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2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL55R76
Good morning guys and thanks in advance for your help. Im pulling my hair out with this 06 Sebring. The vehicle came in with DTC P0456 - Evap small leak detected. First thing i noticed was an aftermarket locking gas cap which i replaced with OES cap. Smoke... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap small leak detected)
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2D8HN44H48
Vehicle towed in as a no start. Was able to start and limp into shop. could hear a compression fault while cranking. Scanned and found codes as listed. Misfire was counting on cylinder 2 when running. pulled wet plug from cylinder 2 and quick compressio... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0522, P2172
1991 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF25H1M
Well the I'm just about at my wits in with this truck. It came in on a hook and wouldn't start. We tested for spark and fuel. We have spark and fuel but no injector pulse. We found that the injector pulse was intermediate. It would run for a bit and then q...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTRF17292
Long ongoing process here. Truck came in almost a year ago and was running rough and had lean codes and MAF codes. Put on MAF and new intake gaskets. Everything ran good for several months. Customer called a couple of weeks ago and said when started on col... Trouble codes: P0171 (Rich mixture), P0174 (Rich mixture)
2008 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5FNYF18528
This Pilot came in for blue smoke coming out of the tail pipe, no misfire. Customer decides to replace the engine, we got a rebuilt long block from Jasper. After the install in about 10 thousand miles, the vehicle has a slight misfire during cold start up.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire number one), P0302 (Misfire number two), P0303 (Misfire number three), P0304 (Misfire number four), P0305 (p0306)
2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L gas smell inside car VIN: SAJDA42C72
gas smell inside vehicle ,very strong you can barely stand it, after 5 min. smell gone, drive car for days , no smell and one day smell returned again you pull over 5 min,later no smell,no leaks anywhere tank was tested for leaks, none found evap purge sol...
1989 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L right hand brake caliper VIN: SALHV1248K
vehicle pulls sharply to the left when applying brakes. with vehicle on the rack, you can spin the right front tire by hand with the brakes applied. the other three tires cannot be turned. loosened up all three bleeder screws one at a time on the right fro...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Hvac VIN: WDBGA32G8V
We have been chasing a "no heat" issue with this Mercedes. Initially the owner came in with a leaking water pump and complaint of low to no heat. Replaced the water pump and thermostat. After the repair we still had no heat. Next we replaced the mono valve...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Electronic VIN: WDBJF65H7X
No power to clutch. At the a/c control unit, there is no power at the blue wire (a/c clutch wire). Freon level is full. Has a code b1241 for refrigerant temperature sensor and a code for compressor clutch. Clear both codes. Ohm test refrigerant temperature...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: 5TELU42N76
Customer concern is that the Vehicle will not engage into 4WD. The 4X4 Indicator on the Dash does not appear at all. There are no warning or flashing lights on the dash indicating a problem with the system, along with no codes found. When the problem is ha...

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2015 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, reduced power mode VIN: 2GNFLEEK4F
ok, Customer has reported that all has been good with no further problems, and we did a service on truck today, we agreed to continue to use the 5W-40 oil for this oil change, and while I did pull both actuator solenoids out and inspected the screens, to which... Trouble codes: P0016 (correlation intake position to crank not plausible), P0017 (correlation exhaust position not plausible to crankshaft), P0089 (hi pressure fuel pressure regulator performance), P228D.
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZX18W8W
We found this track had a True Speed Super Lifter control installed. This compensates for a larger size tire and corrects the speed signal to the cluster. This was installed before owner bought truck by someone previous. it does have a larger diameter tire ...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10D82
I'm closing this post cause the customer doesn't want to bring the truck in so we can check it out. I'll give you any updates if I get any in the future.
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 7.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GTGK29JXV
This thing is running once again. We end up swapping distributor cap, rotor & wires since we could clearly hear the spark jumping on both sides at random while the engine was running. Checked compression, plugs & gaps. Installed Delco cap & rotor as suggested...
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L Room LP fuse failing VIN: 5NMSH73E78
Good evening everyone. Well, this was a true hair puller.I had Michell pull the wiring diagrams from Hyundai, and I found that there factory wiring diagrams were wrong. If you find yourself with this issue, they have the red/orange wire coming off connector I/...
2013 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JU3AC5D
Hey guys thank you for the advise was a good help! the car is fix like you guys suggested I went and check the vacuum wow vacuum was low than also check compression well the vacuum was only 14 inch of vacuum also the engine compression was only 110 to 120 psi ... Trouble codes: P2188.
2012 Jeep Liberty Jet 3.7L radio, network VIN: 1C4PJMFK6C
as advised i checked the radio and hvac ground which is located in the left kick panel area. i noticed that the ground would intermittently show voltage. and at the same time i noticed the radio volume would go away as well as the airbag light would come on. i...
2016 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Touring 2.0L Start stop VIN: JF2GPBLCXG
The battery for the start stop system was bad. Replaced start stop battery. No codes in any system after battery install. Had customer take it to drive and charge the high voltage battery. Customer has not returned so I assume the problem was resolved.
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