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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L headlight level system VIN: WA1YD64B13
I moved several times without headlight assemblys hooked up. Now after I put headlights back in I get a service light on dash when in gear. Recently had dealer look at it with vagcom and it came back unable to communicate with headlight leveling module. Have a...
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L ABS/Traction control VIN: 1J31V08N45
This is a vehicle what had a complete of frame repair because of an accident. Body shop brings vehicle to us because of several codes. Fixed all problems but Traction/ABS control. Code C0455 and C0045 comes back even after sensors are replaced and synced. Back...
1996 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4B3AU42YXT
thanks guys in advance for any input on my question. it's to my understanding that the coolant temp. sensor warmed up should read aprox. 0.5v and cold around 3.5-4v. my question is on this vehicle should the volts be 2.4 while its good and warmed up if it shou...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L convertor VIN: 1FMZU34EOW
convertor triped code week after rebuild cleared about week later returned, also noticed shutter in 1st on easy take off but not if agresive.rebuilder checked it out replaced lock up solenoid twice and force motor, checked harness inside trans to outside conne...
2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JHLRD78875
Vehicle exibits noise and slight binding is felt when making tight turns at low speeds on hard surfaces. Transmission fluid slighty acrid and brown, but not burnt or broken down. No CEl, no other noise except abnormal noise when converter is spooled up, brake ...
1999 Isuzu Bighorn 3.0L diesel injection VIN: UBS73GW-72
Hi there, this came in with a blown motor ( leaking injector seals) another engine fitted and had tech2 code injectors and pump. however no injector pulse or pos feed. has got oil pressure to rail and fuel to pump runs on ether ok (dont like to admit it but de...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Instrumentcluster needle VIN: JT8VK13T9P
Hi everyone. One again have to ask for help especialy Lexus techs. It is family car. the needles at cluster which are lighting when the key at on or running possition but one by one got dark now only 2 left ( tachometer and speedometer ) at night it is hard to...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G2X
After replacing the val seals and replacing the VVT sensor on bank one, noticed the car ran fine. When test driving, noticed the VSC light came on and then VSC light off came on and the car started to lose power and run sluggish. I performed DIO test couldn't ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system to lean bank 1)
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L no spark, no fuel VIN: 1YVGF22L8W
car came in with no start, checked for spark and had none checked power at coil, had power checked for signal from crank and had signal, checked ground at computer and all were good. boss said to replace parts any way still have old parts to put back on when c...
1985 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start, codes 11 VIN: JN1HZ14S9F
i have replaced the coil and power transtier still no coil spark . back probed the crank angle sensore found 12 volt on bl/w wire and good ground both other have 5 volt ref all when unplugged ok when plugged in i have 12 volt and good ground and 1, 5 volt ref ... Trouble codes: 11 (crank angle sensor)
1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 6.6L Rear Brakes VIN: 2W87Z8N186
Hey All! I'm in a pickle. I've got this Trans Am I'm basically rebuilding for a buddy of mine and he talked me into changing the rearend from a drum brake setup to a factory discbrake setup. I have one problem, I don't have any of the parking brake hardware. I...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L trouble codes VIN: 1G2WJ52K4V
scanned for codes and it gave me a c1212(undefined)and also c1235(rr sensor open or shorted to ground)tested sensor output,wiring,etc by alldata procedures.all came within specs but i changed rr hub with a known good one and same codes reappear as soon as you ...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L hard start VIN: 4T3ZF13C11
The vehicle in question has a long cranking period hot or cold but more so hot. Fuel pressure is good. It occurs on about half of the starts. Once it is started you have to keep your foot on the gas for a couple of seconds to keep it running. The customer also...

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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L Brake "warning"light is on VIN: WBAG68344Y
Hi everyone and thank you all for your replies. Alldata said to turn key on and engine off for 30-60 seconds and light would go out. It did not go out. Left key on for thirty minutes with engine off, lights out. Car is done. Again, thanks to all of you. M...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L heater core VIN: 3GNEC16T5Y
After installing clips and removing pull arm I was able to remove dash to get to heater core . This was my first time doing this type of heater core,what a job. Thanks Steve for the info and Michael .
2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Montors won't run VIN: 1D7HG38N04
Thanks to everyone who offered assistance. David from California wins the prize. I disconnected the battery and touched the terminals together for 20 seconds and then drove to work. Got there and all monitors had complete except the evap, which I fully expe...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALPS347S
thanks to all that replied. it ended up being the timing bypass connector wire rubbed through and grounded out . we repaired the wire and it started right up. thanks again tim
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LWHM87A11
Thanks for everyones help found #6 coil driver shorted ecm. Had to have new one programed at dealer. Thanks again Tadd
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Starting VIN: 3VWSF71K55
I would like to say "Thank You" to everyone who helped me with this situation. I had requested that the customer take vehicle to dealership where a Factory Scan tool with security system capability could be used. Several of you had indicated my problem was cau...
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