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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVC93527
This vehicle came in with a battery dying after 2 days, battery was recently replaced and reprogrammed by BMW Dealer, found that the IBS sensor was left disconnected causing the alternator not to operate properly (fixed). Car also came in running poorly an... Trouble codes: 29D2, 29D0, 29CC, 29D1, 29CD
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L steering gear VIN: 1GC1KXC81B
Power steering gear box leaking from top(input) seal and lower(pitman) seal. Anyone replace these seals? If so any special tools, precautions,tips, or advice on trying to do this job? Thanks!
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Custom 4.3L factory brake controller VIN: 1GCPWBEK2M
have a 2021 chevy 1500 customer with the 2.7 i added the factory brake controller after reflashing the brake control module the controller still doesnt work, is there another module that needs to be flashed?
2010 Dodge Avenger R/T 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Reduced power mode VIN: 1B3CC5FB3A
Customer complains of check engine and lack of power. When checked, only P0300 code. Whenever you start it, it runs fine. Check engine light sometimes flashes, but not always, with only that single code, even do the car feels prefectly fine. After driving,... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire)
2012 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L shift interlock VIN: 1C3CDZAB1C
Won't come out of Park while stepping on brake pedal. Code being listed C1000 is not listed as possible DTC on mitchell or Alldata. PCM pids shows active when stepping on brake pedal, brake lights work. According to schematics. the pcm sees switch and I as...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L no spark VIN: 1FTHX25H1T
this truck came in for an oil change and a fan clutch, got those items replaced and then the truck wouldn't start. checked voltage at the coil, icm, and checked all fuses and relays. Has no tach signal, no pulse at the coil on the neg wire, but it has inje...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTPW14544
Hello all, this F-150 came to us after engine replacement (used). At first timing chains rattled on start up, bank one vct sitting at -16 degrees of error. Also no power and p2106. We removed the timing cover to find bank one chain off by one tooth. Timing... Trouble codes: P2106 (Fmem forced limited power), P0171 (System lean bank one), P0172 (System rich bank 2)
2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Electric VIN: JN8AZ08T17
With key off the turn signals are flashing and the headlights are on high. With the engine running the blower fan comes on (no buttons work for HVAC system), Headlights are on high, every light on the dash on and the wipers are going full tilt. Have checke...
2010 Other GM Barina 1.6L Driver Key & Barrel VIN: KL3SA0861A
Customer complains that turning the key in the driver door barrel fail to move freely (feels like something is jammed in one direction), thus can not lock the car with the key or with the inside push-rod, driver side, but able to do so from the passenger s...
2010 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF3EK7A
With the scan tool, i test all the solenoids and it working.i remove them and look find and functional. I found that the transmission is not supplying ground to these solenoid.any one have this problem before Trouble codes: P0776 (Shift solenoid sl2), P0776 (Shift solenoid sl2), P0776 (Shift solenoid sl2)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCD21C73
Seized up engine, requires replacement. I've done transmissions on these Beetle's, Jetta's, etc., not an engine. This is the 1.8T AWV. Is it reasonable and possible to take out the Engine wiring harness from the dash for replacement? It's impossible to pul...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57T17
So, after jumping through many hoops I bit the bullet and took the thing apart. Tried turning it a million times but the marks never met again in the same spot twice. I reset the timing chains with the same results. IMO whoever designed this timing chain set u...
2012 Ford Flex Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMGK5DC9C
Ok so after checking wiring from PCM to throttle body all checked out ok shortly after problem went from intermittent to every time, rechecked tp sensor at ecm it came back ok checked motor driver from ecm and found both wires had no voltage Sent ECM out to be... Trouble codes: P2100 (TAC Motor Circuit), P2107 (TAC Module Processor), P2109 (TP Sensor Performance).
2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.7L batteries dead VIN: 1FT8X3BT4F
truck is a plow truck found wiring harness on drivers side at fenderwell had to wires rubbed through and touching repair harness pump stopped running truck started right up all good.
2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GKFK66U14
Well, this one is finally fixed. After checking power supplies at the fuse block with the key on and with the key off, we found that there was a trickle of power, just enough to light a test light to a orange glow on the ground circuit of the injectors. We dec...
2004 Other GM VY 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6G1YK32A84
Car had P0151 O2 low voltage bank2, changed it with a new sensor from a reputable local part store. Cleared ECU and retested it for no avail. still same, checked all wiring and scope waveform, load test the heater circuits. switched the O2 sensors around and t... Trouble codes: P0151 (Left O2 volt low).
2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L abs VIN: WVWEU73C96
SUMMARY Found pin?s not making contact at the ABS harness for the right rear wheel speed sensor. Contact problem in the harness connector, no water intrusion or visible damage. After replacing ABS module with two used units, and a local dismantler letting us ...
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