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2009 Audi Q5 Premium 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1KK78R59
Hello Audi Techs, We aren't familiar with the Intake code P2070 Intake Manifold Tuning valve stuck open. We would like to know if these manifolds have internal issues and if anyone has seen anything external cause this code. The second code on the list we are ... Trouble codes: P2070 (Intake Manifold tuning valve Stuck Open), P0491 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficient Flow Bank 1)
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L governor pressure VIN: 1J4GW48S3Y
Hi to all. This is my own personal vehicle and I don't really do much internal work myself. Had a problem with trans temp climbing to 260F and OD off light would come on and drop out of overdrive after driven on highway at 70mph for over 45 minutes. I was goin...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L engine VIN: WDB2304742
Long cranking each time start the engine. regardless cool or hot start. No fault code present. Personally suspecting something related with fuel system, would like to get more opinion from members or someone who encounter this kind of problem before. Note ...
2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Battery,PCM VIN: 4A3AA46GX3
Costumer complaint: Vehicle had lost of power while on freeway when trying to accelerate to pass an other vehicle, then in a couple occasions vehicle stalled when first starting and put in reverse (vehicle hot). Costumer states at stops rpms had to be kept up ...
2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L battery draw VIN: 1N4BA41E66
Hey everyone, another one from the auction, YAY! So anyway, this on has a 550ma draw on it consistently. Everything off and waited for all the timers to go off. I isolated the circuits, pull fuse 26 to alt and it drops to 22ma. it also goes away when the plug ...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Misfire VIN: 5TBBT4417Y
Customer states he replaced timing belt and now it won't go over 3000rpm without popping back thru intake and loosing power. I have removed covers to verifiy cam gear timing marks line up and crank pulley is at 0 tdc. Codes p1300,p1310,p1320,p1340 set during t...

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Throttle Body VIN: WBADM634XY
Thanks to all that replied. We have decided to go with an ecu repair as suggested. This car has been set aside for now, the customer has not approved the repair. oed the repair .
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVC53507
This car did have plugged air injection ports on # 1 Bank. We ended up removing the complete exhaust system and found that 1,2,& 3 cylinders air injection ports were plugged up. We used Berry-man's Carb cleaner and compressed air and unclogged the ports, it t... Trouble codes: P0491 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficient Flow Bank 1).
2008 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L data line VIN: 2G1WB58N58
Thanks Adam and Timothy, and all that gave advice.VCIM is the culprit,I started by checking all power and grounds to the BCM all checked ok.Got the GM wiring schematics and started unplugging the modules and jumpering the data lines together like the help said...
2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7L engine VIN: 1D7GL12K44
Thanks for the great replies everyone. This was one that I was called in to help my buddy fix. There were many extra parts in the back so he swapped out the fuel rail and injectors and he found another vacuum leak. He said it ran better but then he notice that...
1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP42X4V
Turned out to be a couple of things. Apparently customer had been driving it running poorly for a while before he brought it in for the coolant leak. After we fixed the coolant leak we road tested and discovered it didn't run well for ourselves. Found that a i...
1985 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1JCCF87E3F
First off thanks to all for the great responses & advise !!!we new that this engine was rebuilt at some point so first we check cam lift & duration to verify stock cam,matched stock cam specs.we then removed the cylinder head to inspect,we found cylinder head ...
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