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2008 Audi A4 2.0L Surge VIN: WAUZZZ8KX9
Audi techs, thank you in advance. This is a 10/2008 2lt turbo TFSI direct injected engine with a CVT (transmission). There are no fault codes and all the live data blocks look normal when the problem is occurring. The customer's complaint is an engine surge ju...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L no power steering
I have a 1996 D2500 with a 5.9L Diesel. The customer stated that it occasionally has no power steering. Power brakes have always been good. The truck came in working, so I flushed the system and then drove it. It was working, then I shut it off and was going t...
2005 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GKET16S55
One for you GoodWrenchers. Got this 05 Envoy 4.2 that feels like it is dragging an anchor. Fuel pressure and volume up to specs, no codes, idles fine. Shop called me in to program new pcm to try and cure problem. New pcm didn't fix it. I would bet the farm cat...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF22K7V
Broke down a block away from shop, pushed in. No scanner comm, MIL light self tests, all fuses good. Has spark and fuel pressure,but no injector pulse. I can see a wave form on crank sensor at PCM but only a slight movement with cam sensor at PCM. Trying a new...

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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KC2368Y
Thank you all for helping, following was the final resolve. Group suggestions were followed as indicated below. Customer connected the Air Dog directly to the ECM. We have no current draw values for the Air Dog pump, so we disconnected his connection thinking ...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L No Start VIN: SALSF25456
It's time to close this. The vehicle is up and running but not as a result of my efforts. The customer did not want to spend any money without an absolute guarantee of results which I could not promise. He took it to the dealer and two weeks later he has hi... Trouble codes: U0100 (Lost Communication with TCM), U0101 (Lost Communication with PCM).
2008 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Starter VIN: YS3FH41V38
Drove the car home and back several times but problem did not occur, replaced esp module with a used one an easy job and bleed.road test and left for vacation. .all ok so far.thanks for the help. Ps..jim if the car has trouble I'll remove 3 cylinders and add o...
2006 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L air bag connection VIN: JTDBA36B06
Thanks for your help. I now know you just lift up on the tab on each side & it just barely comes up & thats all you need. BTW a few comments about this evaporator job. This is one of the most miserable jobs i've had to do. The evaporators in toyotas are the n...
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