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2012 Acura TL SH-AWD 3.7L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA9F57C
Car came in air conditioning would cut out after driving for 15 minutes. Owner put in a new AC compressor relay and no change. Replace compressor with a brand new 4 seasons. Recharge system 19 oz. of Freon. Compressor comes on now and doesn't cut out howev...
2014 Audi A6 Quattro Premium Plus 2.0L Engine overheat VIN: WAUGFAFCXE
Audi Tech, please help on this bad boy here. Customer concern engine will only overheat randomly at highway speed with A/C on. Engine will stop overheat when A/C turn off or exist the freeway. Pressure test cooling system, no external leak. Only one dtc in...
2007 BMW 550i 4.8L Unknown VIN: WBANB53587
This vehicle has gone into limp mode twice for the customer. After the first time the customer took it to another shop and they changed the relay to the EGS but it happened again after that. I have a code CF07 for PT-CAN communication fault. I am hoping so...
2013 BMW 328i xDrive 2.0L Accessories VIN: WBA3B3C53D
This one has an inoperative radio and an inoperative display in the center of the dash. The center display lights up with BMW but can't get any other action out of it. I am being told that you have to hook up directly to a router with the BMW ICOM and have...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1GCHK29U03
Vehicle has no power when it starts to misfire. P0300 is the only code. Truck does not misfire at startup. After a couple of minutes the misfire data shows Cyl#6 misfiring constant and all the cylinders on bank 2 randomly misfiring. If you shut the truck o... Trouble codes: P0300
2011 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2G1WD5EM6B
Hi Gm Techs Have another FUN one! Was dropped om me by a Transmission shop they rebuilt the tranny thinking that was the problem. one other shop had it before them... The engine purrs! Nice pickup. runs smooth until... the pedal is smashed to floor! someti...
2013 Ford Fusion SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FA6P0HR6D
When Idling Vehicle will Idle smooth for a minute and then idle up and down 1000 rpm down to 500 rpm, w/stalling on occasion, Took apart, checked timing (marks) with tools installed to hold cam, crank, actuator gears. everything is aligned correctly, no co... Trouble codes: P1299 (Engine Coolant Over Temp), P0016 (Crank Cam Position Correlation), P18C0
2013 Ford Mustang 3.7L No Start VIN: 1ZVBP8AM7D
I have this 2013 Mustang no crank. Key replaced by excellent locksmith who knows about chinese knock offs and has machine to check for proper key chips. Transponder ring replaced along with used IPC. Problem is this. There is always 12 volts on the yellow ... Trouble codes: B10D7
2012 Land Rover LR4 HSE 5.0L air suspension VIN: SALAG2D4XC
Hi Group,Vehicle arrived with eas dtc C1A36-01,exhaust valve fault.Examined compressor and found wiring at compressor for exhaust valve shorted out.This is an AMK compressor.Replaced with genuine new AMK compressor which includes new wiring for exhaust val...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23K47
The computer positive circuit for the cam phaser had a bare spot inside the front engine harness metal bracket which was barely rubbing the metal. It wasn't enough to blow a 5 amp fuse. Found by accident. I had load tested all computer grounds and power supp... Trouble codes: P0010.
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57654
Closing this request, no one offered any information as to my question and most didnt seem to even read what was done already. The problem is lack of fuel pressure and not one response regarding that. A lot of responses about vacuum leaks, however as stated ... Trouble codes: P0174 (System too lean Bank 2).
2013 Nissan Versa 1.6 SV 1.6L Transmission VIN: 3N1CN7AP2D
Further investigation revealed that if the transmission doesn't come with a calibration file CD, it doesn't need any programming beyond erasing the old data in the TCM. I drove it around town yesterday and it drives fine. Also, it only needed 3 quarts of fluid...
2008 Saturn Outlook XR 3.6L Stall VIN: 5GZER33748
Did notice bank 1 sensor indicating engine knock while running which seem odd. But replaced both knock sensors and fixed wiring to them, cleaned throttle body. Released car back to customer. Lets see what happens. Trouble codes: P0330 (knock sensor 2), P0300 (misdire detected).
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