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2007 Audi RS4 4.2L Misfire VIN: WUARU78E27
bank 1 injectors dont fire and have seem to leaned out or only open for 0.5 ms compared to bank 2 2.4 ms. misfires on all bank 1.checked cam timming ok.no vac leaks. scan tool pid reads 4 volts bank 1 this doesnt seem right with a dead miss?
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L headlamps VIN: 2CNDL73F45
vechile came in cocern was possable smoke from steering coloum heads lights wont shut off dome lamp inop can not comand lights off with scantool .it does have auto headlights. thanks in advance and ill have more diag info when i get back on it. sory for li...
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L lifter VIN: 3GCPCREC7E
good night guys .we are having a really good time with this truck. it came with misfire on cyl. #7 one lifter was collapse.at the time when we turn the engine it doesnt move at all .so we removed head.we swap lifter just to see,we turned engine by hand and...
2009 Chrysler Aspen Limited Hybrid 5.7L No Start VIN: 1A8JW18T19
Won't go to ready status and won't start. Prior testing by another tech found that he couldn't close contactors or control fan speed in the battery pack w/scan tool. He replaced the BPCM and got fan & contactor function back, but wound up with code U011...
2017 Dodge Journey SE 2.4L Rack VIN: 3C4PDCAB5H
The customer complained of intermittent stiff steering to the right but always normal to the left. I could not reproduce the problem at the time. I came in today with no power assist at all. It steers freely when on the rack. The power steering was flus...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14AXR
This is a long post but, I guess right now we've nothing but time as work has slowed to a crawl here due to covid-19. We have had this truck in and out of the shop for the past year and it has been waiting for us to get slow as the customer has moved on an...
2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.7L MIL Lamp on, exhaust fluid system VIN: 1FT7W2BT4G
Truck came in with P218f and dash warning for exhaust fluid system fault. Performed SCR dosage measurement test with IDS, test passed. Cleared codes, performed KOEO test with no further faults found. Found TSB pertaining to P218F which states to update pcm... Trouble codes: P218F
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBRF64J21
Looking for reputable auto tech in Norfolk,Va. to diagnose and repair this vehicle. Vehicle belongs to one of my customers kids that go to school in Norfolk. All I have is a basic description of problem from customer. Sounds like vehicle is stalling,not ac...

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2016 Ford F-150 XLT 2.7L wipers/rcm VIN: 1FTEW1EP7G
thanks for replies,Was able to get new harnesses and replace them.Quite an undertaking.Did not remove dash.
2010 Mini Cooper 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMR3C52A
We "went back to the basics" as someone suggested in a reply. We had done that previously and it showed the mass air flow sensor was bad, so we replaced that a second time. Still no improvement. But after trying so many things, we went back to basics again ... Trouble codes: 2B55/.
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L power steering pump VIN: WP0AA2996V
Thank you all or the great replies! The noise went away. Not sure witch technique worked the best but either way the noise is gone. We made the cap with a fitting for vacuum, now for future jobs we have a cool little tool to use. Lifting the wheels off the gro...
2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2.0L Transmission VIN: WVGBV7AX6A
Thanks to everyone who replied in particular Robert [...]. Those instructions make my day (which has been nuts as 1/2 our staff is off). Good luck to all and lets make it though this ordeal safely. Thanks again Robert :)
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