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2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0L Steering VIN: WAUAF48H99
We have a unusual one here. There is no power steering. The steering reservoir was changed after a fender bender in the left front, after that we had no power steering. There was no damage to any suspension parts, tie rod or steering rack. We tried bleedin...
2012 Audi Q7 TDI Premium Plus 3.0L audio VIN: WA1LMAFE3C
Help! This Q7 came in with mmi system down. No welcome screen. Three button reset doesn't bring anything up on the screen. Also, The illumination does not work on the main unit(dvd/sd card drive) or the mmi control buttons. First with ross tech I ran optic...
2014 Buick Verano 2.4L Safety VIN: 1G4PT5SV7E
DIC had error for side object module. Found no comm. with left side. Module was swollen and heavily corroded. Replaced and programmed new unit. Both right and left have latest calibrations. Customer said gm replaced right side on warranty. Problem we a...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L cruise contrtol VIN: 3GNFK16Z53
cruise works fine with no exterior lights on. as soon as parking lights or headlights come on, the brake switch reads on and disables the cruise. vehicle came to me with 2 complaints.right turn indicator came on when brakes applied. Found multibe bulbs bur...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19T33
First off THANK YOU All those who reply. Vehicle came in with misfire on #4 & #5 @ idle. As stated new plugs and wires installed and compression test on #4 is 170 and #5 is 185. Switched #5 & #3 coils no change. Idle is currently 556 to 650. Using MISF... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfire)
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L No Start, No Start VIN: 1GCEK19JX8
Vehicle intermittently causes the gauges to go crazy and key fob does not work all of a sudden. Intermittent no start
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2C4RDGDG7D
Vehicle came back this week with same concern of check engine light flashing and running poorly, code P0300. I drove it again with no problems and let it idle while I was checking info on scanner. Ethanol reading is zero, all phasers matched with desired r... Trouble codes: P0300
2017 Ford F650 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1F66F5DY1G
Only shows misfire at idle. Only cyl 2. Scanner test of power balance at idle show 20% drop on cyl 2 only. Rpm increase and the drop goes to 10%. Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire)
2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGFA16537
The engine was rebuilt using a 2010 block and head. It starts, but it idles rough. The only code is multiple misfire (P0300), but the coils and injectors were good. Both coils and injectors harnesses have power and ground. Both are signaling properly. I've... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfire)
2015 Jeep Wrangler Sport 3.6L 2 lower brake lights, NOT high mount VIN: 1C4AJWAG1F
"Its Trail Rated" I have a 2015 Jeep Wrangler that the owner was trying to teach to swim and sunk in a river. Time in water is unknown. Water level in jeep shows water to be just below the interior door handles. According to owner as soon as motor took on ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Negative Fuel Trims VIN: 2G1WF52E33
I am closing this request as fixed. I want to thank everyone who contributed. I ended up doing an injector service. My thought process was that with the purge line blocked I still had -11 fuel trims (Glenn got me on this thought process). I decided to see ...
2011 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L wheel speed sensor VIN: 3GNBABFW0B
Two things were giving me grief with this hhr: 1- the data being showed under "vses data" on the snap on solus pro was simply incorrect(showing various wheels at speed when the vehicle was parked,etc. 2- it had a faulty ebcm, as suspected. after some time I ...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U16
This has been a nightmare! Thanks for all the advice. I took it back to the locksmith and he made me a matching (not a ford key) and tested them all& & said they where ok. He say does work for the Ford dealership. So we thought it had to be the PATS Module, (f... Trouble codes: B1600 (CurrentPassive Anti-Theft Module Ignition Key Transponder Signal Is Not Received), B1602 (CurrentPassive Anti-Theft Module Received Wrong Format Key Code From Transponder), B1681 (Current Passive Anti-Theft System Transceiver Siganal Not Received By Passive Anti-Theft System Control), B1213 (Current-after cleared the 3 above codes Less than 2 keys Programmed to Passive Anti-theft system).
2008 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mode doors VIN: SAJWA01A18
Thanks for the reply. I had to give up on this one. I feel that it is in the dash unit but it is very costly and without a factory scan tool I can't nail it down. Mt advise to others is don't go into this system without a factory tool.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: WVWSR61J45
This car is finally fixed...what a fiasco. The ultimate problem was 1 bad injector, coupled with-unbelievably, 5 bad used injectors we tried to fix the first one with. I was partly at fault for originally not resealing them when I swapped into new head...and l...
2015 Volvo V60 T5 2.0L Motor oil VIN: YV140MEMXF
I was able to buy the 'V' from the dealer in quarts earlier this year.Volvo part #8889953. When I called dealer for the oil, Dealer said quarts are no longer available. Dealer uses 'line' oil out of a big 200 gallon vat. Dealer was not comfortable with the ide...
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