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2009 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L Surge, Surge, Surge VIN: 3GNCA23VX9
Good evening iatn family, I am having a bit of an issue with this Chevy HHR - as for one I am getting a P0401 code but it seems the car doesn't have an EGR valve. The throttle body has been replaced but the vehicle is still idling high. Have tried di... Trouble codes: P1291 (injector high side shorted to GND or V-BATT Bank 1), P1291 (injector high side shorted to GND or V-BATT Bank 1)
2013 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L Radio VIN: 2GNFLNEK9D
There is static in the radio speakers that can be heard anytime the key is on, with the radio off, without the engine running. When the engine is running with the radio off, a whine is heard through the speakers that increases and decreases in intensity wi...
2013 Fiat 500 Sport 1.4L Multiair oring VIN: 3C3CFFBR2D
I'm just looking to see if anybody has come up with a part number for the oring that goes under the multiair unit to the camshaft housing. The oring doesn't show on the parts diagram and fiat says the only way it's available is with the multiair assembly. ...
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L turbo VIN: 1FTFW1CT1B
The driver's side turbo was leaking out of the air inlet and filling up the intercooler with oil. Replaced the turbo under warranty because we had replaced them 6 months ago. Customer brought it back complaining of a noise and overheating going up hills. T...
2010 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL3H6XA
Good morning everyone, I have this Odyssey giving me some issues. Without going too crazy with the background story, this is a car that was a spare vehicle for a family but is back to the main vehicle now. So some neglected repairs were asked to be done to... Trouble codes: P3497
2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4PJMCB6F
Once a week while the vehicle is sitting cold, after a work shift, on start up the high temp warning comes on. Freeze frame data shows -40, 5V, 2s after startup, 300 miles ago. I believe she cycles the key off and it work fine. I did find some cases of thi... Trouble codes: P0118

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L key stuck in ignitio VIN: 1GYEE63754
Most people think it was the pcm causing this. I am not sure as the customer took the car. I guess the 280mv was not too high and was not the cause of the u1000 codes. Thank you for all of the responses! I learn so much from the members here! Trouble codes: U1000 (communication issue on class 2 data line), U1000 (communication issue on class 2 data line).
2008 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L popping noise VIN: 2A8HR54P28
This creaking popping noise started around August 12th of 2021, after we installed new Mopar factory lower control arms in a set then, for worn out rear bushings. The new Mopar lower control arms were incorrectly welded to large. The rear bushing "ear" was 1/4...
2007 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Rh Power Sliding Door VIN: 5FNRL38667
Never could figure it out and now its too warm out to act up. Cleaned out all new grease and re-lubed with lightweight white lithium and that did not help. I tried to forward some other updates through a member that said they would post on my behalf and he nev...
1994 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Steering Shaft Seal VIN: SAJKX1740R
Good Friday to all, and I want to thank all, especially David, for the help. the pressure relief valve on GM style pump was our culprit. We just don't do these and overlooked it. Thanks again! Greg H
2014 Land Rover LR4 HSE 3.0L ac compressor VIN: JN8CS1MW3E
Thanks everyone. The climate control module had a blown fuse and rust. Compressor is working now and car fixed.
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50U12
There a little story I found out when fixing this car. Was at another shop for misfire and they replaced spark plugs and wires because plug wire was laying on egr tube and was burnt. They had o2 lean codes and replaced all o2 sensors and coolant sensor. I repl... Trouble codes: P1270 (Engine rpm/ speed limiter reached), P0156 (Ho2s bank 2 sensor circuit fault), P0158 (Ho2s bank 2 sensor 2 circuit high voltage), P0161 (Ho2s bank 2 sensor heater circuit fault), P1131 (Ho2s bank 1 sensor 1 sensor indicates lean), P1151 (Ho2s bank 2 sensor 1 sensor indicates lean).
2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1RS61R41
This one is fixed. Throttle shaft was simply stuck due defered maintenance and to sitting for several months. Thanks to all replies letting me know the throttle plate should move under finger pressure. Due to your responses, I gave it more pressure and yahoo! ...
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