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1996 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Runs Rich VIN: 1G1BL52P0T
We could really use some help on this one we have exhausted every angle to this problem. This car came from another shop were they have replaced almost everything. The problem is at idle it runs super rich both banks maxed out negative. We have checked for... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L master VIN: 3GNEC12ZX6
Hi everybody, Thanks in advanced for your input. I've been getting my butt kicked with this truck. customer complaint was a squeal when hitting the brake pedal. and also a low pedal. i test drove it and also found that the truck would also nose dive when b...
2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9L Engine No Start VIN: 1GCCS24968
Truck was towed in died inroute to look at missfiring issue . Cranks but sounds as if no compression and then sounds as if trying to fire. Has code p0014 and p0300
2005 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1C4GP45R75
Hello to all we have this 05 3.3l town and country headache here that we are ready to drive in an lake. If you drive it and get it hot, stop and go in store, come back out start up and after pulling into traffic it fall on its face no matter how much throt...
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3D7LX38C16
Vehicle comes in for misfire, severe lost of power and black smoke could only get about 5 mph. One cylinder was identified with misfire and aftermarket injectors were removed and a set of Bosch Reman injectors were installed. Engine have more power but sti...
2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L 2-1 shift VIN: JTHBK26276
Hi fellow Lexus techs,we are stuck on this Lexus,we replaced the transmission with a used one because the original was burnt.we order the trans. from LQK, we filled up with the correct amount of atf ws, re flashed, car run and shifts fine except wen coming...
1988 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1PN34S9J
Complaint is lack of power on acceleration. when warmed up it will cut in and out at about 3000 rpm.it feels like a rev limiter set at 3000. has some unducumented codes and a crank sensor code.looking in throttle body can see when it is at 3000 fuel is shu... Trouble codes: 44H/6, 1/, 22H/3, 34H/5, 94H/1
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K82
Hi every body. As you already know, I need your help. It's about this 2oo2 Toyota Camry that takes only 30 SECONDS to set the check engine light. The car runs good, except for a little roughness on cold start. But other than that, it runs OK. Checked all p... Trouble codes: P1135
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L trac/skid VIN: 5TDZT38A72
Hello to all, I have this Sequoia that hesitates and the trac/skid light flashes when accelerating from a stop. Checked for any codes and none were stored. Test drove vehicle and confirmed the compliant. Found dirty throttle body, cleaned and performed idl...
2015 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium 1.4L Transmission VIN: 3VW637AJ1F
Just installed a new Mechartonics unit and need to set the basic settings using a VAGCOM. This is a 7-speed DSG transmission and the 0CG dry clutch version that was only available on the Jetta Hybrid. I see directions at Ross-Tech for the 0B5 and 0AM but n...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L a/c system VIN: 19UVA2254X
Thanks to everyone who replied. Replaced the expansion valve, pressures are now within normal ranges, and the system is working great.
2008 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L 5th. And 6th. Gear VIN: WAUEV74F68
After review the archive and receiving more tech support we identified the internal transmission clutch pack E defective recommended new Trans axle [...]. Customer declined.
2009 Cadillac DTS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD57Y59
the customer had this MIL coming on/off for sometimes. They took the car and was going to come back for a diagnostic but still have not seen it back yet. So I will close now and if we fix it, We'll update the repairs. thanks for all your help Trouble codes: P0174.
2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Platinum 6.0L ebcm VIN: 1GYS3FEJ3B
thank you all out there helped me this car original problem was hybrid system crash sensor reset procedure after replacing gateway module. thanks all
2016 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.6L Key VIN: 1GCGSBE35G
Thank you all for your replies. I still have not found actual pid data to look at so we can tell via scanner which pid is at fault to properly diagnose with scope. But upon pulling shifter bezel and finding excessive amounts of sticky substance decided to repl...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L steering box VIN: 1J4FA59S3Y
Tried new hose, no difference. Joe [...] was correct. The pressure relief valve was sticking. removed fitting and tapped valve with screwdriver. popped in place. had power steering for a bit and slowly lost it. replaced pump and all is good. thanks for the hel...
2010 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER4WL0A
After all the support I rechecked,checked with an amp clamp. and rechecked all the wiring load tested all wires from pcm to sensor decided to buy a oem Mazda A/f sensor To my surprise it came online cold and began switching almost immediately with no code set... Trouble codes: P0134 (A/f sensor no activity).
2013 Mercedes-Benz C250 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDGF4HB5D
The technician that performed the original repair reused the tensioner after having to correct the timing. You can not under any circumstances reuse the timing chain tensioner once installed on the engine Trouble codes: P0017.
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L NO START hot sometim VIN: 1G3NL52F83
Took Gerry advice we did replace ingnition switch. it has been hot the last 2 weeks customer was in and has had no problems starting Thanks to all that all replied Jim Huff J & J giles
2014 Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L no power VIN: 3C6MR5BL8E
replaced the turbo module and all is good.thank you for the help i received. you guys are great. Trouble codes: U010C.
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