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Vehicle: 2000 Chevy K 3500, 4WD, V8-5.7L, VIN R, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 187,233

Problem: The vehicle came in for a leak from the fuel tank area.

Vehicle: 2003 Toyota RAV4, 2WD, 2.0L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 220,336

Problem: The vehicle came from another shop. They had installed a new Mass Airflow (MAF) sensor but the MIL/DTC would not clear.

Vehicle: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 4WD, 3.0L Turbo Diesel, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 32,158

Problem: The vehicle came to the shop with the MIL on. The engine seemed to run normally.

Vehicle: 2011 Ford F350 Super Duty, 2WD, 6.7L Turbo Diesel, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 78,009

Problem: The vehicle came into the shop running rough and the MIL was on.

Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon, L4-2.0L, VIN C, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 176,335

Problem: The vehicle will not shift and is stuck in second gear. The MIL is on.

Vehicle: 2002 Isuzu NPR-HD, L4-4.8L DSL Turbo (4HE1)

Mileage: 226,005

Problem: No electrical power was available in the vehicle. The battery was fully charged.

Vehicle: 2004 Ford Escape, AWD, V6-3.0L, VIN 1

Mileage: 55,009

Problem: The vehicle was brought to the shop because the MIL was on and the gas mileage was down. There were no noticeable drivability issues.

Vehicle: 2014 Audi Q7 Quattro (4LB), V6-3.0L DSL Turbo (CNRB), automatic transmission

Mileage: 49,665

Problem: The transmission would not upshift from low gear.

Vehicle: 2008 Mini Cooper S (R56), L4-1.6L Turbo (N14), VIN WMWMF73518TV33661

Mileage: 114, 261

Problem: The exterior lights and windshield wipers were not working.

Vehicle: 2013 Buick Verano, L4-2.4L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 82,008

Problem: The engine would intermittently crank over but not start. Once started, it would also stall.

Vehicle: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 4WD, 3.6L V6

Mileage: 38,602

Problem: The power lift gate (hatch) will intermittently unlock and open when shifted into Reverse.

Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Maxima, V6-3.5L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 172,098

Problem: This vehicle had erratic gauge and warning light operation and the HVAC controls only worked intermittently. The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) was ON as well as the ABS, TCS and Security lights. Additionally, the fuel level gauge was inoperative.

Vehicle: 2007 Land Rover LR3 (LA) V8-4.4L Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 112,003

Problem: After replacing the battery, the customer noticed the rear suspension was lower than normal. The tech retrieved a DTC C1131 – an Air Spring Air Supply code from the Suspension Module.

Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Maxima, V6-3.5L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 172,098

Problem: This vehicle had erratic gauge and warning light operation and the HVAC controls only worked intermittently. The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) was ON as well as the ABS, TCS and Security lights. Additionally, the fuel level gauge was inoperative.

Vehicle: 2010 Mercedes Benz C 300, 4MATIC, V6-3.0L 

Mileage: 98,220

Problem: The customer complained the right low beam headlight was burnt out. He replaced it but the headlamp still inoperative.

Vehicle: 2013 Mercedes Benz GLK 250 BLUETEC 4M (204.904), L4-2.1L DSL Turbo (651.912)

Mileage: 59,009

Problem: The vehicle came into the shop because the MIL was ON, but vehicle displayed no symptoms.

Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Charger, V6-2.7L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 165,778

Problem: The vehicle was towed in for a no-crank condition.

Vehicle: 2009 Kia Rondo, L4-2.4L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 122,445

Problem: The engine cranked but would not start.

Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Charger, V6-2.7L, VIN R, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 149,665

Problem: After the rear main oil seal was replaced, the MIL was on with DTCs: P0721 and P0731 present.

P0721 – OUTPUT SPEED SENSOR CIRCUIT PERFORMANCE
P0731 – GEAR RATIO ERROR IN 1ST

Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 5500 Chassis Cab, 2WD, L6-6.7L DSL Turbo

Mileage: 96,444

Problem: The technician stated that this truck has melted four TIPMs in the last four months and the customer just brought it back complaining that the parking lamps do not operate correctly with his trailer connected.

Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Sequoia, 2WD, V8-4.7L (2UZ-FE)

Mileage: 198,778

Problem: The vehicle came in to the shop because the HVAC blower was not working. The technician found that the A/C compressor and blower motor were both inoperative. This vehicle was equipped with an Automatic HVAC system.

Vehicle: 2016 Dodge Ram 3500, 4WD, L6-6.7L DSL Turbo

Mileage: 18,650

Problem: The truck came to the shop because it was hesitating, stumbling and bogging on acceleration. The MIL was on and the vehicle was in “Reduced Power” mode.

Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon, 4WD, L5-3.5L, VIN 6, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 198,003

Problem: This vehicle came in to the shop with the antilock brake warning indicator on. The technician connected a scan tool and pulled the codes listed below. They test drove the vehicle and confirmed that the brakes would intermittently lockup.

C0221 – Right Front ABS Channel in Release Too Long
C0040 – Right Front Wheel Speed Sensor Circuit

Vehicle: 2013 Nissan Sentra, L4-1.8L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 48,345

Problem: The battery went dead overnight. The owner tried to jump start the vehicle but the engine would not crank over. It was towed to the shop.

Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan, V6-3.3L, Flex Fuel, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 106,007

Problem: The vehicle starts and runs fine, but after 40+ miles, it develops a very intermittent, quick stumble and sets p1128. At times, the customer has driven up over 100 miles and not set a code. The fuel system checked out okay. The tech also checked the wiring for the MAP, O2 & ECT sensors – all were good.

Vehicle: 2008 Chevy Truck Equinox, AWD, V6-3.4L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 89,453

Problem: When this vehicle came into the shop, the DLC was on and the tech pulled DTCs C0460 – Steering Angle Sensor and C056D 39 – ECU Hardware Performance Internal Electronic Failure. The Tech performed the TSB 07-02-32-009 to update the EBCM and PSCM. After the flash, the Tech could not calibrate the steering sensor.

Vehicle: 2009 Toyota Corolla L4-1.8L (2ZR-FE), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 64,120

Problem: Vehicle came in for a no-crank problem and the transmission was stuck in “Park.” Also, the headlights and other lights were inoperative.

Vehicle: 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, L4-2.4L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 171,009

Problem: The vehicle was brought to the shop because the MIL was on and the engine ran rough and stalled. The technician checked the fuel pressure and it was within factory specifications. He was unable to keep the vehicle running long enough to see any difference in the camshaft timing “actual” versus “desired” PID. He also retrieved the numerous DTCs listed below ...

Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Ram 1500, 4×2, V8-360 5.9L Magnum, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 228,995

Problem: The engine will crank but not start. The MIL was not on and there were no DTCs.

Vehicle: 2008 BMW 335xi, AWD (E90), L6-3.0L Turbo (N54), Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 118,669

Problem: When trying to start the engine, the starter momentarily engaged then stopped.

Vehicle: 2010 Mercedes Benz E 550 4MATIC Sedan, 5.5L V-8, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 73,009

Problem: The shifter goes into “Park” while driving under 12 miles per hour. There were no DTCs.

Vehicle: 2003 Ford F-250, 4WD, Super Duty, 7.3L DSL Turbo V-8, VIN F

Mileage: 199,556

Problem: When applying the brakes with doors closed and engine running, the dash and speedometer lamps dim. When the door is open and the truck is running, the warning chime sounds when brakes are applied. The problem does not occur when the brake pedal is released.

Vehicle: 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix, 3.8L V-6, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 148,992

Problem: The customer reported that the ABS light was on. The brakes seemed to operate normally.

Vehicle: 2012 Ford Escape, 4WD, V6-3.0L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 76,030

Problem: This vehicle came in to the shop because the engine ran rough and there was a strange smell coming from the exhaust. The transmission was also shifting harshly into each gear.

Vehicle: 2011 Ford E 450, V10-6.8L, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 54,006

Problem: The engine in this van had been replaced by another shop and the MIL was on. They had replaced the spark plugs and installed new coils but the misfires continued.

Vehicle: 2004 Jeep Wrangler, L6-4.0L, VIN S, Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 167,000

Problem: The vehicle was brought to the shop because the emissions monitors kept resetting and the engine intermittently stalled.

Vehicle: 2012 Hyundai Veloster, L4-1.6L, Automatic Transaxle

Mileage: 65,030

Problem: The customer brought his car to the shop because he noticed a significant loss of power and the malfunction indicator Light (MIL) was ON.

Vehicle: 2012 Hyundai Elantra, L4-1.8L, Automatic Transaxle

Mileage: 118,998

Problem: The customer’s concern was that engine would not idle after it had warmed up. The malfunction indication light was OFF. If the engine speed was held over 800-850 rpm, the engine would stay running.

Vehicle: 2008 Nissan-Datsun Versa, L4-1.8L, Automatic Transaxle

Mileage: 101,122

Problem: The customer brought the car to the shop because, after starting the car, the TPMS light would flash for a minute then stay on continually. This would happen every drive cycle. The vehicle had stock steel wheels and hubcaps.

Vehicle: 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander, 2WD, L4-2.4L (4B12), Automatic Transmission

Mileage: 88,396

Problem: The vehicle came in because the MIL was on. The tech pulled a P0171 (Fuel System Too Lean – Bank 1) DTC.