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2010 Audi Q5 Prestige 3.2L Park Assist Module VIN: WA1VKAFP2A
First off, this is my girlfriends vehicle and I would like not to bring it to the dealer if I [...]'t have to especially for something simple. Looking for someone with VCDS access. Long story short my park assist stop working, scan and narrowed it down to th...
2013 Audi S5 3.0L Unknown VIN: WAUVGAFR3D
OK Audi experts I have this awesome s5 here that intermittently will not engage or slams into gear when you rev the throttle,it will set the following codes and trans will completely quit until you cycle the key or clear codes, The codes I am getting are n...
2017 Audi Q7 Prestige 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WA1VAAF75H
Thanks in advance, before i put rear brakes on this vehicle can someone give me the procedure to release electric emergency brakes and the procedure to put the caliper back in normal operation? thanks
2008 Chevrolet HHR SS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GNCA63X48
This car came in running very rough and smelled as if raw fuel was passing through the engine, Had a code for the high pressure pump & a P0303. I swapped coils & plugs with no change, Misfire stayed on #3 My intuition told me the #3 cyl. probably had a bad... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 Misfire), P0089 (Fuel Pressure Regulator)
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Express 3.6L evap system VIN: 2D4RN4DGXB
This evap system doesn't leak with a smoke machine and the flow meter shows no leakage. We replaced the esim sensor thinking it was defective with the same results, P0440. Not sure were to go from here. Esim is mounted with the plug in the 3:00 position.
1979 Ferrari 308 GTS 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: F106HS3055
We have this 308 here that will start to break up over 5000 rpms, we have replaced plugs, cleaned a reset points and timing, checked float levels, and fuel pressure. Looking to see if anyone has had this kind of problem. Thanks
2012 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAHP3H23C
engine has a ticking noise at part-throttle, not at idle, not while accelerating. I replaced chain, guides and tensioner because of obvious slack noticed in chain with valve cover removed. When I depressed chain between cam sprockets it would not tighten b...
2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HJYK16246
car came in from used car lot with a check engine light on and code p0172. found slight vacuum leak at intake gaskets but I would think that would throw lean code so I disregarded at this time (car lot just wants to fix light). I have another ridgeline her... Trouble codes: P0172
2012 Hyundai Veloster 1.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHTC6AD6C
Hey group, today I have this 2012 that very briefly and intermittently for me cuts out without warning for about a second or less then returns to running flawless. owner of vehical states it stalls at idle or when taking off from a stop. I have watched jus...
2008 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L blower motor VIN: KNDJF72448
Tested resistor and blower motor, leaning towards blower switch module. power on only half the selections
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L L/F sensor VIN: JTJGK31U57
Ok guys i cant figure this one out. If car is just idling in the shop i get the blinking TPMS light with code C2111, if i drive over 35 MPH the light turns off and i get no codes. I have replaced the sensor 3 times and done all the initialize procedures. W...
2013 Lincoln MKT 3.7L Engine` VIN: 2LMHJ5NK8D
After swapping engine, took vehicle on a test drive and found vehicle to be driving completely normal. Customer came picked up vehicle and brought back next day stating a misfire. Found misfire code for bank 2. Clear code and took on test drive, no problem...
2013 Mazda CX-9 GS 3.7L Hesitation
ok, vehicle came in with complaint of difficult to drive when accelerating, they mentioned no codes were stored so we took the car in and test drove it and it had major hesitation that felt exactly like a dead accelerator pump on old carb vehicle, it would...
2011 Nissan Juke SL 1.6L Tpms VIN: JN8AF5MV3B
Vehicle came in with tpms light on and codes c1105 c1106 c1107 c1108. Using autel tpms tool, attempted obd2 relearn procedure, would not program or accept sensor id's after driving vehicle. The codes for all 4 sensors came back and the light was on again. ...
2007 Saturn Relay 1 3.9L Crank relearn
I am a mobile and I first saw this van when I was called to program an ECM. The ecm programs fine and during the crank relearn it backfires through the intake rapidly. I had the shop bring vehicle to my location so I could get more involved. Upon getting t...

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2011 Audi A4 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAFAFL3B
So we pulled the valve cover and found the oil deflector shield for the oil cap, part of the cover, had come off and messed up the exhaust cam and lifter. It also got jammed into the exhaust valve! We are replacing the head with a good used head that the machi... Trouble codes: P0302 (Missfire number 2).
2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start
ok so at last got some time to spend on this van,The data line was fine put a scope on it and it was switching up to 8 volts,dvom was to slow to see.the problem was the ignition 1 ckt pink wire that feed 12v to ign coil, ign module ect had no power found wire ... Trouble codes: P1631 (Theft incorrect password).
2010 Ford Mustang 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1ZVBP8ANXA
this is/was the easiest engine I have ever changed in my life.. I removed the engine mounts, supported the transmission and carefully separated them as straight as possible.. I removed the engine with the converter attached and I didn't have to remove the hood...
2012 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GTP2WE78C
The customer needs this truck back soon and we are backed up at least a month, the dealership agrees that there is problem with the cam and lifters, the customer called them. So he set up a app. with them. Thanks for all the help George Trouble codes: P0300 (Missfire 4 cylinder).
2005 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Starting VIN: 2HGES16535
Thanks for all of the help on this one guys, i wasnt getting any signal to the coils when cranking from pcm. Checked timing again, it was right on the money. I went ahead and replaced the crank sensor because the customer had supplied the the original crank se...
2010 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L transmission VIN: 1J4NT2GB8A
Well folks, we gave our customer some options. He wanted to install the largest aftermarket transmission cooler that would fit. All was good for about a week--lower temperatures. The problem returned but worse. 60 kilometers was top speed when engine light app...
2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L Compressor VIN: JTJBT20X85
I ended up scoping the lock sensor on the compressor. This was the problem, replaced compressor and fixed the problem, thanks to the guys that knew about the lock sensor!
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