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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...
2010 Cadillac SRX Performance 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Reduced engine power VIN: 3GYFNEEY6A
Dealing with this 3.0 Cadillac. Three codes two for fuel pressure and one for timing. According to the book this vehicle should not set the fuel pressure codes with the P0019 stored. The codes set pretty much simultaniously and according to two differe... Trouble codes: P0019 (Crankshaft/exhast camshaft position not plausible bank 2), P0019 (Crankshaft/exhast camshaft position not plausible bank 2), P0019 (Crankshaft/exhast camshaft position not plausible bank 2)
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZX18W8W
Speedometer is randomly falling to 0 and back at times had replaced speed sensor a few weeks back still has this issue, i see no codes relating to this issue. We wiggle tested all wires at speed sensor with issues. Sometimes you start truck up and speedo...
2013 Ford Escape SEL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMCU9H97D
Quick one for you FOMOCO guys. Got this '13 Escape 2.0 Turbo that runs great, no codes. When you floor the accelerator above 50 mph it blows black fuel rich smoke out the tailpipe. No codes and all the pertinent fuel control data-coolant temp, hi and low f...
2017 Ford Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L No crank VIN: 1FATP8UH3H
Press start push button and nothing happen. The button light and cluster does not lit up. At the bcm, all fuses are ok. At the front control interface module, there is power at green and red wire. Anyone have this problem before ???
2012 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKKVRED4C
Hello Group, Thank you in advance for your help.I am in need of your input on this vehicle. It came to the shop with a S.E.S. light on and a little surge at cruise and a little low on power. I scaned the system for DTC's and came up with the codes that I l... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system lean), P0174 (Bank 2 system lean), P0300 (Multiple random misfire), P0151 (O2 sensor circuit low voltage B2S1), P0157 (O2 sensor circuit low voltage B2S2), P0446 (EVAP vent control malfunction)
2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Speed Sensor VIN: 1HGCP268X8
First thing we did was to test the input speed sensor near the TCM/ECM with a scope. I probed the signal wire. The wave form is perfect even when the vehicle acts up. We inspected the terminals in the computer connector. No visual problems. When driving th...
2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1C4PJLCB4E
Have ordered 2 throttle body's. Problem is the elect connector is wrong on both body's I ordered.. TB on original one has 6 in line connections. The replacement TB has off set connector. Also the mounting bolts are too short compared to the old TB . Any id... Trouble codes: P2173
2009 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1CR29L09
Hey guys have this mazda 5 with a p0101 mass air replace the mass air with a denso part twice code came back only when the car cool like in the morning check the mass air plug looks good check power and ground to the air flow am thinking its a bad ecm chec...

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1982 Chevrolet Camaro Sport 5.0L runs rough VIN: 1G1AP87H3C
First, thank you for the help! Special thanks to Joe [...] who sent me the wiring diagrams I needed!! The fix was a new (used) ECU. I got a new one from Cardone and that made my reference circuit come back but would not communicate. So I recheck...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L brake pedal VIN: 1FMYU93173
Thank you to all who responded. It looks like two things were the problem. First I replaced the Hydraulic Control unit with another used one. That gave me a brake pedal that felt good but it still didn't stop as good as I felt it should. After a lot of driving...
2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Trans tow haul light VIN: 1FDXX47P47
Found bent pin on trans connector on valve body side. Thanks to Paula [...] for the pinout and schematics needed to find the proper circuit.
2000 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L ride height problem VIN: WDBFA76FXY
Thank you all who responded. I have not had time to get back on this "labor of love". I will be checking for proper function of the tandem pump when I do. I will repost this help request when repairs are completed to let you all know what was done. Thanks a...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG63696
I replaced maf sensor twice with delphi and to correct the problem a denso maf fixed the fuel trims. Thanx for the help Trouble codes: P0171.
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