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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L friction disc VIN: WAUDF78E08
Hey all, I have a problem with this 2008 Audi A4 quattro with a Luk-type self adjusting clutch. Customer originally came in almost two months, 500 miles ago with a complaint of the engine intermittently revving to redline. Issue typically happened when he ...
2011 Audi A6 3.2L Secondary Air VIN: WAUAKAFB9B
This lovely A6 has p0491 and P0492 2nd air codes. I am familiar with the issue but have yet to service one. We are recommending that the ports be cleaned, as the value running is .5 We have not done this before. I am asking what time should be charged an...
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 6.2L differential VIN: 1G1YR2D62G
noise is really bad when cold in tight turns expecially backing up dealer techs in area have not sen this condition
2008 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L Shifting VIN: 2A8HR54PX8
Car came in with a bad transmission r+r transmission and drove it around for a day no problem at all probably put 75 miles on van. Came in next day took it for a ride and had speed sensor code and in limp mode. As per someone else's post i disconnected the...
2014 Chrysler Town & Country Touring L 3.6L seating VIN: 2C4RC1CG4E
vehicle came in with the 3rd row seat partially stowed. these are power seats. checked for codes no codes. motor will try to move the seat but the seat acts as if it is binding. i have tried to lube what linkage i can get to. wiggled it and pulled on the s...
2017 Ford Fusion SE Hybrid 2.0L fuel door VIN: 3FA6P0LU0H
fuel door inop with switch I can command the door open with scan tool you can watch and see that the switch is operating on scan tool/bcm has been replaced also the fuel door actuator/also when you push the switch you get a refueling error message on dash....
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3GTU2UEC6F
This is a fleet truck that came in after the cel came on for missfire p0300 and mixture imbalance p219b . After alot of testing and reading we decided to replace the injectors and clean the intake ports they were very dirty. after the repair the vehicle ra... Trouble codes: P219B
2008 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L master cylinder VIN: 5FNYF18478
Vehicle came in soft brakes, changed the master cylinder and bled the system. first caliper bleeds fine, once i go to the next one plenty of pressure on the first bleed, after that brakes get real soft again unless you wait a minute or two and pedal will b...
2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L Glass VIN: JTHBA30G25
After we did the above repair the AUTO LIMIT reset was attempted with no avail. We have tried starting with the window in the middle and running the window up and holding button for 1-2 seconds (done at the specific window) also removed window motor and...
2012 Toyota Prius 1.8L Starting VIN: JTDKN3DU7C
Vehicle was towed in for no start. The 'ready' light does not turn on. Code stored was b2325 (lin communication bus). I checked all fuses. I checked all inputs such as brake switch input, outputs to contactor relays. After many calls to identifix, i was to...

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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Fuel tank VIN: WBAEV33423
After messing around with the EVAP system for few hours I sent an endoscope down the filler neck to extract 1.65 in change and a piece of tree branch. If you want to see the extraction video my instagram page is @waynehowie tagged it with #carsarelikehumans
2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DA03L66
sorry it so long to close. after checking the entire system including the evap canister. smoke testing checking for leaks and checking the canister to see if clogged. canister was clear. decided to go with an purge valve. purge valve when commanded closed woul... Trouble codes: P0446.
2011 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L starter VIN: 1GNSKKE36B
I put another starter on and test drove and got engine warm. Engine started every time. Customer has had vehicle for a few weeks and engine is starting good.
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L6T
Thanx guys. Problem solved. PCM # 4 worked ! will be returning the previous three with labor claims attached. What a waste of time to get the final result. On to the next one
2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA52244
Thank you to all who replied, especially Michael [...]. They hit it on the head. I scoped the IAC and no signal from the ECM. Pulled the connector and the ECM out of the car and water h... Trouble codes: P0507.
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW125X5
we bypassed those to injector wiring to the computer and the snap on scanner still says there is a fault there. We think it may be a scanner issue! we have the timing chains off again and we are locking the phasers, replacing the intake gaskets and moving on. ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2012 Ford Transit 2.2L Crankcase Pressure
Based on everyone's responses it seems most likely the vehicle's previous owners didn't change the oil + filter often enough for the amount of miles they were putting on the vehicle and wore out the rings. Since there are no noticeable performance issues I'm ... Trouble codes: P250D, P0672, P0673.
2011 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, No power VIN: 1HGCP2F8XB
Thanks for the help from all. Since I travel to over 30 stores, it is hard get info from the techs at my stores. It turns out that this was a used engine that had been installed it the vehicle. I was told that the fuel trims were +/-8%. I found other posts tha...
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD24436
Faulty EGR valve. After code clearing it would take three drives to reset P0108 & P0069. Removed EGR valve, visual inspection OK Pintle closed. Blocked off valve, no extended crank no idle fluctuating. Ordered valve from Landrover dealer (7 days). Installed va... Trouble codes: P0108 (Map circuit high), P0069 (Map correlation), P0506 (Idle control), P0420 (Cat efficiency).
2010 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Transmission VIN: JM1BL1SF6A
Checked power and grounds to TCM. Found TCM was loosing its ground for the Oil pressure sensor. Found TCM to be defective by swapping a known good TCM. Road tested and verified it was okay.
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L key remote VIN: WP1AA29PX4
the parts guy at dealer was able to give me tsb 0701 5789, coding rear comfort control unit 1st generation cayenne. With pwiss went to rear/doors, coding, filler flap, changed coding to with operating key.All buttons function normal. thanks for your time.
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