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2013 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUFFAFL7D
runs and drives perfect. no other issues other than the MIL. at all times the high and low pressures are in spec. no misfires or issues on cold start, MIL comes and goes. freeze frame would not show fuel pressure. Trouble codes: P053F, P0088
2011 Buick Regal CXL 2.4L Hesitation, Power Reduce Mode VIN: W04GP5EC8B
Thanks in advance guys. First of all another shop put in the throttle body assy. They where not very helpful, they said they do not save a record of the old codes so I did not know it I was chasing the same problem. The customer said install a new throttle... Trouble codes: P2119 (Throttle Closed Position Performance), P2135 (Throttle Position Sensor 1-2 Not Plausible), P0113 (Intake Air Temperature Sensor Circuit High Voltage), P0172 (Fuel Trim System Rich)
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L fuel system VIN: 1GBJC39D76
Ok fellas bit of some help needed. Here hat the symptom is. Veh runs great until it tow a trailer loaded .Not sure up hill or flat. Veh cam in with CEL. and pulled code P0103,P0113 and P0090. the first two are Maf and IAt.contin ous coes. but the third is ...
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L locks, seats, warning lights VIN: 1FMFU18L24
Customer complains of upon removing the ignition key, occasionally the interior accessories will go haywire. Remove the key, and the driver seat does a shimmy back and forth about 1 inch, the locks flutter between unlock and lock, and the gauge cluster w...
2013 Ford C-Max Energi SEL 2.0L Steering angle sensor VIN: 1FADP5CUXD
replaced LF inner tie rod, aligned, and now have code c0051:28 Steering Wheel Position Sensor: Signal Bias Level Out of Range / Zero Adjustment Failure performed IVD, comes back instantly. steering angle sensor pid moves accordingly, when moving wheel le...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Warning Chime VIN: JHLRD78852
so this car has no warning chime other than when you first turn the key on but the key in the ignition, the lights on and the seat belt none of them chime and Im not sure where this takes place it looks like the multiplex but not sure, when you close the a...
2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L theft system VIN: 1HGCM55344
car towed in with dead battery,customer stated lost all power while driving, i suspect charging system problem, but engine wont start,just cranks. has power to coils and injectors but no injector or spark pulse. suspect theft system,my scanner suggests rel...
2015 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCT4AE6F
Vehicle driven by customer with very little power in the shop,but the next day I tried to start it but it won’t start anymore.Disconnected fuel line from the GDI pump and crank engine fuel comes out but not high pressure,We can command the internal fuel pu... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0300 (Random misfire)
2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L low/Reverse Solenoid VIN: 1J4GA39179
Customer stated vehicle would jerk and shift to 2nd and Stay in 2nd while traveling down the road. When he Brought it in it was shifting fine and had the flush and Filter done just to see if any debris was found in pan. No chunks of any metal or otherwise ...
2003 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F4YR46U93
I am attempting to try used ecm. I cannot get the pats to reset. Will a used ECM work ^ Which if any aftermarket tool will work ^ Is an ecm reflash, a pats reset and a key reset required ^
2017 Porsche Macan GTS 3.0L Compressor VIN: WP1AG2A52H
Hello Friends, I have this Macan with a leaking compressor and a leaking suction hose. Does any one have the procedures to remove the serpentine belt and the compressor? The bolt of the suction hose at the compressor is imposible to remove without removeng...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L fuel tank leak VIN: 4T1BF12B8T
Got this Avalon in the shop with a fuel leak from the gas tank, leak is at the bottom of the tank above the exhaust heat shield (small crack). This is the third time this vehicle has had a leak in the tank same area, a new tank was in stalled about 10,000 ...
2007 Volkswagen Eos 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBA71F27
HELP!!! I am at my wits end with this car. Any help is going to be much appreciated. I am not a German car fan and I don't normally work on them but this car came in to me under the premise that it needed an alternator. How hard can that be, right? Well tu... Trouble codes: P0190 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor A Circuit), P2539 (Low Pressure Fuel System Sensor Circuit)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UUA66244
Hello All. Many thanks to everyone this car is fixed. As an FYI, we check the timing marks again by fully removing the cover, ECT, MAP, grounds, 5V ref, Inj pulse width, leak down all good. We circled back to checking fuel and the fuel was bad. We did check th...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVA33517
Thanks to all who replied but Alan who cant read , it was two things Dan & Ellas got one ( no soda pop Dan) took a gas sample from the tank not the rail like i did the first time , water in the tank but very little , drained the tank new gas it started but ran... Trouble codes: 29CC, 29CD, 29CF, 29D0, 29D1, 29D2.
2013 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire
Thanks to all but I returned the car back to owner as he needed it for 3 days and was going to return it for further testing and during that period he had a wreck with it and has not been repaired to date Trouble codes: P0300.
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 2A8GP64L06
Thanks to all who replied. The issue was that the TPS signal return wire was melted to the MAP signal return wire under the intake where the harness lays on the block. Removed intake to get to the harness and repaired the harness. Starts and runs as it should....
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.9L Low Fuel Pressure VIN: 3D7KU28C14
Replacement of the lift pump fixed the truck. After the repairs, the fuel pressure remained at 10-12 PSI under any load. Really wish the customer would have gone aftermarket with the lift pump, but he wanted to save some money. Thanks to all of you who took yo...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3D7KS28D35
I replaced the manifolds and on first start up it idles perfect (like before) dropped her in gear and it started to miss for maybe 2 seconds, and threw a p0171. Data looked good if anything rich on cold start, cleared code, long test drive, no codes ran perf... Trouble codes: P0132, P0131, P0300.
2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L SRS Warning Chime VIN: 1FMEU63E17
Customer picked up car due to the cost of repair. I understand the safety aspect, but the customer never had any intention of fixing it correctly. I guess the consensus is that if the customer doesn't want to bring their car back to factory specs, then send it...
2015 Ford Focus ST 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FADP3L9XF
Sorry for the long delay, verified with customer after 2 weeks that it is fixed. After checking ground voltage drops they were within specs, but decided to clean all grounds associated with pcm, chassis, and engine the problem mysteriously went away. Sooo hope... Trouble codes: P2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input), P2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input).
2013 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L MIL Lamp on, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGDA5HB9D
two out of the four cam sensors on the front top of engine where wet with engine oil, had to remove the intake to get one of the left hand sensors out , i will clean the harness and computer and change all four cam sensors thanks to all who... Trouble codes: P14B0.
2005 Pontiac GTO 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 6G2VX12U95
After 10 different alternators we tried having the o.e. one repaired. Diodes are not available. Every alternator we tested leaks ac voltage. The fix was a new air box. Scoping the maf signal and the charging output showed no correlation between maf going crazy... Trouble codes: P0101.
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