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2008 BMW 335xi 3.0L Transmission bell housing VIN: WBAVD53548
My summer pain in the butt. Transmission was removed to change the rear main. Rear main blown clear out due to bad pcv and pressure. When the rear main let go it gushed. The clutch and p/plate changed due to wear and possible oil contamination. Road test u...
2009 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L stalling VIN: 1GCGG25C49
One for you GM Tranny boyz. Got this 4L80 that will intermittently stall when you go from park to reverse or drive after it has been driven for about an hour. It shifts perfect and no problem with engagement until it has been running for at least an hour. ...
2016 Chevrolet Colorado 2.5L bcm ipc VIN: 1GCHSBEA7G
truck is having electrical issues and communication issues.codes listed are u0155 lost com with ipc u0140 lost comm with bcm,b3125 drivers unlock short/ground,b3130 all unlock short u0078 control module low speed,b1370 control mod ign on and start short/po...
2009 GMC Sierra 3500 HD SLT 6.6L lack of power VIN: 1GTJK93699
Originally came in w/ p0101, p2463. Performed manual regen, vehicle came back 1,00 or so miles later w/ p0101, p0299, p244b, p2463. Tested MAF-passed. DPF soot mass 90 grams.Performed manual regen, soot mass at 1.0 gram. Released to customer. Came back ano... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor performance), P0299 (Turbo under boost), P244B, P2463 (DPF soot accumulation)
2004 Porsche Boxster S 3.2L MIL on VIN: WP0CB29804
Customer concern: Check Engine light on. Pulled codes, P0492-02 Secondary Air System, Bank 2 Below Limit Value stored in ECM. Removed center and passenger side intake manifold pieces for access to air injection system. Found broken plastic vacuum line and ... Trouble codes: P4920, P4910
2011 Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7RB1GP0B
It misfire when you accelerate , above 55 mph. It felt shudder when you let go the gas pedal and step on the gas pedal again. Engine run smooth at idle . I am thinking it a bad computer Trouble codes: P0307 (Misfire), P0307 (Misfire)
2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L head gaskets VIN: 4S4BRCKC4B
Asking for some help from the Subaru pros. A friend was taking the heads off this car for his Granddaughter when he got sick, kidney problems, now taking dialysis. We have not been doing the Subaru head gaskets, I told my friend I would help him out on thi...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hard to start VIN: 3VWSF81K26
Car starts up cold right away but after warmed up it will crank endlessly unless you press the accelerator pedal then will fire up. No DTC's and no other symptoms. Fuel trims are good thus no vacuum leaks. We have done idle reset with no change. Pulled fue...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L booster VIN: 3VWRZ71K39
Brakes on this car stick applied after 2-3 applications. If you pull vacuum line from booster brakes release. Have replaced booster with new oe vw 2 times , have replaced master cylinder with new aftermarket unit. Problem still there. There is no adjustmen...

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Loses all power VIN: 1GC1KVC89C
2013 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Camshaft Timing VIN: 4JGDA5HB7D
We recommended further diagnosis/teardown to the point of failure. Due to personal reasons client declined any further repair at this time. I believe that the intake cam adjuster on the passenger side is the main point of failure. Client may return vehicle onc...
2011 Porsche Panamera S 4.8L Mechanical VIN: WP0AB2A75B
ended up taking to the dealer where they performed a "reset' of the sensors??-all good now
2017 Porsche Macan GTS 3.0L Compressor VIN: WP1AG2A52H
Good afternoon everyone. Thanks for your replies. This vehicle is not under warranty because it was armored. It does not have the R1234YF system. But if it have the R1234YF system we have the equipment and training to work it. A friend of MACS gave me ...
2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium 2.5L gets warm VIN: 4S4BRBCCXC
I am going to go ahead and close this. The customer has not come back so I am assuming he is OK with it. Thank you for all of the input.
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4T3ZF13C82
So I went nuts with this one, dropped the tank, checked all the lines to & from tank for blockage, smoked it etc. In the end, it was all because of a Dorman charcoal canister. Put in a second canister from Dorman, no good, finally called up Toyota and got on... Trouble codes: P0446.
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