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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Surge VIN: WAULT68E22
Greetings all, I have a 3.0L Audi with a odd issue. One the engine reaches operating temp, It begins to surge at about 1000 RPM. It starts off as a random misfire then builds to a full on surge. This will happen sometimes at a dead idle or 1000-1400 RPM(Sp... Trouble codes: P0025 (Bank 2 Camshaft B Advance Set point not reached), P0431 (Bank 2 Warm-up catalyst efficiency below threshold)
2009 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GAER23D29
Other than LOF after using MACs engine flush, no parts were changed yet. Vehicle came to me with listed codes(P0017,P0134) causing CEL but no other complaints. Of course being a car lot vehice, they just cleared the codes hoping to get it by but cel came b... Trouble codes: P0017, P0134
2008 Cadillac STS 3.6L ecm VIN: 1G6DW67V68
We are posting this as a fix with the hope that someone can explain why it happens. Vehicle towed in no start, when push start button the whole electrical system will shut down for about 30 seconds and then power back up until try to start and then go dead...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, No fuel pressure VIN: 1FMPU16L23
Hello all, hoping for a quick answer on this one since I can't seem to find a clear answer anywhere. This Expedition has a problem with the fuel pump relay integrated into the central junction box. My only question is...does the CJB need any sort of ...
2007 Ford E-250 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNE24L47
The problem we are having is that this will not start cold with out help (starting fluid) once started will run fine and restart all day till sits over night. Hooked up scan tool and check all pids cold all seam good. Did notice that desired frp and actual... Trouble codes: P0191
2009 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L no power, solenoid B VIN: 3FAHP07Z09
Ever been held under the thumb of a code? Vehicle was previously in with hard engagement and code P0758. Found bad connection in connector in front of battery. Bypassed connector, vehicle fixed. Done. Comes back three weeks later. Same code. Now , TCM is n...
2016 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FA6P0H79G
Car came in as a crank-no start. Has no trouble codes. Has no spark..Has injector pulse. Has crank/cam sensor output. Has 12v to the coils. Wires between coils and pcm are good. All powers and grounds to pcm are good. (Have checked several times) No abnorm...
2008 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cuts out VIN: JM1BK34378
after 20 minutes on highway the prndl flashes and the car loses all power from engine.customer thought car was still runnin g but no power..no history codes.turn off and wait a few minutes and it starts.he got it towed anyway and i cannot duplicate the pro...
2003 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L Hands free phone VIN: WDCYR49E13
Factory cell phone kit installed with MB blutooth adaptor (puck style that fits in V60 cradle. Digital teleaid retrofit installed long ago, no subscription. Problem occurred recently with no known reason (no related work done). iphone and andriod pair easi...
2006 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AA08A36
No power with code b2126. A/t check warning light stay on. Found damage wire to park position switch under the driver seat. Repair wire and same code occur. Took to nissan dealership and they could not fix it Trouble codes: B2126
2008 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3N1AB61E28
hi and thanks for your support! customer complaint is start and has soon has he hit the throttle it stalls. Pull out DTCs and i got a P0172. I road tested the car at WOT 02 sensors indicates rich. Got 115g/sec at red line. At idle i got -7% short term and ...
1990 Porsche 944 S2 3.0L AC blows warm at times VIN: WP0CB2945L
**ac is blowing ice cold from the vents- then intermittently it goes warm for about 30 seconds, then goes ice cold again? i think i have a control head issue? ( control to vacuum solenoid for heater valve not being applied at times?) anyone had any experie...
2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8L conv. top VIN: WP0CB29996
Hello Techs, we are trying to calibrate (sync.)conv. top ram pistons, Initially we replaced the d/s ram assy. b/c of rodent chewed hydraulic lines., Using both Autologic & Durametric, procedures interupted and codes 8030 (maximum time) & 8031 (calibration ...
2013 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium 2.5L Power steering VIN: 4S3BMBC68D
This vehicle is a sublet from one of my body shops. It had minor body damage to the RF fender and bumper cover. The body shop tech removed the power steering reservoir to make working on the RF fender easier, and the power steering fluid leaked out inadver...
1993 Toyota Supra 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT2JA81J7P
Customer tow in vehicle stating it won't start after head gasket replacement by customer. According to customer, the car has been sitting so he bought it thinking he could fix it. He told me he drove about 20 miles home said nothing was wrong. He look it o...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L keyless entry VIN: 3VWCA21C5X
When the vehicle is unlocked with the keyless remote (press unlock button 1 time) the drivers door unlocks then locks immediately. If the keyless remote unlock is pressed again the drivers door will unlock and remain unlocked. No dtcs related to doors/comf...

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2009 BMW X5 xDrive48i 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5UXFE83509
After thoroughly inspecting the new coil that i installed i found although it was a german made product it was designed somewhat smaller than the original coil to be indtalled easier because of the position it is located once installed the connector to the coi... Trouble codes: 2B2E.
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Brake pedal VIN: WD0PD74456
Replaced the brake booster and bled brakes. Now the vehicle brakes normally and has the normal Sprinter soft pedal at a stop. Thank you for all the replies. Tried each one of them.
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Convertible Top VIN: 1FAHP60A62
We accessed the motor via removal of sub frame from trunk and applied power to the "close" relay.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTWW31R28
well after a lot of research my customer wanted me to install a dpf delete kit i told him legally i could not he says he will do it himself i told him good luck at inspectoin time thanks.
2011 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L inop a/c VIN: 1GKKRRED9B
The fix was two fold--a/c leak repair (high side line condenser to compressor and a new high side service port--condenser outlet line) and a driver's side blend air actuator motor. When my posting said static a/c psi's ok--they were not. I erroneously relied ...
2014 GMC Terrain SLE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 2GKALREK7E
We got it done. What a stupid design. Should make the engineer that designed this thing do a few. As you guys stated had my younger guy do it. He was under there for about an hour and a half with the 1/4 inch drive tools and a ratchet wrench. Thanks for the i... Trouble codes: P2122 (APP Sensor), P2122 (APP Sensor).
2009 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.0L Fuel guage VIN: KM8JM12B89
Thanks for the help.Really was an easy fix,the wiring diagram I had was wrong,it showed main harness going to rear on left side of car.The harness branched off under the driver seat to the tank and sending units.The wires were cut off under the rear plastic tr...
2009 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.0L Fuel guage VIN: KM8JM12B89
Fixed,wire broken in rear pass.side.All data diagram sent me in wrong direction.Thanks again.This help request came up twice,don't know how that happened,thanks again and cheers...Dana from Newfoundland.
2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWZC5C57B
Hello and Good morning to all. I'll start by saying that the car is running and on the road, but we were not able to make it happen in our shop. Since the repairs were being covered by the used car dealer, they opted to take it to the Mini dealer. We have been... Trouble codes: 2DD7, 27DA, 36E2.
2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV4CZ98248
After going back over the vehicle with the information we receive, everything checked out okay. Grounds, fuel pressure was 55psi at idle, we went back to checking the exhaust. We disconnected the down-stream cat and the misfires when away. Remove & replace t... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0300.
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