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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
2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited LTZ 1.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1PG5SB1G
Thanks in advance for any help regarding this car. Vehicle arrived with misfire on #1 cylinder a month ago. After diagnosing original issue ignition coil was melted on #1 cylinder. Pulled spark plugs and replaced and also replaced ignition coil. This did n... Trouble codes: P2301, P0300
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GCUKREC7H
P2097/P2099 return after approximately 50 miles or more. Truck runs fine and no obvious issues other than check engine light. So far, checked intake for vacuum leaks, checked MAF performance, checked intake tract for proper assembly, checked fuel system... Trouble codes: P2097, P2099
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77EX1
About every 100 miles since the engine was replaced with a jasper unit, the dpfe ends up with water inside it causing it to go to five volts. Clean the water out of sensor and tubes, the system goes back to working as it is supposed to. Have replaced dpfe ... Trouble codes: P1401 (Dpf egr sensor circuit high voltage detected)
2017 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: 1FM5K7F86J
Thank you in advance for your help, We have the 2018 Ford Explorer with a no crank no start issue we have tested starter relay and fuses starter itself and battery. When pressing the push start button looking at the data it does activate, not sure what cou... Trouble codes: P06E9
2009 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L No communication VIN: 3CZRE38339
I have no communication with the ECM. The bus resistance is 58 ohms and voltages at 2.4 and 2.6. I really expected it to be simple like a PGMFI relay but powers and grounds are good at the ECM. I cut the network wires and ran them directly to the DLC and s...
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL21E47
Customer complaint of rough idle only- drives fine other wise according to him. Pull above codes. VVt is full on 42 degrees, unplugging solenoid and engine idles fine. Run diagnostics for P0075 and everything checks fine? KOEO 12 at black/red and ground at... Trouble codes: P0075, P0300 (random misfire), P0845 (trans sensor B)
2005 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Electronic VIN: 5TDZA23C95
This jem came from an auction with this issue. This problem is consistent and easy to duplicate. On start up ABS and Brake light are on triggering p0500 code. Speedo kicks in at 20mph ABS and Brake light go out at the same time. With engine running I can c...

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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Trunk lift cylinder VIN: WBAGN834X3
Thank you all for the replies I ordered the springs p/n 51 24 7 444 907 as recommended but they did not apply to this vehicle. I ended up replacing the hydraulic actuator and the helper springs to correct this issue.
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L steering gear VIN: 1GC1KXC81B
I checked with GM on pricing and availability, and have decided to go with a new gear. Funny thing is that they want the old gear back,even though it should be a brand new one!Haven't done the job yet, but we are getting a new one for next week. Thanks!!
2012 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKS2MEF3C
It's been gone for a bit with no issues so I believe we have a fix. Replaced both front O2 sensors and replaced the B1S2 again as a precaution. I believe the fronts were lazy at times but for some reason not enough to set codes while the rear was actually re... Trouble codes: P013A, P2271 (Signal stuck rich B1S2).
2013 Honda Accord Sport 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCR2F55D
well so the customer took this car to the dealer.i never could figure out what the issue was.as some said throttle body,i thought fuel pump,high or low.so i waited 2 weeks and called the customer back today,and she said the dealer couldnt find anything wrong e... Trouble codes: P0301, 8311, 8501.
2013 Nissan Pathfinder S 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1AR2MN0D
I had to have the vehicle towed to the dealer to get this situation straightened up. Nearest dealer about 80 miles away. Customer said they were able to get the problem fixed Trouble codes: U1000 (BCM code-).
2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4L idles too high VIN: 1G2AN18B68
I fixed the car by manually inputting a 2009 in the scanner. That allowed me to relearn the idle. Interesting that we used to do that at times years and years ago to make things work but have not in so long I had forgotten about that trick
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