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Help Request Answers
2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN63575
Not sure if this is the correct place to post this, but here goes, Looking to replace the motor and transmission unit in this sedan , we have a parts car but it is a 2002. Wikipedia says they are the same motor, (N62B44) but car-part.com (2002-03 vs 2004-0...
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5UXZV4C56B
I've done quite a few replacements of the valve cover and valve cover gaskets on these vehicles and this one is kicking my tail. Valve cover replacement went as normal with no issues. Upon completion of the work the car now starts and idles fine momentaril... Trouble codes: 2C58, 2D54, 2D55
2016 Buick Regal Premium 2.0L Check engine light VIN: 2G4GK5EX5G
Has code p129d that keeps coming back
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L heater blower, engine VIN: 3B7KF23631
Hi Guys , Don't want to sound lazy BUT , this old p/u is still not rotted out but has this diesel cuts out with the headlights on issue the blower motor doesn't work on any speed either. I see in my investigation online that it seems like a pattern failure...
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)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTPW145X4
I cant figure out why the 4x4 is not working. When using the mode selector, to switch from 2WD to 4H or 4L, there is no illumination on the dash. KOEO will turn on the bulbs during the prove out. Connected scanner and found dtc P1867 and p1869. I performed...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Flex Plate VIN: 1FTPX14V26
The flexplate was replaced by my tech 6 weeks ago due to ground teeth in one spot. Starter was also replaced then. A month later truck got towed back in with the center broke out of the new flexplate. I checked crank endplay and couldn't find any problem. ...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering power assist VIN: 1FTFW1EV3A
Vehicle presented with loss of power steering, fluid soaked around reservoir. Topped up and vacuum bled per Ford procedure. When running, fluid was extremely turbulent in the reservoir. After a short drive (under 5 miles) the fluid would become aerated res...
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.4L Power Tailgate/endgate VIN: 5XYZUDLA9F
Hello! Thanks for reading my help request, I know you.ve got better things to do on your down time. I've been doing mostly driveline at our shop the last 3 years but some how this one landed in my lap. The others in the shop have looked at it, now it'...
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Suspension? VIN: 4JGDF7CE5E
Hello, Back in February 2020, we replaced the front air struts, front level sensors and the links that attach to the sensors for a ride height issue, all parts directly from the dealer. We performed a wheel alignment and all was good until about a month...
2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Transmission VIN: JTDKB20U24
Hello, I got an from what I can find an uncommon transmission oil leak. Vehicle came in and it was noted that there was a large transmission leak, transmission was covered in oil starting from what looked like the axle seals. After clean up and running ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2017 Audi Q7 Premium 3.0L Safety VIN: WA1AVAF1XK
Again, remember this is a 2019 Audi Q8, not what's listed, upon exhausting all troubleshooting, we decided since the body shop installed the SRS module, we would open up the center console so we could plug in the original SRS module to see if any changes were ...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA16K95
This trucks owner decided not to pursue the problem, since the engine light is not a problem getting an inspection sticker.. Trouble codes: P0172.
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FMCU59H18
Okay this thing stopped blowing the fuses. Traced the harness back anc could find no place where it was grounding. We added two fuses to the circuit. One at each inertia switch. That way when if it blows at least I'll know where to start. He has been driving ...
2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.6L front pump seal VIN: 1C4HJWEG3E
Found that the torque converter, where it is friction welded, was cracked and leaking, so we replaced the torque converter. This really didn't explain how it was going back towards the transmission case. We also replaced the seal between the bell housing and m...
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBWK54F36
customer did not want to go further with troubleshooting at this time. Replies were helpful but all info kept pointing to the switchover valve or air pump which were both working properly. the p0415 code seems to be misleading and conitions/freeze frame info w... Trouble codes: P0415.
2013 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Hesitation VIN: WMWZC5C54D
Thank you for the input everyone. I did fix this vehicle. I do believe my Snap-On Solus Scanner does not offer much help in this vehicle. I went on idenifix and there again was very little info on this car with the exception of help on one of the codes. I remo... Trouble codes: 28B0, 28AC, 2714 (throttle valve sluggish too slow), 3858 (generator incorrect type).
2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L Transmission VIN: 5N1AR18U78
Ok guys this one if fixed. Thank you for all who took the time to read the help request and special thanks for all who replied. This fix was more Nissan NERS than anything else. All of you guys using J2534 pass-thu will enjoy this one. Specific to Nissan you h...
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