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2014 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.0L Sunroof VIN: WAUR2AFD4E
Hello Audi Techs, We have a challenge,..we always have a challenge brewing! The sunroof isn't operating properly, when you come to a complete stop the sunshade will open on it's own. The rear sunroof won't open at all. The front sunroof tilt up doesn't wor...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Shift Release VIN: WBAVB73547
hello thanks for reading my post and trying to help me out thanks, so lets continue i know the problem with the vehicle, one of my techs pluggdd in the harness in the back of the tranny and bent pin and managed to break it off while trying to strainten it ...
2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L high idle VIN: 1G6KD57Y86
Have swapped engine as well as throttle body from old engine to the used one. Idles about 1300 rpm, no check engine light, no intake air leaks, engine runs great. Have cleaned throttle body and nothing is binding. I looked at several forums and some techs ...
2011 Cadillac CTS V 6.2L Drivers Outside Mirror VIN: 1G6DV1EP8B
Cust says his outside mirror sometimes drops down ( like you have curb setting turned on for mirrors ) {cust does not have curb setting}.. Car not built with this option .. We do have memory seats .. I have not been able to duplicate this concern.. I have ...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L 2-3 Shift, 3-4 Shift VIN: 1GNDS13S23
Truck came in via tow truck. I stopped on the freeway and it wouldn't move. In the shop (a non-transmission shop), the pressure gauge showed 55 lbs. at startup then after a few seconds went to zero. I thought a filter and fluid change might help diagnose t...
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L steering angle sensor VIN: 1GNEK13ZX6
good morning ladies and gentlemen I have this 06 Tahoe here that appears to have been a cop car at one time in its life. I am getting a c0455 code and we ordered the sensor and took the steering column out to get to sensor and low and behold this truck does no...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE40F5X
Thank you up front! This vehicle is extremely hard to start. When it does it will run for a few seconds and start missing really bad and shut off like the fuel was cut off. You can eventually get it to run but it only seems to run on the left bank. I repla... Trouble codes: P1316 (IDM codes Detected), P0267 (Cylinder 3 Injector Circuit Low), P1273 (Cylinder 3 High to low Side open), P1271 (Cylinder 1 high to low open), P0263 (Cylinder 1 Contibution Fault), P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution Fault)
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAHP58S61
the engine misfires at idle and on acceleration when the a/c compressor engages
2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Fuel in oil VIN: 1FDAF56P46
I have a issue with diesel fuel getting in to the oil pan and saturating the oil with it. I probably drained about 20 quarts out of a 15 quart system. When it gets hot it will not start because the oil is so thin that it will not build up enough pressure t... Trouble codes: P2290 (Injector control pressure)
2009 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Check Engine Light VIN: 1FTRX14W59
Hello all, I've checked the resistance of the EVR, voltage supply in to the EVR, the wire between terminals 1 at the EGR and terminal 21 at the PCM for short to power or ground. The only odd thing I had was 2v on the EVR wire when it was unplugged from ... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR Control Circuit)
2015 Ford Mustang V6 3.7L valves VIN: 1FA6P8AM2F
this car came to me with a bad valve clattering noise(driver's side head,cylinder #5),the noise gets worse as normal operating temperature is reached, I have plenty lubrication up on the valves,(I removed the left valve cover and ran the engine to check for pr...
2011 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L fuel injector VIN: 1GKKVSED4B
Car came in with a rod knock, customer had run it out of oil. Installed used engine from LKQ. They had cut wiring harness to fuel injectors. Rewired harness, checked to make sure all wires were in correct spot. Installed engine and number 2 & 6 cyl misfire...
2008 Hummer H3 X 3.7L Abs VIN: 5GTEN13E58
I'm looking for some advice on this ABS system. The vehicle suddenly lost all brake assist. It flags a current C0131 ABS Pressure Circuit DTC. There was also a C0110 Pump Motor or Circuit Fault code set on arrival. After clearing codes, only the C0131 sets...
2010 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L Trans slips hot VIN: 1J4NF1GB9A
Greetings!!! My first adventure with CVT diagnosis. Hang on... Customer experienced this situation twice, we have not attempted to duplicate it yet. Trans works fine on shorter trips. On 70 mile trip, initially works fine on flatter ground, last 25 miles a...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U9Y
Long term fuel trim on bank 1 is reading 54% got codes p0125 and 1133 ,171 then scanner quits communicating on and off check engine light pops on less than a minute of clearing smoke tested no leaks found spray carb cleaner around intake and vaccum hoses f...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Ignition Key VIN: WDBRF40J05
Vehicle came in for an oil change, i went out there, unlock the door with the remote key, insert key in the ignition, the key would not turn to start the vehicle, check the battery (fully charge), check steering wheel for lock- (its free).. The key can go ...
2012 Nissan Cube 1.8L Interior VIN: JN8AZ2KR6C
Vehicle was driving nice with no issues. Customer came home, parked it for the night and came out to a dead battery in the morning. Installed new battery and now the instrument cluster is powered up and power windows work with the key out. Will not start when ...
2016 Other European BERLINGO 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: VF77N9HN0F
Hello i got this citroen berlingo 2016 engine code 9H06 Vin number [...] got this message on the screen P filter add level low. i removed the filter today near the rear right wheel , and bought the EOLYS POWERFLEX from the dealer and put it i...
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 2.5L Hazard VIN: 4S3BL61628
Should be an easy one but I an't find the information in the manuals. Have a Legacy here with inoperative four way flashers. Trying to find a location on the turn signal/flasher module.
2013 Volkswagen CC Sport Plus 2.0L Can't fill gas tank. VIN: WVWBP7AN4D
Hello all, Vehicle was brought in with the complaint of hard/impossible to fill gas tank. I took it to the gas station and I can only get a few cents worth in, before the pump clicks off. Checked vent hose and canister with compressed air, all seem...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L smell VIN: 1GNFK13067
The customer has decided to leave it for now.We have determined that the issue in the end was a slight exhaust leak on super cold mornings from the RH manifold.
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19JX7
Thanks to all who replied. I did find the tsb about the lifters, I wish I found it when I first did them could of save myself alot of trouble. So I removed the cly head and checked cam and lifter bore both looked good so I replaced the lifters on cly 4 and the... Trouble codes: P0304.
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No crank VIN: 1FMCU70E91
The vehicle cranks now. They made two different versions of antitheft circuits on this year of explorer depending on build date. I had the early build date, which has the module behind the passenger air bag, and it takes different keys then the later build d...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, No Start VIN: SAJFA01CXY
I beliebe this one is fixed. I double checked the shift cable. The customer stated it was already replaced once. I adjusted the cable and rechecked the battery. I noticed some leakage. I checked the water in the battery and it was near empty. Filled and charge...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L noise VIN: 1J4GW48S51
Spent several hours with this today. Found that I could ?tune? the noise to different pitches by manipulating the return line. Lowered the tank and removed the return line replacing it with fuel hose and made a loop going from the filter/regulator to the tank...
2008 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GN28KX8
thanks to all who took the time to respond to my help request. I havent used iatn resource in quite some time,it seems the only time i do is when im desperate? Thats my bad, i should have checked the fuel trim paramaters more closely, the bank 1 pre cat sensor... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple missfire).
2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L instrument cluster VIN: WDBUF26J56
apparently this is a replace cluster issue which i can't justify at this time.i was hoping for a flash might take care of it
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W65
well you guys the fix for this truck was a broken cam phaser on the driver side bank. In the datas from the engine i saw that the cam degrees at idle were -9 deg for the pass side and +19 on the driver side.nissan specs for this is 0 ,plus or minus 5 deg and...
2015 Nissan Altima S 2.5L AC System VIN: 1N4AL3AP1F
Ran the available diagnostics, inconclusive. No dtc's were ever set. I followed all the advice as best I could, Ambient Air temp sensor is good, compressor clutch and relay are good, fuses are good. Load tested every wire to and from IPDM and PCM, also the A...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Battery VIN: WVGCM77L54
Thanks to all that took the time to help! I could NOT find anything that sucked up a huge amount of current to justify any further diagnostics. Instead I went after the excess .100A which were consumed by the KESSY. A new kessy was out of the question and I ...
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