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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAVB17506
This vehicle comes from another shop. The original problem and current problem from the information we have is CEL is on and vehicle will not idle. Aggressive idle surging up and down from 700 rpm to 1400 rpm and the listed codes. The 2D09 Code and 2CFB is... Trouble codes: 2D09, 2CFB, 2CEF, 2A82
2013 BMW 528i 2.0L Serpentine belt VIN: WBAXG5C53D
vehicle towed in for dead battery while driving. The serpentine belt was snapped in two. The pulleys seem to turn freely,run true, no oil on belt. Anyone seen this before or have any ideas on what to look for? Thanks!
2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Duct temp off idle VIN: 2LNBL8EV2B
Hello all, We are a Lexus/Toyota shop but sometimes you need to help out a friend. Vehicle was brought in a/c was not really cooling while driving 70F to 80F. At idle would cool down to around 50ish. We checked the pressures and they were in the ballpark a...
2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L ABS module VIN: 4S4BRCSC9D
This Subaru came in with a check engine light and for an oil change. When I went to pull it in I noticed the brake pedal going to the floor. After I repaired the check engine light and serviced it I call up the customer and told him about the sucky brake p...
2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 5TEGN92N44
Hey folks, got a Toyota here I could use some confirmation on. I believe it has a faulty PCM but apparently theres only two available in the country and at $1500 I need some reassurance or insight onto maybe something I missed... So the story is this Tac...
2007 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L VVT Cam sprocket VIN: YV1MS68297
Just wondering if there is a Volvo tech out here that can point us in the right direction. Can not find any info on how to properly set up these VVT cam sprocket. We have the timing tools locking down the cams and crank. Installed Cam sprockets and tighten...

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2009 Audi A5 Quattro 3.2L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUDK78T29
Thank You For Every One Taking Time to Reply My Help Requested, Turn Out We Have To Send The Customer back To Dealer, WE HAVE Done and Check What Ever We Could, But Still Not Success, I'll Update Again When Customer Done From Local Dealer, Thank You So Much
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L No Start, VIN: 1GTEK14T0Y
Well this was a disappointment. The customer took it for the weekend several weeks ago, and has been in the hospital ever since. She will bring back, just not soon enough for IATN deadline. However, there are many good insights in the replies and I hope the...
2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Outside temp VIN: WMWMM33519
Thanks for the help we did find a wire unplugged in the passenger side wheel well one connector was mounted to the inside of the fender and the other was neatly tucked in the harness (at least they didn't cut it off when they couldn't find where to plug it in)...
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL21E47
While I haven't actually fixed it yet, the diagnosis is good pointing to a bad PCM, used pcm only showed trans pressure sensor code, which was there with original, P0075 was no longer present. Couldn't get past security with my used module due to a communic... Trouble codes: P0075, P0300 (random misfire), P0845 (trans sensor B).
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