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2013 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 5UXZV4C5XD
ok - we have this bmw with a cloud of smoke on excel . we replaced the valve cover. now let me tell you this before I start with the current issue- there is a exhaust vanos cold start not controllable code 2d55. before i replace the solenoid, i now see thi...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Latch VIN: 1GBHC23608
2008 Silverado - passenger front door will not open with inside or outside handle. Need to open door somehow. Searched online and found cases where this happens - actuator is lifting the manual unlock but does not allow the door to open - locking and unloc...
2011 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Radio, Hvac controls, Shift interlock, door locks VIN: 3FAHP0CG0B
codes U0253, U0140, U0155. Radio, Hvac controls, Shift interlock, door locks all inop. I have checked all power and grounds fuses, ohm tested bus wiring for body control module and all related modules un-plugged modules. I am at a loss what to check next, ...
2013 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L power windows VIN: 1GT120CG8D
None of the windows work. No power to drivers window switch terminal G yellow wire. Tested for power at bcm x2 connector pin 22 yellow wire nothing. Is this controlled by an internal relay? No bcm codes and powers and grounds check good. this truck is with...
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Differential VIN: KM8SC73E65
This vehicle came in with no previous drivetrain repairs by my shop with a complaint of drive train lock-up. We observed recent 4 new tires (235/70R16) all 4 the same brand & size, however door sticker calls for a 225/70R16. Two new front axles also recent...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Oil pan VIN: WDBFA67F6W
I'm looking for opinions on resealing the upper oil pan on this MB. This is a super clean low mileage car that the new owner is in love with. I've got the oil pan off with the motor in the car. Obviously to anyone that has done this knows that there is no ...

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2015 Audi A7 Quattro Progressive 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1CGAFE4F
after running many test with no positive results decided to take a fuel sample and found diesel fuel in tank - drained fuel tank flushed all lines and all is well - many thanks for all of the help Trouble codes: P130A.
1996 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HR52KXT
If you disconnect the MAF or both the IAC and TPS the misfire on #6 stops. Vacuum test show that there is no misfire and no difference in vacuum when the computer says a misfire is taking place or not taking place. I did replace the ignition control module wit...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDSF35S2Y
Thanks for all the help. After checking the systems, we replaced the PCM and programmed. Runs great.
2010 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Safety VIN: 1FMEU7DE2A
Customer refused the time we needed to diagnose issue so I'm sorry I have no more info
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSH13E77
OH HAPPY DAYS ! I had my installer pull the engine back out and install the original flywheel/tone ring. When he originally installed the engine he said he didn't think the rust on the flywheel was important . Oh Well Trouble codes: P0336.
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Sport 3.0L starting VIN: WDDGF81X59
Took vehicle to dealer, dealer preformed TSB with wire and programmed sam module. Vehicle is good to go now!
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