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2016 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L Cooler line VIN: 1G1BE5SM0G
I am not a transmission guy by any stretch of the imagination, so I am not exactly sure what to check here, About a year ago this thing came in with the rubber line blown off the external cooler. reinstalled the line. filled transmission, went for about a ...
2008 Ford E-250 4.6L cruise control VIN: 1FTNE24W38
Customer brought this fleet van in with the complaint that the cruise control would intermittently drop out over bumps, then without warning, resume and accelerate. Even when the driver was applying the brakes. Customer stated that the cruise control was o...
2010 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Safety VIN: 1FMEU7DE2A
I hope some ford guys can help me out with an airbag issue. Another shop got this car after a deer hit the front end. Small damage but airbag deployed. They replaced the two air bag sensors up front, clockspring,air bag, steering column, and RCM. After ins...
2013 Ford Fusion Titanium 2.0L Steering stability VIN: 3FA6P0K99D
Customer brought car in for a slow leak in a tire. Driving it in the steering felt "funny", when you stopped it would move the wheels out like it had loose parts in it. As you turned the wheel the strut mounts would make noise. With the weight off of the t...
2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L Brake Lights-Shiftlock VIN: 1FA6P8TH0F
I have this 2015 Mustang 2.3. Brake lights don't work and shifter won't come out of park. Shop replaced Body Computer and asked me to program it. I used my IDS dealer scanner and downloaded as-built from motorcraft website. Programmed BCM, keys and TPMS. A...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2HGES16694
Ok so this gem came with a no communication problem and an inoperative techometer so we replaced the PCM and all was well for a month or so we thought, but then this beauty came back with the same problem so I changed the fuse box under the dash, still no ...
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Sport 3.0L starting VIN: WDDGF81X59
Vehicle came in due to battery draw. Found draw coming from Left Front Sam Module. We replaced Sam module, and all interior lights and functions work but vehicle will not start. Do we need to have module programmed? It was purchased directly from Mercedes....
2008 Other GM Astra 1.8L Central Locking VIN: W0L0AHL488
Right Hand Drive 2008 Astra AH 1.8 Petrol 5sp Manual, no rear electronic module and no dead lock on doors. Only the 4 doors can not be unlocked with the remote or the Center Console Button "CCB". The fuel cap and the tail gate lock and unlocks fine. The ...

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2011 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKFAFL6B
FIX -Replaced purge valve with rigid hose assembly, code has not returned. Next time I?ll replace the purge valve as well as gas cap for the first step if no leaks are found. Both can fail intermittently and function ok during testing. Gas cap can show no visu...
2014 Infiniti QX80 5.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ2ND7E
Thank you all for your input. As it turns out this was all my fault. Yes, I bent one little tooth on the flexplate. I put my camera in the crank position sensor hole and watched as I slowly rotated the engine by hand and lo and behold "That tooth looked a litt... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit).
2011 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L rear latch VIN: 4JGCB6FE8B
First, a big thank you for the replies. The new latch was defective, it threw a curve ball, but after check all the other possibilities, it turn out the latch was the problem, order another from the dealer installed and all is fine. Thanks again John [...]
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