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2013 BMW X6 xDrive50i 4.4L Smog check VIN: 5UXFG8C55D
Hello i have this BMW X6 that I am attempting to get ready for the state smog inspection..All readiness tests have been completed with the exception of catalytic converter.I have driven vehicle over 200mi city driving, highway driving, a/c on/off etc.. Wit...
2011 Buick Regal CXL 2.4L heater VIN: W04GN5ECXB
Filled system and bled as per GM instructions in Alldata MANY times; still no heat. If you run it long enough it will begin to boil and push coolant out of the reservoir. There does not appear to be any coolant flow. Nothing is moving out of the vent hose ...
2007 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Engine VIN: 3GNDA13D27
Vehicle came in overheating. Dash gauge showed 256 degrees, customer added coolant to overflow but unable to open rad cap. For various reasons I replaced t'stat, radiator and cap. My cooling system test kit (bladder type) has served me well these past 1...
2016 Ford Transit-250 3.2L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FTYR3XV0G
I suspect the regen would not run with the reductant quality codes and they continued to drive the van. now my inferred readings on the particuate filter are @220%. it will code back up as soon as the truck is started. with key on engine off the pfps11 is ... Trouble codes: P2463, P246C
2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.2L Compressor VIN: 1FT7W2B66X
Hello We have a 2019 Ford F-250 with a 6.2 ,the system is equalized with 350 PSI. Which I realize that is what is causing the problem but I don’t Understand why. .This truck has been to no other repair shops. I did Disconnect compressor and applied battery...
2020 Ford Transit 350 3.5L back up camera
Hello everybody, I have a 2020 Ford 350HD which we installed Arrow Boards onto, Which we have done dozens of times on the sister vans. We no longer have Working back-up Camera. This customer who is one of my biggest accounts picked it up from dealer straig...
2006 Infiniti G35 3.5L engine VIN: JNKCV54E66
the engine will not shut off. have pulled the ecm fuse was pulled and the engine died, started the engine again with the fuse in and disconnected the ignition switch. engine still runs. found that if i disconnect the ground from the ecm to the ecm relay th...
2016 Kia Forte EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFX4A6G5
Got this '16 Kia Forte 2.0 setting P0638 Throttle Actuator Range Performance code. Belongs to used car lot and they have already replaced throttle body with aftermarket unit. Code will not clear. Checked all of the wires from ecm to to throttle body, they ... Trouble codes: P0638 (Throttle Actuator Control Range Performance)
2013 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Misfire, Misfire VIN: WMWSV3C5XD
Need some help from the mini techs out there this car has only 30 k on it came in for a basic service plugs air and cabin air filters degrease engine. Was running well no cel. Did all the services ran great on test drive after about 5 miles started misfiri... Trouble codes: P0303

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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Transfer case/4WD VIN: 3GNFK16Z23
TCCM re-programming fixed the issue (although no where in the procedure does it state that this required!). Thanks for the help!
2016 Kia Sportage LX 2.4L right inner axle shaft VIN: KNDPBCAC0G
Thank you to Ty. I know he has tons of experience with these cars. I replaced the transmission. That inner axle was not going to come out. As Ty stated, with that much force, the transmission will be junk. So, I replaced it.
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