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2006 Audi A6 3.2L abs VIN: WAUDH74F16
Replaced ABS control module for no communication. Installed used part coded with vagcom used (software code 0020895) (Workshop code 02325) (Importer #785) (Equip # 00200) Now I have a trac light on all the time, CODE 00778 STEERING ANGLE SENSOR NO OR WRO...
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)
2006 Bentley Continental Flying Spur 6.0L Powertrain bus VIN: SCBBR53W26
The vehicle will intermittently not start. No lamps in the instrument cluster, but the infotainment seems to power up. It is as though the terminal 15 and/ or 30 for most of the accessories never comes on. The vehicle also occasionally dies/ engine stall...
2013 Buick Enclave 3.6L Rear cv axle seal VIN: 5GAKVCKD2D
Thanks up front for any help. I am replacing the LR cv axle shaft seal at the rear differential. This is an all wheel drive, obviously. Has anyone ever replaced one of these before? The seal is $60.00 cost, so I would rather not experiment. It's like a tin...
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16Z35
So we got another vehicle in that a customer can't seem to fix, now it's up to us. this Suburban shows P0300 engine code in ecu. data stream shows cylinders #1 & #8 only miss firing at idle only, take vehicle off idle and no miss fires. this is a NON VLOM ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Miss Fire)
2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNDA23D56
vehicle came in sel on, no power under full throttle. Had code p0172 rich, p0300 misfire. fuel trim short term -7 and long term -21. found coil pack broken and plugs fouled. Replace spark plugs and coli pack. Ran compression test cyl.#1 170 psi #2 125 psi ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0172
2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic LS 3.5L Failed smog VIN: 1G1ZG57NX8
Scanned my kid's car before he went to get it smogged. Scanner said there are no codes present. Everything passed except under "service fault codes" it says "No Data available". I called the smog mechanic and he says he doesn't know why it failed. So he di...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49SX1
My shop originally installed an engine in this jeep. Came back in a few days with light on. It throws random misfire codes never singles out any cylinder so it can be a p0300,p0301,p0302,p0303,p0304,p0305,p0306. The motor was replaced due to noise was not ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi cyl miss), P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (testing and results)
2009 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Heat VIN: 1J8GN28K69
Hi everyone. The heater box and core was replaced in this 3 years ago. All was good until about 6 months ago. He was complaining about intermittent low heat out of drivers defrost. Single zone system. Every time he went to come in it came out of it before ...
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Neutral Switch VIN: JM1BJ24543
We have covered all diagnostic procedures and sitll have issue after replacing neutral switch and pcm.
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Both Front windows VIN: WDBLK65GX2
Got a weird one here. Initial customer complaint "FT Drivers & Passenger windows drop "Only" when ignition is in START position as well FT passenger window does NOT respond via console switch activation. Once car starts customer is having to roll driver...
2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Luxury 3.0L blower motor VIN: WDDGF8BB5B
hello everybody this M-B C 300 2011 came into the shop with the blower intermitently inoperative. we checked the power at the blower motor while everything was on full blast and there was no power so we replaced the regulator(resistance)with an original ...
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WDDSJ4EB3E
Hello, I have this Mercedes that was brought in from another shop that diagnosed a leaking water pump. These cars are not my specialty, but it is relation to a long time customer so I agreed to work on it. We replaced the water pump with an OE part, all ne...
1993 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JT2EL46SXP
i rebuilt this engine and put it back in, now when i turn it over by hand the starter gear is hitting the flywheel, it is a standdard trans, is there suppose to be a spacer of some kind between the crank and the flywheel?? thanks
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Engine VIN: JTDKB20U08
Vehicle came to us from an auction, on the drive back the vehicle under WOT will start hesitating almost like its misfiring. Continuous WOT results in the CEL ABS and Hybrid warning light illuminating and the engine is diabled, only running on hybrid power...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Turbo? VIN: 3VWDT71K76
Car came in because of low power, customer thought it was limp mode but I believe that is incorrect. When the car is cold it has good power, turbo spools well etc. but as soon as it reaches operating temp, it has no power, no turbo spool. First tried repla...
2013 Volkswagen Golf TDI 2.0L hydraulics VIN: WVWNM7AJ1D
This car came in last July for the clutch pedal stuck to the floor. The clutch hydraulic system had air in it. I bled the system at that time and restored the pedal function, but the customer agreed to replacing the clutch master cylinder as a possible cau...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD68D2Y
Hey everyone, thank you all for your help and input. Sorry it took so long to close I was waiting for the other shoe to drop, which it kind of did, because this car seems to keep crawling back to bite me in the rear. It is FIXED! I bought the correct tools for... Trouble codes: P1347 (Bank 2 Crankshaft/ Camshaft out of sequence).
2009 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L Keyless entry fob VIN: 1GNDU23149
Well I had to let this one go with the 1 fob working.I told the customer it would have to go to the dealer. The original fob WAS verified to be the right number. However I have no way of knowing if it or the other aftermarket one were working. Since we are in...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14594
I have verified that valves on bank 2 are bent. With 189k on the odometer I am not willing to do just an upper end repair. Owner has an estimate for engine replacement and is going to mull it over for a day or 2 before deciding. Thank you to all who replied.
2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK29J59
Hey Guys, this was my bosses ex-girlfriend's daughters truck so she pulled it. We heard though the grapevine that it went to the dealer and got a GM fuel module and programed. We learned a lesson about non dealer pre-programed modules that we will never forget...
2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 3.2L key switch VIN: 1C4PJMBS6F
Thank you to Charles [...] for hitting this problem exactly. The "Keyless Ignition Node" KIN was defective. Unplugging the KIN did not change the voltage on the data line, but sure enough with a new KIN it started right up, and could now communicate from all...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Starter VIN: 4T1BE32K45
Thanks to all that replied. Fixed it yesterday, but 8 of your replies didn't come to my e-mail until after 4 today. However, most of you were correct. Took the starter off and bench tested. Would not even try to turn. Installed a reman and worked just fine. I...
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