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2013 BMW X1 xDrive28i 2.0L Mirrors, Control Wheel Andleft Signal And VIN: WBAVL1C56D
Hello Techs, This X1 came in about 2 months ago for brake service and at the time c/s left front window would not work. The window tested fine in show and we did nothing. He returned recently to state window is acting up again and since the control wheel b...
2014 BMW 328d xDrive 2.0L battery draw VIN: WBA3K5C57E
Car came in today with a 690 to 734 milli amp draw. I opened doors and set latches to position and performed battery shut down with scan tool. I have identified 2 fuses VIA AMP hound one is a 5 amp #103 and a 40AMP fuse in engine bay fuse box #57 however w...
2016 Buick Regal Premium 2.0L Check engine light VIN: 2G4GK5EX5G
Has code p129d that keeps coming back
2018 Chevrolet silverado 5.3L Tcm
One for you GoodWrench programmers. Got this 2018 Silverado that I was asked to program TCM after tranmission replaced. I've programmed lots of TCMs in GM trucks. This is a 4L80. This has RPO code MYC. Some require different programming needing the Mechani...
2011 Dodge Nitro Shock 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1D4PU7GX6B
so this has a misfire at idle on cylinders 2,4,6 seems to be more severe on cylinder 2 ie every 2 to 3 misses on cylinder 2 there is 1 count on cylinder 4 and 6. other shop replaced many parts. including a reman cylinder head from an unknown source. ... Trouble codes: P0300
1997 Ford F-250 HD XL 7.3L p1728 VIN: 1FTHX26F7V
1997 Ford F250 7.3 Diesel with a E4OD 01/21/2020 To start with, the ipr,ips, and cps might be complete unrelated. This problem happened well after those repairs were performed but on my search for information I read that a failing camshaft position senso...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21RX8
Truck will misfire on number 5 cylinder when under load then will run rough at idle for a few seconds then clear up. Injector tested electrically the same as cylinder 3. removed right valve cover and tested compression on #3 and #5, both between 405 and 41... Trouble codes: P0275, P0305
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L abs module VIN: 1FTPX14V48
After installing a new customer supplied abs module, during flash procedure unable to load as build data. only loads vin never asks for build data or searches network for data. I have the data but can not enter it. I have ran into this once before on anoth...
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'...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L Engine VIN: WDBCB34D6M
We have this 1991 Diesel in excellent condition. Engine compression leaks at the area around fuel injector pre-chambers. It looks that pre-chambers were removed and reinstalled before. We tried already to put new fuel injector seal (# [...]), but th...
2009 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L no power VIN: 3N1AB61E79
this car came in with a reman pcm installed, a new throttle body and a new throttle pedal, and a new o2 sensor, car wont go over 25 mph, i have checked exhaust back pressure, it was like 1 or2 psi even rreved up, it had a code for the throttle pedal and in... Trouble codes: P1148, U1001, P1564, U0101, P0032
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L steering wheel VIN: WP0CA2985W
This Boxster came in with a shake in the steering wheel at speeds over 75 mph. The tires look newer and were balanced, rotated and it still shakes at highway speeds. The steering, suspension and brakes were also closely checked for looseness etc. Brakes ar...
2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3TMDZ5BN3G
Low fuel pressure test good. Sensor reading and gauge readings match and are in spec. High pressure is in spec on sensor readings but at idle high pressure will keep climbing to 2000psi even with pump unplugged. Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel rail system pressure too low), P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit range), P0174 (p0171-), P0171 (testing and results)
2010 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L Hesitation VIN: YV1960AS1A
There are two air induction actuators in the intake manifold: an upper and a lower one. VIDA does not specify which is sensor 1 and which is sensor 2. Anyone know for sure? Thanks! Trouble codes: P1130

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Right side park lights VIN: 1D4GP24RX5
Fixed - Friend, after a bunch of testing, believes the problem was in the harness between front park light and rear park light. He ran a new wire from fuse block to front light then rear. No more issues. Thanks
2014 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 3.6L Cuts out VIN: 1C4GJWBG7E
I spoke with the owner yesterday and he said since they topped the transmission fluid off from being 1/2 quart low it hasn't acted up since. No more hesitation and lightning bolt illuminating on hard acceleration. Lesson is, never overlook the basics. If anyth...
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Suspension? VIN: 4JGDF7CE5E
The FIX was to tighten the bolts that mount a triangulating bracket off of the left rear front subframe main bolt, near where the plastic lift block resides, just as Ashish describes. Unbelievable! Here?s how this went down. Last night before leaving, I tor...
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