Owners of a 2014-2016 Jeep Compass or Patriot built on or before March 9, 2016, may experience a crank/no-start or MIL on. The technician may find DTC B1A25 (invalid key) or B1A29 (SKIM base station mismatch).
Some 2013-2014 Ford Focus ST vehicles may exhibit a difficult-to-start, rough running, crank-no-start, lack of power, loss of idle rpm or hesitation concerns, along with DTC P0106 and/or P0236. These conditions may be caused by a wiring concern in signal return splices.
Some 2005-2012 Mercury Mariner hybrid vehicles may exhibit a concern where the engine stalls soon after starting. This may actually be a crank/no-start condition being misdiagnosed due to the unique characteristics of the hybrid powertrain. DTC P0A7D (battery pack state of charge low) and/or P1A0C (engine disabled) may be present.
Some 2012-2014 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.0L GTDI (gasoline turbocharged direct injection) engine may exhibit a difficult-to-start, rough running, crank-no-start, lack of power, loss of idle rpm or hesitation concerns, along with DTCs P0106, P0236 or a repeat P0128. These conditions may be caused by a wiring concern in the signal return splice.
Some 2011-2013 Ford Mustangs may exhibit an intermittent drivability condition, crank/no start, or a blown fuse 13 in the battery junction box. DTC P0627 may be stored in the PCM.
Owners of 2007-2011 Cadillac CTS, SRX or STS models may comment about a check engine light on during or after a crank-no-start event or a hard start/extended crank. A DTC P0336 may be stored.
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