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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L engine VIN: WAUEH78E38
3.2L Audi has coolant in oil. Oil cooler is good. Pulled the oil pan off and when the cooling system is pressurized the coolant is coming down INSIDE right above where the crank shaft enters the timing cover. Very hard to see any higher up because of crowd...
2012 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L excessive pinging VIN: 1FMJU2A59C
Ok here's a good one. My customer came in the other day and said his engine was pinging really bad under load. I scanned the PCM and found no codes and all the data looks good. He said after replacing the coils is was a little better. We checked for vacuum...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Thermo Contol Amplifier VIN: 5N1ED28T72
WE have a 2002 Xterra SE in the shop with a bad thermo Control Amp, evap temp sensor. This is the only problem with the A/C. The part is completely unavailable. Has any one dealt with adding an external temp sensor or anything else. Bypassing the sensor ca...

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L hanging brakes VIN: 3GCPKSE32B
Closing this because vehicle has not come back in for diagnostics and further repair. I will re post when it does.
2017 Chrysler 200 S 2.4L vva unit VIN: 1C3CCBB7GN
have repaired car installed new head and reinstalled vva assembly with tool all is good , fromwhat i can see is that you have to able to seat vva flat with no obstruction to head if angled will bend top of valves ,lesson learned thanks for all of your help
2009 Dodge Journey R/T 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D4G5H7D69
Hi guys, it appears that a second hand ECU could be used with this vehicle. Simply needs the VIN written and keys learnt. Apparently the AUTEL Maxisys will do this. Customer has not gone ahead at this stage. Trouble codes: P0161 (Bank 2 Sensor 2 O2 sensor heater cct).
2008 Ford F650 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FRNF65B78
I replaced the valve cover gasket which has the injector harness made into it and after 150 miles the code has not set. I am skeptical that this fixed this but we can not just keep driving it so we are delivering it to the customer. Thanks to all that replied.
2016 Ford Explorer Sport 3.5L PTU, Transmission & Differential VIN: 1FM5K8GT0G
After replacing the PTU, Transmission and reprogramming it drives great with no binding in parking lots or tight turns. Thanks for all your help!
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBFA63F5T
Thank you all for your help is always good to ear some good ideas from great techs. I decided to monitor the mass air flow signal and I get a glitch when the cut out happen so I installed a new mass air flow and that fixed the problem. thank you again.
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