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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPX14545
So this truck is actually my own truck, I bought it knowing it needed timing components, then it sat for about two years and i decided to fix it and sell it. So I did the timing chains, guides, and oil pump. On test drive it had a bad ticking on bank one (...
2014 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Battery light comes on VIN: 1FTFW1CFXE
Thank you in advance for any assistance. We have this Ford F150 that runs fine. Battery and charging system test fine. Battery is less than 1 year old. NAPA Legend. When driving the Battery light on the instrument panel will come on and stay on as long ...
2015 Ford Transit-350 HD XL 3.7L drive
Hi Ford Techs! I am trying to help a transmission shop, had these codes in pcm and tcm. when cleared the only one that came back was the starter performance, at that time it would not crank... disconnected battery and reconnected it and it started again. T...
1992 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L lower control arm VIN: 1GDEG25KXN
I am replacing the original, worn out bushings on this vehicle. The second bushing on each control arm will not press into place because the inner bushing sleeve bottoms out on the shaft about 1/4" before the bushing seats in the arm. The shaft spacers and...
2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCM66545
Ok, sorry for the long story but I inherited this car after another tech here washed his hands of it. The car was towed here from another shop that apparently swapped the PCM and still could not fix it. When I got the car it would crank but not start, the ...
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 5.7L No Start VIN: 1C4RJFCT4D
Jeep got towed In for a no start cked out found no fuel pressure can see the relay working dropped the left side of the tank to get to the fuel pump harness unplugged harness found with key on and cranking it has 11.9 volts and the ground is present I repl...
2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 5.0L monitors not run VIN: SALME1D4XC
Vehicle came in due to OBD2 monitors not completed. Checked monitors and found none are ready. Drove vehicle for 25 miles. Checked monitors and only fuel system monitor not complete. The strange thing is, the fuel monitor is a continues monitor. They usual...
2013 Ram 1500 Sport 5.7L chirp VIN: 1C6RR7MT7D
ok all, hoping someone has run into this, it is actually on my own personal truck so of course they end up being the hardest to fix in the long run, problem started about 90k miles where i had a slight chirp at idle more so when warm, i thought no biggy be...
1981 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.8L Charging VIN: SCAZN42A8B
Car came in with battery light is on and is not charging, we did the usual inspection fuses, ground load test the battery and its all good install new alternator and new voltage regulator from Bentley Dealership and We still having the same issue no charge...
2008 Saturn Aura XE 2.4L Blower Motor VIN: 1G8ZS57B68
Hi Guys, Got a 2008 Saturn Aura here that has us puzzled. Complaint is no blower motor at any speed. Customer stated that it did work a couple times recently but now no fan at any speed. Blower motor is good and runs just fine with 12 V applied. No melted ...
2008 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E38
Howdy Y'all, We have this 2008 Corolla that sets code P0171 lean exhaust! Did smoke test engine cold, no leaks. The Long term trim was high (30.%) at idle or driving. After cleaning the MAF an throttle body and disconnect battery (rub cables together), The... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean exhaust B1)
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 ...
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 2.0L Unknown VIN: WVGBV3AX2E
Hi, this VW has a binding feeling when turning at slow speeds right or left. Feels like differential clutch shutter. Customer requested to replace haldex fluid & transmission fluid & filter. Replaced problem still occurs. Checked tires all same size & bran...

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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D4GP25R25
Thanks for all the replies . exhaust valves where all fine Intake valves sticky and pitted Repaired the heads and this vehicle is good to go .
2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEG15X24
So after a multitude of tests (which I will supplement), customer decided that this vehicle is going to be too much of a headache, and is going to push it back through the car auction from which he purchased it. To everyone concerned regarding actual compress...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4RJFAG5C
Okay fellas, This vehicle is fixed and no I did not replace the converters!!! (loading the parts cannon is not my style). I scoped the oxygen sensors and at 2500 rpm the downstream sensors held steady at .700mv. Upon doing another visual inspection I found th... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Suspension VIN: 4JGDF7CE9D
Sorry I forgot to close and update you guys its was the block distribution
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