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2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L Vanos VIN: WBAPT73558
This car has had an intermittent issue with vanos faults for some time. It was at the dealership reciently where they replaced the cam ledge seals. The customer left the dealership and the reduced power light cam on a few miles down the road. The oil was c...
2009 Chevrolet Colorado LT 5.3L comm. line VIN: 1GCDT13L09
Hey fellow Chevy guys out there i have this Colorado here that is whooping me. First one I've seen with the 5.3 its a pretty cool truck except for its demons lol. This thing came in for intermittent no start and have to jump start sometimes. Got in and tur...
2012 Ford Fiesta SES 1.6L brakes VIN: 3FADP4FJ5C
Repeat- this car came from another shop- I didn't get to see it before. This is a Lube shop that dabbles in repairs. They put pads/rotors on-end result no pedal. I questioned them over the phone and in person. They insist they opened the bleeders before pu...
2015 Ford Transit-350 XL 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBZX2CM3F
12/13 Driver had concern of check engine light. Had codes p0148 Fuel delivery error,p0174&p0171 lean both banks,po420 cat eff bank 1. Found air filter to be wet and apart. coated mass air sensor in paper. Clean air box, snorkel, and mass air & cleared code... Trouble codes: P0420
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJEA01T23
A question for any Jag gurus out there. I have an S-Type with a damaged throttle body connector(2 pin) Of course Jag wants to sell entire engine harness for approx value of entire car. I'm having trouble matching good substitues and the 1 or 2 I've found a...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97VXW
The PCM on this vehicle was replaced with a used PCM from a salvage yard to correct a problem with the TCC solenoid being applied all the time. There were no PATS problems until the PCM was replaced. Prior to PCM replacement, an aftermarket key was purchas... Trouble codes: P1260 (Vehicle imobilized), B1213 (Less than two keys stored)
2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM81W05
Car will start most of the time when it does not start cranks normal and thief light flashing but no codes if koeo test all passed also and a big note battery light in electronic cluster also flashing at same speed of thief light!!! we call cust back was w...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1YVGF22D6X
Replaced broken radiator. Initial test drive was fine. Car sat for a couple of hours. Attempted final test drive and experienced the following transmission problem. FWD clutch stuck on - in Reverse, trans was locked - in Neutral & all Drive gears, trans wa... Trouble codes: P1521 (Vss out of range during koeo self test), P1521 (Vss out of range during koeo self test)
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L Misfire VIN: 4JGBB86E58
We have a challenge here. This car develops a misfire mainly on the left bank and never while we are driving the car and we have taken it through several drive cycles. The freeze frame indicates on start up that it happens. The engine has fairly new spark ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cyl. 4 Worsening of exh emissions values after start up), P0306 (Misfire cyl. 6 Worsening of exh emissions values after start up), P0305 (Misfire cyl. 5 Worsening of exh emissions values after start up)
2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1VWBV7A36F
hello I'M having an issue with this passat. i replaced heater core due to no heat (one hose hot other cold). after replacing core now have heat on drivers side and cold on passenger side. air flow doors seem to work can feel change while controlling this i...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L heater hoses VIN: WBAEP33434
This vehicle is not yet fixed. Didn't realize it has been a month already. I am generally more conciencious than that. Most replies state that the system is probably air bound. I have bled this system every which way to Sunday. It has a new thermostat, the h...
2016 Buick Regal Premium 2.0L Check engine light VIN: 2G4GK5EX5G
Thank you all for all the responses! They have been helpful but unfortunately not enough to help fix the vehicle yet! So currently the p129d fuel pump driver control module ignition on/start switch low voltage code and b1370 control module ignition on and star...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Oil pressure gauge and alarm VIN: 1GNFK16327
thank you for all your replies. First I ordered an oil pressure adapter to go in the place of the oil filter. Testing I found that the dash gauge would drop to near zero after it was warmed up completely. The test gauge at the oil filter would remain steady...
2018 Chevrolet silverado 5.3L Tcm
Regular Tis download and programming fixed this one. Got a lot of wonderful informative replies. Thanks to Michael [...] for setting me straight on the fact this was a MYC 6l80 trans and normal pr...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Fuel Gauge/instrument cluster VIN: 1FTWW31RX8
I installed a used cluster and programmed the fuel gauge work fine now thank you for all your help
2012 Ford Transit Connect XLT 2.0L Unknown VIN: NM0LS6BN6C
due to the cost of a used transmission compared to new they are going to go with a new one
2008 Honda Accord LX 2.4L powertrain VIN: 1HGCP26428
Honda is repaired now. Thanks for all the input. After reprogramming computer and repairing a burnt harness to the computer, we found out the customer had a new starter put on elsewhere. After finding this out, we replaced the starter with a factory starter, r...
2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R 3.6L Passenger Seat Sensor VIN: 4S4BRDKC1B
So the customer is going to go in and have the seat re-calibrated if that doesnt work he will get a used seat and try again, he learned that his daily driver is not good to submerse in water especially with all the electronics we have these days, as soon as I ...
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