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2014 Audi S4 3.0L Rotors VIN: WAUBGAFL3E
Hello, I have been chasing a vibration/shudder issue on a 2014 Audi S4. Here is a brief history of repairs and test drives: Brake inspection for pad wear light on. Front brakes replaced, 12/9/2022 @ 107,907 miles. Textar rotors and pads installed. **...
2019 BMW X6 xDrive35i 3.0L Lighting VIN: 5UXKU2C53K
Vehicle was in a minor accident, the body shop replaced the right front headlamp, it was brought to us because the headlamp doesn't work, upon scanning with ISTA, the right side headlamp has no communication to it, we checked all inputs, (normal), so we re...
2015 Chevrolet Trax LT 1.4L High fuel trim VIN: KL7CJRSB3F
Hello, this car has been a difficult one and I can't say for sure if it is fixed because the original code only set every few hundred miles. Right now two things are bothering me. The slightly high fuel trims at idle with long term around 10 at most and sh...
2011 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTKR1ED4B
This ranger came in and it will surge up and down after engine is warm. The data only shows timing changing when this happens. Also will buck on test drives. It will not act up with altenator unplugged. The battery charger turned on will do same thing. Che...
2012 Ford E-150 4.6L Starter-? VIN: 1FTNE1EW2C
Was diagnosing low beam head light issue. Unbolted fuse box on drivers side of engine compartment to access 12 pin connector. Found 3 wires that were broke and corroded. Repaired since i was there. Nothing to do with head light. Put everything back togethe...
2012 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L passenger airbag VIN: 1GKKRRED4C
could not get airbag connector to unplug. Connectors broke, they are attached to a 4 ft harness that goes from the bag to a plug at the bottom of the a pillar. I can not find the connectors and GM says the harness does not exist. here are the numbers off t...
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 3.3L Safety VIN: KM8SRDHF0D
This vehicle came in with the SRS light on and codes, B141200, B149300 and B149400 stored in the SRS module. B141200 was for the left rear impact sesnor which we found disconnected, reconnected and that code was gone. The other two are for the passenger pr...
2016 Jeep Patriot Latitude 2.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1C4NJRBB2G
This Jeep has a wobble/vibration when accelerating from a stop. It feels like the left axle tripod is bad. I even borrowed another Jeep that was exactly the same make, model, and year to compare. I swapped the left axle. I also measured the position of the...
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L Transfer Case VIN: JA32W5FV9B
We received this vehicle on the hook with the complaint that it would not move and the rear differential was locked up.. We replaced the rear differential with a used unit and found out it also had a damaged and locked up transfer unit.. We have rep...
2016 Nissan Pathfinder S 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5N1AR2MN4G
Car came in with a bad misfire. Repaired the problem and returned car to customer. Customer returned 30 minutes later with a stalling problem and symptoms of being in limp home mode. Current scans say no codes detected.

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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Shift Quality VIN: SALTY12441
This vehicle is fixed. I overlooked something when Installed the used transmission. There is a stub shaft that bolts onto the back of the output shaft for the transmission. I thought this may have been for a different application of transfer case as the spline...
2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDNG7BB5A
good suggestions about where to look..all sensors had thier 5 volt signal..mot valve tested fine but randy had the correct suggestion that car may be flooding at fill up causing hard restart.i replaced the mot valve and all works normally now..also replaced c... Trouble codes: P0452 (tank pressure sensor diagosisshort to ground).
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