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2005 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAC48H85
car came to our shop with code 16395 (P0011) cam adjust , home not reached . tested the actuator solenoid , scoped with cam adjuster grounded and ungrounded . timing marks are off . pulled valve cover sixteen links between cams . reajust timing belt tensoi... Trouble codes: 16395 (camshaft adjust home not reached)
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBXPA93425
Good evening, I need some BMW help. I brought this car in for an oil change, drained the oil and changed the filter, then left for the night came in this morning added the oil and reset the service warning light then started the car it would not idle. I am...
2009 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Speedometer/Transmission VIN: 2G1WB57K09
HELLO GUYS AND GUYS,i have concern that only shows up at temp`s of above 45deg`s and up.after the veh. is at running temp., the veh. taking off from a dead start the speedo will not read until approx. 20 mph then the needle jumps up to approx 20 mph but mo...
2011 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2G1WF5EK5B
Customer states parked car overnight and would not start and has not started since. Car was towed in with dead battery, over night slow charge battery. Starter cranks motor and engine will try to start. Fuel pressure is 50 psi and has hot spark. I am thinking ...
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GB4KZCLXB
It's been 4 months and only 2,000 miles (wish I would have noted engine idle hours last visit) now I have it with a Level 5 def warning and the 4 mph limited vehicle speed along with the service exhaust fluid light and a P207f stored in the pcm. It also ha... Trouble codes: P207F, P2200, P2203, P2202
2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ 3.6L starting, gauges, radio, hvac VIN: 2G1155S38E
Please help. Randomly while driving everything on the cluster lights up, all warning indicators and messages, along with the gauges dropping out. First time this happened she could not shut off car with push button. Then when vehicle did shut off it would ...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L HVAC controls VIN: 2C3HE66G5Y
Need help with our loaner car. Initial complaint was control panel would not light up at times. They a couple customers stated that you could not get system to defrost window. Initially looked at and confirmed system stuck in vent mode no matter what setting ...
2012 Fiat 500 Sport 1.4L engine VIN: 3C3CFFBR1C
Now after having this apart many times, inside and outside to get cold again...we can conclude the only time it leaks is if the engine is less than 20 degrees F. When it leaks, it immediately starts slinging from the timing belt. As soon as it runs 1-2 min...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1ZVHT82HX5
This Mustang came in on the hook. Customer says check engine light came on, he removed spark plugs, then reinstalled them, now it wont start. Cranked engine, wont start. Pulled plugs all wet, shined flashlight in spark plug holes puddles of fuel on top of ...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Safety VIN: 1FTFW1EV9A
My customer had his tires rotated and since that time the tire pressure sensors have not worked. Diagnostic scan advises replace all sensors. After replacing sensors system still not reading. At this stage the module was replaced but continued to be non op...
2011 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FD9W4HT8B
This Ford stalls under a load or accelerating hard. Got the large fuel leak code but can not locate any leak. Previous shop replaced fuel pressure sensor but did not help. The desired fuel pressure is consistently a few thousand lbs above the actual fuel p... Trouble codes: P0093 (Fuel leak large)
2012 Jaguar XF Supercharged 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA0HE9C
Engine came to us as a long block. We installed all of the customers existing sensors, actuators, flywheel. Upon starting, engine ran smooth, no misfires. SES came on with a reduced performance message and p0017, p0019 cam crank correlation codes for both ... Trouble codes: P0017, P0019
2006 Maserati GranSport 4.2L Convertible Top VIN: ZAMEB18A96
The convertible top starts top open normally but at about 2/3rds open it stops moving. I was able to close the top using the manual procedure. I suspect that the hydraulic fluid level is low. Question 1. Where is the reservoir and what is the check/fil...
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Misfire VIN: 1070441202
Iv got a 1976 450sl missing on cylinder #1, according to my heat gun. It was initially missing on 1,5,and 8. The car starts and runs/drives, but cylinder #1 is dead and appears to just be dumping fuel straight out the pipe. The underside of the exhaust man...
2010 Mini Cooper 1.6L intake VIN: WMWMF3C59A
Vehicle presented with 1 fault P2187 system bank 1 lean. When the vehicle came in the first time about a month ago I smoked the intake system and found the intake boot on the throttle body was not tight. Tightened clamp and cleared fault. Fault came back 4...
2012 Ram 1500 ST 5.7L trans, dtc, harsh shift VIN: 3C6JD7DT9C
Hello, I need some chrysler trans help. Recorded the above dtc. cleared and road test. Has harsh shifts and bump in downshift. re-set p0716, input shaft speed sensor. (checked on warranty, is out by time). Checked resistance across both input and output se...
2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTEGH20V82
First thanks for all that reply. After replacing mentioned parts, this car which i now own and is my daily driver, when warmed up, at times will stall when coming to a stop especially if its a quick stop.

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUZL64B61
Well what a nightmare ! OK so the way to bleed these is you HAVE to have some sort of pressure bleeder hooked up to the master cylinder with about 20psi on the system then crack each bleeder until fluid comes out steady rt rear left rear then rt frt left front...
2010 Cadillac SRX Premium 2.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, MIL flashes VIN: 3GYFNKE48A
After many hours of Tests, checks, and replications, I swapped Spark plugs with new Factory ones, cured misfire completely. Trouble codes: P0300 (cylinder misfire), P0301 (cylinder misfire 1), P0302 (cylinder misfire 2), P0303 (cylinder misfire 3), P0304 (cylinder misfire 4), P0305 (cylinder misfire 5).
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Indicated Overheat VIN: 1FTFW1ET4B
Thanks everyone for the helpful suggestions. The problem turned out to be an intermittently defective new aftermarket thermostat. This engine only has one cylinder head temp sensor on the rear of the right cylinder head. To access this its best to remove the r... Trouble codes: P0217 (Engine Coolant Over Temperature), P0217 (Engine Coolant Over Temperature).
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 6.2L Steering VIN: 1FTFW1E61D
thanks to everyone that took the time to reply.. turned out to be the return line seal at the rack.. thank you again
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31D91
Hey guys. Bad first experience with this one. i am getting an rpm reading according the scan tool. getting power and ground to the coils but no spark.Fuel pressure is irrelevant since their is no spark. Replaced all spark plugs with OE spark plugs. replaced AL...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C85
Thanks for all of the help. It set the code on extended cruises. I drove this car after hours and watched the fuel trim go lean and set the code. after rechecking everything I had done I ended replacing the MAF sensor as it would drop only a few grams per sec ... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean).
2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L hvac temp control VIN: WVWAK73C68
The code set is for the temp door actuator. As suggested it could be a temp door problem if the door binds or does not move easily. Or it is most likely a faulty actuator. My parts supplier has provided me with an updated actuator, which is a fairly common fai...
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