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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAVA33517
When code 565A (as scanned with Autel)is present and can be re-set vehicle shifts correctly. When it cannot be re-set there are jerks between shifts (all gears function)and there are delayed shifts. Code is intermittent: oil pressure sensor A: value too hi...
2013 BMW 528i xDrive 2.0L no sound VIN: WBAXH5C5XD
Do we need to code radio to car? How? Is there another way to fix the display problem?
2011 Buick Regal CXL 2.4L Air Bag Lite VIN: 2G4GP5EC6B
Customer brought car in with airbag lite on. Scanned and found code B0016 checked connector on LH rail curtain and found no problems. Reset lamp and it comes back on instantly. Checked all wiring and find no shorts to power or ground. No current tsb's that...
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Traction control/VSES VIN: 1G1YY32G2Y
Customer complaint is Traction control light and dash message about service traction control on in dash.Ran diagnostics and was led to replace sensor and ebcm,but both are used parts(no longer make these parts)not sure what direction to turn to .Any help w...
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGK26K38
Have one that thought would be simple but getting the best of me. Customer purchased over internet come out of police force low mileage for age. Can see that heads have been off and front of motor has been off. In for alingment and check engine light come ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L odometer VIN: 1G1ZH57B69
I have checked output shaft speed sensor and circuit tested, according to everything I have found that is the only input. I have checked everything from BCM to cluster replaced cluster with a (used) one still would not roll odo mileage but rolls trip A/B j...
2014 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.6L Misfire VIN: 2C4RC1BG2E
Getting beat up by one that I thought would be easy. Well maintained van that belongs to a family friend. Started cutting out at idle and setting P0301 code. Felt like an ignition misfire. Ran great at cruise and under acceleration. Tore into it and found ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Number 3 misfire)
2015 Ford Focus ST 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FADP3L9XF
Thanks for helping with my problem in advance. Have this focus ST hod rod with above codes setting frequently but intermittently. Customer complaint is the vehicle goes into failure effects due to APP code. Shut off, restart, it goes again. This happens mo... Trouble codes: P2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input), P2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input)
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L ac sytem VIN: 1GTHK29U65
Thanks in advance for any input on my problem with this headache. My low side pressure is sitting at 60-70 psi and high side pressure is around 300 psi. Pressures will change when running water on condenser but temp doesnt really change inside. Temp is abo...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Ignition VIN: 2HKRL1869Y
Being very careful here. Don't want to get burned any further. We've got this Odyssey with a lot of miles but super clean and well maintained original owners from the Northwest (no rust). Vehicle came in with a very intermittent no crank condition. Custome...
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1J8HG58N56
Never fails, try to go on vacation w/a problem car in house, Jeep came in, in limp mode. Alot of codes for trans: Po876 /po700/po846/po871/po988/po882. We Replaced selo pack oem. Now drives for a few miles & sets po750 ONLY. Limp mode kicks in. I tried the...
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L air door actuator VIN: 1J4RR4GG0B
Vehicle came in last fall. Passenger air temp actuator broken. Replaced actuator and separate gear. Shipped vehicle working. 30 days later back with drivers side air temp actuator broken. replaced actuator and separate gear. 1 day later back with broken dr...
2009 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L Ecm VIN: 3GSCL33P59
Vehicle was brought in from local body shop for an alignment. Was hit on RR wheel. We inspected and found it needed suspension parts, parked it outside to await parts. Went to start the next day and it would not crank. Tested and verified the starter and b...
2013 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1BF1FK8D
Thank you in advance... This Camry was towed in by a body shop. The customer had driven in high water and hydro locked the engine and bent the rods. (no water in passenger compartment). So the insurance company brings a good used engine 45k miles. We insta... Trouble codes: P1603 (engine stall history), P1604 (start ability malfunction), P1605 (engine rough idle)
2010 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L no power to dash or starter VIN: 3VWRX7AJ8A
Hey Guys, The car was towed in in a "no crank" mode. The battery reads 12.55 volts, the terminals are clean and tight. There is no instrument cluster activity with ignition on...everything is dead. Logged onto "Direct Hit" and were lead to look for rel...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2007 Audi A4 2.0L Bearing Noise VIN: WAUAF78EX7
We made lot's of calls and did a lot of digging. We didn't find anyone that reconditions these CVT Transmissions. We did find some videos on YouTube with some guys getting into them. We didn't get into taking the trans out of the car and taking it apart, the c...
2014 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUR2AFD7E
Am calling this a fix.Although not completed we took Charles advice and went ahead and pulled necassary plumbing to directly inspect impellers on turbos. Both have way excessive wobble. Clearly shot. So glad I do not own this car. Thank you. Trouble codes: P0175 (System rich bank 2), P0175 (System rich bank 2), P0175 (System rich bank 2).
1999 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD2217X
Well, while the vehicle is not fixed, the issue has presented itself. The engine does have a mechanical issue. As most have stated, check compression. Front cylinders all tested, all goose egged. 0psi across the board. So the ones stating timing are most likel...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Steering VIN: 1G1AK52F05
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L hard starting VIN: 1FTEF14N1T
after evaluating all the replies. i rechecked fuel pressure. noted that if vehicle set overnight fuel pressure would bleed down to zero. but it would build up when cranking. i removed the fuel injectors leaving them attached to the rail and pressured them up w... Trouble codes: P0141.
2008 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L stabilitrack
No Trailer tow or on off switch for the stabilitrac. Thanks to all that replied. Mr. Dave Robins hit it on the head. Although the steering angle sensor worked and didn't reset the code I saw it drop out on an extended drive and it was replace and all is fine. ...
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L starter VIN: 1D7RV1GT3B
Thanks to all the replies. The fix wound up being a ground problem. We added a ground from the battery to the engine using a boster cable. It solved the problem so we added a permanent ground cable from the battery negative to the alternator bracket. I had vol...
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