning of the valves. There are no signs of antifreeze in the cylinder. The engine runs perfectly fine in under a minute. Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (4 cylinder misfire)
2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L ABS Module VIN: 2T1LR32E05
Hello folks, I have an 05' Toyota Matrix AWD that has been a project for quite some time now. I need someone who is familiar with Toyota ABS over activation at low speeds coming to stops. It has had this problem prior to any major repairs being performe...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Smokes VIN: 3VWRT71KX5
This old Jetta smokes badly (BADLY!) at cold start and under acceleration warm and cold. Blue gray smoke. Compression is around 400 psi on all 4 cylinders. Cam lobes are good. Belt timing is good. No faults in ECM. Runs and drives normally. Makes good turb...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2010 Chevrolet Camaro LT 3.6L Tpsm, Remote Start, Door Locks VIN: 2G1FC1EV6A
On this model the BCM is part of the remote locking replaced te unit all is good thanks for all the help.
2014 Chevrolet Impala Limited LTZ 3.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WC5E31E
After checking compression/spark/fuel pressure .Found two broken wires at the main connector at the ECM . Repaired both wires cleared DTC . Both miss fires are gone . Trouble codes: P2312, P2315.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire
At this time , i have not been able to get the truck back in the shop to fully go through all the suggestions you all have posted .once the season is over will go through the truck again this winter to check all suggestions and then will relay my findings then... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire 5), P0307 (Misfire 7).
2010 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU0EG2A
Howdy Y'all, Thanks for the input. We went back and did smoke check because yes we did have the intake off. The EGR Valve was leaking. It had new gasket just did not get secured for what ever reason. So HAPPY to tell y'all we got this one done. THANKS AGAIN Y'... Trouble codes: P2195 (Oxygen sensor stuck lean B1), P2197 (Oxygen sensor stuck lean B2).
2009 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCP268X9
Ok lots of awesome replies. The fix was to replace reman aftermarket starter with a denso. Seems the most aftermarket starters spin too slow and the crank sensor picks it up as a misfire and starts the domino of codes. I had customer bring his old repair recor... Trouble codes: P0339, P0302, P0303, P0300.
2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4.0L Tru-Lock Switch VIN: 1J4FA64S96
I found better service info under a 2003 model (as far as I could tell was the first model year with this option). The schematics show the Enable 1 circuit as being low (still assuming the cluster is grounding this circuit) when the ignition is on, transfer ca...
2010 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Bogs out on accel VIN: JM3ER2W37A
We could not get the car to duplicate the complaint after days of checking it out. It still would not set a code p0092 when unplugged from the FPR, only P0091. But we drove it over 50 miles with no problems. I still think the computer was the cause. Mazda deal... Trouble codes: P0089 (Fuel pressure regulator a perf), P0091 (Fuel pressure regulator a control circuit), P0171 (Sysytem too lean).
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cranks will not run VIN: WMWRE33463
found high resistance in the harness not allowing the ground circuit (pin 16) to be applied to the relay. thanks for all the replies and input. Trouble codes: P0562 (System voltage low), P0686 (Pcm relay circuit low voltage), P1692 (Etv control a), P1693 (Etv control b).
2018 Nissan Frontier 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Advised customer to check with local Nissan dealer about possible factory coverage, have not heard back from customer as of this time. Thanks for all the assistance on this vehicle. Trouble codes: P2096 (Post catalyst fuel trim system Bank 1), P2098 (Post catalyst fuel trim system Bank 2).
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