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2011 Audi A3 TDI 2.0L Egr VIN: WAUKJAFM2B
Vehicle in with code P0402/01026 egr excessive flow detected and P2413/09235 egr system performance (autel 906bt) Removed the steel tube that attaches to egr valve at intake manifold and attempted to smoke check valve and see if any leakage, did not notice...
2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZA5EU8B
First came in with P0420 and found bad front catalytic converter. Replaced with after market converter, both 02 sensors, and exhaust headers. Checked operation and OK. Came back with same code. Found bad front converter bad due to rear and front O2 senso... Trouble codes: P0420, P0506
2009 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU73E49
Vehicle runs very well until it intermittently drops current to #2 fuel injector as witnessed on scope in failure mode. Also confirmed by drop off of injector clicking sound using stethoscope when in failure mode. Connector plug has no corrosion, wiring/ha... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected)
2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.6L Mechanical VIN: 1C4BJWDG4E
Hello to all. Wanting to get some accumulated knowledge power on this one. Customer stated when moving jeep out of garage it filled up garage with white smoke and then went away. He said it has done it off and on a few times but not as bad as in garage. Ch...
2008 Kia Sorento LX 3.3L AC relay ground signal VIN: KNDJD73518
This Sorento does not turn on the compressor. I can jump the relay and it will turn on every time. No ground being sent from ECM to turn on relay. Data PID in ECM says no request for AC. I replaced the AC control panel with a used unit and it worked for on...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L AAC Control Unit N/22 VIN: WDBSK75F33
Customer Stated Vehicle's Dual Automatic Climate Control System is not Working Properly. With an Apollo D8, I performed a Scan and found Multiple Codes. Instead of listing every code with description of each, I will give a quick synapsis of the issue. I ha...
2010 Toyota Prius 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKN3DU6A
This car had an exhaust gas recirculation code stored and cleared 10,000 miles ago. It reset two days ago. It was cleared and reset one day ago. Using bidirectional controls, we are able to command the exhaust gas recirculation valve to lift and to close. ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Exhaust gas recirculation malfunction)
2012 Toyota Tundra 5.7L Warning message VIN: 5TFDW5F12C
there is a message on the instrument panel-Trailer Brake Controller Error. I need to diagnose this problem

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18N18
FIXED! Thank you for the replies. I think some of you were mis-reading my results. I had 12 inches of engine vacuum with everything installed. Should have been near 18 inches or more. I never had vacuum in the crankcase, I had positive pressure. I remove... Trouble codes: P2172 (High Airflow/Vacuum Leak Detected Instantaneous Accumulation), P0430 (Catalyst Bank 2).
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan GT 3.6L Electrical fire originating under the dash VIN: 2C4RDGEG6H
Thanks to all who responded. From the replies, it appears that dashboard fires are not a common issue with these vans. The insurance company totaled the van. My friend got a fair pay out. The insurance adjuster stated to her, that it appeared like a lightening...
2006 Jaguar X-Type Sport 3.0L power steeringreturn hose VIN: SAJWA51A46
We went ahead and bought the factory hose and installed it. It wasn't as hard as it looked, but still not much fun...
2015 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 2.0L Steering VIN: WVGJV7AX4F
Thanks to all that replied, after getting dizzy from doing figure eights in the parking lot, and repeatedly trying to calibrate the steering angle sensor, i took car to dealer which is 2 hrs away, apparently the tiguan has an identity crisis and somehow lost...
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