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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L hi beam headlamp VIN: WBAVB33516
I have low beam lamps but when I flash to pass the hi beam lamps will illuminate but will not when you brighten the headlamps.
2014 BMW 535i 3.0L Drivetrain Malfunc VIN: WBA5B1C50E
Code: 101F01 (P112F) Air Mass system plausibility calculated air masses in the air intake system not plausible. We installed a new factory Air Mass Sensor after testing for vacuum leaks in the induction system and there were no leaks, we even pressurized t... Trouble codes: 101F0
1979 Ford F-250 Ranger XLT 7.5L Proportioning Valve VIN: F25JCDJ876
Replacing proportionyng valve & the original has the primary line to the rear drums . The replacement has the primary to front discs. This truck is a trailer special,2wd,4door ,built in canada was looking for input on how to plumb this beast, thanks
2015 Ford Transit-350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW2CG9F
This transit van came to us from a ford dealer with turbos and exhaust manifolds removed. During the removal they broke bolts off in the manifold, then during the exhaust manifold removal they broke the bolts off in the head. Now I have it and after removi... Trouble codes: P0299
2016 Kia Rio LX 1.6L Most Electrical Systems VIN: KNADN5A32G
Please help all Kia gurus!! This Rio is my brother in laws daughters car- the in law i like!! She had issues with most electrical items shutting down, to include power steering as she is driving, but engine remains on. condition was happening every few day...
2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2.5L Heater VIN: JM3KE2DY4G
SES light is on/off with P011A (ECT Sensor No. 1/2 Performance Problem) in memory. My customer took it to the Mazda dealer and was told it needed the heater core replaced. She brought it to us for a second opinion & the 2 ECT sensors are night & day differ...
2001 Suzuki Swift GA 1.3L Stall, Misfire VIN: 7AT0GK0CX1
Vehicle drives well on the road. Initially I was unanimously advised to check the purge valve when I first posted this problem. Occasionally the vehicle runs rough. The last time the customer drove 90km then stopped and filled up with fuel the vehicle cran... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insufficient)

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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FTRW07W21
Here"s the update. I have know clue as to what the testman error ever was. I resorted back to the basic's as usual. took another look at the inj. BAM! the shitty inj. he gave mew to install were the problem all along. Installed a old one I had lying around. Wo...
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Noise VIN: 1J8HR58N47
Thanks for the repies.There is a vac tube that goes from the PCV valve to the intake manifold not too far behind where the EGR tube connects. The elbow that connects to the intake side would collapse and thats when the noise wouild occur. We changed the tube (...
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE 2.0L blower motor VIN: SALCT2BG5G
One pertinent reply saying to turn ignition key on to open recirc flap and blower motor should be visible.But as I said in my post,I have done that but still cannot see the blower motor.I have vehicle rescheduled for January and will recheck.Thanks to all that...
2013 Ram 1500 Sport 5.7L chirp VIN: 1C6RR7MT7D
well the general consensus is what i was afraid of to start with, all in all looks like i have the dreaded lifter failure and i will be pulling heads and cam after the Christmas break to go ahead and install replacements, i have replaced several already but al...
2001 Suzuki Swift GA 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 7AT0GK0CX1
It seems the only way to get more info is to close the request. I fitted another purge valve and stripped the old one and saw nothing worth mentioning. After removing and inspecting the EGR the vehicle ran fine with a Map of 34 at idle. After a test drive it r... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insufficient).
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L ABS Pump VIN: JTEBU17R94
As I mentioned in my post, this would happen KOEO and with the vehicle at rest. Steve suggested the accumulator. I was hearing a squeek that sounded like a bad pump as well so I replaced the entire assembly with a reman my customer found. I would have rathe...
2011 Volvo XC60 3.2 3.2L Charging VIN: YV4940DL7B
Thanks everyone for the replies. When looking up the oem regulator thanks to Roger's advice I found 2 part numbers that were chassis number specific. I took apart the old alternator and found the lower brush was worn completely thru the slip ring while obtaini...
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