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2005 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L compressor activation VIN: WAULL44E65
replaced compressor and relay. calibrated air ride with VCDS, had success and test drove. parked and let set overnight, found both front airbags leaking. customer couldnt afford the rest of the repairs so car sat for 1 month in our parking lot. customer pa...
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid 6.0L Accumulator VIN: 1GNFK13578
Good afternoon techs. I have this 2008 Tahoe Hybrid that has been sitting for about 2 years. Tow company who brought to me is looking to repair it for personal use. Vehicle has a rock hard brake pedal w/ no assist. System is a hydro boost w/ ABS. Have a co...
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNFC13088
hello im working on a 08 chevy tahoe 5.3 with LMG (flex fuel)Engine .Not compression at all, crank no start im looking for known good cam/crank sync waveform due to im suspect about timing issue thanks in advance Trouble codes: P0016
2010 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNLVGED1A
First Thank You for your time and input. Customer is passing through. Only had an hour on it today.. No throttle response. It will idle , POORLY, for about 10 minutes and then stall. B1 STFT is running -2 to 3, B2 STFT is maxed at 25. B2 has all misfires. ... Trouble codes: P0336 (Ckp), P0102 (Low MAF Frequency), P0036 (B1 S2 Heater low volt), P0300 (Random Misfire), P0335 (Ckp), P3026
1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HW04Y0J
Truck runs well except sometimes at idle the stepper motor will extend causing engine to race. Customer replaced the stepper motor and no change. No codes and runs fine otherwise. Said it just happened all of a sudden. I remember years ago we replaced many...
2014 Dodge Charger SE 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3CDXBG6E
Hello to all. first time posting for help and/or reply. We have a long-time customer who's car is baffling us. This vehicle has relatively low miles and since it was out of powertrain warranty it has been to us for all of its regular services. Never been o... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
2014 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Stall, VIN: 1F66F5DY0E
This is a little different this is my motor home was driving down the road and the motor home just shut off coasted to the side of the road and the motor home will start and stall after 3 seconds acts like it’s in security mode but it has no security on th...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Alternator VIN: JHLRD78804
Installed new alternator and test shows it is charging at 14.3 but charging/battery light is on
2007 Hummer H3 3.7L Cluster VIN: 5GTDN13E37
Hi everyone. I am programming a new dealer supplied BCM and instrument cluster. On this particular model of this GM product, there is not an instrument cluster option on the tis web for programming unlike other GM vehicle's. Well,the problem is,the new clu...
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 6.4L Push to start VIN: 1C4RJFDJ1G
Customer had vehicle towed in, stated that engine started and ran briefly then died. Now it has no power to DLC, Instrument cluster or infotainment system. About the only thing that does function are lock/unlock from key fob. Tried both fobs with same resu...
2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Suction Fan VIN: WDDNG7BB1B
car returned 8/7/2019 with overheating problem and fan inop. I can command fan operation with scanner with normal results and monitor PWM on signal wire ,also normal. When car is running I can see fan request due to engine temp and request due to A/C, BUT ...
2012 Mercedes-Benz S350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDNG8DB4C
The Check Engine Light comes on at times. When this occurs, the car will go into engine limp home mode [lacks power/trans shifts ok]. If the key is cycled again, the engine runs fine. Very intermittent. I believe the main issue is with 146100 since that is... Trouble codes: 14610, 12390
2015 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L Envelope displays VIN: 4JGDA5JB7F
personal vehicle recently brought after driving around town or on long cruise an envelop with appear in the on board display system. No codes appears, taken to local dealer no one there has seen this or heard of it. Unable to duplicate at dealer.
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Not all monitors set VIN: 1D7RV1CT7B
This truck will not set the o2 and cat monitors, there are no codes tried a few different drive cycle with no luck, tried doing a update programming to the computer and still wont set the monitors. Looking for any idea's thanks bud

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1993 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Pipes VIN: 1G4EZ13L3P
Thanks for the reply. Parts aren't available at any of the parts houses here In Wisconsin.Napa O'Reilly etc.. I did find a complete exhaust system on Ebay Any having it shipped in.
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDC2030462
Hi thanks for replies, took valve cover off checked mechanical timing, it had jumped 3 teeth on inlet cam, it?s also damaged all the valve rockers pushed the hydraulic tappets partly through rockers. Trouble codes: P200B, P2029.
2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L pedal operation VIN: WDBWK54F88
derek hit it on the head..broken plastic pin that operates clutch master cylinder piston..pedal assembly really not that hard to get out but after seeing the failure you could probably replace pin with out removing pedals..the outer piece of the pin fell onto ...
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