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2008 Audi S5 4.2L Clutch VIN: WAURV78T88
I am pricing out a clutch job for this 2008 S5 4.2L AWD Quattro. The dealer claims the engine and transmission have to be removed to get to the clutch on this vehicle. Has anyone done a clutch on this type of vehicle with out removing the engine? Is there ...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAZ33483
Greetings everyone, I'm having a little trouble getting a 2011 Mini CooperS to start after replacing the drive belt n damper. there's no power going to the start all fuse n connector are good.
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L transfer case VIN: 5UXFE83587
Hello group I have a 2007 BMW here thats making me crazy. Randomly it wants to go into park, and or neutral either at a standstill or going down the road. Parking brake actuator would active the parking brake but not release.The used part owner supplied so...
1998 Buick Riviera 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4GD2211W
Have what appears to be a dead miss on cylinder 3. Originally i changed plugs and wires for a history cly 4 misfire. Then did a crack variation relearn and i did a mass air flow for excessive fuel trim. Drove the car and it seemed well, fuel trims were wit... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire)
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Air delivery VIN: 1GNCS13W2X
Hey guys, have another one we are pulling our hair out on. Vehicle came in for no a/c and air will only blow out the vents. Customer stated that she switched it from defrost to vent and that is when the issue started. We have put in a new control head, new...
2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7L Tpms VIN: 1GCDT14E88
This is my father in laws ride. I had new tires installed and with all new Schrader brand sensors. The low tire indicator has been on for years, because it had mismatched sensors I had them replaced with ones the tire store recommended. Low tire light stil...
2012 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.6L Readiness Monitors VIN: 2G1WD5E3XC
Please bear with me, this is gonna be kinda long. Helping out a friend who just had surgery in the middle of fixing this car. Car is a former police car now being used as a taxi. Was off the road for a few months and needed a new battery. After replacement... Trouble codes: P0013, P0015, P0442 (EVAP small leak), P0645 (A/C compressor cutch relay control circuit), P162B
2015 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCWGFCG8F
Thanks in advance for help on this vehicle, it has low oil pressure, 6 psi at warm idle 30 psi at 2k rpm. It has a intermittent misfire on cylinder #2 at idle,the actual misfire counts are low 4-10.we checked it for a vacumme leak with carp cleaner. We swa... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FTRX18L73
vehicle came with misfires after replaced the spark plug and a coil #4. vehicle still misfires, connect the scanner and cylinder number 1,2,3,4 have bad cylinder contribution so whole bank 1 is not working right , vehicle still start but hesitated, took ca...
2010 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Steering VIN: 3FAHP0JG5A
Hello to all. We have this Fusion with electric steering and a intermittent hard as a rock steering. Get in vehicle, start it up and it will not turn. Leave it running a few and turns like a dream. One finger. Has code u3000 in power steering control modul...
2015 Ford Transit-250 3.5L injectors siezed in VIN: 1FTNR2XG2F
Can not get fuel injectors in cylinders 3 and 6 to come out of the head. We have the factory tool for removal of the injector. The tool broke part of the injector that it hooks onto. Any ideas?
2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.7L overboost VIN: 1FT8W3DT4F
Oilfield truck is overboosting under load, splitting the big black plastic elbow that comes off the intercooler. Happened to the customer twice in a row pulling a trailer up a long hill. The DEF and EGR systems have been deleted for a while. Just started d...
2015 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.7L Message VIN: 1FD0X5HT5F
I have a ford diesel reductant system giving me problems. The truck had a code for the reductant heater (I did not record the code down) so the company wanted me to replace the heater. I was trying to do some test while it was coming apart. I had disconnec...
2005 GMC Savana 2500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTGG25U05
Hi folks, we just put in a complete rebuild engine for this van 6.0L. The van overheated, tow to us, barely start and run at a time drop off. We replaced engine, put all new sensor: coolant, camshaft, crankshaft position. Van starts and run fine at idle, b... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiples misfire)
2009 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Electronic VIN: 5FNRL38739
Fuse #30 in the under dash fuse box will blow intermittently, shutting off the a/c and all other items on that circuit. Cannot reproduce problem in shop. Customer stated it usually happens after about 7 hours of nonstop driving and seems to quit after you ...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FA49S51
This Jeep came in with a complaint of cuts out after shifting.Drove home that night without a problem.Next day on way to the shop it did it once.I have found that the harder you get into it the more severe it becomes.Very intermittent.Tried a wiggle test a...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Code p2098 VIN: SALME15456
Still have same code p2098. Has anyone have this problem before Trouble codes: P2098 (Post cat fuel trim system too lean bank 2)
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L traction control VIN: JTJHF10U82
Hey guys got this lexus rx300 on parkway traction light will intermittingly pop on and chime found left rear axle abs sensor ring broken on axle sensor for abs was also broken replaced sensor also problem still there no codes for abs we reset the yaw senso...
2006 Lexus IS350 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JTHBE26266
HI all,just looking for advice on this IS350.It has an oil leak at the timing cover,right side near the cyl head.question is can you get the timing cover off without removing the engine and or the primary oil pan?book time is 22.5 hours!any shortcuts to th...
2008 Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, hard cold start VIN: JM1BK34M08
Vehicle came in would not start. scanned codes P0300 random misfire. performed visual inspection found charge air pipe off. reconnected pipe and smoke tested the system. verified no leaks found. cleared codes and drove. no codes returned. started vehicle n... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L communication loss VIN: 4JGBF22E98
This one came in after it was caught in a rain storm with the window down and the sunroof open. When the customer came back the car had several inches of water inside. After he drained the water the car started hard but he was able to drive it home. When h... Trouble codes: D6330, D6400
2015 Scion tC 2.5L Monitors VIN: JTKJF5C72F
When I got the vehicle I found P0171 & P0101. Engine was definitely lean, STFT 10, LTFT 25 through most of the RPM range. That problem has been repaired with the factory air cleaner assembly. He had an aftermarket conical air filter with the chrome tubes e... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Too Lean Bank 1 Fixed), P0171 (System Too Lean Bank 1 Fixed)

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2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L DSC module VIN: 4USBT33524
Thanks everybody for all your answer. Turns out it was the new aftermarket brake pressure sensors I installed was pulling that 5E26 code. Replaced both sensors with OEM ones and light is now gone. The aftermarket sensors was "URO" brand
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.8L Engine VIN: 1GCEK19C78
We put 2 extra quarts of oil in truck and the light never came back on.The customer is going to use it like that for a couple weeks and then we will pull pan and fix the sump o-ring.Thanks for all the replies we had a gut feeling that it had to be air in oil a...
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR10U94
Thanks Everyone for all the help. I had to let this one go, I worked on it off and on for a week with no results. I tried everything anyone mentioned with no luck. I took the exhaust loose and that had no effect on its idle so I don't think it was cat. related... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap.circuit), P1101 (Mass air flow circuit), P0172 (Rich bnk 1).
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start
Thanks to everyone who responded to the post, we found the cam phaser was stuck and retarded the timing by the full amount making the cam and crank sensor be out of sync enough to make the vehicle not start, installed the new cam phaser and the car fired right...
2003 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L A/C Controls VIN: JTEHT05J93
Thank you to all for the replies - I tried the tsb and could not find any issues - I priced out the navigation display and the customer did not want to repair -
2012 Volvo S60 T6 3.0L Front end VIN: YV1902FH6C
Replace left front CV axle with dealer part. (Expensive $500+) But worth it, it fixed my issue. Thanks to all that replied.
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