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2010 Acura TL 3.5L Blower Fan VIN: 19UUA8F26A
With the ac on the blower will blow high for a few seconds then it drops down to low for a few seconds then back to high this continues until the ac is turned off.the blower will stay on high if the fan speed switch is held in the max position the car neve...
2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L ignition switch/BCM VIN: 1G1YY24U65
I have never ran accross anything like this and my hope is someone out there has dealt with one of these types of problems. Is there an area or testing that i have not done, or some type of information or input that is missing that I have overlooked? Thank...
2014 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.5L stalls ocasionaly VIN: 1G11B5SL9E
Car runs ok but stalls occasionally. Front end collision damaged shutter in front of radiator. Replaced with after market standard motor products. Continues to set code. Load testing powers and grounds to fuel pump module are good. Gray wire from FPM to PC... Trouble codes: P069E
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GCUKREC0H
2017 Chevy Silverado Vehicle came in with an intermittent flashing CEL on. Pulled codes and had a history code for P0300. Customer stated that the truck had a P0302 and he replaced #2 ignition coil, plug wires and spark plugs. Vehicle runs great when dr... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2017 Chevrolet Equinox L 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNAXHEV6K
First off this is actually a 2019 with a 1.5, option was not available. Towed in with complaint of idling bad and not accelerating. Found oil low 2 quarts and a large leak from front crank seal. Replaced seal and let run, found misfire counters going up on... Trouble codes: P0300
2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HE48N76
customer states check engine light comes on then off, pulled code dtc p0452-evap pressure switch stuck closed. followed flow chart, checked purge valve, can turn off and on with scan tool, will hold vacuum, vacuum to valve ok. monitored scan tool and nvld ... Trouble codes: P0452
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1D3HB18T49
Truck came in with a severe misfire and engine noise. We found the cam chewed up due to the MDS system. We replaced the engine with a Jasper reman. Truck left, came back about 500 miles and had a bad lifter so Jasper sent another engine to us. Now 500 mile...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX08L93
I first looked at coil ramps all good! Then at injector ramps all good. The leak-down test looks good, relative compression looks good. In-cylinder pressure looks good although I am new to this type of test. Removed valve cover to inspect lash adjusters th... Trouble codes: P0316, P0301
2007 Lincoln MKX 3.5L battery VIN: 2LMDU88C17
The customer replaced the battery (new Motorcraft based on my advice). He told me he started the car and it quit running after a few minutes. When I received the car the battery was stone cold dead. I have now fully charged it two times (explanation to fol...
2007 Lincoln MKX 3.5L battery VIN: 2LMDU88C17
I sent a request earlier today on this car. After reading the first two responses I received I looked more closely at the diagrams I printed off AllData. AllData shows four fuse boxes, there are only three. I had thought the BJB was next to the battery but...
2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI 2.0L Fading Pedal While Running VIN: WVWMM7AJ8B
Customer stated they heard a loud pop when applying brakes while driving and pedal went to the floor. Inspection found the front pads had severely rusted and fallen apart (high steel race pads), leaving only backing pad. Further inspection also revealed se...

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1994 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBCS1044R
Check timing chain and found it had jumped several teeth. Replaced and all is well . Thanks for the help. Tom [...] Trouble codes: 33 (map out of range).
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Radio VIN: 2D4FV48V25
There was no codes in system, that why no codes listed. Found that when plugged in front control module to Intergraded power module radio quit. Replaced intergraded power module OK now. THANKS FOR HELP. Stay cool. Bryon
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Steering VIN: 1FMNU42S5Y
Lots of great ideas/ input... Thank you all! I didn't expound clearly enough about prior work... The Track beams have recent bushings replaced, all the tie rod ends are tight, as are the ball joints and wheel bearing axial play. The steering box/column have ve...
2016 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4L ecm VIN: 1FM5K8DH5G
Hi guys sorry for the delay, the customer towed his jeep back to his garage due to financial problems. I took the ecm to a friend of mine that fixes ecm and modules i have him to take a look at this one and told me that needs replacement.Thank u all for the he...
2009 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L AC In-op VIN: 4JGBF71E59
Unfortunately, the customer ran out of patience, and more importantly, money. So, I had to button it up and let it go. Thank you Bryan for spending your time on trying to help. To answer a couple of your thoughts / questions, I didn't see anything else reading...
2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Safety VIN: YV4CY98228
SUMMARY Checked module communication, checked pins at CEM and SRS, no faults found at normal failure points. Thanks Justin, advised the customer to return to continue diagnostic if/when fault returns. There are no other communication faults at this time. The ...
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