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2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Compressor VIN: WBABW334X4
Hi friends. Have this one with an inoperative A/C compressor. I Scanned all the the systems, there are no DTCs, recover and recharge, nothing changes. Checked pressure sensor, ambient temperature sensor, evaporator temperature sensor, compressor clutch coi...
2008 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L cooling system VIN: 2CNDL53F98
Temp will creep up to approx. 250 deg. after 20 min of idling. Scan tool & gauge concur. Fans come on @ 235. (A/C on or off) Does not boil over, but gauge goes to red. (this was the customers concern) The air coming off the radiator is barely warm. This is...
1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15N1M
HI, this vehicle started out as a start stall, sometimes no start, a new cap and rotor fixed that issue, now it just has a bucking, misfire issue, but it is not constant, it is always under load during acceleration, and if the headlights and heat are on it...
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDHC24UX6
The check engine light flashes constantly with no codes in computer. This is a natural gas bi-fuel vehicle. The manufacturer that installed the natural gas system for Chevy is no longer in business. I cannot find any Diag info. Flashes key on running or no...
2012 Infiniti G37 X 3.7L Atc VIN: JN1CV6ARXC
The automatic temperature control system is not working properly. The temperature of the air out the vents goes from full cold with system set at 61 degrees to full hot with system set at 62 degrees. There is no change in the air temperature when adjusting...
2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE Lux 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Lean codes VIN: SALAK2V62G
This Land Rover is running lean at idle. I blocked off the hose to the PCV valve in the right valve cover and the fuel trims return to normal. So, I am assuming a bad PCV valve. On the non-supercharged Rovers, you can change this valve without removing the... Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean at idle bank 1), P2189 (Lean at idle bank 2)
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start, No crank VIN: WDBNG70J42
Vehicle sat for more than 2 years. Towed in no crank no start and laying on the ground. Installed new battery and still no response. inspected the left and right relay fuse panels and found green corrosion in the connector for the pcm. Replaced the pcm and... Trouble codes: P203B, P207B, P2600 (Circuit 87 voltage too low)
2013 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L 4-3 Harsh Downshift VIN: WDDHF5KB7D
This MB with the 722.9 began experiencing a harsh 4 to 3 gear downshift. There is a TSB and a re-flash available for this, but resetting the adaption values appears to have fixed this issue. I used Autoenginuity Giotto. Under the EGS52 Transmission actu...
2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3PE8CD4G
Hi there, we have this Sprinter with low power. we have limited experience and limited information with these vehicles.We have codes p0340,p06a9,p0405, and p2463 in OBD, descriptions are in the code section. and manufacturer codes p169a00 sensor power supp... Trouble codes: P0340, P06A9, P0405, P2463

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Front output seal VIN: 1GCGK24U2Y
We installed another new seal from the dealer and the vehicle hasn't come back yet
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L compressor clutch VIN: 1FMEU74886
We had the instrument cluster reprogrammed and it put the compressor on. I thank all the techs that actually read the post. One tech is quite rude! It's tough enough to get stuff figured out!
2010 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5KBCP3F88A
This car has had an ongoing #5 misfire problem.I have checked spark,injector pulse,compression,inspected valve train,adjusted valves,performed injector balance test,replaced sparkplug and ignition coil,intermittent misfire on #5 still present.Sometimes just s... Trouble codes: P0305.
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Premium 2.0L Stability VIN: JF2GPADC7F
Thanks for the replies, everything helps. The stud thing that sticks out of bottom of trans mount had been bent to the right, _almost_ touching the xmember. Any turn to the left would shift it enough to contact. Everyone who rode with me thought it was 100% s...
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