What’s discussed on mud, stays in mud. Buried.Happens to the best of us every once in a while...
I had my tuned Audi A7 towed to my buddy's shop because I was convinced I skipped my timing chain. Turns out direct-injected cars don't even sputter slightly when they are running out of gas, they just shut off cold. And that happened at a time when I was 100%-0%-100% on and off the throttle within a second, that's when it shut off, I had known that my timing chain tensioners were shot and had completely convinced myself that the on-off-on action skipped the chain.
So yea paid about $350 for two gallons of gas (with a tow and shop time)..... Lesson learned, slice of humble pie consumed, it was a great reminder to chill out and trust the basic diagnostic troubleshooting path.
This is rad
I hope he's a better surgeon than an 80 whisperer