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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Level indicator VIN: WAUSF78K29
The add oil immediately comes on every time the ignition is cycled. Both oil pressure sensors and level sensor have been replaced. The hood switch is working. Switch the ignition on and says "add oil immanently". Open hood wait 30sec and reads oil level as...
2007 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7L MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: 1GCCS13E87
Customer brought this vehicle in complaining of a "Power Reduced" message and loss of power when it happens. The same code P060E keeps coming back at times with the same complaint. Clear codes and vehicle will run find until it decides to quit again. This ... Trouble codes: P060E
2001 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UX1
Initial freeze frame data 20 mph 71% load stft1 10.2 stft2 10.2 ltft1 25 ltft2 25. Searching iatn found a reply and checked o2 sensors at wot all sensors dropped to below 50 millivolts. Previous post says fuel supply issue. No fuel pressure regulator or se... Trouble codes: P0171 (Too lean bank 1), P0174 (Too lean bank 2)
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FAFP24115
Hi guys we got a 2005 ford 500 in battery light on and not charging, found alternator to be bad and replaced it every thing was fine, customer drove it to weeks and it came back in with an overcharging condition and battery light back on could not find any...
2014 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L Heater VIN: 2FMDK3KC8E
Car came in with customer saying that heater will not put out hot air at any position. They said in the past they looked at a youtube and found a way to reset. This happens after the summer, after using A/C for a period of time. This time it would not rese...
2015 Ford Transit Connect XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: NM0LS7E75F
Hey gang. Got a fun one as always. 2015 transit connect sets code p2195. After clearing KAM the STFT will go to 50+% until code resets, about 15 seconds. Then scan data just zeros out. The Downstream o2 consistently reads .9v. The upstream o2 has been chan... Trouble codes: P2195
1991 GMC V2500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1GKGV26K8M
This truck has been all over town to every shop.its had almost $2000 of unnecessary parts thrown at it with the thought that each one was going to fix it..no codes.KOEO the fuel pump runs untill you turn the key off.im not as concerned about that as I am t...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Hvac VIN: 1J4GL48K32
This vehicle has a heater problem. Originally came in seriously overheated. Both cylinder heads cracked and heater core blown out. We installed 2 remanufactured cylinder heads, water pump , thermostat, radiator and heater core. Vehicle runs great and tempe...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Unknown VIN: 1J4GL38K52
Heater has no heat
2010 Jeep Wrangler Sport 3.8L A/c engagement VIN: 1J4AA2D14A
Jeep techs. I need some input. Customer brought vehicle to us after having at another shop. The original complaint was a/c would not engage, they diagnosed as bad control head, however after they replaced, problem was still there. Code B1001 is present in ...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C13
ok so this car will,the customer states,when cold,stall out at stop signs.i have not had it do that to me.what it did do is coming to a red light,off throttle,slowing down,the light changes green.when back on the gas,no power at all.trans does not flare or... Trouble codes: P0841
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 4A4AR3AU0D
the fans did stay on all the time when the car arrived i swapped the condenser fan relay and horn relay the prob lem went away after switching them back the fans work normally the schematic suggests both fans are grounded thru the ecu ??? btw both fans sta...
2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L Misfire VIN: 5N1AN08U76
Car came in with a crank no start, sounded like it was choking on itself. Pulled oxygen sensor and engine started. Replaced right converter and emptied trash from rear converter. This car was just worked by another tech as a side job they said it ran fine ...
1968 Porsche 912 1.6L backfire on decel
I have this porsche 912 that was last licensed in 2006. Was brought in to get running. Tank was drained,lines flushed and filled with fresh fuel. I replaced spark plugs, adjusted valves and rebuilt both carburettors. Engine runs like a sewing machine now b...
2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 2.0L smokes VIN: WVGAV7AX3C
This car came in because it smokes under hard acceleration. It does do that. The engine was overfilled by about 1.5 quarts. removed the excess oil. Suspected it was oil smoke but, actually seems like fuel. Tail pipes are black and. The catalytic converter ... Trouble codes: P1950 (Radiator fan V7 movement restricted intermittent), P0341 (Camshaft position sensor G40 Implausible signal intermittent), U1017 (check faults in abs), P0300 (random multiple misfire), P0304 (Misfire cyl 4)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Drivability VIN: 2HNYD18692
Replaced fuel regulator, no more problems. THANK YOU!!
2010 Audi A4 2.0L Cyl Head VIN: WAUAFAFL7A
Never got the head thickness specs! My one tech was helping the other techs car and screwed up setting up the chain! First time wiped out some valves! Second time made sure the timing chain was set up correctly, so far so good! No codes for late valve timing a...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L HVAC Mode door VIN: 1GNEK13T61
Tentatively fixed with a third actuator in two months. I removed actuator, applied current and there was a distinctive click [ as if it were jammed ] and then worked fine. I still installed another AC/Delco unit due to it being a warranty claim. If it happens ...
2012 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L smell VIN: 1FMCU9EGXC
I had already checked the transfer case fluid but not the rear differential. the rear diff fluid was burnt and somehow the smell was getting into the cab. I'm thinking the body shop doesn't have the rear hatch sealing correctly. I changed rear fluid and smell ...
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport GT 2.4L Speed sensor VIN: JA4AR4AW4G
Looking at wiring diagram for the 2016 there are 3 pins 14,15,20 that are for turbine speed sensor in main trans connector.replacement trans showed open ckt Turns out the 2015 Trans does not have the turbine sensor ,they used the primary speed sensor instead
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Electronic VIN: WVWWH63BX2
Closing post as customer picked up vehicle and will decide later what he wants to do,I am 90% sure this needs a new throttle body,We serviced trans with new filter and fluid,replaced the maf as previously had a code for that,I highly doubt the solenoids are wo...
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