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2012 Audi Q5 Premium Plus 2.0L Oil Consumption VIN: WA1LFAFP7C
Audi guys, need some help. A few weeks ago customer came in with his 2012 q5 2.0 turbo with low oil light on and check engine light. Pulled codes and they were lean codes. Had excessive vacuum at oil cap. So we replaced the crankcase breather on top of the...
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L Battery VIN: 1GCEK39069
I have a Q if you don't mind. I had a customer call with a dead battery, no crank no start. I showed up and gave the truck a jump. When the truck was running the alt was putting out around 47 amps but extremely hot 245 degrees. I wrote that off as the alt ...
2016 Honda Accord Touring 3.5L Surge VIN: 1HGCR3F84G
Engine has as surge taking off from a stop at 1/3 throttle.Drive with less or more throttle, and it does not act up. Taking off at 1/3 throttle from more than 20 mph and it will not do it. Correct plugs 3,000 miles ago, recent timing belt timing belt, we h...
2006 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Monitors VIN: 1J4FA49S46
Ok jeep guys i have a quick question this jeep has a new computer due to a different problem also new 02s my question is the monitor for the evap and 02 heater is not getting ready. (in my previous experience the heater is usually before the 02 as far as m...
2015 Kia Soul 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJN2A20F
Vehicle came in with MIL lamp on and rough idle with hesitation. Retrieved P050A, battery did measure weak also replaced battery, inspected then cleaned throttle body, preformed induction service, inspected then replaced plugs due to carbon deposits on plu... Trouble codes: P050A
2007 Porsche 911 Carrera S 3.8L battery drain VIN: WP0AB29967
Hi Porsche techs this 911 has 2 problems at once:4 amp battery drain & slow cranking. The slow crank happens all the time, hot or cold, and even with a brand new charged up battery. The battery drain I got it down to 1 amp aprox (which is still super high....
2013 Ram C/V 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 2C4JRGAG2D
This vehicle has had in last 6 months, HEAD GASKETS, HEADS WERE SENT FOR CHECK/PLANE, also WATER PUMP, THERMOSTAT, RADIATOR, HEATER CORE- The fans work perfectly- But, it keeps overheating. We use a vacuum fill, drive it, the heat will be fine- temp will b...

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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z3X
First, thank you sincerely to everyone who takes the time to reply and help! We ended up replacing the upstream oxygen sensor, replacing the breather grommet in the LH valve cover and replacing spark plugs. The vacuum leak at the valve cover grommet was obvio... Trouble codes: P0308.
2012 Dodge Durango Citadel 5.7L ride control VIN: 1C4SDJET4C
2015 Dodge Dart SE 2.0L Oil light VIN: 1C3CDFAA1F
We tried to reflash the pcm. Had the same results. We ended up putting the ground side of the sensor straight to a body ground and that brought the reading up 2 psi. It was still under what the manual gauge is reading but it is high enough to keep the light of...
2007 Infiniti G35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV54E07
The used car lot has been replacing the steering column lock module with boneyard parts and I convinced him that you can't mix and match these security modules and expect them to work. They all have to match the vehicle. He is going to get new parts and let t... Trouble codes: B2013 (ID Discord IMMU-STRG).
2008 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Charging
it s fixed , not hard at all , use to rear wheel drive cars , you tube had one guy doing it right [ from top ].napa 22 miles away , auto zone 5 , so i got the most pricey one there .the local shop wanted almost $ 600 .cost me $ 200 .you can do it in one hour w...
2005 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L no start VIN: 5TDZA22C35
Van is fixed, had to buy a 3 day subscription to techstream security version ( must have a LSID ). Was able to get passcode number and put van into registration mode to register master key ( had to buy from Toyota dealer ). Then was able to add keys. vinloc...
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