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2007 Audi RS4 4.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WUARU78E27
all cylinders on bank 1 wont fire, good spark no fuel smell. seems like injectors not opening Trouble codes: P1388
2011 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.0L Rear wiper and washer VIN: WAU4FAFLXB
The rear wiper and washer are inop. The wires to the motor were inspected as per the bulletin from Audi. Checked the wires in the hinge area and under the LF door trim. All appear to be in good condition. They ohm test good from the central electronic modu...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Noise Inside Transmission VIN: 1G6DM57N83
We have a noise coming from the transmission around the flex plate/torque converter area. We confirmed the noise to me most audible with chassis ears tester. Broken transmission mount as well as defective driveshaft bearing have been replace along with rig...
2013 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GNFLEEK2D
Vehicle came into shop with codes u0073, u0101, u0121 and u0140 stored in ECM. Similar communication codes in BCM, TCM, ABS. Check wire harnes at rear diff for corrosion and chaffed wires, all good. Inspected connections at each module, wiggle test wires w... Trouble codes: U0073, U0101, U0121, U0140
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Power steering pump VIN: 1FAFP58S3X
Just picked up this low mileage Taurus that has a bad leak from the bottom of the pump where the reservoir supply tube attaches to the pump. Circled in red: Parts diagram from 2002 shows 2 o-rings with part...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGA51DX3
Hello, I originally had this 03 Jaguar X-type in for no crank/no start problem and we determined the instrument cluster was at fault. Sent the cluster out to be repaired and the company we use reported on a few cold solder joints that needed to be fi... Trouble codes: P1638 (CAN link engine control module/instrument cluster circuit/network malfunction)
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K63
Jeep can in on the hook. Dropped valve seat #2 cylinder. We installed 2 Remann cylinder heads. Jeep fine for 4000 mi. Customer called one day said now bucking and jerking and stalling. Found code P0320 . We installed new OE Cam And Crank sensors . Came bac... Trouble codes: P0320
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF22E7S
No drive ability problems but MIL comes on (especially while in Check Mode on Solus scanner). Scratching our heads when monitoring the voltage signal on the scanner is different than when measuring same voltage signal directly at the ECM connector with a v... Trouble codes: P0135 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B1S2), P0156 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B2S2), P0420 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B1), P0430 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B2)
1998 Lexus SC400 4.0L engine VIN: JT8CH32YXW
Hi guys, I have one that is stumping me. 1998 Lexus SC400 that tries to die (sometimes) on cold start, and tries to die (sometimes) on warm start (shutting off, waiting a minute or more, starting up again). So far the following stuff has been done: - ...
2008 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3LNHM26T38
We have been blessed with another engineering marvel. The above Lincoln came to us with a leaking water pump. While we were in there we thought it wise to replace the chains and tensioners. The chains and tensioners have been revised. In hind sight mayb... Trouble codes: P0016 (CKP/CMP Correlation Bank 1), P0016 (CKP/CMP Correlation Bank 1), P0016 (CKP/CMP Correlation Bank 1)
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W87
This one is not starting when cold out below 0 degrees, Found engine has no spark or injector pulse, engine sounds like it's cranking over good, hook up jumper pack and starts right up. Found power at the coils and injectors, but there is no trigger at coi...
2012 Ram 2500 ST 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3C6LD4AT9C
Vehicle towed in due to poor running and flashing check engine light. Found only code P0300. Watched data and found #6 and #8 on bank 2 and #7 on bank one as a constant miss. Swapped coils in 6 and 8 with 2 and 4, no change. Replaced plugs in 6 and 8, no c... Trouble codes: P0300
1978 Toyota Pickup 2.2L timing chain
Camshaft timing mark is almost 2 mm short of 1 tooth retarded. Looks very stretched. Timing chain tensioner looks like it is extended mostly all the way out, the metal backing extends slightly past the back of the above guide. The tensioner is still mainta...
2012 Toyota Camry SE 3.5L abs VIN: 4T1BK1FK7C
car came in with abs, traction control, check engine steering and brake light on. Upon isspection found left front wheel speed sensor irratic. codes po500-vehicle speed sensor, c1237-improper rotor tooth speed on one of the wheels. Inspection of vehicle fo...
2012 Toyota Prius V Five 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDZN3EU1C
Car came from other shop with no pcm communication after replace pcm find out EV control module shorted too. replace EV control module sencernize immobilizer EV control module seems ok car runs for 3 seconds and turns of with B2799 code , so far twoo locks... Trouble codes: B2799
2012 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Surge VIN: WVWEV7AJ4C
Hello, I need some help here with this Volkswagen GTI, the car surges when you drive it at steady speed,it does not matter if the engine is hot or cold, the engine is not misfiring, fuel pressure is right on the dot, misfire counters stay at zero, boost pr...

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2011 Cadillac SRX 3.0L Oil Pan VIN: 3GYFNGEY0B
A big thanks to all of you! I was able to fix this one without removing the timing cover and without blowing the valve cover off(haha). I did not have to loosen the timing cover at all. I had to pull the balancer to get the lower cover to pan bolts out. Going ...
2007 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7L Pedal Feel VIN: 1GCDT13EX7
Crap parts had me chasing my tail bad on this one. Warrantied out the first M/C. Threw the second M/C on (checked to see if the EO M/C had leaked into the MC with a zip tie, worked wonderfully might I add, no fluid found) with the assistance of my lovely wif...
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1GNFK13528
thank you every one who responded , eventually after to many attempt finally after replacing lifter problem solved.
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14U26
Swapped number 3 n 4 to see if misfire moved it didn't, also pressure tested low across the "repaired" head. Gathered important tips from this site which led me back to original shop. I found out they only "cleaned" head and "water tested". I'm recommending a...
2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L reverse VIN: 1ZVFT80N16
Good evening techs, As William had said install a reman and be done with it; exactly what we are doing now and moving on. Appreciate all of the feedback as always. Hope everyone has a good week and thanks again techs.
2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0L Unknown VIN: 5NPD84LF5H
The problem is solved. Thank you to all who helped. There were two issues that kept it from starting. Left the fuel injectors unplugged as we suspected bad fuel due to smell. Removed front oxygen sensor and vehicle fired up and ran on Gumout brand carbureto...
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