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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVF78K79
After replacing the crankcase regulating valve and completing an enjoyable 12 mile test drive the engine all of a sudden now runs extremely rough, with misfiring. Multiple scan tools is showing a negative High Fuel Pressure reading despite swapping known g... Trouble codes: 5658 (Fuel Press Sensor G247 Malfunction), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2), P0304 (Misfire cyl 4)
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start, Stall, Loses the fuel prime VIN: 1GBJK39225
Right after a head gasket job done on the right side head only the truck loses its prime and won't start until you pump the primer pump up. Then it dies shortly after it runs for a minute or so. Then you have to prime it again and again to idle. We replace...
2017 Chevrolet Spark LS 1.4L Transmission slipping VIN: KL8CB6SA7H
This 2017 Spark has a CVT transmission and has no codes stored. On light acceleration between about 30 and 40 mph, the rpm will suddenly go up 1000 rpm like it’s slipping and quickly go back down again. This doesn't seem to happen during harder acceleratio...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Abs VIN: 3B7KF23C72
Truck in shop for ABS light on, Speedo Inop, Odometer Inop, ABS Inop, Cruise Control Inop. Can't pull ABS codes with Modis, get no communication error, can't view any data (wheel speed reading, etc.) Checked all the usual things Rear Wheel Speed sensor see...
2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP53U57
car will at times have a no start condition all electrical is fine. when you turn the key on all lights up just the car will not crank no starter activation, no fuel pump activation, no communication with scan tool. I have jumped the starter it will turn o...
2011 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L abs module VIN: 3FAHP0HA6B
Hello, Thank for help in advance. This fusion was brought in by a customer with no pedal he used the e-brake to drive it. He changed the pads rotors front and back, left front caliper. He changed these parts because he wore the brakes down so far it shot t...
2010 GMC Terrain SLE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 2CTFLDEY8A
ok guys here we go replaced timing chains on this 3.0 l and keep getting p0017 . have recheck timing 3 times.have special cam tools lining up crank marks 1 and 2 ,what am i missing help man i need a beer thanks in advance
2015 GMC Acadia Denali 3.6L Starter VIN: 1GKKVTKD3F
This vehicle will not start at times. There is no crank, no click. After 3 to 5 times it usually starts. I have tried both keys, same result. This problem is intermittent, it has only done it to me once. The customer says it has happened quite a few times....
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM21973
This car will crank and run for a brief time and then cut out. You can hear the fuel pump relay click off. The check engine light comes on. You hear the engine change pitch once, then a second time, then it cuts off. I verified that the computer turns off ...
1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L rear for lights VIN: SAJKX6247V
I have check the power and grounds to the rear lamp control module. I replaced the rear lamp control module with a used part because there are no new parts for this car. The old module had the lamp warning light on the dash on and activated the reverse lig...
2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L Rod bearing VIN: 1J4GA39137
I have this wrangler with a rod knock. Cyl 5 rod bearing is bad. I am trying to find .001 inch undersized bearings or .025mm undersized. I can't seem to find them anywhere and was wondering if anyone has found them and could give me some help. Thanks.
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: SALJY1249V
Land rover kicking my butt.Don't work on many of these,cranks loading up way to much fuel.Replaced mass air flow sensor,good fire,no injector leakdown,coolant sensor is good,pulled exhaust,i know i'm overlooking something but can't get finger on it.tried a...
2008 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 4F2CZ92Z08
Hi all, car came in with r/f brake caliper hanging up intermittently causing binding and restricted driving. We replaced the caliper and hose along with front pads and rotors. Customer came back complaining of noise braking. We found the left caliper to be...
2015 Ram ProMaster 2500 3.0L No Start VIN: 3C6TRVBD1F
Thank you for help this 2015 promaster starts and dies. There are no fault codes present. The intercooler hoses on the right side were kinked. I removed the inlet hose I still have the same symptom of the vehicle starting and dieing. I suspect there is som...
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32EX4
hello keep getting po442, replaced gas cap oem two evap hoses long ones at canister, smoke tested ok, checked vacuum hose routing, at green valve ok, put power too lower vsv @ on air cleaner opens and closes ok,i could not find a test for upper vsv. nothin... Trouble codes: P0442
2006 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L door ajar light, other dash lights VIN: JTEHT05J26
Customer complaining of intermittently having instrument warning lights coming on and flashing, battery going dead. We found no apparent alternator or battery concerns including battery draw test, but draw is between .4 and .55 amps, so it is right at the ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2013 Audi A6 Quattro Prestige 3.0L altenator VIN: WAUHGAFC4D
wow thanks to all of you frustrated i just started with the basics and started with the charging system.you guys were right found the main positive cable at the altenator terminal was loose should i say almost falling off.car was just at the audi dealer cust w...
2010 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GCZGFBG3A
I had requested a source that had documented the current draw for the fuel pump in this vehicle, it seemed that 12 Amps was too much. I found that no such source exists. I ordered yet another fuel pump from GM and had verified that I had the correct pump for t...
1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR15X9N
Thanks Everyone for the help. I hooked fuel pressure guage back up to check the volume of the new pump as someone mentioned. I crossed the fuel pump relay and ran the pump for 30 sec. and it filled a 16 oz. bottle almost 3/4 full in 30 sec. I figured this was ...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15EX1
the customer took the ranger and said if it gets any worse he will bring it back we got it running decent except for the slight shake at idle. I was leaning towards cam timing also but the customer did not want to proceed thank you for everybody's input on the... Trouble codes: P0175, P0325.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73KX2
The fix was clogged rear cat. thanks for all the help.Sometimes you can overlook the basics these days. Trouble codes: P0231, P1451.
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Battery goes dead VIN: 1FTPW12514
Thank you to all who took the time to help. First of all, Christopher's reply regarding the door locks not being a Ford item was helpful. After reading that I went back, poked around under the dash & found that there was an aftermarket immobilizer installed. I...
2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10DX5
I am being told to close this request so I will but the truck is not fixed. I have a computer on order and hope that is what will fix the problems. I have no 5 volt reference on the temp sensor and with all of the other bogus readings, I am sure the new comput... Trouble codes: P0303.
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FTFW1EV8A
The first smart junction box I replaced was one from reputable auto wrecker from same truck was also a Lariat, had it programed and still had no headlights, rechecked and had had 12 volts going in and only 5 volts coming out. Looking at wiring diagram and the ...
2015 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5L Starting VIN: 1FTEW1EG4F
men o men it's finally fixed. ended up being a loose grey/red single wire to the fuse box on the passenger side kick panel. pushed it back in and truck fired right up. thanks to Robert [...] of Overseas Imports for the direct lead to the fix. IATN ROCKS and wh...
2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG1643Y
So... put on the pull a part receiver and at first still no start. Put the Autel on it and half way through the imob scan the key light went off and the scanner reported no issues. Car starts now. So we're calling it a fix for now. Thinking maybe it was the re...
2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGFG12837
Light went out on it's own so went and got inspection right quick. Pretty sure the cat is going south so I have it on the to-do when it warms up outside. Also plan on cleaning the egr system. Thanks for all the advice. Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat eff).
2014 Kia Forte LX 1.8L rear axle beam VIN: KNAFX4A61E
Thank you to all that have taken their time to help. We have decided to replace the rear axle beam (not use shims) for several reasons, including legal liability. The owner of this vehicle is in the industry and had this accident over 1 year ago. He also had a...
2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L "Pcv System" VIN: WDDHF8JB4E
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