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2011 Audi Q5 Premium Plus 3.2L Cylinder 3 VIN: WA1DKAFP2B
I hesitated to ask for help on this one because I'm afraid I already know the answer. Was hoping someone has seen this before and can confirm my suspicion. This car we have been working on for a while and has always had a mysterious misfire but, only reall...
2014 Audi Q7 Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1DGAFE6E
This Audi has got me baffled. The repair information is not very good. my scan data all looks good except the fuel trims at idle. They will go as high as -40 at times (both banks)I have tested injectors leaks, passed that test. This is a supercharged motor... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172
2014 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUR2AFD4E
Car runs (won't idle)as though it has a major vac leak but we have not found one. There are also no fuel trim faults, but since most monitors are not complete I suspect faults were recently cleared. I need info regarding code 17262 - terminal 30, U140A 00 ... Trouble codes: 17262 (Terminal 30 U140A 00 039 Open Circuit), 2875 (P0030 00 237 B1/S1 02 heater open circuit), 4012 (P050A 096 cold start idle air control system malfunction)
2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Temperature control VIN: 5UXZV4C5XC
This HVAC system will heat and cool, however, the temperature control is all or nothing. No codes set in the system & a flap calibration has been run. A setting of 28 gives max heat and dropping the temp to 27.5 causes it to go cold. I have seen the cases ...
2013 BMW 528i xDrive 2.0L low power VIN: WBAXH5C56D
Has above code descriptions.Low on power and drivetrain failure message comes up when fault happens. Has been at dealer with no resolve,Any one see these codes before? suspect it is a turbo issue or a failed pressure transducer[fancy name for a vacuum swit... Trouble codes: 12030, 15210, 15220, 152D0
2013 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.6L Timing chain VIN: 2C4RC1BG6D
I installed a new timing kit due to a noise caused by a broken tensioner. After the repair the vehicle makes a click/tick noise from the left valve cover near the timing chain. I pulled it apart and found the left tensioner is collapsing at times and cause...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie 5.9L AC clutch VIN: 3D7MX38C67
Verified proper AC pressures. Clutch will not engage with the vehicle controls but will only engage with use of scan tool. Tried a different TIPM. All pids in scanner show a request and switch operation to be correct. I must be missing something. Also has ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Lower Ball Joints VIN: 1FTPW14505
We have replaced on average, the rack and pinion, outer tie rod ends, upper and lower ball joints for the past 3/4 years, once a year, the parts just wear and have play within 30,000 miles, the most recent MOOG ball joint we put in january this year, has o...
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF57Y48
Truck starts and runs fine even idles fine. It is not until technician takes it for a drive around town for a fe minutes that it flashes the check engine light and immediately starts running bad under any load. Truck has great fuel rail pressure up until t... Trouble codes: P0191
2014 Ford Explorer Sport 3.5L Shift points VIN: 1FM5K8GT9E
We serviced the fluid with genuine ford LV fluid at owners request per mileage at 50,000 miles. After servicing the fluid the transmission has a bump/slamming at 4-3 and 6-5 down shifting. Shifting points are now erratic at varying rpms, that was never pre...
2017 Ford Edge SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU0G9XH
Car came from a body shop with no a/c and 2 codes. They forgot to hook up the ambient sensor and ft wiring harness. Installed that and codes are gone. A/C still doesnt turn on. We can see the a/c on command in the ecm but the a/c compressor cycling switch ...
2017 Ford Edge SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU0G9XH
Car came from a body shop with no a/c and 2 codes. They forgot to hook up the ambient sensor and ft wiring harness. Installed that and codes are gone. A/C still doesnt turn on. We can see the a/c on command in the ecm but the a/c compressor cycling switch ...
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 3.3L fuel gauge VIN: 5NMSG73E39
this truck came whit the fuel gauge not working the low fuel light is on and the tank is full ihave checked for continuity from ecm pin 29and 30 and the fuel gauge the wire are ok but i think that there is no power output from the ecm.i dont understand the...
2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L ac VIN: 1YVHP84C05
have a mazda 6 2.3 come in for a/c not cold after quick inspection I seen the system was empt and the suction line at the compression covered with dye, so after replacing line and expansion valve, a/c does not get cold enough 60f is the max cold at 78f out...
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L engine VIN: 1D7RV1CT9B
I'm currently working on a 2011 Ram 1500 5.7. This truck drove in with the typical HEMI cam issue . I replaced the cam lifters timing chain oil pump spark plugs .I had the heads checked for any issues both checked out good . I finished up the truck and now...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1972 Chevrolet C10 Pickup 5.7L Mechanical VIN: CCE142S101
I replaced the expansion valve and refilled it with R-12. I was able to get 49 air in the shop. We've had outside temps in the 85-90 degree range recently and the customer is satisfied with the A/C performance. The temperature in the shop was 72. The vehic...
1999 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE37S4X
Good Afternoon Everyone! I am thrilled to say this one is fixed! So after much deliberation, and checking everything over again, I decided to pull the trigger on an ECM. Based on my past issues with finding a reliable rebuilder, and the fact that Ford has obso... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Thermostat VIN: 5FNRL18693
Unplugging the alternator made the readings normal but the alternator ripple was only 67mv. Customer took van for the weekend but never returned and won't return my calls.
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Sport 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDGF81X99
Its fixed. We started by just replacing the chain. That got it closer but not enough. Talked to a Mercedes specialist and he said the balance shaft was the problem. Replaced that and again closer but not fixed. We ended up replacing both cam gears, chain, bala... Trouble codes: P0016, P0016.
2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.5L phone speaker and sos light VIN: 5TDDCRFH5G
the dcm unit has failed but they are back ordered for at least 6 weeks and that tells me that there is an issue with them. I did find the dcm circuit information on alldata.
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