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2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Overheats VIN: 5UXFB53585
We are sure the fan works but the temp of the radiator is noticably different about 100 degrees from the engine, so the motor will overheat but the fan won't come on. We don't usually work on these and would just like to know where to start, it looks like ...
2006 BMW 530i 3.0L Valve Tronic Motor VIN: WBANE73516
Customer removed vvt motor & did not set it to service mode New to BMWs is there any procedure I need to do to reinstall ? thanks for any & all help
2017 BMW X1 sDrive28i 2.0L Electronic parking Brake VIN: WBXJG9C07L
Hey all, First of all, this is a 2020, not a 2017. IATN will not decode properly. Customer replaced own pads in driveway, pushed back caliper on left rear without putting into service mode. I don't know how he went about it, just told this info when d...
2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited LT 1.4L ac compressor VIN: 1G1PF5SB6G
Car came in for a knocking noise when A/C is on. Verified noise from A/C compressor. Replaced compressor, flushed system and charged with proper amount of oil and R134a. Noise still present. When pulling on A/C high pressure hose noise goes away. Seems mor...
2008 Chrysler Aspen Limited 5.7L Engine VIN: 1A8HW58218
See related repairs. Now we have a misfire code on cylinder 7. No mds codes, only p0307. We have NO mechanical noise. Not so mush as a tick. Cylinder 7 pumps up to 100psi max during compression test. Spark and injection verifies, but have not pulled inject...
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT7W2BT9B
The P007D (Charge Air Cooler Temperature Sensor High Bank 1 ) can be cleared but comes right back. Truck came in for two things: intermittent surge and dead pedal at 40 mph (no DTC). Customer also requested a "CP4" Disaster prevention kit (if CP4 fai... Trouble codes: P007D
2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L Cluster VIN: 1FT7W2BT3F
Cluster message read===exhaust fluid system fault.use scan tool and perform regen and it shoe complete. Found no code. Cluster show def fluid level is ok. Has anynone have this problem before or know what this mean.
2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT7X2B65H
We can see misfire counts on cylinder #2 in the hundreds(300-400), cylinder #1 170 but not setting any code. We can duplicate concern on initial startup in morning or when under load climbing a hill. The following is a list of items done to try and locate ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2), P0316 (Misfire on startup)
2017 GMC Terrain SLE 3.6L Key Fob Warning Chime VIN: 2GKFLTE38H
None of the key fobs work and the warning chime goes off with the door open and nothing on. there are no codes in the system, has anyone seen this before?
2017 GMC Acadia SLE 2.5L a/c system VIN: 1GKKNSLA4J
This 2018 GMC Acadia came with the a/c manifold hose broken at the metal portion close to the compressor. I installed a new hose and 2 months later the hose broke again. So, now I installed the new hose and noticed that there is too much vibration at 2000 ...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Surge
It came from another shop where they replaced the engine. Came with rolling idle, checked for vacuum hoses unhooked or broken, everthing looked good, checked vacuum at lowest point it gets to 5 inches of vacuum, when it gets to the highest it reaches 20 in... Trouble codes: P0505 (Unstable idle)
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J8HR48MX8
We had leaking injectors before causing a no start. We ordered 6 refurbished injectors from D T K dieseltek Germany. Installed them with a 7 ft lb torque with new seals and bolts. Coded the injectors identity to each cylinder as they were installed on the ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBGA43E8P
Worked on by someone else who just threw parts at car in an attempt to repair
2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GE61688
Vehicle came in with check engine light and only 1 fault- P0641A, throttle position sensor circuit reference voltage. Fault is intermittent and comes back anywhere between 15 and 80 miles. Can't reproduce in the shop. There are 5 sensors that share referen... Trouble codes: P0641

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU67K14
Found major corrosion at fuel pump control module. Customer decided vehicle wasn't worth repairing. So customer picked up vehicle.
2013 Ford Fusion SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FA6P0HR6D
Thanks for all the help, tried all suggestions, rechecked timing 4 times, 5 time took off both cam gears (which were new) seen something that did not look right on intake cam, replaced with new (intake only), adjust everything again and it worked Trouble codes: P1299 (Engine Coolant Over Temp), P0016 (Crank Cam Position Correlation), P18C0.
2011 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cam timing? VIN: WMWSV3C53B
As it turns out there was stll some shize in the inlet solenoid bore. I rechecked everything physically and decided I had nothing to lose by rechecking the solenoids again. After a more careful cleaning it works perfectly Thanks for the advice guys One more ...
1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JN1HZ04S9D
HI guys. thanks to everyone. tad had some great suggestions. we found a used distributor that I soaked in pb blaster to get the shaft to turn. This had the original pickup coil with a good magnet. I also noticed that the air gap was at the minimum spec 10...
2014 Nissan Juke Nismo 1.6L ignition VIN: JN8AF5MV2E
Like I said no communication with scan tool when this happened. Let the boss read your suggestions and ended up putting a ipdm in it. So far so good as it's been 1 week of driving it off and on. Thanks again.
2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L rack VIN: WP1AB29P56
thanks for the replys guys, I did find the sticker on the rear with a number of option codes but didnt see anything like 1N3. I had the car come to the shop and verified that indeed it has a solenoid w electrical connection on top of the rack near the input. S...
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