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2012 Audi A3 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUMFBFM7C
We could use some input on this 2012 A3 and its problem. The vehicle runs fine but generates a code P2015 for the intake manifold flap, on every test drive (must be run into boost for this to occur). The fix for this is usually to replace the intake manifo... Trouble codes: P2015 (Intake manifold flap position sensor implausible signal bank 1.)
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBACC9320V
Failed Nox emission test. The idle numbers are emission test 15mph and the cruse is 25mph. Whats odd is the nox numbers are so different. Car runs fine, test has been run twice. Seems to be running two lean, from the numbers. Thanks
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK26K6R
Engine has a hard, random miss at idle--more pronounced when in drive. Before replacing the IAC the engine would almost cut out--now the IAC helps keep it alive. I scope tested the distributor and did not find a correlation with the signal (good) and when ...
1992 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L engine VIN: 1FDGE24H7N
Lucky us we got another strange one & it's another Ford. We got this van in misfiring & running rough. Engine according to customer had only 16k on rebuild. Found low compression & leakdown showed up through the exhaust. We pulled heads & sent them out, wh...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L blower motor VIN: 1FTYR14C4X
Getting beaten by this one pretty bad, truck came in with an inop blower found resister to be rusted and broken in pieces. r/r blower motor resister and replaced the plug as they were melted together. still not working, still no power to the motor. followe...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P54
hello I have a wonderful 6.0l with code p0401 insufficient egr flow, we have tore down egr system to inspect and clean, replaced egr valve with ford part, disassembled turbo to clean and inspect, replaced iat and maf sensors, performed update flash for ecm... Trouble codes: P0401
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FMFU18L64
Thanks in advance to all the techs out there on iatn. This expedition came in a month or so ago with a bad compressor replaced compressor and all was well till a week or two later came in with a leak on some orings not a big deal replaced orings. Expeditio...
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Cluster ? VIN: 3FAFP31N55
Hey all. I need a little help here. I bought this car for my stepson for his commute to college. It runs great but failed inspection because because the Airbag bulb check did not illuminate. After a quick circuit check I removed the cluster and found what ...
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L cannot relearn VIN: 1FMCU93G29
Unit has had low pressure (tire) light on dash Have replaced all sensors and they communicate to snap on tpms to @315 mh which is correct unit will go into relearn mode - but will not learn front left tire to let us proceed in the tire relearn not much inf...
2012 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 19XFB2F58C
Hello and thanks for reading. This one was towed in start then stall after a couple seconds. It will keep running if you feather the gas at a higher RPM, but dies when put into gear. Only the codes noted and nothing in the engine codes to indicate a proble... Trouble codes: 850, 8311, 6111, U128D
2016 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L oxygen senor VIN: 1HGCT1B88G
Scanned vehicle as car came in and code P0135 showed up. Checked o2 sensor and found the first one had no continuity between sensor signal and sensor ground. Second o2 sensor which was given to customer had continuity and resistance of ~ 5 ohms (between se...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L lash adjuster VIN: KNDJC73384
Has anyone replaced a lash adjuster in the car? If so, what tool was used? If I could compress the valve spring, I could remove the follower and replace the HLA. Otherwise its necessary to remove the cams.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE 2.0L transfer c VIN: SALCA2BG7G
Hi LR guys, this 2016 Discovery 2.0 has a transmission fluid leak at only 25k mi! It seems to be coming out between the right transmission outputshaft and the transfer case, right where they meet.. I'm assuming this must be a recall , and I found TSB No. T...
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Block VIN: 1N6ED29X02
Thank you for everyone's time and response. 01/02/19 Came in for an Oil & Filter Change had 148039 miles with No Leaks coming out from shop bay. On 01/03/19 with 148080 Miles was Towed in with a thrown Piston Rod and a hole on the Left Side of the Block an...
2008 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L No Start, Won't crank or start VIN: 1G2ZH36N58
Howdy Y'all! We are kinda stuck on this Pontiac G6 GT. Towed in No start No crank. Customer comments it was running and he tried to move seat when it stalled. He made some comments about blown fuses. (All good)! Replaced B- cable end (would not get tight),... Trouble codes: P0604, P0607 (ECM Internal Problem), P0606
2016 Ram 3500 Big Horn 6.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C63RRLL7G
Vehicle came to us with check engine light on and low power on acceleration from a used car dealer. Found code p0087 low fuel rail pressure. Tested volume and flow from transfer pump and it was low. Replaced pump with new oem pump and replaced both fuel fi... Trouble codes: P0087, P2BAC
2012 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JREBU5JR4C
truck come with check engine lite on, trac lite on 4 low lite flashing P0500 ecm C1547 ABS module B2282 All codes are vss no signal codes Speedo works, truck runs and drives ok i can read and graph both transmission speed sensors, the output shaft speed an... Trouble codes: P0500 (vss)
2014 Volvo XC60 3.2 3.2L Engine VIN: YV4940DZ7E
Please bear with me. This is not only technical, but need for advice about storage. Customer was cruising along over the mountains, and engine started to misfire. It was towed here. Misfire. Cylinder #6 no compression. With boroscope we could see burned ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L monitors reset VIN: 2GCEK19J18
Thank you to all who helped me in this, and I agree probably any module could possibly cause this, but Raymond hit it right on the head...I crawled under the truck, the spare was not there and to my amazement there were 2 FSCM's under there, they replaced the ...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Lights and wipers VIN: 1B4GP54G8W
So ive had this issue in the past and it was the BCM but I went ahead and tried the ground cleaning, the issue was the day I went back to do this it all worked just fine so I cant say if it is 100 percent I will tell you how ever that when the BCM starts to fa...
1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L engine VIN: 1FDDE14N3H
Thanks to all that replied. The high firing line was of concern to us so we decided to monitor 02 sensor voltage. Voltage stayed low under load and would switch but never go above .6v. Lightly spraying carb spray in the intake would make it run better and 02 s...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L compressor VIN: 1070411A04
Not exactly fixed but a non issue for now. The 4 wires to the single prss switch matched colors of the traditional low prss. & aux fan switches wires. The aux fan motor was bad. Since this fan assy also had "home made" brackets welded to it (in order to mount...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRH33526
Thank you for your help im a greaful for my learning experience on this mini it makes me more efficient knowledge begets more knowledge I am upset though as I went down the rabbit hole on this one the culprit was the tachometer disrupting the high speed can r&... Trouble codes: 0700 (Aisin tcu obd relevant fault), 1611 (Serial communication connection gear box control unit), 1613 (Serial communication connection asc), C0F0B, 5E1E, 5E1E.
2009 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Transfer Case VIN: 5TEPX42N59
First off thank you Steve [...]. Finally we Found the issue, The Vehicle was still flashing the 4hi light along with 4Lo and we got that resolved with Timing the Two Actuators then if we time th...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWST71K46
first i would like to thank all of the great help from the techs...so on this jetta i did find out that one of the 5v refs was missing at the pedal now pin 15 at the PCM there was the 5v ref...but somewhere in the harness was a brake in the wire so i just ran ... Trouble codes: 00551 (tps), P0227.
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