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2012 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L downshift VIN: WAURVAFD1C
Customer complaint is actually transmission related: When resuming light to moderate acceleration, after car does a slow "rolling stop", the trans will down shift a bit abruptly, as though it didn't drop to a low enough gear when slowing down. A little wor... Trouble codes: 10333 (P19A 200 Thermostat for trans Open Circuit), 10336 (P19A 100 Thermostat for trans Short to ground)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L smells like propane VIN: 1FTNW21P74
Good morning IATN, I have a truck 6 liter in the shop right now that customer is concerned about a propane/natural gas smell? after a cold soak or sitting all night the smell is all but gone. when i start the truck in the morning it smells rich running wit...
2009 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP08ZX9
originally this car came in with code p2258 we looked it over and found water in the air pump. Replaced the pump and diverter valve. Everything was good for about a month when car came back with the same code. This time the impeller in the air pump had wor... Trouble codes: P2258
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Wipers VIN: 1FAHP3K21C
customer came in with inoperable wipers. he said they diagnosed itat ford and said it needed a wiper switch.he bought a ford wiper switch and wanted us to install it. we installed the part and it didn't change anything. customer approved us to diag.scan ch...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD77873
I had this crv come in running OK till you get to 2500 RPMs, then it fell flat on its face. Had the vtec failure code in it and found the oil sending unit on the solenoid assembly was open. I replace the assembly with a dorman unit. Drove fine, had great p... Trouble codes: P1259
2008 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Surge VIN: 1N4BA41E38
we have a customers car here with a p0335 code. when we drive it light throttle normal driving runs fine if we step on it the car will shutter over 2500 rpm very intermittently almost like a misfire. we are getting no misfire codes.we changed the crank sen... Trouble codes: P0335
2003 Saturn L200 2.2L Fuel injectors VIN: 1G8JU54F83
I really need some help here. Car come in on the hook with a no start from a different shop. The other shop told the owner there was a no com on the bcm. So they recommended a new bcm but wasnt sure it would fix the problem. They tried a junkyard one with ...

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2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABD33464
After my 3rd smoke test and 2nd time running F/P test and tracking O2 sensors and solid manometer test etc. I was 99.9% sure it wasnt a vacuum leak or CCV system or lazy O2 sensor. So even though the MAF seemed to be reading correctly and responding to throttl... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2).
2011 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, unstable trims VIN: 1GYS4BEF7B
This summary is long overdue, but better late than never. Using a in-cylinder pressure transducer we found number five cylinder had intermittent sealing issues on the exhaust side, causing the misfire. Relative compression and old school mechanical gauge did n... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Rear brakes VIN: 1HGCG5648X
THANK ALL OF YOU very much!!! We did indeed find a problem- the new master cylinder we installed was defective! After installing another [...], brakes worked better. I would still like to see better brakes, but I feel these are working up to engineered capacit...
1995 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Mil VIN: SAJMX1346S
Well it's time to close this. Unfortunately I don't have a FIX yet as the customer is away (active duty military). The plan is, when he returns, for him to bring the car back so I can remove the ABS module and send it back to BBA for repair. My theory is that ...
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Hydraulic Cooling Fan VIN: 1J8HR58278
Thank you for the quick responses. Its fixed. Dan [...] May were a big help. The a/c pressure was reading 500 psi as Keith said the pressure should be 100 psi. I changed the high pressure a/c switch. Alldata calls it refrigerant pressure ...
2012 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Transponder Mode VIN: WMWZC5C56C
Yes found the info I needed Thanks for your help. There are some aftermarket scanners that can complete this process.
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 6MMAP47P0V
I want to start out by thanking everyone who helped. The customer declined further diagnostic testing at this time. What I have found (and assumed by my test results and info from members) was that the EGR solenoid is supposed to have manifold vacuum present w... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR flow).
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