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Help Request Answers
2013 Audi S7 4.0L Entertaintment system VIN: WAUW2CFC7D
Hello and thank you for taking time to read my help request. First time asking for help so forgive me if I do something wrong. i have this S7 in the shop and customer said the entertaintment system stoppped working one day after starting the vehicle. Displ...
2014 Buick Enclave Leather 3.6L HID Headlamps VIN: 5GAKRBKD3E
Customer Stated Right Front Headlamp was out. Removed Right Front HID D1S Bulb and found Bulb was Shattered. This is the HID Bulb System with High / Low Beam Motor Control and Single Bulb. Recommended that we replace both Left and Right Bulbs. Replaced Bot...
2010 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L blower motor VIN: 2CNALDEW8A
no input on scan tool from blower switch, scan tool displays blower switch off and blower command pid reads 92%. duty cycle with vantage pro reads 92% @ blower motor module, blower motor control module control circut backprobed. blower switch does no...
2013 Hyundai Azera 3.3L 3-4 Shift VIN: KMHFH4JGEA
The car caqme not moving we changed the trans and now we have almost the same problem with a second trans from lkq thsi second one had 40000 miles and slips badly in 3rd gear we flushed the lines and made sure the fluid level was ok we did a relearn severa...
2010 Lexus RX450h 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBC1BA1A
Vehicle was towed in. Cust says would not accelerate, MIL flashing, check Hybrid system & check all wheel drive displaying on dash. I cleared codes and drove vehicle, took about 1.7 miles then limp mode kicked in and barely limped back to shop, P0A78 retur... Trouble codes: P0A78, C1259 (HV system regen malf - stored in ABS), C1310 (Malf in HV system - stored in ABS)
2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDZPE8CDXF
gonna need lots of help on this one. vehicle states it has only 4 starts left. test drove vehicle for 30 miles exhaust temp upstream of dpf 496 degrees. exhaust temp upstream of scr cat converter 500 degrees. at idle nox concentration upstream scr 31. nox ... Trouble codes: P16CF, P16CF, P16CF, P16CF
2010 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WMWML3C57A
Trying to help another shop here with their headache car... When the car is cold 35 F (ish) it idles really rough and stalls sometimes unless you rev it, VERY similar to VVT issues on other cars. When the car is warmed up it idles almost OK with little bli... Trouble codes: 0X2AC, 0X2A8, 0X284
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Gas smell VIN: 1NXAE09B7S
Car came in for routine oil change. But I noticed a strong gas smell if I stood away from the vehicle. Customer never noticed because the smell is NOT inside the car. Cannot find any leaks with car running from below. Do not see any leaks from above fro...
2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L speed-o, starter VIN: YV4CZ98298
Note: The codes listed are mostly all CAN-H "No Communication with" other modules and "invalid signals or data" codes. Customer states while driving along at 60 mph the speed-o dropped out and the instrument cluster lit up with multiple warning lights and ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L air mix doors VIN: 1GCHK29UX3
MY bad it was the wiring. Had two control wires that were the same color got them crossed. Should have checked them using the wiring diagram and getting pin locations rather than wire color. Thanks to all. No short cuts!
2014 Chevrolet Impala LT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1115SL2E
Customer called dealer and they told her since it was a PZEV vehicle her warranty was still valid for a few more years, She took vehicle to dealer and they replaced the purge valve. There have been no more issues that we know of. Thank you all for your help. Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean Bank 1).
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18D43
Thanks to all for your input. I checked for coolant in cylinders and that didn't happen. The thing runs poorly intermittently and can not get it to happen consistently but when my boss had it fail for him he shut it off and restarted it and ran fine. This lead... Trouble codes: P0222 (Tp sensor 2 low voltage), P0123 (Tp sensor 2 high voltage), P0118 (Ect sensor), P0113 (Iat), P0129 (Baro).
2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU67K05
Hey all. Thanks for the great info. While I was writing the help request, my tech pulled #3 injector and without power it was wide open. We replaced it and compared to the new one which was sealed tight. Once installed, the condition improved but was still pro...
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Serpentine belt VIN: 5FNRL38758
Van is fixed! The tensioner HAD already been replaced before initial help request. AND the noise sounded identical after the replacement. There never was a de-coupler pulley from the dealer on this vehicle, and I decided not to try to change that. I replac...
2016 Honda Accord Touring 3.5L Surge VIN: 1HGCR3F84G
Short answer- it was the transmission. Thanks to Steve [...] for giving me a different direction to look at. Steve's suggestion to unplug the front O2 sensors to put it in closed loop and Louis's suggestion to t...
2015 Mini Cooper S 2.0L no heat VIN: WMWXP7C51F
Would like to thank everyone for there input.Talk to customer on replacing heater core. Customer then informed me of financial problems and wanting me to cut the price in half. So down the road they go. Sorry no fix. I really think it was heater core.
2017 Ram 3500 SLT 6.7L Poor Idle Quality, Injector Rattle VIN: 3C7WRMBL9H
Great replies. Ended up reviewing some data and found that FCA duty cycle remained at 11% while the fuel rail pressure was high 27,200psi to be exact, customers tuner had numerous files, so we ended up putting in a different tune and the problem never came bac... Trouble codes: P0088 (Fuel rail pressure too high - bank 1).
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