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2013 Audi A6 Premium Plus 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUDFAFC9D
We have a code P001600 Crankshaft Position-Camshaft Position, Correlation Bank 1 / It appears we probably have a cam timing issue going on here. In identifix people have repaired this code by doing a timing chain, rails and various other parts related to t...
2015 BMW X1 xDrive28i 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVL1C58F
Hello I need some help with this one i'm not familiar with BMWs so i'm lost!!! car come in for oil leak so one of the guys here replace the valve cover,(valve cover was crack) after replaced was hard to get the car to start up,just starts and dies, so afte... Trouble codes: 2BEE, 2C01, 2BEA
1972 Chevrolet Blazer 5.7L power steering VIN: CKE182F140
Replaced power steering gear with customer supplied Redhead Gear. After replacement steering worked great. Two weeks later, no power steering at idle. Fluid full, cannot see any air. Called Redhead and they said to replace pump. Replaced pump with same res...
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L Left Blinker VIN: 1GCHK83699
The left turn signal starts out normal and then goes fast, there are no bulbs out and the right turn works fine, the turnsignal switch sends a signal to the BCM then it makes a flashing noise through the spearkers and makes the bulbs flash. We tried a new ...
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L hanging brakes VIN: 3GCPKSE32B
Now we get it. I did not see the original module, but have been told that circuit board was visibly fried. Owner pulls trailer for job. Hooks up trailer - factory tow package - tows in tow mode. Now brakes are hanging up again. Don't have vehicle back, but...
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Eco 1.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1PH5SBXD
Vehicle is consistently counting misfires on cylinder #4. The engine does NOT feel like it is misfiring. The only times the misfire counts up on cylinder #4 is under VERY LIGHT throttle application. Around 900-1000 RPM. It will occur while the vehicle is n... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire--History counts on cylinder 4)
1995 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Mil inop VIN: 1FTCR10U4S
Well, this is an old school vehicle, and while I was a tech when this was new, I NEVER worked on a any Fords at the time. So, the customer's original complaint was that the vehicle failed the smog check because the check engine light does not come on wi...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDWE35L85
We have coolant in the spark plug holes passenger bank on this truck. Front plug was full with decreasing amts as you check plugs toward toward rear. Have seen this before, intake solves it. But cyl 1, the hole that was full, also has oil in it. I'm thinki...
2011 Ford Fiesta SE 1.6L Batt Light VIN: 3FADP4BJXB
After plugs and wires alt light on with code U012D-00 and if doing koer test will get u0469. u012d-00 lost comm. with gen module u0469 invalid data from gen module. Alt still charges all the time went through aldata chart and it took me to replace alt and ...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF735X7
This vehicle started with a complaint of no power, check engine light on, and smoking from the tailpipe. Upon initial inspection I found the code 2885 Charge-air pressure control deviation, plausibility too low, no boost when driving and the wastegate vacu... Trouble codes: 2885, (P129
2010 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMS3C5XA
Vehicle towed in died in parking lot in front of shop we dont do a lot of mimi's wile cranking I do have spark & will fire on shot's of gum cutter, scan data looks to have 700psi fuel wile cranking leaning toward foot well module BUT shop key indicates tha... Trouble codes: 2FF6, 2F8F
2009 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L Hydrolic System VIN: 3GSCL33P39
Vehicle came in with low brake pedal. Upon inspection, replaced rear brake calipers, (driver's rear caliper had seized), both rear flex hoses, pads, and rotors. Bleed system, starting right rear, wheel, left front wheel, left rear wheel, and right front wh...
2009 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L drive line VIN: JF2SH63669
Good day fellow techs. I mostly deal with BMW's so this one needs a little input. Conditions: Drive lines fluids warmed up from driving 20 clicks. Backing up with the steering wheel turned to almost full. Dry pavement. When backing up there is a noticeable...
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid 1.4L Unknown VIN: 3VW637AJ0E
This vehicle has a P0841 code and seems to be starting up repeatedly when at a stop in gear and foot on the brake. Would like to know how to check fluid in this transmission as the entire engine and tranny were replaced due to a leaking "slave cylinder" an...
2019 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4L Adaptive Cruise Control
This one has me stumped, everything on the car has been checked and rechecked. The bus is intact, all the terminator resistors check okay, the bus itself has good data on it. I have attached scope patterns of the bus and the output of the ACC module on the...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L exhaust cam phaser VIN: WAUDF78EX7
thanks to everyone that posted.As I suspected the phaser is not to move at all.the original one was badly worn,so any play at all is not acceptable.it's best to make sure that all of the oil feeds are clear at back of head also.the "rings' on the rear chain co...
2008 BMW 528xi 3.0L Cooling System VIN: WBANV13548
Thank you for all the help. This vehicle is fixed. The short answer is DME. The long answer is a look at the wiring at the cooling fan. We noticed that the car would run up to overheat temperature and the fan would run one time but not the next. Why? There are...
2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 5UXWX9C51D
We ended up getting the tools from BMW to set up the new oil pump, it took weeks for them to come from Germany. We changed out the oil pump due to the client having the oil light coming on before the repairs and we found out the oil pumps have issues, also the...
2013 Ford Edge SEL 2.0L computer moduals VIN: 2FMDK3J93D
thanks for all the replies it was the ABS module that somehow shorted out. replaced it and communication was achieved again
2016 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.8L low power on bank #2 VIN: 1FDGF5GY3G
after exhausting all testing and coming up with the same results. that there had to be something affecting the valve timing or the valve lift. we decided to remove the camshaft to inspect the camshaft saddles and caps on the head. as expected the saddles and c...
2011 Volvo C30 T5 2.5L Surge VIN: YV1672MK1B
The part that was throwing me off was that the actual fuel pressure reading was 400 kPa, but the reading from the sensor was 1,100 kPa. As Matt explained, if the sensor is sending a reading that is way off, the ECM goes into a default mode and ignores the sens... Trouble codes: ECM28.
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