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2014 Buick Encore 1.4L Heater ( cabin) VIN: KL4CJASB0E
This Encore has no coolant flow through the heater core. Took the inlet hose off at the heater and "connect" it to the coolant tank, has no flow with the engine running. Pulled the water pump to inspect and found no problem. Replaced it anyway " just becau...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Obd monitor incomple VIN: 1GCEK19T91
No code. Obd monitor for air pump is not ready. Have good flow at both exhaust manifold when air pump is on. Engine temperature is normal. No exhaust leak. Test drove for 485 miles and still air pump is not ready. Anyone have this headache before ??
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Hazard and Turn Signals VIN: 3C8FY78G93
Customer brought vehicle in with NO HAZARD LIGHTS OR TURN SIGNAL LIGHTS WORKING. Fuse # 19 of PDC was BLOWN as was Fuse 15 of UNDER DASH FUSE BLOCK. Customer had replaced Combination switch. Still same problem. REPLACED HAZARD RELAY/ LM 470, NO CHANGE. If ...
2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT82HX7
Here's one for the mustang enthusiasts. This will be a long post but there's a lot to say. Customer brought car in for failed emissions. After checking monitors the cat, O2 and O2 heater weren't ready. Mil lite was not on but I scanned computer and saw the... Trouble codes: P1127 (Down O2s not tested on KOER), P0171 (Bk 1 lean), P0174 (Bk 2 lean), P0316 (Misfire on start up)
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 ...
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J8HR58M07
Thank you in advance for any help you might be able to give, I'm sorry it's such a long post. This vehicle has had problem after problem. I want to give the full history in case it is helpful, although I'm not sure it's at all related to the current proble...
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.8L park position VIN: 1J4GA59198
greetings to all.we installed a rebuilt jasper transmission in this jeep 2 weeks ago.this week he was towed in for a no start.we get in jeep and it does not crank.i realize in park my gear selector is reading reverse and reverse lights are on ,we did push ...
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...
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Dynamic 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALVP2BG7F
Vehicle came in with timing related codes. Found a broken intake variable valve timing actuator. Replaced the actuator as per Rover TSB. Used all timing tools as required. Vehicle runs great but idle will climb and fall rapidly when put in gear or A/C turn... Trouble codes: P5052
2011 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1LNHL9F11B
I have a 2011 Lincoln MKS 3.5 Eco Boost in my shop. Customer complaint is that when accelerating at lower speeds vehicle misfires. Test drove vehicle and verified customer complaint. From a stop when accelerating the vehicle will shudder or misfire usually... Trouble codes: P0150, P0130
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)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 Classic SL 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GTEK19B07
First off sorry for the delay, we had to shut down for a little while due to covid. The entire issue was the g102 ground i fixed. I just did a quick repair using a crimp connector and my back up crimping pliers (my wire repair stuff was at home). The crimp ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0030 (HO2S Heater control circuit), P0053 (Bank 1 sensor 1 heater resistance range performance), P0134 (Low O2s activity bank 1).
2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5J6RE3H33A
Thank you to all the suggestions and Chas [...] for the tensioner extended suggestion. I decided to remove the valve cover again to inspect the chain- The tensioner is all the way out but no loose chain. I replaced the chain and the surging/stumble at 15% throt...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C4Y
THIS VEHICLE IS FIXED. I SEND THE ABS CONTROL MODULE TO DAT IN REIVERSIDE CALIF. TO REBUILD IT. COST 200.00. REINSTALL . TEST DRIVE IT FOR 87 MILES. PROBLEM IS GONE Trouble codes: 01312 (Drivetrained bus data faulty), 01312 (Drivetrained bus data faulty).
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