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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Trunk lift cylinder VIN: WBAGN834X3
Hello. I have this 03 BMW 760li When opening the trunk with the button the trunk lid opens normally but it drops within a few seconds. I have come to the conclusion that the hydraulic ram cylinder is faulty. This vehicle has a separate rear air conditionin...
1958 Chevrolet 3100 3A 4.6L steering control
Had bad memory steer originally with ram power steering. Put in new style Classic Industries power steering box and upgraded all linkages. Everything seems to move freely. Noted some play in the king pins. Only thing that hasn't been changed is the king pi...
2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Outside temp VIN: WMWMM33519
We bought this car when it had a bad t/chain, after we got the car running we noticed that the outside temp always reads -40 we made sure it was plugged in and we tried to to jump the sensor wires together but it always reads -40. If that's a good test or ...
2008 Nissan Titan PRO-4X 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07C78
This one is eating my lunch. Intermittently will not start, cranks fine has fuel pressure and spark, but no injector pulse. Checked for codes with snapon verus and none were present, then watching data when it wouldn't start it was showing injector pulse b... Trouble codes: P1614 (NATS antenna amp)
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L door locks, TPMS VIN: 3VWTL7AJ0A
Got this car towed in from another shop (a dealer, I think). Owner barely speaks any English. Battery (which was a brand new VAG unit) was dropped in with no cover or hold down, and flat dead. Air cleaner was flopping loose, driver footwell trim (the part ...

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco 2.4L Surge, ckp issue VIN: 1G11D5RRXD
So I appreciate all the input here it seems the system is wired to drive mechanics nuts. There should be no bias on the Ground side Perhaps there is a time that the ecm is not supplying ground to this system.. So If you see one of these please Ignore th... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank Sensor Failure timing issue), P0562 (Hybrid system voltage wrong - comes and goes reset seems to work).
1988 Ford F-250 Custom 4.9L cranks no start VIN: 1FTEF26Y5J
I rewired 3 of the 5 ecm grounds to the block. They had various levels of higher resistance. I checked after rewiring and the ohm readings only went down slightly. I tried it anyway out of frustration and the injectors pulsed and the truck started. I'm not sur...
1997 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 7.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GDJC34J6V
I fixed this...kind of. I was able to make it through emissions which was my goal. But it only barely passed. I think that it passed because I got the cat really hot just before it was my turn to go. Oregon does a tailpipe test at idle only on on heavy veh... Trouble codes: P0157.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 3.6L Electronic VIN: 1C4PJMDSXG
sorry for the delay it was the duct air sensors and special thanks to Michael [...] to hit it right on
2013 Kia Sorento EX 2.4L Lights, Windows Etc VIN: 5XYKU3A64D
Thanks to all who attempted to help. Kept going out to shop and trying to work with it and kept getting interrupted. Finally took it to the dealer since I was getting nowhere. They put their best tech on it and he finally found the problem after 4 hours of tes...
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