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2010 Audi A3 TDI 2.0L Cuts out, Cannot exceed 3000 r
Vehicle came in with p0087(low limit exceeded) and p0087 upper limit exceeded). Another tech installed the auxillary fuel pump the customer brought in and asked to install. No diagnostics were done. I was given the car because I own the timing belt tools r... Trouble codes: P0087 (Low fuel rail pressure upper limit exceeded)
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L alarm VIN: 1GNSKBKC5G
Hey guys got this 2016 tahoe customer says lights blink on and off by themselves scanned vehicle came up with b3006 in body control realy no diagnostics for this code it says hood latch the alarm will unlock the car by itself and the lights flash any ideas...
2008 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L No Start, Stall, VIN: 1C3LC55R68
Hello all. This one is kicking my tail. Other store had this towed in, it wouldn't start for the customer trying to leave gas station, after he was doing other errands earlier that day. They try plugs and a battery and that didn't work. It will intermitten... Trouble codes: P0571 (Brake light switch 1), U0151 (Lost comm w/ occupant restraint module), B218B, U0141 (Lost comm IPM FCM TIPM), U1116 (Lost comm LR tpms)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14594
This engine has jumped cam timing on bank 2. Just 1 simple question. Is this an interference engine? Is it likely that it bent valves? Can not find a definitive answer. Thank you to all the Ford guys for this info.
2018 Ford Edge SEL 2.0L A/C Compressor
Hello friends, this one came to my shop with the A/C compressor inoperative. Checked the amount of R134a on the system, it has 24 onz. NO leaks Checked magnetic cluth, with a jumper wire on the A/C relay it engages. Scanned all vehicle with a Launch scanne...
2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 1.8L oil filter housing VIN: WDDGF4HB6C
This MB came in with oil leaking from above the starter, appears from oil filter housing, cannot get visual on it though. Removed oil filter housing and sure enough the gasket was pushed out of place. Installed a new gasket which is a laminated metal piece...
1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L No Start VIN: WP0EB0933J
Customer complaint was the car stopped running pulling into his driveway, when it got to us the car started, I let it idle and it died, I let it cool down and it started and died shortly afterwards, since then it will not start. Both fuel pumps work, I hav...
2015 Ram 4500 Tradesman 6.4L heater VIN: 3C7WRLAJ0F
The truck finally came back to me on 11/30/20 for poor heat. It is a fleet bucket truck. I replaced the following parts parts: fan clutch (mechanical for sticking on), Water pump for what I felt was poor pressure, thermostat, heater core for poor flow-all ...
2013 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAV7AX7D
need help from vw people.we replaced this knock sensor with a new oem. tested old sensor with ohm meter per alldata it failed.after research there is no ohm test for this sensor so doing a tap test on the old sensor it made a small voltage spike.checked wi... Trouble codes: P0327

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L cooling VIN: 1GNEK13T05
i am very grateful for all the imformation that i received from all you techs the customer did not want to fix the vehicle because the vehicle need serious body work
2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ 2.4L heater control VIN: 2CNFLGEC2B
thanks for all the replies..but the client has declined further diags at this time since he has just spent a good bit of money to fix the overheating problem. Also he knows he can cycle ignition switch off and on to reset hvac and fan operation. Maybe a refla...
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCRKSE70C
After the vehicle had been driven the past day or so the alcohol content had risen back up to 80% and LTFT's were pegged at -25 on both banks, so I reset the fuel configuration and fuel trims again before I started testing today. I unhooked the battery and r... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass Air Flow Sensor Signal Performance), P0172 (Fuel System Rich Bank 1), P0175 (Fuel System Rich Bank 2), P2635 (Fuel Pump Flow Performance).
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air susspension VIN: 1LNLM91V3V
ok, the problem was the module, plugged a good used one in and the system started the compressor and raised itself up. the daig connector is in the front next to the air box. I never got far enough to check the doors figuring the module must have had an issu...
2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L dash lights VIN: YS3DF78K31
Thank you for all the Help! it ended up being the Ignition switch! Cleaned and replaced! Viola! Dash lights on! Thank you! Fred
2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L abs VIN: YS3ED49A25
First off, thank you all for your time on my headache. The car is now fixed. I thought about this alot and with the problem only being present when the ambient temp. was below freezing I kept coming back to the ECU. I got another used one with the hydraulic un...
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