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2015 Chevrolet Cruze LS 1.8L Starter/No Crank VIN: 1G1PA5SG0F
no crank intermittently, ECM sees the crank request but doesn't send starter relay commands, something is inhibiting the starter request, BCM power mode showing correct data and request. Immobilizer not active or showing a fault or reason for inhibiting. c...
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFW1ET5D
To all Ford gurus out there. Got this 2011 F150 that has P0035 TURBO CHARGER BYPASS VALVE A CONTROL CIRCUIT HIGH. Replaced the switching valve on top of the manifold that controls the vacuum to the turbos and nothing. There is power to the switching valve ... Trouble codes: P0035 (Turbo charger bypass valve)
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFW1ET3D
Gets multiple codes all related to cam sensors and solenoids,o2 sensors and evap solenoids.shows 3.5 volts on both sides of evap solenoids and cam solenoids.intermittently will have 12 volts and work properly.replaced pcm,same problem.i have schematics but... Trouble codes: P0443 (p0135-), P0135 (p0155-), P0155 (p0010-), P0010 (p0013-), P0013 (p0020-), P0020 (testing and results)
2018 Kia Forte EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3KPFK4A79J
Car came in with engine light on, P0014. Verified engine was still in time, but exhaust cvvt had movement dowel pin backed out. Replaced all timing components with KIA parts. Test drive light on P0014? Rechecked timing with scope, scan data shows cam set p... Trouble codes: P0014 (Exhaust camshaft timing over advanced)
2016 Ram 1500 SLT 3.0L Front lights (ALL) VIN: 1C6RR7LM1G
I'm done pulling my hair on this one (what's left of it =) I got this Ram that I can not figure out why the front lights don't turn on. All the lights in the front don't work at all, low beams, high beams, turn signals fogs, etc. Rear tail lights, brakes, ...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L battery VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
drains battery overnight. changed battery because it left my wife sit, new battery, next day dead. charged back up checked for draw , found only the fuse to the interior (room) ckt causing a draw. removed that fuse, next day dead. Everything in this car go...

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2017 Hyundai Tucson 2.0L Unsure
As it turns out it was faulty a faulty bearing in the differential part of the transaxle. The sound was captured and amplified in the transfer case pinion especially with the rear driveshaft attached. Lesson here, things are not always what they sound like !
2008 Kia Rondo LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNAFG52578
thanks for you're help i was really thinking that the mass air flow sensor was the problem ,but i was not able to find one in my customer bank to try it .the jobber one was not good and the dealer one is back order ,the customer will bring the car to the deale... Trouble codes: P0102, P0102.
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08W25
Problem found. There was a tooth broken off of the plate behind the flywheel that triggers the crank sensor signal. 3 or 4 teeth before the broken one had obviously been rubbed on. Gotta figure out why before it is put back together. So the oscilloscope did... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor Circuit).
2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WP0CB29925
It was the Rubber Elbows connecting both intake and the throttle body, clear the codes, drive it all weekend all good no more engine light
2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L ABS Module VIN: 3VWLL7AJ6B
Testing is pretty straight forward with one concern being RF interference. Not seeing anything close to the module, and short of a stereo modification, the vehicle is stock. It was recommended often and agree is to test powers and grounds. I use my PowerProbe...
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