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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBAVA37547
The vehicle stalled on the client in traffic and wouldn't start, it would crank but not start, then after 20 minutes of sitting it restarted. We pulled codes and we have a code for the Valvetronics Code # 002A43 DME Valvetronics thermal overload protection...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L dash wiring harness VIN: 1GCHK29G01
ANYONE know were we might find a dash wiring harness?
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 5.9L heat VIN: 1D7HG38Z93
customer came in and stated he had no heat and that he already had the heater core replaced, we found that the coolant was low and found the leak. we replaced timing cover gasket and waterr pump along with thermostat at the same time. rev engine up and we ...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA16K95
This thing is driving me nuts. It will code for fuel system too rich. Watching O2, bank 1 is pulling fuel [negative 25] 0n long term, while bank 2 stays around 0. I have checked injectors[no drips], replaced both o2 on bank 1. fuel pressure is steady 58psi... Trouble codes: P0172
1994 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTCR10U6R
Vehicle came in for an oil leak. We discovered a rusted through oil pan and went through the horrific process of replacing the oil pan. This involved moving the transmission back, lifting the engine as high and higher than it could go. After reassembly and...
2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5J6RE3H33A
vehicle came to us with no codes. Has a hesitation when taking off cold. Only lasts for about 5 minutes. Foot barely on throttle- like backing out of a parking spot or drive way. The engine will hunt or surge or hesitate and may stall in gear. I put in new...
2006 Isuzu NRR 5.2L Surge VIN: JALC4B1676
black smoke and loss of power Trouble codes: P0299
2010 Kia Forte EX 2.0L hard start VIN: KNAFU4A26A
Hello there I have this KIA and I replaced the head gasket and all seemed fine. Now a week and a half later it came back in for a check engine light and a hard start. Hooked scanner up and looked at the data and saw coolant temp substitute value at -54.4 d... Trouble codes: P0128
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L TPMS System VIN: 5TFBV54167
Hello Group, This is my own vehicle and I recently damaged a couple of my TPMS sensors and replaced them with OE Toyota parts and the light now flashes then stays on solid. I am fairly new at working on TPMS systems. My boss just purchased a Autel TS508 an...
2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 3.0L Rear Trunk door VIN: WVGDK6A90A
Hello iATN, I am at a loss with this vehicle, this is a relatively easy repair to do and for some reason it's giving me trouble!! Vehicle came in complaining that the the Rear Trunk would not stay open, found both of the telescopic gas rods were shot ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1869W
More like went around the problem. After about four days of flailing I inserted a switch on the ground side of the eec relay. You just open the switch at start up and then quickly close the circuit. Works every time. I did due dillegence by disconnecting inje...
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Coolant VIN: 1FTFW1EF2D
replaced engine oil cooler and flushed cooling system extensively seems to have been the trick on this one-this may be a common problem as our dealer had several of them in stock-thanks for the replys
2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 6.3L Rear End VIN: WDDGF7HB9B
It turned out the engine mounts were at fault they were completely shot. We replaced the engine mounts and while the driveshaft was out we replaced the center support and bearing. The noise of the driveshaft hitting the tunnel is gone.
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L lacking power VIN: WMWRC33545
Thanks to all who responded,the cat was restricted in the exhaust header. After replacing the exhaust manifold/catalyst assembly the car had excellent power to redline. The cam timing was correct,I went to the extra effort of removing the timing cover to check...
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