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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...
2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Pcm/Tcm VIN: 1D7HW42N76
I'm going to start off by saying we have 2 sets of issues; a no-start condition that is obviously from the PCM going offline, and a transmission shift concerns caused by either limp mode (TCM offline), trans overtemp shift schedule, or both. Unable to recr...
2012 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3CDZAB4C
This car stumbles and stalls at idle. It idles fine then skips then is fine then will skip and sometimes stalls. I checked the can and crank sensors with a scope and they look fine to me on the wytech it shows that it is losing crankshaft sync but I can't ... Trouble codes: P0339 (crankshaft position sensor intermittent)
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.2L Alignment VIN: 1FTBF2B67B
customer had 4 ball joints installed by another shop, then brought it here for an alignment.. he said that when he turns sometimes he get a snapping noise, after checking the alignment I found that the right front is a degree too far positive.. easy enough...
2007 Infiniti M45 Sport 4.5L Rev limit VIN: JNKBY01E27
Thanks to all who answer in advance! After battery was changed [customer], car will not drive. After inspecting found no codes, but the engine will not rev over 1200 rpm in park or neutral or in any gear. When you accelerate to 1200 rpm, it seems as if t...
1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT8UZ30C8S
Car came to our shop from another shop that replaced the timing belt, water pump and sensor. I scoped the wave form on the camshaft sensor its not proper , it's erratic. I unplugged the sensor from the wiring harness and scoped it, now i have a proper wave... Trouble codes: 13 (Rpm signal 2)
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Fuel flooding VIN: WDBTK75G74
HELLO TO ALL, We pulled their plugs and all the plugs were fuel soaked, replaced plugs and the CKP sensor. We saw a post in Identifix that had a similar issue, and the test didn’t look good on the sensor, but made no difference. It did start but , runs rou...
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L radio VIN: WDBRF92H27
Need some advice from the Mercedes techs out there. This car came in with no radio reception. after testing the coaxial wiring from the radio to the antenna I thought it must be in the antenna itself or amplifier. Had a glass company replace the rear windo...
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
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRR69M74
I used a lap scope to look at the waveform and the look good. I was wondering about cam/crank timing. They look out of time but I can't find a good waveform to compare it to. Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam position sensor implausible signal intermittent)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2012 BMW 650i 4.4L engine VIN: WBALX3C5XC
I wanted a good week or 2 of driving to make sure this was a fix and it is, so i suggest that the owner replaces the pcv air pipes every 3-4 years as the problem was actually the pcv air pipe valves not sealing and the turbo boost would send oil up the pipes i...
2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 5.5L Abs VIN: WDDNG8GB0A
We're going to call this one fixed, thankfully. On Mark's advice we attempted to clean the area in the hub, where the wheel speed sensor lives, with shop air. We also probed it with a pen magnet which retrived some soft magnetic debris. This is when we decided...
1982 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.6L Hesitation VIN: WV2YG0254C
Not sure if it's fixed He got to a point he didn't want to spend any more on it. I think its got a glitch value that's sending it into limp mode whether it's an ecm or something else I don't know.
2014 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Starting VIN: 3VW5P7AT7E
Yep, it was a weak battery. A battery reset and new battery fixed it. Thanks for the input.
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