We have started to collaborate live data sets and possible control unit resets to vehicles as there is just too many variants in vehicles these days, and the live data at idle varies between models,

AVAILABLE CONTROL MODULES

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Ford Falcon body control modules FG1 & FG2

A vehicle came in this week and BCM replaced with new unit supplied from ford, a local locksmith had carried out key programming and parameter reset, got the vehicle started (cool)

Post starting the vehicle, the vehicle locks did not work correctly and the BCM configuration thought it was a 4wd and a wagon ( no way)
1. the door ajar switch is open when door closed and closed when door open.
so the BCM is wired differently or opposite in the FG2 Compared with the FG1

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Long awaited LDV service resets there has been little information about these vehicles online that’s about to change.
These great cars have come across the seas to our country and now have been a part of us for a while, but the lack of knowledge outside the dealer network and the lack of transparency it’s shocking for a company that wants to get it name out 

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MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER 2004 4G64 4 CYLINDER IDLE STEPS ON IAC

IDLE SPEED 690 ENGINE TEMP MORE THAN 80DEG
IN PARK
AIR ON OFF IAC VALVE STEP 57
AIR CON ON STEPS GO TO 70
IDLE SPEED WITH AIR CON 750
WHEN COLD IDLE SPEED SHOULD START AT 1500 RPM
AIR MASS FREQUENCY AT IDLE :

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This is new vehicle to our workshop and it is always a hard to know what features a vehicle has since most of the time They always come in not working, So does the vehicle have Active Cruise control or Collision Protection or Collision Protection Plus.
There is nothing in the Vehicles Log Books that show the features of the vehicle equipment, it requires you to log online and find out through the manufactures portal.

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Mitsubishi Triton MK 2005 – 6G72 V6 3.0L Petrol – Miss firing

Vehicle Symptoms – Miss firing and check engine light on.

The vehicle was driven into the workshop and the vehicle was miss firing, sure we found that when cyl 2. spark plug lead was removed from the coil the engine would not change its roughness and that by removing that coil lead from that coil that was the cylinder that was not pushing the piston from a firing event.

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Vehicle Symptoms

The vehicle was booked in for a service and to check the Engine light on the dashboard. (sounds simple)

The vehicle was scanned with
P0121 Throttle/pedal position sensor A circuit Range/performance.
Fault Code this is a dreaded fault code as it does not pin point to any particular part for further diagnosis other than there is an issue with the throttle system.

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Toyota Hiace GDH300 Series – Front Radar sensor Calibration

Front Radar sensor Calibration – Preparation phase

The Vehicle had came in from a panel shop with the front radar module replaced so typically the unit had to be recalibrated, (this also needs to be done if the grille has been removed and replaced, modified etc)

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Symptom:

The vehicle came in with the check engine light and the vehicle had no power so the vehicle was in power limiting mode.

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camry acv36 electric window installation