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2005 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Dsc VIN: WBABW33435
Hi Guys, Getting Brake Pressure Sensor codes 5E20 and 5E24 which I believe point to brake pressure sensor #1 being faulty. Codes can be cleared but return a few days later. Readings are for vehicle idling and posted below. The rough differential between th...
2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEL19W21
After replacing a dead fuel pump and having it start and run perfectly we delivered the vehicle only to have it come back a couple of days later not starting. Started it but it ran rough for a bit and since then has started fine every time. The vehicle now... Trouble codes: P0442 (p0452-), P0452
2012 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Fob VIN: 2C3CCAET4C
Push to start with proximity fob mostly inoperative, only works very occasionally. Car keeps failing to recognize the FOB, and won't start. FOB batteries and car battery recently replaced. Car has lived at the Chrysler dealer for the past few weeks. They h...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 TRX4 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KS28C37
Hello everyone. I have a problem child here. First off I am not a Cummins expert by no means. This truck was towed in for a lift pump replacement. Cust says he was driving it from his back property and it acted like it was out of fuel No power but will idl... Trouble codes: P0148
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Monitors unset VIN: 1FMPU16L4Y
Good morning and thanks for any help in advance. This vehicle came in with illuminated MIL and lean bank 2 codes. Replaced faulty B2S1 oxygen sensor and repaired air leak to intake duct. After clearing codes have attempted multiple times to run drive cycle... Trouble codes: P1151 (HO2S B2S1 Sensor indicates lean), P0174 (System too lean Bank 2)
2005 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L electric VIN: 1FAFP36N05
costumer complaint at night car locked. intermittent oil light and security comes on something chimes every few minutes battery will go dead in 1 or 2 days. scanned found codes u1900 ABS CAN, B1318 LOW BATTERY PATS , B1318 LOW BATTERY AT INSTERMENT CLUSTER...
2013 Ford Escape Titanium 2.0L ABS Module VIN: 1FMCU9J92D
ABS module was replaced with used unit to get rid of Rear Wheel Speed Sensor code which it did. I was asked to program the used unit. I did so with my IDS using as built data and now have codes U2300-51 Central configuration C0061-54 Lateral Acceleration s...
2015 Ford Escape SE 2.0L Surge VIN: 1FMCU9GXXF
Low side fuel pressure stays around 75psi until I give it throttle and it will go into the 80’s. Rail pressure is in the 600’s at idle and raises with acceleration to 2,100’s. Under normal acceleration it feels like it’s dropping boost and then re applying...
2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L No power VIN: JNKBV61E97
Sometime there is no power. Disconnect battery cable and reconnect battery cable. Power is restore. No code. All power and ground cnnection are ok anyone has this problem before ???
2006 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L intake manifold VIN: 1J4FA39S16
Hey guys we are having a problem with a jeep.it has a misfire on cylinder 1,smoked the intake and found that the intake manifold was cracked/broken on cylinder 1.the problem is,we cannot find a new intake for it nor can we find a good used one.chrysler ...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Steering VIN: KNDUP13162
Morning all, Have a strange one. We replaced engine in this van, and of course you have to drop the frame with the rack. After we got done with it the steering got very stiff. We checked to make sure we didn't crush or pinch any lines- all good. We Popped ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L Misfire, misfire on coldstart VIN: 4JGBB86E37
vehicle came in with multiple problems. Dealer told her she needed thermostat( did not warm up fast enough),hose on air injection (vacuum line on air valves broken). I also found it had misfire in #3. Was not misfiring at the time, sold her plugs and coil ... Trouble codes: P0300
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB2FB9B
I got this blue tech diesel here from a good customer that he just purchased it. I am not at all knowledgeable on this but reluctantly agree to take a look. The def heater in the tank was replaced already.It has a hard code 20b913 pressure line heater circ... Trouble codes: 20B91
2008 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L Starting VIN: 5N1AA08C88
So the car came in to program intelligent keys programmed both keys no problems customer brought the car back and said the remote start won’t work just crank but no start so I reprogrammed keys 2 more times same thing remote will turn on the ignition and c...
2011 Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L on board monitors VIN: 1D7RV1GP9B
Need some help from the RAM boys out there. I have this Ram that we replaced the PCM on 18 months ago for a reason i don't remember (that was a lot of cars ago). We have done lots of work on it since not related to the PCM but now its time for this truck t...
2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L window motor VIN: JTEGD21A52
Vehicle came in with drivers window motor issues. It would go down a few inches then reverse then jam. would move to closed position if lifted by hand while activating. out of the door motor worked fine. failed under load. Replaced motor and am unable to g...
2017 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: 3TMCZ5AN0J
This vehicle is actually a 2018 Toyota Tacoma 3.5l IATN doesn't list anything after 2017. This has a no start condition after hot soak. Drive it 5 miles let it sit between 1-2 hours try and start will time out on cranking before it starts push button start... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap large leak), P4417, P1604 (Startability malfunction)

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2009 Dodge Journey SXT 3.5L Battery!! VIN: 3D4GG57V39
Good afternoon! Just wanted to say thank you VERY much for all the replies and suggestions on what to look for and ways to help diagnose the problem. This one is gone with a Band-Aid fix. Like I stated from the beginning the customer didn't want to spend a to...
1993 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FDEE14N1P
ok this van is fixed, it was the ignition module the problem, like most of you suggested, we learned that the the ignition does not need to be connected to the pcm for it to deliver spark, checking voltage at the starter solenoid i had 7 volt. at all times KOE...
2015 Ford Transit-350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW2CG9F
Hello and thanks to everyone who replied. This one was a tough one. So after using the smoke machine and found no leaks at all I used a pressure gauge and hose at the pressure line at the wastegate solenoid to monitor the boost. The most it would produce was a... Trouble codes: P0299.
2015 Hyundai Sonata SE 2.4L hard pedal VIN: 5NPE24AF1F
2010 Kia Forte EX 2.0L hard start VIN: KNAFU4A26A
Thanks for all your replies. As per a couple of you said I did a compression test. It has 100 psi across the board. That seems to explain what my problem is. Although I will tell you that the car runs fantastic even with the low compression. Thanks for your he... Trouble codes: P0128.
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