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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Overheats VIN: WAULC68EX4
This Audi has been a nightmare for us and for the owner who purchased it last Fall. If anyone had any more ideas, that would be more than greatly appreciated! The car worked fine in the warm Fall months, then as the weather got colder it developed a habit ...
2011 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start
thanks in advance for your help the car was towed in with a no start the customer stated the car died going down the road when vehicle was brought in the shop it tries to start just as the plugs are fouled we took plugs out they were dripping in gas cleane... Trouble codes: 2A82, 2A82, 2A82, 2A82, 2A82, 2A82
2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Transfer Case VIN: 1D7HW48N65
good day all. the owner of this Dakota states it will engage 4wd randomly. 4lo during parking moves and 4hi at other times. i cannot duplicate this issue. i see a lot online with the same issue but no fixes. anyone seen and fixed this before? no codes pres...
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Brake pedal VIN: WD0PD74456
After repairing the front brakes the customer brought the vehicle back with the brake pedal going to the floor. Also when stopping the pedal goes to the floor and ABS is activated. Verified and felt like there was air in the brake system or leak. Bled brakes s...
2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT7X2B62C
Hello members! I need your help as I have a vehicle that is truly making me want to switch professions... This F-250 was brought in with SES light on, no other concerns. Customer has just had another shop install a new fuel pump to correct a surging issue ... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post Catalyst System Too Lean Bank 1)
2010 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L No Start, No Start VIN: 1HGCP2F88A
Intermittent no start. No codes. Battery and alternator in good shape and testing OK. After a no start, I would let the car sit for 15 mins and then it would fire up fine. It is intermittent. ANy ideas?
2011 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCS2A84B
I have this Honda Accord here that has codes P0172 - bank one system rich and P0175 - bank 2 system rich. Here is the testing I have done. Tested fuel pressure, 59 PSI. Spec is 57-62. Disconnected purge valve and test drove vehicle. No change in fuel trims... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank one system rich), P0175 (Bank two system rich)
2009 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L Starter VIN: 1J4FT28B09
Been trying to find information on this problem.Checked for power through circuits to starter and seems the PCM control it but a different PCM didn't help at all.Also replaced Totally integrated module and still nothing.All fuses are good but can't communi...
1977 Mercedes-Benz 280E 2.8L Door Locks VIN: 1230331202
Other doors does not unlock when sitting over night. The main vacuum source was leaking and replace line. Start engine and have 11 inch of vacuum. Is this high enough for this system? when i step on gas ,it goes to 17 inch and than drop down to 11 inch.let...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L door locks VIN: WMWRH33536
If you lock the door with the key. Door locks lock no problem. But if you start car and hit lock Button doors lock then unlock momentarilly after hitting lock. If now you shift the car into drive the vehicle locks at a certain speed but then as you acceler...
2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WMWML33539
Customer bought vehicle to tow behind his motor home about 10 months ago. Shortly after that, he started experiencing intermittent stalling/ no start condition; every time this happened, it would restart after cycling the key. We did some routine maintenan...
2012 Mini Cooper Countryman S 1.6L Head Gasket VIN: WMWZC3C56C
After having this car in and out several times I have finally figured out the head gasket is leaking. When the engine is turned off coolant seeps into combustion chamber and car skips when restarted until it clears up, or skips so bad the PCM shuts the inj...
2004 Saturn Vue Red Line 3.5L upshifts VIN: 5GZCZ63424
This Saturn Vue has the Honda 3.5L V6 powertrain. On light acceleration it may not upshift until around 2,700 rpm in most gears. On moderate acceleration it might be 3,200 rpm. Had a few of these models before, and they all shifted earlier. Runs great othe...
2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV4CZ98248
Family member dropped out vehicle with CEL on and stated the "shift-up" message on dash and vehicle does not seem to go into over drive. Scanned vehicle for fault codes, only has misfire faults for cylinders 1, 2, and 3. Performed visual inspection of the ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0300

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2016 Ford Transit-250 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTBF4XV6G
2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L fuel guage-speedo-tack VIN: 5NPDH4AE2D
It was suggested to inspect connector JE01 [14 gauge white] at R.H. footwell and connector JF01 [14 gauge white] under R.F. seat for water or corrosion. We had already inspected them and they where clean. We have sent the vehicle to the dealership due to time ...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L interior lights VIN: WVWAK73C76
Thank you very much for all that sent in help. I ended up just wiring a inline fused hot wire to the output of the relay. The vehicle has been working fine since. I did not figure out the strategy of when, or if the relay is ever de-energised. Mark
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWDR71K97
Thanks to all for your help.The customer took the car and in a later follow up took it to drive clean and it past the test. must have run another monitor. I will not be getting this car back until there is some other issue. My conclusion as some of you said is... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air).
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