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Vehicle: 2016 Ford Transit 150, V6-3.7L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 159,637 miles

Problem: The Transit had multiple warning lights on in the instrument cluster, and all the gauge needles would drop to zero as soon as the engine started.

Vehicle: 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse, L4-2.4L (4G69), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 130,635 miles

Problem: The owner brought her Eclipse to the shop because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on. She added that the engine seemed a little down on power lately.

Vehicle: 2017 Ford Transit 350, L5-3.2L DSL Turbo, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 64,755 miles

Problem: The owner brought his Transit to the shop because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) came on. There were no drivability issues.

Vehicle: 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Classic, 4WD, V6-3.6L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 74,973

Problem: The owner said that the truck lacked overall power and the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on.

Vehicle: 2018 Subaru Forester F4-2.5L DOHC, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 98,955 miles

Problem: The Subaru was dropped off at the shop because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on, and when starting each morning, the engine cranked too long and would occasionally stall after starting. For the rest of the day, the engine would start and run fine.
 

Vehicle: 2018 Toyota Corolla, L4-1.8L (2ZR-FAE), Manual Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 368,473

Problem: An illuminated malfunction indicator light (MIL) was why this Corolla was brought to the shop. The owner said the car ran fine.

Vehicle: 2018 Subaru Forester F4-2.5L DOHC, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 98,955 miles

Problem: The Subaru was dropped off at the shop because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on, and when starting each morning, the engine cranked too long and would occasionally stall after starting. For the rest of the day, the engine would start and run fine.
 

Vehicle: 2010 Volvo XC60, AWD, L6-3.0L Turbo VIN 99 B6304T2, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 168,495 miles

Problem: The Volvo owner’s concern was that the HVAC blower ran all the time, even with the key in the OFF position. He had to pull the blower fan fuse to keep the battery from going dead.
 

Vehicle: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 4WD, V6-3.6L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 139,637

Problem: The customer brought the Jeep in because the engine stalls when he turned the daytime running lights (DRLs) on. He also mentioned that if he pulls the handbrake (which disables DRLs), the engine stays running.

Vehicle: 2014 Toyota Tundra, 4WD, V8-5.7L (3UR-FE)

Mileage: 116,098

Problem: The customer stated that when using the park assist function, there is a warning message in the dash (red circle with the number 5 showing no sonar is detected). Customer says someone bumped into the back of his truck in a parking lot the previous week.
 

Vehicle:  2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 4WD, V6-3.0L DSL Turbo, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 158,439

Problem: The customer’s concern was that the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on. There were no noticeable drivability issues reported.

 

Vehicle: 2012 Fiat 500c L4-1.4L Manual Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 101,094

Problem: The customer brought her Fiat 500c to the shop because there was a “Hill Start Not Available" message displayed in the dash information center. The TPMS warning light was on and all tire pressures were an average of 17 psi lower than set pressure.

Vehicle: 2018 Ford F-150, 4WD, V6-3.5L, Turbo Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 172,092

Problem: Customer stated that the cluster and radio go dead first and then the automatic transmission goes into limp mode.
 

Vehicle: 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, AWD, V6-3.3L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 152,704

Problem: Customer states that when the vehicle is cold, especially in the mornings, the gearshift won't come out of Park and multiple dash warning lights remain on. Also, the rear-view camera begins working after he can get the transmission to shift into reverse. When the temperature warms up, everything returns to normal.

Vehicle: 2017 Nissan-Datsun Pathfinder, 4WD, V6-3.5L (VQ35DD), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 208,112

Problem: After the vehicle sits overnight, everything on the dash instrument cluster will intermittently flash (blip), then go black as soon as the engine starts. The customer also stated that sometimes the engine will completely shut off.

Vehicle: 2016 Ford Transit 350 HD, L5-3.2L DSL Turbo, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 135,967

Problem: When this Transit quit running, the owner checked the fuses and found the fuel pump fuse was bad, so he replaced it. The Transit ran for a while but unfortunately, the fuse blew again, so he had it towed to a shop.

Vehicle: 2018 Mercedes Benz GLC300 4MATIC (253.949), L4-2.0L Turbo (274.920), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 55,429

Problem: The customer stated that when stopping, the engine will intermittently shut off and not restart when trying to accelerate from the stop. He must put the shifter back in Park and use the push button to restart it.

Vehicle: 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan 4Motion (5N1), L4-2.0L Turbo (CCTA), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 178,228

Problem: The owner said that her malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on and that the engine would hesitate and lose power for about five minutes when it was cold. Then it would run fine.

Vehicle: 2016 Volkswagen Golf (AU1), L4-1.8L Turbo (CXBA), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 108,265 miles

Problem: The owner of this VW Golf installed a used engine and then it wouldn’t start. After spending countless hours trying to figure out the problem, he towed it to the shop. He was told when he bought the engine that it had low miles on it.

Vehicle: 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500, 4WD, V8-5.3L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 102,399

Problem: The owner brought his Silverado to the shop because the passenger window motor stopped working. He said that the window had stuck about halfway, but then went back up after closing and opening the door a few times.

Vehicle: 2014 Audi A6 Quattro Sedan (4G2), V6-3.0L SC (CTUA), Automatically Shifted Manual Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 88,275 miles

Problem: The owner noticed that there was engine oil in the coolant and brought the Quattro to the shop to get it checked out.

Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes Benz C 230 Kompressor (203.747), L4-2.3L SC (111.981), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 178,429

Problem: The owner of this C-class Mercedes reported that the engine would start and run for about five minutes, then it would die and not restart for a while. It made no difference if the engine was cold or warm. The malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on.

Vehicle: 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan (163), L4-1.4L Turbo (CZTA), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 48,235 miles

Problem: The VDub was in the shop because the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) was on, the engine was intermittently running rough and lacked power.

Vehicle: 2008 Chevy Avalanche 1500, 4WD, V8-5.3L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 148,574

Problem: The Avalanche was towed in for a No crank / No start condition.

Vehicle: 2013 Fiat 500, L4-1.4L, Manual Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 38,688

Problem: The Fiat’s rear hatch would not open when using the switch in the outside handle.

Vehicle: 2011 Audi Q5 Quattro (8RB), V6-3.2L (CALB), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 129,459

Problem: The owner brought his Q5 to the shop because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) and electronic power control (EPC) light were on, the vehicle was in limp mode, and the engine would not rev above 4000rpm.

Vehicle: 2015 Volkswagen Golf (AU1,) L4-1.8L Turbo (CXBA), Manual Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 95,879

Problem: This VW Golf was towed in for a cranks/does not start concern. The vehicle owner admitted to modifying the vehicle (including a software tune in the ECM), but those modifications were performed quite a while before this issue started.

Vehicle: 2017 Acura MDX, AWD, V6-3.5L (J35Y5), Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 129,459

Problem: The owner of this Acura was concerned about the charging system error message in the instrument cluster. It had been on for a few days. Another shop had already replaced the battery sensor, but that did not fix the problem.

Vehicle:  2014 Fiat 500L, L4-1.4L Turbo, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 110,011

Problem: The owner of this 500L dropped the car off at the shop because the power windows and mirrors stopped working.

Vehicle: 2016 Kia Forte, L4-1.8L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 185,574

Problem: The Forte was a sublet job from a body shop. The body shop owner said that after the repairs, the Forte’s engine would start and then stall right away with multiple warning lamps coming on.

Vehicle: 2009 GMC Sierra 2500, 4WD, V8-6.0L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 226,562

Problem: The customer said that the engine keeps running when he turns the ignition key off. Everything else shuts off except the malfunction indicator light (MIL), and the engine continues to run.

Vehicle: 2014 Dodge Ram 1500, 4WD, V6-3.0L DSL Turbo, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 155,809

Problem: This Ram was dropped off at the shop because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on.

Vehicle: 2014 Subaru Forester, F4-2.5L DOHC, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 145,659

Problem: This Forrester was in the shop because the air conditioning would stop working after the engine got up to operating temperature. The customer stated that if he let the engine cool off for a bit, the A/C worked fine until the engine heated up again.

Vehicle: 1999 BMW 328i Convertible (E36), L6-2793cc 2.8L DOHC (M52), Manual Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 226,650

Problem: The owner’s concern was that the driver's power window was inoperative and stuck open. The motor was replaced twice already by another shop, but the plastic drive gears kept stripping out.

Vehicle: 2017 Lincoln MKC, AWD, L4-2.0L Turbo, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 45,659

Problem: This MKC was towed in with a cranks/does not start concern, and the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on.

Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Prius, L4-1.5L (1NZ-FXE) Hybrid, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 166,050

Problem: The Prius was brought to the shop with the malfunction indicator light (MIL) on. The owner said that the vehicle’s performance seemed normal.

Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Ram 2500, 4WD, L6-5.9L DSL Turbo, VIN 6, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 226,562

Problem: The owner’s complaint with his Ram was that it stalled a few times while driving, then it would crank but not start. There was also a "NO BUS" message displayed in the odometer field of the instrument cluster.

Vehicle: 2001 Chevy K 1500, 4WD, V8-5.3L, VIN T, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 225,889

Problem: The owner brought his truck in because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on. Engine performance seemed about normal.

Vehicle: 2016 GMC Savana 2500, V8-4.8L, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 242,385

Problem: The Savana was towed to the shop because the malfunction indicator light (MIL) was on, and the engine would crank over but not start.

Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500, V6-3.0L DSL Turbo, VIN 45, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Mileage: 159,159

Problem: The operator of this Sprinter complained that the engine kept running after the ignition switch was turned off. The engine oil level was on the mark, so he didn’t think the run-on was caused by an oil leak into the combustion chamber.